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Phyllis Schlafly

Week to Week News Quiz for Friday, May 31, 2013

John Zipperer | Posted 07.31.2013 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

The French have a word for what? Who can't be Republican? Take our news quiz and see how much you were paying attention to the week's news.

Conservative Offers Wacky Approach To Latino Vote

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 05.30.2013 | Latino Voices

Should Republicans ignore Hispanic voters altogether? That's the advice of conservative firebrand Phyllis Schlafly, who told conservative radio pro...

Phyllis Schlafly: RNC Should 'Ignore' Rob Portman

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

In an announcement at the National Press Club on Monday, Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus said Sen. Rob Portman "will be supporte...

Phyllis Schlafly At CPAC Bashes Mitt Romney, John McCain

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics

Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly bashed on Saturday former -- and failed -- Republican presidential nominees Bob Dole, John McCain and Mitt Romn...

MAKERS, A Cautionary Tale: Sandberg, Mayer, Slaughter And Feminism Today

Joan Williams | Posted 05.15.2013 | Women
Joan Williams

Sheryl Sandberg's views have been heavily contrasted to Anne-Marie Slaughter, author of the viral Atlantic article "Why Women Still Can't Have It All," so much so that a New York Times journalist argued that their distinctions amounted to a Freidan-Steinem row.

Why Write Women's History?

Nancy Rubin Stuart | Posted 05.07.2013 | Women
Nancy Rubin Stuart

That social disconnect between the rhetoric of the woman's liberation movement and the realities of suburban life led me to wonder about women across the country who were also beginning to change traditional roles. As a journalist I I had to find out.

What Took So Long? Women's History From Those Who Made It

Martha Burk | Posted 04.27.2013 | Women
Martha Burk

February 26 marks the premiere of MAKERS: Women Who Make America, a documentary about how women took to the streets to transform society. Narrated by Meryl Streep, the series highlights women who have done extraordinary things.

Taking Christmas out of my "Christmas Cactus"

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.12.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

I'm bringing the so-called "war on Christmas" home this year, by putting a permanent end to my stupid habit of calling my a "Christmas Cactus."

Laura Bassett

Akin Staying In The Race: 'The Decision Was Made By The Voters'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

Tuesday was the deadline for Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) to pull out of the Missouri Senate race, but the embattled candidate announced in a press conferen...

Mistresses of Our Own Domain: Behind the Myth of Hookup Culture

Erica Grossman | Posted 11.14.2012 | Women
Erica Grossman

America is obsessed with sex. And not in a good way.

Amanda Terkel

The Surprisingly Progressive History Of GOP Platforms

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Republican Party's 2012 platform is one of the most conservative in modern history, with policy positions that even GOP preside...

It Cannot Be Denied

D. R. Tucker | Posted 09.07.2012 | Green
D. R. Tucker

How about setting a similarly themed film in Oklahoma, beginning with residents discussing their feelings about Senator James Inhofe's insistence that climate change is all a big hoax that Margaret Thatcher, Pope John Paul II, and Pope Benedict XVI somehow fell for?

Minority Retort

Chez Pazienza | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics
Chez Pazienza

What new Census data proves is what the Republican party already knows very well: the traditionally conservative electorate, essentially their entire way of thinking and the political clout it's held, is in danger of being demographically pushed out of existence.

Is the Equal Rights Amendment for Hippies Like Richard Nixon?

Yashar Ali | Posted 10.14.2011 | Women
Yashar Ali

What many people don't know or realize is that the Republican Party was actually the first major political party to endorse the Equal Rights Amendment.

Andrea Stone

National Women's History Museum Placates Conservatives To Get Bill Passed In Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 10.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly a year after two alpha males on Capitol Hill slew a bill to allow a National Women's History Museum here, the head of the nascent...

Bounty Of Beliefs

Ellen Snortland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ellen Snortland

Look around your tables this week and thank those of your friends and relatives who dare to be themselves, if they differ from you. It's a gift to differ.

First Wave -- Second Wave -- And Then Came Sarah Palin

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

I wish Palin and Schlafly had staged a photo-op together after they met recently because that image would have cemented for eternity the strain of American anti-feminism these women represent.

Actor Matthew Marsden Hides Right-Wing Political Views

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackson Williams

If Matthew Marsden is really honored to hang out with anti-gay, religious-right hate mongers -- and that's who he flew halfway across the country to be with in private -- then he should do it in the light of day.

America Descends to Phyllis Schlafly's Level

Asher Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Asher Smith

At a recent fundraiser and again during an interview with Talking Points , Phyllis Schlafly sent Democratic activists hurtling toward their moral indignation machines™.

Hoover v. Roosevelt: Decision 2010

Daniel Cluchey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cluchey

The truth of the matter is that, no matter how craftily television's conservative bitterati attempts to discredit them, progressive leaders have successfully managed our economy and conservative leaders have not.

Phyllis Schlafly Drooling on My Shoulder and Other CPAC Memories

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lea Lane

The plane took off, and after awhile Schlafly's tightly coiffed head was resting on my shoulder. She lightly snored. Her usually vituperative red mouth was slightly open. And she was drooling.

Lay Off Betty Draper-Francis

Janet Turley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Janet Turley

The dashing and exciting bad boy ended up being a sh*t husband. Good for Betty. As far as other fans speculating that Henry Francis wants control over Betty, it's too soon to tell for me.

Fear Of Fascism, "Gay Agenda" At Conservative Conference

The Washington Independent | David Weigel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. LOUIS -- Kitty Werthmann has made quite a career out of warning Americans that fascism is on its way. The 84-year-old native Austrian survived the...

Stand by Your Word, Mr. President: End "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Firing 50 men and women who are fluent in Arabic solely because they are gay when we are fighting in the Arabic-speaking world? The mind boggles.

Man the Barricades, Men! The Gays Are at the Gates!

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Their warning of the "grave harm" that will ensue if gays and lesbians are allowed to serve openly in our all-volunteer military was essentially that volunteers will leave in droves.