Was ‘Last Man Standing’ Cancelled Because ABC Dislikes Conservative Values?

by Karin Agness

Turn on Saturday Night Live and you will find Melissa McCarthy dressed as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and making fun of the Trump Administration. Or odds are you will at least see some skit mocking right-of-center America. And that’s not unusual for TV today.

That’s why it is so refreshing for conservatives to be able to flip on Last Man Standing on ABC at 8pm on Friday nights and know that they are going to be able to laugh with the main characters instead of being laughed at by them.

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This Is What It’s Like Speaking As A Conservative Woman On Campus

by Karin Agness

Conservative speakers are under fire on college campuses. Here is my report from the front lines.

The Arch Conservative, a campus journal at the University of Georgia, invited me to Athens to speak to undergraduates about feminism. I titled the speech “Opportunity Feminism: How The Left Killed Feminism (and How The Right Can Fix It).” It is a critique of modern feminism and discussion of popular public policy topics, such as equal pay.

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Why Equal Pay Day Is A Flawed Holiday

by Karin Agness

Sheryl Sandberg and her Lean In circles have organized the #20PercentCounts campaign to give female consumers a discount on Equal Pay Day, April 4. This holiday created by feminists supposedly marks how far women must work in 2017 to earn what men did in 2016. The campaign is based on the idea that if women make 20% less than men, they should pay 20% less for purchases.

Charging women less in relation to equal pay is not a new idea. Back in 2015, the Way Station bar in Brooklyn sold drinks to women at a 23% discount. This year, two businesses in Richmond, Virginia are offering 21% discounts—Brewer’s Café is giving discounts to women, while Chop Suey Books is giving discounts to all customers.

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Chelsea Clinton Misuses Wage Data

by Karin Agness

Chelsea Clinton is the latest Clinton wrong on the wage gap.

She tweeted out a Business Insider animated map video that “shows how much less women make than men in every state.” In Arkansas, where her dad served as governor, it is 21.1 percent. In New York, where her mom served as a senator, the gap is the smallest at 11.3 percent. The largest gap is in Wyoming, 35.6 percent.

This presentation of the data makes it seem as if a man and a woman with the same educational background who work the same hours in the same job are paid differently, specifically that the woman is getting the short end of the stick. After watching this video, Wyoming women should be especially outraged and some might move states.

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Government Shouldn’t Require Stay-At-Home Moms To Work

by Karin Agness

Stay-at-home moms of school-aged children should be required to work.

That is what Sarrah Le Marquand, the editor-in-chief of Stellar magazine and the founding editor of RendezView, writes in The Daily Telegraph with the headline, It should be illegal to be a stay-at-home mum.

She argues: “Rather than wail about the supposed liberation in a woman’s right to choose to shun paid employment, we should make it a legal requirement that all parents of children of school-age or older are gainfully employed.”

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Why I Won’t Be Striking On March 8

by Karin Agness

Expect to see fewer women in the workplace on Wednesday. The Women’s March, the group that organized the January 21 protests, has called for a national boycott of “paid and unpaid labor.” Women who don’t strike are encouraged to wear red. Participants are told to avoid shopping, except for small businesses owned by women or minorities. Organizers are billing this effort as, “A Day Without A Woman.”

I am one of the millions of women who won’t be striking, or wearing red for that matter.

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The Search for Gentlemen on Valentine’s Day

by Karin Agness

McDonald’s is not the only fast food chain offering toys in their meals. Burger King restaurants in Israel are giving away an “adult toy” in a special Valentine’s Day meal tonight. Consumers will find a feather duster, head massager, or blindfold among their Whoppers and French fries. The marketing campaign seems to be trying to appeal to the same crowd that is rushing to theaters to watch the latest installment in the Fifty Shades of Grey movie trilogy, Fifty Shades Darker, which opened this week.

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Why Women Shouldn’t Try To Make The Future Female

by Karin Agness

Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is back with a message for women and all Americans. In her first post-inauguration statement for “the glass ceiling breakers of the future,” she said,

Despite all the challenges we face, I remain convinced that yes, the future is female. Just look at the amazing energy we saw last month as women organized a march that galvanized millions of people all over our country and across the world.

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