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  •  Easy... (5+ / 0-)

    Just "cover up".  Can't have men seeing hands or ankles, they'll go NUTS!

    "When you're wounded and left on Afghanistan's plains, And the women come out to cut up what remains, Jest roll to your rifle and blow out your brains An' go to your Gawd like a soldier." Rudyard Kipling

    by EdMass on Thu Sep 20, 2012 at 10:06:11 AM PDT

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    •  if you remember, last week a retired pharmacist (3+ / 0-)
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      made news with his new organization to instruct American women on how to dress modestly

      •  False comparison (2+ / 0-)
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        Some evangelical nutcase that writes something versus the Iranian Morality Police that physically confront women in the streets and arrest those that are reticent when it comes to compliance.

        BTW, glad you're back and hopefully feeling better

        Ed

        "When you're wounded and left on Afghanistan's plains, And the women come out to cut up what remains, Jest roll to your rifle and blow out your brains An' go to your Gawd like a soldier." Rudyard Kipling

        by EdMass on Thu Sep 20, 2012 at 10:25:09 AM PDT

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      •  what is it about right-wing fascism that always (1+ / 0-)
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        seeks first, among the many things on their agenda, to make women dress 'modestly'?

        seriously, that was a top feature of mussolini's italy, hitler's germany, pinochet's chile, and the right-wing fascists in america.

        this desire to snuff out all sensuality ....

        “And, for an instant, she stared directly into those soft blue eyes and knew, with an instinctive mammalian certainty, that the exceedingly rich were no longer even remotely human.” ― William Gibson, Count Zero (-9.75 / -9.05)

        by doesnotworkorplaywellwithothers on Thu Sep 20, 2012 at 05:26:05 PM PDT

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