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Charles Murray (of Bell Curve infamy) has come up with a test to decide if you live in a bubble. Of course the questions assume that the "real Americans" outside the bubble are small town White
So here is my bubble test.
Family and friends
Do you have a good friend who is Muslim, Hindu, Jewish, atheist, if you are not one of these? Female if you are male or male if you are female? Black or Hispanic if you are
An assistant principal at the Northwest School of the Arts in Charlotte, NC, had to apologize for implying his female dance students who wear spandex
outside of class were teases and that the consequences were their fault:
"He explained that wearing leotards and tights in public places around the school would motivate the men to rape us," said the petition posted
by a student and signed by dozens of others who attended the assembly. "He went on to ...
If you follow the feminist side of the blogosphere you will have already read discussion of the Good Men Project website and its founder Tom
Matlack's article Being a Dude is a Good Thing where he claims women are always
blaming men for everything and always picking on men, and subsequent meltdown over
being called on his trite sitcom assertions without actually producing a ...
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I started watching the series "Prohibition" on PBS.
Alcohol consumption in the US had always been commonplace, but when the distillation process took hold, those people who used to have low-alcohol beer for breakfast, lunch, dinner and before bed
were suddenly getting snockered on whiskey.
And at least at first, drinking this way was almost always done by men. Men were the ones spending their money in taverns, and without their participation in the home's economy, women and
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