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The Women Of The Supreme Court Now Have The Badass Portrait They Deserve

The women of the Supreme Court are the subjects of a new painting unveiled at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. on Monday.

The portrait features the high court's current female justices, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan, as well as Sandra Day O'Connor, who retired from the bench in 2005. O'Connor made history in 1981 when she became the first woman ever named to the Supreme Court.

Artist Nelson Shanks was commissioned by collectors Ian and Annette Cumming to paint the portrait. According to the Smithsonian, the painting is on loan to the museum for three years.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/28/supreme-court-women-portrait_n_4171983.html?1383006537&ncid=edlinkusaolp00000008

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TLC Confirms They Have Officially Axed the Duggars From Their Programming Lineup

MZ is reporting that cable channel TLC has officially yanked 19 Kids and Counting off the air.
According the TMZ’s sources, the ultimate fate of the show is not known, but in the wake of fallout from revelations about Josh Duggar’s past molestation of underage girls, the network had no other choice.
In addition, a representative for General Mills told TMZ that they had “blacklisted” the show and “removed it from their company’s advertising schedule.”

http://aattp.org/tlc-confirms-they-have-officially-axed-the-duggars-from-their-programming-lineup/

They will have to figure out another way to exploit their kids for money.

Obama Gets a Huge Win As Democrats Withdraw Their Support For Iran Sanctions Bill

Source: Politicus USA

resident Obama got a huge win today as ten Democratic senators have vowed to vote against the Iran sanctions bill being pushed by Republicans in order to give the president more time to negotiate a nuclear agreement with Iran.
United States Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Gary Peters (D-MI), Bob Casey (D-PA), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Chris Coons (D-DE), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Joe Donnelly (D-IN), and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) all signed a letter to the president expressing their support:

Read more: http://www.politicususa.com/2015/01/27/obama-huge-win-democrats-withdraw-support-iran-sanctions-bill.html



Boner inviting Netanyahu united the Dems like nothing else would have. A huge error on his part.

Even Fox News is outraged at Boehner and Netanyahu's plan to undermine Obama

Fox News is not exactly known as an ally of the Obama administration, especially when it comes to disputes between Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, or disputes between Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Yet two prominent Fox News hosts, Chris Wallace and Shepherd Smith, harshly criticized Boehner and Netanyahu on Friday for secretly arranging a Netanyahu speech to Congress that is transparently aimed at undermining President Obama, and set up without the White House's knowledge.

http://www.vox.com/2015/1/24/7884311/netanyahu-boehner-fox-news


Who would have thought?
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