Why Hillary Clinton’s Marriage Doesn’t Matter for 2016
May06

Why Hillary Clinton’s Marriage Doesn’t Matter for 2016

A few days back, I read a ridiculous post on Politico about Tina Brown’s advice to Hillary Clinton, telling Hillary basically to not bother with the “negativity” of a presidential campaign, and that she should just rest on Bill’s laurels and enjoy her new grandchild. That’s pretty much what I said in my comment: I did not expect the type of replies I ended up getting… Victim? How does anything about...

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Fourth of July Leftover News
Jul05

Fourth of July Leftover News

We’re still savoring our Fourth of July leftovers: grilled veggies and meats… and news items we weren’t able to get to until now… … Like this Ms. Magazine blog post commemorating the century that has passed since women in New York launched their suffrage campaign. The right to vote did not come easily, and as we have learned over the last ten days, it can be eroded and even lost in an instant — so...

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40 Years of Roe v. Wade: Under Attack Despite Popular Support
Jan22

40 Years of Roe v. Wade: Under Attack Despite Popular Support

Today is the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which made abortion a legal medical procedure in the United States.  Polls indicate that a majority of Americans support keeping abortion legal in all cases. “The issue of whether or not a woman has a fundamental right to be able to control her body and to be able to make informed decisions about her healthcare is something that is not controversial, but unfortunately it remains...

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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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It’s Ok to Viciously Attack Women Online, so Long as They Are Liberal
Oct11

It’s Ok to Viciously Attack Women Online, so Long as They Are Liberal

by Erin Kotecki Vest: Cross-posted from Queen of Spain blog. Oh wait, I’m sorry…they call us ‘leftists’ now. Longtime Republican and actress Stacey Dash tweeted her support for Gov. Mitt Romney this week and was, as is sadly typical of the internet, viciously attacked for her comments. She was called every name in the book from a ‘house negro’ to an ‘Uncle Tom’ and had her fair share of equally disgusting sexist barbs tossed her way...

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