Monday, February 25, 2013
The conservative activist is part of a three-hour broadcast focusing on the "women who make America."
Phyllis Schafly, the Ladue resident and Alton native whose work as a conservative political activist spans five decades, will be among those profiled Tuesday evening in a broadcast of "Makers: Women Who Make America." The three-hour broadcast will air on PBS Channel 9 at 7 p.m. Tuesday in a show that chronicles the modern women's movement and includes profiles of movement leaders such as Gloria Steinem and Eleanor Holmes Norton; celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey and Katie Couric; and political figures such as Hillary Clinton and Schlafly. The broadcast is described as the "remarkable story of the most sweeping social revolution in American history, as women have asserted their rights to a full and fair share of political power, economic …
Friday, March 23, 2012
Director of the Eagle Forum and Ladue resident takes strong stance against Prop 1
Phyllis Schlafly, a long time conservative political activist and former resident of Alton, IL and now Ladue has weighed in on the highly-controversial .49 cent tax levy on the ballot April 3 in Ladue. Schlafly stands behind the facts and figures of the Take Back Ladue Commitee, urging fellow residents to vote down the tax levy. So far, more than 30 readers have weighed in on this hot-button issue. Schlafly penned her message using the letter head of the Eagle Forum. Some might interpret that as using the weight of her national organization to influence a local election? Others might just say she is expressing her own points of view? Tell us in the comments section below if you stand with Schlafly, or you stand in opposition. The vote is …
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The well-known conservative political activist is opposed to the school district's question on the April ballot.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Dear Friend, I am writing to ask you to vote against a big property tax increase on April 3. The Ladue School Board is proposing a tax increase of $466 for every $500,000 of your home’s appraised value. I care about St. Louis, the city where I was born and raised. I started my education long ago at the DeMun Elementary School and ended it with a B.A. and a J.D. from Washington University. I’ve lived for the last 18 years in Ladue. The School Board says this tax increase is needed to avoid $2.1 million in spending cuts. The Board should tighten its belt like taxpayers and businesses have had to do in the current recession. There are plenty of ways to cut the budget, such as freezing salaries and benefits instead of handing out raises. The …