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  1. In other words, the university is being racist. ...

    https://multicultural.virginia.edu/

    From the MSC UVA page, first paragraph:

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    In other words, the university is being racist. The place should be abolished.

    Sounds like a bunch of...
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    Duh! They're doing it wrong. Everyone...

    Duh!

    They're doing it wrong.

    Everyone should get an own-recognizance release over any minor offenses until they have demonstrated they won't show up. Blow off a court date or the like and the...
  3. It's not going to happen unless you're of Chinese...

    It's not going to happen unless you're of Chinese origin. Otherwise, at best you can get a business visa if you're legitimately doing business there. Most work visas are gone by now. Permanent...
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    And how are they supposed to be certain that...

    And how are they supposed to be certain that independent agency is who they say they are and won't hand over what they said to the government??

    If you want any chance of honest answers you need to...
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    Autocratic states often have "elections". It...

    From the village level up, the >3k congresspeople go on to vote for all senior appointments and legislation, and the vote needs to be almost unanimous for anything to get done. Intensive polling and...
  6. It's irrational to allow incompetent people to...

    It is irrational to allow incompetent people to use firearms.[/QUOTE]

    It's irrational to allow incompetent people to use cars. Quit driving now. (By his standards you're incompetent.)
  7. You don't realize the level of ability he's...

    That's like saying people have to spend a lot of time and gasoline to get and maintain competency at driving a car.

    Of course they do.

    So what's the issue with putting in the time and effort...
  8. US drug pricing is broke.

    US drug pricing is broke.
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    No, I'm pointing out the implications of what...

    No, I'm pointing out the implications of what you're saying.

    Private is better than UHC, your solution is destroy private.



    Same thing, it doesn't matter if the house pays it or the gambler...
  10. Poll: Not if you want to fund it with the rich.

    The problem is you can't have it both ways. The money you want to distribute at the bottom is far more than what exists at the top that you could take even if you didn't mind the harm you would do...
  11. 300 pounds in a bikini? Seems rather indecent to...

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    300 pounds in a bikini? Seems rather indecent to me--but even then it shouldn't be illegal.
  12. Why is Buttigieg even in the race? There's still...

    Why is Buttigieg even in the race? There's still too much anti-gay sentiment in this country, a gay isn't going to win a close election.
  13. Note that I am talking about 1/e, not 1/2. The...

    Exactly. Niven handwaved when he needed to but tried to keep the numbers right if he could. 1000 mile walls are what it takes if you want the top open.

    The key to understanding atmosphere is...
  14. A bicycle causes no meaningful wear but the road...

    A bicycle causes no meaningful wear but the road needs to exist in the first place and needs a certain amount of upkeep, although just how much is quite climate dependent.
  15. The problem is that while thousands are dying...

    Yes comparison, sorry.
    In both cases there is a phenomenon that is killing thousands of people and a mitigating measure that is argued against on the basis of negative effects to a relatively very...
  16. It's only hard to obtain if you stick to the...

    It's only hard to obtain if you stick to the truth.
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    I haven't seen any serious source that says this....

    That doesn't happen here in Canada. It sounds a lot like the system you guys have now though.[/QUOTE]

    You are a very naive person if you think that doesn't happen in Canada. That's one of the...
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    In other words, simply make people accept they...

    It's what I have been saying all along--if you want to get rid of the opposition to UHC show that it works: fix the UHC systems we have. People are going to be opposed so long as they see the...
  19. Professionals are people who have far more time...

    First, professionals are people, so why wouldn't a amateur user of a firearm be unable to attain that "competent" level? Second, what is wrong with wanting those who use a weapon to be...
  20. Note that that's old data. I'm not finding .22s...

    Note that that's old data. I'm not finding .22s listed as service weapons for air marshals anymore--now we have ammo that is better at dumping it's energy on the first thing hit and avoiding...
  21. Idiots! He most certainly speaks another...

    Idiots!

    He most certainly speaks another language!

    Bullshit!
  22. Poll: The problem is you can't have it both ways. The...

    If everyone gets paid regardless then there's no incentive for the people at the bottom to do a decent job.[/QUOTE]

    I mentioned an ascending pay scale according to skill and other factors, danger,...
  23. The point is the prostitutes themselves wouldn't...

    I strongly suspect that would hurt business to the point that the prostitutes would object.[/QUOTE]

    No doubt. I’m quite sure that clients don’t mind risking the health of prostitutes and object...
  24. Sure he is. It's just his real job is not what...

    Sure he is. It's just his real job is not what his job title is.
  25. He was neither white nor Republican. Either is...

    Ah, so that's the reason the Dems didn't want to impeach Obama? Interesting. They would be taking a giant shit on his Dem base.[/QUOTE]

    We've asked you this before and you've yet to provide any...
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