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September 29, 2016

I'm getting SO tired of the simplistic "things need to change" crap

Because yes, they do but that avoids the huge issue of change for the better or worse.

Things are changing, though slowly. Do you really want to make the change back to what got us in the base economic problems? Or do you want to continue the too slow change to getting better?

I guess too many want simple slogans vs thought. It's frustrating and I hope Donnie continues his vile public.

"We need change" but not too make things worse. I am tired and will be glad to not hear Donnie again.

September 27, 2016

He literally said that!

Just a few, many more at site

In the words of his campaign manager, Trump "built a lot of his business on the backs of the little guy" and has a history of "not paying contractors after [they have helped him] build something."

Donald Trump: "When I look at myself in the first grade and I look at myself now, I'm basically the same...The temperament is not that different."

Donald Trump: "Pregnancy is never--it's a wonderful thing for the woman. It's a wonderful thing for the husband. It's certainly an inconvenience for a business...And whether people want to say that or not, the fact is it is an inconvenience for a person that is running a business."

Part of a history of stiffing his contractors, Trump refused to pay an architect what he was owed after designing the clubhouse for one of Trump's golf courses. Trump offered just one-sixth the original invoice, and then bullied him with a "take-it or you'll have to sue me" approach.

(Etc for pages)
September 27, 2016

OMG. He has a winning temperament? Pouting twit!

and just OMG. She did really well. He was a pouting twit.

September 21, 2016

"Do people notice Hillary is copying my airplane rallies" O.M.G. to the twitter replies

Do people notice Hillary is copying my airplane rallies - she puts the plane behind her like I have been doing from the beginning.


GASP! George W. Bush stole your idea!

AND Ronald Reagan1!11!!!

Then fine... Here's John McCain

And here's Mitt Romney

I mean, he just lies. And is easy to catch doing it. And yet THE RACE IS TIED.

And look, Mitt Romney traveled through time and copied your idea. That weasel!

Yeah, no one ever thought of this before.

"I actually gave President Bill Pullman the idea to do his Independence Day speech in front of the jet. Never thanked me. Sad."

September 4, 2016

In case you are worried about getting a shot in the proper location

As a nurse, I've given thousands of shots. The deltoid is often chosen for intramuscular injections because it is a large enough muscle that is easily accessed. Dropping your pants and bending over gives access to the dorsogluteal muscle (buttocks) may not work well in some situations. Same as dropping your pants to access the vastus lateralus muscle in your thigh. Some medicines need a larger muscle, but the small amount of liquid in vaccines allows the use of the deltoid in most adults.

Lifting the sleeve of your shirt is fast and easy, exposes only your arm and shoulder and it is a safe place to give an IM injection in most people. If you have a very small deltoid, or are small or quite thin, this locaton may not have adequate muscle mass.

BUT you NEED to be able to see the area. Simply lifting your shirt to part way up your upper arm is NOT adequate to fully visualize the site for safe administration.

Not exposing the entire area, not being trained properly, not taking time to avoid the top of the triangle at the shoulder, these can lead to injection errors and injuries. These are rare happenings, but being aware of proper procedure is a good thing and can help counter fears from the recent publications about injection injuries.

If you are very concerned, or are one of those for whom deltoid injections are contraindicated (thin, small muscle), you can get vaccines in your dorsalgluteal or vastus lateralus muscles. You will probably need to get this done in a clinic situation but it is very possible to do this.

Here is info on how to give an IM injection.

Deltoid Muscle (Upper arm muscle): Completely expose the upper arm. You will give the injection in the center of an upside down triangle. Feel for the bone that goes across the top of the upper arm. This bone is called the acromion process. The bottom of it will form the base of the triangle. The point of the triangle is directly below the middle of the base at about the level of the armpit. The correct area to give an injection is in the center of the triangle, 1 to 2 inches below the acromion process. This site should not be used if the person is very thin or the muscle is very small.

September 3, 2016

A Taco Bell PAC Maxed Out Its Giving To The Trump Campaign


In case you were wondering, there is a political action committee (PAC) for every interest group. Even those that aren’t that special. Case in point: TACO PAC is an organization which, according to a statement that greets you at taco-pac.com, “provides a way for individuals to join their contribution and voice with those of other Taco Bell Franchisees and supporters. Contributions are made to candidates who advocate and pursue governmental policies that promote a favorable business environment for the QSR industry in general and Taco Bell franchisees in particular.” And, apparently, Taco Bell Franchisees and supporters are super-into Republicans.

According to Open Secrets, the defenders of Fourth Meal have donated to campaigns as far back as 1998. And while they have always given more to Republicans than to Democrats, things became quite lopsided starting in 2010. That year coincided with both the Citizens United decision, which decimated campaign contribution limits, and the rise of the tea party. While one could argue this was a coincidence, that argument seems like it’s based on logic as authentic as the meat in a Crunch Wrap Supreme. In 2008 TACO PAC donated a total of $24,500 to political candidates—$20,000 to Republicans, $4,500 to Democrats. In 2010, in an off-year election no less, it donated a total of $299,250 to candidates—$293,250 to Republicans, $6,000 to Democrats. That’s a lot of money to protect America’s fast food tacos.

So far this year, TACO PAC has donated $53,625 to Republicans and $3,500 to Democrats. And while in absolute dollars it has only given the relatively small sum of $5,000 to Donald Trump’s campaign, that does place it in elite company: Only four other committees have donated that much to the campaign according Insidegov. That’s nice for Trump, especially considering he has shown clear preference for other fast food franchises.......

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