Personals Are Political
... And the Personals is Political
Who Me? Gloating?Remember William Webster, former Attorney General of Missouri, who persuaded the U.S. Supreme Court to allow state limitations on access to abortion--you know, the Webster Decision? Well, Webster just pled guilty to two federal felony charges of conspiracy to defraud his state and converting state assets to his own use. Ho.
Fifty-Fifty or Fight"To those who question whether women would change the nature of political power or whether political power would change the nature of women, there can be only one answer. ...Let's try it. Let's find out." Send $20 to WOMEN USA FUND, INC., (845 Third Avenue New York NY 10022 Tel: 212/759-7982 Fax: 212/759-8647) and receive the rest of an extremely good report directed by former Congresswomen Bella Abzug and Mim Kelber on ways to achieve gender balance in the world's governments by the year 2000.
Editors' ChoiceArt Workshop Interanational, Assisi, Italy August 4-31. Professionals and begineers welcome. For the 18th year Edith Isaac- Rose and Bea Kreloff, artists and teachers, have organized a month of creative perfection. Write, paint, draw, learn, make an inner journey. A personal renaissance amidst the Renaissance: four weeks with room and board $2,790.
For futher salubrious details: Art Workshop International, 463 West Street, 1028 H, New York, NY 10014. 212/691-1159.
She Sez, He Sez Department: When the Judgement of Solomon is on the RecordIn New York appellate court, lawyer Jordan Schiff was censured for using "vulgar, obscene and sexist epithets toward the anatomy and gender" of his opponent, Elizabeth Mark. A sample exchange cited by the New York Post:
- She said
- I would like this card marked as an exhibit, please.
- He said
- Bitch. You are the nastiest person I ever met, and I am going to be really all over you during the exam, so you'd better watch your ass.
So Elizabeth mark told it to the judge--in this case, Manhattan Civil Court Judge Jane Solomon. Judge Jane was not amused.