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  1. Thread: Oberlin College

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    Boo hoo, call the whaambulance for the freeee...

    Boo hoo, call the whaambulance for the freeee speech melting snowflakes. :bored:
  2. No. Trump's policy of determent (punishment) was...

    No. Trump's policy of determent (punishment) was fundamentally flawed. But that doesn't relieve the US from our legal or moral duties. People seeking asylum shouldn't be treated like animals.
  3. Thread: Oberlin College

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    Try not to be Lewk?

    Try not to be Lewk?
  4. Thread: Oberlin College

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    Hypocrisy is rampant these days. :donkey:

    Hypocrisy is rampant these days. :donkey:
  5. Thread: Oberlin College

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    How does "your point" translate into denying...

    How does "your point" translate into denying service and/or employment to people simply *named* in a civil law suit?
  6. Thread: Brexit Begins

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    But you don't have much leverage or negotiating...

    But you don't have much leverage or negotiating power on your own. While it's great to believe in global trade and freeee trade....the reality is that the world operates on managed trade and trade...
  7. That's quite a list of links! But I'm confused --...

    That's quite a list of links! But I'm confused -- the OP Forbes article was mostly about Oregon's cap & trade bill than legislators' "truancy"-- and OG's links are about Republicans using right-wing...
  8. Thread: Brexit Begins

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    "Global Britain". It's a reference to the bygone...

    "Global Britain". It's a reference to the bygone days of British power. That's why it sounds like nostalgia; trying to replicate a golden time in history and wearing rose-colored glasses. Sorry, but...
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    The story was also covered by Fox News...

    The story was also covered by Fox News affiliates. :bored:

    Instead of criticizing the initial news link, you should have taken the time to actually *read* the underlying study/project and comment...
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    :haha:
  11. Thread: War with Iran

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    "We were cocked and loaded!".....but Trump...

    "We were cocked and loaded!".....but Trump changed his mind at the 10 minute mark, because he suddenly learned the 150 estimated body count. Riiiight.

    This is what happens when a reality TV show...
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    The bad apples can ruin police dept. reputations...

    The bad apples can ruin police dept. reputations and shatter public trust. :( It's not surprising that some cops are racist haters, but it is a shock to see they posted it publicly on social media...
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    BTW, one of the things I liked about living in...

    BTW, one of the things I liked about living in this apartment complex was its cultural and ethnic diversity -- something I didn't/couldn't experience as a suburban home-owner. But it made me sad and...
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    Whatever happened to "use it up, wear it out,...

    Whatever happened to "use it up, wear it out, make it do"?

    We used to wear clothes until they got frayed or had holes. We'd mend and patch them first, then we'd cut off the hems and sleeves and...
  15. Thread: Oberlin College

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doxing :bored: ...

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doxing :bored:

    Also, not hiring someone simply because they're named in a civil suit can be considered employment discrimination. Just ask anyone involved in a...
  16. Thread: Oberlin College

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    Lewk is probably busy looking to justify his...

    Lewk is probably busy looking to justify his statements with comments made by Hannity or Limbaugh, so we may have to wait a while before he replies (with anything cogent) :bored:

    He's not really...
  17. Thread: Mueller Report

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    Lewk, you're using twisted logic to defend...

    Lewk, you're using twisted logic to defend irrational conflations, again. :rolleyes:

    And you're using that as a ploy to avoid answering questions directly relevant to this thread: the Mueller...
  18. Thread: Oberlin College

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    You didn't answer my question. Why is it OK for...

    You didn't answer my question. Why is it OK for businesses to 'keep lists' of people named in (pending) civil law suits, and deny them service?
  19. Thread: Brexit Begins

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    "A Brexit deal which is good for the economy is...

    "A Brexit deal which is good for the economy is an oxymoron." Sounds about right, Timbuk ;)

    I still don't understand why the Brexiteers thought this was a great idea in the first place, let alone...
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    Don't be distracted by his theatrics, that seems...

    Don't be distracted by his theatrics, that seems to be part of his shtick. The US got distracted by the antics of a blustering clown, and look what that got us.

    When someone shows their character,...
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    Happy Father's Day!

    To all the fathers here, hope you're having a special day with your kids! :heart:
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    So what's your solution? You know that "freee...

    So what's your solution? You know that "freee market" principles don't apply to "affordable housing" when land is tight and populations grow. Especially not when land speculators and RE developers...
  23. Thread: Mueller Report

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    Dread, congress is supposed to be a check on the...

    Dread, congress is supposed to be a check on the executive. Ignoring the Mueller report's findings shouldn't be an option, and if the WH is going to disregard subpoenas (or block testimony) then an...
  24. Thread: Oberlin College

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    Good article here:...

    Good article here: https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/06/the-publicly-shamed-sue-oberlin-college-verdict/591379/

    "Our era, defined in large part by the rise of social media, is...
  25. Thread: Oberlin College

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    You want companies to keep a list of students...

    You want companies to keep a list of students named in civil law suits....so they can deny them service? :picard:
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