Helen Reddy - "I am Woman", Midnight Special, 1975 You can bend but never break me 'Cause it only serves to make me More determined to achieve my final goal And I come back even stronger Not a novice any longer 'Cause you've deepened the
March 4, 2012

Helen Reddy - "I am Woman", Midnight Special, 1975

You can bend but never break me
'Cause it only serves to make me
More determined to achieve my final goal
And I come back even stronger
Not a novice any longer
'Cause you've deepened the conviction in my soul

Oh, yes, I am wise
But it's wisdom born of pain
Yes, I've paid the price
But look how much I gained
If I have to
I can face anything
I am strong (strong)
I am invincible (invincible)
I am woman

Just sayin'...You can marginalize us (look at this lineup and ask how 52 percent of the American population is represented), you can ignore us (not one show mentioned Rush Limbaugh's inexcusable remarks as a topic) but you will never, ever defeat us. The fact is, my dearest male friends, you may be able to bench press more weight that I, but after pregnancy and childbirth; after nursing my husband back to health from a near-fatal car accident; after caring for John Amato as deeply as I do my own blood relations; as I work, keep a house, and volunteer while I raise my daughters to be independent, strong and empowered women, you will never convince me that I am the weaker sex.

ABC's "This Week" - GOP primary: Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich; General election strategies: David Axelrod, adviser to President Barack Obama's re-election campaign. Power panel: Christiane Amanpour, George Will, Donna Brazile, Matthew Dowd, Peggy Noonan, Howard Dean, Jeffrey Goldberg.

NBC's "Meet the Press" - Politics: Gingrich; Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, head of the Democratic National Committee; House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va. Panel: Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed; Mike Murphy, GOP strategist; Mark Halperin, Time; Savannah Guthrie, NBC

NBC's "The Chris Matthews Show" - Panel: Kathleen Parker, Bob Woodward, Major Garrett, Becky Quick. Topics: What The Obama Team Worries About for the Next Eight Months. Rush Limbaugh, will he help or hurt the GOP with moderates? Meter Questions: Will the GOP Candidate move to the center for the general? YES: 7 NO: 5; If Rick Santorum won the Michigan primary, would Republican leaders try a significant Stop Santorum effort? YES: 6 No: 6.

MSNBC's "Up with Chris Hayes" - Rev. Al Sharpton, Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN), Michelle Bernard. Topics: GOP primaries, Super Tuesday preview, an exploration of why the current delegate count varies, the retirement of Sen. Olympia Snowe and how it impacts the political center, gerrymandering and voter suppression

CBS' "Face the Nation" - GOP primary: Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, Gingrich and Gov. Mitch Daniels, R-Ind. Roundtable: Michael Gerson, Washington Post; Norah O’Donnell, CBS News; John Dickerson, Slate and CBS News

CNN's "State of the Union" - GOP primary: Gingrich, Paul; Super Tuesday: Reps. Peter King, R-NY, and C.A. "Dutch" Ruppersberger, D-Md. Panel: Dana Bash, Ron Brownstein. Israel: Martin Indyk, former Undersecretary of State Nick Burns

CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS" - Israel vs. Iran: Ronen Bergman; Super Tuesday: Joe Klein, Katrina vanden Heuvel, Chrystia Freeland, and Reihan Salam

CNN's "Reliable Sources with Howard Kurtz" - GOP primaries: Dana Milbank, Washington Post; David Frum, Frum Forum; Julie Mason, radio show host; Andrew Breitbart's death: Jeff Jarvis, Buzz Machine

"Fox News Sunday" - GOP primaries: Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum; Afghanistan: Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. Panel: Bill Kristol, Jeff Zeleny, Kimberley Strassel, Juan Williams.

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