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  1. I wasn't trying to make it a competition. I...

    I wasn't trying to make it a competition.

    I was responding to someone who made the comparison. "Yes the cops in the Floyd incident at bare minimum are guilty of gross negligience. But these things...
  2. If you're making statements about me as an...

    If you're making statements about me as an individual, of course it's personal. It's about the person making the comment, rather than what was actually said.

    There is no obligation to respond to...
  3. Looking at the statistics, 48 cops were shot to...

    Looking at the statistics, 48 cops were shot to death last year. Three died from assault. Seven died from vehicular assault.

    https://www.odmp.org/search/year?year=2019

    Every death is a tragedy,...
  4. When I'm accused of a lack of empathy, it tends...

    When I'm accused of a lack of empathy, it tends to be because I'm considering the numbers and the facts.

    There is something revealing about accusing someone of a lack of empathy while going after...
  5. There probably isn't rise in racial crime. It's...

    There probably isn't rise in racial crime. It's been going on for a while, but it isn't worse than before.

    Trump did actually say something about it, a few hours before your post.
    ...
  6. The original bill had a total budget of two...

    The original bill had a total budget of two trillion dollars, so I don't think the money was only meant for the neediest.

    As for the reasons for worse results, that probably comes down to how the...
  7. A further problem is that districts and schools...

    A further problem is that districts and schools often have incentives not to hire diagnositicians.

    If a child is diagnosed with a specific ailment, it could mean that they're entitled to specific...
  8. He's not a loser, but he is perceived that way....

    He's not a loser, but he is perceived that way. He does face more setbacks than the typical superhero.
  9. We also don't know what the economy will be like...

    We also don't know what the economy will be like in five months. Ryan Lizza and Daniel Lippman wrote about the potential economic debate for Politico.
    ...
  10. We're not always going to have strong competent...

    We're not always going to have strong competent public school teachers surrounded by enough student leaders to help guide the disruptive students.

    Education is one profession where someone in...
  11. One of the questions is whether the tradeoff to...

    One of the questions is whether the tradeoff to the effort of pulling up all the trouble(d) kids: are the lost resources going to help you from helping others? Could those trouble(d) kids drag down...
  12. I obviously don't want to see Trump as the...

    I obviously don't want to see Trump as the nominee in 2024, if as appears likely, he gets his ass kicked by Biden.

    I don't know if he'll run. I thought it was interesting that some columnists I...
  13. I've seen arguments that if Trump loses in the...

    I've seen arguments that if Trump loses in the next election, he'll run again in 2024.

    Nathaniel Rakich of 538 sums it up....
  14. This assumes all private schools are religious or...

    This assumes all private schools are religious or racially segregated.

    You may think they don't deserve your tax dollars. Do they deserve to suffer financial consequences from a...
  15. This is way to allow companies to respond faster...

    This is way to allow companies to respond faster to likely supply-chain disruptions.

    According to the link, common allergens would still need to be labeled.
    ...
  16. Do you have any evidence to support the idea that...

    Do you have any evidence to support the idea that people are not that contagious in their second week of COVID-19?
  17. Public school. They presumably learn other...

    Public school.

    They presumably learn other things as well.

    Granted, that gets to a different argument about whether private schools should get funding under ordinary circumstances.

    These...
  18. Many conservatives support a system of charter...

    Many conservatives support a system of charter schools/ school choice, where private schools would be reimbursed for taking in the children of parents who would otherwise be unable to afford it.
    ...
  19. The CARES Act (The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and...

    The CARES Act (The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) is the entire two trillion dollar stimulus package.

    That money is going all over the place, including to businesses.
    ...
  20. Apparently there's now interest in various...

    Apparently there's now interest in various Jackpot-related back issues.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcXE_79cjz4
  21. The counterargument would be that the federal...

    The counterargument would be that the federal government is spending a lot to offset the costs of COVID-19. One could certainly see funding to private schools in these unique and rare circumstances...
  22. It's fine to change the parameters of a...

    It's fine to change the parameters of a discussion but the shift should be acknowledged.

    Whatever the discussion is on the left/ right issues, there should be a consistency on process questions...
  23. Why shouldn't private schools get relief? Is...

    Why shouldn't private schools get relief? Is there an argument that they did something incorrect and thus deserve to lose money due to a massive pandemic and various stay-home orders?

    That is...
  24. But I remain a Republican, partly to be able to...

    But I remain a Republican, partly to be able to vote for better candidates in future primaries.

    Individuals have greater impact in primaries than in the general election. Do you not vote in...
  25. Do you really think that if the situation had...

    Do you really think that if the situation had been reversed, a Democratic Senate majority leader would have allowed a vote on an election year for the Supreme Court nominee of a Republican president?...
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