“I’m a black, gay woman. I think the only way for the GOP to hate me more is if I sent them a video of me rolling around on a pile of welfare checks.” - Wanda Sykes
this lil baby came in the mail today.
Oh Wow.It’s not just in your head.
And, you know, politics aside, the success of Sarah Palin and women like her is good for all women - except, of course —those who will end up, you know, like, paying for their own rape ‘kit ‘n’ stuff, But for everybody else, it’s a win-win. Unless you’re a gay woman who wants to marry your partner of 20 years - whatever. But for most women, the success of conservative women is good for all of us. Unless you believe in evolution. You know - actually, I take it back. The whole thing’s a disaster.
On a 251-to-175 vote, the House approved a bill prohibiting federal money to be used for insurance plans that cover abortions. The bill goes beyond current federal law, which prohibits the use of federal funds for abortions. It would also wipe out tax breaks for private employers who provide coverage if their plans offer abortion services and would eliminate the ability to pay for an abortion with pretax dollars from a flexible spending plan.
“Republicans want limited government when it comes protecting you in the workplace but big government when it comes to regulating your bedroom.” - Rep. Jackie Speier fighting HR3 today.
Want to watch her in action? Raw story video of has her speech today on the floor of the House taking it to the House Republicans.
Go, Jackie, go!
Michele Bachmann: … all the surplus in Social Security is a big vault stuffed with IOU notes, there’s not one dime sitting in there.
Anthony Weiner: Are you surprised to learn, Congresswoman Bachmann, that we don’t have a room filled with dimes?
I want to move to New York just so Anthony Weiner can be my representative. But I suppose I’ll settle for my current rep — one of the champions of the health care reform bill.
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