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Forum: Non-hair discussion 08-01-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 67
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Posted By wavypen
I interpreted the UK cops shooting but not...

I interpreted the UK cops shooting but not killing that guy as good shots, like they were aiming to incapacitate not kill. I have heard that's how it works in some places, and if that's the case it...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-30-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4,041
Views: 72,116
Posted By wavypen
Totally agree. Whenever we have shark attacks...

Totally agree. Whenever we have shark attacks here there's always a certain element who want to go out and hunt them down, makes little sense to me - the sea's the sharks domain, we enter at our own...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-30-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 979
Posted By wavypen
No Fifi, freedom of speech laws do not require...

No Fifi, freedom of speech laws do not require private companies to hire HH or sell his merchandise. Neither do they require retailers to carry the CBF, or show reruns of the DoH. You keep saying...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-29-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 115
Posted By wavypen
My face was really swollen too (mine all had to...

My face was really swollen too (mine all had to be drilled out, they were impacted), I had some kind of pain relief--Vicodin maybe and ate soft foods, I think it may actually have been liquid only...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-29-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 979
Posted By wavypen
Ok, so if you don't know or care what critical...

Ok, so if you don't know or care what critical theory is, why throw around the term?

Also I think what may be missing from your understanding of white privilege is intersectionality, and this may...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-29-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 979
Posted By wavypen
Fifi, just out of curiosity what do you think...

Fifi, just out of curiosity what do you think critical theory is? how do you define it? How exactly do you link it with people on tumblr and twitter that you're not fond of?
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-27-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,901
Posted By wavypen
Fifi, you cannot look at this incident (or other...

Fifi, you cannot look at this incident (or other similar incidents recently) without consideration for the long history of racist policing in the United States and the institutionalized racism of the...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-27-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 279
Posted By wavypen
It's illegal to discriminate because of pregnancy...

It's illegal to discriminate because of pregnancy (though it obviously happens), and if there are some types of issues with the pregnancy (like pre-eclampsia), the workplace is required to offer...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-27-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 10,540
Posted By wavypen
I've heard (white) Americans call black people...

I've heard (white) Americans call black people from other countries (like the UK) African-American.
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-26-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,901
Posted By wavypen
Even if you're only considering being murdered at...

Even if you're only considering being murdered at work (as opposed to accidents, falls, being crushed by machinery etc which make up the vast majority of workplace related deaths, even among the...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-26-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,240
Posted By wavypen
If I just dropped part of my name, the part of my...

If I just dropped part of my name, the part of my family connected to that name would offended, also whichever one I chose I would still have the name of one of my grandfathers, and if we want to end...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-26-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,240
Posted By wavypen
For me it's the point where I'm somewhere and...

For me it's the point where I'm somewhere and tell someone my name and if they have a list, after I say it, I say it's the long one and then when they look for the longest name they find it right...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-25-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 285
Posted By wavypen
Right but Chupie comfortable fit isn't just about...

Right but Chupie comfortable fit isn't just about size, I've tried on hundreds of shoes that were the correct size but we're uncomtable for whatever reason. That's the part that concerns me more than...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-25-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 285
Posted By wavypen
How do some of you buy shoes online without...

How do some of you buy shoes online without trying them on first, especially from places where returns are difficult or impossible like eBay? I might order shoes online, but only after I tried them...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-24-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 10,540
Posted By wavypen
Angela, do you have a non-partisan link to...

Angela, do you have a non-partisan link to anything showing that undocumented immigrants actually do vote?

My understanding of the opposition to voter ID laws is that they disenfranchise people...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-23-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 10,540
Posted By wavypen
Angela, you're also completely ignoring the...

Angela, you're also completely ignoring the reasons why people choose to immigrate illegally and why the pattern of seasonal migrant workers no longer exists. You're ignoring people who yes...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-23-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 10,540
Posted By wavypen
The data actually show the opposite of what...

The data actually show the opposite of what you're claiming Angela, crime rates (including violent crimes) are much lower among all immigrant populations, including undocumented immigrants from...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-23-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 10,540
Posted By wavypen
Angela, I am not asking you to stop using the...

Angela, I am not asking you to stop using the adjective illegal as an adjective. I'm not even asking you to stop saying illegal immigrants or illegal aliens. I am asking you not to refer to people as...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-23-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 10,540
Posted By wavypen
I've only seen this a couple times here, but...

I've only seen this a couple times here, but (this is to everyone in general) please don't call undocumented/illegal immigrants illegals, it's dehumanizing. Illegal is an adjective, it needs to go...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-21-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,240
Posted By wavypen
I (and my brother) was given a hyphenated name at...

I (and my brother) was given a hyphenated name at birth, it's extremely long, the whole last name never fit on attendance forms, the first name not at all. I respect that neither of my parents wanted...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-21-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 10,540
Posted By wavypen
The bike theft video I linked a couple pages ago...

The bike theft video I linked a couple pages ago is from that show: "What would you do".
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-19-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 10,540
Posted By wavypen
I think for the body cams to be truly effective...

I think for the body cams to be truly effective at preventing police brutality and other problems, there are going to have to be independent civilian review boards with access to all the footage, if...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-19-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,319
Posted By wavypen
I just want to point out that a transwoman taking...

I just want to point out that a transwoman taking hormones will develop breasts without needing to have implants. As for Caitlyn, I don't know or care if she has implants, but it is not necessary for...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-18-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 10,540
Posted By wavypen
In the video I linked the cameras were hidden,...

In the video I linked the cameras were hidden, people did not know they were being recorded, the varying reactions to bike theft (or lost key depending on perspective) based on race were their...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-18-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 10,540
Posted By wavypen
Angela, I'm not sure what the point you're trying...

Angela, I'm not sure what the point you're trying to make is, but black people do get longer sentences (http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424127887324432004578304463789858002) for the same crime in...
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