5 thoughts on “My favorite Angry Mob

  1. Girrl says:

    “…I long to hear that you have declared an independency — and by the way in the new Code of Laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make I desire you would Remember the ladies, and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the Husbands. Remember all Men would be tyrants if they could. If particular care and attention is not paid to the Ladies we are determined to foment a Rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any Laws in which we have no voice, or Representation.” Abigail Adams, in a letter to her husband John Adams, March 31, 1776. https://www.masshist.org/digitaladams/archive/doc?id=L17760331aa

  2. 'Nevertheless, she persisted' says:

    “US midterms divide women in era of #MeToo” (Guardian UK 11/2/18 video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-kwiUbGTmA&feature=youtu.be “With record numbers of female candidates in the US midterm elections, Paul Lewis travels to New Mexico, where both the Democrat and the Republican standing for a House seat are women. He finds women divided – over Trump, the MeToo movement, and Deb Halaand, a Democrat campaigning to be the first Native American woman elected to Congress” HT Joe Monahan

  3. ¡Híjole! says:

    “…Women, mostly Dems, will now hold 31 of the 70 NM House seats. That’s 44 percent How did that happen? Well, it’s been slowly happening for a number of years. But do you think the social conditions crisis of neglected and murdered children, last or near last in the education and child well-being standings, constant violence, drug addiction and dysfunctional families may have something to do with it? Not that these are “women’s issues.” They are of concern to all, but it is women who are on the front lines of this crisis that has led to so much trauma. It will be women who will have to lead the turnaround. They now have the leadership to do that. Let’s see what happens.” (Joe Monahan, New Mexico Politics with Joe Monahan 11/9/18) http://joemonahansnewmexico.blogspot.com/

  4. y'all hear sumn? says:

    BBC News (Nov 9, 2018) ” #BlackGirlMagic: The 19 female judges making history in Texas” https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-46145270 The women ran together on a Democratic ticket, and they appeared on posters around the county with the slogan “Let’s Make History”
    With 4.5 million people, Harris county is the largest in Texas, and the third largest in the US. It has a diverse population with 42 % Hispanic, 30% white and 17% black.

  5. Rise up says:

    Two years ago Kathy Hoffman was a 31-year-old speech therapist who was dismayed by the ineptitude of President Trump’s nominee for education secretary during her confirmation hearing — and decided to do something about it. She turned to her husband and said, “You’re going to think I’m crazy . . .” This month she was declared the winner of Arizona’s election for state superintendent of public instruction. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/this-31-year-old-had-had-enough-so-she-ran-and-won/2018/11/14/cd6a7046-e6c2-11e8-bbdb-72fdbf9d4fed_story.html?utm_term=.0b00dc30785a&wpisrc=nl_ideas&wpmm=1

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