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HawkeyeOct. 27, 2014 - 01:54PM JST
I have a question. Was the mandatory quarantine imposed in secrecy to the public or news media? My guess is no and it was well known to health workers returning from western Africa to the USA. Kaci Hickox would have to have her head buried in the sand to not know that she wasn't going to get a welcome home party upon arrival back in the USA. Surely she is not that naive. Probably some hot shot lawyer saw his golden goose with Kaci and approached her with a plan to sue the state of New Jersey and the feds for multi millions plus a book story of her life In africa and the ordeal of false Imprisonment.
Posted in: White House questions new Ebola rules; nurse plans to sue
HawkeyeOct. 25, 2014 - 05:37PM JST
Overreact is not the problem. It is sop for cops today to shoot to kill even for parking ticket violations. Why is it that every time a cop discharges their gun, they empty all of it into the victim and don't know how to wing someone, call the cop lawyer, claim that they saw a weapon, feared for their life and are authorized to use lethal force to deal with the perpetrator? I would love to see these trigger happy law enforcement (I believe they consider themselves judge, jury and executioner) types in the middle eastern conflict area. Most of them would fit right in with the blackhawk team.
Posted in: Suspect arrested in death of 2 California sheriff's deputies
HawkeyeOct. 25, 2014 - 04:16PM JST
I dont really understand people's logic. You go to west African, treat people with a well known seriously infectious disease then come back to one of the most densely populated cities/areas in north america. What was this phydician thinking and why would the US government and the cdc allow this physician access to the area without a three to four week quarantine period. America may be the land of the free and brave but should get the Darwin award for intelligence.
Posted in: New York confirms first Ebola case
HawkeyeOct. 25, 2014 - 04:04PM JST
Sounds like any other day in NYC.
Posted in: Man attacks New York police with hatchet
HawkeyeOct. 25, 2014 - 04:03PM JST
Why is "pet" bottle an important part of this article. If it had been a Styrofoam cup would it be any different? Peepee is peepee desune!
Posted in: Man arrested for pouring urine from PET bottle on girl
HawkeyeOct. 25, 2014 - 03:59PM JST
What I always love about Japan is it's silly laws and everyone Ignoring them except obeying the "do not walk signals" at 3 am for like 3-4 minutes at kosatens with no traffic. Reminds me of the "wet paint do not touch" signs you see in japan and no one touches the paint but in the USA everyone touches the paint to see if its really dry.
Posted in: Cabinet OKs changes to law that bans late-night dancing
HawkeyeOct. 25, 2014 - 02:46PM JST
Too bad for these cops. It's their job like all military who risk their lives in third world countries right? Next week its going to be bagpipes and a parade with representatives from every police department In california using taxpayer money for hotels, meals and lets not forget the many rounds of obligatory toasts to honor their sacrifices.
HawkeyeOct. 23, 2014 - 06:54PM JST
I am no fan of zuckerberg but do have to acknowledge the fact that learning to converse in Mandarin is quite a feat. Given his immense wealth I'm sure he didnt buy a rosetta stone or betlitz cd on mandarin and play it in his car on the way to work each day. I bet he hired top level language teachers and spent hours every day but too bad they didn't work on his intonation skills which are highly important and mostly ignored by folks learning a foreign language. I always am amused to hear a Brit, Aussie or Yank with a strong native accent speaking Japanese and not making any effort to sound like a native Japanese speaker.
Posted in: Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer
HawkeyeOct. 22, 2014 - 10:03PM JST
I stopped watching the Olympics a long time ago because it is not the true Olympics where amateur athletes who work hard do something special and unique. The Olympics is a grandstanding farce. Lets see what a joke Brazil becomes. The IOC are crooks just like the folks at the United Nations but we are stupid and allow this type of wasteful debauchery to go on and on.
Posted in: Wanted: Cities interested in hosting 2024 Olympics
HawkeyeOct. 22, 2014 - 09:53PM JST
Absolutely no sympathy for these clowns who go to PRNK and get thrown in jail. They must be dellusional in the first place to think that they can go to a country like North Korea and peddle religion or any form of Ideology. I.bet his wife Tatyana, sounds like a rooski, will have a big bowl of boorsht waiting on the dinner table when he gets back to Ohio. The US government should have some law that when you do this type of stupid c**p that when you get back home they put you in a US prison to acclimate you back into US society.
Posted in: N Korea frees U.S. man; 2 more still detained
HawkeyeOct. 21, 2014 - 03:49PM JST
Ha ha ha what a dumb a$$. Even if you try to make counterfeit money, copiers and printer's printware/software have embedded software that will disable the equipment or if connected to the internet will inform the secret service of your actions. If you print anything from your printer it will print random microscopic dots on a sheet In a pattern you can't detect that when assembled will produce the model, serial number of your printer and they can locate you through the method of payment you used. I know this because I have seen the random dot patterns and learned through the service department for the manufacturer who made the machines that the dot patterns are a signature for that machine and will lead the feds directly to your door. Nighty night sleep tight
Posted in: Man jailed for 2 years for making guns with 3D printer
HawkeyeOct. 20, 2014 - 01:52PM JST
Typical political/politician response. The abducted are collateral damage and although unfortunate and forgotten, japan need not waste taxpayers money and time better spent inside Japan fixing local and national problems rather than focusing on a few that are too far gone to matter. The sacrifice of a few to save the total group far outweighs their existence. I know I am going to be thrown under the bus on this one but honestly what in the end is more important, a few or the whole group? Maybe wr shoild all commit sepuku for the better good of the society rather than fixing the pronlem
Posted in: Japan likely to send delegation to N Korea over abductees
HawkeyeOct. 16, 2014 - 10:28AM JST
As usual too little too late. Politicians are not the right people to control this Ebola pandemic. The only permanent solution is to shut off Africa, isolate anyone that has had contact with anyone remotely in contact with an Ebola patient and let the virus burn itself out.
Posted in: Second Texas healthcare worker tests positive for Ebola
HawkeyeOct. 16, 2014 - 10:24AM JST
This is already such a joke. Too little too late as usual. The horse has been out of the barn for weeks so why bother chasing it with silly procedures that really are not going to stop transmission. Just shut down the borders out of Africa, isolate all people worldwide that have come in contact with any Ebola suspects and put and end to this charade. Action not words Mr. Obama.
Posted in: Obama: Ebola monitoring must be 'more aggressive'
HawkeyeOct. 15, 2014 - 05:14PM JST
Japan is really a model to use as far as what can be achieved in terms of mass transit. Only problem that the USA would face in order to emulate the transit sucess that Japan has achieved Is It would need to be destroyed in a world war and rebuilt by a competant government which will never happen. 500 years from now the USA won't even occupy a paragraph in history books.
Posted in: Working out the bugs in first shinkansens
HawkeyeOct. 15, 2014 - 05:04PM JST
One bad decision after another. We are all doomed by incompetent politicians who hold our health and lives in their white gloved hands.
Posted in: U.S. gov't says it could have done more on Ebola
HawkeyeOct. 15, 2014 - 04:43PM JST
So what advice was obama chan asking abe kun about regarding ebola? Obama is trying to close the barn doors after the horse, cows and pigs have all escaped. It is spin doctor time for the us government. When the dead ebola victims start piling up on the white house lawn are we going to get any serious leadership or just more political rhetoric in news releases. Stay calm, stay inside your homes, keep your windows closed, the government has everything in control.
Posted in: Obama, Abe discuss TPP, Ebola by phone
HawkeyeOct. 13, 2014 - 04:08PM JST
The first time I saw taiko was at a small town matsuri. There was a group of young ladies going at those taiko drums like there was no tomorrow. Their rhythm and motions were so primal it really made an impression on me or to me. To this day I cant watch watch women playing taiko without flashbacks to that first experience.
Posted in: Taiko drumming is a full-body experience
HawkeyeOct. 13, 2014 - 11:48AM JST
And so it begins. Terrible news for all the care givers and hospital staff but it seems that all the Ebola infected patients should be kept at the CDC in quarantine and not allowed to be cared for by hospitals that don't know how to deal with this highly contagious virus.
In medieval times they used to catapult the deceased victims of the black plague over the walls of towns that armies were trying to take over. Perhaps the us military could use the same strategy against ISIS. I'm not kidding.
Posted in: Dallas health worker tests positive for Ebola
HawkeyeOct. 11, 2014 - 09:21AM JST
Unless countries instigate strict inspections and rules at their borders or points of entry this is going to get nasty before it is all over.
Posted in: Ebola toll passes 4,000 as fears grow worldwide
Oct. 31, 2014 - 03:54PM JST
Not good this. The commissioned ranks are supposed to set a good example for the rank-and-file.…
Posted in: ASDF member arrested for pushing man onto train tracks
Oct. 31, 2014 - 03:50PM JST
Just what we need, World War III over some uninhabited islands. Japan, China need to grow…
Posted in: China calls on Japan to end jet scrambles
Mistaken ways? The only mistake China made was create the air defend zone, they need to…
Oct. 31, 2014 - 03:48PM JST
Man of Science: For a man of science that's not a very scientific application -- it's…
Posted in: Insults against Israel PM 'disgraceful, damaging': Kerry
Oct. 31, 2014 - 03:38PM JST
Confine all defense force persononnel to bases.