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Hoisted on Their Own Petards – The U.S. Congressional Majority That Is…

” To ‘hoist with one’s own petard’ is to be injured by the device that you intended to use to injure others.  It is also to be harmed or disadvantaged by an action of one’s own which was meant to harm someone else. (From a line in Shakespeare’s Hamlet.)

 She intended to murder her brother but was hoist with her own petard when she ate the poisoned food intended for him.  ( This is a combined definition taken from Wikipedia and The Free Dictionary.)


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~WHAT DO YOU THINK? Now’s the Time by Jane Edwards

~#GrabYourWallet – Shop These Companies

~HERE’S THE THING so it doesn’t go unnoticed. Written by Jane Edwards

~‘Nevertheless, She Persisted’ and the Age of the Weaponized Meme

~From The Grandmothers Council

~When The Powerful Use Their Position To Bully Others, We All Lose

~From LGBT South Newsletter – Southern Poverty Law Center and Transilient

~Advancing the Economic & Political Power of Women in the South

~The Politics of WOMEN’S HEALTH

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~TAKE YOUR SEAT and Be Quiet, Young Lady! by Jane Edwards

~NAME IT CHANGE IT Where Voters Saw Most Sexist Treatment of Women Candidates in Media


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We are a one-of-a-kind magazine that provides local, regional, national and international information about women’s lives and education, performing and visual arts and writing, the environment, green living and sustainability and regional Western North Carolina business, people and events. “Villages preserve culture: dress, food and dance are a few examples. As villages grow in population and turn into towns, local cafes make way for large American chains. Handmade leather sandals are discarded for a pair of Western sneakers. Due to its small size, a village fosters a tight-knit sense of community. explains the meaning of the African proverb, “It takes a village,” by stating that a sense of community is critical to maintaining a healthy society. Village members hold a wealth of information regarding their heritage: they know about the ancient traditions, methods of production and the resources of the land. When villages become dispersed or exterminated in times of war, this anthropological knowledge disappears. Large cities are not as conducive to growing and producing foods such as fruits and vegetables. Villages, on the other hand, usually have ample amounts of land and other resources necessary for growing conditions.” The Importance of Villages by Catherine Capozzi Our Mission provides readers with information important to women’s lives and well-being. We focus primarily on the areas of education & health, business & finance, the arts & the environment. We are particularly interested in local & regional resources, organizations & events.

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