Category Archives: Politics

Friday Feminism: Abortion, Equality and Sexual Assault

Federal Judge Daniel Hovland struck down North Dakota’s six week abortion ban, known as the “fetal heartbeat” measure, permanently on Wednesday calling the law “invalid and unconstitutional” and that it “cannot withstand a constitutional challenge.” The law had immediately been … Continue reading

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Election Reports – Central States – 4/16/14

In Kentucky, Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is challenging Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell for his Senate seat. In the first quarter of 2014 Grimes managed to out-raise McConnell, the Senate Minority Leader. Her campaign has been boosted by grassroots support, having … Continue reading

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Cowardice of the Racist Right

I’ve come to the conclusion that most Republicans are simply cowards. We read, and hear on hate radio, the viciously racist statements and images made by right-wing racists nearly every, stinkin’ day (many of which we’ve compiled at http://www.allthingsdemocrat.com/not-racist/). That’s … Continue reading

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The GOP Blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act Because . . .

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) asserts that the Paycheck Fairness Act “was going to be helpful to trial lawyers.” I developed a small headache as I tried to unravel the web of contradiction while she spoke about how pro-women’s equality the … Continue reading

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It’s April 15th, Time For Conservatives to Start Bashing Their Base

It’s tax time folks, the most festive season next to Christmas for Conservatives; a time for them to revel in smearing those less fortunate, while ignoring the obscene tax breaks given to Corporate America, and failed presidential candidates. This year, … Continue reading

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Mike Huckabee Successfully Trolls For Publicity

Searching the Google for items related to Mike Huckabee today yields thousands of results related to his speech at a summit of conservatives in New Hampshire. Many of those links are to reputable news and opinion sites with massive audiences. … Continue reading

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Over/Under: Years Before Republicans Start to Claim Credit For Obamacare

The Heritage Plan: 1989. All citizens should be guaranteed universal access to affordable health care. Many states now require passengers in automobiles to wear seatbelts for their own protection. Many others require anybody driving a car to have liability insurance. … Continue reading

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Friday Feminism – Important Stories This Week

Florida made the news once again and as usual not in a good way.  Thirty-two year old, single mother, Charlene Dill, collapsed and died on a stranger’s floor late last month. She had a documented heart condition – the cause … Continue reading

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Electing Progressive, Democratic Women for Florida

On Saturday morning I was warmly welcomed into the home of Nancy and Jeanne (who put together a marvelous buffet. Jeanne actually got up early to cook! Thank you, Jeanne!). The purpose of my visit was to attend a brunch … Continue reading

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The Fictitious Life of Rafael Cruz, Part 3: The Pastor Without a Flock

On top of being a self proclaimed “revolutionary” with a bogus immigration tale, Rafael Cruz has deemed himself a Pastor and Professor. Cruz refers to himself as a Southern Baptist, which happens to be one of the least policy ridden … Continue reading

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IT’S ABOUT TIME!

APRIL 8, 2014-EQUAL PAY DAY  April 8, 2014 is Equal Pay Day.  It is the symbolic day when women’s earnings finally catch up to men’s earnings from the previous year. Thanks to the gender pay gap, it takes women an … Continue reading

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If Republicans Were Upset Over Passing The Doc Fix By Voice Vote…

The entire title for this post is: If Republicans Were Upset Over Passing The Doc Fix By Voice Vote… just wait ’til they hear about the Obamacare compromise that was included. House leadership passed this year’s controversial “Doc fix” by … Continue reading

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