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Guilt And The Conservative Antipathy For American Indians

Native Americans have long been treated poorly in this country, even long after their initial conquering. Note the sign: “Positively No Beer Sold To Indians,” reminiscent of those found in the Jim Crow south.  Image @LibraryOfCongress

Why does it seem that so many conservatives hate American Indians? Could it be some cultural guilt projected outward?

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Mitch McConnell Lies And Distorts His Record In Attempt To Manipulate Women Voters

Mitch McConnell Lies And Distorts His Record In Attempt To Manipulate Women Voters

Just how stupid does Mitch McConnell think women are? Judging by his new ‘Women For Team Mitch’ campaign, the answer is ‘plenty.’ McConnell’s new pitch for the vote of Kentucky women — in his bid for re-election to the Senate — is so full of lies and distortions, he must […]

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Bleeding Ex-Girlfriend Shooting Target At NRA Conference Promotes Violence Against Women (IMAGE)

Bleeding Ex-Girlfriend Shooting Target At NRA Conference Promotes Violence Against Women (IMAGE)

During Houston’s NRA Conference last week, a vendor was promoting shooting targets which bled. While they took down the President Obama target, they left up the ‘Ex.’

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Dangerously Stupid Policy Says Women Who Report Domestic Violence Can Be Evicted

Dangerously Stupid Policy Says Women Who Report Domestic Violence Can Be Evicted

Domestic abuse is terrible. We all know that. However, the policy in Norristown, PA could make it even worse if you report it thanks to a new ‘three strikes’ statute.

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Republican Congressman Disparages LGBT Protections In VAWA, Targets Transgender Women

Republican Congressman Disparages LGBT Protections In VAWA, Targets Transgender Women

Stockman – ‘It’s called a women’s act, but then they have men dressed up as women, they count that. Change-gender, or whatever. How is that — how is that a woman?’

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House Republicans Surrender, Prepare To Pass Strengthened Violence Against Women Act

House Republicans Surrender, Prepare To Pass Strengthened Violence Against Women Act

In what would be an epic victory for women across the country, the House is preparing to bring the Senate version of the Violence Against Women Act to the floor for a full vote.

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House GOP Strips LGBT, Native American Provisions In VAWA

House GOP Strips LGBT, Native American Provisions In VAWA

The Senate sent the Violence Against Women Act to the House and the GOP stripped out provisions they didn’t like, telling LGBT and Native Americans that they have no protection under the law.

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Rubio On CBS This Morning – ‘Minimum Wage Laws Have Never Worked’ (VIDEO)

Screenshot from Marco Rubio's CBS interview.

Marco Rubio is a sell-out, and if he is the GOP’s best and brightest hope, the Democratic party is in good shape for 2014 and 2016.

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Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Newly Expanded Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Newly Expanded Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

Every Democrat voted to protect ALL women from domestic abuse but the GOP was split on support for some of our most vulnerable citizens.

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Addicting Info’s Weekly News Roundup — Week Of February 3rd-9th

Addicting Info’s Weekly News Roundup — Week Of February 3rd-9th

This week’s ‘Addicting Info’ news in review, divvied up into your favorite categories, including Those Danged Republicans, Guns, Gays, and The Jabbering Classes.

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Eight Male GOP Senators Voted To Block The Violence Against Women Act

Eight Male GOP Senators Voted To Block The Violence Against Women Act

Long delayed, the Violence Against Women Act is being considered again in the Senate. Not unanimously, however, as 8 GOP Senators voted ‘nay.’

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Gayle Trotter As Expert On Women And Gun Control – Debunked (VIDEO)

Ms. Gayle Trotter, Gun Expert…not; @ Slate

Senator Whitehouse realized that, although Ms. Trotter’s obviously a woman, she really doesn’t speak for women on the issue of gun control.

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Movie Theater Shooting Narrowly Averted In San Diego (VIDEO)

Gunman shot in San Diego theater; @ CBS News

The domestic incident played out in public and endangered more than just the two who were initially involved in the dispute.

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House Republicans Celebrate New Year By Allowing Violence Against Women Act To Die

From Family Violence Prevention Fund

Even after taking heavy losses in the 2012 Election, including a clear rejection by women voters, Republicans still refused to protect women and children.

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Survivor Writes Representative About Violence Against Women Act

Survivor Writes Representative About Violence Against Women Act

The validity of a woman’s rape, or broken nose, or terrifying abuse has nothing to do with what gender she loves, what country she was born in, or what color her skin is.

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Columbus Day Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be (OP-ED)

Columbus Day Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be (OP-ED)

Schools always seem to leave out the whole genocide part.

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With Unfinished Business On The Table, House Republicans Are Packing Up And Going Home

With Unfinished Business On The Table, House Republicans Are Packing Up And Going Home

In an unbelievable but sadly familiar act of irresponsibility, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor announced on Friday that after this week, the House will adjourn until after the November 6 elections.

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Republican Women Are Some Of The Biggest Enemies In The War On Women

Republican Women Are Some Of The Biggest Enemies In The War On Women

Republicans deny that they would be anti-woman, but even their women are anti-woman.

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House Passes The GOP Watered Down Violence Against Women Act

House Passes The GOP Watered Down Violence Against Women Act

After consulting with a deranged all dude activist group, the GOP-controlled House finally agreed to pass the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, but not before totally stripping it of its merits like it was a Ferrari in a chop shop.

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GOP Set To Make All Women Victims Of Their Bigotry Against Gays, Immigrants, And Native Americans

GOP Set To Make All Women Victims Of Their Bigotry Against Gays, Immigrants, And Native Americans

They are ready to offer their version in the House of Representatives, in an effort to block, distort or change the previously passed Senate action of renewing the Violence Against Women Act

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