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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4 hours ago

Re: Albaby! Yes You Can...Apparently

You know, just thinking about this, it seems awfully sad and pathetic that we have to have laws to protect various "classes" of people from discrimination. What kind of people are we that this is necessary?What kind of people are we that [more]

Wed Jul 1

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:10 PM

Re: Sincerely Held Religious Beliefs

The exclusionary covenants were common in the 1950's. They prohibited any but white Caucasians from owning property in many towns, but apparently not in L.A.

Yup. The CC&R's for the last house I owned in Santa Monica didn't permit [more]

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:54 PM

Re: Sincerely Held Religious Beliefs

Excuse me, but my friend did not steal anything


Sorry... I misread... I should be concentrating on end of month business bookkeeping.

, it is my understanding that the Chinese stole whole piles of data from us. That [more]

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:10 PM

Re: Sincerely Held Religious Beliefs

My knowledge of Japanese history in the US is thin.

The City of Los Angeles (and many others) would not permit Japanese to live in the city.

Isei and Nisei?

How did Little Tokyo exist? Founded in 1886, right by [more]

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:15 PM

Re: Sincerely Held Religious Beliefs

So, with kind of "reasoning", since the Chinese have stolen some of our date, and my friend is Chinese-American who works as a computer programmer here in the United States, we should immediately round her up and put her in an internment [more]

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:12 PM

Re: Sincerely Held Religious Beliefs

So would you argue that it would be rational to intern muslim US citizens of arabian descent today?

We're not at war with an "Arabian" nation.

We're especially not at war with a nation that has projected major naval [more]

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:07 PM

Re: Sincerely Held Religious Beliefs

But there were no German internment camps.
I wonder why.


There were some.

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:00 PM

Re: Sincerely Held Religious Beliefs

Anti-Asian bigotry exists, but I'm not sure the racial component was the deciding factor as much as the nationality component. Japanese were perceived to be from a nation that attacked us. We were okay with that particular Asian group before and [more]

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:30 AM

Re: Sincerely Held Religious Beliefs

Can you please explain what was rational about that response?

Self-defense is a rational response to an attack.

A response may, in hindsight, have been unnecessary, unkind, unfair; a mistake. But it was still a defensive [more]

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:14 AM

Re: Sincerely Held Religious Beliefs

When the majority approval and the constitution align, why not?

Do you approve on the internment camps of WW2 simply because it had majority approval and per SCOTUS, it was Constitutional? Why not? They aligned.

That's a [more]

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:30 AM

Re: Sincerely Held Religious Beliefs

Of course, I think you would agree that the courts should not simply be a rubber stamp for majority approval.

When the majority approval and the constitution align, why not?

Tue Jun 30

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:13 PM

Re: OT: What to do when smart TV loses app?

Our ROKU player streams Netflix, YouTube, Pandora, Amazon, and a zillion other time wasting content providers.

Last night we streamed the entire Sunday night Grateful Dead concert on YouTube. Many thanks to whoever put it up there so [more]

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:47 AM

Re: Here, have some more mercury for breakfast

Everything has its costs and benefits, pluses and minuses. For example, every year tens of thousands of people are killed on the highways.

Can you come up with a better analogy?


I can choose to stay off your dangerous [more]

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:44 AM

Re: Here, have some more mercury for breakfast

With the health of people, and possibly even the survival/viability of our species in the balance, only a conservative could think that money is relevant.

Certainly the "conservative" political party is the one that is [more]

Sun Jun 28

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

Re: Obama's eulogy of Rev. Clementa Pinckney

I too wondered why Obama continually gets a "pass" and is not criticized for invoking the name of God.

It's very possible that Obama believes there is, or may be, a Supreme Being. Perhaps he just doesn't wear it on his [more]

Sat Jun 27

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sano replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:58 PM

Re: Briston Pailn Abstinence Advocate Pregnant A

.... abstinence is an option for some, not all.

What does that even mean?

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sano replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:10 PM

Re: Anti-Muslim Fearmongering

SOUSSE, Tunisia (Reuters) - Tour companies were evacuating thousands of foreign holidaymakers from Tunisia on Saturday, a day after a gunman killed 39 people at a beach hotel in an attack claimed by Islamic State.

Tunisia's Prime Minister
[more]

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sano replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:16 AM

Re: Anti-Muslim Fearmongering

The Greatest Obstacle to Anti-Muslim Fearmongering and Bigotry: Reality

The reality is....If it were not for the ongoing efforts by governmental agencies (ours and others) those numbers would be vastly higher in every country targeted [more]

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sano replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:02 AM

Re: Gay marriage upheld, 5-4

"I do not mean to equate marriage between same-sex couples with plural marriages in all respects. There may well be relevant differences that compel different legal analysis. But if there are, petitioners have not pointed to [more]

Fri Jun 26

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sano replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:29 PM

Re: Tourists beware.....

Beware? Really? I'll live my life as I see fit because...

So don't beware.

Ignore the State Dept warnings too.

statistically, I stand a better chance of...

Given the choice of Fiji or the north [more]

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