Skip to comments.Judith Grossman: A Mother, a Feminist, Aghast
Posted on 04/17/2013 9:00:13 AM PDT by BlueStateRightist
I am a feminist. I have marched at the barricades, subscribed to Ms. magazine, and knocked on many a door in support of progressive candidates committed to women's rights. Until a month ago, I would have expressed unqualified support for Title IX and for the Violence Against Women Act.
But that was before my son, a senior at a small liberal-arts college in New England, was chargedby an ex-girlfriendwith alleged acts of "nonconsensual sex" that supposedly occurred during the course of their relationship a few years earlier.
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I think the word Ms. Grossman is looking for is KARMA.
One of the two who didn't changed his ways and finally found the right girl in his fifties. The other who didn't. married a witch with an attractive paint job who drove him into an early grave.
It is the best advice a mama can give her boys.
A conservative is a liberal who’s been mugged. Her family is getting mugged.
Most unwitting supporters of NWO don’t know that NWO sucks.
Until the impact of NWO statism/corruption/immorality wacks them upside the head.
Judith likes the immoral laws that have been passed in the US and the eroding of the morality of our legal system. Just not when they start affecting her family.
Some animals are more equal than others. She didn’t mind when it was other males who were guilty by a preponderance of evidence until proven innocent, had no right to counsel and no right to confront accusers or even to know the exact charges. It became wrong when it was her own son being railroaded. She disgusts me. I’m glad he got off on the charges, but a decent person would be offended by the system when other people were the victims, rather than only when a family member gets caught in that web.
Liberals don’t like the constitution until they actually need it.
And the years of bashing the white man has finally caught up to one of their own.
My sister in law is nurse. She and I got the boys together and I gave them the lecture about child support and that they should never assume a woman is telling them the truth about birth control and my SIL gave them the lecture about STDs. Amazing that any of them reproduced. Actually, of the six, only two have so far. hmm.
You are exactly right. Had it not been her son she would have been on the side of the girl.
Next week she will be back on the side of the girl.
These people are incurable.
Men get screwed daily by judges and lawyers when they face divorce court.
A friends wife took two years cleaning out every dime in his bank account —around $250,000 dollars before she left him.
Now she will get half of his home and half of his pension.
It doesn’t matter how much she got while livng with him, she is still entitled to half after she is gomne.
If you are a male in college, the easiest course is to have nothing to do with the women there. You will have plenty of time when you get out into the real world.
More like cubed, if you ask me. I'm growing weary of anecdotal stories from those professing to be "good liberals". This is the society that they wrought, so she should learn to deal with it, and sacrifice her son to the altar of the government.
Think she's ready to read Atlas Shrugged? I would direct her to the trial of Henry Rearden.
Still, I find it difficult to suppress a feeling of schadenfreude when a PC leftist gets bit on the ass by a policy of their own making (tee hee).
they believe in their own inherent ability to make ad hoc “decisions” in each situation,
regardless of any set of rules they previously held or applied in another situation.
I know lots of progressives like Grossman. They are careful to tell their kids all about condoms, STD’s, protecting oneself, and collective, human rights - but never talk about responsibility, honor or morality. That stuff borders on “religious” and is a no-no.
It is exactly as Mark Steyn write recently regarding the effect of the attack on marriage has on society, but it applies just as equally to “Title IX,” Obamacare, or any other Leftist social-engineering scheme.
Grossman is a leftist elitist (and lawyer) so she will still live in her nice suburb, send her kids to the proper schools, and find a way for herself and those near her to survive the destruction she and other progressives have brought on society. Meanwhile, millions below her won’t have the same money, connections or ability.
I fear that in the current climate the goal of "women's rights," with the compliance of politically motivated government policy and the tacit complicity of college administrators, runs the risk of grounding our most cherished institutions in a veritable snake pit of injusticenot unlike the very injustices the movement itself has for so long sought to correct.
It was never about equality. It was always about revenge. The author had to wait until it became personal to realize how vicious the thing is, was, and will be for the foreseeable future.
I made myself somewhat unpopular on campus by simply observing that women here are a privileged majority - they outnumber men, they have a Women's Center, a Women's Gym, Women's programs, women's scholarships, an entire academic department; none of these have any counterparts for men, and the old saw that they aren't needed because men already dominate just isn't cutting it anymore. I stated that I will once again become a donor when this is remediated, safe in the knowledge that it never will be.
Another example of the academic gulag at work. College campus’ are a hostile environment to males.
Thank God I went to college in the 60s at the start of the sexual revolution. I was proud to do my part to liberate women.
So how do you like choking on your own feces, Judith?
Another one who can’t believe she will be on the trains with the rest of us. Lady, you will not be protected; so why continue to believe liars who will bring you down and destroy you? Your only hope is to stand up against the people who seek to take your real freedom.
All liberals and all feminists are hypocrites. This woman is just one of many.
I am a feminist. BUT NO MORE.Whee! Everybody can play! One domino after another, at the first brush with reality!
I have marched at the barricades. BUT NO MORE.
Subscribed to Ms. magazine. BUT NO MORE.
Knocked on many a door in support of progressive candidates. BUT NO MORE.
Committed to women's rights. BUT NO MORE.
Have expressed unqualified support for Title IX and for the Violence Against Women Act. BUT NO MORE.
Three times in this article she references the infraction as "a few years earlier" as if this makes any difference. But ,. . . she's a lawyer and there's a reason for it.
It was never a problem for her when the sons of other mothers were smeared and condemned in star chamber hearings. If only these cretinous activists could arrange for their policies never to apply to them, it could finally be a perfect world.
Don’t care how many times she’s been mugged, I want her to stay on the other side. She’s just too stupid and untrustworthy to pass for a conservative.
I feel a bit sorry for the writer’s son. He’s the clay pigeon launched by his ignorant excuse of a mother. We (conservatives) warned her and warned her, then warned her again about title IX, but she wouldn’t listen. She’s smarter than us because she gets Ms magazine.
Now her kid is up s*** creek without a paddle, and it’s her fault.
yep. Reaping what one sows comes to mind.
Mz. Grossman didn’t give a flying fig about all the other young men who were similarly charged (most by vindictive exes). All for the cause! But suddenly the proverbial chickens come home to roost and she goes all ballistic.
MZ> Grossman should’ve heeded the warnings from a dead White guy named Shakespear, “There is nothing so bitter as the taste of one’s own words”. Or, in “street” vernacular, Payback is a b*tch!
“If only these cretinous activists could arrange for their policies never to apply to them, it could finally be a perfect world.”
Interestingly, all urban, white leftists like this woman are quite negatively affected by MOST of what they vote for (e.g., higher taxes, more regulation, “green initiatives”, affirmative action, politically correct policies, gun control, nanny-statism, etc.), and they still accept these punishments with rationalizations and angry, illogical arguments. Her son’s predicament selectively activates her fight response, but nothing else will. Can’t she see how all progressive policy undermines her progeny’s future? The “tribunal” her son just faced is only the tip of the iceberg with regard to his future on this planet.
“A conservative is a liberal whos been mugged. Her family is getting mugged.”
‘Can’t say I feel sorry for her.
Well, Judi, you created this world for your son and now he has to live in it.
Shakespeare had an expression about a serpent’s tooth as well. I’m sure her lad is pretty ungrateful for her efforts these days.
ping for later...
Mother doesn’t even question whether he MAY BE guilty.
How many girls did he “do” before someone blew the whistle on his rapes.
If her son had turned out gay this wouldn’t have happened.
That right there is a good point. Maybe the kid’s a weasel and did the deed?
Sadly event that won’t protect a man from a woman crying rape, as many states recognize the possibly of marital rape.
With the humerus misnomer liberals sell about marriage which enables them to claim the possibly of Sodomy qualifying as marriage then certantly Marriage must to them have as little to do with Sex as it does children.
you need to stop using terms like NWO which people have already identified as conspiracy theory nut(rightly or wrongly). Just pick a new term or focus rhetorical attacks on the specific and identifiable symptoms.
That is the only way you can kill whatever it is you see anyway.
“These safeguards of due process have, by order of the federal government, been replaced by what is known as “a preponderance of the evidence.” What this means, in plain English, is that all my son’s accuser needed to establish before a campus tribunal is that the allegations were “more likely than not” to have occurred by a margin of proof that can be as slim as 50.1% to 49.9%.”
So the Federal employees in black robes have finally lost track of the original meaning and propose of the Due process of law clauses of the U.S. Constitution.
This is what happens when you assign an entirely new and completely different meaning to it. But i suppose they had to hijack some line of text to be rewritten into their unlimited grant of power.
Sadly we now no longer have due process of law.
Welcome to the world of “the little people”, Judith.
I hear ya! According to the libtard screed we have no more control over when and where we poke our peckers than a dog in heat.
This is the stuff from communist and nazi show trials against their enemies. Well we know what the universities are prepping the soulless youth for the ultimate next stage in the rise of the totaltitalitarian state and to roll out there next in line judges and prosecutors for the kangaroo courts. Where witnessing it in real time.
Your posts are quite literally a treasure I eagerly await each day to rifle through. (:
Im not at all convinced that such a vast conspiracy exist.
I do know that there exist ideological in all of these industries who act generally to promote common ideological goals and that this ideological coordination does indeed have effect you seem to have identified.
I also know that for the better part of a century the communist left have put together and worked to implement general broad plans by encouraging its supporters to infiltrate specific and key industries in our civilization in-order to implement specified changes that they believe will lead to a population predisposed to accept their evil ideology.
But this is not so much a conspiracy as a well laid out inter-generational plan by socialist to advance our population towards socialism.
As far as addressing this, coronation if you want to attack a system as opposed to each of the individual efforts you must find its critical points and attack them. As far as creating a label for the complete system whether its NWO will just prompt the operators of this system(in this case leftist) to change the name and claim their running something else.
The only critical point in the Marxist inter-generational strategy that I can see is their commutations & ideological messaging among members. If we could infiltrate their social groups we could plant a number of ideological suggestions to push their members towards taking positions we can more easily defeat, or that will actually backfire on them.
This is the only way I know of taking down a large system such as you described and it does not involve making it’s existence popularly known.
she is a lost cause and damaged goods anyway
Remember, it's payback time for all those centuries of patriarchal oppression!