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Donít Tread On Bossy
RedState ^ | 3/12/2014 | Donna Howe

Posted on 03/12/2014 1:14:34 PM PDT by absentee

bancrybabies

This week, liberals and their media lap dogs have once again revealed a part of their telling agenda: They want to ban the word "bossy". Yes. The word.

Why? Because it's "offensive." It holds back the young, up and coming women leaders of the new generation. They believe, and want us to believe, that we cant think for ourselves or raise strong independent young conservative women because "bossy" is bad, ugly, hurtful, and degrading. It doesn't matter that "bossy" has and will be used by women toward their male bosses and that's OK. Nobody objects to that. But for poor, weak little girls, having the word "bossy" used about them stunts their growth and won't let them achieve their goals. Girls can't take the heat, so get back IN the kitchen??

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: bossy; msm; palin; pc; wordpolice
Feminists are stupid. And Condi is with them on their latest nonsense.
1 posted on 03/12/2014 1:14:34 PM PDT by absentee
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To: absentee
They want to ban the word "bossy."

That's awfully... bossy... of them.

2 posted on 03/12/2014 1:15:25 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (If Barack Hussein Obama entertains a thought that he does not verbalize, is it still a lie?)
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To: absentee

How odd.

The fascist (bossy) left wanting to outlaw the word bossy.

It would be funny....if what they’re doing TO America were not so serious.


3 posted on 03/12/2014 1:21:34 PM PDT by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie)
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To: absentee
So B*tchy, Naggy, overbearing, imperious, pushy, authoritarian, commanding, controlling, despotic, dictatorial, high-handed, oppressive, and tyrannical are still permissible?
4 posted on 03/12/2014 1:22:04 PM PDT by apillar
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To: absentee

It fits with their agenda of allowing no dissent against authority (if it’s their authority). Strange, because “question authority” was once a popular slogan for them.


5 posted on 03/12/2014 1:22:54 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: absentee

Oh for crying out loud. Honestly, THIS is their issue? How about they focus on something worthwhile, like, say, “honour” killing. Or the practice of mutilating female genitalia, or the treatment of women by muslim men. Or how about volunteering just doing something useful for someone.


6 posted on 03/12/2014 1:24:07 PM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: apillar

You left out ball-breaking.


7 posted on 03/12/2014 1:24:56 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: absentee

Banning ‘bossy’ is so Gay.


8 posted on 03/12/2014 1:25:57 PM PDT by FreedomGuru (Time for torches and pitchforks.)
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To: apillar

That is the best comment in the history of comments apillar. I’ve got to figure out a way to tweet that.


9 posted on 03/12/2014 1:32:06 PM PDT by absentee
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To: absentee
A caller to a talk show last week made an interesting point. This is all groundwork being set for Hillary! in 2016. The media has been very compliant in spreading this story around, and many lefty celebs (like Bebouncy) have jumped on board.

Expect more of these silly campaigns. It isn't about banning words but setting a media meme that criticizing a bossy woman is misogynistic - and any commentator, candidate or supporter who does so has ‘crossed a line’.

They are insulating their candidate.

10 posted on 03/12/2014 1:32:18 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Daughter #2’s favorite keychain is one that says, “I’m not bossy. I just have better ideas.”


11 posted on 03/12/2014 1:32:38 PM PDT by jagusafr (the American Trinity (Liberty, In G0D We Trust, E Pluribus Unum))
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To: LostInBayport
They're not just insulating their candidate, Hillary, but her totalitarian mindset, in everything she brings to the table.

"Bossy" is fairly universally considered a pejorative, but is core to what totalitarians wish to manifest in high-horse fashion, as they believe "they have better ideas." Totalitarians want to take an effective verbal weapon from our very mouths.

There's a line of reasoning that can't be ****-canned fast enough!

HF

12 posted on 03/12/2014 1:40:30 PM PDT by holden
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To: absentee

Darn it!, Now will have to change my cow’s name.


13 posted on 03/12/2014 1:46:13 PM PDT by Vinylly
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To: absentee
Feminists are stupid. And Condi is with them on their latest nonsense.

And to think Republicans actually invited her to speak at the 2012 convention. She probably voted for O again.

14 posted on 03/12/2014 2:14:37 PM PDT by Sans-Culotte (Psalm 14:1 ~ The fool says in his heart, ¬ďThere is no God.¬Ē)
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To: absentee
IMO everyone is missing the point.

Say the word or don't say the word. It doesn't matter because it's a first amendment thing.

The first amendment - freedom of speech - is precisely to protect speech that others consider offensive. "Bossy" may be "offensive" to some women, but its use is protected by the first amendment.

Get over it!

15 posted on 03/12/2014 2:15:39 PM PDT by Prov3456
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To: JudyinCanada

We never should have given them the right to vote.


16 posted on 03/12/2014 2:38:49 PM PDT by donhunt (Certified and proud "Son of a Bitch".)
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To: Prov3456

I heard about this, but not sure I follow the reasoning.

So, it sounds as if teenage girls don’t go for leadership roles in school, student council, extra curricular activities, because they are afraid of being called bossy.

Is this really true? . And the narrative indicates that this carries over into adulthood.

At a time when record numbers of women have advanced to high positions in every professional field, we’re saying the girls snuff out all ambition in middle and high school, because of the fear of being called bossy????

Doesthis make sense?

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17 posted on 03/12/2014 2:43:37 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (as)
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To: absentee
It holds back the young, up and coming women leaders of the new generation.

Then where did all these bossy women come from.

18 posted on 03/12/2014 2:58:41 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: XenaLee

If equal treatment is what is desired then I guess we ought to call them what we call others displaying the same behavior...no not “leaders”...but simply “jerks” or other terms my parents told me never to say out loud


19 posted on 03/12/2014 4:14:20 PM PDT by rights with responsibilities
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To: absentee

Michelle Obama supports campaign to ban sexist words

20 posted on 03/12/2014 4:47:59 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: absentee

Of course if one conservative woman is called “bossy” by some leftists I expect to hear crickets on the left.


21 posted on 03/12/2014 8:40:03 PM PDT by fkabuckeyesrule
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