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Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 72,092
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Oh Gingrich was way ahead of Drumpf. Newt paid...

Oh Gingrich was way ahead of Drumpf. Newt paid his own consulting firm millions for campaign work. And every time he managed to make a headline saying something outrageous he pushed his book sales....
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 11:46 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,446
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Seems to be quite the theme here, this is no...

Seems to be quite the theme here, this is no different than anything else we libruls said would matter.

:popcorn1
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
When I lived in Bellingham, a bit further north...

When I lived in Bellingham, a bit further north than here, I could see the planets often from my back porch. You could really see that they were aligned in an elliptical plane.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 06:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 716
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
I do have disdain for Evangelical Christians who...

I do have disdain for Evangelical Christians who keep pushing further and further into governments not just in this country but in many countries. In Uganda they pushed for the death penalty for...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 05:50 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,446
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Re the impact of this Christian fundy decision on...

Re the impact of this Christian fundy decision on Nov election: NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist National Poll: The Overturning of Roe v. Wade, June 2022
Majority Opposes Overturning Roe v. Wade... More than...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 05:04 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,446
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
:confused: Do you think I'm criticizing...

:confused:

Do you think I'm criticizing people for inaction?

Nope. I'm pointing out that there are things people can do who claim there is nothing they can do (presumably because they are in...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 04:25 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 5,825
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Amplify the pro-choice sentiment. Let the GOP...

Amplify the pro-choice sentiment. Let the GOP know they went too far. Remind people McConnell had the gaul to say if he becomes the Senate leader he plans to demand Democratic Presidents nominate...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 04:04 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 5,825
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Eeeeeww

Eeeeeww
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 01:24 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 5,825
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Choir here though maybe others are not aware of...

Choir here though maybe others are not aware of Jerry Falwell.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 01:14 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 29,710
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
:dl: Courageous Giuliani Says Footage of...

:dl:

Courageous Giuliani Says Footage of Near-Fatal Pat on the Back Is ‘Deceptive’ (https://news.yahoo.com/courageous-giuliani-says-footage-near-172703749.html)
Maybe he didn't know there was a...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2,958
Views: 157,306
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Thanks. I heard a snippet of this in my...

Thanks. I heard a snippet of this in my background radio noise and now I don't have to look up when the hearing will be.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 12:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 716
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
You would be hearing very loud complaints from...

You would be hearing very loud complaints from the hypocritical Evangelicals and other hypocritical Christians, and for that matter, a whole bunch of other Americans who don't get the reason for...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 11:58 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 5,825
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
You could simply state your POV without this...

You could simply state your POV without this tedious reply as to how you interpreted my post correctly after I told you that you did not.

Here is what I posted:Re Prohibition: a minority of...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 11:08 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 5,825
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
That is not what is being claimed but I can see...

That is not what is being claimed but I can see why you needed to word it as a straw man in order to reply.

The issue is if the fetus is declared a person.

Given the IRS rule doesn't count the...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 10:39 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,446
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Hindsight.

Hindsight.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 10:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 716
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Something tells me you aren't familiar with the...

Something tells me you aren't familiar with the issue. It's like a lot of these church-state-school issues. The players are pressured into joining in the spectacle.

This is not about praying to...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th June 2022, 10:18 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 5,825
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 26th June 2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 5,825
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 26th June 2022, 06:31 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 5,825
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 26th June 2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Prohibition is an excellent analogy.:thumbsup:

Prohibition is an excellent analogy.:thumbsup:
Forum: USA Politics 26th June 2022, 06:14 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,446
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 26th June 2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,446
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 26th June 2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,446
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 26th June 2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 5,825
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 26th June 2022, 05:55 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 5,825
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 26th June 2022, 03:17 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 5,825
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 26th June 2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,446
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 26th June 2022, 02:23 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,446
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 26th June 2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,446
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 26th June 2022, 12:03 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 34,113
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Yep.

Yep.
Forum: USA Politics 25th June 2022, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 72,092
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: 578
Views: 18,556
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: 45
Views: 1,206
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: 323
Views: 5,825
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: 323
Views: 5,825
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: 323
Views: 5,825
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: 323
Views: 5,825
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: 323
Views: 5,825
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: 323
Views: 5,825
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: 201
Views: 4,446
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, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 72,092
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: 323
Views: 5,825
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
:bigclap

:bigclap
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 5,825
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: 323
Views: 5,825
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: 323
Views: 5,825
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
That's reasonable.

That's reasonable.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 5,825
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: 323
Views: 5,825
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: 323
Views: 5,825
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: 323
Views: 5,825
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: 323
Views: 5,825
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...
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