Wasn’t THIS What They Said Would NEVER Happen?

Vile, just vile.

Doctors advocating “Harvesting Organs” from still-living people!

Please share the link with everyone you can. This needs to be brought to the attention of the HHS Department ASAP. There needs to be clear regulation of this atrocity.

Years ago, when I selected Organ Donor as the default on my driver’s license, my father told me not to do it. He said there would come a time, when the rich and influential would kill people just to take their organs.

I agreed to think about it, but, secretly, I laughed about his paranoia. How ridiculous! No one would ever do that.

Dad, I apologize. I was completely wrong.

A Movie for Our Times

It’s the true story about Brian Banks, who was accused of raping a fellow student in high school. He was convicted and sent to jail.

After release, his accuser contacted him. The woman – excuse me, the term “dumbass” would seem to be an appropriate term here – asked to meet.

Banks agreed, and did so – after being wired up by his lawyers.

In that recorded conversation, she admitted to having made up the whole story.

His story was just released as a movie. It’s an uncomfortable story, just now, about false accusation of an innocent man. For that reason, one reviewer has slammed it. The reviewer has called it “about speaking truth to power”.

Uh-uh. It’s about the chaos and violence that a lying woman can inflict on an innocent man, by using her female position to accuse him of the crime of rape.

How to Spot Political Tactics of the Left

I’m of the belief that you need to talk to/read about your enemy by getting up close and personal with them. Most people are more truthful than not, if you seem to care about them. One way that you can learn about the Resistance is to use search tools to uncover the strategies and tactics that they post in plain sight.

One that we’ve seen recently is Bird-Dogging. It’s following a politician around in public, and harassing him/her about a position or vote. Recently, this has moved from appearance at official events, to ANY time that person steps outside of their house or office.

MoveOn has a lot of other tactics listed on their website that are intended for the beginning resistance fighter.

Ever wonder just how certain Letters to the Editor are chosen? Wonder no more.

Do you want to know what the Woke People think? How they act? Their website is here. Check out some of the down-and-dirty tools they use here.

Surprisingly, this NYT guide to Fake News is not that bad – it does show an example of Fake Science News that is NOT anti-nuclear – the full explanation of that phenomenon is here.

Also from the NYT, a decent article about the 3 branches of government, and how civics education is lacking. Also linked to this nice graphic.

From our US House of Representatives, this guide on how to subvert the administration without getting caught or losing your job. Congressmen Lieu (D, CA) and Beyer (D, VA) are responsible for it.

First Time

“It seems like the first time…” goes the song. And, in a way, it is.

I’ve blogged for about 15 years – at some point, you start to lose track. Most recently, at Right As Usual, At Last – Retiring for Good, and Liberty’s Torch.

I also write – so far, a couple of short stories. I’ve also put up the first chapter of a work in progress – the goal is to have a book that boys might like to read – other than Harry Potter.

But, a perennial interest is politics and culture – and the intersection of the two. I was a 2nd-wave feminist, back when feminism wasn’t cool. For me, that was primarily working to open up opportunities for women in work and education. I drifted away when I had kids – that was a massive slap in the face with reality.

When politics and culture got REAL was in the aftermath of 9/11 (as it was for so many lazy, go-along folks). I read obsessively, trying to get on top of the news, and to make sense of the pushback from the Left. I really don’t know just how I stumbled upon right-of-center blogs; I just know that I had a sudden shock that the blogger was writing directly to me.

From that point, I started exploring ideas that I’d ignored before – about how the culture shapes politics, not the other way around. That to be for marriage and the family was not a bad thing. That the problems of many people were largely of their own making, and that they would latch onto any person – or party – arguing that they were a helpless victim of the Big, Bad Patriarchy.

I was not totally in favor of the 2nd Gulf War. I’d lived through the first, right after cable TV came to the small town we were living in at the time. I was so stressed, I went out several days before the attack started, and bought 10 skeins of yarn and an afghan needle. The result, a mixed blue and wine blend, I called my Afghan War afghan. Which, I gave to my son for his bed.

I had skin in the post-9/11 military activities – two of my kids were active Navy, and my daughter (and her future husband) was in the Army National Guard. For many people, the engagements after the Iraqi invasion was over were a minor sidenote. For me, it was more reason to worry. The smaller, not-fully-engaged wars have killed and maimed more people since WWII, than the full-on invasions. Many of them American citizens.

Today’s topic of interest was sparked by a post from Sgt. Mom, on The Chicago Boyz’s site. Like many of us, she has reached her limit of B$. She is Done with Feminism, and explains why.

Me, too – and not that over-hyped bandwagon that makes a woman a victim if she agrees to sex to advance her career, then decides the price was too high.

Feminism has devolved from a quest to level the playing field in work, education, and money access, to a Bitchy insistence that Womyn are the Queens of the Universe, and ALL MEN should Bow Down to Them.

NOW!

From that original reasonable beginning, the twisted outcomes include:

  • Removing men from family life completely – whether through unfair custody settlements, unproven and unprovable abuse accusations, donor sperm, etc.
  • Enshrining the Single Mother as the epitome of excellence – even though, by every measurable metric, the outcomes for the children are uniformly bad. Not just slightly worse, REALLY BAD.
  • Re-designing the Welfare system to favor single motherhood, so much so, that a committed married couple takes a huge financial hit by remaining together.
  • No-Fault Divorce – it was sold as a way for a guy to dump a resistant wife. Turns out, the women initiate divorces overwhelmingly.
  • REALLY bad laws – and different across the country – that can have a guy paying for a kid he KNOWS (by DNA test) is not his. All the while, the mother can live with, and even marry, the actual father, who has NO obligation to support his own kid.
  • Weaponizing the credit system, so that women can bankrupt an unwilling spouse, even though she has no independent income. In my view, he/she that earns the income, has the say in how that portion is spent, proportionally. With responsibility for providing the income, comes the right to direct that spending.
  • The Sixties has much to answer for, but the most urgent need is to right the Buffooning of Men. In every depiction of men – whether TV, movies, advertisements, or on the news, there are only TWO ways that men are shown:
    • Stupid, and de-balled
    • Evil – yet, still a man
    • Any wonder why boys are so screwed up?

Last, from the Sgt.:

Consider this my final kiss-off to current establishment feminism; nice to have known ya and believe me when I say that a female-ruled society would pure bloody hell, if it ever was or would be enabled. It would be somewhat akin to the hell of last week’s hearing for a new Supreme Court nominee – which for me was the very last straw.

No argument here – in my life, I’ve seen the best – and the worst – from women. But, until recently, I’d thought it unkind to speak of women as Literal Witches.

No more, guys, no more.

 

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