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Everyone Say It Loudly: We Need Men
The Federalist, by Joy Pullmann

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Posted By:MissMolly, 6/15/2014 4:58:03 AM

My father gave me what too many girls nowadays ruin themselves for lacking: A strong, loving, steady masculine presence. It’s inconceivable what I would be like without him. So, before I explain why my dad’s story is bigger than us, let me brag on him a little. It’s Father’s Day weekend, after all. Dad’s presence in my life kept me safe from many things my girlfriends put themselves through in frantic search of a man’s love. And my dad’s love was tangible, more acted out than spoken. He didn’t just say he loved us. His life repeatedly proved it. I never


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MirJoy, 6/15/2014 7:28:56 AM     (No. 9886597)

Great article for today. And tomorrow and the next day and every day.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: swarfer, 6/15/2014 8:11:49 AM     (No. 9886637)

The decline in American civilization and culture can be dated with the rise of liberalism and feminism. Today our institutions maintain as social gospel that masculine traits and behaviors are undesirable and even punishable! We are no longer talking about social experiments but an alteration of a thousand generations of evolution which formed family behavior. In the end families and their offspring with a strong male presence will eventually dominate our society even as their numbers dwindle. It is an evolutionary certainty that no one can Google away.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: WAN2, 6/15/2014 9:09:55 AM     (No. 9886689)

You wanna destroy a free country? You neuter it. Sadly, to cheers.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 6/15/2014 9:46:00 AM     (No. 9886726)

Thanx, OP. Good article.

One of the most profound things my #2 son ever said to me was, "I have learned as much from your bad habits as I have from your good ones." [It pleases me greatly to tell you he is already far more successful than I ever was. He is a lot more civilized than I am, OP]

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Reply 5 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 6/15/2014 12:14:25 PM     (No. 9886898)

I have said this on many occasions.

Thank God I was born at a time and place to have a real man like my dad, instead of some of the wimps and idiots I see today.

Just imagine. Your dad is passionate about women having abortions even in the ninth month. Your dad is passionate about pot being legalized, and enjoys locking himself in an upstairs bedroom and smoking pot...which you smell anyways...and deep down resenting that your dad is doing it. But it´s his passion. Or he grows it.

Imagine having a dad that is all for denying people personal protection in the form of a gun, and thinks all cops are killers, but is practically crying when he sees someone standing outside his home and 911 has put him on hold.

Imagine sitting out in a hot car because your dad does not know how to change a flat tire, while he pitifully tries to flaw down strangers. You never get to fly a rocket or an RC plane because "it´s dangerous". Your dad has tremendous respect for Che Guevara. Your dad thinks your little brother´s dressing up in girls´ outfits is a natural expression and should be allowed to use any restroom he wishes. Your dad thinks the rich should be taxed more, considers the people who makes what he makes as rich, but then screams when his taxes go up.

Yeah, we need men, we need real fathers, not posers. I am lucky, and when my older son says to me--I am sure glad THAT guy is not my dad, while he points to some loser--at least I know I am not alone in my thinking.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: No Representation in CA, 6/15/2014 9:42:39 PM     (No. 9887329)

You got that right!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 6/16/2014 2:12:13 AM     (No. 9887456)

We need manly men, not the metrosexual wimps society wants us to produce. Men who are not afraid to stand up for themselves and their families.

I was raised by one, so I know how to recognize one.

Fortunately, there are still some out there.

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