Tag Archives: Election

Why 34 mentions of Israel got me trashed last night

TweetBefore last night’s debate, I created a little drinking game for myself and anyone who wanted to join. The instructions were to drink every time Israel was mentioned and drink twice every time the candidate emphasized how close he was with Israel and/or its Prime Minister or criticized his opponent for not being close enough. [...]
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Quick hit: The last presidential emcee battle

Tweet So the biggest fallout from the last presidential debate of 2012 might be the most awesome MC diss made by head of state to an opposing candidate. Followed by the best commander-in-chief mansplaining I’ve ever seen in the history of evers: And the interenets responded with the kind of gumption and American ingenuity that [...]
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‘Easier as a Latino?’ Actually… Rosie Perez says your policies suck Mitt.

TweetRosie Perez offers some real talk on an old Romney ‘gaffe’ from all those way back news cycles in September. You remember, the one where Romney says “But he [my father] was born in Mexico. Had he’d been born of Mexican parents, I’d have a better shot at winning this thing.  And I say that [...]
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What if kids could vote?

Originally posted in Community Blog

TweetEd note: This post is part of the second round of the Feministing “So You Think You Can Blog” contributor contest (background here). Stay tuned all week as our six finalists take turns turns covering the blog and giving us a sense of their personal contributor style. The winner of the contest and newest member [...]
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Vote for strong families

Tweet Strong Families, an initiative to raise awareness and change policy around poverty as it impacts all of us, is running an election day campaign to increase voter turn-out. Using art and a nifty tool that allows you to upload a picture of yourself with a frame that says, “vote for us,” they are bringing attention to [...]
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