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Re: “Do the Signs Around CityPlace Construction Site Violate Billboard Law?

Bemoaning the political lawn signs is a classic case of the whataboutery that you often use against posters. To be fair, I agree the political signs need to be taken down after elections. The individual politician should be responsible and charged for clean up accordingly.

Posted by Mt.Philo on 11/13/2018 at 10:54 AM

Re: “The Parmelee Post: Burlington Developer Unveils Spacious New 10,000-Bedroom Apartment

Weinberger finally has a place to put the poor.

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Posted by Mt.Philo on 11/13/2018 at 8:37 AM

Re: “Glider Academy [SIV410]

Emergency services, not volunteer service, National Cadet Special Activities, not national cadet summer activities, and CAP was formed a week before pearl harbor, not a week after.

Posted by Matt Brooder on 11/12/2018 at 6:50 PM

Re: “The Parmelee Post: Burlington Developer Unveils Spacious New 10,000-Bedroom Apartment

We let Donny boy get away with a lot of corner cutting and yup- we get a kick in the butt....makes you want to stop and think- (right) about the town council doesn't it ? Of course I'm from Shelburne- WHERE WE HAVE NO PROBLEMS- lol- just a half million dollar bill for a lawsduit against the railroad....silly us...and a new fire truck and a new library...SPEND SPEND SPEN- but no hole!

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Posted by Sean Moran 1 on 11/12/2018 at 5:23 PM

Re: “Stuck in Vermont: Burton's Donna Carpenter Mentors Samar Khan, a Cyclist from Pakistan

Oh, my mistake. Instead of the sweatshops in Pakistan, the stuff is made in the sweatshops in China, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, etc. Thanks, Eva!

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Posted by The Oracle on 11/12/2018 at 12:12 PM

Re: “The Parmelee Post: Burlington Developer Unveils Spacious New 10,000-Bedroom Apartment

Great story and it's pretty much true. That's Don the con artist for you... Lol

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Posted by Gi Grape on 11/12/2018 at 10:26 AM

Re: “The Parmelee Post: Burlington Developer Unveils Spacious New 10,000-Bedroom Apartment

The picture with this article could be titled " the unavoidable end result of Neo-liberal economic policies and real estate hucksterism".

Thanks Miro.

Thanks City Council.

Thanks Mr. Sinex.

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Posted by NorthOldEnder on 11/12/2018 at 9:40 AM

Re: “The Parmelee Post: Burlington Developer Unveils Spacious New 10,000-Bedroom Apartment

Thanks, Oracle! That's fixed.

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Posted by Andrea Suozzo on 11/12/2018 at 9:25 AM

Re: “The Parmelee Post: Burlington Developer Unveils Spacious New 10,000-Bedroom Apartment

Needs a minor edit: "'Think of this as one giant toilet in right in the heart of your city.'"

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Posted by The Oracle on 11/12/2018 at 8:28 AM

Re: “Cuts and Cocktails at the Barbershop in Burlington

Burlington has so many bars that offer amazing craft cocktails(deli 126/juniper/honey road/monarch and the milkweed/ , Im afraid its going to be extremely hard to compete for patrons if all you offer is cosmos and bloody Marrys.
Maybe think of expanding your cocktail menu and investing in a professional mixologist.
Good luck!

Posted by lella on 11/10/2018 at 5:13 PM

Re: “Do the Signs Around CityPlace Construction Site Violate Billboard Law?

Gezillions of political lawn signs planted every fall are way more unsightly and offensive to me than a few temporary posters on a construction wall. And when those political lawn signs are planted on public rights of way (i.e., roadsides, medians, etc.) they are illegal. They befoul the environment, aesthetically and physically. But that doesnt stop the zombie armies from planting their leaders signs on public roadsides and in medians, whereever and whenever they want to. They break the law at will and nobody says boo. And then the signs get blown around and languish in ditches until theyre my and the whole communitys problem on Green Up Day. I dont see a single bleeding heart anti-Weinberger, anti-Sinex commenter on this thread condemning their beloved political heroes for despoiling our environment with their disgusting election sign pollution.

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Posted by knowyourassumptions on 11/09/2018 at 8:43 PM
Posted by Eva Sollberger on 11/09/2018 at 4:04 PM

Re: “Exploring the Science, and the Snake Oil, Behind Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy

To respond to the previous comment: I'm the lab technician for Vermont Regenerative Medicine currently. Besides the training that I received from my predecessor, I was also sent to the Regenexx home office in Broomfield, CO, for several days to with their lead tech and to make sure that my training was both thorough and up to the Regenexx standards.
As for my pay, I don't perceive myself to be underpaid - I may not have an accurate perspective on lab tech hourly salaries, but I am making consistently more money than I had in my previous job (which I had worked for ten years, with 8+ hour days and weekends). I also feel that my work and presence is valued at Vermont Regenerative Medicine; I am committed to our staff and to our patients, making certain that I am producing high quality product, with as little pain and stress as possible for all involved.

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Posted by Gretchen Williams on 11/09/2018 at 12:43 PM

Re: “Exploring the Science, and the Snake Oil, Behind Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy

Preparation of a stem cell sample from a patient requires skill and extensive experience in order to get a high stem cell count that is viable for re-injection.
At Vermont Regenerative Medicine, the lab technicians who have prepared stem cell samples for patients in the past are not well trained and are paid very little to do this skilled work despite the exorbitant cost that patients pay. There should be some standardized level of training and accountability for those who provide this treatment.

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Posted by dougp on 11/09/2018 at 11:48 AM

Re: “Exploring the Science, and the Snake Oil, Behind Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy

Hi my name is Dan I'm the patient care advocate at stem cell centers and if there are any potential patients or those that just have questions about stem cells or how our clinic operates please feel free to give me a call and we can discuss your questions with zero obligation

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Posted by stemcellcenters on 11/08/2018 at 7:34 PM

Re: “Exploring the Science, and the Snake Oil, Behind Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy

Our clinics use the FDA approved source of Stem Cells, derived from a patients Bone Marrow. We treat 1 Veteran a day for free in all our clinics nationwide because we believe in giving back to the communities we serve. We have been setting up the framework for 4 different Double Blinded, Placebo Crossover studies with the help of Rgnmed, a data collection company in Germany, in which Stem Cell Centers will be funding the entire study and patients do not have to pay less than at profit clinics but rather, it is totally free for those that are accepted into the study. Our goal is to treat 1500 patients in these studies over the next 12 months. I am not sure where our actions justify being called snake oil. We are the only clinics in the country, that we know of, that are doing these Golden Standard studies on Stem Cell Therapy at the clinic level. There is a place for this therapy, both in academic laboratories as well as at the clinic level. Universities receive Federal Funding for their studies, Clinics are funded by patients who have no other solution for their Pain. Just like Dr Fenton, we make no promises on outcomes and do not accept everyone for care. We do see a high enough percentage of patients responding to warrant providing this amazing treatment for those that have no other options.

At Stem Cell Centers we are always available for comment or question.

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Posted by stemcellcenters on 11/08/2018 at 6:20 PM

Re: “Exploring the Science, and the Snake Oil, Behind Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy

I'll try this again... I'm interested in hearing about the research and I didn't see any ads in any of the papers but I would like to know more about it. I have peripheral neuropathy in my feet, rheumatoid arthritis and degenerative disc disease so I imagine that they won't help me. I am getting Medicare and Medicaid. Hopefully this time my comment will go through

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Posted by Gi Grape on 11/08/2018 at 3:45 PM

Re: “Exploring the Science, and the Snake Oil, Behind Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy

I didn't see any ads in any of the papers but the only one I read is 7 days comments and articles. I'm interested in hearing more about the research. I'm on disability and get Medicaid and Medicare benefits but they probably won't help me. I have peripheral neuropathy in my feet, rheumatoid arthritis and degenerative disc disease.

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Posted by Gi Grape on 11/08/2018 at 3:39 PM

Re: “Exploring the Science, and the Snake Oil, Behind Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy

The only way to get "true" stem cell therapy, you must get stem cells in the millions. This is through culturing bone marrow in the Caymans, or adipose-derived (fat) here in the US, yes I know it's not FDA approved but it is what it is. That's it! Nothing else will give you millions of stem cells for a procedure.

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Posted by Robert D. Bean on 11/08/2018 at 2:09 PM

Re: “Stuck in Vermont: Burton's Donna Carpenter Mentors Samar Khan, a Cyclist from Pakistan

Hey, isn't Pakistan where Burton's clothing is made?

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Posted by The Oracle on 11/08/2018 at 12:15 PM

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