ROE V WADE: A Personal Rant

I have a general rule online: I do my best not to curse.  Because I’ve worked as a web content and media marketing employee, I believe my “public” life might called into question for future employment opportunities.  I don’t want to lose a job because I curse like a sailor off-the-clock. But, after hearing the … Continue reading ROE V WADE: A Personal Rant

Why don’t leftists realize America is too different to adopt the Nordic model?

A very insightful, succinct take on a complicated country.

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I’m not a leftist as you would define it. Why? Because you have no idea what a “leftist” is. So, I’m going to educate you.

The terms “Leftist” and “Rightist” come from 2 Civil Wars. The first, the English Civil War between Charles I and the Parliamentarians. The second being the French Revolution between the National Assembly and Louis XVI.

At the end of both, those who believed in the monarchy, divine right of kings to rule, feudalism, and so on stood to the right of the king. Those who believed in rule of the people, by the people and for the people stood to the left of the king.

So, those who stood on the right believe in autocratic government with 1 person having unlimited power, having different social classes, oppression of the people, with power in the hands of the monarch and nobles and the people serve the…

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The Most Horrible Task…

Coalition of the Brave

Shared from this post, by Knotty, and also shared on Meerkat Musings. I cannot fathom how anyone would not break down doing this job. It would crush me, especially given the senseless nature of how 19 little souls were ripped away, all because some people think access to firearms matters more than a child’s right to life. It is not without irony that the so-called ‘pro-life’ crowd champion forcing people to give birth, but take no interest in stopping gun violence, even when children are killed. These people are usually American Republicans, who usually have close financial ties to the National Rifle Association, which tells you everything you need to know.

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Roe vs Wade P3

Coalition of the Brave

Reproduced via a forum:

I’m not pro-murdering babies.
I’m pro-Becky who found out at her 20 week anatomy scan that the infant she had been so excited to bring into this world had developed without life sustaining organs.
I’m pro-Susan who was sexually assaulted on her way home from work, only to come to the horrific realization that her assailant planted his seed in her when she got a positive pregnancy test result a month later.
I’m pro-Theresa who hemorrhaged due to a placental abruption, causing her parents, spouse, and children to have to make the impossible decision on whether to save her or her unborn child.
I’m pro-little Cathy who had her innocence ripped away from her by someone she should have been able to trust and her 11 year old body isn’t mature enough to bear the consequence of that betrayal.
I’m pro-Melissa who’s working two jobs just…

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Does The Truth Change When An “Immoral” Woman Speaks It?

The Pamphleteer

To decide if a woman should be allowed to speak, we excavate her morality. If she says she was raped, we talk about her multiple sexual partners and how that makes her story implausible. When she says she was harassed, we talk about the fact that she drinks alcohol. When I spoke about the army, they asked how a “modern” bisexual woman could possibly be believed? But I ask, does the truth change when an “immoral” woman speaks it?

Written by Aarushi Ahluwalia.

A few years ago I wrote a series of pieces about abortions. While some of the pieces were about the laws and medical processes involved in choosing to undergo a medical or surgical termination of pregnancy, a few others were about my personal experience with abortion. I wrote the personal pieces because the doctor I had seen not only shamed me for my choices but refused to…

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BOOK REVIEW: Delavier’s Women’s Strength Training Anatomy Workouts by Frédéric Delavier & Michael Gundill

I spotted Delavier’s Women’s Strength Training Anatomy Workouts, alongside Delavier’s Stretching Anatomy on Amazon.  My friend, Ellen, saw them on my Amazon Wishlist and got them for me to fuel my fitness fanaticism. Let’s be real – reading about getting fit is easier than doing it.  So, I really appreciated getting this book! Regrettably, I … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Delavier’s Women’s Strength Training Anatomy Workouts by Frédéric Delavier & Michael Gundill