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mermaid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-25-05 10:33 PM
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20. Yeah...& I Wish the Government Would Finally Live Up To It's Stated Ideals
Edited on Fri Feb-25-05 10:38 PM by mermaid
We can run around lecturing other world leaders on how a democracy is supposed to stand up for the rights of the least among them...yet, here in our own country...our government leaders don't stand up for MY rights.

My right to be free of discrimination and bigotry in my pursuit of a livelihood.

All's I really want is to live my own life and to be left the hell alone. Is that asking so much?

And what's up with them "compassionate" conservatives? Is it "compassionate" to throw me on the scrap heap of society, just because THEY have hangups with who and what I am...and then scream when I need government assistance to survive...when I was READY, WILLING, and ABLE...more than ready, willing, and able, in WORK for a living instead? I would much prefer to work for a living and be left alone, but it seems the "compassionate" conservatives do not want to let me just do that, and live my own life, and just be left alone....and yet, they'll scream if I end up needing government assistance, and call me a lazy bum!!

No, I'm NOT a lazy bum...I WANTED to work...I was WILLING, READY, and ABLE to work...but they would not let me!!

Again, what the fuck am I supposed to do?? just curl up and die?

Is that the "compassionate" answer? That I am a "freak" and thus, not worthy of life?

I mean, holy shit...convicted CRIMINALS get treated better than I do in the workforce, and I haven't even done anything that was against the fucking law!!
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  -Stabbed In The Back AGAIN.... mermaid  Feb-25-05 09:44 PM   #0 
  - That sucks.  MrSlayer   Feb-25-05 09:46 PM   #1 
  - dude, I'm sending out mad hugs to you  WindRavenX   Feb-25-05 09:47 PM   #2 
  - Well, I'm Not A Dude, But Thanks.  mermaid   Feb-25-05 09:54 PM   #5 
     - I didn't mean to offend you...  WindRavenX   Feb-25-05 09:55 PM   #6 
     - Don't Worry...You Didn't Offend  mermaid   Feb-25-05 09:58 PM   #9 
     - DO NOT GIVE UP!!!!!!! NO NO NO  HeyManThatsCool   Feb-25-05 09:58 PM   #8 
        - Yes, But  mermaid   Feb-25-05 10:01 PM   #10 
  - Your 20x the person they are  HeyManThatsCool   Feb-25-05 09:49 PM   #3 
  - I worked in temp hell back in the '90s.  NightTrain   Feb-25-05 09:53 PM   #4 
  - Gender Dysphoric  mermaid   Feb-25-05 09:57 PM   #7 
     - You did NOTHING to deserve such treatment.  NightTrain   Feb-25-05 10:11 PM   #12 
     - FWIW  maddiejoan   Feb-25-05 10:11 PM   # 
        - I Hear Ya  mermaid   Feb-25-05 10:20 PM   #18 
           - Incidentally, Originally I Had No Intention Of Pursuing The Case Legally  mermaid   Feb-25-05 10:30 PM   #19 
              - Wow mermaid, you paved a path for others!  Digit   Feb-25-05 10:55 PM   #22 
  - Makes me wish I was already done with law school...  Red_Viking   Feb-25-05 10:09 PM   #11 
  - I Might Just Take You Up On That  mermaid   Feb-25-05 10:11 PM   #13 
     - Undoubtedly!  Red_Viking   Feb-25-05 10:50 PM   #21 
  - I am sorry  miss_kitty   Feb-25-05 10:16 PM   #14 
  - Yeah...& I Wish the Government Would Finally Live Up To It's Stated Ideals  mermaid   Feb-25-05 10:33 PM   #20 
  - Mermaid  khashka   Feb-25-05 10:16 PM   #15 
  - Well, here's a hug.  crispini   Feb-25-05 10:19 PM   #16 
  - Well that was crappy!!!  shesemsmom   Feb-25-05 10:20 PM   #17 
  - Sorry for your pain, it would be a wonderful world if people accepted  Historic NY   Feb-25-05 11:47 PM   #23 

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