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by casinterest
Wed Sep 01, 2021 11:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 350
Views: 18084

Re: Texas abortion law

The issue here ,is this isn't Congress's responsibility. They don't create state laws. Exactly my earlier point, the Republicans have been focused on the states while the democrats have been focused on Washington, so to protect women's rights at the state level they have to find a federal alternati...

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 01, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nepotism - Good or Bad?
Replies: 23
Views: 1200

Re: Nepotism - Good or Bad?

Nepotism in a family owned business is to be expected. Nepotism in a business that has better qualified individuals is usually a detriment. However who is going to care if Jim wants his son to take over the plumbing business? If anyone cares, they should leave the company. If Jim's relative is able ...

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 01, 2021 6:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 350
Views: 18084

Re: Texas abortion law

That's not a law, and you haven't cited absolutely anything. If that's the case then, have you heard about the 'law' "Dred Scott vSanford?" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dred_Scott_v._Sandford How about that law? Scott vs Sanford? So you have never heard of Amendments 13+., What country a...

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 01, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 350
Views: 18084

Re: Texas abortion law

Which law is that? please do cite it. US Constitution. As cited in Roe vs Wade. Read both documents. That's not a law, and you haven't cited absolutely anything. If that's the case then, have you heard about the 'law' "Dred Scott vSanford?" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dred_Scott_v._Sand...

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 01, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 350
Views: 18084

Re: Texas abortion law

AirWorthy99 wrote:
casinterest wrote:

The Federal Law is consistent and has been since 1973.



Which law is that? please do cite it.


US Constitution. As cited in Roe vs Wade.

Read both documents.

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 01, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 208146

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

My fiancée runs the pharmacy department of a major hospital in Westchester County, just north of NYC. I asked her about the breakdown of COVID admissions of vaccinated and unvaccinated patients, and she said that between 85%-90% of the hospitalizations in her hospital were unvaccinated. And of the ...

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 01, 2021 5:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 350
Views: 18084

Re: Texas abortion law

Well Texas has apparently legalized State Sponsored Terrorism. So I am sure the Conservatives are excited. Funding Civil lawsuits is the same as banning abortions. The Supreme Courts failure to act is an abandonment of their duty. I take it that you favor an activist court. The congress of the USA ...

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 01, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 350
Views: 18084

Re: Texas abortion law

At last, Texas is doing it right. About time to challenge the fallacy that an abortion is a 'constitutional right'. If Democrats believe abortion should be federally protected, they can if they wish enact federal legislation protecting it. Not hiding under the false pretense that this is in the con...

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 01, 2021 4:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43091

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

What in the hell were students of San Juan Unified School District doing in Afghanistan????? I sure hope the school had field trip permission slips from all the parents. Sending students to Afghanistan is complete insanity. From reading the Article,. it can be deduced that the district knows studen...

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 01, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pope Francis to resign ? ?
Replies: 30
Views: 2651

Re: Pope Francis to resign ? ?

Back to the subject though. It doesn't look like Pope Francis is resigning. https://www.vaticannews.va/en/pope/news/2021-09/pope-after-operation-it-never-crossed-my-mind-to-resign.html Does Your Holiness fear that one of the most insistent things with which the media, essentially Italian, distinguis...

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 01, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pope Francis to resign ? ?
Replies: 30
Views: 2651

Re: Pope Francis to resign ? ?

While there have always been liberal and conservative factions in the Church, it seems like there is a sizeable group that is emerging that I call Evangelical Catholics. They are the pro-Trump, anti-vax crowd who act more and more like Fundamentalist Christians. I think the words you are searching ...

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 01, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 350
Views: 18084

Re: Taxes abortion law

The Texas law is based on harassments, intimidation, and abuse. All things valued by the current Texas political leaders. The law is an attempt at a run around of Federal law striking down unconstitutional acts by the government in favor of giving private citizens financial incentives to undermine t...

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 01, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14363

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Relish

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 01, 2021 2:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14363

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Ligaments

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 31, 2021 9:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14363

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Achilles

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 31, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 NFL American Football Thread
Replies: 0
Views: 508

2021 NFL American Football Thread

Cam Newton just got dropped by the Patriots, Covid is a specter this year. New: 17 Game Season. New: 6 Rules including an interesting change to the onside kicks that limits the number of players in the the setup zone on the receiving team with the idea of more conversions/excitement. It looks like w...

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 31, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Ida Incoming for MSY
Replies: 41
Views: 2483

Re: Hurricane Ida Incoming for MSY

I never understand why anyone would want to live in that area of the US. It has a giant bullseye dartboard for every hurricane in the region. It's what, 8 feet in most areas, below sea level. It's also dependent on a system of dams, levees and walls to keep the water out. Now I realize that Amsterd...

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 31, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43091

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

However they have won the hearts and minds of those that they would control for now. They don't win hearts and minds; they crush any opposition. You submit to their authority, and that's it. They aren't doing anything for anyone but themselves. The perception of hearts and minds is "People's p...

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 31, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43091

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

Will The Taliban fail spectacularly in the next 5 years? Will the rest of the world pay a price? First you have to define what a success (and a failure) look like for them. To me if there are more terror attacks under them than before, it would be a failure. If people are hungry : failure. Success ...

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 31, 2021 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14363

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Wildfire

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 31, 2021 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43091

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

They triumphed in Afghanistan after 20 years so I am going to say No to your question. Yes, but they triumphed by lies. They now have to rule, and Afghanistan is full of people that will push back. Which people, those who left, or are you thinking they just allowed the Taliban to walk in and take o...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 30, 2021 10:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43091

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

NIKV69 wrote:
casinterest wrote:

Will The Taliban fail spectacularly in the next 5 years?


They triumphed in Afghanistan after 20 years so I am going to say No to your question.



Yes, but they triumphed by lies. They now have to rule, and Afghanistan is full of people that will push back.

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 30, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43091

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

And it is done. The US has left Afghanistan Aug 31, 2021. https://www.cnn.com/2021/08/30/politics/us-military-withdraws-afghanistan/index.html The last US military planes left Afghanistan, Commander of US Central Command, Gen. Frank McKenzie announced Monday at the Pentagon. The US departure marks t...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 30, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Ida Incoming for MSY
Replies: 41
Views: 2483

Re: Hurricane Ida Incoming for MSY

The current models show that IDA is going to give the same areas of Tenn/NC that got wrecked over a week ago, an extra dosing of 5-10 inches of rain tonight into Wednesday.

A very powerful storm with very heavy rains creating the biggest new threat.

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 30, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14363

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Plant

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 30, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Universal Healthcare
Replies: 92
Views: 4900

Re: Universal Healthcare

Covid has proved one thing completely. We are all affected by someone else's health. We need Universal Healthcare. We will not get it because there are uneducated folks that continue to prop up the "Private Healthcare" system that wastes enormous amounts of time and money processing insura...

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by casinterest
Sat Aug 28, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 308
Views: 17277

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2021

Yeah , but you are 15 times more likely to die from being unvaccinated and getting the infection , than if you had the vaccination in the first place. these researchers are using data from subjects that made it past the first gate. Really says who? The people I know that are vaccinated that have CO...

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by casinterest
Sat Aug 28, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 208146

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Except that the vaccine ISN'T saving lives. This current Delta variant has just as many vaccinated in the hospital as unvaccinated only it isn't advertised. Delta is circumventing this vaccine but they will never admit it. I know it is not as easy as it seems but in the UK more vaccinated are dying...

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by casinterest
Sat Aug 28, 2021 9:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 208146

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

MS is Mississippi. I don't think it was 90% but MS has lost over 2000 nurses since January. Lots of stress in a low vaccination state watching people die that could have been saved by a simple vaccine. https://www.insider.com/2000-mississippi-nurses-resign-straining-hospitals-amid-covid-surge-2021-...

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 27, 2021 9:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 308
Views: 17277

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2021

https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/5.0057100 A study claim the effectiveness of masks like R95 (R95 are like N95 but also filter oily particles) or KN95 are less effective when acting as source control for aerosolized olive oil with 1 micron diameter than one would hope for from mask material, o...

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 27, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 308
Views: 17277

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2021

Study Shows Natural Immunity To COVID Is Superior To Vaccination https://www.zerohedge.com/covid-19/ends-debate-israeli-study-shows-natural-immunity-13x-more-effective-vaccines-stopping At the very least, the results of the study are good news for patients who have already successfully battled COVI...

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 27, 2021 3:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 208146

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

I really don't know where something like this ends. What about obese workers? You gonna charge them too? Diabetes cost companies a ton of money. Some I know do penalize for smoking and some like Alaska Airlines wont employ you if you smoke. But I have a friend who works in a medical building here i...

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 27, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14363

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Caller

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 27, 2021 1:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43091

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

Well all the Hawks should be happy. Biden just promised to hunt down whoever is responsible, and will give the miltiary the assets they need. https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/afghanistan-news-taliban-refugees-08-26-21-intl/index.html President Biden left the door open for more military assistanc...

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 26, 2021 11:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14363

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Mine

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 26, 2021 9:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43091

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

Well all the Hawks should be happy. Biden just promised to hunt down whoever is responsible, and will give the miltiary the assets they need. https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/afghanistan-news-taliban-refugees-08-26-21-intl/index.html President Biden left the door open for more military assistance...

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 26, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43091

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/afg ... index.html

Evacuations will continue.
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More than 60 were killed included 12 US marines.

https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/afg ... index.html

Evacuations will continue.

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FLDrifter wrote:
Good Morning,

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https://www.coffeeandpretzels.com/throw ... sdays.html
fixed that for you ;)

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 26, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 208146

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Boom. Here we go.. Delta is going to charge the Unvaccinated more for health insurance. https://www.cnn.com/2021/08/25/business/delta-unvaccinated-insurance-cost-increase/index.html Delta says starting September 12, any US employee who is not fully vaccinated will be required to take a weekly coron...

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 26, 2021 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43091

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/08/26/asia/afghanistan-kabul-airport-blast-intl/index.html Blast outside of the airport. Sadly this was predictable. Untold amount of casualties. Terrible, but unfortunately suicide bombings have been par for the course in AFG for years. Could be anything from splinter grou...

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 26, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14363

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

stones

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 26, 2021 2:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Courts in Nova Scotia urged (required?) to consider race when sentencing
Replies: 50
Views: 1756

Re: Courts in Nova Scotia urged (required?) to consider race when sentencing

Actually, they're not red herrings. You imply that racist action by the government is OK as long as the racist action is used to combat racism. I just pointed out some instances where the government has been wrong. They are absolute Red Herrings. You are implying that it is not ok for the Governmen...

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 26, 2021 1:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Courts in Nova Scotia urged (required?) to consider race when sentencing
Replies: 50
Views: 1756

Re: Courts in Nova Scotia urged (required?) to consider race when sentencing

johns624 wrote:
How does giving a lighter sentence to a defendant today help a totally different person who was given a harsher sentence 20-30 years ago?

It doesn't, but it helps keep the same mistake from being made again.

There are also advocacy groups that are always working to review valid cases .

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 26, 2021 1:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Courts in Nova Scotia urged (required?) to consider race when sentencing
Replies: 50
Views: 1756

Re: Courts in Nova Scotia urged (required?) to consider race when sentencing

Wouldn't a better ruling say "You CAN'T consider race as a factor when sentencing"? Legally I’d say that’s definitely the best option. It just ignores what is the whim of the judge or lawyers. Which could be based on racism. As nice as that law is , it takes trust in the integrity of all ...

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 26, 2021 1:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Courts in Nova Scotia urged (required?) to consider race when sentencing
Replies: 50
Views: 1756

Re: Courts in Nova Scotia urged (required?) to consider race when sentencing

You can't redefine corrective actions by Government to be racism if they are combatting racism. Do you label all government punishment against criminals as crimes? Oh, I see your argument now. Because it is a law or governmental policy or whatever that addresses racism, it can not be racism itself....

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 26, 2021 12:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 208146

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Covid Vaccination Demographics in the US for those keeping track. https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/meet-the-press/nbc-news-poll-shows-demographic-breakdown-vaccinated-u-s-n1277514 It is staggering how political the vaccination has become And here are the American adults who say they’ve already been ...

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 26, 2021 12:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Courts in Nova Scotia urged (required?) to consider race when sentencing
Replies: 50
Views: 1756

Re: Courts in Nova Scotia urged (required?) to consider race when sentencing

I guess we'll have to agree to disagree. Because I believe that using race as a measuring stick as to what actions government will take is, by definition, racism. And, you do not. You can't redefine corrective actions by Government to be racism if they are combatting racism. Do you label all govern...

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 25, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 208146

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Great news for India. At 49.5% of adults have one jab. https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/india-nears-vax-milestone-at-least-1-jab-to-50-adults-101629931441811-amp.html 14.5% of adults two jabs 35% of adults one jab Now, according to this link, 40% of the population of India is children, Ind...

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 25, 2021 11:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Courts in Nova Scotia urged (required?) to consider race when sentencing
Replies: 50
Views: 1756

Re: Courts in Nova Scotia urged (required?) to consider race when sentencing

casinterest wrote: They aren't racist policies. Yes, they are. They will be using race to help decide how someone is sentenced. They are used to combat the racism that has created the inequity in place due to racism. You can't call a corrective policy racism anymore than you can call a football pen...

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