Tag Archives: Todd Akin

Todd Akin had a point, says man entrusted with drawing up the laws of this country

TweetWere you hoping that the end of 2012 would bring with it the end of Republicans saying ridiculous shit about rape? Oh my god, me too! Unfortunately, today’s not our day. Phil Gingrey, a Republican Congressman from Georgia, thinks that Todd Akin had a point. And he is willing to say so. Out loud, and [...]
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Notes from a bitch…what Todd Akin believes…

TweetOn Tuesday another Todd Akin story began working through the Twitterverse.  As a Missourian, I felt compelled to investigate the report claiming Todd Akin said he believed breast milk “cures” homosexuality. Yeah, yeah…I know that sounds too bizarre for folk to think it is true, but we’re talking about Todd Akin here! The GOP candidate [...]
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5 ways the Republican party has magically removed women from the abortion debate

Tweet Pic via. I swear, if I hear one more GOP response to the Akin debacle that manages to replace the acknowledgment of women’s existence with meaningless jargon, I’m going to scream. But in the meantime, a roundup will suffice; let’s look at the ways our current Republican leadership has minimized the lives of women [...]
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Legitimate rape, the song

TweetCould Akin inspire a teachable and creatively necessary response to rape culture? Bien sur. Thank you Taylor Ferrera! h/t Upworthy Lyrics after the jump. Tweet
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Mike Huckabee and Steve King defend Todd Akin, are the worst

TweetWhile many GOP politicians are trying to distance themselves from Rep. Todd Akin’s comments on rape and abortion (despite really advancing the same absolute anti-choice platform), Mike Huckabee and Rep. Steve King both decided defending Akin was a good idea. Hey, at least they’re being honest about where they stand on the issue. Let’s start [...]
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