Category: Role Model for Girls

Thank You, Secretary Clinton

[Cross-posted from DailyKOS, by By Avila from Wednesday Nov 09, 2016 · 10:41 PM PST]   Secretary Clinton, I will remember you.  I’ll remember the lessons I’ve learned from you, and will always be thankful to you for teaching me and so many others by example, by inclusion, by grace, by strength, by perseverance. I…

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Because there is no good reason not to and hundreds of reasons why we need Hillary to be president!

This is amazing and beautiful!  You have stoical old Dems tearing up from this.  Brava Hillary on a positive election campaign rife with high integrity and honesty!  Glad to see that you don’t need to showcase how vile Donald Trump is anymore—even just using his own words.  Trust me: we get it!  We have your…

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Because Hillary’s character comes through in her deeds, as does Trumps

We are just a few days away from Election Day and we have published almost sixty posts explaining why we support Hillary, staying totally on the positive side. Hope you’ll take a look at them.  Meanwhile, for several decades, the Republican Party has been doing everything it can to smear Hillary ever since she stood…

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Dear Madam Secretary

[This message was sent to us but it was intended for Hillary Clinton directly. We are publishing this statement of support for Hillary from the author and sender, Ms. Alma J. Martinez.]   Madam Secretary, It is an honor to support you win the election. I am immigrant that come many years ago and needed…

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Because “Emailgate” is not like Watergate despite what Trump says

It is true that while serving as Secretary of State, Hillary preferred to use her Blackberry to stay in touch on emails, rather than being obliged to use the State’s archaic email system, something prior Secretary of States had also done and advised.  A long FBI investigation of her use of the private Backberry system…

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Because we need to address the sexism plague in our society and Trump is Sex Offender #1

It’s been a really surreal couple of weeks ever since the media got its hands on a video of Donald Trump bragging about his ability to sexually assault women and get away with it. [The video is posted below, it is disturbing and graphic.] This video, while profoundly disgusting both for its crude language and…

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An able leader since the ’60s

The first time Hillary was president was when she became class president at Wellesley.  Even in her early twenties in college, Hillary was willing to put herself out in a leadership role, work hard for votes and do a good job listening to both her constituents as well as the established governing bodies. Michael Kruse…

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Because Tom, Bruce, George, Glenn, Will and Sean do, among others

What do Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis, George Cloney, Glenn Close, Will Ferrell and Sean Penn have in common?  They are all top Hollywood stars and they support Hillary.  Walt Hickey, the chief culture writer for fivethirtyeight.com, studied which films were filled with the most Hillary-fan actors and reported his findings in an article entitled “The…

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Because she has the patience of a saint

Hillary is asked time and time again, “What is it about you that pushes people’s hot button?”  The answer is pretty simple: She is a smart, capable woman and she aspires to make a difference in the world. The real question should be put to the NRC: What is it about Hillary that you fear…

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Because she’s a trans role model

Hillary in a Transformed Age by Valerie Gardner, posted 7/29/16 As the dust settles from the Democrats’ surprisingly fierce primary skirmish and the party reorients towards unity following the Convention, there’s another undercurrent of cultural transformation taking shape in 2016 that could be said to have been as much as six hundred years in the…

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Because it is time to elect a woman as president

The New York Times posed the following question to readers:  Tell us, is it important to elect a woman as president?  Thousands shared their views and the link above represents a sampling of responses received, with some condensation and editing by Times editors.  It is worth reading and, more importantly, it is worthwhile to ask…

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Why Lilly Ledbetter supports Hillary

Why I’m supporting Hillary Clinton for president. Jan 28, 2016 by Lilly Ledbetter  [Cross-posted from hillaryclinton.com] My story paved the way for the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Together we can fulfill its promise. When I became an overnight shift manager at the Goodyear plant in 1979, there weren’t many women on the job (and…

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Because Gloria Steinem does . . .

Gloria Steinem is presently one of the leading feminist voices in the United States and possibly the most popular and best known feminist thinker in the world.  If you have read her writing or heard her speak, as I have, you know that she doesn’t mince words. She dishes up head-smacking arrangements of words and…

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Completely thrilled . . . a dream come true!

Friends, I am finding myself completely thrilled that Hillary Clinton is running for president!  Unbelievably—but understandably—she is running as the clear front-runner for Democrats. This is a really historic moment for women, in our journey from second-class citizens to equal partners—and I feel strongly that I want to be a part of helping to elect…

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