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The truth about our wars

TweetRon Paul is a massive racist. I am absolutely not OK with that. Many of his views are incredibly dangerous. He should never ever ever be president. I am also disgusted by the role of Super PACs in our political landscape. Citizens United was a terrible ruling from a Supreme Court that’s just as much [...]
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What We Missed

TweetCain tries to clarify his stance on choice by saying he’d sign a “pro-life” constitutional amendment — except presidents don’t sign constitutional amendments. Jill on Steven Greenstreet, the dude who created the video, “Hot Chicks of Occupy Wall Street,” who proves he’s totally not a misogynist by making rape jokes. Secretary Clinton says she won’t [...]
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Aghan women fight for safe streets

TweetAbout two dozen young women took to the streets yesterday in Kabul Afghanistan to protest street harassment. Their demands were similar to those fighting against street harassment worldwide–that women should be able to feel safe anywhere they go and that women shouldn’t have to be afraid just walking down the street. They believe, rightfully, that street harassment [...]
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What We Missed

TweetSouth Dakota Bill 1171 sponsor Rep. Phil Jensen is claiming the bill’s language will be modified (and why his defense of the bill is bull). What’s worse than Adam Sandler’s decaying Hollywood career? His offensive (and just straight up bad) joke about asking his wife for a transgender housekeeper so he could have “another penis [...]
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On Time’s “Courageous” Cover.

TweetI have been stewing over the implications of TIME’s decision to run the face of a mutilated Afghani woman on the cover of the magazine to raise awareness about women’s rights in Afghanistan. Many have applauded TIME’s decision to do this calling it courageous and effective, all while recognizing this is also a cheap plea [...]
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