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Tired of Hearing About Equal Pay? Try Not Getting Paid Equally And Let Me Know How That Feels

The current GOP talking points in Texas over equal pay—the reality of which is unequal pay, and unequal access to remedies for unequal pay—are the following: If women aren’t being paid equally, it is our own fault for being too … Continue reading

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Draft Cecile

Each time I visit Austin, I detour to the big pink dome to remind myself that government is supposed to be of the people, for the people. I sign in at a few offices, including the Governor’s, where I leave … Continue reading

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Continuing the FB Fun with Rick Perry – And Why It Matters

Yesterday, the good guv shut down comment functionality on one of his Facebook pages. But you know the good lord never closes the door without opening a window, right? On this page, you can comment on the governor’s posts. And … Continue reading

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Rick Perry Shuts Down Facebook Fun

Well, it was bound to happen. When I logged in to Governor Rick Perry’s Facebook page this morning, I discovered that the administrator has removed the ability of others to leave comments on his wall. Now, this is all you … Continue reading

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Clever Democrats and Their Feeble Republican Puppets

Arizona’s state legislature seems to be marching toward approval of a bill that would allow employers to deny contraceptive coverage to women who rely on contraceptives to prevent pregnancy. Because Jesus. The New York Times shares this insightful exchange on … Continue reading

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