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^ +1 hadn't seen the bad news until just now
After a summer of relative gluttony, I can only conclude that Fishing With Dynamite is my hands-down favorite restaurant in L.A. right now.
Correct [[SPOILER]]
Thanks! It pays the bills.
Yes, I apologize. What you really said is: in some kind of hypothetical world with little or no similarity to our historical reality, hate crime laws that protect certain groups would clearly have to protect all groups. Otherwise, what we'd have is a grave breach of free speech! Like, as in, a dude is beating up someone and then he's like, "You can't police my thoughts!" Poor fellow. And also, we'd have to protect white men against hate crimes. Clearly this hypothetical...
I'm shocked (10) that your "argument" boils down to white butthurt. I want to be protected too! I'm particular too! Please refer to my point #2 above and to my comments re: hate crimes and terrorism. (Just kidding--I know you won't register my comments at all.)
1. Yes I dismissed your asinine example of nerds. (Give it a second's worth of thought: a category like "blackness" was defined--and policed--through a combination of official/legal as well as unofficial means. "Nerd" is much more of a looser social category--yes, we all know what nerds are in the way we know what pornography is, but the last thing we'd want to do is create an official category to combat attacks against people who fit into that category. Hate crime...
Turns out my girlfriend wife has to leave town earlier than expected because of (good & exciting but also stressful) work developments. I'll be at our L.A. sublet solo for about a week. BRING ON THE HOOKERS AND BLOW. [[SPOILER]]
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