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by natraj
Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:37 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 3850
Views: 492529

Re: The Darker Side of the News

this breach is not capable of remedy is a nice touch though
by natraj
Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:43 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

The point isn't that adoption makes you free from flaws, but it seems reasonable to expect that racists in the US would probably be less likely to embrace mixed race families. So, it's a possible test. I would expect results like "disproportionately adopts white babies" or "dispropor...
by natraj
Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:40 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Fleeting Thoughts: Movie and TV Shows
Replies: 94
Views: 8281

Re: Fleeting Thoughts: Movie and TV Shows

oh nooo i didn't quote it and then st helpful-edited but trust me it was originally SUPER unhelpful
by natraj
Fri Jul 06, 2018 1:25 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

*bootlicker voice* it's not about racism it's about secure borders, the problem is illegal immigration, this isn't about cracking down on immigrants in GENERAL. https://www.wnycstudios.org/story/uscis-starting-denaturalization-task-force/ ... we just, really, desperately need a task force specifical...
by natraj
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:03 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Fleeting Thoughts: Movie and TV Shows
Replies: 94
Views: 8281

Re: Fleeting Thoughts: Movie and TV Shows

why do you have this weird fetish for posting links without actually letting anyone know what you're posting ABOUT?

"Back to the Future shoe sells for nearly $100k" is soupspoon's link above.
by natraj
Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:54 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

anyway for the revolting hateful "this isn't fascism just because you don't like it" "there's totally legit reasons for this court inhumane treatment that have nothing to do with racism" crowd (whoever is still left, hopefully won't be left for long), please explain to me the com...
by natraj
Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2018 Midterm Elections Coverage
Replies: 56
Views: 1807

Re: 2018 Midterm Elections Coverage

trpmb6 wrote:(Note I think its safe to assume she wins the general at this point - do republicans even try to run in this district?)


literally the exact article trmpie just linked wrote:Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a favorite to beat Republican candidate Anthony Pappas in November.
by natraj
Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:37 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

In addition, there's a categorical difference between things like "The world would be a better place if Hitler dropped dead" and things like "The world would be a better place if everyone but Aryans dropped dead." yeah, this. i know our resident favor apologist thinks that they'...
by natraj
Thu Jun 28, 2018 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

Not Scalia's lead? I know things can get a little partisan but that's uncalled for. Nobody here should be wishing death upon anyone because of politics. yeah i mean it's totally fine that these people are CAUSING deaths en masse, we should anyway wish for long happy comfortable lives for them as th...
by natraj
Thu Jun 28, 2018 2:01 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2018 Midterm Elections Coverage
Replies: 56
Views: 1807

Re: 2018 Midterm Elections Coverage

the democrats are already completely ineffective at getting anything passed
by natraj
Thu Jun 28, 2018 1:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

Not Scalia's lead? I know things can get a little partisan but that's uncalled for. Nobody here should be wishing death upon anyone because of politics. yeah i mean it's totally fine that these people are CAUSING deaths en masse, we should anyway wish for long happy comfortable lives for them as th...
by natraj
Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:17 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

there have been so many stories recently about service members getting deported because they were enrolled in the program y'all are talking about, were doing everything the legitimate right way and were explicitly told by military recruiters that serving would be a path to citizenship, and were then...
by natraj
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

if you think this kind of story is isolated or rare rather than just happening to have occurred in direct sight of someone tweeting about it, i have a bridge i want to sell you
by natraj
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:05 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

hey trmbpp how are you going to justify this one, i am curious exactly how far your fascism apologetics will go
by natraj
Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:00 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

some of us are opposed to our system of detention on a more widespread level than just jailing immigrants

that's just where the focus is at the moment since they're changing up rules and trying to make sweeping new fascist policies and also literally torturing children
by natraj
Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

wait were children actually vérifiably placed with human traffickers before, or was that just a continued speculation about things that COULD potentially have happened because the government didn't keep tabs on all of them? i saw a lot of people speculating about all the things that might have happe...
by natraj
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:51 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

Maybe they applied for a grant from various government entities - which is reprehensible (not that I blame them for taking advantage of it if they did) but that's not the point. If such an upgrade was really useful to the town they would have done it anyways. this is great though like really illumi...
by natraj
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:49 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

it's a good thing nobody said only taxation is moral, that would be a wild kind if strawman
by natraj
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:41 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

are you a roads and wars are totally acceptable use of taxed money but helping the poors magically isn't kind of libertarian or a there should be literally no public infrastructure, let's hurry on toward the dystopia where only the rich can afford to actually travel because every section of roads is...
by natraj
Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:02 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

the left doesn't pretend that small gouvernement is a central tenet of their beliefs. the right constantly talks like they care about small government while actively working to overturn local policies they dislike in favor of forcing local governance to abide by the whims of conservative federal pol...
by natraj
Thu Jun 21, 2018 5:37 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

yup i mean it's fine for rich people who can buy whatever éducation they want but everyone else can get rekt
by natraj
Thu Jun 21, 2018 5:28 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

in other news trump wants to do away with the department of education and just have combined departmentfor "education and the workforce"
by natraj
Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

given that immigrants in camps are paid $1/day for their labor and slaves in American prisons make a lot of "made in america" goods for pennies an hour, anyone genuinely concerned about depressing wages would be concerned about reforming if not abolishing prisons (for immigrants and americ...
by natraj
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:52 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

those aren't "extra" definitions of genocide. genocide has, literally since the term was coined, encompassed a wide range of actions all of which were meant to target the destruction of a people / culture -- that doesn't solely mean killing. it can mean trying to wipe out language, forcing...
by natraj
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

it's funny that you think plenty of us weren't in fact opposed to both.
by natraj
Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:04 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

trpmb6 wrote:But then you find out that 2 months after you finished training said person that they've returned to India with their dowry payment


:roll:
by natraj
Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:47 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

i mean us immigration law is racist in theory AND practice so. like it's not a case of "racist along the border because some border patrol officers are jerks", it's a case of "literally the entire CONCEPT of having immigration laws, from the very first immigration law ever created rig...
by natraj
Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

that's true, but also more a byproduct than a target of trump's policies. from everything he actually says and does it's very clear who his policies are INTENDED to harm; the fact that they also harm poor white people is just collateral.
by natraj
Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

yes, a temporary, planned visit to a country where you have a defined length of stay and are heading home to the country you feel safe returning to at the end is completely comparable to living in a place where you actively fear for your life and do not have a ready and viable place to leave to, you...
by natraj
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6033
Views: 437671

Re: Trump presidency

It *seems* like what you(and democrats in general) want here isn't anything to do with the policy on kids changed, but rather, a lack of prosecution for illegal immigrants. The kids are just a convenient thing to shout about. democrats regrettably support atrocities regarding immigrants frequently ...
by natraj
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: black history
Replies: 28
Views: 3718

Re: black history

today is juneteenth ! one of my favourite holidays. not exactly the end of slavery, but the day over two years later when the news of the legal end of slavery * finally made its way through the last of the confederacy. *definitely not the end of slavery, though, despite white people wanting to prete...
by natraj
Fri May 25, 2018 10:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6248
Views: 886209

Re: Police misbehavior thread

She didn't react to his hand going there, and there's no way she didn't know it was there, but whether she expected the tear-off or not isn't clear from that. She reacted as soon as it happened, but she'd have noticed him tearing off more than he was meant to or tearing off clothing he wasn't meant...
by natraj
Thu May 03, 2018 5:15 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Extra ingredients, or help I have buttermilk.
Replies: 73
Views: 19151

Re: Extra ingredients, or help I have buttermilk.

oh wow that does look good imma try it soon
by natraj
Thu May 03, 2018 12:57 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14775
Views: 2220960

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

it's tbh hilarious watching corruptuser rabidly defend the merits of capitalism using capitalistic metrics of value/productivity/exploitation as the completely unquestioned and unjustified standard to judge by. like, yes, if our model of how good a company is doing etc is judged by how much profit i...
by natraj
Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:38 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6248
Views: 886209

Re: Police misbehavior thread

a cop murdering and raping people? shocker tbh unprecedented.
by natraj
Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:05 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6248
Views: 886209

Re: Police misbehavior thread

except no the police really don't! have to just believe people that someone is causing a disturbance when there is NO SIGN they are causing a disturbance. they literally do not have to. they can use their judgement and say sorry but this person is doing nothing wrong, and go! which they do! when it'...
by natraj
Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6248
Views: 886209

Re: Police misbehavior thread

They are certainly free to present themselves as low-class thugs, but then they shouldn't expect to be treated positively when they refuse to patronize the establishment they are camping at. wow so you're really just jumping both feet in to showing your own hugely racist bias here that's good to kn...
by natraj
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:35 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6248
Views: 886209

Re: Police misbehavior thread

Calling the police to report a crime committed against you is tantamount to pressing charges. that is completely inaccurate anyway. you can absolutely call the police to report a crime and have zero intention of pursuing or complying with any legal action against the person who committed it. this h...
by natraj
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:58 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Justifying the Death Penelty
Replies: 54
Views: 5395

Re: Justifying the Death Penelty

i am honestly mostly just amused that j_s's entire hitler argument is built on a foundation of assuming that us concepts of "rights" and us ideas about prisons are apparently the only ones that exist and the ones hitler would clearly be subject to despite neither hitler nor hitler's victim...
by natraj
Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:45 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6248
Views: 886209

Re: Police misbehavior thread


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