Crossposted at 16% and Rising Women currently make up only 16% of the New York State Senate—that’s only 10 out of 62. The only states with legislatures more heavily dominated by men? Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina.*...more
It was early in the morning, just after 6:00am. I saw the first plane hit the towers. Frozen I did not know what was happening. Then the 2nd plane hit. Husband knew it was terrorists – my brain switched off. I heard possibly 50,000 died. I could not compute it. 50,000. The horror of it! Men, women and children. I could not stand to watch, I could not stand not to watch....more
On May 23, three hundred workers from Mott’s apple sauce and juice plant in Williamson, New York, went on strike. Their complaint? A major slash in pay and benefits -- even though Dr. Pepper Snapple, the parent company of Mott’s, brought in a record profit last year.
Not ready to start your week off quite yet? Looking for a little distraction from working on your Monday morning to-do list? I’ve got the perfect thing to keep you entertained—The Sexis Round-Up! It’s a collection of everything that happened last week on SexIs Magazine so you can catch anything you might have missed!...more
The other day I was talking to my husband about the proposed Mosque which may be built near ground zero in New York. <a href="http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/category/ground-zero-mosque/">HERE</a> is a story which can catch you up if you have been under a rock for the past few weeks. I had mentioned that I was getting pretty tired of the debate and the spewing of hatred and racism coming from said debate.
I understand the opposers' point of view....more
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