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Remember the "silent majority"?  According to Nixon, it was that big group  of voters  in this country that sort of suffered in silence.  They had strong opinions, yet didn't voice them.  It ...
by RationalPolitics
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu May 29, 2014 at 03:00 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Yes, I'm a man and I'm going to talk about "womens' libidos." I am not someone who likes to claim that there is a Republican "war on women" because I feel that it will simply "take care of itself" ...
by NoRightFighting
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jan 24, 2014 at 03:20 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Birth Control Pills Are Incompatible With The Personhood Amendment What is the Personhood Amendment? The simple answer is that the Personhood Amendment says that when fertilization occurs, a new ...
by Jillian Barclay
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 05:24 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Last week I had the opportunity to take over a session of Professor Mark Naison's Fordham University history class on the American Working Class, talking about music and the working class. In ...
by lao hong han
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 10:08 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Back in 1972 Loretta Lynn ("The Coal Miner's Daughter") wrote and recorded a song called " The Pill " that I think reflected the view of birth control of much of rural America 40 years ago (yes, 40 ...
by newmexicobear
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Mar 01, 2012 at 08:06 PM PST with 80 Recommends
History repeats itself. Its tiresome but it happens over and over. I found this song by Loretta Lynn 1975. Its hysterical that it fits in today's political environment.
by effervescent
Comment Count 31 comments on Sun Feb 19, 2012 at 12:48 PM PST with 29 Recommends
The case is strong for over-the-counter access to the pill. Birth control pills are a safe, effective medication used by over 10 million women in the United States alone, and the pill has 50 ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Aug 04, 2010 at 06:56 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
All the "celebration" about The 50th Anniversary Of The Pill is a party I can't attend. There are missing pieces that are being ignored in the celebration and these pieces are vital parts of my ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 58 comments on Fri May 14, 2010 at 06:56 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger In 1993, anti-choice extremists murdered a doctor, burned 12 ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed May 05, 2010 at 10:40 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Fifty years ago, the Food and Drug Administration approved the ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Apr 28, 2010 at 08:49 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
by maggiejean
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Apr 05, 2010 at 07:02 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
See Mom, you didn't make a bad choice. You just didn't know you were trading your choice to be pregnant with having a good husband . How in the ...
by icelady
Comment Count 73 comments on Thu Aug 14, 2008 at 06:19 AM PDT with 11 Recommends