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...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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.
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
I usually post to Levi's site. He keeps track of the recon flights, models and satellites.
https://www.tropicaltidbits.com/sat/sat ... product=ir
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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-...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
More than 60 were killed included 12 US marines.
https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/afg ... index.html
Evacuations will continue.
FLDrifter wrote:Good Morning,
Sending this from my hotel on day 3 of 4. Anyone else seeing the load factors melting away in the last two weeks?
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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?
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 ...Jump to post
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....Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post