Tag Archives: Election

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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Two cents on the polls and the noise

TweetFollowing all of the threads and commentary to our great national contest, I needed to read something centering. Here’s 1988 Joan Didion on the presidential campaign: When we talk about the process, then, we are talking, increasingly, not about “the democratic process,” or the general mechanism affording the citizens of a state a voice in [...]
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“Creepy anti women laws” shown in perspective.

TweetComedian and writer Lizz Winstead puts these creepy laws into perspective: Winstead launched Lady Parts Justice last week in response to GOP coordinated war on women’s bodies, health,  and privacy. Winstead offers more in explanation: Look, it’s time to stop being polite and start asking, “What the fuck do you think you are trying to [...]
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Post-debate reflections: Big Bird is now a partisan issue

Tweet As a country, we all sat together last night waiting for what was to come in the debates yesterday evening. Surely, it would be a good show, considering how salacious election related headlines have been. We waited for gaffes and a few zingers–oh my! Or maybe talk of the 47%?! Or for Obama to [...]
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Senator Scott Brown’s staffers mock Elizabeth Warren with racist chant

TweetHow charming! Senator Scott Brown’s staffers were caught on tape chanting Indian War whoops with some tomahawk chops for good measure.  The racist chant is apparently intended to mock Elizabeth Warren for her Native American roots.  WCVB news in Boston confirmed that Deputy Chief of Staff Greg Casey and Constituent Service Counsel Jack Richard, State [...]
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