Letters from the Left

Mansplaining, explained

by leslieboyd
Another woman friend has un-friended a man on Facebook because he refused to stop accusing her of claiming all men are guilty of abusing women. Now, m...

Not later, NOW!

by leslie boyd
I’m feeling beyond frustrated today as I listen to the acrimony between Hillary and Bernie supporters, each blaming the other for the demise of ...

It was like talking to a wall.

by leslie boyd
  I had a choice this morning. I could stand with protesters outside the Governor’s Western Residence in Asheville or I could try to get into t...

A primer on HB2 and why it's not going away

by leslieboyd
On March 23, the North Carolina General Assembly met in special session to pass House Bill 2, or what would become known as the transgender bathroom l...

Rick Bryson will represent we the people

by leslieboyd
This really is a first for me, announcing in public my support for a Congressional candidate. I spent 30 years as a newspaper reporter, then six years...

I'll decide when I need your "protection"

by leslieboyd
In Raleigh yesterday, more than 1,000 of us gathered to let the General Assembly and the governor know we do not approve of what I call Hate Bill 2, a...

Momma

It's All Fun & Games Until Someone Loses An Eye: How Trump Won the GOP Nomination

by Heidi Haines, aka Perry MacNeil
Well, someone has finally lost an eye. The GOP thought fooling around with that sharp stick, well, a bundle of sharp sticks, would be fun, that Trump ...

For Women's Equality Day, let's defend women's health

by leslie boyd
Today marks the 95th anniversary of woman suffrage. That’s a big deal to me. My grandmother was the last generation of women who were denied the...

Women's lives just got more difficult

by leslie boyd
It appears we’re living under Scalia Law. In the last week, the Supreme Court has ruled against women’s health and privacy in two shocking...

"Are You Listening, Mr. President?" My Open Letter re: Today's Economic Speech

by Heidi Haines, aka Perry MacNeil
Greetings, my fellow Politicos! I am sharing my letter to President Obama with you today. While his speech was heartening, I found little to truly hel...

He Who Has No Sin: Self-Excommunication? You First, Holy Father!

by Heidi Haines, aka Perry MacNeil
Last week, Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit’s Archdiocese told millions of Catholics that they should self-excommunicate themselves from the...

"If The 99% Vote, The 1% Won't Matter"...Or Will They? Voter Suppression & The GOP

by Heidi Haines, aka Perry MacNeil
Well, my fellow Politicos, it has been a long time in blog years-July of this year- since I have posted here at mommapolitico.com, and I extend my hea...

Nunzia

Indie Media

Ask a Vet

by Four Freedoms Blog
Good Morning.With the last Republican debate behind us, I'm a little late on the draw with this one, but nevertheless I hope you've been following thi...

Mic Check Radio 10172015 Florida-san

by Adam Hebert
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Art! Art! We Want Art! Supplies That Is!, a project from Mrs. Bragdon

by Roger Allen Baut
donorschoose.org - I teach in the same rural school district I went to school in and my children have all graduated from the same school district too....

TUTN 5-27-2016 Suck It Up, Cupcake!

by Kenny Pick
Thank Gods It's Friday!!! Time for another installment of the Weekend Edition of Turn Up the Night with a barf bag load of Conservative shenanigans! ...

Mansplaining, explained

by Leslie Boyd
Another woman friend has un-friended a man on Facebook because he refused to stop accusing her of claiming all men are guilty of abusing women. Now, ...

Virginia: Statewide “Coal Ash Stories” film screening tour

by Rhiannon Fionn
Working Films' “Coal Ash Stories” program is coming to Virginia for a statewide film screening tour. (The tour schedule is listed below.) The free...
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