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 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: F.B.I. Raids Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate

Posted: Yesterday, 7:21 pm 

Replies: 1,026
Views: 15,538


Court halts Mar-a-Lago special master review A unanimous federal appeals court on Thursday ended an independent review of documents seized from former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate, removing a hurdle the Justice Department said had delayed its criminal investigation into the retention of ...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Kanye West is still a jerk

Posted: Yesterday, 7:03 pm 

Replies: 108
Views: 2,313


Kanye West praises Hitler, calls himself a Nazi in unhinged interview Rapper Kanye West praised Adolf Hitler and said people should not criticize Nazis in an interview with far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on Thursday, sparking a fresh round of condemnations of the antisemitic rapper who re...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Why there should be unions and workers' protections

Posted: Yesterday, 1:22 pm 

Replies: 40
Views: 540


Sure, there would likely be no Middle Class were it not for unions, and the decline in the Middle Class correlates with the decline in unions; but is there really a causal connection? Sans unions in general employers with their lawyers and HR departments are much better salary negotiators than your...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Christine McVie, Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter, dies at 79

Posted: Yesterday, 11:09 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 93


I am surprised there is no reaction here to this news. The usual thing to do when somebody dies is pay tribute. While not “speaking ill of the dead” what follows is not a tribute either. The 60s and 70s were such a creative varied period there probably is not one iconic baby boomer/60s generation ba...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Autism and pain sensitivity

Posted: 30 Nov 2022, 10:08 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 199


kitesandtrainsandcats wrote:
ASPartOfMe wrote:
People with autism are not 'indifferent or hypo-sensitive' to pain
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The researchers aimed to test the "prevailing assumption" that people with autism are


Why is so much stuff about we who are autistic based merely on what NT's assume ...? :( :evil:

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 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: This article is a fine example of political propaganda p

Posted: 30 Nov 2022, 9:38 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 127


The following NYpost article is a masterpiece of political propaganda pretending to be news. https://nypost.com/2022/11/26/mount-holyoke-grad-deprogrammed-from-women-only-woke-culture/ A common theme in propaganda is telling the reader/viewer what the other side is for, and its always something awf...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Had an epiphany on feminism

Posted: 30 Nov 2022, 9:23 pm 

Replies: 104
Views: 1,082


Are you sure about that? I am, being attractive really does make everything easier for both sexes, but I would argue that the effect is more pronounced for women just given the sexual dynamics of Western culture. I would say that one thing that attractive men have over their female counterparts is ...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Republican controlled Arizona county refuses to certify

Posted: 30 Nov 2022, 8:58 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 107


What to watch as Arizona moves to certify 2022 election amid GOP pushback A Republican-led county in Arizona is threatening to hold up the state’s certification of the 2022 midterm results after Cochise County failed to meet a Monday deadline to certify its election results. While all of the counti...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: 2022-2023 flu season

 Post subject: Re: 2022-2023 flu season
Posted: 30 Nov 2022, 8:40 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 270


Two-thirds of states reporting 'very high' or 'high' levels of flu-like activity: CDC Two-thirds of states across the country are reporting either "very high" or "high" levels of influenza-like activity, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's weekly report...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Never Trump Means Never

 Post subject: Never Trump Means Never
Posted: 30 Nov 2022, 4:50 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 66


Opposing Trumpism is about more than rejecting one man - Tom Nichols for The Atlantic Never Trump is—still—a movement that is about more than just one man. It stands in opposition to everything Donald Trump has done to American civic life, and rejects those who would wear his mantle. In one of the ...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Christine McVie, Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter, dies at 79

Posted: 30 Nov 2022, 3:21 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 93


NBC News Christine McVie, the English musician whose smoky vocals and romantic lyrics helped catapult the rock group Fleetwood Mac to international success, has died, the band announced on Twitter. She was 79. "There are no words to describe our sadness at the passing of Christine McVie,"...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Why there should be unions and workers' protections

Posted: 30 Nov 2022, 3:07 pm 

Replies: 40
Views: 540


Union jobs can actually be hell for an Aspie. You have the job protection, but a select group of NTs want to get rid of you because you're weird . Can't get you fired outright, so they make your life on-the-job hell. Workplace mobbing ensues. And how are union shops worse in this regard then non un...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Hakeem Jefferies elected House minority leader

Posted: 30 Nov 2022, 1:21 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 34


In historic vote, Democrats pick Jeffries to replace Pelosi as party leader House Democrats on Wednesday elected Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (N.Y.) to head the party in the next Congress, marking a generational shift after 20 years under the reign of Rep. Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) while making Jeffries the fi...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Neurodiversity Employment-2023: Now For The Hard Part!

Posted: 30 Nov 2022, 1:09 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 49


Forbes (Over the past year, the idea of fuller employment of adults with autism and other learning and mental health differences has continued to gain momentum. But as practitioners try to achieve this employment, they are finding how difficult it is to implement. One practitioner explains the obst...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Autism and pain sensitivity

 Post subject: Autism and pain sensitivity
Posted: 30 Nov 2022, 12:35 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 199


People with autism are not 'indifferent or hypo-sensitive' to pain People with autism have normal pain thresholds but increased sensitivity to painful stimuli, concludes a study in PAIN®, the official publication of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). The journal is publishe...

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: A different parenting “profound autism” article

Posted: 30 Nov 2022, 12:24 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 41


Anti-Memoirs of Autism Boston Children’s Hospital stands two miles from our home in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Congestion on the Longfellow Bridge turns our drive to the hospital into an hour-long ordeal. We’re stuck in place, boxed in. Misha, my son, loafs in the back seat, his gaze fixed on glades...
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