Another poor me-woman article

Started by Mr. X, Mar 21, 2011, 03:18 PM

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Mr. X

The litany of injustices women still face in this country is by now familiar. On the one hand, nearly half of all American workers today are women, and more than a third of them are single heads of household. Their low earnings depress wages overall. On the other hand, in two-income households (though sadly a declining percentage of the total) female earnings are beginning to reach parity with men. In 1980, two thirds of families depended on only a male breadwinner and less than a third of married women with children worked. Today that number is exactly reversed. Yet the myth of traditional domestic arrangements as a norm still persists in our public policies.

Almost alone among Western democracies, the US provides little or no subsidized childcare and few maternity benefits to women. There is no federal legislation beyond a hard-won mandate for unpaid pregnancy and medical leave, which covers only workers in large organizations. Only a handful of states require paid family leave or flexible hours to cover personal obligations. School hours and educational calendars pay little attention to the absence of parents in most homes. Tax policy, wage scales, Social Security benefits, and health insurance formulas all still discriminate in multiple and often devious ways against working women.

I left my comment as cb750... if it shows up.
Feminists - "Verbally beating men like dumb animals or ignoring them is all we know and its not working."


Not there yet....Huffpo wouldn't hold my breath.
Imagine waking up tomorrow to find
that unbelievably rape is now legal.

You would be freaking out, telling everyone you ran into this is crazy- something needs to be done... now!!! And then every man you told this to just very smugly and condescendingly says...

"Hey... not all men are 'like that.'"


The spreading of information about the [quantum] system through the [classical] environment is ultimately responsible for the emergence of "objective reality." 

Wojciech Hubert Zurek: Decoherence, einselection, and the quantum origins of the classical


Where to begin with this....

The USA provides little or no subsidized child care: it's not the governments job and by extension the job of the tax payer to provide for your kids.

Paid maternity leave: your employer pays you to work. They are not obligated to pay you for poping out children. Having a child is your choice so paying for it is on you.

Flexible hours: You have to be there during business hours to service the customer. Your personal situation is your problem.

Womens pay is almost the same as men's: its more than men's in a lot of careers. In general men still do the dirty dangerous physically demanding jobs. Coal mining pays more than being a chambermaid because the value to society is more and the risk to the individual doing the job is more.

But they will never talk about that.
You may sleep soundly at night because rough men stand ready to visit violence upon those who seek to harm you.

Mr. X

Feminists - "Verbally beating men like dumb animals or ignoring them is all we know and its not working."

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