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by Greed and Death
Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:01 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: The Equal rights Amendment is it in the Constitution ?
Replies: 69
Views: 1301

He seems to have the position that states cannot rescind ratification. Regardless if they can, I think the deadline will stand, as it does mean something. The question of whether, having ratified a proposed amendment, a state can rescind its ratification has never been adjudicated afaik. Congress i...
by Greed and Death
Sat Feb 15, 2020 2:55 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: The Equal rights Amendment is it in the Constitution ?
Replies: 69
Views: 1301

No it would call a convention to amend the constitution. It would only require 2/3s to call and 3/4s to approve. It is commonly called an Article 5 convention. The problem with these is we are not entirely sure the convention once called is bound by what the states requested. In theory an Article 5...
by Greed and Death
Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:09 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: The Equal rights Amendment is it in the Constitution ?
Replies: 69
Views: 1301

I'm afraid that the only way that the ERA will become part of the constitution is if the House of Representatives and the Senate pass it... again, the president signs it... again, and if 38 states ratify it after that, with none retracting their ratification before the full 38 should ratify. Otherw...
by Greed and Death
Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:02 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Is it wrong to accept an immoral person's sexual advances?
Replies: 165
Views: 1613

Its just sex. shesh.
by Greed and Death
Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:32 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: UK Politics Thread XII: Brexit High Noon Saloon
Replies: 1742
Views: 25784

Vassenor wrote:So we're getting set up to break the power of the courts (something Brexit was supposed to be about preserving) because they might tell Boris No?

Boris is now the law of the land.
by Greed and Death
Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:44 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: NYPD Union “Declares War” figuratively on NYC Mayor
Replies: 517
Views: 6713

Risottia wrote:
Kargintina the Third wrote:...
"Mayor De Blasio, the members of the NYPD are declaring war on you!” the Sergeants Benevolent Association wrote in a tweet. “We do not respect you ...


Looks like insubordination to me. Isn't that a valid cause to fire an employee?


not if the police remove him first.
by Greed and Death
Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:41 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: NYPD Union “Declares War” figuratively on NYC Mayor
Replies: 517
Views: 6713

Page wrote:
Greed and Death wrote:Sounds like you are advocating for bloodshed then.


By what twisted logic did you reach that conclusion?

Opposing the police's peaceful power grab clearly means violence.
by Greed and Death
Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:39 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: Grid power discussion (solar, wind, nuclear, etc.)
Replies: 262
Views: 3674

Ok, let me just take all of this head on. First, no nuclear reactor has ever been able to be "Hiroshima and Nagasaki 2.0". Yes, that includes Chernobyl. Second, Chernobyl was an outdated design without passive safety features that was being operated in a manner that was basically ASKING f...
by Greed and Death
Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:35 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: Grid power discussion (solar, wind, nuclear, etc.)
Replies: 262
Views: 3674

Chernobyl is probably a better comparison. Ok, let me just take all of this head on. First, no nuclear reactor has ever been able to be "Hiroshima and Nagasaki 2.0". Yes, that includes Chernobyl. Second, Chernobyl was an outdated design without passive safety features that was being opera...
by Greed and Death
Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:32 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: NYPD Union “Declares War” figuratively on NYC Mayor
Replies: 517
Views: 6713

San Lumen wrote:
Greed and Death wrote:Well the cops should remove the mayor with as little blood shed as possible may the police appointed replacement be a just mayor.


How about no? That’s called a coup. The mayor was elected in a free and fair election.

Sounds like you are advocating for bloodshed then.
by Greed and Death
Tue Feb 11, 2020 4:40 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: NYPD Union “Declares War” figuratively on NYC Mayor
Replies: 517
Views: 6713

Well the cops should remove the mayor with as little blood shed as possible may the police appointed replacement be a just mayor.
by Greed and Death
Sun Feb 09, 2020 10:26 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: UK Politics Thread XII: Brexit High Noon Saloon
Replies: 1742
Views: 25784

Boris Johnson creating Constitutional crisis after Constitutional crisis. Though I hope Scotland knows France and Spain will block membership for years to discourage their own breakaway regions. Scotland may find themselves isolated for years and having to subjugate themselves to the Americans. Fra...
by Greed and Death
Sun Feb 09, 2020 10:06 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: UK Politics Thread XII: Brexit High Noon Saloon
Replies: 1742
Views: 25784

https://www.thenational.scot/news/18221754.scots-back-legal-battle-boris-referendum/?ref=twtrec SCOTTISH voters back a legal battle with Boris Johnson over indyref2 if he continues to refuse a Section 30 order, a new poll has revealed. More than half believe the Scottish Parliament should legislate...
by Greed and Death
Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:02 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: The 2019-2020 Coronavirus outbreak thread
Replies: 2085
Views: 35247

A blogger reporting on a larger out break than the government has admitted to has gone missing.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/09/asia/wuh ... index.html
by Greed and Death
Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:39 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: The 2019-2020 Coronavirus outbreak thread
Replies: 2085
Views: 35247

I've just come to a realization, for a society based on fear like china, what happens when people are more scared of a virus than the government? People in china don't help others in need because of fear of legal damage(from a broken justice system), they don't speak out what they see because of fe...
by Greed and Death
Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:38 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: The Equal rights Amendment is it in the Constitution ?
Replies: 69
Views: 1301

Virginia, ever since becoming democratic is passing stupid laws. Era isnt necessary, federal law already prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. But no it doesnt count as passage did not meet the requirements of the amendment. Right now sex discrimination is based on the intermediate scrutiny...
by Greed and Death
Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:23 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: The 2019-2020 Coronavirus outbreak thread
Replies: 2085
Views: 35247

I'd eat blue cheese than a bat. I don’t eat any cheese so if it was a choice between cheese and a bat I’m probably gonna go hungry as the bat is a major ick factor and I’d rather not get sick from the cheese It is pretty good if prepared correctly. I have some bat in my freezer I ordered from China...
by Greed and Death
Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:17 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: The 2019-2020 Coronavirus outbreak thread
Replies: 2085
Views: 35247

Second case in Spain confirmed, in Mallorca, infection reportedly occured abroad. There are also reports of Chinese citizens in Barcelona willingly isolating themselves after travelling to China for New Year. Dear lord their hospital is only set up to deal with drunk brits. The whole island group i...
by Greed and Death
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:26 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: The Equal rights Amendment is it in the Constitution ?
Replies: 69
Views: 1301

Well the arguments against its passage is that it would force both men and women to be drafted, prevent governments from having larger restrooms for women, end alimony for women who were home makers, and by and large otherwise end protections for women who choose traditional gender roles. Couldn't ...
by Greed and Death
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:20 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: The Equal rights Amendment is it in the Constitution ?
Replies: 69
Views: 1301

Huh. The wording of the Amendment doesn't seem that bad to me, although I'm not a lawyer so there's probably a few thousand loopholes which one could make out of it which I'm not aware of. Well the arguments against its passage is that it would force both men and women to be drafted, prevent govern...
by Greed and Death
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:07 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: German fascist form regional coalition with centre-right
Replies: 385
Views: 7067

You say this like the KKK's "endorsement" is what put Trump over the top. I could also point out that many of the things he says are just as obviously racist as any of our Nazis. Or the fact that the KKK even still exists. The NSDAP is dead, at least. We're doing better than you are in th...
by Greed and Death
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:04 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: German fascist form regional coalition with centre-right
Replies: 385
Views: 7067

I don't know we never had Nazis elected in the government. The Germans had the Nazis elected in the 20's and 30's. In fact it looks like a once a century cycle. I mean, you don't call them Nazis, but people like Donald Trump were elected after being endorsed by the KKK. There's not much difference ...
by Greed and Death
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:01 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: The Equal rights Amendment is it in the Constitution ?
Replies: 69
Views: 1301

So what does this Amendment say, exactly? Great question. Here is the text. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitu...
by Greed and Death
Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:50 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: German fascist form regional coalition with centre-right
Replies: 385
Views: 7067

Outlawing the Nazi speech only seems to have made it worse, maybe if you took a more American approach you wouldn't be having the Nazis get elected into government again. Americans are doing no better, presumably because there is little difference between not enforcing the law and not having a law....
by Greed and Death
Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:45 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: The Equal rights Amendment is it in the Constitution ?
Replies: 69
Views: 1301

Farnhamia wrote:That was our legal correspondent, Greed and Death. Thanks, G&D. Now back to the studio.

What are to discuss? Hmmm?


Is the ERA now part of the Constitution. These are honestly some really interesting legal questions.
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