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Religion of Misogyny: Saudi Arabia tracks wives’ movements, reports to husbands

Posted by: Phineas on November 27, 2012 at 4:10 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas But don’t you dare say Islam doesn’t respect women: As of last week, Saudi women’s male guardians began receiving text messages on their phones informing them when women under their custody leave the country, even if they are travelling together. Saudi women’s rights activist Manal al-Sherif, who last year urged women to […]

 

Nearly one-third of House Democrats are from California and New York. Hmmm…

Posted by: Phineas on November 27, 2012 at 1:59 pm » 12 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I stumbled across an interesting factoid this morning that might explain, in part, the statist drift of the Democratic Party from liberal to, essentially, social democratic (and beyond?) over the last 40-50 years: an increasing percentage of the Democratic caucus in the House of Representatives comes from just California and New York […]