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Location of Spilled Oil From 2010 Deepwater Horizon Event Found

Bartles Re:Where is the location? Where is the map? (73 comments)

Those are just minor details. You aren't supposed to ask questions of people who document the effect of humanity on the environment. They said it's down there. Believe them.

yesterday
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Ex-CBS Reporter Claims Government Agency Bugged Her Computer

Bartles Re: Both are bad but not comparable. (231 comments)

Show me the relevant statutes that say 501(c)3's are required to be nonpolitical.

2 days ago
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Ex-CBS Reporter Claims Government Agency Bugged Her Computer

Bartles Re: Both are bad but not comparable. (231 comments)

Pardon me if I'm misremembering. Was there actually any evidence ever presented that linked Nixon to the Watergate break in? I don't think so.

2 days ago
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Ex-CBS Reporter Claims Government Agency Bugged Her Computer

Bartles Re: She's.. (231 comments)

The IRS deletes data at warp speed. As does the DOJ and the EPA. Why so you think this is so far fetched?

2 days ago
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Creationism Conference at Michigan State University Stirs Unease

Bartles Re:It makes you uneasy? (970 comments)

Can you read, I didn't claim you did claim it.

2 days ago
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Creationism Conference at Michigan State University Stirs Unease

Bartles Re:It makes you uneasy? (970 comments)

How does a creationist conference that you are not required to attend affect you?

2 days ago
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Creationism Conference at Michigan State University Stirs Unease

Bartles Re:It makes you uneasy? (970 comments)

Atheists rarely get labeled as islamophobic. I will rephrase my question. How does a creationist conference that no one is required to attend affect an atheist?

2 days ago
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Creationism Conference at Michigan State University Stirs Unease

Bartles Re:It makes you uneasy? (970 comments)

Ok, how does a creationist conference that you nor anyone else are required to attend affect you?

2 days ago
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Creationism Conference at Michigan State University Stirs Unease

Bartles Re:It makes you uneasy? (970 comments)

You completely missed the point. You criticize a Christian claiming the world is 6,000 years old, yet are afraid to criticize a muslim who cuts the head off a child because her sect does not agree with his. I don't feel persecuted. I am an atheist. But I am fearful of this new-fascism that the left is embracing.

2 days ago
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Creationism Conference at Michigan State University Stirs Unease

Bartles Re: It makes you uneasy? (970 comments)

Actually, it's the far left atheists that are showing the rampant anti-semitic streak these days. See the BDS movement.

2 days ago
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Creationism Conference at Michigan State University Stirs Unease

Bartles Re:It makes you uneasy? (970 comments)

It's not atheism new or otherwise. It's simply anti-christianism. You never hear these people criticizing any other religions, many of which have beliefs that are much nuttier than anything in Christianity. They hate Christianity because it is part of the American national identity.

2 days ago
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Automation Coming To Restaurants, But Not Because of Minimum Wage Hikes

Bartles Re:This is silly (712 comments)

Wages won't pay for themselves - those increases WILL be passed on to consumers.

... or the increases could be taken out of corporate profits, shareholder payouts, CEO compensation, etc.

It's not clear to me why these alternatives are never considered. (Actually, it is pretty clear -- because the people in power like money and would rather keep more of it for themselves)

Yes and we could also elect a dictator who would set price controls and order stores to sell certain items. It worked great in Venezuela.

5 days ago
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Automation Coming To Restaurants, But Not Because of Minimum Wage Hikes

Bartles Re:This is silly (712 comments)

See "wage price spiral" and read about Jimmy Carter's presidency.

5 days ago
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Automation Coming To Restaurants, But Not Because of Minimum Wage Hikes

Bartles Re:This is silly (712 comments)

I think it would probably do you some good to watch fox news occasionally. Then you wouldn't be so ignorant and you might be able to actually make an argument about why fox news talking points are incorrect, and what those fox news talking points actually are.

5 days ago
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Automation Coming To Restaurants, But Not Because of Minimum Wage Hikes

Bartles Re:This is silly (712 comments)

Unless of course you are not wealthy and are retired, and are living off of life savings.

5 days ago
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Automation Coming To Restaurants, But Not Because of Minimum Wage Hikes

Bartles Re:This is silly (712 comments)

I see. People who disagree with you have no empathy. Did it ever occur to you that people who oppose raising the minimum wage are doing so because they see it as a benefit to society in general? I am instantly suspicious of anybody who has to cast there opponents in an evil light in order to make an argument.

5 days ago
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Automation Coming To Restaurants, But Not Because of Minimum Wage Hikes

Bartles Re:This is silly (712 comments)

I hate getting mugged by buggy whip makers and children who used to work in textile factories.

5 days ago
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Cell Transplant Allows Paralyzed Man To Walk

Bartles Re:I'm still waiting... (161 comments)

I could take an embryo from a toilet in the Bronx subway system straight to a research lab and they could test it and harvest it all they want. It is not illegal and it never has been. They just can't use tax revenue to fund the research.

about a week ago
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Cell Transplant Allows Paralyzed Man To Walk

Bartles Re:I'm still waiting... (161 comments)

Well, in the end, you are really just a cluster of cells like an embryo. Who are you to think you are so special. Consciousness is just a series of chemicals and electrical impulses moving through organized cells. In the grand scheme of things, it doesn't mean anything at all.

about a week ago

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