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The Orphans That Aren’t And The People Who Resent Them

palm to forehead – I can’t take this much longer!

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Why So Few Syrian Christian Refugees? For the Same Reason You Can’t Find Orphans in Haitian Orphanages

This snappy title is from something called The Stream. Stream of what they don’t say, but it does call to mind a certain Monty Python sketch about Oscar Wilde.

I guess I shouldn’t be surprised that an online daily whose first stated principle is, “Every human being has equal value and dignity,” will call the desperate people who risk their lives trying to get into America “illegals” and not notice the contradiction. This twisted reasoning easily carries over into the adoption realm.

The part of the above piece that got my attention was this: The Curious Case of the Orphanless Orphanage. I will now pick it apart without mercy:

That’s not a misprint. Orphanages are one of the last places you’ll find a real orphan in Haiti. We were in…

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