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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 02:07 PM
Replies: 637
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Posted By smartcooky
I would say both would apply equally. This...

I would say both would apply equally.

This man competing in a women's competititon ought to be ashamed of himself. He is physically, physiologically and biologically male. This gives him actual...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 05:11 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 3,771
Posted By smartcooky
Isn't remarkable how duplicitous Republicans are,...

Isn't remarkable how duplicitous Republicans are, the party you support, the so-called "Party of Small Government" that wants the Government to stay out of people's lives, but is quite happy to have...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 01:46 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 3,771
Posted By smartcooky
Cut them peckerwoods in the South-East loose I...

Cut them peckerwoods in the South-East loose I say, let 'em have their straight, white, racist, Christian promised land. California, Oregon, Washington and Nevada together would make a viable...
Forum: USA Politics 25th June 2022, 09:37 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 3,771
Posted By smartcooky
If y'all think this is all they want - to...

If y'all think this is all they want - to overturn Roe v Wade, think again. They will be going after other precedents as well.

Griswold v Connecticut (the right to use contraception)
Lawrence v....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th June 2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
Its pretty obviously the post he quoted. ...

Its pretty obviously the post he quoted.

shuttit is literally saying that if its open season for forum members on anti-vaxxers then why should it not be open season on rape victims. Of course,...
Forum: USA Politics 24th June 2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,836
Posted By smartcooky
Looks like Mo Brooks is willing to talk to the...

Looks like Mo Brooks is willing to talk to the Jan 6 select committee. Of course if, like me, you have been following the US Senate primaries, it won't be very hard to guess why he's had this change...
Forum: Trials and Errors 24th June 2022, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 111,813
Posted By smartcooky
Good. I hope she spends a long time, preferably...

Good. I hope she spends a long time, preferably the rest of her miserable life, rotting in a jail cell. She certainly deserves it!


Quote of and respose to moderated content removed .
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 04:54 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
C) she was 16 and didn't know the law, and didn't...

C) she was 16 and didn't know the law, and didn't know what her options were.
D) she was traumatized by what happened.
E) She didn't want to share her trauma with unsympathetic strangers.
F) She...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 11,442
Posted By smartcooky
Sure, height and arm length can give you...

Sure, height and arm length can give you advantage, but that equally applies within the same sex. Alex Higgins was 5ft 7½in, but that never made him uncompetitive with 6ft 3in Steve Davis whom he...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 04:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By smartcooky
Yup. If this guy had had access to guns, there...

Yup. If this guy had had access to guns, there would have been multiple deaths.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 04:43 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 11,442
Posted By smartcooky
Olympic equestrian sports Horse racing Rifle...

Olympic equestrian sports
Horse racing
Rifle and pistol shooting
Pool, Snooker, Billiards
Forum: USA Politics 24th June 2022, 03:40 AM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,836
Posted By smartcooky
https://www.dropbox.com/s/7gc5r72ac0d9hnd/Grasping...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/7gc5r72ac0d9hnd/Graspingatstraws.jpg?raw=1



Its the standard GOP "no harm = no foul" defence. The Zelenskyy extortion scandal showed that... "So what if Dear Leader...
Forum: USA Politics 24th June 2022, 01:57 AM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,836
Posted By smartcooky
So Louis Gohmert, Matt Gaetz, Mo Brooks, Andrew...

So Louis Gohmert, Matt Gaetz, Mo Brooks, Andrew Biggs and Scott Perry all asked for presidential pardons... all testified to, under oath.

Has anyone heard if Scott Perry still denies asking for a...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 02:36 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 11,442
Posted By smartcooky
This is one of those rare occasions where I find...

This is one of those rare occasions where I find myself agreeing with you :jaw-dropp

Biology beats gender: If I was a young woman who has spent a good deal of my life so far training to become a...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 02:25 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
Then maybe we should not even be discussing rape...

Then maybe we should not even be discussing rape cases here
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 10:11 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
Is there such a thing as a "No True Skeptic"...

Is there such a thing as a "No True Skeptic" fallacy? Its sure beginning to look that way.

Yes, having dealt personally with a few rape victims (one of which is very close to me), I have learned a...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 22nd June 2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 239,107
Posted By smartcooky
1. Justthenews is not a reliable news source. It...

1. Justthenews is not a reliable news source. It deals in conspiracy theories, lies and misinformation, and promotes "The Big Lie"

2. A friend of mine once told me that John Solomon is not a...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 03:35 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
And its the exact same people who do this exact...

And its the exact same people who do this exact same thing... victim blaming, in other threads on similar topics.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
Err, what? You might want to read the...

Err, what?

You might want to read the general statement I was replying to. Here, so you don't have to search back.



That is all I was commenting on, that single sentence. Nothing else.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 05:37 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
I hope you're not arguing that if you don't watch...

I hope you're not arguing that if you don't watch Fox News, you're not getting the (politically) right side of any story? That is just wrong. Fox News is not just politically right, it is a far-right...
Forum: USA Politics 22nd June 2022, 04:02 AM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,836
Posted By smartcooky
True. I was merely pointing out that what the...

True. I was merely pointing out that what the reporter said, "Not you're not, I can see your phone... I can see your screen" was irrelevant. It did not mean he was not on a call.
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 22nd June 2022, 03:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By smartcooky
Still utter nonsense!

Still utter nonsense!
Forum: USA Politics 22nd June 2022, 02:42 AM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,836
Posted By smartcooky
Not wishing to defend Ron Johnson, but this bit...

Not wishing to defend Ron Johnson, but this bit "he tried to pretend he was on the phone." is likely BS. That looks like its an Android phone Johnson is using, and almost without exception, the...
Forum: USA Politics 22nd June 2022, 02:33 AM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,836
Posted By smartcooky
That was Nixon v. Fitzgerald, 457 U.S. 731...

That was Nixon v. Fitzgerald, 457 U.S. 731 (1982). It dealt with immunity for officials performing discretionary functions when their actions did not violate clearly-established law.

Arthur...
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 10:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,383
Posted By smartcooky
A Dunfederacy? ...or a Dumbfederacy?

A Dunfederacy? ...or a Dumbfederacy?
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,836
Posted By smartcooky
It may yet happen. Firstly, these people...

It may yet happen.

Firstly, these people have been focussed on testifying before the committee.

Secondly, if I was on that committee, I would most definitely have asked any participating...
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,836
Posted By smartcooky
And that is the whole idea... to unleash the MAGA...

And that is the whole idea... to unleash the MAGA morons on honest volunteers, thereby dissuading them from volunteering next time... so that it leaves "others" to volunteer in their place... and its...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 10:04 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 36,661
Posted By smartcooky
What were you doing when they were teaching...

What were you doing when they were teaching English comprehension in grade school!!?

"These are some of the same people who committed terrorism in Charlottesville without using automatic weapons!"...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 10:03 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 36,661
Posted By smartcooky
never mind

never mind
Forum: USA Politics 20th June 2022, 09:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,383
Posted By smartcooky
Maybe the The Fat Orange Turd could move to...

Maybe the The Fat Orange Turd could move to Austin and run for the Presidency of the People's Democratic Republic of Texas.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
True, but entirely irrelevant since "assuming"...

True, but entirely irrelevant since "assuming" was never mentioned.

The term was "taking a default" position, which is NOT the same thing.

Default Position
A belief (or lack of belief) that...
Forum: USA Politics 20th June 2022, 08:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,383
Posted By smartcooky
That's not a prediction!

That's not a prediction!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
In reply... Nope - it's not a lie...

In reply...




Nope - it's not a lie or a mistake, it accurately reflects what you have said... multiple times.
...
Forum: USA Politics 20th June 2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,836
Posted By smartcooky
McCarthy is starting to get some GOP blowback from the Jan 6 hearings

It seems that a number of McCarthy's colleagues think he stuffed up badly in the way he handled the situation as regards Republican participation in the investigation. I posted earlier, in another...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 08:18 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
It is characteristic of all newspaper articles,...

It is characteristic of all newspaper articles, that every reader has a vivid recollection of them and that any given reader's recollection of them differs violently from every other reader's...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
Ah, the old loaded question canard, more often...

Ah, the old loaded question canard, more often that not brought into play by those who are nowhere near as clever as they think they are.

I never ask loaded questions, and I most certainly do not...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 19th June 2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,138
Posted By smartcooky
No, that would be Tennessee! :D

No, that would be Tennessee! :D
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
Where did I say this?

Where did I say this?
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 19th June 2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,138
Posted By smartcooky
.... oh.... its, its, its Bison Head Guy.... The...

.... oh.... its, its, its Bison Head Guy.... The Q-Shaman...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
Ok, so lets be clear, you are both fine with...

Ok, so lets be clear, you are both fine with Jeffrey Epsteins' behaviour?
Forum: Trials and Errors 19th June 2022, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 111,813
Posted By smartcooky
Answered by Bob001 She could be the undoing...

Answered by Bob001

She could be the undoing of a LOT of well respected people, some of whom would be happy for her to just "go away", and a small number of those might be willing to try to make...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
Again, irrelevant. My opinion on this topic of...

Again, irrelevant. My opinion on this topic of thread is not tied to the laws in my country, and nor should it be. What if disagree with the AOC here and think it should be 18 (which I do)?


...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 09:53 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
No. What matters is the law where the offender ...

No. What matters is the law where the offender is. The question is "was/is she under the the AOC in the offender's jurisdiction".*

As has been previously and painstakingly explained, the actual...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
She didn't "name" this alleged boyfriend, it...

She didn't "name" this alleged boyfriend, it STILL bears to be investigated, even with the "close age teenager" laws in Louisiana.

The absolute minimum investigation should have been done to at...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 08:50 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
The answer to the questions is the NAME of the...

The answer to the questions is the NAME of the father, not just "my boyfriend"
Forum: Trials and Errors 18th June 2022, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 111,813
Posted By smartcooky
Ghislaine Maxwell is finding the going tough...

... and she is finding her high-society standing is no use. I have no sympathy!

https://nypost.com/2022/06/18/ghislaine-maxwell-filed-more-than-100-complaints-over-jail-conditions/

"......
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 18th June 2022, 11:22 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
You are trying to make excuses for the rapist....

You are trying to make excuses for the rapist. This does not surprise me in the least.


ETA: and this might interest you (but probably not)
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 18th June 2022, 10:14 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
Irrelevant: Not a defence against statutory rape ...

Irrelevant: Not a defence against statutory rape




Irrelevant: Not a defence against statutory rape
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 18th June 2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
It sounds more and more like Rapedaddy has got...

It sounds more and more like Rapedaddy has got friends and infleunce in high places including Law Enforcement, and the woman is being railroaded.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 18th June 2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 9,991
Posted By smartcooky
Correct, I stand corrected. Irrelevant:...

Correct, I stand corrected.


Irrelevant: Not a defence against statutory rape


Irrelevant: Not a defence against statutory rape


Irrelavant: Not a defence against statutory rape
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