Examine: Alabama congressman perceives a Democratic ‘war on whites’

Alabama congressman perceives a Democratic ‘war on whites’ >by Steve Benen |08/05/14 08:00 AM—Updated 08/05/14 08:09 AM| Weeks in Review posted 08/07/2014| Re-Post 09/01/2014 5:43:53 AM| Ordinarily we might expect to hear talk of a “war on whites” from those on the radical fringes of American society. When the phrase comes from a sitting member of Congress, the rhetoric is far more alarming. Sam Levine reported yesterday: Rep. Mo Brooks […]

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Spotlight: The GOP Misunderstands the ‘War on Women’

The GOP Misunderstands the ‘War on Women’ >by Katrina vanden Heuvel | The Washington Post | Tuesday, 30 July 2013 19:11 | You can’t say Republicans lack for chutzpah. The cynical right-wing message-men have come up with a new insult to our intelligence – and to millions of US women. As Buzzfeed reported Friday, Republicans are now spinning a series of scandals to try to prove the Democrats are the […]

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Spotlight: The GOP Misunderstands the ‘War on Women’

The GOP Misunderstands the ‘War on Women’ >by Katrina vanden Heuvel | The Washington Post | Tuesday, 30 July 2013 19:11 | You can’t say Republicans lack for chutzpah. The cynical right-wing message-men have come up with a new insult to our intelligence – and to millions of US women. As Buzzfeed reported Friday, Republicans are now spinning a series of scandals to try to prove the Democrats are the […]

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Highlight: Some Republican women wish men would just shut up

Some Republican women wish men would just shut up >by Patricia Zengerle |TAMPA, Florida | Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:40pm EDT | Re-post Sept 10, 2012|  (Reuters) – Republican women attending the national convention this week are fed up with talk that their party is waging a “war on women,” and some say it doesn’t help that a few Republican men keep talking about abortion, rape and contraception. “Why are men […]

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Former GOP Congresswoman Blasts New GOP Women’s Caucus: ‘They’re Not Voting In Best Interest Of All Women’

>by Josh Israel | Sourced from ThinkProgress| Posted at May 26, 2012, 10:11 am Former Rep. Claudine Schneider (R-RI)  Former Rep. Claudine Schneider (R) was the first — and only — woman to represent Rhode Island in Congress. Over five terms in the House (from 1981 to 1991), she helped pass key environmental, health, and gender-equity laws, including the Economic Equity and the Pension Equity Acts. Like former Sen. John Danforth (R-MO) […]

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Former GOP Congresswoman Blasts New GOP Women’s Caucus: ‘They’re Not Voting In Best Interest Of All Women’

>by Josh Israel | Sourced from ThinkProgress| Posted at May 26, 2012, 10:11 am Former Rep. Claudine Schneider (R-RI)  Former Rep. Claudine Schneider (R) was the first — and only — woman to represent Rhode Island in Congress. Over five terms in the House (from 1981 to 1991), she helped pass key environmental, health, and gender-equity laws, including the Economic Equity and the Pension Equity Acts. Like former Sen. John Danforth (R-MO) […]

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To Right-Wingers, the Value of Women’s Work Depends on How Rich She Is

 >By Digby | Sourced from Hullabaloo   | Posted at April 21, 2012, 8:18 am Katha Pollitt on the value of “women’s work”: So there it is: the difference between a stay-home mother and a welfare mother is money and a wedding ring. Unlike any other kind of labor I can think of, domestic labor is productive or not, depending on who performs it. For a college-educated married woman, it is the […]

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