Kids Aren't Made for Kidult Consumption

I’m a grandma-I’m fed-up-so listen-up.

It’s past time for adults who mouth concerns about the well-being of children to grow a spine and take on their “kidult” counterparts who use children like disposable goods for profit, political advantage and perverse gratification.

Kidults are those whose age allows them to engage in adult activity but who’ve failed to advance from adolescent obsession with all things sexual.

Kidults aren’t content to confine their obsessions to a private kidult playpen with other kidults. Many are playing in front of kids and many others are using them in a host of exploitive ways. For example:

There, on each of those hundreds of competing sites, the subscribers will find at least one other little girl who, every few days or so, is dressed in panties or thongs, placed in a bathtub or posed on a bed, while a nearby adult snaps pictures for the delight of a paying audience of thousands. (Kurt Eichenwald, “Using Nearly Nude Pictures, Child Sex Sites Test Laws,” The New York Times, August 20, 2006, p. 1.)

There’s virtually no broadcast or cable TV network that hasn’t aired a program narrated by a hand-wringing anchor agonizing about these “shocking” child model Web sites, the “terrible problem of child pornography,” and “the sexual predators that are after your children.” All of which need public attention.

Now recollect how many times in the last week you’ve seen these same networks with a “news alert update” replaying “B-roll” videotapes of child-murder victim JonBenet Ramsey whose parents allowed her to compete in “beauty pageants” made up like a Vegas show-girl. Is there no editor or producer with a functioning conscience to call a halt to it?

Who believes that concern for kids trumps concern for ratings?

Young girls dressed like pop stars are a magnet for pedophiles. Parents who think it’s cute need grandma to slap ’em upside the head.

Then there’s Mary Batchelor, co-founder of Principle Voices of Polygamy, a kidult who used kids as pitchmen at a press conference in Utah to promote a “family life” that’s notorious for sex with kids. And it isn’t just religious perverts in Utah. See “Child Brides and Polygamist Marriages in Texas.”

Imagine the backlash if the National Rifle Association held a press conference with 12 kids holding signs reading “I live in a house filled with guns and love. We’re just a rootin’-tootin’-shootin’ family that shouldn’t be shamed for our lifestyle.”

If kids are competent to decide what family life is in their best interests, maybe the gun-control lobby shouldn’t be telling kids what makes their day.

Kidult sports fans will doubtless diss ESPN’s decision to use a five-second delay for remaining Little League broadcasts after a player used the f-word. Imagine a kid talking dirty during the national pastime. Where would he get such an idea? Major league potty-mouths should stick a resin bag in it.

Homosexuals, who need a third-party and a test tube to “procreate,” are willing to deprive children of either a mom or a dad, and then use kids to equate sodomy with marital sex. Thankfully, that distinction didn’t escape mention by the New York Court of Appeals when it noted that homosexuals can’t “become parents as a result of accident or impulse.” And it’s rational for the legislature to conclude that kids do best with their biological mom and dad. Imagine that.

Kidult feminists who insist on playing sex in the city don’t have a “right” to destroy human life rather than endure nine months of “inconvenience.” And stop with the fake concern for victims of rape and incest.

Just in time to prevent the wrenches of withdrawal, the techies tout smut for cell phones. Concern for 16 million teens and younger kids with cell phones must yield to relief for porn addicts who’d suffer depravity-deprivation without constant Internet access.

“We can’t reduce the adult population to cell service suitable for children,” the ACLU will plead. Court briefs making the same-old kidult argument are already written in preparation for any congressional attempt to keep the porn industry from keeping in touch with our kids.
Not so, down-under. According to a Daily Telegraph report, Australia’s federal government plans to introduce laws to protect children from exposure to pornographic images on mobile phones. New regulations will include the prohibition of X-rated content intended for viewers age 18 and over, as well as requirements for age restrictions on access to adult content. An 11-year-old boy was suspended from school after downloading nude photos on his mobile phone and showing them to his classmates.

Parents, don’t give a child a cell phone for “emergencies” and then fail to keep tabs on how it’s used. And sit with them when they access the Internet or suffer the consequences.

Tell Congress your kids are more important than currying political favor with the tech industry. Maybe our Supreme Court will stop perverting the Constitution by wrapping it around decadence instead of our kids. They might rediscover a compelling concern for children.

Adults, pay attention to the judicial confirmation process and hold the White House accountable for who gets a life-time appointment to the federal courts. Support only nominees whose track record proves they know the difference between the Constitution and Oprah’s book list. And stop allowing the Senate to turn the process into a political joust by pinheads.

We don’t need any more justices like Anthony Kennedy, who told the American Bar Association: “Our best security, our only security, is in the world of ideas.” Bin Laden’s got a world of ideas for us and we don’t need any more judges who think the Constitution gives him a right to privately ring up his operatives and tell them the next target.

Parents, pay attention to your children’s school curriculum and hold legislators and school officials accountable for indoctrinating your kids with immoral sex-ed and PC diversity. Too many public school kids can’t spell immorality but they know how to do it.

The Democrat-controlled California State Assembly passed SB 1437, one of four bills designed to indoctrinate schoolchildren and college students to accept transsexuality, transvestitism, bisexuality, and homosexuality, including homosexual “marriage” by teaching about them only in a positive light. California parents need to tell Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to veto the bills.

Pastors, do we hear your voices speaking out to save the next generation from being led into an immoral and unhealthy lifestyle? Some of you need to stop pretending that moral issues are only political. Quit hiding behind an illusory wall of separation between church and state and start speaking truth to government. Stop worrying about kidults thinking that you’re intolerant and hateful. Concern yourself with what Jesus thinks about you.

Parents, care more about being a parent than being a pal. Say no when no is right. Crying isn’t fatal.

Kidults, grow up and start caring more about children than your petty, self-absorbed gratifications that put kids at risk and rob them of innocence, or be prepared to face an army of angry grandmas.

Children are a gift from God. Jesus said, “But whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck, and he were thrown into the sea.” (Mark 9:41-43).

Don’t waste my time or yours writing, calling or e-mailing to complain that I’m forcing my religion on you. You’d be wise to spend your time scoping out bodies of water with large rock formations.