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Category Archive: war on women

Apr 15 2014

The other shoe drops

One day the right will jump the shark. We’ll, it’s happened already, several times, but it’ll get worse until it gets better. Here’s the latest example, where someone tossed a shoe at Hillarty Clinton, and there has to be a Benghazi cover-up in there somewhere:

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Apr 11 2014

Lab grown vaginas

You might think I’m writing a check with that headline these blogg’n finger can’t cash. If so, you would be wrong! There really is such a report out and vaginas are not the only things being grown in vitro, or outside of the body, whatever the terminology might be.

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Jul 02 2013

Texas Republican admitted goal is to outlaw birth control

Just in case there was any doubt, eliminating birth control and women’s health services has always been the goal of conservative fundamentalists. As Texas Republicans have fought to limit women’s access to abortion, they’ve offered staggering ignorance, in the form of state Sen. Bob Deuell’s contention that only “accurate intercourse” causes pregnancy and state Rep. …

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Jul 01 2013

New GOP strategy: Hillary Clinton is TOO old

Wile-E-Coyote

Imagine you are a national republican strategist. In the light of the 2012 ass whuppin, you have many challenges. Thanks to the jihad against women’s rights, chief among them is the female vote comprising more than half the electorate in many key states. It’s bleak there. You’re handily losing the majority of young and minority …

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Jul 01 2013

They’re right back at it in Texas

The House in DC may be out for a week for Fourth of July (Wouldn’t that be the one holiday any patriotic lawmaker would want to spend in the nation’s capital?). But in Texas the Republican War on Women is so critically important to the GOP that Gov Rick Perry has called a special session …

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Jun 27 2013

WTF is accurate intercourse?

Welcome to my world, Texas, it’s a whole ‘nother country! Politically we’re highly diverse with growing enclaves of progressives and swelling ranks of disenfranchised former conservatives and independents. The two faster growing groups in that latter category are Latinos and women. For obvious reasons, powerful elements in the GOP would like to essentially enslave both …

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Jun 27 2013

Rick Perry tries to school Wendy Davis from his Bible meet up

Texas Governor Rick Perry appearing at a fundamentalist nat’l right to life event concerned trolled state senator Wendy Davis this week after her successful filibuster of his favorite chestnut policies. I.e., regulating women’s health services clinics out of existence and making abortion illegal after 20 weeks for any reason. That kind of willful ignorance and …

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Jun 26 2013

Draft Wendy Davis for Texas governor’s race

WendyDavis

In January we found Wendy Davis trailing Rick Perry just 47-41 despite- at that time- pretty low name recognition — @ppppolls The lady who held social conservatives at bay in Texas last night is now the subject of a Netroots-based draft movement to put her in the governor’s race in 2014. Check out some highlights …

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Jun 26 2013

Live from Austin: Texas war on women stymied by people power, for now

Texasfilibuster

Political drama of the highest order unfolded here in Austin late Tuesday night. Conservative legislators planned to pass new restrictions and onerous regulations on clinics offering pregnancy counseling for thousands of women in Texas. By yesterday they were under the gun, the session due to close at midnight, with a key piece of the Republican …

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Jun 25 2013

Texas GOP uses procedural technicality to silence woman lawmaker

  Life feed of Texas Ledge 25 June, 2013Update: Live Ustream outside capital … vote was taken at … 11:66 PM 25 June 2013, ahem. Texas ledge page was then “retrodated” to show just before midnight, making this one of the most shameful nights in Lone Star politics ever recorded. There is some disagreement between …

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