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Orphan- there’s something wrong with adoptionland’s desire to project its crap

It’s taken me up until opening day, but of course, I’ve got something to say about Orphan, just not what you might expect.
I actually wasn’t planning on blogging about it, but in light of some of the lunacy campaigning surrounding the movie, I figured another Bastard voice tossed into the fray might not be the [...]

Orson Mozes and the perfect symbiosis

I’m not going to write a great deal about the details of the crimes Mozes is accused of, instead I’d prefer to point readers at this Naples Daily News piece that pretty well serves as a backgrounder, Miami police nab ‘Most Wanted’ suspect who was released in Collier.
Also be sure to also see the earlier [...]

Maryland- a fund for donations for the surviving 7 year-old, & more questions

This is my fifth post relating to the murdered and abused adopted daughters of Renee D. Bowman in Maryland. My earlier posts contain far more detail, this is just a brief update. To find the other four posts, just click my Maryland tag and read in chronological order bottom to top.
Just a quick little post [...]

Adoption subsidies for frozen corpses, more on the Maryland nightmare

This is a follow-up post to my initial post on this story, read Maryland- 3 adopted daughters; 1 beaten, 2 dead, frozen in freezer for 7 months first if you haven’t already.
Today more details are emerging. The Washington Post article, Md. Mother Jailed After Bodies Of 2 Children Found in Freezer, for example, contains a [...]

Jessica Scovil: when the foster system fails completely

This is another of those posts I guess I put off, in part because I have such difficulty finding the words, but also in part because it’s all so damn heartbreaking.
As always, Bastardette has done important work in laying out the basics of her death and the circumstances surrounding it across two posts she did [...]