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Why does James Comey have a job?

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Clearly the current Director of the FBI does not take violence against women seriously.

Rep. Katherine Clark: The FBI Needs to Make Gamergate 'A Priority'

Clark is the congresswoman for Brianna Wu, the Boston-based game developer who's been relentlessly trolled for months by Gamergaters. Clark's office, she says, has been "watching Gamergate unfold" for several months.

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War on women, Ohio edition

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Kasich Signs Budget into Law, Does Not Veto Abortion Provisions

Is it too much to hope that this might be overturned by popular referendum? Read more about War on women, Ohio edition

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The patriarchy strikes back; it is bestial, it is brutal. It is Moloch, and it is consuming its daughters.

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From the PBS Newshour, a story so frightful that it will shake your humanity to the core, in horror that your species includes amongst it the sort who would perpetrate the foul crime described.

 

Briefly, in a spasm of rage mimiced (it is estimated) 5000 times each year, a family of rich Pakistanis stalked and murdered its daughter and grandchildren.  Her crime--she married a poor man.

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Tweet of the day

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So Regulating Guns is Anti-American but Regulating Vaginas is Freedom? I'm Confused... #GunsOverPeople #p2
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Tweet of the Day

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https://twitter.com/tomtomorrow/status/266169837099819008

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So about that guy Mourdock...

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Via Twitter, Ian Welsh suggested that someone look up the voting record of Mourdock's opponent. So I did. Read more about So about that guy Mourdock...

Oh, my. Akin's back.

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Akin's timing is superb -- for Democrats. It encapsulates, in raw and brutal form, the "lesser evil" argument. (I'm just waiting for Green supporters to be called rape apologists, in a recapitulation of the racist smears of 2008). Read more about Oh, my. Akin's back.

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Health insurance companies cheat women

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Women charged $1 billion more than men for health care: report

The National Women’s Law Center released a report Monday morning that found health insurance companies have charged women $1 billion more than men for the same premium coverage, leading to the organization launching a campaign for women to fight against discriminatory practices.

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Ohio Voters Reject Senate Bill 5, Obamacare; Mississippi Defeats Anti-Abortion Amendment

Ohio voters last night voted overwhelmingly against both Republican and Democrat corporate-favoring policies in a referendum. Senate Bill 5, passed by the Republican-dominated legislature and signed into law by Republican governor John Kasich, was shot down by sixty-one percent, too large a margin for the GOP to rig the vote count in its favor. Read more about Ohio Voters Reject Senate Bill 5, Obamacare; Mississippi Defeats Anti-Abortion Amendment

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