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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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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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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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The Fictitious Life of Rafael Cruz, Part 2: The Phony Immigration Story

Rafael Cruz is currently riding his son’s bogus “grassroots” coattails to stardom on the right. He receives speaking fees for his phony revolution/immigration tales, and the campaign pays his travel and expenses when he spews his nonsense at Ted’s political … Continue reading

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The Fictitious Life of Rafael Cruz, Part 1: The Young “Revolutionary”

By now, most Americans have heard the heartwarming tales of Rafael Cruz’s excellent adventures: how he fought as a teenage revolutionary in Cuba, was captured and tortured, escaped to America by way of a student visa, spoke almost no English, … Continue reading

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Another Page From the Book of Conservative Hypocrisy

Nebraska is one of the conservative states that has enacted a bogus “parental consent law” for minors seeking an abortion. I say bogus because anyone who believes that any conservative court would grant any minor judicial bypass is living in … Continue reading

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Rick Perry Publicly “Corrects” His Wife

In a recent post we told you about Anita Perry’s surprising, if not shocking statement about abortion: “I see it as a woman’s right… If they want to do that, that is their decision…” Well, it seems we all misunderstood … Continue reading

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Only the Empty-Headed Will Fall For Republicans’ Half-Empty Table

I understand that Teapublitarian voters are a bunch of mindless rubes, but does Eric Cantor think the rest of America is just as stupid? This is a picture Cantor tweeted Tuesday morning, along with a few responses, courtesy of  Mediaite: … Continue reading

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Where Was Anita Perry When Texas Women Needed Her?

Back in June, after weeks of protest culminating in an 11 hour filibuster by Texas State Senator Wendy Davis (which was successful after state Republicans were caught red handed attempting to doctor the official time record), Governor Rick Perry called … Continue reading

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A Letter No Veteran Should Ever Have To Write

The following letter was written by a veteran named Jason, in response to the House cutting $40 Billion from the food stamp program this month: My name is Jason. I turned 35 less than a week ago. My first job … Continue reading

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Could Someone Please Revoke the Three Stooges’ Passports?

The last thing this country needs is the three biggest idiots in the Republican House (and that’s saying a lot) attempting to speak for the American people on the world stage; but that’s exactly what they did in Egypt this … Continue reading

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