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  • Today's comic by is Ruben Bolling Paul Ryan tours the 'inner city':
    Cartoon by Ruben Bolling - Paul Ryan tours the 'inner city'
  • Initial unemployment claims up slightly: For the week ending March 15, seasonally adjusted initial claims for unemployment compensation was 320,000, up 5,000 from the previous week's number, according to the Department of Labor. The four-week running average, which flattens volatility in the weekly numbers, was 327,000, down 3,500 from the previous week's average. For the comparable week of 2013, initial compensation claims were 341,000 and the running average 340,750. For the week ending March 1, the total number of people claiming compensation was 3,350,028, down 100,729 from the previous week. For the comparable week in 2013, there were 5,369,007 persons claiming benefits. But that entire decrease is due to the long-term unemployed (27 weeks or more) having lost access to compensation thanks to Republican intransigence over renewing the federal emergency unemployment compensation program initiated during the Great Recession in June 2008.
  • Texas gets execution drugs from secret source. The state that kills more inmates than any other has obtained a fresh batch of drugs that it uses for executions. So there will be no delay carrying out the barbaric practice when Texas runs out of its old supply of sodium pentobarbital at the end of March. But the officials won't tell where they got the new drugs to, they say, protect the safety of the supplier.
    The decision to keep details about the drugs and their source secret puts the agency at odds with past rulings of the state attorney general’s office, which has said the state’s open records law requires the agency to disclose specifics about the drugs it uses to carry out lethal injections.
  • Robert S. Strauss dead at 95:
    Robert S. Strauss, a smooth-talking Texas lawyer and businessman who became a consummate political insider and played a key role in reviving the Democratic Party’s fortunes after its landslide loss to Republicans in the 1972 election, died March 19 in Washington. He was 95.
  • Thanks to vaccination refusers, whooping cough and measles are making a comeback:
    In the 1930s, there were hundreds of thousands of cases of pertussis [whooping cough] in the US yearly. After the vaccine got into widespread use in the 1950s the cases dropped dramatically. There were still cases occurring, though. Primarily in people who refused vaccinations for themselves and for their children for religious reasons. Outbreaks tended to occur in these populations.

    However as anti-vaccination advocates convinced more people to stop vaccinating in recent year, the number of cases of whooping cough has begun to climb again.  (One of America’s most high-profile anti-vaccinate advocates is Jenny McCarthy of ABC’s “The View.”) There have been recent outbreaks in various areas of the country. Recently, there have been upwards of 50,000 cases of whooping cough per year in the US. In 2012 there were 20 deaths caused by pertussis.

  • DSCC outraised NRSC in February: Both political parties announced ample fund-raising hauls for Senate races, they announced Thursday, but the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee outraised its Republican counterpart. The DSCC raised $6.8 million, compared to the National Republican Senatorial Committee’s $5.47 million.
  • Sick of social media?
    The inevitable backlash has, at last, arrived: It’s called Cloak, and it’s an “antisocial network” that uses social check-ins and other geo-location information to help you avoid people you’d, well, rather not see.
  • But how did "chicken from hell" taste?
    Scientists have discovered a bizarre, bird-like dinosaur, named Anzu wyliei, that provides paleontologists with their first good look at a dinosaur group that has been shrouded in mystery for almost a century. Anzu was described from three specimens that collectively preserve almost the entire skeleton, giving scientists a remarkable opportunity to study the anatomy and evolutionary relationships of Caenagnathidae -- the long-mysterious group of theropod dinosaurs to which Anzu belongs. [...]

    At roughly 11 feet long and five feet tall at the hip, Anzu would have resembled a gigantic flightless bird, more than a 'typical' theropod dinosaur such as T. rex. Its jaws were tipped with a toothless beak, and its head sported a tall, rounded crest similar to that of a cassowary (a large ground bird native to Australia and New Guinea). The neck and hind legs were long and slender, also comparable to a cassowary or ostrich. Although the Anzu specimens preserve only bones, close relatives of this dinosaur have been found with fossilized feathers, strongly suggesting that the new creature was feathered too. The resemblance to birds ends there, however: the forelimbs of Anzu were tipped with large, sharp claws, and the tail was long and robust. Says Dr. Lamanna, "We jokingly call this thing the 'Chicken from Hell,' and I think that's pretty appropriate. So we named it after Anzu, a bird-like demon in ancient mythology."

  • Founder of Westboro Baptist Church dead at 84: Fred Phelps Sr., the bigot known for leading his flock in anti-gay protests at military and other funerals, has departed what he considered a sordid world of depravity and vice. He died before midnight Wednesday, according to church spokesman Steve Drain. Anyone hoping to protest his funeral is probably out of luck. His daughter, Margie, tweeted in February: "We don't worship the dead in this church, so there'd be no public memorial or funeral to picket if any member died."
  • On today's Kagro in the Morning show: bracket chat with Greg Dworkin & Armando, both of whom make sure to relate things back to politics and commentary. Early reviews of the new 538; CNN spots a new trend in March Man-ness; tech giants knew about NSA's data collection.

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  •  a prayer for Fred Phelps (10+ / 0-)

    Let god grant you the peace and serenity in death that so eluded you in life. And may god give wisdom to your church to abandon your misguided philosophy in the aftermath of your passing

  •  Time to escalate... (11+ / 0-)
    It’s called Cloak, and it’s an “antisocial network” that uses social check-ins and other geo-location information to help you avoid people you’d, well, rather not see.
    Anyone want to start Dagger? It will scour the records of Cloak users and attempt to tell people who are being avoided by the "Cloakers" where they are.

    Food processed to be nothing more than simple starches with two dozen flavorings and stabilizers added to make it appear to be food isn't "food". It's "feed" -- what you give to livestock to fatten them up for slaughter.

    by ontheleftcoast on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 12:18:16 PM PDT

  •  Yes, who better to head Sheriff Arpaio's (11+ / 0-)

    "community liaison" program:

    After all, who better to organize community meetings and do outreach to Latinos, than one of the deputies who has been arresting Hispanic moms and dads, sons and daughters, grandmothers and grandfathers for either working without papers or simply being without papers?

    stay together / learn the flowers / go light - Gary Snyder

    by Mother Mags on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 12:27:11 PM PDT

  •  Attn: Suffering from PDS ? (5+ / 0-)

    Here's a cure for Putin Derangement Syndrome. Former US Ambassador to Moscow, Jack Matlock Jr. is speaking out on Russia, Crimea, NATO & etc. Here's his WaPo op/ed from 3-14  ☛ Who is the bully ? Here's his appearance on today's Democracy Now! ☛ DemocracyNow! 3-20-14

    The free market is not the solution, the free market is the problem.

    by Azazello on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 12:27:22 PM PDT

  •  Thank you, Fred Phelps (14+ / 0-)

    You brought a lot of us together, with rainbow flags and choirs, to protest your hate group.

    You taught us not to be afraid of the haters.  Sometimes, we're afraid because hate seems to be the nameless, faceless entity, but you taught us to pull back the curtain and see the truth--that sometimes it's just one sick old man and a handful of his family members.

    You made us stronger in the realization that we've got you and yours outnumbered.

  •  My guess on Texas secret drug supplier: (6+ / 0-)

    The Sinaloa Cartel?

    "Turns out I'm really good at killing people." - President Obama

    by jrooth on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 12:30:25 PM PDT

  •  What the HELL, FireDogLake??? (4+ / 0-)
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    Patrick Howley, I expect this kind of shit from.  FireDogLake, no, no, no, no, no.


    The impetus for Howley's tweets was an outrageous hit piece published Wednesday on the progressive blog Firedoglake. The piece, written by Daniel Wright, attacked Gray for an article she wrote last year about former Clinton adviser Sidney Blumenthal and his son Max, the author of a critical book about Israel.

    Wright disparaged Gray's father, the crime novelist Peter Abrahams, and alleged that Gray was romantically linked with a source. The piece initially used lewd language before it was amended. Buzzfeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith denounced Wright's original phrasing on Twitter. Wright has not responded to TPM's request for comment.

    Seriously??  I expect this sexist shit from right-wing assholes.  When the left does it on a site that's supposed to be even more to the left than DailyKos..............

  •  We're all Daytonians now (2+ / 0-)
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    polecat, Thinking Fella

    Well, Michigan fans are - love schadenfreude on a March madness kind of day.

  •  Thanks, Jenny McCarthy... n/t (9+ / 0-)

    Float like a manhole cover, sting like a sash weight! Clean Coal Is A Clinker!

    by JeffW on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 12:36:38 PM PDT

  •  I'd be interested to see how many of the victims (0+ / 1-)
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    or vectors for the pertussis outbreak, the measles outbreak and the mumps outbreak are people who are here illegally and were never required to be vaccinated in the first place.  There are whole countries where vaccination is not even required, and vaccination does not appear to be a requirement to enter this country.  

    If you get confused, listen to the music play - R. Hunter

    by SpamNunn on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 12:42:23 PM PDT

    •  Really? (6+ / 0-)

      You're going for "disease riddled foreigners" as the problem? Maybe you wanted to be on RedState when you posted that crap.

      Food processed to be nothing more than simple starches with two dozen flavorings and stabilizers added to make it appear to be food isn't "food". It's "feed" -- what you give to livestock to fatten them up for slaughter.

      by ontheleftcoast on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 12:52:17 PM PDT

      [ Parent ]

      •  Read my comment below and please pick up (0+ / 0-)

        your donut.   Don't look for things that aren't there.  

        If you get confused, listen to the music play - R. Hunter

        by SpamNunn on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 01:05:36 PM PDT

        [ Parent ]

        •  Umm, I'm not looking for things that aren't there (5+ / 0-)
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          Your attitude towards "illegals" and "whole countries" speaks volumes about your mindset. My donut stays where it belongs.

          Food processed to be nothing more than simple starches with two dozen flavorings and stabilizers added to make it appear to be food isn't "food". It's "feed" -- what you give to livestock to fatten them up for slaughter.

          by ontheleftcoast on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 01:12:53 PM PDT

          [ Parent ]

          •  What is my attitude, and where do you find it (0+ / 0-)

            expressed, other than in a comment in which you choose to find hate where there is none?  

            You don't know me, and you have no right to impugn my reputation by saying things about me that you infer from reading a comment on the Internet.  

            I have written whole diaries about how Big Business mistreats the undocumented worker, and how they should be defended, but you don't seem to know that or care.  

            If you get confused, listen to the music play - R. Hunter

            by SpamNunn on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 01:28:45 PM PDT

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            •  Ever heard of "herd immunity"? (5+ / 0-)

              First, you stepped in it big time by not realizing that you have just repeated an old, old lie by nativists and right-wingers against immigrants. It's so old, it's a fucking cliche.

              Second, in a community with the proper levels of immunization, it wouldn't matter.

              http://en.wikipedia.org/...

              Join Essa in a revolt against the gods. Continue the fight, Causality.

              by rbird on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 04:03:09 PM PDT

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              •  Herd immunity is the problem, not immigrants (1+ / 0-)
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                I posted a longer version of this below but this is scary, from the CDC

                Additionally, a mere 14.2 percent of adults had received the Tdap vaccination, which protects against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis – also known as whooping cough.
                Only one adult in seven is immunized against pertussis. Holy freaking pasta sauce that's just wrong. Sick and wrong.

                Food processed to be nothing more than simple starches with two dozen flavorings and stabilizers added to make it appear to be food isn't "food". It's "feed" -- what you give to livestock to fatten them up for slaughter.

                by ontheleftcoast on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 05:16:46 PM PDT

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            •  [crickets] I thought so. (0+ / 0-)

              If you get confused, listen to the music play - R. Hunter

              by SpamNunn on Fri Mar 21, 2014 at 09:51:44 AM PDT

              [ Parent ]

    •  skirting the edge of sense since 2007. (6+ / 0-)

      What a nasty thing to say.

      Happy little moron, Lucky little man.
      I wish I was a moron, MY GOD, Perhaps I am!
      —Spike Milligan

      by polecat on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 12:54:26 PM PDT

      [ Parent ]

      •  Tell that to the California Department of Public (0+ / 0-)

        Health and the CDC.  Read some of their studies, before you call me nasty.

        The un-vaccinated are not all Jenny McCarthy Juniors.  It's not the least bit nasty to ask a question raised by health professionals.   If you come from a place where vaccination is not required (like large parts of Asia and South America), you can be subject to and carry some types of diseases that are uncommon here due to vaccination and infect the unvaccinated, whatever their reason for not having that protection.   I think anti-vaxxers are stupid, but even respected health organizations recognize that they can't be blamed entirely for the outbreaks.  

        You don't have to like me, or agree with me, but you shouldn't find stuff that's not there just so that you can HR me.  HR abuse, pure and simple.  

        If you get confused, listen to the music play - R. Hunter

        by SpamNunn on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 01:04:44 PM PDT

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        •  You should explain yourself more clearly... (2+ / 0-)
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          ...if you are going to essentially repeat a lie told about immigrants, invented first in the 19th century by nativists and repeated to no end by right-wingers ever since.

          Plus, it would help if you cited something. Normally I'm not much into citations, but when coming this close to a right-wing cliche, you'd need to do that.

          Join Essa in a revolt against the gods. Continue the fight, Causality.

          by rbird on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 04:08:04 PM PDT

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        •  I think you'll find that I never GAVE you an HR (0+ / 0-)

          I'm just violently disagreeing with you.

          How about some CDC data to back that up?

          Happy little moron, Lucky little man.
          I wish I was a moron, MY GOD, Perhaps I am!
          —Spike Milligan

          by polecat on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 07:54:13 PM PDT

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          •  Start here. They have a whole division for this. (0+ / 0-)

            If you get confused, listen to the music play - R. Hunter

            by SpamNunn on Fri Mar 21, 2014 at 11:54:05 AM PDT

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            •  They wouldn't have a whole division to deal with (0+ / 0-)

              this problem if it was a racist myth.  

              No apology necessary.  

              If you get confused, listen to the music play - R. Hunter

              by SpamNunn on Fri Mar 21, 2014 at 11:55:20 AM PDT

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            •  Big difference between tracking Dx and your (0+ / 0-)

              hypothesis:

              I'd be interested to see how many of the victims or vectors for the pertussis outbreak, the measles outbreak and the mumps outbreak are people who are here illegally and were never required to be vaccinated in the first place.  There are whole countries where vaccination is not even required, and vaccination does not appear to be a requirement to enter this country.  
              This does not address that 'hypothesis' at all.  Of course we track disease from immigrants.  BLAMING them for the outbreaks requires actual data.  And no, the existence of the CDC's tracking group (which IMHO, as I know people at CDC, is not a large group) does not imply that it is a large factor, merely something that we need to track.

              Seriously?  Maybe the existence of a Tornado Response group at FEMA implies that trailer parks in Oklahoma cause tornados. /snark

              Happy little moron, Lucky little man.
              I wish I was a moron, MY GOD, Perhaps I am!
              —Spike Milligan

              by polecat on Fri Mar 21, 2014 at 02:10:13 PM PDT

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              •  I will presume that you can read. Read it again. (0+ / 0-)
                I'd be interested to see how many of the victims or vectors for the pertussis outbreak, the measles outbreak and the mumps outbreak are people who are here illegally
                That's called a question.   Clearly, it's a factor.  The only thing open to debate is how much of a factor.   I'd like to know if anyone has done that research.  

                If you get confused, listen to the music play - R. Hunter

                by SpamNunn on Fri Mar 21, 2014 at 02:31:08 PM PDT

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                •  You posed a question. How is that different than (0+ / 0-)

                  an hypothesis?

                  You suggest that the existence of a CDC unit to track disease implies that this is a significant factor.

                  I can read just fine.  I can even peer review statistical analysis, and have.  Too bad there wasn't any data supporting your hypothesis/straw man.

                  Happy little moron, Lucky little man.
                  I wish I was a moron, MY GOD, Perhaps I am!
                  —Spike Milligan

                  by polecat on Sat Mar 22, 2014 at 11:37:51 AM PDT

                  [ Parent ]

                  •  Then you can't read. (0+ / 0-)

                    It's not a hypothesis.  The only debatable issue is how much of a factor it really is.   Truth trumps political correctness every time.  

                    If you get confused, listen to the music play - R. Hunter

                    by SpamNunn on Sat Mar 22, 2014 at 03:59:00 PM PDT

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                    •  Words have meaning. (0+ / 0-)

                      The term hypothesis refers to a provisional idea whose merit requires evaluation. A hypothesis requires more work by the researcher in order to either confirm or disprove it.

                      This fact is proven.   That's why the CDC tracks this information, to ascertain how the problem can be remedied.   They also have several commendable programs to educate immigrants on the need for vaccination.

                      If you get confused, listen to the music play - R. Hunter

                      by SpamNunn on Sat Mar 22, 2014 at 04:03:33 PM PDT

                      [ Parent ]

  •  Just look at the flowers, Lizzie... (1+ / 0-)
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    n/t

  •  Here's what I get for skimming... (4+ / 0-)
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    polecat, LinSea, portlandzoo, rbird

    I read that the Founder of Westeros has died.  After binge reading and watching the first three seasons I guess I have game of thrones on the brain.  Much relieved to know it was that vile little man rather than George R R Martin.

    We are raised to honor all the wrong explorers and discoverers - thieves planting flags, murderers carrying crosses. Let us at last praise the colonizers of dreams. - Peter S. Beagle

    by jk2003 on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 12:51:26 PM PDT

  •  Bet they retroactively changed the expiration date (2+ / 0-)
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    ontheleftcoast, LinSea

    -- and then picked up some more 'nearly' expired drugs from other places.

    Just a guess.  Kinda like Food Lion and expired ground beef; just add a little bleach and you're good.

    Happy little moron, Lucky little man.
    I wish I was a moron, MY GOD, Perhaps I am!
    —Spike Milligan

    by polecat on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 12:52:00 PM PDT

    •  From Texas' point of view what's the worst (2+ / 0-)
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      polecat, BYw

      that could happen? The drugs "malfunction" and fail to kill but instead inflict horrible pain on the prisoner. They'll shrug it off, call it an "act of god", and reschedule the execution. There is no downside for them.

      Food processed to be nothing more than simple starches with two dozen flavorings and stabilizers added to make it appear to be food isn't "food". It's "feed" -- what you give to livestock to fatten them up for slaughter.

      by ontheleftcoast on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 01:00:28 PM PDT

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  •  hmmm…. (2+ / 0-)
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    "We don't worship the dead in this church"

    didn't jebus die??

    otherwise rot in hell, phelps, you nasty piece of work. The world is a slightly kinder place today.

    "Please proceed, Governor"

    by portlandzoo on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 01:01:23 PM PDT

  •  New Post (3+ / 0-)
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    "If Wall Street paid a tax on every “game” they run, we would get enough revenue to run the government on." ~ Will Rogers

    by Lefty Coaster on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 01:07:02 PM PDT

    •  We know the kind of good that money could... (1+ / 0-)
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      JeffW

      ...accomplish if it were spent, say, feeding the poor, giving scholarships to needy students, funding libraries, and housing the homeless.

      For money like that, you could fund fundamental research into cancer or cosmology, or renewable energy...

      ...gods, the things I could do with money like that. There'd not be one homeless person in Albuquerque, UNM would be free, a thousand new small businesses would have funding all over New Mexico.

      I'm almost in tears thinking about it. I think it's quite obvious at this point that I am not a rich person, nor am I likely to be one. I'd give it all away.

      Humanity it our nation. The Koch brothers, they have a nation of two...and I am being generous in supposing they have amity toward each other.

      Join Essa in a revolt against the gods. Continue the fight, Causality.

      by rbird on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 04:18:01 PM PDT

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  •  Anybody taking bets Texas got the death drugs from (6+ / 0-)

    a  Veterinarian supply house?

    I want 1 less Tiny Coffin, Why Don't You? Support The President's Gun Violence Plan.

    by JML9999 on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 01:10:42 PM PDT

  •  vaccination rates steady (0+ / 0-)

    There is this oft-repeated claim that vaccination rates have dropped in the US because of Jenny MacCarthy, but CDC reporting of vaccination rates shows no decline. Vaccination rates did drop in the UK (from already poor rates) after the phony autism/vaccination study, but not in the US.

    The rise in whooping cough is pretty clearly linked to the introduction of the latest version of the whooping cough vaccine, which is less effective and may allow vaccinated people to be carriers for the bacterium. Whooping cough outbreaks are associated with clusters of non-vaccinated people, but if the vaccine were as effective as previous versions, those outbreaks would not happen.

    Almost all measles outbreaks in the US happen when someone who is unvaccinated goes abroad and catches measles and then comes back to a cluster of unvaccinated people. Since the culprits are mostly teens or older, they are people who were not vaccinated back in the 1990s or earlier (although they have also clearly failed to renew their vaccinations before traveling, that is presumably not because they are afraid that vaccination causes autism- I don't think even Jenny MacCarthy claims that adult vaccination causes autism in adults).

    Measles was only eradicated from the US in 2000, so the 14 year time series since then is too short to draw any clear conclusions of whether outbreaks are increasing.  2001, 2008, 2011, and 2013 were bad years for measles, but 2009, 2010, 2011 look much like 2002-2007.

    •  Not sure what you're citing here but this is (0+ / 0-)

      more in line with what I've seen/read

      For the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), researchers used data from 2012 National Health Interview Survey to verify the vaccination rates of six different vaccines.

      Although some rates improved slightly since 2011, the report found that many Americans are still neglecting numerous vaccines.  In 2012, only 64.2 percent of adults were up-to-date with their tetanus shots, and only 20 percent of adults at high risk for pneumonia had received the pneumococcal vaccine. Additionally, a mere 14.2 percent of adults had received the Tdap vaccination, which protects against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis – also known as whooping cough.

      Hepatitis A vaccination coverage was even lower, with only 12.2 percent of adults between the ages of 19 and 49 receiving immunization.  Fortunately, vaccination for the human papilloma virus (HPV) increased from 29.5 percent in 2011 to 34.5 percent in 2012, and 20.1 percent of adults received the shingles-fighting herpes zoster vaccine in 2012 – up from 15.8 percent in 2011.

      Note only 1 in 7 adults are immunized against pertussis. It's not just kids being immunized (which nationally is roughly a flat rate but some states are seeing variations). That 14% rate isn't enough to confer any kind of herd immunity regardless of the vaccine in use.

      Food processed to be nothing more than simple starches with two dozen flavorings and stabilizers added to make it appear to be food isn't "food". It's "feed" -- what you give to livestock to fatten them up for slaughter.

      by ontheleftcoast on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 05:12:51 PM PDT

      [ Parent ]

  •  finally... (0+ / 0-)
    The inevitable backlash has, at last, arrived: It’s called Cloak, and it’s an “antisocial network” that uses social check-ins and other geo-location information to help you avoid people you’d, well, rather not see.

    Warning - some snark may be above‽ (-9.50; -7.03)‽ eState4Column5©2013 "I’m not the strapping young Muslim socialist that I used to be" - Barack Obama 04/27/2013 (@eState4Column5).

    by annieli on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 04:23:16 PM PDT

  •  lethal drugs (1+ / 0-)
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    How hard is it to OD on morphine? Couldn't you pretty reliably inject a lethal dose of morphine? Is the only reason it's not used is because people would die happy?

  •  He Is Risen (0+ / 0-)
    We don't worship the dead in this church, so there'd be no public memorial or funeral to picket if any member died. - Phelps Hatemonger Legacy

    I always knew they weren't worshipping Jesus.

    "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." - HST

    by DocGonzo on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 07:39:58 PM PDT

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