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April 7, 2010

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The Rape of America


By Robin of Berkeley at American Thinker

Let's start by analyzing the mind of a rapist. His goal: Domination and absolute power, through any means necessary.

His motivation: punishing another, degrading her, feeling superior and God-like. Making her feel like an object, nothing, a no-thing.

What else propels him? Taking what he wants just because he wants it. Feeling the surge of power, the adrenaline rush, the thrill of stealing a piece of her.

Anything else? Feeding primitive, twisted impulses; expressing sadistic needs; the savage excitement of subjugating and controlling another.

Those most likely to rape? Someone who was sexually abused himself, an outsider, a person robbed of a normal childhood. A man who has carved an identity out of rage and envy and resentment. Someone who feels entitled to take whatever he wants.

What fosters rape? Parents missing in action. A culture that thumbs its nose at God.

And a society that minimizes crime, that even heralds certain criminals as heroes. (Some Black Panthers were rapists, yet they're revered as idols.) A culture where punishment is weak and politicians are moral cowards, fearful of the ACLU.

What else? A media that celebrates debauchery, that entertains through degrading and objectifying. Popular rap songs and cool hip-hop artists whose words slice and dice women. Films where anything goes, where hot lesbian sex scenes are as omnipresent as those boneheaded authority figures.

And the aftermath of rape? The destruction of something in the victim that will never return: a feeling of safety in the world, in her own body. The nightmare of being treated as an animal -- no, worse than this, since animals are now venerated. And from this nightmare she may never completely awaken.

This, in a nutshell, is how rape works. But words alone can never capture the enormity, the horror, the soul-crushing evil of rape. And not only females can be victims; men and little boys are violated, with women, on rare occasions, as perpetrators.

The word "rape" has an intriguing history. It originally denoted the violent seizure of property. I'm going to use the term in both the historic and modern sense to convey what is happening today.

This country is being raped.

It's no coincidence that the race for the presidency began with vile behavior against Hillary Clinton -- a high-tech wilding of sorts, with her body and sexuality defiled.

But the abuse of Clinton was a walk in the park compared to what has been done to Sarah Palin. Because she's a conservative, and an attractive, younger woman, the debasement has progressed at a fever pitch.

And just like in a gang rape, people who could have done something about it didn't. In fact, the liberal media and many Democrats have stood around watching, egging on the players.

Can someone explain to me how the Democrats' complicity is any different from what happened a few months ago at Richmond High School? There, a gang of boys raped and beat a girl as a crowd not only snickered, but filmed the assault.

We also have the economic rapes, the constant shrieks of "Gimme, gimme." Give me what you have because I want it. Whether it's the iPod torn from your ear, or a big chunk of your income, or your standard of living, no matter. I want it, I demand it, give it to me.

Or the intrusions into our very bodies by ObamaCare's Biggest of Big Brothers. Our medical records, our personal information, our physician/patient relationship, our DNA -- they want it, so they will take it from us.

And now that the Left has finally appropriated our health care and our student loans, our banks and newspapers and automobile companies, are they happy? Satisfied? Grateful, for God's sake?

No, the mocking continues, the outright threats and the violence escalate. Suddenly conservatives are not simply opponents exercising First Amendment rights. We're delusional, crazy, violent, not quite human.

This is what happens when miscreants get away with immoral behavior. In the criminal arena, when the bad guys are given a wink-wink, or a "boys will be boys," or, "He's a victim of white privilege," the perp becomes more emboldened. And he's even more contemptuous of a culture that lets him get away with, quite literally at times, murder.

Still not convinced that what's going on is a Rape of America?

What about the queering of children, our School Czar having a history of teaching kids about fisting and water sports? Or schoolchildren being subjected to graphic talks by transsexuals or transvestites or promoters of the sexuality du jour?

What about forcing their way into young, impressionable minds, teaching them to hate? Like Palestinian children programmed to despise Israelis, our kids also learn animosity -- but toward America.

Still not sure that the sexualization of children, the wilding of women, the looting of the economy, and the intrusions into our bodies constitute the Rape of America?

I have one final piece of evidence. A majority of citizens are shouting "No," from the rooftops. No! to ObamaCare. No! to socialism. No! to trashing the Constitution.

And yet, to Obama and the Left, the assertion of "No" does not matter. Smug and entitled, drunk with power and giddy when they see our fear, they take what they want anyway.

A frequent AT contributor, Robin is a recovering liberal and a psychotherapist in Berkeley.

14 comments:

WomanHonorThyself said...

wow powerful piece my friend...and you're so right..NO means nothing to them!

I love being Right said...

So true. I love the American Thinker.

Supergranny said...

Such passion and truth you exhibit! We MUST hold on to that passion and stop this madness!

Sunflower Ranch said...

Insightful & to the point. Excellent post & thanks so much for sharing!!

Just a conservative girl said...

I really abhor when people use rape as a comparision, but there is truth to this. Sadly.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for this one Nick.

Anonymous said...

I want to disagree with this but I can't.

Woodsterman (Odie) said...

I feel violated !

Last night I was being a good husband and viewing "The Good Wife" with the little woman. Right out of nowhere comes this remark about Sarah Palin being in favor of back alley abortions. So this CBS show, as with their news, wants to offer a political spin for their viewers. I for one will never watch it again. The little woman will have to watch it without me.

As Robin said about the news media being absent, they are not only absent but complacent. "Freedom of the Press" was to make the press the forth branch of government. They are supposed to be OUR eyes and ears ... WOW, what happened.

Amusing Bunni said...

Hi Nickie! I'm so glad you posted this. Robin really nails obummers perversions, she is SO onto this scumbag, it isn't funny. I have missed reading her lately and she's in fine form.

It's very very sad for America and all her brave and good citizens. I CAN'T WAIT until November, when we can rid this great nation of this maniac's minions in HUGE Numbers!
I hope you enjoyed your Easter!

JihadGene said...

This piece fits Nancy Pelosi as well.

Dean O said...

Powerful piece of writing -

The_Kid said...

That is right on the mark.
Thanks for passing it along.

Gene, it fits all liberals as they are all sociopaths, if I may say..

Anonymous said...

I am cross posting this.Thanks for the post

T. F. Stern said...

True, every bit true. One of the most difficult tasks when I was a police officer was interviewing rape victims. They no longer had self worth, that was brought out by this article.