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DSA is the new America
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The revolution will start in pdx. Even if I die in it, I am proud of my city.
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Dave, you could just copypaste all this from the Zombie TR threads.

You are not treading new ground.
Oh yes I am.  Just watch.
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Mount Simon Sandstone
(JBD & JBP)
Potsdam Supergroup,
Cambrian System
Type locality and use of name: In a provisional classification given by Walcott (1914, p. 354), the Mount Simon Sandstone was credited to a manuscript by E. O. Ulrich. General consensus indicates that the name is taken from an escarpment called Mount Simon near Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wis. Walcott described about 235 feet (72 m) of coarse-grained to conglomeratic sandstone overlying Precambrian granite and underlying fine-grained sandstone of the Eau Claire Formation. The term Mount Simon Sandstone is generally used for the basal Cambrian formation in the upper Mississippi Valley and southern Great Lakes areas, including in Indiana.

Description: The Mount Simon Sandstone, the oldest known post-Precambrian unit in Indiana and the basal unit in the Potsdam Supergroup, is recognized only in the subsurface and was described in some detail by Becker, Hreha, and Dawson (1978). It consists of poorly sorted fine-grained to very coarse grained sandstones that are generally poorly consolidated. A general color change occurs downward from white to yellowish gray to grayish red below. Gray and maroon shale is present throughout the formation in beds ranging from less than a foot to tens of feet in thickness, and another prominent shale zone, as thick as 60 feet (18 m), occurs in the upper part of the Mount Simon in northwestern Indiana. A basal arkosic sandstone interval, as thick as 50 feet (15 m), is known from several wells that penetrate Precambrian rocks in Indiana.

The known thickness of the Mount Simon Sandstone ranges from more than 300 feet (91 m) in eastern Indiana to more than 2,000 feet (610 m) in northwestern Indiana. Although wells in southwestern Indiana have not reached Precambrian rocks, wells in Illinois and Kentucky indicate that the Mount Simon thins to about 750 feet (229 m) in that part of the state (Droste and Patton, 1985). The Mount Simon is overlain conformably by the Eau Claire Formation and is underlain, insofar as known, unconformably by Precambrian rocks.

Correlation: The Mount Simon Sandstone is known by this name in Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, and Kentucky and is the equivalent of the Lamotte Sandstone of Missouri (Droste and Shaver, 1983 Shaver and others, 1985). https://igws.indiana.edu/compendium/comp0i04.cfm
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Dave, you could just copypaste all this from the Zombie TR threads.

You are not treading new ground.
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The Potsdam Sandstone was named by Emmons in 1838 (p. 214-217, 230) for Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. It was then considered to consist of sandstones lying above primary (Precambrian) rocks. The name Potsdam has since been applied widely, at least in the correlative sense, to many bodies of sandstones occupying a somewhat similar stratigraphic position in Canada, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, and Indiana. https://igws.indiana.edu/compendium/comp1hgk.cfm
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I have it on good authority that this person is legit

https://www.gofundme.com/immigrant-family-reunification
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apart from the overwhelming evil of using separation and detention of toddlers for political leverage, it's also bizarre and nonsensical.  in his mind, he's the good guy for attacking the evil democrat conspiracy to bring brown hordes into the country and stuff ballot boxes.  in reality, he's doing something that is obviously pure evil and gives him zero political leverage, to address on his own extremist terms the overblown and mischaracterized problem of illegal immigration, which iirc was at record lows before he took office.  and the imaginary problem of illegal immigrants voting is still imaginary. this is psychosis.

It's a psychosis that energizes his base and makes them feel like he's fulfilling his promises. And the more outraged people get, the more his voters will feel like they're really winning.

Deplorable was too mild a label.
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Canada is monitoring the impact of U.S. President Donald Trump's "zero-tolerance" migrant policy -- which has led to the forcible detention of thousands of children -- to determine if the U.S. remains a safe country for asylum seekers.
Global outrage is growing over Trump's hardline approach to people crossing illegally into the U.S. from Mexico -- a policy that puts adults through the criminal justice system while sending their children to detention camps. The Trump administration also has eliminated the option of citing a risk of domestic or gang violence as grounds to seek protection.

Critics are calling on Canada to urgently respond by suspending the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA) with the United States, but Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said the government will analyze the situation to determine the impact of the Trump administration's policy on due process, appeals rights and migrants' ability to make asylum claims.

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NDP immigration critic Jenny Kwan said the developments south of the border underscore the fact that the U.S. is no longer a 'safe third country'.
She called it "astounding" that the Liberal government would consider keeping Canada in an agreement with a country that is flagrantly flouting international law on the rights of refugees and children.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canada-trump-border-immigration-crackdown-1.4711030
as if to underscore Canada's point, today is the day we chose to announce our withdrawal from the UN human rights commission.
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apart from the overwhelming evil of using separation and detention of toddlers for political leverage, it's also bizarre and nonsensical.  in his mind, he's the good guy for attacking the evil democrat conspiracy to bring brown hordes into the country and stuff ballot boxes.  in reality, he's doing something that is obviously pure evil and gives him zero political leverage, to address on his own extremist terms the overblown and mischaracterized problem of illegal immigration, which iirc was at record lows before he took office.  and the imaginary problem of illegal immigrants voting is still imaginary. this is psychosis.