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  • Erdogan: Of course women aren’t equal to men ( Moslem Turkey )

    11/25/2014 11:13:41 AM PST · by george76 · 22 replies
    Hot Air ^ | November 25, 2014 | Jazz Shaw
    In case you were looking for an actual “war on women” as opposed to some fictional hysteria constructed for the entertainment of daytime cable news soap operas, you might want to take a look at Turkey. The new president of our “ally” in the region near Syria, Tayyip Erdogan, decided to opine on the subject of gender relations this week and he really wasn’t worried about mincing words. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said women cannot be treated as equal to men, and has accused feminists of rejecting motherhood. “You cannot put women and men on an equal footing,”...
  • Two More Women are Accusing Bill Cosby of Assault

    11/22/2014 3:33:37 PM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 106 replies
    The Daily Mail | November 22, 2014 | Corporate Stepsister
    Now two more women are coming out, accusing him, making it now up to seventeen women who have come out against him. 1) "Former comedy club manager claims Cosby gave her a Quaalude... and hours later woke up naked in his friend's bed" Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2845640/He-said-little-strong-Former-comedy-club-manager-claims-Cosby-gave-sedative-Quaalude-complained-migraine-hours-later-woke-naked-friend-s-bed.html#ixzz3JqLtCwem Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook 2) "Grandmother is latest to accuse Cosby: Former talent agent says the comedian 'drugged and attacked her during a party at his home while his wife was out of town'" Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2845566/New-Hampshire-grandmother-latest-woman-accuse-Bill-Cosby-drugging-assaulting-inviting-party-comedian-s-wife-town.html#ixzz3JqM4vklY Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
  • Misreading the cry of rape

    11/20/2014 8:42:22 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 53 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 19, 2014 | Suzanne Fields
    If Aesop were here he might rewrite his famous fable, replacing the boy who cried “wolf!” with the girl who cried “rape!” The cry of “rape” is used so carelessly that it’s often impossible to get to the truth of an accusation. When rape was a capital offense it was a rare and vicious crime which required a court of law to apply justice. It was underreported, since the rapist usually took advantage of those who felt too vulnerable even to say anything about it. Contemporary accusations of rape are frequent, often made by women at prestigious colleges whose accusations...
  • Dem anger flares over pregnant lawmaker (RATS war on real women?)

    11/18/2014 3:36:59 PM PST · by Libloather · 15 replies
    MSN ^ | 11/18/14 | Mike Lillis
    A meeting of House Democrats flared up on Tuesday over the increasingly thorny issue of whether a pregnant member should be allowed to vote from afar in the party's leadership elections this week. Democratic leaders, including Rep. Nancy Pelosi (Calif.), have denied a request from Rep. Tammy Duckworth (Ill.), who lost both of her legs in the Iraq War, to waive the Democratic rule barring proxy votes. Duckworth, 46, is in the last stages of a pregnancy and her doctor won't allow her to travel back to Washington to vote in person. The denial has angered a number of Democrats,...
  • Army chooses 31 women for spring Ranger Course assessment

    11/18/2014 10:41:24 AM PST · by jazusamo · 47 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 18, 2014 | Douglas Ernst
    The U.S. ArmyRanger school has 31 female candidates for its planned Ranger Course Assessment next spring. The Maneuver Center of Excellence in Fort Benning, Georgia, said on its Facebook page Monday that Fort Benning’s Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade has chosen 11 officers and 20 noncommissioned officers as observers and advisers for the course. Candidates went through a week of training to give them an idea of the rigors that Ranger School inflicts upon soldiers. “I was very satisfied with both the quality and quantity of the volunteers we received,” said Maj. Gen. Scott Miller, commanding general of the Maneuver...
  • With her epic fail, Wendy Davis painted Texas redder: Abbott captures women, making only Dems blue

    11/14/2014 10:47:23 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 13, 2014 | The Editors
    The Democratic dream of “turning Texas blue” dissolved on Nov. 4. The left had elevated Wendy Davis, an obscure state senator, to superstar status after she delivered an emotional 11-hour panegyric to abortion. She was expected to ride her celebrity status and the “war on women” into the executive mansion in Austin. She had only to defeat a Republican white man. It didn’t quite work out that way, drawing just 38.9 percent of the vote. From the top of the ballot on down, the wreckage from the Democratic effort was strewn across the state from Texarkana westward to El Paso....
  • We should stop putting women in jail. For anything.

    11/13/2014 10:15:03 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Washington Post's PostEverything Blog ^ | November 6, 2014 | Patricia O'Brien
    It sounds like a radical idea: Stop incarcerating women, and close down women’s prisons. But in Britain, there is a growing movement, sponsored by a peer in the House of Lords, to do just that. The argument is actually quite straightforward: There are far fewer women in prison than men to start with — women make up just 7 percent of the prison population. This means that these women are disproportionately affected by a system designed for men. But could women’s prisons actually be eliminated in the United States, where the rate of women’s incarceration has risen by 646 percent...
  • Businesses cash in as women chase bigger butts

    11/12/2014 1:49:08 PM PST · by Bettyprob · 38 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | Nov. 11, 2014 | Joseph Pisani
    NEW YORK (AP) — Gym classes that promise a plump posterior are in high demand. A surgery that pumps fat into the buttocks is gaining popularity. And padded panties that give the appearance of a rounder rump are selling out. The U.S. booty business is getting a big bump. Companies are cashing in on growing demand from women seeking the more curvaceous figures of their favorite stars, who flaunt their fuller rear ends. Nicki Minaj, for instance, raps about her "big fat" butt in "Anaconda." Reality star Kim Kardashian posts photos of hers on Instagram. And in the music video...
  • Google (Veteran's Day front page puts woman in front, men behind)

    11/11/2014 4:31:35 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 49 replies
    Google ^ | 11 November 2014 | Google
    Interesting that Google the front page shows all the military men in the background and the woman out front on the Veteran's Day page.
  • Feminist Writer Can’t Stand Republican Women

    11/10/2014 3:40:03 AM PST · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 9, 2014 | Matt Vespa
    Whether liberals would like to admit it or not; 2014 was a historic moment for women, especially Republican women. Besides it being a wave election, Republicans elected the first female senators from Iowa and West Virginia, the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, and the first black Republican woman–Mia Love–in Utah. Yet, these were Republican women; they’re a horrid subset of the human species beholden to their patriarchal masters according to feminists. Well, it all comes down to abortion–again–and this super-secret conspiracy to make life for American women–and women around the world–miserable (via the Guardian) [emphasis mine]: In a way, female...
  • Women may soon be able to drive in Saudi Arabia (if they’re over 30, off the road by 8 p.m. and

    11/09/2014 7:03:32 AM PST · by george76 · 17 replies
    National Post ^ | November 8, 2014
    only women over 30 would be allowed to drive and they would need permission from a male relative — usually a husband or father, but lacking those, a brother or son. They would be allowed to drive from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday through Wednesday and noon to 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. It wasn’t immediately clear why the restrictions would be different Thursday and Friday ... The conditions would also require that a woman driver wear conservative dress and no makeup, the official said. Within cities, they can drive without a male relative in the car,...
  • The Midterms Were Only Bad for Women If You Have a Very Narrow View of Women

    11/07/2014 9:11:36 PM PST · by South40 · 20 replies
    Slate ^ | 11/7/2014 | Jessica Grose
    A headline on the Cut announces that the midterm election results were “Bad News for Women.” Under it, Ann Friedman argues that even though there were several “prominent victories” for Republican women this week—including combat veteran and hog castrator Joni Ernst in Iowa, black Mormon Mia Love in Utah, and youngest woman to ever be elected to Congress Elise Stefanik in New York—because they do not support abortion rights and are pro-gun, that means their wins are not a boon for women. I’m not sure I agree. If you are against everything Joni Ernst or Mia Love stand for, then...
  • Were Women a Factor in the Democratic Shellacking of 2014?

    11/07/2014 7:42:35 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/7/2014 | Janice Shaw Crouse
    Stung by the Democrats who abandoned him during Campaign 2014 by telling voters that President Obama wasn’t on the ballot, the president insisted that his policies were and that those Democrats voted consistently for his policies. At that point, I’m sure, those senators and representatives cringed, but voters recognized the truth of what the president said and voted a resounding repudiation of both the president and his policies. That said, a burning question remains: “What about those unmarried women who put him in office in 2008 and kept him there in 2012?” My assessment of the CNN exit poll data...
  • Victoria Osteen in new TV special "Women of the Bible"

    11/07/2014 5:05:57 AM PST · by Gamecock · 28 replies
    chron.com ^ | November 6, 2014 | Heather Alexander
    Lakewood Church co-pastor Victoria Osteen will take part in a new TV special focusing on the Bible's most famous female figures, according to Variety. Stories of prominent biblical women will be blended with interviews with contemporary women in faith. Victoria Osteen will take part alongside Christine Caine and Priscilla Shirer, who co-founded Going Beyond Ministries. Eva Rodriguez from the Latino Evangenlical Women's Association, Kay Warren of Saddleback church and Bible teacher Joyce Meyer will also take part. Producer Roma Downey said the special will shed light on some little known facts about the Bible's heroines.
  • Cosmo Hails Historic Number of Women in Congress…

    11/06/2014 4:11:56 PM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 6, 2014 | Cortney O'Brien
    Wednesday morning, Cosmopolitan magazine hailed the fact that 100 women are going to serve in Congress for the first time ever. The only problem? The magazine rooted against a fifth of them – or at least ignored them. The fashion magazine for some reason decided to jump into politics this year and endorse candidates for the 2014 midterm elections. Surprise, surprise, all of the politicians they endorsed were pro-abortion Democrats. Here were just a few: Amanda Renteria, Jeanne Shaheen, Alison Lundergan Grimes, Mary Burke, Carol Shea-Porter, Michelle Nunn, Staci Appel, and everyone’s favorite candidate, Wendy Davis. In the House races, specifically, conservative, pro-life...
  • White women didn’t just fail Wendy Davis — they failed the rest of Texas, too

    11/06/2014 10:41:23 AM PST · by C19fan · 114 replies
    Salon ^ | November 6, 2014 | Jenny Kutner
    I am well aware that Wendy Davis lost the Texas governor’s race by a wide margin. It’s salt in a very personal wound. Her campaign meant a lot to me, and to so many other Texas women — thousands of whom stood in line for hours to cast their ballots in support. Greg Abbott won anyway, and he won by a lot. But he didn’t win by a lot across the demographic landscape. I went to the Texas Tribune first for a dissection of the election results, and one piece of information struck me as particularly… wrong. The Tribune cited...
  • The ‘War on Women’ Failure Is a Very Bad Omen for Democrats’ Future

    11/06/2014 8:50:57 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 11/6/2014 | By Robert Tracinski
    As things started to look really bad for Democrats in the waning days of the midterm election, we started to hear complaints that Democratic candidates had focused too much of their effort on flogging the idea of a Republican “war on women.” Colorado’s Mark Udall returned to this theme so often that he was dubbed “Mark Uterus,” and you can see where that got him: he lost by a five-point margin. And that’s not the worst of it. No one built their campaign around the “women’s issue” of abortion rights more fully than Wendy Davis in Texas. She went down...
  • Guardian Columnist: Republican Women are "Anti-Woman," Should be "Ashamed"

    11/06/2014 8:05:56 AM PST · by therightliveswithus · 31 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 11/6/14 | Aurelius
    Jessica Valenti is not happy about the Republican wave election that happened on Tuesday. In fact, she is angry. More than that, she is angry that Republican women have been elected to positions of power because, she writes, Republicans are oppressing women and taking power away from them. Valenti warns, “Record numbers don’t matter if the party is still targeting women’s rights – and if elected women are still throwing their own gender under the bus.” The Republican party, including women who are Republicans, are “anti-woman.” Valenti makes a point to say that the GOP isn’t anti-women’s issues. No, they...
  • Libs trashing Saira Blair, an 18-year-old Republican who just won a seat in the WV legislature

    11/06/2014 7:06:00 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 87 replies
    http://twitchy.com ^ | November 5, 2014
    This could be the nicest thing you read today, via the Wall Street Journal: A West Virginia University freshman who did most of her campaigning out of her dorm room became the youngest state lawmaker in the nation Tuesday. Republican Saira Blair, a fiscally conservative 18-year-old, will represent a small district in West Virginia’s eastern panhandle, about 1˝ hours outside Washington, D.C., after defeating her Democratic opponent 63% to 30%, according to the Associated Press. A third candidate got 7% of the vote. In a statement, Ms. Blair thanked her supporters and family, as well as her opponents for running...
  • The youngest women elected to office are Republicans [No War on Women there]

    11/05/2014 8:38:57 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/5/2014 | Jazz Shaw
    Memo to all of you “Republican War on Women” talkers: Take a hike.Two races of particular interest yesterday speak to an issue which goes far beyond the borders of their respective districts. One was a House race which I’ve written about here before. In New York’s north country, Elise Stefanik has won her battle against millionaire filmmaker Aaron Woolf and is now the youngest woman ever elected to the United States Congress. Republican Elise Stefanik has become the youngest woman elected to Congress in history, winning her race against Aaron Woolf in New York’s 21st open district 56-32, ABC...
  • New Wendy Davis poll shows that women are not slaves to abortion

    11/03/2014 6:40:34 PM PST · by Morgana · 14 replies
    Live Action ^ | Nov 3, 2014 | Cassy Fiano
    The abortion lobby glommed on to Wendy Davis as soon as she conducted her now-infamous 11-hour filibuster. Davis was doing everything she could to make sure that late-term abortion became legal, and abortion activists were thrilled. It seemed inevitable that she would run for higher office after that. Pro-abortion groups like Battleground Texas swore that Davis was just the person to turn Texas blue and make it a pro-abortion haven like New York or California. Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood, has thrown her weight behind Davis as well, bussing in supporters and funneling money into the Davis campaign. Unfortunately...
  • Women 0-For-4 with Democrats

    11/03/2014 1:29:30 PM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 3, 2014 | Katie Kieffer
    Ladies, Democrats fail you in four major ways. You’re 0-for-4 with DFL policies, so vote for politicians who will safeguard your health and freedom. 1.) Gun control renders women vulnerable to rape and mass violence Women are at higher risk than men for becoming victims of rape. And since 75% of teachers are female, according to data from the Education Department, women are also at higher risk for becoming victims of mass school shootings. Democrats like Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Gov. Jerry Brown (signatory of a new bill that tells women: “a nod means undress me”) and President Obama are...
  • Horror Stories from and Solutions for Schoolgirls Escaping Boko Haram

    11/02/2014 10:44:55 AM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 2, 2014 | Kimberly Smith
    Boko Haram is a radical Islamic wanna-be ruling force in Nigeria who kidnapped nearly 300 school girls in one fell swoop in April of this year. Michelle Obama was outraged. EightyU.S. military troops flew in, vowing to never leave until the girls are found. The Nigerian government agreed to a ceasefire against the captors, claiming the group is preparing to release the girls—who they openly call “sex slaves” and threaten to sell in the market. Yet, hundreds more girls and women have been kidnapped since April by the same wanna-bes, including 60 immediately after the ceasefire proclamation and 30 more...
  • Amazon Warriors Did Indeed Fight and Die Like Men

    11/01/2014 3:18:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    National Geographic's Book Talk ^ | October 29, 2014 | Simon Worrall
    Archaeology shows that these fierce women also smoked pot, got tattoos, killed—and loved—men. The Amazons got a bum rap in antiquity. They wore trousers. They smoked pot, covered their skin with tattoos, rode horses, and fought as hard as the guys. Legends sprang up like weeds. They cut off their breasts to fire their bows better! They mutilated or killed their boy children! Modern (mostly male) scholars continued the confabulations. The Amazons were hard-core feminists. Man haters. Delinquent mothers. Lesbians. Drawing on a wealth of textual, artistic, and archaeological evidence, Adrienne Mayor, author of The Amazons, dispels these myths and...
  • Carly Fiorina: Female Voters Fed Up With Phony 'War on Women'

    10/30/2014 8:57:46 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | 10/29/2014 | Bill Hoffmann
    The nation is fed up with the phony "war on women" that Democrats are endlessly accusing Republicans of waging, says Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard. "We have a lot of data which suggests that people are tiring of the slogans and the gestures. Women, as well as men," Fiorina saud Wednesday on "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV.
  • The Problem With That Catcalling Video (Race Card)

    10/30/2014 9:05:26 AM PDT · by C19fan · 45 replies
    Slate ^ | October 29, 2014 | Hanna Rosin
    <p>On Tuesday, Slate and everyone else posted a video of a woman who is harassed more than 100 times by men as she walks around New York City for ten hours. More specifically, it’s a video of a young white woman who is harassed by mostly black and Latino men as she walks around New York City for ten hours. The one dude who turns around and says, “Nice,” is white, but the guys who do the most egregious things—like the one who harangues her, “Somebody’s acknowledging you for being beautiful! You should say thank you more,” or the one who follows her down the street too closely for five whole minutes—are not.</p>
  • Atheist Group To Distribute Pamphlets In Schools Of Cartoon Bible Sexually Assaulting Women

    10/27/2014 2:57:47 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 33 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | October 27, 2014 | Dr. Susan Berry
    An atheist group is planning to distribute a pamphlet in several Florida public high schools that depicts an illustration of a cartoon Bible sexually assaulting a young woman.
  • Three pioneering women in Marine infantry course are asked to leave. Why?

    10/26/2014 11:25:52 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 229 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | October 24, 2014 | Anna Mulrine
    Just weeks after three women passed a rigorous day-long test qualifying them to potentially lead US Marine infantrymen for the first time in history, news came that all three women have been asked to leave the course. They were physically disqualified from the training last week for falling behind in hikes while carrying loads of upwards of 100 pounds, says Maj. George Flynn, director of the Infantry Officers Course (IOC) at Quantico, Va.
  • How I Lost Faith in the Pro-Choice Movement

    10/26/2014 11:01:56 AM PDT · by millegan · 24 replies
    ChurchPOP ^ | 2014 | Jennifer Fulwiler
    I was sitting on a bean bag in my dorm room when I got the call. It was a friend of mine — let’s call her “Sara” — and she was sobbing so hard it took me a moment to know who it was. Finally, she pulled herself together enough to speak. With a voice that sounded as weary as if she had aged 100 years since the last time we talked, she said, “I’m pregnant.” My heart sunk on her behalf. I was completely pro-choice and didn’t find the idea of abortion to be troubling, but I knew that...
  • Matt Lewis shames the press for laughing at Bristol Palin’s physical assault

    10/23/2014 7:53:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Hot Air ^ | October 23, 2014 | Noah Rothman
    Apparently, the usual sober and fraught political commentary that often accompanies episodes of physical violence directed toward women disappears when the subject of that violence is a Palin. The political press had a hearty chuckle at the expense of the Palins when it first broke that the former first family of Alaska was involved in an alcohol-fueled brawl. The “thrilla in Wasilla,” some called it. One might, however, have expected the laughter to die down after local police released audio of Bristol Palin who described through hysterical tears how she had been assaulted, dragged through the grass, and robbed. It...
  • Debate crowd loudly laughs at “War Against Women” charge by female Dem challenger (#NY23)

    10/23/2014 7:44:38 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 37 replies
    At the candidate debate tonight [Democrat Martha Robertson] accused [Republican Tom Reed] of being part of the War Against Women. She actually used the phrase “you’re part of the War against Women.” The crowd laughed so hard, Robertson had to ask for more time. This video clip is being circulated and who knows, may go viral.
  • Fox News host claims 'hot' young women are usually ignorant (truncated title)

    10/23/2014 3:57:29 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 59 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | Oct 23, 2014 | Unknown
    Full Title: Fox News host and former Victoria's Secret model claims 'hot' young women are usually ignorant and should NOT vote or be allowed on juries because 'they don't get it'
  • Elizabeth Warren: Male Senators Treat Me Differently Because I’m a Woman

    10/22/2014 10:14:57 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 57 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 22, 2014 | Kelly Cohen
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she's been treated differently in elected office because she's a woman. While campaigning for Democratic Sen. Mark Udall in Colorado, the Massachusetts Democrat answered with a resounding “yes” when asked on CNN if male senators have treated her differently because of her gender. When asked to elaborate, Warren replied “Nope” twice, but did oblige that she didn't find her treatment surprising.
  • SURVEY: WOMEN DON'T NEED TO TAKE THEIR HUSBANDS' LAST NAME

    10/21/2014 5:01:25 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 77 replies
    YOUGOV ^ | 10/21/2014 | by Peter Moore
    Most people believe that it is up to the woman getting married whether she takes her husband's last name or not - but that kids should generally get their father's name The wedding of Amal Alamuddin to George Clooney in Venice has been one of the most talked about events of 2014. Amal, who is a prominent human rights lawyer in the UK, caused a certain amount of controversy due to her decision to take Clooney's last name as her own. Furthermore, unlike many women with professional careers, she will also professionally be known as 'Amal Clooney' instead of 'Amal...
  • The Bare-Naked Truth Of Feminism!

    10/21/2014 9:40:31 AM PDT · by xuberalles · 21 replies
    Self | 10/21/14 | Me
    If a woman's ability to choose is truly paramount to liberals, why do they attack those who choose to stay at home and raise a family in a world that is brimming with immorality, promiscuity and absentee parents? Furthermore, if feminists truly care about women, shouldn't they support their rights as individuals, equals, regardless of their political or religious affiliation? The real war on women has nothing to do with opposing abortion, protecting a child's life, or free birth control; it's a perilous product of the radical left's undying hatred of those independent voices who don't share their sexist views...
  • [From Nov. 2, 2011] Rand Paul Defends Herman Cain – Complains that Women Can’t Take a Joke

    10/18/2014 6:55:44 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 31 replies
    So Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.), who likes to tie women up and leave them in a creek is complaining that women are entirely too sensitive these days, that “they can’t take a joke.” As he told the National Review “There are people now who hesitate to tell a joke to a woman in the workplace, any kind of joke, because it could be interpreted incorrectly. I don’t. I’m very cautious.”
  • Why more women choose not to marry

    10/16/2014 9:54:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 124 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/16/2014 | Pepper Schwartz
    ome revolutions happen in a single day; others over decades. The rise of the voluntarily single woman has been happening in Western societies slowly, over time, concomitant with well-paying jobs, legal protection from economic or physical abuse, reliable birth control and the possibility of fulfilling careers and adventures. Women are marrying at a later age these days, cohabiting with their partners or going in and out of short-term relationships without ever walking down the aisle. Currently, 53% of women over 18 are in the singles column. Put another way, women now have choices that allow them to customize the arc...
  • The Other War on Women: Why the Democrat's “war on women” strategy is now ineffective.

    10/14/2014 9:15:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/14/2014 | The Editors
    The Democrats’ “war on women” strategy has always been frivolous and intellectually dishonest, and it is now being revealed as ineffective, too. Let us call the roll: Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Kentucky secretary of state hoping to oust Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, is trailing in the polls in spite of being a cause célčbre for the Hollywood Left — Harvey Weinstein and Jeffrey Katzenberg have lavished Manhattan and Beverly Hills money upon her race — even after having engaged in such questionable shenanigans as attempting to portray Senator McConnell, an original cosponsor of the Violence Against Women Act, as...
  • Cruz: Obama Waging War On Women,Meet The Three Women Who Inspired Me

    10/13/2014 5:03:57 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 8 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | October 13, 2014 | Mathew Boyle
    SPARTANBURG, South Carolina — Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) argued here at a women’s forum hosted by Palladian View that President Barack Obama is waging a war on women. “For the last six years under President Obama, 3.7 million have entered poverty,” Cruz said in opening remarks before taking questions from local reporters on a panel. “Under President Obama, the median income for women has dropped by $733. You want to talk about a war on women? That’s a war on women.”
  • UTOPIA: what would a women’s society look like?

    10/12/2014 9:17:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 97 replies
    I haven’t been writing in a while, and it’s not because I don’t like writing any more but things have accelerated elsewhere in my life and I can’t be involved everywhere at once. As this isn’t paid work, obviously I can’t afford to put blogging first. Anyway, there are still many posts waiting to be finished. In the meantime, I’ll start another one. I often muse about all the things that we’d need to change about patriarchy if we abolished men’s rule over women and the earth. Everything and every single aspect of social organisation is so much the opposite...
  • IS jihadists execute four women in northern Iraq

    10/11/2014 2:40:50 PM PDT · by stevie_d_64 · 31 replies
    AFP ^ | 10/11/2014
    IS militants have controlled Mosul since June 10, the second day of a major offensive that saw jihadist fighters seize swathes of land in five Iraqi provinces. They have used the city, Iraq's second largest, as a de facto capital for the Iraqi half of the "caliphate" which their leadership proclaimed in June and also includes large parts of Syria. "After going after the ethnic and religious minorities, they are now hunting down Sunni members of civil society groups and anyone remotely connected with the government," Edwar said. She said IS was probably trying to sow maximum fear among the...
  • CU Boulder becomes latest university to cut student work hours under Obamacare

    10/10/2014 5:45:39 AM PDT · by george76 · 22 replies
    Washington Times ^ | October 9, 2014 | Valerie Richardson
    College students overwhelmingly swung for President Obama in 2008 and 2012, but they’re now finding their on-campus work hours cut back, thanks to Obamacare. The latest example comes from the University of Colorado Boulder, where administrators posted an online notice last week informing students that their university-provided employment would be capped at 25 hours per week as a result of the Affordable Care Act.
  • Mark ‘Uterus’ Udall’s ‘War on Women’ campaign in Colorado is failing to win over women

    10/09/2014 9:50:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/08/2014 | Noah Rothman
    Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) has one strategy to ensure his reelection: Resurrect the morally and intellectually bankrupt “War on Women.” This effort has centered primary on promoting the fact that Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) once backed a personhood measure as a state-level lawmaker. He has since abandoned that position and embraced more politically savvy policies like those which would increase access to over-the-counter contraceptives. Even Politifact has been forced, reluctantly, to call out Udall’s ads which claim Gardner “championed” personhood measures in the Centennial State as “half true.”Nevertheless, Udall’s campaign is clinging desperately to this line of attack against...
  • New HIV infections for African American women was 20 times that of white women

    http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/pdf/risk_HIV_AfricanAmericans.pdfThe estimated rate of new HIV infections for African American women was 20 times that of white women
  • Diary of a Republican Black Woman

    10/07/2014 8:24:37 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 10/7/2014 | Lloyd Marcus
    Folks, when I saw what the Democrats are doing to this American black woman in Utah, I had to sound the alarm. Black Republican Mia Love is running for Congress in Utah. Love's liberal opponent and the Democrats have pulled out all the stops, launching a hate website against her, “No love for Mia,” and a $300,000 smack-down ad campaign trashing the sister. Meanwhile, hypocritically, they accuse Republicans of having a war on women. Folks, it amazes me that Democrats, the MSM, and liberals continue to get away with their scam, portraying themselves as champions of minority empowerment.
  • South Africa's Gay and Woman Friendly Mosque Opens, Gets Torched After 1 Month

    10/06/2014 8:20:45 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 10/06/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    So much for that moderate Islam. (via Religion of Peace) South Africa’s controversial first gay-friendly mosque, which also allows Christian worshippers and women to lead prayers, was damaged by a fire overnight, its founder and the police said Saturday. I’m not sure how this even qualifies as a mosque if there are Christians leading prayers. Clearly a lot of Muslims felt the same way. The mosque has faced fierce criticism and threats of violence from Muslims with 14 national and provincial organizations representing the Muslim community across South Africa issuing a joint statement condemning Hargey’s plans.According to an AFP report,...
  • 'Touching women' sparked arrest of Derrick Shelby, cops say; Dolphins suspend him

    10/06/2014 8:10:22 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 11 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | October 6, 2014 | Omar Kelly and Brett Clarkson
    Miami Dolphins' defensive end Derrick Shelby was arrested at a Fort Lauderdale nightclub after an incident that began with touching women without their permission, according to an incident report released on Monday. Also on Monday, the Dolphins suspended Shelby indefinitely for conduct detrimental to the team
  • Rick Scott wedding dress ad clad in controversy [Liberals Upset @ College Republicans!]

    10/05/2014 6:45:33 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 25 replies
    tbo.com ^ | 10/2/14
    Of the many things that could be compared to candidates for governor, a wedding dress has to rank pretty low on the list. But the College Republican National Committee did just that with its series of “Say Yes to the Candidate” ads, spoofs on the “Say Yes to the Dress” reality show that airs on TLC. First up was an ad comparing the “Rick Scott,” a modern dress favored by the bride, to the “Charlie Crist,” an “outdated” model favored by the bride’s mother.
  • Maher, Sam Harris Battle Affleck, Kristof on Radical Islam

    10/04/2014 4:05:10 PM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Ian Hanchett
    Author Sam Harris and HBO’s “Real Time” anchor Bill Maher debated actor Ben Affleck and New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof on Maher’s earlier comments on radical Islam on Friday. Harris argued, “liberals have really failed on the topic of theocracy, they’ll criticize white theocracy, they’ll criticize Christians, they’ll still get agitated over the abortion clinic bombing that happen in 1984, but when you want to talk about the treatment of women and homosexuals and free thinkers and public intellectuals in the Muslim world, I would argue that liberals have failed us.” He added “the crucial point of confusion is...
  • Women Lying to Women

    10/03/2014 7:39:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 3, 2014 | Mona Charen
    There's really only one thing that progressives get wrong: human nature. This leads them into error on economics, where they imagine they can micromanage billions of individual decisions every day; foreign policy, in which they overestimate the appeal of "talks" and underestimate the ferocity and opportunism of aggressors; and sex, in which, well, where to begin? California proposes to stop campus rape and sexual assault with a law redefining consent. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation last week specifying that verbal consent must precede all sexual activity. Further, consent cannot be given if someone is incapacitated by drugs or alcohol. Twenty...