I don’t consider myself a feminist, but I do consider myself of the Palinesque “self-reliance over selfies” female empowerment philosophy. I’m also a medical researcher with a bachelor’s in microbiology and a master’s in community health. I only say that to provide context to my annoyance with the latest “war on women” battle–feminist biology. That’s right, even biology is purportedly sexist. So much so that the University of Wisconsin just started a new “feminist biology” program. This program will take aim against the misogynist idea that the sperm penetrates the passive egg! Ironic, huh? Especially since many feminists would just assume the fertilized egg (a baby, as we call it) would be aborted.
Here is Christine Sommers from the American Enterprise Institute taking down the ridiculous of the program and its claims:
Exit question. Will this new department petition to change the school “semester” designation to “ovesters” a la the movie Legally Blonde (see the 0:50 mark):
The media is figuratively the fourth branch of government. Just look at this tangled family tree of members of the media and people associated with the Obama administration.
On a related note, only 7% of the media are Republicans…not that I would claim to be one myself, but you get the point.
There are a lot of bad Common Core anecdotes. This is among the worst.
Some cowboy poetry from Harry Reid.
It’s that time of year, Midwesterners. Don’t drink and farm.
Here’s a sneak peek of an interview tonight with Gov. Palin and Mario Lopez (h/t RedBright&True)