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Politico just put this story up: Gaetz to be featured speaker at pro-Trump women’s group event Rep. Matt Gaetz, mired in an ongoing federal sex trafficking investigation, is headed to former President Donald Trump’s resort in Doral this Friday where he will be a featured speaker at a summit hosted...

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  • April 6, 2021

Eight people are now dead. Six of those victims are Asian women. “Subject was arrested after a high speed chase and brought into custody unharmed” Eight people, including six Asian women, were killed in shootings at three different massage parlors in Atlanta and Acworth, Georgia, on Tuesday, according to local...

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  • March 17, 2021
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Recovering memory and historical revisionism in sex work might be the sad product of many repressive regimes. What becomes worse is the complicity of academic institutions in white-washing crimes against humanity.  Harvard is no stranger to items like Alan (buddy of Jeff Epstein) Dershowitz’s attempt to move the statutory rape...

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  • February 20, 2021

Disgraced former president Trump is well-known for his intense dislike — and fear — of powerful women, from Speaker Pelosi to the Squad to any woman journalist who questions him. So it comes as no surprise to see this story in today’s New York Times: Promotions for Female Generals Were...

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  • February 17, 2021

There was that perceptible ‘splaining tone which is much like Mike Pence calling his wife “Mother”. Pence did himself no favors trying to bully the moderator, Susan Page. And Trump claims he received from COVID, “a blessing from God”. The real blessing is that KO is back on the politics...

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  • October 8, 2020

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D. OH) in support of Barbara Bollier (D. KS), Sara Gideon (D. ME), Theresa Greenfield (D. IA), MJ Hegar (D. TX), and Paulette Jordan’s (D. ID) U.S. Senate campaigns: We need to flip four seats to take back the Senate and remove...

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  • September 16, 2020

All of Donald Trump’s favorite pickup strategies — meeting porn stars at golf tournaments, asking to be spanked with magazines sporting his pug-ugly mug, calling women who turn him down fat slobs, grabbing unsuspecting women by their privates — are pretty much worthless in a political context. So the guy is flailing. ...

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  • August 18, 2020

Oh, yeah, the “suburban housewife” is going to be voting for Donald Trump, all right. Suburban women just love this kind of rhetoric. In one morning, Trump out-gaffed Joe Biden for the rest of the year, referring to VP candidate Kamala Harris as a “mad woman” and saying Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is...

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  • August 13, 2020

From Salon: x YouTube Video Arizona Republican senator and former Air Force combat pilot Martha McSally once published an academic paper in which she said military servicewomen should be counseled against the “foolishness of entering into a lifetime commitment (motherhood)” to avoid deployment, and called for the Pentagon to repeal...

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  • July 8, 2020

GOP spokeswoman Liz Harrington slams Joe Biden because he had the nerve to paraphrase the constitution by replacing men with people in all men created equal. Spokeswoman Liz Harrington, really? x x YouTube Video Watch complete episodes here. The Washington Post reported Liz Harrington rather ridiculous commentary about Joe Biden as follows....

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  • July 8, 2020

Received this e-mail yesterday from U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D. NV) in support of Dr. Barbara Bollier (D. KS) and MJ Hegar’s (D. TX) U.S. Senate campaigns and U.S. Senator Tina Smith’s (D. MN) re-election campaign: In 2018, voters here in Nevada and in neighboring Arizona elected women to the...

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  • June 30, 2020

There’s so much unhingery packed into this CNN story on Trump’s phone calls with foreign leaders that choosing among the outrages is kind of like picking your favorite Egyptian plague. Want a shower of frogs? Fire ‘n’ hailstones? Locusts? They’re all here, and then some. So let’s start with this...

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  • June 29, 2020

Vanity Fair has a great piece about the all the political turmoil the good state of Georgia is facing. Governor Brian Kemp (R. GA) has royally fumbled reopening the state during the coronavirus pandemic and U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler (R. GA) has been tarnished by scandals over her insider trading....

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  • May 28, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D. OR) in support of Amy McGrath (D. KY), Sara Gideon (D. ME), Barbara Bollier (D. KS) and Theresa Greenfield’s (D. IA) U.S. Senate campaigns: I want to tell you about four incredible women. They've all got their own unique story,...

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  • May 27, 2020
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From Salon: Women voters who propelled Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, to wins in four consecutive Senate races have increasingly soured on the so-called “centrist” Republican as her record has drifted farther right since President Donald Trump's election. Maine is a uniquely women-dominated state. About 77% of women residents are registered to vote,...

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  • May 10, 2020

Donald Trump turned the loony spigot on to full blast for his recent interview with Rupert Murdoch’s New York Post, and boy did the cray-cray flow. In addition to claiming people are “starting to feel good now” and that “the one thing that the pandemic has taught us is that...

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  • May 5, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D. MA): 2020 is the most important election of our lives. We need to win back the White House — but we can’t stop there. To put people first as we work through this crisis — and to make big, structural...

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  • April 23, 2020

Refinery29 has a great piece out today emphasizing why it’s important for Democrats to win the U.S. Senate along with winning the White House. Author Sophie Hayssen makes the case that there are eight seats that not only could be flipped but also increase the number of women in Congress:...

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  • April 3, 2020

Received this e-mail from former Columbus, GA Mayor, Teresa Tomlinson’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaign: We just got some extraordinary news. The National Organization for Women Political Action Committee is endorsing Teresa in Georgia’s Democratic primary to take on David Perdue in this battleground Senate race. In the national president’s...

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  • April 1, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen’s (D. NH) re-election campaign: 26. That’s the number of women currently serving in the U.S. Senate. We’ve come a long way since trailblazing women activists secured our right to vote a century ago and since the first few brave women served...

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  • March 9, 2020

MSNBC commentator Zerlina Maxwell did not pull any punches as she admonished an unfair system biased against women. She was speaking about the breaking news that Elizabeth Warren had suspended her campaign for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. Zerlina Maxwell nails it. x x YouTube Video...

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  • March 5, 2020

Dr. Victoria Dewey pointed out an important reality while in Las Vegas Nevada speaking to Bernie Sanders supporters. The fact that black women's healthcare is systemically undermined, only when all have health insurance are Black women able to secure equitable health care. And that is Medicare for All. Dr. Victoria Dewey:...

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  • February 29, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D. IL) in support of MJ Hegar (D. TX), Theresa Greenfield (D. IA) and Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaigns: Iowa. Kentucky. Texas. Dick Durbin is supporting exceptional Democratic Senate candidates in each of these states — and...

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  • January 18, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Bob Casey, Jr. (D. PA) in support of Sara Gideon (D. ME), Theresa Greenfield (D. IA), MJ Hegar (D. TX) and Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaigns: If we flip just four seats, we'll flip the Senate. Fortunately, four Democratic women are running...

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  • January 17, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D. NY) in support of Sara Gideon (D. ME), Theresa Greenfield (D. IA), MJ Hegar (D. TX) and Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaigns: Democrats need to net just four Senate seats in 2020 to take back the majority. So...

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  • January 16, 2020

Let’s see.  Socially conservative state-  Kentucky – that supposedly obsesses about abortions.  Check.  Big reason many Kentucky voters said they were voting for loathsome Republican Matt Bevin for governor.  Check. Said Republican governor tries to shut down last abortion provider in state. Check.  State legislature passes anti-choice laws designed to trigger...

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  • January 15, 2020

No, Michelle Obama is not running for president, or any other office. But her husband thinks that in general it wouldn’t be a bad idea. From the BBC: Barack Obama: Women are better leaders than men. If women ran every country in the world there would be a general improvement...

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  • December 16, 2019

I think one of the most exciting primaries for the U.S. Senate is the Democratic primary in Georgia to unseat U.S. Senator David Perdue (R. GA). Democrats are proving to be competitive in this changing deep red to purple state. With U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R. GA) retiring early due...

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  • December 12, 2019

Remember when Gerald Ford took all the credit for America’s bicentennial? No, of course not. He just stumbled down staircases every once in a while. Man, I miss those days. While signing the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act yesterday, Donald Trump wondered why it hadn’t been done before. I’ll...

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  • November 26, 2019

This is simply reprehensible: Facing South.org “Voters in Houston, Texas, elected 19 black women to local judgeships last year. The new judges, all Democrats, have instituted wide-ranging reforms to the county’s bail system. Voters also sent Democratic judges to the state appeals court.   A few months later, Republican Gov....

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  • November 9, 2019

AOC, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Talib and Ilhan Omar are dealing with Trump as a group and individually better than any male in politics (does anybody remember the Republican primary?) or the media (stop that giggling Chuck Todd). I think this should put to bed once and for all the claim...

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  • July 16, 2019

Not only did President Donald Trump shut down the federal government by refusing to back down for his ridiculous demand for a border wall border steel slat barrier boondoggle at the expense of American taxpayers, Congress failed to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA): The Violence Against Women Act...

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  • December 22, 2018

Cross-posted from Eclectablog.com For weeks and weeks now the Indivisible group in Dexter, Michigan (“Indivisible Dexter”) and other residents of Michigan's 7th Congressional District have been asking Republican Congressman Tim Walberg to meet with them to answer questions and clarify his positions on repealing the Affordable Care Act, climate change,...

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  • March 10, 2017

Well, unless the Obama administration screws the pooch on its followup. Okay, there are about a million diaries here about how this is reinforcing the War on Women, how its institutionalized discrimination, how the sky is falling. It's worse elsewhere online. In my opinion, the Hobby Lobby decision was a...

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  • June 30, 2014
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