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  1. They should look at an outside agency redoing their electoral areas, making sure every citizen is given the ability to vote as close as possible to where they live. No more screwing with election access.
  2. When did JB says this, was it this season? Vets seldom get better when criticized, probably too old to improve. I'm quite sure JB has expectations of all his players. I'd say JB tried to trade off a few players this year but got no takers. The $20 mill in cap space is mostly gone next year, which is about where the youth of the team could be expected to become the leaders of then and the future. don't think anyone thought E.P. and Hughes were going to be so good right from the start.
  3. Canada has ordered approx 9 doses of vaccine per Canadian, so at some point we will have more than enough to distribute to the rest of the world. As you say though, the question is when? I lean towards making sure every Canadian, that wants it, gets it; then distributing it to other countries. I'd start with those countries that have been friendly to Canada, respect human rights and equality.
  4. What do you have? What do you recommend? What are you looking at improving? Sources: Audiomeca Romance turntable, with a Raphael tone arm and a Charisma mm103 cartridge Creek CD53 disc player Lovo Think Pad laptop, using Apple's I tunes and a M2TECH, HiFace Interface. Dyna Lab FT101 tuner Converters/ Phono stage: P.S. Audio Digital Link Moon 5.3 Phono Amp Pre Amp Celeste PS-5 Power Supply Celeste P5 Pre-amp Amps 2 upgraded Antique Sound Labs, Wave 8 amps 2 Wave 8 amps, stock. Speakers 1 Pair Altec Lansing Santanna in cabinets for the base 1 pair of Santannas, using just the front baffle (infinite baffle) with the tweeters disconnected, for the mid range 1 pair EMT/Heil tweeters. Inter connects are Audio Quest, Yukon everywhere but the turntable with Audio Quest King Cobra for t.t. Speaker Cable: Monster cable to the tweeters Totem to the bass bins Linn to the mid range. Looking at replacing the speaker cables or the laptop/inter face as it is currently NFG. My cat managed to knock the laptop off the shelf and now it only works from time time, and the interface is questionable/broken as well. I highly recommend the Charisma mm-103 cartridge, a huge upgrade on the Denon 103 which was the sire/inspiration for the Charisma. Much better everywhere in the frequency range, depth and width of the soundstage.
  5. https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/y/yateski01.shtml At first I was awww crap, look at that era last year @ 12.46 But over his career 3.54 is decent. bats left and pitches right. In the bigs since 2014
  6. Coaches used to have hire and fire authority over their assistants, however over the years it has become more of the G.M. doing the hiring and the head coaches living with it. see above Trades and free agent signings are NOT the same thing. some did, some didn't; it likely has to do with the age of the player and how close they are to their likely final deal.
  7. I will also point out that just a few pages back in this thread are two links to stories coming out of B.C. and Alberta, both stating covid has already resulted in more fatalities in one year than the flu did in 10. Here is one for B.C. https://bc.ctvnews.ca/b-c-has-recorded-more-deaths-from-covid-19-than-10-years-of-the-flu-1.5255084 Published Tuesday, January 5, 2021 7:00PM PSTLast Updated Tuesday, January 5, 2021 8:10PM PST VANCOUVER -- Amid ongoing protests dismissing the seriousness of COVID-19 and the need for masks, numbers obtained by CTV News suggest the disease has claimed more lives in B.C. over the past 10 months than the flu has over the past decade. According to data from Statistics Canada, flu was the documented cause of death for 874 British Columbians from 2009 to 2019. As of Tuesday, 954 people had died from COVID-19 since the province's first coronavirus fatality on March 9, 2020. In further contrast to the flu, which is blamed for anywhere from a couple dozen to nearly 200 deaths a year in the province, half of B.C.’s COVID-19 deaths took place in December alone. And one for Alberta: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/alberta-coronavirus-covid-19-deena-hinshaw-1.5843814 COVID-19 has now killed more people in Alberta than influenza did over the last 10 years combined, the province's top public health doctor says. Dr. Deena Hinshaw issued that stark reminder during her update on the pandemic, which has now killed 760 people since March. In the last 10 years, influenza has killed 659 Albertans, according to Alberta Health. "It is a sobering statistic that in less than 10 months, more Albertans have now died from COVID-19 than have died from influenza in the last 10 years combined," Hinshaw, the province's chief medical officer of health, said Wednesday at a news conference. "Today I want to remind anyone who is in the 20 to 40 age range that this virus also impacts you," she said. "In Alberta to date, more than 32,000 people between the ages of 20 and 39 have contracted COVID-19. More than 380 of them have been hospitalized, and sadly, eight of these have died. "To put this in perspective, if you gathered every Albertan between the ages of 20 and 39 who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, they would fill the Saddledome in Calgary, the Centrium in Red Deer and the Enmax Centre in Lethbridge." Virus does not discriminate The coronavirus does not discriminate, and can have long-term and potentially devastating impact for anyone who contracts the illness, she said, urging people of all ages not to take COVID-19 lightly. "For everyone of any age, including those between the ages of 20 and 39, it is vital to avoid in-person interactions whenever possible," Hinshaw said. "This includes not having holiday parties or other gatherings in our homes. Instead, we must all look for ways to connect virtually." WATCH | Dr. Hinshaw says COVID-19 vaccine is effective and safe:
  8. fine, fine be that way: https://www.google.ca/search?source=hp&ei=r1kHYOnsK_Tq9AO42LZ4&q=covid+versus+flu&oq=covid+versus+flu&gs_lcp=CgZwc3ktYWIQAzICCAAyAggAMgIIADoOCC4QsQMQxwEQowIQkwI6CAgAELEDEIMBOg4ILhCxAxCDARDHARCjAjoICC4QsQMQgwE6CwguELEDEMcBEKMCOgUIABCxAzoICAAQsQMQyQM6BQgAEMkDUNoRWOw3YPieAWgAcAB4AIABPogBggaSAQIxNpgBAKABAaoBB2d3cy13aXo&sclient=psy-ab&ved=0ahUKEwipgIbCgqnuAhV0NX0KHTisDQ8Q4dUDCAk&uact=5 Coronavirus Disease 2019 vs. the Flu | Johns Hopkins Medicine www.hopkinsmedicine.org › conditions-and-diseases 4 days ago — Influenza (the flu) and COVID-19, the illness caused by the pandemic coronavirus, are both contagious respiratory illnesses, meaning they ... What's the difference between a cold, the flu, seasonal allergies intermountainhealthcare.org › ... › 2020 › March All the symptoms seem the same for a cold, the flu, seasonal allergies, and coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. How do you know the difference? ‎11 sleep strategies to help you... · ‎Postpartum and peripartum... Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Similarities and differences ... www.who.int › Newsroom › Q&A Detail Mar 17, 2020 — The speed of transmission is an important point of difference between the two viruses. Influenza has a shorter median incubation period (the time ... Coronavirus vs. flu: How to tell the difference www.medicalnewstoday.com › articles › coronavirus-vs... Summary. COVID-19 and flu share some similar symptoms. The symptoms of flu tend to occur faster and can have greater variation. But COVID- ... ‎Covid-19 · ‎Common cold vs. COVID-19... · ‎Home remedies to ease a... · ‎Influenza COVID-19 Symptoms in Comparison to Flu and Common Cold ... www.albertahealthservices.ca › assets › info › ppih › if-... PDF COVID-19 symptoms in comparison to the flu and the common cold ahs.ca/covid. Symptoms. Coronavirus. Symptoms range from mild to severe. Cold. Gradual ... Comparison of the characteristics, morbidity, and mortality of ... www.thelancet.com › PIIS2213-2600(20)30527-0 › fulltext Dec 17, 2020 — In-hospital mortality was higher in patients with COVID-19 than in patients with influenza (15 104 [16·9%] of 89 530 vs 2640 [5·8%] of 45 819), ... by L Piroth · ‎Cited by 3 COVID-19 (coronavirus) vs. flu: Similarities and differences ... www.mayoclinic.org › in-depth › art-20490339 Flu symptoms usually appear about one to four days after exposure. COVID-19 appears to be more contagious and to spread more quickly than the flu. Severe ... No, COVID-19 Is Not the Flu - COVID-19 - Johns Hopkins ... www.jhsph.edu › covid-19 › articles › no-covid-19-is-... Oct 20, 2020 — COVID-19 has a higher severe disease and mortality rate than influenza in all age groups, except perhaps children under the age of 12. Are the ... Flu vs. COVID-19: Can You Tell the Difference? – Health ... health.clevelandclinic.org › flu-vs-covid-19-can-you-te... Dec 16, 2020 — Typically, flu symptoms stick around for four or five days — maybe even up to seven days, Dr. Englund says, whereas COVID-19 may last 10 days ...
  9. I'd get the first batter out, poor guy would be looking at the ball coming in, scratching himself, sneezing, waving to the crowd, saying hello to mama; and just before the ball finally reaches the plate, it drops into the dirt causing a swing and a miss.
  10. https://www.sportsnet.ca/baseball/mlb/players/tyler-chatwood/456036 The part that sticks out era above 5 in 2 of last 3 years Status: Out Reason: Forearm Estimated Return Date: 2021-02-01 ROTOWIRE / Tue, Jan 19 News Chatwood (forearm) signed a one-year, $3 million contract with the Blue Jays on Monday, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports. Impact Chatwood will head to Toronto after spending the last three seasons with the Cubs. He finished with an ERA above 5.00 in two of his last three seasons with Chicago, starting 25 contests over that stretch. Chatwood is expected to be used out of the bullpen while in Toronto, per Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca, but he can also be used as a starter if needed. The deal could reach $5.5 million based on incentives.
  11. Interesting, because merely typing covid versus flu into bing got these results; https://www.bing.com/search?q=flu+versus+covid+mortality+rates&form=ANNTH1&refig=ac14f2ccda554f2c9c0cced25e52b431&sp=2&qs=RI&pq=covid+versus+flu&sk=PRES1RI1&sc=2-16&cvid=ac14f2ccda554f2c9c0cced25e52b431 Flu vs. Coronavirus (COVID-19): Mortality Rates and Deaths ... https://www.goodrx.com/blog/flu-vs-coronavirus-mortality-and-death... 2020-08-27 · According to this dashboard, the case fatality ratio of COVID-19 in the US is 3.1%. The case fatality rate for influenza will obviously change year to year. But news reports and the World Health Organization often estimate it at around 0.1%. The debate is over: COVID-19 is deadlier than the flu – BGR https://bgr.com/2020/10/21/coronavirus-death-rate-vs-flu-cdc-study 2020-10-21 · The death rate was significantly higher in the COVID-19 group, where 21% of patients died compared to only 3.8% for the influenza group. That’s a five times increase for coronavirus mortality... Coronavirus Disease 2019 vs. the Flu | Johns Hopkins Medicine https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/.../coronavirus-disease-2019-vs-the-flu Cause. COVID-19: Caused by the 2019 coronavirus, also known as SARS-CoV-2. Flu: Caused by any … Symptoms. COVID-19: Many people infected with the coronavirus do not feel sick or have any … Treatment. COVID-19: Antiviral medications and other therapies are being tested to see if they can … Vaccine. COVID-19: No vaccine is available at this time, though development and testing are in … See full list on hopkinsmedicine.org Clarifying the True Fatality Rate of Covid-19: Same as the ... https://medium.com/microbial-instincts/clarifying-the-true-fatality... 2020-09-08 · Specifically, at the congressional hearing, the NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci said, “The flu has a mortality rate of 0.1 percent. This [Covid-19 or SARS-CoV-2] has a mortality rate of 10 times... COVID Far More Lethal Than Flu, Data Shows https://www.webmd.com/lung/news/20201218/covid-19-is-far-more-lethal... 2020-12-18 · The death rate among COVID-19 patients was 18.5%, while it was 5.3% for those with the flu. Those with COVID were nearly five times more likely to die than flu patients, according to the study ... The Great Covid-19 Versus Flu Comparison Revisited https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2020-08-06/revisiting-how... 2020-08-06 · Its overall case fatality rate was a very low 0.02% and the infection fatality rate surely lower than that, so there’s really no comparison between it and Covid-19. The pandemic influenza ... COVID Infection Fatality Rates by Sex and Age | American ... https://www.acsh.org/news/2020/11/18/covid-infection-fatality-rates... 2020-11-19 · To generate the best estimates possible, a team of scientists led by Megan O'Driscoll and Henrik Salje collected data on COVID-19 deaths in 45 countries and nearly two dozen seroprevalence studies (which determine the percentage of a population that has antibodies against the coronavirus and, hence, the percentage likely to have been infected). COVID-19 is worse than a bad flu season, despite online ... https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/covid-death-rate-flu-debunk-1.5615872 2020-06-19 · By comparison, McGeer said, the death rate for influenza in Canada on an annual basis is usually between nine and 13 deaths per 100,000 people, depending on severity of the flu season… Author: Andrea Bellemare COVID-19 (coronavirus) vs. flu: Similarities and ... https://www.mayoclinic.org/.../in-depth/coronavirus-vs-flu/art-20490339 2020-12-22 · The mortality rate also is higher with COVID-19 than the flu. So far in 2020, more than 16 million people have had COVID-19 in the U.S. More than 290,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the U.S. in 2020. By comparison, during the 2019-2020 flu season in the U.S., about 38 million people had the flu and about 22,000 people died of the flu.
  12. Wonder if Porter was smart enough to save up some cash, while living on borrowed time?
  13. Billy did not feel shame, for what he did when alive, why would he now?