Here is the thing, you live in a society. Paying some of your taxes towards the health and well being of children and those who care for children is an investment that benefits you, perhaps indirectly, but directly in ways that you may not realize. I am sure you have very good, sound reasons for not having children… Read more
As a professional archaeologist, no. In my field and others, pop-culture, fluff pieces and the like allow for people to act like what usually requires a minimum six-year education and years of field experience is the same as watching a program on PBS. Furthermore, being a professional geologist requires a lot of… Read more
This comment deserves so many more stars.
That would be fantastic.
If it was ok for Strom Thurmond to keep an emergency pee bucket in the cloakroom during his racist 24-hour-long tirade against the Civil Rights Act, it’s fine for Senator Duckworth to bring her baby to the floor.
It seriously is. Maybe if we all stood in solidarity with Senator Duckworth, it could be a launching point to make all workplaces more equitable for parents (not just moms). The whole “things sucked for me, so they should suck for you too!” attitude only serves to make things worse for everyone.
I unfriended a family member for going on about how great it was to have a “real” first lady again. Election night whittled down the Thanksgiving invite list and Christmas card list quite a bit.
Some of the worst misogynists and supporters of the patriarchy I have met are women.
That most likely true of all of his Tweets. All of which shall be published in the Library of Congress for generations to see.
Statistically very few people attempt to scam the government for extra or more food stamps or assistance. Probably because the payoff is so little that if you are a talented scam artist it’s just not worth it.
Political science department in WISCONSIN? Get real. Wisconsin state schools are being reconfigured to only teach practical skills, like which buttons to press in the Koch Paper Towel factory.