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Yeah if the disabled children called themselves Sister Cockhead from Bethlehem it would be rude to make fun of them because obviously they are mentally challenged. Maybe that’s the case with the order of the sisters of perpetual indulgence.
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A Black student was suspended for his hairstyle. The school says it wasn’t discrimination

So this kid gets suspended for wearing his hair is some sort of dreadlock style.
A Black high school student in Texas has served more than two weeks of in-school suspensions for wearing twisted dreadlocks to school. When he arrived Monday with the same hairstyle, he was suspended again, his mother said.

particularly, Darryl George, a junior at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu, was initially suspended the same week his state outlawed racial discrimination based on hairstyles. School officials said his dreadlocks fell below his eyebrows and ear lobes and violated the district’s dress code.

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Fuck dress codes and fuck these racist, authoritarian fucks. I'll bet you can find dozens of white kids in the halls of the school with haircuts that violate the dress code in some way.
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I was cracking a joke and you guys come to the defense of a group named for their perpetual indulgence. I would say he was definitley perpetually indulging himself and living out their mission. But, hey, knock yourselves out.

Their name is "Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Inc." Their mission is philanthropy. They get four stars from Charity Navigator (their rating is 97%), which reports their mission as
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Their mission is noble. However, and I have long struggled caring as a Catholic anti Catholic sentiments , I imagine many Catholics take offense of the sisters of perpetual indulgence vulgarity when it comes to Catholic saints . You know for a forum such as this, a group maligning another group of people, matter their good intentions, I would think a group like you would defend the people who take their Catholic faith seriously by criticizing this irreverent group. But instead it just proves what a bunch of hypocrites you all are.
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You know for a forum such as this, a group maligning another group of people, matter their good intentions, I would think a group like you would defend the people who take their Catholic faith seriously by criticizing this irreverent group. But instead it just proves what a bunch of hypocrites you all are.
FWIW I generally try to favour only irreverence and mockery that punches up rather than down. Seems a pretty mild tool for a historically persecuted community to fight back.

And between the Catholic Church and LGBTQ+ folks I think it's pretty clear who is up and who is down.
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That would nothing. Even though Sister Mary Swallows Sperm and Pukes it Back Up would disagree with me.
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Yep it is unfortunate that an organization so close to Jesus, helping the less fortunate, those forgotten by society is named similar to an international organized child rape ring whoís leader sits in a castle of gold as his followers declare bankruptcy to deny their victims rightful compensation. However Iím sure they will continue to bring goodness to others despite the hate.
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I didn't do what I'm about to be accused of!

Say the line, Bart!

Sex assault.

I think you'll find, Mister Brand, that unlike American spectacle courts, British courts are handled outside social media.
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Brand always seemed new-age-rapey to me, like the guys who come into poly looking for the magical set of words that when invoked produce a threesome.

Oh look, Kathrine Ryan roasted him a sexual assaulter in an unaired segment from 2018, which starts to explain his 2019 fall into alt-right conspiracy land thatís led to things such as his 2023 appearance on Tucker Carlsonís sad Xwitter show.

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https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/r...ult-rcna105750

This guy outta hire Johnny Depps lawyers.
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Edited that’s Bernie Sanders in the background. It’s a funny about the Senates dress code change ala Fetterman. I’m jumping on the bandwagon of ridiculizing groups of people. But when Mitch McConnell and the president of the US are actively dying in office you have to either laugh or break down weeping
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Brand always seemed new-age-rapey to me, like the guys who come into poly looking for the magical set of words that when invoked produce a threesome.

Oh look, Kathrine Ryan roasted him a sexual assaulter in an unaired segment from 2018, which starts to explain his 2019 fall into alt-right conspiracy land thatís led to things such as his 2023 appearance on Tucker Carlsonís sad Xwitter show.

Russell Brand Allegations: Katherine Ryan 'Predator' Clip Resurfaces
I posted my Russell brand article without realizing you had. Because I was drive by posting go figure.
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That would nothing.
Fine. Let me know when you start turning the other cheek, OK?
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Fine. Let me know when you start turning the other cheek, OK?
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Brand always seemed new-age-rapey to me, like the guys who come into poly looking for the magical set of words that when invoked produce a threesome.
Yeah I know the type. It's like, "This overly-spanky orgy is a safe space, there's no reason for you to feel uncomfortable." Oh, geez, thanks for clearing that up. Let's make sure every one of these gleeful-looking thirsty weirdos gets a turn.
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Judge Pauline Newman, appointed by St. Ronald to a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in 1984, is suspended. Her colleagues are concerned that Newman, now age 96 and long considered one of the foremost experts in the field of U.S. patent law, has morphed from respected jurist to crazy old cognitively impaired hag. The lengthy suspension order resulted from Newman's refusal to cooperate with an investigation, including refusal to submit to an interview with a neurologist and a comprehensive neuropsych evaluation.

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Has anyone else run into those TV-Screen doors on the cold drinks at walgreens? At first glance they seem like an interesting idea, products can display ads or more complex product information all right there on a brightly colored screen! Then you open them up and realize itís just the door, inside is an old school drink rack with failing light and the entire concept hinges on having their minimum wage employees constantly checking and restocking because all the screen has really done is make it impossible to see what drinks are actually in the fridge.

If you havenít, it may be because they realized what a dumb idea it was and halted roll out part way through. If you have and wondered what crony capitalist sold them on such an idea, that would be their former CEO who left walgreens in 2014 to form a company that contracted with walgreens in 2017 to install their dumb doors, and who is now suing walgreens for $200m for halting orders.

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Has anyone else run into those TV-Screen doors on the cold drinks at walgreens? At first glance they seem like an interesting idea, products can display ads or more complex product information all right there on a brightly colored screen! Then you open them up and realize itís just the door, inside is an old school drink rack with failing light and the entire concept hinges on having their minimum wage employees constantly checking and restocking because all the screen has really done is make it impossible to see what drinks are actually in the fridge.
I think I have, I think my mother's local Walgreens had them, but it's not like it left a deep impression on me if it did.

From a high-level, it does sound like a good idea. It has sensors to detect if people were nearby, and is supposed to attract customers it detects with an animated ad or specials. If I remember correctly, the doors are supposed to only show the product if it was stocked, and there is supposed to be technology to make that determination, without additional labor by the store employees.

I don't know if reality met the hype. I am presuming not, based on the news article.
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Interesting, I think Iím hyper aware as Walgreens has been part of the sf Ďdoom loopí story of stores leaving SF, when in reality there were an absurd number of walgreens in the city with those in poorer areas looking run down, with sparse shelves and not enough resources to handle the area theyíre in but they did get new screens for their doors.
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Interesting, I think Iím hyper aware as Walgreens has been part of the sf Ďdoom loopí story of stores leaving SF, when in reality there were an absurd number of walgreens in the city with those in poorer areas looking run down, with sparse shelves and not enough resources to handle the area theyíre in but they did get new screens for their doors.
I don't actually know for sure, but I'll bet the money for the doors came from a separate budget than the store's general budget. It's likely a special project that the stores were either selected or joined a trial.

If I were a manager of a less resourced store, I'd probably try to get them - seems like a way to freshen up the look of the store without too much additional cost. I may also be falling for the hype - I got some form of preview for this as part of my previous job, so I'm not actually sure how much I can say. (I haven't said anything that isn't already public information.)
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this is cold blooded. I wonder if he made a joke about her being on her period.
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