"Unbought and Unbossed" – The Story of Shirley Chisholm

November 25, 2015 0

She hired only women in her congressional office, 50% were white. She once said, “Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt.” In 1972, she became the first women to run for the Democratic presidential nomination against George McGovern. She had a diverse base, but knew she would most likely lose. She didn’t do it to win the presidential election. “Chisholm said she ran for the office “in spite of hopeless odds… to demonstrate the sheer will and refusal to accept the status quo.”‘ […]

Susan B. Anthony Commits a Federal Crime and Votes

March 8, 2015 0

Anthony (L) and Stanton (R)

“If you refuse us our rights as citizens, I will bring charges against you in Criminal Court and I will sue each of you personally for large, exemplary damages!I know I can win. I have Judge Selden as a lawyer. […]

Edith Nourse Rogers (1881 – 1960)

March 1, 2015 0

“Investigations by the War Department and Edith Rogers uncovered nothing; and the incidence of disorderly and criminal conduct among the WAACs was a tiny fraction of that among the male military population, venereal disease was almost non-existent, and the pregnancy rate was far below civilian women. […]

Mayor Alvin Brown DO NOT RETURN FUNDRAISING MONEY

November 23, 2014 0

Do you know how unprecendented it is for a paid ad newspaper to hyperlink to two pages of a blogger in a content piece, especially a link as enticing as “you crusty ol’ c–.” This is worth hundreds of thousands in the PR world. For the record, just talking about someone does not require linking back. Something isn’t right. This is a big coup for Schorsch. Wonder who told Smith to do it. […]

Florida Democrats, Voters are Just Not that into You

November 16, 2014 0

If you follow politics, and really who does, you eventually realize that behind every wizard curtain is the same sort of person working the machine. Yes, what I’m saying is that both sides – Democrats and Republican – are exactly the same. […]

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