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Stay-at-home Dad Groups a Great Way For Swishy, Chronically Unemployed Men to Meet Other Swishy, Chronically Unemployed Men

By   /  October 15, 2013  /  OP/ED, Today's Headlines  /  No Comments

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When Jerry Porter, along with wife Terry and their three-year-old son, Emory, relocated to Park Slope from Manhattan’s Upper West Side, the festive thirty-four- year-old worried about whether or not he would find other fruity, unemployable men with whom to commiserate and bond. Happily, Porter’s worry disappeared almost immediately – thanks to the warm, open [...]

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Mama got weed

By   /  February 13, 2013  /  OP/ED  /  No Comments

    DEAR ETHICEER, Our son took a job bagging groceries recently, and has since proven himself dependable, eager, and hardworking. My wife and I are very proud of him. Unfortunately, we discovered that he has been spending this hard-earned money on marijuana. As occasional marijuana smokers ourselves, we cannot in good conscience reprimand him, but at [...]

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No milk for you

By   /  February 12, 2013  /  OP/ED  /  1 Comment

      DEAR ETHICEER, Nothing on this wonderful green earth gives me greater joy than breastfeeding my two-year-old son, Quinn. This special bond is almost indescribable, and I plan on breastfeeding for as long as is acceptable, but I do not wish to be one of  “those moms” who keeps her child on the breast [...]

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Oh, China!

By   /  February 3, 2013  /  OP/ED  /  No Comments

      Oh, China! I’m really, really freaked out about you China. I’m not freaked out about much in this world yet. The dark…that’s a little scary. Big ugly people who want to kiss me and breathe right on my face…I’m not a big fan, really, but that’s more of a “disgusted by” than “freaked [...]

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Public School Wretches

By   /  February 1, 2013  /  OP/ED  /  No Comments

      DEAR MILLIE, My wife and I are the proud parents of two boys, aged 4 and 9, both of whom attend (different) upscale, exclusive private schools. The older of the two has recently made friends with some boys from the other side of the tracks. Meaning: they attend public school. We feel that [...]

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Dear Ethiceer

By   /  November 5, 2012  /  OP/ED  /  No Comments

DEAR ETHICEER, My husband and I have three beautiful, healthy children, and have both decided that three is enough. I suggested he get a vasectomy, while HE is pushing for me to have a tubal ligation (tubes tied). I maintain that after the pain and discomfort of bearing three children, the least he can do [...]

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