Tag Archives: Politics

Ugly Nation, Ugly Twitter…. Credit US Conservatives With Re-establishing Racism as Normative

Monday afternoon, Twitter vomited hate filled bile the pervasive throughout social media. No public figure blinked or refuted the ugliness. President Obama established an account he would personally manage and communicate with the ‘Twitterverse’…. What started as an amazing idea, unearthed racist vermin from the dank crevices of Breitbart & filth-filled Fox holes. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion/Reproductive Rights, LGBTQ and Education

Lead Story ♀ Meet The ‘Wiccan Witch’ Who Took On Scott Walker – On September 28, 2001, a group of Wisconsin legislators introduced a resolution memorializing the tragic attacks 17 days before and saluting “the unity and patriotism of the American people, who hold diverse religious beliefs and represent diverse ethnic heritages.” Six weeks later, one of the resolution’s co-authors — then Wisconsin Assemblyman Scott Walker (R) — posted an alliterative press release, titled “Walker Questions Need for Wiccan Witch of Waupun.” He was chairman of the Wisconsin Assembly’s Committee on Corrections and the Courts and was upset that the Rev. – Read the full article

GOP Women Declare War on Women Over

This link in Amanda’s Friday Feminism deserves special attention. Its mind boggling that the radical right would hope to fool women into believing they have not waged a war against women while promoting this agenda: … their task was to explain why increasing the minimum wage, expanding paid sick and family leave, and addressing the pay gap would hurt women more than it would help them. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Education, Racism & Good Cop/Bad Cop

Lead Story Jim Bourg/Reuters ♀ GOP Women Declare War on Women Over – A group of conservative women say the war is over—and that they won. Of course they previously claimed there was no war on women, so I’m confused about how you can win a war that doesn’t exist. – Read the full article

Conservative activist James O’Keefe accused of trying to goad protesters to ‘kill some cops’

Typical right wing fraud. The fear of losing their grip on power to progressives and minorities makes them do desperate things. http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/03/conservative-activist-james-okeefe-accused-of-trying-to-goad-protesters-to-kill-some-cops/ – Read the full article

Chuck Norris Stumps For Bibi

Norris tells Israelis in campaign ad that he likes Israel because he made a few really awful movies there. He hopes they’ll ignore the fact that he believes Israelis will burn in Hell because they’re Jewish. And he hopes they won’t notice the bad wig. – Read the full article

Why Americans are screwed and Europeans are not

” Americans can’t thrive within a political system run largely by big American corporations — organized to boost their share prices but not boost America.” Robert Reich is 100% correct, which is why RWNJs could care less. If it came from Rand Paul, maybe. – Read the full article

John Kerry Lashes Out At Tom Cotton: ‘I’m Not Going To Apologize’

I’m not going to apologize for the unconstitutional, un-thought-out action by somebody who’s been in the United States Senate for 60-something days. That’s Secretary of State John Kerry on #TehranTom’s mutinous letter to his Iranian pen pal. – Read the full article

‘Your world is on fire’: Ted Cruz scares the hell out of a terrified little girl in New Hampshire

Ted Cruz makes children cry. That will be the first campaign ad against Cruz, from Bush. – Read the full article

San Francisco Police Department investigates officers over racist, homophobic texts

I would have expected this from a red state. Not California. http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/03/san-francisco-police-department-investigates-officers-over-racist-homophobic-texts/ – Read the full article

Fox host: Churches that encourage health insurance are ‘violating separa tion of church and state’

Religious right claims to know that Jesus would be against churches helping people get affordable healthcare. Jesus would have also been against religious leaders anal-raping children, so STFU. – Read the full article

Woman tortured by boyfriend told by court to write letters to her attacker or face jail

Can this be the one time that RWNJs agree there IS a War on Women? http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/02/woman-tortured-by-boyfriend-told-by-court-to-write-letters-to-her-attacker-or-face-jail/ – Read the full article