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Old Jul 10th 2018, 2:59 pm
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No, I think there's only one way to approach this. We need to use Falcon Heavy. We stuff all of the kidnapped children into one booster and all of the falsely imprisoned adults into another booster. Launch them into outer space, then when the two boosters reenter and land successfully next to each other, let them all out and voilà! Family reunification.
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Old Jul 10th 2018, 3:04 pm
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Originally Posted by Leslie View Post
No, I think there's only one way to approach this. We need to use Falcon Heavy. We stuff all of the kidnapped children into one booster and all of the falsely imprisoned adults into another booster. Launch them into outer space, then when the two boosters reenter and land successfully next to each other, let them all out and voilà! Family reunification.
Or we just take one Falcon Heavy, load ICE into it and conveniently forget about the returning to Earth part.
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Old Jul 10th 2018, 3:14 pm
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Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing View Post
Or we just take one Falcon Heavy, load ICE into it and conveniently forget about the returning to Earth part.
It's not ICE that needs shot into outer space permanently.
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Old Jul 10th 2018, 3:26 pm
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It's not ICE that needs shot into outer space permanently.
Very true.
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Old Jul 10th 2018, 3:36 pm
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After all the abortion talk, the new supreme court nominee doesn't want to undo Roe v Wade but is completely uninterested in if a president follows the law. What a surprise.
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Old Jul 10th 2018, 4:08 pm
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I am off to buy some barbed wire and board up my doors and windows, the worlds Pillock supreme has stated that the UK is in turmoil.
With mobs about to take to the streets in support of his very very very good friend Boris I am surprised that his security people are allowing him to visit a country in " turmoil "
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Old Jul 10th 2018, 4:32 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
Any ordinary person is not totally fixated on race and ethnicity, and would find it extremely distasteful, not to mention absurd, to take a genetic test in order to have to silence the troglodyte in the White House. Amazingly enough, most people just aren't interested, nor would they dignify the entire stupid argument by joining in.
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Some people are just obsessed with race for some reason.
I agree. Remind me, who started the Elisabeth Warren discussion on this thread?

Interesting observation: A google news search for the string "Elizabeth Warren" and "ancestry" returns 34,700 results. It seems the predominant US media is rather obsessed about it.
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Old Jul 10th 2018, 4:40 pm
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Originally Posted by paulry View Post
I agree. Remind me, who started the Elisabeth Warren discussion on this thread?

Interesting observation: A google news search for the string "Elizabeth Warren" and "ancestry" returns 34,700 results. It seems the predominant US media is rather obsessed about it.
Looks like Leslie's comment:

"Why haven't you commented about the fact that Trump said he wanted throw a DNA test at Elizabeth Warren and make her prove her racial heritage? How do feel about genetic purity tests?"

was the first recent mention of it. In other words, a comment about Trump's obsession with Warren's "ancestry" on a Trump thread. So... not sure what your point is; seems pretty clear that the obsession is being driven by the president.
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Originally Posted by Leslie View Post
Annoying truths . . .

I've had a chance to watch some of his most recent "rally" and that was no YUGE crowd. I hope some entrepid reporter gets a head count for us. If crowd size matters (and it always has before in Trump's books) then I'd like to know how big his crowds are now as opposed to before when he became president.

Identity politics (made up fetish phrase) much? In Trump's speech he called for a DNA purity test to establish Elizabeth Warren's true race and attacked a movement whose mission is to expose institutionalized sexual assault and rape. If you don't want the conversation to be about race and gender --- stop making the conversation be about race and gender.
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I had a show set for recording and they aired most of the rally. I watched a good bit of it the next day --- yet I knew it had happened the night before unlike some people on this thread. I don't have to "secretly watch" anything, what does that even mean? You really do twist everything around in a sick way and try to project your slimy way of thinking onto other people. I refer you to post #15167 where I said this:

" ... I've had a chance to watch some of his most recent "rally" and that was no YUGE crowd. I hope some intrepid reporter gets a head count for us. If crowd size matters (and it always has before in Trump's books) then I'd like to know how big his crowds are now as opposed to before when he became president.

"Identity politics (made up fetish phrase) much? In Trump's speech he called for a DNA purity test to establish Elizabeth Warren's true race and attacked a movement whose mission is to expose institutionalized sexual assault and rape. If you don't want the conversation to be about race and gender --- stop making the conversation be about race and gender...."


It's hardly "secret watching" when I'm the one who volunteered the information, is it?
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These's some denying here yet an unwillingness to reveal the information that can quickly set the record straight. And trump has offered a million dollars to any charity of her choice if she takes the test and it shows her to be part Cherokee. Wow, a million dollars would make a huge difference to any charity. It's easy money if her claims are true. In her shoes I'd definitely do it, and boy I'd never let Trump forget it once I'd proven my ancestry! Wow, I wonder why she's not taking up that opportunity?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rau0A5w3OVI
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I agree. Remind me, who started the Elisabeth Warren discussion on this thread?
Easy. You were complaining about "identity politics". So Leslie, in post shown above, asked why you had not called out Trump on this given his comments about Warren. You (see subsequent post and many like it) then proceeded to make it all about her genetic makeup rather than about Trump. You, along with Trump, are the one engaged in identity politics here and you made it about race and ethnicity as opposed to about Trump's appalling behaviour.
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Old Jul 10th 2018, 5:25 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
Easy. You were complaining about "identity politics". So Leslie, in post shown above, asked why you had not called out Trump on this given his comments about Warren. You (see subsequent post and many like it) then proceeded to make it all about her genetic makeup rather than about Trump. You, along with Trump, are the one engaged in identity politics here and you made it about race and ethnicity as opposed to about Trump's appalling behaviour.
There was a few more posts than your selection. But whichever way you try to paint it the point I have been making all along is why doesn't she prove him wrong once and for all, clear her name, take the 1 million bucks charity money and then repeatedly bash him with the truth. As far as I'm concerned it has little to do with race and ethnicity, and plenty about missed opportunity.
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Old Jul 10th 2018, 5:28 pm
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Originally Posted by paulry View Post
There was a few more posts than your selection. But whichever way you try to paint it the point I have been making all along is why doesn't she prove him wrong once and for all, clear her name, take the 1 million bucks charity money and then repeatedly bash him with the truth. As far as I'm concerned it has little to do with race and ethnicity, and plenty about missed opportunity.
Yeah but nobody cares.
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Old Jul 10th 2018, 5:47 pm
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I don't know what possible reason a person would have for twisting around what other posters have said. What personal satisfaction does one get by trying to imply that a person said the opposite of what they actually said? Who is the audience here? How can it be perceived as anything other than trolling?

I've said this a million times, if your argument is any good then you shouldn't have to lie.
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Old Jul 10th 2018, 6:10 pm
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More pardons, this time for the Hammond father and son.
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Old Jul 10th 2018, 11:58 pm
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A point about dna & testing.

A dna test will not prove or disprove an individual’s genealogical ethnicity or heritage. That is fact.

What genetic marker may be in one individual’s genes may be totally missing from another of the same family. It can also skip an entire generation or more. It is actually far more complicated than this but this is to keep it simple.

If a large extended family going back many generations or a small group of people living perhaps in a same small location going back many generations ALL took a dna test THEN one may be able to pinpoint a common genetic marker.

To call for a trial by dna test to prove or disprove an individual’s claim of ethnicity/genetic heritage is rather on the same level as the medieval ‘swim trial’ for witches. They drowned they were innocent. They floated, they were guilty and put to death.
However, it was the seed of doubt from the accuser that actually caused the distrust & harm, which is likely what the accuser intended.
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