Skip to comments.'Men are failing us,' says woman planning demonstration
Posted on 02/04/2014 8:03:28 AM PST by Phillyred
AS TYEMA SANCHEZ of Northern Liberties got dressed yesterday morning, she carefully considered which purse to carry. Given the recent spate of purse-snatch shootings, she wondered whether she should carry her Louis Vuitton with the short straps. Under the circumstances, maybe a wiser choice was the brown Marshalls knockoff with the long strap that goes across her chest and keeps her hands free. Better yet, perhaps the smartest thing was not to carry a pocketbook at all and instead tuck her money into her bra. Anything's better than toting around what she's begun referring to as a "death ticket." Women across the city are having similar conversations with themselves lately, as Philadelphia reels from yet another senseless purse snatching/homicide. The latest happened early Sunday as two women left the Tropical Heat nightclub at 53rd and Market streets following a night of karaoke. Two men in hooded sweatshirts confronted the women about 2:35 a.m., took their handbags, then opened fire, killing Melissa Thomas, 29, and injuring her friend. All because of a damn handbag. MORE COVERAGE Tears, bewilderment after latest gunpoint robbery "She gave it up and she still was killed," said Sanchez, 40, an administrative assistant. "It's 2:40 in the morning. She's just coming out of the bar. At 2-something in the morning, they probably didn't have that much cash on them. "Where are our men? Why are they not protecting us?" Sanchez continued, her voice full of frustration. "Men are failing us. I feel as though we are not being protected."
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They’re blaming the purse?
How about the worthless scum?
Good grief. We’ve spent the last 30 years emasculating our men, then wonder why they don’t act like cowboys.
You mean they’re not supposed to be sensitive and abhor violence? They’re supposed to be tough? Next thing you know, we’ll accuse them of not being providers as well as protectors.
Men in positions of high power are failing us too. I know some women are filing us too but I’m not stupid enough to say all women are failing us.
Hey, the left said we’re all equal. Protect your own selves. (Well, being able to protect yourself is just a smart way to live, no matter who you are. But you can thank the left for the fact that chivalry is dead and stinking.) You don’t get it both ways (even though “feminists” try to)-it’s either “I am woman hear me roar” or “I am a poor helpless victim”.
Perhaps a woman hanging out until 2am in a bar is unwise regardless of her handbag brand.
Men in positions of high power are failing us too. I know some women are failing us too but Im not stupid enough to say all women are failing us.
*** “Where are our men? Why are they not protecting us?” Sanchez continued, her voice full of frustration. “Men are failing us. I feel as though we are not being protected.” ***
That makes me smile. They disarm, belittle, marginalize, feminize and abuse men, then complain when there aren’t what they consider “real men” around.
Enjoy what you’ve created you ignorant ....
Coming out of a bar alone at 2:40 in the morning is just asking for trouble.”Men are failing us”,Lady-you’re failing yourself.
Men prey on women and always have
Who has been kind to women over time?
Jewish people are fairly kind to women
Christians not so much
Muslims are brutal to women
Women are brutal to women
Ladies, get a gun
“Coming out of a bar alone at 2:40 in the morning is just asking for trouble.Men are failing us,Lady-youre failing yourself.”
Yep, sounds like an excuse to me. My Dad told me along time ago, nothing good ever happens after midnight.
We’re not allowed to say anything about the hooded sweatshirt perpetrators. But, seems to me that these guys are to blame for being part of the criminal element.
And what’s with men are supposed to protect them, etc? They are hanging out in a bar alone, and didn’t have a man with them. What exactly are they saying?
Which is it twits? We are all told that women don’t need men, but if things don’t go right they do need men. Evidently we’re still needed to be the cash cow, to throw ourselves in front of a bullet for them, as some form of sperm donor but other than that we’re useless; it that the current concept?
Women want to blame men for anything that doesn’t go right for them but expect them to protect them in some way, probably with those evil guns and probably wouldn’t like it when the death rate of black thugs skyrocketed because some man was protecting them.
You’ve failed yourself twit, figure it out for yourself.
CCW ladie, CCW.
Yup, I fail to see how this is my problem, or that of any man.
I would truly love to see someone spell this all out in explicit language to this woman ...
I beg to disagree with that statement but agree with everything else.
OK, so she's in a situation where no man thinks she's worth risking himself to protect her. She should either get a CCW, find a man and give him a reason to want to protect her, or both.
We all know that if there was a sudden surge in shooting purse snatchers, the Al & Jesse show would be coming to town. Especially if the snatchers work in two-man teams: one unarmed guy to snatch the purse (being unarmed to avoid aggravated robbery charges), and a partner to shoot anybody who gives chase.
I can barely remember way back before women were “liberated,” when they were held in such high esteem in society. Men, society, protected, defended, and provided for them in ways that the last two generations could never dream was possible.
“Northern Liberties” is Philly, AKA Killadelphia. That pretty much explains it.
After this point, none of the rest of the article matters, because this statement shows clearly that the purse wasn't the point.
They don't have a problem with thieves who sometimes kill. They have a problem with killers who sometimes steal.
Blaming men, expressing outrage in the newspaper, writing your congress creature, won't do a bit of good. Situational awareness and lots of weaponry to bring to bear on these evil people are the only things that will help.
And prayer. Prayer would be very appropriate.
They're alone in a bar at 2:00 AM because no man wants them. No decent self-respecting man is hanging out in a bar at 2:00 AM.
And white female leftist would be leading the charge right behind Al and Jesse. They want to be perfectly “equal”, but I never see them picket for equal numbers of women to dig ditches or collect garbage (well, before it was mostly mechanised). They just want equality when it comes to being the CEO.
The good men are home sleeping rather than hoeing around at a bar at 2 AM.
Actually, we’re not allowed to DO anything about suscpicious looking hoodie wearing guys, right? I mean, hoodies are only worn by children who don’t carry anything other than candy and fruit punch on them, right?
So again, not my problem. They should take it up with a little thing called “karma.”
yes...there is that small detail which doesnt appear to have gotten much play...
Absolutely correct. If you raised your feral, illegitimate male offspring to be men, rather than abandoning them without upbringing, you wouldn't have this problem.
Nice broad brush you paint with there. I don't know what Christians you are thinking about, but the Christians I know treat women with respect, and cherish and protect them.
Yes, sometimes people make comments out if context. This article is full of them. The other homicide victims mentioned WERE accompanied by men who apparently tried to stop it.
Real issue here is who has the gun? Oh, the thug! Those who do not obey laws!
I think I can appreciate what the woman activist is actually saying. If you live in that culture, you definitely see it. Those men aren’t men, they are low lifes. Dollars to donuts the victim men mentioned were not of that culture.
the thing about Christians is the beating, the infidelity and the demands for submission
the Christian men conveniently forget they are to lay down their lives for their spouse
also their constant demands for respect and not to be what they call “emasculated”, which basically means they want what they want and don’t want to be held accountable to a woman
Am sorry for your bad luck with Christian Men.
He’s talking historically.
Though I’d argue that, too.
Also tells me you really haven’t met a Christian Man, only one that called himself such.
Here you go again.
There’s a pretty good book about a movement (if something spontaneous can be so categorised) of “Men On Strike”-men who are dropping out of dating and marriage. It makes the case that the men who choose to make their lives around their jobs and playing video games, aren’t being “Peter Pan”, they’ve just opted out of the usual expected trajectory of dating then marrying, because marriage these days, for a man, is like playing Russian Roulette with only one bullet missing. Even living with a woman can get you bankrupted and lose your children. Just a one-night-stand can land a man in prison if the woman has “drunken remorse”, which is a defense that men are never allowed to consider.
I don’t know if the men are 100% right, but they’re certainly not completely wrong.
Ping for your intrest Megan dear :-)
Where is your sidearm? Why are you not protecting yourself?
good point, I’ll grant you that
Samuel Colt will not fail you!
In fairness, we don’t know if this particular woman is a feminazi expressing double standards.
Women (my baby d’in do nuffins) would be screamng the loudest if a man had protected the elederly women who have been raped, beat, and in some cases murdered, by a man who shot the “yoofs” who attacked them.
yep, here I go again
you know a lot of it is the mememememememememememememe
garbage from psychologists and Hollywood, the emphasis on money and pleasure and self-actualization, these thieves and murderers really do not care who they hurt and simply look for the weakest targets
If women take walks on urban streets after dark, hang in bars until the wee hours, they court trouble. Safety demands you are in the house after dark, not out cruising around.
Yeah, what you said...and I’m a chick.
lady... you wouldn’t need a man to protect you if you hadn’t been disarmed by the liberals you vote into office!
A gun is the great equalizer between the weak and the strong!
You let the Liberal war on women (also known as gun control) make you a helpless victim, now live with the consequences.
Stop giving it away.
Stop putting up with disappearing sperm doners.
Stop praising single mothers with a six pack of multi-hued kids who have no idea who their father is.
Stop playing the race card whenever law enforcement cracks down on street criminals.