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  • Birth rates keep falling for U.S. women

    05/18/2018 4:50:02 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 69 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 17, 2018 | MIKE STOBBE
    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. birth rates declined last year for women in their teens, 20s and — surprisingly — their 30s, leading to the fewest babies in 30 years, according to a government report released Thursday. Experts said several factors may be combining to drive the declines, including shifting attitudes about motherhood and changing immigration patterns. The provisional report, based on a review of more than 99 percent of the birth certificates filed nationwide, counted 3.853 million births last year. That's the lowest tally since 1987. Births have been declining since 2014, but 2017 saw the greatest year-to-year drop...
  • Body cam footage released after woman accuses deputy of racism: ‘I was just bullied’

    05/17/2018 1:54:04 PM PDT · by BBell · 28 replies
    http://wtvr.com/ ^ | 5/8/18 | JON BURKETT AND WEB STAFF
    BRUNSWICK COUNTY, Va. -- After an accusation of racism during a Virginia traffic stop went viral, the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has released a full, uninterrupted body cam video of the incident. Behind the wheel of her car and live on Facebook, Dawn Hilton-Williams described a traffic stop on Route 58 westbound in rural Brunswick County. "I was just bullied by a racist cop, who threatened to pull me out of the car," said Hilton-Williams in the 11-minute long Facebook video. "This is where we got lynched. This is where we got lynched, even in today's day." The traffic stop...
  • The Haspel Pick Breaks the Model

    05/14/2018 6:14:24 AM PDT · by rktman · 1 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 5/14/2018 | Ishmael Jones
    As a Trump supporter I’m always delighted to find the genius in Trump’s actions. Where’s the genius in picking Gina? Here it is: Gina may have done a great deal of sitting, but she did some of it in foreign countries. She showed an early interest in espionage in foreign lands, and has had multiple, successful foreign assignments. She has shown respect for acquiring foreign languages and skills. She's a trained reports officer -- a strict gatekeeper in the intelligence process. The phony Trump Dossier would never have gotten past her. Any reports officer would instantly recognize it as fake...
  • BEAUTIFUL!: "Happiness is a Warm Gun"

    05/13/2018 6:09:37 AM PDT · by Mechanicos · 11 replies
    Youtube ^ | May 12, 2018 | Badger Pundit @ Youtube
    Security video of a good woman with a gun (a concealed carrier) taking down a bad man with a gun (a robber who threatened women and children), paired with music from "Across the Universe."
  • Finland's 'Female-Only' Island Slated to Open Amid Controversy

    05/11/2018 10:38:30 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 39 replies
    Sputnik News ^ | 5/11/2018 | Staff
    Advertised as a "rejuvenating and a safe space where women can reinvent themselves and their desires," an island off the coast of Raasepori in southern Finland is being touted as an all-inclusive, testosterone-free luxury resort. According to the Supershe website, the island can accommodate ten women in four newly-renovated cabins. German-American entrepreneur Kristina Roth, the driving force behind the project, has dispelled the contradictory reports that have come out recently about the businesswoman allegedly abandoning her cause. In an interview with Finnish national broadcaster Yle, she set the record straight by claiming that the resort will open its doors on...
  • Crashing the boys' club: Women candidates find winning elections is only half the battle(barf)

    05/10/2018 1:13:12 AM PDT · by BBell · 16 replies
    https://www.yahoo.com/ ^ | 5/9/18 | Lisa Belkin
    For Tara Gaston, it was being repeatedly told “that’s not the way things have been done” on the Saratoga County, N.Y., board of supervisors, to which she had just been elected. For Haya Ayala, it was watching her bill calling for pay parity get “killed before it could get anywhere near the floor” of the Virginia House of Delegates, which she joined as one of an influx of newcomers last year. And for Deborah Gonzalez, it was taking her first meeting with the other candidate who had flipped a seat in the Georgia House of Representatives during a special election...
  • Chinese dress at US prom wins support in China after internet backlash

    05/02/2018 10:12:09 AM PDT · by C19fan · 44 replies
    South China Morning Post ^ | May 2, 2018 | Louise Moon
    Keziah Daum, an 18-year-old from Utah in the United States, who has no Chinese roots, was accused of “cultural appropriation” after posting photographs on Twitter that featured her in a traditional Chinese qipao, or cheongsam. The dress symbolised a silent protest to promote gender equality after the fall of the dynasties and the beginning of the republican period in the early 1900s, and was worn during the 1919 reformist May Fourth Movement.
  • Disguised women sneak into Iranian football [soccer] match

    05/01/2018 6:18:02 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 4 replies
    lengths they go to to attend a football match. Donning beards and wigs, they disguised themselves as men so they could watch their team, Persepolis, play rivals Sepidrood at the Azadi stadium in Tehran last Friday. Although there's no official ban on women going to sporting events in Iran, it is rare for them to attend as they are often refused entry. Prior to the Islamic revolution of 1979, women were allowed to attend sporting events. Women have been punished for attending games in the past. In 2014, British-Iranian activist Ghoncheh Ghavami was detained after attempting to watch a men's...
  • Disguised women sneak into Iranian football match

    05/01/2018 1:48:11 PM PDT · by BBell · 14 replies
    http://www.bbc.com ^ | 5/1/18 | BBC Monitoring Iran
    Several Iranian women have caught people's attention by revealing the lengths they go to to attend a football match. Donning beards and wigs, they disguised themselves as men so they could watch their team, Persepolis, play rivals Sepidrood at the Azadi stadium in Tehran last Friday. Images of the women at the stadium have been widely shared on both Persian and English social media.Although there's no official ban on women going to sporting events in Iran, it is rare for them to attend as they are often refused entry. Prior to the Islamic revolution of 1979, women were allowed to...
  • ‘Diamond and Silk’ to Testify Before House Judiciary Committee on ‘Social Media Filtering’

    04/20/2018 2:46:30 PM PDT · by ptsal · 23 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | 04-20-2018 | David Rutz
    The flamboyant video blogging duo of "Diamond and Silk" will testify before the House Judiciary Committee next week as part of a "hearing to examine social media filtering and policing practices." The House Judiciary Committee announced: On Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing to examine social media filtering and policing practices. This hearing will focus on what metrics social media platforms use to moderate content, how filtering decisions are made, and whether viewpoints have been silenced on some of the most popular and widely used platforms.
  • Planned Parenthood Calls Legislation Racist [semi-satire]

    04/17/2018 11:52:28 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 15 April 2018 | John Semmens
    Planned Parenthood complained that two new laws enacted in Tennessee to deny tax payer funding for abortions "hurt women of color." Sarah Wallet, the medical director for Planned Parenthood of Greater Memphis, asserted "this legislation is racist. Women of color are especially dependent on government funding for their abortions. To deny them access to public monies for this purpose does them irreparable harm." Though the legislation does not block abortions financed by organizations or individuals using non-government sources of funding, Wallet was still adamant in her objections. "The original mission of Planned Parenthood as envisioned by founder Margaret Sanger was...
  • The immeasurable hypocrisy of the Democrat Party

    04/16/2018 4:07:55 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 30 replies
    News | 16 April 2018 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    The immeasurable hypocrisy of the Democrat Party is really coming to light. This is not an article to defend Donald Trump's alleged immorality. This article is about the news media's hypocrisy and not reporting the infidelity of Kennedy, Clinton and many other leaders. Morality only matters to Democrats when the opposing party has failed in that Arena. The only purpose for dragging Cohen and Trump into court is to destroy the support from Trump's constituency. All of this is an attack on us, his supporters, not on Trump himself. It is not going to work. Funny how when Clinton was...
  • President Trump signs H.R. 1865...to Fight Online Sex Trafficking [IGNORED BY MEDIA!]

    04/14/2018 4:41:32 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 38 replies
    the you tube ^ | 4/11/18
    President Trump signs H.R. 1865, the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017. April 11, 2018. President Trump signs bill to combat online sex trafficking....which makes it a Federal crime to own, manage, or operate a website with the intent to promote or facilitate prostitution. H.R. 1865, the “Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017,” which makes it a Federal crime to own, manage, or operate a website with the intent to promote or facilitate prostitution.
  • New Jersey Bill Bans Tackle Football For Children Under Age Of 12

    04/11/2018 9:15:25 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 20 replies
    CBS 2 PHILLY ^ | 10 APRIL 2018 | CBS 2 PHILLY
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A new bill in New Jersey would ban children under the age of 12 to play tackle football. Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle introduced the bill last week. The bill prohibits children under the age of 12 from participating in organized tackle football programs. Woman Applies For Jail Job, Arrested Instead In Theft Case “Under the bill, children under the age of 12 will not be permitted to participate in tackle football offered by a youth sports team organization,” the bill reads, adding, “The bill also provides that a school district may not permit a student under the...
  • Tony Robbins Is Right About the #Metoo Movement

    04/08/2018 5:29:17 PM PDT · by ethom · 32 replies
    PJ Media ^ | APRIL 7, 2018 | BY JOHN HAWKINS
    Tony Robbins didnÂ’t invent the NLP techniques he popularized, but the number of people referring to his work in videos, books, and articles IÂ’ve read over the last few years is staggering. If youÂ’re talking about someone who has influenced the influencers over the last few decades, no one else in his field even comes close. Whatever you want to say about him (wait, you mean the infomercial guy from Shallow Hal? The giant guy with the big teeth?), he is as good as it gets when it comes to self-help, psychology and, oh yeah, sales. ThereÂ’s a reason he...
  • 1950's Education on Women

    04/07/2018 4:29:20 PM PDT · by Sybeck1 · 10 replies
    https://youtu.be/j8ADfS8WQmw Short film of the pitfalls of women in the 1950's workforce
  • A Good Man Is Still Hard to Find

    04/06/2018 7:07:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 142 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 6, 2018 | Suzanne Fields
    Women have been complaining since the original Adams family was evicted from the Garden of Eden that "A good man is hard to find." Despite radical feminist mockery of the very idea of manliness, that men are natural sexual predators, most women -- with very few exceptions -- still want one. The #MeToo movement has nevertheless changed a lot of things in the wake of the sexual harassment-scandal season. One of them is the regard in which men are universally held by women. It often seems we're back to the '80s, when there was a similar assault on the idea...
  • Tiger Woods'' Ex-GF Threatened Over NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement) [ed]

    04/04/2018 6:42:26 AM PDT · by C19fan · 32 replies
    TMZ ^ | April 2, 2018 | Staff
    Tiger Woods got his ex-girlfriend Kristin Smith to sign a non-disclosure agreement to make sure she kept her mouth shut about their nuclear breakup ... but she wants out of their deal -- and now they're locked in a nasty legal war. TMZ Sports has learned ... Woods and Smith (who dated from 2015 to 2017) are currently in arbitration -- and sources familiar with the situation tell us it's all over a non-disclosure agreement. We're told Smith believes Woods cheated on her in 2017 and that's what ended their relationship. To save himself from another embarrassing sex-fueled PR nightmare,...
  • Gamma male syndrome: Why even liberal women aren’t attracted to liberal men

    04/02/2018 9:42:02 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 63 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | 31 March 2018 | Luis Miguel
    What constitutes attractiveness? Apparently, not liberalism. Liberal men find themselves in a strange predicament: they’re less enticing to even the die-hard feminists they’re constantly trying to please. Science has a say on the issue. A study published earlier this year by political scientist Rolfe Daus Peterson found that conservatives of both genders are generally more attractive than their liberal counterparts. As expected, the left-leaning researchers concluded the politics stem from the looks: attractive people feel good about themselves and, as a result, are less inclined to social programs that help the needy. Despite the talk by p**sy hat-wearing women calling...
  • The Left Is Hunting for Scapegoats, and Using Rhetoric of Extermination

    03/28/2018 11:09:21 AM PDT · by ptsal · 12 replies
    The Stream ^ | 28-March-2018 | John Zmirak
    John Zmirak Is the existence of pro-life Americans a “crime against women”? Is a woman “at her most powerful” when she lies down for a doctor to kill her unborn baby? That’s what feminist author and abortionist Merle Hoffman thinks. In case you dismiss her as a crank, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman appears to agree with her. He joined her in a lawsuit aimed at ordinary Americans who stand on sidewalks outside clinics urging women not to choose abortion. Does such language strike you as creepy, even menacing? Is it troubling that one of America’s largest states is...