Category Archives: Republican War on Women

Women Problems

The art of politics might be in choosing one day to clarify matters. People turn out to vote when they think they’ve got it straight – who stands for what and why. That’s never all that clear, because one news … Continue reading

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Sex and the Single Republican

“Life in Lubbock, Texas, taught me two things. One is that God loves you and you’re going to burn in hell. The other is that sex is the most awful, filthy thing on earth and you should save it for … Continue reading

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The New Problem with Motherhood

Another Veterans Day has come and gone, with Americans of all political persuasions saying “thank you for your service” – sheepishly or defiantly – to the few in the military, about one half of one percent of the population now. … Continue reading

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Managing Diminished Expectations

Ah, the first Tuesday in June was a big news day – if the big news is that what everyone knew would happen actually happened. In Wisconsin, the recall of anti-worker pro-business Republican governor, Scott Walker, seemingly out to dismantle … Continue reading

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The War That Is or Isn’t

Okay, the year started off badly for the Republicans. A new provision of the healthcare law kicked in – any healthcare plan offered by employers now had to include family planning provisions, for women, which included birth control pills or … Continue reading

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A Woman’s Work Never Done

One way to bore a vital and enthusiastic young person to tears is to talk about the Good Old Days – or if they weren’t so good, the Old Days. No, no stories about how you had to walk five … Continue reading

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Umbrage Unleashed

Realism be damned, British authors have fun with names – and maybe Dickens started it. Think of Great Expectations with the naïf as the hero – Pip. He’s a real pip, and he’s madly in love, or something, with the … Continue reading

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