The Men’s Rooms of North Carolina

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Transsexuals are not allowed to go into the restroom appropriate to their gender in North Carolina.  They are extremely beautiful transsexuals, they were all born men. I guess that in North Carolina, we have to refer to them as “men.” I wonder how they would catch them going into the “wrong” bathroom?   Genetic testing?   They have all completely transitioned.  Once …

Populism and demagoguery

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One of the characteristics of the current election cycle is the rise of populism.  In modern political science,  here is the definition. “[Populism] pits a virtuous and homogeneous people against a set of elites and dangerous ‘others’ who are together depicted as depriving (or attempting to deprive) the sovereign people of their rights, values, prosperity, identity, and voice” ((Albertazzi, Daniele; …

Legal marijuana causes Mexican drug cartel revenues to plummet – San Antonio Express-News

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When you look at this, ask yourself, “who was causing the deaths and the drug war in Mexico?” My answer is “the US.” Many predicted that legalizing pot would have this effect. Marijuana legalization may have accomplished what the War on Drugs has failed to do – put the squeeze on Mexican drug cartel activity. Source: Legal marijuana causes Mexican …