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Fri Nov 21

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sano replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:58 PM

Re: Benghazi! Benghazi! Benghazi!

Illegals! Takers! Illegals! Takers! Illegals! Takers!

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:25 PM

Re: Keystone turned down

There's more than enough dirty tar sand and natural gas in the North American continent to finish us off through climate change

How comforting is that ;-)

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:36 AM

Re: Keystone turned down

Care to elaborate on how moving the oil by a shorter pipe vs rail and the existing pipe will make us more dependent on foreign oil?

I did not make the above argument. If you think I did, that was not my intention.

The sooner [more]

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:00 AM

Re: Keystone turned down

Our oil? You know this oil is from Canada, not the US, right?

Yes. And I know how oil is distributed east and west from central, and who is impacted by the various shipping systems. And I know you know that oil is more or less [more]

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:35 AM

Re: Keystone turned down

. Because it does produce some jobs, they are temporary jobs

Yes, but.... shipping away our oil and gasoline hastens the day we become more energy dependent on the middle east again.

Thu Nov 20

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 8:58 PM

Re: Does religion cause more harm than good?

But then you could make any human group a "religion".

I worship the stinking rose.

Allium sativum
Allium sativum
Allium sativum

Amen

Wed Nov 19

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sano replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:10 PM

Re: Anti-Science House GOP Cranks Up

God Bless the Corporate States of America

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:05 PM

Re: Latest ACA Controversy

Animal products are the direct cause of diabetes and heart disease.
They glom up the arteries. My god, the stats in this country bear witness to that every single day.


The largest part of Eskimo diet was fat. They didn't develop [more]

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:49 PM

Re: Gay gene(s)

I've never met anyone who claimed they were a different "race". (Or maybe I don't get out enough?)

Would "ancestry" be a more suitable term in place of "race?"

Check out these guys. They attach [more]

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:29 PM

Re: Gay gene(s)

That depends on whether it's done to disadvantage or disparage another race

If you recognize race then it is not disparaging to be prejudice.


I don't understand that sentence.

Ever read the Bell [more]

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:24 PM

Re: Gay gene(s)

It is racism. If you state there are different races, then ipso facto, you are presenting the opening argument for racial superiority.

....but only if you imply superiority.

I'll never pass for a Congo pygmy. Appreciating [more]

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:19 PM

Re: Gay gene(s)

some are cultural

Name one cultural racial difference.


Good question! The following NatGeo shows how people use a multitude of factors to identify their race.

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:02 PM

Re: Gay gene(s)

...I think there is a lot of legacy baggage from the days when black people were regarded as genuinely different from "normal people"

Absolutely. It's a sad state of affairs perpetuated by ignorance, fear, greed, [more]

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sano posted to the Political Asylum board. 11:29 AM

Reducing drug od's

snip:"States with medical cannabis laws had a 24.8% lower mean annual opioid overdose mortality rate (95% CI, -37.5% to -9.5%; P?=?.003) compared with states without medical cannabis laws. Examination of the association between medical [more]

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:01 AM

Re: Gay gene(s)

Race is social terminology to explain people who share common morphological differences. But if you're going to do that you better come up with a thousand races.

Why a thousand? There are as many as there are.

Sure it's [more]

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:43 AM

Re: Gay gene(s)

No one is disputing that we are the same species.
But you are saying that species and race are the same thing when they are not.


I think we're seeing biology colliding with sociology here....


Curious as to the [more]

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sano replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:00 AM

Re: Obamacare drops to 37%

A person who buys their insurance directly from BCBS out of their own income/pocket gets no deduction... why should an employee?

Deduction for what?


All of my income is taxed. I pay out of pocket for my health ins premiums. [more]

Tue Nov 18

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:06 PM

Re: Gay gene(s)

Superficial characteristics such as pigmentation do not make a different species.

Literally, you're probably correct.

But in common language, most 'folks' acknowledge 'races' as groups having obvious differences such that [more]

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 5:49 PM

Re: Gay gene(s)

What do you want? What's the desired result?

Is there a gene for Sports Illustrated bikini models?

The desired result is for people to not be stigmatized for the way they are born, that we might focus gene research on [more]

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 5:43 PM

Re: Gay gene(s)

But race exists only as a political definition. Race has no scientific basis.

Race has multiple definitions, including anatomical, ethnic, genetic....

Def: "Race is a social concept used to categorize humans into [more]

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