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albaby1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:25 PM

Re: Obama's precusor to todays Border crisis

The number is growing. Just like in Syria. Are there more refugees today than in 2011 coming out of Syria? So are you saying that the current war in Syria can no longer explain the current refugees coming out of that country?

I’ve never
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albaby1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:28 PM

Re: Obama's precusor to todays Border crisis

Even on a percentage basis, there's no comparison. As also indicated in the UNHRC data in that link, the number of people seeking asylum in those nations has perhaps doubled since 2011. The number of unaccompanied children seeking asylum in the [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:03 PM

Re: Obama's precusor to todays Border crisis

Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Belize and Panama have witnessed the same spikes in refuges numbers that have been experienced by the United States...

Except they haven't. Not even close. Absolute increases in asylum requests in those nations [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:24 PM

Re: Obama's precusor to todays Border crisis

If you know anything about central america then you wouldn’t have said something as naive as

"Then why are all these children coming to the United States, instead of to other countries in the region?"


Because it's [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:14 PM

Re: Atheists can't serve

Me: In the meantime, the people - THE PEOPLE - for whom the government is supposed to be working - are being pulled back and forth. Something is given. Then it is taken away. Given. Taken away.

It is a big problem, but one that often [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:08 PM

Re: Atheists can't serve

What current law do you think does not apply to for-profit companies?

I think she's clearly talking about the law that requires insurance companies to extend contraceptive coverage to employees that work for non-profits that [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:59 PM

Re: Obama's precusor to todays Border crisis

This is the problem with the press in this country, the United States is suffocated by the insular press that isolates on one subject and spins it till that’s all you can understand. Are you really serious that this a New phenomena? Did you look [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:33 PM

Re: Sheldon Adelson: Good Christian American

Warren Buffet is active on United States policy -moreso domestic. He’s been outspoken on domestic policies such as taxes, loopholes, inheritance taxes. He’s (opinionated) too - hence I wondered if you knew his religion off the top of your head [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:36 PM

Re: Sheldon Adelson: Good Christian American

BTW, do you know Gates religion? Buffets religion? The religions of those who lead the Chamber of Commerce?

You seem to be up on a persons religion who happens to be Jewish, so I thought I’d ask you if you know those men’s religions
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albaby1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:30 PM

Re: Sheldon Adelson: Good Christian American

Oh, and as far as being dismissive or insulting to religions, have you taken any exception on TMF at the multitudes of times religion has been demeaned, satired, whatever? There’s a plethora of it, much of it from the Left to [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:22 PM

Re: Obama's precusor to todays Border crisis

In 2012, the countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico accounted for 41,828 homicides, at a rate of 28 per 100,000 people. Exclude Mexico and the murder rate jumps to 54 per 100,000 people. The president of Honduras has gone as far [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:52 PM

Re: Atheists can't serve

I think the Repugs have made it clear that if they have a majority in both houses and a Repug president, one of their priorities will be to repeal ACA.

Yes, but that wasn't the point I was trying to make. The requirement that [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 1:41 PM

Re: Sheldon Adelson: Good Christian American

And basically, both faiths re similar. Sure one is more into salvation and the other redemption. Ok, and they disagreed about the true job-title that Junior was supposed to have. But really just small things.

No, they're not. There [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Television Banter board. 1:36 PM

Re: Emmy Noms

Does Downton Abbey have a huge following? I guess it's probably bigger than Orphan Black, but I am always shocked at the amount of noms for that show, one that I have never watched and have no desire to watch. It sounds like a total snoozefest. [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 1:20 PM

Re: Sheldon Adelson: Good Christian American

Isn't Adelson jewish?

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:02 PM

Re: Atheists can't serve

And when a new president is in office, that president may choose to keep the order in effect or cancel it.

I think it's a given that if a Republican is elected President in 2016, they'll either expand the exception to contraceptive [more]

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albaby1 replied to the First World Problems board. 10:38 AM

Re: Job Hunting Question

And wait for the job offer before you say you want St. Louis ;)

As indicated by the winky, you almost certainly shouldn't do this.

I've interviewed lots of people for jobs in my firms over the years, and few things [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:45 AM

Re: Atheists can't serve

Well, that's an interesting interpretation. I see both cases as powerful vs individuals.

Even so. The powerful, too, are entitled to civil rights, even as against very large numbers of individuals. Barack Obama has as much right to go [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:36 PM

Re: Atheists can't serve

I think the last time a court like this sat it was deciding on Plessy.

I think that's a little exaggerated. Plessy is one of the most reviled cases in the history of the Court - I don't think any of the cases in the Court's [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Television Banter board. 4:23 PM

Re: Emmy Noms

Of course everyone is once again shocked about Maslany and I totally agree.

Not everyone is shocked - the good folks over at vulture.com spell out the harsh realities:

There are several [more]

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