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   Sanddollar  Newspaper subscription renewal

I have a subscription to national newspaper. According to their web site for customer service, my subscription was to run out Oct 30. Today, Oct 31, I received a newspaper. Today I called to find out why I received one and was told you must CALL and cancel it. There was noting on the bill that said this. At least my city newspaper says you must call to cancel this or we will keep delivering the newspaper.

I am mailing a letter of complaint to their customer service dept. This I feel is very dishonest business practice. This newspaper is getting too expensive. I don't want an Internet subscription.l I don't like reading a newsaper on the computer screen.
3 hours ago .



   Gram77  Where I live you must either cancel by email or by phone.
36 minutes ago .




   Uno  It's beginning to sink in...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iyVM1SVLh2k
Wednesday at 07:09 EST .




   Ynaught  Lewiston Idaho
Veterinarian's Letter to the Editor re: Ebola, Nails it!

The present Ebola crisis in the world is frightening. I have submitted the following letter to the editor of the Lewiston Morning Tribune:

Editor, Lewiston Morning Tribune:

If I wish to import a horse into the United States from Liberia or any African country other than Morocco , the horse needs to undergo a 60 day quarantine period at a USDA approved quarantine facility prior to mingling with the general population of horses in this country. Africa has a disease called African Horse Sickness that does not exist in the US ; this is the way we have kept it out of this country. African Horse Sickness does not cause disease in people, only horses; our government has determined that it would be devastating to the US horse industry if it were to come here.

The United States (and virtually all other countries ) require a myriad of tests and often quarantine prior to bringing in a foreign animal.

I can’t legally cross state lines in the United States with a horse or cow without a health certificate signed by a USDA accredited veterinarian stating that the animal has been inspected and found free of infectious disease. In most cases blood tests are also required. In fact I can’t legally cross the Snake River and ride my horse in Idaho without a health certificate and a negative blood test for Equine Infectious Anemia.

I’m not complaining; the United States of America , the States of Idaho and Washington as well as the other 48 states take the health of our livestock very seriously, and we have a very good record at keeping foreign animal diseases out of our country. I am happy to do my part to maintain biosecurity in our animal population.

If I am a resident of Liberia incubating Ebola, to enter the United States all I need to do is present a valid visa, and lie when asked if I have been exposed to Ebola. Within hours (no quarantine required ) I can be walking the streets of any city in the United States .

I feel very fortunate to live in a country that values our animals so highly.

David A. Rustebakke, DVM
Wednesday at 07:08 EST .

   2 people like this.



   Sanddollar  I am not worried about Ebola. I even travel to West Africa but not ones with Ebola cases. I am more worried about the flu which kills many thousands in this country. A flu shot offers partial protection. Don't allow the news media to scare you. CNN covers this too much and Fox less but they also hype this. Remember they need people viewers.
3 hours ago .




   FL Homeschool Mom  What do you guys think about Amendment 2 in Florida? (Legalizing medical marijuana )
Tuesday at 17:44 EST .



   Gerty  It's the first step to total legalization.

Nice to see you posting Fl MOM!
Tuesday at 18:50 EST .


   Surfhut  FL Mom, nice to see you again. I was born in 1954 and have seen how marijuana can ruin lives. I lived in SoCal when medical marijuana was determined legal and saw what a complete joke that became. However, I have known 2 very dear friends who had top-notch health care policies for whom marijuana was the only thing that let them have any quality of life during late stage cancer. It is a question you have to decide for yourself. Pray, dear FL MOM, and let the Lord guide you.
Tuesday at 20:34 EST .


   Hollyhock  Hi Fl Homeschool Mom. Good to see you post again. If you want to know about what the future holds for your state when medical marijuana is legal look to my state of Washington and to Colorado. Gerty is right. This is the first step. Now can sell recreational pot. Anything goes. The pot they grow now is nothing like what was available in the 60's. I was born in 1949 and I have seen plenty of lives wrecked that started with smoking pot.
Tuesday at 21:09 EST .


   Wrightwinger  There is a difference between using cannibis as a drug to treat illness, and allowing our kids unrestricted access. I deal with kids every day, and my experience is that regular users tend to fail classes, break a lot of rules and cause disruption of school, and frequently also abuse alcohol, and other drugs. They tend to do poorly in life until they can get weaned from the stuff. Probably not true for all, but in general this is what I observe. It is complex, because other issues intrude from organized crime, to gangs, to the judicial system. And home life must be factored in as well. The problem is like a Hydra... A lot of heads.
Tuesday at 22:28 EST .

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   Hollyhock  Thank you WW for explaining better than I could. I was thinking about my post and was getting ready to delete it. I don't want to come across as a self righteous cranky old woman. The question is about medical marijuana for people suffering with disease and intolerable pain.
I care about the children who are exposed so early in life. They are our future.
Wednesday at 10:18 EST .


   FL Homeschool Mom  It's a tough one. I suffer from stenosis, arthritis, and bulging discs. They keep changing laws on pain meds and at some point, I wonder if this will end up being our only option. I smoked the stuff 20+ years ago - don't really think I could again. The stuff out there now is way too strong.

Still on the fence.
Yesterday at 22:22 EST .




   Wonnie76  Does anyone know what has happened to CNN?
October 26 at 18:49 EST .

   5 people like this.



   Ynaught  It has been dumped by Dish. Not sure what else may be going on.
October 26 at 22:04 EST .

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   Safetydude  Explain what you mean by 'happened' please, Wonnie.

If it means CNN went dark it would call for a round of huzza's.
October 26 at 23:42 EST .

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   Amelia85  The distribution syndicate for CNN (and some other stations ) is going through financial negotiations with DISH ... this is a temporary DISH negotiations tactic.
October 28 at 10:30 EST .

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   Seminolesecure  The present Ebola crisis in the world is frightening. I (David A. Rustebakke, DVM ) have submitted the following letter to the editor of the Lewiston Morning Tribune:

Editor, Lewiston Morning Tribune:

If I wish to import a horse into the United States from Liberia or any African country other than Morocco, the horse needs to undergo a 60 day quarantine period at a USDA approved quarantine facility prior to mingling with the general population of horses in this country. Africa has a disease called African Horse Sickness that does not exist in the US; this is the way we have kept it out of this country. African Horse Sickness does not cause disease in people, only horses; our government has determined that it would be devastating to the US horse industry if it were to come here.

The United States (and virtually all other countries ) require a myriad of tests and often quarantine prior to bringing in a foreign animal.

I can’t legally cross state lines in the United States with a horse or cow without a health certificate signed by a USDA accredited veterinarian stating that the animal has been inspected and found free of infectious disease. In most cases blood tests are also required. In fact I can’t legally cross the Snake River and ride my horse in Idaho without a health certificate and a negative blood test for Equine Infectious Anemia.

I’m not complaining; the United States of America, the States of Idaho and Washington as well as the other 48 states take the health of our livestock very seriously, and we have a very good record at keeping foreign animal diseases out of our country. I am happy to do my part to maintain biosecurity in our animal population.

If I am a resident of Liberia incubating Ebola, to enter the United States all I need to do is present a valid visa, and lie when asked if I have been exposed to Ebola. Within hours (no quarantine required ) I can be walking the streets of any city in the United States.

I feel very fortunate to live in a country that values our animals so highly.

David A. Rustebakke, DVM
October 25 at 19:43 EST .

   7 people like this.



   Seminolesecure  Read this today and thought you all might like it. Poor vet will now be harassed by the feds.
October 25 at 20:00 EST .

  5 people like this.



   MeiDei  I had to have both my dogs checked by a vet and get certified to fly cross country with them. This administration seems to be unaware of current laws.
October 25 at 20:26 EST .

  5 people like this.



   Safetydude  This administration has no regards for any laws, current or Constitutional, that gets in the way of their agenda which is to flood this country with illigals who are beholden to BHO.
October 26 at 00:14 EST .

  3 people like this.



   Surfhut  Try flying into Hawaii or driving into California with a piece of fruit.
October 26 at 08:38 EST .

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   Safetydude  Hey, try crossing from Windsor, Ontario to Detroit, Michigan with some of oranges bought in Toronto.

Miss Tina and were returning to Atlanta after attending a wedding in Toronto and had a travel bag of goodies, including said oranges.

No, no, no you can't bring Canadian oranges into the US without an import license. The problem seemed to be the peel may have been subjected to some spray that was not allowed in the US.

Ok, I said to the guy, watch this; I peeled the four oranges and gave him the peels which he put in a plastic bag.

We wrapped the peeled oranges in paper towels and carried on.

No, I did not give him the finger, he was doing his job.
October 27 at 00:01 EST .

  4 people like this.





   Flaming Sword  Go here. http://www.globalincidentmap.com/
Then scroll down and click on the Disease Outbreaks map.
October 25 at 14:42 EST .

   1 person like this.




   Gram77  Dear God, another school shooting. Why is our world so sick?
October 24 at 15:20 EST .

   2 people like this.



   Phooey  In a word............ Sin.
October 24 at 16:44 EST .

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   Linder  I know this is simplistic but sometimes I think we have too much these days...don't have to work hard to survive...have too much empty idle time to think about being unhappy.
October 24 at 19:15 EST .

  2 people like this.



   Safetydude  Gram,
I don't know what 'our world' is but I think the people who run our country are afraid to declare what is right or wrong.

There are no guardrails, there is no discipline, there is no right or wrong. If a kid thinks four plus four equals five and feels good about it that's ok by liberals and progressives. And that's where it starts.

The shooting on Fort Hood was "workplace violence"?
If a guy wants to use the ladies restroom because he 'identifies' as a female that behavior is protected by law.

I think we have so much PC in the government, the military, colleges, high school, grade school and kindergarten, all cheered on by the mainstream media. When we have a killer standing there, holding a smoking gun, over his victim(s )he's referred to as the "ALLEGED'" shooter.

Because that's being non-judgmental and we have no right to say to anyone what is right or wrong.
October 24 at 23:34 EST .

  4 people like this.



   Iacta alea est  All of you make good and valid points....but I'm with Phooey
October 25 at 00:51 EST .

  2 people like this.





   StormCnter  Y'll forgive me if this should have gone on a different wall. I didn't see one where it exactly fit, so it ends up here. This is a cartoon strip (too long to copy and paste ) about "How I Killed the Spider". I stole it from National Review Online. Enjoy!

http://poorlydrawnlines.com/comic/how-i-killed-the-spider/
October 24 at 07:44 EST .

   8 people like this.



   Amelia85  Unsettling.
October 24 at 09:22 EST .

  5 people like this.





   Allsogreat  Aren't you proud of our Republicans and Democrats (elected Criminals ) in Congress for spending $387,000 to give Swedish massages to rabbits - and then euthanizing them afterwards ....only in America....
October 23 at 12:51 EST .

   2 people like this.



   Seminolesecure  As Conan O'Brien said, "They all had Hoppy Endings"
October 25 at 20:01 EST .

  5 people like this.



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