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Ex-Clinton aide: Photo of Obama’s all-male inner circle suggested ‘women don’t belong’
Yahoo News - The Ticket ^ | 4-5-2013 | Rachel Rose Hartman

Posted on 04/05/2013 8:28:17 PM PDT by haffast

Melanne Verveer, Hillary Clinton's longtime confidante and former chief of staff, isn't defending a picture of President Barack Obama's all-male inner circle. To her, it naturally begs a question: "Where are the women?"

Verveer, the first ambassador of the State Department office for Global Women’s Issues and now executive director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, also didn't criticize the reaction that followed an early January New York Times story topped with a photograph of Obama facing 10 male top advisers.

"Well, you heard the reaction—it reverberated across the country," Verveer said in an interview with Yahoo News. "Any woman looking at that, what was the message to her? Well, 'women don’t belong.'"

She added, "There’s the old story of the photo says far more than a thousand words, and I think that the reaction was one that is well documented, which is: Where are the women?"

The picture of Obama's inner circle was published at a time when the president was working to fill multiple top positions in his administration at the start of his second term, and he had appointed only white men such as John Kerry (State), Chuck Hagel (Defense) and John Brennan (CIA) to the highest roles.

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There, Verveer, under Secretary of State Clinton, helped integrate women's issues and their perspective into U.S. foreign policy and the State Department's practices. This involved gender guidance directives for the department, including for the training of diplomats, integrating women in peace and security initiatives, bringing women's issues into the economic sphere, focusing on violence against women, women in agriculture and a host of other issues.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: feminism; hillary; obama; verveer
Hillary Clinton: Empowering Women is a ‘core imperative’
Women In The World ^ | 4-5-2013 | Holly Bailey, Yahoo! Staff
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3004721/posts

Viewpoint: What if women ruled the world?
BBC News Magazine ^ | 3-7-2013 | Dee Dee Myers

"Empowering women isn't just the right thing, it's the necessary thing. And because women are increasingly ruling, the world is changing for the better."
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2995154/posts

"Your desire will be for your husband, and he will rule over you."
http://bible.cc/genesis/3-16.htm

1 posted on 04/05/2013 8:28:18 PM PDT by haffast
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To: haffast

Valorie Jarrett?


2 posted on 04/05/2013 8:33:52 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

its a muslim thing.....and Jarrett is basically Muslim Brotherhood.


3 posted on 04/05/2013 8:35:18 PM PDT by sbark
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To: haffast

Are you implying that President Valerie Jarrett is not part of the Big Bro O Club?


4 posted on 04/05/2013 8:35:54 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Texas Fossil

Valorie Jarrett?


She gets off on power, period.


5 posted on 04/05/2013 8:36:10 PM PDT by laplata (The Answer To 1984 Is 1776)
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To: haffast

Psyops...paving the dirt road for Hillary Rotten Criminal’s POSOTUS run.


6 posted on 04/05/2013 8:36:49 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Texas Fossil

“That’s a man baby” Austin Powers.

So, who’s the pivot man? Our own little lord lloyd fauntleroy? That gadabout gay blade? I guess when he goes to meh-hee-co he’s a gay cabalero huh?


7 posted on 04/05/2013 8:36:56 PM PDT by rktman (BACKGROUND CHECKS? YOU FIRST MR. PRESIDENT!(not that we'd get the truth!))
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To: haffast

Hillary never said a word about his or the treatment of women in Islamic nations.

Its as fake as all her concerns.


8 posted on 04/05/2013 8:38:02 PM PDT by NoLibZone (I predict the exact same Freepers will hate the GOP Candidate for: 2016,2020,2024,2028, 2032.)
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To: PGalt

Exactly. Clintonistas vs Obamites and the Old White Man’s Party.


9 posted on 04/05/2013 8:38:47 PM PDT by haffast (Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. -Abe Lincoln)
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To: Texas Fossil
Valorie Jarrett?

She's probably the one who hates having other women around.

10 posted on 04/05/2013 8:43:37 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: FReepers; Patriots; FRiends



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11 posted on 04/05/2013 8:45:29 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: haffast

> Viewpoint: What if women ruled the world?

I observed the following employee count last week while visiting various places of business: post office lobby - 8 women, 2 men; bank lobby - 11 women, 2 men; department store - more than 30 women, fewer than 10 men; auto repair shop - about equal number of men and women; drugstore - more than 20 women, 3 men; insurance company office - all women. Women rule.


12 posted on 04/05/2013 8:45:34 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: haffast
Photo of Obama’s all-male inner circle suggested ‘women don’t belong’

The media is going to tear Obama apart on this!

Oh, wait. Obama is a liberal Democrat. Nothing to see here. Move along.

13 posted on 04/05/2013 8:45:39 PM PDT by Leaning Right
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To: Cementjungle

Valorie Jarrett?
She’s probably the one who hates having other women around.


I’d pay to see Valerie Jarrett and Hitlery locked in a one bed room for a week.


14 posted on 04/05/2013 8:47:57 PM PDT by laplata (The Answer To 1984 Is 1776)
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To: haffast

Where are all the women? Hilary’s bedroom.


15 posted on 04/05/2013 8:55:48 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: haffast

Well-stated, halfast. Thanks.


16 posted on 04/05/2013 8:56:48 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Texas Fossil

She looks lika man to me. Farrakhan.


17 posted on 04/05/2013 8:57:09 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: laplata

Agreed.


18 posted on 04/05/2013 9:01:34 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: sbark

Yes, she is. Along with her family.


19 posted on 04/05/2013 9:03:55 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: haffast

Bam don’t like girls. Valerie Jarret is his Mom.


20 posted on 04/05/2013 9:06:12 PM PDT by bigbob
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Where da white women at?


21 posted on 04/05/2013 9:16:51 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: haffast

Clinton and obama were raised by doting mommies. Those type usually end up misogynists.


22 posted on 04/05/2013 9:22:06 PM PDT by Terry Mross (This country will fail to exist in my lifetime. And I'm gettin' up there in age.)
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To: Texas Fossil; laplata; Cementjungle; bigbob
Valorie Jarrett?

SHE IS the President.

23 posted on 04/05/2013 10:12:14 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: LucyT

She may or may not be.

Acts like she has more balls than he does.

Have read that both speak Farsi. Both are Leftists.

Have no doubt both are enemies of We the People.


24 posted on 04/05/2013 10:32:27 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Jyotishi

No kidding....I often notice the LACK of MEN in the workplaces I see.


25 posted on 04/06/2013 1:58:06 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: haffast
Melanne Verveer, Hillary Clinton's longtime confidante and former chief of staff, isn't defending a picture of President Barack Obama's all-male inner circle. To her, it naturally begs a question: "Where are the women?"

LOL! Simple Melanie!


Barry and the Boys

Bush's fault, obviously.

26 posted on 04/06/2013 2:19:35 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: cynwoody

To her, it naturally begs a question: “Where are the women?”

That’s simple Melanie, they are making sandwiches and
getting the coffee so they didn’t have time to be in
the picture.


27 posted on 04/06/2013 3:10:04 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: haffast

Is it possible, the rumors are true: he feels more comfortable around men.


28 posted on 04/06/2013 9:44:08 AM PDT by upcountryhorseman (An old fashioned conservative)
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