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On this day 140 years ago...

Edith New was born – Happy Birthday Edith!

We are very fortunate to be able to share some family photos of Edith, before and after her career as a suffragette, these are owned by her great-niece and held in a private collection (copyright applies). 100 more words

Edith New

Stubborn women can change the world!

I wanted to share three books I read this weekend about women who did not do what was expected or accepted. They changed the world in their own ways and we are all better off for it. 327 more words

Children's Books

The Voter and the Two Voices

The real evil of our Party System is commonly stated wrong.

It was stated wrong by Lord Rosebery, when he said that it prevented the best men from devoting themselves to politics, and that it encouraged a fanatical conflict. 1,800 more words

G.K. Chesterton

voice on the inside

Amendment I Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. 1,250 more words

WritinginsideVT

On Roosh's Moderate Half-Measure

Roosh has a plan to save Western civilization. It’s not bad. In fact, I’d call it a good start.

Why stop at removing the vote from women? 391 more words

The Luxury of Choice

Today is International Women’s Day. (This is NOT Mother’s Day. We honor women who raised children on Mother’s Day. By all means, honor your mother today, but also look at what else this day means. 2,655 more words

Colorized Photos From Early Suffrage Marches Bring Women's History to Life

Though the dedication of March to the topic of women’s history is now observed in the U.S., it grew out of a week that grew out a day: International Women’s Day, which is observed on March 8. 235 more words