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Old 05-31-2018, 08:32 PM
 
Location: The Jar
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As usual and with all due respect DanArt, Lesbians, border line lesbians, 30 year old virgins, spinsters, under the counter whores? Wherever does one get this sort of thinking from? It's not rational at all.

Ridiculous content in my view.



Sadly, they are all family men until they're exposed for what they are...and then they're really not at all.

Merely cultural icons who fall from grace due to their belief that they are all powerful and silence is their due.

Now they must pay the piper.
Agreed.

Cosby masqueraded as a good husband and father, but come to find out (later) on the sly was schmoozing and hanging with the likes of Hugh Hefner, the King of Debauchery, himself. Talk about a lowlife!
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Old 06-03-2018, 01:08 PM
 
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Im not so sure about all this.

I watched a movie from 1985 the other day with Valerie Bertanelli (spelling of her last name?) Called 'Silent Witnesses'.

It was about a married couple that saw the husbands brother take part in a gang rape of a drunk woman in a bar. I was completely blown away how everyone was treating this crime in the movie, everyone was more interested in protecting themselves and their interests, rather than helping the victim. even the bar owner turned his back so he didnt have to watch! Going to police or helping the woman was the last thing anyone was thinking about! They even had the female victim, blaming herself for what happened and regretting going to police.

Keep in mind, this was a made for tv movie and really was not that long ago!

I dont think this speaks very highly for us as a society (as a whole) if this was the norm as recently as the late 80s.
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Old 06-06-2018, 10:16 AM
 
Location: East of the Mississippi and South of Bluegrass
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Agreed.

Cosby masqueraded as a good husband and father, but come to find out (later) on the sly was schmoozing and hanging with the likes of Hugh Hefner, the King of Debauchery, himself. Talk about a lowlife!
It's so disgusting and repulsive, that it's "slimy".

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Im not so sure about all this.

I watched a movie from 1985 the other day with Valerie Bertanelli (spelling of her last name?) Called 'Silent Witnesses'.

It was about a married couple that saw the husbands brother take part in a gang rape of a drunk woman in a bar. I was completely blown away how everyone was treating this crime in the movie, everyone was more interested in protecting themselves and their interests, rather than helping the victim. even the bar owner turned his back so he didnt have to watch! Going to police or helping the woman was the last thing anyone was thinking about! They even had the female victim, blaming herself for what happened and regretting going to police.

Keep in mind, this was a made for tv movie and really was not that long ago!

I dont think this speaks very highly for us as a society (as a whole) if this was the norm as recently as the late 80s.
Yes, but hopefully (as it appears to be anyway) we are moving away from the hiding and silence allowing shameful behavior to take place in our society.

I appreciate the motto of "see something, say something" and I support it completely.
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Old 06-11-2018, 01:37 PM
 
Location: Watervliet, NY
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Agreed.

Cosby masqueraded as a good husband and father, but come to find out (later) on the sly was schmoozing and hanging with the likes of Hugh Hefner, the King of Debauchery, himself. Talk about a lowlife!
Singer Nina Simone appeared on Hefner's TV show. Does that make her a lowlife as well? A LOT of the top entertainers from the 1950's and 1960's appeared on that show.
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Old 06-24-2018, 01:58 PM
 
Location: Southern Colorado
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Those two deserve it. But I wonder where the line will eventually get drawn. Pinching a butt does not equal rape. Asking someone out does not equal harassment. If I was a young man I would be very, very concerned about any overture whatsoever.

Now we have legions of Millennials who have never dated, had a job, or held a drivers license and are quite eager to jump down the throat of almost anybody who has lived at all. Ideologues and virtue signalers with no life of their own whatsoever.

We are headed towards having gay leaders. Nothing wrong with some of that but I'm not sure it should be a pre-req for public leadership.
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Old 06-30-2018, 08:22 AM
 
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Those two deserve it. But I wonder where the line will eventually get drawn. Pinching a butt does not equal rape. Asking someone out does not equal harassment. If I was a young man I would be very, very concerned about any overture whatsoever.

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Well, look whats 'normal' today...in the past when co workers or passers by on the street would slap a woman on the rear end, it was either laughed off or the guy got a slap or or an evil gaze...today, people call police over this! What do you think will happen if this was done 30-50 yrs in the future?!!!

Not to mention, Im sure there are plenty of 'norms' today, that eventually will be seen as criminal, they will say things like "Wow, how did people in the early 2000s not realize what they were doing", didnt they know that was offensive, harmful, criminal". Its kind of scary.
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