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Familiar spirits

Post by nicole » 01 Mar 2017, 14:54

A thread about pets
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by nicole » 01 Mar 2017, 14:56

I basically want to murder the people in this story https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features ... ting-a-dog
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by Mo » 01 Mar 2017, 15:18

The borrowers or Wags Lending?
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by nicole » 01 Mar 2017, 15:23

Mo wrote:The borrowers or Wags Lending?
I mean, Wags Lending is facilitating all the bad things about the borrowers, so both. But mostly the borrowers.
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by Sandy » 01 Mar 2017, 16:04

nicole wrote:
Mo wrote:The borrowers or Wags Lending?
I mean, Wags Lending is facilitating all the bad things about the borrowers, so both. But mostly the borrowers.
Yeah, every human involved needs to not breed.
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by Hugh Akston » 01 Mar 2017, 16:25

I think we can all agree however that they should replace the US flag with the header graphic in that story.
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by Sandy » 01 Mar 2017, 16:33

Hugh Akston wrote:I think we can all agree however that they should replace the US flag with the header graphic in that story.
I think a crudely drawn Dickbutt would be more appropriate.
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by dhex » 01 Mar 2017, 17:15

Ahahahahahahaha the fuck
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by Jasper » 02 Mar 2017, 11:50

The article wrote:Wunderlich rents his apartment. He leases his car. He owns his horse. He’s drawn to the rugged individualism expressed in the novels of Ayn Rand and the blog Cowboy Ethics, but he hastens to argue that while he profits off high-cost lending, he’s also improving the lives of subprime borrowers. He is, he writes in a mission statement on his personal website, “living in a Postmodern culture while maintaining my old American West roots and Christian values.”
It's libertarians' fault! [Emphasis added]
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by Mo » 02 Mar 2017, 11:58

Jasper wrote:
The article wrote:Wunderlich rents his apartment. He leases his car. He owns his horse. He’s drawn to the rugged individualism expressed in the novels of Ayn Rand and the blog Cowboy Ethics, but he hastens to argue that while he profits off high-cost lending, he’s also improving the lives of subprime borrowers. He is, he writes in a mission statement on his personal website, “living in a Postmodern culture while maintaining my old American West roots and Christian values.”
It's libertarians' fault! [Emphasis added]
It feels like almost every adult with that line in their media bio is a) not a libertarian b) an asshole.
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by nicole » 22 Mar 2017, 11:22

Be sure to license your pets, folks, or you'll find they are "contraband" when you try to get compensated for their murder: http://www.metrotimes.com/news-hits/arc ... contraband
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by nicole » 23 Jun 2017, 12:45

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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by Aresen » 23 Jun 2017, 15:12

nicole wrote:Hamas bans dog walking.
Taking a page from Bill de Blasio's book.
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by nicole » 03 Aug 2017, 11:33

nicole wrote:
22 Mar 2017, 11:22
Be sure to license your pets, folks, or you'll find they are "contraband" when you try to get compensated for their murder: http://www.metrotimes.com/news-hits/arc ... contraband
Followup at H&R: https://reason.com/blog/2017/08/03/fede ... -dogs-aren
The ruling is the first time a federal court has considered the question of whether an unlicensed pet—in violation of city or state code—is protected property under the Fourth Amendment. Federal courts have established that pets are protected from unreasonable seizures (read: killing) by police, but the city of Detroit argued in a motion in March that Smith's dogs, because they were unlicensed, were "contraband" for the purposes of the Fourth Amendment, meaning she had no legitimate property interest in them and therefore no basis to sue the officers or department.

In his Wednesday opinion Steeh agreed.

"The Court is aware that this conclusion may not sit well with dog owners and animal lovers in general," the judge wrote. "The reason for any unease stems from the fact that while pet owners consider their pets to be family members, the law considers pets to be property."

"The requirements of the Michigan Dog Law and the Detroit City Code, including that all dogs be current with their rabies vaccines, exist to safeguard the public from dangerous animals," he continued. "When a person owns a dog that is unlicensed, in the eyes of the law it is no different than owning any other type of illegal property or contraband. Without any legitimate possessory interest in the dogs, there can be no violation of the Fourth Amendment."
But, there's a bonus:
And without any Fourth Amendment violation, Steeh continued, there is no basis for a civil rights claim against the city. Steeh also ruled that Smith's suit would have been dismissed even if she had a cognizable property interest in the dogs, finding that the animals presented an imminent threat to the officers.
Because of course they were.
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by Hugh Akston » 03 Aug 2017, 11:35

Tom Bombadil|8.3.17 @ 10:28AM|#

Amazing the cops had time to determine the dogs were unlicensed before they shot them.
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by nicole » 03 Aug 2017, 11:52

Hugh Akston wrote:
03 Aug 2017, 11:35
Tom Bombadil|8.3.17 @ 10:28AM|#

Amazing the cops had time to determine the dogs were unlicensed before they shot them.
Almost as amazing as a dog opening a bathroom door!
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by lunchstealer » 03 Aug 2017, 12:04

OFFS

If you don't license/register your car, it's still fucking property. You're just responsible for the fees and any penalties if you're caught not having it registered. The licensing/registration doesn't turn it from contraband into property. It just brings you into regulatory compliance.
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by nicole » 03 Aug 2017, 12:11

On the other hand an unregistered gun, in places where registration is required, would certainly be contraband.
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by nicole » 28 Aug 2017, 14:38

Finally caught this on camera (sound required)

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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by Ellie » 01 Feb 2018, 23:15

My houseguest brought his cat to stay with us a couple days ago. But I have not seen the cat yet, because the cat has some solid survival instincts, and so is staying out of sight of my animal-loving children :lol:
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by Mo » 03 Feb 2018, 20:35

Mojito asked Mo Mama, "Where's your animal?" during our last FaceTime with her. This is because Mo Papa and Mo Bro both have cats and Mo Sis lives on a carriage house on a ranch where there are horses. I joked to my sister that Mo Mama should get a turtle because it's a low maintenance pet. So now, in order to seem more interesting to Mojito, my mom is seriously considering buying a turtle. I'm just upset I didn't suggest a frog for more lulz.
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by Warren » 03 Feb 2018, 20:56

Mo wrote:
03 Feb 2018, 20:35
Mojito asked Mo Mama, "Where's your animal?" during our last FaceTime with her. This is because Mo Papa and Mo Bro both have cats and Mo Sis lives on a carriage house on a ranch where there are horses. I joked to my sister that Mo Mama should get a turtle because it's a low maintenance pet. So now, in order to seem more interesting to Mojito, my mom is seriously considering buying a turtle. I'm just upset I didn't suggest a frog for more lulz.
What's so funny about a frog?
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by Mo » 03 Feb 2018, 20:57

Nothing inherently funny about a frog. What will be funny is when she pulls it out of the aquarium to show the boys, it hops away and has to chase it.
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by lunchstealer » 04 Feb 2018, 18:06

turtle chasing is a far less amusing spectator sport.
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Re: Familiar spirits

Post by Warren » 04 Feb 2018, 21:12

lunchstealer wrote:
04 Feb 2018, 18:06
turtle chasing is a far less amusing spectator sport.
People only go to those things because they want to see a turtle crash.
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