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    So, I guess I go back to my original question: ...

    So, I guess I go back to my original question: what context would make those statements seem ok to you? I can't come up with a scenario in which they are anything but disgusting and, yes, hateful. ...
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    You can listen to the audio from several...

    You can listen to the audio from several different websites. I'm not asking if you agree with the article, just if you think the words spoken by Phil Robertson were hateful. Or is your position that...
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    BabyGoose, do you see hate in the words quoted in...

    BabyGoose, do you see hate in the words quoted in the article that was the original topic of this thread?
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    Just curious, but in what context -- perhaps...

    Just curious, but in what context -- perhaps besides a police report! -- would the quoted statement be anything but vile and disturbing? I agree with you that the website has an agenda. I agree...
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    President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton...

    President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton both attended the ceremony at Andrews Airforce Base where Ambassador Stevens's body was returned to the US. Obama also met privately with family...
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    This narrative portrays both Michael Brown and...

    This narrative portrays both Michael Brown and Darren Wilson as victims. But the meeting with the Brown family was a condolence call. Prompted by the fact that Michael Brown was dead. Since Darren...
  7. Thread: TSA Pre-Check

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    I have both TSA Pre and Global Entry. I didn't...

    I have both TSA Pre and Global Entry. I didn't pay for either -- United will reimburse some frequent fliers for Global Entry -- but I would have been happy to do so. At security screening, the...
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    This is not going to be a popular post, but it's...

    This is not going to be a popular post, but it's one I feel strongly about.

    If we are going to ride horses -- and especially if we are going to ask them to jump over solid obstacles at speed --...
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    I don't know if roofers offer this. I know at...

    I don't know if roofers offer this. I know at least some snow removal (snow plow) companies do in the Midwest.



    It's supply and demand. Fewer people wanted to pay last week, so in order to...
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    On the other hand, homeowners and small business...

    On the other hand, homeowners and small business owners don't usually chip in to pay roofers during slow seasons, like winters with less snow when neither building nor snow-clearing work is...
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    IMO this combination was a terrible idea even in...

    IMO this combination was a terrible idea even in the 1990s when they were first popular. Saratoga bandages could hold water or other debris, and more problematically, they could come off or unwind...
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    I am a liberal and an economist. I not only read...

    I am a liberal and an economist. I not only read The Economist, I have had my research cited by it. Neither The Economist nor economists can tell you "what works" to "save Africa." There is a long...
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    She likely bought a diaphragm; a sponge is also a...

    She likely bought a diaphragm; a sponge is also a possibility (either would be consistent with the scene later in the episode when Anna says she'd like to go back to buy a dozen and Lady Mary says...
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    Mustard! I make a broccoli-and-cheddar...

    Mustard! I make a broccoli-and-cheddar casserole, and the mustard is a key ingredient in the sauce.
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    I travel to Kampala, Uganda and Nairobi, Kenya...

    I travel to Kampala, Uganda and Nairobi, Kenya for work. Security alerts do not keep me away, but I sometimes alter my plans about where to go within the city during specific events if people who...
  16. Some of the very best, and least hysterical,...

    Some of the very best, and least hysterical, reporting about ebola right now is from Fox News: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2KBfynW09I This three minute clip of Shep Smith talking about ebola...
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    Putting aside the rest of your post, do you...

    Putting aside the rest of your post, do you really think it is appropriate to suggest that people should be treated as though they were animals? There were a lot of ways to suggest pre-departure...
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    Absolutely. In fact, I have done so, based on...

    Absolutely. In fact, I have done so, based on advice for my sister, who is a senior hardware engineer and product designer at Apple!
  19. Could not agree more with EventingMaff's whole...

    Could not agree more with EventingMaff's whole post, and especially the quoted last paragraph. There is certainly tremendous need at the moment, but it is for supplies and skilled volunteers. I am...
  20. Looks like the US stays in 4th. Tinne...

    Looks like the US stays in 4th. Tinne Vilhelmson's score is posted as 76.2%, Sweden 221.4 for 6th place.
  21. 1) There's a jug handle on the way from the...

    1) There's a jug handle on the way from the airport to my house in DC. I have had to work really hard not to confuse taxi drivers when I give them directions! And the signage is really bad, too.
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  22. I went to middle school and freshman year of high...

    I went to middle school and freshman year of high school in Central Jersey -- I'm well versed in jug handle turns ;) Frankly, I think "thug" has the same racial overtones there as it does in the...
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    Fair enough :)

    Fair enough :)
  24. That's the point, though! The word is loaded,...

    That's the point, though! The word is loaded, whether or not you intended the meaning that is commonly ascribed to it. By your definition of the word "thug," Trayvon Martin was not one. But many...
  25. But the purpose of language is communication. ...

    But the purpose of language is communication. Insisting that you personally mean something different than what is commonly understood by a word or phrase isn't accidental miscommunication; it's...
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