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71. I'm sure Larry Summers agrees with her
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  -One Gender's Crash: "All the perpetrators of the greatest economic mess in decades are, well, men." DeepModem Mom  Jan-05-09 11:56 AM   #0 
  - She's wrong about them all being white. I think Merril Lynch's CEO was/is black...  MookieWilson   Jan-05-09 11:58 AM   #1 
  - Ain't that the truth. K&R  Joanne98   Jan-05-09 11:59 AM   #2 
  - While almost 60% of the workforce is female...  hughee99   Jan-05-09 12:07 PM   #3 
  - CEOs flit around a lot more than you think. You shop for new jobs serving on boards..  MookieWilson   Jan-05-09 12:10 PM   #5 
  - Okay...  hughee99   Jan-05-09 12:30 PM   #26 
     - Yes and no. Companies often bring outsiders from other industries in...  MookieWilson   Jan-05-09 12:39 PM   #34 
        - Companies often do, but I wasn't aware that  hughee99   Jan-05-09 01:58 PM   #73 
  - Most teachers are women  Dinkeldog   Jan-05-09 12:10 PM   #6 
     - Excellent example, but completely unrelated to CEO's.  hughee99   Jan-05-09 12:26 PM   #22 
  - 9-11, Enron, and the current crash wouldn't have happened if we just had more gender parity?!?  Realityhack   Jan-05-09 12:09 PM   #4 
  - yes, gender parity would and will stop a lot of negative things  ensho   Jan-05-09 12:15 PM   #11 
  - Really? Ask Meg Whitman or Carly Fiorina about that.  anigbrowl   Jan-05-09 01:44 PM   #69 
  - Equal rights are important, but that's not why  EstimatedProphet   Jan-06-09 05:51 AM   #85 
  - But you can't deny that there is a "good old BOYS club".  OregonBlue   Jan-05-09 12:16 PM   #12 
     - I do not deny the existance of such a club.  Realityhack   Jan-05-09 12:26 PM   #23 
     - Maybe but I do believe that boys are inherently more inclined toward risky behavior  OregonBlue   Jan-05-09 12:35 PM   #32 
        - So...  Realityhack   Jan-05-09 12:51 PM   #37 
           - well, we can either shove women with the same psycho-social profiles as men in power have...  FarceOfNature   Jan-05-09 01:16 PM   #52 
           - I am happy to discuss changing the culture of business....  Realityhack   Jan-05-09 01:31 PM   #62 
              - well as a woman who spends quite a bit of time thinking about these issues..  FarceOfNature   Jan-05-09 01:34 PM   #66 
                 - I think that is an understatement. n/t  Realityhack   Jan-05-09 01:41 PM   #68 
                    - I don't know if that's an insult to the author or a compliment for me, but I'll TAKE IT!  FarceOfNature   Jan-05-09 01:46 PM   #70 
           - That is not what I was saying and I don't think it was what the article was saying.  OregonBlue   Jan-05-09 01:28 PM   #61 
              - Ok I think I see what you are getting at...  Realityhack   Jan-05-09 01:34 PM   #65 
              - Perhaps but I read the whole thing and I thought the article was more asking questions about  OregonBlue   Jan-05-09 02:12 PM   #76 
              - "Ambition," and "arrogance" are tolerated in men, but not in women. We have diff standards of...  MookieWilson   Jan-05-09 02:15 PM   #77 
     - I don't deny the existence of such  Chulanowa   Jan-05-09 02:28 PM   #79 
     - Yes, I can, because you're leaving out one word  EstimatedProphet   Jan-06-09 05:53 AM   #86 
  - "We are not ALL men. Smirk." - Commander AWOL Bush (R)  SpiralHawk   Jan-05-09 12:11 PM   #7 
  - My African American Wifey insisted on putting her 401k into stocks in 2004  bushmeat   Jan-05-09 12:12 PM   #8 
  - CEO Of Ebay is a woman and was a huge supporter of McCain. Hillary was on the board of WalMart.  berni_mccoy   Jan-05-09 12:12 PM   #9 
  - my guess is they are mostly married men with wives who let them get away with that bullshit!  John Q. Citizen   Jan-05-09 12:13 PM   #10 
  - The idea is sound but the reasoning is flawed  Hydra   Jan-05-09 12:17 PM   #13 
  - Two words and a loogey:  Lance_Boyle   Jan-05-09 12:17 PM   #14 
  - "No Job is America's God Given Right anymore".  HughBeaumont   Jan-05-09 01:19 PM   #55 
  - Who Cares? Pretty Irrelevant Op-Ed.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jan-05-09 12:17 PM   #15 
  - I care and it's thought-provoking. nt  MookieWilson   Jan-05-09 12:20 PM   #17 
     - "thought-provoking" and OMC is an oxymoron  FarceOfNature   Jan-05-09 01:07 PM   #48 
  - some of you are changing the subject  ensho   Jan-05-09 12:19 PM   #16 
  - I disagree.  Realityhack   Jan-05-09 12:30 PM   #25 
  - Bullshit. n/t  LoZoccolo   Jan-05-09 12:32 PM   #27 
  - Par for the course  lukasahero   Jan-05-09 01:07 PM   #47 
  - just like the subject of racism, i.e., everyone can be racist  noiretblu   Jan-05-09 01:32 PM   #63 
  - Yes, why let facts get in the way of an OP-ED? Or can't you tell the difference after 8 years?  slampoet   Jan-05-09 01:55 PM   #72 
  - That is asinine  EstimatedProphet   Jan-06-09 06:00 AM   #88 
  - Capitalism knows no gender  leftstreet   Jan-05-09 12:22 PM   #18 
  - I doubt that  ensho   Jan-05-09 12:24 PM   #20 
  - Why?  leftstreet   Jan-05-09 12:25 PM   #21 
  - because women are not men  ensho   Jan-05-09 12:29 PM   #24 
  - Have you dated many women?  RadiationTherapy   Jan-06-09 05:46 AM   #84 
  - neoliberal capitalism does know gender...  FarceOfNature   Jan-05-09 12:46 PM   #36 
     - Ah, you make a good point. Just a different kettle of fish  leftstreet   Jan-05-09 12:58 PM   #40 
        - oh yes that is entirely true...  FarceOfNature   Jan-05-09 01:05 PM   #45 
  - What an asinine, bigoted theory.  LoZoccolo   Jan-05-09 12:22 PM   #19 
  - well, let's have the women run it for awhile and see who does it better?  ensho   Jan-05-09 12:35 PM   #30 
  - That's a different argument than what she was making.  LoZoccolo   Jan-05-09 12:37 PM   #33 
  - it's not biological essentialism, it's the masculine aggression (among other things) that  FarceOfNature   Jan-05-09 12:53 PM   #38 
  - Post hoc ergo propter hoc.  Poll_Blind   Jan-05-09 12:33 PM   #28 
  - QFT n/t  Realityhack   Jan-05-09 12:34 PM   #29 
  - I Don't See This As a Gender Issue At All  Crisco   Jan-05-09 12:35 PM   #31 
  - She really embarrassed herself with that ridiculous manifesto.  TexasObserver   Jan-05-09 12:41 PM   #35 
  - First, I very much doubt that Ms. Mom is embarrassed. And third  rhett o rick   Jan-05-09 12:54 PM   #39 
     - She's probably too stupid to be embarrassed.  TexasObserver   Jan-05-09 01:00 PM   #41 
        - Sounds like a personal grudge to me. Just sayin. nm  rhett o rick   Jan-05-09 01:15 PM   #51 
           - You must mean the one you have with me.  TexasObserver   Jan-05-09 01:18 PM   #54 
              - I do wish you well. (no sarcasm intended) nm  rhett o rick   Jan-05-09 01:22 PM   #58 
  - corporate sleaze atmosphere would trump gender, ie women would become corrupted also  natrat   Jan-05-09 01:01 PM   #42 
  - Hey Mom, you certainly....  Hell Hath No Fury   Jan-05-09 01:04 PM   #43 
  - I thought I might! As many here know, I don't always agree with articles I post.  DeepModem Mom   Jan-05-09 01:09 PM   #49 
  - Not all are middle aged. My STBX-BIL isn't.  knitter4democracy   Jan-05-09 01:04 PM   #44 
  - Let me begin by saying I love women, my wife is a woman, Heidi Klum is a women.  rhett o rick   Jan-05-09 01:06 PM   #46 
  - logical fallacy  leftofthedial   Jan-05-09 01:09 PM   #50 
  - logical fallacy, maybe, but yours is a poor analogy.  FarceOfNature   Jan-05-09 01:19 PM   #56 
     - is there a difference between male and female capitalists?  leftofthedial   Jan-05-09 01:22 PM   #57 
     - I pretty much argued the issue wasn't gender essentialism  FarceOfNature   Jan-05-09 01:33 PM   #64 
     - I think that cuts to the issue here...  Realityhack   Jan-05-09 01:23 PM   #59 
     - Here's a better analogy then:  EstimatedProphet   Jan-06-09 06:19 AM   #89 
  - K&R  musette_sf   Jan-05-09 01:16 PM   #53 
  - What's more, the Chicago Bears were very disappointing this year. Who was on the team? Men.  Occam Bandage   Jan-05-09 01:23 PM   #60 
  - I think women are just as capable of screwing up as much as men  GloriaSmith   Jan-05-09 01:38 PM   #67 
  - I'm sure Larry Summers agrees with her  AngryAmish   Jan-05-09 01:53 PM   #71 
  - Ever notice how the moms of serial killers are all women?  lumberjack_jeff   Jan-05-09 02:00 PM   #74 
  - Excuse me? I can only imagine how outraged women would be if this article had a different title.  originalpckelly   Jan-05-09 02:00 PM   #75 
  - I was thinking that  Prophet 451   Jan-05-09 02:21 PM   #78 
  - I walked out  gaspee   Jan-05-09 03:55 PM   #80 
  - Men like high risk high gain professions. nt  anonymous171   Jan-05-09 04:07 PM   #81 
  - Sexist pig.  HypnoToad   Jan-05-09 04:08 PM   #82 
  - She's forgetting about Carly Fiorina  eridani   Jan-06-09 04:34 AM   #83 
  - Then of course, there's Wendy Lee Gramm  depakid   Jan-06-09 05:54 AM   #87 

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