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  1. Mlle. Zabzie

    US Politics: A Feast for Crows

    I'm strongly against expanding the House as I believe that increasing the size of the body would (further) diminish its power and further empower the executive branch. I actually think it is already probably already too big to be all that effective. That said, I don't agree with how Senators are apportioned either.
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    US Politics: Four Days and Counting

    Well exactly. And the existing precedents uphold this. Roberts does NOT want a Constitutional crisis. Agreed.
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    US Politics: Four Days and Counting

    Which has been answered..... I mean, there are shades of Marbury that will come up if it actually happened, which is actually....unsettling.
  4. Mlle. Zabzie

    US Politics: Four Days and Counting

    I had a similar experience in 2016. Last year, for the mayor's race, I waltzed right in. I have a colleague in Brooklyn who has been on line for 2 hours.....
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    US Politics: Four Days and Counting

    We waited an hour in Manhattan. Line was wrapped all the way around the block....saw the same at other polling places we passed, so may just depend.
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    What Do You Think Cultural Appropriation Is?

    Totally, and not like there was a "free" market when it came to music in any event. Payola was TOTALLY a thing, and until Soundscan started accurately reporting actual sales, record stores self-reported, and did so in a way that strangely enough disadvantaged artists of color. If you look at chart history, once you get to the Soundscan era, almost immediately rap starts charting in the top 40....funny how that worked.
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    U.S. Politics: One Wave, Two Waves, Red Waves, Blue Waves

    Oh totally, and flies in the face of the understood meaning of "jurisdiction" (like first day law school type stuff). Because I sure as heck bet that the proponents of this ridiculous argument believe that the US has "jurisdiction" in the broad sense over undocumented persons.
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    2018 Reading Self-Challenge

    1. The Rift by Nina Allen: Unreliable narrator about the fall out when someone who has been missing for decades returns, claiming to have stepped through a portal to an alien world. 2. Under the Volcano by Malcom Lowry: 20th Century Classic. Planning on reading 5 from Modern Library list that I have never read this year. 3. The 101 Dalamations by Dodie Smith: Childhood classic. 4. Cast In Deception by Michelle Sagara: Complete YA guilty pleasure 5. Persepolis Rising by James A. Corey: No summary needed on this board 6. Grant by Ron Chernow: Biography of the general and president. Highly recommend. 7. Provenance by Ann Leckie 8. River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey - love me some hops. 9. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: CS Lewis. childhood classic. 10. Misty of Chincoteague: Marguerite Henry, Childhood classic. 11. Death on the Nile - Christie 12. Taste of Marrow - Gailey 13. The Westing Game (I forgot how good it is - kids adored it. They made me read pretty much until I had no voice. Interestingly my husband didn't like it, but read it - it's way, way, way ahead of its time). 14. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd - Christie 15. Murder on the Links - Christie 16. Down Among the Sticks and Bones - McGuire 17. Gnomon - Harkness 18. The Last Days of Night - Moore 19. The Invasion - O'Guilin 20. Girl of Ink and Stars 21. An Argumentation of Historians - Taylor 22. Dark Queen - Hunter 23. Death in the Clouds - Christie 24. The Collapsing Empire - Scalzi 25. Cards on the Table - Christie 26. The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August - North 27. Starless - Carey 28. Quiet - Cain 29. Spinning Silver - Novik 30. Revanant Gun 31. The Nonesuch - Heyer 32. The Black Sheep - Heyer 33. A Record of a Spaceborn Few - Chambers 34. The Dark is Rising - Cooper 35. Greenwitch - Cooper
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    My Buddy CANCER FREE!!!!! Celebrate! and Thank you board!

    Congratulations! That is wonderful!
  10. Mlle. Zabzie

    How's Life thread

    I'm very sorry to hear this. And here is a fine place. I hope your father passes over easily. I know you are already feeling loss. *hugs*
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    Careerchat III

    I would NOT worry about what your work experience looks like vis a vis law school. At all.
  12. I am not disagreeing with any of this. But I do think it is fair to be measured in considering all of this. Also, I have to say, if this is the straw that breaks your back on Kavanaugh you haven't been paying attention.
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    My new daughter

    Congratulations!
  14. Yes - I was more saying if his eventual response is that he doesn't remember anything, he probably doesn't. Look I'm biased towards believing her. Because I know that is my bias, I am approaching the whole situation with healthy skepticism.
  15. Agree with this. Lie detector tests are utter junk science.
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