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WHY 20 WEEKS? GOP TO BAN MEDICALLY-NECESSARY ABORTIONS
Although the GOP is currently bickering over which rape victims “deserve” abortions, there’s yet another egregious aspect to this bill: the cut off at 20 weeks which would essentially ban many ...
freelancewoman 01/22/2015 24 26 - -
NEW ENERGY CRISIS: Wall Street Buys Power Plants -- To Close Them & Gouge Consumers
Why Are Firms With Ties to Wall Street Buying Power Plants, Then Closing Them Down? "The real answer is simple," writes journalist David Cay Johnston, who says we could see a return of Enron-style ...
freelancewoman 05/04/2014 242 198 6 -
PRESIDENT OBAMA LIVE ON YOUTUBE NOW!
Join President Obama as he "travels" across the country in a virtual whistle-stop tour. The President will join Google+ Hangouts with people across the United States and talk with Americans about ...
freelancewoman 01/31/2014 2 4 - -
Coca Cola is Sponsoring an Olympics none of my family could attend safely
Reposted from yesterday, with an update: I have a gay brother and sister, and for obvious reasons, for the first time in decades I won't be following my fave ice dancing at the upcoming Winter ...
freelancewoman 09/11/2013 7 2 - -
Coca Cola is sponsoring an Olympics my family can't attend safely
I have a gay brother and sister, and for obvious reasons, for the first time in decades I won't be following my fave ice dancing at the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia. I'm also a big fan of the (
freelancewoman 09/10/2013 8 20 - -
Gun Control Works, and Democrats Can Make It Happen
I'm sick onto death with the arguments against legislating gun control that run along the lines: "If it's a crime to own a gun, only criminals will have guns." Or that make light of the efficacy of ...
freelancewoman 12/18/2012 18 3 - -
Why My Father Gave Up His Guns
I'm reposting this, from yesterday, with an UPDATE: My father grew up in the country, where, as a boy he hunted and fished and went off for days on hunting trips by himself. At 17, Dad joined the ...
freelancewoman 12/16/2012 27 20 - -
FOX'S WAR ON CHRISTMAS WRONG ABOUT MY TOWN
I have the inside dope on the Fox War on Christmas story about my little town kicking a nativity scene out of a public park -- and what a surprise -- Fox News got it wrong. I've lived in Santa ...
freelancewoman 12/15/2012 20 20 1 -
When my father gave up his guns...
My father grew up in the country, where, as a boy he hunted and fished and went off for days on hunting trips by himself. At 17, Dad joined the Navy, the week after Pearl Harbor -- all his friends ...
freelancewoman 12/15/2012 6 20 1 -
ARE YOUR SENATORS FIGHTING TO SAVE SOCIAL SECURITY? (ACTION!)
Are your senators fighing to Save Social Security? If they aren't, time is of the essence to push them to do so. Win or lose this election, a "Grand Bargain" to cut the deficit by gutting Social ...
freelancewoman 10/10/2012 8 14 - 48
LIMBAUGH'S BUSINESS MODEL CRASHING: Women, Advertisers AND Station Managers are Pissed Off
In an article that speculates on who might be Rush's next competition in talk radio (Mike Hukabee), David Frum covers the Free Market economic reasons Limbaugh's and other rightwing talk shows' top ...
freelancewoman 03/12/2012 176 475 9 3284
HEALTHIER CATS? w/ HOME-MADE CAT FOOD
Never thought I'd be a crazy cat lady, who cooked for her pets, until I lost long-haired rescued orange kitty Oscar to kidney failure last year when he was 14. But since I've switched his orange ...
freelancewoman 03/11/2012 119 62 15 508
VIRGINIA REPUBLICANS MAY DROP STATE-SANCTIONED RAPE BILL
The proposed Virginia law that would mandate vaginal ultrasound probe pre abortion resulted in a furor, that's having a salutary effect. Yesterdays’ silent protest of over a thousand women who ...
freelancewoman 02/21/2012 104 191 - 1334
PETITION: BRING BACK MAD MEN IN 2011!
(I'm reposting this because... Don Draper, Peggy, Joan, best show on TV, you and what army is gonna stop me?) AMC has hinted that they may not make room on their schedule ...
freelancewoman 02/08/2011 16 3 - 115
PETITION: BRING BACK MAD MEN IN 2011!
(I'm reposting this because... Don Draper, Peggy, Joan, best show on TV, you and what army is gonna stop me?) AMC has hinted that they may not make room on their schedule ...
freelancewoman 02/07/2011 47 2 - 118
99 weeks? Get Unemployment Insurance Extension w/JOB TRAINING
UPDATE: (I'm republishing this diary because it may be needed by Kossacks or their friends and relatives nearing the end of Unemployment benefits.) My friend Keri was coming to ...
freelancewoman 02/06/2011 22 21 7 557
PETITION: BRING BACK MAD MEN IN 2011!
AMC has hinted that they may not make room on their schedule for ...
freelancewoman 02/05/2011 46 8 - 65
Unemployment Insurance Running Out? Get Extension w/JOB TRAINING available
My friend Keri is coming to the end of her unemployment insurance, but discovered that you may be able to get an ADDITIONAL UI extension, and a government grant, for job training -- however, you ...
freelancewoman 12/17/2010 21 16 - 230
President Obama is holding my brother hostage.
My brother is a hostage, my friend Keri is a hostage. Both with 6 months of unemployment left they could collect, if Congress would fund it. After 17 years with the same company (and 10 years ...
freelancewoman 12/08/2010 78 5 1 50
DADT WAS DEAD: and Obama Resurrected It
Yesterday, I posted a diary which laid bare the persistent lie that the Obama Administration, against it's best wishes, is somehow compelled to defend/appeal the Don't Ask, Don't ...
freelancewoman 10/14/2010 1369 318 4 117
Will President Obama (Continue to) Defend Bigotry?
A federal judge has just ordered the Obama administration to immediately cease all "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" discharges . And the question of the day is: Will ...
freelancewoman 10/12/2010 76 26 - 135
Obama Won't Say He'd Veto Extension Of Bush Tax Cuts 4 Rich
Well, that didn't take long. President Obama on Thursday refused to commit himself to vetoing legislation that would temporarily extend the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy, ...
freelancewoman 09/09/2010 292 12 - 51
NO GAYS MARRY TODAY IN CA, but maybe next week!
UPDATE: BUT BAN is in effect UNTIL AUGUST 18. A federal judge Thursday refused to permanently stay his ruling overturning Proposition 8's ban of gay marriage but extended a temporary ...
freelancewoman 08/12/2010 277 98 - 170
Ask President Obama to Support Full Marriage Equality
Now is the time to ASK PRESIDENT OBAMA TO SUPPORT FULL MARRIAGE EQUALITY: This week, after the elevating decision by Judge Walker to overturn the bigot-festival Prop 8, a White House spokesperson ...
freelancewoman 08/08/2010 57 20 1 48
Ask President Obama to Support Full Marriage Equality
Now is the time to ASK PRESIDENT OBAMA TO SUPPORT FULL MARRIAGE EQUALITY: Yesterday, after the elevating decision by Judge Walker to overturn the bigot-festival Prop 8, a White House spokesperson ...
freelancewoman 08/05/2010 111 13 - 38
PROP 8 OVERTURNED! UPDATE: Judge issues Stay on ruling
FINAL UPDATE : Ruling on hold Despite the favorable ruling for same-sex couples, gay marriage will not be allowed to resume immediately. Judge Walker ...
freelancewoman 08/04/2010 447 481 4 732
Lt. Dan Choi Found, Still Denied Bail and Phone Call
UPDATE: Dan's representative just called the DC Central Cellblock, where Dan and James are being held. I'm told it's a nasty place. They report that they're not giving Dan a phone call. ...
freelancewoman 03/18/2010 247 25 - 53
Dem Voter Malaise: Thanks to Bait and Switch
I wonder how much of the decline in support for Dems has to do with their bait-and-switch style of governing: for instance, health insurance reform. Remember when it was being called health ...
freelancewoman 01/16/2010 165 11 - 28
BIGOTRY Clips Go Viral: Prop 8 Court Debate You Tubed?
Wow! The forces of darkness (the Prop 8 hater side) have been fighting tooth and nail to keep their bigoted testimony off camera for the federal Prop 8 trial starting next Monday in California, ...
freelancewoman 01/06/2010 38 14 - 37
Nelson Abortion "Compromise": Threatening Life and Health
During the glow of passing health insurance reform in the Senate, I've been appalled to find Democrats being blase about the very real threat posed by the Nelson "compromise" on abortion coverage.
freelancewoman 12/21/2009 30 20 1 77
Nelson to Cripple Last Part Of Reform, Medicaid Expansion
Of course, bullies always ask for more if you give in to them. The White House and Harry Reid are preparing to give Ben Nelson anything he wants in exchange for his vote. It appears ...
freelancewoman 12/18/2009 34 6 - 53
DONATE: VULNERABLE DEMS WHO VOTED AGAINST STUPAK ANTI-CHOICE
According to those who know, Stupak can't be primaried successfully. And he and his people don't give a crap about what the rest of the country wants or needs, but there's one very postive way we ...
freelancewoman 11/10/2009 15 17 1 93
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