Martin Shkreli, the former hedge fund manager vilified in nearly every corner of America for buying a pharmaceutical company and jacking up the price of a life-saving drug more than fiftyfold, says he’s auctioning off a chance to slap/punch him in the face to benefit a former friend.
“It is based on a religious perspective that God created guys and girls differently,” he explained. “The difference physically, there is a strength advantage that men have over women. We want to teach our men that honor of ladies is just not in sports. We struggle how to teach that if we’re allowing them to play against young ladies in a competitive game. “We’re the ones harmed because we’re giving up a game. We think it’s better to do that than give a mixed message,” Mr. Buckingham added.
“My players are engaged citizens who are fully capable of understanding what their values are, and what they feel is appropriate or inappropriate, what they feel strongly about, and whatever actions may or may not be taken are their decisions,” he said. “I’m not going to tell anyone ahead of time, if they don’t do A, B and C, they’re going to be gone, or traded.“I think that’s ignorant.”
Moroni 9:9, which says, “For behold, many of the daughters of the Lamanites have they taken prisoners; and after depriving them of that which was most dear and precious above all things, which is chastity and virtue — “This Book of Mormon passage was the first LDS verse Mormon girls were required to study under the value of “virtue” in their Personal Progress workbooks.
For the next presidential debate, you’ll be able to vote online for questions that could be asked of the candidates. The debate’s organizers announced this morning that they’re working with the Open Debate Coalition to source questions online through the new site presidentialopenquestions.com. At the site, people can submit and vote on questions for the candidates. The top 30 questions will be eligible for consideration — although there’s no guarantee that even a single question from the website will make it on air.