Blame Mom!

It seems I can’t win. Apparently if I am not screwing up education as a teacher, I’m doing it by being a working mom.

source: cbsnews.com

This past week, in a forum hosted by The Washington Post, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant announced that all the problems in education can be tracked back to women joining the work force.… [Read more]

No look at cause and effect? “War on Women” extended to working moms in Mississippi!

Just a quick rant about a news item today: When Mississippi’s governor, Phil Bryant, said today that American education declined in quality when mothers started working outside the home, why didn’t someone in his state give him a fact check list?

Governor Bryant has a problem with working moms.

And what’s with this ‘blame women’ mentality that is so firmly entrenched in today’s GOP — which sounds far more backwards than the Republican Party of yesteryear?… [Read more]

Mississippi, religion and abortion…

The state of Mississippi made news recently when its governor, Dewey Phillip Bryant, selected Ms. Terri Herring to fill a vacant slot in its Board of Health. Normally, appointments by governors don’t gain much attention and, on its face, some may think that selecting a woman for a health department position in a state where health concerns loom large due to the alarming rate of obesity and its 6th-place rank in terms of teen pregnancies — but this particular woman has her own agenda.… [Read more]

Mississippi Goddam

This week’s Say It In Song choice features Nina Simone’s “Mississippi Goddam” — still as timely now as it was then.

 

How’s voting against your own interests working out for you, Mississippi?… [Read more]