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    January 20 2019, 03:55:08 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    How do you not understand that "taken together" as being an interpretation based on close reading? You have studiously avoided saying anything...
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    January 20 2019, 03:26:12 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    @Seraph. Sorry your argument clearly went over my head. What the fuck are you trying to assert now?
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    January 20 2019, 03:25:08 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    It's about relative poorness within a single jurisdiction: I would expect poor Eastern Europeans to have a higher rate of crime than well off Eastern...
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    January 20 2019, 03:18:28 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    ^ edited so it's self referential. You haven't yet actually made an argument. You just ask innocent questions and then move ground when they're...
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    January 20 2019, 03:10:48 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    Add in a history of black incarceration for intergenerational effect. @Seraph, what numbers are you comparing: national rates of incarceration? Or...
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    January 20 2019, 01:14:57 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    That's not what I said or implied. Although to be fair that post would be better as "overcrinalistation also has.." rather than "overcrinalistation...
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    January 20 2019, 12:42:58 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    Over criminalisation also has the effect of disenfranchising blacks (in many jurisdictions you become ineligible to vote once you have a criminal...
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    January 19 2019, 08:35:47 PM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    No. I'm outright stating that, in the US, poor people are more likely to be black than white. I'm also against it on the grounds it...
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    January 19 2019, 08:11:59 PM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    @Alistair at the individual level it's relatively easy to commit voter fraud. But this is not a systematic issue. If 12 people commit voter fraud...
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    January 19 2019, 06:13:49 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    Smart.
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    January 19 2019, 05:57:00 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    Lacks sausage sizzle. Will never get up in Australia. Otherwise, has a lot of commend it. There's issues with spousal voter intimidation and...
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    January 19 2019, 05:45:06 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    Let's call it say a 'Social Security' number. But the argument about having a national identity card is entirely separate to voter ID. If a...
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    January 19 2019, 05:31:43 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    Except the cost of those precautions, as implemented in the wild, exceed the benefits accrued by them. Given the state of voting infrastructure...
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    January 19 2019, 05:07:23 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    Oh, finally he says it: fucking yes, look at that boys Seraph is actually making a positive argument. You'll need to show proof now that voter...
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    January 19 2019, 05:03:46 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    Yeah. I can. I get someone who's enrolled to vouch for me when I register for the first time (by signature prior to posting in the form which I...
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    January 19 2019, 04:47:39 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    It's not free, it just doesn't directly cost recipients money directly (and isn't universal): A) it costs the state money to print the IDs and to...
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    January 19 2019, 03:17:59 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    Federal Judges disagree you about taxing the ability to vote: "Post-Shelby, S.B. 14 was initially struck down by Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos the...
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    January 19 2019, 03:02:57 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    Other than "just because it feels right to me", why do you want Voter IDs? Because the only argument that I've ever heard for voter IDs that is...
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    January 19 2019, 02:56:35 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    I live in a country where that's not the standard. We have no electoral issues by not having that standard. What is the problem making that as a...
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    January 19 2019, 02:49:30 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    A) explain why Voter ID laws are necessary B) if you consider them necessary explain how you'd make them universal without racist effects If the...
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    January 19 2019, 02:42:58 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    I'm saying "voter ID is unnecessary", so no I wouldn't advocate for everyone to require it. Further I'm saying that "voter ID is racist". This...
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    January 19 2019, 02:27:22 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    Because it's unnecessary (voter fraud isn't an issue) ans the main outcome of the policy is to disenfranchise poor voters (who are disproportionately...
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    January 19 2019, 02:07:07 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    I'm doing both. :)
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    January 19 2019, 01:53:30 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    No. I implied that you would fit right in amongst them. Because the questions you're asking aren't neutral: they're designed to support positions...
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    January 19 2019, 01:14:49 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    And that's precisely the Supreme Court's position on why it's not illegal. Good job, your white hood is now in the mail: welcome to the KKK!
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    January 19 2019, 12:18:46 AM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    Not according to the Supreme Court, no. But they disproportionately affect poor voters (who are more likely to be black or Hispanic), so they have a...
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    January 18 2019, 11:56:17 PM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    By continuing to do what they were doing in the years 1865-75. Also by the Supreme Court applying the intent of the 15th amendment rather than a...
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    January 18 2019, 11:47:59 PM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    Actually, I think it's probably possible to get. One of the things I linked had conclusions based on voter registration data: so you can probably...
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    January 18 2019, 11:43:11 PM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    Africa is a bad example. We largely throw money at rich robber barons and give pennies to poor people. From even a cursory reading the issue is...
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    January 18 2019, 11:19:59 PM
    Kai replied to a thread US Politics Thread in General Chat
    I understood that Walrus was arguing for the expropriation of wealth from the southern land owners after the failure of their revolt, not genocide. ...
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EVE Name:
Kai'rae Saarkus
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Ganga Labs
EVE Alliance:
Exodus.

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