Editor, Ceres Courier,
In America, institutions empowered to protect and nurture turn out to be hotbeds of exploitation and abuse.
Now comes news that L.A. County anticipates having to pay out between $1.6 billion and $3 billion to resolve some 3,000 sex abuse claims arising from the county’s foster homes, children’s shelters, and probation camps and halls.
Untethered children have become nothing more than sexual playthings spawned by our outrageous culture of legalized pornography and neglect since World War II.
Today, “state” has joined “church” as a leading purveyor of hypocrisy, dissolution and disability across this country.
Children were threatened with extra time in the L.A. County system if they reported abuse. Sounds just like American business and government employers who routinely threaten to demote or fire employees who blow even the smallest whistles.
Make no mistake about it, the moral and ethical fiber of America’s leaders has been torched in a long-running holocaust of ignorance and indifference to life.
What does this all say about America the Beautiful? I will lay down my pen now to spare your eyes and ears.
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