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Endorsing Hillary Clinton

Endorsing Hillary Clinton

If there was any hope that Donald Trump would change tactics and be more restrained after winning the Republican party Presidential nomination for the November 8 US election, that hope is now lost.  The fellow has remained aggressive, incorrigibly brash and completely negative. Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson has asked: “Is Donald Trump just plain […]

Trump Rising in Polls for Same Reasons Germany Embraced Hitler

Trump Rising in Polls for Same Reasons Germany Embraced Hitler

Adolf Hitler rose to power during a period of similar social tumult as that which has currently garnered Donald Trump such fervent support, according to Noam Chomsky. In a recent interview with Aaron Williams for Alternet, Chomsky explained how fear, alone, does not sufficiently explain Trump’s surprising popularity: “Fear, along with the breakdown of society during […]

There’s a strong feminist case for Hillary Clinton

There’s a strong feminist case for Hillary Clinton

Breaking news: Having a uterus doesn’t qualify you to be president. That’s the message rapper Killer Mike, quoting feminist Jane Elliott, sent to supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders when Killer Mike said, to great applause, “A uterus doesn’t qualify to you to be president of the United States.” To which students of […]

Hey, guys — gender politics are central to this race, not a footnote

Hey, guys — gender politics are central to this race, not a footnote

I’m not sure about this, but I’m starting to wonder whether gender is playing a role in the Democratic primary campaign between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. What do you think? Very funny, I know. In the wake of Sanders’ blowout victory in New Hampshire, I have had impassioned exchanges about this subject with almost […]

9 Women Explain Why They Like Donald Trump

9 Women Explain Why They Like Donald Trump

Donald Trump held his last rally before the New Hampshire primary at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester. Temperatures dipped below 20 degrees, the snow was fierce, and a wall of protesters lined up in front of the arena with signs saying “Trump hate.” But it didn’t stop fans from coming out to support the controversial […]

A Feminist’s Guide to Critiquing Hillary Clinton

A Feminist’s Guide to Critiquing Hillary Clinton

Fair warning:  This blog is not going to be angry.  It will not be written in all caps.  There will be no vulgarity.  And it probably won’t go viral.  I don’t care. What I do care about is the fact I’ve read over 70+ articles in the past two weeks alone discussing the 2016 election […]