These too are issues confronting the 2014 Mid-term voter, especially after the NFL was stripped naked about its duplicity, proving it cares little for and about a woman's welfare--but that wasn't news to me when I consider what cheerleaders are expected to do and how little reward they receive for doing it. Why is it news to others? And why do those others of both genders vote for incumbents and candidates who strip women of their dignity, sovereignty, and freedom?
The so-called Right to Work, legislated in twenty-four states, has the net effect of weakening a worker's right to organize and bargain in his behalf. Workers brought this to pass twenty-four times, and more states wish to do the same. Right to Work appears on ballots everywhere annually.
The essay below first appeared in this blog on April 11, 2012 as a cautionary tale. Caution is still in order. Connye Griffin