Morning News: Seattle Takes on Secure Scheduling for Hourly Workers, Trump's Seattle "Co-Hosts" Reject Event

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1) sports unites all kinds of people
2) "He also isn't letting people touch this bronze penis." Well, now he's just tempting us to do something.
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Shootings and druggings and bashings.

Why? Drunk straight men.
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@2 Don't be too bigoted, it could also be drunk gay men, or drunk women. But I suppose you're nicely supporting the Stranger's narrative that all problems in Seattle are due to the influx of tech bros.
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@2 Don't be too bigoted, it could also be drunk gay men, or drunk women. But I suppose you're nicely supporting the Stranger's narrative that all problems in Seattle are due to the influx of tech bros.
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@2: As a straight man, I've never done any of those things after imbibing. Have I just never gotten my BAC high enough, or do you suppose there might be other factors?
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@3, 4: if my aunt had balls she'd be my uncle.

it's more likely that they're just not drunk than either of your stupid hypotheticals.
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"And a class-action lawsuit filed on Monday is challenging that practice, alleging that it favors tech workers while excluding poor and minority citizens."

the phrase 'tech workers' wasn't in the linked article. Does every single issue have to be 'tech workers' vs everyone else?
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@5: because you're not a violent person? I've never done them either.
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@3: it could be drunk women? Really?
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@8: Ah, so there are other factors. OK then.

Re: move-in specials, this only applies to Seattle proper, correct? So... for anyone that can afford to live in Seattle to begin with, which would likely mean people earning so much money that it's not really a factor anyway. It's not a bad thing to have on the books, but it doesn't make much of a difference other than precedent. But the idea that there is some way to enforce renting to the first qualified applicant, and that the landlord wouldn't exhibit bias based on their personal impression of a prospective tenant, is more than a little naive.
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NAFTA strikes again.
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@10, Straight men are overwhelmingly responsible for most crime and violence, historically and worldwide. That doesn’t mean all straight men are terrible, just that most terrible people are straight men.
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@9: Really? Yes, really. The male gender does not hold the copyright on drunk and violent behavior.
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@6 Don't you mean if you're aunt had balls but still chose to identify as female she'd still be your aunt. Please leave your bigoted comments out.

@9 The linked story didn't mention the gender of any of the assailants, is it so unreasonable to believe that one of them could be a woman? Seems a bit sexist to insist that there's no way a woman could shoot someone.
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When I was a college student, Michigan State University was in full rioting swing. Lots of burning things and over turning cars. There was a discussion of "rolling last-calls", meaning certain bars would close earlier than others and certain bars would close later than others. I thought this plan would be a great idea. Instead, the city decided to use tear gas to drive people out of the bar areas as soon as the bars closed. It was effective to say the least.
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@15, lol I was there around the same time (late 90s). I remember the riots but not the rolling last-calls thing or the tear gassing (!!), though I steered clear of the East Lansing bar scene for the most part.
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@14:

According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, roughly 14% of violent crimes are committed by women - so, while statistically there is a possibility any particular assault MAY be perpetrated by a female, it is seven times more likely to have been done by a male.
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@17 Since you're citing statistics you do realize that this smaller sample may not be representative of the population?