Ruth Gadebusch

08/28/2014 - 3:33pm

    As if things at home were not in bad enough shape we are back in the Mid-East up to our necks. Of course, the beheading of the journalist is just an excuse and was probably bound to happen no matter what we did. However, we lit the fire when President George Bush and his eveready warrior Dick Cheney led us...

08/10/2014 - 7:41pm

    Growing up in the generation when the word rape was hardly said out loud I am dismayed at how not just the word but the actuality of the act has become so common. I am appalled at the statistics regarding reported rapes with ample evidence that these statistics represent a small portion of what is believed to be...

08/07/2014 - 3:02pm

    With women, particularly our health care, under attack recently I have been on a tear regarding our rights, our status. As we pass the anniversaries of that meeting in Seneca Falls, N.Y., in July 1848 and its successful mission culmination in August of 1920 it is fitting that we take note of just how we got to...

07/31/2014 - 8:49pm

    The only way to stop the current attacks by the Republicans on women's rights is to use the vote to make a difference. For me the hypocrisy makes it all the worse. It is politics of the worse sort.

    There can be no doubt that a major opening for women to...

07/21/2014 - 1:42am

    Yes, women won the vote in 1920 but never let it be said it was given. It was a hard struggle that did not, could not, stop because, as we were to learn, it was only the first step, continuing today. Despite what has been achieved the current political climate makes it quite clear that this is certainly no time...

07/14/2014 - 3:08am

    Once again I call attention to that intrepid group that gathered in Seneca Falls, New York, on a hot July day in 1848. Little did they know what a long difficult struggle it would be before the success of their mission in August of 1920: the vote for women.

    We may...

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