Friday, October 31, 2014

Ebola update: Maine judge orders quarantine for nurse Kaci Hickox

Ebola update: Maine judge orders quarantine for nurse Kaci Hickox
A Maine judge has ordered a quarantine for nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied her Ebola quarantine in a tense standoff with state authorities.

Chances you get Ebola from a nurse: 0/300 million

Chances you'll die by gunshot: 1/10K

This has been today's Worry About the Right Shit- LOLGOP

BREAKING NEWS: Judge's rejection of nurse quarantine 'unfortunate': Maine governor

The World Is A Safer Place Without Saddam

No Kumbaya Moment Reported 
Afghanistan's new president invited the Taliban to join in a peace process backed by the international community on Friday, in an unusual direct reference to the insurgents who have stepped up attacks aimed at bringing down his month-old government.

So we quarantine anyone who helps Ebola patients-- but only if they helped patients in Africa, where we really need them. Just good science.- LOLGOP

I don't want to ban flights from Ebola-stricken countries.  I have family in Texas. - John Fugelsang

No Costumes For You!
While Halloween's popularity outside the United States continues to grow, celebrating the event remains riskier in some places than others. And don't even think about trick-or-treating in Uzbekistan.

Republican Shenanigans

"I'm not a scientist."

"I'm not a Republican."
- Scientists


Policing the Police
Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico will undergo reform and be monitored for use of excessive force under an agreement to be announced Friday between the city and the U.S. Justice Department.

GOP Upset A Senator Put Some South In Their Mouth
Republicans trying to win a competitive Senate seat in Louisiana are professing outrage after Sen. Mary Landrieu, the Democratic incumbent, said race has hurt President Barack Obama in the South.

Rock The Voter News

Iranians can vote but have no choices while Americans have choices but don't vote.- John Fugelsang

Teachers Are Angry At Time Magazine Art
Some teachers think that Time Magazine owes them an apology.
The magazine's latest cover story details the efforts of certain Silicon Valley investors to derail teacher tenure practices. Teachers unions, however, are taking particular issue with the story’s associated cover art, a gavel smashing an apple, and text that says, "It's nearly impossible to fire a bad teacher."

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If you get a doughnut and a croissant together, it's called a cronut. The Hello Deli next door has its own hybrid called the Eboli. It's half Ebola, half E. coli. - David Letterman

Far Right Evangelicals Fighting Over Halloween
The Christian News Network reports that Kirk Cameron is coming under fire from other evangelical priests for his claim that Halloween is a holiday that Christians should take back from the pagans.

Business/Tech News

If you say you care about the Dow, the deficit, gas prices or inflation, you really have to invent magical reasons to hate Obama.- LOLGOP

Russia Drop Kicks Anheuser-Busch
Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD), the world's largest beer company, reported earnings and sales that badly missed analysts' expectations on Friday.

Russia was one of the biggest drags on the company's profits. Sales in Russia fell 20%, contributing to a sharp decline in its European business, the Belgium-based brewer said.

Former major league player Jose Canseco accidentally shot his finger off while cleaning his gun. On the bright side, he's taken so much human growth hormone that the finger grew right back.- Craig Ferguson


Thank you Ramesh!

Odd News

Time To Deflate Photo

Happy Halloween! Active regions on the sun resemble a jack-o'-lantern in this extreme ultraviolet image from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, captured on Oct. 8.


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