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Old 02-12-2020, 10:21 AM
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It "works" for New Jersey and, I think, Oregon. Create minimum wage jobs and claim job growth. What a win. /s
Would piss me off in Colorado. We have had threads about this.

It takes more time, and I don't like waiting for some fool to finish a simple job I could have already done and been on my way.

I guess there are plenty that would like it though. I wonder how much it would raise the price of gas?

I see you said It "works", so I guess I should detect sarcasm.

~ One of my first jobs was a pump jockey. Back when you would add a quart of oil, wash the windows and check the air in the tires.
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When John Walker was convicted for selling secrets it turned out he was registered Libertarian. Quite a few political commentators -- left and right -- made a big deal about it. When asked by reporters, the Chair of the Libertarian Party of California quipped, "Yeah, up to now all of our traitors have been Republicans or Democrats." When the FBI interrogation notes were disclosed there was a comment that Walker did not seem to know much about the libertarian philosophy.
So your basic American libertarian, then.

If we're throwing Biden stuff in here, there's his mixing up New Hampshire and Nevada. It's not a big thing in itself, but this is the sort of shit I remember from 2008 that sank his campaign then. Why is anyone surprised he's still doing it?
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I think we're all in agreement that the guy who drove through the tent is a stupid asshole, liberal or not.
This happened in Florida. He may not be affiliated.

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Would piss me off in Colorado. We have had threads about this.
Would this mean that stations that have 24 hour "pay at the pump" would have to either employ someone all night or turn their pumps off?
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Would piss me off in Colorado. We have had threads about this.

It takes more time, and I don't like waiting for some fool to finish a simple job I could have already done and been on my way.

I guess there are plenty that would like it though. I wonder how much it would raise the price of gas?

I see you said It "works", so I guess I should detect sarcasm.

~ One of my first jobs was a pump jockey. Back when you would add a quart of oil, wash the windows and check the air in the tires.
I spend some time doing the same. Wasn't (and still am not) a gear head, so I had issues finding the oil on some cars, especially newer models.

I have NJ relatives who would have stated they wouldn't know how to fill their cars if they had to. They would absolutely hate and be lost (initially) if NJ got rid of gas jockeys. I shake my head in dismay. In their defense though, I've seen enough drivers who can't figure out how to handle more than their local gas station display/fill-up. They get lost and frustrated if they are used to Mobil and have to stop at an Exxon.
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So your basic American libertarian, then.
Here ya go.
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Proposed Alabama bill would require men to get vasectomy at age 50 or after third child

For those who won't or don't read the articles, the bill was proposed as a response to Alabama's absolutely horrible abortion bill. It is not a serious proposal. The reason I think it is a stupid idea is that this will be taken way out of context by the right's talking heads. They weaponize this type of statement. It will probably end up having the opposite effect that Rep. Rolanda Hollis, D-Birmingham, is hoping for.
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Democratic party willing to destroy itself to stop anything it actually should promote actually happening.

Great work, you love to see it
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He's running for senate, right?
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Democratic party willing to destroy itself to stop anything it actually should promote actually happening.

Great work, you love to see it
Its hard to tell from that article what exactly not handing Sanders the nomination if he has a plurality of votes actually means. If its "We will do everything we can to stop him from getting the nomination in spite of the will of the primary voters" then I agree that its a stupid idea". But if its just, "We will let the process play out according to the rules of a Brokered convention and not just hand it to him." Then I don't see it as a problem (and apparently neither do 75% of dopers.)

I suspect it was the latter.

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