Failed state Illinois creating distraction from pension crisis by trying to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

Illinois cannot cope with the present, let alone with the future, so it's fighting a symbolic battle from the past. Here's a little history lesson: In 1972 Congress submitted the Equal Rights Amendment to the state legislatures, which read: Section 1. Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the … Continue reading Failed state Illinois creating distraction from pension crisis by trying to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

A bit of Good News on Campus Feminism

I saw this tweet from RS McCain today: Young woman sees through "rape culture" scam, refuses to be another feminist chump. https://t.co/Y8P4LfVdf5 @AsheSchow @ThePoliticalHat — Robert Stacy McCain (@rsmccain) November 5, 2015 In fact what the young lady had to say was so obvious that one wonders why it would need to be said aloud. … Continue reading A bit of Good News on Campus Feminism

Roses are Red, Violets are Blue

by Linda Szugyi "Heteronormative patriarchy" is a phrase that would make me chuckle under any circumstance.  That so much pomposity can be crammed into merely two words is a marvel on par with John Cleese's talent for parody. One needn't be a scholar of feminist theory to notice the attempt to make disapproval sound like academic enlightenment.  It's a great example of the Marcusean idea that intolerance of the Right … Continue reading Roses are Red, Violets are Blue

They told me that if I voted for John McCain, Christians would railroad their teenage daughters into marriage…

..and they were right! Stacy McCain has assiduously covered "the other side" of the Courtney Stodden-Doug Hutchinson nuptials, in which Courtney's mother, Krista, gave permission for her 16-year-old daughter to marry 51-year-old Hutchinson. Now, Da TechGuy blog is a Catholic blog, so I'll start with the reasons why Catholics might oppose such a union: marriages … Continue reading They told me that if I voted for John McCain, Christians would railroad their teenage daughters into marriage…