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PRUDEN: A miracle cure with estrogen in Congress
The Washington Times ^ | 4 January 2013 | Wes Pruden

Posted on 01/04/2013 9:52:32 AM PST by COBOL2Java

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

John A. Boehner thinks there’s too much of Barack Obama in Washington. Most of the Democrats think there’s a surplus of impertinent Republicans. Chris Christie says it’s Congress that turned Washington rancid. Everybody agrees something is rotten on the Potomac.

The ladies of the U.S. Senate think they’ve figured it out. It’s that beastly testosterone that’s making everybody but the ladies sick.

“We’re less on testosterone,” says Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat. “We don’t have that need to be always confrontational. And I think we’re problem-solvers, and I think that’s what the country needs.”

Ms. Feinstein and the 20 ladies of the Senate, the largest number ever, got together on the eve of the opening of the new Congress to talk about how efficient and gracious they are, and how lucky we are to have them in town. The girls’ day out got a big write-up in the Hill, the Capitol Hill political daily.

They’re Democrats and Republicans, conservatives and liberals, some almost young and some getting a little long in the tooth, and they come in various shades of gray. Benjamin Franklin, sexist old coot that he was, famously observed that women, like cats, are all gray in the dark. But what did he know? He never took the waters in Washington.

The senator from California is from San Francisco, where estrogen is regularly added to the drinking water, so she knows its many benefits. She got plenty of seconds for her motion. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska agrees that an excess of testosterone may indeed be what ails the capital, but it might be “the ego that is attached there.” Attached to what, she did not say...

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1 posted on 01/04/2013 9:52:36 AM PST by COBOL2Java
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To: COBOL2Java
Oh yeah, cause estrogen NEVER causes any problems!!

(/sarcasm off)

2 posted on 01/04/2013 9:55:49 AM PST by Fedupwithit (You gave him what he wanted. I gave him what he needed.)
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To: COBOL2Java
I've been on a lot of boards with women. They drive me crazy. They can't make a decision and they're intimidated by their own shadow. They may want to do the right thing....they just can't figure out what it is.

I have to work 10 times as hard with a women's committee. It's absurd.

P.S. I'm a woman.

3 posted on 01/04/2013 9:57:47 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: COBOL2Java

Then what makes them so bitchie? Oh, its a lack of testosterone.


4 posted on 01/04/2013 10:02:28 AM PST by golfisnr1
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To: COBOL2Java

My only comment on this is:

Nobody has ever made a film titled Mean Boys.


5 posted on 01/04/2013 10:03:38 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Some cultures are destined to remain stupid and we need to quit trying to uplift them.)
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To: COBOL2Java
It is not testosterone but senile bunch of jackasses. Ever listen to some of these fools. Unbelievable.
6 posted on 01/04/2013 10:06:59 AM PST by Logical me
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To: COBOL2Java

If they didn’t have that ‘thang’ there’d be bounty on ‘em !!


7 posted on 01/04/2013 10:09:19 AM PST by bankwalker (In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.)
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To: COBOL2Java

If all these female pols agree that women get along better than men because they lack that icky testosterone, then I’m sure they’ll all be happy to support Sarah Palin for president in 2016. That’s so we can have more women in positions of power, and never mind differences in political stances. What?....most of them don’t like Palin?!!! Well that’s hard to believe!!! I’m sure most of female Dem pols voted for Palin in 2008 over an all male ticket, didn’t they? (snicker)


8 posted on 01/04/2013 10:11:15 AM PST by driftless2
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To: Logical me

Thats true: all those commercials tell us that testosterone goes away with age!


9 posted on 01/04/2013 10:12:13 AM PST by Adder (No, Mr. Franklin, we could NOT keep it.)
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To: bankwalker

Hmmm...there used to be good money in beaver pelts....


10 posted on 01/04/2013 10:13:15 AM PST by Adder (No, Mr. Franklin, we could NOT keep it.)
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To: Sacajaweau

“The senator from California is from San Francisco, where estrogen is regularly added to the drinking water, so she knows its many benefits.”
That explains San Francisco.


11 posted on 01/04/2013 10:15:34 AM PST by timeflies
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To: COBOL2Java
“We’re less on testosterone,” says Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat. “We don’t have that need to be always confrontational. And I think we’re problem-solvers, and I think that’s what the country needs.”
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LOL! A committee composed of pre and post menopausal women may not need to be confrontational, but once a month the pre-menopausal women WILL be and the post menopausal women cant concentrate on a problem long enough to solve it, so they cry.

12 posted on 01/04/2013 10:17:06 AM PST by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: COBOL2Java

This is a serious question. Should women govern?

I’ve seen the trouble they make in management in the workplace, with their personal you’re-against-me insecurities. I’ve seen the generational disruption when they rule in the home. They make some insane rulings as courtroom judges.

Are they able to govern in a way that creates equity and peace?

Totally serious. I think we need to have this conversation as a society. I’m willing to get flamed for bringing it up.


13 posted on 01/04/2013 10:17:29 AM PST by lurk
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To: COBOL2Java

Question for Ole Wes... Indira Gandhi, Golda Mieir, Margaret Thatcher and Cristina Kirchner; what do they all have in common?

Answer, they all are female leaders of nations, the first three at a time when almost every leader was male, and they all went to war for their countries. Kirchner is just about to start a second Falkland’s War.

So much for peaceful womanly politicians.


14 posted on 01/04/2013 10:19:39 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: COBOL2Java
“We’re less on testosterone,” says Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat. “We don’t have that need to be always confrontational. And I think we’re problem-solvers, and I think that’s what the country needs.”

With a combined age of 152 years I hope DC's not counting on California's senators' estrogen contribution.

15 posted on 01/04/2013 10:20:12 AM PST by skeeter
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To: lurk

Two words: Margaret Thatcher.


16 posted on 01/04/2013 10:20:45 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

LOL!

St. Pius X talked about the Culture War over 100 years ago in his encyclical. It is Truth vs. Modernism (Communism/Marxism/Lies).

Women are far more likely to endorse Marxist—feel-good—ideology. They should know better since they deal with young children more—they should understand the Laws of Nature and Nature’s God (Truth)——but Feinstein’s fundamental Atheism/Marxism denies all Truth-—especial any Revealed Truth and she flips Natural Laws so Evil is Good.

There is no Teleological ends for human beings (Truth). Men are Women. Family and God has to be abolished. Children are slaves of the State and to be indoctrinated with lies and taught Good (God) is Evil (public schools). Children are taught to be sexually active to destroy Virtue and relationship with all family— just as Lukacs taught and Jerry Brown, the Satanist, is doing. She is a hard-core Marxist! She is extremely evil and very mean behind that robotic smile.

Every word out of her evil mouth is to destroy Truth. She is Satan’s tool.


17 posted on 01/04/2013 10:23:45 AM PST by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: Alas Babylon!
What do they all have in common?

They acted like men.

18 posted on 01/04/2013 10:28:20 AM PST by BubbaBasher ("Liberty will not long survive the total extinction of morals" - Sam Adams)
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To: lurk
Should women govern?

I'm with Ann Barnhardt on this one...no. There are always exceptions, but they are few and far between.

19 posted on 01/04/2013 10:28:20 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: COBOL2Java

I guess this person has not had the experience of managing an office full of women and having to break-up some estrogen spitting death-battle every day.


20 posted on 01/04/2013 10:30:20 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: COBOL2Java
Count the white males? UCSF School of Dentistry


21 posted on 01/04/2013 10:32:12 AM PST by gaijin
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To: FreedomPoster; lurk

Read my post no. 17.

Woman usually don’t have the time to become philosophers. They are too busy with the distractions of “life”. Raising children, etc., and doing things which take away the necessary study of Classics and philosophy to understand “Truth”.

There are exceptions always-—yes. Thatcher was an exception. Even though she gave birth to twins, she hired out the duty of mother and she was educated in the sciences-—a lot of Truth-—rather than being indoctrinated into the social sciences. She was immersed into Law which was usurped by the Marxists in the late 1800’s, so she was taught Legal Positivism as a replacement for God-Given Rights (Common Law) which hurt even Thatcher’s “Thinking”. She was not perfect.

Rational Thought is harder for women-—they tend to be more emotional-—emotions get in the way of intellect. When emotions obscure Truth, very evil things happen-—it is what Marxism is-—this trying to promote the idea that human beings are intrinsically good-—when John Calvin was correct-—the Nature of Man is Totally Depraved. Only God can elevate human beings. Without God, there is no humanity...there is only depravity. History proves this over and over. Men usually have a much better handle on history—to the level of a Machiavelli. It is rare for women to read accounts of the Greek Masters and Julius Caesar-—etc. etc.

Without the intense study of history which includes the Bible, there is no Wisdom or Truth. Throughout history, women are much less likely to have time for the intense study if they are active mothers—which most women have been throughout history. But there is some “Truth” in understanding human nature—which comes from raising children. Many fail to grasp it though because they have no knowledge of Natural Law Theory.

Women tend to let emotion decide Truth and let Radical Egalitarianism and Darwinism be their Bible—which means Men are Women (Sodomizing others is Virtue) and Collectivism is Good-—just like all Marxists believe and forcing their ideology in our culture-—particularly in public school.


22 posted on 01/04/2013 10:44:47 AM PST by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: gaijin

I guess this explains why so many dental hygenists are female. Not that I mind that, necessarily...


23 posted on 01/04/2013 10:45:06 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Some cultures are destined to remain stupid and we need to quit trying to uplift them.)
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To: gaijin

Yeah, that dental class is all smiles at the moment. While looking at the picture, think of this: with that same smile on their face they would cut out their rival’s heart and drop it chunk by chunk into a food processor.


24 posted on 01/04/2013 11:19:06 AM PST by lurk
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To: lurk

I think you ask an excellent question.

I wanted to ask it this way. Does anyone know of a system of governance that was set-up with the idea that women would govern?

I know that ours was not.

As you imply, I don’t want a judge to be trying to find a “comprimise” with justice.

The checks-and-balances built into our government structure assume a competitive drive outwaying a desire for “concensus”.

Of course I know that all women are not the same, nor all men. But I also know that women and men are not the same and interchangable.

I think I could blame estrogen for almost all of the unconstitutional activities of our contemporary government. Just listen to Feinstein. She doesn’t want to “govern”. Governing is hard work with difficult choices. She wants to play Federal mommy and care-giver. I am sure it is more suited to her inclinations, but it is not in the job description.


25 posted on 01/04/2013 11:25:22 AM PST by Empire_of_Liberty
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To: COBOL2Java
How Dramatically Did Women's Suffrage Change the Size and Scope of Government?

JOHN R. LOTT Jr.
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) (download links for whole document at bottom of page)

September 1998

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 60
Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 107, Number 6, Part 1, pp. 1163-1198, December 1999

Abstract:
This paper examines the growth of government during this century as a result of giving women the right to vote. Using cross-sectional time-series data for 1870 to 1940, we examine state government expenditures and revenue as well as voting by U.S. House and Senate state delegations and the passage of a wide range of different state laws. Suffrage coincided with immediate increases in state government expenditures and revenue and more liberal voting patterns for federal representatives, and these effects continued growing over time as more women took advantage of the franchise. Contrary to many recent suggestions, the gender gap is not something that has arisen since the 1970s, and it helps explain why American government started growing when it did.


26 posted on 01/04/2013 12:45:42 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: COBOL2Java

judging by the female intellectual giants in congress; swinestein and boxer the KAPOs, lee1 and lee2, etc not only does it look like estrogen makes you dumber it also looks like they are pumping it into the chambers to dumb down the males (because most of them are not men). their boobs must be growing as their testicles shrink.


27 posted on 01/04/2013 1:52:46 PM PST by bravo whiskey (“People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.”)
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To: savagesusie

“Every word out of her evil mouth is to destroy Truth. She is Satan’s tool.”

Sounds like you are describing one of the many “hydra headed” expressions of “Mystery Babylon, mother of Harlots” that are so prevalent in the world today.


28 posted on 01/05/2013 3:11:02 AM PST by mdmathis6 ("Barry" Xmas to all and have a rapaciously taxable New Year!)
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To: savagesusie

“Every word out of her evil mouth is to destroy Truth. She is Satan’s tool.”

Sounds like you are describing one of the many “hydra headed” expressions of “Mystery Babylon, mother of Harlots” that are so prevalent in the world today.


29 posted on 01/05/2013 3:11:09 AM PST by mdmathis6 ("Barry" Xmas to all and have a rapaciously taxable New Year!)
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