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Old 22nd October 2021, 01:02 PM   #1
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Tucker Carlson must think Joe Biden is Caligula

Tucker Carlson Mocks Promotion of Transgender Admiral: ‘How Long Will It Be Before Joe Biden Appoints His Horse to the Supreme Court?’

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Tucker Carlson reacted to the nation’s first openly transgender four-star officer with unbridled derision on Thursday night and suggested that the Biden administration “has gone crazy.”

On Tuesday, Dr. Rachel Levine, the U.S. assistant secretary for health, was sworn in as an admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, which responds to public health crises. Levine is the agency’s first woman four-star admiral.
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“Come on,” he said. “They’re daring you to sit there and not say this is ridiculous. But it is, sorry. It is ridiculous. Sorry, not playing along! But they don’t think it is. And so you have to ask yourself, how long will it be before Joe Biden appoints his horse to the Supreme Court? And when he inevitably does do that, you have to ask, how long will it be until CNN informs us, ‘This is a watershed moment for equine rights. Don’t you dare laugh. That would be a hate crime.'”
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Old 22nd October 2021, 01:03 PM   #2
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They need a new argument that isn't "Non traditional human relationships are the exact same as sex with animals"

I hate stupid, but I especially hate how unoriginal stupid has become, like all stupid just follows the same scripts.
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Old 22nd October 2021, 01:25 PM   #3
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To be fair, McConnell would block a human just the same as a horse
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Old 22nd October 2021, 01:51 PM   #4
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I can understand the disdain (I don't care for Levine, at all), but I wouldn't compare Trans people to horses.

But it is still pretty funny, to me.

Also, "unbridled derision", lol.
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Old 22nd October 2021, 05:11 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Warp12 View Post
(I don't care for Levine, at all)
I don't usually follow the careers of doctors or medical professors. What is it you don't like about Dr. Levine?
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Old 22nd October 2021, 05:19 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Upchurch View Post
I don't usually follow the careers of doctors or medical professors. What is it you don't like about Dr. Levine?
Do you really need an answer to that question?
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Old 22nd October 2021, 05:47 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by autumn1971 View Post
Do you really need an answer to that question?
Do I, Warp12?
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Old 22nd October 2021, 06:13 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Upchurch View Post
I don't usually follow the careers of doctors or medical professors. What is it you don't like about Dr. Levine?
Originally Posted by autumn1971 View Post
Do you really need an answer to that question?
Maybe not, actually. It seems a perfectly valid question though, but then I tend to be old-fashioned sometimes. Something along the lines of if someone is qualified for the rank and job, that should be all that matters. But who am I to second guess rightwing media?
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Old 22nd October 2021, 06:38 PM   #9
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A rabid badger could take over Carlson's job any day now, that's what he should be worried about.

Obviously this doctor must have had a respected career up to this point, WTF does this have to do with Biden?
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Old 22nd October 2021, 08:16 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by TheGoldcountry View Post
A rabid badger could take over Carlson's job any day now, that's what he should be worried about.

Obviously this doctor must have had a respected career up to this point, WTF does this have to do with Biden?
Excellent points.
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Old 22nd October 2021, 09:44 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Warp12 View Post
I can understand the disdain (I don't care for Levine, at all), but I wouldn't compare Trans people to horses.

But it is still pretty funny, to me.

Also, "unbridled derision", lol.
I don't think it's funny at all. Equally stupid arguments were put forth over 20 years ago when the first debate on civil unions came up. It was dumb then and it's dumb now.
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Old 22nd October 2021, 10:31 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by Upchurch View Post
I don't usually follow the careers of doctors or medical professors. What is it you don't like about Dr. Levine?
I have strong opinions on the gender transition of children. I don't feel that Levine is on the same page. I am not talking about an adult having freedom to make their own choices, which I support (whether or not it fits my personal definition of "normal" or "healthy", or what have you).
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Old 22nd October 2021, 10:45 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by Warp12 View Post
I have strong opinions on the gender transition of children. I don't feel that Levine is on the same page. I am not talking about an adult having freedom to make their own choices, which I support (whether or not it fits my personal definition of "normal" or "healthy", or what have you).
Must be healthy to have achieved such a high career station. Not fitting your personal definition of normal hasn’t been an issue either.
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Old 22nd October 2021, 11:11 PM   #14
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I've never understood the upset about the gender thing.

What I'd look for in an admiral is the ability to move ships about in a logical way, a good grasp of logistics and naval tactics and good political savvy.

None of that depends on what is or was between your legs.
In fact, almost nothing humans do depends on that. So why worry about it?

Now one argument I hear from time to time is that a transgender does not get 'respect' from the soldiers, but in the armed forces that is irrelevant. You obey or get punished.
After all, I'm sure there are many soldiers in the US army now that do not respect Biden or respected Trump and yet that is not relevant either.
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Old 22nd October 2021, 11:17 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Lukraak_Sisser View Post
I've never understood the upset about the gender thing.

What I'd look for in an admiral is the ability to move ships about in a logical way, a good grasp of logistics and naval tactics and good political savvy.

None of that depends on what is or was between your legs.
In fact, almost nothing humans do depends on that. So why worry about it?

Now one argument I hear from time to time is that a transgender does not get 'respect' from the soldiers, but in the armed forces that is irrelevant. You obey or get punished.
After all, I'm sure there are many soldiers in the US army now that do not respect Biden or respected Trump and yet that is not relevant either.
Levine is not an Admiral in a naval military sense, lol.

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The United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (PHSCC),[9] also referred to as the Commissioned Corps of the United States Public Health Service,[10] is the federal uniformed service of the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS), and is one of the eight uniformed services of the United States. The commissioned corps' primary mission is the protection, promotion, and advancement of health and safety of the general public.
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Old 22nd October 2021, 11:21 PM   #16
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Just when I think Carlson can't sink any lower, he does. What an ass.
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Old 22nd October 2021, 11:27 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Warp12 View Post
Levine is not an Admiral in a naval military sense, lol.
Gods, Americans and their obsession with military ranks for everything.

The point still stands, but now with regards to actually understanding healthcare, logistics and politicking.
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Originally Posted by Warp12 View Post
Levine is not an Admiral in a naval military sense, lol.
It might be just me, but this is all getting very Gilbert and Sullivan.
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Old 23rd October 2021, 05:51 AM   #19
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Just when I think Carlson can't sink any lower, he does. What an ass.
Well he is the Man who described his love life as a Neutron Bomb.
The Physicist that helped invent the Bomb, described it as Small, Highly Toxic, and dead before you ever feel anything.
Yes That must have been a wonderful Love life.
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Can this person do the job? Good enough.

If Carlson doesn't like it that's his problem. I can't imagine he has the following he had two years ago . His contract with the network has to end some day.
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“Come on,” he said. “They’re daring you to sit there and not say this is ridiculous. But it is, sorry. It is ridiculous. Sorry, not playing along! But they don’t think it is. And so you have to ask yourself, how long will it be before Joe Biden appoints his horse to the Supreme Court? And when he inevitably does do that, you have to ask, how long will it be until CNN informs us, ‘This is a watershed moment for equine rights. Don’t you dare laugh. That would be a hate crime.'”
They already have, hint, elbow dig, asses on Fox. Fly on your withers, Tuck, hmmm?
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Tucker think Celtic is a Mongolian Candidate?
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Tuckwit Carlson hopes that one day a horse will be appointed to a high government position because he, a horse's ass, would surely follow.
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I bet if a horse did get appointed to a high office Carlson and his friends would be solidly behind it.
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Originally Posted by sphenisc View Post
It might be just me, but this is all getting very Gilbert and Sullivan.
Levine is not an admiral
In any proper sense.
He she can't sail a ship!
Do you really think I'm dense?

Chorus: You're dense enough
To make a dandy anchor!
You're dense
You're dense
But why this sudden rancor?

I don't deny
And will not try:
Levine deserves promotion.
But

Chorus: But But But But
You sound an outboard motor!

Don't ask
Don't tell
Is much the better notion!

Chorus: Do please shut up!
You know you really

All: OUGHTER!
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Originally Posted by Upchurch View Post
I don't usually follow the careers of doctors or medical professors. What is it you don't like about Dr. Levine?
Far, far, too sensible over health matters like Covid and Naloxone, prefers reality (like masks and vaccination) to fantasies, prefers science to nonsense. Anathema to Trumpettes.
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Originally Posted by Lukraak_Sisser View Post
I've never understood the upset about the gender thing.

What I'd look for in an admiral is the ability to move ships about in a logical way, a good grasp of logistics and naval tactics and good political savvy.

None of that depends on what is or was between your legs.
In fact, almost nothing humans do depends on that. So why worry about it?

Now one argument I hear from time to time is that a transgender does not get 'respect' from the soldiers, but in the armed forces that is irrelevant. You obey or get punished.
After all, I'm sure there are many soldiers in the US army now that do not respect Biden or respected Trump and yet that is not relevant either.
She's not a navy admiral, she's in the Commissioned Corps of the US Public Health Service. It's one of those odd USAian things.
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He's a comparing this person to a horse.

What a cretin.
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Tucker is just an obvious troll with an even more obvious audience. It is what he is paid to do.
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We don’t need to assume what Tucker Carlson thinks any more than, this will play best with my lunatic bigoted base. Any further analysis of Carlson’s thought is superfluous.
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Originally Posted by Lukraak_Sisser View Post
Gods, Americans and their obsession with military ranks for everything.

The point still stands, but now with regards to actually understanding healthcare, logistics and politicking.
In my limited interaction with the uniformed Public Health Service, I didn't get the impression that they take the whole rank thing all that seriously.
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Originally Posted by JoeMorgue View Post
They need a new argument that isn't "Non traditional human relationships are the exact same as sex with animals"

I hate stupid, but I especially hate how unoriginal stupid has become, like all stupid just follows the same scripts.

This type of argument against non-traditional relationships inspired the Garfunkel and Oats song, "Sex with Ducks." Look it up; it's very funny. And it presents a more reasoned and intelligent discourse than Tucker Carlson.
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I have strong opinions on the gender transition of children. I don't feel that Levine is on the same page.
Feel? You don't know what her policies are?

And just for clarification, by "transition", do you mean presentation or reassignment surgery?
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He's a comparing this person to a horse.

What a cretin.
And yet his act makes it necessary to compare him to the ass of a horse.
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This type of argument against non-traditional relationships inspired the Garfunkel and Oats song, "Sex with Ducks." Look it up; it's very funny. And it presents a more reasoned and intelligent discourse than Tucker Carlson.

From a Something Positive webcomic back in 2006, in which one of the characters gets stuck in a Hell House that he thought was a conventional Halloween haunted house.

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Originally Posted by Warp12 View Post
I can understand the disdain (I don't care for Levine, at all), but I wouldn't compare Trans people to horses.
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I don't usually follow the careers of doctors or medical professors. What is it you don't like about Dr. Levine?
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I have strong opinions on the gender transition of children. I don't feel that Levine is on the same page.
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Feel? You don't know what her policies are?
I don't like Levine's views on the matter. There is nothing to debate.
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Old Yesterday, 03:12 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by Crazy Chainsaw View Post
Well he is the Man who described his love life as a Neutron Bomb.
The Physicist that helped invent the Bomb, described it as Small, Highly Toxic, and dead before you ever feel anything.
Yes That must have been a wonderful Love life.
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Originally Posted by sackett View Post
Levine is not an admiral
In any proper sense.
He she can't sail a ship!
Do you really think I'm dense?

Chorus: You're dense enough
To make a dandy anchor!
You're dense
You're dense
But why this sudden rancor?

I don't deny
And will not try:
Levine deserves promotion.
But

Chorus: But But But But
You sound an outboard motor!

Don't ask
Don't tell
Is much the better notion!

Chorus: Do please shut up!
You know you really

All: OUGHTER!
And the Award for Best Musical goes to..........Sackett!
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Originally Posted by Warp12 View Post
I don't like Levine's views on the matter. There is nothing to debate.
Which are? Besides, you appear to enjoy 'debating' just about everything.

Here, let me help you:

Quote:
Levine explicitly notes that the guidelines do not recommend any form of medical treatment for children prior to puberty. "For prepubertal children (with gender dysphoria) there is no medical treatment," she says. "The idea would be to see a counselor or therapist who is supportive and has knowledge about these issues, to work with the parents."

At another point of the lecture, Levine discusses standards of care for transgender youth, laying out a three-tiered protocol drawn up by professionals in transgender medicine.
(Politifact)

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