Can the Left Regulate Sex? by Ross Douthat

Can the Left Regulate Sex? by Ross Douthat  

(Link): Can the Left Regulate Sex?
– (that link to New York Times; three free articles per month, otherwise it’s behind a pay wall)
by Ross Douthat
(also here – excerpts available at that link)

Excerpts:

July 24, 2021
By Ross Douthat

There is a harrowing story in The New Yorker that everyone should grit their teeth and read [see also resources on this blog].

Written by Rachel Aviv, it tells the story of how a respected German psychologist named Helmut Kentler decided to foster neglected children with pedophiles, how he ran this experiment with government support for decades after the 1960s, and how it created exactly the kind of hells you would expect.

…. That today the readers of an impeccably progressive magazine recoil in horror from that extreme is, among other things, proof that revolutions don’t move in one direction — you can climb back up a slippery slope, you can break a taboo and partially rebuild it.

But in its retreat from the Polanski era, its concession that sometimes it’s OK to forbid, cultural progressivism entered into a long internal struggle over what its goal ought to be — to maximize permissiveness with some minimalist taboos (no rape, no sex with children) or to devise a broader set of sexual regulations that would reflect egalitarian and feminist values rather than religious ones.

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A Vaccine Or This Marriage: Conspiracy Theories Are Tearing Couples Apart

A Vaccine Or This Marriage: Conspiracy Theories Are Tearing Couples Apart

Ha ha ha haaaaa! And marriage-idolaters such as Al Mohler, and secular and Christian “pro nuclear family” organizations like to assure me, and try to brainwash me, to believe that marriage makes people more mature, giving, and ethical – and that it will “fix” society! LOL!

Marriage-idolater Bradford Wilcox has written articles in the past year to try to convince people that marriage makes people weather the Covid-19 virus fall out better than singleness.

Please understand, though, that the following is from left-leaning Huffington Post, and they will, of course, as liberals and leftists do, try to portray anyone who may have legitimate fears or concerns of coronavirus vaccines as being “conspiracy” crackpot kooks.

(This, from the same people who said when Trump was in office, that they’d not use any vaccines that were rushed out under or by the Trump admin. For example, see this CBS news article or this one from CNN. You liberals and Democrats have not been consistent on this vaccine situation.
You liberals and Democrats were against the vaccines before you were sniping at conservatives to hurry up and get vaccinated already.)

(Link): A Vaccine Or This Marriage: Conspiracy Theories Are Tearing Couples Apart

“He said if I take the vaccine I could pack my bags and leave his kids here.”
by Jesselyn Cook

For Lucy, a 59-year-old metastatic breast cancer patient from Washington state, getting vaccinated against COVID-19 was a matter of life and death.

After undergoing aggressive chemotherapy for months, the coronavirus almost certainly would have killed her.

Yet as relief washed over her upon receiving her final Pfizer dose in March, she knew she’d have to keep it to herself. Her husband had begged her not to get the shot.

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Homosexual Cis (Biological) Man Says He Was Taught to Hate Himself by Leftist, Intersectionalist, Social Justice Warriors, Not Just the Christian Cult He Was Raised In

Homosexual Cis (Biological) Man Says He Was Taught to Hate Himself by Leftist, Intersectionalist, Social Justice Warriors, Not Just the Christian Cult He Was Raised In

This is a very, very long essay, and I read the entire thing earlier today. I will not be putting the whole essay into my post, but only quoting portions of it.

I already did a similar post about a week ago – all the leftist, intersectional crackpots have gone from demonizing “straight” white men, to straight white women, to as of late, their new target seems to have moved on to homosexual, white, “cis” (biological, as opposed to “trans”) men.

A lot of people on the political left seem to think that they won’t be victim to the far left mob, but they will – eventually.
It’s not the conservatives, evangelicals, Trump voters, or Republicans you have to be concerned about if you’re a liberal or LGB person – it’s the far left, the “social justice warriors,” and the “T” and the “Q” in the “LBTQ.”

The homosexual guy who wrote this essay below had to find out first hand
(bold face emphasis on text added by me):

(Link): As a Gay Child in a Christian Cult, I Was Taught to Hate Myself. Then I Joined the Church of Social Justice—and Nothing Changed

Excerpts:

July 8, 2021
by Ben Appel

[The author spends much of his opening mentioning the oppressive “Lamb of God” Christian cult he was raised in, until his parents were excommunicated and had to pull him and his family out of the cult. According to the author, Appel, some of what this cult believed includes:]

The Lamb of God’s doctrine became explicit—Christianity good; Islam, feminism, secular humanism, and Marxism bad; and the rules strict—complete submission of all members to the leadership, and of all wives to their husbands.

[The author mentions he attended some kind of religious schooling by the Lamb of God group, until around seventh grade, when his parents put him in a regular public school, where he was bullied by classmates his age for coming across as “effeminate” and different from the other children.
The author says the other children began scribbling notes saying “Ben is a Fag” and pointing this out to him, etc.]

….The timing was stunning, really. Only months before, in The Lamb of God, I had learned all about homosexual pedophiles, and about the plague that our just God had smote upon them.

In Bible class, “sodomy” was even one of our vocabulary words. Not to mention that I had recently entered puberty and was coming to realize that I was, in fact, the terrible thing my classmates said I was.

I was gay.

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What is the Opposite of Conservative Christian Purity Culture? Why, It’s Leftists Insisting that Children Should be Exposed to ‘Kink’ Culture

What is the Opposite of Conservative Christian Purity Culture? Why, It’s Leftists Insisting that Children Should be Exposed to ‘Kink’ Culture

This is sure inappropriate.

This person is a terrible parent. Also: it goes to show that contrary to what social conservatives and Christian conservatives often promote, parenthood does not make people more godly, mature, or ethical.

I’ve never had a kid, but I would NOT subject them to adult sexual content if I had one, or if had to babysit a kid.

I bet all the usual suspects on social media who often complain about purity culture (not that I support all aspects of it either, but I do believe the Bible, yes, does teach that both men and women are supposed to wait until marriage to have sex) won’t say a peep about this view held by progressives, which amounts to a form of child abuse and negligent parenting, that children should be exposed to “kink” culture.

Over ten, fifteen years ago, the LGBs asked for tolerance. They said all they wanted was “tolerance.”
That may have been true for a segment of them, but the rest of them went far past “tolerance” to harassing and trying to force people to bake them gay wedding cakes, or to (more recently) bake them “gender transition” cakes against their will, or doing things such as advocating that children be subjected to watching adults engage in sexual behavior.

The LGBTQ crowd went from asking for “tolerance” to demanding that everyone validate, celebrate, and affirm their sexual choices, sexual behavior, and sexual orientation. What a bunch of liars and hypocrites.

(Link): The LGBT Community Needs to Draw Lines Against the Pedophiles Attaching Their Name to Them 

… I’ve seen an increasing attempt to introduce children to sexualities, and not in the basic “love is love” kind of way, but introducing these children to “kinks.” I think we can all agree that this goes too far. Introducing the concept of same-sex romantic relationships may be one thing, teaching a kid that sometimes people like to do things that sexually excite them is another.

….Here’s the bottom line. People outside of the LGBT community can raise hell all day, but at the end of said day, the resistance is going to have to come from within the LGBT community.

At this time, the pedophiles are attempting to slowly infiltrate and attach themselves to the LGBT movement and ride it into mainstream acceptance. They are using the LGBT community.

Don’t let these people become one of you. Stand up against them and push them out.

(Link): Washington Post Pimps Opinion Piece Arguing That Young Kids Should Be Exposed to ‘Kink Culture’ In Order to Help Them Affirm their Own Sexual Value

We may not be experts, but last time we checked, children were not adults. So why is the Washington Post promoting a Salon–worthy opinion piece arguing that children should be exposed to “kink culture”?

Self-described “former sex worker” Lauren Rowello describes a family outing to the Philadelphia Pride Parade five years (Link): with her trans wife and children:

When our children grew tired of marching, we plopped onto a nearby curb. Just as we got settled, our elementary-schooler pointed in the direction of oncoming floats, raising an eyebrow at a bare-chested man in dark sunglasses whose black suspenders clipped into a leather thong.
The man paused to be spanked playfully by a partner with a flog.
“What are they doing?” my curious kid asked as our toddler cheered them on.

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Flags Worthy of Contempt and Should Be Burned at Protests (if you’re into protests)

Flags Worthy of Contempt and Should Be Burned at Protests (if you’re into protests)

I would include variations of the flags below as well.

I’ve seen variations of the following flags for sale on sites such as Etsy and Amazon – which would include, for example, the BLM (Black Lives Matter) fist symbol on top of the “Transgender Pride” or the original “(LGB) Pride” flag.

With one or two caveats for at least one of the flags below (I will explain below), all the following are worthy of contempt, and everything they stand for is worthy of contempt, rejection, and derision. 

Most all the following flags are deserving of being set alight with fire, stomped or spat upon.

I do not support, within the United States, yanking a flag out of someone else’s hands and vandalizing it, though – that flag is their property.

However, if you’re into protesting and want to make or buy, say, an Antifa, BLM, or Trans Pride flag, to spit on it, wipe your feet on it in the public streets, or set fire to it, during a protest, that would be okay with me.

The Antifa (Anti-Fascist) Flag

Sometimes  presented with a black, not red, field.

Wielded by fascist, anti-American, anti-free speech degenerates who claim to be opposed to fascism but who are not.

Those who carry this flag with conviction usually also consist of current day teens, 20-somethings, and occasionally, aimless, unaccomplished 30-somethings, who lack life experience and were not expected to actually achieve anything in the schools they attended.

(See for instance: (Link): Trump-loving grandma outs Portland ‘bomber’ to feds — and it’s her own grandson)

Also:

(Link):  Antifa Protester Implicated in Killing of Trump Supporter in Oregon

(Link): Antifa is anti-America and its values

(Link): Finally, Portland Antifa is being brought to justice for its violence

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Above: The Antifa Flag

BLM – Black Lives Matter Flag

Wielded by a bunch of anti-American, pro-neo-Marxist, hypocrites and racists (who support racism against all groups, yet while claiming to stand in opposition to racism).

(See, for example: (Link): Patrisse Cullors: Black Lives Matter co-founder resigns

(Link):  Black Lives Matter co-founder describes herself as ‘trained Marxist’

(Link): For Five Months, BLM Protestors Trashed America’s Cities. After the Election, Things May Only Get Worse)

(Link): Yale in damage control over ‘shoot white people’ lecture  – (this speaker who made the comments supports BLM on her twitter account)

(Link): Purging Whiteness To Purge Capitalism (also discusses CRT, “Critical Race Theory”)

(Link): NYC psychoanalyst calls whiteness incurable ‘parasitic like condition’

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The Pride Flag’s Growing Absurdity by Luther Ray Abel

The Pride Flag’s Growing Absurdity by Luther Ray Abel

(Link): The Pride Flag’s Growing Absurdity

Excerpts:

It is ugly and scatterbrained and opens the door for any and all oppressed groups to demand inclusion and prioritization.

By LUTHER RAY ABEL
June 24, 2021

…. The symbol of “Pride” is the Pride Flag itself, multi-colored with horizontal stripes; or at least it was.

prideFlag - Copy Over the last few years, the Pride Flag has seen multiple revisions, each time adding more colors and symbols — and it’s gotten ridiculous.

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BLM- and Trans- Supporting Oxfam Advises White Women Rape Victims That Reporting their Rapes Is Racist & A Form of White Privilege

BLM- and Trans- Supporting Oxfam Advises White Women Rape Victims That Reporting their Rapes Is Racist & A Form of White Privilege

The horrific, obnoxious, horribly sexist and insensitive views towards white women rape victims, as reported further below, is a product of Identity Politics, Critical Social Theory (including CRT, Critical Race Theory), and supporting and advocating concepts such as “white privilege,” and “Intersectional Feminism,” and constantly demonizing white women.

Long before I had ever heard of the neo-Marxist Critical Social Theories (such as CRT), I was seeing, years ago, what seemed to be far left liberals placing people into groups and assign stations to them, so that white people were at the very bottom ladder of concern, with black people and transgender people being at the top. I did a (Link): blog post about that.

I also became alarmed at the acceptance, in American culture, of leftists bashing, attacking, and harassing white women for being white – this was something that started around the year 2020.

This started with culture dubbing any woman who refuses to be a docile doormat with the name “Karen,” and escalated last year to some black people harassing white women, following those women home, verbally antagonizing them, all the while filming these incidents on cell phones, hoping to shame these women.

One example that comes to mind of that is (Link): Karlos Dillard, a black man who harassed a white woman.

See also:
(Link): ‘White man been profiting for years:’ [Black] Seattle man who filmed himself accusing sobbing [white] woman who said she had ‘a black husband’ of calling him the n-word defends selling T-shirts from it

(Link): Gay Black man behind viral “Karen” [white lady] video has a history of filming women, accusing them of racism)

Leftists and other assorted Trump haters blamed and sneered at white women for the 2016 Trump win, something I blogged about (Link): previously.

Now, we’re at a stage where Leftists, who adhere to all this “intersectional feminism,” woke, social warrior justice, critical theories shit, are advising white women who are raped by any “person of color” not to report their rapist to the police, because to do so would be racist and a mark of white privilege (never mind that Europe also already has a (Link): huge problem of Muslim migrant men raping white Europeans girls; they are called “grooming gangs”)

(Link): Oxfam LGBT paper blames “privileged white women” for male sexual violence

An Oxfam staff training document compiled by the charity’s LGBT network has claimed mainstream feminism supports “the root causes of sexual violence”

The ‘Learning About Trans Rights and Inclusion’ document alleges that “privileged white women” support the causes of male sexual violence by wanting “bad men” fired or imprisoned, legitimising criminal punishment which the authors imply leads to sexual violence.

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That’s Right! Even if a Trans Person Has Had “Bottom” Surgery, Nobody is Under Obligation to Date Him or Her (Re: Trans Cartoon)

That’s Right! Even if a Trans Person Has Had “Bottom” Surgery, Nobody is Under Obligation to Date Him or Her (Re: Trans Cartoon)

It’s just adorable and so naive how the leftists who push things like transgenderism think they can shame, insult, or guilt trip people into dating people who they don’t want to date.

Someone posted a cartoon on Twitter arguing that if someone refuses to date a Trans person who has had “bottom surgery,” that he or she is guilty of “transphobia” and is a bigot.

You can view that Tweet on Twitter (Link): here.
You can also view that cartoon further below, where I will embed a screen capture of it. 

I am a celibate, cis, never-married woman over the age of 45 and have no interest in dating cis men who are obese, bald, blonde, or red-headed, so I refuse to date cis men who are obese, bald, blonde, or red-headed.

I also refuse to follow, any further, the Christian advice I was raised with, which says I  can date only Christian men – I chucked that teaching out the window years ago. (It’s usually called “equally yoked” teaching.)

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‘WTF, Zuck?!’ Per Report, Over HALF of Online Recruitment in Active Sex Trafficking Last Year Took Place on Facebook

‘WTF, Zuck?!’ Per Report, Over HALF of Online Recruitment in Active Sex Trafficking Last Year Took Place on Facebook

The first link about Facebook below is behind a pay wall. I will not be subscribing to view it all.

Hello, (Link): Jeri Massi, (Link): Stephanie Drury, (Link): Melody Kay Young, and all the other rabid, foaming at the mouth Trump haters, pay attention to this…

(Link): ‘WTF, Zuck?!’ Per report, over HALF of online recruitment in active sex trafficking last year took place on Facebook

Facebook is so focused on suspending Trump it seems to have MISSED some pretty damn big issues on its own site.

DAMN big issues, like active recruitment in sex trafficking taking place ON THEIR PLATFORM.

Over half of it even… 

Other sources carrying this news story:

(Link): Most online recruitment in sex trafficking cases occurs on Facebook: analysis

(Link): Facebook is a hub of sex trafficking recruitment in the US, report says

“The Internet has become the dominant tool traffickers use to recruit victims.”

Facebook is the most commonly used social media platform for human sex trafficking recruitment in the US, according to a new report published by the Human Trafficking Institute.

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‘IT’S LIKE LEAVING THE CULT’ – Former employee suing Dave Ramsey speaks out for the first time, by J. Finley

‘IT’S LIKE LEAVING THE CULT’ – Former employee suing Dave Ramsey speaks out for the first time, by J. Finley

This is an update to my previous post about this situation.

(Link): ‘IT’S LIKE LEAVING THE CULT’ – Former employee suing Dave Ramsey speaks out for the first time

Excerpts:

In her first interview since filing a federal lawsuit against the company of financial guru Dave Ramsey, Caitlin O’Conner described the company as a cult and said employees fear to make missteps in their personal lives for fear it will be reported to their work superiors.

O’Connor filed the federal lawsuit after she said she was fired for having premarital sex and becoming pregnant.

…That story featured audio of Ramsey speaking to staff, mocking employees who engage in premarital sex.

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Sexual Abusers Vote Democrat and Some Child Abuse Victims Grow Up To Vote Republican: Jeri Massi = Huge Hypocrite

Sexual Abusers Vote Democrat and Some Child Abuse Victims Grow Up To Vote Republican: Jeri Massi = Huge Hypocrite

Sexual abusers, and those that cover up sexual abuse, exist among all political parties, and among all sorts of groups.

But I titled this post what I did because so many left- of- center individuals ignore sexual abuse and sexual abuse cover-ups when they are committed by Democrats, liberals, leftists, and groups they favor (e.g., such as LGBT persons).

I am no longer on Twitter at this time, but when I was, I used to follow a lady named Jeri Massi on there because she sometimes tweeted links to information pertinent to issues within the church (such as sexual abuse cover ups), and it concerns me that so many of those in the Christian faith continue to mishandle child sex abuse cases, or domestic abuse cases.

I was scrolling down Massi’s Twitter page one day to see if she had any new information (this was in January 2021), when I saw this tweet she made:

“Pedophiles Vote Republican Part #2 ” (Tweet Link – screen capture of the tweet below):Massi Tweet screen cap

(She made a few other, similar tweets, where she declares that “pedophiles vote Republican,” such as this one and another one)

Not only do some sexual abusers vote Democrat, some of them ARE Democrats, such as Bill Clinton, former Democrat President, who buddied around with noted child sex ring pedophile Jeffery Epstein.

(Link): New Jeffrey Epstein doc should finally lead to a reckoning with Bill Clinton

Clinton was also credibly accused by (Link): several adult women from the 1990s onwards with rape, but feminists of the 1990s let him off on that, because they wanted him in a second term to “protect abortion.” 

(Link): These are the sexual assault allegations against Bill Clinton (Democrat)

Andrew Cuomo, who is a Democrat (not Republican!) governor, has many sexual harassment claims against him.

(Link): Another Cuomo sex harass complaint as aide becomes sixth woman to accuse governor

(Link): Few Democratic governors speak up on Cuomo sexual harassment allegations

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NY Prep School Students Sent to “Porn Literacy” Training

NY Prep School Students Sent to “Porn Literacy” Training

(Link): Parents Outraged After Discovering NYC Prep School Is Teaching More Than Reading, ‘Riting, and ‘Rithmetic 

(Link): NY Prep School Students Sent to “Porn Literacy” Training 

Excerpts:

By Dana Kennedy
May 22, 2021

Parents at the posh Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School are outraged they were never told of a fourth “R” being added to the curriculum: raunch.

In addition to the usual reading, ‘riting and ‘rithmetic, the school this month launched lessons on porn — without informing families or allowing them to opt out, parents fumed.

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