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Jenny Erikson

Jenny Erikson is a conservative chick with a strong opinion and a smart mouth. She blogs at JennyErikson.com and records a weekly radio show, The Jenny Erikson Radio Show.


Asparagus Anxiety and Jesus Jitters: The Moral Blindness of PC Parenting

2010 December 7

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Parenting is hard. The modern mom is supposed to do it all: Help pay the mortgage, bake the cookies, and raise socially conscious, compassionate children. We are supposed to purposefully expose our progeny to all religions, lifestyles, and backgrounds in the name of diversity. And we’re not supposed to let them play with evil toys like stick ponies, Barbies, or trampolines.

Tree houses? Forget about it. They’re super-duper dangerous and should be torn down immediately. read more…

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Larry Flynt and the Tall Tale of Female Oppression in America

2010 September 11

Larry Flynt wonders what ever happened to equal rights for women. I wonder what the heck he’s talking about. It’s news to this American female that my gender doesn’t share equal rights with men.

Flynt uses the standby “pay gap” line as proof that women are wildly discriminated against in the big bad United States. The Hustler publisher (I know, the irony kills me too) says, “To this day women are paid roughly 20% to 25% less than their male counterparts for doing the same job.” read more…

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Brutality and Subjugation: The Women of Islam at Home and Abroad

2010 July 31

Talk is cheap. I’ve heard a lot of talk about the Islamic faith in the past several years. I’ve heard everything from Muslims are pure evil to Muslims are the embodiment of all that is good and pure in the world.

As with most things pertaining to a group of people sharing a religion, I believe the truth about Muslims lies somewhere between the two extremes. Like Christianity, Judaism, or any other religion, there will be followers across the spectrum.

But one thing that most, if not all, Muslims share is the mistreatment of women. From subtle derogation to death by stoning, it is clear that Muslim women are not held in the same regard as Muslim men in the Islamic world. read more…

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