Front page Hobby Lobby photo sends faux feminist message

When I originally saw this photograph, my response was a chuckle while shaking my head. But there is far more going on here than most of us realize. [and I have often complained about how the right 'messages' their positions while the left just doesn't get it, and here's a perfect example] Subtle but effective… [...]

Hobby Lobby Ruling Should Move Us Toward Single Payer Health Coverage

Any number of GOP pundits have condemned the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) as the start of the slippery slope to single payer health care in the United States. To that I can add, I only hope!

But as part of yesterday’s Supreme Court Ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby’s religious freedom (I hope the [...]

Citizens challenge Enbridge on proposed pipeline expansion (VIDEO)

From a reader comes this news of citizen activism to try and stop the expansion of a tar sands pipeline through their community. Enbridge knew that the residents of Jefferson County, Wisconsin, were starting to catch on to the dangers of their proposed Line 61 tar sands pipeline expansion. So, in an attempt to create [...]

One man’s story about why he’s working in Minnesota instead of Wisconsin

This sums up why “It’s Not Working” in Scott Walker’s Wisconsin. I am working in MN for a number of reasons. I have family support, I have to work where I can find it and MN has better paying opportunities than WI.

I have been in manufacturing since I got out of the army [...]

Changing The Conversation On Climate Change Part II

Published today by the Associated Press, a little article about Democratic Mayors fighting climate change at the local level in spite of Republican governors remaining skeptics. So yes, as I stated earlier, things can be done without convincing everyone that they need to believe that climate change exists:

For coastal cities such as Galveston, Houston [...]

Changing The Conversation On Climate Change

There are two types of climate change deniers. The first ones deny that climate change even exists, and the second group accept climate change but deny man’s contribution to the problem.

The first group should be totally ignored. They will not be swayed and won’t accept climate change as reality until they are treading water. [...]

Moral Mondays resume in North Carolina

Watch as retired Marine Master Sergeant Jerry Ensminger calls out North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory and the extremist GOP led legislature at a Moral Monday rally in Raleigh on June 2nd, 2014.

GOP Apologist Actually Admits Why Gerrymandering Is Crucial

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s resident conservative op ed writer and GOP apologist held forth on why unlimited money in campaigns isn’t really an issue. I am not going to do into that right now…but his most telling reason why the money isn’t that important is? Well, we’ll let Christian Schneider tell us himself:

Campaigns [...]

Church Sues North Carolina Over Marriage Equality

Usually when you read a headline like this you find an article about a church, synod, diocese or parish supporting a ban on marriage equality (aka same sex marriage or gay marriage) because it goes against God and nature and they support their position on out of context tracts from the Bible (well if they [...]

Watch: The White House’s New Sexual Assault PSA

This is too important an issue not to share.

Watch a new public service announcement posted by the White House as part of the Obama administration’s 1 is 2 Many campaign to reduce the prevalence of dating violence and sexual assault.

Among those featured in the PSA is Vice President Joe Biden, who helped author [...]

Blogging Blue’s “14 in ’14″

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