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It Doesn’t Know That It Doesn’t Know

Noam Chomsky Some of us do know. If we ever organize we will be a powerful force. Wake Up America

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama embrace Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden moments after the television networks called the election in their favor, while watching election returns at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park in Chicago, Ill., Nov. 6, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama jokes with Vice President Joe Biden backstage before the STOCK Act signing event in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building South Court Auditorium, April 4, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden high-five after watching Sasha Obama and Maisy Biden, the Vice President’s granddaughter, play in a basketball game in Chevy Chase, Md., Feb. 27, 2010

In the 1950s, women could not hold skilled jobs because they could get pregnant at any time, (and be fired for that). Why train someone, or build a team, with that kind of unreliability. Because they could lose their job, they could not get credit in their own name. A man had to co-sign. Women had no resources or place to go if abused - especially since had no way to provide for their kids. They stayed. They were obedient. These are the "family values" they want for us again.