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Equal Protection Clause[edit]

Hi Scarykitty, thank you for your comments on Equal Protection Clause. The following is a copy of the message I left at that article's talk page for you. I appreciate very much that you took the time to read the article. Here is why I disagree with your suggestions, however; please tell me if I misunderstand or misconstrue any of them.

  1. I was under the impression that the Fourteenth Amendment case law category included only that—case law. Indeed, the listing of articles on its category page seems to bear out this impression. Now certainly, all of the cases listed in the Equal Protection Clause article ought to be listed under the category of Fourteenth Amendment case law (as well as under the category called "Equal Protection cases"). But I figure listing the Equal Protection Clause itself as case law is both inaccurate and potentially confusing.
  2. What sort of modern interpretations and implications are you referring to? If I've missed something, please add in, or perhaps you should just clarify what you mean.
  3. I'm not sure what "school drug zone case" you're talking about. The closest thing I can think of is United States v. Lopez, which was a case about federal regulation of guns in school zones. Lopez was a Commerce Clause case, not an Equal Protection Clause case—though you're absolutely right that Lopez was something of a departure from post-1937 Commerce Clause jurisprudence.
  4. I think using the phrase "judicial action is state action" in summing up Shelley v. Kraemer isn't a bad idea at all. Here's what's stopping me from doing that, however: Shelley is something of a outlier in Equal Protection jurisprudence; I can't think of one significant case since Shelley that has used the maxim "judicial action is state action" to expand the reach of the Equal Protection Clause. (For example, private contracts or covenants that exclude women from country clubs—see Augusta National Golf Club—are still perfectly enforceable in the courts, despite Shelley.)

At any rate, thanks for your helpful comments. I encourage you to participate in the never-ending editing process of this article! Hydriotaphia 08:24, Dec 27, 2004 (UTC)

Please note that "non-notable" isn't a CSD[edit]

Only nominated pages to be Speedy Deleted if they satisfy one of the criteria. "Non-notable" isn't one of them. Please be more careful in the future. Thanks! JesseW, the juggling janitor 04:37, 12 September 2006 (UTC)

Join the task force![edit]

Seems like you're interested in categorizing uncategorized articles. Why not make it "official" and sign up for the uncategorized task force: Wikipedia:WikiProject Categories/uncategorized! →EdGl 23:30, 8 March 2007 (UTC)


Actually it can be speedied, it is the original article before I took it to AFD then rewrote to meet everybodies critique. It's old and outdated :). Nashville Monkey 06:48, 13 March 2007 (UTC)


Replied on my talk. Thanks! Keesiewonder talk 00:26, 21 March 2007 (UTC)

Lorn Brown[edit]

I didn't remove the tag nominating Mr. Brown's page for execution, but I think Mr. Brown qualifies as notable under the critera below:

Entertainers: actors, comedians, opinion makers, and television personalities who have appeared in well-known films, stage plays or television productions. Notability can be determined by:

  • ...
  • Wide name recognition
  • Commercial endorsements of notable products

His name certainly garners recognition among the baseball fan bases of the three Major League cities he's announced in. And his commercial endorsements he's made as spokesman for huge corporations are noted. Millions and millions have heard his voice pitch Budweiser beer and the NFL. And if many didn't know the name behind the voice, that's what encyclopediae are for. (UTC)


I just observed that, you left a note to this user in his talk page. However, please note that, this user is banned from editing Wikipedia permanently. - KNM Talk 00:35, 28 March 2007 (UTC)

I moved the article to a more appropriate title, Maharashtra geet. Will see what can be done to expand it. utcursch | talk 03:47, 28 March 2007 (UTC)

Lorn Brown[edit]

Thanks for your help regarding Lorn Brown. -- Edgy Dc (UTC)

Uncategorised "good" articles[edit]

I could certainly generate a list of uncategorised articles over a certain length (did you have a particular threshold in mind, or do you know what Martin was using?). Taking number of links or other markup into account would be a bit trickier, but perhaps it'd be worth starting a discussion at the "uncat" project as to the best ways to think about organising this? I'm also trying to get some agreement at WP:WSS that more of these should be tagged as stubs, rather than as uncategorised, which might help somewhat. Alai 15:54, 30 March 2007 (UTC)

Perhaps what I'll do is post a more detailed breakdown by size of the articles uncategorised in the next db dump. It would be possible to split up the articles by size-based chunks, as well as by date, but the smaller ones will have to be dealt with one way or another, so beyond tagging the shortest ones with "stub", and the rest with "uncat", I'm not sure what other resources are ultimately available. Alai 19:07, 30 March 2007 (UTC)

I'm not sure I follow what you mean by "dealt with elsewhere (or at least tagged)". If they've been dealt with, what's the problem? Tagged in what way? Sorry if I'm being slow... Alai 19:33, 30 March 2007 (UTC)

OK, yes, I agree that does indeed occur. One might say that's a beneficial side-effect from having a two-month backlog (every cloud, etc). But what does it suggest doing any differently from what's happening at present? Alai 23:15, 30 March 2007 (UTC)

But that was in response to what you seemed to be suggesting about not tagging the short ones, or tagging them differently, or whatever it was you had in mind. If tagging shorter ones leads to them being dealt with (whether it be by article regulars sooner, or by "FIFO" categorisers later), then that would seem like an argument to keep on tagging them. If they're not being dealt with, then not tagging them doesn't make them go away, either. It should go without saying that just because an article is in the categorisation queue, if it's more appropriately dealt with by tagging for cleanup, or deletion, etc, then a "category editor" doing those things, rather than categorising it regardless. Alai 23:47, 30 March 2007 (UTC)

Wright Center[edit]

You've worked a little on this article. You may have noticed it lacks 3rd party sources. Can you provide any? It would greatly strengthen the article. DGG 23:45, 31 March 2007 (UTC)

Categories for deletion[edit]

To nominate a category for deletion, please follow this procedure. Thanks. --Ezeu 03:24, 9 April 2007 (UTC)


Actually I did not delete the article, I replaced it with a redirect. I did not see much there to merge after reading both articles. If you want, just use the history tab to see what was there and then merge any information that is missing to the other article. If you decide to copy any of the information, use the edit comment 'copied from [[Diller]]' or something similar. Vegaswikian 05:09, 13 April 2007 (UTC)


Hello Scarykitty. We've got some contradictions on this matter and I would like to discuss it here. Dreambringer 11:41, 20 April 2007 (UTC)

Washington Business Journal[edit]

The main discussion for this and related journals is at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/The Business Review, so it seems that this page has been created in error. --Tikiwont 12:02, 26 July 2007 (UTC)

organization categories[edit]

Hi Scarykitty -- I've just gotten back into wikipedia after a hiatus and I'm trying to push on the organization schemes a bit. I added some comments & proposals on Wikipedia:WikiProject Organizations and Category talk:Organizations; you seemed to have very sensible commentary earlier & so it would be great if we could develop some proposals for actually merging all those insanely redundant "nonprofits" "charities" "NGOs" etc. category trees. --lquilter 19:08, 1 November 2007 (UTC)

Gay Villages[edit]

Hi, Scarykitty! Is Category:Gay villages in Italy really necessary? Are there enough of them to warrant a category? -- SatyrTN (talk | contribs) 06:26, 3 November 2007 (UTC)

Redirect of Eileen Smith[edit]

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org cats - charities, nonprofits, etc.[edit]

Hi Scarykitty -- I've been working a lot on Category:Organizations including trying to get the wikiproject a bit more, umm, organized. I know that you, too, have thoughts about Category:Charities, Category:Non-profit organizations, Category:Civic and political organizations. Could we start a clean-up project, first figuring out a good system, and then weeding & going to CFD as needed? I posted some discussion at Wikipedia_talk:WikiProject_Organizations/Taskforces/Categorization if you'd like to pop over. --Lquilter 19:14, 30 November 2007 (UTC)

  • FYI - I've started to go through and clean these up, starting with the NGOs tree. Cheers, Lquilter 00:56, 4 December 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for Help in CASA of Maryland cleanup![edit]

Just thought I would stop in and offer my profuse thanks for help with the Casa of Maryland page cleanup. Regards, Thardman22 (talk) 17:27, 8 December 2007 (UTC)

I have to stop back in and mention that you really ought to read all pages of an article before you declare that it doesn't contain a source. Reediting. Thardman22 (talk) 00:31, 8 April 2008 (UTC)

AfD nomination of Eloptic energy[edit]

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LGBT WikiProject Newsletter[edit]

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LGBT WikiProject Newsletter (July 2008)[edit]

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More with CASA of Maryland[edit]

The remarks about FARA are sourced from both the government FARA site and the Wikipedia article, I don't know what else you could want. The rest of the article mentions -- with sources -- that CASA lobbies the governments, and they are not registered as agents of a foreign power. By accepting money from Venezuela, and lobbying governments as unregistered agents of a foreign power -- both statements are sourced -- thus they are potentially in violation of FARA. Ipso facto, QED etc. Thardman22 (talk) 20:47, 4 November 2008 (UTC)

Dani Campbell[edit]

It seems like I deleted this way back in January, so Ms Campbell could well have become better known since then. The main issue with the article was thast there were no references whatsoever. If you can find some, I'd be happy to restore the article for you to work on. Deb (talk) 11:42, 3 January 2009 (UTC)

Okay, it's there, ready for you to add refs. Deb (talk) 13:59, 4 January 2009 (UTC)


Yeah, it's fine. This is a genuine article; the earlier one was just random words, basically. DS (talk) 18:44, 3 January 2009 (UTC)

...I don't understand your second request. The first version of the article said, and I quote: "a recent treaty between germany and france"... and nothing else. What are you asking me to restore? Your new article is good, it can be considered to have been written from scratch. It's fine. DS (talk) 21:10, 3 January 2009 (UTC)


[3] And for checking the same on Molly McKay. --KP Botany (talk) 21:25, 4 January 2009 (UTC)

re: proposal on LGBT categories (5 jan 2009)[edit]

thx for the note about your page, i'll check it out some more-- i think it is great how you are going over the cats structure. the more LGBT wiki geeks the better (from 1 wiki geek to another). Outsider80(User0529) (talk) 04:04, 5 January 2009 (UTC)

Marine Corps Museum[edit]

Why did you remove Category:Museums in Washington, D.C. & Category:Museums in Virginia from this article? Thanks! FieldMarine (talk) 18:54, 19 January 2009 (UTC)

Greetings, please read the article & you will see it was originally located in Virginia. Are you saying that any entity, business or former building that is no longer in an area cannot have a location category for that area? FieldMarine (talk) 19:38, 19 January 2009 (UTC)
Thanks for your opinion, but I'm putting the categories back. Thanks FieldMarine (talk) 19:38, 19 January 2009 (UTC)

CASA of Maryland[edit]

I think if you want to improve the article ... you may want to look at this page Wikipedia:Citation templates. --evrik (talk) 02:46, 5 February 2009 (UTC)

Removing articles[edit]

Hi! You said: "(Undid revision 262085717 by WhisperToMe (talk) please don't remove entire articles without starting a discussion first.) (undo)"

ScaryKitty, I wasn't "removing the article" - I was *merging* the content into one article. Usually people involved in one event get covered in the same article. There was a lot of redundancy between Kent and Puccio, so I just merged into one article. BTW one can merge a not-well-traveled article without discussion - it's being Wikipedia:BOLD. If it was a very busy and/or controversial article, it would be a bit different. WhisperToMe (talk) 02:09, 25 March 2009 (UTC)

CfD nomination of Category:Video game people[edit]

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WikiProject LGBT studies Newsletter (June 2009)[edit]

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Why the COI tags on LGBT related articles?[edit]

In short, this. It seems as though the user in question has a conflict of interest with many of the subjects he has written about. I've added the tag to a few articles that he has edited heavily that relate to the sisters of perpetual indulgence, homosexual organizations based out of San Francisco and the gay DJ/drag scene. It may later turn out he is innocent of the accusations but they've already led to the deletion of two articles and more seem destined. - Schrandit (talk) 04:21, 14 September 2009 (UTC)

Unreferenced BLPs[edit]

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El Salvador work[edit]

1. Nice work on creating the article on the Truth Commission and adding refs, etc. 2. To create a unifying article about the 1989 murders at UCA, you might start by looking through the articles on the individual priests. The Ellacuría article seems a bit of a mess, as is the one on Martín-Baró, but the Segundo Montes one is in better shape (partly through your own efforts, I see). The article on Padre Grande might mention references that would also discuss the 1989 murders. 3. It amazes me that not only is there no article about the "Fourteen Families" (even if written by someone who thinks that designation is total crap), but the few articles that mention the term don't even give a single reference for it. Good luck on that one — I don't have the focus to get that one done myself. Keep it up! Lawikitejana (talk) 00:30, 19 January 2010 (UTC)

CfD nomination of Category:HIV/AIDS in Switzerland[edit]

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Central Intelligence Agency Office of Inspector General[edit]

thanks Decora (talk) 13:49, 24 April 2010 (UTC)

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Wiki Loves Pride 2014[edit]

Hi Scarykitty. In case you are not aware, there is an upcoming campaign to improve coverage of LGBT-related topics on Wikipedia, culminating with an international edit-a-thon on June 21. See Wiki Loves Pride 2014 for more information. If you are interested, you might consider creating a page for a major city (or cities!) near you, with a list of LGBT-related articles that need to be created or improved. This would be a tremendous help to Wikipedia and coverage of LGBT culture and history. Thanks for your consideration, and please let me know if you have any questions! --Another Believer (Talk) 16:31, 9 May 2014 (UTC)