“Lots of 'herstory' making Nov 6 , 2012. Let's make 2013 the year of the women. Bravissima to Tammy and all who voted for her. And Elizabeth Warren, first woman senator from MA and NH with an all women delegation. We really must show those men who tried to run amok on our bodies, that they will not do that.”
Maryland becomes the first state in the country to pass the DREAM Act in the ballot box.
By Ted Glick at Grist:
“It was worth staying up ‘til 2 am last night to hear Barack Obama’s victory speech. The brother sure can bring it when he is inspired. Now it’s time for the climate and progressive movements to do our job as citizens and demand that he do the same on climate. It’s time, long past time, for Barack Obama to break his own self-imposed silence on climate… “
Obama, Climate, History
A Bill Fletcher quote:
"with a clear Obama victory, our work starts right
I am relieved to not have all 3 wings in republican hands...Yesterday we voted, today we march. Let’s celebrate civic engagement and it is time to stand up for what we believe more clearly than ever. Time to stand up for the truth and stand up for the rights (like the right for all children to have a well trained teacher). Especially since we do not and will not have a president who will stand up against the Wall Street lobbyists and donors unless we stand-up to him.
away. It does not start after the Inauguration. It does not start in another week. It starts right away. We have gone through these four years and frequently seen the President back down in the face of attacks by the Right. We must demand a different course of action and that means that we need to be in the streets, on social media, and preparing to run progressives in 2014. The struggle absolutely continues!!"
Links to 3 photos and cartoons:
Tammy Baldwin Makes History
The One House In America Romney Can't Buy
An Outrageous Comment
It was a fun day to vote in MA!!