Tag Archives: Social Justice

12/02 Paulsen Correspondence Corner : Playing the Stras Dogwhistle and Downplaying Women’s Rights

PREFACE : Erik Paulsen regularly issues a video Correspondence Corner in which he responds to constituent questions. It is a great ploy — Congressman Paulsen determines what question is to be answered … thus, providing him an opportunity to portray himself as effectively responding to issues that he wishes to address as if they are […]

#IWD2015 John Kline Sponsors Personhood Bill While Others Advocate For Women’s Health

Today is International Women’s Day 2015 and all around the world, leaders are taking the opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women and recognizing the need for greater equality. No doubt House Republicans will be sending congratulatory emails to Candice Miller … the lone woman to hold a committee Chairmanship … no, it’s not one […]

SHHHH …. 75 Republicans Disagree with GOP House Spending

Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA-07) has offered a simple criticism : Mr. President, Spending is Clearly the Problem in Washington Included in the press release are examples of expenditures that he considers to be “wasteful spending” including : Pay to Play Video Games: The National Science Foundation spent $1.2 million paying seniors to play “World […]

GOP Senate Candidate Urges House To Pass VAWA

As the Republicans begin their effort to return to the Majority through the 2014 elections for US Senate, they seem to be battling on two fronts — internally in fear of attack from “certain” groups and recognizing that issues affecting women have pushed more voters away from their candidates. After the House failed to agree […]