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Feminism has slain our protectors

August 08, 2018, 02:38:10 am suzytr says: Hello, any good churches in the Sacto, CA area, also looking in Reno NV, thanks in advance and God Bless you Smiley
January 29, 2018, 01:21:57 am Christian40 says: It will be interesting to see what happens this year Israel being 70 years as a modern nation may 14 2018
October 17, 2017, 01:25:20 am Christian40 says: It is good to type Mark is here again!  Smiley
October 16, 2017, 03:28:18 am Christian40 says: anyone else thinking that time is accelerating now? it seems im doing days in shorter time now is time being affected in some way?
September 24, 2017, 10:45:16 pm Psalm 51:17 says: The specific rule pertaining to the national anthem is found on pages A62-63 of the league rulebook. It states: “The National Anthem must be played prior to every NFL game, and all players must be on the sideline for the National Anthem. “During the National Anthem, players on the field and bench area should stand at attention, face the flag, hold helmets in their left hand, and refrain from talking. The home team should ensure that the American flag is in good condition. It should be pointed out to players and coaches that we continue to be judged by the public in this area of respect for the flag and our country. Failure to be on the field by the start of the National Anthem may result in discipline, such as fines, suspensions, and/or the forfeiture of draft choice(s) for violations of the above, including first offenses.”
September 20, 2017, 04:32:32 am Christian40 says: "The most popular Hepatitis B vaccine is nothing short of a witch’s brew including aluminum, formaldehyde, yeast, amino acids, and soy. Aluminum is a known neurotoxin that destroys cellular metabolism and function. Hundreds of studies link to the ravaging effects of aluminum. The other proteins and formaldehyde serve to activate the immune system and open up the blood-brain barrier. This is NOT a good thing."
September 19, 2017, 03:59:21 am Christian40 says: bbc international did a video about there street preaching they are good witnesses
September 14, 2017, 08:06:04 am Psalm 51:17 says: bro Mark Hunter on YT has some good, edifying stuff too.
September 14, 2017, 04:31:26 am Christian40 says: i have thought that i'm reaping from past sins then my life has been impacted in ways from having non believers in my ancestry.
September 11, 2017, 06:59:33 am Psalm 51:17 says: The law of reaping and sowing. It's amazing how God's mercy and longsuffering has hovered over America so long. (ie, the infrastructure is very bad here b/c for many years, they were grossly underspent on. 1st Tim 6:10, the god of materialism has its roots firmly in the West) And remember once upon a time ago when shacking up b/w straight couples drew shock awe?

Exodus 20:5  Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me;
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« Reply #60 on: October 27, 2016, 03:13:21 pm »

How Trump awakened a feminist revolution in America

CNN) — There's something of a revolution spreading across social media in the United States and beyond.

You can see it in the sharp reaction after Newt Gingrich clashed with Fox News' Megyn Kelly, accusing her of being "fascinated with sex" when she tried to ask him about women who accuse Donald Trump of grabbing them and kissing them against their will.

You can see it in the curious ways in which women changed their social media profiles to include "nasty woman" after Donald Trump used the term to critique Hillary Clinton, and you can see it in the conversations in Facebook pages, where women are newly and openly venting about their encounters with sexism.

You can also see it in the polls and in the increasing likelihood that Hillary Clinton will win the presidential election, propelled by a growing margin of support from women voters.

A feminist revolution? It's all rather startling, because it wasn't very long ago that young women were explaining why they had lost interest in feminism. During the primaries, with Clinton running to make history as the first female president of the United States, a new generation of women voters were indeed excited -- but not about Clinton. Millennials, including women, were lining up behind Bernie Sanders, yet another white man.

Feminism had gone out of style. A young writer explained that feminism is "made up of outdated issues," adding, "we already have everything [feminism] is fighting for."

But just a few months later, all of that is ancient history. What happened? Donald Trump.

Trump's rise in the political arena made it jarringly clear that women still face barriers bolted into society's foundations. Sure, women can get jobs in every field, study in every university, earn good salaries and make life choices that would have seemed inconceivable barely a generation ago.

But the Republican candidate for president has cast a blinding neon light on the everyday indignities of pervasive sexism that gnaw and degrade and look impossible to fight without seeming to make a mountain of what some might view as a molehill.

With his incessant judging of women by their attractiveness and his boasts about grabbing women between their legs and kissing them without their consent, Trump has reinvigorated feminism by reminding everyone, women especially, of the small irritations and the serious violations.

How many women have been told they should smile more? Enough that a spoof video ad "Smyle, for women, the first daily medication that helps you smile," has drawn millions of views and thousands of comments from women recounting stories of bosses telling them they must smile more.

And when Canadian writer Kelly Oxford went on Twitter with "Tweet me your first assaults... I'll go first" and told of being grabbed, as Trump put it, "by the ****," when she was 12, the response was overwhelming. Tens of thousands of women around the world told their stories of being assaulted.

Trump's attitude toward women, his words alone, prompted the most powerful speech of the entire campaign. Michelle Obama articulated the experience of women -- in the US and around the world -- who confront "The disrespect of our ambitions and our intellect..."

"It hurts," she noted, describing a feeling most men could not grasp. "It's like that sinking feeling you get," she said, "when you're walking down the street... and some guy yells vulgar words about your body. Or when you see that guy at work that stands just a little too close, stares a little too long, and makes you feel uncomfortable in your own skin."

Men like Trump and his surrogate, Gingrich, like to have it both ways; stretching the limits of what's allowed for them, and then accusing women of being "fascinated with sex" when they complain about it. Not surprisingly, those words came from Gingrich, a man who is resplendent in his hypocrisy, a cheater, who demanded that Kelly use the words "sexual predator" to refer to Bill Clinton, the president he lambasted in the 1990s for his extramarital activities, at the precise time when he, too, was having an affair.

The good news is that young women who thought the war for equality was won have now become acutely aware how far we have to go. Better yet, they have no intention of abandoning the campaign.

Hillary Clinton explained feminism clearly, saying it has nothing to do, contrary to rumor, with disliking men. Feminists, she said, believe that "women have the same rights as men, politically, culturally, economically."

That means not being judged primarily as objects of physical attraction, and not being subjected to different standards, such as the one that rejects strong women as overly aggressive and unfeminine.

If Trump wanted to make history, perhaps he can take comfort in the wave of feminism he unwittingly unleashed across the world. Newspapers in Argentina are reporting how women are raising their voices and mobilizing against Trump.

And in Russia, that band of performance artists **** Riot released a new video in reaction to Trump. Their trademark provocative words have lost some of their edge since Trump's use of the word in the Access Hollywood video. The lyrics go, "Don't play stupid, don't play dumb, ****'s where you're really from."

Clearly, there is room in this new feminist campaign for everyone's style, from Michelle Obama to **** Riot to mockery of the annoying requirement that women maintain a teenager's figure and smile incessantly.

Trump has not only breathed new life, new awareness into the demands for equal treatment for women everywhere, but in the process, he sealed his own fate. Pollsters say millennials are now solidly behind Hillary Clinton, and women's support may well make her president of the United States.
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