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Forum: USA Politics Today, 11:06 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 2,285
Posted By Warp12
Why do you say this? Do you think that if...

Why do you say this?

Do you think that if the employer announces that your job is up for grabs due to your race, and not your performance, it is acceptable under US law?

It doesn't matter...
Forum: USA Politics Today, 10:53 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 6,551
Posted By Warp12
It isn't frustrating to defend at all. But as I...

It isn't frustrating to defend at all. But as I mentioned much earlier, the particular topic that was raised by others (drag queens) is for a different thread. Not to mention the mischaracterization...
Forum: USA Politics Today, 10:18 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 6,551
Posted By Warp12
It doesn't seem you have read it. ...

It doesn't seem you have read it.




Hope this clears things up. You can probably see why I consider our debate to be a waste of time at this point. Too much repetition of earlier discussion...
Forum: USA Politics Today, 10:08 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 6,551
Posted By Warp12
I just detailed what the requirements are under...

I just detailed what the requirements are under the legislation...again. And this is the way I see it, moving forward...again, mentioned earlier:
Forum: USA Politics Today, 10:01 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 6,551
Posted By Warp12
You seem to be really hung up on the sexual...

You seem to be really hung up on the sexual assault and grooming. Which has hardly been the mainstay of my argument. In fact, I would call it a very, very minor portion of concern.

This...
Forum: USA Politics Today, 09:46 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 6,551
Posted By Warp12
Well, I think were are just going to be at an...

Well, I think were are just going to be at an impasse on this.

I am a proponent of clearly defined policy and procedures. In fact, I have served in the capacity of a technical writer/documentation...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 46,731
Posted By Warp12
This seems pretty convoluted. She seems to want...

This seems pretty convoluted. She seems to want to stay with the company. I bet they get it sorted without any tremendous cost. But a lot of what I read makes me think he is doing a good thing and...
Forum: USA Politics Today, 08:45 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 6,551
Posted By Warp12
Darat, I don't think you have been reading all of...

Darat, I don't think you have been reading all of my commentary in this thread...because you seem to be conflating issues and misrepresenting my statements. So, I don't think I can carry on this...
Forum: USA Politics Today, 08:19 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 6,551
Posted By Warp12
Yeah, I'm not sure why it was brought up...

Yeah, I'm not sure why it was brought up initially. As I say, I didn't start the topic. I responded to your commentary on equating drag queens with "sexually explicit material".

No, I don't need...
Forum: USA Politics Today, 08:02 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 6,551
Posted By Warp12
Please see my above posts as to why I commented...

Please see my above posts as to why I commented on it. I did not begin the commentary on drag queens. As for the legislation, perhaps it should have something in there about that. If there isn't...
Forum: USA Politics Today, 07:57 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 6,551
Posted By Warp12
Drag Queens were brought up, as in the Drag Queen...

Drag Queens were brought up, as in the Drag Queen Story Hours that they have at some libraries. My initial comment was in direct response to you mentioning drag queens.
Forum: USA Politics Today, 07:54 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 6,551
Posted By Warp12
Wrong. I am looking at this more on a macro...

Wrong. I am looking at this more on a macro level. Desensitizing children to certain material and behaviors. Immersing them in certain cultures. Normalizing fringe behaviors that some might even call...
Forum: USA Politics Today, 07:48 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 6,551
Posted By Warp12
I don't see the system working like that. Just...

I don't see the system working like that. Just like a young kid doesn't go to the theater and watch an R-rated movie without a parent or guardian. There is a base level of limited access, determined...
Forum: USA Politics Today, 01:52 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 2,285
Posted By Warp12
I've been living in the "cave" of the USA. You? ...

I've been living in the "cave" of the USA. You?

What in the world does your paragraph have to do with this particular case? Nothing. Zero.

It is an attempt to turn this into a topic about the...
Forum: USA Politics Today, 01:37 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 2,285
Posted By Warp12
No, that is actually not MY problem. If...

No, that is actually not MY problem.

If someone claims they would make changes to staff in the name of diversity, it is up to them to explain those changes.
Forum: USA Politics Today, 01:19 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 6,551
Posted By Warp12
The children may not care. But this sort of thing...

The children may not care. But this sort of thing is Grooming 101: Familiarity (and programming). Start a new topic, if you wish. The scope of this is beyond age-appropriate library materials and...
Forum: USA Politics Today, 12:24 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 2,285
Posted By Warp12
Please elaborate on what you would do in the name...

Please elaborate on what you would do in the name of diversity.
Forum: USA Politics Today, 12:16 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 2,285
Posted By Warp12
Word.

Word.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 11:52 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 4,113
Posted By Warp12
Back to Peterson, as related to elective/cosmetic...

Back to Peterson, as related to elective/cosmetic surgery...

I think Peterson likely gets the idea that saying "I want bigger boobs to look more attractive" is a lot different than saying "I want...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 11:44 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 15,354
Posted By Warp12
Think what you will. But I would rather have a...

Think what you will. But I would rather have a Republican voting on party lines, than any Democrat. Democrats definitely do not represent my interests on some major issues. Which is why I don't vote...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 11:40 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 6,551
Posted By Warp12
Wrong. See below. The starting goal...

Wrong. See below.




The starting goal should be a requirement for such policies and procedures. The stretch goal is uniformity.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 11:35 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 15,354
Posted By Warp12
Reality.

Reality.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 11:22 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 6,551
Posted By Warp12
I am hardly arguing against my own point. Do you...

I am hardly arguing against my own point. Do you think that it is just because the movie industry folks are swell people that such a system exists where the studios bow to it? Or do you think they...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 10:51 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 15,354
Posted By Warp12
All members of the senate have their own vote....

All members of the senate have their own vote. But they also need to remember who put them there. Their constituents.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 10:41 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 15,354
Posted By Warp12
This is what I said: I said all I...

This is what I said:




I said all I NEED him to do. Not all I WANT him to do. Big difference.

As I say, I am totally fine with him having his own voice.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 09:22 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 15,354
Posted By Warp12
See below, as already posted.

See below, as already posted.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 08:48 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 6,551
Posted By Warp12
I'm glad you mentioned this. I was thinking...

I'm glad you mentioned this.

I was thinking about this very thing the other day. It doesn't matter if they send their 8-year-old to see an R-rated film alone...that is why we have the ratings...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 07:49 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 2,285
Posted By Warp12
I don't think there is any context that makes...

I don't think there is any context that makes your statement work. I mean, it doesn't matter whether FOX would have carried the news under a different circumstance. It doesn't matter how I would...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 900
Posted By Warp12
I stumbled across this article, related to the...

I stumbled across this article, related to the B-17. Interesting.

...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 07:02 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 2,285
Posted By Warp12
Does not compute. :con2:

Does not compute. :con2:
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 02:19 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 15,354
Posted By Warp12
That is entirely incorrect. I am totally ok with...

That is entirely incorrect. I am totally ok with him having his own voice. At the same time, I would be happy even if he just voted on party lines. That is better than any Dem being in that seat....
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 02:11 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 15,354
Posted By Warp12
As I say, regardless of color, I generally expect...

As I say, regardless of color, I generally expect those I elect to represent the values of the party. Calling a black man an "Uncle Tom" for doing so...well, that is pretty unpleasant. I'm fairly...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 02:08 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 6,551
Posted By Warp12
I wouldn't directly equate the material. I would...

I wouldn't directly equate the material. I would say, however, that parents would be reasonable to protest their young children being exposed to either.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 01:59 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 15,354
Posted By Warp12
Wrong. I generally expect those who I would elect...

Wrong. I generally expect those who I would elect to adhere to the ideology of my party. Regardless of race. Calling him an "Uncle Tom" for doing so is oddly racist, imo.

But as I say, I doubt it...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 01:45 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 15,354
Posted By Warp12
Huh? Voting with the party doesn't make him an...

Huh? Voting with the party doesn't make him an "Uncle Tom". Zany.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 12:57 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 15,354
Posted By Warp12
My opinion is that it isn't likely he will win. I...

My opinion is that it isn't likely he will win. I would call it highly doubtful.

But I thought the same about Trump...so who knows?
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 12:37 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 15,354
Posted By Warp12
Laughable examples. Seriously, like there are no...

Laughable examples. Seriously, like there are no complaints. Come on.

People vote for those they think give them the best shot at their ideology being represented. Sometimes they aren't left with...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 12:33 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 15,354
Posted By Warp12
We don't vote for people that we expect to go...

We don't vote for people that we expect to go against the ideology. Like, what Dem votes for another Dem that they figure is against abortion, aggressively pro 2A, and anti-trans?

Not many, I will...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 12:23 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 15,354
Posted By Warp12
All I need him to do is sit in the seat and vote...

All I need him to do is sit in the seat and vote along party lines. That is an improvement over any Dem.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 11:50 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 15,354
Posted By Warp12
It was put forth that Republicans would sooner...

It was put forth that Republicans would sooner vote for Walker than a "qualified" Democrat. So, the discussion of partisan politics in this Senate race is entirely relevant. In fact, that is no doubt...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 15,354
Posted By Warp12
Because that happens all the time. :rolleyes: ...

Because that happens all the time. :rolleyes:

As I say, better to vote for Walker than any Dem. At least you know he will likely stick to the popular conservative points.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 11:39 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 2,285
Posted By Warp12
That may be true. At the same time, would many be...

That may be true. At the same time, would many be trying to put forth such theories if he were a minority that was told his job was up for grabs solely due to race? Absolutely not. There just seems...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 11:22 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 2,285
Posted By Warp12
Nobody is saying you can't put the position up...

Nobody is saying you can't put the position up for competition. You just can't clearly state you are doing it solely because of race.

Jesus. Let me say that again. Jesus.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 10:48 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 14,616
Posted By Warp12
Is that what you would portray this as, "Hiring...

Is that what you would portray this as, "Hiring two foreigners"? Yeah, Ok. :rolleyes:

I'm anxious to see what the GOP can dig up, and also what Musk might have related to suppression of the story.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 10:03 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 15,354
Posted By Warp12
Too funny. :D

Too funny. :D
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 46,731
Posted By Warp12
:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 09:53 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 15,354
Posted By Warp12
"Qualified" for what? No Dem is "qualified" to...

"Qualified" for what? No Dem is "qualified" to represent conservative views, it would seem. Even if Walker sides entirely along party lines, that would be better than almost any Democrat. We don't...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 46,731
Posted By Warp12
Choosing not to follow someone on FB is not the...

Choosing not to follow someone on FB is not the same as suggesting that they be banned from the platform. Obviously.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 46,731
Posted By Warp12
Not my concern.

Not my concern.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 08:10 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 2,285
Posted By Warp12
Then they still announced his job was up for...

Then they still announced his job was up for grabs because of his race.

Still unacceptable, believe it or not.
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