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by natraj
Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

anyway in today's daily dose of facism the administration is looking to legally defining me out of existence. not that it is new that they hate trans people but this is still getting Tiring.
by natraj
Sat Oct 20, 2018 2:06 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4173
Views: 565306

Re: The Darker Side of the News

No More Deaths, the group that he's a part of, is faith-based. From their site, "Since 2008 we have been an official ministry of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson." From wikipedia, "No More Deaths was founded in 2004 by area religious leaders, including Catholic bishop Gera...
by natraj
Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:19 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: vvitch
Replies: 9
Views: 4579

Re: vvitch

this movie was fine, but imo it would actually have been more scary if the supernatural element wasn't manifest or even present at all (with the exception of the very ending which had no real effect on its spookiness and could stay) but if all the tension and terribleness didn't clearly come fro...
by natraj
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:30 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: News in brief
Replies: 273
Views: 63681

Re: News in brief

in which corruptuser demonstrates how very little he knows about pregnancy
by natraj
Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

Far as I can tell, there are two crimes. One being the original charge, the second is that they are an illegal immigrant. simply being in this country unauthorized is not a crime, though, and also this case was explicitly talking about all immigrants, documented and undocumented. The plaintiffs inc...
by natraj
Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:09 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

Spoilered for tangential: Personal property, the ability to feel some degree of ownership and control over access for a space are important to us as individuals, to our ability to -be- individuals outside of our deepest thoughts, to feel comfortable that we have a place to be individuals without be...
by natraj
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

trump administration starts denying visas to same-sex partners of diplomats/un employees anyone who is already gearing up to be like "well this is just Fair And Equal treatment it's not anything bad because it's the same policy as heterosexuals" can choke on a hot poker and die, there are ...
by natraj
Sat Sep 29, 2018 2:53 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Is adult media inherently better than child media?
Replies: 55
Views: 2225

Re: Is adult media inherently better than child media?

i mean i was completely ignoring j_s's initial post because it was completely nonsensical and barely coherent. but yes, i was also taking you to mean what you're talking about now and it's still wrong. media rated r/m can't cover every topic to every depth that media rated g/e can, not the way you s...
by natraj
Sat Sep 29, 2018 2:13 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

by natraj
Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:12 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

i've lost track in the whole rapist judge fiasco about whether this was posted already so sorry if this is a repeat but anyway in further the administration literally just does not give a fuck if the whole world burns news their own environmental impact statement predicts a catastrophic 7 degree ris...
by natraj
Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:41 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Is adult media inherently better than child media?
Replies: 55
Views: 2225

Re: Is adult media inherently better than child media?

obviously adult media can cover some different topics than child media, but that doesn't inherently follow that that makes it better. (also, children's media absolutely can cover topics of sexual assault, and there's enormous value in managing to do so in ways that make it both accessible and releva...
by natraj
Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:58 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Is adult media inherently better than child media?
Replies: 55
Views: 2225

Re: Is adult media inherently better than child media?

stuff about how children's media is in fact inherently worse bc children are dumber i feel like the thoughts in this post are made from a perspective that is so common as to be taken entirely for granted in society, so it isn't even spelled out. that perspective is based on a few underlying assumpt...
by natraj
Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:04 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

the equating of drinking habits with "classy respectable people" is a certain kind of gross that i don't fuck with at all, but i don't think it's space alien level of rare to have never been black out drunk. (at least ~14% of adults have never drunk alcohol at all so it can't be completely...
by natraj
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:37 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

the third woman has gone public with her statement.
by natraj
Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:16 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Controversial opinions about food
Replies: 1068
Views: 193111

Re: Controversial opinions about food

vegan mayo is definitely way better than any storebought mayo. before i was vegan we used to just make fresh mayo at home a lot for sandwiches and i think i actually liked that, but it's been so many years now that maybe that's just nostalgia speaking.
by natraj
Mon Jul 23, 2018 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2018 Midterm Elections Coverage
Replies: 206
Views: 17316

Re: 2018 Midterm Elections Coverage

i mean i am literally telling you about the makeup of socialist groups who i l i t e r a l l y work with constantly for the past several years but okay i guess your sample size of being a markedly racist nonblack person who doesn't hang out with socialists much is going to be hella more accurate tha...
by natraj
Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:40 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2018 Midterm Elections Coverage
Replies: 206
Views: 17316

Re: 2018 Midterm Elections Coverage

I'm realizing now that I don't think I've ever met anyone black who identified as a socialist. For some reason, it hadn't occurred to me until now, but it seems there's a really sharp divide. do you hang out with enough socialists to get a representative sample? for that matter, do you hang out wit...
by natraj
Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:37 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4173
Views: 565306

Re: The Darker Side of the News

this breach is not capable of remedy is a nice touch though
by natraj
Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:43 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

The point isn't that adoption makes you free from flaws, but it seems reasonable to expect that racists in the US would probably be less likely to embrace mixed race families. So, it's a possible test. I would expect results like "disproportionately adopts white babies" or "dispropor...
by natraj
Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:40 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Fleeting Thoughts: Movie and TV Shows
Replies: 119
Views: 19179

Re: Fleeting Thoughts: Movie and TV Shows

oh nooo i didn't quote it and then st helpful-edited but trust me it was originally SUPER unhelpful
by natraj
Fri Jul 06, 2018 1:25 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

*bootlicker voice* it's not about racism it's about secure borders, the problem is illegal immigration, this isn't about cracking down on immigrants in GENERAL. https://www.wnycstudios.org/story/uscis-starting-denaturalization-task-force/ ... we just, really, desperately need a task force specifical...
by natraj
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:03 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Fleeting Thoughts: Movie and TV Shows
Replies: 119
Views: 19179

Re: Fleeting Thoughts: Movie and TV Shows

why do you have this weird fetish for posting links without actually letting anyone know what you're posting ABOUT?

"Back to the Future shoe sells for nearly $100k" is soupspoon's link above.
by natraj
Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:54 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

anyway for the revolting hateful "this isn't fascism just because you don't like it" "there's totally legit reasons for this court inhumane treatment that have nothing to do with racism" crowd (whoever is still left, hopefully won't be left for long), please explain to me the com...
by natraj
Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2018 Midterm Elections Coverage
Replies: 206
Views: 17316

Re: 2018 Midterm Elections Coverage

trpmb6 wrote:(Note I think its safe to assume she wins the general at this point - do republicans even try to run in this district?)


literally the exact article trmpie just linked wrote:Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a favorite to beat Republican candidate Anthony Pappas in November.
by natraj
Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:37 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

In addition, there's a categorical difference between things like "The world would be a better place if Hitler dropped dead" and things like "The world would be a better place if everyone but Aryans dropped dead." yeah, this. i know our resident favor apologist thinks that they'...
by natraj
Thu Jun 28, 2018 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

Not Scalia's lead? I know things can get a little partisan but that's uncalled for. Nobody here should be wishing death upon anyone because of politics. yeah i mean it's totally fine that these people are CAUSING deaths en masse, we should anyway wish for long happy comfortable lives for them as th...
by natraj
Thu Jun 28, 2018 2:01 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2018 Midterm Elections Coverage
Replies: 206
Views: 17316

Re: 2018 Midterm Elections Coverage

the democrats are already completely ineffective at getting anything passed
by natraj
Thu Jun 28, 2018 1:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

Not Scalia's lead? I know things can get a little partisan but that's uncalled for. Nobody here should be wishing death upon anyone because of politics. yeah i mean it's totally fine that these people are CAUSING deaths en masse, we should anyway wish for long happy comfortable lives for them as th...
by natraj
Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:17 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

there have been so many stories recently about service members getting deported because they were enrolled in the program y'all are talking about, were doing everything the legitimate right way and were explicitly told by military recruiters that serving would be a path to citizenship, and were then...
by natraj
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

if you think this kind of story is isolated or rare rather than just happening to have occurred in direct sight of someone tweeting about it, i have a bridge i want to sell you
by natraj
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:05 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

hey trmbpp how are you going to justify this one, i am curious exactly how far your fascism apologetics will go
by natraj
Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:00 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

some of us are opposed to our system of detention on a more widespread level than just jailing immigrants

that's just where the focus is at the moment since they're changing up rules and trying to make sweeping new fascist policies and also literally torturing children
by natraj
Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

wait were children actually vérifiably placed with human traffickers before, or was that just a continued speculation about things that COULD potentially have happened because the government didn't keep tabs on all of them? i saw a lot of people speculating about all the things that might have happe...
by natraj
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:51 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

Maybe they applied for a grant from various government entities - which is reprehensible (not that I blame them for taking advantage of it if they did) but that's not the point. If such an upgrade was really useful to the town they would have done it anyways. this is great though like really illumi...
by natraj
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:49 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

it's a good thing nobody said only taxation is moral, that would be a wild kind if strawman
by natraj
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:41 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

are you a roads and wars are totally acceptable use of taxed money but helping the poors magically isn't kind of libertarian or a there should be literally no public infrastructure, let's hurry on toward the dystopia where only the rich can afford to actually travel because every section of roads is...
by natraj
Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:02 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

the left doesn't pretend that small gouvernement is a central tenet of their beliefs. the right constantly talks like they care about small government while actively working to overturn local policies they dislike in favor of forcing local governance to abide by the whims of conservative federal pol...
by natraj
Thu Jun 21, 2018 5:37 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

yup i mean it's fine for rich people who can buy whatever éducation they want but everyone else can get rekt
by natraj
Thu Jun 21, 2018 5:28 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

in other news trump wants to do away with the department of education and just have combined departmentfor "education and the workforce"
by natraj
Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7880
Views: 579879

Re: Trump presidency

given that immigrants in camps are paid $1/day for their labor and slaves in American prisons make a lot of "made in america" goods for pennies an hour, anyone genuinely concerned about depressing wages would be concerned about reforming if not abolishing prisons (for immigrants and americ...

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