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by Cortopassi
Mon Sep 24, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Kavanaugh
Replies: 70
Views: 1321

Re: Kavanaugh

So much to me has to do with the mindset after the event. Let's say again that he did commit this, while drunk, and even the second one alleged at Yale. Did he then go on to become a Cosby or Weinstein, and fantasize about overpowering women and taking advantage and do it more? It doesn't seem like ...
by Cortopassi
Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Kavanaugh
Replies: 70
Views: 1321

Re: Kavanaugh

Ditto, Desert and Tyler.

They haven't gotten rid of that taxpayer funded harassment fund yet? Really. Wow. Faith in government even lower now.

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by Cortopassi
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Kavanaugh
Replies: 70
Views: 1321

Re: Kavanaugh

pugchief wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:10 pm
I did all kinds of stupid things when I was in high school and college that make me cringe now, but I was a stupid teen with apparently little sense. The thought that this stupidity would affect my ability to do my job now is ridiculous.
Yeah.
by Cortopassi
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Kavanaugh
Replies: 70
Views: 1321

Re: Kavanaugh

Crazy. There are so many ways to interpret that moment. Was her screaming sort of a loud bashful, smiling, "Oh, stop it..." and a playful smiling placing of his hand over her mouth and then his friend jumping on top of everyone... or something more sinister? We'll never know. Now to take Kavanaugh's...
by Cortopassi
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Kavanaugh
Replies: 70
Views: 1321

Re: Kavanaugh

I'd like to ask one hypothetical question. Let's assume her claim is beyond a doubt proven true. That he did force his body on her, and put his hand over her mouth to prevent screaming from being heard, and was rip-roaring drunk. When he was 17, 30+ years ago. Who thinks that is disqualifying vs. not?
by Cortopassi
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Kavanaugh
Replies: 70
Views: 1321

Re: Kavanaugh

I can't put myself in this lady's shoes. I see no upside for her. If it is to get rid of Kavanaugh because of his views, and that is the upside, I think it's insane to put yourself through this. This was so long ago, and quite subject to memories shifting that without hard evidence, as a well educat...
by Cortopassi
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Kavanaugh
Replies: 70
Views: 1321

Re: Kavanaugh

So some of you think a respected, professional 51 year old woman would put herself through this shitstorm falsely? Sadly, yes. Gloria Allred created an entire cottage industry around publicizing similar accusations that strangely evaporate after votes, and it has been getting more and more lucrativ...
by Cortopassi
Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Kavanaugh
Replies: 70
Views: 1321

Re: Kavanaugh

So some of you think a respected, professional 51 year old woman would put herself through this shitstorm falsely? This was a comment on a NYT article related to this. I think it sums it up nicely. There's no rape allegation, but it seemed he was possibly going in that direction, esp. with the hand ...
by Cortopassi
Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Kavanaugh
Replies: 70
Views: 1321

Kavanaugh

I can't believe I am the first one (??) to put up this topic. Reading some Fox news article comments about the latest allegation by the woman when they were teenagers leaves me little hope for humanity and uniting of the American people anytime soon. You probably already formed an opinion of my posi...
by Cortopassi
Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: Gold
Topic: What's going on with silver?
Replies: 57
Views: 2012

Re: What's going on with silver?

Attic? What happens when the joists burn through and it ends up in the basement, spilled all over? I think the lowest level of the house is more appropriate. Fire Rating Fire ratings are evaluated by testing to see if safes withstand varying furnace heat for specific amounts of time. For example, th...
by Cortopassi
Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: What's going on with silver?
Replies: 57
Views: 2012

Re: What's going on with silver?

I am hoping a multi-decade low in silver corresponds with my rebalancing in early Jan! In any event, it will likely be close (I hope)
by Cortopassi
Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: School Shootings
Replies: 63
Views: 4015

Re: School Shootings

This spring the U.S. Education Department reported that in the 2015-2016 school year, "nearly 240 schools ... reported at least 1 incident involving a school-related shooting." The number is far higher than most other estimates. But NPR reached out to every one of those schools repeatedly over the ...