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House to vote on museum for women
The Hill [Washington, DC], by Mike Lillis

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 3/19/2014 3:01:19 PM

House Republicans plan to vote this year on legislation promoting construction of a National Women’s History Museum, Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s (R-Va.) office told The Hill. The move lends enormous momentum to the years-long push to establish a memorial to women’s history near the National Mall — a proposal that’s lingered in Congress for nearly two decades without ever reaching the president’s desk. Congressional supporters from both parties have been working behind the scenes to rally backing and pressure leaders to stage a vote on the bill this year, even as Congress’s shift into campaign mode has left little appetite for most

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I´m glad they are working on really important things that are critical to this nation. s/o Doesn´t the spineless girly-man Cantor understand that no matter how much he kisses up to the Democrats they will still knife him in the back when they get the chance?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Hairy Eyeball, 3/19/2014 3:04:17 PM     (No. 9775501)

Next up - A museum for disabled black transgendered veterans.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Megrits, 3/19/2014 3:07:42 PM     (No. 9775505)

Do they have to be dead? I think Nancy the Botox Queen would be a perfect first "mummy".

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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird, 3/19/2014 3:09:11 PM     (No. 9775510)

The slicing and dicing of our country continues. Obie won´t be content until he has balkanized us into so many factions that we will self-destruct.

We must resist this in every way possible. Every day in every way we need to come together rather than allowing him to divide us.

It is no accident that things like "divide and conquer" and Lincoln´s admonition about a house divided against itself are implanted in our memory. Be sure that they stay there, in full focus.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: schnapps, 3/19/2014 3:26:56 PM     (No. 9775541)

Donations welcomed...
- Ted Kennedy´s Oldsmobile
- Monica Lewinski´s blue dress.
- Al Gore´s massage table.
- Hillary´s FBI file collection

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Reply 5 - Posted by: HistoryBuff, 3/19/2014 3:26:59 PM     (No. 9775542)

Wait! I thought the whole Women´s movement was based on NOT putting women on a Pedestal!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Megrits, 3/19/2014 3:27:54 PM     (No. 9775543)

On second thought, it might be a good idea. It could be a memorial to the tens of millions of women who never got the chance to even live, in a country that supposedly recognizes life as a god given right. If the site of the Liberty Bell can be used to canonize the likes of Nelson Mandela, then, yes, we should have a "museum" honoring women. It would be the biggest cemetary on the planet.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: nevernaught, 3/19/2014 3:40:39 PM     (No. 9775576)

One thing for sure, they will all be ´Bossy´.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: 4Justice, 3/19/2014 3:42:02 PM     (No. 9775580)

I have no problem with creating a museum honoring great women and their accomplishments. However, this is NOT the time to be doing this. We do not have the money nor the time. If it were privately funded, I would have no problem. But we should not be spending tax dollars on something like this.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 3/19/2014 3:51:04 PM     (No. 9775607)

Will be right next door to the Great Mens Museum, no doubt.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 3/19/2014 3:58:40 PM     (No. 9775623)

Good get that junk out of the real museums.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mc squared, 3/19/2014 4:31:53 PM     (No. 9775680)

Virginia? How about Florida? They were all driving Town Cars in front of me today.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: LadyVet, 3/19/2014 5:19:23 PM     (No. 9775769)

As a woman, I am opposed to this. There is a women´s museum at Arlington for women who served in the armed forces. I was opposed to that also. It gives a pat on the head to the women who lived through it all (bless them all, especially those few who died in war) in front of graves of THOUSANDS of men. In the simplicity of white headstones / crosses, the men have the better tribute, in my opinion. Somehow the special museum takes away from the deaths of brave men (and yes, I understand that some who are buried there died in accidents and other ordinary ways) with a "me too" museum. I suppose we´ll all have to pay for LGBT Museum next.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: fritzilou, 3/19/2014 5:45:51 PM     (No. 9775832)

This is an emphatic NO from a woman.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: steph_gray, 3/19/2014 6:01:38 PM     (No. 9775862)

I haven´t noticed any proposals for a Family Museum.

Posters are correct - nothing but an attempt to Balkanize us.

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