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 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: European “Anti Wokeness” variant

Posted: 05 Dec 2021, 10:57 am 

Replies: 0
Views: 84


Europe’s War on Woke - The Nation On my 32nd birthday, I agreed to appear on Répliques, a popular show on the France Culture radio channel hosted by the illustrious Alain Finkielkraut. Now 72 and a household name in France, Finkielkraut is a public intellectual of the variety that exists only on th...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Omicron Variant

 Post subject: Re: Omicron Variant
Posted: 05 Dec 2021, 10:01 am 

Replies: 162
Views: 2,132


Why Delta and Omicron Could Be a ‘Twin Epidemic’ As Omicron numbers in South Africa soar and cases are identified around the globe, public-health officials are waiting for critical research on the new variant to assess just how much it has derailed the track to pre-pandemic normalcy. So far, the re...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: How is your Weather?

 Post subject: Re: How is your Weather?
Posted: 04 Dec 2021, 10:16 am 

Replies: 15
Views: 101


41F and Mostly Sunny

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Twp Republican congreesswomen make Islmaphobic remarks

Posted: 04 Dec 2021, 9:18 am 

Replies: 21
Views: 402


cyberdad wrote:
Republican women....saying stupid things....it get's worse
https://twitter.com/isabellarileyus/sta ... 5410125827

That would be one really big canceling.

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: “Critical Race Theory” training AT&T style

Posted: 04 Dec 2021, 8:52 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 131


“White People, You Are the Problem” by Christopher Rufo AT&T Corporation has created a racial reeducation program that promotes the idea that “American racism is a uniquely white trait” and boosts left-wing causes such as “reparations,” “defund police,” and “trans activism.” I have obtained a c...

 Forum: Women's Discussion   Topic: The price of waiting years or decades for a diagnosis

Posted: 04 Dec 2021, 8:37 am 

Replies: 0
Views: 50


The autistic women who have waited decades for a diagnosis “There is a male stereotype of autism that most of us carry in our heads,” says Professor Francesca Happé, director of the Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre at King’s College London. Her research found that boys with autis...

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: SCOTUS asked to rule on face mask requirnment

Posted: 04 Dec 2021, 8:09 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 87


Father of autistic boy asks Supreme Court for emergency relief over TSA airline mask requirement The father of a 4-year-old autistic boy is asking the Supreme Court for emergency action to block the Biden administration’s federal transportation mask mandate. In an application docketed Friday, the f...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Emergence of a Deadly Coronavirus

Posted: 03 Dec 2021, 11:27 pm 

Replies: 7,824
Views: 146,987


Oregon working to put indoor mask rule in place indefinitely Oregon is one of only a handful of states that still has an indoor mask mandate, and now the state is working to make that rule permanent. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) convened a Rules Advisory Committee (RAC) on Thursday. The RAC pr...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Emergence of a Deadly Coronavirus

Posted: 03 Dec 2021, 7:29 pm 

Replies: 7,824
Views: 146,987


COVID-19 Risks During Pregnancy Although the overall risk are low: People who are pregnant or were recently pregnant are at an increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19 when compared to those who are not pregnant. People with COVID-19 during pregnancy are also at increased risk for preterm bi...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Omicron Variant

 Post subject: Re: Omicron Variant
Posted: 03 Dec 2021, 7:17 pm 

Replies: 162
Views: 2,132


Omicron Triggers ‘Unprecedented’ COVID Surge Hitting Children Under Age 5 in South Africa The “highly transmissible” Omicron variant of coronavirus ripping through South Africa is putting disproportionately large numbers of children under 5 years old in hospitals, a top South African government med...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Conservatives wanting PBS defunded due to new cast member on

Posted: 03 Dec 2021, 6:32 pm 

Replies: 39
Views: 907


CPAC wants PBS defunded due to Sesame Street adding an Asian-American Character Absolute Looney Toons (with apologies to Warner Brother Animation). Now I’m more than convinced the Right has gone more overboard than the Left. Here’s a novel idea: how about governing the country responsibly, rather t...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: I Live in Two Americas.

 Post subject: Re: I Live in Two Americas.
Posted: 03 Dec 2021, 6:27 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 594


cyberdad wrote:
Fnord wrote:
[color=black]A couple of additions:
I live in an America where people are given advanced warning to evacuate away from natural disasters.


Except if you were black and lived in New Orleans when hurricane Katrina struck

They had the advanced warning but no means to evacuate.

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Mass Shooting in Michigan High School

Posted: 03 Dec 2021, 2:10 pm 

Replies: 290
Views: 2,968


Prosecutor files manslaughter charges against parents of suspect in Michigan school shooting A Michigan prosecutor on Friday filed involuntary manslaughter charges against the parents of the suspect in the suburban Detroit school shooting after she said they purchased the firearm for their son as a...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Autism prevalence rises to 1 in 44 8 year olds

Posted: 03 Dec 2021, 7:25 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 196


New data suggests 1 in 44 US children affected by autism In an analysis of 2018 data from nearly a dozen states, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that among 8-year-olds, 1 in 44 had been diagnosed with autism. That rate compares with 1 in 54 identified with autism...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Are any of you jealous of how successful some people are?

Posted: 02 Dec 2021, 6:32 pm 

Replies: 45
Views: 1,384


It depends on the successful person.

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Verdict returned in Rittenhouse trial

Posted: 02 Dec 2021, 6:02 pm 

Replies: 806
Views: 6,579


Another shooting of an unarmed man claimed as self-defense. This is going to get out of control I'd been thinking of posting this myself, as this case is genuinely perplexing, as it may be a legal shoot, but most people, including me, don't think it was a good one. That being said, chest bumping an...
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