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Right to Bear Arms, Discrimination, Hate: the Law Enforcement Overuse of Firearms Causing Death Increased in Prevalence, a Long Way from the Reforms

How the overflowing availabilities of gun is one problem, and how the police’s overuse of gun power is another, and there are, other factors to consider in this, and until the U.S. tackles every one of these factors, and change the means of training, and how the police forces “equate” colors with threat, there are going to be more, racially related murders by guns in the U.S., that’s not going to change, NOT anytime soon!  Off of the Front Page Sections, translated…

Yesterday, the news from Tennessee of the five African American police officers in an arrest, beaten an African American teen to death, this caused the local communities and the African American communities to start protesting.  The American President, Biden stated that he was angered by this and felt heartbroken over what had happened; the former president, Obama stated, that there’s a long ways to go, to reeducate the police forces on how they patrol the streets.

But, a lot of people want to know, how come, there are, the growing number of cases where police in enforcing the law, civilians were being, murdered off?  And, how come, most of the victims of the police brutality, why are they mostly African American males?  For instance, from the March 1991 case where the African American male, Rodney King, was brutally beaten by three LAPD officers, causing the riots in L.A. back in 1992; along with the May, 2020, a middle-aged African American male got choked to death with the police choking his throat in Minnesota by the officers on duty, which started up the “Black Lives Matter” movement all around the U.S.  Clearly, the American police’s overuse of forces causing the African American citizens to get killed still continues on to this very day.  But why?  I sum up the five main causes here: first, the legal ownership of guns: because the American citizens are allowed to legally own arms, the excessive guns in the current situation in the States right now, everybody feared getting shot, so everyone owns a gun (for self-defense), casing the vicious cycle of distrusting one another.  And due to the legal ownerships of guns, there are many shootings, the guns going off in accidents (including school shootings, the six-year-old student shooting a school teacher).  Due to the excess of arms causing the officers on duty to become hypervigilant, which leads to the next cause.

Secondly, the police’s life are at all moment, in danger: because of the excess of weapons, the police’s natural reaction is that they automatically assume that the citizens they came into contact with are, armed.  And, under this mindset, the officers on duty worried over getting shot by the ordinary citizens, which led them to become extremely alert, to stay, alive, to prevent getting killed.  And, behind this state of mind, is relative to these three following factors.

Third, the problems of racism remain unresolved: the racism in the U.S. is still growing more and more serious, no matter if it’s toward African Americans, Asian Americans, they were the racial slurs, and the discriminatory behaviors against these minorities.  And, the African Americans are the least advantageous, which causes the vicious cycle, with the crime rates in the areas of African American residents being higher too than average; or, the officers on duty holding that higher level of alertness toward the minority groups.

Fourth, the hate that comes from being discriminated again.  This hate, with the excessive supplies of firearms, will cause many more lives to get, lost.  For instance, there’s the elderly Asian killing the Asian woman, and how in the outbreaks, the Asians often became targeted, all of this has to do with hate and fear, and racism.  And so, when hate is in place, and the guns are easily owned, there are, the built up of the murders in the society all around the U.S.

Fifth, the training of the officers should emphasize: the difficulties in resolving all of the above issues, or at least, for the time being, or in the, near future too.  But, we can use the police training to help the law enforcement become more aware, to strengthen the means of justice in police enforcing of the law.  Because the American police are local, not of federal matter; it’s hard to say, that this sort of education can get set up on the state of local government levels.  Or maybe, other than the functions of fighting crimes, the police forces needed to go through the continued education, trainings, the awareness seminars, to help reduce these, tragedies.

And so, this summed up why and how come, there are, so many, hate crimes, overuse of force in police in carrying out the laws in the U.S., causing the people to die: the overflowing of GUNS, because it’s our SECOND AMENDMENT right to BEAR arms!

But, if the guns aren’t that easily accessible, then, those shooters can’t get their hands on them, and, there would be, surely, a whole lot deaths caused by guns.

I agree, that police need more training, and, that this is a impossible thing to accomplish, because, as studies (don’t ask me which ones) showed, that colored persons are more easily misperceived as holding up a WEAPON when we’re holding up something harmless, like a pen, as interpreted by the police, because the law enforcement officials had been “groomed” to equate skin colors with danger, and this is rooted down too deep, and it can’t be changed that easily.  So yeah, EXPECT more of us who are, “minorities” to DIE by gunshot here.

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Sponsors of a Concert, Blamed for Allowing Her to Drink & Drive…

This is, for someone who was, legally allowed to, drink…

The sponsors of a concert, blamed for allowing her to drink and drive, and this is still, SCAPEGOATING, that the woman is just, too, irresponsible, I mean, she is, already considered, legally an, ADULT already, and, who can control her, if she wanted to get behind the wheels after she’d had, one too, many?

And yet, the sponsors of a concert, are blamed, for allowing her to drink and drive, what the @#$%?  And, this would, open up the doors, to all those who got killed by drugs or alcohol, because, it wouldn’t be the abusers, the users of these, substances who are, responsible for what they’re doing to their, bodies (putting poisons in themselves, and, getting too high to function, rationally!).

The sponsors of a concert, blamed for allowing her to drink and drive, for starters, it wasn’t the sponsors of that concert who’d pointed a gun to her head, told her to, down how many shots of vodka, how many cans of beer, how many glasses of whiskey or whatever to get her plastered, was it?  NO!  She is an adult, who CAN (or you’d think that she would be able to!) make the decisions to drink or to not on her own.

And yet, as she crashed the vehicle, the sponsors of that concert where she’d attended previously, where alcohol was available for, consumption, was, BLAMED. 

Tell me, how’s, THAT, just???

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The Cause of Poverty: Broken Relationships with the Families

The understanding, the awareness, that the writer arrived at, on his trip around Taiwan, to visit the distant region areas, where there are, too many families, waiting for, assistance, the call, for everybody to lend that, helping hand!  Off of the Front Page Sections, translated…

I’d recently finished the fundraiser, 1919 Cycling Around Taiwan, the fifteen day cycling trip of “I ride, You donate”, for the families in dire need.  With a team of sixty-two cyclist, riding 1,300 kilometers around Taiwan, and we’d visited twenty-nine help center, to understand the trials of life of the families hit by emergency situations, hearing their voices, helped them walk that extra mile.  The fifteen days’ of in-depth entering into the poverty-stricken, distant regions, made me see what poverty looked like, and it’d made me realized, that “the origins of poverty WAS from the broken family relations!”

the plea…

photo from online

In actuality, poverty is a widely defined concept, there’s no set definition of it.  From the language, the two characters mean “extremely deprived”, so, poverty is used to describe people living in the hardships of economics, with a shortage of all the resources they’re in need of.  But, being poor, it’s a subjective interpretation, and a comparative; and, there are more levels of poverty than just the economical, materialistic, it may also include societal, economical, as well as political.  In my fifteen days cycling to raise fund for the poverty stricken regions, with personal contact, interactions with the dozens of families, it’d made me feel, that poverty is actually the results of “broken relationships”, especially of the family relationships that were, broken down.

Aunty Chang in Pingdong, is an exemplary case of this.  Aunty Chang is seventy-one, with the condition of mildly mental retardation, live with her younger brother who had a stroke, her own emotionally troubled son, and the nephew with epilepsy.  This family of four lived off of the assistance of handicapped individuals, and the assistance for the elderly.  What added to their difficulties was, that last year, there was a fire on the second floor of their home, the furniture all burned up, there’s now, just the living room on the first floor that can be, used, the originally home with almost nothing now, looked like ruins, and, as it rained, the house would, start, leaking, the place was totally, unoccupiable.  Our teams helped fixed up Aunty Chang’s home, and as she’d cried and told of her trials of life, I can only cry with her, and hugged her, to give her the emotional supports, and told the assistance foundation, to help them look for more resources to help the family, to help them fix up this broken home, so at least this family would have a steady roof over their, heads.

And, there was, an Atayal fellow cyclist this year on our team, who’d, gone on the entire fifteen days’ trip with us.  He’d witnessed the needs of these families, and shared with me, that what he saw, was no different than what he was growing up in, forty years ago.  When this man was only five, his father died from long-term alcohol abuse, leaving his mother, to raise him and his siblings up.  Thankfully, that his mother insisted on getting the children into the church, to help them keep their, faith; because of the church’s unconditional love, and help, it’d helped covered for the lacking of functionality of his family, and it’d helped the family members patched their relationship with one another, up, keeping this Atayal teammate of ours, not gone astray, and he was able to break away from the cycle of poverty, to not pass it down to the next, generation.

And now, the 1919 Cycling Around Taiwan’s fifteen-day long journey is over, but, the needs of these families in the distant regions are still, pressing, and all we can do, is to keep watch over them, continue to accompany these families in need, help raise the funds for the families that are faced with the emergencies, to help those who have the needs, for one more, extra, mile.  I invite you, the readers, to offer a helping hand to those families that are broken down, lacking the normal functions, so the members of these families can, have the hopes for a better, tomorrow.

what we can do to help!

poster from online

Because of you, love cycles!  Help us help those in poverty, to return the relations we share with the outside world back to, love again.

And so, this, is from going deep into the local regions, to SEE and FEEL the needs of these families, and, if we don’t get immersed in the trials of others, and learn to empathize with their situations in life, we will never be driven to help.



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Why Does it Matter, Who I, Love???

Unfortunately, we, do NOT have the right to decide, WHO it is that we want to, be in love with, despite how “openminded” this world is, becoming here…

Why does it matter, WHO I, love???  I mean, I can love someone, who’s the same sex as I am, I know I’m, entitled, to fall in love, just like, that “next guy or gal”.

Why does it matter, who I, love???  And, when is it, anybody’s business WHO I am in love with, huh?  Who I am with (I’m still “with STUPID” here!!!), is nobody’s business, but, my.

photo from online

Why does it matter, who I, love???  Because the world assigned us, into its own, expected gender specifications, and yeah, so what IF, there are, now the laws that passed to allow for people of the same sex to be married, that still doesn’t mean, that this group of us, who are, different compared to the rest of the “general publics” (and, how’s that defined???).

Why does it matter, who I, love?  I can be a man, in love with man and woman, I can be, a man, in love with another man, or a woman, in love, with, another woman, or, someone who just loves, NO humans, and the pets, if I so choose!

So, whoever the @#$% (maxed out!) I choose to love, is, entirely UP to ME to, decide, the law has NO say in it, the family does NOT have a say in it, the society, the outside world (outside of my own, physical presence) has NO say in it, and that, is, that!

And no, still NOT an, “advocate” of LGBT rights here.  But right to live our own lives, HOW we choose….

Just so we’re, clear, I LOVE, four-legged, wagging tail, wet noses, the ones I can train to respond to my commends of SIT, STAY, good boy, now, fetch “mommy” her pink bunny slippers sort of a “gal” here.

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Giving Them a Hand, Liao Helped the Homeless Get Back on Track

The amazing work of a social worker from this foundation, helping the homeless population, and educating the members of the public, to be more tolerant, more accepting to those who aren’t, with as much resources, off of the Newspapers, translated…

The Homeless Taiwan Association’s female social worker, Liao, started working to help rehome the homeless population four years ago, she believes, that, everyone can be hit by the hard times; hoping to catch those who are in need in time, wanting to assist the homeless persons to break the vicious cycles of ending up on the streets, and also educating the public about the various faces of poverty, giving the help to the homeless, and help them find a better place in society.

Liao said, that her social work studies in the college years didn’t have a specialized department teaching her how to assist the homeless, after she’d graduated, she’d started working at the Samaritan Female Care Association of Taichung, and started getting involved in helping the female homeless population locally.  She’d worked with a moderately mentally decapacitated twenty-three-year-old woman who was homeless with her father, lived on the streets, then got placed in the shelters, and found work at a work center, it’d left a deep impression with her.

the social worker, teaching someone who’s homeless how to use a SmartPhone, photo courtesy of UDN.com

Homeless is a condition, NOT an identity, it can, happen to, anybody, from the societal level, it may be the pandemic, the financial crises, the changing in formation of the industries, which caused the middle age and older adults to become unemployed, and due to their age, their low levels of education, without a viable skill, they can easily turn to the streets; and there’s the other, personal factors, maybe due to illness, the lack of functioning in the homes, or the death of the parents, at age twenty, couldn’t find a viable way to make a living, no governmental, no external support, and in the end, ending up, on the, streets.

Liao said, assisting the homeless, other than helping them return back to society, she’d also wanted people to understand their predicaments, the foundation has the rehoming services, the medical, the employment assistance, and legal counseling, etc., etc., etc., and now, there’s the, “Scented Bathhouse” program, to allow the homeless to take a shower comfortably.

It’s not always easy, offering services to the homeless, Liao also felt defeated, if there were only, two, three successful cases, but the rest all fall back into the homeless state of, being, sometimes, when the organization give out the resources in the nights, for instance, if they’d started eating the meals as they received, this may be the individuals’ first meal, and sometimes, the passersby would start cussing them out, and believed, that it’s because the homeless are not working hard enough for their lives, that’s why they ended up, homeless.

Liao said, every generation is troubled by different things, seeing the struggles of the homeless population at the bottom of society, she hoped that everybody can live on with ease, it’s just, that there are different values, and different ways people make their own lives, matter, that the homeless aren’t at all, good for nothings, if everybody can try and understand that there are others who are different than s/he is, and be accepting to one another, then, this world will be a better place for all.

And so, this is the amazing work of this social worker, she’d helped those who are homeless for whatever reasons to get back on their own two feet, and she’s now, trying to help those in the society understand, that there’s more to the homeless population, than the fact, that they’re, wandering the streets, that they all have their, stories to share.

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The Homeless Weathering the Winter, the Misunderstood Gazes Felt Colder than the Harsh Winter Winds

The observations, of someone who HAS, that roof, over his head, the interactions with the local homeless populations, off of the Front Page Sections, translated…

The winter sun finally showed its face, I’d gone to the gazebo of my local park to have my picnic, there was a middle aged man lying on the benches, sleeping, peacefully, everything is, serene.

Then suddenly, a police officer barged into the park, first, he’d, started filming the man who was asleep on the bench, then, waken him up using a loud voice.  The man woke in shock from his reams, not known, what had, happened?  The officer explained, “I’m showing care and concerns for you!”, then, disappeared, in a flash.  I didn’t know whether to laugh or to be shocked, this sort of “care”, surely, it’s, awakening all right!

The police may mistaken that he was a member of the homeless in the community, but, from what he had one, and what he took with him, he may be a member of the local communities, just out for a walk at the park, and saw that the weather’s nice, and lay down on the park benches to, sleep a bit.  And, this “lying flat down” move of his, caused the officer to mistake him for a homeless man.

This way of showing cares and concerns for the homeless population, no wonder, all the homeless people had escaped out of this, particular, park!  There were the female homeless persons who’d, selected to camp out in the public restrooms instead.

This seemingly shiny, glorious society, is actually, a desert for the lesser, they’d relied on the kindness of others to keep themselves alive, they’re all, nomads in the city here.  Those with the resources, write out the rules of the game of survival that only benefitted themselves, willing to sacrifice more employees to win, those with the families to provide for, those who want to keep a regular work, sleep schedules……..are most often, the losers, some may become members of the scam artist rings; those who’d fallen, to the bottom of the food chains of this society, might actually be those who refused to sell their souls, those who refused to go against their own, conscience.

Due to the high cost of housing, and the gaps between the rich and the poor widening, now, even those who are just out of colleges wanted to just lay flat, how can we blame the homeless for not working hard enough?  Treating the homeless who didn’t know how to fight back, as the damaged goods of the results of the progression of the society; in this crazy world, there are those who appeared bright and shiny, but had been rotten down in the cores, those are the truly, broken.

winters are getting even harder for those without a roof over their, heads!

this is all, that those at the bottom of the society can do, to keep themselve alive, through the cold winters…photo from online

I’d gone to Taichung for a trip from before, went to a local park to get some sun.  Before I’d left, I’d gone to use the restrooms, saw an older man at the sink, washing up a heavy coat, that brand new looking faucet, with not enough water coming out of it, the man worked hard, cleaning his clothes, like he was, trying to, wash away his, identity too.  I’d gone outside, saw a few of his article of clothing exposed out in the open at the corner of the park, I’d returned back to inquire, “it’s already winter now, the thick coat, without the washing machines to wring it dry, you may need at least, two, three days for it to dry out completely, what’ll happen to you when you get cold at night?”, those who are down and out, had no choice, the man smiled and told me, “I’ll fare just fine!  It’ll be, okay!”

I’d served my armed service terms in Taichung from before, and personally experienced the horrifying temperature change from day to night, once I was on shift as a standing guard in the middle of the nights, I’d had my army outfit fully on, with a large coat, it still wasn’t enough, and even after I’d put my raincoat on, I was still, shivering underneath.

I’d asked the man, if he wanted a sleeping bag?  He’d nodded.  But, I can’t get one for him, and so, I’d, taken my brand new feather filled coat I bought recently that I was wearing to him.  These past few years, I’d given out, several of my coats already, if I couldn’t purchase the sleeping bags these homeless in the community needs, that’s what I’d, done for them.  The elderly man kept pushing the coat away, but took it because I’d insisted.  Without the coat, I was, suddenly attacked by the colder winds, and, fearing the cold, I’d often gotten ill because of it, and I can’t imagine, how these homeless on the streets are, weathering the cold of the days and nights of winter.

From before, there bus station at Jen-Ai Road, the sky bridges had many homeless persons camping out on it, some had kept the dogs too.  Most may wonder, when you can even keep yourselves full anymore, why would you want to have a dog?  Because dogs don’t discriminate against the homeless, and they’d offered warmth of their bodies to the homeless in the cold, dark nights.  And now, the bridge was being, torn down, I’d wondered where would those homeless people, go?

The attitudes toward the homeless in the city of Taipei had changed a lot, but only in the regions where the massive numbers of homeless population gathered, and, those who are alone, are faring way, way worse, and the homeless in the other cities, I can’t even begin to imagine what life would be like for them!

Or maybe, what chilled people to the bones wasn’t the cold winds of winter, but those misunderstandings, misconceived notions we have of the homeless population.

And so, this, is how the bottom half of this society worked very hard, to keep themselves alive, and warm, as best as they possibly can, in the winter seasons, and, there are more living on the streets now than before, because of the bad economy, and, when we, ordinary people can’t even make our own ends meet, how would we have the spare changes, the extra mind, to give and pay to these, people who are actually, the most in need, now that winter’s, getting colder by the days in the world right now?

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You Fools, the Problem Lies in the Reproductive Rights of Women!

A “dissection” of why the Republicans lost big, in the U.S. Mid-Terms elections here by a researcher and professor of the Poli-Sci University, which the DDP can, borrow from, to know WHY, they’d lost the local elections this time too, if only, the party CAN, introspect, but unfortunately, the DDP lacked the introspective, abilities, off of the Front Page Sections, translated…

The Republicans not only didn’t take the House majority, it’d lost many seats in the majority of state senate of Minnesota, and the control of both state senate of Michigan, it’d, burst the predictions of many, experts.  The analyses that came after the elections of why the party lost, other than Trump being a negative “advertisement” for the party, another reason being how the Republicans had, underestimated the abortion rights of women in the independent voters’ influences.

Supporting or abolishing abortion, it’s the simple division of for or against in the earlier times of debate, but both sides wanted more consensus on their sides, they’d, amended the mottos to “pro-choice” and “pro-life”.  Originally, under the federal laws, the states are left to decide, due to the differences in population makeup.

before RvW passed back in 1973, there were thirty states that abolished abortion, and only sixteen states that allowed for it, because of rapes, incest, and how the fetus had caused harm to the mothers’ bodies, but mostly, abortion had been, banned, there were only four states which it’d been, legalized including Alaska, Hawaii, Washington, and New York, and the first three states mandates that the women who wanted abortions must be citizens of the states,, and so, for the other causes of wanting an abortions, rape, incest, they can only go to New York to get the procedures of abortions performed for them.

In June, the Supreme Court ruling of “Dobbs v. Jackson”, it’s overturned the decisions of RvW, leaving the decisions back to the states individually, which caused the debates.  Because, there were the many states that banned abortions, after RvW was overturned, automatically banned abortions for women.  The supporters of both sides in the public groups, immediately signed the petitions for the public votes, or that they’d hoped that the local governments can pass the laws to protect or restrict the legislations.

The very first public voting session was at the Kansas Primaries, the amendments suggested to go along with the newest Dobbs ruling, that the State Constitution place NO restrictions on abortion rights, or demanded the government to set aside funding for the costs of abortions, no rules passing the abortions.  The against amendment posed that the Kansas state constitution should NOT be amended, that it should continue to protect the rights of women to abort.  And, there were only forty-one percent of the votes in support of the right to abortion, with fifty-nine against.  The Republicans seemed to have not paid enough attention to the results of this, and on the five other issues went up for votes on November 8th, none passed.

The five other public issues votes that went hand-in-hand with the five states, the strongly pro-choice won with sixty-five percent votes over fifty-three-percent.  The majority Republican state of Kentucky amendment wanted the restrictions placed on women’s right to abort in the constitution, with the against winning by 4.5-percent, didn’t pass.

I believe, that in the state of California, with the most number of representatives, the Democrats originally had a four-to-one advantage, they could’ve maintained the wins, losing one seat, along with the swing state of Michigan, with the Democrats gaining the majority of the state senate seats, may be closely related to the votes on abortion, even though, not all women are for abortions, but, at least, they have the right to, if they face this sort of an issue in their, lives.  And, as the voters voted on the issues, they are more than likely, to support the candidates that shared their standpoints.  The Republicans had, underestimated the importance of this, issue, and only zoomed in on the economic plans, in the end, they’d, almost, lost, the House.

And so this is similar to WHY the DDP had, lost most of the mayoral elections this time around too, because they’d not listened to the thoughts of the people, just like how the U.S. states’ elections were led by the issues of abortion this time around, and, that’s something that these political parties should, take for examples, despite if they’re conservatives, radical, or in-between!

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Our Most Basic Rights of Citizenship Stripped by the Government

The government is, stripping us, of, the MOST basic and, MOST important right of all: the right to vote.

It’d put the barricades, on the qualifications of voting, on those who are, abroad and coming back here.  Our most basic rights of citizenship, stripped by the government, because this DICTATORSHIP knew that it’d, abused power, and now that, it’s gotten a taste of, absolute power, it does NOT want to, let that go!

Our most basic rights of citizenship stripped by the government, because the political party is, too corrupt, it couldn’t, stand to lose, knowing what it’d done, in the time that it’d, taken over the offices of government, it’d become, too scared, that WE the people, will, OUST it.

And so, this, is how it will, be for the, end-of-year, election of the local government: people who actually, made it back to the country, who are looking too cast their ballots, won’t even have the chance to, because the government made it so that the restrictions had been, enforced, that those votes that will and should count, don’t get, counted and the voices of we the people continued to get, ignored!

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The Punishments of Child Abuse Being Too Lenient, the Verdict Pointed Out How There Should BE an Amendment on it

And these adults who’d harmed these young children, INTENTIONALLY deserved a harshest sort of punishment for what they did to their own young!  Off of the Front Page Sections, translated…

The young girl, Huang had been repeated abused by her stepfather, Lin, lived in starvation long-term, at age eight, she’d only weighed at less than thirty pounds, with multiple bruising and scars covering up her body, the district attorney charged her stepfather on attempted murder, and preventing proper growth of a young child.  But the courts found, that Lin’s strangling the young girl’s neck was a mean of torture, that they’re unsure if he’d used the forces enough to kill her, that it’d not constitute as murder, and only sentenced him on the charges of preventing the child from growing up healthily.

The heaviest of this crime is five years, Lin got sentenced to four years two months, already, considered a “heavy sentence”; the judge in the verdict wrote, that the crimes of an adult on a child, if added on, it can get up to seven years six months, which is higher than the more severe cases of “long-term abuse on children”, that it’s unreasonable, that it’s lighter than a “one-time event”.  That this was flawed from the lawmakers end, that there should be an amendment to change the sentences to more severe.

an amendment like this one, we’re in need of!

illustration from online

Lee, the former D.A. of Kaohsiung stated, that the act of torturing a child may be more severe than the actual, physical damages to the young child, that it’s odd, that it was with a lighter sentence, compared to the crimes of an adult toward a young child, he’d also believed, that there should be an amendment to make sure that the punishment is, severe enough, so this sort of a malicious act doesn’t happen repeatedly as often.

And so, this, is how light the punishment is, for ABUSE on a young child, and there’s just NO protection for children’s rights right now, because, the laws are, flawed, and, in order to get the amendments to protect EVERY child from these sorts of abuse and neglect, we will have to have, a pile of DEAD bodies, for an amendment, to get, set into, motion here.

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The Helplessness of the Poverty-Stricken Woman Under the Outbreaks of MERS-CoV

How the, “bottom half”, lives right now, off of the Front Page Sections, translated…

That day, as the wind and the rain were hard, after I got the kids to school, I’d gone to the breakfast shop I’d frequented for some porridge.  A middle age woman dressed in plain clothes, rushed in, wanted to order three breakfasts to take home, but she didn’t have any money, and asked the shop owner if she could get the food, and pay at another time.  As the owner turned her down, she’d, left with her head hung low.

The owner explained, that last time she’d come, she said she would come and pay for what she owed after she was paid, but for over a week, she’d not come to pay.  And, as I’d inquired deeper, I’d found, that the woman is a single mother, originally worked as a server at a restaurant, but due to the impacts of the outbreaks, the restaurant closed down last month, and she hadn’t found work yet, which made her originally hard enough life, even, harder.

As I’d chased out after her, she was, already, gone.  Standing in the wind and the rain, looking up at the gray colored skies, I’d felt that sorrow in my heart!  What ached my heart was that under the pandemic, how many of these, poverty stricken women had been, overlooked by us.

From 2020 to date, Taiwan had been a high-risk region for MERS-CoV, not only had the pandemic made us fear for our own lives, it’d also, damaged the economy.  In the many means of preventing the spread, we overlooked this group of economically unstable, those who can’t even make ends meet, can’t provide the basic living needs to their loved ones, the “eggshells”, especially the economically unstable women.  And, all of them, normally, don’t show up in the statistics, they’d become, invisible, scattered, living in the darkened corners of the society, if we’d bumped into them by accident, we wouldn’t, pay attention.  They are in need of assistance, but not known how to ask for help.

And, because we are already, tighten up on money ourselves, how the HELL are we going to spare that DIME for someone else?  This is the dark side of humanity, yeah, we give, when times are good, but, when times turn bad, and we’re running out of money ourselves, we just, look after our own selves, because, that is, the selfish nature of humans, we only help out, when we have enough on our hands, which makes humans, hypocrites!

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