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barbtries's Journal
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December 7, 2021

my kids and grandkids are driving me nuts.

But I have an idea, and maybe it will help me get into the spirit, of which i am lagging badly for whatever reason.
They haven't given me their christmas lists. I don't know what to get them.

But as I said I have an idea. I will give FOR them.

for my oldest son, a donation to NORML (he's in CA so he's okay, but I'm in NC and want him to visit)
for my DIL, who called me raging over TX, planned parenthood and/or NARAL
for my 14-year-old granddaughter, Human Rights Campaign
for my middle son, he's a toughie who won't cop to caring about much at all, but he has a JD degree, so SPLC
for my youngest son, ASPCA or another animal care organization

I will have to be satisfied with these gifts. I do know what to get for my grandsons and my son's fiancee has kindly provided a wish list so she's covered.

there. i'm almost done christmas shopping. what do you think?

December 3, 2021

What I want to see happen.

So the parents of a juvenile mass murderer will be charged and I'm good with that. They must be huge fans of Madison Cawthorn (https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/madison-cawthorn-trump-boys-monsters-b1941915.html). I've read elsewhere that the mother is a trump worshipper. They bought their son a gun. They knew he was a disaster waiting to happen. They took him shopping and bought him the gun. I hope they're convicted.

What tends to piss me off and frustrate me no end are when parents leave loaded weapons where their young children can get them and someone ends up injured or dead. These parents need to be prosecuted.

These incidents are not accidents, they are the direct result of depraved indifference, criminal negligence, child abuse, etc. They do not seem to stop happening. Maybe, just maybe, if the people truly responsible for these tragedies faced consequences, they'd stop or at least happen less often. Some people who will die with the status quo, would live.

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Hometown: CA
Home country: USA
Current location: NC
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About barbtries

I stand on the sand, and I'm rocking grief to sleep in my arms.
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