Hess has a boyfriend who is very accepting of her service. “He knows what I do is a form of therapy and that it really makes a difference to people,” she says.
The reader who submitted it explains,
THIS PHOTO is my contribution to the “Goodbye America” series. It’s different than the usual images of degeneracy. Instead, it is a tragic snapshot of what was good and noble.
Look at the photo. Haunting, isn’t it?
It’s a US Marshalls surveillance image of the Weaver ranch ahead of the Ruby Ridge massacre. The woman in the photo is Vicki Weaver, who would later that day be shot through the head by an Asian-American FBI sniper, while standing in a cabin door and holding her and Randy’s baby.
If I understand the timeline of events correctly, Vicki Weaver in this photo is mourning the death of her 14-year old son Sammy, killed by the feds earlier that day. If that’s the case, the photo is an American Pietà.
The trouble with the world is that the crass are cocksure while the feminine are full of doubt.
Irreverence used to be a man’s province. Now teenage “princesses” with pretend self-esteems unwittingly insult the tribute in blood paid by millions of men for a handful of Facebook Likes.