Category Archives: The Poor

Friday Feminism – Good Cop/Bad Cop, LGBTQ, and World News

Lead Story ♀ ‘ISIS Hit List’ Targeting Law Enforcement Actually Made By Right-Wing Christians (SCREENSHOTS) – Your not going to freak out our followers unless your way more threatening.  Here, let us help you. Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ There Are No Abortion Cakes ♀ Senate Passes Compromise Bill Increasing Federal Funding for Abstinence-Only Sex Education - When exactly did our government make the decision that the best method to deal with any problem is the one that won’t work? – 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

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

LMAO @ the Soul of American Conservatism’s Faux Indignation

‘Meany’ Democrat Senator Jay Rockefeller – WV launched the 2014 Memorial Day weekend by inflicting boo-boo feelings and stinging conservatives’ sensitivities by suggesting Republican opposition to Mr. Obama, and the ACA, may be attributed to the President’s race at a Commerce, Science Transportation Committee Hearing. – Read the full article

Ben Carson: Talking Out of Both Sides of His Mouth

As Dr. Ben Carson inches his way closer to a 2016 run for President, he’s trying desperately to sound like the grown up in the room, but he just can’t pull it off. After calling the veterans’ healthcare crisis “a gift from God”, Carson had this to say on (where else?) Fox News: “We need seriousness here rather than just political speak. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Christian Values

Friday Feminism will not be posted this week due to illness. But in the meantime, here is a quote many people need to take to heart. – Read the full article

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, before Conservatives call out the dogs to perpetuate their “47% of Americans don’t pay taxes” rallying cry, and get the lemmings hatin’ on Grandma, our disabled veterans, and the poor, let’s put some  facts out there. – Read the full article

Florida’s Medicaid Meltdown

Governor Voldemort has been wreaking havoc in the United States since the mid-1980s at least.  He was Chairman and CEO of the company that had to pay the largest fraud settlement in US History (it cost Columbia/HCA more than 2 billion dollars).  – Read the full article

Important Videos from the DCCC

The DCCC (Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee) Chairman Steve Israel released this video framing the 2014 election: Democrats are on the side of the working class, the middle class, the poor, the unemployed, the uninsured, women, minorities, and many others. DCCC also released the video “Banning A Woman’s Choice,” which highlights special interest Lobbyist David Jolly’s agenda to overturn Roe v. – Read the full article

Judges Cure For “Affluenza” Killings Will Spread The Disease.

Disease, Disease, Spreading the disease With some help from [Judge Jean Boyd] He’ll bring the world down to its knees. Anthrax: Among The Living.* Much has been made of the decision by Judge Jean Boyd of Texas to allow 16 year old Ethan Couch to escape incarceration after killing 4 people while driving drunk. – Read the full article

McDonald’s Employee Helpless Desk

The McDonald’s Employee Helpline, known as the McResource Line, made headlines back in November when some of the gems of wisdom it offers its minimum-wage-barely-surviving employee base came to light. From “breaking food into pieces often results in eating less and still feeling full” to “consider returning some of your unopened purchases that may not seem as appealing as they did. – Read the full article

Just Who Are The Job Creators? Hint: Not Who Republicans Say

Henry Blodget is the CEO of Business Insider, a site that has over 25 million visitors a month. Simply put, Blodget’s resume as a financial analyst, and success in the world of business is impressive. Blodget has written a column for Business Insider that succinctly defines who is and who is not responsible for job creation in the American economy.  – Read the full article