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Filthy

the High commander
Jun 28, 2016
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Where do I mention government unions at all?
"In this case, I'm thinking of government workers and subcontractors."
and then you contrast it with businesses that are just "in it for the money".

sorry if I'm just not reading you right.
 

kneeblock

Drapetomaniac
Apr 18, 2015
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"In this case, I'm thinking of government workers and subcontractors."
and then you contrast it with businesses that are just "in it for the money".

sorry if I'm just not reading you right.
Yeah what I mean by that is the state has different considerations when it comes to speech and its institutions don't have the same speech protections individuals do. Its workers are acting as agents of the state who are meant to project universal access in the public interest (even though we know they talk reckless often). My point is that public sector workers are expected, sometimes by policy and sometimes just by convention to express a measure of neutrality. Partisanship is actually expressly prohibited by law for civil servants and some (not all) subcontractors who engage in partisanship or electioneering can lose eligibility to receive government funding. So in a nutshell, the public sector should reserve some right to separation with workers on the basis of ideological expression. Private sector businesses can do so too, as I say above, but it should be agreed upon in a collective bargaining process how much they can intervene and what the process for censure and/or termination would be.
 

Filthy

the High commander
Jun 28, 2016
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Yeah what I mean by that is the state has different considerations when it comes to speech and its institutions don't have the same speech protections individuals do. Its workers are acting as agents of the state who are meant to project universal access in the public interest (even though we know they talk reckless often). My point is that public sector workers are expected, sometimes by policy and sometimes just by convention to express a measure of neutrality. Partisanship is actually expressly prohibited by law for civil servants and some (not all) subcontractors who engage in partisanship or electioneering can lose eligibility to receive government funding. So in a nutshell, the public sector should reserve some right to separation with workers on the basis of ideological expression. Private sector businesses can do so too, as I say above, but it should be agreed upon in a collective bargaining process how much they can intervene and what the process for censure and/or termination would be.
Gotcha - we're on the same wavelength. Now I'm curious what you think the union should/would give up in order to secure what could amount to 'hate-speech protection' for its members
 

kneeblock

Drapetomaniac
Apr 18, 2015
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Gotcha - we're on the same wavelength. Now I'm curious what you think the union should/would give up in order to secure what could amount to 'hate-speech protection' for its members
Probably Columbus Day off.
 

RussfromNH

Get off my lawn!
Dec 12, 2018
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Gina Carano Uncancelled

Back when Gina Carano was ceremoniously denounced by Lucasfilm in an anonymous trade publication statement, then fired from the company and The Mandalorian, things were taken to the next level. For example, not only did they fire the actress who refused to put her preferred pronouns in her Twitter bio, but they also tried to cancel every toy that reflected her character. They even went so far as to cancel the release of an episode of Running Wild with Bear Grylls that featured Gina Carano. Talk about deleting someone from the industry!

But the backlash was intense, and now it seems that Hollywood is walking back some of their positions on Gina Carano. Just yesterday, our Chief Editor and Owner of Pirates and Princesses, Geeky Sparkles, discovered Wal-Mart was selling Gina Carano / Cara Dune Star Wars merchandise. Now, NatGeo is pulling back the decision to ban the Running Wild episode featuring Ms. Carano as well.




View: https://twitter.com/ginacarano/status/1386318261369729031?s=20


Gina Carano 🕯 on Twitter: "Want to hear something cool? Just so happens you WILL be able to see my @beargrylls episode on @natgeo after all!! Bear is a real one. 💛 I’m so glad you’re going to get to see it. My heart is so full. Airs on @natgeo May 10th at 9pm! ❤ #nevergiveup https://t.co/N7loK4Yjv8" / Twitter
 

Jesus X

attila's sideburns.
Sep 7, 2015
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people must be buying those action figures like crazy the price is up to 62 bucks and the funko is also the same price. I'll search ebay for a deal on one I want to support gina both figuratively and literally.
 

Lars

Baruch Atah
Oct 17, 2015
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people must be buying those action figures like crazy the price is up to 62 bucks and the funko is also the same price. I'll search ebay for a deal on one I want to support gina both figuratively and literally.
Off topic but I sold a marvel funko for 500$ once
 

jason73

fuck off. i got work to do
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Jan 15, 2015
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OP is a weirdo . he hates Gina but loves every borderline legal age or anime titty bitch . he probably hates Gina because she looks like a grown ass woman
 

ThatOneDude

Commander in @Chief, Dick Army
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This makes no sense, she is a horrible actress

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