“Why are you so angry?”

It’s a question many social justice activists get from those who are more than contempt with the way things are. When we are asked this question, it’s never out of genuine interest about the things we are passionate with; the inflection in the inquisitor’s voice is one of befuddlement, agitation, annoyance that you are committed […]

Santorum staffer: a female president would harm children’s lives

I saw this story on Think Progress and I visited the original article from the Des Moines Register, which referenced the staffer’s beliefs in a rundown on nine reasons why Michele Bachmann’s campaign imploded. Sexism among conservatives was listed as number 5: Rival presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s Iowa coalitions director, Jamie Johnson, sent out an email […]

“Graphic” anti-abortion ads will air during Super Bowl

The anti-abortion crowd will use an all-American past time to promote its reactionary views. Super Bowl  XLVI viewers on Feb. 5 will see “graphic,” bloody anti-abortion ads courtesy of presidential candidate Randall Terry. From the linked article: Terry has already run political ads featuring graphic images of babies killed by abortion during the first and second trimester. […]

NASCAR driver trashes public breastfeeding, quickly apologizes

Apparently, NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne has a problem with seeing a woman’s breasts perform their sole function: nursing. Kahne took to Twitter to complain about a woman breastfeeding her baby in public, but quickly apologized for his rant. The screenshot below is his tweets about what he saw that supposedly horrified him. Credit: Mediate The […]