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Las Vegas Casinos to reopen as a "control group"

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no, but they would if Mayor Carolyn Goodman had her way.

What's with the water in the US? Trump, Trump fans, NRA, Boogaloo and so on..... It's got to be one of the most brain dead societies in the world.

 

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The Mayor of Las Vegas has called for casinos and other businesses in the gambling mecca to immediately re-open, saying she had offered the city up as an experimental "control group" to determine whether physical distancing stops the spread of the coronavirus.


 

 

 

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"Assume everybody's a carrier," Goodman, a political independent, told host Katy Tur.

 

"And then you start from an even slate, right there, and tell the people what to do. And let the businesses open, and competition will destroy that business if, in fact, they become evident that they have disease. They're closed down. It's that simple."

 

 

 

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"I’d love everything open because I think we’ve had viruses for years that have been here."

 

 

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https://www.theage.com.au/world/north-america/las-vegas-mayor-calls-for-re-opening-of-casinos-as-control-group-20200423-p54mes.html

 

 

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40 minutes ago, The Dark Knight said:

"Assume everybody's a carrier," Goodman, a political independent, told host Katy Tur.

I've assumed that for years.

Oh wait, we're not talking about guns here.

Never mind.

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You go first.  Let us know how it works out.

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Farkin ! and I thought Tiger King was bad 

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If I was a resident of Vegas, I'd be asking my council member to put forward a no-confidence vote ASAP.  Either way their next local elections are going to be great:

"Vote for Goodman, she's the one who offered you up as a Lab rat in April without asking your permission."

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The casinos and hotels don’t have any customers. 
 

I think the push to reopen is for money laundering. You can’t launder money for placement if there’s no cash flow to mix it in.  

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That interview surprised me and I thought I had heard it all.  Wants casinos to be a control group, competition to see who has the fewest people die? Will she be there? No, she doesn't gamble, just another "We're dying to restart the economy" like our own Tx Lt Dan.  I have to believe mayor of LV is a ceremonial position.

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There is so many marketing permutations here..

A Vegas Control Group Tour to die for... sponsored by the Jonestown Memorial Society...all inclusive with Romanian testing kits, Frank Sinatra concert tickets where you both pretend you're alive, $500 in complimentary chips to bet whether you stay alive...your own monogrammed body or sleeping bag take your pick..a funeral themed fancy dress wrap up party and professional video to say hi or goodbye to the folks at home ..all Certified by the Surgeon General.

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Elvis, don't forget Elvis and his absolute most appropriate Vegas Hit: Burnin Love

 

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Just in case people don't want to subject themselves here are some of the lyrics to the above

Lord Almighty,
I feel my temperature rising
Higher higher
It's burning through to my soul
Girl, girl, girl
You gonna set me on fire
My brain is flaming
I don't know which way to go
Your kisses lift me higher
Like the sweet song of a choir
You light my morning sky
With burning love
Ooh, ooh, ooh,
I feel my temperature rising
Help me, I'm flaming
I must be a hundred and nine
Burning, burning, burning
And nothing can cool me
I just might turn into smoke
But I feel fine
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18 hours ago, The Dark Knight said:

"Assume everybody's a carrier," Goodman, a political independent, told host Katy Tur.

"And then you start from an even slate, right there, and tell the people what to do. And let the businesses open, and competition will destroy that business if, in fact, they become evident that they have disease. They're closed down. It's that simple."

Milton Friedman practices epidemiology.  He's got to be as dangerous at that as he was at economics.  

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I’m ok with this, especially from an evolutionary “improve the species” point of view.  And it’s only fitting that an industry that selects its customers by their poor math skills would adopt this approach...

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12 minutes ago, Controversial_posts said:

I’m ok with this, especially from an evolutionary “improve the species” point of view.  And it’s only fitting that an industry that selects its customers by their poor math skills would adopt this approach...

doesn't work too well to improve the species, the boomers this virus predominantly takes out have already spread their seed are onto the "little blue pill" phase of their lives.

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Perhaps Trump should take the control groups nationally. Open all states controlled by Republicans and keep Democrat states in lockdown.

Survivors will vote in the Presidential election. It should create a landslide either way.

The ultimate controlled experiment and gamble.

 

Bring it on, the world will watch from a far. 

 

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But then he’ll win unfortunately, bc Over a 6 month timeline though, I would guess an open now vs late open will have similar results, unless new cures are found before the election.  Plus hordes of people would relocate to the open states rather than go bankrupt, health risk or not.  

Among those <40, the risk is probably only 1-2 hundredths of a percent, but none of them have reserves to wait 6-12 months.

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32 minutes ago, Controversial_posts said:

But then he’ll win unfortunately, bc Over a 6 month timeline though, I would guess an open now vs late open will have similar results, unless new cures are found before the election.  Plus hordes of people would relocate to the open states rather than go bankrupt, health risk or not.  

Among those <40, the risk is probably only 1-2 hundredths of a percent, but none of them have reserves to wait 6-12 months.

Fuck you and your death cult, you innumerate cuntbag.

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9 minutes ago, fucket said:

Fuck you and your death cult, you innumerate cuntbag.

Describing what I suspect young people would do in a hypothetical blue vs red state scenario = death cult?!?

i study human nature and am just speculating based on a lifetime of observing how groups actually act, not how people think they should act.  

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Besides, I was driving around today, and as soon as I left the town, most of the folks in the little towns were out and about, none wearing masks, most of them 50+.  Lockdown or no lockdown, you just can’t convince old people to do what’s best for themselves. (Or vote smart either)

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1 hour ago, Controversial_posts said:

But then he’ll win unfortunately, bc Over a 6 month timeline though, I would guess an open now vs late open will have similar results, unless new cures are found before the election.  Plus hordes of people would relocate to the open states rather than go bankrupt, health risk or not.  

Among those <40, the risk is probably only 1-2 hundredths of a percent, but none of them have reserves to wait 6-12 months.

The under 40 crowd, barely has the money to survive for 30 to 45 days. 

 

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25 minutes ago, Controversial_posts said:

…most of them 50+…you just can’t convince old people to do what’s best for themselves. (Or vote smart either)

The average age of the US congress is 57.8, the senate 61.8. So they nearly all go into the basket marked "old people". The current POTUS is the oldest elected president in history, main challenger at the next election is even older.

Good to know they're idiots who can't look after themselves, much less be trusted to look after others or (shock horror) run a country.

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Had a girlfriend who had escaped Vegas for Cortes Island in BC but her kids and grand kids were still stuck in LV.  My plan was the get the kids and call in a thermonuclear strike.  No loss to civilization.

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great and legitimate control experiment

my money is on the finding

yes, corona virus is contagious

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