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    Yup. As far as I'm concerned CRT is just another...

    When conservatives make hyperbolic claims like this that CRT holds such view and is being taught everywhere, the natural logical consequence is that teaching history will be divisive. Students and...
  2. This. The party-based votes are a horrible idea...

    This sounds like a way to get the worst aspects of both systems. The FPTP district seats and Duverger's Law ensure that the Republicans and Democrats will maintain their two-party cartel on...
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    It wouldn't necessarily require ground wars but...

    So it's important to do what is supposedly so horrible about Hamas -- attacking civilians. What opponents of Communism have long attributed to Communists is a bit more straightforward: "it's...
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    We're doing it for information sharing. And I...

    At $100k a missile, they need to come up with a better system of stopping the thousands of rockets and mortars launched toward Israel.
    Are we chipping in because they cannot afford it or what? My...
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    Disagree--while routine mask wearing isn't...

    The city dwelling people in China have experienced the worst air pollution in the world for decades... Look at imagest from the 80's and you will see what you see today.. EVERYBODY wearing masks...
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    There was a massive hospital overload in Wuhan. ...

    There was a massive hospital overload in Wuhan. Since then, though, China has been responding with an elephant stomp to even single cases, they were successfully stomping on it every time it crossed...
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    Big cats can get it so presumably small cats can...

    https://www.science.org/doi/full/10.1126/science.abb7015[/QUOTE]

    Big cats can get it so presumably small cats can also.

    I still question the mask bit. I have never seen a cat on a leash in...
  8. I suggest looking into it then. Cambodia wasn't...

    Okay I'm considering the Khmer Rouge. I still don't understand the allure of any "old ways" as it would have applied to the general population. More likely, the people were fed lies in the interest...
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    Most of them come home on their own. Any effort...

    Note that you're showing that the vast majority of those cases are nothing. Again, it comes down to resources.[/QUOTE]

    Teenage runaways are not 'nothing.' In fact, quite a large number of them...
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    AFIAK everywhere in the US streetwalking is a...

    At first glance, this odd claim probably seems irrelevant to the thread. However, let's go up one higher level of categorization: from prostitute to sex criminal. How many missing men and woman are...
  11. Actually, I think you could do an awful lot to...

    Actually, I think you could do an awful lot to help the world with education with that kind of budget: Make high quality "online" (fully downloadable) classes for just about every class up though a...
  12. Just got a package a day early--very nice as I...

    Just got a package a day early--very nice as I needed the part to repair one of our toilets.
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    Really now? 1) I can't picture a cat...

    Really now?

    1) I can't picture a cat tolerating that.

    2) Look at the position of that mask--how is it being held in that position?!

    3) We see a leash--but there's nothing on the cat to...
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    Exactly. Covid deaths are easy to greatly...

    [/QUOTE] Why would any rational person think a comparison between an easily avoidable death from disease and not easily prevented shooting deaths is relevant?

    I did notice the the story from...
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    1) The risk isn't very close to zero. 2) ...

    Tom, I’m assuming you’re vaccinated. Your risk of hospitalization or death from the rona is very close to zero. Live your life. Be free. Don’t worry about others who can do no harm to...
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    You're aware that the risk to non-infant children...

    You're aware that the risk to non-infant children from the seasonal flu is also very low?

    There's also the problem of kids bringing Covid home and killing their parents or grandparents.
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    Injection is used for things that won't survive...

    Nothing wrong with eating a vaccine, I've done it. It's just most vaccines can't survive that route.[/QUOTE]
    I would imagine if eating the vaccine were as efficacious as getting an injection then...
  18. Greed is the most common cause of fucked...

    Extreme poverty doesn't require a concentration of wealth. It can simply be a royally fucked economy.[/QUOTE]

    You don't understand, then, what fucks up economies.[/QUOTE]

    Greed is the most...
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    Resources aren't infinite. It has...

    Yes, what the police suspect to be the situation plays a big role in the sort of search that's mounted.

    The police generally only put in much effort when it's someone they suspect is in danger and...
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    I would guess that teenage girls are more likely...

    You sure about that? Or is that just your impression from watching the news? Here's a breakdown of NCIC missing persons files in the United State in 2020 by gender, split into two age cohorts (under...
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    So you're a mega-prepper? :)

    So you're a mega-prepper? :)
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    This. It took nearly a year for a EUA for a...

    A huge one is simple economics.

    It costs a gazillion dollars to research, develop, test, and get approval for the first vaccination. After that, it costs a couple of bucks to make another. The...
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    Exactly. His actions scream guilt. I could see...

    The boyfriend is following his counsel's advice, and I don't blame him for not talking to the police. Even if he is innocent and knows nothing about the circumstances of Gabby's death (assuming the...
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    Should we conclude that space flight is a shitty...

    Should we conclude that space flight is a shitty experience?
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    Most human male peacocking is via wealth and...

    It actually has a lot more to do with how much competition (and how aggressive the competition) there is for mating. Given that in many species males are significantly more aggressive toward each...
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