Monday, January 06, 2014

Men are 27500 times more likely to be raped by a woman than to be falsely accused of raping a woman



The title of this mega quick links post is not a misprint, for those who are wondering.  Other stats: Men are 32 times more likely to be struck by lightning than to be falsely accused of rape. (Men are already 4 times more likely than women to be struck by lightning, regardless of circumstances [third item].)  Men are also 4.5 times more likely to match all but one white ball and match the Powerball in the lottery (which nets $10000.00) than to be falsely accused of raping women.  So, we as male allies must confront the men's rights activists and their doublespeak when it comes to sexual assault. [Charles Clymer]

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has warned the GOP that continued irresponsible obstruction will result in the loss of the remainder of the filibuster. [PoliticusUSA]


A murder victim in Queens had ties to rapper 50 Cent. [New York Daily News]

And then there were none: the final active Vietnam War veteran in South Carolina retired on Sunday. [WLTX News 19]

Nine people have died from the flu in both South Carolina and Georgia. [WLTX News 19, Fox 31 Online]

Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers passed away this weekend at the age of 74. [WLTX News 19]

This is discouraging: the Marines have suspended the pullup program after at least half of the women Marines failed the required challenge. [WLTX News 19]

The search is on for a missing Michigan stalker.  Teleka Patrick, 30, repeatedly stalked gospel singer Marvin Sapp before she disappeared without a trace on December 5. [WLTX News 19]

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