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her poor driving skills endanger here passengers and other drivers and should not be permitted . here is proof to be taken to her superiors and the police! if i saw a driver of any vechile driving like this I would have called the cops right then unless she coiuld show a medical reason for her driving like that and then she should be taken to the hospital and not allowed to drive untill cleared of whartever caused the problem.
the fact that when it was pointed out how dangerously she was driving she acted like it was nothing to be concerned about was the only thing that makes me wonder if something is actually wrong with her that could use a doctors help.
cause f know if i noticed my bus driver on th wrong side of the road or pulling over on an angle I would be telling her to pull over, let me off and dont try to drive away as i was calling for help.
PLEASE, no victim blaming ok? It's like blaming a rape victim by saying they "shouldn't have been dressed that way" or "they shouldn't have been in that area, at that time, drinking etc."
the ONLY person to blame in any of
these scenarios is the CRIMINAL.
Jared, glad you are mending and let's,hope your message is heard.
This sat. is the Slut walk in cleveland! Over 1,000 people signed up to attend.
come on out and be heard! We Have Had Enough!
They found him...he was my father.
I invite you to come out to the walk.Watch if that is all you feel like doing. Yes there will be many that thinks it's a waste of time, but my hope that it will also offer a bit of hope for a positive change for those that need it and if all it does is start some interesting conversations like we have been having here I will count it as worth all the effort.
Fast Tech 97, do you REALLY not see that you are Making my point for me?!?
This is just what the slut walk is trying to change:
"Sexual predators prey on women who look "easy" because most people, including women, will think that she was asking for it. It's been like that since the beginning of time. Is it right? Hell naw!, but that's how people think."
I;m not "green" I have been involved in various efforts for almost 40 years. I am sometimes pissed off and our Puritan roots working against women. On one hand we are bombarded with images of women as sexual objects; selling cars, beer, what have you, and then are told that only "bad" girls are actually sexual. Good girls do not engage in sex before marriage, and then when married they don't really enjoy it, but "Hey!, wear all this make up, sky heels, and attract attention to your self...but when you do, expect to be treated like a sexual object and don't complain if you are assaulted, cause you brought it on yourself by being desirable.
That's one of the double standards used to punish women for being women. We are set up for a fall by society.
But as most of us know Rape is not just about sex, or a grandma or a 5 year old would never be a victim..and they often are.
I was 3 years old when I was raped. Ever since then I have been quite aware that life is a crap shoot and if someone bigger , stronger or crazier than me wanted to assult me it could happen no matter how I was dressed or where I was.
I have learned to be aware of my surroundings and take percausions.
What I have REFUSED to do is live my life like it's an apology for being female!
I WILL dress however I want, go out where I want and not back down just because some man, somewhere, might find it an invitation to attack me...and BLAME me for it!
How weak are men to even TRY to blame someone else for their actions? You would correct your child when they try to do this type of refusal of responsibility, why is it reasonable in so many minds when an ADULT MAN trys to blame someone else for his actions?!?
Maybe it's not a "good idea" but would you REALLY stand for the legal defense of the person who takes it from you telling you It's "your fault"?
Now think about reporting the theft to the police and having them grilling you about what you were doing in that location, why you were dressed however, what your past history is , and why didn't you fight him off.
No matter what you answer, you will have a large group of people in law enforcement think you "asked for it" and dismiss your complaint out of hand. Then when the story gets repeated you will be put under a microscope and everything in your past will be made to somehow have bearing on the current crime.
And that is another problem, don't be a sexually active woman, or just one that actually enjoys sex!
You know THAT means you cannot ever say NO once you have said "yes"...to ANYONE!
So far you are just a prime example of what the Slut Walk movement is trying to communicate; No matter WHERE we are when the attack happens, no matter HOW WE DRESS, no matter if we have a sexual past, even with the person who rapes us (husband, BF, past affair, it doesn't matter), no matter if we have been at a party, no matter if we didn't physically fight you to the death, NONE OF THIS GIVES ANYONE THE RIGHT TO RAPE US!!!
Knrmer, sadly this is true, we have to be aware of our location and try to take steps to protect us.
HOWEVER that in no way excuses the rapist or thief of his actions. He didn't HAVE to take advantage of the car being in his shady neighborhood any more than the rapist HAD to rape a woman just because he liked the way she was dressed or her being in a location where he could assult her!
And it is the use of just such a defence by society, law, and a large majority of the public that is what Slut Walks are trying to bring into focus.
Utill the victim is no longer blamed for what is done to them we need to keep bringing this to everyone's attention.
The victim is not to blame, the person who assults, rapes, steals what is NOT THEIR's and NOT FREELY GIVEN IS THE ONE AT BLAME!
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