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Give Syrian Women (and Peace) a Chance

President Obama got a short reprieve this week when Russia put forward a plan to avoid a military strike on Syria by sequestering Syria’s chemical weapons. Whether it will get beyond the talking stage or fall apart in a hail of missiles is anybody’s guess. In the constant administration drumbeat for a U.S military strike […]

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Is It About the Flag or Is It About Obama?

The sheer horror flying through my somewhat politically filled timeline on Facebook started to center around this campaign piece late last week. A campaign piece, which was designed for t-shirt sales on the Obama campaign came under fire. I have seen it called UnAmerican, disrespectful, and downright disgraceful. While I don’t really think the American […]

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Presidential Food Politics

As November quickly approaches, there is no sign that the big three issues — the economy, gay rights, and women’s reproductive freedoms — are going to give up their firm hold on the national political stage.  With both candidates keeping their eye on those issues with which they’re strongest — President Obama focusing heavily on […]

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Election 2012: A Referendum on the Middle Class

In his boldest move since firing Billy Bulger,the former president of the Massachusetts State Senate, Mitt Romney has hired Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate. Romney, who has been struggling in the polls, unable to define himself to voters and desperate to distinguish his moderate Massachusetts record from the President’s, finally put a […]

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There’s More Than One Way to Medicate a Vagina

Whatever happened to good old American ingenuity? What happened to having a back-up plan? All of this bickering about vaginas and amendments, about who’s getting calls from the President and who’s not, about who started cursing at women first and who just followed suit, is missing the point. There’s more than one way to skin […]

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