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Forum: Trials and Errors Today, 11:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,187
Posted By Rolfe
I'm bumping this not because of any further...

I'm bumping this not because of any further developments in the case under discussion, but because a conviction has been obtained in the MacRae murder case, although MacDowell has not given any...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,209
Views: 19,651
Posted By Rolfe
I agree with you, but guess what, we don't get a...

I agree with you, but guess what, we don't get a say.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,209
Views: 19,651
Posted By Rolfe
Fair enough, the delay seems to have been about...

Fair enough, the delay seems to have been about three hours. But I think Darat caught the moment when the media were notified.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 10:57 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,410
Posted By Rolfe
You seem to believe that there are a significant...

You seem to believe that there are a significant number of murders of trans people where the motive is animosity towards the victim on account of them being trans. In that case it should be easy to...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,209
Views: 19,651
Posted By Rolfe
Better than you. You were insisting she was...

Better than you. You were insisting she was already dead at least half an hour earlier.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,209
Views: 19,651
Posted By Rolfe
This is the post in this thread that was made at...

This is the post in this thread that was made at the exact time of death on the death certificate.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 08:30 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,410
Posted By Rolfe
So, trans people seem to be victims of murder, at...

So, trans people seem to be victims of murder, at the most, at the same rate as the general population (and probably at a lower rate). When asked to come up with specific cases where the motivation...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,209
Views: 19,651
Posted By Rolfe
Colour me entirely unsurprised.

Colour me entirely unsurprised.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 06:16 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,410
Posted By Rolfe
That's an interesting article, thanks. Using US...

That's an interesting article, thanks. Using US statistics gives a better idea of what's going on, because the higher population gives better significance. The trouble with using British figures is...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 05:38 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 4,394
Posted By Rolfe
They won't. It's back to the impossibility of...

They won't. It's back to the impossibility of criticising anything done under the "trans umbrella". They'd be opening themselves to the danger of being fired for bigotry and transphobia and hate...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 05:36 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,410
Posted By Rolfe
Interestingly the statistics from Britain show...

Interestingly the statistics from Britain show that there are significantly more murders committed by trans-identifying people than murders of trans people (for whatever reason).

Given the number...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 04:27 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,410
Posted By Rolfe
I have no evidence* of trans people being...

I have no evidence* of trans people being murdered simply on account of their being trans, other than the cases in Brazil where prostitutes have been murdered by angry clients who discovered that the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 06:31 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,410
Posted By Rolfe
I'm also not sure if I'd call the cops, given the...

I'm also not sure if I'd call the cops, given the sort of ordeal rape victims are put through. But somebody did, because there was a conviction for exactly that.

It's an entirely different...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:15 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,410
Posted By Rolfe
Oh sure. But I wouldn't get murderous. Outraged...

Oh sure. But I wouldn't get murderous. Outraged and maybe call the cops, but not murderous.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 04:42 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,410
Posted By Rolfe
As a woman, while I might be furious that I'd...

As a woman, while I might be furious that I'd been tricked by another woman, I wouldn't be utterly disgusted to the point of murder, it would be more what the hell do you think you're playing at? I...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 02:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,110
Posted By Rolfe
I just had a look at that. It's absolutely...

I just had a look at that. It's absolutely terrifying. They said that camera was six to eight feet above the pavement, and it was overtopped.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 01:54 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 4,394
Posted By Rolfe
Interesting observation. Time will certainly...

Interesting observation. Time will certainly tell, though whether we'll find out may be a different story.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 01:08 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,410
Posted By Rolfe
OK, I accept your correction. I was thinking that...

OK, I accept your correction. I was thinking that someone who would go so far as violence and murder in that situation would probably have a very low opinion of homosexual men, but you have made a...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 12:26 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,410
Posted By Rolfe
I have come across a couple of cases outside...

I have come across a couple of cases outside South America where it might plausibly be held that the motive for the murder was the fact that the victim was trans, but that's about it. The "trans...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 12:07 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,410
Posted By Rolfe
Well, if someone ever found more than one or two...

Well, if someone ever found more than one or two cases in the world where someone was murdered because they were trans (as opposed to simply being a murder victim who happened to be trans, with some...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 11:39 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,410
Posted By Rolfe
It's astounding what can happen. There was a case...

It's astounding what can happen. There was a case here not that long ago where a woman was in love with her best friend, who wasn't interested in a lesbian relationship. Somehow the woman managed to...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 4,394
Posted By Rolfe
"The trans community" isn't a homogeneous group....

"The trans community" isn't a homogeneous group. There are many transwomen who will be horrified by this, for exactly the reason you point out.

However, the group that has captured policy in...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 10:58 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,410
Posted By Rolfe
I wish someone would tell me how one is supposed...

I wish someone would tell me how one is supposed to "live as a female", because if it doesn't simply mean being alive and being of the female sex, then I've got nothing. Nothing but regressive...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 10:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,110
Posted By Rolfe
I recall at least twice being ordered to go home...

I recall at least twice being ordered to go home mid-afternoon because of high winds forecast, and that was only the tail-end of some hurricane that once had a name a couple of weeks before.

I...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 09:14 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 4,394
Posted By Rolfe
Thanks for the update.

Thanks for the update.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 07:48 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 4,394
Posted By Rolfe
Well, yes. Duh. But the issue is also that none...

Well, yes. Duh. But the issue is also that none of this would be happening but for the stranglehold the trans allies have on society.

In a normal world, teacher turns up like this, is told, that's...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 07:17 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 4,394
Posted By Rolfe
Yes, I think it is what most of us want. But how...

Yes, I think it is what most of us want. But how do you actually do this without the all-powerful trans lobby screaming bigotry, discrimination, transphobia, hate speech at you, and getting you...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 07:16 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 4,394
Posted By Rolfe
This. The problem is that it is difficult to...

This.

The problem is that it is difficult to come up with a legal framework in which this sort of clownshow is outlawed, but where men who are dressing and presenting as women in a reasonable and...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 06:45 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,410
Posted By Rolfe
That's how the trans activists got us into this....

That's how the trans activists got us into this. By taking advantage of a weird habit that sprang up of using the word "gender" instead of "sex". The entire thing has been a bait-and-switch based on...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 06:43 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 4,394
Posted By Rolfe
I've seen two stories, one of which I linked to...

I've seen two stories, one of which I linked to near the beginning of the thread. That was that the teacher had been disciplined for "toxic masculinity" last year, and that he had previously said...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 06:34 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 4,394
Posted By Rolfe
This. But as other posters have noted, even if...

This. But as other posters have noted, even if the school were ultimately to be successful in such an action, this still leaves the door wide open for similar presentations on the part of teachers...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th September 2022, 05:21 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,410
Posted By Rolfe
Don't start. It's too late and I'm going to bed.

Don't start. It's too late and I'm going to bed.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th September 2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 4,394
Posted By Rolfe
And once you've done that, I'm interested in the...

And once you've done that, I'm interested in the question of whether there is any allowable limit to the collateral harm perpetrated by bad actors on the back of the legislation that has been passed...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th September 2022, 05:14 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 4,394
Posted By Rolfe
Jeez, I remember something being circulated at...

Jeez, I remember something being circulated at work reminding people that open-toed shoes or sandals weren't allowed in the labs, and a colleague looking at her crocs and saying, do you think they're...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th September 2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,410
Posted By Rolfe
Oh, don't go back to that case in this thread....

Oh, don't go back to that case in this thread. There is another thread discussing it which should have been merged with this one right at the start but wasn't. The last thing we need is two parallel...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th September 2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,410
Posted By Rolfe
Seen on Twitter. A girl of 17 with multiple...

Seen on Twitter. A girl of 17 with multiple mental health issues declaring that she's suicidal because of the changes her voice underwent as a result of taking testosterone.
...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 27th September 2022, 01:46 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 4,374
Posted By Rolfe
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: USA Politics 27th September 2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 735
Posted By Rolfe
Nessie isn't American, he's Scottish. I think...

Nessie isn't American, he's Scottish. I think he's pretty happy about the non-availability of assault weapons where he lives.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th September 2022, 09:34 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,410
Posted By Rolfe
Since you can't quote these supposed experts, and...

Since you can't quote these supposed experts, and we have no idea at all what either you or they mean by "real and valid", you could have saved yourself the bother of typing that.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th September 2022, 08:47 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,410
Posted By Rolfe
Which it never was until some people started...

Which it never was until some people started saying gender when they meant sex, and look where that got us.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th September 2022, 08:15 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 4,394
Posted By Rolfe
I think expecting to get a truthful answer to...

I think expecting to get a truthful answer to questions like that is a bit much. But one might be able to infer something from whatever is said.
Forum: Trials and Errors 27th September 2022, 07:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 601
Posted By Rolfe
It's unusual to find a witness who acknowledges...

It's unusual to find a witness who acknowledges being cajoled. There was one in the Lockerbie case, but the court failed to draw the rather obvious conclusion that if the investigators had been...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th September 2022, 07:16 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 4,394
Posted By Rolfe
Thanks for that. I do, however, have difficulty...

Thanks for that. I do, however, have difficulty seeing how the exploding milk bombs didn't fall foul of the current ethical standards. So how is "tightening" them going to help?

Maybe stop rolling...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th September 2022, 01:50 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,410
Posted By Rolfe
Not half. This will not end well.

Not half. This will not end well.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 4,394
Posted By Rolfe
It did get a mention or two earlier. I think the...

It did get a mention or two earlier. I think the long blonde wig is a hazard too.

The question was asked, if H&S is the issue, would all this be fine if he was just standing at a blackboard...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 01:02 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 4,394
Posted By Rolfe
I would think it's likely to become obvious in...

I would think it's likely to become obvious in time what's going on. It may be obvious already. I had hoped Gord might know. The thing is, by the time it's obvious the media circus may have moved on...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 12:18 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 4,394
Posted By Rolfe
I am totally torn between the theory that this...

I am totally torn between the theory that this guy has a particularly extreme form of exhibitionist autogynaephilia, and that he's a bit of a kook who has taken it into his head to make a point about...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 11:53 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 4,394
Posted By Rolfe
That's not the word in the sources I read. It...

That's not the word in the sources I read. It began with an h. Although what an h is in Japanese I have no idea.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 4,394
Posted By Rolfe
'S e boireannach math a th' innte. Now tell...

'S e boireannach math a th' innte.

Now tell me that sex and gender are the same thing.

Explanation. The sentence reads "She is a good woman." The word "innte" is in effect the word that does...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 10:17 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 4,394
Posted By Rolfe
This is an interesting article, written from the...

This is an interesting article, written from the point of view that the teacher is a fetishist imposing the performance of his fetish on his class. It does however allude to the rumours that it's...
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