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25. I'd say it was a bit of both.. plus..
Edited on Fri Sep-17-10 05:58 PM by left coaster
..the open misogyny of the past eight years of RW Christian political/social influence has had a profound impact on the collective American psyche.. some women actually bought into it.. hence we see the type of self-loathing teabaggette you cited..
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  -What is going on with the women in the U.S. today? redirish28  Sep-17-10 05:06 PM   #0 
  - Its basically an extension of the puritanical 'slutshaming' that goes on at their churches  Taverner   Sep-17-10 05:08 PM   #1 
  - these are Phyllis Schlafflee (sp?0  WhiteTara   Sep-17-10 05:09 PM   #2 
  - No Phyllis pillus has been around since the seventies  Bitwit1234   Sep-17-10 05:54 PM   #24 
  - I'd say it was a bit of both.. plus..  left coaster   Sep-17-10 05:57 PM   #25 
  - I've been told I'm the reason there's so much umemployment..  HipChick   Sep-17-10 05:12 PM   #3 
  - But what if YOU have a kid to feed?? What if you're divorced or  Fire1   Sep-17-10 06:11 PM   #31 
  - Then supposedly my place is with a new husband..subservient etc  HipChick   Sep-18-10 02:44 PM   #75 
  - That is exactly what my father said to me.  Grey   Sep-17-10 06:41 PM   #40 
  - Reagan started that idiocy thirty years ago  treestar   Sep-17-10 09:38 PM   #58 
  - In 2003 I saw...  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Sep-18-10 12:39 AM   #68 
  - Did you tell this person where to go?  Darth_Kitten   Sep-18-10 05:13 PM   #91 
  - I think everyone else made great points, but I think another layer to all this is  LiberalLoner   Sep-17-10 05:16 PM   #4 
  - I think I have read some of those same articles.  Tuesday Afternoon   Sep-17-10 05:31 PM   #15 
  - I agree with you...it is a wish to have what they think of as a "soft and comfortable" life...  mitchum   Sep-17-10 06:16 PM   #33 
  - it's "women's lib" fault their jobs don't pay enough? say what?  pitohui   Sep-17-10 11:56 PM   #62 
  - These same women  laundry_queen   Sep-18-10 02:02 AM   #73 
  - They're as stupid as the morons who married them. nt  valerief   Sep-17-10 05:17 PM   #5 
  - Teabagger women should take their own advice and stay home and teabag  lunatica   Sep-17-10 05:19 PM   #6 
  - +1000 +++ n/t  RKP5637   Sep-17-10 05:57 PM   #26 
  - +1 n/t  TroglodyteScholar   Sep-17-10 07:12 PM   #44 
  - Brilliant!  Dappleganger   Sep-17-10 07:15 PM   #45 
  - hmmmm..so if you stay home, you are unintelligent?  krabigirl   Sep-17-10 07:34 PM   #49 
  - I don't think it was ment like that. I think if they want women to do just that  redirish28   Sep-17-10 08:47 PM   #54 
  - well it's a pretty good clue that you are unemployable and considered of no value to society  pitohui   Sep-18-10 12:05 AM   #63 
     - ....  CBR   Sep-18-10 02:59 PM   #80 
     - Nice broad brush you have  mercuryblues   Sep-18-10 03:23 PM   #83 
     - you must have had a really fucked up childhood pitohui. nt  seabeyond   Sep-18-10 09:30 PM   #93 
     - Because 40 hours is a fucking ratrace joke of a prison.  RadiationTherapy   Sep-18-10 10:28 PM   #94 
  - +1000. If they want to help the job market why don't they lead by  treestar   Sep-17-10 09:39 PM   #59 
  - sarah is certainly not home taking care of her special needs baby....  madrchsod   Sep-17-10 05:20 PM   #7 
  - +100  HipChick   Sep-18-10 02:45 PM   #76 
  - Strange phenomenon indeed, because the women who are saying this are not DOING it.  enough   Sep-17-10 05:21 PM   #8 
  - ha ha - so true, enough!!  IcyPeas   Sep-17-10 05:48 PM   #22 
  - And they don't know the difference between politics and entertainment...  Raksha   Sep-17-10 06:49 PM   #41 
  - Some women hate their own gender. Men too at times.  MichiganVote   Sep-17-10 05:23 PM   #9 
  - I have an academic friend/colleague who has written a book  janx   Sep-17-10 05:24 PM   #10 
  - in 1975 my mother in law told me  DesertFlower   Sep-17-10 05:24 PM   #11 
  - women vote for *softer* issues  grasswire   Sep-17-10 05:30 PM   #12 
  - women vote for *softer* issues  grasswire   Sep-17-10 05:30 PM   #13 
  - Why is it war and destruction is considered more important and better than raising families and  LiberalLoner   Sep-17-10 05:51 PM   #23 
  - I blame men.  provis99   Sep-17-10 05:31 PM   #14 
  - Interesting essay in the new Harper's by Susan Faludi that touches on this  REP   Sep-17-10 05:35 PM   #16 
  - Maybe these wingnuts have read " The Good Wife's Guide" from  life_long_dem   Sep-17-10 05:35 PM   #17 
  - I thought this was some work of fiction--Urban Legend!  redirish28   Sep-17-10 06:11 PM   #30 
  - It probably is an urban legend. But, that doesn't mean people  life_long_dem   Sep-17-10 06:36 PM   #37 
  - The 1950 Betty Crocker Picture Cookbook  Abq_Sarah   Sep-18-10 12:55 AM   #69 
  - Jeezus what guy would actually want a woman like that?  tularetom   Sep-17-10 05:38 PM   #18 
  - Weird times and weirder people. IMO there are some very peculiar people  RKP5637   Sep-17-10 06:04 PM   #27 
  - I think that WWII showed "business" something very powerful  SoCalDem   Sep-17-10 05:46 PM   #19 
  - Very good summary of the last 30 years or so.  Raksha   Sep-17-10 07:00 PM   #43 
  - I have wondered the same thing recently  abelenkpe   Sep-17-10 05:47 PM   #20 
  - Well said!!!  RKP5637   Sep-17-10 06:40 PM   #39 
  - It's not "the women"  NMMNG   Sep-17-10 05:48 PM   #21 
  - some pretty insulting posts to women that do chose to stay home.... as we attack these other women  seabeyond   Sep-17-10 06:06 PM   #28 
  - It wasn't my intent. And my wife has no problems with a woman who  redirish28   Sep-17-10 06:14 PM   #32 
  - i wasnt addressing your post... but thank you. nt  seabeyond   Sep-17-10 06:25 PM   #34 
  - I agree, but I am used to it. People do think you are stupid if you stay home.  krabigirl   Sep-17-10 07:34 PM   #50 
  - yup  seabeyond   Sep-17-10 07:41 PM   #51 
  - I am amazed by some of these posts. Un-fucking-believable.  CBR   Sep-18-10 03:00 PM   #82 
     - amazing how it continues as if not recognized, even when pointed out. nt  seabeyond   Sep-18-10 03:32 PM   #84 
  - Well, IMO her friend's fellow FEMALE co-worker should quit her job if she is that  RKP5637   Sep-17-10 06:08 PM   #29 
  - What's going on with the men in the U.S. today?  etherealtruth   Sep-17-10 06:25 PM   #35 
  - Good point. I call the US United Stupidity, anymore.  RKP5637   Sep-17-10 06:35 PM   #36 
  - I knew one woman back in 1979 that believed women shouldn't vote, drive auto's, work outside  mrcheerful   Sep-17-10 06:36 PM   #38 
  - Don't blame women. Actually, the Tea Party female candidates are getting most of their support from  totodeinhere   Sep-17-10 06:58 PM   #42 
  - My simplistic take on it? The TPs/GOP have discovered that "sex sells"  sohndrsmith   Sep-17-10 07:21 PM   #46 
  - +1. nt  seabeyond   Sep-17-10 07:31 PM   #47 
  - Well said!!! n/t  RKP5637   Sep-17-10 08:28 PM   #53 
  - None of these women would be popular among right wingers if  Lydia Leftcoast   Sep-18-10 12:11 AM   #65 
     - That's so true!  shimmergal   Sep-18-10 05:15 PM   #92 
  - I hate this kind of thinking, and I am a stay-at-home mom. bugs me to no end ro  krabigirl   Sep-17-10 07:32 PM   #48 
  - It's a good way to look at it... people should do what works best for them w/o  RKP5637   Sep-17-10 08:26 PM   #52 
  - Please note my wife and I mean no disrespect. If it is a choice you  redirish28   Sep-17-10 08:56 PM   #55 
  - I admire you (and the rest of your family), personally... I did the same  sohndrsmith   Sep-17-10 09:32 PM   #57 
  - The patriarchy is a poison  Book Lover   Sep-17-10 09:12 PM   #56 
  - "She went on to say that no woman should be anything more than a Teacher or receptionist."  sohndrsmith   Sep-17-10 11:22 PM   #60 
  - Xena... The TV show. It was a spin off of Hercules in the 90s  redirish28   Sep-18-10 12:08 AM   #64 
     - I loved Hercules and Xena. So did my husband.  Cleita   Sep-18-10 01:10 AM   #71 
  - in america women don't have NEVER have had equal rights under the law in our constitution  pitohui   Sep-17-10 11:52 PM   #61 
  - All the NUTTY females are republicans, not democrats.  Tx4obama   Sep-18-10 12:13 AM   #66 
  - It seems to me like the GOP is desparately seeking to find  donheld   Sep-18-10 12:24 AM   #67 
  - Maybe we need to give out a burqa award to these  Cleita   Sep-18-10 01:06 AM   #70 
  - On the positive side...  demmiblue   Sep-18-10 01:12 AM   #72 
  - Religious schooling has a powerful effect on demographics,  felix_numinous   Sep-18-10 02:42 PM   #74 
  - This really is a byblow of feminism.  Orsino   Sep-18-10 02:51 PM   #77 
  - that is why i never pay the "let women rule and see the fairness crap" human... more  seabeyond   Sep-18-10 03:33 PM   #85 
     - Well, a nation capable of removing men from power...  Orsino   Sep-18-10 03:46 PM   #86 
  - take away our educations, lobotomize us and make us wear burkhas  Generic Other   Sep-18-10 02:54 PM   #78 
  - Gawd, I wish my wife COULD stay home  DiverDave   Sep-18-10 02:58 PM   #79 
  - Religious conditioning. nt  LWolf   Sep-18-10 03:00 PM   #81 
  - Single women(unmarried, widowed, divorced)have always worked...  hayu_lol   Sep-18-10 04:11 PM   #87 
     - All true.  LWolf   Sep-18-10 04:58 PM   #89 
  - It's called fallout  Mushroom   Sep-18-10 04:58 PM   #88 
  - Send them to Canada, I'll set them straight....  Darth_Kitten   Sep-18-10 05:11 PM   #90 
 

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