Systemic Sexism Invisible In Plain Sight

Today, the New York Times has two very readable and defining articles about women journalists who have moved to the forefront in political reporting and writing. They are Abby Phillip at CNN and Savannah Guthrie at NBC. They are well worth reading and I will link them here: Savannah Guthrie…

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Thursday Afternoon Humor: Mansplained.

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What’s The Difference Between the US and India, Israel, Pakistan, Germany, Great Britain, and Myanmar?

Well…the other countries have all elected a woman as their nation’s leader. And not all of those countries are famous for their sense of societal equality…just sayin’!

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So When Will The US Stop Having To Say The First (minority) To Be A (job title)?

America wants to celebrate diversity. It is a keyword and a buzzword for almost every organization going. Politicians throw it around saying they will implement it in their offices or cabinets and expound at length about how to make America or their state or their city express its diversity. Every…

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Rep. Steve King Defends Not Allowing Rape and Incest Exceptions.

I was working on another post when this popped up in my news feed: U.S. Rep. Steve King: If not for rape and incest, ‘would there be any population left?‘ You really can’t make this stuff up! Jeez: Rep. Steve King told an Iowa crowd Wednesday that humanity might not exist…

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Just Leaving This Trump Nonsense Out Here For All To See:

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Back To That GOP Sexism Thing

Earlier today I used an article from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about the communications brouhaha between the Democratic governor and the leadership of the GOP controlled legislature. The term sexism got tossed around in the halls in the Capitol. And then this happened: Responded Fitzgerald in a statement: “That is…

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Elizabeth Warren’s Plan to Protect Roe v Wade

from this morning’s email inbox: In Alabama, Missouri, and in states across the country, extremist Republican lawmakers are trying to turn back the clock, outlaw abortion, and deny women access to reproductive health care. Even though Roe v. Wade established a woman’s constitutional right to a safe and legal abortion…

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International Women’s Day in Madison Left A Sour Taste!

The world celebrated International Women’s Day 2019 on March 8th. In honor of the occasion Governor Evers posted this photo of the women on his staff: What was intended as a feel good moment quickly soured. Take another look at the photo. Following publication of the photo, a number of…

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If Joe Biden Wasn’t Done Last Week, He Should Be Done Now:

Recently Zach wrote about Joe Biden: Why Joe Biden won’t be president.   Well…if that wasn’t enough to do him in, this really should put an end to the idea that he should run for president: The longtime politician’s two jokes during a speech at a conference in Washington could…

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