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Tired of the Breast Billboards!

As a parent of 2 sons and a woman, I find these billboards advertising implants offensive. Their are 4 of them (that I know of). No smiling woman showing off her new 'parts." Just BIG breasts. REALLY! Women have faces too!

  • This is simply a cultural indicator. Too many women have bought the culture's idea of what they must be and do. How's that workin' out, girls?

    One of the first ideas pushed and bought was that women need to join the workforce to be fufilled. "don't stay home and be...

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    This is simply a cultural indicator. Too many women have bought the culture's idea of what they must be and do. How's that workin' out, girls?

    One of the first ideas pushed and bought was that women need to join the workforce to be fufilled. "don't stay home and be work for a man who loves you; go to work, pay someone minimum wage to watch your kids, and work for a boss you hate." Good plan, huh?

    Do some soul searching girlsand work your plan not the culture's; the culture doesn't have much planned for you unless you look like it says you should and give it up to men who treat you like a piece of meat.

  • First of all, women are not girls...if you're going to stay on track with saying 'men',
    then stay on track with saying, 'women'...'the culture' begins with the individual;
    what comes out of each person's (and what doesn't) mouth eventually gives rise to
    shaping a culture too. And for that matter,...

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    First of all, women are not girls...if you're going to stay on track with saying 'men',
    then stay on track with saying, 'women'...'the culture' begins with the individual;
    what comes out of each person's (and what doesn't) mouth eventually gives rise to
    shaping a culture too. And for that matter, too many men/boys have bought into
    treating women like sexual objects-- the media certainly amplifies such images, but
    the individual still and always has a choice-- 'to accept it (their 'culture' or change it').
    As it's said: "If you aren't part of the solution, you're part of the problem".

    Secondly, 'freedom of speech' gives Nina and Neighbor Volunteer the right to speak
    out about billboards that objectify women. They're part of 'the culture'.

    Jake, 'the culture' makes you think it's an 'either or proposition'-- women either stay home and tend their 'hearths' or get out and contribute to society. How about a third
    option. Let women do what they decide for themselves-- media and men aside (after all, centuries and centuries of men doing that very thing has been dubbed,
    "civilization" (which bears questioning, in my opinion).

    If we ALL (women, men, girls, boys, media, 'the cultural milieu") truly engaged in soul-searching, we wouldn't even be having to discuss "breasts on billboards" would we?
    Men would truly respect women and vice-versa, and children would learn it by seeing
    it through their parents:

    As a wise person has said:

    "A human being sows a thought and reaps an action; sows an action and reaps a habit; sows a habit and reaps a character; sows a character and reaps a destiny."

    If we want a culture where offensive billboards smother us with such imagery,
    and we remain silent-- or worse-- object to people objecting about them, then
    we are definitely, part of the problem!

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  • Hungry For History!

    Ms. Hasan is asking for $246.02:
    My students need the buzzers, TIME for kids, Write and Wipe boards, and a stacking drawer (to have a place to turn in their tests.)
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    INTERNAL LED ILLUMINATED CHANNEL LETTERS ON A RACEWAY FACING EAST ON PRIVATE PROPERTY."SWITCH IS PART OF UL SIGN"

    5632 S. Pulaski Rd. Issued April 23, 2015 Comment

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