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  • Hillary: Women Cannot be 'Establishment'

    02/07/2016 3:34:18 AM PST · by Libloather · 37 replies
    Lifezette ^ | 2/05/16 | Brendan Kirby
    Hillary Clinton on Thursday said a woman cannot be considered part of the Establishment. Clinton offered the claim during a Democratic presidential debate with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in Durham, New Hampshire. Sanders said Clinton "has the entire Establishment or almost the entire Establishment behind her. That's a fact." But Hillary said her sex makes that impossible. "Well, look, I've got to just jump in here because, honestly, Senator Sanders is the only person who I think would characterize me, a woman running to be the first woman president, as exemplifying the Establishment. And I've got to tell you that...
  • Similarities Between Traditional Conservatives And Feminists

    02/06/2016 8:21:23 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    Chateau Heartiste ^ | February 6, 2016 | CH
    Tradcons and feminists have more in common than either would care to confront. Browsing popular alt-right outposts, I’ve found that a significant number of them — not all; I don’t mean this to be a sweeping indictment of the tradcon right — share with feminists a misunderstanding of sex differences and of the functioning of the sexual market (hint: it’s transactional in nature, and sneering at the messenger won’t change that fact).
  • Madeline Albright: 'Special Place in Hell' For Women Who Don't Vote For Hillary

    02/06/2016 5:40:32 PM PST · by Kaslin · 139 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | February 6, 2016 | Tom Blumer
    During the 2008 presidential campaign, Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin referred to Madeline Albright's somewhat well-known saying, found on a Starbucks coffee cup, that "There's a special place in Hell for women who don't help other women." At the time, Albright, who served as Secretary of State under Bill Clinton, huffed: "Though I am flattered that Governor Palin has chosen to cite me as a source of wisdom, what I said had nothing to do with politics." She naturally followed that statement with an intense political attack on Palin and GOP presidential nominee John McCain. Now that Democrat Hillary...
  • Our Christian Daughters Potentially Subject to Selective Service Registration

    02/06/2016 4:36:00 PM PST · by John Leland 1789 · 46 replies
    Bible-Literalist Writings ^ | February 3, 2016 | Robert E. Patenaude, Th.D.
    An Open Letter to Independent Baptist Pastors in the Indiana 9th Congressional District. February 3, 2016 (Revised) Our Christian Daughters Potentially Subject to Selective Service Registration Dear Pastors: At some point you will have to develop a genuine conviction from the Scriptures on issues related to (1) Christian women serving in the Armed Forces; (2) Christian women serving in combat roles; (3) Christian women being required by federal law to register for Selective Service (register for the draft). American women have pushed their “rights” to serve in military functions alongside men, including in combat roles, to the point that now...
  • Left spin cycle: Cruz and Rubio aren't, you know… Latino Latino

    02/06/2016 3:08:03 PM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | February 6, 2016 | JAZZ SHAW
    We’re having ourselves an historic presidential campaign in case you hadn’t noticed. Sure, we’ve only had one state vote so far, but a new record has been set. We now have not one, but two Hispanic candidates who have received more votes and more delegates than any other in the history of presidential primaries. This is a truly great day for diversity and the future of the American melting pot. Or at least it would be if either of them had been Democrats. Sadly, the Party of the Donkey is running two very white senior citizens so the groundbreaking nature...
  • Is it Time for Women to Register for the Selective Service Program?

    02/06/2016 8:32:21 AM PST · by darkwing104 · 33 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | February 5, 2016 | Jim Emerson, staff writer
    This week, while addressing the Senate Armed Services Committee regarding the ongoing effort to open combat positions to female troops, the Marine Corps commandant and Army chief of staff both told senators "that they believe women should be required to sign up for the military draft now that they are being integrated into all combat positions." The generals, Robert Neller, USMC and Mark Milley, US Army, told the committee that women should no longer be exempted from the Selective Service program. The integration of women into combat position without a long term study by the defense department is being forced...
  • Muslim Women: Obama's Slap in the Face

    02/05/2016 11:13:09 AM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 5, 2016 | Charlotte Hays
    "To Muslim women's rights activists fighting for equal access to mosques as part of a broader campaign for reform — from equal education for women and girls to freedom from so-called 'honor killings', the president's visit to a mosque that practices such blatant inequity represents a step backwards." That was from Asra Q. Nomani and Ify Okoye in the New York Times. They were referring to President Obama's visit to the Islamic Society of Baltimore Wednesday, the first visit to a U.S. mosque he has made as president. Nomani and Okoye stood outside protesting the president's choice of venue. "While...
  • Roger Goodell: Women will interview for open executive jobs

    02/04/2016 10:41:24 AM PST · by EveningStar · 30 replies
    ESPN ^ | February 4, 2016 | Jane McManus
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday the league is going to institute a Rooney Rule for women when it comes to all NFL executive positions. He announced the decision in opening remarks at NFL Women's Summit, where roughly 250 men and women associated with the league are gathered to listen to a slate of speakers on issues affecting women in sports.
  • Erika Lopez, first Tenn. woman to enlist for combat role, goes AWOL from Army (now deserter)

    02/04/2016 10:11:21 AM PST · by jazusamo · 102 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 4, 2016 | Kellan Howell
    The first woman in Tennessee and the fourth in the nation to enlist as a combat engineer in the Army went AWOL last month and is now considered a deserter, according to a military spokesperson. Erika Lopez made headlines in July when she enlisted for a role that could put her on the front lines of battle, just after the U.S. Army lifted its ban on women in combat roles. Ms. Lopez was in basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, by September but was placed on convalescent leave by the end of the year, according to a local CBS...
  • The Case Against Women in Combat

    02/03/2016 10:59:57 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 19 replies
    Weird Republic ^ | 3/15/2011 | Thomas Clough
    Imagine your seventeen-year-old daughter fighting for her life in hand-to-hand combat with battle-hardened enemy soldiers. How long would she survive? Two minutes? One minute? There is a resurgent movement to push female military personnel into ever more intimate contact with hostile forces. The few arguments mustered in support of doing this focus narrowly on manpower issues or misplaced feminist vanity. In all the literature on this subject that I have collected over several years, not once have I found a proponent of women in combat who would speak honestly about the consequences of thrusting our daughters into man-against-woman festivals of...
  • Military Generals Want Women to Register for Draft [Fundamental Transformation Continues...]

    02/03/2016 10:15:19 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 63 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 2/3/2016 | Sarah Fisher
    Two Generals in the military have come forward to say that women should now have to register for the draft, as the Defense Department has opened up combat jobs to women. Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley agreed that the current policy, which requires only males register for the Selective Service System, should be changed after restrictions that barred women from trying out for combat jobs were lifted last year. "Every American who's physically qualified should register for the draft," said Neller at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing Tuesday. "I think...
  • An Extremely Sad Open Letter to the "All-Woman Engineers, LLC" Investors

    01/31/2016 10:22:40 AM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 31, 2016 | Michael Hausam
    Author's note: The column contains satire. It is with a heavy heart that we must return your initial capital investment. President Obama's recent executive action will make implementing our brilliant moneymaking plan almost impossible to accomplish. When we released the video announcement about creating an engineering firm staffed only with women, the response was almost overwhelmingly positive. The idea was genius: exploit the pay gap between men and women to generate obscene profits. Investors, like you, lined up by the dozen, up to the point that we had to turn interested parties away. There were thousands of them. As everyone...
  • Hillary's Dance with The Devil

    01/31/2016 8:09:15 AM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 31, 2016 | Bruce Bialosky
    Ms. Clinton has placed at the core of her campaign the fact that she is a woman and that it would be so nice to have a woman in the White House. As in any presidential run it is fair game to analyze whether that precept represents something Americans should vote for when they go to the ballot box. That makes the relationship with her husband Bill Clinton a matter for discussion. Let's make this clear from the start; Bill Clinton's support by Democratic women like Debbie Wasserman Schultz is based on him being a supporter of the pro-abortion orthodoxy....
  • Is Trump's Mass Adultery Relevant to His Qualifications to Being President?

    01/26/2016 8:31:42 AM PST · by conservativejoy · 287 replies
    News Machete ^ | 1/26/2016 | Ed Straker
    Donald Trump has slept with a lot of married women. Don't take my word for it, take his. Trump wrote that he once considered an open marriage with his first wife, and in his book "The Art of the Comeback" he said: "If I told the real stories of my experiences with women, often seemingly very happily married and important women, this book would be a guaranteed best-seller." Not only did he commit mass adultery, but he bragged about it. Should such an immoral man be elected President? But it is a private affair, you may say. His private life,...
  • Cats better than women, versus claims that dogs are better than men (vanity)

    01/22/2016 7:27:09 PM PST · by Utilizer · 71 replies
    http://freerepublic.com/tag/*/index ^ | Friday January 22, 18:51.13 GMT-0800 2016 | Self
    Ignore the thread link. It only goes to the FR Index page. Got some bad news today. JRandomFreeper has passed away, and that coupled with a good friend and neighbor suddenly passing away last October, I am in need of some relief for the depression this news has brought about. So, in an effort to dispel the gloom and provide an atmosphere for others to take their minds off of the loss of a good FReeper, I present this Oldie-but-Moldy concept. Hope it brings a smile here and there despite the tears. So: === Cats are better than women because:...
  • First world feminists ignore third world rapists

    01/20/2016 11:04:08 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/20/16 | Katy Grimes
    While feminists in the United States whine about job inequality, they remain silent about the brutality waged upon women by Islam. There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.—Madeleine Albright Progressive feminists give us an insight into the twisted logic and rooted bigotry of feminism, their hypersensitivity to women-only issues, and a general loathing of men (unless these men are serial, sexual harassing, raping Democrats). The political and pop-culture feminists who are leading the feminist movement today would rather sacrifice a few of their progressive patsies on the alter of Roe v. Wade abortion...
  • ISIS massacres 300 and kidnaps at least 400 including women and children during attack

    01/17/2016 12:11:11 PM PST · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/17/16 | Tom Wyke
    ISIS massacres 300 and kidnaps at least 400 including women and children during attack on government-held city ISIS have abducted at least 400 civilians including women and children after capturing new territory in an assault on Syria's eastern city of Deir Ezzor. Activists from the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said they believed ISIS rounded up the civilians following an attack on the north of the city. 'After their attack on Deir Ezzor yesterday, IS abducted at least 400 civilians from the residents of the Al-Baghaliyeh suburb it captured and adjacent areas in the northwest of the city,' the...
  • Obama Rejects Idea that Women Should Arm Themselves [semi-satire]

    01/16/2016 9:37:25 AM PST · by John Semmens · 17 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 17 Jan 2016 | John Semmens
    When a rape victim queried President Obama at his recent town hall meeting to promote his latest set of executive actions impeding acquisition of firearms by law-abiding citizens he rejected her notion that having a gun for her own protection was her best option. "I'm sorry you were raped," the President told Kimberly Corban, "but fortunately you weren't killed. Most rape victims are not killed. If we allow you to have a weapon, though, the risk of someone getting killed jumps up to an unacceptable level. You acknowledge that your assailant was unarmed. You both came away from the encounter...
  • A Muslim migrant raped more teen girls than Paul Bernardo -- and Canadian media is silent

    01/15/2016 11:24:31 AM PST · by george76 · 28 replies
    Rebel ^ | January 14, 2016 | Ezra Levant
    a 33-year-old Muslim migrant to Canada, Walid Mustafa Chalhoub, was convicted of 24 charges of sexual assault and extortion against ten teenaged girls in Montreal. He pled guilty yesterday, part-way through his trial. ... Chalhoub would find teenaged white girls, get them drunk and high, have sex with them and film it. Then he'd threaten to expose them, unless they paid him money, or had more sex with him. One 16-year-old victim testified: "He said he could set my house on fire, to think of my family, that he was part of the Mafia. Chalhoub raped more women than Paul...
  • Clinton and Cologne: Proof of the left’s brutal exploitation of women

    01/13/2016 12:07:07 PM PST · by hemogoblin · 4 replies
    Christian Action Network ^ | 1/13/2016 | Alec Rooney
    Given the media adoration and image-protection Bill Clinton has enjoyed over the years, everything that’s become public about his personal behavior is probably … well, the nice version. That’s right: The Bill Clinton whom the right loves to attack and the left jumps to faithfully defend — that’s the cleaned up version of Bill. In light of that fact, a milestone passed quietly earlier this month. A prominent Democrat stated publicly that former President Bill Clinton’s behavior toward women is “totally, totally, totally disgraceful and unacceptable.” What?!?! The stunned media just sort of had to go with it. They couldn’t...
  • Give Women the Right to Defend Themselves

    01/13/2016 9:04:29 AM PST · by george76 · 18 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | January 13, 2016 | Geert Wilders and Machiel de Graaf
    Taharrush is the Arabic word for the phenomenon whereby women are encircled by groups of men and sexually harassed, assaulted, groped, raped ... A culture that has a specific word for sexual assaults of women by groups of men is a danger to all women ... The Islamic world is steeped in misogyny. The Koran explicitly states that a woman is worth only half a man (Suras 2: 228, 2: 282, 4:11), that women are unclean (5:6), and that a man can have sex with his wife whenever he wants (24:31). The Koran even says that men are allowed to...
  • Ex-Marines in Congress say Navy chief destroying Corps by forcing integration of women

    01/12/2016 6:36:05 PM PST · by jazusamo · 38 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 12, 2016 | Rowan Scarborough
    <p>Former Marines in Congress, including a liberal Democrat, are on the offensive against Navy Secretary's Ray Mabus' sweeping edicts to the Corps on women in combat.</p> <p>Rep. Duncan Hunter, a former Marine officer in Afghanistan and Iraq, accused Mr. Mabus on Tuesday of "destroying the martial fabric of the Marine Corps."</p>
  • Clinton Hatchetman Podesta Sneers at Trump: “What He’s Done Is Reprehensible”

    01/11/2016 4:21:31 PM PST · by Steven Tyler · 35 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | January 11 2016 | Jim Hoft
    A top aide for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign on Monday ripped attacks on Bill Clinton’s past infidelity by GOP rival Donald Trump, saying Trump has gone “in the gutter.”
  • Endemic violence of Mohammad and his companions toward women

    01/09/2016 4:50:01 PM PST · by ekeni · 12 replies
    sahih Muslim, Life of Mohammad | ekeni
    For those who wonder how Islamic apologists can boast of women’s rights in Islam here are some choice examples of endemic violence from Mohammad’s and his henchmen that you can quote back at the arch deceivers Mohammad hitting Aisha -one of his wives- and causing her pain (Sahih Muslim 2127) Mohammad listens to Umar tell him about slapping the daughter of Khadija –Khadija was Mohammad’s first wife who died so the daughter was his step daughter (Sahih Muslim 3506) Mohammad watches Abu Bakr slapping Aisha -one of Mohammad’s own wives (Sahih Muslim 3506) Mohammad watches Abu Bakr slapping Hafsa- one...
  • German Government Flummoxed by Muslim New Year's Eve Assaults [semi-satire]

    01/08/2016 10:16:31 PM PST · by John Semmens · 12 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 10 Jan 2016 | John Semmens
    On New Year's Eve, gangs of Muslims immigrants accosted, groped, assaulted, robbed, and raped women in Berlin, Cologne, Hamburg, Stuttgart, and Dusseldorf, Germany. Local police were unwilling or unable to come to the aid of victims, complaining that "there were too many offenders for us to contend with. They were throwing rocks and bottles at us. It was just too dangerous for us to get involved." Cologne Mayor Henriette Reker saw her city's police's inability to intervene as "a blessing in disguise. What we really have here is a clash of cultures. In the Muslim community only prostitutes and immoral...
  • Artist protests naked at Cologne cathedral

    01/08/2016 10:50:51 AM PST · by PROCON · 62 replies
    thelocal.de ^ | Jan. 8, 2016
    Artist Milo Moire took to the streets naked in 4C temperatures outside Cologne cathedral on Friday in a bid to show women should not be molested under any circumstances."Respect us! We are not fair game, even when we're naked," Moire's sign read. The 32-year-old Swiss artist stood on the square outside Cologne's world-famous cathedral for around 20 minutes on Friday morning, watched by members of the public and a few police officers, who joined the group of onlookers but took no action against Moiré. "I stand for women's freedom to move freely. For the things we've achieved in the...
  • Germany Women Attacks: Trump Blames Migrants For Cologne Assaults, Calls New Year's A Disaster

    01/06/2016 11:51:50 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    International Business Times ^ | January 6, 2016 | Clark Mindock
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is citing a spate of recent crimes in Germany on New Year's to bolster one of his central campaign messages: Immigrants are bad. "Germany is going through massive attacks to its people by the migrants allowed to enter the country. "THINK!" the GOP front-runner wrote on Twitter Wednesday, referring to a series of sexual assaults reportedly conducted by North African- or Arabic-looking men over the holiday. On New Year's Eve, as many as 1,000 young men circled women in the German city of Cologne groping and, in one reported case, raping women. German police have...
  • Thank You, Mr. Trump -- Keep Attacking the Clintons

    01/05/2016 9:43:24 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Huffington Post Huffpost Politics The Blog ^ | January 4, 2016 | Lanny Davis
    So I can just imagine Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's inner voice giving him advice in his usual fact-free zone -- the same voice that told him he "watched in Jersey City, New Jersey, where thousands and thousands of people were cheering as that building was coming down" -- though we now know there was no such scene. None. "I have a great idea," the same voice must have told him. "You mocked Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly for menstruation, Republican candidate Carly Fiorina for her face, Hillary Clinton for taking too long to go to the restroom, your poll...
  • Germany shocked by Cologne New Year gang assaults on women

    01/05/2016 6:07:08 AM PST · by Navy Patriot · 60 replies
    BBC ^ | January 5, 2016 | Staff
    The mayor of Cologne has summoned police for crisis talks after about 80 women reported sexual assaults and muggings by men on New Year's Eve. The scale of the attacks on women at the city's central railway station has shocked Germany. About 1,000 drunk and aggressive young men were involved. City police chief Wolfgang Albers called it "a completely new dimension of crime". The men were of Arab or North African appearance, he said. Women were also targeted in Hamburg.
  • Gun Rights are Womens Rights

    01/05/2016 3:05:40 AM PST · by samtheman · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jun 16, 2015 | BraveTheWorld
    Womens rights and gun rights are congruent. Most females are physiologically smaller than most males. This puts women at a great disadvantage in a life-threatening situation against a man. A gun is an equalizer. Without it, equality between sexes is a joke.
  • Groped and Molested in the Hauptbahnhof

    01/04/2016 9:09:50 PM PST · by VR-21 · 34 replies
    Last Thursday night — New Year’s Eve — a large crowd of “refugees” gathered in the Hauptbahnhof, the main train station of Cologne, and took advantage of the loud revelry and fireworks to avail themselves the “uncovered meat” they saw in front of them heading for the platform or alighting from the trains. A wave of harassment, groping, molestation, theft, and reportedly even rape descended upon native German women unfortunate enough to be passing through the station at that time. The crimes committed that evening in Cologne were so blatant, and so uniformly committed by the newly-arrived enrichers of German...
  • Hillary heckled again by rape survivor over Bill’s, er ... "history" with women

    01/04/2016 9:46:05 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/04/2016 | Jazz Shaw
    Personally I’d much rather be discussing Hillary Clinton’s email server and all of the goodies which have rolled out of the contents therein or the response to Benghazi, her lack of any identifiable accomplishments or her numerous flip-flops on every topic under the sun, but I have a feeling that we’re going to be hearing a lot more about this as the year rolls onward. At a town hall in New Hampshire this week, yet another person took exception with Clinton’s supposed support of women and the “rape epidemic” on America’s campuses, bringing up her husband’s various relationships (for...
  • WASPs not being allowed burial at Arlington

    01/03/2016 1:57:22 PM PST · by Kaslin · 82 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | January 3, 2016 | JAZZ SHAW
    Another one of those “clean out the basket” stories from while I was away comes to us from the hallowed ground of Arlington National Cemetery. There was a quiet change made to the guidelines for interment there roughly one year ago which impacts a small but rightfully vocal group of citizens and their families. It involves the few remaining members of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (or WASPs) from World War II. It seems that the Army is no longer accepting the remains of the female pilots for burial alongside the Honored Dead who rest there. (Fox News) The ashes...
  • Pentagon's women-in-combat push faces chilly headwinds

    12/30/2015 9:52:39 AM PST · by jazusamo · 61 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 30, 2015 | Rebecca Kheel
    The Pentagon faces major challenges ahead in 2016 as it works to make good on a pledge to open all U.S. military combat jobs to women. The toughest part of the integration, which President Obama and Defense Secretary Ashton Carter have made a priority in their final year in office, will be overcoming deep-seated opposition among many male special forces commandos. "They feel what makes them special is being all male, and somehow integrating women is going to make them less special and less adept," said Megan MacKenzie, author of "Beyond the Band of Brothers: the US Military and the...
  • Trump Takes Aim At Bill Clinton's 'Women Abuse'

    12/28/2015 11:31:35 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 28, 2015 | Cortney O'Brien
    Perhaps growing tired of targeting his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump has now set his sights on her husband. Trump seems intent on bringing former President Bill Clinton's womanizing ways back into the limelight as he begins to campaign on behalf of his wife. If Hillary thinks she can unleash her husband, with his terrible record of women abuse, while playing the women's card on me, she's wrong!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 28, 2015 Considering Hillary has often claimed to be a defender of women's rights, Does Trump have a right to bring up her husband's "sexism" to expose...
  • A God Who Hates Women-The painful tale I have to tell-after having lived in Muslim countries

    12/28/2015 4:40:17 AM PST · by SJackson · 44 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | 12-28-2015 | Dr. Majid Rafizadeh
    A God Who Hates Women The painful tale I have to tell -- after having lived most of my life in several Muslim countries. December 28, 2015 Dr. Majid Rafizadeh A God Who Hates Women is the title of my latest book, a memoir. I was driven to write it to counter the unfounded claims of many Western pro-Islam or Eastern Islamist scholars. In detail, I reveal how Western Muslims scholars are not educated or informed enough, but rely on fallacies created to give the illusion of wisdom. Unlike these so-called scholars or Western imams, I lived most of...
  • How Margaret Thatcher Won the Cold War

    12/26/2015 6:18:45 AM PST · by Cecily · 25 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | December 23, 2015 | Charles Moore
    As we confront a hostile Russia today, the West is unsure what to do. For guidance, perhaps we should look back to the Soviet era, when we possessed a decidedly stronger sense of allied purpose. In February 1984, Margaret Thatcher flew home from the Moscow funeral of the Soviet leader Yuri Andropov. Frustrated by his equally aged successor, Konstantin Chernenko, the British prime minister told her aides, “For heaven’s sake, try and find me a young Russian.” She was searching for change. In London in April 1975, as leader of Britain’s opposition, Thatcher had her first one-on-one meeting with a...
  • Female Warriors and the Bottle

    12/23/2015 1:20:07 PM PST · by jazusamo · 32 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | December 23, 2015 | R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.
    WASHINGTON -- It is apparently a little-known fact in the Obama administration that girls are weaker than boys and that grown women are weaker than grown men. Moreover, women training for combat positions suffer physical injuries at twice the rate of men, and they suffer significantly higher rates of mental disorders such as depression and anxiety after exposure to combat. Of course, you probably knew this by simple observation or by reading the sports page and noting that women's athletic records are significantly lower than men's records. But then, you are not in the Obama administration. The administration is being...
  • Christian female soldiers of Female Protection Forces battle ISIS on border of Syria, Turkey

    12/22/2015 3:25:45 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 12 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | December 22, 2015 | John Boyd
    The fight against the Islamic State has found perhaps an unlikely new ally. In a region that overwhelmingly identifies as Muslim, a small group of Christian, female soldiers has formed to battle ISIS on the Syria-Turkey border. "The Female Protection Forces of the Land Between Two Rivers" is comprised of roughly 50 Christian women – hairdressers, cultural society workers and mothers back home, according to the UK's Independent – who are taking up arms to protect fellow Christians in the region and stand up to what ISIS propaganda labels a woman's "divinely appointed right" to stay at home.
  • Norway offering classes to teach refugees it’s wrong to rape women

    12/23/2015 4:22:02 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 21 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/23/15 | Robert Laurie
    Completely voluntary of course. One of the unfortunate side effects of importing over a million (mostly male) refugees from a misogynist third world hell-hole is that their views of women have a tendency to be ...archaic. We’re not talking about a “woman’s place is in the home” level of chauvinism, either. This is more of a “women are property” mindset. With that comes widespread issues of violence and sexual abuse. So Norway is offering asylum seekers a course, in which they will be challenged to master difficult concepts like “rape is wrong.”
  • Being a woman costs more than being a man: Study

    12/23/2015 4:04:03 AM PST · by Zakeet · 155 replies
    CNBC ^ | December 23, 2015 | Holly Ellyatt
    Women are paying thousands of dollars more over the course of their lives than men to purchase similar products, according to a study of the gender pricing of goods in New York City, which revealed widespread gender-based pricing disparities. Comparing nearly 800 products with clear male and female versions from more than 90 brands sold in store and online, NYC's Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) which carried out the study into gender pricing, found that the women's version of products cost more than men's. [Snip] The DCA found that, on average and across five industries, women's products cost 7 percent...
  • How Hillary Clinton Is Building An Army Of Millennial Women Supporters

    12/20/2015 5:59:35 PM PST · by Steelfish · 42 replies
    Guardian (UK) ^ | December 20, 2015
    How Hillary Clinton Is Building An Army Of Millennial Women Supporters As Democratic frontrunner continues a young-female-focused pop culture blitz, her diverse team intensifies voter strategy to keep campaign wheels turning 20 December 2015 If you’re a woman of a certain age (say, 18-34), you may have noticed that Hillary Clinton has been spending a lot of time hanging out with members of your cohort: Uzo Aduba, Lena Dunham, Abbi and Ilana from Broad City, to name a few. This fall, the Democratic frontrunner has gone full-on millennial female, talking about Planned Parenthood on Snapchat, race and The Good Wife...
  • Norway Offers Migrants a Lesson in How to Treat Women

    12/20/2015 7:43:26 AM PST · by Libloather · 42 replies
    NY Times via MSN ^ | 12/19/15 | ANDREW HIGGINS
    SANDNES, Norway - When he first arrived in Europe, Abdu Osman Kelifa, a Muslim asylum seeker from the Horn of Africa, was shocked to see women in skimpy clothes drinking alcohol and kissing in public. Back home, he said, only prostitutes do that, and in locally made movies couples "only hug but never kiss." **SNIP** Henry Ove Berg, who was Stavanger's police chief during the spike in rape cases, said he supported providing migrants sex education because "people from some parts of the world have never seen a girl in a miniskirt, only in a burqa." When they get to...
  • Iowa’s Women Could Be Donald Trump’s Undoing

    12/17/2015 3:43:20 PM PST · by FourPeas · 26 replies
    FiveThirtyEight ^ | 17 Dec 2015 | Clare Malone
    Three days after the terrorist attack in which 14 people were killed at a holiday party in San Bernardino, California, a crowd of 1,500 Republican faithful streamed into the sunny lobby of Cedar Rapids' U.S. Cellular Center, passed through metal detectors, and took their seats for a four-hour oratory marathon by four presidential candidates, ostensibly focused on economic issues. But people's minds seemed elsewhere -- flags, as you drove through the city, waved at half-staff, and murmurs about homegrown terror were amplifying quickly. He wasn't in attendance that day in Iowa, and it would be two more days before he...
  • Rare species spotted on the streets of Saudi Arabia, people are stunned

    12/13/2015 9:30:40 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 33 replies
    LiveLeak ^ | 12/13/15 | Mezotronix
    Rare species spotted on the streets of Saudi Arabia, people are stunned You've guessed it. Read more at http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=084_1450021376#tG1L9WyJXQQuslbb.99
  • US Commandos Say No to Women in Special Operations Jobs

    12/11/2015 10:47:28 AM PST · by xzins · 60 replies
    AP ^ | Dec 10, 2015 | LOLITA C. BALDOR
    The men in the U.S. military's most dangerous jobs care little about political correctness or gender equality. And they have a message for their political leadership. When they are fighting in the shadows or bleeding on the battlefield, women have no place on their teams. In blunt and, at times, profanity-laced answers to a voluntary survey, more than 7,600 of America's special operations forces spoke with nearly one voice. Allowing women to serve in Navy SEAL, Army Delta or other commando units could hurt their effectiveness and lower the standards, and it may drive men away from the dangerous posts....
  • From the Heart of a Muslim

    12/10/2015 1:46:37 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 39 replies
    Petahtikvah.com ^ | Tawfik Hamid
    I was born a Muslim and lived all my life as a follower of Islam. After the barbaric terrorist attacks done by the hands of my fellow Muslims everywhere on this globe, and after the too many violent acts by Islamists in many parts of the world, I feel responsible as a Mus-lim and as a human being, to speak out and tell the truth to protect the world and Muslims as well from a coming catastrophe and war of civilizations. I have to admit that our current Islamic teaching creates violence and hatred toward Non-Muslims. We Muslims are the...
  • Sergeant Major Speaks Out On Women In Combat

    12/09/2015 12:53:15 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 28 replies
    Funker530 ^ | December 8, 2015 | Josh
    Sergeant Major Lehew, a 27 year veteran of the United States Marine Corps, speaks the honest truth that no one wants to hear about women in combat. Sergeant Major Justin Lehew is a beast among men. At a time where the entire military is absolutely terrified of speaking their minds, he personified moral courage. This man is a leader of Marines, and when it comes to protecting the combat effectiveness of the United States Marine Corps, he let his words speak without the fear of repercussion.
  • The few, the foolish [Women in combat]

    12/07/2015 10:14:53 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 38 replies
    Wa Post ^ | December 4, 2015 | Kathleen Parker
    As the Islamic State amped up attacks around the world, the Pentagon responded by bravely announcing that American women will now be put in direct ground combat. Whereupon "military intelligence" secured a permanent place in the Encyclopedia of Oxymorons...SNIP...There's plenty of evidence that women and men as groups aren't equal in the demands of combat, even if some women may be and some men may not be. The few and far between shouldn't be the basis for institutional overhaul, though this seems to be our template for mandates these days. Among the evidence ignored by Obama, Carter and others are...
  • Putting Military Women’s Lives on the Line

    12/07/2015 8:09:49 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 22 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/07/15 | Arnold Alert
    The key data Obama's move to force women into combat roles ignores In a move that reeks of political correctness, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Thursday that all combat positions in the U.S. military will now be open to women, with no exceptions. “They’ll be allowed to drive tanks, fire mortars and lead infantry soldiers into combat,” Carter declared. “They’ll be able to serve as Army rangers and green berets, Navy SEALs, Marine Corps infantry, Air Force parajumpers and everything else that was previously open only to men.” As the Center for Military Readiness (CMR) explains, Carter could only make...