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41) Message boards : Politics : Cannabis use & Smoking (Message 1588147)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Apparently Nicotine, except for its additive qualities, is not especially harmful to the Human Body.

The LD50 of nicotine is 50 mg/kg for rats and 3 mg/kg for mice. 30–60 mg (0.5–1.0 mg/kg) can be a lethal dosage for adult humans. However the widely used human LD50 estimate of 0.5–1.0 mg/kg was questioned in a 2013 review, in light of several documented cases of humans surviving much higher doses; the 2013 review suggests that the lower limit causing fatal outcomes is 500–1000 mg of ingested nicotine, corresponding to 6.5–13 mg/kg orally. Nevertheless nicotine has a relatively high toxicity in comparison to many other alkaloids such as caffeine, which has an LD50of 127 mg/kg when administered to mice.

It will kill you and you say it isn't harmful. Very glad you aren't a doctor.

Glad you don't make decisions based upon the above.

Don't you realize that many, many, many things are harmful, if taken in very large doses? Pour a pound of caffeine down mice every day, or any other mammal, and bad things will happen. You really want to ban Coffee for that reason?

Please give us a break.
42) Message boards : Politics : Ebola and Infectious diseases (Message 1588146)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Gosh, golly, why they would never fly to some other airport and then hop on a plane to the USA now would they? They would never fly into Canada or Mexico and drive across the border now would they?

Canada should also be able to deal with this.

Mexico/USA Border? IF Ebola spreads among The USA Population: That Border will be closed. One way, or another. Just Human Nature during a panic.

It appears The Obama Agenda is Falling Apart, as usual. What an Incompetent Administration.
43) Message boards : Politics : Cannabis use & Smoking (Message 1588064)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Oh... I forgot. They are Foundationally - the same. A POX on both.

Well that's pretty much most of the human race you've trashed there. Plus now you want to ban sugar and salt. Is there anything in this world that does meet with your approval?

Silly, and typical, Left/Right Wing disinformation.

Anyone, excepting an Unthinking Ideologue (ALL Ideologues are Unthinking), would believe I wasn't Against The Banning Controlling Types.

You really believe the Entire Human race believes in banning what THEY don't like? Do you?

You have just proven my thesis: Both The Controlling Types, Left/Right Wing, are the same.
44) Message boards : Politics : Ebola and Infectious diseases (Message 1588062)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Go figure. Leave it to Fox.

Can these unthinking rants stop?

Watch CNN. My preferred Cable News.

They are going 'Crazy' over this.

Who would repeatedly post CNNutters? The same unthinking types, who repeatedly post Fox negatively. They can't help themselves.
45) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects: DENIAL (#3) (Message 1588061)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Lets see then from what I've seen of Canada and of Sarah Palin and of your postings:

Sarah Palin?

Who cares about Sarah?

Silly, unthinking, Left Wing Ideologues. They are the ONLY ONES who mention her.

HOWEVER: She is HOT!!! Can you Left Wing Ideologues please have her pose for Playboy. Haven't bought one in decades. But would buy THAT ONE :):):)
46) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. (Message 1587932)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Years ago when we were going to Mexico from our Navy ship
we always had a very healthy respect for their cops. I may
also add that we also had just as intense an attitude toward
American police. We were all checked out on how well they
used their firearms. As Canadians there were European, Native
American, Asian and other citizens in our crew who would be
considered less than human if there were ever a situation in
the US. We always were on our best behaviour while taking
care to never put ourselves in any position that could
compromise our lives.



While growing up on the Streets of New York City, as a 'Street Kid', in a largely White neighborhood, we were always told to follow ALL instructions from the Cops, or... And yes, I was stopped at Gun Point twice, and followed ALL instructions. Anyone who doesn't is Totally psychotic and suicidal.

A number of years ago, as a Middle Aged White Male: In Miami, I was instructed, at Gun Point, to exit my car. Not being a complete moron, I followed ALL of their instructions. Anyone, of any Race, Creed, Religion or Gender who doesn't do this is a TOTAL (fill-in the blank).

Remember years ago, the ACLU started 'Riding Along' with NYPD because of the Racial allegation from Bigots, stated cars were 'pulled over' because of the race of the driver. Well... The ACLU finally realized that in most car stops: Neither the Cops, nor the ACLU could determine the race prior to the stop.

Anyone thinking Race, before ALL the facts are in: Is a Racial Bigot. Either against The White Person, or against The Black person, involved.
47) Message boards : Politics : Cannabis use & Smoking (Message 1587922)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
There is still only limited evidence that e-cigarettes do help people quit, which "does not allow conclusions to be reached" on that point, it added.

The BMA and other groups fear that e-cigarettes may prove a gateway to people – especially under-18s – trying, and starting to use, normal cigarettes.

E-Ciggs

I'm not sure what to make of this.

Beach ban?

Apparently Nicotine, except for its additive qualities, is not especially harmful to the Human Body. It is the elements of Burning Tobacco, which are dangerous.

Why ban only E-Cigs, and not Sugar, Salt, Gluten? Why the hysteria about E-Cigs?

Just The Controlling Types, in this case the Liberal/Left Wing Puritan Type Ideologues, wishing to Ban what THEY don't like. IE: Nicotine, Pro-Religious Speech, etc.

Didn't we have enough of The Right Wing Religious Puritan Types attempting to Ban what they don't like. IE: Alcohol, Anti-Religious Speech, etc.

Oh... I forgot. They are Foundationally - the same. A POX on both.
48) Message boards : Politics : Ebola and Infectious diseases (Message 1587899)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Soon we won't have to worry about this no more...

If there is an Epidemic in The West: ALL Medical resources will be diverted from West/Black Africa. The Epidemic will spread, spread and spread throughout Black Africa. Therefore... It is The BLACK Population which will be Greatly reduced.

Do the Liberal/Progressive Ideologues understand, The KKK Types are applauding their response?
49) Message boards : Politics : Cannabis use & Smoking (Message 1587799)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
As was previously Posted:

Tobacco Smoking has become Socially Unacceptable. Then... Why hasn't Cannabis Smoking ALSO become Socially Unacceptable in Certain Social Circles? It should ALSO be. Many of the people 'Going Crazy' when they see a Tobacco Smoker, in a Public Space, are Smoking Cannabis in Same Places, and think it is 'Cool'. Why?

As a Non-Smoker, what is all the hysteria against E-Cigs? Why is it also banned, in many places, where Tobacco Smoke is banned? Yes, there maybe some remote danger. As are many things people do next to other people.

I smell (pun intended) a type of Left Wing Puritanism in this, as in many other things.
50) Message boards : Politics : Ebola and Infectious diseases (Message 1587791)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
I may be an 'Old Timer', but I do remember Mandatory Quarantines, and Beach Closing's in New York City during the early/mid 50's.

Not only for Polio, but for Measles, Mumps, and other Infectious Diseases, before Mandatory Vaccinations.

Warning Signs would be placed, by the NYC Health Department, on the front doors of people infected. No one was allowed in, or out.

What is the difference now? Why no Mandatory Quarantine? Why no Visa Restrictions from the Epidemic Regions? Why?

I smell Ideology and Politics, in The USA Government's response.
51) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. (Message 1587422)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
How a SWAT Team Upended My Baby’s Life — and Got Away with It

Officer safety is paramount, even at the expanse of thousands of maimed or dead innocent civilians.

Including their own spouses & children?

Never said, nor implied, wrong doing is either Explained, Condoned, nor shouldn't be Punished, to the fullest extant of the law.

This is my general concern, without getting in specifics of Incidents in the News, and this Thread.

Many of these incidents make The News because of Anti-White and/or Anti-Black Racism, directed towards the Party's Involved, by people with An Agenda. Not about finding The Truth.

Quoting Lawyers is silly. Lawyers are... well... Lawyers. If they were hired by 'The Other Side'. They would be saying the opposite. They are in it, for the money.

When many of these complaints are proven false: The Real wrong doing may get lost in a sea of Ideological/Racial Bigoted Rants.

Saying a Dozen Possible Police Murder's a year, with over 800,000 Officer's, does not make it Systemic. No matter what The Ideologue's say.

Saying a SMALL PD's response to an incident, is Systemic to every other Police Agency. Shows the 'mentality' of Ideologues.

Edit: Saying ALL/MOST Police are... Is just as silly.
52) Message boards : Politics : Ebola and Infectious diseases (Message 1587406)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
All we can do is learn by our mistakes...

How long does it take To Learn about placing people from certain regions, on a 'No Fly List'?

10 Seconds.
53) Message boards : Politics : Cannabis use & Smoking (Message 1587397)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
A blanket ban on weed is actually ridiculous and disproportionate.


+1, wouldn't work either. How many people are using heroin or other illegal drugs? They 'score' everyday...

There are 'Recreational' Users of Heroin and Crack?
54) Message boards : Politics : Ebola and Infectious diseases (Message 1587211)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Why did the CDC say flights should not be banned, were Ebola is Epidemic?

The biggest contributors to loss of containment will be a mix of ignorance, fear,religion and greed.

You forgot to mention Ideology, to this correct list.
55) Message boards : Politics : Is it time for a repeat of Tiananmen Square? (Message 1587206)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Will China do a repeat in Hong Kong?

http://www.news.com.au/world/asia/what-will-china-do-about-hong-kong-protests-chinese-president-xi-jinping-facing-major-dilemma/story-fnh81fz8-1227076757945

What is the world coming to lately?

Will they repeat? Yes. If they have to.

What is The World coming to? Normalcy.

This artificial world of International Trade and International Law, imposed by the Brute Force of The American Military, and Supremacy of its Economy since 1945, is coming to an end. The Empire is fading.

Good luck to Asia, and Western Europe. They will now be under the influence, possibly control, of Non-Lawful Country's: China and 'Greater' Russia.
You sure about that?

US v China?

YES. The USA will not have Economic Dominance, inside China's Sphere of Influence.

The USA, on purpose, is Greatly Reducing its Conventional International Military Power, and doesn't seem willing to Significantly Exert the Power that it has.

Those Country's within China's Future Military Power, and Economic Dominance, will have to take this into account.

What would you do if you were these Country's?
56) Message boards : Politics : Cannabis use & Smoking (Message 1587196)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
And the government rakes in £9.7 billion p.a. in tobacco duty plus another £2.6 billion from the VAT. Total: £12.3 billion.
12.3 - 5 = £7.3 billion left over.
I think the NHS can easily afford to treat them.

Hmmm... The Government racks in all this money from Tobacco (a weed).

Postulate this. Cannabis (a weed) is Legalized in The USA. It is now Interstate Commerce. All the Federal Government Agency's which regulate Tobacco, will now regulate Cannabis.

This will end the 'Mom and Pop' operation, and only Big Tobacco, will have the capability, and money, to grow and distribute. They are now doing this with another 'Weed'.

Therefore. All those advocating legalizing Cannabis, will be further enriching Big Tobacco. Or as it should be referred to as 'Big Pot'.

Law of Unintended Consequences?

Edit: I am still for Legalization.
57) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1587194)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
We do, what we do. You do, what you do.

There is a balance between Individual's and Controller's (Government) Rights.

Any mistakes made, MUST be FOR Individual and AGAINST Controller's.

Let's see in the future, who should be entrusted.

I'm betting, because of Human Nature, and Controller's History: The Individual MAY POSSIBLY be trusted. The Controller's CAN'T be trusted.

All Hail The Controller's. They know what is best.
58) Message boards : Politics : Cannabis use & Smoking (Message 1586732)
Posted 6 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Why not just make them wear a yellow star and have done with it?

To those advocating the above:

Why the 'Special Treatment' of Cannabis? What exactly is the difference between Alcohol and Cannabis? Excepting Cannabis user's do not become violent towards others.

If neither existed, and were suddenly invented: Wouldn't an Intelligent Society choose Cannabis over Alcohol (a more dangerous drug), as the 'Drug of Choice'?

In this case. What is Legal and Illegal, is purely artificial.
59) Message boards : Politics : Cannabis use & Smoking (Message 1586730)
Posted 6 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
I'm a smoker, yet have never smoked in anyone else's vehicle or homes, even though several are smokers themselves. It's principals. Something I've not seen potheads have.

Agree...

As I have said before. There is a part of the Left Wing Pot Smoking Culture, who relishes blowing Pot Smoke in other peoples faces.

They are hiding their disgusting and self-centered actions, by calling it Social Protest.

Typical of them.

More sweeping generalisations.

Only if it does not apply. You haven't been subjected to this?

If you read what I Posted: I said Part. What part, of part, don't you understand? :) :) :)
60) Message boards : Politics : Chimps... Are they people too? (Message 1586631)
Posted 7 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
We, in SETI, are oriented, if not dedicated, towards making contact with (an)
"alien" civilization(s). Some day (not in our time, I'm sure), our civilization
might make it into space, in a large way (envision, migrations).

With that in mind, perhaps we should consider what sort of attitude(s) we might have, if we happened upon a planet possessing hominids, similar to those on Earth, say, 2+ million years, ago. Bear in mind, that Homo sapiens may have done "a number" on "fellow" hominids, here on Earth. They, certainly, are not around (except, perhaps, in a small percent of incorporated Neanderthal genes).

Nature seems to want to blur the lines, and we should continue to debate
these issues. Good prep-work, for the future.

We will do, as we always do.

Keep them penned up. Possibly in large area's, and study them.

If we are visited by Evolutionally Advanced Aliens. They will probably do the same thing to us, or worse.


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