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    Call Elon! He can Bore a Hyperloop to solve this!

    Call Elon! He can Bore a Hyperloop to solve this!
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    Thanks! I'll mess with it tomorrow.

    Thanks! I'll mess with it tomorrow.
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    Woah... I mean, it's for the general good, but...

    Woah... I mean, it's for the general good, but that's a bold stroke.
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    Does someone with a better memory that me...

    Does someone with a better memory that me remember a post in this thread for a positivity vs incidence paper that gave a conversion factor for true incidence? I remember thinking I didn't want to...
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    There was insufficient and nonrandomized...

    There was insufficient and nonrandomized (naturally) contact tracing limiting the conclusions. Unofficially there were some symptomatic people who refused testing. This happened in Missouri which is...
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    Pretest probility is driven by severity of...

    Pretest probility is driven by severity of illness. Symptomatic patients are more likely to get tested and more likely to have a higher viral load.

    Aggregate PCR Ct data are not part of the public...
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    IMO both of the following have occurred: 1....

    IMO both of the following have occurred:
    1. Everyone who wants a vaccine has had a chance (DONE)
    2. When there is no hazard of overwhelming the health systems (NOT DONE).
    3. Declaration that US...
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    Fuck those two. They earned their fine and their...

    Fuck those two. They earned their fine and their ban.
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    Excellent reference, but I don't think he's read...

    Excellent reference, but I don't think he's read Orwell
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    Multiple car sized rocks on the lower deck... may...

    Multiple car sized rocks on the lower deck... may be repairing it into the winter!?
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    Most nurses aren't in unions. When they are in...

    Most nurses aren't in unions. When they are in unions, the same union covers the ER and ICU for a hospital. I've been in a nursing union. I'm not in one now.

    I still practice in ICU despite my...
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    You don't know shit. STFU. Sincerely, The ICU

    You don't know shit. STFU. Sincerely, The ICU
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    I bike in my orange vest during the season. ...

    I bike in my orange vest during the season.

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    You are being wildly optimistic if you think 1/3...

    You are being wildly optimistic if you think 1/3 of the population have natural immunity. Only in the worst hit areas is it that high.

    The Wuhan Wild Type had a much lower R0. The math could work...
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    The trajectory is concerning

    The trajectory is concerning
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    I'm wearing the mask at the hospital and the...

    I'm wearing the mask at the hospital and the grocery store and other high risk environments. However, this is probably more to do with the fact that I don't want Rhino PIV RSV HMPV etc as it has to...
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    Reliable source!

    Reliable source!
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    I like this Yes Perhaps the labor force...

    I like this



    Yes

    Perhaps the labor force participation improves when people have to pay rent and loans....
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    While it is super clear the Reuters author...

    While it is super clear the Reuters author doesn't like the idea of cutting the Federal $1200/mo COVID unemployment bonus, it is also clear that:

    "State-level jobs data released earlier this month...
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    We only ever had a bit over 1000 silos, almost...

    We only ever had a bit over 1000 silos, almost all Minutemen ICBMs. In the 1960s we had about 150 Atlas and 60 Titan II liquid fueled ICBMs. We had 50 MX in the 90s (converted Minutemen silos).
    ...
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    Targeted incentives for LTRs work a lot better...

    Targeted incentives for LTRs work a lot better and cause less harm than untargeted restrictions on STRs.
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    Breckenridge, Vail and Steamboat have placed or...

    Breckenridge, Vail and Steamboat have placed or are considering STR moratoriums on new licenses unless the property is specifically built for STR (has a front desk, property mgr, is a time share,...
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    ^all great points

    ^all great points
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    I'd actually argue Calisto and Ganymede might be...

    I'd actually argue Calisto and Ganymede might be more interesting than much smaller Europa and tiny little Enceladus for seeking life-as-we-know-it...

    Titan must be explored further because it is...
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    Means tested is bullshit. That is what income...

    Means tested is bullshit.

    That is what income based repayment is for followed by public service forgiveness.

    You want to fix the problem, announce tomorrow that the fed gov will stop backing...
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    Absolute pinnacle of regressive taxation would be...

    Absolute pinnacle of regressive taxation would be student loan relief... but boy do sob stories echo
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    Like Switzerland... $35 for a bistro hamburger......

    Like Switzerland... $35 for a bistro hamburger... inflation and restaurants shutting down...
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    There is also speculation that not having to pay...

    There is also speculation that not having to pay rent, delayed mortgage and car payments, student loan payments and interest at zero for 14mo, stimulus money, and COVID unemployment federal and state...
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    Too generous the other way too.... Businesses...

    Too generous the other way too....

    Businesses don't seem to need or be able to afford labor at the rates that would draw sufficient unemployed labor back to work.

    Labor seems to not need work...
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    ^awesome and worth the watch! What a wild...

    ^awesome and worth the watch! What a wild timelapse with Juno's crazy orbit!

    That we are regularly operating a rotorcraft on another planet is mindblowing.

    I really wish they had done the...
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    Imagine your house is spared but you one of...

    Imagine your house is spared but you one of thousands of houses that are cut off from all infrastructure by Lahar. No road access, no power, no water, no services... could be years to restore,...
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    Mercola is a known bad actor. He may be the #1...

    Mercola is a known bad actor. He may be the #1 source of antivax info on social media.
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    This spigot will turn off in the blink of an eye...

    This spigot will turn off in the blink of an eye the when either the banks turn it off or more likely the whimsical winds of consumer/investor emotionally driven rush-to-buy gets poisoned by some...
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    That's a light sentence for arson

    That's a light sentence for arson
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    The shortage is of certain types of properties in...

    The shortage is of certain types of properties in certain areas, but not really total housing units in the nation. People aren't really living on the street against their will who would otherwise be...
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    There are two out-of-patent drugs that can help...

    There are two out-of-patent drugs that can help people with COVID-19: Oxygen and Dexamethasone. They are widely used with great studies supporting. But the shitty pro-Ivermectin studies are to be...
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    When did BD get POC? Did it coincide with POC...

    When did BD get POC? Did it coincide with POC backing off their leading-edge-most-protective-everything a couple years ago?
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    What laws?

    What laws?
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    This is the ultimate cause,,, almost. It is...

    This is the ultimate cause,,, almost.

    It is through control of no-other-choice employee housing and job attached critical benefits that larger companies, especially ski resorts, are able to...
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    Actually that isn't true at all. Check out...

    Actually that isn't true at all.

    Check out Europe, blinkers in roundabouts is very common.

    A left blinker means "I'm staying in" and a right blinker means "I'm exiting the circle." I do this...
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    The real question is what is the case rate among...

    The real question is what is the case rate among the US fully vaccinated? Answer: SUPER LOW

    If Canada only lets in the fully vaccinated, with a negative test to boot, then the average tourist will...
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    I'm not saying its right or wrong, but that type...

    I'm not saying its right or wrong, but that type of problem has been around for a while. When I worked ambulance we used to say that if we wanted to make real money we would go bag groceries instead....
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    SAFETY FIRST *COUGH COUGH* :D

    SAFETY FIRST *COUGH COUGH* :D
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    GS-9 is the top tier... 22-29/hr... I mean with...

    GS-9 is the top tier... 22-29/hr... I mean with OT, 25% hazard pay differential, and Fed bennies that is starting to be OK but how many are GS-9?

    Lot more than I ever made as an ambulance EMT
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    Trump did much more than nothing. He actively...

    Trump did much more than nothing. He actively derided a coordinated federal response, politicized treatment, masking, and science, and consistently put out messages contrary to what his own experts...
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    The missile knows where it is by knowing where it...

    The missile knows where it is by knowing where it isn't

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZe5J8SVCYQ
    USAF 1997 Training Vid
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    I FUCKING LOVE FIREWORKS AND FREEDOM! The...

    I FUCKING LOVE FIREWORKS AND FREEDOM!

    The freedom to not have my neighborhood burnt down is somewhat more important than my freedom to shoot fireworks during bad fire danger.
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    https://www.reuters.com/world/us/biden-announce-wa...

    https://www.reuters.com/world/us/biden-announce-wage-boost-bonuses-wildfire-fighters-2021-06-30/
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    I'd rather see politicians from a science,...

    I'd rather see politicians from a science, engineering, healthcare, accounting, business, and military than a socialist bartender or drama teacher. Usually we just get lawyers in the US. The Chinese...
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    It burned up to treeline in several cases last...

    It burned up to treeline in several cases last year and in at least one the fire just skipped over the alpine to find more trees: E Troublesome jumping the continental divide to burn down towards...
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