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[-] [email protected] 19 points 1 month ago

This isn't the comfort you think it is. If the bombs light up my horizon, I won't be thinking "well, at least some remote tribe might continue a stone age humanity" while my entire family is consumed in a nuclear fire.

[-] [email protected] 18 points 2 months ago

Progressives are the easiest vote to disenfranchise. All it takes is one wedge issue, and they are out.

And then you have the corollary on the other side - for some on the far right, all it takes is one wedge issue to drive them in. Gun control, abortion, etc. I think that's why we have to have an uphill battle every four years.

[-] [email protected] 20 points 3 months ago

Probably referencing this court ruling.

[-] [email protected] 6 points 3 months ago* (last edited 3 months ago)

(I forget what, basically sounded like cleaning out the lining?)

You may be thinking of a D&C

[-] [email protected] 34 points 3 months ago* (last edited 3 months ago)
[-] [email protected] 21 points 3 months ago

20 But if you have gone astray while married to your husband and you have made yourself impure by having sexual relations with a man other than your husband”— 21 here the priest is to put the woman under this curse—“may the Lord cause you to become a curse[b] among your people when he makes your womb miscarry and your abdomen swell. 22 May this water that brings a curse enter your body so that your abdomen swells or your womb miscarries.”

It doesn't imply that at all? Please feel free to let me know what this passage is really about.

[-] [email protected] 8 points 3 months ago

Defense, Space and Cybersecurity account for 39% of Boeing's revenue.

[-] [email protected] 10 points 3 months ago

Because the idea was always that we need a living wage.

It seems to me to be equally plain that no business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country. By "business" I mean the whole of commerce as well as the whole of industry; by workers I mean all workers, the white collar class as well as the men in overalls; and by living wages I mean more than a bare subsistence level-I mean the wages of decent living. -FDR

[-] [email protected] -1 points 4 months ago

You know it's funny, I was about to correct you and say Bugs made the joke, not Daffy, but I looked it up.

It’s widely reported that during a cartoon short titled “A Wild Hare,” a wise-cracking rabbit named Bugs Bunny called his nemesis Elmer Fudd a “poor little nimrod,” a sarcastic reference to Fudd’s skills as a hunter. Whether Bugs actually said it or it was Daffy Duck who called Fudd a “nimrod” is debatable. Bugs would get credit (it was after all a Bugs Bunny cartoon).

More reading on that for anyone interested.

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