Not since the Big East Conference boasted three of the final four teams in NCAA Tournament play did we see such a lopsided outcome. It occurred over the weekend not far from all the sports arenas and domes in a competition we can call the Family Court Final Four. While visitation dads were obsessed with the orange ball, feminists were busy getting more laws passed to criminalize them as parents.
Here at Leon Koziol.com we try to keep up with all the developments that get by our fathers while they’re watching the games. We try to organize opposition to laws that are effectively criminalizing fatherhood and removing good dads from their children’s lives. But the guys seem to prefer spending on game tickets and other priorities than donations or participation in family law reform.
That’s why family judges today see no problem with debtor prisons and gender discrimination in parenting decisions. Fathers and their women supporters do not send them any public message that there’s a growing crisis here, so it’s simply not a problem. Oppressive laws continue to be passed which send good fathers to lower class status, bankruptcy and jail. Horrendous psychological damage to children is utterly disregarded along the way for the almighty dollar.
To cite only one example, a federal law known as the Parent Punishment Act (you can look it up, it really exists) makes it a crime to take up residency in another state with a $5,000 support debt. Now how many dads know that they can be arrested by getting behind on a debt so easily achieved after losing a job (or failing to get one that a well paid judge thinks he can get)? Move a few miles across a state line for a new job and go to federal prison? Rapists and child molesters get more respect, i.e. Attorney Steven Lever.
Despite crucial rights violated under our Constitution in this way, the war on fathers presses on, right over the foxholes where guys focus only on their own war stories. There is no sacrifice for a greater cause and so there is no relief in sight. Politicians regurgitate that same old song and dance about how these measures are designed to benefit our children when they know of the real damage.
This is because a go-along mentality gets votes. Remarkably an uniformed public then applauds the erosion of our rights just as Adolph Hitler once predicted in Nazi Germany. Just say it’s for our children, and the people will “happily accept any curtailment of their liberties.” It’s all there in Mein Kampf, and it’s been happening here in the states for many years.
The real crimes lie in a widespread suppression of speech and reform which then facilitates the ongoing discrimination, abuse and injustices. While this fatherless crisis grows, politicians simply demand more tax dollars to pay for the social costs. It’s called job creation after all our real jobs went overseas to avoid other forms of over-regulation. In short, government is spending our money to create a problem and then making us pay for it on the back side.
Our Constitution is the supreme embodiment of law that our soldiers sacrifice everything for each day only to return home to these same prisons and oppressive laws. In our next post, we’ll tell you about a quiet scheme which gets even more child support in the hands of lawyers and how desperate victims have now resorted to murder, suicide and lawlessness as a preferred remedy to such injustices. In the meantime, enjoy the games.
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