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May I add Lago d'Orta to the mix? Small, but beautiful.
Toggle Commented Jan 31, 2021 on Weekend Leisure at JustOneMinute
if "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten", then why bother with education after that?
Toggle Commented Oct 23, 2020 on Friday Ephemera at davidthompson
" ... the difference could be that the siblings all have children whereas Mensa type has only 3 cats." you may have the causation reversed there.
Toggle Commented Oct 22, 2020 on Your Children, Their Politics at davidthompson
My teen was accepted to Lowell for this year but chose a parochial school alternative instead. More $$ from us, but evidently dodged a bullet.
Toggle Commented Oct 21, 2020 on Your Children, Their Politics at davidthompson
These people are nuts.
Toggle Commented Oct 6, 2020 on Her Restless Mind at davidthompson
Turning Luton into Karachi, Malmo into Mogadishu, and Los Angeles into Guadalajara When I hear this I immediately wonder if they also plan to turn Karachi into Luton, Mogadishu into Malmo, and Guadalajara into Los Angeles? In which case, what does that achieve? (And if not, why not?)
having insulted with perfect abandon "she starts to behave as though she is the injured party, and deserving of sympathy." = a tactic all too common among the y-chromosome deficient. {ducks}
Toggle Commented Oct 3, 2020 on Friday Ephemeraren’t at davidthompson
Heather - i've come to believe some version of this is in order: https://people.howstuffworks.com/cult7.htm
An effete snob, it seems, can no more perceive the truth of its environment than the proverbial fish and its water.
Toggle Commented Sep 14, 2020 on Plenty Of Blame To Go Around at JustOneMinute
ccgirl: "Also, our wonderful governor said that bars and restaurants closing are not his fault. He said something akin to -Customers aren’t going to these places, and that’s why they closed -" That's not entirely untrue - though it's pure (mendacious) deflection. For example: i, for one, won't go to a bar/restaurant that imposes social distancing BS - just as I refuse to take a flight with a mask mandate.
Toggle Commented Sep 11, 2020 on AstraZeneca Vaccine Trial On Pause at JustOneMinute
Captain: they still don't get it/van't say it can they? "...In a letter, the leaders said the pandemic has devastated the city’s economy, causing high levels of unemployment." Nope. The "lockdown" did, not the pandemic.
Toggle Commented Sep 11, 2020 on AstraZeneca Vaccine Trial On Pause at JustOneMinute
for me, a thin reed of hope: https://nationalcenter.org/ncppr/2020/09/09/black-activists-applaud-defunding-of-critical-race-theory-training/
Toggle Commented Sep 10, 2020 on AstraZeneca Vaccine Trial On Pause at JustOneMinute
https://twitter.com/sarahfrier/status/1303743332598784001?s=20
Toggle Commented Sep 10, 2020 on AstraZeneca Vaccine Trial On Pause at JustOneMinute
Orange skies. "Orange" doesn't really capture it. Today has been like night all day - albeit with a dark orange glow. Weird.
Toggle Commented Sep 10, 2020 on AstraZeneca Vaccine Trial On Pause at JustOneMinute
"race beats class" "white people are born with inherent privilege that they enjoy regardless of material circumstances" Yes, that's probably right. However, those propositions - which i agree are BS but are worthy of being addressed, are utterly unrelated from the words he uses in his question set up with PDT. Listen again: he doesn't say any such thing; he simply says 'given the material prosperity we were born into .. we have white privilege.' Irrational, of course - but why does he not see that?
Toggle Commented Sep 10, 2020 on AstraZeneca Vaccine Trial On Pause at JustOneMinute
henry - if i had the misfortune to be stuck in an elevator with Woodward I would ask him that question directly. If he deigned to respond at all, what would he say??
Toggle Commented Sep 10, 2020 on AstraZeneca Vaccine Trial On Pause at JustOneMinute
And, of course, I understand that real advantage for any kid is not simply a function of parental wealth but, rather, parental quality. But once you recognize that, then the route to 'equalizing privilege' - to the extent that proper humility recognizes that to be attainable - has to do primarily with improving the quality of parenting. And as we know, almost every Democrat policy measure to date has worked precisely against that goal. The leftists, perhaps, recognize this - in that their not-so-secret desire seems to be to say 'get rid of parenting by mom and dad, and leave this to us.'
Toggle Commented Sep 10, 2020 on AstraZeneca Vaccine Trial On Pause at JustOneMinute
i mean seriously - is Woodward simply too dumb to understand that the children of Quincy Jones, Steph Curry, Obama, Robert Johnson, etc etc are more privileged than my own?
Toggle Commented Sep 10, 2020 on AstraZeneca Vaccine Trial On Pause at JustOneMinute
Porch - honest question: is Woodward really idiotic enough to not understand that if he has a "privileged" background ('advantaged' would be more accurate, I'd say) that describing this as "white" privilege (as opposed to just "privileged") serves no meaningful or coherent purpose?
Toggle Commented Sep 10, 2020 on AstraZeneca Vaccine Trial On Pause at JustOneMinute
"Is anyone really bothered by Trump calling his generals pussies? LOL. Posted by: Porchlight " my thought exactly, Porch. Surely that statement (if true) would just make the grunts - and those who revere them - love him more, no?
Toggle Commented Sep 10, 2020 on AstraZeneca Vaccine Trial On Pause at JustOneMinute
the lunatics have taken over the asylum, narc
did i miss anything?
Does a ball-gag count? (asking for a 'friend'): https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-canada-sex-idUSKBN25T2Y9
apologies if this has already been linked: https://amgreatness.com/2018/08/16/the-weekly-standards-ties-to-fusion-gps/
Toggle Commented Aug 16, 2018 on Post Game at JustOneMinute
A pretty generous interpretation, i'd say: Verified account @MZHemingway Follow Follow @MZHemingway More Some media fell hook, line and sinker for the Clinton/DNC information campaign -- CNN, WP, NYT, NBC among them. They are understandably embarrassed to cover the real story. But they should. Better late than never. 12:06 PM - 11 Aug 2018
Toggle Commented Aug 11, 2018 on Saturday Morning at JustOneMinute