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Mad_Machine76

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Name: Mara Alis Butler
Gender: Female
Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana
Home country: USA
Current location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Member since: Sat Feb 28, 2004, 01:13 AM
Number of posts: 22,826

About Me

Transgender Woman /Social Worker/Case Manager working for State of Indiana. Huge Sci-Fi/Anime Geek and music lover. Hopeless \"political junkie\" and aspiring writer.

Journal Archives

Stop with this

Please. It's bad enough that the media is basically writing off Biden's Presidency with 3 years to go. We don't need to join in with such negative speculation.

And as far as Hillary is concerned, I love her, but she's run and lost twice and getting up there in years. Let's focus on some other potential candidates in the event that this actually happens (like say Kamala?)
Posted by Mad_Machine76 | Wed Dec 29, 2021, 11:05 AM (0 replies)

There's no excuse for him not acting

and none of those possible scenarios paint him in any kind of light that makes him appropriate to hold that office ever again in his lifetime.
Posted by Mad_Machine76 | Tue Dec 28, 2021, 03:18 PM (1 replies)

How awful

A "bias towards vaccinations"?! OMG!


As for therapeutics, well, Fauci IS biased against quack medicines that have been pushed as "therapeutics" like Ivermectin, HCL, etc. (and rightly so)
Posted by Mad_Machine76 | Tue Dec 28, 2021, 03:14 PM (0 replies)

They couldn't wait to throw everybody else off of UI

I sure hope for Joe Manchin's sake that they aren't using the money to buy drugs or go hunting.
Posted by Mad_Machine76 | Mon Dec 27, 2021, 03:45 PM (0 replies)

Trump Rehab?

Is he "Presidential" now or something because he contradicted Candace Owens, one of the top anti-vaxx disinformers, about the vaccines, which he is now accepting some credit for?
Posted by Mad_Machine76 | Sat Dec 25, 2021, 12:15 AM (24 replies)

Lemme just say this:

There are no "non-working" parents!
Posted by Mad_Machine76 | Fri Dec 17, 2021, 07:25 PM (1 replies)

I'm not inclined to give them the benefit of the doubt

that being said, I'm much less apocalyptic than some here about their ability to outright steal elections without people noticing and there being a massive outcry- even if they think they have laws that sanction it.

I have a feeling that most Trumpers and other assorted miscreants taking on these positions will not be able to maintain their positions for very long simply because they're bound to show their a**es pretty quick JMHO
Posted by Mad_Machine76 | Thu Dec 16, 2021, 01:30 PM (0 replies)

"The Pandemic of the Vaccinated Is Here" -Rachel Gutman

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2021/12/fully-vaccinated-omicron-infections/620953/

Interested in everybody's thought on this. Seems like the author is suggesting that the vaccinated just stopped caring about COVID at some point and that now with Omicron, we're all highly vulnerable again, not just the unvaccinated?
Posted by Mad_Machine76 | Fri Dec 10, 2021, 11:10 PM (33 replies)

2016 wasn't "fair" for HRC

Trump stacking SCOTUS with THREE nominees, including stealing a seat that was supposed to have been Obama's to fill also wasn't "fair".

Trump neglecting and mismanaging COVID here in the US wasn't "fair"

Trump trying to overthrow the legitimately elected government wasn't "fair."

I could go on............
Posted by Mad_Machine76 | Tue Dec 7, 2021, 01:23 PM (0 replies)

"Natural Immunity" "Vaccinated?"

I was listening to a little of Michael Smerconish (yeah, yeah) on CNN yesterday, discussing whether or not we should consider people whom have had COVID as essentially the same as being vaccinated, and thus be spared from vaccination mandates, like an "olive branch" Biden could offer the unvaccinated. He stated that some European countries are already doing this. Has the science been settled on this? Like how effective previous COVID infections are at preventing future re-infections? I thought that the general scientific consensus at the moment is that the most effective way to prevent further COVID infection and potential re-infection is for somebody who has had COVID to ALSO get vaccinated (and just for people to get vaccinated in general)? Relying on just previous COVID infection seems like a cop out to me, and an inffective one at that. It just doesn't seem comparable to me but interested in hearing other people's opinions on this (or some more information).
Posted by Mad_Machine76 | Sun Dec 5, 2021, 03:21 PM (21 replies)
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