Two things I love: Star Wars & feminism.

Actually, there are three things: badass women, Star Wars, & feminism.

Even though Lucas didn’t do a very good job writing in women (other than Leia, lines from the entire original trilogy spoken by women could be combined into a single video that lasts less than 1:30). However, Leia herself is one of the single most badass women in the galaxy, and when Abrahms’ Rey was introduced, she rivaled my affections for Leia, something I never thought could happen…

Therefore, the combination.

shoot like a girlwarvotecatcallsstupidityfragile masculinitydead shotkitchen my assNYMF reyfeminist

Advertisements

Dear Presidential Candidates

The more accurate title of this post should be “Dear Mr. Santorum,” but each of the GOP candidates have been guilty of this at one point in time.

However, this is focusing on last night’s circus of a GOP “debate.” Between Trump trying to insult his way into the Oval Office, Fioria apparently not knowing how to fact check her statements or supporting media, and Carson showing that one doesn’t have to be completely intelligent to become a neurosurgeon…It’s a mess. Unfortunately, the “not my circus, not my monkeys” ideal cannot be applied, since all of these goons are attempting to win a bid for the President of the United States. (this time, my threat of moving to Canada is a very real idea)

Last evening, Santorum, a candidate who is far from a front-runner in the rat race, made several statements that belittled the idea of women serving in combat arms positions, claiming that they are too emotional and weak to handle the stress. To be frank, he’s dead wrong, and this is my response to his statement.
Continue reading “Dear Presidential Candidates”