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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 06:17 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 1,594
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: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 06:12 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 1,594
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Trans folks are worried. There's already...

Trans folks are worried. There's already legislation affecting them and while I've not had a chance to read what Thomas said, it's being reported he thought LGBTQ people had no protected rights...
Forum: USA Politics Today, 04:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 530
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 Today, 04:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 530
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
You quoted me before I changed it.

You quoted me before I changed it.
Forum: USA Politics Today, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 71,194
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 Today, 04:13 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 1,594
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
:bigclap

:bigclap
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 04:08 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 1,594
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 Today, 04:05 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 1,594
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 Today, 04:02 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 1,594
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
That's reasonable.

That's reasonable.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 04:00 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 1,594
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 Today, 03:50 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 1,594
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 Today, 03:04 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 1,594
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 Today, 03:00 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 1,594
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 Today, 02:56 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 1,594
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 Today, 02:47 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 1,594
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 Today, 02:42 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 1,594
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 Today, 02:40 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 1,594
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 Today, 02:37 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 1,594
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 Today, 01:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 530
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 Today, 01:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 530
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: USA Politics Today, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,990
Views: 155,390
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Not only Republicans, but Drumpf-cult...

Not only Republicans, but Drumpf-cult inner-circle Republicans, some of whom say they would still vote for Drumpf if he becomes the 2024 candidate.


Like some of these guys keep saying they have...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 12:59 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 1,594
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 Today, 12:36 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 1,594
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 Today, 12:34 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 1,594
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 Today, 12:23 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 1,594
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 Today, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 75,831
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 Today, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 75,831
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 Today, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 75,831
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 Yesterday, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 71,194
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Pretty sure Drumpf has control of the grift.

Pretty sure Drumpf has control of the grift.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2,990
Views: 155,390
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...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 22nd June 2022, 03:52 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,387
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
I tried to find other protests that BLM showed up...

I tried to find other protests that BLM showed up to counter-protest and I couldn't easily find any. A lot of counter-protesters show up at BLM protests but does BLM ever stage counter-protests?
...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 22nd June 2022, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 238,382
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
If Faux News takes a billion dollar hit it might...

If Faux News takes a billion dollar hit it might actually impact these fake news propaganda sites.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 22nd June 2022, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
From the link: That means people getting the live...

From the link: That means people getting the live oral vaccine shed the virus and some unvaccinated persons contracted it.

We've always had this risk. It's why in the US we no longer use the oral...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 22nd June 2022, 12:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,161
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
I'm not sure "less than a model atheist" is very...

I'm not sure "less than a model atheist" is very clear. I was expecting something pertaining to cracks so to speak in his no-god beliefs.

Dawkins has for a long time drawn the ire of some people...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 21st June 2022, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 238,382
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Not sure where the current discussion of Dominion...

Not sure where the current discussion of Dominion lawsuit is going, this seems a good thread for this. Dominion found the deep pockets they need to get 'billions':

Judge says Fox News's parent...
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2,990
Views: 155,390
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
I don't think trying to steal the election is an...

I don't think trying to steal the election is an official act.
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2,990
Views: 155,390
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
OK, let's take that example. You are on team...

OK, let's take that example. You are on team Drumpf because you know he can't deal with this without making it worse. Drumpf had a documentary being filmed because as a team Drumpf member you know he...
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 17,463
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
I don't know about that. You can see his foot get...

I don't know about that. You can see his foot get stuck in the toe clip when he falls off the bike. You don't need a toe clip because you are old do you? Pretty sure it's a matter of preference for...
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 17,463
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
What are they supposed to get? Biden's old and...

What are they supposed to get? Biden's old and falls more easily than a young person? So am I and I've also fallen a couple of times. Doesn't say anything about a person's brain.

Where is the...
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2,990
Views: 155,390
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
They didn't need to know what the committee had,...

They didn't need to know what the committee had, it wasn't hard to guess by who had been called to testify and by what has been leaked.

They could not have done anything different on that list as...
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 04:55 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 17,463
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Wrong kind of fall—meme fails.

Wrong kind of fall—meme fails.
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 33,086
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Not enough. They didn't give the election to...

Not enough. They didn't give the election to Drumpf.
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 21st June 2022, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 463
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Evidence? Once a week? No way. There were a...

Evidence?

Once a week? No way. There were a couple in the 60s.


It will be interesting to see how Drumpf's cult reacts to criminal charges about the same time a large number of pro-choice...
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 21st June 2022, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 463
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Only symbolically. It wasn't anything close to a...

Only symbolically. It wasn't anything close to a real secession.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st June 2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 737
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
I can't stand to hear the news about this today....

I can't stand to hear the news about this today. How absolutely heartbreaking.
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,990
Views: 155,390
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Mike Pence says no president in his lifetime has...

Mike Pence says no president in his lifetime has lied as often as Joe Biden. Um......
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2,990
Views: 155,390
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Wow! This is damning testimony. It shows just how...

Wow! This is damning testimony. It shows just how hard Drumpf and his cult tried to keep him in power, how they all harassed people, threatened them, coerced them to break the law... much worse than...
Forum: USA Politics 20th June 2022, 11:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,349
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Wouldn't it be more like the United Counties of...

Wouldn't it be more like the United Counties of TX? :p
Forum: USA Politics 20th June 2022, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2,990
Views: 155,390
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
On a separate note, I was waiting for Colbert to...

On a separate note, I was waiting for Colbert to come on tonight and clear things up about the crew getting arrested last week at the Capitol 'complex'. He didn't disappoint.

Faux News' absurd...
Forum: USA Politics 20th June 2022, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2,990
Views: 155,390
Posted By Skeptic Ginger
Yep, McCarthy misjudged. Probably underestimated...

Yep, McCarthy misjudged. Probably underestimated how much evidence the Jan 6 Committee would actually uncover. These guys are so used to the public hearings where one party tosses out nonsense like...
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