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  •  Well, of course . . . (3+ / 0-)
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    There'll be all kinds of warnings in the TV commercials for it, along with glowing specimens of human health and vitality grinning ecstatically and running on the beach or sitting in a bathtub gazing at the sunset, and then the inevitable patient deaths and lawsuits and out of court settlements, but that's just a cost of doing business.

    Six billion in profits minus a billion or so in settlements still leaves enough walking around money to make it easy to sleep at night.

    "The rule of the wise must be absolute . . . rulers ought not to be responsible to the unwise subjects." ~ Professor Leo Strauss

    by antifa on Thu Aug 22, 2013 at 01:22:48 PM PDT

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    •  If you experience, ... (4+ / 0-)
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      Alexandra Lynch, wu ming, antifa, caul

      shortness of breath, loss of hearing, a tingling sensation in your tongue, vomiting, diarrhea, fading eyesight or hearing, uncontrollable leg shaking, an erection lasting more than 6 hours, panic attacks, blood in your urine, coughing up blood, blood leaking from your eyes, ranting like a Republican, belief in magical beings, hearing all powerful beings telling you to resign as Pope . . . then contact your physician right away. The drug has made you into a Zombie.

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