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]
I keep saying I won’t tread here
because most who know me are already quite aware that I find many of the practises of organised religion about as useful as bird poop on a car window but, well, here I am. I’m walking into what is an age-old argument that seems to have no resolution.
The last time I checked, most of the decision-makers in Congress are men.… [Read more]