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thunder rising Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-11-09 10:31 AM
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Letting the screaming child scream
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I'm not a parent, but I have heard the saying that sometimes you just have to let the child exhaust him or her self. And, I have to believe that at some point every parent comes to that conclusion. They simply cannot continue to encourage the behavior by acquiescing to every whim.

The worse is the public tantrum. You know, the one in the supermarket where the child plops down on the floor and assaults the ears of every living creature for miles. However, this time the parent does not hurry to comfort. This time the coldness of the floor is allowed to sink in. This time the isolation is allowed to be felt. A minute passes as slowly as though it's seconds are counted on calendar pages. Then it stops. And, all heaven breathes a sigh of relief. After a few seconds of quite the child gets up and joins the parent. You almost expect the child to wave to the crowd and declare "I'm good".

You know where this is going. The wingers are these children that have been coddled for since birth due to their numbers. They have bullied minorities inside the country and actively oppressed the countries with deadly force where those peoples have originated. They are throwing public tantrums. Their screams have been incoherent to the point of delusion and they indeed assault the ears of every rational human being on the planet.

This time is different. This time nobody ran to them to pick them up and coo in there ears. And now, finally, the screams are diminishing.

This is the style of our President. For as painful as it is for us, those that elected him, to watch and listen to, he has returned every rant with an invitation back to the table. For to do otherwise, will surely keep the pendulum swinging.

I wish I had that picture of Barack pointing out to us with the caption "Chill the @#$ out, I've got this."

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