teeray

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About teeray

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  1. teeray added a post in a topic Cecil the lion   

    You can be upset about more than one thing at a time.
    5,000 of those 8,000 veteran suicides per year are from self inflicted gun shots.
    In Israel in 2006 they added gun control laws to their veterans and since then their soldier suicide rate has plummeted 40%.
    So would you be open to gun control laws for veterans?  Because that would be the best way to help them.
    Obama did sign a bipartisan bill in February to try to increase mental health access for veterans to try and help reduce veteran suicides.  
    People are aware of it and are trying to find ways to help.  Some of us are definitely upset about it and aware of the issue
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  2. teeray added a post in a topic still no budget in Raleigh   

    When I worked there (when democrats were in control) we usually didnt get done until August.  One time we didnt get done until Aug 27th.
    It isnt really unusual for it to bleed into August and the budget is very rarely done by July 1st.
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  3. teeray added a post in a topic PP facing real problems now   

    PP is essential to women's health and very easily fits into the general welfare clause of the Constitution.
     
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  4. teeray added a post in a topic Panthers Training Camp Notes and Photos - Day 4   

    Question about Addison.  Sometimes when we observe DE's we get caughy up in rushijg the passer.  Addison has always been a pass rush specialist.
    So my question is to those that are there, when you say he has been looking better, is it because he looks more like an every down end or is it just because he is getting to the QB?
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  5. teeray added a post in a topic Another Officer killed at a traffic stop   

    War on drugs.  A waste of money, time, and life.
    The drug laws either end up in a literal loss of life to a dealer, addict, or a cop, but also a figurative loss of life because of the draconian harshness of drug laws, especially for addicts, making it nearly impossible to better their life once released from prison.
    The cop was just doing his job, and this is terrible.  But the job he was tasked with doing has proven to be counterproductive, dangerous, and dumb.  
    This is another reason for drastic reform to drug laws nationwide.
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  6. teeray added a post in a topic Looks like Cincinnati is next   

    There is a very large gap between "let them get away" and using lethal force on a suspect that isnt being accused/suspected of a violent crime that we can get to.  It isnt one extreme or the other.
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  7. teeray added a post in a topic Looks like Cincinnati is next   

    "The best way to prevent a death that may or may not happen in the future is to ensure a death at the present"
    Not really a good argument IMO
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  8. teeray added a post in a topic Looks like Cincinnati is next   

    If he was dragged it was because he was hanging onto the car himself.  His hand was on the door handle, then he tried to grab the guy, and then shot the guy in the head.
    It was murder.
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  9. teeray added a post in a topic Let's go to Wally World kids   

    So a company that hasn't fired anyone yet, and didnt mention wages, actually are possibly firing people because of wages because someone at hedgezero wildly speculated that it is true?
    Neat.
    BTW they made 16 billion dollars in profit last year.
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  10. teeray added a post in a topic Racism is Dead Part 89108392083: Black woman found dead in police custody   

    I am not saying they knew she was depressed.  That is my fault for not articulating my point well.  I am talking about throwing anyone in jail for 3 days who isnt accused of a non-violent or minor crime.  
    In other words the person in this case dealing with depression got caught up in the system over a minor traffic ticket.  Not that they knew and put her in jail.
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  11. teeray added a post in a topic Racism is Dead Part 89108392083: Black woman found dead in police custody   

    Probably not.  I am talking more on the larger picture of putting a person accused of a non-violent crime or minor crime in jail for 3 days for any reason.  In this case the underlying charge of failure to signal.
     
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  12. teeray added a post in a topic Racism is Dead Part 89108392083: Black woman found dead in police custody   

    Do you think addressing this incident with a dismissive "If she didnt hang herself she wouldnt be dead" is getting us closer to solving the issue, or getting us toward a 17th page?
    If somone is dealing with depression lets throw them in a cage for 3 days and see if they get better or worse.
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  13. teeray added a post in a topic Racism is Dead Part 89108392083: Black woman found dead in police custody   

    I wonder though, if she hadn't been jailed for 3 days over a simple failure to signal if she would have hung herself?
    I realize that is unanswerable, but it just doesn't make sense.
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  14. teeray added a post in a topic Another Officer killed at a traffic stop   

    Is the United States just that barabaric and uncivilized compared to other developed countries?
    Don't you think some people with bad ideas feel more empowered by having a gun?
    It is just hard for me to reconcile that we are that much more murderous than a country like Australia that was founded and began as a penal colony around the same time the US became a country.
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  15. teeray added a post in a topic Ginsburg on the court decisions this year   

    I do read some contemporary stuff, but when I am trying to make my own judgments on something like this I prefer to do the research myself rather than read an author telling me what to believe.
    I appreciate your help in trying to find "reasonable" authors, but reasonableness is subjective.  Plus it is the logical fallacy of "argument to moderation".
     
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