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Dead Wild Roses: Sexism Alive and Well in 2016 – as its always been.

I would like to thank a recent commenter here on DWR for the placement of a tidy swarm of bees squarely in my bonnet. The honour, of course, goes to Godless Cranium for this nugget of wisdom shared on a previous thread:

“And I’m not saying sexism doesn’t exist or doesn’t play a factor sometimes, . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Sexism Alive and Well in 2016 – as its always been.

The Disaffected Lib: Steve Bannon – Every Demagogue Has One

Think of him as the guy who will toss the red meat to the Gullibillies. Steve Bannon, Trump’s lead strategist designate and former Breitbart chief, has a lot of people very, very nervous.

Vice News calls Bannon a right-wing Rottweiler. The Bannon/Breitbart juggernaut has inroads to the radical right across Europe and Israel, pretty much . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Steve Bannon – Every Demagogue Has One

The Disaffected Lib: Will Trump Embolden Bigots in Canada?

Yesterday we read Kinsella’s post about a white power, Alt.Right handbill posted in his neighbourhood. Today we have an account from CBC Ottawa of a woman, Anna Maranta, a rabbi no less, who awakened in the early hours of Tuesday morning to find a swastika and the word “kike” spray painted across the front . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Will Trump Embolden Bigots in Canada?

Against the Grain: What happens in the US doesn’t stay in the US

The question of what America’s progressives are going to do next is a complex one. There are many US analysts attempting to dissect the bloated carcass of the 2016 election and for my part I’m probably going to take a while to really take stock in terms of action in the United States. I’ve started . . . → Read More: Against the Grain: What happens in the US doesn’t stay in the US

Dead Wild Roses: The LoLgasm that is #Gamergate – Misogyny in the Gaming Community

Impotent dude rage…

Fun fact: Morgan Ramsay, founder of the Entertainment Media Counsel, did an objective study of how much of gaming journalism talks about sexism or social justice.

To do this, he downloaded 130,524 articles from 37 RSS feeds of 23 outlets, including The Escapist, Rock Paper Shotgun, CVG, Edge Online, Eurogamer, . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The LoLgasm that is #Gamergate – Misogyny in the Gaming Community

Montreal Simon: Donald Trump and the Women Who Brought Him Down

With only fifteen days to go before the U.S. election, if we were on a plane this would be about the time when the pilot announces "we're now on final approach."Or if you're on the Trump plane the pilot screams "Mayday!! Mayday!! Only God can save us!!!! Hillary Clinton has vaulted to a double-digit . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Donald Trump and the Women Who Brought Him Down

Montreal Simon: The Scary Meltdown of Donald Trump

I want to look away, I want to escape the insanity, I want to live in our peaceful kingdom, not in some American nightmare.But I can't take my eyes off the horrifying sight of Donald Trump sounding crazier by the moment, and revealing his inner monster.For it is a horror show. It is a . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Scary Meltdown of Donald Trump

Montreal Simon: The Final Meltdown of the Monster Donald Trump

As we all know Donald Trump is now unshackled, going after the Democrats and the Republicans.And of course trying to smear Bill Clinton, even though he's not running for anything.But Trump's desperate attempts to deflect attention off his reputation as a sexual predator seems seem to be backfiring spectacularly.Because now he's been hit by . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Final Meltdown of the Monster Donald Trump

The Canadian Progressive: #NotOkay: Canadian woman’s Twitter sexual assault story call fuels rebellion against Donald Trump

A Canadian woman’s #NotOkay call on women to share their sexual assault stories on Twitter has partly fueled U.S. Republican leaders’ unfolding rebellion against their party’s nominee for president.

The post #NotOkay: Canadian woman’s Twitter sexual assault story call fuels rebellion against Donald Trump appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Cowichan Conversations: An Open Letter To Donald Trump From Some Angry Women.

This was posted from Alice Machado’s blog ‘Drifting Through My Open Mind ~ Random thoughts and musings‘

Dear Mr. Trump… can I call you Mr. Trump? Is that ok? I want you to be

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Montreal Simon: Robert De Niro On The Hoggy Bozo Donald Trump

A lot has been said or written about Donald Trump's disgusting remarks about women.And I've made my position clear.But while I like what Hillary Clinton has to say about that sexual predator.Read more »

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Montreal Simon: Donald Trump’s Disgraceful and Disgusting Non Apology

I can only imagine what the atmosphere must have been like at the Trump Tower last night.But it couldn't have been pretty.The panic, the wailing, the sheer desperation. And the old hog bellowing "I'm better than Bill Clinton, and I will make America Great Again #!!@#!!!But when shortly after midnight, Donald Trump and his . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Donald Trump’s Disgraceful and Disgusting Non Apology

Montreal Simon: Has Donald Trump Just Destroyed His Own Campaign?

We already knew that Donald Trump was a sexist hog and a grubby misogynist. We knew he called women pigs and dogs. We knew he was a dirty old man. But this should just about finish him off.

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Montreal Simon: Will Donald Trump’s Misogyny Be The Issue That Destroys Him?

It was the final exchange in a 90-minute debate, but it may be the one that will destroy Donald Trump's chances of getting anywhere near the White House.For when Hillary Clinton brought up the story of the one-time Miss Universe Alicia Machado, and how Trump had treated her.And all he could say was "where . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Will Donald Trump’s Misogyny Be The Issue That Destroys Him?

Montreal Simon: Ted Cruz’s Hilarious Endorsement of Donald Trump

Let it never be said that Ted Cruz holds a grudge for long. Or that he will let anything get in the way of his feverish desire to be President.

Not even what’s left of his dignity, his father’s good name, or his wife’s honour.

For after having called Donald Trump every dirty word in the book, and claiming he’d have to be a “servile puppy” to endorse him 

Big Ted has rolled over like a lap dog and endorsed him anyway.
Read more » . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Ted Cruz’s Hilarious Endorsement of Donald Trump

The Canadian Progressive: Why is the advertising industry still promoting violence against women?

Not only are advertisements that feature sex and violence bad for business, but more importantly they are causing damage by normalising violence against women. The post Why is the advertising industry still promoting violence against women? appeared fi… . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Why is the advertising industry still promoting violence against women?

Alberta Politics: Brian Jean’s crack about beating Rachel Notley may have ended his hopes to lead Alberta’s right

PHOTOS: Opposition Leader Brian Jean, haunted by the radicalism of his own rural-dominated party, now looks like he’s stumbled into the same snake pit of anger and misogyny. (Photo from Wildrose.ca.) Below: Premier Rachel Notley, the subject of Mr. J… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Brian Jean’s crack about beating Rachel Notley may have ended his hopes to lead Alberta’s right

Politics, Re-Spun: When Misogynists Are So Bold, They Skip Anonymity

The state of backlash against feminism has become newly bold. Likely because feminists are gaining traction in society, so men are doubling down on their fight to keep their sick entitlements. The fact that most of the guys hurling the abuse used their real names, showing a passion and conviction in their argument that’s not … Continue reading When Misogynists Are So Bold, They Skip Anonymity

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Dead Wild Roses: “Why Rape Culture is a Dangerous Myth” – *groan* – Yet Another Mansplination of Hysterical Female Behaviour

I’m not sure what the author of the review was thinking… Actually, on second thought I might have an idea – this is the liberal left dude deciding to be ‘edgy’ and take on an issue that feminists, especially radical feminists, like to rattle on about. One would hope that with a title […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: “Why Rape Culture is a Dangerous Myth” – *groan* – Yet Another Mansplination of Hysterical Female Behaviour

Dead Wild Roses: Childhoods Are Hanging in the Balance – Ghostbusters causes flood of Man-tears.

The new Ghostbusters Movie looks like a lot of fun. What is not so much fun, the overwhelming negative reaction to the trailer mostly by man-babies who have to get their winge on because an all female cast of a rebooted franchise is ruining their lives. But hey, take a look at the trailer and […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Childhoods Are Hanging in the Balance – Ghostbusters causes flood of Man-tears.

Montreal Simon: The Miserable Mound of Bigotry Comes After Me Again

The other day I wrote a post criticizing Stephen Harper for negotiating a deal to sell armoured cars to Saudi Arabia, that includes a multi-billion dollar cancellation penalty. And I thought it was clear enough.Only to have the miserable Mound of Sou… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Miserable Mound of Bigotry Comes After Me Again

Montreal Simon: The Day a Ghastly Trudeau Hater Came After Me

It had to be one of the most bizarre posts I've ever read. One of the most notorious Trudeau haters in the blogosphere, claiming that he doesn't hate Justin Trudeau. There are some who say that I hate Justin Trudeau. One even claimed that I h… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Day a Ghastly Trudeau Hater Came After Me

Montreal Simon: The Cons Claim Rona Ambrose Didn’t Call Justin Trudeau a Woman

It was for me the lowest moment of the Con convention. The sight of Rona Ambrose strutting across the stage bragging about her party's feminist credentials.While making a "joke" about Justin Trudeau as the first female Prime Minister.As o… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Cons Claim Rona Ambrose Didn’t Call Justin Trudeau a Woman

Dead Wild Roses: Hollywood Misogyny – The Headless Women

Did you need your daily LoLsob, well check out the headless women of hollywood tumblr and bathe in the cool waters of women decapitated, anatomized and passively portrayed for the male gaze. Misogyny, fresh from the pop cultural centre of the universe, to you, faithful readership. Whoo-haa….:/ And dudes, do note the link regarding the […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Hollywood Misogyny – The Headless Women

Montreal Simon: The Day Rona Ambrose Called Justin Trudeau a Woman

It was a bizarre apparition. At the Con convention yesterday during a discussion on how to modernize the Harper Party, MP Marilyn Gladu came out dressed as the Grim Reaper. In what was apparently an attempt to make fun of the idea that the Cons are d… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Day Rona Ambrose Called Justin Trudeau a Woman