Monthly Archives: March 2017

Chipping away at women’s right to choose

Trump stated in the election that women who have abortions deserve to be punished. Nobody thinks abortions are a good thing, but a majority of Americans consistently support women’s rights to choose what happens to their bodies. Therefore the Republicans … Continue reading

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Joe Kennedy III rips Paul Ryan

Future Senator and grandson of Robert Kennedy: “I was struck last night by a comment that I heard made by Speaker Ryan, where he called this repeal bill ‘an act of mercy.’ With all due respect to our speaker, he … Continue reading

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Can the Dems pick up a House seat in Georgia?

Dems face an uphill battle to replace Tom Price in the upcoming special election but Jon Ossoff has raised $3 million. NY Times writes about the 30 year old candidate who interned for Rep. John Lewis.  The Republican candidate I’d … Continue reading

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Ethics chief calls out White House 

 Kellyanne Conway violated federal guidelines when she told Americans it was their patriotic duty to buy Ivanka Trump’s clothing line- very questionable from both a legal and a fashion perspective. According to Time, the lead government official for ethics chastised … Continue reading

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Why should men pay for prenatal care…

In yet another example of a Republican Congressman who struggles with how insurance works, Rep. John Shimkus asks: ““What about men having to purchase prenatal care?” The whole concept of insurance is that you are pooling risk. If someone in … Continue reading

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China grants trademarks to Trump

NPR reports that the Chinese government has approved a large number of trademarks for Trump in the last few weeks. These trademarks had been held up for years prior to his election. Perhaps the Chinese are trying to catch up to … Continue reading

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The downfall of Purple

Prince dies and purple counties are disappearing. 538 explores the country’s continued polarization and it is hard to see how that changes in the next four years.  “Of the nation’s 3,113 counties (or county equivalents), just 303 were decided by … Continue reading

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