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Thursday, February 26, 2009

Nadya Suleman... Your 15 Minutes are Up

All the talking heads of the world are bitching and complaining about the OctaMom, , they can't believe that her story is still alive. The mainstream media is outraged (the best they can be) that is still getting attention. Not from them, of course, but from the producers of , the tabloids and all the other rag mags out there.

Today, on the today show made a comment when NBC was running a story about the new supposed million dollar deal that Nadya has made; the comment was something along the lines of "this is a long 15 minutes..." no shit Sherlock but it's long because you clowns keep running her damned story. It doesn't matter if it's about the discussion between her and her mother or the nose job or some of the litter coming home from the hospital... you keep running the story - give it up already. OH! and get this... the lead in question... Is Nadya addicted to pregnancy? WTF!! Who the hell cares! That crap just chaps my backside...

Question for everyone; when was the last time that NBC or any station ran a story on the global issue of clean water, Somalian poverty crisis, , economic impacts to Mexico's border towns and the rise in violence because of it? When? When was the last time that any station ran a story on how unemployment benefits haven't increased in 20 years in some parts of our own country? When? We all hear about the poor rich SOB's but when have we heard about the real issues?

and finally, just a tidbit to chew on: I was talking to a friend of mine that was recently laid off directly because of the economy. He told me that he had received his first benefit deposit... the amount... 240.00 before taxes - 214.00 after!!! WTF!!! are you serious... Look..., not for nothing but 24 years ago when I was discharged from the service I decided to take a month or two off before I went in to the "real" world and I filed for unemployment benefits; guess what my benefit was..... yep $240.00!! I was pissed then, my God, I can't imagine what I would do now trying to live off of a total of 960.00 a month (before taxes) and feed my family, pay my mortgage or even rent for that matter, electric... good God - this is the help that we are given from our Department of Economic Security!! What I really want to know is who's economic security is it anyway...

Nadya... I hope you get your deal - not for your sake but for the sake of your children. I hope that whoever draws up your contract has stipulations dictating that a percentage of your deal goes into a trust fund for your children.

Okay, I'm done... Have a great day!

You have been given a voice, use it. Go out and SCREAM! about something you care about.

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4 comments:

ettarose said...

She is one of the most ignorant selfish person I have ever heard of. I feel so sorry for those new babies. If she were unable to take care of them, would they be able to stay together? The news does not see anything coming out of a story about Darfur or the suffering there. It is too bad, because with the attention from the media like this witch is getting something could be done for Africa.

a.A.a. said...

Sadly, I know from experience, that people just don't want to know about the situation in the developing world. It seems close to impossible to generate any interest at all, never mind screaming.

SCREAM! said...

ettarose, always nice to read your comments. Thanks!

I feel sorry for the babies as well. I personally don't think that there is anyway that she can be as devoted to each and everyone, showering them with love and the attention that they will need, and keeping up with the management aspect of 14 kids... I had 6 spread out over many years and it's about driven me nuts :)

I too feel that if the networks would dedicate the air time they give to stories like hers to more worthy news like Africa there would be more action in this world. I firmly believe that the more one becomes aware the more action one will take.

peace.

SCREAM! said...

a.A.a., thank you for your comments and visiting my site. I appreciate you taking the time.

I know that it seems close to impossible to generate any interest at all, but if at least one of us doesn't SCREAM then surely none of us will ever be heard. I feel that I have to use my voice, even if only one listens.

Peace