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    Actually it was many years later. He didn't know until his roommates pointed out the address in "The Heroin Diaries". Coincidentally its the same neighborhood where Danny Trejo grew up. He said it's been gentrified but they are still shooting porn at the house next door to him now.
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    Keep it on topic please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NoSwitch View Post
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    Am I the only one wondering why India took this long to blow up with COVID devastation? I'm deeply saddened by the current situation and have a lot of work colleagues at offices in India. However, I thought it would have gotten this bad last year. It's just so over crowded, people packing commuter trains like sardines, and general lack of resources like masks, sanitizer, and testing supplies..

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    Good point, i was kinda wondering the same thing when i heard it on the radio.....like why now, what was going on this time last year when the rest of the world crumbled


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    It is very strange that it starts to happen there as soon as vaccines become available in the United states

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    Quote Originally Posted by Caleb View Post
    It is very strange that it starts to happen there as soon as vaccines become available in the United states
    And most of the vaccines are produced there. It's going to cause shortages for those parts of the world who haven't rolled them out already.

    And, we're all going to need another dose in a year..

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    Late reply....
    You're not the only one wondering NoSwitch. I had a friend that went back to India in the Dec-Jan timeframe. Covid was spiking in the US at the time. He was saying that everything was back to normal... although people were wearing masks in public. It was a mystery.... now this. I have coworkers posting in Slack that they lost family members. Those pictures of fires burning in the street are bad too. Literally looks like hell.

    The other mystery is why did states like Michigan have such an outbreak.... The percentage of the vaccinated population was right up there and they had lots of the same rules as CA. All I could figure was 1) Covid variants. 2) actual compliance to the safe measures. Need boots on the ground to see #2, so I'm never going to know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Neanderthal1 View Post
    Late reply....
    You're not the only one wondering NoSwitch. I had a friend that went back to India in the Dec-Jan timeframe. Covid was spiking in the US at the time. He was saying that everything was back to normal... although people were wearing masks in public. It was a mystery.... now this. I have coworkers posting in Slack that they lost family members. Those pictures of fires burning in the street are bad too. Literally looks like hell.

    The other mystery is why did states like Michigan have such an outbreak.... The percentage of the vaccinated population was right up there and they had lots of the same rules as CA. All I could figure was 1) Covid variants. 2) actual compliance to the safe measures. Need boots on the ground to see #2, so I'm never going to know.
    It's #2. So, so many people said "Herp de durr, I got my first vaccine, so I'm all good," then ditched any semblance of self control or restrictions. Couple that with the fact that last November, the Michigan Legislature basically said "LOL The Governor has no more emergency powers to do anything," so any legal restrictions have no teeth anyways.

    Now, the fuckin' conservative assbags are like "WHY OH WHY ISN'T THE GOVERNOR DOING ANYTHING?!?!?!?," and it's like "Listen up, fuckstick, you bitched and moaned when she was doing things last year."

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    Ya Michigan's one of those states where the white supremacists are most active.. especially in the UP. Remember they stormed the capital there first.. and some of them even had a plot to kidnap and execute their governor. Any science beyond Hodrochloroquine and injecting bleach is lost on them..

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    Quote Originally Posted by NoSwitch View Post
    Ya Michigan's one of those states where the white supremacists are most active.. especially in the UP. Remember they stormed the capital there first.. and some of them even had a plot to kidnap and execute their governor. Any science beyond Hodrochloroquine and injecting bleach is lost on them..
    There's an interesting commentary that I had typed up yesterday, but then deleted:
    Basically, there are two things competing for most lunacy here in Michigan: Demographic/sociological isolation, and geographic isolation. The yoohoos who stormed Lansing were largely late Boomers (the ones whose siblings fought in Vietnam), and Gen X. 2 near-full generations of people who came of age and matured in the cocaine-addled, American Psycho, yuppie 80's; then the follow up in the nihilistic, self-loathing, slacker 90's. Yes, all of society were affected later on by the Great Recession, but these two demographics were largely unscathed. It was the elder Boomers who'd had their retirement crashed outta the stock market in 2008, and younger X'ers and Y's that stumbled into adult life without being able to get a leg up. Suddenly, they're being asked to put on a mask and interrupt their normalcy in a way they've never had to before.

    Then, of course, Michigan doesn't have a lot of natural disasters - mandatory lockdowns and the like aren't for us, they're for places like California with earthquakes and wildfires, the East Coast with hurricanes and flooding, and the Great Plains with thunderstorms and tornadoes. We get a day or two of snow, laugh about it, then jump in our 4x4's and bitch about how nobody can drive in snow these days. Being asked to Stay Home Stay Safe is a completely foreign concept, especially for a virus! Locking down for a virus is not just for us in Michigan, but not for us in the United States, man. That's some Africa and India shit!

    So, a relatively attractive Democrat woman comes out and says "put yer damn mask on, stay the fuck at home, the sooner y'all do this, the sooner it'll be over," and they're all like "I ain't takin' no guff from no woman!"

    And a little side note: The UP is generally more progressive than the sticks of the northern LP - the UP has a lot of academia and union presence...while individuals might be Trumpy, most of 'em just want to be left alone. The actual kidnappers were from the backwoods of the northern LP, to the best of my knowledge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockst*r View Post
    There's an interesting commentary that I had typed up yesterday, but then deleted:
    Basically, there are two things competing for most lunacy here in Michigan: Demographic/sociological isolation, and geographic isolation. The yoohoos who stormed Lansing were largely late Boomers (the ones whose siblings fought in Vietnam), and Gen X. 2 near-full generations of people who came of age and matured in the cocaine-addled, American Psycho, yuppie 80's; then the follow up in the nihilistic, self-loathing, slacker 90's. Yes, all of society were affected later on by the Great Recession, but these two demographics were largely unscathed. It was the elder Boomers who'd had their retirement crashed outta the stock market in 2008, and younger X'ers and Y's that stumbled into adult life without being able to get a leg up. Suddenly, they're being asked to put on a mask and interrupt their normalcy in a way they've never had to before.

    Then, of course, Michigan doesn't have a lot of natural disasters - mandatory lockdowns and the like aren't for us, they're for places like California with earthquakes and wildfires, the East Coast with hurricanes and flooding, and the Great Plains with thunderstorms and tornadoes. We get a day or two of snow, laugh about it, then jump in our 4x4's and bitch about how nobody can drive in snow these days. Being asked to Stay Home Stay Safe is a completely foreign concept, especially for a virus! Locking down for a virus is not just for us in Michigan, but not for us in the United States, man. That's some Africa and India shit!

    So, a relatively attractive Democrat woman comes out and says "put yer damn mask on, stay the fuck at home, the sooner y'all do this, the sooner it'll be over," and they're all like "I ain't takin' no guff from no woman!"

    And a little side note: The UP is generally more progressive than the sticks of the northern LP - the UP has a lot of academia and union presence...while individuals might be Trumpy, most of 'em just want to be left alone. The actual kidnappers were from the backwoods of the northern LP, to the best of my knowledge.
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    Darker blues indicate higher rates of vaccinations - things these counties have in common are academia, tourism, and/or union presence. Tourism is important because while the populace may or may not be Trumpers, their livelihoods depend on being legally allowed to have people there, buying stuff and staying in their hotels. Lighter blues are lower rates of vaccinations - Not coincidentally "Trump Country." Especially that big pale section in the middle. Those are the counties that are the reason why Michigan will never reach 70% immunization.

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    Better get your toilet paper stash again. Fixing to be no gasoline on the entire east coast of the US. No gas means no trucks bringing products to stores..

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    Wow, I got educated on Michigan. Thanks for taking the time to write that stuff up rockst*r.
    If it makes you feel better, CA is likely to have a hard time reaching the 70% goals too.... some based on fear of the vaccine itself and.... we have no shortage of folks that don't want to be told what to do. The US is full of "spoiled children"... or at least we act like it. Lol...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Neanderthal1 View Post
    Wow, I got educated on Michigan. Thanks for taking the time to write that stuff up rockst*r.
    If it makes you feel better, CA is likely to have a hard time reaching the 70% goals too.... some based on fear of the vaccine itself and.... we have no shortage of folks that don't want to be told what to do. The US is full of "spoiled children"... or at least we act like it. Lol...
    I live here, and I quite enjoy it. I wish the douchebags would fuck outta here and go to, like, a newly formed volcanic island in the Pacific and form their own country.

    On that note, a really good college buddy had to work recovery on an F-16 that crashed here...he can't share any details other than the fact that it happened.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockst*r View Post
    I live here, and I quite enjoy it. I wish the douchebags would fuck outta here and go to, like, a newly formed volcanic island in the Pacific and form their own country.

    On that note, a really good college buddy had to work recovery on an F-16 that crashed here...he can't share any details other than the fact that it happened.
    Two F-16s buzzed our house yesterday.. The ground shock and all the windows rattled. Ya, they're not taking any chances on being prepared to level some crackers if it comes to that..

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    Quote Originally Posted by NoSwitch View Post
    Better get your toilet paper stash again. Fixing to be no gasoline on the entire east coast of the US. No gas means no trucks bringing products to stores..

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