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Another Crusader wants to judge us

Wendy Vitter: I cannot imagine a clearer example of the current GOP/DJT agenda to stack the federal judiciary with right-wing activist judges. I mean she’s already an *actual activist* for the far right!! And this LIFETIME APPOINTMENT would be her … Continue reading

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My thoughts on Paul Ryan’s “retirement” in a nutshell

You’ve got to know when to hold them, know when to fold them, know when to walk away, and know when to run. You never count your money when you’re sitting as House Speaker — there’ll be time enough for … Continue reading

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The Right hypocritically decries “activist judges” while stacking the entire Federal judiciary with them

It’s a terrible contest to determine what DJT’s most destructive and frightening legacy will be — pollution, public lands giveaways, criminalization of poverty, eradication of women’s health and autonomy, race-based civil war, international nuclear war — but for me, stacking … Continue reading

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‘Yeah… feisty with LOVE, Mom!’

Overheard in my house: Just found out that my 70+ y.o. mother hasn’t been to the gyno in “so many years.” (!) The topic came up because she mentioned a friend who unfortunately has been diagnosed with Stage IV ovarian … Continue reading

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Um, actually, you’re not such a ‘nice guy’

An acquaintance of mine was speaking about #metoo and the Aziz Ansari story about the grey area where men pester until a woman gives grudging consent. She proferred that all men have been guilty of putting this pressure on women, … Continue reading

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Rightwing “pro-Israel” advocates mostly are not, actually.

[Post in progress… this is a placeholder because I need to develop this further when I get a chance, but it’s worth including this iceberg-tip here.] It’s essential to stay constantly aware that “pro Israel” right-wing U.S. policies have NOTHING … Continue reading

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Activist journalism wins over civil forfeiture — for once

We need some good news this morning. I am so glad to see there is a happy ending to this case of potentially heartbreaking injustice. There is no erasing in this man’s unnecessary trauma at the hands of those sworn … Continue reading

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