Category Archives: Elizabeth Warren

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Good Cop/Bad Cop and LGBTQ

Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ I thought I saw all the Planned Parenthood sting footage. Turns out the tapes were edited. ♀ Even If You Haven’t Had an Abortion, You Owe Planned Parenthood ♀ Abortion foes find new ways to get details about patients, doctors ♀ Ben Carson employs Cylon logic against women ♀ Ohio Bill Would Ban Abortion Due to Down Syndrome Diagnosis ♀ Conservatives target bust of Planned Parenthood founder – I was surprised that conservatives could be this petty and mean-spirited. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Racism and Women’s Health & Image

Lead Story ♀ The Best Candidate for Minorities and Women (Not Hillary, Not Now) Hillary’s high polling among African Americans and championing by women, including EMILY’s List, are often viewed as signs of her strong support from minorities and women (and many who are both).   – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Good Cop/Bad Cop and Racism

Lead Story ♀ The women of New Horizons’ Pluto flyby Women make up 25 percent of the New Horizons flyby team. Science team leader Fran Bagenal said, “This isn’t remarkable – it’s just how it is.” Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Who’s Behind the Planned Parenthood Sting Video? – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion, Animals & the Environment

Lead Story ♀ Disappearing Trees: Using Google Earth To Map Deforestation Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀A New Model in the Fight for Abortion Rights ♀Tennessee Republican who pressured mistress to have abortion votes to restrict them for other women – Because the only rights are Republican rights.   – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Education and LGBTQ

Lead Story Joy Lofthouse via ♀92-year-old World War Two veteran flies Spitfire again – Joy Lofthouse was a member of the Air Transport Auxiliary during WWII, ferrying aircraft between units.  To celebrate the 70th anniversary of VE day, she gets behind the joystick of a Spitfire one more time.   – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Good Cop/Bad Cop, LGBTQ, War On The Poor

Lead Story The ASPCA’s (and the country’s) first horse ambulance, 1895. Via Ephemeral New York ♀ April 10, 1866: The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Is Founded – The Nation reminds us of a proud anniversary today. – Read the full article

What Do You Think About Elizabeth Warren Running For President?

Not asking trolls. Blocking function on standby … – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Good Cop/Bad Cop, LGBTQ, Racism

Lead Story Sen. Lindsey Graham, or, as he may soon be known, El Dictador. ♀ Lindsey Graham: as president I would deploy the military against Congress – Graham is proposing that his first act as president would be to use the military to force the legislative branch to pass his agenda.   – Read the full article

Poor Little “Disillusioned Young Voter”

Well, I guess you showed those Democrats, huh? You think Millennials made some kind of statement by not voting, and as you point out on RSN, you’re actually proud of it: Carl Gibson, “Disillusioned Young Voter” Republicans steamrolled you, Democrats, because most of us stayed home and let our Fox-watching uncles and grandparents decide on who was going to represent everyone else. – Read the full article

Elizabeth Warren: Social Security Is Effective and Popular, So Let’s Expand It

Elizabeth Warren: Social Security is effective and popular, so let’s expand it (via Raw Story ) Add Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) to the growing chorus of voices calling for the expansion of Social Security benefits. The progressive favorite implored Democrats on the Senate floor Monday not to chain Social Security benefits to the rate of inflation… – Read the full article

Live-Blogging The Warren/Brown Debate

Tonight, I’m live-blogging the Massachusetts Senate debate between GOP Senator Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren.  This is one of the closest-fought races in the country, and a very clear choice. And we’re out of the gate.  First question is on Brown’s contentions that Warren fibbed about her ancestry.  – Read the full article

DNC Recap: Day 1

Tuesday, a diverse group of combative Democrats took the stage in Charlotte, North Carolina to offer a compelling, practical vision of America’s future – and in so doing, illustrated a plethora of reasons why I’m proud to be a Democrat and an American, though not necessarily in that order. – Read the full article