2012 has been a bumper year for media nourished female feuds with Democratic and Republican women sounding off on many issues. But, I wish there would be much more coverage of the push-back from average women not willing to let the state or federal government infringe on our constitutional rights by assigning person hood Bills of Rights to fetuses. Continue reading
I am recommending this article to illustrate how even celebrities use their twitter feeds to promote right wing agendas by using the same despicable ‘slut shaming’ tactics to silence women who speak up for their rights. These ‘mean girls’ comments just serve to reinforce misogynist attitudes that all women encounter.Patricia Heaton deals with fallout from her Sandra Fluke comments on Twitter | cleveland.com.
In addition to reading several newspapers, watching my MSNBC, ABC Nightly News, CNN, and radio programs, I read the posts from fellow bloggers, follow the feeds in Twitter and Facebook just like everyone else during the course of the day. It has become apparent, that not very many people who express opinions in the public sphere remotely have any idea of what they are discussing! Continue reading
Certainly not the slander of an American citizen’s reputation, apparently! Rush Limbaugh, estimated worth $300 million, has built his radio career by making incendiary and hateful statements interspersed with conservative commentary on the air since the 1980′s. (Hello, “femi-nazis”, “Obama the magic negro”??) His recent verbal attacks on Sandra Fluke are just one more incidence in a long list of racist and misogynistic comments made over the last couple of decades. Continue reading