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Forum: USA Politics Today, 04:01 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 11,364
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
I'll repeat this instead of telling you to see my...

I'll repeat this instead of telling you to see my last post:

In seeking only a legal remedy the anti-abortionists have proven themselves only interested in criminalizing abortion.

One who was...
Forum: USA Politics Today, 03:56 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 11,364
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
In seeking only a legal remedy the...

In seeking only a legal remedy the anti-abortionists have proven themselves only interested in criminalizing abortion.

One who was truly interested in increasing personal responsibility would be...
Forum: USA Politics Today, 03:30 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 11,364
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
"Legislators that are closest to the people,"...

"Legislators that are closest to the people," what a fantasy she must have about being some benign queen beloved by her people. :rolleyes:
Forum: USA Politics Today, 02:56 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 11,364
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
:dl:

:dl:
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 01:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 422
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
I know that police chief. When I first heard his...

I know that police chief. When I first heard his name I thought, ****, did this happen in Bellevue? :eek: He was the police chief here in Bellevue for a number of years. I gave him a hep B...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 12:50 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 10,118
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
It's ironic and disgusting to see teeshirts and...

It's ironic and disgusting to see teeshirts and signs that say "My Body, My Choice" in a crowd of people protesting mandatory vaccinations for COVID.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 04:12 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 11,364
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
There are a number of medical terms people might...

There are a number of medical terms people might find have a negative connotation. The word itself describes a relationship between the host and the parasite. It isn't always negative.

5 reasons...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 11:47 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 11,364
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
You think that bothers me? :rolleyes:

You think that bothers me? :rolleyes:
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 11:45 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 11,364
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
This is the guy that appointed those 3 religious...

This is the guy that appointed those 3 religious extremists that made overturning Roe possible.

It takes until 1:10 for him to say "there has to be some kind of punishment"
"For the woman?"...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 11:33 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 11,364
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
:boggled: So just this one? Then WTF is your...

:boggled:

So just this one? Then WTF is your point claiming without a shred of evidence this case didn't happen? What an utterly insignificant thing to bother arguing.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 11,364
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Technically/scientifically a fetus is a parasite.

Technically/scientifically a fetus is a parasite.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 11:25 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 11,364
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
IOW you have no clue about how the placenta and...

IOW you have no clue about how the placenta and uterus work. Said clump of cells is not a separate person until it is developed enough to survive outside of the body.

Have you found the verse in...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 11:22 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 11,364
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
The story in this case fits exactly with how I,...

The story in this case fits exactly with how I, as a health care provider, would expect such a story to be described. No one would make up "Dr X called Dr Y at the out of state clinic to see if they...
Forum: USA Politics 2nd July 2022, 10:59 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 11,364
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Oh yay! I agree with you for once. :)

Oh yay! I agree with you for once. :)
Forum: USA Politics 2nd July 2022, 10:57 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 11,364
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Based on what evidence? Truthiness, whatever...

Based on what evidence?

Truthiness, whatever is convenient. A 10 yr old did not need to go to another state to get an abortion and the election was stolen. :rolleyes:
Forum: USA Politics 2nd July 2022, 10:54 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 11,364
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
WTF? No 10 yr olds have ever gotten...

WTF?

No 10 yr olds have ever gotten abortions? :rolleyes:
Forum: USA Politics 2nd July 2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 11,364
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
None of this crap is in the Bible. Even Jerry...

None of this crap is in the Bible. Even Jerry Falwell wasn't on board until he saw a political benefit from going all Pro-Life on the country.

Know what is in the Bible? It's a sin for men to...
Forum: USA Politics 2nd July 2022, 03:57 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 11,364
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Is the "not writing law" also going to apply if...

Is the "not writing law" also going to apply if the federal government passes a law making abortion legal (with relevant details) in all states and SCOTUS strikes it down?

Or if the right-wing...
Forum: USA Politics 2nd July 2022, 03:50 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 2,794
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Not to mention it had become a huge spectacle.

Not to mention it had become a huge spectacle.
Forum: USA Politics 2nd July 2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,275
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
All this is good to discuss. The last 24-48 hours...

All this is good to discuss. The last 24-48 hours of news on CNN and MSNBC have been corroborating Hutchinson.

As long as the discussion is about the fact it did happen then it's fine. Just keep...
Forum: USA Politics 2nd July 2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,159
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
If immigrants are allowed in to await asylum...

If immigrants are allowed in to await asylum hearings then they can be vaccinated at that time if they do not have evidence of being vaccinated. And since we know from history they show up for their...
Forum: USA Politics 2nd July 2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,275
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
It would be important if it weren't for the GOP...

It would be important if it weren't for the GOP pushing the denial aspect making the story about Hutchinson's cred rather than about Drumpf's outrageous behavior. Notice Drumpf pushed a straw man...
Forum: USA Politics 2nd July 2022, 12:58 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,275
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Unfortunately that not only is all too common for...

Unfortunately that not only is all too common for the news media, the GOP knows it and targets the news media market specifically.

The news media sells scandal, controversy and sensation. They...
Forum: USA Politics 2nd July 2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,275
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
It's in another thread asking something to the...

It's in another thread asking something to the effect of 'Who is Mr X?'. ;)
Forum: USA Politics 2nd July 2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,275
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
While I don't doubt this could have been an...

While I don't doubt this could have been an alternate plan and that it was always planned to blame the riot on the BLM and 'antifa', so far I've not seen any evidence this was the plan.

And I...
Forum: USA Politics 2nd July 2022, 12:02 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 36,045
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
nFBRqqOc0pk From The Late Show with Stephen...

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From The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Elmo responds to Ted Cruz complaining Elmo was promoting COVID vaccine.

The last fraction of a second of the song is NSFW. It flashes in a...
Forum: USA Politics 1st July 2022, 11:42 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,275
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Too many posts sidetracked by irrelevant stuff....

Too many posts sidetracked by irrelevant stuff. I'm telling you it's a talking-points-memo sent out by the GOP to use as a distraction from the issues that matter:

Drumpf knew the crowd was armed....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st July 2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 10,118
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
He didn't, he ignored their importance. :rolleyes:

He didn't, he ignored their importance. :rolleyes:
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st July 2022, 06:37 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 10,118
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Oh but you know, it's killing a baby if it's Plan...

Oh but you know, it's killing a baby if it's Plan B but an IUD that prevents implantation, now that's OK. :rolleyes:
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st July 2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 10,118
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
It's just your arbitrary opinion that somehow a...

It's just your arbitrary opinion that somehow a vasectomy is major whereas taking pills everyday for years that override your own hormones is minor.

Go ahead, argue about all the other birth...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st July 2022, 06:31 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 10,118
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
So that's your reason not to include an exception...

So that's your reason not to include an exception in these ignorant laws?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 1st July 2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,639
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
That's a myth. There are ~200 agents that result...

That's a myth. There are ~200 agents that result in "common cold" symptoms. Many are curable and/or preventable. There is no reason to track down every single virus that causes mild cold symptoms but...
Forum: USA Politics 1st July 2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 7,578
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Alito and Thomas are in their 70s. Roberts and...

Alito and Thomas are in their 70s. Roberts and Sotomayor are close but women live longer than men on average. (http://www.threestory.com/scotus/)

Thomas had an infection requiring IV antibiotics...
Forum: USA Politics 1st July 2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 36,045
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Did anyone rip their clothes of and prance around...

Did anyone rip their clothes of and prance around on stage?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st July 2022, 02:18 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 10,118
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
What is your doubt, that 10 yr olds never get...

What is your doubt, that 10 yr olds never get pregnant?

Wiki cites >40 cases of 10 yr olds that gave birth. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_youngest_birth_mothers) Many of them got pregnant...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st July 2022, 02:08 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 10,118
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
They are equally preventable with vasectomies....

They are equally preventable with vasectomies. :mad:

Stop blaming women.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st July 2022, 12:19 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 10,118
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
So stop talking about abortion bans and talk...

So stop talking about abortion bans and talk about criminalizing abortion instead.

Or do you have something else in mind for what the conservatives care about?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st July 2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 10,118
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
What should also be addressed is the age by which...

What should also be addressed is the age by which an abortion should be provided because a 12 yr old's body is not yet developed enough to safely carry a pregnancy to term. Other than CPS needs to be...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st July 2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 10,118
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
That depends on who "your" refers to in "none of...

That depends on who "your" refers to in "none of your business." Who do you imagine in your scenario is "your" referring to and by what mechanism do you propose they investigate or keep track?
...
Forum: USA Politics 30th June 2022, 11:02 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 11,364
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Jon Stewart's podcast was very informative today....

Jon Stewart's podcast was very informative today. His guests are three female law professors and they know a lot about the history, this court, the religious right, and more. It's close to 45min...
Forum: USA Politics 30th June 2022, 09:45 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 20,170
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
So your claim is it's not about profits, they are...

So your claim is it's not about profits, they are barely staying above water?:boggled:
Forum: USA Politics 30th June 2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 7,578
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Not forgetting. They haven't won all the battles....

Not forgetting. They haven't won all the battles. We have that other issue of voter suppression to deal with as well.

I remain an optimist.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th June 2022, 06:54 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 10,118
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Hmmm, much better labeling than banning abortion...

Hmmm, much better labeling than banning abortion which the legislation doesn't actually do.

[Heads off to a couple other social media sites to work on getting better framing of the issue.]
Forum: USA Politics 30th June 2022, 06:41 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 20,170
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
I'm not sure how ability to maintain the grid...

I'm not sure how ability to maintain the grid matters here. If you want to stay connected to the grid but still use solar there are regulations that mandate how you do that. They can't have their...
Forum: USA Politics 30th June 2022, 06:27 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,275
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Did you miss my point? Crying "hearsay" and...

Did you miss my point?

Crying "hearsay" and focusing on the account of Drumpf grabbing the steering wheel are purposeful, talking-points-memo distractions. Don't let yourself be distracted.
Forum: USA Politics 30th June 2022, 06:20 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,275
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
"To the effect" and "in the vicinity" was as...

"To the effect" and "in the vicinity" was as accurate as you can get without remembering complete quotes. You want exact quotes?

Or do you just need a man to be included? :rolleyes:

She was...
Forum: USA Politics 30th June 2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,275
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
The fact there was a lot of pre-planning the...

The fact there was a lot of pre-planning the insurrection a week out that involved everything from the fake electors to Drumpf calling Stone who I imagine there is evidence Stone was the go-between...
Forum: USA Politics 30th June 2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 11,364
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Think about it, his wife has come out publicly...

Think about it, his wife has come out publicly professing CTs. I'm not the least bit surprised to hear that he believes any number of ignorant things.
Forum: USA Politics 30th June 2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 11,364
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
That's good for the EPA crap but I believe it may...

That's good for the EPA crap but I believe it may be working for the Alito in charge of abortions too.

There is at least one prosecutor in TX balking at enforcing the abortion ban. Remember the...
Forum: USA Politics 30th June 2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 11,364
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Yeah..no. Do you mean the majority just doesn't...

Yeah..no. Do you mean the majority just doesn't have a big enough super-majority to get past the minority?
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