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Old 02-24-2020, 07:42 PM   #526
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ok, now *this* I think qualifies for inclusion into the thread: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-51612541

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Old 02-25-2020, 09:48 PM   #527
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https://metro.co.uk/2020/02/24/famil...rged-12294606/

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Old 02-26-2020, 01:03 PM   #528
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I have to wonder why the word racism is in quotes in that headline.
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Old 02-26-2020, 02:17 PM   #529
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Who else is tired of hearing about how some crime or other "doesn't reflect who I am?"

Oh yes this crime does reflect who this woman is. She was born filthy rich and always had the attitude instilled in her that her money could get her anything she wanted.

That's exactly who she is.

Besides that, her children will be so rich that it doesn't matter which college they go to, or even whether they go. As someone has said, all these rich people engaged in bribery so they'd have have something more to brag about.

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Old 02-27-2020, 04:31 PM   #530
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Just when I thought I had heard everything.

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Old 02-28-2020, 05:48 PM   #531
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https://www.arabnews.com/node/1630336/middle-east

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.....and I think the following deserves an (dis)honorable mention: https://www.whio.com/news/local/sidn...f2iJpyRUV2IQP/

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Old 02-28-2020, 06:28 PM   #532
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It is worth pointing out that it isn't that girls wrestling isn't recognized by the state High School Athletic Association because they don't think girls should wrestle. It isn't recognized because the sport hasn't hit the threshold of participants statewide to receive official recognition. It sounds like it is the same way they would handle recognition of a new sport for EITHER gender.

I don't see this as all that much of an outrage, frankly. The school has made it clear that they DO want to recognize her, but that the banners they hang in the gym are all part of the official state High School Athletics Association program.

I imagine this title came with a trophy or medal or plaque or something? I'm betting that the school has a trophy case. I'll save my outrage for when they refuse to display the reward for this accomplishment in that location.
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Old 03-02-2020, 07:32 PM   #533
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https://abcnews.go.com/US/college-re...ry?id=69317731

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“He told us to line up. Nappiest hair in the back," said one student witness.


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Old 03-05-2020, 10:06 AM   #534
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White Olive Garden customer loudly complains and demands nonblack server, and manager immediately complies

I normally keep my browsing of this board to when-I'm-awake hours, but this shit is so awful I'm making an exception this morning.
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Old 03-05-2020, 01:14 PM   #535
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I obviously haven't had to deal with anything THIS egregious, but I can say from personal experience that it is extremely demoralizing to have a manager side with a customer against an employee when the customer is clearly in the wrong. I can only imagine how much worse it is when they do so in a situation like this. I sincerely hope that Olive Garden let this manager go because what they did was wrong, and not just because it led to bad PR.
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Old 03-05-2020, 08:52 PM   #536
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Manager was fired for violating their anti-discrimination policy, yeah. The viral aspect just makes this a hundred times worse than it already is and will only serve to reinforce to everyone else at all locations that such actions cannot and will not go either unnoticed or unpunished.
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Old 03-06-2020, 06:14 PM   #537
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https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-51760448

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A blind man has been denied US citizenship after immigration agents refused to provide him with an English language sentence to read in Braille.
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Old 03-12-2020, 11:07 PM   #538
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Old 03-26-2020, 10:35 PM   #539
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Grocery store throws out $35,000 worth of food woman coughed on as "twisted prank"


I would not terribly mind spending a day or two in jail for punching this woman in the face.
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Old 03-28-2020, 01:43 AM   #540
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Parolee returns to scene of crime 24 years later and kills victim's daughter.

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Old 03-28-2020, 01:32 PM   #541
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Woman who coughed on $35k worth of food charged with four felonies
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Old 03-28-2020, 03:12 PM   #542
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Austin company looking to dock paychecks for those receiving stimulus checks
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Woman beaten and robbed by 4 teens for wearing respirator mask in store, officials say
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I have to ask the same question I've asked about some other criminals. Why would someone who was this old still care enough to do something like this?

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime...7PC?li=BBnbfcL
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Old 04-07-2020, 09:26 PM   #545
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So on the way to work this morning something truly stunning happened.

As usual, listening to John De Bella and he began his "Covidiot of the Day" segment, and described how he was browsing Reddit and saw a picture someone had uploaded. It was a letter from the property owner/manager of a condo community where around 150 units of condos are rented or owned, and some people have begun working from home in compliance with company/state regulations to deal with the pandemic.

The manager decided that was in direct violation of the terms of use because apparently there's a section of the contract that stipulates something like not running a business out of your condo, and as such all violators have been contacted with the announcement that their accounts will be foreclosed.

JDB had trouble finding his voice for a moment and then asked "What kind of a dickhead does that!?" Uncensored. I have never heard the man curse on-air before and I've been listening five days a week for years.

But he's right: it takes a special kind of asshole to render someone homeless and jobless during a pandemic where everyone is just trying to get by.
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Amazon fires two employees critical of warehouse working conditions
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Indiana postal worker was shot to death. US Postal Inspection Service is offering $50k reward to find out who is responsible
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Second man charged with stealing 1,600 N95 masks that were to be donated to hospital

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At least he puts it right out there so people can avoid him like the plague.
I guess one "positive" you'd have to say is that he at least doesn't lack the courage of his convictions. Of course, he might if he had a job in Harlem or something.
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