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Losing Men
www.nationalreview.com ^ | Sep 19, 2013 | Kathryn Jean Lopez

Posted on 09/19/2013 7:44:20 AM PDT by KeyLargo

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1 posted on 09/19/2013 7:44:20 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

Yes, so true.


2 posted on 09/19/2013 7:49:17 AM PDT by TexGrill (Don't mess with Texas)
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To: KeyLargo

It’s a real problem... that No one seems to EVER discuss.. except, Lopez.


3 posted on 09/19/2013 7:49:41 AM PDT by SomeCallMeTim ( The best minds are not in governm<p>ent.</i><p> If any were, business would hire them f)
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To: KeyLargo

“In 2010, more than 38,000 people killed themselves in the United States – and over 30,000 of them were men, Helen Smith, a forensic psychologist, points out in her book Men on Strike.”

Hopefully Dr. Smith takes a peek at the influence the Left has upon these numbers, and why. There lies the answer.


4 posted on 09/19/2013 7:52:14 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: KeyLargo

100% agree.


5 posted on 09/19/2013 7:52:53 AM PDT by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: KeyLargo

Feminazis are very powerful. They have been successful in their war on men. You can blame them for this.


6 posted on 09/19/2013 7:53:29 AM PDT by I want the USA back
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She nailed this one:

The law and culture tend to protect women and to harm men. Men are starting to realize this, and women need to understand that men have few reproductive rights, have few legal rights in divorce, and are seen as the bad guy in marriages that go wrong.

If I had done what my X did for almost half a decade, my balls would be in a sling legally. Fortunately, its only one testicle and I can still support myself and my kids under the same roof.

7 posted on 09/19/2013 7:56:11 AM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: I want the USA back

The Left has gotten their way.

Women are winning!!


8 posted on 09/19/2013 7:58:22 AM PDT by skinndogNN
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To: rockinqsranch

“There are many men in this country who are depressed or have issues that we as a society do not want to deal with. We are too busy trying to figure out what is wrong with girls and women, and men’s psychological issues go by the wayside.

LOPEZ: Who are “White Knights” and “Uncle Tims” and why are they a problem?

SMITH: White Knights are typically conservative men who are chivalrous and always trying to protect women and have no problem with biased laws that punish men while protecting women. Uncle Tims are generally liberal guys looking to get sex or political favors by being male sellouts to their own gender. They are the Bill Clinton types who crack down on their own gender, using biased laws such as sexual harassment while sleeping with women and using them.

The law and culture tend to protect women and to harm men. Men are starting to realize this, and women need to understand that men have few reproductive rights, have few legal rights in divorce, and are seen as the bad guy in marriages that go wrong.

SMITH: Yes, when we see men as the enemy, they are afraid to volunteer with children, to help others, or to sit by a kid on an airplane. We are isolating half the population — it is harmful to a free society.”


9 posted on 09/19/2013 7:58:25 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo
A rational discussion with Feminazis will have the same success rate as a rational discussion with a muslim.

Who is going to start a crusade against crazy women?

10 posted on 09/19/2013 7:59:15 AM PDT by deadrock (I am someone else.)
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To: Ghost of SVR4

Only 8,000 women? I bet if you look at the “attempted suicides” women would outnumber men by at least 2 to 1. They are for the drama. Men just blow their brains out and are done with it.


11 posted on 09/19/2013 8:00:44 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Make today a great day. Insult a liberal.)
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To: rockinqsranch
Hopefully Dr. Smith takes a peek at the influence the Left has upon these numbers, and why. There lies the answer.

What makes you think that this isn't their objective?

12 posted on 09/19/2013 8:02:01 AM PDT by digger48
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To: KeyLargo

Liberal women and their War on Men are devastating the family structure. The nation will fall as these ungodly termites destroy the foundation of the country.


13 posted on 09/19/2013 8:02:05 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: KeyLargo
SMITH: Yes, when we see men as the enemy, they are afraid to volunteer with children, to help others, or to sit by a kid on an airplane. We are isolating half the population — it is harmful to a free society.”

A man would have to be a naive fool to sit next to an unrelated child on a plane.

14 posted on 09/19/2013 8:02:40 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
Men just blow their brains out and are done with it.

That's pretty much true; it is a binary decision for those men taking their own lives.

15 posted on 09/19/2013 8:03:04 AM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

I believe that’s a real fear, but do we know the actual number of men who are accused, overall and wrongly, in that situation each year or decade or whatever?


16 posted on 09/19/2013 8:07:01 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: I want the USA back

Where did all these sissy metrasexual (so-called) men come from?

http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?206112-Where-did-all-these-sissy-metrasexual-%28so-called%29-men-come-from


17 posted on 09/19/2013 8:07:19 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: EQAndyBuzz

“attempted suicides...”

“Try not. Do or do not, there is no try.” - Yoda


18 posted on 09/19/2013 8:07:48 AM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: KeyLargo

It’s a God phobia which isn’t the same thing at all as the classic fear (awe) of God.

When men stopped appropriating God’s courage it all started going into the toilet in a hurry. Women can do it too, but because the nature that God made gave women different fortes than men, it will express differently in women... (psst women, God tells you, too, not to be afraid... courage isn’t just a man thing) and what ever happened to the good ole viva la difference anyhow??? By trying to make everybody the same in the name of an ill thought through theoretical equality, our modern madness dumbs everybody down. That would be like an orchestra that had nothing but pianos in it. Rather dull.


19 posted on 09/19/2013 8:08:18 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: KeyLargo
Along the same lines it seems to me that women are turning increasingly to relationships with other women.
Women as companions with other women is becoming increasing acceptable.
Men are considered rude beasts only interested in their own needs.
20 posted on 09/19/2013 8:08:41 AM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: PLMerite

Yoda never counted on God thwarting some attempts....


21 posted on 09/19/2013 8:09:05 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Female suicide attempts outnumber male by 2:1. Despite this, men are successful 4x as often.


22 posted on 09/19/2013 8:12:04 AM PDT by Sherman Logan (Mark Steyn: "In the Middle East, the enemy of our enemy is also our enemy.")
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To: deadrock
Who is going to start a crusade against crazy women?

Well if you put that as a "crusade" against craziness of women rather than against crazy women... I'd say sane women are in the best position to do that.

23 posted on 09/19/2013 8:13:04 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: txrefugee

40 Clint Eastwood Quotes Illustrating the Obama Years (Video)

http://im41.com/archives/11680


24 posted on 09/19/2013 8:17:39 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

You don’t suppose a large chunk of those 30,000 were men who had lost their jobs in the Obama Recession but could not get child support verdicts reduced? Man faces a near term of large debts and, if he does work, it is garnished from him so he can’t start over?

I suspect more died from this than from “broken relationships” or being “denied the right to see their kids”.


25 posted on 09/19/2013 8:18:00 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Howdy to all you government agents spying on me.)
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To: Sherman Logan

It’s a perversion of the man thing. The man thing as God designed it was to be particularly bold and daring. Women would show more of a sustained, patient effort. (Perversion of this might show as women who eat or smoke themselves to death, and that’s not usually classed on death records as suicide.) The two natures would complement one another and both arise from roots in a Lord who was so great that He needed two sexes to express His fullness. This is also why Jesus so often seemed to have an almost feminine compassion... this was God afoot on the earth, but when push came to shove God still chose the “He” to be His corresponding gender.


26 posted on 09/19/2013 8:19:16 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: TexGrill

I am a man and as a man I would like to rule and dominate the world.

I have since learned that this is not going to happen, and furthermore in the big picture I am a peon.

But seriously, I think men naturally like dominating and this is not going to happen. Men need to learn to be men and at the same time restrain themselves from doing “domineering stuff” which really ticks people off these days.


27 posted on 09/19/2013 8:19:58 AM PDT by staytrue
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To: KeyLargo

America’s WAR ON BOYS began decades ago down in the government indoctrination centers (erroneously called “schools”) and will ultimately cost us what we have come to call America and western civilization.


28 posted on 09/19/2013 8:20:01 AM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is not bliss. It is the road to serfdom.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

EXCLUSIVE: Two decades after her affair with Bill Clinton, Gennifer Flowers reveals they’d be together now if it wasn’t for Chelsea and how former president confided in her that Hillary was bisexual

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2424555/Bill-Clintons-mistress-Gennifer-Flowers-Wed-today-wasnt-Chelsea.html


29 posted on 09/19/2013 8:20:20 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

I wouldn’t trust either of them to render an objective report about such things. I say malicious gossip here.


30 posted on 09/19/2013 8:21:41 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: oldbrowser

“Men are considered rude beasts only interested in their own needs. “

Certain amount of truth to that.


31 posted on 09/19/2013 8:22:36 AM PDT by staytrue
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To: staytrue

Men can grasp God’s conquering plan and do it right. This does NOT mean to go wild being macho. That’s SELF centered. God is a real entity with real purposes. Not some blenderized principle that leaves humans as the boss.


32 posted on 09/19/2013 8:23:21 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: KeyLargo

Not a bad book (tried to read it), but a women telling men who they are, and what they should be and do, simply doesn’t cut it.

The Way of Men, by Jack Donovan, is what every man should read.

In any given society, women have only as much power as men let them have. The Communist, Globalist objective to crush us as a viable power was greatly accelerated when they got us to acquiesce to the Women’s “Liberation” (Communist lingo) Movement.

Do I think we should never have given women the vote? Am I the sort of Neanderthal who thinks they need to get back into the kitchen where they belong, and properly raise the children? You betcha.


33 posted on 09/19/2013 8:24:24 AM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: dagogo redux

One could argue about voting, I suppose until one is blue in the face. Other systems of voting are possible like one vote per household, or a vote that represents the number of people in the household.

The biblical advice to women isn’t to be man-intimidated cowards. It is to fear not and do what is right. In the marital consummation act the biblical advice is amazingly complementary... now the man is no longer the boss, it is equality before God. Christianity allows for voluntary virtuous singlehood on part of men, so by mere complementarity, it will be allowed on part of women; women are born at roughly the same rate as men and they live longer. I don’t want to disenfranchise the spinster or widow. I would want a social order in which the spinster or widow realizes she isn’t an island and would be foolish to act in that manner.


34 posted on 09/19/2013 8:31:34 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: KeyLargo

What do men expect?

Cry me a river. My husband is a gentleman. he takes care of his family in everyway expected. i know some other men like this. their wives are taken care of so the wives can take care of their family.

Since 1973, until i met my future husband, I never had a steady boyfriend nor hardly a date where the guy didnt expect me to act like I was married for just 20 minutes

Incentive to grow up? No. There’s no societal incentive to get married, to stay married, to raise kids, to take a stitch of responsibility for the expectation that women be on birth control and/or be prepared to undergo abortion at any time with no support system in place and no boyfriend who is done.

But because they’ve chosen to have meaningless sex they find themselves lonely. Perpetual adolescence is just great until they find out what their women counterparts are finding out and what their grandparents told them, meaningless relations lead to meaninglessness

Their children resent them always for their not taking marriage as sacred and not loving the kids’ mothers, they end up with a meaningless relationship with their kids.

Choice -bad choice- happens to men too


35 posted on 09/19/2013 8:31:38 AM PDT by stanne
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To: digger48

I don’t understand your post. What are you talking about?


36 posted on 09/19/2013 8:33:32 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: KeyLargo
Men almost always kill themselves more often than women. One of the few exceptions is mainland China.

If ya think its bad here, visit Russia, and the former republics.

Many people decide to take the easy way out, and will look for any excuse.

37 posted on 09/19/2013 8:35:00 AM PDT by Theoria
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To: dagogo redux

Also don’t forget the multi tasking wife... Proverbs 31. Not quite the reduced stereotype of barefoot/ignorant/pregnant although certainly she bears kids and sees that they are provided for well, while honoring her husband. (She knows that she and the family and the hubby are a team. No class warfare here.)


38 posted on 09/19/2013 8:36:54 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: Dick Bachert

Once in awhile there is a heart warming story about a young man who epitomizes what good in the daily lives of people a man can do. Stories like this give me some hope that there are still some in the younger generation of men that know right from wrong and how to behave as a real man should.

This Story of a 19-Year-Old Dairy Queen Employee Standing Up For a Blind Man Will Touch Your Heart

Sep. 18, 2013 4:27pm Oliver Darcy
Related:

Blaze Original,
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A Minnesota Dairy Queen has been swarmed with dozens of phone calls, hundreds of comments and an influx of business after a story about their 19-year-old manager’s courageous defense of a blind man went viral on Reddit.

Joey Prusak, who has been working at the popular fast-food restaurant for nearly five years, told TheBlaze Wednesday he was “shocked” and “sickened” by what he saw happen to a blind man at the hands of an elderly lady.
This Story of a 19 Year Old Dairy Queen Employee Standing Up For a Blind Man Will Touch Your Heart

Prusak said that last Tuesday, one of his frequent guests, a man who is blind, walked into the local Dairy Queen. When the blind man took out his wallet to pay, a $20 bill slipped out of his pocket. An elderly woman behind the blind man then quickly snatched the bill off the floor and put it into her purse.

Prusak took matters into his own hands....

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/09/18/this-story-of-a-19-year-old-dairy-queen-employee-standing-up-for-a-blind-man-will-touch-your-heart/


39 posted on 09/19/2013 8:37:38 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: PLMerite

““attempted suicides...”

“Try not. Do or do not, there is no try.” - Yoda”

No, there is a try and thank god my daughter sucks at it.


40 posted on 09/19/2013 8:37:48 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Make today a great day. Insult a liberal.)
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To: stanne

But what is a man to do when he does love and care for his wife and child the best he knows how, tries to maintain a Godly home, works hard to support his family, and after over 20 years together his wife leaves him for another man? And the other man is someone who could be classified as a bum, who mooches off society and the government.

Yeah, I thought of blowing my brains out, especially when she had me committed (for no reason) so she could raid the bank account.


41 posted on 09/19/2013 8:40:42 AM PDT by fredhead (Join the Navy and see the world.....77% of which is covered in water.)
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To: fredhead

This generation of borth control freaks has created this climate

What should an individual do?

Whatever he feels called to do while looking at the facts.


42 posted on 09/19/2013 8:45:54 AM PDT by stanne
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“his wife leaves him for another man? “

Or another woman.

Why Women Are Leaving Men for Other Women
By Mary A. Fischer
http://www.oprah.com/relationships/Why-Women-Are-Leaving-Men-for-Lesbian-Relationships-Bisexuality/2

Hillary Clinton To Admit To Being Lesbian In New Tell-All Book
http://www.mrconservative.com/2013/05/18027-hillary-clinton-to-admit-to-being-lesbian-in-new-tell-all-book/


43 posted on 09/19/2013 8:48:27 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

GOD is the answer... a society that shuns GOD is not the answer.


44 posted on 09/19/2013 8:49:37 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Men — the new second class citizens

By Suzanne Venker
Published July 12, 2013
FoxNews.com

n November of last year, I wrote an article for Fox News called The War on Men (which I subsequently expanded to an eBook). To keep it pithy, in the piece I focused on one effect of this war: the lack of marriageable men. But there’s so much more to it. The truth is, men have become second-class citizens.

The most obvious proof is male bashing in the media. It is rampant and irrefutable. From sit-coms and commercials that portray dad as an idiot to biased news reports about the state of American men, males are pounced on left and right. And that’s just the beginning.

The war on men actually begins in grade school, where boys are at a distinct disadvantage. Not only are curriculums centered on girls’, rather than boys,’ interests, the emphasis in these grades is on sitting still at a desk.

Plus, many schools have eliminated recess. Such an environment is unhealthy for boys, for they are active by nature and need to run around. And when they can’t sit still teachers and administrators often wrongly attribute their restlessness to ADD or ADHD. The message is clear: boys are just unruly girls...

http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/07/12/men-new-second-class-citizens/


45 posted on 09/19/2013 8:51:10 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

Thank you for sharing. This young man serves as an example of what men should be.


46 posted on 09/19/2013 8:53:47 AM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is not bliss. It is the road to serfdom.)
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To: Dick Bachert

And then we have this from the continued media war on heterosexual men as being bad and homosexual men should be the future.

Emotional video makes case for marriage equality in Illinois

CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

The pressure is on lawmakers to pass a same sex marriage act in Illinois. Advocates released an emotional video Thursday, which they hope will help the cause and make the case for marriage equality.

“Illinois Can’t Wait” tells the story of Chicago couple Robert Smith and his partner Steven Rynes. They hoped to get married in the state where they fell in love and made their life. But tragically, Rynes passed away last week.

http://www.myfoxchicago.com/story/23474724/emotional-video-makes-case-for-marriage-equality-in-illinois


47 posted on 09/19/2013 8:57:33 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: TexGrill

Maybe if a woman writes the book it will be taken seriously?

Pray America is Waking Up


48 posted on 09/19/2013 8:59:28 AM PDT by bray (Coming soon: The Republic of Texas 2022)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

“No, there is a try and thank god my daughter sucks at it.”

And I am very glad for both of you. My comment was more about guys. Guys generally have access to more deadly tools than women, and women seem more inclined to do the “cry for help” suicide than guys. Guys mean it.


49 posted on 09/19/2013 9:12:50 AM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: KeyLargo

**“How many of these men had decided to kill themselves because they could no longer see their children, had a broken relationship, or were involved in a bitter divorce?”**

I’m so tired of the “man” bashing. Can’t it stop?


50 posted on 09/19/2013 9:16:57 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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