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Move over Jack, Jane is moving in!

Leonardtown, MD - It’s time to get serious gentlemen, about addressing why 51 percent of the population has less than a fifth of the representation in Washington, DC. The future of the nation is at stake more than ever. Men have had their chance! It is time to  put a smart woman in charge

It is hard to fathom that it was not until  August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granted American women the right to vote—a right known as woman suffrage. At the time the U.S. was founded, its female citizens did not share all of the same rights as men, including the right to vote.  After a 70-year battle, women emerged victorious with the passage of the 19th Amendment. On November 2 of that same year, more than 8 million women across the U.S. voted in elections for the first time. It took over 60 years for the remaining 12 states to ratify the 19th Amendment. Mississippi was the last to do so, on March 22, 1984.

Lets face it guys, women are stronger than us, smarter than us,outlive us by at least 10 years, and, watch out women control more than half of US personal wealth at $14 trillion, which is expected to grow to $20 trillion by 2020. The sea change has come as women have also moved to fill 52 percent of management, professional and related positions. Moving up the ranks has made women the primary breadwinners in 40 percent of US households, yet they only earn 78 cents for every dollar when compared with men.

Women-owned businesses now account for 30 percent of privately-owned enterprises, employing 7.8 million Americans. The rise in female wealth has also come as major stock indices trade at all time highs.

Lats night Oprah Winfrey lit a fire in her closing words from her speech at the Golden Globes "In my career, what I've always tried my best to do, whether on television or through film, is to say something about how men and women really behave. To say how we experience shame, how we love and how we rage, how we fail, how we retreat, persevere and how we overcome. I've interviewed and portrayed people who've withstood some of the ugliest things life can throw at you, but the one quality all of them seem to share is an ability to maintain hope for a brighter morning, even during our darkest nights. So I want all the girls watching here, now, to know that a new day is on the horizon! And when that new day finally dawns, it will be because of a lot of magnificent women, many of whom are right here in this room tonight, and some pretty phenomenal men, fighting hard to make sure that they become the leaders who take us to the time when nobody ever has to say 'me too' again. Thank you."

Thank you Oprah!

 

 

 

 

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