TTUAC: The “Emotional Liar”

To Train Up A Child, chapter 14, part 1And, we're back! I'm not sure whether I'll keep this regular or on the same day, but I do want to get back to reviewing Michael Pearl's child rearing manual, To Train Up A Child. It's been a year and a half since I took a break from this series. I had no idea it had been that long until I checked today!For those new to this series, and new to the Pearls, Michael Pearl is a fundamentalist Christian author and preacher who has traction in many … [Read more...]


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Lesbian Duplex 43: An Open Thread

It’s time for another Lesbian Duplex thread! If you have a link or article or interesting thought that’s not relevant to an ongoing thread, you can share it here. If a conversation on another post has turned entirely off topic, you can bring it here also. Every so often, as the number of comments on a given Lesbian Duplex post becomes unmanageable, I put up a fresh post. I’ve added a “chatter” tab under my blog banner that will direct readers to these discussion threads, so no one will have to wo … [Read more...]


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Anonymous Tip: Dr. Schram, Stay-at-Home Mom

A Review Series of Anonymous Tip, by Michael FarrisPp. 159-164I am feeling stuck in this hearing and we have got to get out. Peter has done some things right and some things wrong, but nothing really egregious. Mostly it has been simply boring. And so, in the interests of getting the heck out of this hearing, I'm going to see if I can make it through the rest of it in this segment.As you may remember, Judge Romer just called a fifteen minute recess. Farris tells us that Gwen, her pa … [Read more...]


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Lesbian Duplex 42: An Open Thread

It’s time for another Lesbian Duplex thread! If you have a link or article or interesting thought that’s not relevant to an ongoing thread, you can share it here. If a conversation on another post has turned entirely off topic, you can bring it here also. Every so often, as the number of comments on a given Lesbian Duplex post becomes unmanageable, I put up a fresh post. I’ve added a “chatter” tab under my blog banner that will direct readers to these discussion threads, so no one will have to wo … [Read more...]


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Anonymous Tip: The Smoking Gun(s)?

A Review Series of Anonymous Tip, by Michael FarrisPp. 155-159It's the Tuesday hearing---where the judge will decide whether four-year-old Casey should be returned to her mother, Gwen---and it is now Peter's turn to call witnesses. He starts by calling Rita Coballo, the second social worker present during Casey's strip search. Peter asks Rita whether she saw the bruises mentioned in Donna's report, and Rita says she did. "Ms. Coballo, can you describe the location, color, and nature of … [Read more...]


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Lesbian Duplex 41: An Open Thread

It’s time for another Lesbian Duplex thread! If you have a link or article or interesting thought that’s not relevant to an ongoing thread, you can share it here. If a conversation on another post has turned entirely off topic, you can bring it here also. Every so often, as the number of comments on a given Lesbian Duplex post becomes unmanageable, I put up a fresh post. I’ve added a “chatter” tab under my blog banner that will direct readers to these discussion threads, so no one will have to wo … [Read more...]


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Anonymous Tip: Papers, Please!

A review series of Anonymous Tip, by Michael FarrisPp. 148-155Let's see, where did we leave off? Oh yes, it's the Tuesday hearing and it's dashing lawyer Peter's turn to question Dr. McGuire, the psychologist the CPS office hired to fake his report and say that Gwen is an unfit mother.Let me start by noting something one of my readers pointed out last week. When Dr. McGuire used the existence of bruises as part of his reasoning for finding Gwen an unfit parent, Peter could have … [Read more...]


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