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Terrible State Laws

The Democratic Governors Association alerts us to 9 terrible proposed state laws, proposed by the radical right, of course (I see the War on Women goes on): NORTH DAKOTA: The state is getting in on the latest anti-abortion fad sweeping the nation: … Continue reading

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The Second Amendment Does Not Trump All Other Rights

It seems that when the country attempts to do something, anything, to combat gun violence, Second Amendment zealots will willingly trample the flag and everyone else’s rights along with it; patriots my ass. There have been threats to shoot lawmakers, … Continue reading

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Mr. Obama, Tear Down the Private Profit Prisons

“…men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.” –Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America In 2007, a teenager in a depressed county of Northeastern Pennsylvania, recently bereft of … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry, Could You Repeat That So the Rest of the Country Can Hear You?

According to a report by the Idaho Statesman : A man with a handgun used a tour for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts as cover to inspect legislators’ desks and reach into a waste bin on the House floor. …the … Continue reading

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The Idiots and the Oddities for 1/4/13

This is the first idiots/oddities post for 2013; and although it’s been a while since I’ve done one, as long as there are Republican politicians and pundits, this little series isn’t going anywhere, so here we go. ◊ I find … Continue reading

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Will Republican Mopes Ever Do Their Real Jobs?

Republicans all across the country seem to view their election to office as one big party in the legislative candy store. Far from being bogged down with mundane issues like employment, or the all-around welfare of their constituents, they use … Continue reading

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The Republican War on Women and the Wave of Legislative Challenges

Conservative legislatures all across the country have managed to create a wave of court challenges to their attempted takeover of women’s health choices. Budget-challenged states can hardly afford these legal battles; but as usual, personal ideology trumps everything else where … Continue reading

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Republican War on Women: Latest Headlines 5/16/2012

Kansas Governor Signs Bill Allowing Pharmacists And Doctors To Deny Women Birth Control  “This new bill, known as the Heath Care Rights of Conscience Act and sponsored by GOP state Rep. Lance Kinzer, was signed into law on Monday…” “The … Continue reading

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Crazy, homophobic Nebraska woman on a mindless rant

This batshit crazy woman spoke at a hearing against the Nebraska ordinance for LGBT Protection. Its hard to listen to, but important to know that nearly half the country votes for Republicans that support these crazy views. Hat-tip to Wonkette … Continue reading

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Border Patrol Militia Law Held-Up by Arizona’s GOP House Speaker

Well, this is a surprise. Many of you may not have known this, but the wacky state of Arizona was about to pass SB1083, the Arizona Special Missions Unit bill. The bill would provide $1.4 million a year to fund … Continue reading

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Missouri GOP to the Troops – You Have No Right to Vote

Conservatives claim they support the troops but in Missouri its a different story. From the DLCC: Military personnel could become collateral damage in the latest GOP attack on voting rights – a Republican-sponsored bill in Missouri that could effectively end … Continue reading

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N.O.M. – Underhanded Methods, Talking Points of the Homophobe Brigade

What will it take to get Americans to understand that Conservatives and their ilk have one main objective: to divide the country by any avenue available. Gender, race, sexual orientation, income level, ethnicity, education, marital status, are all fair game … Continue reading

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