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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1,695
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Posted By BobTheCoward
I am generally in favor of private groups...

I am generally in favor of private groups responding to reasonable and beneficial government requests with descriptions of how they can intercourse themselves....

....but...

Are people...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 07:43 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By BobTheCoward
That is definitely not the parent's job

That is definitely not the parent's job
Forum: USA Politics Today, 07:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 565
Posted By BobTheCoward
You asked if that would be okay, not if it was...

You asked if that would be okay, not if it was legal. I'm not I already commented about judicial review on the first page.
Forum: USA Politics Today, 01:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 565
Posted By BobTheCoward
It is a little BS to discuss something like a...

It is a little BS to discuss something like a rule and then someone asks if I'm okay with some outcome as if I endorsed the rule or wrote it. I don't understand why it comes up so much in...
Forum: USA Politics Today, 01:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 565
Posted By BobTheCoward
You confuse an interpretation of the rules versus...

You confuse an interpretation of the rules versus what I think of the rules. I think the constitution is a bad document, and this is an example of it doing a bad job.
Forum: USA Politics Today, 11:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 565
Posted By BobTheCoward
It is appointed by an elected legislature. It...

It is appointed by an elected legislature. It wouldn't be any less democratic than not having. a popular vote for secretary of transportation.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 09:03 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By BobTheCoward
A combination of easiness of solution, frequency...

A combination of easiness of solution, frequency of minors having sex, and probability of parental push back leading to bad outcomes.

Do I need to provide a moral thesis to just implement a policy...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 04:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,191
Posted By BobTheCoward
I'm not sure I would describe him as right wing....

I'm not sure I would describe him as right wing. He doesn't seem to have many policy ideas.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 12:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,191
Posted By BobTheCoward
it is so highschool level edge...this is a...

it is so highschool level edge...this is a bizarre combination of mental health episode and stunted development....ran through Google translate

"Especially Hitler" rather than, "even Hitler" is a...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 07:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 565
Posted By BobTheCoward
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reapportionment_Ac...

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reapportionment_Act_of_1929
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 07:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 565
Posted By BobTheCoward
Here is the relevant clause Yes, law...

Here is the relevant clause



Yes, law dictionaries at the time defined legislature as the whole lawmaking body. I find that very convincing, but I think there is one last clause that needs...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 07:16 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By BobTheCoward
It is better. But it is awfully presumptuous...

It is better.

But it is awfully presumptuous to think one should act because it is better than the alternative

(easy question to answer)
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:41 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By BobTheCoward
Generally, physicians don't get a say. People can...

Generally, physicians don't get a say. People can just go to specialists or whatever or just at that moment decide not their doctor

ETA: Also, look at the fancy person with a doctor!

A lot of...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:22 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By BobTheCoward
How can I argue the policy is bad without...

How can I argue the policy is bad without pointing why it is bad? (the arguments that it represents informed risk do not hold up)
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:07 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By BobTheCoward
Suppose there was a medication that made the...

Suppose there was a medication that made the "pass out challenge" safer for kids. I would bet this same court would not regard this activity as a child making informed decisions about their health...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 04:34 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By BobTheCoward
Risk mitigation availability generally increases...

Risk mitigation availability generally increases activity. A parent is not obligated to provide all risk mitigation strategies and can lean on the fact an activity presents risks to discourage...
Forum: USA Politics 30th November 2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 565
Posted By BobTheCoward
That is a separate supremacy clause issue. The...

That is a separate supremacy clause issue. The two groups just roll together a lot.
Forum: USA Politics 30th November 2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 565
Posted By BobTheCoward
Only state judicial review

Only state judicial review
Forum: USA Politics 27th November 2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
Doesn't give you permission to call something a...

Doesn't give you permission to call something a fact when it isn't
Forum: USA Politics 27th November 2022, 07:07 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
technically a conclusion based on evidence, not a...

technically a conclusion based on evidence, not a fact itself
Forum: USA Politics 27th November 2022, 07:06 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
You think people deserve their careers?

You think people deserve their careers?
Forum: USA Politics 26th November 2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 585
Posted By BobTheCoward
One should have contempt for moderates if their...

One should have contempt for moderates if their ideas are terrible and harmful
Forum: USA Politics 26th November 2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
And in my non-government, white collar job I...

And in my non-government, white collar job I signed a contract. I thought all jobs had contracts, but then I found out most jobs don't have you sign an explicit contract? But you wouldn't describe me...
Forum: USA Politics 25th November 2022, 05:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 585
Posted By BobTheCoward
I bet almost every congressman thinks their...

I bet almost every congressman thinks their policy ideas are common sense
Forum: USA Politics 25th November 2022, 04:56 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
I'm guessing those contract rules are union...

I'm guessing those contract rules are union negotiated?
Forum: USA Politics 25th November 2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
Why do you think it is his job when the contract...

Why do you think it is his job when the contract is up?
Forum: USA Politics 25th November 2022, 07:14 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
The cool part about a contract is you don't have...

The cool part about a contract is you don't have to have a problem. You can just decide to go in a different direction when the contract is up.
Forum: USA Politics 24th November 2022, 09:34 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
Except he is not getting kicked out of his job.

Except he is not getting kicked out of his job.
Forum: USA Politics 24th November 2022, 08:15 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
Most of them were not there 5 years ago

Most of them were not there 5 years ago
Forum: USA Politics 24th November 2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 11,383
Posted By BobTheCoward
I would also like to see the 2nd amendment...

I would also like to see the 2nd amendment repealed
Forum: USA Politics 24th November 2022, 05:04 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
They are probably fine because it is an expiring...

They are probably fine because it is an expiring contract.
Forum: USA Politics 24th November 2022, 04:11 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
yea, if it was 20 years doing the same contract...

yea, if it was 20 years doing the same contract position I would also question it the same.
Forum: USA Politics 24th November 2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
Your comment was , "Only forcing white people to...

Your comment was , "Only forcing white people to reapply for their jobs"

They have an opening
but they are not doing that.
Forum: USA Politics 24th November 2022, 08:05 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 11,383
Posted By BobTheCoward
Or, maybe the American people have put in an...

Or, maybe the American people have put in an equal amount of thought and considered it acceptable.
Forum: USA Politics 24th November 2022, 07:16 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
Okay, well this appears to be a contract...it...

Okay, well this appears to be a contract...it isn't his job when the contract expires is it?
Forum: USA Politics 24th November 2022, 07:08 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
It is a very different conversation if you think...

It is a very different conversation if you think diversity in leadership can never be a goal of council or you think it can but has to be done differently, right? If I talk you you thinking you...
Forum: USA Politics 24th November 2022, 07:04 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
That wasn't my question...we will get there don't...

That wasn't my question...we will get there don't worry. I'm trying to figure out if you are even open to the idea that it can be considered

(also, not his job at time of contract expiration)
Forum: USA Politics 24th November 2022, 06:57 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
Can we start at one end of the spectrum at work...

Can we start at one end of the spectrum at work back?

Do you think a city council could be justified in considering having diverse leadership in city government improves the function of government...
Forum: USA Politics 24th November 2022, 06:25 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
It isn't his job when the contract is up....so he...

It isn't his job when the contract is up....so he isn't being let go
Forum: USA Politics 24th November 2022, 06:07 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
I wonder why it is a contract and not an employee...

I wonder why it is a contract and not an employee or appointment position. Maybe that informs why the council feels free to experiment?
Forum: USA Politics 24th November 2022, 05:24 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
A) all true B) 20 years is extreme

A) all true

B) 20 years is extreme
Forum: USA Politics 23rd November 2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
If you were going to force open a leadership...

If you were going to force open a leadership position up for more diverse candidates, the stagnant one might be the best choice? For most positions, you can do it with normal turnover. In general,...
Forum: USA Politics 23rd November 2022, 09:12 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
...As I said, doing the same job well for 20...

...As I said, doing the same job well for 20 years means you did a good job....but they can find issue with the fact you haven't had any ambition beyond that position.
Forum: USA Politics 23rd November 2022, 08:56 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,882
Posted By BobTheCoward
There might be more to this story about the job?...

There might be more to this story about the job? Isn't it kind of weird to have the exact same position for 20 years, have great reviews, and just have done the same job for 20 years? No aspirations...
Forum: USA Politics 15th August 2022, 07:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,974
Posted By BobTheCoward
How am I arguing that it isn't a right until it...

How am I arguing that it isn't a right until it is enumerated?


It is a direct question....based on the 9th amendment, if I use an argument that doesn't depend on the enumeration of right to deny...
Forum: USA Politics 15th August 2022, 06:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,974
Posted By BobTheCoward
The 9th amendment wouldn't ban attempting the...

The 9th amendment wouldn't ban attempting the enumeration of unenumerated rights. It restricts only the use of the enumeration of rights in the constitution to do that

You haven't even grappled...
Forum: USA Politics 15th August 2022, 06:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,974
Posted By BobTheCoward
Then they failed to protect it by only banning...

Then they failed to protect it by only banning the use of the enumeration to deny those rights while leaving other reasoning on the table.

You seem to be reading a generalized protection for...
Forum: USA Politics 15th August 2022, 06:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,974
Posted By BobTheCoward
If I use some other reasoning to deny rights that...

If I use some other reasoning to deny rights that isn't the enumeration of the constitution, how are you arguing it is covered by a ban on using the enumeration of rights in the constitution to deny...
Forum: USA Politics 15th August 2022, 06:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,974
Posted By BobTheCoward
That isn't what the words of the ninth amendment...

That isn't what the words of the ninth amendment address.Here is the text as a reminder



It isn't a blanket restriction on the denial or disparagement of other rights. The restriction is only...
Forum: USA Politics 15th August 2022, 06:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,974
Posted By BobTheCoward
wait? Why would the 9th amendment wreck it?

wait? Why would the 9th amendment wreck it?
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