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re: NOLA Mayor Cantrell signs emergency declaration prohibiting sale of booze, guns, ..... - slackster
[quote]Right, but a mayor can't declare it. Only President can federally or the governor at the state level. I would imagine any declaration from a city mayor would be irrelevant in either case.[/quote] Hopefully we won't have to find out. ...
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re: NOLA Mayor Cantrell signs emergency declaration prohibiting sale of booze, guns, ..... - slackster
[quote]Can emergency declarations from a fricking city mayor supercede the rights of citizens? Commandeering private property? [/quote] I honestly don't know, but martial law is pretty serious stuff if it needs to be. ...
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re: my wife showed me something interesting, COVID-19 will disappear quickly and suddenly - slackster
I'm going to make so much money shorting stocks in 2030....
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re: NOLA Mayor Cantrell signs emergency declaration prohibiting sale of booze, guns, ..... - slackster
[quote]Technically correct, yet somehow I don't believe she did this just so she'd "have the power" and not use it. And how can she openly say frick you to 2A here? [/quote] I'd imagine most emergency declarations have some type of power like this. Basically the ability to enact martial law. ...
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re: NOLA Mayor Cantrell signs emergency declaration prohibiting sale of booze, guns, ..... - slackster
[quote]don’t drink so doesn’t effect me, but like why would she do that? So no booze at stores, restraunts etc? [/quote] Pretty sure this declaration just gives her the power to limit those sales. She does havt to actually use it. ...
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re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL PANDEMIC*** - slackster
[quote]guess what dude. if everyone in the world got infected with that death rate = 255 milli people dead. [/quote] [quote]Mr Perfect[/quote] Stay in your lane. ...
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re: Cancellation of All Athletic Events Will Just Highlight How Unimportant Sports Really Are - slackster
[quote]I know I will get some hate for this but the idea that events are being canceled bc of the risk to the athletes is just laughable IMO. It implies that somehow athletes lives are more important than every joes working for a living. [/quote] I could be wrong, but to me it implies playing foo...
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re: ESPN programming for the next few weeks ought to be something - slackster
[quote]It’s not gonna be that interesting quote: @Ourand_SBJ ESPN Programming plans: ESPN: SportsCenter all day and night ESPNEWS: video simulcasts of radio shows (First Take, Your Take Radio and The Will Cain Show) and taped programming ESPN2: simulcast a combination of ESPN and ESPNEWS[/quote] ...
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re: More people will die from Suicide than Coronavirus - slackster
Somewhere around 50,000 suicides per year. How are we going to measure this? ...
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ESPN programming for the next few weeks ought to be something - slackster
I wonder what they're going to do to fill the main channel, the spinoffs, ESPN3, etc. ...
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re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL PANDEMIC*** - slackster
[quote]They just cancelled The Players Would anyone like to explain how cancelling an open air golf event with no fans makes any sense?[/quote] What the frick are we doing. ...
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re: Setting a Dangerous Precendent - slackster
[quote]no. H1N1 didnt spread globally. also H1N1 already had a vaccine available in 2009 and a fatality rate of 0.01-0.08% compared to coronavirus at over 2%[/quote] People really ought to stop quoting fatality rates without the proper context or the proper understanding of thr metric in the firs...
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re: Televangelist Jim Baker being sued by state of Missouri for selling fake coronavirus cure - slackster
Alex Jones is pimping coronavirus killing toothpaste. ...
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re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL PANDEMIC*** - slackster
[quote]But what we are doing now is a just a piss poor attempt at anything [/quote] I don't disagree. ...
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re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL PANDEMIC*** - slackster
[quote]They did but if it got out to Italy before that you would think it would get out to the next providence before they blocked the road, right?[/quote] There is a level 4 bio lab in Rome. Makes you wonder. :lol:...
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re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL PANDEMIC*** - slackster
[quote]It’s not a silly point I am proving y’all are all too afraid to simply say you are willing to accept the current death rate of the annual flu. You are willing to accept the current measures we are taking to keep the rate where it’s at[/quote] I have flown the flag of this being overhyp...
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re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL PANDEMIC*** - slackster
[quote]Likely a specialist shooting for grant money.[/quote] Dude was a surgical oncologist who allegedly was advising the NCAA and SXSW. No wonder people are getting screwy advice. ...
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re: Who wins a cage fight between an adult male Komodo dragon and a salt water crocodile? - slackster
[quote]Croc in the short term but the bacteria from the Komodo dragon bite will eventually take down the croc. In the end, both die.[/quote] This. Komodo is basically a lose lose for any animal. ...
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re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL PANDEMIC*** - slackster
[quote]Apples and oranges, one country is able to completely shut down the country the other can't come close to those extreme measures[/quote] If you keep 60+ year olds in their homes and away from visitors, you'll never sniff Chinese deaths. ...
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re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL PANDEMIC*** - slackster
[quote]Another old person dies with underlying health issues Would this person still be alive with no COVID-19?[/quote] There is a measure for that. It's called excess deaths. Will be interesting to see how COVID19 shakes out in that respect. ...
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