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JonathanRackham

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Name: John
Gender: Male
Hometown: Asheville, NC
Home country: USA
Current location: Desk Chair
Member since: Thu Apr 30, 2015, 12:53 PM
Number of posts: 1,604

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Chilling Details Revealed In Chicago Boy's Murder

http://abcnews.go.com/US/chilling-details-revealed-bond-hearing-suspect-tyshawn-lees/story?id=35454416
"Morgan is a convicted felon, and was out on bond on a gun charge when he was arrested, Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said at a news conference Friday morning, describing him as having an "extensive violent criminal history who likely shouldn't have been on the streets."

I've never been a fan of living in the larger cities. I've always been terrified that law enforcement is overwhelmed and can't adequately protect people.
Posted by JonathanRackham | Sat Nov 28, 2015, 08:10 PM (1 replies)

TSA confiscates 5 year olds toys.

https://www.yahoo.com/parenting/5-year-old-crushed-when-airport-security-throws-203900330.html

Is the TSA out of control? Wait until you see the toy that was confiscated.
Posted by JonathanRackham | Fri Nov 20, 2015, 08:19 PM (4 replies)

So I'm working out of a hotel this week.

I discovered Fox News Channel is right between the Cartoon Network Channel and Animal Planet. Someone at Time Warner has a wicked sense of dark humor.
Posted by JonathanRackham | Sat Nov 14, 2015, 05:26 PM (0 replies)

Happy Birthday USMC

The jar heads will know.
Posted by JonathanRackham | Tue Nov 10, 2015, 09:51 AM (4 replies)

46,471: Drug Overdoses

http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/susan-jones/dea-drug-overdoses-kill-more-americans-car-crashes-or-firearms

My sister sent me the above article.

I went to a community outreach program in September at my local high school. Last year 3 local high school kids OD'd on heroin. Another OD'd on prescription drugs stolen from his parents medicine cabinet. Those were the 4 that died. Several more ended up in the hospital. The local sheriff breaks up underage drinking parties every weekend some with up to 100 kids. Over the years we've lost local kids to DWI. I cried in the car afterwards, worried if I've been keeping a close enough tab on my kids without smothering them.

Are we losing a generation?
Posted by JonathanRackham | Thu Nov 5, 2015, 09:10 PM (6 replies)

Self Driving Cars Have A Higher Accident Rate

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2015/10/31/study-self-driving-cars-accidents/74946614/

Some things humans are still better at.
Posted by JonathanRackham | Sun Nov 1, 2015, 10:31 PM (62 replies)
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