"I thought I knew the mean of the word "sanction", and I did.
But apparently it also means the exact opposite:
1. a threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule.
2. official permission or approval for an action.
"It's going right over my house in Nashville. Gonna have an eclipse BBQ! I've never seen a full on eclipse before, either.
And I say, Sir, of course you have to take your 7-y-o on the Father/Son Eclipse Road Trip 2017!"
"I couldn't find anything in the article about if the Islamic people actually got their male driver or not.
I also couldn't find anything in the article about whether the Islamic tourists were brown or not."
"I was born and raised in Flint, MI, now live in TN, and from what I have seen, there does seem to be more de facto segregation in the north, less interaction.
But like Mongoose, my sample size and methods may not be ideal. It could be that I'm…"
"One point I've seen raised a couple of places is the need for ongoing drugs and/or hormones. Given the austere nature of the battle field that is a concern - just as it is for other conditions that require ongoing medical attention.
"I think a lot of it does come down to what people consider part of their identity. It is one reason religion can be such a sensitive topic.
When you have embraced something in such a way that anything that does not support that thing is…"
"Just to play devil's advocate - is it possible, that pervasive social stigma's which allow for bans against them (in various capacities, including this one) to pass political muster, could be a major contributor to that suicide rate? "
"Odd, I was talking about this today twice, two different venues and instances. Sorry man, it sucks. Sometimes it doesn't matter how polite you are. It's what happens when someone gets too wrapped up in identity politics, which isn't…"