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The quiet heroism of men

September 22, 2011 by


A description of the male workers at the Fukushima plant is haunting me: A number of workers trudge toward the gym; hardly anyone speaks. Some stumble when they have to stoop over to strip off the plastic covers from their shoes. Others rip off their suits with both hands, as if every tenth of a […]

Texas Job Growth Went To Immigrants

September 22, 2011 by


The non-partisan group found that newly-arrived immigrants claimed 81% of state job growth from 2007 to 2011. What’s worse, half of those immigrants were illegal — representing 40% of state growth. (ht BI)

Complementary parenting

September 22, 2011 by


This article from W.F. Price is excellent, so here is an excerpt. Please read the whole thing! From the beginning of the identity politics era, which is when women and men began to see each other as rivals, there‚Äôs been a lot of one-upsmanship over parenting, and who is the more important parent. In the […]