Author: Carey Roberts



July 22, 2007

Katie About to Get the Ax

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood - 22 Jul 2007

Two years ago CBS News anchor Dan Rather used falsified documents in his ill-fated Texas National Guard story. For that miscue they ran him out of Dodge and took away his six-shooter. A mere 10 months after she took over, …

July 14, 2007

The Deadliest Catch: A Tale of Exceptional Men

Filed under: Potpourri - 14 Jul 2007

A mayday alarm pierced the metallic walls of the Coast Guard outpost on Kodiak Island. The Ocean Challenger, stranded 90 miles off the Alaska Peninsula, was being pummelled by water surging two stories high. In the words of pilot Jerred …

June 30, 2007

The Disgrace of the Duke 88

The three lacrosse players have been declared innocent, Duke University has agreed to a multi-million dollar settlement, and Michael Nifong’s law license has been yanked. But unfinished business remains. Three weeks after Crystal Gail Mangum made her false allegations …

June 17, 2007

A Brave Dad Battles Parental Alienation

The elemental bond that links fathers with their children is the subject of ancient poetry, biblical legend, and even diplomatic stand-offs. Remember Homer’s epic saga of Odysseus and Telemachus? The New Testament tale of the prodigal son? And of course …

June 15, 2007

Women Above the Law?

Rev. Al Sharpton and I seldom see eye-to-eye on the issues, but this time he was right on the money. Following heiress Paris Hilton’s release from jail, Sharpton denounced the action as having “all the appearances of economic and racial …

June 13, 2007

Lots of Lucre in False Claims of Abuse

Filed under: Our Laws,Political Correctness Run Amok - 13 Jun 2007

This is a tale of four women who made phony allegations of abuse. All the accused men had to pay dearly to clear their good names. And all four women got away pretty much scot-free. The first woman was …

June 4, 2007

Matriarchs, Pop Tarts, and Unparented Children

By my reckoning, the United States officially became a matriarchy on January 20, 1993. That’s the day Hillary Clinton moved into the West Wing. Soon she prevailed on Bill to establish the President’s Interagency Council on Women, the group that …

May 27, 2007

Gender-Baiting Scorecard

Filed under: Political Correctness Run Amok - 27 May 2007

Have you noticed how often politicos are playing the gender card these days? The upswing can be traced back to January – that’s when Nancy Pelosi was confirmed as Speaker of the House and Hillary Clinton announced her presidential run. …

May 21, 2007

Pelosi Proclaims Women as “Peacekeepers of our Societies”

I once assumed that Mother’s Day would be immune from the intrusions and calculations of partisan politics. But no longer. This past week House speaker Nancy Pelosi used Mother’s Day to launch her latest salvo against the Iraq war. …

May 14, 2007

Men Aren’t Couch Potatoes, After All

Over the years I’ve earned a tidy sum debunking the assorted gender myths that are regularly floated by the media. (Well, maybe I exaggerate about the tidy sum, but you catch my drift.) Did you hear about the …

May 4, 2007

AAUW’s Fuzzy Math an Insult to Working Women

Equal Pay Day has become one of our annual rites of Spring. And once again Hillary and her gal-pals were out in force, trying to convince us that women are undervalued and underpaid in the American workplace. This year …

April 14, 2007

Nancy Pelosi’s Power Trip

One of feminists’ favorite slogans goes like this: “Well-behaved women seldom make history.” If you consider a House speaker who meets with a terrorist thug to be historical, then Nancy Pelosi recently proved that slogan to be true. Defying …

April 12, 2007

Does Hillary Clinton Pass the Kitchen Test?

Just because she has assembled a well-oiled political machine and holds a commanding lead over the rest of the pack, doesn’t mean Hillary Clinton should go out and order the invitation cards for the inauguration ball. No, not by a …

April 8, 2007

More ERA Malarkey

Last Tuesday Democratic Senators Edward Kennedy and Barbara Boxer resurrected the long-forgotten Equal Rights Amendment and then anointed it with a new name: the Women’s Equality Amendment.

April 1, 2007

Hillary’s Bitter Pill: Women Can’t Stand Her

Filed under: Politics In General,The Democrats - 01 Apr 2007

Hillary Clinton’s polling numbers are tumbling, but the real shocker is how poorly she is faring with the female electorate. According to the recent Rasmussen poll, 43% of women say they will not vote for Hillary. And the latest poll …

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