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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2021
« Reply #6465 on: January 07, 2022, 07:54:52 PM »
I guess they would have mandated that he wear a mask to get into the building?

And he would have to be tested:

https://www.supremecourt.gov/announcements/Fall_2021_argument_COVID_protocols.pdf
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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2021
« Reply #6466 on: January 08, 2022, 11:18:53 AM »
I guess they would have mandated that he wear a mask to get into the building?

And he would have to be tested:

https://www.supremecourt.gov/announcements/Fall_2021_argument_COVID_protocols.pdf

No doubt the irony would be totally lost on him.

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2021
« Reply #6467 on: January 13, 2022, 05:36:21 AM »
The killer of Scott Johnson in Sydney in 1988 has been convicted of his gay hate murder after he changed his not guilty plea to guilty. He will be sentenced in May.

Scott Johnson was a mathematician who had qualified for his PhD. He had moved to Australia in 1986 on a student visa to live with his Australian partner Michael Noone.

It took more than 30 years of campaigning by his family and the community and three inquests to overturn the finding that Scott Johnson's death was suicide.

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2021
« Reply #6468 on: January 13, 2022, 05:40:44 PM »
The killer of Scott Johnson in Sydney in 1988 has been convicted of his gay hate murder after he changed his not guilty plea to guilty. He will be sentenced in May.

Scott Johnson was a mathematician who had qualified for his PhD. He had moved to Australia in 1986 on a student visa to live with his Australian partner Michael Noone.

It took more than 30 years of campaigning by his family and the community and three inquests to overturn the finding that Scott Johnson's death was suicide.

I was going to ask why it took so long , but you explained it. What a terrible travesty if justice for him, his partner and his family!!
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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2021
« Reply #6469 on: January 13, 2022, 05:54:00 PM »
The Newspaper report is telling and the concluding paragraph is very moving
https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/the-truth-at-last-loving-brother-s-defiance-vindicated-20220113-p59o4c.html
A little confusing as both murderer and victim are named Scott.
And chilling that there could have been as many as 80 others.

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2021
« Reply #6470 on: January 14, 2022, 08:51:37 AM »
OK, I'm confused. Biden can't impose mask mandates on companies with more than 100 employees, but he can impose them on health care workers? Do I have that correct? Has anybody read the Supremes' ruling?

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2021
« Reply #6471 on: January 14, 2022, 10:43:14 AM »
Have you noticed that most of the rulings from the Supreme Court lately are unsigned? Even those partisan justices  >:D  don't want any of their names on the rulings they're making.

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2021
« Reply #6472 on: January 14, 2022, 04:40:47 PM »
I don't think the general public notices stuff like that, Lyle!! When I tell people SCOTUS has control over, or affects their lives much more than Congress or the WH, they look at me like I'm from another Planet!! Jeez!!!  :o :o :o

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2021
« Reply #6473 on: January 31, 2022, 06:54:40 PM »
So now the Repukes and Cruz are saying Biden has gone BONKERS, leaving out ALL other qualifying SCOTUS potentials because he's promised a Black Women the job?! Hmmmm? Even though Black Women only makeup 7% of the total population of this Nation. They have completely FORGOTTEN Reagan's PROMISE to name a WOMAN to SCOTUS if he got the chance, which he did! So, he LEFT OUT all the White Men qualified for the seat?! Yes, he did! LORD, how those Repukes forget the History of their OWN party!!  ;D ;D ;D

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2021
« Reply #6474 on: January 31, 2022, 07:07:12 PM »
They consider hypocrisy a virtue.

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2021
« Reply #6475 on: January 31, 2022, 08:21:56 PM »
So, can the Great Orange Satan pull a Grover Cleveland and come back in '24?

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2021
« Reply #6476 on: January 31, 2022, 08:58:26 PM »
If he can, then we've lost the American experiment.

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2021
« Reply #6477 on: February 01, 2022, 03:36:18 AM »
God, I hope not.

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2021
« Reply #6478 on: February 01, 2022, 04:58:18 AM »
^^^^ The GoS and his lemmings are fund-raising enough $$$ to try unless they are locked up treason. ... this chess match ain't over folks - sadly.  V. 

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2021
« Reply #6479 on: February 01, 2022, 09:51:22 AM »
If he can, then we've lost the American experiment.

I'm a pessimist. I'm afraid it's lost already.

Somebody somewhere said January 6 wasn't the end. It was only the beginning. I'm afraid next time there will be shooting. I hope the military stays loyal to the Constitution.