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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 10:18 PM
Replies: 292
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Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Seriously? How many false attributions to my post...

Seriously? How many false attributions to my post do I need to address?

First, don't put words in my mouth! I said nothing NOTHING about 'feeling good' having no concern about the religious...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 08:35 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
First, don't put words in my mouth! :mad: I said...

First, don't put words in my mouth! :mad: I said nothing NOTHING about 'feeling good' about the religious fanaticism currently being expressed by the SCOTUS. That's offensive.

Back to the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 06:31 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Popular demand just like what led to the Roe...

Popular demand just like what led to the Roe decision in the first place. Making abortions illegal never stopped them in the first place.

Prohibition didn't last long.

Marijuana has been used...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Prohibition is an excellent analogy.:thumbsup:

Prohibition is an excellent analogy.:thumbsup:
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 06:14 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 3,787
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
There are examples of these actions that were...

There are examples of these actions that were actually put in place by Congress in my links.

The thing is, who is going to enforce the SCOTUS decisions if the Congress passed legislation...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 06:02 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 3,787
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
And another link commented on by someone who...

And another link commented on by someone who clearly didn't read it.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 06:01 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 3,787
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
It's because the right-wingers report posts en...

It's because the right-wingers report posts en masse. They have flooded the internet with their trolling POV.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:59 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
I posted some options in a link in the other...

I posted some options in a link in the other thread because it was more about politics. These threads really do need to be merged.

As for whining, speak for yourself. I consider my time in this...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:55 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Talk about a mixed message post that can't be...

Talk about a mixed message post that can't be understood on its face. How about explaining it. Or better yet, don't bother.

Regulated means just that, regulated. The specifics are not spelled out....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 03:17 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
According to some women never had the right to...

According to some women never had the right to make their own healthcare decisions. But even though the 2nd Amendment says "well regulated militia" that somehow grants the right to own guns while...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 02:56 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 3,787
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Possible actions by Congress continued, a link...

Possible actions by Congress continued, a link within the link in my above post:
538 (https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/who-can-stop-the-supreme-court/)



Again the article is much longer...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 02:23 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 3,787
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Possible actions by Congress: NC scholar: With...

Possible actions by Congress:
NC scholar: With Roe gone, Congress should suspend the Supreme Court (https://news.yahoo.com/nc-scholar-democracy-calls-supreme-115737020.html)Reading the whole article...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 11:34 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 3,787
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
It's really adding up, isn't it. :(:mad:

It's really adding up, isn't it. :(:mad:
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 12:03 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 33,882
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Yep.

Yep.
Forum: USA Politics 25th June 2022, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 71,726
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Mr "I'll get even" will almost certainly do that...

Mr "I'll get even" will almost certainly do that if he doesn't get the GOP nom.
Forum: USA Politics 25th June 2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 18,378
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
:rolleyes: You know the answer to this. Do you...

:rolleyes:
You know the answer to this. Do you thinks the rest of us don't?


This is from the insurrection thread where it was off topic.

I don't understand why after these things have come...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 25th June 2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,139
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
That is friggin* weird!:eye-poppi ...

That is friggin* weird!:eye-poppi





*@Mods: This is the word I wanted to use and it's not an attempt to defeat the auto censor.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 08:37 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Sorry but, you don't live here, you saw one thing...

Sorry but, you don't live here, you saw one thing or whatever, and your complaint has no merit.

Pelosi has been on repeatedly with the message to vote for Democrats in Nov. There are all sorts of...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
That is an incomplete bit of bull ****. Think...

That is an incomplete bit of bull ****. Think this rosy picture is realistic?

Don't forget GOP legislators balked at requiring birth control be covered by health insurance. And guess which...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 06:34 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
13 sounds like a good idea, and that's a good...

13 sounds like a good idea, and that's a good reason to increase the size of the court.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 06:31 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
You don't think that's true? They've been...

You don't think that's true? They've been actively courting the anti-abortion voters since at least as far back as Reagan.

Oh, I see, you're one of those single issue voters.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
So you buy the lie that abortions are mostly...

So you buy the lie that abortions are mostly women who just didn't use birth control? Because, you know, why bother when you can just have a painful expensive abortion?

Didn't you bring this ****...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 06:17 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
You can't just bring up a decision you want...

You can't just bring up a decision you want reviewed. You can't challenge an overturned law.

First there needs to be a specific law.
Then it has to affect you directly. (standing)
Then you have...
Forum: USA Politics 24th June 2022, 04:22 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 3,787
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
And Gore in 2000. I wish this all the time.

And Gore in 2000. I wish this all the time.
Forum: USA Politics 24th June 2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 3,787
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
You quoted me before I changed it.

You quoted me before I changed it.
Forum: USA Politics 24th June 2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 71,726
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
I suspect he's actually in debt. But the money he...

I suspect he's actually in debt. But the money he controls is political fund-raising, current and future.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
:bigclap

:bigclap
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Yeah but this wasn't about any old case, it was a...

Yeah but this wasn't about any old case, it was a law prohibiting inter-skin color marriage that would have to be challenged.

By-the-way, that might be a good slap in the face of McConnell and...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
What is that supposed to mean? I couldn't stand...

What is that supposed to mean? I couldn't stand 10 minutes of that guy.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 04:02 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
That's reasonable.

That's reasonable.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
I am suggesting the only solution we seem to have...

I am suggesting the only solution we seem to have available to right the wrong of stacking the court so it follows Christian theocratic laws.

And I am thinking of the long term consequences of...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 03:50 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
What is it now if it isn't "not what it should...

What is it now if it isn't "not what it should be"?

Why do you think these guys all lied in their confirmation hearings if this all about purely interpreting the Constitution and following...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 03:04 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
What do you think it ******* is now if not a...

What do you think it ******* is now if not a legislative body?

12 is good, BTW, but you need a tie breaker.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
So you're OK with a warped court for how long?...

So you're OK with a warped court for how long? 20, 30, 50 years depending on which party is in power when each of them dies?

Not to mention 3 of them would, being the last appointed would not be...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Puleese, this is an ignorant rebuttal to my post....

Puleese, this is an ignorant rebuttal to my post.

So you like the court's decision. Just admit it and start from there.

Popular Tribunal is a failed analogy. Roe has been law for more than 50...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Can't both be done? And how can tenure be...

Can't both be done?

And how can tenure be accomplished? Is that easier than adding justices?

I think at about 50 the two parties might come to an agreement.

One thing I'd like to see and it...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 02:42 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Folks seem to be forgetting, a case has to come...

Folks seem to be forgetting, a case has to come before the court for them to decide anything.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
How would that be worse than what we have now?

How would that be worse than what we have now?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
I think they need a much bigger body anyway. Why...

I think they need a much bigger body anyway. Why should six bigoted Christians get to make decisions for the whole country? Even the Senate has 50 members. And POTUS powers are limited by Congress. ...
Forum: USA Politics 24th June 2022, 01:36 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 3,787
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
You know you could have just read the mod box...

You know you could have just read the mod box when the threads were split. Some people were tired of being reminded how they voted in the poll. But mostly it made sense to have a pre-decision and a...
Forum: USA Politics 24th June 2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 3,787
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Voting rights across the country are being...

Voting rights across the country are being violated. So what do they do? Make the problem worse.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 12:59 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Unless this ruling plus an indictment of 6...

Unless this ruling plus an indictment of 6 Congresspersons and maybe Drumpf causes a shake-up this Nov.

I refuse at this point to be a pessimist.

Remind me how adding "everyone to the court"...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
So many pessimists on this thread. Roe...

So many pessimists on this thread.

Roe hasn't been reversed before now has it? This is not like anything else.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 12:34 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
:confused: First, Biden nominates the...

:confused:

First, Biden nominates the candidates.

Second, how do you figure?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 12:23 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 5,051
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Put Manchin right up there with Collins. Joe...

Put Manchin right up there with Collins.

Joe Manchin Says He ‘Trusted’ Neil Gorsuch And Brett Kavanaugh, Is Now Disappointed...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 76,129
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
The ruling said send the decision power back to...

The ruling said send the decision power back to the states. SC would have to rule strictly on the bases the federal government has no authority over the states. That would be another whole can of...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 76,129
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Nov will be telling. If the GOP doesn't lose seat...

Nov will be telling. If the GOP doesn't lose seat after seat in Nov we are in real trouble. If they do then Congress has a chance to pass a federal law protecting human rights.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 76,129
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
I'm not so sure about that. The next hearings...

I'm not so sure about that. The next hearings aren't for a couple weeks, giving them time to be the headline again.

More importantly, it's Drumpf's fault, second only to McConnell. People aren't...
Forum: USA Politics 23rd June 2022, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 71,726
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Pretty sure Drumpf has control of the grift.

Pretty sure Drumpf has control of the grift.
Forum: USA Politics 23rd June 2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,844
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Once again, it's not that the gist is new in...

Once again, it's not that the gist is new in today's hearing, but OMG the extent Drumpf went to promote the Big Lie is shocking. He was obsessed!

Today we get to see which legislators asked for...
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