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Comment Re: So, now is it finally legal to... (Score 1) 541

It literally takes dozens of contracts to give you anything similar to what you automatically get with marriage, some can't be duplicated, like tax advantages and such. At the bare minimum, you need a will, a power-of-attorney, a medical POA, and some changes to your retirement and insurance benefits. It would be nice if there was a legal way to make all these changes and more with a single set of documents (marriage / divorce).

Comment Re:So, now is it finally legal to... (Score 1) 541

I'd put up a nice orange plywood sign that says, "Despite your GPS's claims to the contrary, this is not a road."
You might check with the county and see if they can put a nice "dead end" sign up. They might also be able to update the maps, that data probably comes from their records. I used to work for a city and they had their own GIS mapping department who often worked with the counties department to get things like this straightened out.

Comment Re:If you can afford to live well enough to (Score 1) 176

If you deal with kids you might have found one that has an unhealthy obsession. It could be reading, video games, fighting, watching tv, pokemon cards, whatever... You eventually have to step in and say you can only do this activity for this much time and you need to find something else to do with the rest of your time.

The 91% tax rate functions much like this. It says, "Dude, your just running up the scoreboard. There's more to life." Some people just never mature enough on their own.

Comment Re:Same way they do things at my employer. (Score 1) 250

Sure, there's no way you can construe "males" to mean "white males" based on your sloppy writing. The educational data certainly does account for income and race. Whites do better in both, with less poverty and more opportunity when in poverty.
http://www.npc.umich.edu/publi...

That's not to say there aren't plenty of whites with problem worse then plenty of other colors, but your blanket statement alleging lack of opportunity for white males is simply not true.
Maybe there is a lack of opportunity for assholes, that would explain your problems. If I had more time I would look for some data for you, since you appear to have substandard analysis skills.

Comment Re: It's a start (Score 1) 250

I'm not sure I see alot of "not judging by others of my race's action" from the white people are discriminated against crowd. In fact, it seems like minorities in general are being lumped together, whether we identify ourselves that way or not.
I'm hispanic, but ethnically ambiguous. I get asked if I'm asian often and I thought I could pass for white, but my white wife disagrees.

Comment Re:Same way they do things at my employer. (Score 1) 250

Where are you getting your data? Here's what I found. It doesn't seem to support your analysis.

Criminal Justice outcomes are also widely accepted as being worse for non-whites, as well as health outcomes. Granted, much of this is due to poverty which you can pretend is not related to race, despite boatloads of evidence to the contrary.

What some cursory evidence does seem to indicate is that the gap between outcomes for different races is narrowing, slowly. This is probably what your really noticing.

I'll give you the benefit of the doubt and assume your just ignorant, not racist.

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