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pennylane100

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October 28, 2014

I just cancelled my Hulu subscription.

I read that they are refusing to run pro choice ads.

If anyone else has done the same, please post here and maybe we can send them a message they will understand. They will not get another penny from me and hopefully many others.

October 3, 2014

This is a British Ted Cruz wannbe.

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/oct/03/george-osborne-charities-business-chancellor

I am no expert of UK politics, I have been away for so long. However, this guy sounds a little too extreme for the Conservative Party, as I remember them.
October 3, 2014

The only finger pointing I find valid

is the cluster fuck that occurred when the Ebola victim first went to the hospital.

I understand that he did notify them that he had recently arrived from Liberia. Although he was less than truthful about his contact with a dying Ebola victim (the daughter of his landlord) they knew he was from a country with an Ebola outbreak and displaying symptoms that would be present when contagious. THEY SENT HIM HOME.

There can be some discussion about who exactly was responsible for this terrible decision by the hospital to send him home with antibiotics However, pointing out that this was one of the most irresponsible acts imaginable is not demonizing anyone. The people he was in contact before returning to the hospital now have to spend the next three weeks worrying about the possibility they may have contacted a deadly disease.

It is a stretch to politicize this hospital's irresponsible actions, however if we are going to get this thing under control, we must learn by our mistakes. Part of that learning is analyzing the mistakes made in Texas and to avoid them in future cases. I think that is more important than worrying about political agenda's, real or imagined.

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