Pages

19 comments

Jump to bottom
1 Sionainn  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 6:57:42am

I have, I’ve shared, and I’ve been very disheartened that we can’t even get 25,000 signatures…that coupled with an asshole on a board I’m on who thinks women are the “weaker sex” and, of course, using that in a derogatory manner. Ugh.

2 FemNaziBitch  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 7:01:11am

It was posted about 1 hour ago on fb by the MS Foundation (as in MS Magazine), so I gather it is a recent petition.

3 Sionainn  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 7:11:31am

I’ve been sharing it for the past week or so on Facebook as has a friend of mine (I got it from her). I’m not even getting any “likes” from any of my friends (except my activist aunt), the majority on there being women. I just don’t get it.

4 Dark_Falcon  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 7:15:54am

How would that matter? The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA2 for me ‘ERA’ having another meaning for me) had a ten year time limit for ratification, a limit long expired. Once that limit was exceeded, the amendment would have to pass both houses of Congress again by a 2/3rds vote.

(Post copied to George Will Front Page as well.)

5 FemNaziBitch  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 7:17:15am

re: #3 Sionainn

I’ve been sharing it for the past week or so on Facebook as has a friend of mine (I got it from her). I’m not even getting any “likes” from any of my friends (except my activist aunt), the majority on there being women. I just don’t get it.

I get very few likes and a few “unfriends” from women. They just can’t be bothered, or don’t like my style.

Every once in a while I get a private note that someone appreciated my post, or it caused them to think and change their ideas about things.

Mostly, I think people are weird about sharing their beliefs (political or otherwise) on a public (or semi-public) internet forum.

6 FemNaziBitch  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 7:17:41am

re: #4 Dark_Falcon

How would that matter? The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA2 for me ‘ERA’ having another meaning for me) had a ten year time limit for ratification, a limit long expired. Once that limit was exceeded, the amendment would have to pass both houses of Congress again by a 2/3rds vote.

(Post copied to George Will Front Page as well.)

I would appreciate it very much DF.

7 Sionainn  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 7:34:00am

re: #5 FemNaziBitch

I get very few likes and a few “unfriends” from women. They just can’t be bothered, or don’t like my style.

Every once in a while I get a private note that someone appreciated my post, or it caused them to think and change their ideas about things.

Mostly, I think people are weird about sharing their beliefs (political or otherwise) on a public (or semi-public) internet forum.

Would you send me an email?

Out of curiosity as well as doing anything and everything to avoid starting my work or cleaning my house, I went through the petition, 20 names at a time, to find out when it was started…January 11.

I think that people are under the impression that an ERA is not needed any more, but I think it’s needed now more than ever, particularly since there are so many who would take away the very basic right to making decisions about one’s own body.

8 FemNaziBitch  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 7:38:38am

re: #7 Sionainn

Would you send me an email?

Out of curiosity as well as doing anything and everything to avoid starting my work or cleaning my house, I went through the petition, 20 names at a time, to find out when it was started…January 11.

I think that people are under the impression that an ERA is not needed any more, but I think it’s needed now more than ever, particularly since there are so many who would take away the very basic right to making decisions about one’s own body.

teehee, I did the same thing.

I ‘blued’ my nic —email away.

9 Sionainn  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 7:46:11am

I just sent you an email. How did you “blue” your nic? I tried to figure out how to do it and couldn’t figure it out!

10 Bubblehead II  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 7:46:49am

And signed

11 FemNaziBitch  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 7:59:18am

re: #9 Sionainn

I just sent you an email. How did you “blue” your nic? I tried to figure out how to do it and couldn’t figure it out!

Look agove this box, the one you type your post into, next to the email blank box is a “show email” check box

12 Sionainn  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 8:03:18am

Oh. Duh. Thanks!

13 Dark_Falcon  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 8:09:53am

re: #11 FemNaziBitch

Look agove this box, the one you type your post into, next to the email blank box is a “show email” check box

It didn’t work for me, since I don’t use Yahoo or Gmail.

14 Sionainn  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 8:11:56am

Here’s giving it a try.

ETA: It worked!

15 Dark_Falcon  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 8:18:12am

re: #14 Sionainn

Here’s giving it a try.

ETA: It worked!

Link didn’t work.

16 JeffFX  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 8:18:58am

re: #1 Sionainn

that coupled with an asshole on a board I’m on who thinks women are the “weaker sex” and, of course, using that in a derogatory manner. Ugh.

Never let stupid people get to you. Having to live their whole lives inside their own twisted imaginations is suitable punishment for being what they are. You don’t need to give those dead-enders another thought. We just need to marginalize these harmful people, and I’ve seen huge progress on that front in the past 30 years.

We used to take it for granted that ignorant, hateful people were in charge, and that they had the authority of a supernatural being.
The Internet has helped a lot to push back against the superstitions and bigotries of that type, and to gain acceptance for people who aren’t heterosexual WASPs.

17 Sionainn  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 8:37:07am

re: #15 Dark_Falcon

Link didn’t work.

You’re right, it didn’t. Weird because when I checked the box, my email address showed up in the email line.

18 JeffFX  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 9:14:17am

I’ve signed the petition, and emailed my friends.

It’s been reported that we now need 100K signatures for the administration to respond to a petition, because the user-base of the we-the-people petitions is a lot larger than it once was. We have a long way to go to 100K.

19 FemNaziBitch  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 11:54:23am

re: #18 JeffFX

I’ve signed the petition, and emailed my friends.

It’s been reported that we now need 100K signatures for the administration to respond to a petition, because the user-base of the we-the-people petitions is a lot larger than it once was. We have a long way to go to 100K.

JeffFX, you are Most Awesome!


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

^ back to top ^

TwitterFacebook

Turn off all ads for a full year by subscribing!
For about 33 cents a day (per month) or 22 cents a day (per year), our subscription option turns off all advertisements at LGF!
Read more...

► LGF Headlines

  • Loading...

► Tweeted Articles

  • Loading...

► Tweeted Pages

  • Loading...

► Top 10 Comments

  • Loading...

► Bottom Comments

  • Loading...

► Recent Comments

  • Loading...

► Tools/Info

► Tag Cloud

► Contact

You must have Javascript enabled to use the contact form.
Your email:

Subject:

Message:


Messages may be published unless you request otherwise.
Tech Note:
Using the Contact Form
LGF Pages

This button leads to the main index of LGF Pages, our user-submitted articles. You can post your own LGF Pages simply by registering a free account with us.

Create a Page

This is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.

Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.

Last updated: 2014-03-07 2:19 pm PST

LGF User's Guide
Recent Pages
Shiplord Kirel
Inside the French First World War Soldier’s Memorial Bedroom
(video at link) His moth-eaten officer's tunic hangs on a coat stand, a cobweb linking it to the leatherbound desk where his Gold Flake cigarettes and his collection of pipes are neatly arranged. This is the bedroom, revealed to the ...

1 hour, 15 minutes ago
Views: 22 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 0
The War TARDIS
Preview to Doctor Who, Series 8 Finale -SPOILERS-
It appears Clara may have gone bad, if the latest trailer is anything to go by: Lines and Pictures to go with them: Clara: Do I have your attention? You will never step inside your TARDIS again Ok... Clara seems ...

2 hours, 36 minutes ago
Views: 77 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 0
Randall Gross
AT&T Locks Multi-Carrier iPad SIM, T-Mobile and Sprint Leave It Open
Apple public relations pointed Ars to a support FAQ that confirms the AT&T locking. "Using Apple SIM, you can choose from different cellular carriers and their various programs. The data plans vary by carrier. For instance, in the United ...

7 hours, 39 minutes ago
Views: 94 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 0
FemNaziBitch
Jasmine Villegas’s -MUSIC Video makes a difference in Domestic Violence —MIC
Like so many others, the teen initially kept the abuse to herself, concealing the violence from friends and family until she couldn't hide the bruises and swollen lips any longer. The final straw came when her abusive ex threw ...

10 hours, 52 minutes ago
Views: 102 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 1 • Rating: 0
Lumberhead
The Wars Rand Paul Would Fight - the Atlantic
Paul should be credited for broadening the GOP foreign-policy debate. And there's considerable merit in his preference for thinking carefully through the endgame of war, building congressional support before seizing the sword, and recognizing the potential for blowback from ...

15 hours, 26 minutes ago
Views: 213 • Comments: 2
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 0
MichaelJ
Jordy Smith + Impossibly Long Sand Bottom Tubes
More: Jordy Smith + Impossibly Long Sand Bottom Tubes 47701

1 day, 1 hour ago
Views: 141 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 0
EiMitch
Cracked: 6 Halloween Pranks for Sociopaths With Unlimited Budgets
cracked.com America's No. 1 holiday celebrating violence and candy is just around the corner, and this year it looks to be better than ever, as the glorious union of art and technology has given us several exciting new ways to ...

4 days ago
Views: 448 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 1
Souliren
Natalie MacMaster Fiddle school
This is a short (under two minute) video of Natalie teaching a technique for "Athole Brose," in Cape Breton style.

6 days, 6 hours ago
Views: 406 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 2
Rightwingconspirator
1934 Had Worst Drought of Last Thousand Years-We Made It Worse
"It was the worst by a large margin, falling pretty far outside the normal range of variability that we see in the record," said climate scientist Ben Cook at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York. Cook ...

1 week, 1 day ago
Views: 724 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 5
Skip Intro
The Scablands: A scarred landscape as strange as fiction
arstechnica.com

1 week, 5 days ago
Views: 821 • Comments: 2
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 3
 Frank says:

You have just destroyed one model XQJ-37 nuclear powered pansexual roto-plooker....and you're gonna have to pay for it.