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

Postby UNI88 » Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:39 pm

kalm wrote:
CAA Flagship wrote:No. The "tip-toe away emoji" is because he is light in his loafers.


* crocs


FYP

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

Postby kalm » Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:55 pm

UNI88 wrote:
kalm wrote:
* crocs


FYP

:P


Those too for sandals and work.

Soft Science for golf and fishing.

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

Postby CAA Flagship » Tue Aug 27, 2019 1:10 pm

kalm wrote:
CAA Flagship wrote:No. The "tip-toe away emoji" is because he is light in his loafers.


* birkenstocks

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

Postby BDKJMU » Tue Aug 27, 2019 1:12 pm

89Hen wrote:So proud of my progressive county...

https://wtop.com/montgomery-county/2019/08/montgomery-co-schools-add-third-gender-option-for-students/

Students in Montgomery County Public Schools will have a third gender option to declare on their school records.

This year the school system is adding an “X” classification in addition to male and female gender options, according to a letter from Montgomery County Schools Superintendent Jack Smith to Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon requesting that the change become official.

The letter states that Montgomery County school system has received “a number of requests” from students and their parents seeking to designate their gender in their official student records as “nonbinary” or “unspecified.”

So 8-9 year old need to be given the option to be trans gendered? What a bunch of :dunce: running Montgomery Co schools..

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

Postby 89Hen » Tue Aug 27, 2019 1:21 pm

BDKJMU wrote:So 8-9 year old need to be given the option to be trans gendered? What a bunch of :dunce: running Montgomery Co schools..

It's not really that which bothers me as much as IMO this will lead to colleges doing it and then pretty soon they will start tracking their 'X' gender acceptance rates and will start issuing demands for more 'X' gender in their student bodies, and so begins another bastardization of college acceptance.

My kids are only four generations removed from Spain and Cuba. Should/could they have applied "Hispanic"? I know kids who are three generations removed who did. At least that can be quantified. How do you quantify gender?
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Postby Ivytalk » Tue Aug 27, 2019 1:35 pm

89Hen wrote:
BDKJMU wrote:So 8-9 year old need to be given the option to be trans gendered? What a bunch of :dunce: running Montgomery Co schools..

It's not really that which bothers me as much as IMO this will lead to colleges doing it and then pretty soon they will start tracking their 'X' gender acceptance rates and will start issuing demands for more 'X' gender in their student bodies, and so begins another bastardization of college acceptance.

My kids are only four generations removed from Spain and Cuba. Should/could they have applied "Hispanic"? I know kids who are three generations removed who did. At least that can be quantified. How do you quantify gender?

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

Postby kalm » Tue Aug 27, 2019 1:36 pm

89Hen wrote:
BDKJMU wrote:So 8-9 year old need to be given the option to be trans gendered? What a bunch of :dunce: running Montgomery Co schools..

It's not really that which bothers me as much as IMO this will lead to colleges doing it and then pretty soon they will start tracking their 'X' gender acceptance rates and will start issuing demands for more 'X' gender in their student bodies, and so begins another bastardization of college acceptance.

My kids are only four generations removed from Spain and Cuba. Should/could they have applied "Hispanic"? I know kids who are three generations removed who did. At least that can be quantified. How do you quantify gender?


Gender is not the same as sex. It is self identification and should not be codified.

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

Postby 89Hen » Tue Aug 27, 2019 1:46 pm

kalm wrote:
89Hen wrote:It's not really that which bothers me as much as IMO this will lead to colleges doing it and then pretty soon they will start tracking their 'X' gender acceptance rates and will start issuing demands for more 'X' gender in their student bodies, and so begins another bastardization of college acceptance.

My kids are only four generations removed from Spain and Cuba. Should/could they have applied "Hispanic"? I know kids who are three generations removed who did. At least that can be quantified. How do you quantify gender?


Gender is not the same as sex. It is self identification and should not be codified.

(Preaches to the choir)

Gender is a fictional construct. That's my point.
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Re: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread

Postby UNI88 » Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:45 pm

kalm wrote:
UNI88 wrote:
FYP

:P


Those too for sandals and work.

Soft Science for golf and fishing.

:mrgreen:


And here I am wearing Keens, Tevas and Inov8's hoping to fit in in the rugged PNW when I should have just bought Birkies, Crocs and Sketchers?

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

Postby CID1990 » Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:12 pm

Jazz Shaw interviews Deep Prasad about quantum computing, exotic materials, and the flying Tic Tacs:

https://hotair.com/archives/jazz-shaw/2 ... materials/

Wild but highly interesting stuff


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

Postby Baldy » Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:39 am

kalm wrote:
89Hen wrote:It's not really that which bothers me as much as IMO this will lead to colleges doing it and then pretty soon they will start tracking their 'X' gender acceptance rates and will start issuing demands for more 'X' gender in their student bodies, and so begins another bastardization of college acceptance.

My kids are only four generations removed from Spain and Cuba. Should/could they have applied "Hispanic"? I know kids who are three generations removed who did. At least that can be quantified. How do you quantify gender?


Gender is not the same as sex. It is self identification and should not be codified.

(Preaches to the choir)

Then why are males who have male sex chromosomes allowed to compete on the same playing field as females who have female sex chromosomes just because they "identify" as a different gender?

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

Postby kalm » Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:40 am

Baldy wrote:
kalm wrote:
Gender is not the same as sex. It is self identification and should not be codified.

(Preaches to the choir)

Then why are males who have male sex chromosomes allowed to compete on the same playing field as females who have female sex chromosomes just because they "identify" as a different gender?


They shouldn't be.
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Re: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread

Postby CAA Flagship » Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:53 am

89Hen wrote:It's not really that which bothers me as much as IMO this will lead to colleges doing it and then pretty soon they will start tracking their 'X' gender acceptance rates and will start issuing demands for more 'X' gender in their student bodies, and so begins another bastardization of college acceptance.

My kids are only four generations removed from Spain and Cuba. Should/could they have applied "Hispanic"? I know kids who are three generations removed who did. At least that can be quantified. How do you quantify gender?

https://thefederalist.com/2019/08/14/so ... ropaganda/

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

Postby 89Hen » Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:23 am

CAA Flagship wrote:
89Hen wrote:It's not really that which bothers me as much as IMO this will lead to colleges doing it and then pretty soon they will start tracking their 'X' gender acceptance rates and will start issuing demands for more 'X' gender in their student bodies, and so begins another bastardization of college acceptance.

My kids are only four generations removed from Spain and Cuba. Should/could they have applied "Hispanic"? I know kids who are three generations removed who did. At least that can be quantified. How do you quantify gender?

https://thefederalist.com/2019/08/14/so ... ropaganda/

Believe me, I know first hand how that goes. It will be an easy transformation into letting fictitious genders guide their acceptances. :nod:
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Re: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread

Postby Baldy » Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:55 am

kalm wrote:
Baldy wrote:Then why are males who have male sex chromosomes allowed to compete on the same playing field as females who have female sex chromosomes just because they "identify" as a different gender?


They shouldn't be.

Careful or you'll lose your Progressive card for failure to display appropriate amounts of wokeness. :D

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

Postby ∞∞∞ » Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:17 pm

https://www.military.com/daily-news/201 ... nship.html

Children born to U.S. service members and government employees overseas will no longer be automatically considered citizens of the United States, according to a policy alert issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Wednesday.

Overwhelmingly affects legal immigrants serving in the military/gov't (aka. Hispanics).

But Trump's not racist... :coffee:

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Postby dbackjon » Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:26 pm

∞∞∞ wrote:https://www.military.com/daily-news/2019/08/28/children-us-troops-born-overseas-will-no-longer-get-automatic-american-citizenship.html

Children born to U.S. service members and government employees overseas will no longer be automatically considered citizens of the United States, according to a policy alert issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Wednesday.

Overwhelmingly affects legal immigrants serving in the military/gov't (aka. Hispanics).

But Trump's not racist... :coffee:



I figured that is who it is aimed at.

He's been deported the soldiers, as well.
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Postby CAA Flagship » Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:50 pm

∞∞∞ wrote:https://www.military.com/daily-news/2019/08/28/children-us-troops-born-overseas-will-no-longer-get-automatic-american-citizenship.html

Children born to U.S. service members and government employees overseas will no longer be automatically considered citizens of the United States, according to a policy alert issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Wednesday.

Overwhelmingly affects legal immigrants serving in the military/gov't (aka. Hispanics).

But Trump's not racist... :coffee:

You get some leave, head to the bars, hook up with a member of the Swedish Bikini Team, she gets pregnant, has a baby in Europe, and somehow it's an American citizen?

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Postby dbackjon » Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:56 pm

CAA Flagship wrote:
∞∞∞ wrote:https://www.military.com/daily-news/2019/08/28/children-us-troops-born-overseas-will-no-longer-get-automatic-american-citizenship.html


Overwhelmingly affects legal immigrants serving in the military/gov't (aka. Hispanics).

But Trump's not racist... :coffee:

You get some leave, head to the bars, hook up with a member of the Swedish Bikini Team, she gets pregnant, has a baby in Europe, and somehow it's an American citizen?


Why shouldn't it be?
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Postby Skjellyfetti » Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:57 pm

5 year anniversary of the biggest scandal to rock the Obama White House

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Postby dbackjon » Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:00 pm

Skjellyfetti wrote:5 year anniversary of the biggest scandal to rock the Obama White House

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How far we have fallen in 5 years.

Or at least the GOP
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Re: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread

Postby CAA Flagship » Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:05 pm

dbackjon wrote:
CAA Flagship wrote:You get some leave, head to the bars, hook up with a member of the Swedish Bikini Team, she gets pregnant, has a baby in Europe, and somehow it's an American citizen?


Why shouldn't it be?

Well then that brings up the question of whether a child is more tied to the mother or the father.

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Postby Baldy » Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:15 pm

CAA Flagship wrote:
dbackjon wrote:
Why shouldn't it be?

Well then that brings up the question of whether a child is more tied to the mother or the father.

To quote the great Dave Chappelle...

:lol:

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Skjellyfetti wrote:5 year anniversary of the biggest scandal to rock the Obama White House

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:rofl: :rofl:

Yeah, THAT was it... :dunce: :dunce:
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Postby AZGrizFan » Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:18 am

kalm wrote:
89Hen wrote:It's not really that which bothers me as much as IMO this will lead to colleges doing it and then pretty soon they will start tracking their 'X' gender acceptance rates and will start issuing demands for more 'X' gender in their student bodies, and so begins another bastardization of college acceptance.

My kids are only four generations removed from Spain and Cuba. Should/could they have applied "Hispanic"? I know kids who are three generations removed who did. At least that can be quantified. How do you quantify gender?


Gender is not the same as sex. It is self identification and should not be codified.

(Preaches to the choir)


Well then I’m going to start identifying as a non-binary gay black individual once reparations start rolling in...
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