Please Take A Moment To Meet Ashol-Pan
Apr16

Please Take A Moment To Meet Ashol-Pan

The next time you’re feeling chuff about that backyard barbeque you put together all by your lonesome, breaking 250 in league bowling, or that honor roll student child who you’re convinced is destined for an Ivy League school, please pause for a moment and take a brief trip to the other side of the planet to meet a girl by the name of Ashol-Pan. Ashol-Pan is a Kazakh who lives in western Mongolia. She may never go to a...

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‘Wages and Gender’ – Continued…
Apr10

‘Wages and Gender’ – Continued…

There has been a lively debate here at TMV on men-women wage inequality. This issue is presently being debated nation-wide with equal vigor. The New York Times had an Editorial Board piece Wednesday on “The Truth about the Pay Gap,” including the oft-cited and “controversial” claim that women on average make 77 cents for every $1 earned by men. Whether it is the “truth and nothing but the truth” or not, will be debated ad...

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Republicans kiss votes from women goodbye (Guest Voice)
Apr09

Republicans kiss votes from women goodbye (Guest Voice)

Republicans kiss votes from women goodbye by Dana Milbank Washington Post Writers Group WASHINGTON — This was not the way Republican leaders had planned to observe Equal Pay Day. On the eve of Tuesday’s commemoration — the day symbolizing how far into 2014 women must work to catch up to the wages men earned in 2013 — a small newspaper in Louisiana, The Ouachita Citizen — reported that its congressman,...

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Conservatives to women: Go get married  (Guest Voice)
Apr01

Conservatives to women: Go get married (Guest Voice)

Conservatives to women: Go get married by Dana Milbank Washington Post Writers Group Columnist WASHINGTON — The conservative minds of the Heritage Foundation have found a way for Republicans to shrink the gender gap: They need to persuade more women to get their MRS degrees. The advocacy group held a gathering of women of the right Monday afternoon to mark the final day of Women’s History Month — and the consensus...

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(Update) Afghanistan: With Friends Like These…
Mar26

(Update) Afghanistan: With Friends Like These…

Update: In her Fox News interview with Donald Rumsfeld, Greta van Susteren gives the former secretary of defense a chance to redeem himself after his comments that he “understands” and “sympathizes with” Hamid Karzai’s siding with the likes of Syria and Venezuela in support of Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Van Susteren does so by saying that Karzai’s siding with Moscow is “a real sort of poke in the eye of President Obama and I...

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Keep Bossy, Ban Pink Ribboning (Guest Voice)
Mar25

Keep Bossy, Ban Pink Ribboning (Guest Voice)

Keep Bossy, Ban Pink Ribboning By Tina Dupuy “Lean In” Author and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s campaign to cheer young girls to participate launched last week. Sandberg claims little boys get called leaders and for the same behavior little girls are branded as bossy. “Together we can encourage girls to lead. Pledge to Ban Bossy,” reads the site. It’s only a word that’s keeping women from...

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