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re: US Senate race: Fleming surges to 1st place tie, Kennedy fades in latest poll - thegeneral3
[quote]Let's be real the other one running below him is all a stunt and is in it till the bitter end. No serious person is voting for Duke, whereas Maness actually attracts some voters and can influence people with his name recognition.[/quote] I've heard rumors Maness is going to drop out and en...
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re: Vitter skips questioning, opts for dinner and Saints game. Students protest. - thegeneral3
ha you're dumb. You really think he's stupid enough to pass the football when he can take a knee and run out the clock. It amazes me the lack of understanding people have with respect to critical thinking. ...
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re: Is New Orleans crime up or down? - thegeneral3
Total number I suppose. I would say compared to the maybe the past 5 years....
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Is New Orleans crime up or down? - thegeneral3
I'm trying to settle an argument with a friend. Is New Orleans crime up or down? Links with statistics would be helpful. I'll hang up and listen....
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re: Congressman Flemming is an embarrassment. - thegeneral3
Who is Congressman Flemming? I've only heard of Congressman Fleming....
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re: White trash women fighting at Wal Marks - thegeneral3
Seriously though, is this another Trailer Park Boys sequel? I didn't seem to recognize any of the characters. ...
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re: Someone explain the NOLA area... - thegeneral3
Is Chalmette considered elite? Someone said something about Chalmations? Is that a south La animal or something? ...
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re: Someone explain the NOLA area... - thegeneral3
Yeah what is Kenner and Chalmette like? Should he look in that area?...
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Someone explain the NOLA area... - thegeneral3
I've got a friend traveling there for the summer and he's wondering the difference between Metairie, Mandeville, New Orleans. (Not sure exactly where he is staying). Also, inside New Orleans where does he find the 20-30 year old elite crowd? Or do they stay in one of the afore mentioned suburbs?...
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re: Why are there not more medical schools or higher acceptant rates? - thegeneral3
[quote]having a ton of people go to school for 4 years to get a [b]specialized degree [/b]and not being able to use the degree isnt a problem? [/quote] If it's specialized then why wouldn't you be able to use the degree? :lol:...
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re: Why are there not more medical schools or higher acceptant rates? - thegeneral3
[quote]Plus, if you don't match or scramble, you are waiting an entire year, even after passing the boards, to re-apply. This percentage is only increasing, and these are people that have gone through four years of medical school. [/quote] Okay, now this argument is something I might can understa...
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re: Why are there not more medical schools or higher acceptant rates? - thegeneral3
[quote]so you would like the medical schools to follow the same problematic route as law schools did. ok...[/quote] How is what they did problematic? It's all supply and demand. If you're not meant to be a lawyer, you shouldn't go to law school. ...
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re: Why are there not more medical schools or higher acceptant rates? - thegeneral3
[quote]We don't know how residencies work and we are in fact ignoring you. Let us do our thing. [/quote] and Baracka Flacka's healthcare gonna do it's thing....
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re: Why are there not more medical schools or higher acceptant rates? - thegeneral3
[quote]and how many law school grads are not being able to find a job with their degree?[/quote] Agreed, but the market has adjusted to that. You see this now with many people no longer choosing to attend law school. Why not make med schools more market based?...
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re: Why are there not more medical schools or higher acceptant rates? - thegeneral3
[quote]Yeah I don't think they understand how residencies work.[/quote] Which is why I started this thread. Explain how they work. All I know is you have to have a residency to be a practicing doc. ...
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re: Why are there not more medical schools or higher acceptant rates? - thegeneral3
[quote]You're missing the point. [b]The school doesn't want to waste resources on students who fail[/b][/quote] Oh yeah? You should go tell that to a law school dean. And I'm not comparing apples to oranges. ...
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re: Why are there not more medical schools or higher acceptant rates? - thegeneral3
[quote]Why would you want to lower the standards and allow someone through the gauntlet that is going to let me die on the table because they dont know what theyre doing. [/quote] You take boards. As a result, the standards to become a doc remain the same. Lawyuhs do the same thing; it's called...
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re: Why are there not more medical schools or higher acceptant rates? - thegeneral3
[quote][b]So you want to accept everybody and waste a ton of money and time on all the resources it takes to educate medical students?[/b] It isn't as simple as read a few books, take a test, become a doctor. They don't want to accept people that won't make it. [/quote] It's called tuition money ...
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re: Why are there not more medical schools or higher acceptant rates? - thegeneral3
[quote]there is a legitimate and coordinated effort to control the number of individuals who are allowed to enter medical school in order to prevent an excess of medical doctors... [/quote] This is my thoughts exactly. Makes no sense at all. I respect all the docs out there because they work thei...
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re: Why are there not more medical schools or higher acceptant rates? - thegeneral3
[link=(http://www.huffingtonpost.com/paul-alexander/the-doctors-shortage-a-cr_b_6372032.html)]Dr. shortage[/link]...
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