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faultroy Wrote: Oct 07, 2012 12:55 PM
The real story that no one wants to talk about is the double standard that Americans enact when it come to women. We treat them as imbeciles that cannot advocate for themselves. This of course is because that is the way women want it--they want if both ways. They want to be seen as victims yet they want to be seen as strong, courageous and independent...well you cannot have it both ways. And until women choose, we will have schizophrenic policies.
Mag14 Wrote: Oct 07, 2012 3:49 PM
The problem is that they are women, not woman. So they're going to want it both ways - multiple ways, for that matter.

And not, this isn't a slur on women, men also want things various ways because they aren't a single entity.

It is the law that has to nail things down. And the sooner, the better.

San Francisco City Hall's vast machinery went into overdrive after police questioned Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi about a Dec. 31 argument during which he bruised wife Eliana Lopez's right arm. A neighbor videotaped the bruise and later contacted the police. District Attorney George Gascon filed three misdemeanor charges against Mirkarimi for domestic violence battery of his wife, child endangerment (because the couple's son was present) and dissuading a witness (presumably Lopez). San Francisco truly is the city that knows how -- to overreact.

In March, Mirkarimi pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor charge of false imprisonment -- a plea bargain that...

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