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Re: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread

Postby css75 » Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:26 pm

kalm wrote:Fat otters deserve respect!

https://komonews.com/news/offbeat/aquar ... -c-h-o-n-k

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Re: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread

Postby CID1990 » Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:50 am

kalm wrote:Fat otters deserve respect!

https://komonews.com/news/offbeat/aquar ... -c-h-o-n-k


As long as people or entities keep apologizing to placate the busybody scolds who complain about this kind of thing, it will continue to happen
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Postby Skjellyfetti » Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:19 am

Supreme Court rejects Trump plea to enforce asylum ban

A divided Supreme Court won’t let the Trump administration begin enforcing a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border.

Chief Justice John Roberts joined his four more liberal colleagues Friday in ruling against the administration in the very case in which President Donald Trump had derided the “Obama judge” who first blocked the asylum policy.

New Justice Brett Kavanaugh and three other conservative justices sided with the administration.

There were no opinions explaining either side’s votes.

The court’s order leaves in place lower court rulings that blocked Trump’s proclamation in November automatically denying asylum to people who enter the country from Mexico without going through official border crossings.


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Postby Ivytalk » Sat Dec 22, 2018 9:57 am

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Supreme Court rejects Trump plea to enforce asylum ban

A divided Supreme Court won’t let the Trump administration begin enforcing a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border.

Chief Justice John Roberts joined his four more liberal colleagues Friday in ruling against the administration in the very case in which President Donald Trump had derided the “Obama judge” who first blocked the asylum policy.

New Justice Brett Kavanaugh and three other conservative justices sided with the administration.

There were no opinions explaining either side’s votes.

The court’s order leaves in place lower court rulings that blocked Trump’s proclamation in November automatically denying asylum to people who enter the country from Mexico without going through official border crossings.


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Postby Col Hogan » Tue Dec 25, 2018 12:19 pm

TSA moving toward floppy-ear airport dog force because pointy-ear dogs ‘scare children’

The Transportation Security Administration is in the process of swapping out pointy-ear dogs for floppy-ear ones in an effort to put more of the public at ease when interacting with its canines.

"We’ve made a conscious effort in TSA ... to use floppy ear dogs," TSA Administrator David Pekoske said during a recent tour of operations at Washington Dulles International Airport northern Virginia.

"We find the passenger acceptance of floppy ear dogs is just better. It presents just a little bit less of a concern," Pekoske said. "Doesn’t scare children."


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Re: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread

Postby kalm » Tue Dec 25, 2018 1:06 pm

Col Hogan wrote:TSA moving toward floppy-ear airport dog force because pointy-ear dogs ‘scare children’

The Transportation Security Administration is in the process of swapping out pointy-ear dogs for floppy-ear ones in an effort to put more of the public at ease when interacting with its canines.

"We’ve made a conscious effort in TSA ... to use floppy ear dogs," TSA Administrator David Pekoske said during a recent tour of operations at Washington Dulles International Airport northern Virginia.

"We find the passenger acceptance of floppy ear dogs is just better. It presents just a little bit less of a concern," Pekoske said. "Doesn’t scare children."


https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news ... e-children


Pointy eared dogs are ridiculous and typically assholes.
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Re: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread

Postby CID1990 » Thu Dec 27, 2018 3:47 pm

African countries have been doing this kind of thing with China for decades, but now its coming to the Western Hemisphere where things are more developed... with predictable results

https://hotair.com/archives/2018/12/27/ ... -delusion/


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Postby Col Hogan » Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:00 pm

CID1990 wrote:African countries have been doing this kind of thing with China for decades, but now its coming to the Western Hemisphere where things are more developed... with predictable results

https://hotair.com/archives/2018/12/27/ ... -delusion/


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Well, as certain Progressive people like to tell us, socialism has not yet been correctly implemented...but once it is, it will succeed wildly...

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Postby dbackjon » Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:46 pm

93henfan wrote:This is not a news item, but rather an observation:

"Resist" stickers appear to have replaced "Coexist" stickers on the majority of Priuses, Foresters, and Outbacks in the People's Republic of Maryland.

Why don't liberals want diversity, peace, and harmony anymore?


Massive Recall Issued for Ineffective “COEXIST” Bumper Stickers
https://thehardtimes.net/news/massive-r ... r-sticker/

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will recall over 550,000 units of the popular “COEXIST” bumper sticker due to an ineffective and unsustainable message of world peace, U.S. safety regulators said on Tuesday.

“After an estimated 300 billion incidents of human suffering and death due to war, religious intolerance, racism, genocide, and homophobia, from the years of 50,000 B.C.E. through 2016, this sticker needs to be pulled from retail shelves and all automobiles immediately,” the NHTSA said in a statement online.

“NHTSA likes the sticker,” the statement continued. “We believe it looks really cool in a tie-dye color scheme. In the current geopolitical climate, however, our in-house engineers predict this trend in which everybody dies will not slow down in the foreseeable future.”


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Postby 93henfan » Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:15 pm

dbackjon wrote:
Massive Recall Issued for Ineffective “COEXIST” Bumper Stickers
https://thehardtimes.net/news/massive-r ... r-sticker/



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Postby dbackjon » Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:16 pm

93henfan wrote:
dbackjon wrote:
Massive Recall Issued for Ineffective “COEXIST” Bumper Stickers
https://thehardtimes.net/news/massive-r ... r-sticker/



:D



No comment on the replacement sticker?
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Re: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread

Postby 93henfan » Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:20 pm

dbackjon wrote:
93henfan wrote:
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No comment on the replacement sticker?


I assumed the picture was of your personal stash.
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Postby dbackjon » Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:20 pm

93henfan wrote:
dbackjon wrote:

No comment on the replacement sticker?


I assumed the picture was of your personal stash.



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Postby 93henfan » Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:24 pm

Perhaps the funniest part of the COEXIST bumper sticker is that they start the word with the crescent moon of Islam. You know, the religion that raped and beheaded two European girls hiking the Atlas Mountains a couple of weeks ago.

Islam is so much about coexisting. :thumb:
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Postby Chizzang » Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:32 pm

93henfan wrote:Perhaps the funniest part of the COEXIST bumper sticker is that they start the word with the crescent moon of Islam. You know, the religion that raped and beheaded two European girls hiking the Atlas Mountains a couple of weeks ago.

Islam is so much about coexisting. :thumb:


Precisely that..!!!
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Postby Ivytalk » Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:49 pm

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93henfan wrote:Perhaps the funniest part of the COEXIST bumper sticker is that they start the word with the crescent moon of Islam. You know, the religion that raped and beheaded two European girls hiking the Atlas Mountains a couple of weeks ago.

Islam is so much about coexisting. :thumb:


Precisely that..!!!
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There is no evidence that suggest future generations will do anything other than roll over

Good luck world

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Postby CID1990 » Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:59 pm

Chizzang wrote:
93henfan wrote:Perhaps the funniest part of the COEXIST bumper sticker is that they start the word with the crescent moon of Islam. You know, the religion that raped and beheaded two European girls hiking the Atlas Mountains a couple of weeks ago.

Islam is so much about coexisting. :thumb:


Precisely that..!!!
Islam is a disease creeping the globe in plain sight
There is no evidence that suggest future generations will do anything other than roll over

Good luck world


Why do you hate brown people?


That’s the response to criticism of Islam
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Re: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread

Postby CID1990 » Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:20 am

https://hotair.com/archives/2018/12/27/ ... weet-time/

This problem is closely related to the mass shooting "epidemic" in the US

Anybody care to connect the dots between the serial homeless and mass shooters?

This is a case of a problem we used to have a handle on and then decided wed rather live with the consequences of not having a handle on it


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Postby SeattleGriz » Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:55 am

CID1990 wrote:African countries have been doing this kind of thing with China for decades, but now its coming to the Western Hemisphere where things are more developed... with predictable results

https://hotair.com/archives/2018/12/27/ ... -delusion/


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I was just reading an article on a Chinese train built in Africa. The country will never get out from under the thing and always be indebted to China.

Chinese came over, were racist as hell and didn't transfer any knowledge of how to operate the system.
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Postby CID1990 » Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:01 am

SeattleGriz wrote:
CID1990 wrote:African countries have been doing this kind of thing with China for decades, but now its coming to the Western Hemisphere where things are more developed... with predictable results

https://hotair.com/archives/2018/12/27/ ... -delusion/


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I was just reading an article on a Chinese train built in Africa. The country will never get out from under the thing and always be indebted to China.

Chinese came over, were racist as hell and didn't transfer any knowledge of how to operate the system.


Dont fall into that "everything is racist" trap

It was self interest. Selfishness, if you will

not racism


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Postby CID1990 » Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:10 am

Uh oh!

People might DIE!!!!!

http://reason.com/blog/2018/12/27/it-su ... are-progra


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Postby AZGrizFan » Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:32 am

CID1990 wrote:https://hotair.com/archives/2018/12/27/documenting-san-franciscos-homeless-problem-one-tweet-time/

This problem is closely related to the mass shooting "epidemic" in the US

Anybody care to connect the dots between the serial homeless and mass shooters?

This is a case of a problem we used to have a handle on and then decided wed rather live with the consequences of not having a handle on it


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Boy, makes me want to run right out and buy a ticket to THAT paradise... :suspicious: :suspicious:
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Postby CID1990 » Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:36 am

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CID1990 wrote:https://hotair.com/archives/2018/12/27/documenting-san-franciscos-homeless-problem-one-tweet-time/

This problem is closely related to the mass shooting "epidemic" in the US

Anybody care to connect the dots between the serial homeless and mass shooters?

This is a case of a problem we used to have a handle on and then decided wed rather live with the consequences of not having a handle on it


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Boy, makes me want to run right out and buy a ticket to THAT paradise... :suspicious: :suspicious:


Right?

In fact, we should stop even pointing out the policy decisions that lead to these problems

Let these cities stew in their own problems and they'll deal with them or die


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Postby AZGrizFan » Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:50 am

CID1990 wrote:
AZGrizFan wrote:
Boy, makes me want to run right out and buy a ticket to THAT paradise... :suspicious: :suspicious:


Right?

In fact, we should stop even pointing out the policy decisions that lead to these problems

Let these cities stew in their own problems and they'll deal with them or die


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Great idea.

I know, maybe they should elect ANOTHER donk governor/mayor! That'll solve the problem immediately! :nod: :nod:
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Postby 93henfan » Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:07 am

CID1990 wrote:https://hotair.com/archives/2018/12/27/documenting-san-franciscos-homeless-problem-one-tweet-time/

This problem is closely related to the mass shooting "epidemic" in the US

Anybody care to connect the dots between the serial homeless and mass shooters?

This is a case of a problem we used to have a handle on and then decided wed rather live with the consequences of not having a handle on it


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But institutionalizing nutjobs is so inhumane. Better to take our chances. The odds say they'll stab one of the fake people in their schizo trip before they'll shank a real person.
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