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Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:25 PM

Hot damn, ladies and friends of ladies - Look What Happens - When "Sluts" Vote

Hot damn, ladies and friends of ladies. Look at what we did this week:

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We delivered a second term for President Barack Obama;

We not only kept control of the Senate, but increased our numbers;

We are sending more women to Congress than ever before;

We shrank the rape caucus, including Todd "legitimate rape" Akin and Richard "rape babies are intended by God" Mourdock; and

We showed that the gender gap is real, it's big, and it's not to be taken lightly or for grantedóby either party.


In other words, we kicked ass.

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/11/10/1159772/-This-week-in-the-War-on-Women-Yep-Lady-Americans-kicked-all-kinds-of-ass


congratulations WOMEN & Friends Of WOMEN
from fellow "slut", kp

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Reply Hot damn, ladies and friends of ladies - Look What Happens - When "Sluts" Vote (Original post)
kpete Nov 2012 OP
seabeyond Nov 2012 #1
RC Nov 2012 #13
seabeyond Nov 2012 #14
RC Nov 2012 #16
seabeyond Nov 2012 #18
RC Nov 2012 #19
seabeyond Nov 2012 #21
Odin2005 Nov 2012 #25
leftstreet Nov 2012 #30
seabeyond Nov 2012 #31
Quantess Nov 2012 #2
ancianita Nov 2012 #3
alfredo Nov 2012 #4
leftstreet Nov 2012 #5
lunatica Nov 2012 #6
Quantess Nov 2012 #7
lunatica Nov 2012 #9
Quantess Nov 2012 #15
ohheckyeah Nov 2012 #11
lunatica Nov 2012 #12
ohheckyeah Nov 2012 #28
redqueen Nov 2012 #8
redqueen Nov 2012 #10
noamnety Nov 2012 #17
MadrasT Nov 2012 #23
set intentions Nov 2012 #20
MadrasT Nov 2012 #22
redqueen Nov 2012 #24
MuseRider Nov 2012 #29
LadyHawkAZ Nov 2012 #26
madmom Nov 2012 #27
Quantess Nov 2012 #32

Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:27 PM

1. so, to celebrate we call ourselves sluts and spread our legs? thank you so much for being a friend

to women.

how about the strong voice of the women that were voted into office?

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Response to seabeyond (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 01:26 PM

13. The only difference between a slut and a stud is the gender.

 

These self identified "sluts" helped save our asses, along with the rest of the country.
They are not afraid to stand up, call things as they are, instead of restricting actions and speech and misdirecting from the problems that face us. They are not ashamed to be real adult, confident women, the equal to any man anywhere.

In other words these "sluts" are acting as the equals, or better, that they are, to anyone that thinks they want to put them down. They are not in any sense a 'woe is me, weak woman that needs special rules, to be protected from the real world.' They are taking responsibility for their own lives on the front lines.
Banning words is not only counter productive, but does nothing towards remedying the problem.

BTY, I like strong, confident women. I have a problem with arrogant people in general. There is a big difference between confident and arrogant.

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Response to RC (Reply #13)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 01:38 PM

14. bah ha ha ha, you had to work so damn hard to make such a ridiculously stupid argument. nt

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Response to seabeyond (Reply #14)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 01:59 PM

16. We have something in common then.

 

That is what I was thinking when I saw your post. Except you didn't work so hard.

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Response to RC (Reply #16)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 02:01 PM

18. because, as a woman, i do not want to be titled slut, represented with spread legs, but the voice

of intelligence and reason that gained an election, to be heard across the nation, is a bad argument?

wow. what a man you are.

thank you for telling me i am wrong. and how i am suppose to see myself. and who i am suppose to be. you got it all over me, not.

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Response to seabeyond (Reply #18)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 02:05 PM

19. And that is you prerogative.

 

You must allow for not all women sharing your views.

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Response to RC (Reply #19)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 02:08 PM

21. you fail. you insult with your ridiculous post, and then you fail again. nt

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Response to seabeyond (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 02:35 PM

25. It's a big "FU" to the sexists who use the term to demean strong women.

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Response to Odin2005 (Reply #25)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 02:57 PM

30. This is 2012, not 1960

The few idiots who use that term today are ostracized and look ridiculous

Why bring it back? Why would women want to 'own' a term that shouldn't be used to begin with?

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Response to Odin2005 (Reply #25)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 02:58 PM

31. and even the progressive on this board that are on our side use the word to denigrate women

we can never own the word as long as men use sex to demean and degrade, on both side of the political. as madrast says, my sexuality is no ones concerns. i can actually address issues without resorting to sexuality.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:29 PM

2. As my slutty friend posted on facebook tuesday night,

"Go eat a bag of dicks, Mitt".

Classy comment or not, that's beside the point. They pissed off millions of women all over the country, and they lost! Women are vindicated!

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:34 PM

3. 53 percent of the national electorate this year was female, according to exit poll data.

Women, overall, voted 56 to 43 percent for Obama; men voted 49 to 48 percent for him.

Ladies, Peter Morrison of Texas called us "maggots." Makes one wonder whether this name constitutes some step up in sexist talk from "slut." My take is that a dying political body is always afraid of "maggots."

My favorite quote from the article:

"...Let's give ourselves a round of applause for sending the strongest of messages to the Republican Party: No, you can't take away our health care, oppose equal pay, tell us rape is a gift, and then dismiss our anger as a "distraction" from what really matters, according to the party of old white men who think the problem is that we ladies get to vote at all.

So yes, let's be happy about this week. And then let's get back to work, because we still have a war to win."

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:34 PM

4. I love sluts and rowdy women in general. Thanks for not knowing your "place."

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:34 PM

5. Stupid, gross, adolescent, condescending characterization n/t


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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:38 PM

6. If women want to call themselves 'slut' I have no problem with that

As long as they are the ones doing it and not Rush Limbaugh or any other person.

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Response to lunatica (Reply #6)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:43 PM

7. Well I think that's the point.

Somehow unmarried women who use birth control are "sluts", according to Rush and his fans. I think it's a bit of irony in the idea of embracing the label "slut", based on some sexist asshole's ridiculous, lopsided standards.

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Response to Quantess (Reply #7)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 01:09 PM

9. I know women who have called themselves sluts for decades

Like I said, I have no problem with that.

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Response to lunatica (Reply #9)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 01:56 PM

15. Okay, it looks like we pretty much agree.

Although I think it's not a flattering word. But if being an unmarried woman who uses contraception makes me a "slut", well, then I guess I am one! Stupid fucking Rush Limbaugh. I guess we're all sluts, then!

For me, it's the irony in this particular case that I enjoy. A rose by any other name smells as sweet.

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