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  • The unhappiest workers of all

    07/17/2014 6:55:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/17/2014 | Thomas Lifson
    How’s that feminism workin’ out for ya? According to a survey reported in a Psychology Today article, the unhappiest workers are:Female 42 years oldUnmarriedHave a household income under $100,000Work in a professional position (i.e., as a doctor or a lawyer). Sounds exactly like the feminist ideal: a woman who needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle. On her own, independent, unburdened, I am woman, hear me roar. Except that she’s not very happy. The author, Sherrie Bourg Carter, Psy.D., notes that while it is possible the survey is inaccurate (the sample size is only 670 North American white...
  • Will Submarines Have Daycare Facilities?

    05/29/2014 3:19:27 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 28 replies
    The Thinking Housewife ^ | May 24, 2014 | Laura Wood
    FOR years we have been hearing that women are just like men except for a few minor anatomical differences and therefore all (lucrative) occupations that were once male should be opened to women. No sooner is this transformation enacted by government or corporations in some specific arena than it is openly admitted that women are very different from men and the workplace must be transformed to accommodate these differences. An announcement by a Naval commander typifies this phenomenon. The Navy once decided it must have women sailors because women are just like men. Now the Navy says it cant retain...
  • The power within a conservative woman

    04/08/2014 8:52:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | April 8, 2014 | Selena Owens
    In this column, I simply want to encourage conservative women to know this: Ladies, we are powerful! I wrote a book of the same title as a source of encouragement for Christian conservative women. In an era in which liberalism and socialism are wedged into every sector of society, we need to be encouraged and reminded of the power within us. By virtue of simply standing for what is right, from the perspective of God, our nations founders and conservatism overall, we possess unique, transformative power, real power that speaks to the plethora of societys ills and traitorous, reckless government....
  • Semper Fail: The sad reality is the majority of female Marine recruits fail fitness test

    01/10/2014 8:35:24 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 01/10/2014 | Arnold Ahlert
    Reality and social engineering recently collided, and reality lost. Beginning in 2014, female U.S. Marines were supposed to meet a minimum standard of three pull-ups for their annual physical fitness test. Unfortunately, when that standard was tested at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in South Carolina last year, only 45 percent of the women could meet it. As a result, that part of their fitness requirement has been delayed until 2015. The change, quietly announced during a November report on its TV show, “The Corps Report,” raises serious questions about the push to put women soldiers in front-line combat roles...
  • Its a Mans World, And It Always Will Be

    12/16/2013 9:38:08 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 48 replies
    Time ^ | 12/16/2013 | Camille Paglia
    If men are obsolete, then women will soon be extinctunless we rush down that ominous Brave New World path where females will clone themselves by parthenogenesis, as famously do Komodo dragons, hammerhead sharks, and pit vipers. A peevish, grudging rancor against men has been one of the most unpalatable and unjust features of second- and third-wave feminism. Mens faults, failings and foibles have been seized on and magnified into gruesome bills of indictment. Ideologue professors at our leading universities indoctrinate impressionable undergraduates with carelessly fact-free theories alleging that gender is an arbitrary, oppressive fiction with no basis in biology. Is...
  • When push comes to shove in landing a mate, women get nasty: study

    11/02/2013 11:59:30 AM PDT · by Loyalist · 64 replies
    Ottawa Citizen ^ | November 2, 2013 | Robert Sibley
    OTTAWA Women are bitchy by nature. No, thats not a sexist remark. Thats science. Or at least thats what University of Ottawa psychologist Tracy Vaillancourt more or less concludes in her latest research on intrasexual competition among women. Derisive comments on another womans appearance, spreading rumours about her sex life, giving her the silent treatment all this and more reflects the kind of indirect aggression women deploy against each other in the competition for a mate, she says in a report published this week in a Royal Society journal. Human females have a particular proclivity for using indirect...
  • Firm to female staffers: Learn hard words

    10/25/2013 2:20:15 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 124 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 25, 2013 | Natalie O'Neill
    Smart women dont show cleavage or at least thats what one high-powered Manhattan law firm is telling its female employees. The legal firm Clifford Chance sent female associates a bizarre memo advising them to stop giggling, squirming and showing cleavage while speaking in public, irking female employees who called the tips sexist, the legal news website Abovethelaw.com reports.
  • Females are the Upcoming Target Shooters Identified in NSSF

    09/10/2013 7:01:58 AM PDT · by lotr01 · 6 replies
    NSSF ^ | 9/10/2013 | NSSF
    So it looks like the NSSF (National Shooting Sports Foundation) did a survey from 2008 to 2012 and discovered: Younger: 66% of new shooters fall into the 18-to-34-year-old category compared to 31% in the same age category for established shooters. Female: 37% of new target shooters are female compared to 22% of established target shooters. Urban: 47% of new target shooters live in urban/suburban settings versus 34% of established target shooters. westernshootingjournal.com/women-and-guns/upcoming-new-target-shooters-are-females/
  • A look into the minds of Tsarnaevs fan girls

    08/20/2013 9:00:05 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies
    Boston Metro ^ | August 18, 2013 | Morgan Rousseau
    Nearly six months after the Boston Marathon bombings, as the city continues to reel and heal, the fan base for 20-year-old suspected terrorist Dzhokhar Jahar Tsarnaev is going strong. Tsarnaev supporter and New York City resident Karina said her loyalty is due to a strong belief that he is innocent not an attraction. I saw a lot of the teenage fan girls in the beginning, but that has diminished because we called them out pretty quickly, said Karina, who requested her last name be withheld. It is obvious that hes a good looking young man, she added.
  • Female Israeli soldiers disciplined after posing dressed only in underwear and combat fatigues

    06/03/2013 6:45:05 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 60 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 3, 2013 | Becky Evans and AP Reporter
    Four Israeli female soldiers have been disciplined after pictures of themselves dressed only in their underwear and combat gear were posted on Facebook. The Israeli military said yesterday the group of women were punished for their 'unbecoming behaviour' after the pictures emerged on local news sites. The images, published on Israeli news site Walla, showed the soldiers removing their fatigues to expose their underwear and back sides.
  • Female lawmakers leading push to crack down on military sex crimes

    05/24/2013 8:24:23 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 24, 2013 | Craig Whitlock and Ed OKeefe,
    About two dozen lawmakers and Obama administration officials crowded into the Roosevelt Room at the White House on May 9 for an urgent meeting about sexual assaults in the military. The most striking thing about the group, given the male-dominated world of national security, was that 85 percent of those around the table were women. In contrast to other issues mired in gridlock, Congress is moving swiftly and on a bipartisan basis to force the Defense Department to crack down on sex crimes in the ranks. The push is being unmistakably led by female legislators, who constitute a critical mass...
  • This Map Of US Female Mortality Will Break Your Heart

    04/05/2013 9:20:41 PM PDT · by blam · 93 replies
    TBI ^ | 3-5-2013 | Grace Wyler
    This Map Of US Female Mortality Will Break Your Heart Grace WylerApr. 5, 2013, 6:31 PM In a speech at the Women In The World summit Friday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton mentioned a startling fact: Women in the U.S. are living shorter lives than women in almost every other industrialized country. And worse yet, female mortality rates are actually rising in many parts of the country. "Think about it for a minute. We are the richest and most powerful country in the world," Clinton said. "Yet many American women today are living shorter lives than their mothers, especially...
  • Joint Chiefs Looking to Lower Combat Standards

    01/26/2013 11:39:20 AM PST · by John Semmens · 16 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 25 Jan 2013 | John Semmens
    Now that Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has decreed that women may not be excluded from front line combat positions, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey ordered a review of the standards applied to personnel in these positions. Dempsey's order specifically requires all commanders to justify any minimum standards that would tend to disproportionately impact women. As it stands now, many of the physical requirements imposed on combat troops are beyond the capabilities of the vast majority of female soldiers, Dempsey said. This makes the standards inherently discriminatory and denies these female soldiers equal rights. The...
  • Women in combat a really, really bad idea

    12/11/2012 5:41:35 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 83 replies
    Renew America ^ | 12-7-12 | Bryan Fischer
    America's daughters should not be sent into combat. Period. Part of the reason is philosophical: we want to live in a nation where we expect men to use their strength to protect the women in their world, not the other way round. But there are immensely practical reasons as well. God simply did not design women to have the same size, upper body strength, or stamina as men. It's just plain stupid to ignore this biological fact of nature. The Washington Post, for instance, recently ran a story on the "throwing gap" between men and women, which has stubbornly persisted...
  • Male DNA Found In Female Brains

    11/04/2012 10:20:50 AM PST · by blam · 28 replies
    Science News ^ | 11-3-2012 | Laura Sanders
    Male DNA Found In Female Brains Discovery suggests fetal cells can slip through blood-brain barrier By Laura Sanders November 3, 2012; Vol.182 #9 (p. 12) Children live on in their mothers brains for decades, and not just as memories. Scientists have found pockets of male DNA, presumably from boy fetuses, in the brain tissue of women who died in their 70s. Not only is male DNA present in womens brains, its common, researchers report online September 26 in PLOS ONE. J. Lee Nelson of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle and her colleagues found snippets of a male-only...
  • Constitution not same, thankfully (Bucket suggested)

    09/16/2012 7:49:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | September 16, 2012 | Professor Akhil Reed Amar, Yale Law School
    Two hundred and twenty-five years ago this week - right here in Philadelphia, "where it all began" - America's Founding Fathers went public with a proposed Constitution promising more democracy than the world had ever seen. Even so, in September 1787, "We the People" basically meant "We the Men." This year, the fate of this manly constitutional project rests more than ever in the hands of women. More women than men will cast votes in November. Just for fun, imagine that women were to vote as a unified bloc. Virtually every election in America at every level of government -...
  • Army Reviews Whether to Allow Women in Ranger School

    05/16/2012 9:12:40 PM PDT · by Publius804 · 50 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 16 May 2012 | N/A
    WASHINGTON Army leaders have begun to study the prospect of sending female soldiers to the service's prestigious Ranger school another step in the effort to broaden opportunities for women in the military. Gen. Raymond Odierno, Army chief of staff, said Wednesday that he's asked senior commanders to provide him with recommendations and a plan this summer. And while he stressed that no decisions have been made, he suggested that Ranger school may be a logical next step for women as they move into more jobs closer to the combat lines. "If we determine that we're going to allow...
  • 1943 Guide to Hiring Women

    11/02/2011 6:36:35 PM PDT · by Keltik · 92 replies · 2+ views
    Mass Transportation Magazine | July 1943
    The following is an excerpt from the July 1943 issue of Mass Transportation Magazine. This was written for male supervisors of women in the work force during World War II. =================================== Eleven Tips on Getting More Efficiency Out of Women Employees: There's no longer any question whether transit companies should hire women for jobs formerly held by men. The draft and manpower shortage has settled that point. The important things now are to select the most efficient women available and how to use them to the best advantage. Here are eleven helpful tips on the subject from Western Properties: 1....
  • Why do women still struggle to get to the very top in politics?

    10/16/2011 9:51:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 65 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | October 16, 2011 | Nick Wood
    Next month marks the 21st anniversary of Margaret Thatcher's enforced resignation as Prime Minister. It is now more than 30 years since she first gained power. She was not, of course, the first woman to lead a major country. That honour fell to Indira Gandhi in India and Golda Meir in Israel. But along with Gandhi, Thatcher's 11 years at the top make her the longest-serving woman prime minister the world has seen. The strange thing is that despite the advancement of women in business and the professions and the growing numbers of women entering politics in leading Western countries,...
  • The Security Sex

    09/27/2011 2:15:38 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 33 replies
    Renew America ^ | Sept. 21, 2011 | Selwyn Duke
    We have all heard about the sex gap in voting patterns. This is the phenomenon whereby, in every election, women are far more likely to support liberal candidates than men are. For instance, in 1996, Bill Clinton captured 54 percent of the women's vote but only 43 percent of the men's. And in subsequent elections, the male-female gap has been as follows: in 2000, Al Gore, 42-54; in 2004, John Kerry, 41-51; and in 2008, Barack Obama, 49-56. In fact, even in the watershed election of 2010, during which we heard about the rise of the conservative woman, the fairer...
  • Are Women Genetically Wired To Dislike Math & Science?

    09/15/2011 8:54:32 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 57 replies
    YourTango ^ | 9/14/2011 | Jessica Cruel
    A study found that when it comes to career choices, men prefer things and women prefer people.If you thought it was sexist to assume that girls aren't good at science, maybe you should think again (though stereotypes are dangerous and there are certainly many, many exceptions). A recent study in the journal Hormones and Behavior found that genetics play a key role in the career choices we make. In short, men become astronauts and women prefer nursing because of our biological nature, not environmental factors. In our society, males are more likely to work in fields dealing with "things" like...
  • HOW UNCLEAN WAS MY VALLEY

    07/13/2011 12:46:48 AM PDT · by JLS · 36 replies
    Steynonline ^ | 13 July 2011 | Mark Steyn
    Take a look at this photograph. It appeared in The Toronto Stars education section on Saturday: Its the scene every Friday at the cafeteria of Valley Park Middle School in Toronto. Thats not a private academy, its a public school funded by taxpayers. And yet, oddly enough, whats going on is a prayer service oh, relax, its not Anglican or anything improper like that; its Muslim Friday prayers, and the Toronto District School Board says dont worry, its just for convenience: They put the cafeteria at the local imams disposal because otherwise the kids would have to troop off...
  • All Female U.S. Marines Battalion

    12/14/2010 1:17:19 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 28 replies · 3+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Dec. 14 , 2010 | Paula Bronstein
    Sergeant Sheena Adams (R) US Marine with the FET (Female Engagement Team) 1st Battalion 8th Marines, Regimental Combat team II comforts an Afghan translator (L) who was crying after hearing about the death of a fellow marine on November 16, 2010 in Musa Qala, Afghanistan. There are 48 women presently working along the volatile front lines of the war in Afghanistan deployed as the second Female Engagement team participating in a more active role, gaining access where men can't. The women, many who volunteer for the 6.5 month deployment take a 10 week course at Camp Pendleton in California where...
  • Fearing rout, Obama, Dems reach to female voters

    10/21/2010 3:50:48 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 17 replies · 1+ views
    Associated Press/AOL News ^ | 22/10/10 | LIZ SIDOTI and DARLENE SUPERVILLE
    SEATTLE -In a last-ditch effort to prevent electoral disaster, President Barack Obama and Democratic allies are vigorously wooing women voters, whose usually reliable support appears to have softened. From blunt TV ads to friendlier backyard chats, they're straining to persuade women that it's the Democrats who are on their side and it's in women's vital interest to turn out and vote in the Nov. 2 elections that could give Republicans control of one or both houses of Congress. In Seattle on Thursday, Obama told local women and others that "how well women do will help determine how well our families...
  • Mexican Drug Gang Hires Pretty Hitwomen

    08/17/2010 2:56:35 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 39 replies · 2+ views
    KDFW ^ | Tuesday, 17 Aug 2010
    A Mexican drug gang is hiring pretty young women to carry out killings to surprise its enemies, a suspected member of the vicious La Linea gang said in a video released Tuesday. Around 30 women aged 18 to 30 have been trained by hitmen to carry out killings in recent months, and most of those have killed people, said Rogelio Amaya in a public security ministry video released by media. "They're pretty, good-looking, to help mislead opponents," said the suspected member of a gang of enforcers for the Juarez cartel in the country's most violent city, Ciudad Juarez. The women...
  • The Internet: Avenue For Women Jihadi 'Participation'"

    08/12/2010 11:23:53 PM PDT · by Cindy · 4 replies · 1+ views
    EURASIA REVIEW.com ^ | TUESDAY, 10 AUGUST 2010 11:48 | By Tuty Raihanah Mostarom and Nur Azlin Mohamed Yasin
    "WRITTEN BY RSIS" SNIPPET: "Analysts of online extremist websites have noticed a recurrent trend of jihadist attempts to engage women in the cyberworld. There also appears to be more women supporters utilising the virtual domain to express their activism." SNIPPET: "While still small in number, women in Southeast Asia are not escaping the attention of the jihadist. A key regional site, Arrahmah.com and its influential forum has seen a noticeable increase in female participation (participation here at the very least referring to females supporting the cause of the extremists). One current celebrity cause is the trial of Putri Munawaroh, the...
  • The Plight of Afghan Women: A Disturbing Picture

    07/30/2010 2:54:11 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 50 replies · 5+ views
    TIME ^ | July 29, 2010 | Richard Stengel, Managing Editor
    Our cover image this week is powerful, shocking and disturbing. It is a portrait of Aisha, a shy 18-year-old Afghan woman who was sentenced by a Taliban commander to have her nose and ears cut off for fleeing her abusive in-laws. Aisha posed for the picture and says she wants the world to see the effect a Taliban resurgence would have on the women of Afghanistan, many of whom have flourished in the past few years. Her picture is accompanied by a powerful story by our own Aryn Baker on how Afghan women have embraced the freedoms that have come...
  • Pols told to be wary of female lobbyists

    07/21/2010 7:27:21 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 34 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 21, 2010
    Some Republican congressmen have been warned to keep their distance from the female lobbyists who prowl Capitol Hill. Sources say House Minority Leader John Boehner has told GOP congressmen who partied with lobbyists "to knock it off." His spokesperson said, "Boehner has always told all our members that they will be held to the highest ethical standards."
  • Islam vs. Womens Breasts

    06/25/2010 4:23:44 AM PDT · by SJackson · 95 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | 6-25-10 | Phyllis Chesler
    Dangerous serial killers and sex criminals roam the Western world. In the not-too-distant past, such remorseless killers, such as Jack The Ripper, Ted Bundy, and the Green River Killer, targeted mainly vulnerable women, including prostituted women, whom they kidnapped, raped, tortured, and murdered. Often, breasts and genitalia were savagely mutilated.Today, these horrific, individual acts pale in comparison to the barbarism of theIslamist world where similar, but legally approved and publicly shared acts of woman-hatred are carried out by national presidents, religious leaders, Vice and Virtue policeand by mobs inflamed by Friday sermons.In 2001, egged on by their imam, hundreds of...
  • Islamists torch (Children's) summer camp in Gaza

    05/23/2010 1:24:02 PM PDT · by SmartInsight · 20 replies · 681+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | May 23, 2010 | Jerusalem Post staff
    Ultra-fundamentalist militia claims UNRWA-run camp immoral. Masked gunmen from an Islamist group torched a UN-run summer camp for children and teens in Gaza on Sunday, Army Radio reported, the top UN aid official in Gaza said. John Ging says the assailants tied up the guard early Sunday, burned tents and vandalized bathrooms. UN officials say the attackers left behind three bullets and a note threatening to kill Ging and others unless the UN cancels its activities for some 250,000 Gaza children. Two days before the incident, the previously unknown "The Free of the Homeland" group issued a statement criticizing the...
  • Afghan girls hit again by suspected gas attack (Religion Of Peace Alert)

    05/11/2010 3:52:56 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 3 replies · 292+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 5/11/2010 | Hamid Shalizi and Mohammad Hamed/Reuters
    Dozens of schoolgirls in Afghanistan were admitted to hospital on Tuesday after two suspected poisonous gas attacks on schools, officials said, the latest in a spate of similar incidents. Thirty schoolgirls in the northern city of Kunduz and six in Kabul were admitted to hospital, health officials and the interior ministry said. "Others are also coming in. We don't know the exact number of girls affected, it could be many. It's a similar incident to what happened in Kabul and Kunduz last week," said Homayun Khamosh, head of the Kunduz city hospital where girls were admitted.
  • Afghanistan: Girls' school attacked with toxic chemicals

    04/22/2010 5:04:29 PM PDT · by Cindy · 8 replies · 385+ views
    (ADNKRONOS INTERNATIONAL - AKI, April 21, 2010) via JIHAD WATCH.org ^ | Posted by Marisol on April 22, 2010 5:19 AM | n/a
    SNIPPET: "Kabul, 21 April (AKI) - At least 12 female students were hospitalised in Afghanistan on Wednesday after inhaling a poisonous substance sprayed at a school in northern Afghanistan. The 12 students of the Fatima Zahra Girl School, and a teacher and an assistant were mysteriously poisoned, Hamayon Khamush, director of the hospital in Kunduz city, was quoted as saying by Xinhua." SNIPPET: "To defend their ideology, Taliban militants have attacked girl students with gas and acid." SNIPPET: "In May last year 90 girls were hospitalised in Kapisa province, north-east of the capital, after someone sprayed toxic chemicals in the...
  • Vicious acid attack on woman: Pakistan

    08/24/2009 5:58:15 PM PDT · by Cindy · 17 replies · 1,510+ views
    Video via YouTube.com ^ | July 27, 2009 | n/a
    THIS IS A WARNING: NO CHILDREN UNDER 18 AND NO ONE WHO IS INCAPABLE OF LOOKING AT GRUESOME CONSEQUENCES OF ACID ATTACKS SHOULD VIEW THIS VIDEO. Thank you. -Cindy # www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAKNkwRKY8o "Vicious acid attack on woman: Pakistan" Video Description - quote: July 27, 2009 Pakistani women brutally disfigured by acid when she refused a forced marriage to become someone's second wife. Not for the feint of heart. Category: News & Politics Tags: Islam acid attacks women in Pakistan
  • The Fight to Stop Violence Against Women Continues

    04/02/2010 10:23:04 PM PDT · by Cindy · 9 replies · 428+ views
    WHITEHOUSE.gov ^ | April 02, 2010 at 05:08 PM EDT | Posted by Lynn Rosenthal
    Note: The following text is a quote: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/04/02/fight-stop-violence-against-women-continues Home The White House Blog The Fight to Stop Violence Against Women Continues Posted by Lynn Rosenthal on April 02, 2010 at 05:08 PM EDT This week, the Vice President took his commitment to ending violence against women to Peoria, Illinois where he spoke at the Center for the Prevention of Abuses Partners in Peace awards. The 1100 member audience was mesmerized by the Vice Presidents story about his early efforts to pass the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The first VAWA hearing was held on June 20, 1990, and over...
  • Whipped for wearing a 'deceptive' bra: Hardline Islamists in Somalia publicly flog women

    10/17/2009 1:25:37 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 79 replies · 4,791+ views
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 16 October 2009
    A hardline Islamist group in Somalia has begun publicly whipping women for wearing bras that they claim violate Islam as they are 'deceptive'. The insurgent group Al Shabaab has sent gunmen into the streets of Mogadishu to round up any women who appear to have a firm bust, residents claimed yesterday. The women are then inspected to see if the firmness is natural, or if it is the result of wearing a bra. If they are found wearing , they are ordered to remove it and shake their breasts, residents said. Al Shabaab, which seeks to impose a strict interpretation...
  • China's Gender Imbalance Could Leave 30 Million Men Without Wives

    10/09/2009 4:10:20 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 64 replies · 2,378+ views
    Fox News ^ | October 8,, 2009 | Dana Lewis
    In the next 20 years, it's estimated that 30 million Chinese men won't be able to find wives. For mothers and fathers who visit the "People's Park" every weekend there's a lot more to it than just finding love for their kids. There's a tradition in China of the young looking after the old. The government hasn't paid pensions and provided health care for most Chinese. So many parents' social security is on the line.
  • Face of Defense: Admirals Mentor Other Female Sailors

    07/21/2009 4:50:06 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 416+ views
    Face of Defence ^ | Lt. Nathan Christensen, USN
    MANAMA, Bahrain, July 21, 2009 Navy Rear Adm. Carol M. Pottenger and Navy Rear Adm. Michelle Howard have plenty on their respective plates Pottenger as commander of Naval Expeditionary Combat Command and Howard as commander of Expeditionary Strike Group 2. But that doesnt stop the two flag officers from taking on the additional role of mentoring female sailors. Navy Rear Adm. Carol Pottenger, right, and Navy Rear Adm. Michelle Howard met with women surface warfare officers at U.S. Naval Forces Central Command headquarters in Manama, Bahrain, to encourage them in their careers and lives. U.S. Navy photo by...
  • Being a Daddys Girl

    06/21/2009 5:39:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies · 1,466+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | June 21, 2009 | Janice Shaw Crouse
    Behind every great woman, you will find her dad. According to an article by Joanne Richard in the Edmonton Sun, thats the kind of extraordinary power that a father has over his daughter. Dr. Mary Jo Rapini, a psychotherapist and author, declares that the way a dad treats his little girl determines how she will feel about herself as a woman. If fathers admire their daughters achievements, character, and looks, says Dr. Rapini, that girl will become a confident and self-assured person who will choose a husband who treats her the same way. In fact, Dr. Rapini echoes the old...
  • No Taliban, Pak Training Women Terrorists: Army Chief

    04/14/2009 8:30:38 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 199+ views
    IBN Live ^ | Tue, Apr 14, 2009
    There are no Taliban in the Kashmir Valley, Indian Army chief General Deepak Kapoor claimed on Tuesday. "We have had no traces of Taliban. But I would like to say, if any element... whether it is LeT (Lashkar-e-Toiba), JeM (Jaish-e-Mohammad), HuJI (Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami)... whenever an element tries to disrupt peace in a region he will be dealt with in the same fashion. He will be neutralised," said General Deepak Kapoor. The Army chief also assured that the borders will be guarded during polls. "We had already foreseen all this happening. We are quite well prepared for it. We did expect, because...
  • Candidates differ on female draft

    10/13/2008 7:27:55 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 1 replies · 140+ views
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | October 13, 2008 | Jerome L. Sherman
    Even as the U.S. confronts two long wars, neither Sen. John McCain nor Sen. Barack Obama believes the country should take the politically perilous step of reviving the military draft. But the two presidential candidates disagree on a key foundation of any future draft: Mr. Obama supports a requirement for both men and women to register with the Selective Service, while Mr. McCain doesn't think women should have to register. Also, Mr. Obama would consider officially opening combat positions to women. Mr. McCain would not. "Women are already serving in combat [in Iraq and Afghanistan] and the current policy should...
  • Defense Department Honors Female Firsts, Role Models

    03/20/2008 5:37:46 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 330+ views
    WASHINGTON, March 20, 2008 The Defense Department honored Army Col. Valerie Ratliff last night for her efforts to break down barriers for future generations of women. But Ratliff hopes the recognition, conferred on her and dozens of others here during the departments 2008 Women's History Month Outreach and Observance Reception, will soon be made obsolete by virtue of future womens continued success. This is just the beginning of the trailblazer recognition, she told American Forces Press Service today. And it will be a good thing when we wont have to recognize it in the same manner. The history books...
  • Sexualizing Girls [Mona Charen]

    03/11/2007 2:01:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 69 replies · 2,951+ views
    Townhall ^ | February 26, 2007 | Mona Charen
    The American Psychological Association has discovered that too early sexualization of children, particularly girls, is damaging. How about that? Because I have well-developed views on this subject, I almost didn't read the long article about it in the Health section of The Washington Post this week. But I'm glad I did because just when you think you're up to date on cultural decline, you are surprised. Here is reporter Stacy Weiner on the state of preteen fashion: "Ten-year-old girls can slide their low cut jeans over 'eye-candy' panties. French maid costumes, garter belt included, are available in preteen sizes. ....
  • Feminism's Triumph: The Extermination Of Women

    01/20/2007 6:55:16 AM PST · by nancyvideo · 27 replies · 1,221+ views
    RightBias ^ | January 20, 2007 | Joseph D'Agostino
    In the last two years, international organizations and Asian nations have stepped up their efforts to eliminate sex-selective abortions, which have created a massive dearth of girls in many nations over the past 20 years. With the new year, some new statistics have been released. The result of these efforts? The sex imbalance continues to worsen, not improve, thanks to the ever-increasing spread of cheap abortion and ultrasound technology into more and more areas of China, India, and other countries. One expert who spoke at the United Nations estimates that up to 200 million women and girls are missing worldwide...
  • Bingeing 'birds' linked to violence

    12/09/2006 3:49:24 AM PST · by oxcart · 8 replies · 605+ views
    The Scotsman.com ^ | 12/09/2006 | BY LOUISE GRAY
    ONE in ten people have been physically attacked by a drunk woman, according to new statistics that link the growing trend for binge drinking to increasing violence on the streets. The poll of more than 1,000 people also revealed that more than 40 per cent of Britons have witnessed a woman who appears drunk attack someone else. Experts blame the rise on increased availability of alcohol, which can lead individuals to become more aggressive. People in Scotland today drink twice as much as during the 1950s. Among twenty-something women, 60 per cent of the alcohol they consume is during bouts...
  • Catholic women face excommunication

    07/30/2006 3:03:01 PM PDT · by NYer · 226 replies · 2,980+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | July 30, 2006
    PITTSBURGH - Joan Houk has ministered to the sick and needy, run two Roman Catholic parishes that were without priests and has presided over baptisms and funerals. Her calling now, she says, is to be a priest. Houk will be one of a dozen women participating in a ceremony Monday in which eight will proclaim themselves priests and four deacons. The ceremony won't be recognized by the Catholic church, which has a 2,000-year tradition of an all-male priesthood.Similar ceremonies conducted by the group Roman Catholic Womenpriests have been held before in other countries, and most of the participants have been...
  • Japan sagging in sex department, hence fewer kids: expert

    06/22/2006 2:09:01 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 35 replies · 1,525+ views
    The Japan Times ^ | June 22, 2006 | Jun Hongo
    While the government hopes it can curb the falling birthrate by offering families more financial assistance, one expert says it's the lack of sex, not income, that lies at the root of the country's population problem. Kunio Kitamura, executive director of the Japan Family Planning Association Inc., an entity under the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, said the real problem is the growing number of "sexless" couples. A survey conducted last year of 936 people, aged 16 to 49, conducted by JFPA and Jichi Medical University in Tochigi Prefecture shows that 31 percent were "sexless" -- which the Japan...
  • In the Line of Fire (U.S. Army females apparently attached to an infantry battalion in Iraq)

    11/22/2005 7:17:01 PM PST · by neverdem · 16 replies · 1,151+ views
    NY Times ^ | November 20, 2005 | JULIET MACUR
    IT was her first raid of an Iraqi home, and Pvt. Safiya Boothe, 21, had no idea what to expect. Tucking herself behind a group of men from her Army unit, her soft features and wispy body hidden by full battle gear, she walked through the front door, trying to be as anonymous as possible. When no shots were fired, she exhaled. Inside, she saw a group of Iraqi women cowering in a corner. While her male colleagues searched for weapons and questioned the men there, her job as a female soldier was to put the women at ease and,...
  • SOUTH AFRICA: Virginity testing - absence of a small tissue becomes big issue

    09/08/2005 1:15:08 PM PDT · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 25 replies · 923+ views
    DURBAN, 8 September (IRIN) - This weekend, thousands of Zulu maidens will make their way to Nongoma in northern KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Province, to participate in 'Umhlanga', the annual reed dance ceremony celebrating virginity. The traditional gathering takes place in the wake of controversy surrounding the soon-to-be-outlawed testing of virgins: the Children's Bill was approved by parliament in July 2005 and, if passed by the National Council of Provinces, the legislation will impose an outright ban on the custom. Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini lashed out at the government, saying he was opposed to the ban, while traditionalists and other groups vowed...
  • "Equal Rights" in the ERA? - (legislating "equality?")

    04/13/2005 2:47:32 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 4 replies · 252+ views
    GULF ONE.COM ^ | APRIL 14, 2005 | COLONEL ROBERT PAPPAS, USMC (Ret.)
    Equality has a wonderful "ring" to it, but when politicians, whose political life hinges on reelection, begin to tell us what/who is equal and what/who is not, it portends disaster. One dictionary defines "Equal" as: . "of the same measure, quantity, amount, or number as another; . identical in mathematical value or logical denotation." The question is, "are men and women equal?" . The anatomical answer is, "no;" . The psychological answer is, "no;" . The common sense answer is, "no;" and . One writer even suggests that men are from Mars and women from Venus-hardly equal, although the "Venusian"...
  • Just Let Them Do It! - (Arab News journalist pleads for emancipation of Muslim women!)

    03/05/2005 3:09:59 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 12 replies · 697+ views
    ARAB NEWS.COM ^ | TARIQ A. AL-MAEENA
    The van ahead of me was weaving dangerously into heavy merging traffic. Keeping a safe distance behind, I finally managed to pull up to him to give him a piece of my mind. What I saw was a figure of a petrified Asian driver crouched low behind the wheel with a look of total terror. Glancing at the back seat occupants, I noticed three women who looked just as terrified as their driver. I quickly surmised that this driver was probably very new in town, and must have very little experience at the wheel. And how tragic it would have...