Monthly Archives: May 2011

Envoyé par un homme qui réfléchit

Wright nous écrit son opinion sur l’affaire DSK — J’ai vu les photos sur l’Internet des femmes françaises avec les fausses barbes en portant des panneaux. Mon opinion est que les Françaises ne sont pas si heureuses avec des bouffonneries … Continue reading

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Going Backwards ?

Michelle, a long-time feminist activist, is saddened by the thought that what we had perceived as progress in violence against women turns out not to be real. “Cette affaire est épouvantable. La presse, les politiques et tous les misogynes sortent … Continue reading

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Different Civilizations !

French and American perceptions are so different, that we do not belong in the same civilization, according to the prestigious leftist, Jean Daniel. In the Orange County Register, Mark Steyn recounted reactions in France: “We and the Americans do not … Continue reading

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Avec le Temps qui Passe, l’Atmosphère se Calme un peu

Michèle continue à observer l’atmosphère à Paris: Le temps passe, les événements changent, beaucoup de discussions ont lieu ici (c’est l’aspect positif de l’affaire). Donc l’atmosphère change aussi, moins émotive, avec d’autres interrogations. Le fait que DSK soit autorisé à … Continue reading

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Which Country Has a Better Justicial System?

The French were outraged by Americans filming Dominique Strauss-Kahn handcuffed during his perp walk, but now we’re outraged because their press did what what we would never do: name and show photos of the victim! Who’s to say which country … Continue reading

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Join French Women Standing Up for Rape Victims!

Look at these French women demanding respect for rape victims – yesterday – at the Place Beaubourg! New political energy is emerging due to the DSK affair.  You can read and sign a petition put together by several women’s groups … Continue reading

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French Distinguish Between Seduction and Rape

Michèle points out something I’ve always wondered about. The French do strongly distinguish between coming on to a woman and raping one. I’d always noticed that French women weren’t as bothered by obvious come-ons as I was. I had grown … Continue reading

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