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Time to Beat the Drum

Posted February 29, 2012 | 02/29/12 05:07 PM ET

We're mad as hell and we're not going to take it anymore! This year's presidential primary season has evolved into all-out war on women, or at least our health. Rather than focusing on the economy and jobs, Republican presidential candidates, conservative pundits, and state legislatures with ultra-conservative members are putting...

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Dan's the Man, a Woman Fan!

Posted March 22, 2011 | 03/22/11 06:45 PM ET

Everyone seems to be all agog about Dan Abrams' new book, "Man Down," which touts the superiority of women in myriads of categories. Its full title is, "Man Down: Proof Beyond a Reasonable Doubt That Women Are Better Cops, Drivers, Gamblers, Spies, World leaders, Beer Drinkers, Hedge Fund Managers and...

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Outing the Invigorated "Femiphobes"

Posted February 28, 2011 | 02/28/11 11:10 AM ET

So what is this escalated Republican assault on women all about? Are people fearful of possible gender equity? Are they fearful of the societal changes that have taken place? Do they really care about changes in the family structure? Irrational behavior is often based on fear. To my mind, such...

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Getting the Spotlight Back on Women

Posted February 22, 2011 | 02/22/11 09:01 AM ET

The Huffington Post certainly attempts to find and present the truth and is bipartisan in its criticism. In reading its articles, however, I wonder why it doesn't have more information on the status of women, especially at a time when women's rights are so egregiously under attack. Republican Conservatives and...

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