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America, Bailey Jay, and Dumb: g If this was another country, we'd have to tell you that this coffee may be hot. Good thing this is Canada okayto: bregma: kevinrfree: charlienight: commanderbishoujo: bogleech: prokopetz: johnlockinthetardiswithdestiel: truthandglory: assbanditkirk: whoa canada someone needs to turn down that sass level Two things to know about Canada! We are smart enough to know hot things should be hot. We are sorry if you don’t fun story about the reason they do that (at least in America) once this lady spilled her McDonald’s coffee on herself and ended up getting like 3rd degree burns and since there was no warning on the cup she was able to claim she didn’t know it would be hot (or at least that hot) and won a lawsuit against McDonald’s for $1 million That’s what the media smear campaign against her would have you believe, anyway. The truth of the matter is that the McDonald’s in question had previously been cited - on at least two separate occasions - for keeping their coffee so hot that it violated local occupational health and safety regulations. The lady didn’t win her lawsuit because American courts are stupid; she won it because the McDonald’s she bought that coffee from was actively and knowingly breaking the law with respect to the temperature of its coffee at the time of the incident. (I mean, do you have any idea what a third-degree burn actually is? Third-degree burns involve “full thickness” tissue damage; we’re talking bone-deep, with possible destruction of tissue. Can you even imagine how hot that cup of coffee would have to have been to inflict that kind of damage in the few seconds it was in contact with her skin?) Yeah I’m tired of people joking about either the “stupid” woman who didn’t know coffee was hot or the “greedy” woman making up bullshit to get money. She was hideously injured by hideous irresponsibility, it was an absolutely legitimate lawsuit and the warning on the cups basically allows McDonalds to claim no responsibility even if it happens again. Every other company followed suit to cover their asses. So they can still legally serve you something that could sear off the end of your tongue or permanently demolish the front of your gums and just give you a big fat middle finger in court. “The label SAID it would be HOT, STUPID.” obligatory reblog for the great debunking of the usual ignorance spouted about this case obligatory mention that the media smear campaign to twist teh facts on this case and get public opinion against the victim was deliberate and fueled by the right wing tort reform movement it was seized upon to limit the rights of consumers to hold giant corporations accountable for wrongdoing watch the documentary Hot Coffee, it lays out all of the facts and examines the response to this case and explains why everything you think you know about this case is bullshit, and explains why tort reform is bullshit in an entertaining and informative manner The woman injured in Liebeck v. McDonald’s Restaurants was 79 years old at the time of her injuries, and suffered third-degree burns to the pelvic region (including her thighs, buttocks, and groin), which in combination with lesser burns in the surrounding regions caused damage to an area totaling a whopping 22% of her body’s surface. These injuries that required two years of intensive medical care, including multiple skin grafts; during her hospitalization, Stella Liebeck lost around 20% of her starting body weight. She was uninsured and sued McDonald’s Restaurants for the cost of her past and projected future medical care, an estimated $20,000. The corporation offered a settlement of $800, a number so obviously ridiculous that I’m not even going to dignify it with any further explanation. The settlement number most often quoted is not the amount that the corporation actually paid; the jury in the first trial suggested a payment equal to a day or two of coffee revenues for McDonald’s, which at the time totaled more than $1 million per diem. The judge reduced the required payout to around $640,000 in both compensatory and punitive damages, and the case was later settled out of court for less than $600,000. Keep in mind that at the time, McDonald’s already had over 700 cases of complaints about coffee-related burns on file, but continued to sell coffee heated to nearly 200 degrees Fahrenheit (around 90 degrees Celsius) as a means of boosting sales (their selling point was that one could buy the coffee, drive to a second location such as work or home, and still have a piping hot beverage). This in spite of the fact that most restaurants serve coffee between 140 and 160 degrees Fahrenheit (60 to 71 degrees Celsius), and many coffee experts agree that such high temperatures are desirable only during the brewing process itself. The Liebeck case was absolutely not an example of litigation-happy Americans expecting corporations to cover their asses for their own stupidity, but we seem determined to remember it that way. It’s an issue of liability, and the allowable lengths of capitalism, and even of the way in which our society is incredibly dangerous for and punitive towards the uninsured, but it was not and is not a frivolous suit. Please check your assumptions and do your research before you turn a burn victim’s suffering into a throwaway punchline. #don’t fricking get me started on Liebeck v. McDonald’s Restaurants the level of misinformation floating around is staggering#I know that it’s an older case but it still makes me really mad that people treat it as this big dumb thing?#the fact that the media took a serious case and turned it into what it is to us today should piss people off#the level of distortion of facts is astonishing and upsetting and nobody seems to hear about it?#sorry I’m done I just#it upsets me when a legal travesty like this is just dragged out for some#’haha americans are sOOOOOOOo dumb!!1!’ humor#I MEAN GODDAMN IF YOU’RE GOING TO MAKE FUN OF AMERICANS AT LEAST MAKE FUN OF US WITH FACTS OKAY jesus, i actually didn’t know about any of this, thanks for clearing that up Liebeck v. McDonald’s Restaurants at the American Museum of Tort Law The McDonald’s Hot Coffee Case: Know the Facts at Consumer Attorneys of California
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Anaconda, Assassination, and Bad: THE DAILY The Daily Beast @thedailybeast * Follow BEAST Are video games breeding an assassination generation? thebea.st/2fonStR RESIDENT EVL MORTAL KOMBAT X Violent Crimes per 1oo,ooo US Inhabitants, 1994 to 2013 800- 700- 600- 500 400 Souree: Department of Justice Carpe Diem Blog 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 Murder Rate Per 100,000 Persons USA, 1957-2011 n 12 10 2 6 4 P 2. Source: FBI Uniform CrimeReport Year © 2012, Michael W. Kruse Arrests per 100,000 juveniles ages 10-17,1980-2014 600 T Violent Crime Index 500 400 300 200 100 1980 82 84 86 88 90 92 94 96 98 00 02 04 06 08 10 12 14 HOMICIDE RATES IN THE US AND ENGLAND 1967-2013, AND THE WORLD, 2003-2012 UNITED STATES WORLD ENGLAND 965 1970 าร75 1980 985 1995 2010 Sources: U.S. FBI Uniform Crime Reports. England (including Wales): U.K. Office for National Statistics. World U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime, reported in UN. Economic and Social Council's "World crime trends and emerg ing issues and responses in the field of crime prevention and social justice," Feb. 12, 2014, Figure 1. The percentages were converted to homicide rates by setting the 2012 rate at 62, the figure reported in the UNODC Global Study on Homicide 2013, Page 12. <p><a href="http://loltaku.tumblr.com/post/153351355144/hurf-durf-technology-is-bad-thomas-edison-is-a" class="tumblr_blog">loltaku</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>hurf durf technology is bad thomas edison is a witch</p></blockquote>

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Bad, Community, and God: is a living system that reflects and affirmation will allow wide acceptance Simony oul envisions a growth in the support Langsof those of us who use it," Ball of non-binary and gender neutral pronoun of pronoun uisa long, Ball believes that the students, who are making efforts to normal- time," but instead uses plural. usage. community and society as Since "they" functioned as a plural pro- hoa usage of the pronoun will take a People don't like language changes be- said. Lan Simony is among the Decatur faculty and Simony avoids "using singular pronouns," I'm all for it During lessons, Ball and Simony don't nge is organic and it changes over id. If these ize'un-gendered pronouns pronouns were to k their way into English, noun organio while to get used to. Source cause they think language needs to function GENDER IDENTITY: More choices t TRANSGENDER A person who identifies as something other than the gender assigned at birth. NON-BINARY Someone whose gender identities do not fit into the gender binary. GENDERFLUID Someone who identifies with different genders depending on how they feel. Also known as genderqueer THIRD GENDER Someone who identifies with a gender completely different from the binary genders. CISGENDER FEMALE A woman who identifies with the binary gender (male/female) assigned to her at birth. DEMIGIRL Someone who only partially identifies as a girl or woman. CISGENDER MALE A man who identifies with the binary gender assigned to him at birth. DEMIBOY Someone who only partially identifies as a boy or man. AGENDER Individuals that have a neutral or lack of gender identity According to Dani Planer GARPE DIEM JANUARY 2015 37 <p><a href="http://anarchyfortomorrow.co.vu/post/119107559813/die-blauen-dragoner-egalitarianmiafey" class="tumblr_blog">anarchy-for-tomorrow</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://die-blauen-dragoner.tumblr.com/post/119107414280/egalitarianmiafey-pro-pomsky-anti-feminist" class="tumblr_blog">die-blauen-dragoner</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://egalitarianmiafey.tumblr.com/post/119106945220/pro-pomsky-anti-feminist-hella-reaper" class="tumblr_blog">egalitarianmiafey</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://pro-pomsky-anti-feminist.tumblr.com/post/119098085874/hella-reaper-kiozahhak-crankcutshair" class="tumblr_blog">pro-pomsky-anti-feminist</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://hella-reaper.tumblr.com/post/115530912553/kiozahhak-crankcutshair-littleredlala-my" class="tumblr_blog">hella-reaper</a>:</p><blockquote><p><a href="http://kiozahhak.tumblr.com/post/112325715054/crankcutshair-littleredlala-my-schools-article" class="tumblr_blog">kiozahhak</a>:</p><blockquote><p><a href="http://crankcutshair.tumblr.com/post/111136171431/littleredlala-my-schools-article-about-gender" class="tumblr_blog">crankcutshair</a>:</p><blockquote><p><a href="http://littleredlala.tumblr.com/post/108917675403/my-schools-article-about-gender-identities" class="tumblr_blog">littleredlala</a>:</p><blockquote><p>My schools article about gender identities</p></blockquote><p>Can’t stop reblogging</p></blockquote><p>oh my god demigirl and demiboy are on here! :O oh my god I didn’t even know we had a symbol</p></blockquote><p>Doing it right</p></blockquote> <p>What’s the other half of demis? Like you’re half girl/guy and half what? Precious? Death? Uncontrollable bad assery? Like what is that other half?</p></blockquote> <p>“Choices” because gender’s a choice now!</p></blockquote> <p>Im facepalming so hard</p></blockquote> <p>When did this spread to schools</p></blockquote> <p>That&rsquo;s some nice looking kindling.</p>
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