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Women vs. Men: Who Governs Better?
American Thinker ^ | July 14, 2013 | Selwyn Duke

Posted on 07/14/2013 4:09:01 PM PDT by neverdem

Every so often there's that obligatory article asking, "Are Women Superior at_____?" or "Do Women Make Better ______?," with politicians often being the focus.

Of course, the question is always asked rhetorically. No matter the facts of the case, you'll never hear, "We examined the issue exhaustively from all perspectives, consulted with premier authorities in the discipline, collated the data, and have determined that in..."...

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Lawrence is fair to the not-fairer sex, though, writing that "some men" are "trying to make things work better"; these would be "[a]spiring deal-makers in today's Senate" such as "John McCain, South Carolina Republican Lindsey Graham, New York Democrat Chuck Schumer, Virginia Democrat Mark Warner, and Tennessee Republican Bob Corker[.]"

And you put all those guys together, and you still have Low T.

Transitioning to High E, Lawrence emphasizes how "[s]ome of the strongest bipartisan relationships are among the women themselves" (that's easy when your ideology is basically the same) and also reports, "The members have thrown showers for women who are getting married or adopting children. They socialize with their families at each other's homes. They run together and discuss how to juggle a Senate career and the responsibility of raising young children." Yes, it's the Divine Secrets of the Tax-and-Spend Sisterhood.

Look, let's cut the (I'll be sexist) male bovine. It's well-known by the less brainwashed that women are creatures of the flock; they don't like going against the group, which is one reason I didn't think the women judging George Zimmerman would give us a hung jury (though I did predict an acquittal two days ago). And, thank God, this time 6 Collaborating Women did the job of 12 Angry Men. But there's another way of saying women are of the flock.

They are creatures of the collective.

And of collectivism...

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Politics/Elections; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: duke; feminazism; selwynduke; women
There are exceptions to any rule, e.g. Sarah Palin, Maggie Thatcher, etc., but as a general rule take Elizabeth Dole wanting to ban so called "assault weapons."
1 posted on 07/14/2013 4:09:01 PM PDT by neverdem
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To: neverdem

It’s certainly NOT Big Sis.


2 posted on 07/14/2013 4:21:24 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: neverdem

Ayn Rand’s take on this subject:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cL8g7zy6qxw


3 posted on 07/14/2013 4:21:43 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: neverdem
The founding fathers, after much thought and through their collective wisdom, never contemplated women voting or running for office.

That would have been a good model to preserve.

4 posted on 07/14/2013 4:24:37 PM PDT by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: elkfersupper

It is true that female suffrage was one of the most effective things ever to happen to the world socialist movement.


5 posted on 07/14/2013 4:28:28 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan

Thanks for the link!


6 posted on 07/14/2013 4:35:47 PM PDT by neverdem (Register pressure cookers! /s)
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To: neverdem

Women vs. Men: Who Governs Better?

Immaterial in a strong, healthy, God fearing Culture.


7 posted on 07/14/2013 4:38:48 PM PDT by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: neverdem

I’ve always said the three worst things that happened to this country was the Indians were conquered, the South lost and women got the vote.


8 posted on 07/14/2013 4:44:01 PM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: neverdem

It certainly is not a combination of both, as in Lindsay Graham.


9 posted on 07/14/2013 4:48:33 PM PDT by Fester Chugabrew
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To: neverdem
Women vs. Men: Who Governs Better?

Well 0bama pulls down the stats A LOT!

Which team is he on?

10 posted on 07/14/2013 4:50:13 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (A Quiet Rage is Building All Across America!)
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To: TalBlack
Women vs. Men: Who Governs Better?

Immaterial in a strong, healthy, God fearing Culture.

Women are to obey their husbands.

That 99.99999% of Christians don't bother to emphasize this and have embraced most of feminism makes them apostates.

A Fathers Day call to repentance

11 posted on 07/14/2013 4:52:37 PM PDT by ClaytonP
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To: neverdem
Women are absolutely more emotional, while men more rational and logical. This is why I tend to trust conservative WOMEN more. I want an emotional zelot, not a RINO looking for "common ground". I know it's just a generalization, but I find it true a lot.
12 posted on 07/14/2013 4:53:14 PM PDT by southern rock
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To: neverdem
Before I read the article and replies, I want to comment on the question.

Daddy is a benevolent dictator and Mama is a loving guide.

The first politic is the family and it is the woman (of a traditional Dick and Jane family) that actually "governs" the many (sometimes) different personalities.

It's mama that wields the first blow of discipline and mama that comforts the boo boos.

To answer the question posed ... I think women govern better than men .. whom lead.

13 posted on 07/14/2013 4:53:48 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof, but they're true.)
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To: neverdem

The GOP has a LOT of good women who are fulfilling their terms and responsibilities to their constituents and their beliefs.


14 posted on 07/14/2013 4:59:24 PM PDT by Alex in chains
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To: neverdem

You’re welcome.

The full quote she refers to in the link is as follows:

“I do not think that a rational woman can want to be president. Observe that I did not say she would be unable to do the job; I said that she could not want it. It is not a matter of her ability, but of her values.
...when it comes to the post of president, ...do not ask: “Could she do the job and would it be good for the country?” Conceivably, she could and it would - but what would it do to her?
The issue is primarily psychological. . .
...the higher [a woman’s] view of masculinity, the more severely demanding her standards. It means that she never loses the awareness of her own sexual identity and theirs. It means that a properly feminine woman does not treat men as if she were their pal, sister, mother - or leader.
Now consider the meaning of the presidency: in all his professional relationships, within the entire sphere of his work, the president is the highest authority; he is the “chief executive,” the “commander-in-chief.” ...In the performance of his duties, a president does not deal with equals, but only with inferiors (not inferiors as persons, but in respect to the hierarchy of their positions, their work, and their responsibilities).
This, for a rational woman, would be an unbearable situation. ... To act as the superior, the leader, virtually the ruler of all the men she deals with, would be an excruciating psychological torture. It would require a total depersonalization, an utter selflessness, and an incommunicable loneliness; she would have to suppress (or repress) every personal aspect of her own character and attitude; she could not be herself, i.e., a woman; she would have to function only as a mind, not as a person, i.e., as a thinker devoid of personal values - a dangerously artificial dichotomy which no one could sustain for long. By the nature of her duties and daily activities, she would beome the most unfeminine, sexless, metaphysically inappropriate, and rationally revolting figure of all: a matriarch.
For a woman to seek or desire the presidency is, in fact, so terrible a prospect of spiritual self-immolation that the woman who would seek it is psychologically unworthy of the job.”

From “An Answer to Readers (About a Woman President),”
The Objectivist, Dec. 1968


15 posted on 07/14/2013 5:05:14 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: neverdem

“Women vs. Men: Who Governs Better?”

A conservative woman governs better than a liberal man.

A conservative man governs better than a liberal woman.

If you have a choice between a conservative man and a conservative woman, it doesn’t matter who wins - in this scenario we all do.


16 posted on 07/14/2013 5:08:21 PM PDT by Larry - Moe and Curly (Loose lips sink ships.)
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To: ReformationFan

Thanks for the quote!


17 posted on 07/14/2013 5:10:31 PM PDT by neverdem (Register pressure cookers! /s)
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To: neverdem

Let’s not forget Golda Meir.


18 posted on 07/14/2013 5:12:11 PM PDT by ryderann
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To: neverdem

the exception women are exceptions because thgey govern like strong mnen. maggie had more kahones than all the guys in parliament put together. sure miss her at her best.


19 posted on 07/14/2013 5:17:04 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

She certainly seems to have had more than Blair or Cameron in formerly Great Britain.


20 posted on 07/14/2013 5:18:29 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: neverdem

men.

one verdict ought not bring up such a question, these were not elected women. further several had engineering husbands, one was a lawyer, so we’re talking about women attracted to men who are very logical and ethodical and organized.


21 posted on 07/14/2013 5:18:49 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: neverdem

“And women will rule over them,” is a quote from the Scriptures about the folly of nations run by women. Women, in general, have problems with cold logic. They are by nature more nurturing and emotional than men. They are also more “catty.” The last thing that any country needs is to be ruled over by women. Matriarchal societies are exceedingly cruel. We do not need a Jezebel in the White House.


22 posted on 07/14/2013 5:30:53 PM PDT by Nemoque
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To: neverdem

Govern? In an ideal world, Godly men would make the law and Godly women, being more empathetic by nature, would apply the law, the home and community writ large. Reality does not allow this, however. In most situations wherein the law is brought to bear, being logical and dispassionate is the only course approximating justice.

Caring and empathy when dealing with criminals leads to all manner of injustice in the larger realm, whether or not this might be appropriate in any given individual circumstance. Are women capable of being dispassionate and logical? Of course, and there are outstanding examples of such. We’ve just seen a fine instance of this in Florida. Are women as a group noted for this, absolutely not. Argue ‘till you’re blue in the face, ladies, but amongst yourselves you know it’s true.

Remove Godly from the equation and all bets are off. Do you want to ultimately end up with a brutal dictatorship or a smothering nanny state? Smothering nanny state is what we’ve gotten thus far, since the advent of this era of apparent female dominance. There has to be an enforcement arm of even a matriarchy, however, and so we’ll eventually have both.

Much better than those old dead white men ever managed, huh? /s


23 posted on 07/14/2013 5:38:39 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: elkfersupper

Giving women the right to ushered in socialism.


24 posted on 07/14/2013 6:03:01 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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25 posted on 07/14/2013 7:12:27 PM PDT by neverdem (Register pressure cookers! /s)
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To: neverdem

Recent feminists and SNAGs in leadership positions have pretty much driven a wooden stake through the heart of that notion. [SNAGS: sensitive New Age guys.] They can keep pushing it, though, right through the remainder of the default process and eventual economic depositions of pathological, favored constituents. Consumers won’t start buying again in spite of measures being taken by leadership against the law of our land.


26 posted on 07/14/2013 8:35:52 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: neverdem

Thanks for the ping!


27 posted on 07/14/2013 8:47:29 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: neverdem; elkfersupper; BillyBoy; fieldmarshaldj; sickoflibs

Repeal the 19th!! ;)


28 posted on 07/14/2013 10:30:13 PM PDT by Impy (Bring back the spoils system.)
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To: neverdem

If you want to gin up your readership and attract a few more ad-buyers, post a “battle of the sexes” column. As predictable as rain in the Southeast this summer.


29 posted on 07/15/2013 4:20:29 AM PDT by Tax-chick (No pun intended, no punishment ... If I offended you, you needed it.)
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To: neverdem

Because the quality of governance depends on a person’s plumbing.


30 posted on 07/15/2013 7:00:10 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (If youÂ’re happy and you know it clank your chains!)
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