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Brutality in Cameroon: The Barbaric Practice of Breast Ironing
David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | July 29, 2010 | Jenn Q. Public

Posted on 07/29/2010 8:41:22 PM PDT by TheHawksNest

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To: stormer

So do tell how does a Bris compare to breast ironing?


51 posted on 07/29/2010 9:40:49 PM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: TheHawksNest

I know! Let’s bring these people to the USA, because we NEED diversity, and all cultures are equally wonderful and contribute to a lovely quilt of multi-culturalism!!


52 posted on 07/29/2010 9:42:31 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: TheHawksNest

Hey didn’t you count the syllables? Try to be impressed.


53 posted on 07/29/2010 9:42:45 PM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: lastchance

Oh I hear every word.


54 posted on 07/29/2010 9:43:08 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: mylife

Then I can write nothing more without getting personal.


55 posted on 07/29/2010 9:45:07 PM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: TheHawksNest

Was that filmed in Chicago?


56 posted on 07/29/2010 9:45:26 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: lastchance

The practice is rare to nominal at best.
And they are using it to promote gubmint sex ed.

YOU KNOW WHERE THAT”S GOING.


57 posted on 07/29/2010 9:45:49 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: stormer

And I suppose your point is that the mohel in the bottom left part of the picture is grinding the childs penis off between a brick in each hand...


58 posted on 07/29/2010 9:46:16 PM PDT by csense
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To: lastchance

No need to get personal.


59 posted on 07/29/2010 9:46:46 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: lastchance

My sister used to iron her hair. That was horrifying! She even would burn her forearm hair off with the gas stove!

The poor thing.

I was scarred for life, I tell ya. forearm hair...YUCK! On a GIRL even! Oh the horrors.


60 posted on 07/29/2010 9:48:50 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: mamelukesabre
If the rock isn’t too hot for the mom to pick up with her hands, it SURE AIN’T DOING ANYTHING to the girl

The thermal conductivity of stone is low, around 2, compared to say steel, which is about 20. After watching the video, it appears the mother heats the flat side of the stone at the edge of the flames, while holding the curved side. If she moves the stone directly from the fire to the girl's chest, she could easily burn the child while still being able to hold the stone. Only the flat surface would be very hot, which the rest of the stone would be at best, warm to very warm.

61 posted on 07/29/2010 9:49:04 PM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: mylife

Why, please indulge us with your knowledge of life in Western Africa’s urban areas.

But hey maybe they are actually safer from rape in those areas, after all I don’t know how many U.N peacekeeping units are stationed there.


62 posted on 07/29/2010 9:50:01 PM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: lastchance
I’ll tell you what those moms should be ironing.

To heck with ironing. Two stones with the flat sides clapped together vigorously with the problem between them, would likely suffice.

63 posted on 07/29/2010 9:52:14 PM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: El Gato

Prove it.

Here’s a hint for ya...now go look up “specific heat”.

You’re reaching bud, keep reachin, I’ll keep watchin ya do it.


64 posted on 07/29/2010 9:52:53 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: csense; lastchance

My point is that many cultures modify the bodies of their children. I’m not in favor of any type of mutilation - especially of children.


65 posted on 07/29/2010 9:53:33 PM PDT by stormer
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To: mylife

I agree, which is why I am not.


66 posted on 07/29/2010 9:53:37 PM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: lastchance

I just posted from your post.

You are the affected expert, you explain.


67 posted on 07/29/2010 9:54:04 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: All

No one here would do this to their children, yet circumcision is considered a norm.

I am not saying either are right.

I am only saying that this blog/film was clearly meant to incite.


68 posted on 07/29/2010 9:57:05 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: TheHawksNest
"All cultures are superior to the American West. Diversity is our strength.Do I really need the /sarc tag?
69 posted on 07/29/2010 9:58:04 PM PDT by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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To: mamelukesabre

I have breasts. They are sensitive. I can farkin well guarantee you that pressing a hot iron to them or hey even a heated stone to them would hurt a hell of a lot more than using a curling iron on my hair. Even a quick accidental burn with a curling iron would hurt less.

Tell you what why don’t you ask the significant female in your life if you can press down on her bare breasts with a hot rock or better yet ask her permission to do this to your daughter or to her daughter. Though to be truly representative of this practice the daughter should be just starting to develop.

I feel certain she will say yes after all it is not much more than curling hair, now is it?


70 posted on 07/29/2010 9:59:33 PM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: PGR88

“I know! Let’s bring these people to the USA, because we NEED diversity, and all cultures are equally wonderful and contribute to a lovely quilt of multi-culturalism!!”

They are here.


71 posted on 07/29/2010 10:01:42 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: mamelukesabre
You didn’t watch the vid DID YOU??

Not before that statment, but I won't revise the statement. Just because that particular mother used a different technique, essentially that stone has low thermal conductivity, but a high heat capacity, doesn't mean that other mothers, perhaps in different villages don't insulate their hands in other ways. A latter post provides a quote indicating some women do use towels to protect their hands, from a stone that has been heated in boiling water. (That probably wont' burn anyone though, but it ain't going to be comfortable against the tender regions of the skin.

As someone who worked around some pretty hot equipment (making rubber belting products) I can tell you that your hands, especially if they are callused can take a lot more heat than other places. Your chest for example. Or even the sides of your elbow joint (As I know from personal experience, including some scars that took a decade or two to completely fade away) To this day, and it's been 38 years, I have no problems with holding plates that the waitresses use a towel to move from their tray to the table. Blows their minds. :)

72 posted on 07/29/2010 10:02:28 PM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: mylife

I did not write that quote. I would suppose it is referring to the fact that in urban areas there is more exposure to criminals.


73 posted on 07/29/2010 10:03:22 PM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: lastchance

Yes, definitely count the syllables. You will be impressed.

Here, count these syllables too:

lalalalalalalalalala

:)


74 posted on 07/29/2010 10:06:40 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: mamelukesabre
Here’s a hint for ya...now go look up “specific heat”.

That was the reference to "heat capacity", whereas I should have said "specific heat capacity." Heh, it's been a long time since I had thermo.. but I did have it.

Granite has about twice the specific heat as iron, but it's a much better insulator, by a factor of about 10, so one part of the rock can be quite hot, while the other part is still not burning hot. It takes about twice as much energy per unit mass to raise the temperature of granite than the same rise would take for iron.

BTW, you do know that there are several kinds of specific heat, don't you? And all sometimes go by slightly different names, depending on the field. Engineers tend to use slightly different nomenclature than say physicists. Makes working together a bit confusing at times.

BTW, I agree it's propaganda piece, but that doesn't mean that it's not mostly true. All the best propaganda is.

Do know what letter/symbol engineers use for "voltage"? Or what they, especially electrical engineers, use for the square root of -1?

76 posted on 07/29/2010 10:23:54 PM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: El Gato

I’m impressed. You actually sound as smart as algore in that post. Except you left out a hockey stick. That oversight will probably cost you a nobel prize. Sorry bout your luck.


77 posted on 07/29/2010 10:25:22 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: mamelukesabre

6:35 in the film the Mama says the stone is not to warm.

This is pure claptrap propaganda, designed to have you hand over control to the government.

They toss in ONE pic of a scarred girl earlier to make you horrified.

The rest of them gals had normal african breasts


78 posted on 07/29/2010 10:28:09 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: mamelukesabre

Do not ever again address me on this forum.


79 posted on 07/29/2010 10:28:29 PM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: All

Look at Michelle.

Yall spose she was Ironed?


80 posted on 07/29/2010 10:29:29 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: All

She sure never walked or sat on hat coals.

This entire thread is BS


81 posted on 07/29/2010 10:38:59 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: All
Walk on hat coals
83 posted on 07/29/2010 10:42:12 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: Outlaw Woman

Thank you.


84 posted on 07/29/2010 10:45:14 PM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: mylife

What ever happened to the vocal Gloria Steinem and the National Organization of Women? Turns out they were a bunch of hypocrits. They’re AWOL in today’s world or they’re apologists for violent busers - after all it’s their “culture”


86 posted on 07/30/2010 1:44:59 AM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: TheHawksNest

>>”It is majority Christian, and apparently this practice occurs throughout the country in both Muslim and Christian regions. I was curious about that too.”<<

Thank you.


87 posted on 07/30/2010 4:19:35 AM PDT by panaxanax (Keep plucking those chickens and boiling that tar. There's a party coming in November!)
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To: TheHawksNest

Is there a link to the video somewhere besides a MySpace blog?


88 posted on 07/30/2010 5:28:32 AM PDT by Eaker (Pablo is very wily)
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To: El Gato; mamelukesabre; mylife
You don't suppose they could use something like heavy gloves, oven mitts, or other devices to keep their hands away from the rocks?

If they were doing that it would have been in the video as it would be much more dramatic. Also, these "mothers" are the very same idiots maiming their daughters by cutting their clits off.

I think these "mothers" don't want to compete with their daughters. If this was really about protecting their daughters they would be smashing some nuts with these rocks instead.

89 posted on 07/30/2010 6:16:20 AM PDT by Eaker (Pablo is very wily)
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To: lastchance; mylife
Why, please indulge us with your knowledge of life in Western Africa’s urban areas.

It sucks.

A lot.

90 posted on 07/30/2010 6:29:11 AM PDT by Eaker (Pablo is very wily)
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To: dbeall

This is the culture (?) that was installed here by the big time theives to distract us from the theft.


91 posted on 07/30/2010 8:12:07 AM PDT by dusttoyou (Remember come November)
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To: Eaker

I had thought as much. Nothing like a history of war,violence, murderous tyrannical dictatorships and explotation by various agencies to up a standard of living. Look at Detroit.


92 posted on 07/30/2010 9:06:04 AM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: mylife

If it’s all butt sex, why do they need abortion?


93 posted on 07/30/2010 9:11:52 AM PDT by worst-case scenario (Striving to reach the light)
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To: TheHawksNest
It's revolting, all right ... but I would really like to know what's behind it, and if it's a relatively recent practice.

The basic motivation seems to be that any sign of puberty will result in the girl being sexually assaulted by men -- a rape-based society, if you will.

Seems to me that Horowitz's blog might want to take a look at the larger problem.

94 posted on 07/30/2010 9:17:06 AM PDT by r9etb
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To: Eaker
If this was really about protecting their daughters they would be smashing some nuts with these rocks instead.

LoL! that's the truth!

95 posted on 07/30/2010 9:23:34 AM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: mamelukesabre
Didn't know AlGore had a National Merit Scholarship. Maybe he had an ROTC scientific and engineering scholarship too? Did he also score 99th percentile on the IETD. Was he a National Honor Society honoree as well? Hmm. I think you might need to shut your pie hole before something nasty flies in there. You don't know me, or what I've done. As it happens I'm a Senior Research Engineer at a research institute in San Antonio, and have a Master's degree in Electrical and Electronic engineering,, plus enough extra grad courses to have a PhD, less the research and dissertation.

/rant off. But you pressed one of my hot buttons.

96 posted on 07/30/2010 9:41:03 AM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: Eaker
If they were doing that it would have been in the video as it would be much more dramatic

Read farther down the thread. Other reports have them using towels to insulate their hands from the rocks. But in this particular case, she was heating the flat side of the rock, while still able to hold the other side. That would mean she's have to reheat frequently, and maybe change rocks, depending on how long the process went on.

I mean, would you have to see video of the people being marched into the showers and their bodies thrown into the ovens, before you'd believe the Nazis were killing people wholesale? Come to think of it, a lot of people did have that level of evidence, but the movies and even stills did not become available until well after the fact.

97 posted on 07/30/2010 9:45:35 AM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: Eaker
If this was really about protecting their daughters they would be smashing some nuts with these rocks instead.

I made that very suggestion down thread a bit.

But when you are in an area where men believe AIDS can be cured by having sex with a virgin, almost anything is possible.

'twas my daughters or granddaughters, I'd be on over watch with the AR or maybe the G-3. If I can pop a tennis ball floating down the Trinity, other sorts of balls would not a be a big challenge. First SOB that tried to put a move on 'em would serve to an example to "encourage the others" to be on better behavior.

98 posted on 07/30/2010 9:50:54 AM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: El Gato
I mean, would you have to see video of the people being marched into the showers and their bodies thrown into the ovens, before you'd believe the Nazis were killing people wholesale?

You should be embarrassed to even post that to me.

I believe next to nothing from the liberal media so I am not just going to believe this either.

It wasn't a bunch of lying, abortionist, liberal, commie, fag marriage supporting, Obama voting douche bags who reported the holocaust.

99 posted on 07/30/2010 10:25:41 AM PDT by Eaker (Pablo is very wily)
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To: lastchance; mamelukesabre
Do not ever again address me on this forum.

That ain't the way it works here.

100 posted on 07/30/2010 10:58:00 AM PDT by Eaker (Pablo is very wily)
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