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  1. martybegan replied to the thread I thought Divided Government was good for the Stock Market.

    Sucks for the $$ value of my 401k, but a lower market value at the end of the year means more share count when my dividends start coming...

    Nov 20, 2018 at 10:04 AM
  2. martybegan replied to the thread CDZ The problem with regulation when a stakeholder wants to eliminate what is being regulated.

    Then the issue isn't with someone like you, it's with someone who doesn't want ICE vehicles to exist anymore. A catalytic converter...

    Nov 20, 2018 at 10:03 AM
  3. martybegan replied to the thread Major Fl. children's hospital now refuses all unvaccinated kids in draconian letter.

    A lot of people who never had it actually did have it, but were asymptomatic. My dad never had it as a kid supposedly, and he didn't...

    Nov 20, 2018 at 7:32 AM
  4. martybegan rated Biff_Poindexter's post Informative in the thread POTUS Was Correct re: CA Weed Abatement.

    I remember when folks in Florida thought requiring buildings to have hurricane proof glass was considered outrageous.....until they...

    Nov 19, 2018 at 1:58 PM
  5. martybegan replied to the thread CDZ The problem with regulation when a stakeholder wants to eliminate what is being regulated.

    Not proposing anything, just observing, and hoping to start a conversation.

    Nov 19, 2018 at 1:43 PM
  6. martybegan replied to the thread Major Fl. children's hospital now refuses all unvaccinated kids in draconian letter.

    And some not so dangerous. Chicken Pox is a good example of vaccination against what is really a nuisance disease 99% of the time.

    Nov 19, 2018 at 11:24 AM
  7. martybegan replied to the thread Major Fl. children's hospital now refuses all unvaccinated kids in draconian letter.

    The term is usually only used for novel and/or dangerous diseases not endemic to an area. One doesn't call cold season an "epidemic"

    Nov 19, 2018 at 11:09 AM
  8. martybegan replied to the thread Major Fl. children's hospital now refuses all unvaccinated kids in draconian letter.

    You would have to turn the whole place into an isolation ward. Remember things like Chemo can compromise immune systems, so you are not...

    Nov 19, 2018 at 11:05 AM
  9. martybegan replied to the thread Major Fl. children's hospital now refuses all unvaccinated kids in draconian letter.

    Technically they would only be spreading said disease, not causing it.

    Nov 19, 2018 at 10:56 AM
  10. martybegan replied to the thread Major Fl. children's hospital now refuses all unvaccinated kids in draconian letter.

    It's the people who's kids can't be vaccinated due to immune system issues that have the problem.

    Nov 19, 2018 at 10:56 AM
  11. martybegan posted a new thread.

    CDZ The problem with regulation when a stakeholder wants to eliminate what is being regulated

    Making a duplicate post in the CDZ to have at this all civil, like, and in the other thread not so civil. I am a big fan of the show...

    Forum: Clean Debate Zone

    Nov 19, 2018 at 10:49 AM
  12. martybegan posted a new thread.

    The problem with regulation when a stakeholder wants to eliminate what is being regulated

    I am a big fan of the show Air Disasters (even if I am terrified of flying). It's probably due to my Engineering background, and how the...

    Forum: Politics

    Nov 19, 2018 at 10:48 AM