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    11-28-21, 6:39pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    The Omicron virus is a highly evolved variant. It can tell people's nationalities and does not attack US citizens and permanent residents. Therefore...
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    11-28-21, 3:42pm
    Walked four times this week and hung a Happy Birthday banner for DS who is still avoiding me. This is the first year I have not celebrated with him,...
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    11-28-21, 1:57pm
    Yppej replied to a thread What are you reading - 2021? in Reviews
    If You Lived Here You'd Be Home By Now, a simple living story about a family that moves from the DC Beltway to rural Minnesota
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    11-27-21, 1:43pm
    Yppej replied to a thread November Purge in Organizing Your Life
    A table runner, some place mats, some plastic cutlery, all when I decided to paint the inside of a cupboard that got dingy.
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    11-27-21, 8:33am
    Yppej replied to a thread Eye dialation in Health & Health Care
    You have said you only work part-time, so unless you wear a mask during all your free time it is not the same thing as others are dealing with. ...
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    11-26-21, 10:26pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Eye dialation in Health & Health Care
    35 years of experience - not relevant to a virus around for less than 2 years "Life disruption" ... "not due to masking". Masking is a...
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    11-26-21, 8:34pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Austria in Health & Health Care
    Well in China they padlocked people on their apartments and welded the doors shut. It still didn't stop covid. Humans are very arrogant in thinking...
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    11-26-21, 7:50pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Austria in Health & Health Care
    I am working to free my community from a mask mandate.
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    11-26-21, 7:49pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Austria in Health & Health Care
    What sad punctuation around colons. Too much sherry?
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    11-26-21, 6:13pm
    There is a free HBO preview on Verizon today so I am watching Curb Your Enthusiasm. I can relate to Larry, who focuses on details to the annoyance of...
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    11-26-21, 6:11pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Austria in Health & Health Care
    There should not be a space after responder. The use of a colon in the following sentence is odd and the space before it is wrong. The last sentence...
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    11-26-21, 5:02pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Austria in Health & Health Care
    Imagine you are a hero first responder and notice a very impaired driver pulling out of the parking lot of the bar weaving all over the place. The...
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    11-26-21, 4:58pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    The biggest predictor of whether someone will get a vaccine is age. Older people of all political persuasions are more likely to get vaccinated as...
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    11-26-21, 4:51pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    I believe you are talking about the incidence rate and I am talking about the test positivity rate.
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    11-26-21, 2:39pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    Looking at test data for colleges and universities where everyone is subject to testing and all results are reported - In my area positivity rates...
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    11-26-21, 1:12pm
    Despite paying my auto insurance in full for the year I expect to come out under budget. I am paying the water bill due December 15th next month...
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    11-26-21, 1:09pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    We are also getting bogus data on covid positivity rates. Many people now buy home tests and if they are negative don't report this to anyone, but if...
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    11-26-21, 10:53am
    Yppej replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    Even with the spikes only 15% or so of hospitalizations in my state are due to covid. Depending on the hospital between 5 and 50% of hospital...
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    11-26-21, 9:39am
    Yppej replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    Don't take it from me - take it from this link: ...
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    11-26-21, 9:05am
    Yppej replied to a thread Austria in Health & Health Care
    I would make an exception for minors since they need parental permission so it's not up to them and some are too young for the shot. This is...
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    11-26-21, 8:02am
    Yppej replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    I would just put a sign on the door, "Unvaccinated, enter at your own risk". It should not be the job of government or business to protect people...
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    11-26-21, 7:59am
    Yppej replied to a thread Austria in Health & Health Care
    I support triaging hospital admissions so that the unvaccinated wait until all vaccinated people are seen first. I believe a policy like this...
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    11-26-21, 7:56am
    Yppej replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    When you go to the hospital they test you for covid. If you test positive you are automatically counted as a covid hospitalization. So I could...
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    11-25-21, 6:44pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Austria in Health & Health Care
    Forced vaccinations make me think of Nurse Ratched and Dr. Mengele.
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    11-24-21, 9:01pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    When my son had chicken pox as a child a coworker wanted to have his kids play with him so they could catch it since it is better to get it while...
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    11-24-21, 8:23pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    I ran across a new term the other day - anamnestic. It is when waning immunity is boosted either by exposure to the virus or from booster shots....
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    11-24-21, 5:19pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    Rogar, mask or vax makes sense to me because it provides an incentive for vaccination. Mask mandates that apply to vaccinated people do the opposite...
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    11-24-21, 5:13pm
    Excellent Rosa.
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    11-24-21, 10:40am
    Yppej replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    I am not convinced. Covid comes in waves, so the decrease could be that it has peaked in this area. If masks work, why are positivity rates lowest...
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    11-24-21, 6:44am
    Yppej replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    Here is the follow-up story: https://www.wcvb.com/article/5-investigates-teacher-who-left-dys-northeast-region-working-again/38337795
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    11-24-21, 5:53am
    If I recall correctly at one time you posted in the past it would be a blessing for your mother to pass given the deterioration in her quality of...
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    11-24-21, 5:48am
    Yppej replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    Here are some details: https://www.wcvb.com/article/5-investigates-students-watching-porn-massachusetts-youth-facility/38256912# A followup...
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  • Yppej's Avatar
    11-23-21, 8:59pm
    Covid has become endemic like other coronaviruses such as the common cold. It will never go away. We cannot conquer it the way we did with smallpox.
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    11-23-21, 8:02pm
    So assuming you believe vaccines work, are your concerns for the anti-vax attendees, caregiver, and the dental workers? I would say they made their...
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    11-23-21, 7:40pm
    Georgia courtrooms also appear to be mask optional given images from the Arbery trial. Georgia has a lower community spread of covid than...
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    11-23-21, 7:32pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    My state's Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is letting bad teachers move from school to school much as the Catholic Church used to...
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    11-23-21, 7:27pm
    Yppej replied to a thread November Purge in Organizing Your Life
    A pair of pajama pants that wore out.
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    11-21-21, 7:58pm
    1) Second story tonight on NBC Nightly News. Believe what you want - doesn't make it so. 2) I have taken extraordinary measures maybe one other...
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    11-21-21, 6:54pm
    Yppej replied to a thread What are you reading - 2021? in Reviews
    Good Friday On the Rez about a friendship between two men, one white and one Lakota, nonfiction
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    11-21-21, 1:51pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Beto Redux in Simple Public Policy
    My city is not one that has defunded the police, but the new chief is making his numbers look good and proclaiming crime is down by not...
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    11-21-21, 9:22am
    Walked twice and plan to today as well. Found another wall with uneven plaster I will try to patch and repaint as needed. Sanded yesterday. ...
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    11-21-21, 9:19am
    Yppej replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    What is the effect of government covid mandates? A decline in support for childhood vaccinations of all kinds: ...
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    11-21-21, 7:18am
    Yppej replied to a thread Hunger Strikes in Making a Difference
    Could be. I was just thinking no one has done a hunger strike yet over masks that I am aware of so it might garner more media attention.
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    11-21-21, 7:15am
    From your liberal New York Times, boosters not needed per scientists. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/13/health/covid-vaccine-booster-lancet.html...
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    11-20-21, 5:56pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Hunger Strikes in Making a Difference
    I figure I would do it for a week to a week and a half because that is all the vacation time I have. I would not announce though that it would be of...
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    11-20-21, 4:29pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Hunger Strikes in Making a Difference
    I mean anyone here in this forum. I already knew about Gandhi, also suffragists and others.
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    11-20-21, 3:37pm
    Has anyone ever been on a hunger strike? I am contemplating this for next spring or summer when the weather is warm if the mask mandate is still...
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  • Yppej's Avatar
    11-20-21, 1:40pm
    Not until enough people stand up and demand that it end.
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    11-20-21, 8:45am
    Although the science says we should focus on getting initial doses to people and there is very minimal benefit to boosting healthy adults, the...
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  • Yppej's Avatar
    11-20-21, 8:40am
    No, they got plastic tubs so they could pack up their things and move to housing. They did not throw their possessions away.
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  • Yppej's Avatar
    11-20-21, 7:49am
    They didn't destroy their things. They got them plastic bins to put things in.
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    11-20-21, 7:44am
    Yppej replied to a thread Dopesick by Beth Macy in Reviews
    Hospitals make money on everything, but extra money on covid patients. Here is the fact check: ...
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    11-20-21, 7:36am
    Yppej replied to a thread Beto Redux in Simple Public Policy
    The looney left might not be any better. I have been complaining at Board of Health meetings about mask mandates and yard waste issues and last...
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    11-19-21, 8:43pm
    Certainly not in supporting a solid effort to provide people with not just housing but support services for things like addiction and mental health....
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  • Yppej's Avatar
    11-19-21, 8:21pm
    I asked the ACLU to help me fight a mask mandate that is illegal because my area is not in a state of emergency but they turned me down. They are too...
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    11-19-21, 8:02pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Dopesick by Beth Macy in Reviews
    I haven't but did read Dreamland. Covid restrictions have driven up drug abuse, suicides, etc. And a lot of the scary covid statistics are bogus....
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  • Yppej's Avatar
    11-19-21, 7:54pm
    Didn't buy a shed. I left DS a note about it a few months ago that he never responded to. Today he inquired with my DB about it. I said it was...
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    11-19-21, 7:49pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Eye dialation in Health & Health Care
    There would be a lot less foot odor, athlete's foot, etc. Feet sweat more than any other part of the body, and if dirt or grass could absorb that...
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    11-19-21, 7:45pm
    I was surprised to see so few people in the Wisconsin courtroom wearing masks when I was told I would have to wear one for jury duty no ifs, ands or...
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    11-19-21, 5:23pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Eye dialation in Health & Health Care
    My eye doctor told me he has seen 10 times more eye problems, such as dry eye and styes, since people starting wearing masks. I have also heard...
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