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Brigitte Gabriel: Islam Unveiled…


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Date: April 16, 2012

This is a somewhat old interview, conducted on a religious [christian] television program. It should be noted, that there is going to be a strong pro slant towards christianity. It should also be noted, that Brigitte Gabriel has come under fire, and has been accused of being a fraud…It seems, some of her personal accounts may not have been truthful.

If I recall correctly, the accusation is that she [and her family] did not personally live through the things that she claims…She may have also been some [paid?] front person, for some group actively working against the spread of islam.

It is important to keep this in mind…That said…

…I decided to go ahead and post these links, because the interview poses a number of arguments and points, which I think a lot of us still find to be quite important and disturbing.

I will post it here for informational purposes…Take it with a grain of salt.

…Don’t presume everything said to be fact.


Brigitte Gabriel: Islam Unveiled – Introduction

Brigitte Gabriel: Islam Unveiled (1 of 8)

Brigitte Gabriel: Islam Unveiled (2 of 8)

Brigitte Gabriel: Islam Unveiled (3 of 8)

Brigitte Gabriel: Islam Unveiled (4 of 8)

Brigitte Gabriel: Islam Unveiled (5 of 8)

Brigitte Gabriel: Islam Unveiled (6 of 8)

Brigitte Gabriel: Islam Unveiled (7 of 8)

Brigitte Gabriel: Islam Unveiled (8 of 8)

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A Beautiful Day…

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Date: March 20, 2012

It is, in fact, a beautiful day…So…

I thought I would release one of several musical pieces, I’ve been setting on here for a long while…

This is a fitting one, as the first release of 2012…It’s simple, yet beautiful.

Just for information, I put this together for my videos [back when I still made them on YouTube]…So, it’s largely repetitive…but, there’s a bit of uniqueness, to mix things up.

It goes on for so long [something like six minutes], because it is mostly just a loop…as it was intended to be.

I hope you like it.

– Stevie

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The Koran…The “Miracle”?…


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Date: March 18, 2012

According to islamic lore, the koran is “the absolute word of god, dictated by the angel Gabriel, to the prophet Mohammed”…

You may have heard or seen, from time to time, muslims calling the koran [the book, itself] “a miracle”…Like me, you may have initially wondered why muslims refer to it as such.

From what I have been able to gather up, thus far…I’ve noticed at least four, distinct reasons, why someone might call the koran, “a miracle”, in and of itself…

First, is the actual story, of the famous angel Gabriel, actually coming to Mohammed, and dictating “the direct word of god”…After all…that is, quite the fantastic story…How often does “god” communicate with men?…How often do “angels” approach men?…Within most examples of mythology, these occurrences are quite rare…and how often does it culminate, into a book which massively alters the course of human life, such as the koran?

If nothing else, the koran is extremely rare, for attaining that last distinction, alone…It exists, within a small class of books.

…But, speaking of massively altering human life…this leads us into our second point…

…Some muslims claim, that because the koran has existed relatively unchanged [meaning, all versions are faithful to the original text], for about 700 years…this, somehow, constitutes another element of “the koranic miracle”…

Personally, I would have to dispute this claim…as islamic history is quite infamous, for it’s cruelty and ruthless aggression, towards anyone who would actively try to change the fundamental teachings of islam…or lead any current muslim, astray from those fundamental teachings.

To attempt changing fundamental islam [especially in any place, where fundamentalist muslims are in the majority], could get you labeled a “heretic”, and executed [or, murdered, as most of us would recognise it].

It is only common sense, that under such extreme threat and duress…the masses would be mentally beaten down, broken and submissive, to those in control of the weapons, the political system, the communications systems, the history books, and with heavy influence over social fervor [the kind that could cause rampant hysterics and violence].

Who in their right mind, especially against such overwhelming odds, is going to publish a revised version of the koran?…Who is going to start, the first reformed islam?…

They are likely to just end up dead, before it even gets any social traction.

Given this set of circumstances…it is no “miracle” at all, that nobody has publicly had the guts, to publish a version of the koran, which alters and reinterprets the words of the original koran.

Before anyone else points this out…yes, I am aware…that there is at least one major sect of islam, which does not embrace strict, fundamentalist islam…and which even has some curious interpretations of the koran…[one of which allows for a muslim man, to take a muslim teenage boy, as a sexual lover, without there being anything wrong about it…because, allegedly, the koran only specifies sexual corruption, as being a matter between men and women]…but, if you pay much attention, you will find many muslims have hostile, aggressive words for that sect…I am not under the impression, that this sect is safe in choosing to do that…and they are likely only tolerated, for the time.

There is also a historical uprising [or offshoot] of islam…for which I do not currently remember it’s official name…Hundreds of years ago, there was a reformation taking hold within certain muslim communities…Very much like christianity with the bible, this new path of muslim thought, said that the koran should not be taken literally, but as an inspirational guide of sorts.

That sect was violently wiped out [in a genocidal way], through a bloody assault waged by fundamentalist muslims. People who diverged from the fundamentalist views on the koran, had a tendency to end up being violently decimated…There may have been fragments of these cultures, which have remained…but, nothing with the substance, to seriously alter the direction of islam.

So…in short…Yes…The koran has not really been substantially altered [in any way we know about]…but, again…in light of the threat and cultural atmosphere…what on earth else, could have ever been anticipated?

It’s fair to say…most people don’t want to be murdered by religious zealots and sociopaths, over making changes to the koran.

I think, this “miracle” is more about intimidation of humans, and humans silencing those who think differently.

A third angle to this “miracle”…is that islamic lore also makes the claim…that “the koran is the only book, which has always existed [and in it’s “perfect” form]”…

The theory behind this assertion, is that what we can physically hold onto in our hands, today…is merely a physical copy, of what has always existed…”in god’s [or allah’s] mind”…

Or…in other words…they can claim that the koran is eternal, and “has always been”, because it’s original version exists in “the eternal mind of god [allah]”…

One thing I do know…is that there is a growing library of books and resources, dealing with the inconsistencies within the koran…as well as the many, many examples, of teachings, beliefs and practices, which are incompatible with progressive [and even to a large degree, “western”] cultures…and these really dissect the koran [hadith, sharia, etc, etc.]…trying to assess, what threat [if any] islam poses to non-islamic cultures.

As of yet, I’ve never completely read through the koran…but, I do know enough about it…to confidently state that it does have more than one or two, inconsistencies between it’s covers…Meaning, it is not a perfect book, as some falsely claim…I also know, there are some teachings [and commanded practices] in the koran, I find abhorrent, threatening, demeaning, aggressive, corrupt and outright despicable…I condemn those sections of the koran, with extreme prejudice, common sense and human decency, and personally declare them to be wholly vile, indefensible and irrevocably null, void of all authority.

I have to question, sternly, just how “perfect” and “good” such a book as the koran can be…when it’s alleged author [allah], asserts, displays and inspires an ethical climate…which does not even come close, to living up to my own ethical standards, in a number of critical regards.

…If I have to degrade my own standards of ethical conduct, just to conform to something else…I typically do not look upon such a thing, as being good…because my own ethical standards, are based upon mutual respect amongst all humans…Anything in contradiction to this, is going to be in conflict with me…and in contradiction, to my standard of “good”.

…And, for the record…I hold the principle of mutual respect amongst all humans [call it “the golden rule”, if you like], as the singular, highest path of good…or “righteousness”, if you will…This principle is subordinate, to no other principle, past, present or future…Nothing in the koran or bible, supersedes this principle…absolutely nothing, whatsoever

This is hardly to imply, that we should avoid harsh truths…True respect, will always tell the truth…even more so, when it is hard to face that truth…But, there must always be mutual respect, a place for everyone…and a peaceful place for everyone to live in, where human equality is respected. Where these fundamental things break down in a culture, no higher rights, freedoms, safety, standards, opportunities, good life for the common man, etc, etc, can exist or thrive [except for the very corrupt and selfish, who think they are entitled to rule over all others].

While some people may think this arrogant…I believe, that I am entirely capable of writing essays, or even just footnotes, which are superior to some [and potentially all] of the things found in the koran [or the bible, for that matter]…But then, I think most people with a decent, good-willed nature, could write a book about ethical conduct, and automatically have a good, fighting chance, of it coming out qualitatively superior, to both the bible and koran.

But…to wrap this up, there is one fourth “miracle”, element…and you may have heard this one, also…

Did you know, that islamic lore asserts, that the prophet mohammed was illiterate?…Allegedly, he could neither read, nor write…Yet, “miraculously”, he managed to write down the entire body of the koran…

…Quite an astonishing accomplishment, huh?…

I think this aspect of “the miracle”, is best answered with the following…

…You cannot believe everything you read…nor can you believe everything, which gets passed around to you by social [and cultural] networks. Just because something is stated, or printed in a book, does not mean that it is true…and “word of mouth” beliefs, which everyone just knows and takes for granted…these are fertile ground, for distortion. Only someone very unsophisticated, or deceived, would accept such things as “proof” of anything.

Mohammed being illiterate, yet somehow “miraculously” writing down the surahs of the koran?…

…It sounds like a lie, to me…

Potentially, mohammed dictated it to somebody else, and they wrote it down in the Arabic language…but if mohammed could not compose a coherent version, himself…then mohammed did not write the koran, folks…

…Angels, fairy dust and “hokus pokus”, are not going to side step this fact…Not on my blog…

So…Is the koran “a miracle”?…

…At this point in time, my opinion is that this is highly doubtful…and, the koran [like the bible], is an overly hyped work of mythology, which has acolytes showered upon it, that it mostly does not deserve…

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There’s going to be a new SimCity…


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Date: March 7, 2012

01) SimCity Officially Announced

“EA and Maxis have announced SimCity, the newest, non-numbered version of the classic city-building franchise. Built using Maxis’ GlassBox Engine, SimCity is only on PC and will launch sometime in 2013.”

This looks really good…Though, it’s been quite a long time, since I’ve played any version of this series…I’m happy to see, they are putting out a new one, regardless…Hopefully, the game wont be such a resource hog, that you have to upgrade any hardware…

I especially liked the robot dinosaur, in the open arena…I presume, this is a monster truck show simulation, going on…Really cool!…

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I’ve Been Ordained…


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Date: March 5, 2012

01) Universal Life Church

02) Universal Life Church Monastery

As Stephen Lewis Diamond, I have been ordained as an [atheist] humanist chaplain, by the Universal Life Church Monastery.

My ordination occurred on March 5th, 2012…

The Universal Life Church has two tenets:

To promote freedom of religion.
To do that which is right.

In addition, as a humanist chaplain, I wish to promote love, tolerance, understanding and forgiveness…as well as freedom from religion [which is also implied, as a matter of choice concerning “freedom of religion”]…

All the best…

– Stephen Lewis Diamond


Proof of my receipt copy, and that my personal information and ministerial standing has been recorded in the Church database.

How nice of them, to have updated my receipt certificate with a nicer look!

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The judith reisman Watch…


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Date: February 28, 2012

I don’t like getting into these sorts of issues [not really…They anger me, and this takes a lot out of me]…But, I would be remiss, if I turned a blind eye to these issues.

Fact is…There are very ugly, hate filled people out there…Many of them do not care, how deeply they hurt other people. Many of them think, that if certain actions serve their own social agenda…somehow, they have every right to inflict these actions [no matter how rotten, devious and abominable] upon others.

judith reisman is one such person.

I’ve known about judith for years, but I’ve not really spent much time focusing on her nefarious activities…Not in a way, that exposes it for what it is [and judith, for what she is].

In a nutshell…judith reisman is a staunch opponent, of the sexual rights movement. She obsesses on attacking sexual minorities…as well as any sexual rights won. She has a habitual tendency, for assassinating and smearing the character of Alfred Kinsey…She is also as loopy and slithery with the facts, as a fundamentalist preacher, or a fork tongued politician. Some have likened judith reisman, to a modern day anita bryant.

Why judith reisman poses such a threat?…She has previously held a professional position of employment, with the U.S. government [“principal investigator for the U.S. Department of Justice, Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention study of child sexual abuse and crimes suborned by “soft” pornography”: a position, for which she should have been barred, given her extremist views and utter lack of integrity]…She has written a number of books, and participated in a number of propagandist, hack job pieces, with the intent of dragging certain people, organizations and research through the mud. She also has a doctorate in something…Of course, all this adds up to the illusion, that judith is an ethical authority on the issues she attacks…When, in fact, she is just a homophobic nut job, on a holy crusade against “sex perverts”.

judith reisman has spent her shameful life, giving false credence to organizations and individuals, who hate and oppose sexual minorities…That is her despicable legacy.

Exceedingly few people call judith reisman, on her lies and distortions…and this needs to change.

Below, I’ve accumulated links to the posts here [so far], which have something to do with judith reisman…This is just for pointing readers towards them, to help flesh out a better understanding, of who/what judith reisman honestly is.

I will be adding more to this series, of course…


The judith reisman hatchet job…

Karma Comment: judith reisman…


I feel it is relevant to include these last two links, for two primary reasons…

…First, they tie into one of judith’s [and her cohorts] more recent tirades, where she aims her attacks at B4U-ACT, with plenty of innuendo and lies [which is judith’s primary tactic, when she goes on the attack]…

…Second, I wrote these as a direct response, to this recent attack campaign judith is at the root of. I feel, it is only right that people get a fact based perspective, regarding what B4U-ACT is. When you understand the distortion that people like judith employ, you can begin to realize why I am [and many others are] so outraged by her behavior.

judith reisman, is a woman of abysmal, despicable integrity…as are her cohorts.

They are, quite frankly, habitual liars, who believe their end goals justify the means they decide to employ.

The Washington Times and B4U-ACT…

B4U-ACT: A Brief Historical Account, Of What I Know…

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I Give You, “The Vile Files”…

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Date: January 9, 2012

This project has gone through a number of evolutions and appearances, as I was never quite happy with what I was ending up with, regarding look, name and general mood.

Originally, it was titled “The Carnival of Vulgar Malice”…and I was going to present various exhibited tidbits of online terrorism [and extreme hate speech] aimed at pedosexuals, in the slant of a carnival freak show…

The header graphic looks cool, in some ways…but, I was never really happy with it…but, I didn’t know what I specifically wanted for it…

…So, I meandered along, and experimented with another theme…This time, it was “Little Osama’s Fun House of Terror”…Which had a decidedly ridiculous flavor to it…essentially, a mockery…

I also had a brief epiphany, to call this “Sewer Talk”…and even made a partial graphic header for it…

Thing is…this is much to serious of an issue, to attempt milking some kind of comic relief out of it [even if there are some instances, where you cannot help but laugh at it’s poor quality of expression, and the poor level of intellect that went into it]…I don’t intend on providing morbid humor…even if much of this content does deserve ridicule and mockery [as may the people expressing it, also].

I wanted something more professional, mature and straight forward…Nothing that diverts towards the juvenile, in any way…This topic deserves that level of seriousness.

So, I scrapped all of these…and came up with “The Vile Files”…

…I don’t know why I chose a frog, other than the natural look on a frogs face…It really captures and expresses, I think, what people should be thinking whenever they run across vicious words and threats…displeasure…disdain…revulsion…disapproval…

Anyway…In summary, this project is where I am going to leave the “super duper” nasty and vile, bigoted, false, violent, dehumanizing and mean things, which I find people saying about/to “pedophiles”, on their websites, blogs, chat boards…in news story comments…

I’m not necessarily going to make any personal response to them, as this is really just an archival project…Over time, I want to collect a virtual mountainous “library” of these terrorist threats, prejudiced bigotries, dehumanizing slurs, and so forth…so that people can really start visualizing, just how truthfully horrible this rampant abuse [and in some cases, criminal activity] is…I hope, one day…this project will serve as an indicator, of just how horrible this problem is…as well as the sheer scope of it.

It is shocking, what so many people who don’t even know us…are willing to accuse us of…how they mistreat us…the sorts of [often demented] things they threaten us with…how they talk about us…

…It says some very ugly, nasty and alarming things, about any society which would normalize the kind of behavior, which is going to be highlighted within “The Vile Files”…

No…I never expect this project to be an exhaustive examination, of it’s subject matter…but, over time, it will serve as a focal point of sorts…a monument, to just how rampant this ugly side of human kind, is…


Just for clarification, and in the event that the media player feature is down…The audio introduction [which I am going to include by default, with every post in this sub-blog], says the following…

“We now take a look at the darker side of Our Love Frontier…A dimension filled with the words and expressions, of people who are looking for easy targets to abuse…of people who misunderstand Child Lovers and Teen Lovers…of people who would throw stones, and falsely lay blame at the feet of a scapegoat…

Do take note of it’s dehumanising, propagandist nature, and the frankly demented, sick, threatening and violent nature of what is being expressed…Do understand, how vividly these words and thoughts mirror the very propaganda and hate speech, which conditioned the population of Germany to accept the Jewish holocaust. Keep in mind the paradox, that many of the people behind these words consider themselves to be “good, moral and ethical people”…

When people express these things, about another demographic of the human species [especially a harmless one, which is being scapegoated], to such a staggering degree, outwardly and boastfully…society has entered into a dangerous realm.

The following is hate speech [and in some cases, terrorism], at it’s most vulgar worst. This blog exists, in order to collect, document and raise awareness towards the scope and extremes of this social problem…and some of the hate groups behind it….

…Behold, the vulgar stench of monstrous hate and intolerance…

…As you read the following, I ask you sincerely…who deserves these words of vulgar abuse and hate, merely for daring to live, love and be loved?…

Have no doubt, that Child Love and Teen Love are a pure form of love…genuine and worthy of defense, no matter what some may say about it…”

If you find any worthy nominations for future inductees, by all means…Please Share

All the best…
Steve Diamond

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It’s International BoyLove Day!!!…


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Date: December 22, 2011

Today marks the thirteenth anniversary, of International BoyLove Day [IBLD].

If you are not familiar with the history of IBLD, then feel free to visit my International BoyLove Day website. I put this up, for the eleventh anniversary of IBLD…and it was intended to be a yearly journal, of IBLD observances…kind of like a “time capsule” of information, on which to look back and reflect.

The official IBLD website may also be of interest to you…as well as the Newgon Wiki.

I am proud to say, that I have been taking part in this beautiful observation, since the very first IBLD.

We’ve been through a lot, since then…and it’s always great to see others come back, to wish each other a “Happy IBLD!”.

This time around, I am going to keep things short…and just say…that I hope everyone has a wonderful IBLD…I hope to see some old faces, I’ve not seen in a while.

Take care, my friends…

Steve Diamond

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The judith reisman hatchet job…


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Date: December 11, 2011

01) BoyChat Post

Judith Reisman = Shameless Quote Miner… [this is the post, that got exploited by judith reisman]

The propaganda, in which the above post gets exploited.

A few posts, where I flesh out a bit of the situation…hereand here

I am curious what others think about this…

Earlier this week it came to my attention, that back in August judith reisman wrote another hatchet piece aimed at B4U-ACT. In this piece of propaganda, judith saw fit to cherry pick fragments from a very colorful post I made some time earlier, where in I spoke very frankly about who she is and what she does…Her primary objective, is in stirring up phobia and hate so as to create a social climate, where truthful, objective and level headed discussion about “pedophiles” can never take place [and she wishes it were still that way, for the “plain vanillas”, too]…I have never made any secret, regarding my level of total disgust for judith reisman…and, that is where I was coming from, in the post she “quoted” from.

What she tore from my post, is a disjointed collection of words, which does not even express a coherent thought, when slapped together, in the manner judith decided to present them in…judith also refuses to link back to the source post [or to any resource, that I have online], and refuses to her readers, understanding of all context in which those words were written…Anyone who just sees her piece of propaganda, will never know why I said those things…despite the fact, that I did elaborate a bit, in a fairly long post.

True to character…judith did another hatchet job [this one on me], and made it sound like I was on some incoherent, onslaught of cut downs against her…and she omitted [shielded herself from] what issues I was talking about in that post…

…and, gee…where, oh where, have we seen this very same pattern of behavior and tactic, used against us?…This seems like a template, for every asshole with a big mouth, and a bully pulpit…

I’ll admit, I did berate that whore of the sex abuse industry, judith reisman…and unapologetically so…but that asshole deserves it, in spades…

She does make my blood boil…

…If you’ve ever had the displeasure of paying attention too, and witnessing, what judith habitually does…then I don’t have to explain to you, what an abominable shyster she is.

Irregardless…after writing her tripe, bemoaning B4U-ACT…she slid in a not exactly “quote” of me…apparently, to illustrate to her clueless fans, “how hostile we are towards her” [while refusing to let it be known, just why that hostility is entirely justified]…and what I found most interesting [beyond the mere fact, that I somehow ended up in an “article” about B4U-ACT, at all] is how she segwayed into this…

…and I quote…

“Before leaving the issue of stigma and hate speech, note a few excerpts from BOYCHAT April 15 by some of these “social worker” credentialed pedophiles:”

My observation that I’d like to make public here…has to do with how judith is connecting me, in with the people behind B4U-ACT…

I suppose, it is open to a bit of interpretation…but, to my mind…judith comes to the end of her bellyache over B4U-ACT…after she spends the entire time, bellyaching over B4U-ACT and the people putting on the workshop…everything about that piece of propaganda, is aimed at attacking B4U-ACT and the people associated with it…Then she has this interesting segway, that jumps to me…merging some of my words, into her propaganda…painting a picture, as if “this is what B4U-ACT is saying about [her]”…

judith introduces me, as “some of these social worker credentialed pedophiles”…without any distinction, or hint that she even has a clue, that not only were those my own, personal reactions to her history of nefarious behavior, and thus, they have nothing to do with B4U-ACT…but that I am not now, nor have I ever been, associated with B4U-ACT, in any manner.

…It does not seem at all unreasonable, based upon the manner in which judith phrased this…to presume that judith was trying to imply [whether by chosen deception, or fact that this is yet another thing, that ignorant bigot does not know], that I am amongst the B4U-ACT group…

Even at best, she is clearly exploiting this in a deceptive way…such is the total sleazebag, which judith reisman happens to be.

I encourage those associated with B4U-ACT to speak out, and make their own viewpoints known…and I also make it clear, that I speak for myself…I am no leader, or spokesman for any group…

…In this comes beautiful liberation, where I can call assholes “assholes”, without fear of tarnishing anybody else’s reputation, by association to me…I don’t feel any sense of obligation, to be tied down to such restrictive codes of behavior…[granted, I do overwhelmingly choose not to behave like that…and I only break out of this mode, for the more unusual confrontations where variables go well beyond the normal, and sometimes even into the obscene]…

Now…here’s the question…

…In your judgement…am I wrong, in presuming that she thinks I am a member of B4U-ACT [and is making an ass of herself, by exposing how clueless she is]?…am I wrong, in presuming that the rotten old hag, is trying to deceive her readers?…

…I don’t expect anything resembling integrity, out of that wicked witch…I’ve seen enough out of her, to know better than to ever expect integrity…Hell, I don’t even expect sanity to come out of her…

I don’t believe in karma as a magical force…but, I do believe in karma as a social concept, and reflex…For someone like judith reisman, if karma ever catches up to her, it’s bound to be bloody and ruthless, I think…All the same, my comment about “death by semi [getting run over, by an eighteen wheeler]”, was offered in comical jest.

Irregardless…is it really so wrong?…We all know those cases, where “it couldn’t have happened to a nicer person”…

Also…in response to judith’s inability to understand my “With love…”…These are words, embedded into the code, that displays alongside my oldest two signature pictures on BoyChat…”With love”, is a sentiment I offer to my friends and allies, on BoyChat…It is not directed towards you, judith…you idiotic dingbat…

In close…I am very curious, about the validity of the following quote…

“the Department of Justice found 58,200 children kidnapped by non-family members in 1999, such fear seems well-placed.”

1999 saw the disappearance of 58,200 children, she says?…How on earth, does such an epidemic that would have left such an unconcealable footprint, go unnoticed by the public?…That’s a massive amount of children to have disappear, in 1999…

…or, is judith just phrasing this in such a way, as to make it seem to say something which is not true?…My goodness…Just exactly how deep does a cover up have to go, to keep this bomb shell under wraps?…

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