"Unbought and Unbossed" – The Story of Shirley Chisholm
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.”‘Read more →
South Dakota’s SHAME: The Sentencing of Annette Bosworth, M.D.
Dr. Annette Bosworth is a modern day “Crucible,” Arthur Miller’s play about gossip and innuendo that feeds the fears of a group, taking a once respected woman and ostracizing her from her community.Read more →
WPA Political Primer: Why is my representative making almost $200,000 per year?
STEAL THIS INFO AND SHARE IT WITH EVERYONE YOU KNOW! No permission needed to repost. So what does Congress do? And, what does the President do? The Women’s Party of America has published a simple Political Primer that gives an overview of responsibilities. I also think it might be helpful to show the composition of […]Read more →
Susan B. Anthony Commits a Federal Crime and Votes
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.Read more →
First Woman U.S. Mayor – With a Little Help from Her Girlfriends!
The men thought they would show the women who was really in power and just hours before election day, submitted a similar WCTU slate with one exception – Dora Salter was nominated as Mayor.Read more →
Edith Nourse Rogers (1881 – 1960)
“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.Read more →
Mayor Alvin Brown DO NOT RETURN FUNDRAISING MONEY
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.Read more →
Florida Democrats, Voters are Just Not that into You
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.Read more →
The #LatteSalute More Important than #FallenHeroes
Six days ago, the VA Inspector General acknowledged that long wait times at VA hospitals contributed to deaths of #293veterans. Where was that hashtag?Read more →
The UNPAID Symbolism of the #Veterans MOM ACT
So if this is what Congress deems an “Opportunity” for moms, then it makes even more sense why America is in the dire straits that it is and why women continue to be devalued.Read more →
The Fog of War: Are Dems fixing the Florida election?
Most people will tell you that to get elected, you have to have big money and influence behind you. Is that ok with you?Read more →
Rolling Stone’s Cover is an American Tragedy
Did the art director mean to mix up John Hancock’s signature with the U.S. Constitution or was he making a point about America’s lack of political affairs and our disgust with the entire system?Read more →
Florida House Speaker Tweets to Woman Gubernatorial Candidate She’s a Joke
Today, they’re what my father would call a bunch of punks. Florida’s Speaker of the House sets a culture in the legislature that only a grand wizard would love.Read more →
Ignoring Florida Female Governor Candidate? #EMILYSListComeClean
Why is EMILY’s List ignoring Florida’s Female Governor Candidate? Time to come clean. #EMILYSListcomecleanRead more →
Nobody Puts a Gator in a Corner #GatorNation
Talk about being devalued. [Sorry, but I need to shout] WOMEN WHO SAY THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY DOES MORE FOR WOMEN NEED TO LOOK AT THIS STORY AND THE FACTS!!!Read more →