Tag Archives: Democrats

The Issues of 2016: Hillary & the First GOP Debate

Since I’ve been focusing on the Clinton 2016 campaign, I’d like to write about a couple of the comments that were made in the Republican debate last Thursday which mention her. First, Senator Marco Rubio of Florida discounted her qualifications with this statement: “I would add to that that this election cannot be a resume competition. – Read the full article

The Right to Vote – 50 Years Later

It has been 50 years since the Voting Rights Act was signed into law. The progress made in the years since its passage has recently come under assault. Conservatives fear the voters who are most likely to vote against them. Instead of rethinking their policy decisions and priorities, they simply attempt to eliminate the right to vote by restricting eligibility. – Read the full article

Hillary on TV

The first of Hillary’s 2016 TV ads are here! Check out this tribute to her mom, Dorothy: We still have over a year to go until Election Day 2016 – let’s win this!   – 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 & Reproductive Rights, Marriage Equality and Racism

Lead Story ♀When Bernie met Hillary They got their meeting at the White House that month, and the two doctors laid out the case for single-payer to the first lady. “She said, ‘You make a convincing case, but is there any force on the face of the earth that could counter the hundreds of millions of the dollars the insurance industry would spend fighting that?’” recalled Himmelstein. – Read the full article

The Issues of 2016: Minimum Wage

As voters, its important to know where a candidate stands on the issues. Today I’ll start a series of posts on Hillary Clinton’s stance on various issues that affect all Americans. This week’s topic: Minimum wage. Should Congress raise it? Candidate Clinton says the following: A higher minimum wage doesn’t just help those at the bottom of the pay scale, it has a ripple effect across the economy and helps millions of American workers afford basic necessities. – Read the full article

Hillary & Health Care

Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued a ruling that will allow millions of Americans who have health insurance because of the Affordable Care Act to remain covered. Health insurance is a necessity for many Americans with pre-existing conditions. But for these same Americans, purchasing health care insurance without assistance is impossible. – Read the full article

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

Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀House GOP Tries to Eliminate Public Funding for Family Planning ♀We Must Remain Vigilant, Even Fifty Years Later One of the more obvious examples that comes to mind is last year’s Hobby Lobby ruling. This ruling essentially valued corporations over women.  – Read the full article

Why Hillary?

This week Hillary for America announced the first official campaign rally for Hillary’s 2016 campaign for president – to be held on New York City’s Roosevelt Island on June 13, 2015. A year and a half before the 2016 presidential election and we are gearing up, and ready to win. – Read the full article

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

Lead Story ♀ The number of Fortune 500 companies led by women is at an all-time high: 5 percent But there’s a less charitable way to look at this new. The number of female CEOs of America’s most influential companies is stuck at a 5 percent, as it was the year before. – Read the full article

HAIL to an Increasing 31% of Americans Climbing Socially ‘LEFT’

Good news for near future elections – Gallup reports on social attitudes, the percentage of Americans describing themselves as liberal equals the polar opposite of self-described conservatives, both hovering at 31. Since 1992, the country has trended increasingly left, (despite not feeling like it). – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Good Cop/Bad Cop, LGBTQ and Women In Politics

Lead Story ♀How Republicans hope to turn Islamic State into a problem for Democrats The political endgame for Republicans is a general election where Clinton can be portrayed as someone who initially backed the U.S. mission but did not see it through. – Read the full article