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NASA women's leadership summit hosts Pelosi, Eshoo

Original post made on Aug 29, 2019

It was a mix of corporate executives and political heavyweights, global thought leaders and scientific stars. And by no coincidence, the hundreds squeezed in the room were almost all women.

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Posted by Jake O.
a resident of Rengstorff Park
on Aug 29, 2019 at 4:06 pm

Sub headline: “Despite gains, women still face inequality”

How about first, have women sign up for selective service just like men have to.

I also have a problem with Jim Bridenstiens comment that there WILL be a woman on the next flight to the moon. What if the most qualified are men? Is it fair if they promote a woman ahead of a man just for equality?


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Posted by Ok
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Aug 29, 2019 at 5:30 pm

@Jake O.:”How about first, have women sign up for selective service just like men have to”
How about first, have men give birth, like women do?


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Posted by Tootsie
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Aug 29, 2019 at 5:34 pm

Poor Jake. So oppressed. There must be somewhere safe for you to go, just Tobe, you know, safe.

There's only one type of person that fights a quality. The person who has had more than his fair share already...


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Posted by Jake O.
a resident of Rengstorff Park
on Aug 29, 2019 at 7:15 pm

@Ok, sounds good! Let’s have men give birth first. Oh wait, they can’t. If you actually want to debate or argue my point, please use facts.

@Tootsie, I’m not in need of a safe place. And in response to your second statement, it could also be argued that someone that fights “ a quality” also has too much time on their hand.


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Posted by MV Resident
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Aug 29, 2019 at 8:20 pm

So the “transient” who assaulted the woman at 24 Hour... And then was caught in the Walmart parking lot. Is he a vehicle dweller? It is a serious question. The Voice has used the term transient for the RV dwellers.

Did he have a membership at 24 Hour, or did they let him walk right in? There is often nobody checking at that hour. 24 Hour has some explaining to do.


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Posted by Mike McLean
a resident of another community
on Sep 11, 2019 at 4:28 am

@Jake O.:”How about first, have women sign up for selective service just like men have to.”
@Ok: “How about first, have men give birth like women do?”

Nope, that is a false equivalence. Giving birth is a choice; registering for Selective Service is an obligation. Therefore, being able to give birth shouldn’t exempt women from selective service registration.


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Posted by service selection
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Sep 11, 2019 at 8:51 am

> registering for Selective Service is an obligation.

An unpublicized obligation, with low rates of compliance. I don't know what the rates are in CA, but other states fall as low as 50%. iirc, the Dakotas were about 60%.

An odd way to posit for inequality.


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Posted by service selection
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Sep 11, 2019 at 8:59 am

Again, if memory serves, the last prosecution for failure to register was under Clinton?

Men! Look at their BURDEN! No wonder women only get 70% of the pay that men deserve!


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Posted by golly gee
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Sep 12, 2019 at 12:30 am

Geez... ownership. Useless draft registration equals lower pay, misogyny, giving birth.... geez.


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Posted by Tootsie
a resident of Monta Loma
on Sep 13, 2019 at 8:38 am

> Is it fair if they promote a woman ahead of a man just for equality?

Yep.

'Angelica Schuyler' -- "include women in the sequel"


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Posted by This girl
a resident of Shoreline West
on Sep 13, 2019 at 2:25 pm

Thank gods for choice! No women forced to have babies here!


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