Old Time Feminism

When reading a book about the life of St Thomas Moore, the thing that struck me most and which I will never forget is that his daughter was considered the most clever woman in England because she knew how to read; according to the book, she was the only woman in England who knew how … Continue reading Old Time Feminism

Saying Thank you to Veterans, Part 2: Rough Men and Ungrateful Women

"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf." There is some debate about who originally stated the above quote: it might have been George Orwell, or it might have been Richard Grenier paraphrasing George Orwell. Whoever said it, it is indisputably true. The … Continue reading Saying Thank you to Veterans, Part 2: Rough Men and Ungrateful Women

Please, God, Bring Back The Patriarchy

Some effing commission that was appointed by Congress is going to recommend to Congress that women be included in registration for the draft. You can read about it here: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/24/us/women-military-draft-selective-service.html The Pentagon has so far declined to comment. Numerous polls have shown that most women are opposed to making women register for the draft, but … Continue reading Please, God, Bring Back The Patriarchy