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Verrerogo 1 point ago +1 / -0

All this, all this, certainly. Yes.

If you want to terrify, and push leftward, someone who is just getting by, triple his heating oil.

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Verrerogo 1 point ago +1 / -0

Immigrants can change the schools. Lower level whites may not feel up to home schooling as much as more educated whites.

Immigrants make it harder to feel safe. Feeling safe is a big part of having children. Immigrant children are a tougher bunch of kids than white kids; they have lots of brothers and sisters, and live crowded, and aren't trained to love the native white kids much. This mood is not invisible. You can see it in streets, parks, and stores, in addition to schools.

Women's emancipation is about the men having less money to keep them home. It's circular, yes, but women see white men getting poorer, and don't have the confidence to just let one of them be the sole support of a family. They panic and stay single and work.

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Verrerogo 0 points ago +1 / -1

The price of home heating oil tripled in one year. You just cannot argue with burst pipes and freezing children. They could not fudge the heating oil.

So they paid the new high price, but then, many people who were just barely holding onto their houses fell behind on their mortgages, and, lost the house.

That doesn't encourage babies.

A whole demographic cohort aged out of childbearing, which is a very brief period in a human lifespan. You only get your twenties and thirties for that.

Usually. Typically.

That is why even when Trump made oil cheap, after 2016, the babies who should have been born in the six years from 2010 to 2016 could not be made up.

Not in the same numbers. There was permanent demographic damage.

I keep trying to tell you how urgent the time factor is in baby having.

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Verrerogo 2 points ago +2 / -0

How dumb; they are even better, have more coverage. You can make your own at home cheaply, from photocopier clear acetate sheets, with a large rubber band to hold it on. See my other comment.

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Verrerogo 1 point ago +1 / -0

You can make your own clear plastic face shield. It is healthier than a mask because it lets much more air in than a cloth mask. And it deflects your breath just as a mask does.

Get a package of clear plastic transparent acetate sheets that are used for photocopying. They are like paper, in that they go though the photocopier like paper.

They are available online from any office supply, or the big retailers.

Get a two-hole punch. You will be making a hole or holes on each side of the sheet. At the side of your cheek.

A large rubber band or string will attach the sheet to your face. A large rubber band is good; it keeps it on.

It covers your whole face, hairline to chin, much better than a mask. The gaps around it allow you to breathe, but as with a mask, your breath is deflected. You can make the hole with a scissors, too.

You can clean it, or you can just make a new one. When you take it off, remember that in theory other people's germs are on the outside side. Wash your hands after taking it off.

Whatever, people can SEE your expression.

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Verrerogo 2 points ago +2 / -0

Your wife might, in the normal pre-Covid way, take a maternity leave of absence.

Then she could get her job back when she wants to.

She might, or perhaps would not, be paid, during this leave of absence.

BUT. BUT.

She already has a newborn. This was going to be an issue ANYWAY, Covid or no Covid.

NO do not go near any shots while she is nursing.

The other shot issues are your business. Most of us around here are not so enthusiastic but it is an individual thing. But certainly not pregnant or nursing. That applies to lots of medications.

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Verrerogo 2 points ago +2 / -0

He's not actually evicting. He's not renewing if your lease is up. He wants you out. And he won't rent to you as a first-time renter if you aren't vaxxed.

But if you are already living there but your lease is still running, you can sit there polluting the building. But it's all right. People with current leases are not targeted by this very kind virus.

He does not think renting people a property is providing a service. He does not think they are customers.

This is in FLORIDA.

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Verrerogo 3 points ago +3 / -0

Maybe you could get support from the countryside without having to move.

Maybe do a double-family alliance. Or triple.

One family home schools in California. Near the offices, the jobs, the main attractions, the beach.

The other has a very rural place, also home schools. They grow a garden, fish, ride horseback, and hunt.

When either feels the need for a vacation somewhere very different, they swap homes.

Or, have a need to go to the city for business, they stay with these friends. Home cooking, no hotel.

The city place does have the high taxes and high housing cost. But the rural place is so much cheaper that it offsets, as they pool expenses.

The children grow up able to handle both environments with ease.

The do not mind crowding. It's that kind of closeness.

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Verrerogo 1 point ago +1 / -0

Maybe you could get support from the countryside without having to move.

Maybe do a double-family alliance. Or triple.

One family home schools in California. Near the offices, the jobs, the main attractions, the beach.

The other has a very rural place, also home schools. They grow a garden, fish, ride horseback, and hunt.

When either feels the need for a vacation somewhere very different, they swap homes.

Or, have a need to go to the city for business, they stay with these friends. Home cooking, no hotel.

The city place does have the high taxes and high housing cost. But the rural place is so much cheaper that it offsets, as they pool expenses.

The children grow up able to handle both environments with ease.

The do not mind crowding. It's that kind of closeness.

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Verrerogo 1 point ago +1 / -0

We can simply go back to Election Day and voting at a poll, in person, on one day. It worked for a long time.

People are now going back to events, parks, restaurants and schools. There is no need to fear crowds anymore. That view is not universal now, but it is becoming common. I mean, look at the Met party.

Mail-in ballots are a failed experiment. Too damned complicated. No one has any confidence in it. And confidence, trust, acceptance, in an election is what you need.

Let us return to the old way. It's only been a short time, since the old way was universal.

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Verrerogo 1 point ago +1 / -0

Vaccines... uh the vaccine is an untested, new thing. There are some legitimate concerns about it.

Marriage and children? Not new, not untested, pretty eternal, where we all came from whether our parents married legally or not, or even knew each other at a personal level.

"Force" is a big word. There remains some mild pressure to marry and have kids. Very mild. In an earlier day, nobody would hire a single man past a certain age; he was considered rootless and un-trustable. What was to prevent him from running off. Who knew what he would do, as there was no one to disapprove of him, emotionally, and no in-laws with weapons.

That is not the case now. At. All. So there is little or nothing to complain about.

"He's not ready," is still a concept in use. "It's just not his trip," is allowed, now, more or less.

In fact single men probably are hired FIRST. They will travel anywhere, anytime, work late, maybe even relocate. And they are a nice challenge and amusement for the many, many single women in business. His having a girlfriend with no children is no concern. Men change girlfriends. But, have a relationship and kids ... back of the line.

That's bad. So I think the pressure may be in the opposite direction of what you say, possibly.

I also refer you to the concept of sovereignty, discussed earlier. The other sides, our international rivals, all have birthrates. There really is no other source of sovereignty, long term.

Old men are not scary. Sons are not obtained without wives. They don't turn out well if harvested from their mothers early in life.

Your heritage IS damaged. You said so yourself. You referred to the Reformation.

Then, there is the little matter of a man having A RIGHT TO a pleasing family that he finds proper, right, gratifying, useful. I think there can be a danger of forgetting one's rights. Rights that came naturally to previous generations. Women too forget they have A RIGHT TO A NICE HUSBAND AND CHARMING, PLEASANT, KIDS, not a schmuck or brats.

Family happiness has been declared extinct, like the dodo bird, but that's a lie.

Why should a modern man accept that he can't have what his forbears had? A table full of descendants. That they would ALL be useless is not probable.

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Verrerogo 1 point ago +1 / -0

Oh this is deep stuff you bring up here. "Controlled," a complicated word.

Women know they are women and want leadership; meaning, they expect men to do men things because they, the women, are never going to escape doing women things. They want men to hold up their end.

I mean, that's what's really written on the inner wall. It is no longer expressed with calm clarity. In fact a lot of nonsense is talked. But we should not poison our ears with nonsense. We should not listen.

We also should not watch two women fighting and call it a sport. It's not a sport. It's a disaster and disgusting.

Every working woman is controlled, if you want to use that word, by her boss at work.

She also has to be fairly deferring to her mother and her friends.

Nobody is walking around un-controlled. Not men either.

So what is the dynamic? You are certainly around women, in the same room with them. What is the dynamic when they are in the same place?

Oh that's deep; it's deep inside "what is a woman, what is a man." What about them is NOT a social construct? What is truly real and there?

What we can perceive, that has not been, and probably won't ever be, eliminated, is, we know they are not the same thing. That's a place to start your thinking.

As to who does what, who relates to who, how, and who owes who what, well that's where Western Civ comes in.

Biiiig subject. I am going to leave that to you. It's your issue.

I know your heritage has been damaged. That is a pity, but thoughts matter. Thoughts affect reality, hard, external reality. Exactly how that happens is mysterious, but it is repeatedly observed that they do.

Think. Please. You can have anything you want, if you think it. Part of that is that every gesture of your body starts rejecting what you do not want. That leaves room for what you do want. What you are ready for, will come to you.

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Verrerogo 2 points ago +2 / -0

Child sex shows.

Child sex changes.

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Verrerogo 2 points ago +2 / -0

"...Berejiklian regularly attends events of the Armenian Apostolic Church.[61] Since June 2021 she has been dating lawyer Arthur Moses SC, who represented her at a corruption hearing into her former boyfriend Daryl Maguire.[62]..."

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Verrerogo 1 point ago +1 / -0

What you are saying is an abandonment of sovereignty.

It leads to no children.

"Sovereignty" comes from the word "above" and to be sovereign, you have to be on top of something. Land, a house, a family, a woman and children. A leader of something.

A man who does not defend what he is on top of, because he isn't on top of anything, "owns nothing, has no privacy, and life has never been better." The new world ordure.

Sterility is not its own reward.

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Verrerogo 4 points ago +4 / -0

Wait. The article says no injuries, no fire.

Yes, something happened that wasn't supposed to happen.

The plane was damaged.

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Verrerogo 2 points ago +2 / -0

Religion is the deep arterial blood of everything we are and think.

If you are staying a Westerner.

Outside the West, life is very, very different.

Church and religion are just the part that can be seen. Deep inside, what you can't see, are the religious roots of everything you think. These roots go back to ancient times, ancient Greece, ancient Jerusalem. You are a product of all of that. You are its highest product, a combination of all of it.

I don't think you can escape it, and as I think Western Civ is good, I don't think you should try to.

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Verrerogo 3 points ago +3 / -0

I just remark that the Congress, their staffs, and, the US Postal Service, are exempt. Not the military.

OK, I'm confused.

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Verrerogo 2 points ago +2 / -0

Whatever, but I just remark that marriage is deep inside Western thought.

Here is one example of that, and perhaps the origin of that. In the ancient Temple in Jerusalem, the High Priest absolutely had to be married. When he went into the Holy of Holies on the Day of Atonement, to plead for forgiveness for the entire people, he absolutely had to be married.

Your own life is your own, obviously, and you have not elected me your rabbi so I will be quiet.

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Verrerogo 1 point ago +1 / -0

Well it has several uses. That is only one.

And what's wrong with incels being happy? Their being married increases production. Without it, they are just used for war, which does not produce food. It just uses it up.

And, doesn't incellery wait for us all? Trump himself settled down.

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Verrerogo 1 point ago +1 / -0

Most of humanity marries at some point. You might too, eventually. Perspectives change. Life has its phases.

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Verrerogo 1 point ago +1 / -0

Yes. But there are men who just love that second income. And sometimes, the medical coverage his wife had that he does not.

I agree with you.

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Verrerogo 1 point ago +1 / -0

Your situation sounds wonderful.

After paying day care, taxes, commuting, work clothes, colleague lunches, many working women are just breaking even. They make little or nothing by working. Their hourly rate is lower than their babysitter's. Because commute time and picking up the kid time has to be factored in.

They know that.

They do it "in case the marriage ends, I will have a work history. Working makes me less vulnerable to being forced to stay in a marriage I don't like."

The painful paradox is that working is exactly what may break up her marriage.

If she had not worked, the marriage would have lasted. So, what you fear, you can make happen, by fearing it. Self-fulfilling prophecy.

A man with three or more children and a wife with no work history cannot face his friends if he leaves her. The same man with only two children and a working wife can indeed face his friends if he leaves her.

And divorces are filed by the woman.

She barely sees her kids, and her husband is no longer a joy. The kids and job are permanently necessary.

He is the only irritant she can get rid of.

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