Quantcast
Home » Archives » Panic in Funland (Page 3)

The AEI is pro-rape and anti-slut because women are children when you get down to it

By TBogg
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 16:44 EDT
 
shutterstock_142200316

I used to think the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) was just a bunch of math nerds whose job was to massage numbers in such a manner that horrific crimes  against humanity by corporations could be dismissed with a cost/benefit analysis demonstrating an economic upside, Thus, when a gas leak at  Union Carbide’s pesticide plant in Bhopal killed 8,000 people in 1984, the AEI could be counted upon to produce a study showing that the mosquito population was decimated, meaning a significant decrease in malaria cases could be expected.

Almost everyone is a winner, unexpected silver linings, high fives, etc..

The  AEI’s description  makes them sound more financial wonky and less culture warrior-y:

The American Enterprise Institute prides itself on producing leading research in several key policy areas that weave a tapestry of the organization’s core beliefs: respect and support for the power of free enterprise, a strong defense centered on smart international relations, and opportunity for all to achieve the American dream.

But when you cut to the chase, everything is about the Benjamins, even when you are talking about sexual assault, rape, wife-beating, and college girls majoring in slutting about, with a minor in crying rape.

Yesterday, antiquated Victorian douche device George Will cited AEI numbers as he explained that sexual assault on college campuses is way overstated, particularly if you throw out hilarious hijinks like over-enthusaistic groping and uninvited finger banging . Besides all that, Will points out that coeds are a vindictive coven of blue-ball inflicting whore-demons who are not to be trusted by lusty lads who are not wise in the wicked ways of women.

Wills’ argument boils down to: Won’t somebody think of the rapey-bros, and the lawsuits that follow?

AEI Resident Schola’ Christina Hoff Sommers, who has made it her life’s work to save men and boys from her be-boobed cohort (although I don’t remember any guy asking her to), questions this whole “rape culture” crisis, saying it is overblown and, you know what else? It reminds Sommers of the McMartin preschool panic where counselors and rabid “feminist activists” persuaded toddlers to say they were molested.

Nowadays, according to Sommers,  these same “feminist activists” are persuading child-like coeds who, despite having the reasoning skills of 4-year-old managed to ace their SAT’s, that they too were sexually assaulted during a “drunken sexual hook-up.”

Silly drunken airhead whores, you totally loved it even if you don’t remember it.

Today, the Washington Post (the Cranky Old Man Acres rest home of George Will) gives space to the  AEI ‘s Home Economics Project director W. Bradford Wilcox, to explain to women that they should stop spreading it around all over town and settle down with their baby’s daddy because a wedding ring has magical powers protecting them from a beating for buying Bud Lite by mistake instead of Bud Ice Lite.

Under ‘One way to end violence against women? Stop taking lovers and get married,’ he writes:

This social media outpouring makes it clear that some men pose a real threat to the physical and psychic welfare of women and girls. But obscured in the public conversation about the violence against women is the fact that some other men are more likely to protect women, directly and indirectly, from the threat of male violence: married biological fathers.

This seems to be a suggestion to women to have affairs with married men with children for safety reasons  (something the most recent Mrs. George Will can attest to).

To be sure, it doesn’t take a viewing of “The Burning Bed” or “Safe Haven”to realize that married men can and do abuse or assault their wives or daughters. Marriage is no panacea when it comes to male violence. But married fathers are much less likely to resort to violence than men who are not tied by marriage or biology to a female.

Oddly enough, Wilcox doesn’t delve into statistics showing married women who ride out the abuse because of the children, fear of reprisal, the economics of divorce, lack of an post-marriage support system, or crippled self esteem leading them to believe they have it coming.

All women face a hostile male culture (note the rise of the Men’s Rights Activists) married or not, but the marriage ties that bind keep many women in an abusive relationship long after they should have decamped for a less bruising experience.

Loving arms that hug can also end in fists that punch.

Not that the AEI really cares.  They’re all about the status quo and the concentration of power and wealth where it rightfully belongs.

With men and not with divorcees and sluts.

[Japanese lolita cosplay on Shutterstock]

Fox’s Lauren Ashburn would like Raw Story’s Lauren Ashburn ‘sad face’ off of the Google

By TBogg
Monday, June 9, 2014 8:25 EDT

Way back in the early days of television — 2013 to be exact — Howard Kurtz sashayed out of CNN’s studios for Fox News where “close enough  is good enough” passes as the mission statement for the Fox News fact-checkers.  On Fox’s Media Buzz, he is free to cast his critical eye on all media institutions, particularly those ones who don’t  provide him with a steady paycheck. The move came in the shadow of his…

 

Scott Brown lands sweet gig as spokesmodel for shampoo-unlimited data plan-gun company

By TBogg
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 9:44 EDT

Hunka-hunka burning love-guy Scott Brown, the former senator from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and centerfold for a ladies whack mag, has had a rough go of it ever since he was fired and replaced by [MRA trigger warning]  A WOMAN in 2012. The himbo with a happy trail has discovered…

 

That whole brevity thing for the tl;dr generation

By TBogg
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 21:26 EDT

This is more along the lines of a programming note. Often, very often in fact, I come across things on the interwebs that fill me with equal measures of both  childish delight and existential dread, but they lack enough heft to make them worthy of  eight hundred words, — give…

 

Never mind the bullets, here’s the ammosexuals

By TBogg
Sunday, June 1, 2014 13:39 EDT

American men are a simple people. They like their beer cold, their women hot, and their television shows stupid. America, for the most part, provides two out of three of those in abundance. But it’s hard out there for a man these days, particularly if he is saddled with the…

 

Former Air Force toilet-unplugger wraps self in flag, clutches guns, tells you to ‘Google’ history

By TBogg
Friday, May 30, 2014 10:32 EDT

Stung by criticism for his exceedingly brief encounter with empathy for the families who lost kids in the Santa Barbara Second Amendment Slaughterfest, Joe the Unlicensed Plumber has both bunkered and doubled down with his assertion that you can have his guns when you pry them from his clammy toilet-plunging…

 

Santa Barbara shooting was a anti-MRA gun grabbing false flag because, of course, why not?

By TBogg
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 14:41 EDT

This is the dawning of the Age of Santa Barbara Trutherism so we best get up to speed before all of the tinfoil sells out. As we all know, nothing in America happens by chance. Pearl Harbor, the Kennedy assassination, 9/11, Aurora, Sandy Hook, the Boston marathon bombing, the Steelers…

 

Joe the Plumber: The real victim of Santa Barbara shootings would be me losing my guns

By TBogg
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 11:26 EDT

2008 campaign novelty act and public intellectual, Joe “The Wurzelbacher” Plumber, has written an open letter to the parents of the victims of Elliott Rodger’s male privilege  2nd Amendment Memorial Day masculinity spree, saying that he is really sorry that their children are dead, but that they need to keep…

 

I was the NRA

By TBogg
Sunday, May 25, 2014 9:48 EDT

I was fortunate enough to have been born and to have spent my life living in a part of America where the climate is conducive to outdoor living year-round. The San Diego of my youth was the fabled “sleepy Navy town” of yore; scrub-filled canyons and mesas extending to the…

 

National Review Online now publishing Penthouse Forum MRA rape fantasy fiction

By TBogg
Thursday, May 22, 2014 13:25 EDT

–a tedious argument Of insidious intent. - The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, TS Eliot When The National Review was launched back in 1955, founder William F. Buckley Jr. found life in the Eisenhower 50′s a bit too ‘get your freak on’ for his tastes and decided that someone…

 
Google+