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Amelia Hamilton

Originally from Michigan, Amelia now spends much of her time on the road writing and blogging with Virgil the labrador as her navigator. A lifelong writer and patriot, she also loves hockey, old books, old cars, and old movies. She has written two patriotic children's books. The first, One Nation Under God: A Book for Little Patriots was released in 2011. The second, 10 Steps to Freedom: A Little Patriot's Guide to the American Revolution will be out in February 2013. Amelia has a master’s degree in both english and 18th century history from University of St Andrews in Scotland and a postgraduate diploma in fine and decorative arts from Christie's London.
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Why Women Ruin Everything For Women

Thursday, February 14th, 2013 - by Amelia Hamilton

It’s Valentine’s Day and romance is in the air. Am I allowed to say that? It would seem that romance is no longer allowed in American society, and I’ve recently figured out why. It’s not because of men, as women like to think. It’s because women ruin everything for women.

I’ve suspected this for some time but, last week, events transpired to confirm my suspicions. It all started with the Audi Super Bowl commercial. For those of you who missed it, a geeky guy is so overcome with confidence at being lent his dad’s Audi that he marches right into the big dance and kisses the prom queen. I loved it and, by the reaction shot, so did she. You know why? Because he was a man. Because it was romantic. No, the political correctness police opined, it was not romantic at all. In fact, it was “rapey.” Rapey.

That was bad enough, but it didn’t end there. The feminist shrews among our population then went after the iconic image of the sailor kissing a nurse in a spontaneous celebration for the allied victory over Japan in World War II. These were, by any measure, extraordinary circumstances. This VJ day kiss, one of the most romantic moments ever committed to film, the image that has made women swoon since 1945? Turns out that’s rapey, too, according to modern-day feminists. Do you know why men think women are crazy? It’s because women act crazy. And that, dear reader, is how women ruin everything for women.

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