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No way to treat a lady
NY Post ^ | 1/1/2012 | Kyle Smith

Posted on 01/01/2012 8:11:10 PM PST by chessplayer

When it comes to the feminist version of history (sorry — herstory!), it’s hurrah for Gloria Steinem. She started a magazine nobody ever read. And cheers for Billie Jean King, the tennis player who proved a young professional athlete could beat a 55-year-old slob.

Give it up for Indira Gandhi and Hillary Clinton, who proved that you could sweep into power on the coattails of your dad or husband, and by all means let us celebrate Oprah Winfrey, who proved that you could spin mystical mumbo-jumbo, airy empowerment talk and perpetual wounded victimhood into a billion-dollar sisterhood racket.

What about the most important woman of the 20th century, Margaret Thatcher, the subject of this week’s Oscar contender “The Iron Lady”? Here feminists get quiet. Demure, even. They let the gentlemen take over the conversation while they retreat to the next room.

Or else they attack her.

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1 posted on 01/01/2012 8:11:12 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Amazing how God orchestrated the rise of three individuals in the 1980s, against all odds, who together ensured the freedom of hundreds of millions of people—Reagan, Thatcher, and Pope John Paul II.


2 posted on 01/01/2012 8:19:54 PM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. We have ideas-the Dems only have ideology.)
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To: chessplayer

Thank you for posting this. The last line about Thatcherism reminds me of someone. For the life of me, I can’t remember who it is.

/s


3 posted on 01/01/2012 8:22:28 PM PST by definitelynotaliberal (Nov. 6, 2012 - And the correct answer is no one is entitled to a bailout.)
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To: chessplayer

Reminds me of how they treat a certain American lady. Her name slips my mind at the moment...+


4 posted on 01/01/2012 8:25:46 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: chessplayer
Barf alert.
5 posted on 01/01/2012 8:30:55 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: exit82

Yes. I thought the battle was won at the time. Then New World Order happened.


6 posted on 01/01/2012 8:44:28 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: chessplayer

Not to sound “insensitive”, but we’ve had a black man become president before a woman....and it looks like it will still be a long time before a woman becomes president in this country.

As an observation, the way the media and other candidates have treated Michele Bachmann is totally insulting.


7 posted on 01/01/2012 8:52:14 PM PST by khnyny (Our government has become Hal in "2001 A Space Odyssey")
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To: chessplayer

That’s a great article.
It’s funny how all the scum-ugly cows hated Thatcher the same way they hate Sarah Palin here in America. The parallels between the two women - - and the way other women get their cat claws out for them - - are there for all to see.

I really wish Palin would jump into the GOP race.


8 posted on 01/01/2012 9:08:37 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: chessplayer
They were giants. I want to go back to the 1980s.


9 posted on 01/01/2012 9:14:29 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard

Wow, that picture sure brings back some vivid memories of when I still had some optimism about the country and its future and its leadership. Been a long, long time since experiencing anything remotely like that (with the intermittant exceptions of when I hear Palin giving a speech).


10 posted on 01/01/2012 9:29:50 PM PST by greene66
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To: Lancey Howard

What a beautiful picture, a time of decency.


11 posted on 01/01/2012 9:43:44 PM PST by annieokie
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To: chessplayer
Feminism was destroyed by Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton. Well, not them, but by the feminists who could not bring themselves to condemn the President. It then quickly died of its own hypocrisy.
12 posted on 01/01/2012 9:49:38 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: Lancey Howard

You are comparing Sarah Palin to Margaret Thatcher? Really?


13 posted on 01/01/2012 10:40:28 PM PST by Hildy ("When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser." - SocratesH)
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To: Hildy
You are comparing Sarah Palin to Margaret Thatcher? Really?

REALLY!

14 posted on 01/01/2012 11:29:53 PM PST by Louis Foxwell (Government must be taken back from the thieves who have stolen it.)
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To: Hildy
You are comparing Sarah Palin to Margaret Thatcher? Really?

Gimme a break.
I'm comparing only how the two conservative women are treated by cows with claws.

15 posted on 01/01/2012 11:31:10 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Vince Ferrer
Feminism was destroyed by Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton. Well, not them, but by the feminists who could not bring themselves to condemn the President. It then quickly died of its own hypocrisy.

Who can forget Nina Burleigh proclaiming that she'd get down on her knees for Clinton - - and presumably for every other male senator and congressman - - because he "protected" a woman's "right" to murder her own partly born baby?

16 posted on 01/01/2012 11:34:25 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: greene66

I will always be proud to call Ronald Reagan my “Commander-in-Chief”.


17 posted on 01/01/2012 11:40:03 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard
Remember how that amazing woman eulogized an amazing man:

Others prophesied the decline of the West. (Reagan) inspired America and its allies with renewed faith in their mission of freedom.

Others saw only limits to growth. He transformed a stagnant economy into an engine of opportunity.

Others hoped, at best, for an uneasy cohabitation with the Soviet Union. He won the Cold War, not only without firing a shot, but also by inviting enemies out of their fortress and turning them into friends.

God, what I would give to have those two back in control.

I would sleep better at night.

Thatcher: We here still move in twilight, but we have one beacon to guide us that Ronald Reagan never had. We have his example.

18 posted on 01/02/2012 5:32:27 AM PST by LoveUSA (God employs Man's strength; Satan exploits Man's weakness.)
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To: Vince Ferrer

As I remember in the late 80s early 90s, the college feminists were still anti-pornography. It was still one of the very few points of contact between religious folks and feminists—which I think the latter didn’t appreciate much, but it was still there.

Camille Paglia, much I as I like her on some other topics, had much to do with laying the groundwork for “liberating” feminism from that attitude. But yeah, I think the Clinton scandal was the final nail in the coffin.


19 posted on 01/02/2012 6:30:50 AM PST by Claud
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To: LoveUSA
God, what I would give to have those two back in control.

It wouldn't be enough I'm afraid. It's not just that we've changed leadership, we've hollowed ourselves out morally as a country. Our current "leaders" are just a symptom of the underlying disease rotting out our national soul.

At this point, a Reagan or Thatcher can't fix us. We need to be smacked in the face by the stark reality of a Depression or (God forbid) worse, and pray like mad that it finally wakes us up.

20 posted on 01/02/2012 6:39:31 AM PST by Claud
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To: Lancey Howard

Pride in his ‘boys’ radiates off that man!


21 posted on 01/02/2012 6:56:28 AM PST by 11Bush
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To: exit82

Amazing how God orchestrated the rise of three individuals in the 1980s, against all odds, who together ensured the freedom of hundreds of millions of people—Reagan, Thatcher, and Pope John Paul II.


I find it interesting that all three were raised by mothers who took in laundry to help make ends meet.


22 posted on 01/02/2012 7:54:41 AM PST by Atlas Sneezed (Author of BullionBible.com - Makes You a Precious Metal Expert, Guaranteed.)
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To: Claud

Unfortunately, I agree with you.


23 posted on 01/02/2012 9:02:08 AM PST by Hildy ("When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser." - SocratesH)
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To: LoveUSA

That’s a great post.
Thanks for that.

FRegards,
LH


24 posted on 01/02/2012 9:12:32 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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