911 First responders and reauthorizing the 9/11 victim compensation fund.

Discussion in 'world politics, current affairs and news' started by gosub, Jun 11, 2019.

  1. gosub

    gosub ~#

    v good speech by Jo Stewart

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  2. Sprocket.

    Sprocket. I am just waiting for the next tomato..

    Sadly it seems politicians everywhere only like to be around heroes if there is a possible photo opportunity.
  3. MrSki

    MrSki Who am I to say you're wrong

    Might want to edit thread title.
  4. Ming

    Ming Massive prawns

    He’s been on this issue for years to his credit. It really is shameful.
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  5. gosub

    gosub ~#

    The elephant in the room is the dust/ash. It went everywhere. And the death toll WILL end up X1O of the day. Helping the first responder's,... Ain 't a person on the planet who wouldn't say they deserve better. Its the foot in the door for claims it allows that would break the balance sheet.

    {and 5 secs ain't bad on doing your job.)
  6. Ming

    Ming Massive prawns

    I think they're probably running the clock down hoping they'll all die. And they couldn't even be bothered turning up for the meeting. But i bet they've all got little flag badges on their lapels. Cunts.
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  7. Archimage

    Archimage Kat Knapper

    I watched three times, and was still moved. All these years later, and still nothing.
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  8. agricola

    agricola a genuine importer of owls

    At least they didn't try to filibuster it this time.
  9. Argonia

    Argonia Happy go licky

    Responders. And Jon.
  10. Ming

    Ming Massive prawns

    I am convinced that we need psychological testing of elected people. In fact of anyone in a position of power. We’re not currently putting enough weighting in this respect on individuals who clearly have personality disorders. They can cause a lot of harm especially if they have power. I also think our advancing knowledge in this area should be applied with regards to selection for office. Myers-Briggs is used quite a bit in executive selection. I work a lot with axis 2 anti-social PD’s (psychopaths) and they’re pretty easy to spot in a short period of time. I see a lot of people in politics with these traits. ‘Snakes in Suits’ by Bob Hare and Paul Babiak is a good primer.
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  11. petee

    petee i'm spartacus

    NB this is congress vs NYC. dirty, liberal, elitist NYC. never lose sight of that.
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  12. petee

    petee i'm spartacus

  13. gosub

    gosub ~#

  14. agricola

    agricola a genuine importer of owls

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