Tag Archives: Women’s Rights

Women: The Force, The Flame, and The Furore

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor Again, it is up to women who bear the unrelenting, diabolical, yoke of callous/inhumane misogyny to rise up and fight. Women are engaged in bare-knuckled, in-the-mud, trench warfare, against unjust and cruel calcified patriarchal systems. These … Continue reading

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July 19, 1848 – Seneca Falls Convention Opening Day

From the very beginnings of what George Washington called “the last great experiment for promoting human happiness,” there were women who questioned why they were not to share in what the Declaration of Independence called “unalienable rights” to “Life, Liberty … Continue reading

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Afghan and Texan Women – More-Not-Less

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor Woman, thy names are: Trouble, Temerity, Triumph! _________________________________________ Good morning everyone and welcome. Whatever your preferred flavour of life is – sweet, savoury, spicy or somethin’ else, welcome to the melting pot. I am on West … Continue reading

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Ghosts of GOP scandals past … and the inevitable misdirections

By ann summers They want us to believe LTG Flynn is the whole story. He’s surely not. Hearings are needed. — Jason Kander (@JasonKander) February 14, 2017 For weeks, POTUS allowed total access to American intel for a man he … Continue reading

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Election Day 2016 – Some Thank Yous

Status of Women’s Voting Rights 1913 U.S. Election Day 2016 It’s customary to thank all the people who helped you reach a milestone, so on behalf of all the Americans who voted today for the first time for a woman … Continue reading

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Dearest Abigail Adams

On March 31, 1776, Abigail Adams penned a letter from their farm Peacefield to her husband, John Adams, laboring with the Continental Congress in Philadelphia to bring forth a new nation: “…I long to hear that you have declared an … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: July 3, 2016

July 3rd is: Disobedience Day Stay Out of the Sun Day Plastic Bag Free Day National Chocolate Wafer Day National Holidays Around the World Armenia – Vardavar Belarus – Independence Day Myanmar – Women’s Day U.S. Virgin Islands – Emancipation … Continue reading

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Regarding the State of Indiana, Mike Pence, Planned Parenthood, and an Exploding HIV Outbreak

By Elaine Magliaro Last week, Governor Mike Pence of Indiana “declared a public health emergency in Scott County, Indiana…after 79 people tested positive for HIV linked to intravenous drug use.” Today, Laura Bassett (Huffington Post) said that Scott County has become “the … Continue reading

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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey Establishes Research and Essay Competition as a Tribute to the Late Great King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (With a Mark Fiore Video)

By Elaine Magliaro On January 23rd, Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz passed away at the age of ninety. To honor the  memory of this kind and benevolent (?) world figure, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army General Martin E. Dempsey, has … Continue reading

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From “The Nation”: Kurt Vonnegut’s “Why You Can’t Stop Me from Speaking Ill of Thomas Jefferson”

BY ELAINE MAGLIARO Kurt Vonnegut is one of my favorite authors—and his book Slaughterhouse Five is one of my all-time favorite books. I was pleased to see an article written by Vonnegut in the April 14, 2014 edition of The … Continue reading

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