This week, the administration that rode to a second term decrying a fictitious war on women by the opposition, opened real fronts on the war on women, perpetuating feminism´s worst inconsistencies through its contradictory programs and in the words and deeds of the avatar of these inconsistencies, Hillary Clinton, the "Athena" of low information women voters. Only CBS reporter Sheryl Attkisson by her persistence and competence keeps me from burying my head in shame.
Clarice has exactly the right analysis. Women are to be treated the same as men but always with special sensitivity to their unique nature and differences. If you follow through on that you would arrive back at the age of chivalry!
First, calling Hillary the Athena of the low information voter is genuinely brilliant. Second, I grimly note the quote from the Marine vet in the article. My heart aches for him. Were I he, I would wonder why I bothered loving my country in the first place. All the real men and real women have been abandoned. it´s tragic. what a great Republic we once were.
Ditto, #3. One would hope that Sheryl Attkisson has plenty of insurance and lots of friends close-by. Sounds like she could be a candidate for arkancide. Hillary has a peculiar way of bearing a grudge.
In the replies after the article there is a long discussion among the posters about the problems of putting women in combat. Zippy, Leon and Valjar know all about the problems and that is exactly why they are proceeding down this path - it´s all part of their plan to ultimately destroy our military. But to what end? Sometimes I think that all of this is about zippy wanting to be the one to usher in the 12th Imam after the world is covered in blood from Islamic jihad.
In the last month I´ve become personally aware of another front in Obama´s War on Women, the lack of Estratest (hormone replacement pills that combine estrogen and testosterone.)
Remember all the hoopla about athletes using steroids? Well, methotestosterone has been declared a Class III controlled substance. It is the ingredient used in Estratest. Estratest used to have a waiver, but that was removed in the latest round of legislation. The manufacturers (the 3 left of 8 original makers) are no longer distributing Estratest because they now have to comply with federal DEA rules on controlled substances. The three pharmacies in my town have been out of Estratest since January 5th. They don´t expect delivery until mid-March. It’s taken several weeks for us to research and find out what was going on. I finally got an injection of the stuff last Thursday.
An "unintended" consequence to Obamacare and the socialists getting their faces into every aspect of life? Not too smart to have millions of postmenopausal women go without their hormone replacement therapy.
"UPDATE: Right on cue, Rep. Carolyn McCarthy illustrates the incoherent demands of Democratic women for combat role equality AND special treatment. On Friday, McCarthy told Piers Morgan that while she supports women in combat, they shouldn´t be required to use those nasty and evil assault rifles -- or, presumably, the even nastier machine guns, grenade launchers, mortars, and heavy artillery pieces. She also mades it clear that she is clueless about what arms are rifles: "CAROLYN MCCARTHY: I will tell you, if you talk to professionals, hunters and certainly sportsmen, they´ll tell you [an AR-15 is] not the gun to use. A rifle is more accurate."
Obama continues his War on America. Women are to be masculinized.Just as Betty Friedan and her fellow communists destroyed the American family and eliminated the divorce laws to protect the homemaker and mother- they intend to destroy the will of the American military by ensuring that as that marine states -they cannot be expected to treat women in their personal live any differently. Remember when the feminazis would attack any man who would have the effrontery to open a door for a woman? Now young women are being subjected to serialmhookups, paying their way and sexually transmitted diseases rendering them sterile. Sandra Fluke is their spokeswoman. 3000 a year doctor bill- how many abortions? Birth control pills are $108 per year. How many more pregnancies during deployments or to avoid deployment?
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get er done, 1/27/2013 6:10:47 PM (No. 9142990)
The decision makers are ignoring studies which indicate that having women in combat isn´t the best idea. But think about it, the CIC´s wife is bigger than he is and he has worn mom jeans and ridden a women´s bicycle, so from his perspective, women are suited for the military. Some of the women in 0´s administration look large and macho enough to be well suited for combat -- Napolitano and his Supreme Court appointees come to mind.
Quite frankly, I do not know how a 105 pound woman will handle military weapons or survive Marine Corps basic training. Some women cannot handle larger than a .22 or .25 pistol.
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