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I'm a 60 something wife, mom and grandmom who is homebound/disabled by severe hypersensitivity to chemicals. I fill my days with learning, loving and art. My favorite values are truth, generosity and gratitude.

When did Europe become Islam’s battered wife?!

Left-wing extremists carried out 27 attacks in Europe in 2016. Right-wing extremists carried out one.

In Germany, police recently raided the homes of 36 people accused of writing “hateful” posts on social media. Thirty-three of the 36 raids concerned politically motivated right-wing content.

In 2016, 135 of the 142 terror-related deaths in Europe were committed by Muslims.

In England, a man who posted anti-Muslim comments on Facebook has been sentenced to prison, while supporters of the Islamic terror group Hezbollah publicly called for the annihilation of Israel without suffering any repercussions.

 

When did Europe become Islam’s battered wife?!

Symptoms of Battered Person Syndrome

I found an article on-line about why victims stay in abusive relationships. I think this stuff speaks directly to what is going on in England, Germany, and maybe other countries in Europe right now.

There is social pressure to be in a perfect relationship. They fear being judged, blamed, marginalized, pitied or looked down on if they admit they are being abused. Some cultures and social media accentuate this pressure.

Victims are made to feel that they deserve the abuse. They come to believe there is no better option for themselves than to kowtow to their abusers to try to stay safe.

Victims think that things will get better if they just behave better.

Some abusive relationships are life threatening.  Victims fear that standing up for themselves will get them killed.

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Pot, meet Kettle

2017_06 24 Mary Beth Williams tweet

Tweeters responded:

  • I particularly like how you threw in a “we’re” as if you weren’t being racist.
  • Privileged white girl thinks cleaning toilets, driving, and being nannies is all those dumb brown people are capable of.
  • Yesterday, I was a toothless, uneducated hillbilly Trump supporter. Today, I have a limo driver!  America, what a country!
  • Everything about this tweet is what caused the backlash that led to Trump.
  • I’m a Republican who cleans my own toilets, raises my own children, and drives my own car. Who do you imagine the Republicans are?
  • I’m a Latino Republican who is sick of people like her assuming I’m only here to be the help.
  • My cleaning gal gets paid $28/hr. She’s an American. She files taxes too.
  • “Who’s gonna pick my cotton if you free my slaves?” – The Democrats

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So sad

Mother Teresa said every abortion has two victims, the child and the mother.  I believe that is true, certainly for those women who struggle with guilt and regret, but even more so for those women who do not.  This woman has repented and confessed, but those who “proudly” defend their “choice” will face eternal judgment with hardened hearts.

2017_06 Abortion regret

The mother was given tablets at an abortion clinic to induce labor. She was supposed to return to the clinic to deliver the dead fetus, but she was hiding her pregnancy from her mother and went into labor at home.  She explains:

“(I) called an ambulance (my mother thought maybe my appendix had burst or something, I still hadn’t told her what was going on) and I delivered in the ambulance. When she met me at the hospital later and I had to tell her that I’d just had a baby I still pretended that I was just as surprised as she was… I said I had no idea I had been pregnant. The hospital has a special photographer that does pictures for stillborn babies and they gave me the pictures.”

If she had delivered at the abortion clinic, her daughter’s body would have been dissected for organs to sell, burned with medical waste, or simply thrown out.

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“Something in Arabic”

If the sun rising in the east might make Trump look good, CNN would deny it ever happens.

2017_06 21 CNN Alahu Akbar

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FAKE NEWS: Enemy of the American People

2017_02 17 Trump fake news tweet

A recent poll asked Americans if they agree or disagree with this statement:

“News organizations report stories in a light that’s partial to who owns them.”

Seventy percent of those surveyed agreed. The last time I saw a poll like this, the total was 65%.

CNN has been one of the most egregious “fake news” offenders.

On June 22, 2017, CNN published yet another “try to make Republicans look bad by publishing a bunch of lies based on an anonymous source” story.

After Breitbart blew their garbage story out of the water, CNN was forced to publish a retraction. But true to form, they published it in the middle of the night.

2017_06 23 CNN retraction

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Man if only we had government run health care!

Oh wait…

As Democrats ratchet up their violent rhetoric about how many hundreds of thousands of Americans will DIE if Republicans pass their health care bill  ::shriekwringhandstearhair::, a report has come out about how poorly the Veterans Administration did at providing health care under the allegedly compassionate leadership of Obama.

Between October 2014 and August 2015, 43% of the 225 Los Angeles VA patients who died were waiting for appointments or needed tests they never got.

2017_06 23 CBS tweet VA

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Obama’s Legacy

2017_06 24 Obama's Legacy

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Keeping Promises

On Friday, President Trump fulfilled another campaign promise when he signed a bill into law that will make it easier for the Veterans Administration to fire employees.

VA bureaucratic red tape toon

The measure speeds up the firing process, allows the agency to rescind bonuses if an employee is convicted of a felony related to his or her duties, and strengthens protections for whistle blowers.

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