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The rapey news trend of late

August 23, 2012

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The news has been awfully rapey lately.  And I mean awful.  Obviously it began with Todd Akin’s comment about Legit Rape and women’s superawesome magical defense against pregnancy in such cases of Legit Rape. “First of all, from what I understand from doctors [pregnancy from rape] is really rare,” Akin told KTVI-TV in an interview posted Sunday. “If […]

Read this – Seriously: “What Obama Wants”

July 7, 2011

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What Obama Wants – NYTimes.com. Paul Krugman is a boss Mr. Obama’s people will no doubt argue that their fellow party members should trust him, that whatever deal emerges was the best he could get. But it’s hard to see why a president who has gone out of his way to echo Republican rhetoric and […]

Dems & Repubs: common prohibited activity = critical thinking

June 13, 2011

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Viewpoints: Racist cartoon of Obama forces me to leave GOP – Sacramento Opinion – Sacramento Editorial | Sacramento Bee. This definitely needs to be filed under “good news”: Over the past two years, we have seen Republicans use long-held racist imagery in portrayals of Obama. The president has been depicted as a communist witch doctor, […]

How Conservatives Treat Young Women Who Choose “Life”

May 2, 2011

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The Heartless Way Conservatives Treat Young Women Who Choose to Have Babies | | AlterNet If you choose life, but want to still be a person with goals like an education: The girls were arrested for holding a sit-in to protest the closing of their school, the Catherine Ferguson Academy, which was established to serve students […]

Bin Laden, Obama and the Democrats: shameless together (must read!)

May 2, 2011

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Bin Laden, Obama and the Democrats: shameless together. best article today: Osama Bin Laden is dead, and we’re worried about anti-American violence by Osama supporters? Shouldn’t we be more worried about anti-American violence by Obama supporters? After all, isn’t that what the smug victory message by Obama effectively announced to us last night: any worries […]

Indiana’s holding Planned Parenthood hostage

April 29, 2011

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The Associated Press: Daniels to sign bill defunding Planned Parenthood.  The war against women rages on.  Apparently Roe v Wade doesn’t matter to these old men who really know what’s best for women: “We will now suffer the consequences of lawmakers who have no regard for fact-based decision making and sound public health policy,” she said. […]

Iowa.Maryland.EARTHOUR!!

March 26, 2011

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Iowa is becoming a christianconservative politically extreme haven and this is part of the vibe: State Senator Kent Sorenson of Indianola, Iowa, a leader among the newly elected conservative officials, sponsored legislation seeking to require presidential candidates to produce a birth certificate. He said Iowa Republicans looked for a candidate with solid conservative credentials and […]