Category: Children

Netflix needs to pay a price for Cuties, its pedo sexploitation movie

Lulu, a mental health therapist specializing in children, wrote this essay to explain everything that’s wrong with Netflix showing Cuties. Close up shots of female posteriors and crotches tightly covered in spandex mini shorts, undulating, shaking, twerking, while the camera zeroes in ever closer, then pans back to the orgy-like

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A theory behind why government is sexualizing children

Governments are enthusiastically weaponizing the Leftist trend of sexualizing children, because doing so dramatically increases government power. Yesterday I caught up with a month-old article from The Federalist, entitled The Pedophile Project: Your 7-Year-Old Is Next On The Sexual Revolution’s Hit Parade. The article details the myriad ways in which

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Our children are attractive targets because they don’t ordinarily die

Today’s middle-class parents have a unique cohort of obsessively loved children. No wonder they’re attractive targets to young men intent on inflicting pain. In America, we are experiencing something unique: For the first time in history, the clear majority of children die after their parents, not before. Before the modern

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Children’s literature: as didactic as ever, only with Progressive goals

Children’s literature once taught children to avoid danger and be good boys and girls; now it primes young people to accept a Progressive political agenda. The other night I went to an event at our local independent bookstore. I, along with about thirty other women and a few men, listened

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Progressive social policy ignores the dangers of birth control pills *UPDATED*

Glenn Reynolds is absolutely right when he wonders if birth control pills have contributed to the dramatic rise in strokes in young urban women. Today at Instapundit, Glenn Reynolds put up the following short post: A WORRISOME INCREASE IN STROKES among young people in large cities. The increase among women is more

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The Bookworm Beat 9/19/16 — the “we’re still singing” edition and open thread

The miserable sexism of Hillary’s supporters. I’ve agreed with myself to disagree with Jonah Goldberg about Donald Trump, while still greatly respecting and deeply appreciating Goldberg’s take on just about everything else. In the wake of Hillary’s 9/11 collapse, followed by her dehydration, followed by the media castigating as sexist

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The Bookworm Beat 12-12-15 — the “hopeful pessimist” open thread

[This is a long one, good for a cozy read on a winter day.] I’m a pessimist. I’ve learned through experience that most things go wrong, whether in the world or in my life. Still, I never completely lose hope. If I didn’t have hope, frankly, I would stop moving

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It’s okay to be judgmental — as long as you’re making the right judgments

“You’re so judgmental, Mom,” my teen told me yesterday.  The reason for this statement (and he totally missed the irony of his judging me for being too judgmental) was the distaste I expressed for Mark Zuckerberg. I didn’t defend myself against my teen’s charge. “You’re damn right I’m judgmental.  Zuckerberg deserves

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