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Michigan law ends immunity for police who have sex with prostitutes

Michigan law ends immunity for police who have sex with prostitutes

Now they are going to have to go to Toronto like the rest of us.

Another perk of the job gone.

I mean, what if they raped them and the police said is sex. It's super tricky because the prostitute could file a report, but to who?

Charles Barkley pledges $1 million to black women for business startup

Charles Barkley pledges $1 million to black women for business startup
Charles Barkley pledges $1 million to black women for business startup

So we need racism now because we used to have racism?

Going along with his comment why are all black fraternities and sororities acceptable but all white is deemed racist? It’s a double standard but by all means keep playing that violin. Continuing on why is it called “white flight” when other races move from neighborhoods that blacks run down or why is it called “gentrification” when businesses move into black neighborhoods and clean up the shit holes that they are?

Its because politicians pander to them rather than addressing the reality of the situation.

such as scholarships being based on one's heritage. No one has a problem with it

That's exactly how it should be... but isn't :/

Yet they’ve had the highest increase of spending power over any ethnicity and more help social help over others and it’s the same story. Regardless of the party lines in any given state or city it’s the same result.

Why is there a high amount of violence and an inability to stick around and father their children?

You’re simply virtue signally, giving excuses for lack of self advancement. I haven’t even began to mention racist policies like affirmative action...

Furthermore why is it that African immigrants prosper, own businesses, and educate their children yet American blacks can’t seem to do so? African blacks save what pennies they have to move to the US and have suffered famine, genocide, and many other hardships yet still find a way to contribute to society.

Edit - Another question.. . Why is it deemed racist when people of all races live an honest living to live in an affluent area and dispute forced section 8 housing in their neighborhood by politicians which is known to come with an increase crime?

James Fields Jr.’s Murder Charges Upgraded to First-Degree in Heather Heyer’s Death

James Fields Jr.’s Murder Charges Upgraded to First-Degree in Heather Heyer’s Death

This should be fucking terrorism. He tried to ram a car through a crowd of protesters, and only failed because he didn't realize there was a car amidst the crowd that stopped him in his tracks. This motherfucker tried to pull an ISIS style vehicle mass slaughter. This shit is fucked up beyond words.

The categorization matters because resources are allocated based on the type of crime. Terrorism is a Federal crime for example.

Should be upgraded to terror charges. This was a terrorist attack on American soil by Nazis in the year 2017.

Yet reddit allows people just like him to share and cultivate their violent views on subreddits like /sub/the_donald.

Members of that subreddit cheered his actions and supported the march.

19 more Colorado municipalities vote in favor of exploring city-managed broadband internet

19 more Colorado municipalities vote in favor of exploring city-managed broadband internet
19 more Colorado municipalities vote in favor of exploring city-managed broadband internet

My coworker has municipal broadband in Longmont. Apparently it's fantastic; need that shit down in Denver. Comcast/CenturyLink are shit.

Why is it that it seems Colorado is the only US state that has it's shit together?

The biggest issue currently in Longmont for Nextlight is that Comcast is paying off multi-unit housing owners to block the installation of the lines. The complex that I live in did that, they accepted the payment and to spit in our faces more they put up a "speed demo" for Comcast in their main office. Apparently Comcast is doing the same shit in Fort Collins. I cant wait to move out and go someplace that doesn't pull that shit.

Why on earth isn't this illegal. Aren't we paying taxes in exchange for protection?

Washington will keep net neutrality in state if FCC won't for the nation

Washington will keep net neutrality in state if FCC won't for the nation
Washington will keep net neutrality in state if FCC won't for the nation

Willing to bet Oregon and possibly California follow suit.

Edit : These states are now are all part of a multi state lawsuite against the FCC vote : New York, Virginia, Delaware, Hawaii, California, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Iowa, Illinois, Maryland, Maine, Mississippi, Oregon, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Washington, Vermont and the District of Columbia.

Isn't most of California's economy based on the internet? They should be financially ruined if all of their business was sucked out into Washington

Actually, most of the world economy is based around the internet. That is why Net Neutrality is such an important issue. Nation-States without it suppress dissent against their government, i.e. those in power. Microsoft is headquartered in Washington, consider that.

I hope other states follow in their footsteps. I'm sure the right wing folks will totally be in support because, you know, states rights.

Net Neutrality Overturned

Net Neutrality Overturned

It's not over, FCC repealing was expected.

It now goes to the courts, where there will be a better, more balanced discussion on the conversation.

It's not over.

E: Clarification, I mean the battle over Net Neutrality is not over. This was not meant to be a stance of the topic at hand but just clarification that there is still going to be more discussion, lawsuits, etc.

In the last year we made it

legal to for coal mining companies to dump waste in rivers/streams

legal for airlines to not disclose baggage fees

legal for ISPs to collect and sell our browsing history

and others, and now this. People are not asking for any of this, it should be clear to everyone that our government does not represent the people, it represents big businesses only and at the expense of everyone else

There's still a bill in Congress. https://www.wired.com/story/after-fcc-vote-net-neutrality-fight-moves-to-courts-congress/amp

The fight isn't over.

Edit: EFF and other groups will file an injunction and challenge this in court. Also, Congress could move to investigate Pai and the FCC. There's still several battles to be fought on several fronts before net neutrality is truly gone.

Edit 2: Complacency is the enemy of freedom. This is a setback, but there's more to do. Best way to avoid getting disheartened is to treat this as a problem and focus on the solutions, not get discouraged because three assholes believe their views match the rest of us.

Edit 3: The bill talked about can still work, but we have to push Congress to avoid compromise as is being discussed and have it be a true net neutrality bill. Advocacy can provoke change. See the progress made in civil liberties based on gender and sexuality, as well as the ongoing fight over immigration. All because we collectively advocate for change.

It's not over guys, they still have to go through the courts. We've fought this before and we can do it again.

FCC's net neutrality vote delayed due to security threat

FCC's net neutrality vote delayed due to security threat
FCC's net neutrality vote delayed due to security threat

2 Votes "NO", 2 Votes "YES" with the 5th and final vote from Ajit. Sad day :(

Does this have to go through Congress before actually going into affect?

Kinda, it should go to the courts first

There's no need to investigate the security threat. The FCC didn't see a reason to investigate anything else, why start now?

"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." - John F. Kennedy

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