Category Archives: so mad I could spit

Lilith Un-Fair

Back in the day, 1997 to be exact, the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion at The Woodlands refused to allow Planned Parenthood access to the grounds during Lilith Fair, basedon a policy banning organizations espousing “contentious issues” from the grounds. The … Continue reading

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Tea Party Terror Tactics

Does cutting the line to the propane tank at a Congressman’s house because you disagree with him on health care reform count as political discourse? The actual story, should you opt not to follow the link above, goes like this: … Continue reading

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How Democrats Can Start Winning: Pander to the Base

Republicans pander to the base as if their jobs depend upon it. Because their jobs do. Democrats toss around the phrase pander to the base as if it were an insult, when, in fact, it is a time-tested political strategy … Continue reading

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How Democrats Can Start Winning: Estate Tax

The right-wing Republican penchant for picking pithy phrases that allow them to dominate the dialogue is distressing. Democrats need to do much more than simply take back the power of framing the issues in order to get our country back … Continue reading

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Cornyn Calls for Feds to Take Action on Anti-Abortion Terrorists

NOT. The junior senator from Texas just cannot resist the urge to respond to a heinous and deeply tragic event by playing politics.  Specifically, in a press release on his Senate website, he’s claiming: As more and more facts surrounding … Continue reading

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Bad Law* Deserves Bad Poetry

There once was a Congressman Stupak Who at women’s rights took a big whack. He got 64 votes, but women take notes. When election-time comes, he’ll not be back. *Technically, the Stupak amendment is not law.  Today, it is still … Continue reading

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Dot Matrix Government

                      I’m wrapped around the axle but good over the House’s shameful decision to pass healthcare on the backs of poor women, and have yet to compose a thoughtful summary … Continue reading

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