It’s Always Something — Part I


These silly blurbs just keep coming,

It’s a Monday afternoon in the office and I am sitting with my mouth open on its hinges. Admittedly this is not that unusual when you edit Cosmopolitan, but this time I found myself particularly limp-jawed.

Me and five other members of the team had gathered to discuss ideas for an upcoming issue. A young writer –  a smart, smiley, up-tempo type of woman no older than 23, kicked things off…

“Why don’t we do a story on millennial breakdowns?” she began. “You know, because we’ve little hope of a paid job, we’re saddled with debt, we will probably never own a home, we can’t get a boyfriend because they’re all onTinder …” She went on. And on.

Where to start?  How about the paid job part.  The first thing with respect to getting a paid job is being able to do something that somebody is willing to pay for you to do for them.  I will use my one of my entitlement princess nieces as an example (actually all of my nieces are entitlement princesses).  She got Dad to pay for a faraway school (and room and board), when she could have commuted to the local University (and with a scholarship).  She decided to get a degree in Political Science on a whim, and was truly shocked that there was not a fine job waiting for her when she graduated; for after all, she had a degree now. The last part is actually true; this is what she expected.  Short answer — it does matter what your degree is in.  STEM degrees teach one to think somewhat (hopefully), non STEM degrees teach you how not to think.  Employers undoubtedly often think that it better to hire a man with a welding degree from a community college rather than anyone with a bachelor’s degree from a non-STEM program. The hope is that the welder would at least be able to think effectively about practical matters.

Now on the debt part.  Yes, USA universities are bloated.  Lots of administrators, lots of resort amenities, lots of diversity coordinators, lots of just plain greed.  Most of the outrageous increases in cost are fueled by easy loan money for students.   So there is some sympathy for students on this.  However, many just take the money and effectively waste it obtaining silly degrees, buying cars, feeling the awesome righteousness of being an SJW, and in general, living the high life for four or more years.  There are alternatives to high priced useless degrees, for example, starting out at lower cost community colleges, learning a vocation elsewhere, etc.  But these are not what high powered SIWs do.    If there is one group that has benefited from the SIW mentality, it is Universities.  These institutions should be ashamed of themselves.  In the US, student loan debt is not dischargeable in bankruptcy, so it is forever.  A little foresight in early adulthood could go a long way.

Now on the the home part.  Why might they never own a home?  Let us count the ways.  First they might not be a good marriage prospect due to some combination of riding the carousel, general bitchiness, large student debt, a sense of entitlement, etc.  Furthermore, the young women in the magazine office probably define owning a home as owning a home in prime media market (e.g. New York, Washington, San Francisco, LA, Seattle, etc.).  Of course these markets are priced very highly.  Scores of other markets (often in so called fly-over country) are very affordable.  And once again, more likely than not, their degree qualified them for entry in a field that really is not that lucrative.

Now on the potential boyfriends are on Tinder issue.  Well, the men with options are openly taking advantage of them; just like liberated women have been doing for forty or so years.  Some of these  men might make good husbands sometime, but are they good bets?  Probably there are many overlooked fellas that might be good bets, but are overlooked by these young women.  Whose fault is that?

As has been mention before here and elsewhere, men have been discouraged from attending university; and just discouraged from doing anything that is productive or potentially productive in general.  So where might these men that they desire come from?

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90 comments on “It’s Always Something — Part I
  1. Yoda says:

    Their lives not happening as planned they are.
    What to do?

    Liked by 3 people

  2. Spawny Get says:

    Speaking of ‘not as planned’, you might have been discombobulated by the early publishing of this post. The Glorious Patriarch proudly announces that we have time travelled from GMT to BST. I expect that our antipodean friends will be doing the opposite in order to bring balance to the globe. Anytime now…

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  3. Spawny Get says:

    I had ‘friends’ in the sociology department who were mighty surprised that the job hunt after their gruelling regime of one seminar per fortnight wasn’t quite the joyous choice between keen employers that they expected. One even claimed that ‘we know how to fix the problems, but nobody wants to give us a job’.

    I’ll just leave that there. I guess they’re heading for 30 proud years of ‘how big a coffee would you like, sir?’

    One of my particular friends had a Facebook page that looked awfully ‘single mum’ to me. Ten years ago.

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  4. fuzziewuzziebear says:

    Yoda,
    I doubt that they will do what brought us all here. To question their presumptions and look elsewhere for answers. To do as Werner von Braun woud say, “Back to ze drawing board.”.

    Out of curiousity, what is their beef with tinder. From a woman’s standpoint, it should be like fishing with dynamite.

    As for the guys that would be good long term candidates, they aren’t going to consider them because they aren’t “fun” enough.

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  5. Spawny Get says:

    The saving grace being that 30 years ago we graduated pretty much debt free (Student grants + no car + simple living)

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  6. fuzziewuzziebear says:

    Spawny points out the real handicap for the present day young woman. What man wants to pick up the tab for her college debt?

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  7. Farm Boy says:

    At Easter Dinner I was discussing my one niece, the one mentioned in the OP. She is presently pursuing a Masters Degree in Vegan Nutrition. By the time she is done, she will be around $130,000 in debt. As you can guess, Vegan Nutritionist jobs are mostly limited to looney expensive liberal areas like New York, Seattle, etc. They pay about the same as somebody who has been working at the local McDonalds for 3 years.

    Her fiance is high flying corporate accountant, making good money. If I were him, I would hesitate to take on her debt.

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  8. fuzziewuzziebear says:

    Farm Boy,
    Whatever your neice has been smoking…
    I was going to make an allusion to drugs but, I’ll stop. Maybe she needs to watch some educational films. May I reccommend?

    I am not sure how courts deal with negative assets. If she divorces her sponsor, err husband, I don’t know how that will play in family court. More than likely, he will get the worse end of it.

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  9. Yoda says:

    For women often “more debt” implies “more useless degree” it does.
    Girls who get two year degrees from much cheaper community colleges often end up with more useful degrees they do.
    Things like “child development”, culinary arts, business management they would be.

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  10. Yoda says:

    (Student grants + no car + simple living)

    The simple living part fell to the wayside did it not?

    Liked by 4 people

  11. Yoda says:

    Jedis uses “Spartan Living” as a character development tool.
    Effective it was
    But throw it all away these moderns do

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  12. Yoda says:

    Fuzzie Bear,

    The Tinder complaint sounds like projection it does

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  13. fuzziewuzziebear says:

    Yoda,
    They can project all they want, the truth is that there is more demand from the men in the SMP.
    If the fish aren’t biting, it might do to try another lake.

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  14. Tarnished says:

    She is presently pursuing a Masters Degree in Vegan Nutrition.

    As the resident vegetarian supreme, non-eater of fish nor fowl, friend to all beasts of the land and sea, I’d like to take this opportunity to say;

    Dafaq?

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  15. Tarnished says:

    FB, if you’d like, you can tell her at the next family gathering that a vegetarian you know offers congratulations on her becoming a living cookbook for hippies. Cheers.

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  16. Tarnished says:

    Girls who get two year degrees from much cheaper community colleges often end up with more useful degrees they do.

    It’s even easier when you take as many AP courses in high school as you can…They count as full credits at just about any community college, meaning you can either put more effort into further credits for your associates OR graduate ahead of time to save money. This last option is great for those of us who are paying our own way and don’t want to take out loans til it’s absolutely necessary.

    Some of us don’t get any of this “free” money from the government. 😛

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  17. Tarnished says:

    If I were him, I would hesitate to take on her debt.

    If I were him, I wouldn’t walk down the cereal aisle, much less a wedding aisle, until that debt is 80% or more paid off.
    By her.
    Without help from me.

    By the time she is done, she will be around $130,000 in debt.

    How the actual fuck is that even possible?

    What man wants to pick up the tab for her college debt?

    Nah. More like what man *should* pick up the tab for her college debt?
    The answer, of course, is not a one.

    gruelling regime of one seminar per fortnight

    Bwhahaha! Ha…ahem.
    I mean, awww. The poor dears. 😈

    Out of curiousity, what is their beef with tinder. From a woman’s standpoint, it should be like fishing with dynamite.

    That’s only true for the 19-30 year olds, bear. When the baby rabies starts to kick in and steady commitment + family planning is more desired than week(end?) long flings, the fact that men are still swiping away on Tinder is now a negative trait.

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  18. fuzziewuzziebear says:

    FLUFFLE PUFF!!!!!
    It is a gut level reaction but, I am always happy to see her. Maybe it’s because she never says a discouraging word.

    Tarn, I am glad for your reaction to the Masters in Vegan Nutrition without prompting.
    What a crock!

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  19. fuzziewuzziebear says:

    I am still mad about the remark on Tinder. It’s like they expect it to be raineing men their whole lives. It doesn’t stop at baby rabies and”The Wall” is a fiction.

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  20. Spawny Get says:

    Big storm in the UK today, if I’m not around you’ll know that I got lucky with a power cut.

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  21. Spawny Get says:

    Hah! They fixed the power while The Glorious Patriarch slept. Now that’s respect.

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  22. Yoda says:

    Glorious the Patriarch is

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  23. Sumo says:

    She is presently pursuing a Masters Degree in Vegan Nutrition.

    Why not just say that she’s pursuing a degree in myths & legends? There is nothing “nutritious” about a vegan diet.

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  24. Tarnished says:

    Tarn, I am glad for your reaction to the Masters in Vegan Nutrition without prompting.

    Of course, Fuzzie. I’ve never attempted to be a vegan because, as Sumo says, it honestly isn’t nutritious enough. I’ve known adult men and women who were otherwise quite intelligent, become sick, pale, and constantly hungry from being on a vegan diet for years. Humans need animal products of some kind…we’re omnivores, it’s just how it is. That’s why I still eat eggs and milk, albeit from close by, cage free, humane farms. I pay more than I would by buying store brand (which I usually do because it’s the exact same thing…but cheaper!), yet in this instance I think shopping local and helping provide for cruelty free family farms is the better route.

    I’ve no use for either strict vegans who refuse to take a hard look at the facts of their diet or militant vegetarians who think everyone on the planet should be vegetarian like us. It’s just not possible, not least due to conflicting medical dietary restrictions/demands. If we could get rid of factory farming and get people to eat lesser, more healthy quantities of meats, that would be preferable imo.

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  25. SFC Ton says:

    Doesn’t matter if you have a “good” degree or not , Western economies are so wrecked most people cannot find decent work. I know engineers who’s only prospects are low paying jobs in high cost of living areas, experienced aircraft mechanics who cannot find work, a former military lawyer who had to take a low paying job with the county because there wasn’t any other options etc etc

    Western elites created this mess so they could pocket more money and gain more power. Yea there are a shit ton of useless degrees but no one’s prospects are all that good right now if they want to follow the 9-5 route

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  26. Liz says:

    Maybe the neice is working on a 3D printing machine that will transform high protein algae and tofu sources into edible burgers or something.
    Just kidding.
    Mike’s sister was like this, except her bill was much higher for a BA in history that took eight years. And her parents paid the bill.

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  27. Liz says:

    I thought she was a really lazy, shameless, stupid clam back then. But it seems she was actually ahead of her time. Who knew the lifestyle of the indolent rich kid who is an embarassment to her parents would someday be so widely available.

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  28. Tarnished says:

    It’s like they expect it to be raining men their whole lives.

    Sorry. It had to be done.

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  29. Liz says:

    “I know engineers who’s only prospects are low paying jobs in high cost of living areas, experienced aircraft mechanics who cannot find work, a former military lawyer who had to take a low paying job with the county because there wasn’t any other options etc etc”

    I know a lot of people in this position, also. It’s scary.
    It’s interesting (at least, interesting to me) that when Clinton was elected in great part due to the “It’s the economy, stupid!” propaganda meme, the US economy was actually doing very well.
    People seem to believe what they are fed, rather than looking at the reality that surrounds them.

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  30. Liz says:

    Scary to be a parent too. I know Mike’s family mentioned back in the day that the opportunities they had in the seventies and eighties (which led to their affluence) weren’t available anymore. But we did pretty well anyway. Now, with our oldest going to college soon I see the same sort of pattern. He won’t have the same opportunities we had. But now I’m not sure where that will lead him, in the “new economy”.

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  31. CalloftheMGTOW says:

    There is a glut of students who want degrees that don’t bear work with money they do not have. It’s one thing to go to school for an actual job related task (Hospitality Management, Culinary arts, Automotive Technician) but even these can be surpassed by actual experience in these fields. College isn’t as necessary as people want it to be, and some of the higher paying jobs offer apprenticeships (because hands on learning will always trump book learning) so that the employer can mold you into a worker that they can utilize. These jobs may be dirtier, but they offer a more fulfilling experience and if you’re good at your job, if you get a management position, you get a little more respect from being a ground worker at the start. Same thing happens in the military. No one wants a ROT-C Nazi as an XO, they want a previous enlisted.

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  32. CalloftheMGTOW says:

    Ovo-lactarian is the only way that I could ever go veg.

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  33. Tarnished says:

    Yup. When I was 13 and doing research on it, that’s what I decided too. We never ate fish, lobster, shrimp, mussels, etc in my family to begin with so “giving up” seafood was easy. Other than bacon, I didn’t much like pork, so that was easy too. Chicken, beef, and venison are the tastes I miss most, even after 19 years. 😛

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  34. Yoda says:

    How these young women develop such expectations they did?

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  35. Yoda says:

    Men expectations they do have,
    but more realistic typically they are.

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  36. Yoda says:

    Who knew the lifestyle of the indolent rich kid who is an embarassment to her parents would someday be so widely available.

    With loans, all possible it is

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  37. Yoda says:

    Probably thought “change the world” they would.
    Not so easy that would be

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  38. Yoda says:

    ObamaCare makes hiring employees difficult it does.
    Soon McDonalds have ordering Kiosks they will.
    Automation cheaper than expensive-to-hire people it would be

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  39. Yoda says:

    One even claimed that ‘we know how to fix the problems, but nobody wants to give us a job’.

    Probably make things worse they would
    Track record in doing so they do

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  40. Yoda says:

    Victims they are

    A surprisingly complete explanation of what is happening at Emory was offered by two sociologists in 2014 who described a new moral order they called “victimhood culture.” I summarized that article last September on my blog at RighteousMind.com, but that was before the campus protests began at Missouri, Yale, and elsewhere. The events of the last 6 months, and the long lists of demands issued by students at 77 universities, have provided stunning validation of the analysis offered in the article. I am therefore reprinting my summary of the article here at Heterodox Academy. It is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the dynamics of campus protests. It is particularly important for current college students who are at risk of being turned into “moral dependents” by this rapidly spreading moral matrix. Here is that summary:

    I just read the most extraordinary paper by two sociologists — Bradley Campbell and Jason Manning — explaining why concerns about microaggressions have erupted on many American college campuses in just the past few years. In brief: We’re beginning a second transition of moral cultures. The first major transition happened in the 18th and 19th centuries when most Western societies moved away from cultures of honor (where people must earn honor and must therefore avenge insults on their own) to cultures of dignity in which people are assumed to have dignity and don’t need to earn it. They foreswear violence, turn to courts or administrative bodies to respond to major transgressions, and for minor transgressions they either ignore them or attempt to resolve them by social means. There’s no more dueling.
    Campbell and Manning describe how this culture of dignity is now giving way to a new culture of victimhood in which people are encouraged to respond to even the slightest unintentional offense, as in an honor culture. But they must not obtain redress on their own; they must appeal for help to powerful others or administrative bodies, to whom they must make the case that they have been victimized. It is the very presence of such administrative bodies, within a culture that is highly egalitarian and diverse (i.e., many college campuses) that gives rise to intense efforts to identify oneself as a fragile and aggrieved victim. This is why we have seen the recent explosion of concerns about microaggressions, combined with demands for trigger warnings and safe spaces, that Greg Lukianoff and I wrote about in The Coddling of the American Mind.

    http://heterodoxacademy.org/2016/03/26/victimhood-culture-at-emory/

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  41. Yoda says:

    Rabbi Menachem Hadad of Brussels’ Shomre Hadas haredi Orthodox community said that soldiers who were posted outside a synagogue and the city’s Chabad House following the slaying of four Jews in Brussels’ Jewish Museum of Belgium in 2014 told him that for months, they used to guard the area with no bullets in their rifles. “It was just a show.”

    http://www.frontpagemag.com/point/262303/belgian-soldiers-deployed-fight-terrorists-had-no-daniel-greenfield

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  42. SFC Ton says:

    immigration makes a lot of those entry level jobs damn near impossible to get, especially with the mom and pop type outfits who normally hire the unskilled

    I own a stake in a bar and grill and could easily hire illegals for most jobs and not have to pay all the associated taxes. This is more so when you are talking about hiring a kid who has never worked a grill before. If you are going to hire a non trained/ low production employee it makes a lot of cents to hire one you don’t pay social security taxes and what not on

    I also own a garage and the same applies to mechanics that don’t have much training/ experience

    The difficulties are immense

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  43. Liz says:

    Total automation, some disadvantages it might have.

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  44. SFC Ton says:

    I’m against automation of industry outside of war but there are firms out there who literally want to put all service sector employees out of business

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  45. Liz says:

    OT , and I haven’t read this entire article interview but I don’t need to.
    This is an exhibit A prototypical USAF chick. If Ghomeshi had been in the military, the evidence that this woman sent flowers and “I want you to fuck me senseless again” messages would have been discarded as an irrelevancy. This is it. Right here. If they permitted a GAO study on the deleterious direct and indirect impact of women the cost is surely higher than the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, combined.

    http://www.chatelaine.com/news/exclusive-lucy-decoutere-on-the-ghomeshi-disaster/

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  46. Liz says:

    This one is funny: “Sexual assault allegations revolve almost entirely around the credibility of the complainant. As the judge said in the Ghomeshi case, “There is no tangible evidence. There is no DNA. There is no ‘smoking gun.’ There is only the sworn evidence of each complainant.” That’s the thing about sexual assault cases — there is almost never a smoking gun. There is only the testimony of the complainant. And sure, credibility is important in all criminal cases. But there is something unique about how the credibility of complainants works — or doesn’t work — in sexual assault trials.”

    Yes indeed. That whole presumption of innocence bit in the Constitution designed to protect the accused sure is a hindrance. Imagine not being able to lock some guy up without any evidance AND a demonstrably uncredible witness against him?

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  47. Liz says:

    GAAAAAAAAHHHHHHH!
    Need to look away from the internet world and go help a neighbor in the real world now and create some positive karma. Reading this stuff makes me feel dirty, like I’m acquiring bad juju just reading about these stupid cracks.

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  48. Tarnished says:

    Breathe, Liz! Breathe!
    Don’t be an oxy-moron! 😛

    ObamaCare makes hiring employees difficult it does.

    Obummercare can go piss up a rope. The company I work for is small enough that our boss still doesn’t need to give us any benefits.
    I just did my taxes, and I had to give $422 to good ol’ Uncle Sam because I don’t have insurance. Which wouldn’t be so bad, except that *because* I have no insurance, I have to pay. ..in full…for my annual dentist and doctor appointment, both over $200 each. Thank the Gods I don’t need medications and am the healthy sort.

    Remind me how this helps the middle class worker again, to shaft them twice?

    Oh, wait…

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  49. Tarnished says:

    With loans, all possible it is

    Loans, like credit cards and mortgages, aren’t free…

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  50. Liz says:

    “Breathe, Liz! Breathe!”

    Yeah, I ought to take a page from Molly’s handbook (with a Liz touch) and blast from ice cream shots from our water balloon launcher! 😛

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  51. Liz says:

    I imagine a scoop of cream would go pretty far. And I’m fast….they’ll never catch me.
    Bwahahaha! Italian rulz.

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  52. Spawny Get says:

    Re Dentist, I go every 6 months. Per year (with nothing done), I expect to part with $150ish. I thought the States were usually cheaperer…

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  53. Spawny Get says:

    ‘cos this shit just pisses me off after a while 😉

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  54. Liz says:

    More OT, I just finished a book called ‘The Stranger’ by Harlan Coben. I recommend it, it’s really good. Mike was in the process of reading it and he liked it so I read it, too. It’s kind of a cross between Mr Robot and A Simple Plan.
    In the beginning a stranger sits next to a guy in a bar and tells him something about his wife (who it turns out was very sneaky) and the plot thickens (I don’t want to give anything away by elaborating). About halfway into the book I sent him this text:

    “This stranger book is good. I’m to the part where the laccrosse people show up at his house.
    Good thing I’m not sneaky like that.”

    Mike: “You are way too Italian to step on it like that.”

    😛

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  55. Spawny Get says:

    I think I’ve read that one, is it a few years old? Turns out that the butler did it. Oops!!! spolier warning

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  56. fuzziewuzziebear says:

    Liz,
    Are women in the USAF typically as directionless as Lucy DeCoutere? That women is an accident waiting to happen.
    It is a shame. I always thought well of the RCAF, especially for the work they did to advance aviation betwen the two world wars.
    I’ll have to give her some more thought but, there have to be a lot of women like her out there. They don’t get married and are rudderless until they do.

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  57. Tarnished says:

    for my annual dentist and doctor appointment, both over $200 each.

    Was talking to my brother while typing. Accidentally switched out a word. Should’ve said “nearly” not “over”.

    Like

  58. Tarnished says:

    How these young women develop such expectations they did?

    From being told from a young age that they can Have It All, with no checks and balances coming into play for many women until after age 30-35.

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  59. fuzziewuzziebear says:

    I am haunted by Lucy DeCoutere. There have to be a lot like her out there. Women pushing middle age, never having married, for whom reality is very fluid.
    Women like that are just dangerous.

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  60. Spawny Get says:

    Sounds about right, Tarn

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  61. Yoda says:

    Oddly enough, boys never told that “have it all” they can

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  62. fuzziewuzziebear says:

    Tarn,
    From 18 to 35 is a long time to be at the apex.

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  63. molly says:

    Liz GAAAAAAAAHHHHHHH!

    Liz don’t get mad get even XD
    Hurl icecreams! Plaster their fat gobs 😛
    Join me in Totin’ Ma Cone! YAY

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  64. Tarnished says:

    It’s more of a potential apex, Fuzzie. There’s plenty of young women who aren’t suitable for STRs or even ONS, much less LTRs.

    Think of poor health (smoking, heavy drinking, lousy diet, crappy sleep patterns, total disregard for exercise) or bad personality traits (false rape accusations, lack of autonomy, entitlement, clinginess, stalking behaviors, etc). This eliminates many from ever achieving either a mental/emotional or physical apex.

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  65. molly says:

    Girls on a “smush fembots” group think!
    A vertical Wisdom of the Ages group think. (Drop icecreams vertically on the fembots’ heads, eh) 😉

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  66. fuzziewuzziebear says:

    Molly! 🌯 🌯 🌯 🐻 🙄
    What if fembots like being pelted with ice cream?
    I know that I would. Yummy! Spumoni, anyone?

    Tarn,
    There is a terrible imbalance between men and women at those ages and women do hold the power. For all this time in this corner of the internet, I still have not come to full understanding of the disparity. However, I suspect overt manipulationd.

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  67. Tarnished says:

    For all this time in this corner of the internet, I still have not come to full understanding of the disparity.

    Some of it likely has to do with the difficulties and negatives commonly associated with male sexuality (both passive and active), and the fact these are all but missing entirely regarding female sexuality. For example, that men supposedly objectify women as naught but sex objects constantly…but the same ideology states that it is literally impossible for women to objectify men. In terms of sex, male sexuality is dangerous and must be tempered/controlled yet female sexuality is the opposite.

    Or so it goes…
    I obviously do not agree with any of this.

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  68. Cill says:

    Ton at 12:30 pm. Good point.

    There should still be plenty of opportunities in civil engineering. If national and local governments discriminate by race/gender, white males will be shut out of the most cushy jobs. White male engineers can try to side-step this problem by contracting for uncushy projects in non-feminist parts of the world, but it’s not often much of an option for a man with wife and children.

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  69. horseman says:

    Yoda, Tarn, Cill please explain this
    http://divorcedmoms.com/articles/5-reasons-women-leave-good-men-for-no-apparent-reason
    a site of divorced moms going around again. should know better. justifying leaving as author calls it perfectly good men.
    are we all doomed. asked RPG too.
    Im so depressed.
    horseman.
    thank god married last unicorn 29 years ago. Even she is saddened.

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  70. Farm Boy says:

    In terms of sex, male sexuality is dangerous and must be tempered/controlled yet female sexuality is the opposite.

    I have noticed this also, however I am hesitant to write about it.

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  71. fuzziewuzziebear says:

    Horseman,
    I read that. it is so full of manure that it needs a shovel. Added to that, it panders to the hamster.

    Farm Boy,
    How can you find it difficult to write about male sexuality being slandered in the current culture while women can do no wrong?

    Tarn,
    There is a lot going on with this disparity in sexual demand. Not that it is complex, it is multifaceted. While a lot of people have exposed the reasons one at a time, no one has looked at it comprehensively and assigned relative weights to each topic.

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  72. Cill says:

    horseman

    Your link “5 Reasons Women Leave Good Men For No Apparent Reason” reminds me why I can’t see any future for myself in marriage or LTR.

    I’m going to say this at the outset: If I were seeking advice about relationships, the last person I would approach would be someone like Andra Brosh, Ph.D.

    “Through my interviews”, he/she says (emphasis is mine), “I have found that there are five common reasons women leave, and none of them directly involve an intentional act of harm or infidelity.” None? How many interviews has he/she had?

    This reminds me of the Guardian reporter’s attitude towards a debunked female liar (see the link Spawny gave us at 7:37 pm above). Brosh, too, takes the typically feminist approach of giving women an uncritical, undiscerning, unconditionally sympathetic ear.

    His/her words “these [5 listed reasons] are not the only reasons women leave good men, these are just a few, but overall they are honest, courageous and deserve mentioning”. Brosh is talking about women who have left “kind, loving, loyal, committed” men. The best things in life don’t come for free. These women are entitled, spoiled princesses.

    They left good men for reasons that are “honest, courageous”? Rubbish. They left “because yer worth it.”

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  73. fuzziewuzziebear says:

    I got the feeling that Horsemena does not agree with the sentiments promoted in thet post. That women would throw away perfectly good husbands is a powerful cultural statement. They place little value on them. Men have yet to fully respond to this.

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  74. Cill says:

    Fuzzy it’s possible “Brosch” is a setup.I thought of that before I commented, but actually feminists really are that out of touch with reality.

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  75. fuzziewuzziebear says:

    Cill,
    I think that the post was very much for real. There were hamster tracks all over int. It is hard to believe that women will allow themselves to be sucked in to that extent but, it does give them license.

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  76. blurkel says:

    Farm Boy’s niece could be two of my offspring.

    My elder son earned a degree in English Composition, which is of little use unless one intends to be an author. He was the only one of his class of over 1000 graduates who took this major, and only 1 of 3 who now hold English degrees in that class (The other two being literature). Unless one can still find a tenured position (probably filed right next to the Dodo egg cache), there is little hope for making a go in life with these degrees. Despite almost 20 years of writing things, he’s never once submitted his work for publication.

    My younger daughter blew a four-year scholarship on “Asian Studies” and doesn’t speak a single Asian language. Without that ability, she might as well have taken basket weaving, which at least might have produced some product to sell at the local swap meet.

    I asked both of them what they thought they would do with these degrees while there was still time to make changes, but they let their mother rise to their defense: “They are doing what they want to!”, as if that alone means they would be able to support themselves. They now spend more time watching dreck television with their under-employed master-degreed mother than they do earning their keep and making lives for themselves.

    And yet said mother bitches to me about them being unemployable as if it’s my fault! I guess Dear Old Dad still doesn’t know a thing despite having earned an income for over 50 years, for Mom Clearly Knows Best. That is why no one listens to the dray horse dragging the wagon which takes them through life and provides satellite TV and the Internet!

    At least my other two took degrees which provide employment prospects. My married daughter, however, left her job with benefits to sell real estate right as the economy looks to turn downward. She now worries about insufficient income considering her veterinarian husband carries $300k in student loan debt and his payments are directly tied to his income. that bigger bite on loans is going to hurt some!

    My younger son is the only one who managed to get training in a field which will actually pay something: network security. He’s the only one I can see having a good income no matter what the economy does for the foreseeable future. Maybe I’ll get to live with him in my dotage. He could afford to feed me, since he owes me plenty!

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  77. Cill says:

    The Brosh link buys so far into white female entitlement, it’s as if Brosh asks:

    “Please, we have taken it to such extremes by now, surely you must know we’re crazy. You don’t? I beg you, how much further do we have to go before you realize we are terminally sick?”

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  78. blurkel says:

    New Post is up.

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  79. fuzziewuzziebear says:

    Cill,
    There is no limit to what people will do to justify their behavior. You’re right, they should be ashamed but, they have put themselves beyond shame.

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  80. Liz says:

    FB: “Interesting,

    http://en.kingswiki.com/wiki/Frivorce

    Heh, you’re famous!

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  81. Liz says:

    Cill: “Fuzzy it’s possible “Brosch” is a setup.I thought of that before I commented, but actually feminists really are that out of touch with reality.”

    Yeah I was thinking the same. The only missing buzzword is “empowered” but “courageous” and “honest” pretty much cover it. It’s hard to believe this isn’t satire.
    But then, there’s this and I don’t want to believe this is a serious piece either. I quoted from this article earlier, but forgot to post the link:

    http://www.chatelaine.com/news/ghomeshi-trial-everything-wrong-with-sexual-assault-law/

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  82. Liz says:

    Here’s a funny quote, for some comic relief:

    “With 147 FBI agents investigating her, nobody can claim Hillary has never created jobs.”

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  83. fuzziewuzziebear says:

    Liz,
    That is a quote! Who says that politicians don’t create jobs? 🙂

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  84. Tarnished says:

    Hi Horseman. Nice to meet you. Hope you stick around, it’s great to have new perspectives and commenters.

    FB,
    I have noticed this also, however I am hesitant to write about it.

    Why’s that?

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