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Virginian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-25-06 09:02 AM
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3. It IS a factor with the Saudis (rant)
Saudi women have no rights. They don't vote, they don't even drive. They have to have the proper MALE escourts to go anywhere. It's like women are property.

Condi may have Cheney as a proper MALE escourt, but even if she wasn't an idiot, they wouldn't respect her. To them, it isn't like she is a free woman, she is an unowned woman.

It has been less than a half century here that a woman has been taken on her own merits and not asked, "And what does YOUR husband do?" In our not so distant past, when a woman didn't have a husband at all, it wasn't because she had a full life without marriage, it was thought that she couldn't catch a good man. Women went to college to get their MRS degrees.
Look at the way our female politicians are treated. They still aren't respected. They are held to way different standards than the men. The Saudi women are at least a century behind us in evolving attitudes and I don't see any sign of their catching up within my lifetime unless the Saudi men are forced to respect an American woman as POTUS.

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  -Cheney is asking the House of Saud for Bribe Money Perky  Nov-25-06 08:07 AM   #0 
  - I don't think Rice's sex is as much of a factor  DoYouEverWonder   Nov-25-06 08:09 AM   #1 
  - It IS a factor with the Saudis (rant)  Virginian   Nov-25-06 09:02 AM   #3 
     - I don't remember Madeline Albright having that problem.  DoYouEverWonder   Nov-25-06 09:03 AM   #4 
     - Excellent POINT  Perky   Nov-25-06 09:28 AM   #8 
     - Touche  Juniperx   Nov-25-06 09:40 AM   #9 
     - Last time I checked, I was too.  Virginian   Nov-26-06 11:30 PM   #12 
     - well, unlike Condi, she was intelligent and a skilled diplomat  ComerPerro   Nov-25-06 10:38 AM   #11 
     - true  donsu   Nov-25-06 10:29 AM   #10 
  - Gee Whiz!  Donkeykick   Nov-25-06 08:12 AM   #2 
  - Or another possibility...  filer   Nov-25-06 09:07 AM   #5 
  - Why Cheney? I thought Bush was the one that liked to hold hands  pdxmom   Nov-25-06 09:09 AM   #6 
  - Cheney's Looking for a Bolt Hole  Demeter   Nov-25-06 09:24 AM   #7 

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