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The Stupid Vote

Nov 13, 2016No Comments729 Views

Okay, the election is over, and the post mortem has begun. It’s hard to list all the incredibly stupid things that were said and done on both sides, but we really must, at least some of


Whose Life Is It Anyway?

Oct 22, 2016No Comments1143 Views

Perhaps the most frightening aspect of the Republican platform is the so-called Pro-Life agenda that this party is shoving down the throat and up the uterus of American women. They are so proud of this, one


Lest We Forget 2008

Oct 20, 2016No Comments608 Views

We are so sick and tired of hearing how bad the economy is (it isn’t), how weak our military is (it’s larger and better equipped than the next 37 nations combined), how slow the growth of


Boy Talk

Oct 19, 2016No Comments1179 Views

After listening to a tape of a Howard Stern radio show from 1999 featuring Donald Trump and his new wife Melania, we were struck by how Melania’s  behavior in that interview told all about her view


Rape of Lucretia Still Resonates

Oct 14, 20161 Comment2444 Views

In the sixth century BC Rome was a small city ruled by kings, its poor subjugated and overworked in building projects instituted by the city’s rulers, the Tarquinius family. Mary Beard, in her excellent new bestseller


That Sickening Feeling

Oct 14, 20161 Comment1683 Views

Women all over this country have been jolted today by the revelations of the women who have come forward to talk about their experiences with Donald Trump. We have been forced to confront our own memories

ORLANDO, FL - MARCH 5: Supporters cheer as republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event at the CFE Federal Credit Union Arena in Orlando, FL on Saturday March 05, 2016. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Lift Any Rock

Oct 12, 2016No Comments856 Views

It’s been shocking to see how many people in this country have continued to support Donald Trump no matter how dreadful his behavior, how crazy his rants, how demagogic his plans, and on and on. These


Women As Leaders, Not BFFs

Oct 11, 2016No Comments783 Views

Dear American Women: If we hear another of you say, “But I don’t really like Hillary. She’s too stern, too serious…”we will scream. We’re not looking for someone to invite to sleepovers, or spend the evening


The Trump Effect On Little Girls

Oct 10, 2016No Comments776 Views

Already we are getting reports of schoolgirls being bullied in the style of Donald Trump, being called “fat pigs” and worse, ridiculed for the way they look, and demeaned in general. This pales, however, before what


Trouble At The Dascha

Oct 08, 2016No Comments720 Views

“Vladmir, Vladmir, why the long face?” “Didn’t you hear the Vice Presidential Debate the other night, Boris? That Pence guy called me, Vladmir Putin, a ‘horrible little dictator.’ Me, little? Look at these hands! Do they