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It would have been an educational experience and prevented them demoralizing some now.

These elections aren't as much about the candidates as they are about policy. And what the Pauls and their followers on both sides of the aisle want, will kill people and destroy the USA. We are going through another states' rights era in politics, but no one wants to talk about it except in single issues.

That's not what it's about since it's really an assault of equality under the law for all as their birthright as Americans. That is what Obama and Democrats believe in. Paul and Libertarians don't believe in that, they want freedoms based on wealth only.

Good meme! n/t

I approve of this plan. Our overlords have worked on this for thousands of years.

Note the pet allergen ad...

Hell no! Keep the clothes on! What's the fun in that? I demand mystery!

Prime example of why I call 'em:

And how many jobs have been lost on you and your fellow grifters' watch, Grand Theft Auto?

Sabotage: The Story Behind The Republican Party's "Top Political Priority"...

Democrats condemn GOP's plot to obstruct Obama as 'appalling and sad'

Roger Draper book details how in 2009 senior Republican figures planned a campaign to bring Washington to a standstill

Democrats have rounded on revelations about a private dinner of House Republicans on inauguration day in 2009 in which they plotted a campaign of obstruction against newly installed president Barack Obama.

...The 15 Republicans were in a sombre mood as they gathered at the Caucus Room in Washington, an upscale restaurant where a New York strip steak costs $51.

Attending the dinner were House members Eric Cantor, Jeb Hensarling, Pete Hoekstra, Dan Lungren, Kevin McCarthy, Paul Ryan and Pete Sessions. From the Senate were Tom Coburn, Bob Corker, Jim DeMint, John Ensign and Jon Kyl. Others present were former House Speaker and future and failed presidential candidate Newt Gingrich and the Republican strategist Frank Luntz, who organised the dinner and sent out the invitations.


Kevin is speaking for me, too:


Someone had to say it. You can always count on me to 'go there.' Thanks, HipChick.

The First Feminist President, Barack Obama

by Mandy Van Deven

March 23, 2009

On January 20th the first self-identified feminist was named President of the United States of America. Just two days after taking office, Barack Obama performed his first presidential act of solidarity with women around the world by repealing the Global Gag Rule. Established in 1984 by President Reagan, the Global Gag Rule denies aid to international groups "which perform or actively promote abortion as a method of family planning."

The Global Gag Rule has come to be seen as a litmus test of the current US President's stance on women's rights, though it is just one aspect of the complicated story of the impact of American reproductive rights policy in countries around the globe. [17]

After witnessing the impact of President Bush's reinstatement of the Global Gag Rule, Michelle Goldberg, journalist, author, and long-time critic of the Bush Administration's policies on sexual and reproductive health, decided that a book about the global battle for reproductive justice was long overdue. So she wrote The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the World. [17]

The cover art depicting a woman holding the Earth on her shoulders is more than appropriate for this deeply-researched, historically-informed examination: fifty years worth of research about four continents has convinced Goldberg that women's oppression is at the crux of many of the world's most intractable challenges. She illustrates how US policies act as a catalyst for or an impediment to women's rights worldwide, and puts forth a convincing argument that women's liberation worldwide is key to solving some of our most daunting problems.

"Underlying diverse conflicts - demography, natural resources, human rights, and religious mores - is the question of who controls the means of reproduction," she writes. "Women's intimate lives have become inextricably tied to global forces."


The war on women is not just a war on women, but on men, too. Men who don't support women's rights are sealing their own fate.

Not just an American problem. It is about global control and reducing all of mankind to commodities.

Love it. Made me feel grateful.

This country suffers from Possession Obsession.

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