Silly Bumper Sticker of the Day
As some of you may have figured out by now, I kind of have a thing about bumper stickers. I love 'em. And sometimes I love to hate 'em. I just found a new one to mock today:
There is no equality as long as a woman feels unsafe
Now I'm all for equality of opportunity. That's the dream America was built on. But that's too often twisted into the European version of equality of outcome. Now, apparently, even that's not enough. We all have to feel the same way too.
Someone please explain to me how a government, or even a society, can make sure that all its citizens feel safe. It's impossible. At some point people have to take responsibility not only for their own actions, but for their feelings too. If you don't feel safe, well sometimes that's just your own problem. You're offended? Maybe you're too sensitive.
That's the flip side of freedom, baby. And let me tell ya, freedom ain't no bumper sticker utopia.
Posted by at July 29, 2005 03:31 PM
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|# July 29th, 2005 5:31 PM Laura|
|I have an aunt, liberal beyond belief, who announced at a family gathering where people were disgruntled about some stupid thing, "Okay, everybody in the living room. We're not going to talk about reality, we're going to talk about our feelings." I understood what she meant, but to me it just so perfectly encapsulated her political views that it still makes me laugh. |
|# July 30th, 2005 2:54 AM TheUnabrewer|
|Maybe it was actually meant to support concealed carry permits among women. I think that would be a wonderful thing. |
|# July 30th, 2005 2:49 PM Laura|
|Speaking of women and concealed carry permits... I LOVE this photo. And it's about time for another mother-daughter trip to the range. |
|# August 4th, 2005 3:31 PM Zorro|
|Best bumper-sticker I ever saw:
"If women are made of sugar and spice, how come they smell like anchovies?"
...on the back of an almost destroyed pick-up truck near Aspen CO.