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Posts by coop71

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  • Hospice & Social Workers (vanity)

    05/04/2018 11:04:10 AM PDT · 30 of 39
    coop71 to midnightcat

    You’re so right about every patient being different. Some are comatose, then suddenly active before death, others quiet but responsive to touch, or comatose until the end. It’s never easy, though, but hospice and other palliative care efforts are wonderful. I’m sorry for your loss, but glad you were there with your father until the end, and he did not suffer.

  • Hospice & Social Workers (vanity)

    05/04/2018 10:03:04 AM PDT · 27 of 39
    coop71 to Captain Peter Blood

    Withholding food and water was the specific protocol for your father, based on his condition. Presumably, at the time hospice began medicating and withholding nutrition, your father had not been sitting up, interacting with people, feeding himself, and not in one of the stages near death. I’m sorry for your loss, by the way.

    Every case is different. My mom had food and water withheld because she was heavily medicated and rapidly dying (rapidly dying even without medication). Once someone has reached a certain stage near death, food and water are taken away because there is a risk of aspiration, which can be horrific and traumatic in ways a peaceful death for a loved one are not within hospice. And that is the goal of hospice: a peaceful death for the terminally ill and comfort for loved ones and the dying.

    My uncle is currently in the care of a hospice team. He has been for several months. He eats, drinks, etc. When he reaches that point where he’s rapidly dying, food and water will be withheld and medications will be administered to keep him comfortable and peaceful.

    My point is, hospice doesn’t starve and dehydrate people to death. By the time food and water are withheld, the person is already at an end stage of life and neither needs, nor should have either.

  • Today Hindu's celebrate Holi Festival

    03/02/2018 1:43:30 PM PST · 8 of 17
    coop71 to boatbums

    Yes it does.

  • Florida has reported more mumps cases in 2017 than the last five years combined

    12/20/2017 10:22:00 AM PST · 12 of 31
    coop71 to pfflier

    Puerto Rico has a very solid vax’ed population. Higher than quite a few US states.

  • New Big PizzaGate Discovery.

    12/01/2016 4:34:05 AM PST · 198 of 276
    coop71 to Perseverando

    Wanting factual information about something makes me not a mom or not mom-like? That defies logic and reason.

  • New Big PizzaGate Discovery.

    11/30/2016 9:35:52 PM PST · 195 of 276
    coop71 to Golden Eagle

    What time (eastern) did this information you’re accusing me of poaching /calling my own appear on the website or websites you’re referring to? Not the accusation of the guy being Australian, but the actual evidence that he’s not which I provided here. What time was that?

    Thanks.

  • New Big PizzaGate Discovery.

    11/30/2016 8:42:47 PM PST · 187 of 276
    coop71 to TigerClaws

    The problem is this group of random people are randomly accusing people of stuff with little to no evidence. But now that I’ve interacted with some of you, I get it. I completely get it. Good luck!

  • New Big PizzaGate Discovery.

    11/30/2016 8:37:05 PM PST · 185 of 276
    coop71 to Golden Eagle

    Nice try. Until I just quadruple checked my previous post about the issue, I didn’t know where the poster got his/her info until I googled the specific name I found of the guy. Which is why I referenced Voat in my comment at the end. And for the record, to prove I did my own homework, here’s a random fact not mentioned elsewhere: one of those men in the Instagram recently got married.

    My word you are so quick to accuse people of the most ridiculous things. It’s comical.

  • New Big PizzaGate Discovery.

    11/30/2016 8:30:57 PM PST · 184 of 276
    coop71 to TigerClaws

    I did research. You didn’t. That’s sloppy sleuthing. You said the man on the right in the Instagram photo is an Australian pedophile, without double/triple checking. I showed you with reasonable evidence that it’s not the same guy.

    Apparently Voat agrees. Not the same guy.

  • New Big PizzaGate Discovery.

    11/30/2016 8:11:10 PM PST · 180 of 276
    coop71 to Golden Eagle; All

    Who’s busting these pedophile rings across the globe? Banned Reddit subgroups? 4chan users?

    My issue is with sloppy speculation being held up as proof. It’s not credible. Many of the “facts” being presented are wrong or inaccurate or just guesses. That’s not how an investigation works. You need proof. You need accurate information. You need sources. You need logic. I’m seeing none of this.

  • New Big PizzaGate Discovery.

    11/30/2016 8:05:43 PM PST · 179 of 276
    coop71 to TigerClaws

    I’m done dragging these two guys into this situation. Had you done even a few minutes of research, you’d have found that neither of these guys are Australian pedophiles. They’re clearly on the Washington team, and there are quite a few photos of both guys on the facebook page.

  • New Big PizzaGate Discovery.

    11/30/2016 7:00:48 PM PST · 176 of 276
    coop71 to editor-surveyor

    Questioning some clearly sloppy “investigative work” has put me on the pizzagaters radar. Okee dokee.

    And asking if I’m a pedophile. Well, that’s an impressively lazy tactic to avoid having a rational discussion about serious accusations, don’t you think?

    Why not actually try to discuss what I’ve brought up instead of just name calling?

  • New Big PizzaGate Discovery.

    11/30/2016 6:53:40 PM PST · 175 of 276
    coop71 to TigerClaws

    Breitbart, in his tweet(s) about Podesta, was clearly referring to the undercover ACORN & Planned Parenthood videos. It was a political disaster for Dems. Podesta was trying to keep it from leaking to the media.

  • New Big PizzaGate Discovery.

    11/30/2016 6:28:53 PM PST · 169 of 276
    coop71 to Golden Eagle

    I’m not scared of anything they might find. My issue lies with who “they” are that you’re referring to. “They” are a bunch of amateurs on the internet posting speculations as proof. And this “investigation” is riddled with errors and incorrect information that being spread as truth and fact. I have a problem with that and so should everyone else.

  • New Big PizzaGate Discovery.

    11/30/2016 6:24:31 PM PST · 165 of 276
    coop71 to MNDude

    Proof. Beyond a reasonable doubt. Not speculation. That’s my issue here.

  • New Big PizzaGate Discovery.

    11/30/2016 6:21:46 PM PST · 164 of 276
    coop71 to MNDude

    I don’t know what he meant. Haven’t seen the image you’re referring to, so provide a link, please.

  • New Big PizzaGate Discovery.

    11/30/2016 6:18:38 PM PST · 162 of 276
    coop71 to Golden Eagle

    See post #161

  • New Big PizzaGate Discovery.

    11/30/2016 6:17:17 PM PST · 161 of 276
    coop71 to TigerClaws

    Look at the logo on their shorts.

    They're part of the Washington Irish Men's Rugby Football team.

  • New Big PizzaGate Discovery.

    11/30/2016 5:50:51 PM PST · 156 of 276
    coop71 to TigerClaws

    You’re saying that the guy on the left with the beard is or could be the Australian charged with molesting a 6 year old in LA?

  • New Big PizzaGate Discovery.

    11/30/2016 5:19:50 PM PST · 145 of 276
    coop71 to TigerClaws

    Those examples are solid and I understand your point.

    But based on the standards set by pizzagaters, now everyone is suspect and no one is innocent. Do you see the problem with that mindset? That means anyone can accuse anyone else of pedophilia based on hunches and a vague “pedo code” someone pulled off 4chan. Anyone. The bar has been set that low.

    We, as decent humans, have a moral and ethical obligation to step in and speak up if a child (or adult) tells us, or presents behavior to us, or displays (voluntarily or involuntarily) physical evidence of molestation or sexual assault. We also have an obligation to step in if we hear indirectly from someone, like a direct witness, or someone who was confided in by a victim, that they have been molested or sexually assaulted. This includes stepping in if we somehow find photos or film or something of someone being molested or assaulted of strangers. Happened recently with an innocent purchase of something at a Goodwill or Salvation Army.

    The people involved in the lives of the victims of the crimes you mentioned failed those victims. They didn’t step up or speak out, or they ignored signs of assault or molestation.

    We also have an obligation to punish those who make what are found to be false accusations. We tend not to as a society, unfortunately.

    Anything beyond that “chain of command” becomes diluted and vague and frankly, unethical depending on the situation. “I heard from someone who heard from someone else...” etc. When you get there, you have a witch hunt. Pizzagate is there.

    For every Jerry Sandusky, Clement Freud, and Bill Cosby, you have countless others who have been accused of wrongdoing, and have been found innocent. No matter. Their lives are ruined. We read about them here and people get very angry at the idea of someone being falsely accused.

    My point in all this is, where is the line drawn in accusing others of being pedophiles when no proof has surfaced? Because now, anyone can be accused of this based on some hunches. It’s wrong.