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Stupid And Arrogant

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Harsh post title, but after reading the following article in the Boston Globe, I think it might be too kind. Rhode Island EMS crews brought patients to the hospital with misplaced breathing tubes: None of them survived Go ahead and read...
Uber to test recording audio of trips in effort to improve security   Uber is testing out a new audio-recording feature in Mexico and Brazil as part of the ride-hailing app's efforts to improve safety. The feature was first unveiled at an...

Gun Safety Fail

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Anyone who owns a gun should know and follow the "Four Rules of Firearms Safety." All guns are always loaded. Which means that all guns that handle are to be considered loaded at all times. Check, double check, check...

Veteran’s Day

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Today we should all be thanking military veterans for their service. Whether in war or peace or whether or not they saw combat, doesn't matter. They stepped up, even if they were drafted, and served their country. That deserves our thanks...
10 November 1775 in Philadelphia, two battalions of "Continental Marines" were formed to fight on land and sea. Which means that the USMC predates the founding of the United States by about half a year. Other than an ill advised...

The Mask Slips

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Democrats have been saying for quite some time now that "No one is going to take your guns." Those are the same Democrats who assured us that if we liked our doctor, we could keep our doctor. Or that if...

Eighteen Years After

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As I have on September 11 every year since I started the blog, I publish a post about the attacks that put to rest any thoughts that we were immune from Islamoterrorist attacks here in the United States. Many people...
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Prostate Cancer is the second most common cancer among men, after Sking Cancer. It's the second leading cause of cancer deaths among men, after Lung Cancer. It's deadly. It can be treated successfully, but early...
Before all the dog lovers send hate emails, let me just say that I love pets. I don't currently own a dog, but have owned several in the past. That's not the issue with this, Bill that would allow emergency treatment...

Lest We Forget

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IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America hen in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to...

All About Me

After a long career as a field EMS provider, I'm now doing all that back office stuff I used to laugh at. Life is full of ironies, isn't it?

I still live in the Northeast corner of the United States, although I hope to change that to another part of the country more in tune with my values and beliefs.

I still write about EMS, but I'm adding more and more non-EMS subject matter.

Thanks for visiting.

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