So AOC and Ted Cruz might be working on a bill together! Look, this is also a good bill. So I don't give a rat's patoot who is sponsoring it or writing it or presenting it, it needs to be done. Not that the elite will allow it through and it will become law, but this is a good start. And I applaud the willingness to work with those not on your side of the isle to get good things done.
Now I'm going to be interested in seeing what they actually come up with.
This is the video of Mueller addressing the media about the Russia investigation. No questions were taken, it was just a statement.
Video from CNBC
Heard about this via a podcast tonight and found out it was true. Clinton's license was suspended in 2002 because she failed to complete continuing education requirements. She did pay a reinstatement fee, and because she was admitted to the BAR 40 years ago, plus she is over 70, she is no longer required to meet the continuing education requirements.
I post this because I am interested in seeing why she did this. I can't imagine she wants to go back to practicing law, so why bother? Obviously, they spent a moment speculating on the podcast I was listening to, but I think I'll refrain for now. But this might be something to stash back in the brain Rolodex for later recall.
Oh, I couldn't have been more dead on with this. You guys... have you seen the newest Gillette ad?! It's called Every Hero Sweats. Before you watch it, let's take an instant replay back to what I said about the previous "too long for TV" ad they put out in this article:
So yes, these corporations are going to pretend - and they are pretending - to give a crap about these issues to cause the endless analysis, social media trending, buying frenzy to counter act boycotts, etc., because it does cause people to go out and aim right for their product. And since it was an issue the left cares about... the right will boycott and the left will over buy in support to make up for that boycott. Plus, aiming to please the left works better since the left tends more towards hard boycotts, violent protests, or complete buying frenzies than the right is. We wouldn't want Antifa burning down the factory now, would we? No. But we do want them going out and buying everything they see with the Gillette brand on it, which they will, especially if they are under 25. So they're pretending to care about this issue to capitalize off of socialists who don't make the connection that they are proving capitalism works... because this is pure capitalistic marketing and they don't see it. Now, in a few months, Gillette will probably do something that supports the troops or something like that, because that will bring the right back off their boycott and they'll buy because Gillette supports the troops. It will spark a small boycott by the left, but not one big enough to notice. And that's how you create a profit in 2019!
Did that hit that one directly on the head or what?
This ad came out with very little fanfare, but there it is... military theme and all. Remember, it doesn't matter if it actually works. They assume it will because they think everyone is gullible.
I want to talk about this before you watch it. Just because. And, for the record, since some don't know... I am a woman. Yes, I know a lot of people think I'm a dude if they haven't heard my voice (and maybe even if you have, I don't know), but I'm a woman. It's slightly irrelevant, but this is a woman's perspective on this.
This video was actually a recommended video for me on YouTube. YouTube likes to send me public freak out and road rage videos for some reason, and there was this. I clicked on it thinking it was going to be something different. And my jaw was on the floor.
All I could think was imagine the outcry if someone had made a compilation of men treating women like this.
Arguments are arguments, we all have them with our partners. They happen. But there's a line you don't cross. And some of the ladies in this video crossed it (not all of them. Not all of these videos are abusive). Pay special attention to the second video. The first wasn't great either, but the second one was the one that got my hackles up. She was angry that her boyfriend (I assume not husband) liked some girl's photo on Instagram. What followed was text book domestic violence.
Yes, men can be victims, too, and often are. More than people like to admit. Women can be abusers, and they are more often than people want to admit!
So I just want to take a moment here, because our country focuses so hard on violence against women. Yes, violence against women is an important issue. But so is violence against men, and we don't seem to discuss this as much.
Men. If you are dating or married to a woman like this, you need to admit to yourself that it is abuse. There's no shame in it. Get the cops involved. Let trusted friends and relatives know what is going on. Recording is fine, but don't post to YouTube like it's funny. Give copies to trusted friends or relatives to save as evidence, so she can't delete it. Call the cops every single time it happens, start a paper trail for the future. Keep a detailed log on paper of the abuse, including dates and times with as much info as you can give. It can be used in court. And work on getting out. I know it isn't always easy to get out. People always tell victims to leave, but I know that isn't always as easy as people make it sound. But you have to try.
Ladies, just because you are a woman doesn't make this OK. You need to look at how you are treating your partner. If you're being abusive, get help. If you love someone you don't treat them like this. And that goes for both men and women. It goes for straight couples and gay couples, too. It's abuse and it isn't OK. If you love someone, treat them better.
OK, I'm off my soapbox. I just wanted to say something because we as a nation don't address women abusers and male victims of domestic violence as often as we should. Take it seriously.
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