If you ask a liberal, “when is it okay to call a gay man a f*ggot?” he’ll probably tell you “never” – but as an employee of the national Log Cabin Republicans, an organization of LGBT Republicans and our allies, I can tell you we hear it a lot, and most often it comes from self-identified Democrats. Don’t believe me? Ask Richard Grenell, or Ken Mehlman, or Mary Cheney. We’ve heard it all....more
“She had a reputation for being sharp” so says one who knows. He is Rich Gradel a student one year ahead of her. Who is he talking about? No, not Hillary, but Michele Bachmann. The article by Politico, reposted by Huffington Post quoted him and other fellow students as saying she was the most studious student in her class. ...more
On occasion, I stumble upon blogs or articles written by other conservative women that remind me that I'm not alone. Today, I found "An open letter to the feminist movement," by college student, Betsy Woodruff, at Hillsdale College.Woodruff presents several valid points that I've often made. Namely, that feminism might be worth it if they didn't engage in such frivolous fights. She writes:...more
This why so many conservative women are bewildered when liberal women reject us from the ranks of feminism. Compared to fighting the sexism and corruption that still exists within some pockets of the Republican Party, whining about choice seems frivolous. We're working to weed out corruption and eliminate barriers to political involvement. They're parading rusted coat hangers around. While we're advocating for policies that reduce taxes and help everyday Americans, they seem stuck in a time warp.
Women like Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann are really the unintended consequences of the women's liberation movement. For liberal feminists, this is not what they bargained for. We have successful, strong-willed, independent women who stand up for conservative, traditional values. Women are leading this movement because they've been raised to be unafraid. Completely balls to the wall unafraid. What to they have to run from? I didn't grow up feeling oppressed. I didn't grow up feeling like a victim. I'm not beholden to anyone.
<p>Over the past year, the theme of women in the conservative movement has taken off. After decades of bubbling below the surface, the media has finally noticed that conservative women are out there.</p>...more
There's a low rumble coming from the belly of the Republican party.
The promoted stereotype of conservative women is that they only come in one
model. Were I to write an advertisement the commonly regarded cliche, it would read something like this: