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Guess I'm a Female Chauvinist

Alicia Colon

By Alicia Colon

Published July 11, 2019

Guess I'm a Female Chauvinist

I suppose I should be thrilled that the U.S. Women's soccer team won its second world title but I confess to rooting for all their opponents during the games.

I don't particularly care for soccer anyway but it was the purple-haired star player Megan Rapinoe who turned me off by spouting her disdain for any White House visit before she was even asked.

Did she do that for publicity or was her Trump derangement too deeply entrenched? Stomping on the American flag even accidentally during the World Cup celebration was more proof of her unworthiness to represent our great country.

I admit that I have become somewhat chauvinistic towards modern feminists and I do try to check my antipathy when I read the comments made by these loons --- OOPS! I mean women.

Outspoken feminists decry any attempt to curtail their sacred cow goddess-abortion. Cleverly, so they think, they cloak their outrage as protecting women's rights while ignoring the murders and other crimes performed against women under Sharia law.

When radical feminism first raised its ugly head I was just out of my teens, I recognized it as a hostile movement against the male gender rather than a justified search for equal rights.

Led by angry women who had been mistreated by men and some who were sexually confused the movement had little appeal for me. I wasn't a political junkie yet although I did read up on current events in several news sources even, gasp, the New York Times.

Years later I saw the film, The Bostonians, which was about the original suffragettes and their battle for women's voting rights. I wondered how these current feminists could be so unlike these truly brave women. Women at that time recognized abortion as evil and the murder of children.

Pro-Choice advocates insist that there is no proof that Susan B. Anthony spoke out in public about abortion. The fact is that abortion was not an issue during that time because it was universally reviled by the public. However Susan B. Anthony's publication, The Revolution, published a number of editorials against abortion and refused to take ads for abortifacients.

Victoria Woodhull was the first woman to declare her candidacy for president in 1870. She wrote:" . . . Wives deliberately permit themselves to become pregnant of children and then, to prevent becoming mothers, as deliberately murder them while yet in their wombs. Can there be a more demoralized condition than this? We are aware that many women attempt to excuse themselves for procuring abortions, upon the ground that it is not murder. But the fact of resort to so weak an argument only shows the more palpably that they fully realize the enormity of the crime.

Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell was the first women to earn a medical degree and she wrote this to describe the unborn baby:" Look at the first faint gleam of life, the life of the embryo, the commencement of human existence. We see a tiny cell, so small it may be easily overlooked; it is a living cell; it contains a power progressive growth, according to laws, according, towards a definite type, that we can only regard with reverent admiration.

Leave it in its natural home, tended by the rich life of the healthy maternal organism, and it will grow steadily into the human type; in no other by any possibility." I do not want to add any more anti-abortion quotes from the original feminist warriors but many more are readily available on the internet. Modern feminists instead wear T-shirts proudly announcing, "I had an abortion!" One feminist, Amy Richards, was quoted in a NY Times article that she had culled two of her triplets because she didn't want to move to Staten Island and shop at Costco for big jars of mayonnaise. Her surviving child may later look horrified when learning of his siblings' fate.

Hollywood celebrities all shill for Planned Parenthood ignoring the fact that founder Margaret Sanger was a eugenist who wanted to rid the country of what she called the mentally and physically defective. She was quoted as saying, "The most merciful thing that the large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it." No wonder all the Democrats running in 2020 have no problem with infanticide.

I grew up in a time when women were classy, beautiful and intelligent. I raised three daughters that fit that description perfectly and I raised 3 sons who are gentlemanly, chivalrous and decent. Now we have women who spit on the president and think they're so great because they won a bunch of games against inferior opponents. Now they're pleading for equal pay even though they were once beaten in 2017 by a Dallas team of 15 year old boys. A ticker tape parade for these ugly Americans? I think I'll pass.

I probably should stop calling these feminists women. They're more like whining little spoiled bratty girls. In February 2006, I really hadn't met many feminist spokespersons I could relate to. Then I was assigned to interview Phyllis Chesler who'd written a fantastic book, "The Death of Feminism."

In her book, Ms. Chesler exposes the realities of Islamic gender apartheid and tells what happens to real women in the Islamic world who struggle for freedom every day. These women are ignored by the old school of politically correct, leftist feminists. Ms. Chesler herself was, years ago, a young bride who escaped captivity in Kabul, Afghanistan - a harrowing experience she describes in her book. She told me, "What good is it if we achieve all our social goals only to have been bombed back to the Sixth Century?"

Ms. Chesler is an emerita professor of psychology and women's studies, a psychotherapist who's lectured and organized various human rights campaigns here and abroad. Although women's groups have long heralded her as a founding feminist for her classic book, "Women and Madness," the bloom came off the rose when she admitted she voted for President George W. Bush. Yes, Ms. Chesler had done the unimaginable. Her book calls for a new feminism, one that requires independent - not group - thought, and a single standard of human rights for men and women everywhere on earth. What a concept!

So I guess I'm a female chauvinist in that I am sick and tired of Hollywood trying to convince us that women are as tough as men. I never cheered for Billie Jean King who beat an older man in an over-hyped tennis match. Big deal. I'm much more interested in my super heroes being strong masculine men. Sorry, Captain Marvel.

I prefer heroines like the star of Wonder Woman, Israeli actress Gal Gadot, mother of two. who posted on Instagram. A great poster of a pregnant Wonder Women saying, "I grow humans. What's your superpower?"

Remember that, girlies. There is no greater power than that.

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