Topic: politics

Whether The ‘War On Women’ Was Real Or Not, Female Voters Struck Down Ignorance On Election Day

Whether The 'War On Women' Was Real Or Not, Female Voters Struck Down Ignorance On Election Day

Throughout this election cycle, we’ve seen politician after politician from the Republican party make ignorant and insensitive comments about women. With each statement, we’ve had to shake our heads and wonder how men who don’t seem to understand half of the country could ever hope to represent any group of constituents. During yesterday’s election, it looks like female voters stood up and let these thoughtless candidates know just how powerful our votes are. More »

STFU Parents: 5 Parents Who Are Talking 2012 Election Time On Facebook

STFU Parents: 5 Parents Who Are Talking 2012 Election Time On Facebook

Election Day is (FINALLY) here, and I know no better way to celebrate than to round up several related submissions written by parents on Facebook. “But what are parents talking about that’s related to both the election and parenthood?”, you might be asking yourself. Well, several things! After all, this election affects us all in myriad ways. We’re voting on healthcare reform, civil rights, women’s rights, public arts, public education — all things that profoundly impact parents and their children’s development. But, that’s not what the parents in today’s column are talking about. They’ve got a few other messages they’d like to get out. More »

Study, CNN Say Women Vote Based On Ovulation, Not Information

Study, CNN Say Women Vote Based On Ovulation, Not Information

Remember how everything from the way you dress to the foods you eat to the men you date can all be traced back to what’s going on with your ovaries? According to a soon-to-be-published study, ovulation is also one of the driving factors behind how you vote. Because apparently ovulation is better at understanding foreign policy, economic plans, reproductive health issues, and voting record? Yeah, I’m going to go ahead and call BS on this. And on CNN’s coverage of it. More »