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  1. You don't read well.

    You don't read well.
  2. If leadership positions are 5% of all positions,...

    If leadership positions are 5% of all positions, it really doesn't matter if only 25% of women are interested and 40% of men are interested. Only 5% are getting those spots anyway. If the meritocracy...
  3. Women are expected (by a large segment of the...

    Women are expected (by a large segment of the population) to support their husbands' careers at the expense of their own. Men are not expected (by that same segment) to do this. Sometimes this is...
  4. I'm not really interested in your fantasies.

    I'm not really interested in your fantasies.
  5. The having babies thing is not baseless. There is...

    The having babies thing is not baseless. There is something to that. Childlessness is somewhat higher among women in corporate leadership. And that works both ways. Many of those women actually...
  6. He yelled and he cried.

    He yelled and he cried.
  7. What are you talking about? I made no argument...

    What are you talking about? I made no argument about qualitative differences between women and men.



    Right.

    https://i.ibb.co/LhPScbf/kavanaugh.jpg
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    Gonna have him over for a visit. White House...

    Gonna have him over for a visit.

    White House says Turkey's Erdogan to visit November 13
  9. So lay out some alternative reasons for less than...

    So lay out some alternative reasons for less than a 50% showing, if not discrimination.

    1. They have babies, right? That's the usual conservative go-to reason. They forgo career opportunities to...
  10. Women are 50% of the population. They occupy much...

    Women are 50% of the population. They occupy much less than 50% of leadership positions. If you believe that women are inherently less capable of leadership by virtue of the fact that they're women,...
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    https://twitter.com/RubenGallego/status/1183161156866691072?s=19

    Our NATO ally did this.
  12. I'm not aware of anything Shep said that...

    I'm not aware of anything Shep said that contradicts what I said there. Did Shep deny that Barr met with Murdoch? Did Shep deny that he quit?
  13. Well, you go right ahead and give an extra twenty...

    Well, you go right ahead and give an extra twenty percent on top of the service charge just to spite me.
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    1183371729621536771...

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    https://twitter.com/ABCPolitics/status/1183371729621536771?s=19

    It's an empty threat.
  15. Of course it's different. I didn't say it was...

    Of course it's different. I didn't say it was exactly the same thing as tipping. I said "It's meant to take the place of tipping." You didn't have to tip in addition to the service charge. They will...
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    I assume the issue is something like: "BFF means...

    I assume the issue is something like: "BFF means Best Friends Forever, and you've only demonstrated that they've been friendly for some years. That does not prove they're best friends, and it doesn't...
  17. Here's an interesting article about tipping...

    Here's an interesting article about tipping versus service charges.
  18. Trump is doing what he can to make the guy's life...

    Trump is doing what he can to make the guy's life hell, and he's doing it openly where we can all see it. There is no need to believe in conspiracy to see that much. As to why Barr is talking to...
  19. Because Trump never has a bad thing to say about...

    Because Trump never has a bad thing to say about FOXNews or about Shep Smith.

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    https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1107345541724291072

    1182281836363485185...
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    https://twitter.com/PaulSzoldra/status/1182797475460997120

    Pentagon says Turkey fired artillery within 'few hundred meters' of US troops in Syria

    U.S. troops came under...
  21. Attorney General Bill Barr went and had a talk...

    Attorney General Bill Barr went and had a talk with Rupert Murdoch. And then, the one lonely Trump critic at FOXNews up and quit.
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    https://twitter.com/IwriteOK/status/1182783724280262656
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    What FDR proposed to do was court packing, and he...

    What FDR proposed to do was court packing, and he never actually did it.
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    "I'm warning you... Don't make me identify any...

    "I'm warning you... Don't make me identify any identifiable actions," he strongly said while hinting at powerfully huge things that he's very strongly not implementing at this time.
  25. Shep is out.

    Shep is out.
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    So he's... having a different opinion? This is an...

    So he's... having a different opinion? This is an attack?
  27. Here you go:

    Here you go:
  28. "Parsed"? Dude. You don't need to parse...

    "Parsed"? Dude.



    You don't need to parse that shit. You can just read it.
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    Want's got nothing to do with it. You aren't up...

    Want's got nothing to do with it. You aren't up for defending an opinion. You don't discuss issues -- you just badmouth other posters. That's what you're comfortable with, and you aren't comfortable...
  30. Why Evangelicals Are Arguing Online About David and Bathsheba

    On the one hand, I don't think Bathsheba had much choice in the matter. On the other hand, when Nathan laid out the charges, he didn't mention sexual assault.
  31. That's exactly what it is. It's meant to take the...

    That's exactly what it is. It's meant to take the place of tipping. I mean, you can tip extra on top of it if you want, but you aren't expected to.
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    This is what you're gonna hang your hat on? Low...

    This is what you're gonna hang your hat on? Low body count? Good luck with that. Sincerely.
  33. Thread: Tweets

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    https://twitter.com/best_american/status/1182344313411375105
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    https://i.ibb.co/K2W53QP/yogaforposers.jpg I'm...

    https://i.ibb.co/K2W53QP/yogaforposers.jpg

    I'm lucky enough to not have any chronic pain issues (so far). A friend of mine swears by salonpas, but I think her problem is more of a muscle ache...
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    I think the Turks are gonna let God sort 'em out.

    I think the Turks are gonna let God sort 'em out.
  36. Some early results:

    Some early results:
  37. Border-Wall Climbing Competition to Take Place at Red River Gorge, October 11-12

    I bet if he asked, Mexico would pay for this.
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    So the United States didn't embrace capitalism...

    So the United States didn't embrace capitalism (by your "definition") until after the Civil War?
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    https://twitter.com/luivelarde/status/1182041873856319488
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    I would argue that in order to be capitalism, you...

    I would argue that in order to be capitalism, you have to have private ownership of the means of production, and ownership in inherently a legal construct. With forced labor, the means of production...
  41. The surprise is that Trump gave Turkey the green...

    The surprise is that Trump gave Turkey the green light to go ahead and slaughter the Kurds.
  42. The surprise is that Trump gave Turkey the green...

    The surprise is that Trump gave Turkey the green light to go ahead and slaughter the Kurds.
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    Well, you have to do some political spending to...

    Well, you have to do some political spending to make it legal first. Create a think tank to convince people it's a good idea. Make some large donations to Super PACs to get some favorable politicians...
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    So, no opinions from scott and Adam on what's...

    So, no opinions from scott and Adam on what's happening to the Kurds?
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    This is why trade agreements are important (and...

    This is why trade agreements are important (and lengthy). Without a set of rules, you have arbitrary and capricious actions, threats, and responses.
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    https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1181553630354259968

    What's this liar gonna say after the slaughter?
  48. Oooooooh. You've looked into it. A thousand to...

    Oooooooh. You've looked into it.

    A thousand to one by his own estimate.
  49. Nobody said the existence of the site was secret....

    Nobody said the existence of the site was secret. The secret was who runs it.
  50. Some search results: ...

    Some search results:

    https://www.facebook.com/conservativecountry/posts/1373155889422358
    Vladimir Putin wins his last round against Barack Obama. Russia shrugs off American sanctions, and Donald...
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    1181232249821388801 Who could possibly think...

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    Who could possibly think that the stable genius, in his great and unmatched wisdom, has an issue with grandiosity?
  52. Okay. So let's follow the Adam logic. You, by...

    Okay. So let's follow the Adam logic. You, by your own admission, don't know what is featured on ConservativeCountry.net. You've never heard of it. And, based on a characterization of what sort of...
  53. I didn't realize you were so well versed in the...

    I didn't realize you were so well versed in the content of ConservativeCountry.net
  54. RealClear Media Has a Secret Facebook Page to Push Far-Right Memes

    Well, that's real opaque, isn't it?
  55. I would think a retired teacher would know the...

    I would think a retired teacher would know the difference between a principal and a school board.
  56. August 26, 1970 would be just before her first...

    August 26, 1970 would be just before her first year of teaching. So, you're right in as much as she wasn't fired prior to her first year.
  57. That's a lie....

    That's a lie.
  58. They aren't verbally attacking. They're...

    They aren't verbally attacking. They're physically attacking.
  59. This is FOXNews:

    This is FOXNews:
  60. Tell it to Lindsay. ...

    Tell it to Lindsay.

    https://twitter.com/LindseyGrahamSC/status/1181181561045172224
  61. So you're gonna claim without reservation she's...

    So you're gonna claim without reservation she's lying. What is the lie, specifically? Are you claiming with certainty that the principal in her story did invite her back for the following school year?
  62. That's some mighty meager straws you're grasping...

    That's some mighty meager straws you're grasping at.
  63. Like many Trump moves, there is short-term...

    Like many Trump moves, there is short-term benefit and long-term cost that will take a while to show itself. In this case, the long-term cost is that potential allies in future conflicts will have...
  64. Also, "great and unmatched wisdom"? Donald...

    Also, "great and unmatched wisdom"?

    Donald Trump Enters the Eccentric Dictator Phase of His Presidency
  65. Trump Throws Middle East Policy Into Turmoil Over Syria

    A rare moment of dissent from congressional republicans. Even FOXNews is criticizing Trump on this one.
  66. Whatever keeps you warm at night.

    Whatever keeps you warm at night.
  67. By the way, the URL actually works. ...

    By the way, the URL actually works.

    crazyrudylaw.com
  68. I don't hate Rudy. I think he's hilarious. When...

    I don't hate Rudy. I think he's hilarious. When he goes on TV and says a bunch of crazy shit, I'm liable to say that's some crazy shit he just said. That isn't hate.

    And, I'm no legal expert, but...
  69. There isn't even a discrepancy here. Getting a...

    There isn't even a discrepancy here. Getting a send-off from the principal at the end of the school year does not conflict with her taking some grad school courses and deciding that isn't working out...
  70. Someone should explain to this genius that if...

    Someone should explain to this genius that if impeachment against Trump is successful, Pence assumes the presidency.
  71. Norm posted because he thought it was funny. This...

    Norm posted because he thought it was funny. This is the humor section. Not sure why you posted what you posted. I'm sure you'd be happy to tell us all that you do not reflexively defend Rudy...
  72. Clifford the big red dog fits the rule. It would...

    Clifford the big red dog fits the rule. It would sound weird to say the red big dog.

    But I've seen opinions come last in the order. As in "big ugly boat" or "little black crazy kitten".
  73. Thread: Tweets

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    https://twitter.com/MSNBC/status/1180149731303071744
  74. Thread: Tweets

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    Yeah, you're a super duper thorn in my side. I...

    Yeah, you're a super duper thorn in my side. I can hardly go on. Please, oh please, grant me some respite. Lol
  75. Thread: Tweets

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    Between you and Zamfir, it's like a marching...

    Between you and Zamfir, it's like a marching cadence.

    The Left!
    The Left!
    The Left Left Left!
  76. Thread: Tweets

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    There were multiple investigations of that at the...

    There were multiple investigations of that at the time. So of course you'll welcome investigations of Trump now.
  77. I don't like the KKK, and I would join a...

    I don't like the KKK, and I would join a counter-protest. But it is not the place of the government to shut them down merely for wearing hoods. I wouldn't expect the government to arrest them unless...
  78. Thread: Animals

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    1179826678153060352...

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    https://twitter.com/SubMedina/status/1179826678153060352?s=19
  79. The Gateway Pundit is. Stick with the remedial....

    The Gateway Pundit is. Stick with the remedial. You'll get there.
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    I figure that's why they refused to answer the...

    I figure that's why they refused to answer the hypothetical when it was still hypothetical. Deep down, they knew they'd end up in the second trench.
  81. Hong Kong May Ban Face Masks By Invoking Colonial-Era Emergency Powers

    That's the same ban that right-wingers in the U.S. want.
  82. The right wing noise machine is something to...

    The right wing noise machine is something to behold.
  83. Thread: Tweets

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    https://twitter.com/The_Law_Boy/status/1179417205471096833
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    Always the last one out of the first trench*. ...

    Always the last one out of the first trench*.

    *The first trench is denial. Lots of variants to denial. Nothing happened. There was no phone call. There was no whistleblower. There is no Ukraine....
  85. Whatever keeps you warm at night.

    Whatever keeps you warm at night.
  86. You predicted I would quote evangelicals who were...

    You predicted I would quote evangelicals who were offended?
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    Remember this question that nobody wanted to deal...

    Remember this question that nobody wanted to deal with? Got to wait for more details to come out, and what-not. Because more details give opportunity to muddy the water and distract from the...
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    Because if the whistleblower got word somehow to...

    Because if the whistleblower got word somehow to Congress that a whistleblower complaint was being filed and they should expect one, then Trump pressuring foreign governments to provide dirt on his...
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    Is this the new hearsay/"changed the...

    Is this the new hearsay/"changed the whistleblower rules" bullshit diversion?
  90. Here you go. You can put your money where your...

    Here you go. You can put your money where your unctuousness is.

    Support for Sgt. Ron Helus’ Family
  91. Only if you compare the public pronouncements of...

    Only if you compare the public pronouncements of the POTUS with those of second-tier candidates, or with private comments of previous presidents. If you compare apples to apples, Trump is head and...
  92. ‘Using the Lord’s name in vain’: Evangelicals...

    ‘Using the Lord’s name in vain’: Evangelicals chafe at Trump’s blasphemy

    Paul Hardesty didn’t pay much attention to President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Greenville, N.C., last month until a...
  93. NYC subway riders greeted by ad hyping ‘crazy’ Rudy Giuliani’s law offices: ‘Will work when drunk!’

    NYC subway riders greeted by ad hyping ‘crazy’ Rudy Giuliani’s law offices: ‘Will work when drunk!’

    https://i.ibb.co/X5MSH8L/Crazy-Rudy.jpg

    Rudy Giuliani is off the rails, according to a cheeky...
  94. Trump is crude and vulgar. For a president in...

    Trump is crude and vulgar. For a president in public, he is without precedent in terms of vulgarity. On the same day he censored "jockstrap" he tweeted "bullshit" in all caps. That's what make his...
  95. If somebody booked Ghandi to give a speech, I...

    If somebody booked Ghandi to give a speech, I would definitely encourage them to cancel the booking.
  96. It's an efficiency thing. They're just quicker...

    It's an efficiency thing. They're just quicker changeover between users. In the old days, some places (like sports stadiums) had trough style urinals where guys were literally shoulder to shoulder...
  97. No. It's not $195 million to save on signs. It's...

    No. It's not $195 million to save on signs. It's $195 million to remodel the whole building. Bathroom fixtures are a tiny fraction of it.
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    Hating Trump doesn't mean he likes anyone else....

    Hating Trump doesn't mean he likes anyone else. But if you have a very Trump-centric world view, it probably seems that way to you. He's "the other".
  99. Well, that depends on the growth curve. If a half...

    Well, that depends on the growth curve. If a half million dollars is wasted or spent on overhead out of a $10 million program, that's 95% efficient. And if it grows to a $300 million program and the...
  100. I did consider the points made. Point 1 -- the US...

    I did consider the points made. Point 1 -- the US (at 300 million) is a larger population than the countries cited as having single payer systems, like, say Sweden (10 million). This is why I asked...
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