Poll: Is it OK to put children in cages?

Discussion in 'The Red Room' started by Fisherman's Worf, Jun 18, 2018.

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Is it OK to put children in cages?

  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  3. Teh baba

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  1. Bickendan

    Bickendan Custom Title Administrator Faceless Mook Writer

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    Why do you neglect your children you child abuser? :weep: !

    Currently it's a terrible idea here in Portland with all the smoke. Friend's kids are going stir crazy :(
  2. Jenee

    Jenee Lone survivor

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    yea, my niece has four kids. She’s in or near Seattle. And she was lamenting about trying to keep the kids screen time low because they can’t be outside.
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  3. Tuckerfan

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  4. Tuckerfan

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    The original story has been updated with ICE's response
    Note the goddamned wording. There is nothing "experimental" about a procedure like a hysterectomy. They're as common as mud (too common among the general public according to some health professionals). So why put that word in there? To make it seem like whatever it is that they've been doing is "routine" and "ordinary," and that what is being alleged against them is somehow a break with what is "normal." If you're only doing hysterectomies as a medical necessity, then why not say that, while pointing out forced sterilizations are against US and international law? Because you either don't know, or you do know, and in either case, you don't want people thinking too deeply on the subject.

    In 1942, the Nazis held a conference at Wannasee to decide the fate of the Jews in Europe. It was supposed to be a complete secret as to what happened at that conference. One transcript survived the war and was used to prosecute the Germans involved at Nuremberg. At that conference, the members argued over minutia as to how they could commit genocide without altering the existing Nuremberg laws that had been written in 1935. They didn't pass new laws to ensure that the death camps were legal, they just changed their "interpretation" of the laws, so that they didn't violate the letter of them. In 2001, HBO and the BBC did a dramatization based on that transcript. This clip doesn't show the full extent to which they argued over the "fiddling details of the law," but it gives you an idea.



    The Rubicon was crossed some time ago, the only question that remains, I'm afraid, is: Do we stand and watch as Caesar marches towards Rome or do we try and stop him before he gets there?

    Now, maybe I'm wrong. Maybe I'm allowing my horror over a President who has no problem with letting 200,000 of his fellow citizens die rather than risk spooking the stock market, and who launched his campaign calling immigrants at our southern borders "rapists and murderers" cloud my judgment. It's possible. It's also possible I'm right. If I'm wrong, it's no big deal. But if I'm right, we're looking at just the opening act of a horror show the likes the world has seen all too often, but on a much larger scale. I have a friend who fled to the US from Serbia when Yugoslavia disintegrated. Not long after Trump was elected she told me that she was seeing the same kinds of things happening in the US that happened before the genocides began in her home country. She has since moved back to Serbia because she is afraid to stay in the US, despite having been a citizen of this country for over a decade.
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  5. Faceman

    Faceman Negative Creep

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    it has been four weeks here.
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  6. Tuckerfan

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    Just wait until the parents have to choose between going batshit from keeping the kids inside all day, or letting them go outside and potentially get shot by a sniper. Heard that from my friend who fled Yugoslavia, as well as the Kosovar refugees I used to work with.
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  7. Order2Chaos

    Order2Chaos Ultimate... Immortal Administrator

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  8. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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  9. Bickendan

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    how are you still alive
  10. Faceman

    Faceman Negative Creep

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    It’s hard. My kids have destroyed the house and why should I stop them. They can’t go to school. They can’t even go outside.
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  12. steve2^4

    steve2^4 Aged Meat

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    sigh... fuck off with twitter, unless it's from a known source with something substantive.
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  13. Raoul the Red Shirt

    Raoul the Red Shirt Professional bullseye

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    It must be nice to dismiss evidence out of hand based not on its strength but because of the medium it traveled in. Fuck off with that Internet. Goddamn that television, unless it's more substantive.
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  14. steve2^4

    steve2^4 Aged Meat

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    No, that argument doesn't work. You're better than that.
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  15. RickDeckard

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    I demand confirmation of this story via telegraph! :dendroica:
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  16. Raoul the Red Shirt

    Raoul the Red Shirt Professional bullseye

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    Funny, I was going to say the same thing to you about pretty much everything that you've recently posted in this thread.

    If you want to say Mijente is possibly full of shit, fine (although strangely dismissive still). The fact that they posted their argument on Twitter is irrelevant.

    I mean, does this link to the same group on non-Twitter make the point more solid in your eyes?

    https://action.mijente.net/petition...nk&share=c386e6fd-5058-4ad3-83d8-3a4a57f136ef
  17. steve2^4

    steve2^4 Aged Meat

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    Taking a statement from an unknown person and posting on twitter (or here) does not lend it any legitimacy.

    No, an online petition someone started isn't a substantive source of information either.

    Here you go:
    stop twitter petition
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  18. The Ghost of Crazy Horse

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    Jesus. Your friend would rather move back to Serbia? That's not a good sign.
    ETA: Jesus! I responded to your post before watching that clip. I could totally see a similar conversation happening in this administration's White House briefing.
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  19. The Ghost of Crazy Horse

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    I'll sign your petition. I get sick of people posting Twitter here as well.
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  20. Spaceturkey

    Spaceturkey you can't spell hatred without "red hat"

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    I thought Balkanization of the USA was part of the libertardian wet dream?
  21. steve2^4

    steve2^4 Aged Meat

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    I am being told to share my campaign to stop tweeters, so I must:

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  22. The Ghost of Crazy Horse

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    It's interesting that you thought that. It's also interesting that you can say libertardian and it's nothing but crickets, but if I say libtard, I get piled on and told how stupid I am. I wonder why that is?
  23. steve2^4

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    Balkinization (and Serbia) went over our libtard heads.
  24. Raoul the Red Shirt

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    Because you're stupid?

    JK, but when you tee yourself up, what else can you expect?
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  25. Jenee

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    And this is an example of one of the behaviors someone listed for you months ago that cause people to think you're a child.
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  26. The Ghost of Crazy Horse

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    You're the one who said you'd call out anyone who uses libtard. Is libetardian not the same thing? I'm just asking people to be consistent.
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    I didn't say I would. I take them as seriously as I take anyone who uses terms like Rethuglicans.

    Also, regardless of what I do, it doesn't change YOUR behavior. That's entirely up to you.
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  28. steve2^4

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    What about my behavior? We haven't finished me.
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    Asyncritus Expert on everything

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    Will semaphore do? :unsure:
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  30. steve2^4

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    depends on who is holding the flags, jack.
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