Well, there’s been quite a long gap in this blog, with only a few posts being made in the last few weeks.
My thoughts about this blog are many. Regular readers will know that, at one point, I closed it down. This was due to an inner moral conflict – how can I try to explain the Amanda Todd story in a way that avoids dragging the poor child’s life history into the gutter? However, I noticed immediately that the disgusting Todd supporters took advantage of the closure, counting it as some sort of victory. And, whilst I was personally sick and tired of this tawdry tale, Carol Todd continued unabashed, ignoring the fact that her daughter’s name still attracts ridicule and vitriol on all the sites that still allow commenting.
I seem to find myself in a very odd situation, in that I appear to be the only person still concerned about getting to the truth behind this story – or, perhaps more accurately, the only person left who can be bothered any more.
People may be asking themselves why I continue. Indeed, I ask myself that every day. There are quite a few reasons, and over the next few days I will be trying to explain why I think the whole treatment of the Amanda Todd story is morally reprehensible, and I will also be giving a great deal of explanations about why I think that the entire story has been fabricated. I felt the need to try and wrap up this blog once and for all, and to provide, finally, a full and conclusive end to it. I think that I have reached that point now. As a sort of tongue-in-cheek challenge, if, after the next fortnight or so, anyone still believes that they haven’t been completely conned by this story, then they are indeed beyond help.
Meanwhile…..regular readers will know of my adoration of Malala Yousafzai and of the blog’s dedication to Chelsea Manning. Now, they have both been nominated for Nobel prizes.
So in the same spirit of featuring people who deserve praise and admiration, today I introduce Raven Kaliana. Google will provide more information should anyone wish to find out more about her.
And so I leave you with something to think about. Raven Kaliana’s history is, as seems to be so common, one of appalling parenting. In crimes concerning children, the vast majority involve parents, family and close friends. Perhaps we should pause to think about Carol and Norm Todd’s real role in this fiasco. And yes, I am finger-pointing. And no, Philip Rose is never wrong.
Take care everyone. And don’t forget – tomorrow belongs to me.