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    10% of someone's salary if they're making $50k...

    Who cares if the flat tax is regressive, if the public welfare benefits are appropriately progressive.

    Tax Policy and Welfare Policy shouldn't be linked. They're two different purposes.

    For...
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    https://www.alleghenycounty.us/Health-Department/r...

    https://www.alleghenycounty.us/Health-Department/resources/COVID-19/Covid-19.aspx

    Dunno how many places keep data available like this (if you really want to dig in you can specify your data set...
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    are you using the word "ark" deliberately?

    I mean, at least they're not following the Netflix/Amazon model of three seasons and that's your lot, so maybe we get two seasons of this?

    I don't know, one of the major failings of Discovery is...
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    If we're honest the writing in '09 and Into...

    This is always the argument but I don't mind the newer films for the most part and I would have no problem with a flashy new series.

    The problem I have is the shit writing. Both Discovery and...
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    They do have those early Trek season episodes...

    They do have those early Trek season episodes where you're just like "wtf was leaking into the writer's room on that day" but I think it's the strongest series narratively, they develop the...
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    no the latter are shit (much like your posting...

    no the latter are shit (much like your posting heyoooo)
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    Sticky: https://i.kym-cdn.com/entries/icons/facebook/000/0...

    https://i.kym-cdn.com/entries/icons/facebook/000/012/132/thatsthejoke.jpg
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    I've found that venting my hatred for most of...

    I've found that venting my hatred for most of NuTrek has been quite therapeutic in these times, I'm not exactly happy that there will be more, but at least I know it will be productive for me...
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    My favorite is still the one that made Picard a...

    My favorite is still the one that made Picard a kid again, mostly because apparently Starfleet is just soooo good inside that no one went "hey doesn't this mean we can just reset our old aging bodies...
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    that's fine, it just stands out when you pick one...

    ~ oh yeah thanks for reaffirming that's the only reason to ever add a female character to a show, i'd almost forgotten ~[/QUOTE]

    *sigh*

    1. No, looks are not the only reason to bring a woman...
  11. Thread: The TV Thread

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    ... i wasn't acting. hey great news everyone!...

    ... i wasn't acting.

    hey great news everyone! The Boys will be back for season 3!
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    It is actually pretty darn good, there is still a...

    It is actually pretty darn good, there is still a ton of references / fan service but the show finally started using them as actual plot devices and not just memberberries. It's a really minor...
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    that was really the only time this season that he...

    that was really the only time this season that he made me believe he was Billy Butcher, and not Karl Urban in big silly boots, but you're right he sold it hard at just the right moment.

    loads of...
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    The UI-only mode is on sisi and it's actually...

    The UI-only mode is on sisi and it's actually pretty great. Though I'm not sure I'd want to sit through a tidifest without any eye candy to scope out, it seems like it would make eve playable on an...
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    that's a picture of an anarchist, literally...

    A foretaste to what's brewing after the election at the hands of his own personal Schutzstaffel militia if Trump looses ?[/QUOTE]

    After reading that article, they seem more aligned with Antifa and...
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    Sticky: 50% more cores for only $100 more, what a...

    50% more cores for only $100 more, what a bargain!

    will be watching amd cpu prices this black friday sales season, would be great to see some steep discounts on the 3000's if inventory for zen3...
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    Voyager writers were also all over the map with...

    Voyager writers were also all over the map with Janeway's character, but she's a fine actor and could ham it up with the best of them.

    Still listening to The Delta Flyers btw, Tom and Harry are...
  18. Maybe actual fansubbing will make a comeback. As...

    Maybe actual fansubbing will make a comeback. As long as nyaa.si doesn't shutdown now...
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    +1, though i'm guessing you meant that the debate...

    +1, though i'm guessing you meant that the debate is un-necessary
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    1307099466449776640 so how many minutes do you...

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    so how many minutes do you think mcconnell will wait before saying we have to hurry up and get her replacement seated? i'm betting he's already on the phone.
  21. Phytoestrogen - which is the thing in soy what...

    Yup. My tubolardness isn't because of Soy.

    Maybe a little estrogen isn't a bad thing, tame that testosterone aggression thing.

    We live in a world now embracing the fluidity of endless...
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    What do you even mean by "russiagate conspiracy?"...

    What do you even mean by "russiagate conspiracy?" If there are aspects of the Russian interference story that liberal outlets claim to be true that come anywhere close to the utter batshit insanity...
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    p. much this. and yes that rlm short perfectly...

    It's cringey but growing on me... More trek than STD or Picard.[/QUOTE]

    p. much this.

    and yes that rlm short perfectly captured the incredibly stupid writing in disco.
  24. it's always existed, but it's an entirely social...

    it's always existed, but it's an entirely social construct.

    duh
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    eh, the actors on Disco were pretty good for the...

    Highly likely the best actor on the show[/QUOTE]

    eh, the actors on Disco were pretty good for the most part, they were just given shit-all to work with.
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