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Dave Pacheco
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Boy, I sure hope all these anti-trans bathroom bills pass so that pedophiles are forced to pee in the bathroom that corresponds with their birth certificate gender because that will make children safer in a way that's not particularly clear to anyone involved.
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"Dad, there's a pedophile in the bathroom!"

"Does their birth certificate match the bathroom gender?"

"Yes"

"Sorry, nothing I can do, son."
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Today we learned that Metallica makes kitties very sleepy. 
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Just make it illegal for pedophiles to urinate, and then we can solve both problems at once.

Seriously, where do legislators think child molesters are peeing NOW? It's a tissue-thin lie that this is about protecting children. 
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"OK, OK... but what if THIS happened?"

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"Well, there is this candidate, but she never polled higher than about 3% in the..."

"Wait, did you say... SHE?"

Ted Cruz licks his lips nervously.

"Bring her in."

"But she's very unpopu..."

"I SAID BRING HER IN!"
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There's no point in passing laws to keep criminals out of bathrooms, because criminals by definition don't obey the laws, right?

If a trans person walks into a bathroom, followed by a person in a US flag t-shirt and an open-carry gun, I know which one I'm more concerned about. I probably wouldn't feel comfortable sending a child of mine into that bathroom, but it's not because of the trans person: I know which one of those two is a danger, and which on is in danger.
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However, in the interest of balance, I can recognize the mirror argument here: we are stating that it is not appropriate to criminalize a behavior simply because someone might take advantage and behave criminally.

Gun control opponents tend to make similar arguments: "we are not criminals, and we do not intend to use our guns to act criminally, therefore it is not appropriate to treat us as criminals simply because someone else might use a gun to commit a crime." It's a fair point, and recognizing and responding to it is the correct response.

I think a valid counter argument is that, while no one becomes trans in the heat of the moment because they got yelled at in a bar or got cut off in traffic or got angry at their spouse, it does seem to happen that otherwise law-abiding, gun-carrying people, otherwise good people seem to have a tendency to turn into threats in those circumstances.

To paraphrase the statement: "the only thing that stops a good trans person from going to the bathroom, is an otherwise good person temporarily blinded by fear."

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Free idea for legislators: pass a law to give every pedophile a free gun. Because the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun in a bathroom is a good guy with a gun in the bathroom.

Oh, and post a good guy in every bathroom in America too, almost forgot that part.

And give the guy a gun, too, can't forget that.

Wait, what if it's the women's bathroom? WATCH OUT, THERE'S A GUY WITH A GUN IN THERE! HOW DID HE GET IN THERE, IT'S ILLEGAL NOW?!

Crap, I may need to think this out a little more.
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THEY'LL TAKE MY BATHROOM WHEN THEY PRY IT OUT OF MY COLD DEAD PEDOPHILES

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Pro Cooking Tip: If you put too much water in your rice, you can just throw in a couple of iPhones.
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It's a little disconcerting that Oak Knoll Animal Hospital anagrams to "OH NO! KILL ANIMAL! SPLAT! OK", but it's the closest vet to our house.
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What even prompted you to check?
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#ThrowbackThursday: remember when you were younger and had dreams?

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I have a sleep dysfunction that has me wake up several times through the night, always during peak dreaming activity. Dreams are bullshit. I'm sick of them.
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The only thing that stops a good trans person from going to the bathroom, is an otherwise good person temporarily blinded by fear.
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"So what did you have for lunch today?"

"Veganic sprouted ancient maize non-GMO organic heirloom wolf hybrids."

"..."

"..."

"...corn dogs?"

"...yes?"
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I am why we can't have nice things. I could be ANYONE!
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President of the MN chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

I'm not a nerdy IT guy with all kinds of issues, but I play one in real life.
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  • Macalester College
    Computer Science / Dramatic Arts, 1991 - 1993
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