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 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Why do some women think there is a wage gap?

Posted: Yesterday, 7:43 pm 

Replies: 50
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[ but the strike is partly about demanding equal pay for women and ethnic minorities. Part of the issue is the amount of contract work researchers need to do, rather than having stable permanent contracts. I can't speak for the UK but in Australia its impossible for a female or minority to be emplo...

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

 Post subject: Re: I Live in Two Americas.
Posted: Yesterday, 7:36 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 532


ASPartOfMe wrote:
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.


yep....two Americas

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

Posted: Yesterday, 7:33 pm 

Replies: 669
Views: 5,296


this was resolved both at trial, and in this thread multiple times already, the weapon being legal for him to possess, and the curfew charge being dismissed as inapplicable to the situation. The judge chose to dismiss the charge of breaking a curfew despite the fact the City of Kenosha imposed an 8...

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

Posted: Yesterday, 7:25 pm 

Replies: 39
Views: 856


You mean right wingers cancelling stuff? sure, didn't they want to cancel Galileo's theory of the solar system or Copernicus's theory of the universe or Charles Darwin's theory of evolution or more recently the depiction of blacks, women, gays in the media? Science, ethics and equality never sat com...

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

Posted: Yesterday, 7:16 pm 

Replies: 122
Views: 1,336


Now, while neither you nor I happen to be lawyers , it is a fair claim that in such a high-profile case wherein the defendants' every action is well-documented, the charges as filed are far from frivolous. The terrorism charge is the absolute definition of frivolous, as the other charges already ca...

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

Posted: Yesterday, 7:14 pm 

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Views: 5,296


Oh okay. I actually saw the second incident and will try to find the first. However, what if Huber and Grosskreutz managed to overpower Rittenhouse and ended up killing his as result, would they have been hailed has 'heroes' by the prosecutor's office and system still, or would they have been charg...

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

Posted: Yesterday, 7:10 pm 

Replies: 669
Views: 5,296


it's interesting that the bulwark of Kyle supports meticulously avoid the whole "17 year old breaks a curfew and illegally possesses an loaded AR-15 and walks into warzone". The whole reason he bought the gun was because he "wanting to shoot looters". What does everyone expect? H...

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

Posted: Yesterday, 6:53 pm 

Replies: 122
Views: 1,336


Now, while neither you nor I happen to be lawyers , it is a fair claim that in such a high-profile case wherein the defendants' every action is well-documented, the charges as filed are far from frivolous. The terrorism charge is the absolute definition of frivolous, as the other charges already ca...

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

Posted: Yesterday, 6:52 pm 

Replies: 122
Views: 1,336


TheRobotLives wrote:
Parents are on the run.

The FBI, US Marshalls, and Sheriff are looking for them.


You can't make this stuff up. Can create a new teledrama "MAGAs on the Run" :lol:

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

Posted: Yesterday, 5:32 am 

Replies: 669
Views: 5,296


DW_a_mom wrote:
I have no patience for those who threaten him over this. What is done is done, and a verdict rendered.


I am sure OJ got more hate mail than Kyle, but the public soon forgets and moves on to the next big story.

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

Posted: Yesterday, 5:30 am 

Replies: 669
Views: 5,296


Given Kyle ditched his first defence lawyer L.Lin Wood because of his connection to QAnon, it;s funny his only supporters seem to be weirdos
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/marjor ... gold-medal

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

Posted: Yesterday, 4:44 am 

Replies: 669
Views: 5,296


Looks like Kyle might need to use that MAGA donation money to hire a bodyguard (or two) https://www.insider.com/rittenhouse-attorney-phone-death-threats-2021-11 You keep posting things like this, so I'll keep recycling my previous comment: Because that worked out so well for the people who tried to...

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

Posted: Yesterday, 4:41 am 

Replies: 669
Views: 5,296


Looks like Kyle might need to use that MAGA donation money to hire a bodyguard (or two) https://www.insider.com/rittenhouse-attorney-phone-death-threats-2021-11 You keep posting things like this, so I'll keep recycling my previous comment: Because that worked out so well for the people who tried to...

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

 Post subject: Re: I Live in Two Americas.
Posted: Yesterday, 3:13 am 

Replies: 17
Views: 532


IThe only way for someone who is non royal to become the British monarch would be a coup d'etat or be insanely popular to the point that you somehow have a special referendum that places you as the monarch. Both of which are hugely unlikely. Britain is a completely different society to America. You...

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

 Post subject: Re: I Live in Two Americas.
Posted: Yesterday, 3:09 am 

Replies: 17
Views: 532


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

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Why do some women think there is a wage gap?

Posted: Yesterday, 3:07 am 

Replies: 50
Views: 553


Doesn't exist in government or Universities. Also with trades and services where there is a fixed cost of services. It's a private sector issue when contracts are drawn up and you have something called enterprise bargaining. Negotiated wages where this no government regulation is a wet dream of many...
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