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Are Republicans already giving up on their electoral college rigging scheme?

TweetAfter getting their butts kicked by Democrats in 2012, Republicans huddled up to strategize how to win in the next presidential election.  Did they make any real effort to reflect on their own policy platform and rhetoric that turns off large swaths of the electorate? No, of course not. Instead, they set up a scheme to [...]
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Musical Parody: “(Mitt’s got a) Fast Car”

Tweet This is a music video parody I made of Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car.” It’s sung from the perspective of Seamus, the Romney dog who was strapped to the top of the car. It’s meant to be funny but actually speaks to the insensitivity of Mitt Romney. It’s the same insensitivity that caused him to [...]
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On the last day to register to vote, exercise your right that others want to take away

Tweet  There are 5 trillion reasons why you should be registering to vote today, but this should really be wake-up call to why: Because others are trying their damnedest — and possibly criminally — to make sure those rights aren’t exercised. It’s true that voter suppression tactics are not new and it’s been a huge issue [...]
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Notes from a bitch…pondering what was missing from the debate…

TweetLet’s jump right on in, shall we? Women could decide the outcome of the 2012 General Election. You know it, I know it, and odds are the candidates know it too. But last night, two candidates and one sorta-moderator managed to talk for 90 minutes straight in a domestic policy debate without discussing women’s reproductive [...]
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The Feministing Five: Mary González

TweetThis past May, Mary González won the Democratic primary in El Paso, Texas. Without a Republican challenger, this makes her her district’s next state representative. This is pivotal not just because she is a young, woman of color, a progressive candidate and doesn’t come from established money or politics. It’s historic because she is the [...]
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