Todd Akin and Paul Ryan: on the same side when it comes to redefining rape

By now you’ve no doubt heard about the incredibly stupid comments made by Republican Rep. (and U.S. Senate candidate) Todd Akin of Missouri, who said during a television appearance that “legitimate rape” rarely produces pregnancy because “the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.” In…

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The Todd Akin story just keeps going and going and going…

I’ve got a few Todd Akin-related tidbits, so I’ll get right to them. The first thing that caught my eye was a tweet from Dave Catanese, a reporter for Politico.com: Ok, I'm gonna (ask for it) & defend @ToddAkin for argument's sake. We all know what he was trying to…

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Phony Religious Freedom is Phony

“I’m flattered that you’re all interested in my vagina, but no means no…”

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Kathleen Falk, Chris Sinicki, and Chris Taylor to hold online discussion on Gov. Walker’s war on women tonight

From my email inbox comes news of an online “War Room” style discussion with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kathleen Falk and Democratic State Reps. Chris Sinicki and Chris Taylor to discuss how to end Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s war on women here in Wisconsin. Here are the details of the online…

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ELECT MORE DEMOCRATIC WOMEN!

From our friends at Emerge Wisconsin: Emerge Wisconsin is proud to host Emerge Kentucky Founder and Author of “Pink Politics” Kathy Groob. “Pink Politics” is a practical guide just for women running for or even thinking about running for office. Join us on Wednesday, April 25th 5:30 PM – 7:30…

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State Reps. Roys, Sinicki issue statements calling on Mitt Romney to denounce Gov. Walker’s repeal of Equal Pay Act

Last Thursday evening, Republican Gov. Scott Walker signed a repeal of the Equal Pay Act into law without a public ceremony and without any fanfare, presumably to avoid public backlash over what amounts to a declaration of war against women in Wisconsin on the part of Gov. Walker. However, despite…

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Glenn Grothman, man of enlightenment (not!)

Republican State Sen. Glenn Grothman, while justifying his push to repeal equal pay laws for women in Wisconsin: “money is more important for men.” Sen. Grothman also explained that whatever gaps exist between the wages earned by men versus those earned by women must surely stem from the decision by…

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Scott Walker’s war on Wisconsin’s women

Late last week, Republican Gov. Scott Walker (pictured, right) signed into law a series of bills with very little fanfare, with his office announcing Gov. Walker had signed the bills into law via a Friday press release. No doubt the press release was issued on a Friday in hopes the…

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Grand Chute Planned Parenthood bomber: “I lit up the clinic”

And still no statement from Republican Gov. Scott Walker condemning this man’s actions…. A Grand Chute man charged with setting fire to a Planned Parenthood building in his hometown admits to his crime. During his initial federal court appearance Wednesday afternoon he asked the judge if he could plead guilty….

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RNC Chair Reince Priebus compares GOP’s war on women to “war on caterpillars”

During an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus compared the Republican Party’s war on women’s rights to a made up “caterpillar war,” as you can see for yourself. Stay classy, Reince Priebus!

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