Why So Negative? Aren’t We Supposed to be Above This, Democrats?
Jan19

Why So Negative? Aren’t We Supposed to be Above This, Democrats?

I love Bernie Sanders. I do not hate Hillary – I just do not trust her to do the right thing about certain issues at this point in time. My lack of trust based on her donor list is not a personal attack – it’s a political reality. Anyone’s donor list is fair game when running for office. Embed from Getty Images What I am hating is the sudden Bernie fan hate. Yes, some of his supporters are sexist jerks. I do...

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Real Family Values = Kids, Not Cuts!
Nov13

Real Family Values = Kids, Not Cuts!

Now that we have stopped basking in our electoral success, we turn our attention to the “fiscal cliff.” This harkens back to last year’s debt-ceiling debacle and the failure of the “Super Committee” to come up with a budget plan that both Republicans and Democrats could live with (i.e., the GOP would not agree to raising revenues on anyone, especially the 1%). The penalty for their failure to compromise...

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: Women Must Make Their Voices Heard and Vote!
Oct26

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: Women Must Make Their Voices Heard and Vote!

by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand For so many Americans, this year’s elections represent a true turning point. For our middle class and poor families, it’s about whether they’ll continue to have access to the American dream. For our seniors, it’s about whether they’ll have a guaranteed benefit they’ve paid into all their lives. And for our immigrants, it’s about whether we’re going to have comprehensive immigration reform and allow so...

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How the War on Women Mirrors Domestic Abuse
Apr23

How the War on Women Mirrors Domestic Abuse

This is a guest post by MOMocrats Facebook fan Stewart J. Frimer, LCSW. “Certainly the Constitution does not require discrimination on the basis of sex. The only issue is whether it prohibits it. It doesn’t.” — Justice Anonin Scalia Justice Scalia’s assertion that the Constitution does not guarantee women equal rights under the law underscores the sad trend for females in the US in the 21st century — and...

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Dear Cable News Blow Hards: Walk the Walk on Women or GET OUT OF THE WAY
Feb16

Dear Cable News Blow Hards: Walk the Walk on Women or GET OUT OF THE WAY

Cable tv news pundits and others arguing over sexual assaults, rapes, and crimes that are alleged to have occurred at or near Occupy camps across the country are fixated on accusations and outrage for ratings, and the complete and utter exploitation of victims for their own political and pundit fodder and gain. They have each spent the past 24-48 hours blaming each other for which side defends women better- the left or the right, the independent, the socialist, the commie, the hippie, the tea partier, the occupier or the cable news blow hard. But where is the walk to their talk?

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