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Oh? Then perhaps you should direct your speech to Mordant whom I was commenting to in the first place.
How many times have you, personally, been put through the ringer, lost your career, freedom, or life savings because you asked a woman out and showed interest?
News flash homes, an attractive female who walks past a bunch of nasty semi retarded rednecks leering like they want to hump her feels just as creeped out. The fact that the nasty rednecks have an outie and the female has an innie does not make the feeling of revulsion any less. If you are arguing that women should deal with it because it is natural, (and most of us do, btw) then men should too. You aren't more delicate and vulnerable, suck it up.
Well perhaps men and women alike could petition the government for warning signs. "*WARNING* Horny humans you will find repulsive ahead," and perhaps they could just be placed in all public areas. Or, (and this might save tax dollars) perhaps we can just accept that when you are in public, you expose yourself to the possibility of unwanted attention. And, as long as that attention does not cross a certain threshold, there isn't anything to be done about it.
Yeah whatever. Like I said, I have never filed a harassment charge. But 5 separate times in my life, some idiot has felt they had the right to grab a handful of my butt. Not to mention the untold numbers of just flat out nasty sexual comments from a guy or pack of guys, when I am just walking. (Either when they are standing in a herd somewhere on a city street, or driving by in a car) And dont blame my clothes either. I am always covered. I never wear heels and skirts, I am jeans and T shirt kinda girl, and I dont pack on the makeup either.
Dont tell me jack anything about how all these poor guys are just expressing their genuine interest and asking me for a date in the most respectful way.
You know you generally arent a complete idiot. But right now, you are just talking out of your butt. I dont hate all men for what a few idiots do, I get along with men great. But that doesnt mean some men aren't just flat out nasty idiots. That wanker boss I kicked in the chest? He also loved to go to Thailand and screw 9-12 year olds and bring back naked pictures of them to show at work. Yeah. Nice guy. He finally DID get fired because while he never laid a hand on me again, he eventually did some stupid crap to a woman who happened to be married to a big wig in the company. And she DID turn him in.
So really, get off your soap box. Real genuine cases of sexual harassment do occur. And MOST women do not go through the process of turning the guy in. MOST of them handle it on their own, or even leave the job because they dont want to deal with the harassment.
AND people like you who often treat the female is if she is a pariah for defending herself using the law
Interestingly enough, I have never had anyone (male or female) suggest that the people I hit didnt deserve it completely.
So I guess justice should only be available to those big enough to deal it out themselves, is that what you are saying?
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo., April 20— When investigators arrested a Marine staff sergeant here last fall on charges of possessing child pornography, many of his fellow noncommissioned officers dismissed the incident as an isolated one involving a single bad marine.
But their easy calm has been shattered in the last week or so with the arrival of military criminal investigators who are looking into accusations that at least 19 NCO's were involved in misconduct that included assaulting and sexually harassing young Marine trainees at this sprawling base.
At the center of the inquiry is the marine arrested last fall, Staff Sgt. Howard W. Ross, 34, a divorced 16-year veteran of the corps who pleaded guilty at court-martial to having sexual intercourse with one female trainee, offering money to another to remove her clothes and dance for him, stealing from trainees and possessing child pornography. He has been sentenced to a year's confinement, has been reduced in rank to private and is likely to face additional charges.
Three sergeants who worked with Sergeant Ross are awaiting trial on charges that include assault, sexually harassing female marines, buying alcohol for under-age marines and being drunk on duty. Three others have left the corps under a cloud, while at least 12 have been reassigned to desk duty pending the outcome of the investigation.
Originally posted by mikelee
reply to post by airspoon
Sounds like a legitimate case of self defense. Officer ID's himself to the man then tells him he is under arrest. Thats all he should have HAD to do. But the suspect forced his hand. One can easily judge another from his desktop. But to have been there is another matter in and of itself.
Originally posted by airspoon
The whole premise of my argument is that approaching a woman or saying a single word in front of a woman does not constitute harassment and that is a fact that I supported with a link to an online dictionary.
Originally posted by airspoon
Approaching a woman for dating purposes (or even lacking respect for the opposite sex) is not sexual harassment, just as approaching an automobile is not auto theft.
She looked first at the nonverbal cues of females — who, many researchers have speculated, begin the process of courtship — and found that women exhibit some specific, repeated signals to let men know they’re interested.
“Women use a variety of glancing behaviors, a variety of things that draw attention to their body, like primp or hair flip,” Moore said in a recent phone interview.
She noted that the more cues a woman sends off, the more likely she is to be approached by her target. Moore’s subsequent research found that signaling interest was a better predictor of a woman being approached than her physical attractiveness. Moore summarized this finding in a literature review published earlier this year in the Journal of Sex Research: “[A] high-signaling woman of average attractiveness was much more likely to be approached than her low-signaling, beautiful counterpart.”
Another poster did bring up a plausible scenario, that the officer was actually there for sex and got angry when turned down. You know, the whole "I forgot a pair of handcuffs there" excuse.
Originally posted by bismos
after seeing his picture on the news article is blairing obvious that the CEO was gay. he just has that gay look. his family are just too blind and ignorant to see it so they want the officer lynched.
Originally posted by MegaCurious
It's really scary seeing that if there are no witnesses, the cops wouldn't even hesitate to kill a CEO.
I would think that the CEO would be like the first person to survive a cop encounter!