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Noem pushes for affirmative action, I solve the budget problem.

Over the past several weeks, Rep Noem has been touting her sponsorship of the Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2016.  There were some aspects of the press release that annoyed me, but I ignored it like everybody else.  (It garnered zero comments over at Dakota War College).  But then it showed up in my facebook feed, and in my local newspaper.  My annoyance boiled over and I decided to dust off the blog.

So what’s not to like?  Here’s what annoyed me…

This bill isn’t needed.  American society is already recognizing the importance of women without this bill.  Recall Hillary Clinton?  As Secretary of State, she was our nation’s top diplomat.  Later this year, Clinton will likely become our nation’s President.  Additionally, the United Nations Security Council has already adopted seven resolutions over the years that address the same issues.  Noem’s bill is unnecessary, duplicative, and adds additional cost and bureaucracy to an already inefficient government. read more

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