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This is a little story of what happens when Liberals attack on Twitter. Mind you, this has happened before but this time they took aim at my kids as a means of trying to get me to be quite. So…Earlier today I was treated to how territorial liberals are over the hashtag #NCpol and how desperate they are to keep it one big incestuous link around.
Full disclosure – It started with a tweet I didn’t tag correctly with an MT instead of an RT. I tweeted an acknowledgement to the original complaining party, however that wasn’t good enough. Someone else decided I was going to be a pet project:
RT @jeannebonds4nc: @gwfrink3 introduce her to @timothypeck and report her. They both take RT and lie.@ladyliberty1885
— Tim Peck (@timothypeck) May 21, 2013
Soon enough, I had people not even involved insulting me, attacking my choice to protect my kids by writing anonymously and in general wanting me to shut up and go away:
RT @jeannebonds4nc: @chadcnance @ladyliberty1885 the is the third time in 3 weeks a Mom is worried @ her kids so is anon. Answer:don’t tweet
— LL1885 (@LadyLiberty1885) May 21, 2013
I’m sorry, @jeannebonds4nc how are you involved with my mis-RT/MT of @gwfrink3 ?I’ve already noted the error and tweeted it. #GrowUp — LL1885 (@LadyLiberty1885) May 21, 2013
She never did answer that. Instead, the person in question, one @JeanneBonds4NC, spammed me, with help from pal @ChadCNance, and then threatened to report me for bothering her. Turns out after spamming me and with me not taking it lying down, she decided to let me know she had indeed reported me.
@ladyliberty1885 do you understand English?Reported. — Jeanne MillikenBonds (@JeanneBonds4NC) May 21, 2013
Keeps threatening/insulting me instead of blocking me => RT @jeannebonds4nc: @ladyliberty1885 do you understand English?Reported. — LL1885 (@LadyLiberty1885) May 21, 2013
Anyone following the tweet progression can see she beset on me and not the other way around. And these people wonder why some of us write anonymously – if they behave like this on Twitter, imagine face to face? @ChadCNance is a big man with 75 followers who has had death threats and yet still jumps into conversations online of which have nothing to do with him. Yeah, I’ll take his advice right to the bank.
@ladyliberty1885 @jeannebonds4nc – That is a fairly lame excuse. I’ve gotten death threats for articles. Here I am with my name hanging out.
— Chad C Nance (@ChadCNance) May 21, 2013
Yes, there you are with your name hanging out. Good for you! Cookie? I’m not doubting he may have received threats – who knows who stalks a man with 75 Twitter followers – but I don’t see him blogging about Unions, Jihad or Occupy. Groups which have given my email box a who new set of disgusting and disturbing new terms.
This is how the Left rolls – mocking someone for protecting their kids.
Pardon me, but I write under a pen name to protect my family, it makes me no less valid than someone writing out in the open. My kids deserve better than the biased drivel put out in the media today and if I have to write under a pen name to fight it, so be it. Your family should always be the priority.
A bit of irony from @JeanneBonds4NC’s timeline around the same time she was spam tweeting me:
Funny thing about twitter. Folks jump in conversations w/o reading all @ caste judgment. #refrain
— Jeanne MillikenBonds (@JeanneBonds4NC) May 21, 2013
How does the story end? Well, I’m not leaving. Figure it out. Continue reading
Yesterday I highlighted the ongoing Democrat and Liberal Meltdown here in North Carolina brought on by changes to legislation being made by the Republican majority General Assembly.
The list included a variety of increasing instances of ‘new tone’ and just downright crudeness. I also mentioned that Planned Parenthood in NC was pushing for protests and action against HB 730 and greatly misrepresented what the bill really said. Sister Toldjah elaborates on the misrepresentation and feminist freak out that went on:
It’s sorta like the Sandra Fluke manufactured “controversy” over “access” to birth control mixing with the religious exemptions issue – except on a local scale, with narcissistic North Carolina “feminists” in the starring role(s). Via the Raleigh News and Observer:
RALEIGH — A bill allowing private employers to refuse to cover contraception in their health insurance plans cleared a House committee Wednesday morning and is headed for a vote of the full chamber.
The legislation would also prohibit coverage for abortions in the new state health insurance exchange that is part of the federal Affordable Care Act, and through the plans cities and counties offer their workers. It also says any health-care provider can refuse to participate in abortions; current law protects doctors and nurses.
The bill is off to a rocky start, as Republicans in a House judiciary committee were not unified in supporting it. Rep. Bob Steinburg, a freshman Republican from Edenton who described himself as a hardcore abortion opponent, said he would only support the bill if the prohibition on contraception coverage was removed.
“It’s almost like we’re stepping back in time,” Steinburg said. “To suggest in the 21st century that women would be prevented from having access to birth control – even as far to the right as I am – is going off the cliff. This is going too far.”
Wellllll, I hope Steinburg’s constituents give him a piece of their mind on his feminist-themed criticism, which greatly misrepresented what the bill actually called for – giving employers the right to EXCLUDE from their health care insurance plans coverage for BC purchases (and abortions). It did not “restrict access.” It just changed who pays for it – not the insurer, but YOU. A self-described staunch pro-lifer shouldn’t be using left wing talking points to advance his argument one way or the other. Perhaps Rep. Steinburg is confused. I dunno.
Indeed. Read the whole thing. The summary and conclusions are pretty spot on.Don’t miss the portion on Rev. Emma Akpan and the commentary Sister Toldjah provides. Nailed it!
Those protesting certainly tried to turn a mole hill into a mountain. WRAL this morning echoed a bit of the foot-stamping:
CONTRACEPTION AND ABORTION: Wednesday morning, the House Judiciary A Committee passed a measure that would have allowed virtually any employer to limit contraception coverage in their employee health plans. Currently, only employers with certain religious affiliations can make such exceptions.
Around 10 p.m. Wednesday, lawmakers stripped the contraception provision out of the bill when it was heard on the House floor. The measure still makes several changes to abortion-related laws. Among the changes, cities and counties would not be able to offer health plans to their employees with abortion coverage. And health plans created by the health exchanges set up by the Affordable Care Act would similarly be unable to offer coverage for elective abortion procedures under the House bill. The measure must be debated and voted a final time today before it heads to the state Senate.
I think the changes here probably had less to do with protests and more to do with Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina possibly interceding on grounds such changes would be burdensome to their business and entanglements with Obamacare.
Sister Toldjah also spotted some photos of the protesters that I spied myself on Huffington Post early this morning. Funnily enough, local media didn’t run with the picture – which was taken by Planned Parenthood, naturally. I can’t blame them, it’s fairly embarrassing and runs with the childish theme of recent protests: Continue reading
A three-part series by Liberty Speaks….
Part One: Violence and Blame
Over the last ten years I have seen my share of violent mass shootings take place in our country. Newtown, Aurora, Tuscon, Ft Hood, Virginia Tech and Columbine are the six shootings that most people can name off-hand at any given moment. There are also a couple of shootings (which I will discuss in part two), that personally touched my family, specifically my husband. Many people in our nation have asked for an open dialogue about gun violence. I felt it was time that I would start one. Maybe, what we need to do is wait and breathe before automatically deciding it is the weapon to blame instead of the individual who commits that act. After all, there is no such thing as a deranged weapon.
Back in January of 2011, I felt compelled to write a note and place it on my Facebook page, Liberty Speaks, for all to see. I was disturbed at the quick condemnation of the First Amendment and the accusations that speech was to blame for the shooting of Gabrielle Giffords and the deaths of six others. Below is that note, with a few updates which will be highlighted. Continue reading
One of the last acts former Democrat Governor, Bev Perdue, performed was a widely unpopular land give-away deal involving the Dorthea Dix Campus. Recently, North Carolina legislators have begun the process of undoing the deal. The move to rescind the land deal has had mixed reactions, the most petty reaction being that of Councilwoman Mary-Ann Baldwin.
In a nutshell, Perdue sought to sell the land for a pittance in order to convert it to a ‘destination park’. As a resident of the area, my initial reaction was that Perdue was out of her mind. The property alone is worth far more than her bargain basement price. The Dix campus is also host to various state offices, which would have to be relocated at an additional cost. That’s just for starters.
Then, one also has to factor in the location of the property — it is not in the best of neighborhoods and is flanked by Central Prison. Yes, that screams ‘destination park’ material to me. That’s not even mentioning that just miles away is the newly renovated Pullen Park and various other properties that the tax payers are now on the line for. More via AFP:
“This is a billion-dollar giveaway of taxpayer resources to Raleigh elites for another state taxpayer funded cultural amenity. State taxpayers have already provided the residents of Raleigh hundreds of millions of dollars for the State Museums of Art, History, and Natural Sciences, the PNC Arena, the North Carolina Symphony – not to mention three state parks with lands inside of Wake County. In addition Wake County has eight parks and natural areas, while the City of Raleigh has more than 200 city parks,” said Dallas Woodhouse, director of AFP-NC. “This is a horrible deal for state taxpayers – the real owners of the property.”
The land deal has its proponents, however. Such proponents as Mayor Nancy MacFarlane:
Park boosters and city officials have labeled the project a “destination park” similar to those in Atlanta and New York that will also preserve green space and boost the quality of life in the fast-growing Triangle. They say a smaller park – perhaps 200 acres – won’t fit their plans.
“We have a contract with the state of North Carolina – a legitimately negotiated, signed, sealed, delivered contract – and they have a moral obligation to fulfill their contractual duties,” Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane said. (Source: Star News Online)
MacFarlane doesn’t stand alone, beside her is a figure gaining more attention these days — Captial Broadcasting owner, Jim Goodmon. It is worth noting here that Capital broadcasting owns local media outlet, WRAL. Continue reading