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I wholeheartedly agree that #MeToo is a feminist power grab. At this point, it couldn't be more obvious.

So since Roy Moore and Al Franken sex accusations have forced them out of power, a number of other high profile men have fallen to the #MeToo, including notables such as Tavis Smiley and Cenk Uygur.

The #MeToo Sexual Harassment Hysteria Is A Pretext For Women To Take Power And Money From Men

Nothing ever happens in a vacuum, and no movement suddenly blossoms into existence without some kind of endgame in mind. And if you were wondering what the final phase of the whole #MeToo phenomena might resemble, the November 17 edition of Newsweek spelled it out for you in living color.

“Pop goes the weasels,” the cover of the magazine read in a a comical, cartoonish font. “#MeToo is bringing down powerful men in all fields,” read the sub caption. Interestingly, both “weasels” and “powerful men” were depicted in the same standout, red font—an old color psychology ploy to make the brain immediately draw parallels. And of course, where would any gender-baiting headline be without a rhetorical question to goad passersby into a second glance? In this case, the coup de grace is the stinger “Is Donald Trump next?”—which, in direct violation of the Associated Press guidelines Newsweek’s writers are supposed to follow, would seem to suggest the president is a “weasel,” which is not an objective fact but a matter of opinion.

Oh, and the image on the cover of said issue? Well, it just so happens to be a female hand—presumably female, of course, because of the red fingernail polish—poking a giant penis-shaped balloon with a pin. Talk about subtlety.

Alas, there is something quite intriguing about the cover. Nowhere does it bring up the terms “sexual abuse,” “sexual harassment,” “sexual misconduct” or any of its permutations. There are no references to “rape,” “justice,” “corruption,” or even “equality.” Indeed, if you had no idea what #MeToo was referring to, you’d be plumb perplexed as to why a major news magazine was seemingly advocating the wholesale puncturing of latex ding-dongs.

Rather, the Newsweek cover seems to post a general “war of the sexes” message, with men—those vertical pissing neanderthals they are—depicted as the deserving victims of an upcoming penile purge. “Watch out boys,” the cover implies, “us women are here to take control, and we’re taking your peckers with us as war trophies.”


Now, as a writer for a website oft vilified as the last refuge of unabashed misogynists, I’ve got something kinda’ controversial to declare: I don’t think women should be raped. Nor do I think they should be molested or forced into having any kind of sexual contact they don’t want. And not only do I have nothing but respect for women who were actually sexually abused and speak out about their mistreatment, I’m more than willing to stand up with them and condemn sexual harassment and misconduct in the workplace.

But there’s a difference between being an innocent victim speaking out about being abused—with the sole intent of getting your victimizer charged and convicted of said crimes—and being a woman who willingly went along with iffy sexual activity who is retroactively trying to profit from it.

Long story short, a lot of these harassment accusers—be they real or phony victims—aren’t looking for justice. They don’t want their harassers tried in a court of law for their criminal misdeeds; they want free and easy money. They couldn’t give a shit about their dignity, all they’re seeing is dollar signs and quite possibly the ability to salvage their sagging careers under the auspices of a trendy hashtag.

Why else would anyone drudge up alleged sexual misadventures that took place in the late 1970s, or suddenly spill the beans about gross harassment incidents after 20 years of working with the alleged pervert? The statutes of limitation have long since passed, and the only three things that can come out of such accusations are public sympathy (itself a precious commodity for many a washed-up or never-was actress), the public shaming of their alleged abusers (which I suppose can also be considered a commodity of sorts), and out of court pocket change.


The politicization of harassment

Isn’t it just a tad suspicious that—despite Roy Moore holding public office for almost 30 years—it wasn’t until he ran for a national congressional seat that a deluge of supposed rape victims came out of the woodworks to shame him off the U.S. Senate ticket? Where were these women when he was running against Luther Strange, or jockeying for a seat on the Alabama State Court—you know, the one he was apart of for only 20 years?

That none of his accusers are pursuing legal actions in the aftermath of his Senate defeat tells you everything about their underlying motives, doesn’t it?

And if Rose McGowan—who has benefited more than just about anyone from Sexual Misconduct-A-Thon 2017—is so incensed by the actions of Harvey Weinstein, then why did she choose to star in a movie directed by a CONVICTED child rapist, even telling one publication that she wasn’t aware of the full details of his arrest?

Let me spell it out for you, baldy—a guy who filmed himself making a child blow him and spent several years in jail for the disgusting crime asked you to be in a movie and you accepted his invite. At best, that makes you a brass-ovaried hypocrite, and at the absolute worst, a remorseless pedophile-enabler. Try explaining that one at your next Women’s Conference keynote address.

Despite there being scores of men—Matt Lauer, Mark Halperin, Charlie Rose, Louis C.K., Garrison Keillor, Tavis Smiley, etc.—getting fired for alleged sexual misconduct over the last few months, to the best of my knowledge none of them have actually been arrested for sex crimes. Indeed, in most cases absolutely zero proof has been presented to the public backing up these claims.

Even in the most high profile of cases—Bill O’Reilly and Bill Cosby being perhaps the two most noteworthy—actual proof that the accused did anything criminal have yet to emerge (and in the only major criminal wrongdoing case to make it to a judge thus far, Cosby was legally exonerated on a mistrial.)

At this point, we’ve become a culture that simply accepts all allegations of male sexual misconduct as veracious. We don’t need proof, we simply believe the women making the claims are telling the truth. Up until very recently, all of this stuff happened behind closed doors. A woman would effectively blackmail the alleged abuser/harasser/rapist/whatever and they’d reach an out of court settlement. Here’s a gag order, here’s a million dollars, and both our hands are cleansed of this.

Now, the idea is to get the horse in front of the cart, so to speak. Publicize the alleged wrongdoings, get the asshole fired and then threaten him with jail time until he agrees to give you all the moolah he can afford. Oh, and then you get to commodify your victimhood status, which means ABC or CNN will probably give you your own TV special, which means you can probably beg for an extra couple of dollars on Patreon for your homemade rock jewelry.


The endgame revealed?

Jim Goad wrote a great article shortly before the 2016 Presidential election warning that if Hillary Clinton won, her presidency would usher in a new age of fractured gender relations in these United States (a’la Obama ushering in a new Golden Age of strained racial relations in the U.S. during his tenure.) Well, that’s happening even without her in the Oval Office, as apparent by the political leverage gained by the #MeToo movement.

You know who’s reaping the most profit from Harassment Gate? Gloria Allred and all of her feminazi lawyer kindred. You see, she and Lisa Bloom are more or less creating a proxy anti-patriarchy warchest from all of these alleged misconduct incidents, and they’ve already said what their economic final solution entails: not just draining rich and powerful men of their bank accounts, but all of their fiscal assets.

You can try to church it up and give it a philanthropic handle, but let’s cut the shit— a “victim’s fund” is still just a gigantic slush fund. These skirts don’t just want rich and powerful men on their knees, they want them evicted from their houses and the keys to their kingdom gifted to them like gay divorcees. They might not be able to create their own matriarchal empires from the ground up, but you know what they can do? Just like all of those Maoist Red Guards who struggle sessioned planters off their property during the disastrous Cultural Revolution, they can publicly shame rich and powerful men out of their own multi-billion dollar companies and seize them as their own.

The same thing is happening in the world of politics. What are the odds that notorious somnambular tit grabber Al Franken would be replaced by a Planned Parenthood veep—not by a democratic election, but by a governor’s appointment? And surely, it’s only a coincidence that a pro-amnesty immigration attorney from Silicon Valley whose hobby horse is resurrecting the Equal Rights Amendment just so happens to be the presumptive frontrunner to replace John Conyers as the head of the House Judiciary Committee, right?

We are on the verge of general society becoming an unconstitutional gynocracy where due process amidst sexual assault allegations – much like it is in higher education—is suspended. News has already broke that Lisa Bloom (one of Weinstein’s former defenders and wouldn’t you know it, Gloria Allred’s daughter) tried to pay women nearly $1 million to bring sexual assault cases against Trump during his presidential campaign, and the mainstream media hivemind continues to play protector for its chosen political foot soldiers (i.e., Chuck Schumer) yet fan the flames of hysteria whenever a pol from the other side is accused of sexual misdeeds, regardless of the lack of evidence.


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Twitter, like other social media, might be where women want to report their harassment or worse, why does that bother you?

edit: lol your source:

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3. Past traditions and rituals that evolved alongside humanity served a net benefit to the family unit.

4. Testosterone is the biological cause for masculinity. Environmental changes that reduce the hormone’s concentration in men will cause them to be weaker and more feminine.

5. A woman’s value significantly depends on her fertility and beauty. A man’s value significantly depends on his resources, intellect, and character.

6. Elimination of traditional sex roles and the promotion of unlimited mating choice in women unleashes their promiscuity and other negative behaviors that block family formation.

7. Socialism, feminism, cultural Marxism, and social justice warriorism aim to destroy the family unit, decrease the fertility rate, and impoverish the state through large welfare entitlements.


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So did that Roosh V guy, the one who called for the legalization of rape, create that blog maz?

I could see why he would put out a blog like this. But since you think sexual harassment is bad, I can't see how you would endorse such rape-apologia. Perhaps you're a rapist or would-be rapist too.
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Well, I am a bit shocked at how prevalent the sexual harrassment is. It is coming out of the woodwork. It seems like inappropriate behavior against women is a lot more common than I previously thought.

I think women historically just ignore it and keep going because they fear the repercussions. I was witness to two sexual harrassments at the workplace.

My husband worked for a workers union and he would get complaints from Latina women workers who's bosses would grab their asses, ask them for sexual favors, try to squeeze their breasts in mop closets, etc.

It is a lot more common than what anyone believes. Men should stop that SHIT. But also there was a lesbian woman who was fired from her job as a manager because she harrassed a good looking married heterosexual young black woman on the job, talking about shit like, "You are my work wife" and trying to grab her tit during the coffee break.

Men got away with that shit for years with impunity.
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skinster wrote:So did that Roosh V guy, the one who called for the legalization of rape, create that blog maz?

I could see why he would put out a blog like this.


Yeah, like he literally called for women to be raped, and he himself is personally responsible for dozens of rapes :roll:

Besides, Roosh didn't write the post, and the author of the post explicitly said that sexual harassment is wrong. So if Roosh is pro-rape, then he published an anti-rape post. Makes perfect sense.

So stop the distractions skinster and address the topic.
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Yeah, that guy Roosh V made that blog and of course it's MRA bullshit and of course he's a rapist and of course you are apologizing for that scumbag.

To address the topic: I don't give a shit what rapists think about women and what they should or shouldn't be allowed to do.

If this sexual harassment acccusations worry you, stop harassing women and tell your one other male friend to do the same. :D
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Women are very close to killing the power of the word 'rape'. This so-called movement is lumping far too much together.

Women will get their rightful power only when they get off of their dead asses and vote their views.
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The site intends to be a safe space on the web for those men


:lol: The irony is that @maz's website of choice in the OP is, using their own terminology and thinking, feminizing men by making them believe they're victims and that they aren't responsible for their own actions (verbally and physically sexually harassing women), which is similar to stereotypes of women decades ago.

Capitalism's foundation is on the exploitation of other people. Why should it surprise anyone that a lot of powerful, influential men are being accused of using their positions to harass other people? While their accusers should have tried to say or do something, even filed something anonymously, when these things took place, there are people who apparently don't appreciate the nature of workplace retaliation and word getting out. Of course, @maz's concern about public witch trials has absolute merit, and public accusations should be backed up by an investigation's evidence of actual wrongdoing.

That being said, men crying tears over other men guilty, admitted or otherwise, of physically violating other people or pressuring people into sexual relations are the very same kind of emasculated men they purport to be afraid of.
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Bulaba Jones wrote::lol: The irony is that @maz's website of choice in the OP is, using their own terminology and thinking, feminizing men by making them believe they're victims and that they aren't responsible for their own actions (verbally and physically sexually harassing women), which is similar to stereotypes of women decades ago.

Capitalism's foundation is on the exploitation of other people. Why should it surprise anyone that a lot of powerful, influential men are being accused of using their positions to harass other people? While their accusers should have tried to say or do something, even filed something anonymously, when these things took place, there are people who apparently don't appreciate the nature of workplace retaliation and word getting out. Of course, @maz's concern about public witch trials has absolute merit, and public accusations should be backed up by an investigation's evidence of actual wrongdoing.

That being said, men crying tears over other men guilty, admitted or otherwise, of physically violating other people or pressuring people into sexual relations are the very same kind of emasculated men they purport to be afraid of.


It sounds like you agree with the premise, but like skinster, just don't like the source.

Is there another media outlet where I can find a similar perspective that would be more agreeable to you?

You about talk about "powerful, influential men" while ignoring all of the not so powerful, or influential men whom are finding out that in many ways the deck is becoming stacked against them.

We live in a time of extraordinary female privilege, but the bulk of the media would have you think otherwise.

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Tavis Smiley, a man whom I have long respected even though I profoundly disagree with a most issues, is one of the only men aggressively standing up to #MeToo. Most of the rest are cucking out.

Media face challenges in rush to sexual misconduct reckoning

NEW YORK (AP) -- Talk-show host Tavis Smiley isn't just upset with PBS for firing him on sexual misconduct charges. He's upset about his depiction in the media.

Smiley believes that if he hadn't talked publicly about romantic relationships with subordinates at his company, the behavior that led to his downfall, the public would make little distinction between him and those who have been accused of sexual assault or rape.

Conflation of different forms of misbehavior — the idea itself is controversial — is one of the issues facing media organizations covering the fast-moving story of sexual misconduct that went into overdrive with investigations into Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's behavior.

"The media is painting with too broad a brush," Smiley said. "We have lost all sense of nuance and proportionality in how we cover these stories."

Actor Matt Damon was torched for broaching the topic recently. He told ABC News that all accused men shouldn't be lumped together because there's a spectrum of behavior. There's a difference between a pat on the rear and child molestation, he said.
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Bulaba Jones wrote::lol: The irony is that @maz's website of choice in the OP is, using their own terminology and thinking, feminizing men by making them believe they're victims and that they aren't responsible for their own actions (verbally and physically sexually harassing women), which is similar to stereotypes of women decades ago.

Capitalism's foundation is on the exploitation of other people. Why should it surprise anyone that a lot of powerful, influential men are being accused of using their positions to harass other people? While their accusers should have tried to say or do something, even filed something anonymously, when these things took place, there are people who apparently don't appreciate the nature of workplace retaliation and word getting out. Of course, @maz's concern about public witch trials has absolute merit, and public accusations should be backed up by an investigation's evidence of actual wrongdoing.

That being said, men crying tears over other men guilty, admitted or otherwise, of physically violating other people or pressuring people into sexual relations are the very same kind of emasculated men they purport to be afraid of.



The central concern must be the principle of innocent until proven guilty. To accept accusations of a morally unacceptable kind can be used to remove a target and means rule of law gets replaced by rule by law. Rather than one law everyone is subject to, rule by law is about laws some aren’t subject to themselves but can impose on others.

So the principle of accountability is violated. This has implications far beyond gender politics. But gender politics is a great way in introduce rule by law. There is already a cultural norm that men must be responsible for their conduct but that women are not accountable since the core cultural norms still see them as dependants and men as providers. This is the case in their own minds and they will only change as much as they think suits themselves. Modern feminism is a hybrid of norms women see as in their interests. So they live in a paradox of dependency on men and dominance over men.

Curiously, this is not historically abnormal. In many cultures it is the mother who abuses the young wife of her son. The mother has dominance over a man but is also dependant on a man. Other, junior women suffer from the resulting power struggle. It is fair to say that where one finds a patriarchy, one will also find a complimentary matriarchy, and vis-à-vis.

So the failure of modern western feminism then, is their inability to hold themselves accountable and break out of the dependency/dominance construction of historical femininity. The attempt to circumvent due procedure exemplifies this norm of female unaccountability. Therefore feminism has failed in its stated aim of achieving equal status for women.

What happens next is that those women who have succeeded in gaining status from feminism and have sons, while use their influence to preserve the status they pass on to those sons, at the expense of other women’s daughters. And so we will be back where we started.

Western feminism is,in my opinion, a reassertion of social inequaility in what was for a time an increasingly equality culture, and thus a total waste of time from a social justice point of view.
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maz wrote:No one is saying sexual harassment is good. The problem is that the majority of the accusers aren't going to the police, they are just making their crazy accusations on Twitter.


In their defence on this one point, it's proven to be pretty useless going to the cops because of systemic police corruption in relation to these type of cases.

And not just for Women. The Victoria Police had basically outright refused to investigate most accusations against Roman Catholic Priests.
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"Feminazi" is a conspiracy.

Patriarchy remains a thing.

Under patriarchy women are considered objects to be used by men. This causes things like sexual harassment and rape and worse.

Women are now talking about it, out in the open, rather than just amongst ourselves.

Not to get power or money like how your patriarchal programming has taught you to think of things, where there has to be this dominance bullshit and control bullshit and competition bullshit buzzing around in your mind, but simply, because we don't like to be harassed or raped or killed.

It's still happening. Stop being crap victims.
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colliric wrote:In their defence on this one point, it's proven to be pretty useless going to the cops because of systemic police corruption in relation to these type of cases.

And not just for Women. The Victoria Police had basically outright refused to investigate most accusations against Roman Catholic Priests.


I suspect that this would be true of any mafia-style organization, and perhaps a more influential man may be given the benefit of the doubt in certain instances. But the average man on the street is going to get his ass hauled in.
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