Isn’t This a Hospital Plague Yet?

CT-scan-300x195205 Americans die each day after acquiring superbug hospital infections
‘”The CDC’s 2011 survey of 183 hospitals showed that an estimated 648,000 patients nationwide suffered 721,000 infections, and 75,000 of them died,” reports the Washington Post.(2)

‘If you do the math, that comes out to 205 deaths per day, on average, in U.S. hospitals.

‘Keep in mind that if terrorists were killing 205 Americans per day, every news network in the country would cover the story 24/7. If airplane crashes were killing 205 Americans per day, it would be headline news everywhere, and if vitamins were killing even just 1 person a day, the entire government would be calling to “ban all vitamins!”…’

Instant Karma: Angry Driver’s Payback [Video]
Still don’t believe that driving while angry could be fatal?
Woman films tailgater whose anger gets the best of him
‘…The videographer, who says she was driving in Tampa, writes that she never mouthed off at the guy, didn’t brake check him, and — except for holding up her phone — was paying attention to the road.

‘Shortly after flipping the bird, the driver of the truck loses control of his vehicle, spins across a median and through oncoming traffic (though no one was hit). He comes to a rest only after taking out a light pole.

‘According to Florida Driver, “He initially fled the scene of the accident, but thanks to this video he has been caught and charged.”…’

25 Most Unique Micronations On The Planet [Videos]
‘In order to start a country there are several things you need. First and foremost would be territory. After that you probably want some recognition, maybe from the United Nations. If you don’t manage to get that then you fall into a category of states known as micronations. Some are established as jokes, some out of protest, and some for the legitimate purpose of independence. Either way these are the 25 most uniquely interesting micronations on the planet…’

Secrets of an Ex-IRS Hit Man Revealed
‘I just received some amazing “inside information,” courtesy of an ex-IRS agent.

‘There’s this one simple tax form  that could put $2,600 in your pocket by April 15.

‘A form only three out of 100 taxpaying Americans file every year.

‘It’s so little-known your accountant probably doesn’t even know it exists.

‘You won’t believe how easy it is. And it’s all 100% legal.’

Doug Hill
Director, Laissez Faire Club


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2 Responses to Isn’t This a Hospital Plague Yet?

  1. DigitalPlato says:

    That was really scary Mak!
    Thanks for the vid.


  2. IzaakMak says:

    Having a son who has suffered for quite a while with MRSA, I was fascinated to watch Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria on my local PBS station. Here’s the promo for it:


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