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1) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Lose Weight With Monday (Message 1573660)
Posted 3 hours ago by Profile Es99Project donor
I forgot to weigh myself after the gym this morning.

Probably for the best.
2) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. (Message 1573647)
Posted 3 hours ago by Profile Es99Project donor
Since The Excuse of 'Past' 'Slavery' 'is' Not Working for Blacks Any More, they Gin Up all This Racism and Profiling Crappola about The Lighter Skinned Cops.

Man 'O Live, I Wish I Be Part of A Group who Had Ready Made Excuses, so as to Get Away With All Kinds of Behavior.

But, I Have To Suffer The Plight of Fair Skin.

' '

I hope everyone else sees the irony of your post.

You are by definition part of a group that has ready made excuses. You have what is called white privilege. The benefits of your skin colour or many. One of them is that you get away with so much more than someone with darker skin.

I hope you are happy that your wish was granted the moment you were born.

EVERY Group, in control, had Privilege. Those they were holding down, didn't ask those in control for anything. The 'oppressed' groups said 'Screw You' we will win anyway. And they did.

Why would Blacks be inferior to the other groups, Racial, Ethnic, Religious, etc.

I don't believe they are inferior. I don't believe they CAN'T do what ALL other's have done.

Why do you believe Black People NEED White People, doing anything, to succeed?

'White Man's Burden' thinking? Yes!

Black people need white people to stop holding them back. Get out their way and they'll be fine.
3) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. (Message 1573475)
Posted 10 hours ago by Profile Es99Project donor
Since The Excuse of 'Past' 'Slavery' 'is' Not Working for Blacks Any More, they Gin Up all This Racism and Profiling Crappola about The Lighter Skinned Cops.

Man 'O Live, I Wish I Be Part of A Group who Had Ready Made Excuses, so as to Get Away With All Kinds of Behavior.

But, I Have To Suffer The Plight of Fair Skin.

' '

I hope everyone else sees the irony of your post.

You are by definition part of a group that has ready made excuses. You have what is called white privilege. The benefits of your skin colour or many. One of them is that you get away with so much more than someone with darker skin.

I hope you are happy that your wish was granted the moment you were born.
4) Message boards : Politics : ECONOMICS!! (Message 1573264)
Posted 15 hours ago by Profile Es99Project donor
How the Justice System Mistreats Black People

"Justice is supposed to be colorblind, especially in America. But is this really true? Simply put: no. Black people in the United States face overwhelming racism within the criminal justice system.

This infographic from ArrestRecords.com provides an overview of how black people are disproportionately profiled, arrested, and convicted within the United States."
5) Message boards : Politics : ECONOMICS!! (Message 1573263)
Posted 15 hours ago by Profile Es99Project donor

The Foundation of you reply is incorrect, and possibly worse.

ALL other Racial Groups, Ethnic Groups, Religious Groups, etc. Were treated the same. See the want ads of The USA Newspapers, in the 1930's: NO Jews or Catholic's need apply. Didn't have to mention 'Negroes' nor Asians. THAT was understood.

Look at the Newspaper Editorial Cartoon, in NYC, during the 19th Century. Equating The Irish with Gorillas.

There has ALWAYS been 'Systemic' bigotry against 'others'. The difference has been the response. Understand Ancestral Slavery. But that was then. This is now.

ALL other Racial, Ethnic, Religious Groups didn't say to themselves 'we can't do this on our own' the System MUST help us. They said 'Screw You' we are going to advance WITHOUT you. We DON'T NEED YOU.

Really? You are equating the way Irish people were treated to the way black people were treated? Do tell, at what moment in America history were Irish people non persons? Treated legally and socially as non humans? At what point in American history were Jews forced to go to seperate special schools were only Jewish people were allowed to study. And at what point did the government need to call in the national effing guard to ensure that the first Jewish person could go to a non Jewish school? No matter how you spin it, no matter how bad white Jewish and Irish people had it at any point in American history, they still started from an infinitely better position with more chances and more opportunities than African Americans.

If you believe otherwise, then you really have no clue of your own history. I guess that is part of the problem, part of the reason why African Americans, decades after the repeal of Jim Crow laws, still have the odds stacked against him. Ignorance from the rest of the country who fundamentally have no idea just how bad they have treated African Americans.

Irish people were treated pretty poorly in the UK. So were the Gypsy's. I could tell you a story about something I learned while working for the government, but I signed the official secrets act so I am afraid I can't.

What I do remember is as a child even then seeing signs on hotels and businesses saying "no coloureds, no Irish"
6) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Lump of rock or artwork? (Message 1572978)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Es99Project donor
7) Message boards : Cafe SETI : book readers (Message 1572977)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Es99Project donor
Just finished reading "my name is Seepeetza" by Shirling Sterling.

Its a children's book about the Indian Residential Schools in Canada and it is sad and pretty depressing.
8) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. (Message 1572008)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
'Django Unchained’ Actress Detained After Kissing Husband When Police Mistake Her For Prostitute

You beat me to it Es.

http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/celebrity-life/django-unchained-actor-daniele-watts-claims-she-was-handcuffed-detained-by-police-who-thought-she-was-a-prostitute/story-fn907478-1227058401965

But at least no guns were involved this time.

Cheers.



How is this a problem? From reading the article you linked, I have pieced together the chain of events.

1. Woman and husband are walking down the street and sharing some affectionate moments.
2. Someone witnesses the activity and calls police reporting 'solicitation' by a prostitute.
3. Officer arrives and requests to see ID from both of them.
4. Woman refuses. From the article:
“I knew that I had done nothing wrong, that I wasn’t harming anyone, so I walked away. A few minutes later, I was still talking to my dad when 2 different police officers accosted me and forced me into handcuffs.

5. A few minutes later, 2 more police arrive, and detain the woman.
6. They check out her (and her husband's) ID, and let her go a few minutes later.

Prostitution is illegal in the USA except in a small part of one state (Nevada).

The police responded to a report of a crime in progress.

The Woman ignores the first Police officer's request for ID and walks away. This is itself a crime.

Two more officers detain woman and proceed to check her ID. They then let her go after that process was complete.

Excuse me, but how is this news? It seems to me that the police followed proper procedure. The big mistake made here was on the Woman's part when she did not comply with the first Police officer's instructions.

If she HAD cooperated with the request, a couple minutes later the couple would have been on their way. The police received a report of a crime, they investigated, and the reported 'criminal' fails to cooperate with the investigation.

The Woman's detention in the police car in handcuffs was so lengthy likely because the officers had to call their bosses and decide whether or not to arrest her and charge her with 'failure to show ID'.

This has nothing to do with racism on the part of the police. It only happened because the Woman ignored a police officers instructions and left the scene.

Question.

Why on earth did anyone assume she was a prostitute? I am not sure how I would behave if I was accused of that when walking down the street with my husband, but if all it takes is for me to pretend I'm not in Nazi Germany and refuse to show my papers, then I'd probably end up in the back of a cop car too.
9) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. (Message 1571977)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
'Django Unchained’ Actress Detained After Kissing Husband When Police Mistake Her For Prostitute
10) Message boards : Cafe SETI : The Doctor Will be Back ... (Message 1571768)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
Tonight's episode was great. Loved it.
11) Message boards : Politics : Know thine enemy (Message 1571761)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor

After The Guillotine, things get WORSE for The People. Just History and Human Nature.

Really? I take it you've never been to France. Lovely country.

Isn't this really off topic.

Only if you don't know French history.

Might know this. Family was living in Paris on a day that Guillotine was famously used on a queen and her severed head was paraded down the street on a pole by the family abode.

That was not a good time. It got worse. A lot worse. The big revisionist gloss overs claimed it was better. They want to ignore the period before order was restored and mob rule was is charge. How much damage happened. Normal eventually returned, but France was never again a world power. That is why there are jokes about the French military, they used to be feared.

If you wish to use some narrow metric and claim it improved and ignore other metrics ......... that's an agenda.

Any conflict is terrible while people are going it through it. Which is exactly why you don't want things to get to the point where people think it is their only recourse to justice. The French Revolution was a terrible time, but in the end France was a lot better under socialism than it was under imperialism.

I don't understand your assertion that there is some sort of correlation between how much the army is feared and the quality of life in a country. I love France and have spent a lot of time there. They seem to have their priorities right.

And just when did France go to socialism? After or before Waterloo? After the war Franco-Prussian war Or WW1?

hmmm..good questions. It is a gradual process I suppose.
12) Message boards : Politics : Know thine enemy (Message 1571740)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor

After The Guillotine, things get WORSE for The People. Just History and Human Nature.

Really? I take it you've never been to France. Lovely country.

Isn't this really off topic.

Only if you don't know French history.

Might know this. Family was living in Paris on a day that Guillotine was famously used on a queen and her severed head was paraded down the street on a pole by the family abode.

That was not a good time. It got worse. A lot worse. The big revisionist gloss overs claimed it was better. They want to ignore the period before order was restored and mob rule was is charge. How much damage happened. Normal eventually returned, but France was never again a world power. That is why there are jokes about the French military, they used to be feared.

If you wish to use some narrow metric and claim it improved and ignore other metrics ......... that's an agenda.

Any conflict is terrible while people are going it through it. Which is exactly why you don't want things to get to the point where people think it is their only recourse to justice. The French Revolution was a terrible time, but in the end France was a lot better under socialism than it was under imperialism.

I don't understand your assertion that there is some sort of correlation between how much the army is feared and the quality of life in a country. I love France and have spent a lot of time there. They seem to have their priorities right.
13) Message boards : Politics : Know thine enemy (Message 1571523)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor

After The Guillotine, things get WORSE for The People. Just History and Human Nature.

Really? I take it you've never been to France. Lovely country.

Isn't this really off topic.

Only if you don't know French history.

What have France with enemys to do?

I don't know what you are trying to say here.
14) Message boards : Politics : Know thine enemy (Message 1571513)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
The Capitalist's transfer money to these people, and the people buy the Capitalist's Goods and Service's, with The Capitalist's own money?

Clyde, if the people don't get enough goods and services they will take them and it won't be pretty for the capitalists.

Nor The People. They will be fighting over The Scraps.

They will be building guillotines, Clyde. History tells us exactly what happens when the gap between rich and poor gets too big. It wass one of the concerns of your President Teddy Roosevelt, which is why he made such efforts to break up monopolies.

Thats a good point ES. And that lesson applys to just about every country on the planet who has had such a divide between rich and poor. Past and or present.

Always considered Teddy Roosevelt, to be among our top three President's. Just below Lincoln and his cousin FDR.

After The Guillotine, things get WORSE for The People. Just History and Human Nature.

Really? I take it you've never been to France. Lovely country.
15) Message boards : Politics : Know thine enemy (Message 1571332)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
The Capitalist's transfer money to these people, and the people buy the Capitalist's Goods and Service's, with The Capitalist's own money?

Clyde, if the people don't get enough goods and services they will take them and it won't be pretty for the capitalists.

Nor The People. They will be fighting over The Scraps.

They will be building guillotines, Clyde. History tells us exactly what happens when the gap between rich and poor gets too big. It wass one of the concerns of your President Teddy Roosevelt, which is why he made such efforts to break up monopolies.
16) Message boards : Number crunching : Computer Upgrades - normal or not? (Message 1571070)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
An unemployed one who got it cheap on eBay It isn't NEW new, just new to me
Not everyone can afford to get the latest and greatest systems
Your post is the sort of elitist crap that makes people leave these projects

I think he was being "tongue in cheek".
17) Message boards : Politics : Are humans born evil? (Message 1570820)
Posted 6 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
I think it is a barbaric, primitive reaction that we must fight against to show we are better than those who can kill remorselessly.


A mother, defending her children, is a primitive reaction. I wouldn't call it barbaric tho. We will always have those primitive reactions, it's part of our nature. I think every mother with her heart in the right place would do the same as I.

I dont Think there are many mothers in this thread Julie
Many fathers though.


Oh, there are a few mothers here. I have children and grandchildren and I think Julie is wrong about other mothers. Perhaps that urge to kill might exist for a few seconds but I hope I would never kill anyone.

I really hope not.

Should I cancel your visit?

*gulp*

I also find the existence of PTSD from soldiers returning from war one of the most hopeful aspects of humanity.

This is true. People have to be programmed to kill. It is not as natural as some people think. Although infanticide is more common than seems to be acknowledged. I am surprised that Gary has not bought up how in nature mothers who are stressed or unable to feed their young often kill them.
18) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Raccoon Update XX - All are welcome in the Critter Cafe (Message 1570721)
Posted 6 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
I have some news on My mobile home, the park wants to give Me back full title to the place and I don't have to pay back the $6,500.00 that I was given in exchange for the title back in 2011, in addition the park's General Manager says that they will fix the gas heater and My rent will go down to $215.00 a month(space rent here) from the present $320.00 a month rent and I'd be an owner again, this means if I were to do this, I'd then have to find someone to buy the place in the park, that's if the park is still here in about 4 years, also no matter what they are going to fix the gas heater. The park is getting out of renting mobile homes I'm told. I wasn't sure about where to post this.

A bit of good news for you there, Vic.
19) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Lump of rock or artwork? (Message 1570303)
Posted 7 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
I'm starting to like the big blue cock more and more.

Nah, the blue bird is good the rock is better.

Safer to google at the very least.
20) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Lump of rock or artwork? (Message 1570297)
Posted 7 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
I'm starting to like the big blue cock more and more.

Big blue cock erected on fourth plinth in London's Trafalgar Square


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