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I think most people who regularly walk or use bikes in Bakersfield are not the type to read a news article, get on a website, and mark out 'safe paths.' The cross-town, health-conscious, bicyclists and walkers are a small minority of what make the roads dangerous.

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The same problem can plague crisis hotlines. In addition to crank calls, people will use it for their socialization and therapy needs, and will monopolize the resources away from those who are genuinely in need of acute services.

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I am appreciative of this woman's courage. Thank you!

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I feel bad for his wife.

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Affirming that this actually does happen.

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Having worked with high-risk populations, the idea that they would have no clue that "some other county" was the source of their free bus ticket is a huge possibility. Completely inefficient way to obtain that data.

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The most frustrating part about those 'weed causes psychosis' studies is that it is all done by post-hoc analysis, and fails to take into account that correlation is not causation. It is known that folks with psychosis-type disorders commonly use tobacco and marijuana as a self-medicating wa…

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Unskilled labor jobs (or, those which require no college degree, anyway) don't pay well unless they are in the brute-force category, requiring things like physical strength; long hours; and lack of worrying about pesky things like periods, pregnancies, and childcare. "Equality" wil…

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Shouldn't be too hard to identify a guy who wears jean pedal-pushers...

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The other day, a woman (who appeared to be mentally ill and.or on drugs) was soliciting for money, from vehicles stopped at a left-turn light, while meandering around the middle median of a busy road (California, near the freeway.) She stepped out in front of me, completely oblivious, while …