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WOMEN WHO WERE Against! VOTES FOR WOMEN
Anti Women’s Suffrage……
LOVE this one:
Massachusetts Association Opposed to the Further Extension of Suffrage to Women
I do not believe that women are better than men. We have not wrecked railroads, nor corrupted legislature, nor done many unholy things that men have done; but then we must remember that we have not had the chance.
The female leaders of the U.S. anti-suffrage campaign “were generally women of wealth, privilege, social status and even political power,” NPR learns from Corrine McConnaughy, who teaches political science at George Washington University and is author of the 2013 The Woman Suffrage Movement in America: A Reassessment. “In short, they were women who were doing, comparatively, quite well under the existing system, with incentives to hang onto a system that privileged them.”
Anti-suffrage leaders in the North, she says, “were generally urban, often the daughters and-or wives of well-to-do men of business, banking or politics. They were also quite likely to be involved in philanthropic or ‘reform’ work that hewed to traditional gender norms.”
Southern anti-suffrage leaders, she says, “were generally planter class, and so their resistance was also tied more explicitly to worries about disruption of the racial order.”
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SPORTS: BUSINESS & FINANCE
MV – Henry Mauriss Due Diligence
Here’s my bit
bottom feeding grupa who got lucky with dodgy paper:
“in 1998, Mr. Mauriss established Credit America Corporation (CAC), a company that sought to bring once prime consumers back into the credit market through a specially designed balance transfer programs”
Before sub-prime mortgages there was sub-prime paper, usually card balances of low/no income borrowers
“…during his time with CAC, Mr. Mauriss purchased, converted & resold over $7 billion in receivables through portfolio trades…”.
Side deals against his own company? Maybe.
From what I can gather “… purchased, converted and resold over $7 billion in receivables…” is where he made his money. It sure wasn’t from his “vast” media holdings:
Note: $7.5 million total funding. (£6MM) That’s a healthy budget for a chain of 5 pubs or a small TV studio. By what magic does he expect to make an impact in international “out of home” entertainment & media?
He doesn’t. Never did. Note the distribution of funds. Directors are taking 20% off the top & will no doubt pay themselves the rest in salaries, bonuses & cars.
Which is why it’s a “Schedule D” company and not a proper investment listing. This is pure boiler room stuff…..
I’m reasonably sure he does have a 100 million or 2 which he made from the “receivables”, mainly because of the dozens of people worldwide who are trying to sue him for their share of it….a small sample, loads more where this came from…
and just in case there’s still the slightest doubt that they guy is a poser…..this is his house (AND the registered office of ClearTV…..
DM from a wily old fox:
might be wrong about his residence (but I stand by everything else).
Rule # 1: NEVER register ANY company at home address
sh$t on your doorstep, etc
probable that he lives in a mansion & bought this house precisely so nosey bastards like me would find it.
FOOD: Production & Processing
Was just reading the US FDA’s “Defect Levels Handbook”.
No wonder the European Union doesn’t want our food! Between the GMOs & “acceptable” levels of rat hairs, maggots & mammal poo, I’m not thrilled about eating it myself.
Producers in the US are allowed to include:
up to 30 insect fragments in a 100-gram jar of peanut butter
11 rodent hairs in a 25-gram container of paprika
3 milligrams of mammalian excreta (rat/mouse) per pound of ginger
4.5 rodent hairs per 225 grams of noodles
4 rodent hairs per 25 grams of curry powder.
10 milligrams rat/mouse poo per pound of cocoa beans
1 maggot per 250 millilitres of orange or apple juice
2 per 100 grams of tomato juice
2 maggots for every 100 grams of tomato paste used on pizzas
60 insect fragments per 100 grams of chocolate
3% of canned peaches and 5% of currants can be “wormy” (definition: infested with or eaten into by worms.)
2 spinach worms (caterpillars) longer than 12mm per 24 pounds
25% of salt-cured olives per batch are allowed to be moldy
As are 20% of canned pineapple segments
and 15% of cranberry sauce.
Oldies like me are getting TWICE the daily RDA of protein….
Extinction Rebellion Planning Meeting
annoying answer at 59:45….”why are we doing this”
Then the annoying kid who was doing all the talking and his did this….
They spent a month planning this….
Yes we have to disrupt things…….
In Britain, 24 people got together one night in a farmhouse and decided “yes, we have to disrupt things”…..a week later 5 bridges were closed, and central London was a liberated zone.
Because they’re not just playing at it!
This we’re doing something & I’ll tell you about it offline shit, yep that’s the states….