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Politics, gardening, making home-made bread and pasta. Enjoy Everything Italian: the language, film, books, culture, art. Favorite places: Rome, Naples, and Palermo. I was born a Yankee, but have lived the majority of my life as a Southerner I am a proud LIBERAL Democrat: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVdz985HTJk

Journal Archives

When you hear a Republican say Obama has not 'passed' a budget - here are some facts



Fact Sheet Responding to Republican “No Budget” Claims
http://democrats.senate.gov/2012/01/24/fact-sheet-responding-to-republican-no-budget-claims/


GOP Senators Agree: Senate Passed ‘Budget Agreement’ In August (2011)
... <SNIP> ... The Budget Control Act, passed by the Senate in August, set the federal budget for fiscal years 2012 and 2013 – a fact acknowledged in recent months by leading Senate Republicans: ... <SNIP>

http://democrats.senate.gov/2012/01/24/gop-senators-agree-senate-passed-%E2%80%98budget-agreement%E2%80%99-in-august/

Note: President's do NOT pass budgets, that is the job of Congress.


p.s. I've posted the info above because every time I go looking for the links it takes me forever to find them,
so now maybe with them here at DU it'll be easier next time

The post below regarding Palin's 'talking point' prompted me to go find the links above.

Sarah Palin comes up with the "looniest talking point ever." Gee, again?
http://theimmoralminority.blogspot.com/2012/04/sarah-palin-comes-up-with-looniest.html

She's still as nutty and misinformed as ever!


The Republican's ''War on Women'' - please add to the LIST


Texas Sonagram and Ultrasound Law
http://www.democraticunderground.com/1002281177

Virginia Ultrasound Bill
http://thinkprogress.org/health/2012/03/09/441815/virginias-ultrasound-bill-violates-medical-associations-guidelines/

Mitt Romney: "Planned Parenthood, we're going to get rid of that."
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/13/mitt-romney-planned-parenthood_n_1343450.html

The GOP’s Blunt Amendment: Regarding contraceptives
... An amendment, the Blunt Amendment, was also proposed that "would have allowed employers to refuse to include contraception in health care coverage if it violated their religious or moral beliefs," but it was voted down 51-48 by the U.S. Senate on March 1, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contraceptive_mandate

Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009: GOP voted ‘against’ the bill
http://news.change.org/stories/putting-fairness-first-obama-to-sign-fair-pay-acts-into-law
http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=111&session=1&vote=00014

Senate Republicans Vote Unanimously Against Bill To Help Guarantee Fair Pay For Women
‘Paycheck Fairness Act’
http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2010/11/17/130872/paycheck-fairness-act-fail/

Scott Walker Quietly Repeals Wisconsin Equal Pay Law
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/06/scott-walker-wisconsin-equal-pay-law_n_1407329.html?1333728572

Texas Christian school fires unwed pregnant teacher
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/04/12/texas-christian-school-fires-unwed-pregnant-teacher/

Brewer signs bill with 20-week abortion ban - ‘life begins two weeks before conception’
http://www.kpho.com/story/17402650/brewer-signs-ariz-bill-with-20-week-abortion-ban

The Republican 'War on Women' Is Real
... the GOP "War on Women" is real and it has real-world consequences for the millions of women whose lives can and will be impacted by legislation that erodes more than a century's worth of progress on women's reproductive rights. There were over 1100 antichoice provisions introduced in 2011 and 900 antichoice provisions introduced so far in 2012. Legislators in 13 states have introduced 22 bills seeking to mandate that a woman obtain an ultrasound procedure before having an abortion. Of these, seven states are pursuing the state-rape vaginal probe variety. In addition, legislators in 13 states have sponsored right-wing "Personhood" type bills, too extreme even for the electorate of Mississippi, that could make both abortion and reproductive choices highly restricted. ...
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-04-11/news/sns-201204111215usnewsusnwr201204090410debate.women.baapr11_1_gop-war-ultrasound-bill-poor-women


I LOVE LISTS.
So, I thought it was time to start up a LIST of the Republican's 'War on Women'
before I start forgetting too many of the headlines - which I already am.

If ya'll can think of any other major recent ones please add them in the comments below.



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