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Comment Re:Does this work for everyone? (Score 4, Funny) 179

From an evolutionary standpoint, it makes sense that there would be an "off" switch for a noisy and messy reflex like a sneeze. If you're hiding from a predator and don't have any way to suppress your sneeze, you die.

That's not how evolution works. AR-15 and Desert Eagles are the answer to the threat of predators, not hiding and pinching your nose to avoid sneezing, pussy.

Comment Re:actually pinching nose? (Score 5, Interesting) 179

They are the ones that need "caution: hot, may cause burns" on drive-thru coffee cups?

You know that the old lady who got famous for that case was not driving, that the car wasn't moving, and that she got severe burns from the incident? Every time you parrot this hot coffee thing you're doing the dirty work of Karl Rove and his evil campaign to cap damages in civil cases.

https://www.democraticundergro...

Comment Re:Morons (Score 1) 364

California doesn't have gerrymandering.

Takes about 15 sec of googling to prove you wrong.

Redistricting in California has historically been highly controversial. Critics have accused legislators of attempting to protect themselves from competition by gerrymandering districts. Conflicts between the governor and the legislature during redistricting often have only been resolved by the courts.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

Comment Yawn, again (Score 1) 185

First you say this, trying to be clever:

Looking at your reading comprehension, you can't be older than 13.

But then you write this kind of nonsense:

And that's before going into that's before even looking at the numbers of people

Next time you want to be a cunt, read your own masterpieceofshit before posting.

Comment Re:Circumstantial evidence (Score 1) 185

This is circumstantial evidence. The prosecutors have demonstrated that the Apple Health data is consistent with dumping a body in that river.

There's 2 milion people incarcerated in the USA, almost half for violent crimes. You really think there was more than circumstantial evidence in all those 2 million cases?

Comment Re:This is how it is now... (Score 1) 185

you shouldn't be too surprised when someone with enough resources is able to put together a pretty good picture of what you've been up to.

This is scary.

I'm old enough to have lived in a time when prank calls were common because there was no caller id. Now I have to leave my phone home when I go see my drug dealer in case the cops are using a stingray to identify his clients. I wonder how bad it will get in 100 or 2000 years.

Comment Re:Smells like a political coverup (Score 5, Informative) 185

Anyone who has tried to discuss this issue has been shamed and mocked.

What we're currently experiencing is the buildup of another Rotherham.

From the late 1980s until the 2010s, organised child sexual abuse continued almost unchallenged by legal authorities in the northern English town of Rotherham, South Yorkshire.
[...]
From January 2011 Andrew Norfolk of The Times pressed the issue, reporting in 2012 that the abuse in the town was widespread, and that the police and council had known about it for over ten years.
[...]
In August 2014 the Jay report concluded that an estimated 1,400 children, most of them white girls aged 11–16, but also british asian girls whose abuse mirrored the other victims, had been sexually abused in Rotherham between 1997 and 2013 by predominantly British-Pakistani men. A "common thread" was that taxi drivers had been picking the children up for sex from care homes and schools. The abuse included gang rape, forcing children to watch rape, dousing them with petrol and threatening to set them on fire, threatening to rape their mothers and younger sisters, and trafficking them to other towns.
[...]
The failure to address the abuse was attributed to a combination of factors revolving around race, class and gender—contemptuous and sexist attitudes toward the mostly working-class victims; fear that the perpetrators' ethnicity would trigger allegations of racism and damage community relations; the Labour council's reluctance to challenge a Labour-voting ethnic minority

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

So go on, join the polite fiction. And when all this shit gets uncovered, after enough people have been raped, robbed and murdered, you can then join the chorus of offended people who don't understand how the authorities let that happen again.

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