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Originally Posted by harvey_birdman View Post

Carrying a condom will be considered by law enforcement to be evidence of a crime.

http://youtu.be/7DuKLDWPeK4

It's a crime to have to use one.
post #782 of 5111
I would never Boan without one. You can't trust these Bs. The last thing I need is to let one of them get my seed.
Edited by Harold falcon - 3/26/14 at 10:59am
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Originally Posted by haganah View Post

It's a crime to have to use one.

A couple of days ago we had a post from amerikajinda, today haganah.

it's like old home week around here.
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Originally Posted by Douglas View Post

A couple of days ago we had a post from amerikajinda, today haganah.

it's like old home week around here.

Everyone we knew left?

This is what happens when people advocate for condoms.
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Originally Posted by NorCal View Post

Get with the mussing already. .

Nothing I felt like musing about that last several days until I came upon this and it's sort of mixed in with thoughts about the would be philosophy professor:
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Two Michigan teacher unions have turned into pseudo-collecting agencies for dues, providing a glimpse of what may be in store for other unions around the state as the right-to-work law nears its one-year anniversary Friday.

The Michigan Education Association and American Federation of Teachers-Michigan are actively seeking dues from members because they can no longer collect them from all employees in one fell swoop. The situation resulted in part because union dues are voluntary under the law and because of a complementary state law that prohibits school districts from gathering employee union dues.

“The onus is on us,” said Doug Pratt, political director at the MEA, the majority of whose 150,000 members are working under contracts governed by right-to-work.

So the bottom line bitch here is that Michigan's new "right to work" legislation means the unions have to collect their own money from members. Boo hoo. So you have this organization with about 150k members that must, per the www.mea.org website, pay 1.5% of their salary to them or not exceed $640. As 1.5% of 50k is over that limit, let's use that limit for envelope revenues based on dues only (as they have other sources). 150k x $640 = $96 million. You're telling me it's a burden on a roughly $100 million a year organization to collect it's own fucking billing?

They do mean business however:
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Teacher unions must now get credit card or bank account numbers from its members in order to collect dues. The MEA recently created a policy that will send a collection agency after members who are 90 days late on dues and three attempts have been made to contact them.


http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20140327/BIZ/303270025/Right-work-hits-teacher-unions-1st

So, poor babies, no longer will they just have $100 million a year handed to them they actually have to create their own billing system. How will they survive? frown.gif

Edit: forgot to point out why this reminds me of the would be philosophy teacher. How entitled are you to whine about actually having to collect your own revenues? I mean the fact a $100 million plus a year organization will no longer have a third party collect their money for them is news? The writer is obviously playing in by starting off saying how they are now a "pseudo dues collecting agency." Is that how he would have characterized the local school boards for the many years they actually collected the dues and handed them over to the union? Just seems to me an organization actually having to collect its own revenues is not news.
Edited by Piobaire - 3/27/14 at 9:58am
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Such a travesty of justice. How will it be corrected by our betters?
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I could sell a solution to that Michigan Union and Fund...
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Say what you will about Hitler but he killed Hitler.
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You know the answer!
Edited by rnoldh - 4/1/14 at 2:56pm
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http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-26879342

David Ortiz gave Obama a personalized Red Sox jersey and the two posed in a "selfie" that one or both of them tweeted. The selfie was taken with a Samsung phone. Samsung retweeted it and the White House is pissed.

Fuck off.
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It's cool to sell the Red Sox though.
post #793 of 5111
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Without getting into counsel's discussions, I can tell you that as a rule, the White House objects to attempts to use the president's likeness for commercial purposes, and we certainly object in this case.

Although I'm sure keeping his picture on the cover of his books didn't hurt sales.
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Originally Posted by js4design View Post

Although I'm sure keeping his picture on the cover of his books didn't hurt sales.

Exactly my point. This guy has gotten his mug pasted on more things than all other presidents combined. Don't want to get reTweeted? Don't fucking pose for a selfie that's going to get Tweeted. Pretty simple if you ask me (but no one ever does frown.gif )
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Wasn't there a mini-controversy a few months back about the White House wanting full control over all pictures taken of Obama?

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