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That pretty much says everything we need to know about your replies in this thread! Everyone replying to you is actually putting some thought into their responses to you, and here you are putting out more one liners!
AND YES, THAT REPLY WAS EMOTIONAL!!!!!
I think there is a big difference between a cat and a child.
Anyway, I will just say that I think that, as parents, all we can do is guide them in the right direction the best we can. After that, we have to let them develop their own talents and abilities. Otherwise, you just have resentful, hateful little people that rebel against what they consider oppression.
The bill states one of the courses would be related to physical, emotional, and sexual abuse of children.
Yes guiding in the right direction, if a car isn't staying on track then guard rails are installed, if a kid is falling off a bike then he has training wheels, if parents cant provide proper guide rails then then they will enter a government education program to teach them how to.
Guidance, no problem. But to say that a government or government programs should be the answer to bad parents is, in my opinion, ridiculous.
This entire topic goes against what it means to have personal liberties and live in a free society. Asking the government to teach "parenting skills" is laughable and we are only asking to the government to take away more freedoms to compensate for the lazy, ignorant parents.
reply to post by schuyler
So you trust the government to run it "correctly" according to your vision of how they ought to be run? My examples come from real life here. Yes, peanut butter sandwiches have been considered racist by a district in Oregon.
I tire of people complaining about Government. If you don't like the way they do things engage your local members, you representatives, write to your senator, run for seat on Council. This would be the appropriate way forward as it shows you are genuine and not just a emotional ranting machine.
That's a cop out, and you're not engaging the issues.
Im guessing some people in here have never heard that it takes a village to raise a child, parents are so un attached to there kids its sad.
reply to post by beezzer
I have a better idea!
How about sending government officials to classes on how to be honest and follow the Constitution!!!!
Why is it always the fault of the "people" and not the fault of the never ending list of laws and the worthless public officials whom create them!
Freedom and liberty my $#@!