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Old 12-24-20, 11:20 AM
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California man 'kills fellow Covid patient with oxygen tank'

As if getting hooked up to ventilator tubes isn't bad enough ...

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-55408492

I wonder if Jesse will plead justifiable homicide?
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Old 12-24-20, 11:33 AM
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2021 will be worse. Catch covid then get beaten to death with an oxygen tank.
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Sometimes laughter is the best medicine.

Tanks. I will be here all week.
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Old 12-26-20, 12:17 AM
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Oh, and I guess this just shows to go you: prayer not only does not work, it kills.
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They’re gonna have to put the tank down
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This is what happens when paranoiac propagandists convince gullible rubes that they're actually living in a "prison planet." The rubes behave like prisoners.
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It would be hard to imagine anything more horrifying happening to you. What a horror story.

I've done a couple of searches but cannot find anything substantial about the murderer. He was obviously mentally ill but... was there any kind of history of mental illness or violence? I can only think there had to have been. Not that knowing this is going to make any kind of difference, but I can only imagine what the family is going through trying to search for a reason why this guy was in the room and not possibly vetted for mental illness?
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Old 12-29-20, 10:52 AM
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I have no inside information, and I am absolutely not trying to excuse this behavior, but COVID itself induces in some cases lasting mental health effects, so I don't think it is impossible that this could have been part of the problem. (If he had the strength to do this, presumably he was on the mend at that point.)
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I’m moving into a cave never to return.
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People who study animal behavior, ethnologists I believe, have found that animals under stress can develop severe and dangerous behavior, such as over-aggression and even kill their young. This is true of human animals also.
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Originally Posted by wgscott View Post
Sometimes laughter is the best medicine.

Tanks. I will be here all week.
That was a gas, wgscott.
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Originally Posted by wgscott View Post
I have no inside information, and I am absolutely not trying to excuse this behavior, but COVID itself induces in some cases lasting mental health effects, so I don't think it is impossible that this could have been part of the problem. (If he had the strength to do this, presumably he was on the mend at that point.)
I've wondered the same thing. Another thought i just had - aren't cortisones sometimes prescribed for COVID patients? Didn't out POTUS receive them? And didn't we observe his behavior ramped up while he was on them?

And on the lighter note - at least this patient didn't die a COVID death. This was an overdose - of oxygen.
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Well, the baseline in his case was already very high.
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