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October 23, 2012

Posted by gertmcqueen in Uncategorized.
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Reclaiming the Sippel-Herr Family Honor

 A recent editorial in my local newspaper brought my attention to something that seems to be quite a trend on the forum for Adult Adoptees Advocating Change and used in their bullying pro-adoption people. Lets look at the article before looking at the AAAC forum and Joan Wheeler.
 
November 17, 2011 by Meghan Daum
 
It’s time to ease up on a figure of speech arising from 1978’s Jonestown massacre.
 
Drunk any Kool-Aid lately? Or maybe you accused someone else of doing it? If so, congratulations, you’re right in step with one of the nation’s most popular idiomatic trends. A snappy, fruit-flavored way of referring to someone who unquestioningly embraces a particular leader or ideology, “drinking the Kool-Aid” has become a staple of self-righteous public discourse.
 
Bill O’Reilly is fond of the expression, as is Washington Times columnist Marybeth Hicks, whose new book “Don’t Let the Kids…

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