Sunday Funday: Women’s History Month Edition

Look who is a Barbie Doll – giving young women someone to emulate:

from Mattel inc.

Barbie® recognizes all female role models. The Inspiring Women™ Series pays tribute to incredible heroines of their time; courageous women who took risks, changed rules and paved the way for generations of girls to dream bigger than ever before. Barbie® honors longest-serving First Lady of the United States, UN Spokesperson and human rights activist Anna Eleanor Roosevelt. A champion of policies around civil and economic rights, her passionate advocacy was unwavering, even when faced with resistance. Earning the title “First Lady of the World” for her hard work and dedication to humanitarian efforts, Eleanor Roosevelt’s perseverance redefined the role of women in politics and public life. Barbie® celebrates Eleanor Roosevelt and her incredible impact with a fully poseable, collectible Barbie® doll. Created in her likeness and featuring a curvy body, Eleanor Roosevelt Barbie® doll wears a dress with a beautiful Iris print. With displayable packaging, this celebration of Eleanor Roosevelt makes a great gift for Barbie® collectors and kids ages 6 years old and up. Doll cannot stand alone. Colors and decorations may vary.

Two months since the devil left Washington and things are really looking up.

  1. 251 years ago last Friday (March 5, 1770) rumblings of rebellion rocked New England as what early forerunner to the Revolution took place?
  1. What governor is currently being accused in public of several incidents of sexual harassment?
  1. Jury selection begins tomorrow as the city of Minneapolis gears up for protests for whose trial?
  1. Former Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler not only lost her senate seat but also sold her interest in what professional sports team?
  1. Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds received a corona virus vaccine from what vaccine provider last week?
  1. Who was the first female SCOTUS judge?
  1. The Senate Judiciary Committee began hearings on what recent major event last week?
  1. Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson pulled what stunt to delay the $1.9 Trillion Covid Relief Bill last week?
  1. Who was the first woman to take a ride in space?
  1. A variant of the corona virus known as what coming from Manaus, Brazil is causing major concern as it reinfects this who have been previously infected?
  1. Daily deaths in the US have fallen from a high of over 4,000/ day to a level now of about how many per day?
  1. “I went to CPAC. That was a problem” quipped what US Senator to explain injuries he sustained from a fall while visiting family?
  1. What group of Iowa workers who were ravaged in the early weeks of the corona virus last year will be getting vaccinated next week?
  1. One of the most influential persons in journalism history, what woman was the publisher of the Washington Post during the Watergate investigation?
  1. Almost 40 years after Ronald Reagan fired PATCO, President Biden released a video in support of what group in Bessemer, Alabama?
  1. President Biden pulled the timeline for vaccination way forward saying that there would be enough vaccines to inoculate all American adults by the end of what month?
  1. President Biden referred to what state level decision as “Neanderthal thinking”?
  1. SCOTUS last week heard cases concerning what fundamental issue of democracy?
  1. What industry rival announced it would help J&J produce corona virus vaccines after a deal brokered by President Biden?
  1. Mr. Potato Head almost never happened as what during WWII and after kept the toy from becoming popular?

My favorite cancel culture moment is when 81 million Americans canceled seasons 5-8 of the Trump Presidency. – Travis Allen

Answers:

  1. The Boston Massacre – Crispus Attucks became what is considered the first death of the Revolution.
  1. Cuomo of New York
  1. Policeman Derek Chauvin who was involved in the George Floyd death
  1. The WNBA Atlanta Dream
  1. J&J
  1. Sandra Day O’Connor
  1. The Trump attempted coup
  1. Had Senate clerks read the whole bill out loud on the senate floor.
  1. Valentina Tereshkova June 16, 1963. You will be happy to know Ms. Tereshkova is still alive.
  1. P1
  1. 2000 – still way too many
  1. Mitt Romney who has been known to often be at odds with more conservative republicans.
  1. Those in the meatpacking industry
  1. Katharine Graham
  1. Workers at an Amazon warehouse trying to unionize
  1. May – pulling it forward 2 months
  1. Texas decision to end mask mandates
  1. Voting rights – especially important as HR 1 was passed and 43 states have introduced voter suppression laws.
  1. Merck
  1. Food rationing during WWII and after. Using a real potato as a toy was really discouraged at that time. 

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