[ExI] Jaw-dropping CWRU Alzheimer's breakthrough?

Samantha Atkins sjatkins at mac.com
Sat Mar 3 00:05:32 UTC 2012

On 02/28/2012 11:47 PM, Kelly Anderson wrote:
> 2012/2/27 spike<spike66 at att.net>:
>> Thanks Tom!  That is exactly what I suspected.  Our litigious society goes
>> to heck and gone chasing tiny risks, when huge risks result from inaction.
>> I propose a class of medications in which we apply the shocking caveat that
>> the patient accepts her own risk, because we do not know everything.  The
>> stoners REALLY ARE a special class of people, I say with all due respect and
>> humility, for they accept their own risk, in the sense they don’t sue anyone
>> if their dope is insufficiently pure and safe.  Of course they load their
>> cost and risk onto us in other ways, but they don’t sue.
> Only because we LET them. A very large expense for the government is
> in taking care of the children of drug abusers that they deem
> necessary to remove from their parents.

Are you saying that an adult needs your permission to put something in 
their own body?  Really?

>   My kids have probably cost the
> government a couple of million dollars over their childhood, and
> that's just 8 children!!
> If we would legalize drugs, and encourage people taking certain drugs
> to be sterilized so we don't have to take care of the kids they can't
> take care of (or the system won't LET them take care of because they
> take drugs), we would go a long way towards solving ALL of our
> financial problems...

Are you saying you or anyone else should be able to force people to be 
sterilized?  Really?

- samantha

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