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originally posted by: TonyS
a reply to: JAGStorm
Sorry, can't do that. Asians are a protected class and it would be racist to charge the Asians more. Only the European-Americans are NOT a protected class unless they're gay or trans, in which case they gay/trans should get to ride for free as well.
The discussion of vital issues today has been reduced to a game of Rock, Paper, Scissors, in which the validity of one’s argument is determined not by the strength of your reasoning but by the relative worth of the immutable qualities you bring to the table, be it skin color, sexual orientation, or genitalia (or, in the case of pre-operative transsexuals, wished-for genitalia). In the game of Race, Gender, Sexuality, black beats white, woman beats man, trans beats cisgender, and gay (or, preferably, “queer”) beats straight. *** In recent years, as the liberal imagination has grown to embrace new victim groups, supplementary categorical rules have been added to this list: Trans beats gay and Muslim beats black.
Oddly enough, Asians were never discussed which may mean you are right and they should be charged more to ride the Metro, just not as much as evil European-Americans, especially cis gendered white males.
originally posted by: Xcalibur254
a reply to: Subaeruginosa
If I took the Metro from the station closest to me (which is one of the farthest out) to Metro Center it would cost $6.00 during peak times.
The Op quetes the Metro as saying/estimating losses up tp 25 million dollars a year from this... The math says that would require like 11,415 people not paying every day.... Does that seem possible?