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By now, you all know who Bob Marshall is. He's the Virginia Delegate from the 13th District who has brought you such gems as: -- He stated that special needs children are a result of God's ...
by DonShaw
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Jul 30, 2014 at 11:04 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Given the stark difference between the Democratic and the Republican Parties, it should be a no-brainer: The Dems taking back the House , this Fall. Sadly, were a nation of scare-crows sometimes ...
by jamess
Comment Count 43 comments on Mon Jul 21, 2014 at 07:24 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 91 comments on Mon Jul 14, 2014 at 08:07 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
REQUIEM FOR ABORTION RIGHTS IN AMERICA? (linked) Dear Lord, please fly me to the moon in Your oxcart. THE SILENT SCAM: As Republican politicians and so-called “pro-lifers” speciously proclaim ...
by Beket
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Jul 13, 2014 at 01:04 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Sadly, the forced birthers are winning. They're not just shutting down facilities where abortions are performed, but there are very few doctors willing to enter the specialty area . The problem is ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 74 comments on Sun Jul 06, 2014 at 12:31 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
This is just one anecdote, from someone within my original circle of family and friends. The story is also a perfect picture of how anti-abortion laws (all part of those Good Ole Dayz for which ...
by gardnerhill
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2014 at 02:17 PM PDT with 100 Recommends
Sorry, Mom...when you started talking about employers making health care decisions for their employees, specifically, women & reproductive health, I thought you were a bit "off." You had fallen ...
by Betsrutan
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2014 at 01:30 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
In 1964, when I was a 16-year-old college freshman, my Bronx pediatrician asked if I was sexually active, and offered to prescribe birth control whenever I started having sex. In 1964 his doing so ...
by ramara
Comment Count 62 comments on Wed Jul 02, 2014 at 10:31 AM PDT with 109 Recommends
Hobby Lobby's owner, and a not unsubstantial portion of the American population, believe that life begins at the very point of conception--the very moment sperm penetrates egg. And that conception ...
by terrypinder
Comment Count 114 comments on Wed Jul 02, 2014 at 08:14 AM PDT with 264 Recommends
By Tim Price, originally published on Next New ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jul 02, 2014 at 05:24 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
We the corporations and fetuses of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union - Oops - they really didn't mean union, did they? We can't have them forming unions! I have long felt ...
by ramara
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jul 01, 2014 at 10:06 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I don't know how explicitly I can say this as we all go around and around stating "well, it's a narrow ruling" and "well, they sincerely believed it." No. Goddamnit. They fucking lied. You can ...
by terrypinder
Comment Count 103 comments on Tue Jul 01, 2014 at 06:55 AM PDT with 199 Recommends
I've spent some time in comments bickering over finer points in the law when it relates to women, trying to maintain a position of logic to seek clarity. And after today's SCOTUS decision, I ...
by The Technomancer
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Jun 30, 2014 at 12:02 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
by Onomastic
Comment Count 73 comments on Mon Jun 30, 2014 at 08:13 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
Earlier today, the EEOC sued the owner of a Massage Envy in Charlotte for firing a pregnant woman last year . The former employee, Morgan McCluskey, filed a complaint with the EEOC saying she was ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Jun 23, 2014 at 04:24 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Today, the Supreme Court upheld Hobby Lobby’s alleged ‘Right’ to eliminate the civil Rights of their employees based on trumped-up religious grounds. The decision was 5-4. Justice Alito wrote ...
by BarryWolk
Comment Count 83 comments on Mon Jun 30, 2014 at 07:28 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
Stockholm Syndrome is defined as an emotional attachment to a captor formed by a hostage as a result of continuous stress, dependence, and a need to cooperate for survival. We all became acutely ...
by RationalPolitics
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Jun 05, 2014 at 03:00 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
When the GOP’s rants make their way into the mainstream media the Democrats have a problem. This has been the case throughout the second Obama term. They have controlled the narrative as they ...
by RationalPolitics
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu May 15, 2014 at 03:00 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Charlie Crist (D. FL) has a pretty good list on his campaign website about why Governor Rick Scott (R. FL) can't be allowed a second term:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon May 12, 2014 at 04:30 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
Each week the Daily Kos group, This Week in the War on Women , covers the most egregious attacks made on women by their elected officials, the right-wing media, Tea-Party and original-flavored ...
by jodylanec
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Apr 19, 2014 at 07:19 AM PDT with 21 Recommends