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What has the world come to?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by tombeef, May 13, 2006.

  1. tombeef

    tombeef King

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    Recently at a LAA baseball game, a man sued the team for sex discrimination when red tote bags were handed out to women 18 and older. Why he needs one I don't know.

    Anyways, what is the world coming to? I think there is a bigger subject here. Are we nearing a point where there are absolutely no distinctions between different people? Maybe someday, everyone will do the exact same thing, have the exact same thing, and be the exact same thing. Sounds like some books that we all know of. Granted, we are nowhere near this, but still, you continue to see more cases like these, where people try to make everything the same. Yep, fairness comes first. This is so stupid.

    The man was the only one to file a complaint. My question is, why didn't any people sue for age discrimination, afterall, you had to be at least 18?

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  2. Mr. Dictator

    Mr. Dictator A Chain-Smoking Fox

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    :lol:

    cue "Amerika" by Rammstein........now
     
  3. Mathilda

    Mathilda Queen

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    Just trying to make a quick buck, I'd guess.
     
  4. tombeef

    tombeef King

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    This is going to prevent anyone from doing anything based on sex, race, age, etc. Getting a tote bag doesn't make one group of people "better."
     
  5. Elrohir

    Elrohir RELATIONAL VALORIZATION

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    :lol: What an idiot.

    I think we need to punish people for stupid lawsuits. If it's a Mother's Day giveaway, it makes sense for men to not be given things. If you stick a screwdriver in your eye, it's not the manufacturers fault, and they don't have to make you and your family independantly wealthy. We've turned into a nation of whiners.
     
  6. amadeus

    amadeus Bring back the Civ2 theme!

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    There needs to be more, not less, lawsuits like these. Right-thinking Americans will eventually wake up to this nonsense.
     
  7. Xanikk999

    Xanikk999 History junkie

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    I agree. Its for MOTHERS DAY. Men cannot be mothers why should he be given a bag? We already have a fathers day.

    I really hate lawsuits like this. They waste the courts time and it gives less time for real lawsuits and concerns.
     
  8. MobBoss

    MobBoss Off-Topic Overlord

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    This is precisely why the United States needs tort reform.

    Btw, the guy in question is a whacko. Psychologist indeed. Methinks the guy has been writing too many of his own prescriptions.
     
  9. Xanikk999

    Xanikk999 History junkie

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    I agree like in my above post, civil lawsuits are getting out of hand.

    I think the majority of civil lawsuits shouldnt even make thier way to court but should be subject by a jury to see if its "worthy" to even present the case for it in court.
     
  10. Bluemofia

    Bluemofia F=ma

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    When political correctness gets out of hand...

    Stupid people descriminating... If those people get away with the under 18 descrimination, then what's to stop others from suing the government about laws that deny people under 21 from buying alcohol, stating it's descriminating against people under 21? :shake:
     
  11. tombeef

    tombeef King

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    I am hoping that was sarcastic. These frivilous lawsuits are not needed.

    That's so crazy, it just might work...
     
  12. Kozmos

    Kozmos Jew Detective

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    America....where you can sue anyone for just about anything.
     
  13. SuperBeaverInc.

    SuperBeaverInc. Groucho

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    Wow, that guy is a moron.

    :shake:
     
  14. Inqvisitor

    Inqvisitor King

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    Good, screw the system.
     
  15. 7ronin

    7ronin 海軍少佐

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    The problem is:

    1. It's California, land of liberal judges who never saw a lawsuit they wouldn't let proceed to trial.
    2. Too much "political correctness." It's become a new form of tyranny.
    3. Too many lawyers
    4. Too many greedy jerks out for a buck.
    and did I mention
    5. Too many lawyers.
     
  16. Tycoon101

    Tycoon101 Loves being STRONG

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    That's why California needs to break off of continental America and float away, FAR AWAY!

    TORT REFORM!
     
  17. tombeef

    tombeef King

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    Bold edited in. This is way too much of an influence on people. Say it like it is, say it like it is.
     
  18. A'AbarachAmadan

    A'AbarachAmadan Deity

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    Absolutely agree.
     
  19. amadeus

    amadeus Bring back the Civ2 theme!

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    I'm being entirely serious. The more ridiculous these lawsuits become, the more people will finally get fed up with them.
     
  20. Mr. Dictator

    Mr. Dictator A Chain-Smoking Fox

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    ah i see overdosing on stupidity :thumbsup:
     

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