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Category Archive for 'The Shadow Knows'

This trend toward punitive attacks on mothering styles has a lot to do with lost ground in women’s rights, to the point where a female parent’s decisions are open to criticism and criminal charges from everyone else: I grew up in the ’70s, when we kids were expected to entertain ourselves, which meant, largely, that […]

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Yadda, yadda, yadda, blah blah blah. Yes, this stay at home mom regrets that she shot herself in the foot financially, and now that’s she’s divorced, she’s really struggling to find work. But what I wish she’d said is that money issues aside, mothering is not enough. It just isn’t. I’ll use the example closest […]

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Very, very sad that things are at the point where he was moved to do this: A 79-year-old retired minister in Texas killed himself via self-immolation in an effort to protest what he described as lingering racism in his childhood home — his final effort in a career marked by social activism, the Dallas Morning […]

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So it looks like quite a few pedophiles work at Disney World — which makes sense, really.

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Mark Ames wrote this in 2008, and it’s still true: There are a lot of men who hate Hillary because she’s a woman, and they’re not even conscious of it. Every female blogger I spoke to in 2007-8 saw it, and most tried to address it, despite overwhelming attacks FROM DEMOCRATS. (There were some women […]

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So sad. I’ve known a few hoarders in my time, and it’s a tough situation. When you have someone who can’t even let go of their trash, it’s impossible to talk them out of it: CHESHIRE, Conn. —A 66-year-old woman described by police as an apparent hoarder was found dead under a pile of debris […]

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William K. Black with a long, long piece about a topic near and dear to my heart. Here’s an excerpt: Theft of Food Aid in Somalia The massive thefts of food aid in Somalia, primarily by the dominant clan, have worked just like Heyne predicted. As a result, Somalia is a true utopia. (It is […]

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No. This has been another edition of Simple Answers to Simple Questions.

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There’s some really creepy psychosexual crap going on with these gun nuts: As Jennifer Longdon steered her wheelchair through the Indianapolis airport on April 25, she thought the roughest part of her trip was over. Earlier that day she’d participated in an emotional press conference with the new group Everytown for Gun Safety, against the […]

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