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California Is Set To Outlaw Unannounced Condom Removal

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California is set to outlaw unannounced condom removal. A bill that passed the California legislature earlier this week and now awaits Gov. Gavin Newsom's signature would be the first in the country to make such "stealthing" a cause for legal action.

But the measure (Assembly Bill 453) will not work through the state's criminal code. Rather, removing a condom without a sexual partner's verbal consent will become grounds for a civil lawsuit and punitive damages, with the act added to the state's civil definition of sexual battery.

Under A.B. 453, "a person commits a sexual battery who causes contact between a sexual organ, from which a condom has been removed, and the intimate part of another who did not verbally consent to the condom being removed."

In effect, it creates an affirmative consent rule for condom removal.

Supporters of the legislation say that consenting to safe sex doesn't mean consenting to sex without a condom. Thus, furtively removing a condom before or during sexual activity amounts to rape.

Yet determining who is telling the truth in such cases will be incredibly tricky. If nothing else, this seems like a very difficult claim to prove in court. ("How the fuck is this enforceable?" comments Nancy Rommelmann on Twitter. "It's not.")

Even folks who agree with the theory behind the law note that proving an offense may be impossible.

And what if someone never puts on a condom in the first place but their partner mistakenly thinks they did—could that partner still sue? Will the law punish people who inadvertently lose a condom during sex? Won't people sued under the law simply claim this is what happened?

All in all, enforcement here seems like a logistical nightmare. That's not necessarily a reason to oppose the law. (Proving sexual assault claims in general can be difficult, of course.) But it does suggest that the measure may be more symbolic than anything else.

It also means the measure could be ripe for abuse—disproportionately wielded against the same parties who routinely suffer most under U.S. laws.

In any event, it seems at odds with California's 2017 move to reduce penalties for knowingly exposing someone to HIV.


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9/11's domestic law enforcement legacy. As we approach the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, a slew of articles looks at how they entrenched America's surveillance state within our own borders.

From Foreign Affairs:

Spectacular though the 9/11 attacks were, they did not, as many feared, indicate that large and powerful terrorist organizations had laid down roots in the West and threatened the foundations of its social order. Meanwhile, the persistent fear of that outcome—which was never likely—has blinded many to an opposing trend: the steadily growing coercive power of the technocratic state. With artificial intelligence already entrenching this advantage, the threat of a major armed rebellion, in developed countries at least, is becoming virtually nonexistent.

In New York City, cops use war-on-terror tools against minor crime suspects and innocent people. The New York Times details some of these:

New Yorkers simply going about their daily lives routinely encounter post-9/11 digital surveillance tools like facial recognition software, license plate readers or mobile X-ray vans that can see through car doors. Surveillance drones hover above mass demonstrations and protesters say they have been questioned by antiterrorism officers after marches. The department's Intelligence Division, redesigned in 2002 to confront Al Qaeda operatives, now uses antiterror tactics to fight gang violence and street crime.

And be sure to check out Reason's recent content reflecting on the domestic legacy of 9/11:

America's Post-9/11 Surveillance Authorities Were Inevitably Turned Against Its Own Citizens

The Department of Homeland Security's Creators Promised Efficiency. They Delivered Disaster.

Spencer Ackerman: How 9/11 Destabilized America and Produced Trump

My Generation Inherited the Aftermath of 9/11

9/11's Lesson: War Doesn't Work


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America still lags way behind many countries on at-home COVID-19 testing:


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  1. I don’t know if you guys heard, but they’re broadcasting a football game tonight–as if people wanted to watch it.

    No really.

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      2. “I don’t get it” – t. Jacob Stroozle

          1. Stop stealing sarcamics unfunny shit. Have enough of that here.

            1. Sarcasmic being Sullum’s sockpuppet too, makes a lot of sense actually.

              1. I’M EVERYONE AND EVERYWHERE!!!!!!! I DONT EAT OR SHIT OR PISS OR FUCK OR NOTHING!!!!! ALL I DO IS POST UNDER MULTIPLE NAMES 24/7!!! I HAVEN’T BEEN TO THE BATHROOM IN WEEKS!!!!

                *this is what Mother’s Lament really< believes about me*

                1. Lol, I’m saving that.

                2. Yeah, definitely woke up still drunk from last night.

                  Poor sarc is turning into Hihn.

                3. You definitely don’t fuck, you gay eunuch bitch.

                  1. So he gets the same amount of pussy as your bigoted, racist incel ass?

                    1. Who said anything about pussy you transphobic dike?

                    2. Why? are you a girl?

                4. If only your parents hadn’t removed the condom, sarx

            2. What’s unfunny about postulating that a guy who constantly calls for violence might break down and go postal?

              1. When has Nardz ever called for violence, you lying fuck.

                1. Coming from a guy who can’t tell the difference between ” sarcasmic” and “sarcasmic” I’m not going to bother with an answer. You’re obviously too stupid to comprehend anything I say.

                  1. LOL

                    Seems like the deluded rant of someone about to go postal …

                  2. Yeah, I’ll be honest, there is no difference.

                  3. Also, answer the question, trollboy.

                2. All the time. He says the “leftists” need to be murdered. He claims it’s self defense because they won’t “live and let live.” His definition of leftist includes over half the voters in the country.

                  You and him are scum.

                  1. LMAO

                    Okay KILL. ALL. REDNECKS.

                    1. My name is in jest. I don’t like most rednecks, but killing people is wrong.

                    2. You literally threatened the mass murder of Mormons not too long ago. I’ve got the link to your threat on my laptop.
                      Fucking idiot psychopath.

                      Anyway, Nardz invited their suicides. He didn’t issue death threats like you, you psychotic liar.

                    3. Mormons aren’t people.

                      Nardz has advocated murdering over half the voters in the US.

                    4. Why would Nardz claim self defense if he “invited their suicides?”

                      I realize you fascists gotta stick up for each other, but does it ever bother you that you lie so much?

                    5. Mormons aren’t people
                      Yeah, okay.
                      I’m done. You’ve made my point for me.

                    6. They aren’t. They are vermin.

                      You’re done because you can’t defend your lies.

                      Iying fascist scum

              2. When you learn what comedy actually is, you’ll know the answer.

          2. What a real big shocker that Jacob “Lord of Strazele” Sullum reads the “World Socialist Web Site”.

        1. And yet these are the kinds of people the woke NFL traded us in for.

          1. Have you never read Kirkland’s crowing? You people are no longer the dominant culture. If there is to be such a thing, the NFL will be damned if it’s not a major part of it.

            1. Disgracing the national anthem is a big turn off to a lot of consumers–regardless of whether Kirkland or anyone else thinks it should be.

              The reason CocaCola, Ford, and McDonalds don’t feature burning flags in their advertisements is because too many consumers find that kind of thing unappealing.

              1. Levis has had burning flags in their ads. Revenues ain’t hurting. Same for Nike. CocaCola may not have had burning flags in their ads, but they’ve come as close as they possibly could and outrightly told anyone who disagrees that they can get fucked. This while they do business in Saudi Arabia where they summarily execute homosexuals by hanging or defenestration in 20fucking21.

                1. Can you link to the ad?

                  1. It seems I was mistaken, it was this ad with rioting imagery I was thinking of, but upon checking there don’t appear to be any burning flags. I probably mistook it for actual riot footage. It’s all blended the last few years.

                    1. Even if some companies were using that imagery, burning the flag for a large company that trades on its brand image is going to be risky. Because some people took that risk, doesn’t mean it was a good idea–or that other people are likely to emulate them. If this or that company made a mistake and got away with it, doesn’t mean there isn’t a general rule. And generally speaking, you will alienate a fat slice of American consumers by denigrating the flag and the national anthem.

                      In fact, the reason BLM denigrated the national anthem is because they knew it would offend a large number of people. If no one had cared, they wouldn’t have kept doing it. Meanwhile, as recently as last Sunday in San Diego during a Padres game, everyone stood up for the national anthem, the Navy jets from Miramar did a flyover, the Padres wore camo uniforms to salute the troops, and most everyone stands up and claps (if they don’t sing) along with the Marines’ Hymn, which they serenade hundreds of Marine recruits with every Sunday at the stadium.

                      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Snz2UGLRkAM

                      Baseball and Football fans are probably more patriotic than the average American, but then the people of San Diego are probably more liberal than average–and the Padres draw a pretty good sized crowd day in, day out–even when they aren’t playing well. Moral of the story: I suspect the NFL has damaged its brand with some of its most important customers over the last couple of years. They could hide behind lost ticket sales and empty stadiums to explain the drop in viewership over the course of the pandemic. It’ll be interesting to see how the NFL does in the ratings over the course of the weekend vs. how they did in 2019.

                    2. Someone said “conservatives buy sneakers, too”
                      Same with football tickets.
                      What could be gained by alienating half the population by burning the flag?
                      If corporations stay neutral in the culture wars, they stand to make more profit.
                      I don’t buy Levi’s, drink Coke, watch Disney or NFL
                      Because they all came out against conservatives.
                      And thousands of other people did the same.

          2. At least the NBA was chasing viewers in China.

    2. Defensive penalties and hair-splitting replays don’t do it for you?

      1. Proudly disgracing the national anthem is off-putting to a lot of people.

        1. I have to wonder how patriotic someone is if they care more about someone taking a knee during the national anthem than a violent mob trying to disrupt the peaceful certification of the results of a Presidential election.

          1. Or an internet commenter parroting a media lie that hospitals in Oklahoma were turning away gunshot victims and those same protesters killed a cop.

            1. And never apologizing for being wrong after it’s proven so.

            2. Ouch.

          2. I have to wonder how brain damaged someone is if they care more about misdemeanor trespassing in a public building in which no elected officials were present and where the only violence that took place was an unarmed veteran being shot in the face than a 12 month reign of terror in which autonomous zones patrolled by murderous thugs were established in the downtown corridors of several major cities, 3 dozen people were killed, thousands more were battered, beaten, and attempted to be burned alive, 3 billion dollars worth of property was destroyed, and the white house was breached by terrorists necessitating the ushering of the sitting president to a bunker.

            1. Maybe partisanship?

            2. Wow, three lies in one comment. There’s no reasoning with people who go around repeating the lie that there was no violence on January 6th. You are not interested in truth.

              1. Nazi Asshole Mike decides what is truth and what is a lie.

                Fuck off Nazi.

              2. If breaking windows wasn’t violent when your Antifa blackshirts armed with guns, machetes, clubs, bats and bricks were doing it for 4 years then it wasn’t violent when a bunch of unarmed boomers did it at the capitol you mendacious subhuman sack of festering dog shit.

                Make the enemy live up to their own book of rules. You can kill them with this, for they can no more obey their own rules than the Christian church can live up to Christianity.

                Die on your own petard, cunt.

                1. And there it is, what all the traitor-loving arguments ultimately boil down to: weak-ass, Pravda style whataboutism.

                  “Your antifa blackshirts did it, so we get to do it too!” isn’t a very convincing argument for adults. But go ahead, keep broadcasting how shallow and disingenuous your justification for supporting the attempted coup is.

                  The fact is that DJT was attempting to overturn the results of an election that he very clearly lost. And lost badly. Cult members can never see the truth about their cult daddy, and you all are no exception. Like so many things now, the cult believes their own version of reality, even when no facts or evidence is there to support it. Even when the rest of the world outside of the cult sees things the way they are, and can back up that vision with multiple sources of evidence that all happen to agree with each other.

                  How’s that Arizona audit going? Lol.

                  1. Pointing out hypocrisy isn’t whataboutism, no matter how much you wish it was, fascist.

                    1. Where is the hypocrisy in the first place? If antifa was hailed as a hero by anyone in this forum; which I have not seen, then you might be able to point out hypocrisy. But, even then, pointing out hypocrisy is not a substitute for a proper justification for a subsequent act.

                    2. You did. You fucking did, you sockpuppeting piece of shit.

                  2. Especially, since they aren’t _my_ antifa. As I have said more than once, I’ve despised antifa for years — ever since some antifa thugs beat up my friend’s son when he video’d them at a protest in Berkeley.

                    Doesn’t matter what I say, though, as sarcasmic points out, certain elements here will just lie and say I’m a “lefty”.

                    1. Cite?

                    2. For the benefit of the thread, arguing with Mike is arguing with someone who will never take responsibility for what he says. In fact, within days he will be acting as if he never said these things in the first place. He is a completely disingenuous adversary and you would do better arguing with the main character from Memento.

                      https://reason.com/2021/09/09/california-is-set-to-outlaw-unannounced-condom-removal/#comment-9091773

                      That is Mike insisting that he “would never look to Rolling Stone” for news, after spreading their bogus ivermectin story only weeks earlier. Consider that: He didn’t apologize. He didn’t even try to ignore his mistake. He literally tried to dunk on Rolling Stone to make himself look like an arbiter of truth.

                      The pathological narcissism required to disrespect the truth and readers so heavily should make him ashamed. It won’t though, so I advise others in the thread to avoid engaging with someone that argues in such bad faith.

                    3. Mike pushed the fire extinguisher story for 9 days after he was given multiple retractions from CNN regarding the story, claiming he never saw the links, despite posting after the links were given. DoL/Sarcasmic/etc all do the same “forgetting” of past comments.

                    4. Back to Quora already, Mike.

                  3. You and White Mike both cried out because cops used unmarked vans to arrest Antifa rioters. Then you clapped like dumb happy seals when an unarmed woman was shot in the face. Who has principles again?

          3. What violence? Fire extinguisher homicide? Ziptie assault? Berry-flavored Molotov Cocktails? Having a “assault” gun safely stored a mile away from you?

            Also, Kenstalker, what about the violent mob trying to disrupt the peaceful certification of the results of a Presidential election back in 2017? How about the violent mob trying to disrupt the swearing in ceremony in 2017? How come your DNC shilling ass never talks about them?

            1. White Mikepisiarch loves brown bodies. Except when his team is dragging them out of their limo, beating them to a bloody pulp, and torching their livelihood.

              But hey, Ashli Babbitt was going to bust through that window and murder Nancy Pelosi who was not in the building with her bare hands! Good shoot!

            2. “Kenstalker” is inspired. Like a monster in some cryptid TV show.

              “If your post is too long, if it makes assumptions arguendo, if it doesn’t parrot corporate media talking points, you too may be attacked… by the Kenstalker.”

          4. How American are you if you think trespassing is a capital offense?

          5. Tell us more about Jan 6 2017, where the exact same thing happened

            1. For that to be a “gotcha” against me, I’d have to be a liberal or progressive who is defending other violent mobs while hypocritically condemning the violent MAGA mob of January 6th.

              But I’m an independent, non-partisan libertarian, and I condemn all violent mobs.

              1. You defended the BLM riots as a bunch of innocent protestors, cried about cops using unmarked vans but marked uniforms arresting said actors, and generally said buildings were covered by insurance and it wasn’t that bad. For a full summer.

              2. I’m an independent, non-partisan libertarian

                No you’re not. You’re a bought-and-paid-for Democratic Party shill, who runs a handful of sockpuppets that also shill DNC talking points.
                Who the hell do you think that you’re fooling?

          6. >>violent mob trying to disrupt the peaceful certification of the results of a Presidential election.

            I stay for the lolz.

          7. I have to wonder how stupid you are that you can’t see how the two incidents are linked.

      2. This, all the penalties are why I don’t care anymore. Don’t give one hoot about the players politics; they are men who take repeated hits to the head after all.

        1. Agreed, and the constant tweaking of rules to favor the offense, and passing specifically.

    3. Will we hear fuck Joe biden chants like last Saturday?

      1. Hate speech!

        1. But “Fuck the Police” is fine.

          1. Only if you’re coming straight from the underground.

    4. Go Cowboys

      1. Good day sir.

      2. I’d say something, but the Redskins don’t exist anymore. Yet again, the Indians are removed and the Cowboys get to stay.

        1. I wonder if kids ever put down their phones now and play cowboys and oppressed indigenous peoples.

      3. fuck yeah.

      4. Had a pair of tickets to the Cowboys game. Accidentally left them on the dash when I went shopping. Came back a few hours later to find my car had been broken into. Someone had left another two Cowboys tickets on the dash.

    5. And … Ken is broadcasting a signal to all right-wing people in his local area.

      1. Lol. Fucking pathetic.

      2. Oh look, Laursen is starting to stalk Ken again.

      3. And…Mike Laursen simps for his lefty boos again.

      4. And… White Knight is broadcasting a signal to cytotoxic and sarcasmic to come suck his dick.

        Btw, just for the edification of the commentariat, if you go back in the archives and read the neurotic ramblings of the commenter who used to use the handle “Episiarch”, you’ll see a lot of similarities to White Mike and his various socks. Food for thought.

      5. Fuck off Nazi Asshole Mike

    6. I don’t know if you heard, but the NFL is gay.

      Seriously, I can’t imagine anything happening tonight that remotely compares to McKenzie Milton’s performance this weekend.

      1. Dude showed major guts. Stood in there and took a couple big hits.

    7. I don’t know if you guys heard, but they’re broadcasting a football game tonight–as if people wanted to watch it.

      No they aren’t…the Dallas is playing. That’s not football.

    8. I used to be a diehard football fan, watched every game I could. Had NFL Sunday Ticket, never missed a Seahawks game. Now I am ehhh, whatever. If I see the Seahawks are being broadcast in my area (generally only get one NFC team and that game is usually the Vikings) I’ll watch. I’ll check scores on Monday, watch the Superbowl, but other than that, I don’t really watch like I used to. Some of it is because of all the politics. I started getting turned off when the announcers starting getting into politics, long before the kneeling. I want to watch football not listen to some brain dead twit expunge on their personal political views (NBC Sunday night football was the worst for this). It didn’t help that 99%of the time their political views were the opposite of mine. I also got frustrated with the bandwagon, head nodding analysis, and toing the line with whatever Goodel proclaimed (the refs suck, tend to be biased and every NFL fans knows it, Goodel refuses to do anything about it). Also, it frustrated me when the networks decreased coverage. Used to be both channels would run double headers every Sunday, but now they only run one game a day, almost always the east coast broadcast (the game running when I’m at church, when I go to church). And the final straw has been how resistant the NFL has been to making games available for streaming. I’d probably watch more if I could find a way to stream every Seahawks game (I think maybe I can do it on YouTube, but I haven’t figured out how). When it comes to the Vikings I am eh whatever. Hey NFL, just because I live closer to the twin cities than Seattle doesn’t make me a Vikings fan.

      1. If I can only watch one NFC game a week, I don’t want it to be the Vikings (or the cowboys which is the other default when the Vikings aren’t playing).

        1. I could care less about the NFC east, they all suck and have for more than a few years lately.

      2. On the other hand you will see me on the sidelines rooting on the Culbertson Cowboys this Friday night. Go Cowboys! Two big wins over perpetual rivals Fairview (haven’t beat them since 2013, yay!) And neighboring Poplar.

  2. California is set to outlaw unannounced condom removal.

    Well, that’s going to get a little gross.

    1. One will need a third party witness to confirm that consent was given to remove the condom.
      Those that cannot provide such evidence and commit the act will be condomned by the state of California.

      1. This is going overboard. All responsible sex must clearly be videotaped in California, to prove continual affirmative consent. I can’t imagine how that could go wrong.

        1. Someone should create a web page where all those videos can be cataloged.

          1. Is there a tape because if there is a tape then we can watch the tape

        2. Sooo…revenge porn as a legal defense strategy against unauthorized condom removal charges?

        3. Condoms can simply be stapled on to make sure they can’t accidentally or “accidentally” slide off if it’s required that they must remain seated for the entire performance.

      2. And what about Prop 65 cancer warning labels on removed condoms?

      3. And they will be rubbered out!

    2. Does it also cover situations where somebody intentionally sabotages a condom?

      1. Read the law at the link. It’s got the edited highlights. It’s pretty clear the law was effectively written as “Men cannot remove the condom from their own penis without consent.” until someone said either/both “What if the woman removes the condom without consent?” or “Wait, aren’t we supposed to be writing this gender-neutrally?”

        1. EVERYONE CAN HAVE A PENIS!!!

          1. I’m willing to share with those who lack.

        2. What if the woman removes the condom without consent

          So California is omitting butt pirates from the law?

          1. Maybe just a fine; a stiff penalty. One where you get charged up the ass.

    3. And yet paternity fraud remains legal.

      1. Equal rights for all, except men.

        1. Some genders are more equal than others.

    4. “Why the fuck do you have your phone out?”

      “Just making sure I have my records in order.”

      1. “I didn’t consent to you getting your phone out.”

        Suddenly every porno is an allegorical male version of The Handmaid’s Tale. Feminists are the worst.

    5. Didn’t they legalize infecting someone with AIDS last year? How do they square the two?

      1. It was actually back in 2018, but I came here to point out the same irony. Gay men who receive anal sex have a 1 in 72 chance of contracting HIV per incident. The penetrating partner has a 1 in 900 chance per incident. The chances of a person under 70 years old dying from COVID is 1 in 10,000. I wonder why faggots haven’t had to get a weekly HIV test in order to travel or shop for food for the last 30 years.

        1. It seems like your version of grocery shopping is way different from mine.

        2. Could it be because HIV is not spread by airbourne or casual contact on travel vehicles or in grocery stores? Could it be that commercial plane mini-bars and grocery shelves are not typically sites for unsafe sex? And how did you get those HIV statistics? Did you watch? Since you use that ugly term so flippantly, are you a closet fag hag?

          This is another level of “The lady doth protest too much, methinks.”

          1. Did you watch? Since you use that ugly term so flippantly, are you a closet fag hag?

            This is another level of “The lady doth protest too much, methinks.”

            And? Do you have a problem with him or his arguments simply because he chooses to watch or participate in gay sex?

            1. So Sheree Deslatte is a male and not a female? Does that mean he is a drag fag hag?

              I don’t consider Sheree Deslatte a credible voice on the subject, regardless of gender or sexual orientation. Credible medical researchers don’t have the word “faggot” in their peer-reviewed studies or even in their medical lexicon.

              1. I don’t consider Sheree Deslatte a credible voice on the subject, regardless of gender or sexual orientation.

                Not what I asked. Do you consider his opinion less valuable because he’s gay? If you don’t, then why’d you raise the issue?

                1. He threw the gauntlet for calling Gays “faggots” and for suppoting screening for HIV on the daily as if it is spread by casual content, like something Saddam’s Iraq or Socialist Finland or modern Christian Uganda would pull.

                  That makes this person a proponent of tyranny.

                  1. So, then, you were well aware of a number of ways to devalue his opinion and, still, you chose to use homosexuality.

                    1. So, then, you were well aware of a number of ways to devalue his opinion and, still, you chose to use homosexuality.

                      I devalue his opinion because he supported degradiation and tyranny against Homosexuals.

                      Whether this person is a he or a she or Heterosexual or Homosexual is ultimately irrelevant, though if he is Homosexual, he’s no different than a “Straw-Boss” on a slave plantation or a Capo in a death camp, degrading and tyrannizing those of his own kind. That makes the slur and the proposal even more disgusting.

                      The way this person presented was as a woman who felt she could say ugly things about Homosexuals, out of some kind of perceived familiarity, so I called Sheree Deslatte out by getting ugly back.

                      So why are you White Knighting for an obvious asshole?

                    2. I devalue his opinion because he supported degradiation and tyranny against Homosexuals.

                      Or possibly I was just drawing an analogy between the total lack of hysteria about a 100% fatal disease that still has no cure and the constant hysteria about a common respiratory virus with a very low fatality rate. And like a fucking retarded sack of shit who has supported every fascist lockdown and mandatory masking and vaccine measure for 18 months, you flew immediately into hysterics about the use of the word “faggot”, missed the analogy entirely, and have now made your retarded hypocrisy on the issue even more obvious. Thanks for that. I’d accuse you of whiteknighting for an asshole below when you ran to the defense of sarcasmic, but I’m not sure it really counts as whiteknighting when you do it with your own sockpuppet.

          2. Could it be because HIV is not spread by airbourne or casual contact on travel vehicles or in grocery stores?

            I don’t know, let’s ask Dr. Fauci:

            routine close contact, as within a family household, can spread the disease.

            1. So you believe him. That explains a lot.

              1. I actually don’t, I was mocking people like you have breathlessly followed each of his pronouncements since the beginning of the pandemic almost 2 years ago to support literal “papers, please” fascism while you accuse everyone else of being anti-science.

          3. And how did you get those HIV statistics? Did you watch? Since you use that ugly term so flippantly, are you a closet fag hag?

            Hurr durr anyone who quotes AIDS statistics is a closet fag durrrrrrrrrrr

            You should realize, of course, that I get all my information from nasty anti-gay sites that totally hate gays and want to lynch gays except when they’re getting fucked in the ass . It turns out that latent homosexuality is the only explanation for decades of public health research.

            1. I didn’t say you were a fag. I only askedld if you weee a fag hag. Big difference.

              1. You should definitely continue debating the finer points of faggotry instead of acknowledging the stats I provided to you from an AIDS advocacy site, you stupid histrionic cunt.

          4. Yes, everyone who finds faggotry disgusting is a closet case.
            Is the same true about people who are disgusted by pedophiles?

            Its a clever way to get people who are absolutely disgusted by faggotry to keep their mouths shut. Too bad we’ve been pushed too far after capitulating to give a fuck anymore.

    6. So how do you avoid charges of unannounced condom removal? Do like Clevon Little and say: ” Excuse me while I whip this out?”

    7. What about sliding a finger in the butt without asking? Asking for a friend

    8. Remember fellas, save all your used consoma for 7 years, have your partner initial them afterwards and note the date in sharpie

    9. Will California be busting the government of Malaysia for shutting down condom production due to COVID-19, thereby creating a possible global condom shortage? That sounds like unannounced condom removal to me.

      1. your jokes suck. are you sarc?

        1. No. Your comments suck. Are you Fonzie?

        2. Good call. He accidentally outed himself (again) below here.

    10. I wonder if the “it slipped off and I didn’t realize it” will be an affirmative defense?

    11. I used to joke that fish and game regulations were so cumbersome that you needed a lawyer with you to fish the St Joe River but now it seems you need a lawyer and a written contract for a hookup.

  3. 9/11’s domestic law enforcement legacy.

    It gave the war on drug users a little breather… then a huge shot in the arm.

    1. The US government runs 20 year themed wars against its own people. War on Poverty turned into the War on Drugs turned into the War on Terror now transitioning into the War on Disease. Once one theme runs out of political steam it is on to the next.

      1. Good observation

      2. The War on Misinformation.

        1. The War on The Science.

          1. Both this and the War on Misinformation would be great branding for this next theme, but I think these will be the battles within the next “war”. Kind of like surveillance and airport security fell under Terror. It has got to be something large and nebulous so it can be applied as widely as possible.

      3. The “War on Poverty” has cost roughly $27T….what’s the national debt?

  4. I knew the Biden Era would be awesome. I just didn’t know it would be THIS awesome.

    In 2021 Democrats have raised the minimum wage by: $0.00 / hour

    In 2021 the 10 richest Americans have gained a combined: $261 billion

    #InDefenseOfBillionaires

    1. Hey, it’s their country. They bought it last November. Why buy a cow if you’re not going to milk it.

      1. Unfortunately they didn’t buy it for dairy, they bought it for slaughter. And once it’s dead and eaten the seed corn ain’t gonna last very long.

        1. Why do you think Bill Gates bought all that farm land?

      2. You can feel free to try and milk my 3 yo range Angus. I’ll even pay to watch it.

  5. America still lags way behind many countries on at-home COVID-19 testing…

    Those other countries fail to understand that knowledge is power. You don’t give away any power to the people when you can keep it for the bureaucracy.

    1. In the U.S. you can buy Covid test at pharmacies so i’m not sure what they are talking about. choosing not to test one self is not the same as lagging behind since if your not sick no need to test. the whole world has gotten stupid

      1. if your not sick no need to test

        Actually, it’s when you’re not sick that it’s most critical to test. If you’re sick, you know you have the coronavirus. If you’re not sick, you’ve probably got the coronavirus but you don’t know it. And the thing is, if you’ve gotten the vaccine, you’re still just as apt (possibly even more apt, the science isn’t settled) to catch the coronavirus as an unvaccinated person. And, at this point, it really wouldn’t surprise me if the CDC were to announce that the next variant of the coronavirus actively evades testing so the only way to be sure you have the coronavirus is if you test negative for having the coronavirus.

        1. Lol. Well done.

  6. Next month, Supreme Court justices will return to the courtroom for the first time since the start of the pandemic.

    Those Zoom sessions were dangerously close to public video.

  7. Another court has ruled against Florida’s ban on mask mandates in schools.

    Bandates.

  8. Major Discovery! They’re real! The 50 centers are real!

    https://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_61200a80e4b0e8ac791e1161

    He and other memers who’ve been paid to run ads promoting one or several Trump-affiliated entities have also posted content spreading false information about the COVID-19 vaccines, urging their followers to defy mask mandates, calling for the deportation of female politicians of color and alleging that President Joe Biden is a pedophile.

    Since the 2020 election, these meme moguls have quietly collected payments to run ads for the Trump campaign’s “Election Defense Fund”; former senior Trump aide Jason Miller’s new social media network, GETTR; Trump confidant Mike Lindell’s bedding company, MyPillow; and, as recently as a few weeks ago, the National Republican Senatorial Committee…..

    1. ???
      Media Matters and Move On have been running you guys for twenty-five years. Of course you’re eventually going to get colleagues on the other side of the aisle.
      And of course, as usual, they’re going to be inept at it.

      Also, you don’t need “memer’s” to tell people that Joe’s a pedophile. Just let them watch the all the footage: https://youtu.be/5XqF4wA-dco?t=5

      1. It is strange that Brock admitted what he was doing 2 decades ago and sullum still doesn’t believe it.

        1. Yeah, his MO hasn’t changed in over three decades, just the medium that he’s used.

    2. Lard of Shit is still TDS addled after all this time. What a rube.

  9. “As we approach the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, a slew of articles looks at how they entrenched America’s surveillance state within our own borders.”

    Every time we discuss the (admittedly very bad) actions of Al Qaeda on September 11, 2001, we must point out that the HEAVILY ARMED INSURRECTION of January 6, 2021 was far worse.

    #1/6WasWorseThan9/11

    1. 1 < 9 and 6 < 11

      You lie sir.

    2. What actions of al Qaeda are you referring to? The only actions of 9/11 that I’m familiar with are those when some people did some things, I had no idea it was al Qaeda that did them.

  10. For AB 453 if the condom breaks and the organ contact is unwanted, does it become a due diligence failure on the male partner or does it become a cause to sue the condom manufacturer for contributing to sexual battery?

    1. Yes to both. This is America, Jack.

  11. Nothing in there about having sex after going off the pill without consent, I see.

    1. I have been married for 20 years and don’t keep up with the rules, but your comment made me wonder if you can sue someone if they lie about STDs.

      1. People have gone to jail for giving their partner AIDS. So I imagine the answer is yes.

        1. Well, the initial conviction was before the special laws were written. Multiple people were arguing that it was premeditated murder, because in the early 90s, AIDS was a certain death sentence.

          1. It’s still an incurable illness that takes years and in most cases decades off of a person’s life. California just removed felony penalties for knowingly and willfully transmitting HIV to a sexual partner. Meanwhile you have to wear a face diaper and take an experimental drug to buy food in this country. With sarcasmic clapping until his seal flippers are raw.

            1. And yet, somehow, not even the infected person is ever quarantined – – – – – –

        2. Not in California. They repealed that law.

        3. Well, not in CA which removed the law against advising partners of your STD status.

      2. Not in California.

    2. It’s like abortion, if a woman decides to keep the baby the man is responsible for paying for it, rather he wanted to or not, if she wants to abort it, the man has no say, even if he is willing to pay for it and care for it. A woman’s body is sacrosanct, don’t you know and all men are evil, con artist that just want to defile that virginal temple of goodness. Puritanism didn’t die out it just donned the cloak of female sexual empowerment.

  12. Ohio’s capital city is requiring masks in indoor spaces again.

    The Science demands it… this week.

  13. The Los Angeles Police Department’s social media policies raise alarms.

    Of all the bad acts the LAPD regularly engage in, cataloging public social media postings would probably be down on the list of things to fix.

  14. A good breakdown on the transition from news to pushing moral agendas by major liberal news agencies.

    https://www.inquiremore.com/p/the-oklahoma-ivermectin-story-a-case-475

    Basic fact checks showed the Oklahoma story on ivermectin, such as the county having a whopping one shooting a year. So a story of stopping gun shot victims is unbelievable from the outset.

    But those who promote moral narratives over facts abound and flock to these types of stories. See White Mike and Brandy. They would rather push moralism on others than deal with actual facts.

    1. How did Rolling Stone not check a source who was too good to be true AGAIN?

      1. That’s not their job to check.
        Modern journalism is all about deciding which facts the public shouldn’t know because they might reflect badly on Democrats. It’s the journalist’s job to protect the Party. The more strenuously you defend them, the better you are at journalism and the more awards you get.

        1. Just like it’s not your job to check if the link you post of me talking shit is actually someone else spoofing my handle. It’s your job to protect the narrative and insist that the narrative is right, even when you accidentally post proof that it’s wrong.

          https://reason.com/2021/09/08/trolls-will-be-trolls-online-and-offline-reports-new-study/#comment-9090129

          You’re just like the people you hate.

          1. Is it your job to admit you lied like in the roundup 2 days ago? Because you never did.

            You did admit to being an asshole in real life though. So kudos?

          2. It was you, you lying fuck. Your hair-spaces excuse is obvious bullshit.

            Oh, I forgot. By your own request:
            Daily reminder everyone, that sarcasmic is a troll.

            sarcasmic
            August.12.2021 at 4:45 pm

            I only show up to watch the clowns duke it out, while tossing in this or that provocation. Bread and circuses. This is a circus.

            https://reason.com/2021/08/12/cdc-took-mistaken-data-on-delta-variant-transmissibility-from-a-new-york-times-infographic/#comment-9044167

            1. Your hair-spaces excuse is obvious bullshit.

              Only because it doesn’t further your narrative. You’ve exposed yourself as a deliberate liar. Own it.

              1. Lol. The self awareness you lack.

                1. Says the guy who only replies to things nobody ever said. Funny.

                  1. I literally posted your comment dumbass. Lol.

                  2. Says the guy who only replies to things nobody ever said. Funny.

                    Pretty ironic coming from a guy who’s devolved to accusing people of arguing things they never actually said.

                  3. Didn’t you have JesseAz muted to maintain your safe space circle jerk with cytotoxic and white mikepisiarch? Or did all that change after you permanently departed for glibertarians.com for all of 12 hours?

                    1. I detect a distinct theme here…Are you Zombie Anita Bryant?

                    2. If you heard an anti-fag dog whistle in that post, you’re the dog.

                    3. Btw feel free to scroll up so you can bask in your own-goal you dumb sack of shit.

                    4. I didn’t hear a dog whistle, I heard the dog snarling and foaming at the mouth.

                    5. I didn’t realize you were sensitive to insults against faggotry, sarcasmic. I’ll have to keep that one tucked away. Starting to realize why your marriage didn’t work out. Btw, still nothing in that post had anything to do with faggotry. So yeah, you’re the dog.

              2. How am I lying.

                https://reason.com/2020/11/16/i-won-the-election-tweets-trump-as-legal-losses-stack-up/#comment-8587318
                Everyone can click on the link above for themselves and then go to their account settings to try to use someone elses nick using “hair-spaces”.

                It doesn’t work, and you’re a liar.

                1. It doesn’t work anymore because myself and others complained to the Reason staff and they fixed the problem.

                  However those posts you link to are not me. They’re ” sarcasmic”.

                  Any honest person (that excludes you, JesseAz, R Mac, and your friends) can see that.

                  I invite anyone to click on your links. So they can see you’re a liar.

                  1. Here is you literally denying you said something and me posting your exact words.

                    https://reason.com/2021/09/07/ohio-hospital-allowed-to-stop-treating-covid-19-patient-with-ivermectin/#comment-9088271

                    Most alcoholics are also self deluded and chronic liars. Something you do constantly.

                    1. What’s your point? That I pointed out the fact that you judge facts based solely on politics? That’s not a lie.

                    2. My point is you lied. I called you out. You doubled down in the lie. Then I posted your exact words. Then you lied just here about lying. You’re a habitual, chronic liar.

                      Youre entire schtick here is politics. You often are the first to mention trump. You rush to create strawman arguments nobody is making. You attack conservatives in every thread critical of Biden or the left. Then you deny you have politics.

                      You’ve been called out by every poster here not named Jeff, Mike, or Shrikes socks.

                  2. “It doesn’t work anymore because myself and others complained to the Reason staff and they fixed the problem.”

                    Sure, right. Sarcasmic complained so Reason brought in a programmer to fix their commenting system… or, conversely, you’re lying.

                    I wonder what Occams Razor has to say here…

                    “I invite anyone to click on your links. So they can see you’re a liar”

                    You mean the link that I posted that shows your name that you insist isn’t yours but can’t prove it because Reason magically fixed the reason why it isn’t yours? That link?

                    Sure, I invite everyone to too.

                    1. Sure, right. Sarcasmic complained so Reason brought in a programmer to fix their commenting system… or, conversely, you’re lying.

                      You’re posting links to someone spoofing me using leading spaces, yet you can’t create a handle with leading spaces. That would confirm that they fixed the problem.

                      You mean the link that I posted that shows your name that you insist isn’t yours but can’t prove it because Reason magically fixed the reason why it isn’t yours? That link?

                      The one where you highlight the name ” sarcasmic” and see a leading space? Yes. That’s the one. That’s the proof that someone was impersonating me. Proof that you will deny because you’ve got soooo much invested in your narrative about me that your brain cannot accept the truth. It’s physically impossible.

                    2. He could just as easily link to the time you accidentally posted the exact same copypasta less than a minute apart on your Sqrlsy sock and your sarcasmic handle. It’s not like there’s any shortage of material if we want to make you look stupid.

                  3. We complained, but last time I checked it hadn’t been fixed.

                    1. I’m surprised, you two chronically bleeding vaginas are such very, very important people.

                    2. I thought they did. This was right before they added the Mute User feature.

                    3. Well it doesn’t work unless you own the nick and your pal says they didn’t fix it. So you’re kind of caught in your lie here, sarcasmic.

                    4. Oh, the last time I tested whether it’s still possible to spoof handles was several months ago. And it was.

                      I think it was around the time they added the Mute feature. One nice thing about the Mute feature is it is account-based, so even if Tulpa (or whoever) goes in and edits his handle everyday, it still muted his comments. It’s really cut down on the spoofing (that I have to look at, at least).

                    5. One nice thing about the Mute feature is it is account-based, so even if Tulpa (or whoever) goes in and edits his handle everyday, it still muted his comments.

                      I’ve noticed that.

                      “Sheree Deslatte” is his handle de-jour today.

                  4. That is it, Sacrasmic and JesseAz you are grounded and cannot do anything apart until you learn to be nice to each other.

                2. Please, post more links to posts by ” sarcasmic” and insist they’re me!

                  With sugar on top!

                  All it does it prove you’re a liar!

                  I WANT MORE LINKS!!!!

                    1. Sarcasmic doesn’t know what a “law” or “legislation” is:
                      https://reason.com/2021/02/07/the-mushroom-moment-manifesto/#comment-8747992

                    2. Keep it up. You’re only making yourself look like a fool.

                    3. Yes, Mother’s Lament is certainly the one who looks foolish here. Not the self-described netsec expert and computer programmer who had to ask the glibertarians.com folks how to italicize text in HTML and claims he’s been hacked every time he drunk-posts something stupid.

                    4. I’d completely forgotten that sarc imagines us jerking off. So broken, and creepy.

                    5. “You’re only making yourself look like a fool.”

                      Lol, I’m not the guy that doesn’t know what a law is.

                    6. Whatever you do, don’t watch this.

                      You might learn something.

                      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XeTk4p0CgI&t=228s

                      But if you do, please tell professor Boudreaux that he’s a dumbass.

                      Here’s his email.

                      dboudrea@gmu.edu

                    7. YouTube experts are real experts again! That also doesn’t say anything even a little bit like the retardation you spewed in the linked thread. Stick to the Schoolhouse Rock episode about how a bill becomes a law, it’s more your speed.

                  1. I like how most of your defence is summed up by
                    “can we forget about the things I said when I was drunk”

                    1. My defense is to highlight the name of the person, notice the leading whitespace, and then be an honest person and acknowledge it wasn’t me.

                      Unfortunately there are no honest people on this board.

                    2. Unfortunately there are no honest people on this board.

                      Good of you to include yourself in that set you retard.

            2. Your dishonesty is almost humorous. Tulpa bragged about using spaces to spoof others and talk shit in their name, yet you still insist that Tulpa never spoofed anything and it was all me. You’ve got the truth right in front of you but you deny it because it doesn’t fit the narrative. You are exactly like a progressive who lies and ignores the truth when it doesn’t fit the agenda.

              You are exactly like the people you hate. Seriously. It’s sad.

              1. The process you mentioned doesn’t work. Ergo it was you and you’re lying about it.

                1. Just like a progressive, you double-down on your lies.

                  1. Link above to you blatantly lying.

                    1. No, child, that was me pointing out the truth.

                      It’s cute that you’re saving links now. Yet you still have exactly zero links to statements of mine supporting your narrative about me being a leftist. Why? Because those statements only exist in your delusional mind.

                    2. It’s cute that you’re saving links now. Yet you still have exactly zero links to statements of mine supporting your narrative about me being a leftist.

                      A half dozen have been linked right here in this thread, and now, as then, you are pathetically lying and claiming you were hacked because you either don’t want to own up to the Marxist bullshit you spew on here 8-16 hours per day, every day of your life, or you’re so fucking blitzed on your Walmart-brand plastic bottle handles of vodka by 9 AM every day that you don’t remember. Either one is equally as likely since you constantly forget to change your handles and out your socks while drunk-posting as well.

                    3. It wasn’t sarcasmic for reasons which don’t exist anymore, and Reason reprogrammed their comments system at sarcasmic’s request, but everyone else here is the liars. Not poor sarc.

                    4. It wasn’t sarcasmic for reasons which don’t exist anymore, and Reason reprogrammed their comments system at sarcasmic’s request,

                      Yep, I’ve got an email exchange with a nice guy named Chris.

                      but everyone else here is the liars. Not poor sarc.

                      Now I’m wondering if you’re a liar or just plain stupid. Can’t fix stupid, and apparently you can’t comprehend that ” sarcasmic” isn’t “sarcasmic”.

                      So at this point I’m ready to just pity you for having a room-temperature IQ.

                    5. Yep, I’ve got an email exchange with a nice guy named Chris.”

                      I bet you don’t.

                    6. Considering that you honestly believe ” sarcasmic” and “sarcasmic” are the same thing, it really doesn’t matter what you think about the email exchange. You have made it clear that you’re a loud and proud moron. And as Ron White said, you can’t fix stupid.

                      So please keep posting links to my impersonator. All it does is show how utterly stupid and dishonest you and your friends are.

                    7. Worth mentioning: in addition to sarcasmic lying about his account being hacked and impersonated, only one of the comments linked in this thread even has a leading white space.

                    8. For the record: Walmart sells many brands of Vodka, but a Walmart Store Brand of vodka does not exist, M’Lady.

                      Another glass of Ripple, my pet?

                    9. For the record: Walmart sells many brands of Vodka, but a Walmart Store Brand of vodka does not exist, M’Lady.

                      Actually, Walmart exclusively distributes a handful of their own private label brands distilled by IWA Distillery. Thanks for forgetting to switch back to your sarcasmic handle yet again btw you drunken fucking vaginal discharge.

              2. You crying about being truthfully called putnon your behaviors and lies is hilarious.

              3. White Mike bragged about using spaces multiple times. He’s your buddy now.

          3. This is so sad.

            1. Cry about the election more! Let it out! Shed those manly tears!

              1. Hod you biden cultists sure made the country better. I mean who cares election laws were changed illegally? It means biden won, you can scream victory!

                Or are you still denying the dozen courts ruling against illegal election changes and the thousands of votes all miscounted in one direction in the few facial recounts allowed?

                You got your fortified election results right sarc? Country is better off, right sarc?

                I mean you never complain at all about the shit show the administration has been while still hitching about those out of power. No wonder you’ve been on a 9 month celebration bender.

                1. Yet you have exactly zero links to statements of mine supporting these false assertions of yours.

                  Lie some more.

                  It’s creepy and entertaining to see imagine all these things that I supposedly think and believe.

                  What else you got?

                  1. Please seek psychiatric help sarc. This is getting out of hand.

                  2. Hey remember how you spent the last 6 months posting literally every single day that you had JesseAz muted and how your safe space was so much more secure without having to read opinions other than your own? That was after you had permanently left for gilbertarians.com of course. But yes, everyone else is lying. Now we should go to a half million dollar AirBnB and build some ghost glowsticks to take to the Ministry concert and try to start a pit with 15 year old edgelords when we’re in our 50s.

                    1. He can’t quit me 🙁

              2. Such an odd response. You’ve really become a sad little man, sarc.

                1. He was always incredibly stupid and simply regurgitated whatever blurbs he read at Cato, it’s just that after Trump was elected his reading list traveled along with a lot of the Cato staff to Niskanen, Mother Jones, Democratic Underground and DailyKos.

              3. WTF is wrong with you?

          4. You should probably just stick to the “I’m a comedian just like Jon Stewart and Tina Fey teehee” shtick rather than the pathetic and obviously false “I was hacked!” every time you get shitfaced at 7 AM and spend the next 16 hours pathetically bitching, moaning, lying, and trolling on Reason.com shtick.

      2. News guard still has RS as green. They never lie.

      3. Because that would be Misinformation.

    2. Other observers are drawing similar conclusions.

      https://www.nationalreview.com/the-tuesday/like-a-rolling-stone/

      Magazines such as Rolling Stone, the major newspapers, the academic establishment, and the professional-activist class are not staffed in the main by people who grew up on Indian reservations or in dysfunctional mountain villages, people who dropped out of high school, people who have been incarcerated, or other people from the margins. You may find one or two or those at any given media property, but you’ll find a lot more Oberlin and UVA graduates. Their interests, anxieties, and obsessions are those associated with their class. They don’t know — or care — what’s happening at Pine Ridge or in Owsley County. But they do know what sort of class-adjacent people they like and don’t like, they do know what sort of lifestyles and cultural affiliations they disapprove of, they do remember being snubbed or insulted (even if they only imagined it) by some frat goofus at UVA, and they do know what sort of people they resent.

      They don’t know much, but they know what they hate.

      And so these made-up rape stories are not stories about rape — they are indictments of fraternity culture, or jock culture, or Southern institutions, or Republicans, or anybody else who wanders into the cultural crosshairs of the hoax artists. The Oklahoma ivermectin story works in the same way, fitting into a prefab politico-cultural narrative that is not strictly speaking connected to the facts of the case at hand.

      Unhappily, our so-called journalists are by the day less willing to do [the work of understanding their subjects] — and have fewer incentives to do it — which is why they keep getting snookered by interchangeable lies from a cast of interchangeable liars.

      1. I would never look to Rolling Stone for anything other than articles about boomer-era musicians.

        1. You’re so full of shit, you posted the OK story and you know it, you fucking Nazi thug

          1. Lmfao, I was gonna say, if you want to memory hole something it helps if you wait more than 3 days from the last time you posted it. Or if you at least make the pretense of using one of your numerous other sock accounts.

            1. Of course this is the same mental midget who took over 3 months to let go of the “Sicknick wuz beat to death with a fire extinguisher!” story that the NYT repudiated a week after they printed it.

              1. Also claimed someone else came up with the HO2 formulation for water, and he was just playing along

        2. Wow. Not even the slightest humility.

          For the benefit of those on the thread, Mike is attempting to look high minded and magnanimous here when, in fact, he *did* use this exact rolling stone article to try and indict his political enemies.

          https://reason.com/2021/09/03/as-twitter-sex-trafficking-case-proceeds-platforms-face-an-impossible-dilemma/#comment-9084779

          Let this be a record of just how poorly Mike values arguing in bad faith.

          1. She should really be embarrassed.

  15. Australians on lockdown have their alcohol consumption policed.

    They should try some toilet wine.

    1. That will be the last straws, Aussies love the Fosters.

  16. “a person commits a sexual battery who causes contact between a sexual organ, from which a condom has been removed, and the intimate part of another who did not verbally consent to the condom being removed.”

    People with mute partners hardest hit.

  17. Rufo dumps diversity training docs from Google. Ben Shapiro and Trump are the base of white supremacy. And more!

    https://mobile.twitter.com/realchrisrufo/status/1435696884513861632

    Bonus. Rufo has been so effective that Twitter removed his blue checkmark yesterday.

    1. The creepiest thing is that they’re not even hiding the fact that they’re political hitmen anymore. They’re able to be that brazen because the establishment supports them in it.

      1. Ben Shapiro has always been a proud political hitman. What are you talking about?

        1. And you aren’t dumb enough to not know Shapiro talks against white supremacist groups often are you? Who am I kidding. You are.

        2. Of course he is, you stupid fuck. He has a show and it’s his job. Just like Maddow.

          When it gets creepy is when companies force employees to attend sessions by “diversity” consultants who are doing the same thing but with the force of job security behind them.

          You really are too stupid for words. I blame your parent’s divorce and the subsequent neglect.

          1. Check out Mother’s Lament being a proud political hitman.

            https://reason.com/2021/09/08/trolls-will-be-trolls-online-and-offline-reports-new-study/#comment-9090129

            He links to a post of someone impersonating me, and insists its still me because to do otherwise would go against the narrative.

            I don’t think it’s possible to find a better example of someone being a brazen liar.

            1. Lol. You’ve been caught multiple times pushing Sqrsly copy dumbass. Everyone knows it is you. Stop crying about it. White Mike doesn’t even cry this much about being caught being WK.

              1. Mother’s Lament posts a link to someone impersonating me, and you still insist that I’m the one using multiple accounts. You’re delusional. Seriously. Get help.

                1. Nobody impersonated you. You posted drunk and now regret it. Man up to it.
                  It’s not the first time you drunk posted and I’m sure that it won’t be your last.

                  1. So you’re a retard who thinks ” sarcasmic” is the same as “sarcasmic”.

                    Can’t fix stupid.

                    1. Yes. Your hair-space bullshit doesn’t work unless you own the nick. Only then.

                    2. True. You for example claim to be a network security expert and computer programmer and had to ask someone at glibertarians.com to show you how to italicize text in HTML because you were using deprecated tags from 25 years ago.

                    3. Yeah, I’m going with stupid. You have no idea of what you’re talking about.

                    4. He’s a programmer that doesn’t know HTML, and a great cook that’d never heard of a Cuban sandwich.

            2. For people like Mother’s or JesseAz it’s all about doing or saying absolutely anything to “win” on these unimportant forums, to look good for their mean girl club.

              They couldn’t give less of a shit about truth, or good governance, or civil society.

              1. Yeah, they have the maturity of thirteen year old girls.

                1. Want me to link to all of your perverted jokes? You want to discuss adulthood?

                2. This from the guy whose greatest wish is to rent an AirB&B with his bro’s and shoot guns at it.

                3. Says the two people who are literally using a line only used by 13 yo girls and was the title of a movie aimed at 13 yo girls.

              2. Still going on with that middle-school mindset, Mikey? No wonder you’re so obsessed with your kids’ skin color.

              3. Speaking of truth, have you admitted you were wrong for pushing the Oklahoma ivermectin narrative on behalf of the left?

              4. This from the guy who posted the OK rolling stone bullshit story and won’t admit it.

                Fuck off Nazi Asshole Mike.

              5. “mean girl club”

                This from the guy who harassed Ken and soldiermedic until he was blocked.

                Everyone is a mean girl except for White Mike and sarcasmic, who are always the victims and never trolls.

                “They couldn’t give less of a shit about truth”

                And this is from the guy that insists to this day that protesters murdered Sicknick.

                1. Ashli Babbitt was about to rape and murder Mike Pence with her bare hands her gigantic girl-cock! She had to be shot in the face! Good shoot! Not Nazi fascist Nazifascism like when uniformed officers arrested violent psychopaths who tried to burn dozens of people alive in a federal court house!

                2. Who’s Sicknick? Is that some pet name you gave to your penis or something?

                  1. As expected of sarcasmic. When he’s embarrassed by an old position he memory holes it.
                    Fucking drunks.

                    1. Got a link to that old position? Of course not. It only exists in your head.

                      Keep up with the lies. You think you’re tearing me down, but you’re only showing yourself to be a fool.

                    2. A site-search for reason.com on google shows thousands of posts by you in threads that discussed Sicknick’s death. Of course, when you’re drunk by 7 AM every day those things do tend to slip your mind. Don’t worry, it happens to White Mike too. He, too, was spoofed when he went on for dozens of posts defending his position that the formula for water is HO2.

              6. For the benefit of the thread, arguing with Mike is arguing with someone who will never take responsibility for what he says. In fact, within days he will be acting as if he never said these things in the first place. He is a completely disingenuous adversary and you would do better arguing with the main character from Memento.

                https://reason.com/2021/09/09/california-is-set-to-outlaw-unannounced-condom-removal/#comment-9091773

                That is Mike insisting that he “would never look to Rolling Stone” for news, after spreading their bogus ivermectin story only weeks earlier. Consider that: He didn’t apologize. He didn’t even try to ignore his mistake. He literally tried to dunk on Rolling Stone to make himself look like an arbiter of truth.

                The pathological narcissism required to disrespect the truth and readers so heavily should make him ashamed. It won’t though, so I advise others in the thread to avoid engaging with someone that argues in such bad faith.

                1. Good point.
                  The guy is terrible at maintaining his narrative. He’s probably running too many sockpuppets and is getting confused.

              7. You talk about truth? Steaming pile of S*** so aptly applies to you.

            3. You know, for someone who made it a point to brag about how much the Glibs loved him, you sure do enjoy hanging out here a lot and getting dragged.

              1. You know, I’ve always considered you to be an asshole, but an honest asshole.

                The fact that you support people who deliberately lie shows that I was wrong.

                I’m sorry if I ever accused you of having integrity.

                1. So that’s a yes to sticking with the middle school mindset.

                  1. Says one of the girls with the “I don’t care what facts you show me! So what if someone impersonated him! I! Don’t! Care! I feel what I feel and nobody can change it! It was all him and I’m going to keep calling him names because it feels good!” mindset.

                    Yeah buddy. Whatever you say.

                    1. You should invite him to a Ministry concert and try to suck his dick at the gloryhole during intermission again.

                    2. You’re so drunk you’re losing track of who you’re arguing with about what.

                      But at least the self-pity is consistent

                    3. Sarcastic, as the father of a 10 yo girl, I have to say the only one hear who sounds like an adolescent girl, is you. Your foot stomping that people are lying about you and persecuting you and everyone is out to get you, is exactly what I deal with on a daily basis when my daughter gets home and she is upset her best friend (can never keep track of who that is from one day to the next because it changes) sounds. You and Mike with your lists of people out to get you is exactly like my daughter and her friends, they have the exact same lists, and it changes daily. The only difference is as of yet you two haven’t started denying you have a crush on Cord despite telling me every day what Cord did.

                    4. Hell next thing you know you will be telling us you finished the dishes and now can I do YouTube (where you will watch endless videos on makeup application and other people playing Minecraft) but when we go into the kitchen, the dishes will only be half done.

                    5. And the honest truth is that when you and Mike and tulpa, and NardZ etc get into these arguments you sound exactly like my 10 yo daughter arguing with her 13 yo older brother.
                      “No you didn’t”
                      “Yes you did”
                      “No I didn’t”
                      “Here is the proof”
                      “That wasn’t me”
                      “Yes it was”
                      “No it wasn’t”
                      I guess it’s time for me to ground you both and bar you from doing anything with anyone else until you learn to get along. Fuck.

                2. What’s that have to do with anything he said?

                  1. Nothing, but sarc must be absolutely shitfaced this morning. He’s doubling down on the stupid like crazy. He’s got to be wasted still from the night before, nobody can get this drunk before noon.

                    1. Says the functional retard who insists that ” sarcasmic” and “sarcasmic” are the same thing.

                    2. Because they are, trollboy.

                3. You know, I’ve always considered you to be an asshole, but an honest asshole.

                  The fact that you support people who deliberately lie shows that I was wrong.

                  What in my statement was a lie? This is literally what you’ve been doing ever since you set your account up there.

                  I’m sorry if I ever accused you of having integrity.

                  Pointing out your posting activities and people’s responses to it has nothing to do with having integrity.

                  If you’re going to clamber upon this Hill of Self-Righteousness, at least do it for something legitimate.

                  1. This is Mikes and Sarc’s new strategy, say they always respected you but now that you dare to call them out you are just another mean girl. They pulled the same stunt with me and Ken, welcome to the club.

            4. I don’t think it’s possible to find a better example of someone being a brazen liar.

              “I have JesseAz muted! Look at all these grey boxes! He’s humping my leg”
              *proceeds to reply to JesseAz*
              “I am leaving and going to glibertarians.com where they love and appreciate people like me, my socks, and cytotoxic!”
              *returns to Reason.com after less than 24 hours*

              I mean, that was pretty easy.

              1. He’s such a mess. That’s what being shuttled as a kid between divorced parents who don’t want you, does to a guy:
                https://reason.com/2021/09/08/my-generation-inherited-the-aftermath-of-9-11/#comment-9090595

                Maybe we should feel sorry for sarcasmic.

                1. He grew up, chose to become an alcoholic and drug addict, abused his own children, and lost custody in the divorce. I don’t feel sorry for him.

                2. You’re just jealous that I built model rockets while you were busy perfecting the perfect reacharound.

                  1. You’re thinking of another Hollywood movie called October Sky, bub. It’s the one where you jerked off to a young Jake Gyllenhall, not the one where you jerked off to a young Lindsay Lohan. hth

                  2. “You’re just jealous that I built model rockets”

                    Seriously sarc, you should stop. You’re embarrassing yourself more than usual.

    2. Ah yes, Ben Shapiro, the notorious Jewish Neo-Nazi.

      1. His cousin is Clayton Bigsby. (for the benefit of sarcasmic, that’s a reference to an actually funny sketch comedy show from around the same time you were jerking your pedo chode to Lindsay Lohan in Mean Girls)

        1. Clayton Bigsby

          You mean Candace Owens?

          1. Uncle Ruckus.

            1. Revitiligo is real!

  18. Why are so many languages dying out?

    Txting, DUH!

    1. ‘Cause English is awesome!

  19. Political wars are increasing. In response to democrats seeking private emails and messages from conservatives and citizens across the country foe the jan 6th commission (oddly ignored at this site), Republicans begin requesting the same of democrats.

    https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/firebrand-republicans-request-private-data-top-dems-retaliation-jan-6-investigation

  20. Biden advisor says food inflation isn’t happening once you remove all the foods that have increased in price.

    https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/deese-food-prices-normal-except-meat

    1. Yep. And the country’s in much better fiscal shape once you stop considering the unfunded entitlements.

    2. Do not fear, there is no inflation, harvests have been more bountiful than the government projected…

    3. It’s a good thing we all saved 16 cents in July.

    4. suBsTItUtIOn eFfECtS!!!!!

  21. Yes, there is an emerging social credit system emerging in America. We have seen it woth major corporations booting companies like parlor off their servers and the constant banning of counter voices on social media. Chase last week admitted that one of their employees did start termination of Flynn’s wife’s accounts without any actual reason. Game CEOs are being booted for not pushing liberal narratives. And on and on.

    Some ignorant people will rally behind the “muh private companies” under the false guide of free markets, ignoring markets aren’t free. They will ignore massive government collusion woth these companies in both favorable regulations as well as tax dollar payments. They do this out of ignorance and not understanding the rise of fascist and authoritarian corporate alliances in history.

    Libertarians need to actually stand up against the rise of the social credit system instead of rationalizing why they can ignore it.

    https://thefederalist.com/2021/09/09/heres-how-to-fight-back-against-americas-emergent-social-credit-system/

    1. a major game company fired the CEO recently for expressing the blandest pro-life message I’ve ever seen.

  22. California is set to outlaw unannounced condom removal

    But the crazy bitches poking holes in the aforementioned condoms may continue to file for child support.

    1. The linked bill with markup is hilarious. The (intentional?) markup makes it clear that the bill was originally written “It’s illegal for men to remove the condom from their penis without permission.” until a few legal trolls/male advocates/autistic bureaucrats (SJWs maybe?) piped up and said “What if the woman removes the condom/Aren’t we forbidden from writing gender into the law?”

  23. I recently saw a woman online argue that she’d been raped–because the guy she slept with, effectively, lied about his profession and his income. She claimed that she wouldn’t have consented to sleep with him if she’d known he was poor, and so he basically had sex with her without her consent.

    From a libertarian perspective, we often end up with the position that something should be legal despite it being unethical. Because libertarians don’t think people should be criminally charged for adultery doesn’t mean we need to pretend that cheating on your spouse is ethical, and the same thing applies to abortion.

    I see removing condoms during sex and lying about your income through pretty much the same lens. If you would have consented to sex with the guy if he’d had a higher income, then the sex wasn’t non-consensual. You were defrauded, and if you can persuade a majority of a jury by a preponderance of the evidence that you should be awarded damages because the guy you consented to have sex with wasn’t as wealthy, educated, or Italian as he said, then those damages may be appropriate, but good luck convincing a jury of that.

    It’s the same thing with taking off a condom. If that results in an unwanted pregnancy, an STD, or some other negative outcome, then you should be entitled to sue for damages in civil court. Rape is nonconsensual sex. If a rape victim asks the rapist to put a condom on first, that doesn’t make the rape consensual, and taking a condom off doesn’t make the sex itself non-consensual either.

    P.S. Women who lie about being on the pill or run pinholes through condoms should be subject to civil law, as well. If a woman lies about being on the pill or damages condoms before you use them, that also doesn’t mean the sex itself was non-consensual.

    1. Yes, but how does that square with the original intent of the bill, which is to get revenge on ex’s.

      1. I think the intent of the bill is, like ENB said, to make an affirmative consent rule for condom removal, and like so many other issues progressives get behind, it’s about using the coercive power of government to force social change.

        “[Authoritarians] do not disturb the habitual rhythms of work and leisure, habitual places of residence, habitual patterns of family and personal relations. Because the miseries of traditional life are familiar, they are bearable to ordinary people who, growing up in the society, learn to cope. […] [Totalitarians] claim jurisdiction over the whole life of the society”

        —-Jeane Kirkpatrick

        “Dictatorships and Double Standards”

        https://www.commentary.org/articles/jeane-kirkpatrick/dictatorships-double-standards/

        Progressives are totalitarians. They aren’t satisfied with controlling our behavior, they want to use the government to dictate social norms–to control what we think.

        They’d require us to wear condoms by default if they could. Gives a whole new meaning to the term “mask mandate”, doesn’t it?

    2. If we outlaw lying on a date, we might as well outlaw being human.

      1. See my comment above.

        They want to use the coercive power of government to change what it means to be human.

        A kinder, gentler, New Soviet man.

        “Ideologists of Communism have postulated that within the new society of pure communism and the social conditions therein, a New Man and New Woman would develop with qualities reflecting surrounding circumstances of post-scarcity and unprecedented scientific development.

        . . .

        “Man will make it his purpose to master his own feelings, to raise his instincts to the heights of consciousness, to make them transparent, to extend the wires of his will into hidden recesses, and thereby to raise himself to a new plane, to create a higher social biologic type, or, if you please, a superman.”

        —-Leon Trotsky

        https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dictatorships_and_Double_Standards

        California has advanced beyond the need for “breeders”.

        1. Correct, Ken.

    3. Or we could just wait until we know someone better. We should be responsible for our own actions, including having sex with someone we don’t know well.

      Get government out of the bedroom.

      1. Expecting women to think for themselves is misogynistic.

      2. Saw on another site a woman felt bad she slept with a NAZI, she went to his house and found out he was a NAZI but still had sex with him anyway. Some people are just stupid

        1. That was a dude

    4. Caveat emptor

    5. Was she wearing make-up during the ‘courtship?’ Clothing that changed the appearance of her body? Did she feign interest in things she was not interested in, or state any falsehoods about her life, profession, mental state? Although historically men take a beating in courts, one suspects an aggressive attorney would have a field day with this silliness.

    6. >>if she’d known he was poor

      where lack of diligence kills a fraud claim.

    7. No Torts for tarts.

    8. We know what kind of woman you are now we are just discussing price

  24. And here I thought only Republicans wanted to regulate ‘what you do in your bedroom’…

  25. Biden to order mandates. The government has completed their over reach. To effect all government employees and contractors.

    https://www.dailywire.com/news/breaking-biden-plans-to-mandate-vaccine-for-millions-of-federal-employees-contractors-report-says

    1. Soon to come rules, you drive on government roads you must wear a mask

  26. Rather, removing a condom without a sexual partner’s verbal consent will become grounds for a civil lawsuit and punitive damages, with the act added to the state’s civil definition of sexual battery.

    Sure. Sure. It sticks to the ‘his body, not his choice’ policy line, but I can get that from just about any feminist legislation. What would really set it apart in my mind is if it also bars prevailing defendants from seeking recompense for legal fees?

  27. Another court has ruled against Florida’s ban on mask mandates in schools. “Leon County Circuit Judge John C. Cooper again sided with parents who said an executive order from DeSantis (R) overstepped the state’s authority in restricting school districts from requiring masks,” The Washington Post reports.

    This argument makes no sense at any level. State has power over localities. As long as it is constitutional. And if a locality has the power to force people to wear masks, sonwoukd the state. Or for the state to say no.

    Likewise people can still wear masks under the DeSantis order, they can’t choose under the democrats choice.

    1. This is the argument I give over and over. Yes, I would prefer things to be at the school district level, but that doesn’t mean the state doesn’t have a right to ban if they had the right to require it. Now it might hinge on how each state is written as to whether or not the Governor had the right versus the legistature.

      1. School boards aren’t legislature either. They act more as an executive advisory board. They can not change laws.

    2. This is why state level ed departments can set the curriculum for the whole state.

  28. “Solar could power 40% of U.S. electricity by 2035, report shows”
    […]
    “Solar energy has the potential to supply up to 40% of the nation’s electricity within 15 years — a 10-fold increase over current solar output, but one that would require massive changes in U.S. policy and billions of dollars in federal investment to modernize the nation’s electric grid, a new federal report says.”
    https://www.texarkanagazette.com/news/national/story/2021/sep/09/solar-could-power-40-us-electricity-2035-report-shows/887526/

    I’m taking the safe bet here and going with unicorn farts.

    1. Solar could power 40% of U.S. electricity by 2035

      Just like vaccines and mask mandates could stop the spread of Wuflu?

    2. I want an electric car, that’s powered by a windmill mounted on top.

      1. Worked for Columbus.

    3. No mention of increased capacity or efficiency. Literally change policy and spend billions to get what you’ve got already.

    4. Once everyone has mandatory rolling blackouts 12 hours a day, this goal gets easier.

    5. Solar power only has the potential, it depends on how fast the Chinese can build coal-fired power plants to supply electricity for the solar panel factories on whether or not it succeeds.

      1. Im not sure how retarded this is of me to ask, but at some point would there be an issue with solar radiation being removed from the atmosphere and/or blocked from hitting the earth? At least on local scales?
        People criticized questions like this on wind farms, but it turns out large ones do have an impact on local weather patterns.

  29. What’s worse, the law, or the presumption that “stealthing” is a thing in California?

    And is it really a thing, or have they just been watching too much porn?

    “What are you doing sis? Why did you remove my condom and wrap your legs around me? Oh, no, I can’t get away! Mom, dad, help, I’m impregnating my step-sister!”

    People are horrible. We should outlaw them. Or … maybe we shouldn’t have sex with complete strangers.

    1. If proselytizing against sex with strangers right after an incest joke was intentional, well done. If unintentional, even better.

      1. I think an incest joke by someone named Bubba stands on its own.

  30. The milk-carton photos paid off!

    “Kamala Harris flies to Bay Area to help Gov. Newsom, leaves with In-N-Out”
    https://www.sfgate.com/politics/article/Kamala-Harris-Gavin-Newsom-In-N-Out-Air-Force-2-16444983.php

    Union audience (and you can bet it was ‘selected’), but it looks like she had time to see Willie!

  31. Do they specify the amount of the civil damages and the statute of limitations?

    Or is it open season on ex boyfriends?

  32. Previews for the new Matrix movie don’t look half bad.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ix7TUGVYIo

    1. Lmfao. Hopefully the theater serves Monster energies so you can crack one open for the true boomer nostalgia experience. Of course you won’t be able to drink them with your mask on. But stick around for the credits, Ministry is going to collab with Marilyn Manson and Ministry for the soundtrack!

  33. https://twitter.com/TomasMorales_iv/status/1435838708364681217?s=19

    SoCal Antifa are celebrating the assault on @larryelder & team. [Pic]

    1. A white woman with a gorilla mask on assaults a black man. But he’s a Republican, so oh well.

    2. I really don’t understand what drives California Dems’ hatred towards the very idea of a black governor.

      1. https://twitter.com/MrAndyNgo/status/1435719994566905859?s=19

        A violent woman wearing a racist gorilla mask throws a projectile at @larryelder’s head (& misses) in Los Angeles. She then punches someone in his crew. Other left-wing protesters join in on the attack. [Video]

        1. Democrats publicly returning to their roots.

        2. Strange. I didn’t see that in the Washington Post.

          1. Imagine that.

      2. Racism, one suspects. And the idea that the black folks should just shut up, do what they are told and realize that they owe everything to the DNC and progressives, almost as if they were owned…

    3. could you imagine the media outrage if Larry Elders team had tried to defend themselves

      1. Can you imagine the media outrage if the teams had been reversed?

        1. I can imagine white mikepisiarch and sarcasmic circle jerking each other about how it’s different when their team does it and also DRUMPF!

        2. I wish I could. Has there ever been a case where that happened?

  34. “Will the law punish people who inadvertently lose a condom during sex?”

    Isn’t the shame of finding out your condom was too big enough?

    1. The opposite is also true, if your condom is too small and the girl is enjoying herself (trying not to be crude here), it will eventually come off.
      But anyhow, everyone should be sure they are wearing the appropriately sized condoms!

  35. “As we approach the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, a slew of articles looks at how they entrenched America’s surveillance state within our own borders.”

    First rule of authoritative-tending governance: never waste (or let die) a good “crisis”.

    1. Unless it’s a colossal fuck-up like the self-administered Afghanistan ass-kicking, in which case, hope it dies in one news cycle.

  36. https://twitter.com/tomselliott/status/1435956522719211526?s=19

    THREAD: Inconvenient Covid facts.

    1) Per the CDC, of the 378K death certificates listing Covid in 2020, only 20,792 listed just Covid (as in, no comorbidities) [link]
    2) Per the CDC, there is no known study showing masks help stop the spread of Covid [link]
    3) Multiple studies show natural infection confers greater protection than vaccines [link]
    4) In many regions, lockdowns led to more than 2x as many deaths from suicide than there were from Covid [link]
    5) Per the CDC, among the 73 million children in America, just 1,790 were hospitalized w/ Covid between Aug. 2020 – Aug. 2021. Of those, the number who died was …
    EIGHT.
    [Link]
    6) America’s self-appointed Covid savior, Dr. Anthony Fauci, repeatedly lied under oath about his role in sending China U.S. tax dollars that funded “gain-of-function” research that likely led to the global outbreak of Covid19 [link]
    7) Data now show increasing the pace of currently available vaccinations will not stop the spread of Covid, as Israel — where at least 78 percent of those eligible are vaccinated — has demonstrated [link]
    8) Per the CDC, for those under 24, the chance of dying in a car crash is 10x more likely than dying from Covid [link]
    9) Per the CDC, there were just 7,772 deaths from Covid alone from Aug. 2020 to Aug. 2021 among those under 74. In 2019, there were 2x as many murders (18,551) in the same age category [link]

    1. Yeah, so?

      1. This is why we need to lock everything down, force people to wear masks everywhere and all the time and vaccinate your 9 month old.

  37. https://twitter.com/disclosetv/status/1435896643128340483?s=19

    NEW – Australian public health chief: “We will be looking at what contact tracing looks like in the New World Order.”

    [Video]

    Fact-checkers are scrambling on Twitter to clarify Dr. Kerry Chant’s choice of words as the video goes viral on Twitter: “New World Order” is commonly used to “describe times of change and cultural shift.” [Link]

    1. In this case as in George Bush’s case, it means a world without freedom, liberty and privacy. A world without rights for those at the bottom…you and I.
      It means a world controlled entirely by a cabal of a few thousand wealthy elites who decide if you are worthy enough to live.
      It means a world devoid of 80% of humanity while the remaining 18% are enslaved to the 2%.
      New World order mean a world that not even Orwell could have imagined.

      1. Hey, are you original John? Because if you are, we missed you man.

  38. https://twitter.com/ConceptualJames/status/1435806053665542147?s=19

    Can you set the record straight on why you have a state of Mao Zedong by your fireplace? Why you deleted the image from your Instagram? Why you deleted the last tweet asking you to comment? [Pic]

  39. https://twitter.com/ElectionWiz/status/1435716032375705602?s=19

    NEW: Police planning to reinstall Capitol fence ahead of Sept. 18 rally. – AP

    1. “Mr. Biden, tear down this wall!”

    2. What does “river to the sea mean?”

      When have I libeled you or lied?

      1. Every single post you’ve made?

        1. Examples?

          1. Ctrl + f
            “Nardz”

            1. Specific examples?

              Why do you feel the need to lie so much?

  40. >>removing a condom without a sexual partner’s verbal consent will become grounds for a civil lawsuit and punitive damages

    breach of contract.

  41. California is set to outlaw unannounced condom removal.

    the new most important issue of our time.

  42. Another court has ruled against Florida’s ban on mask mandates in schools

    get rid of public schools. problem solved.

  43. Once again, California proves to the rest of the world it is run by idiots, morons and crazy lunatics, ie: liberals.
    News Flash: the local democratic leadership in California has announced it will be organizing a new KKK and accepting applications and donations from all liberals.

  44. State Department complaining @Taliban for the all-male government is hilarious.

    1. It’s funny, but the point has been made. The State department made it clear that the US officially recognizes the Taliban as the legitimate government of Afghanistan.

  45. Another court has ruled against Florida’s ban on mask mandates in schools. “Leon County Circuit Judge John C. Cooper again sided with parents who said an executive order from DeSantis (R) overstepped the state’s authority in restricting school districts from requiring masks,” The Washington Post reports.

    Don’t restrict my restrictions on freedom!

  46. “But the measure (Assembly Bill 453) will not work through the state’s criminal code. Rather, removing a condom without a sexual partner’s verbal consent will become grounds for a civil lawsuit and punitive damages, with the act added to the state’s civil definition of sexual battery.”

    Do this in CA, for promiscuous sex, it’s great.
    Do it in Texas, to save a child’s life, it’s unconstitutional.
    WTF?

    1. Oops, forgot to highlight “will become grounds for a civil lawsuit”

    2. Do this in CA, for promiscuous sex, it’s great.
      Do it in Texas, to save a child’s life, it’s unconstitutional.

      Apparently, when Reason warned us that they would be coming for our long guns they should’ve been more clear about which ones. Maybe if they weren’t suffering from an Abortion Heartbeat Panic attack, the message would’ve been more clear. I’m sure the Democrats in CA were waiting to see how SB 8 turned out before deciding to implement their version of the novel ‘civil lawsuit as proxy for legislative ban’ policy.

  47. “And what if someone never puts on a condom in the first place but their partner mistakenly thinks they did”.

    Then Judd Apatow has a movie.

  48. California is set to outlaw unannounced condom removal. A bill that passed the California legislature earlier this week and now awaits Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signature would be the first in the country to make such “stealthing” a cause for legal action.

    I’m a bit shocked no one has mentioned this, but this law is discriminatory. Women don’t wear condoms.

    1. See above. The law was, originally, practically written as “Men may not remove condoms from their penis and engage in sex without consent.” until someone pointed out that the law is discriminatory and/or in contradiction of transgender science. Then they rewrote it as “No one may remove a condom and engage in sex without consent.” Even at that, they still overtly fail to bar women from removing diaphragms without consent.

  49. The Innocence Project recommends memoirs by wrongly convicted writers:

    So Lionel Shriver.

    1. From the innocence project webpage:

      There’s a long history of the American criminal justice system treating the rape of a white woman by a black man as a particularly vile crime.

      #Metoo

      1. As opposed to white men raping white women being hunky dory.

  50. I have read instances when a young men used condoms, tossed them into the trash and the women grabbed it and attempted to impregnate themselves with the semen inside it.
    Some women want to get pregnant deliberately for the welfare cash out.

  51. I like the condom law. Not least because as written, it applies to both sexes. I just wish it denied child support to a woman who “stealths” the guy she is with.

  52. “How the fuck is this enforceable?” comments Nancy Rommelmann on Twitter.

    Editing error. She actually said, “How is this fuck enforceable?”

  53. Verbal consent is even stupider than affirmative consent. Consider: You’re having sex. Your partner stops you, yanks off the condom, and clearly wants to resume. You do. Who’s liable? The person who removed it, or the person who continued? Can they both sue eachother? First to sue? Women can sue men or get more damages?

  54. This is a truly beautiful sight to behold: a super awesome montage of college football fans chanting “fuck Joe Biden” in a variety of locations last weekend:

    https://twitter.com/ClayTravis/status/1435319039379787776

    Dipshit Dave Weigel, Park Slope Welchie Boy, Goth Fonzie Wop, and Jacob “Lord of Strazele” the most butthurt.

  55. Seventeen years ago John Henry Ramirez stabbed a store clerk 29 times during a robbery. There is no dispute about this. The only problem with his current lawsuit is that he was not hanged by the neck until dead sixteen years ago.

    No reason why his pastor should be allowed in the death chamber. Pablo Castro did not get comfort as he lay bleeding out on the floor.

    1. And what good would it do anyway? Any words or laying-on-of-hands by this pastor cannot turn back time or bring the dead back to life.

      I’m not a fan of the death penalty because the State is not Omniscient and can make horrible mistakes, but as for John Henry Ramirez, whose guilt is not disputed, fuck this guy.

  56. Under A.B. 453, “a person commits a sexual battery who causes contact between a sexual organ, from which a condom has been removed, and the intimate part of another who did not verbally consent to the condom being removed.”

    How about similarly holding women who lie about using birth control liable for sexual battery?

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