Does This Child Look Abused to You?

Get off your high horse, Mr. Senator!

There is one senator here in Wisconsin named Glenn Grothman who is proposing a bill that states that .

OK, Glenn...You sure look like someone that understands what being a single parent is. You sure know what a single parent goes through to provide for their child. Yet, somehow we do it. This proposal of yours talks about the welfare that single parents are on. What welfare? I am on NO state assistance. I make too much. None.

You need to know something, Glenn Grothman, I am a single mom because I CHOSE to be. I know, shocking. I chose my son. I adopted him out of the foster care system. Lots of single parents do this each and every day, and take children that WERE abused and neglected out of that situation.

The same goes for gay parents, who were also names in your little proposal as a "family values" issue. Well, these people that are lacking such values have taken in children and a lot have adopted them. These are children that would not have had somewhere to go. There are not enough "marital" homes for them!

How about instead of focusing on single parents who are busy working their behinds off to support their children you focus on getting people the services and education they need to PREVENT unwanted pregnancies so that they do not feel that they need an abortion, do not abuse their children, or neglect them. If they could prevent an unwanted pregnancy that would take care of this issue.

Get off your high horse.



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Mike in OC July 10, 2012 at 05:39 PM
@CowDung .... nice response with the appropriate link.... nice job proving the Rube wrong... lol
Jim Brittain July 10, 2012 at 06:19 PM
Good link Cow! Y'all have to remember that the Rube's wife makes money from the suffering of the poor, a true poverty pimp social worker type. No mo poor=no more money for the Rube!
Lyle Ruble July 10, 2012 at 06:36 PM
@CowDung...I have read the study many times and they are correlation studies. Statistically they could be significant but doesn't indicate the independent variable. Correlation studies don't prove anything. When you run a statistical analysis on one of your projects, you certainly won't depend on correlations. You haven't debunked my basic statement concerning poverty as the independent variable. This problem is under continuous study and Grothman or anyone else shouldn't be making policies without fully studying all the studies.
Lyle Ruble July 10, 2012 at 06:41 PM
@Jim Brittain...My wife and I would love to solve this problem once and for all. At least she is trying to do something about it, what are you doing to solve the problem?
Jim Brittain July 10, 2012 at 06:44 PM
Trying to fix the problem? Really, why not try fixing the problem while not drawing a salary and profiting from the problem? I'll believe you are sincere the day you both volunteer and stop sucking funds out of the system. Give me a break!


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