Archives for October 2012

Women’s Top Three Oscar-Winning Roles Will Surprise You

There were ten nominees in the race for last year’s Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress Oscars. Two played characters who were sexually assaulted onscreen, (Glenn Close as Albert Nobbs and Rooney Mara as The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo) and another played a serial adulterer (Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe in My Week With Marilyn). This continues a long-standing pattern, for since 1958, the roles that most frequently earn a Best Actress or Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination are those of prostitute, adulterer, or rape victim

Poverty and Politics

There are more people receiving food stamps and other government benefits associated with poverty than ever before.  The amount of children being raised in poverty is rising, from 17% of children in 2006 to over 22% today.  That may seem like only an incremental rise, but at this rate it may only be a few […]

Divas Read Banned Books

by Jo O’Neil Our editor-in-chief, Patricia V. Davis, is the author of three published books and counting. Like any other author today, she knows the importance of marketing her own work, and so when The Diva Doctrine: 16 Universal Principles Every Woman Needs to Know came out, she immediately began to promote the title to […]

Radical Zionism vs. Radical Islam, Radical Islam vs. Radical Zionism: A War of Words that is Working

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“In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man.”