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The post-welfare legacy of Bill Clinton TAGS: | | | The New York TImes has an inter­est­ing piece up on the legacy of Pres­i­dent Clinton’s wel­fare reform efforts.  These efforts were a part of Clinton’s broader re-election strat­egy of triangulation: …Con­tinue read­ing →

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Picture of the Day TAGS: | | “Intru­sive, degrad­ing, and sex­ist leg­is­la­tion has no place in a free society.”

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International Women’s Day News Roundup TAGS: Happy Inter­na­tional Women’s Day, from.…a man.  Oh well, nev­er­mind the mes­sen­ger, here’s a quick roundup of the news from Inter­na­tional Women’s Day! First off, from Time Mag­a­zine, we have a …Con­tinue read­ing →

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If Sandra Fluke = Prostitute, Obama = Pimp TAGS: | Yeah, some­one went there: And here we have a mas­ter­ful response from Angry Black Lady: Yeah, let that sink in. You’ve got the African-American Pres­i­dent is a 70′s pimp angle, the …Con­tinue read­ing →

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Kentucky Woman Wins Case with National Labor Relations Board TAGS: | In my inau­gural post, I thought I’d high­light a recent bit of news about a Louisville woman who was ter­mi­nated from her job at Our Lady of Peace hos­pi­tal last …Con­tinue read­ing →

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