Monthly Archives: October 2004

Politics and Cookies

TweetIn an article in the Post-Standard yesterday titled, “Chocolate Chunks Sway Voters,” you can only guess what that means. That’s right, it’s a Candidates’ Wives Cookie Bake-Off! You have got to be shitting me. No, unfortunately not. Apparently the newspaper took a poll of Central New Yorkers on their preference between Teresa Heinz Kerry’s pumpkin [...]
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Women can’t afford another four years

TweetAs we’ve reported before, there’s only one choice next Tuesday when it comes to equal pay for women. Women’s Enews took a look at the candidates recently, showing how each one could potentially hurt—or help—their pocketbooks. The article notes that working women represent almost 65 million votes, yet these women still earn less than men [...]
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Sometimes The Onion scares me…

TweetBecause this shit wouldn’t even surprise me: Republicans Urge Minorities To Get Out And Vote On Nov. 3 UPDATE: Check out GOP scared shitless of minority vote at Daily Kos to see why this headline isn’t so far off from the truth… Tweet
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NY ruling a victory for domestic violence victims

TweetNew York mothers who are victims of intimate partner violence can rest a little easier—the state’s highest court ruled yesterday that women should not lose custody of their children because of their partner’s violence. The Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) in New York City has had a policy of removing children from a home where [...]
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Bush’s last ditch effort for women’s votes

TweetFrom the Sun Sentinel in south Fla.—most disturbing opening paragraph of an article, ever: First daughters Jenna and Barbara Bush came to Miami on Monday with a new twist on a familiar plea: vote for my dad because he has been good to women. Yeah, Bush has been great for women. He takes those pesky [...]
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