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EffieBlack

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Truth!

Like you, I'm sick of them saying they're "talking to people across the country " I keep thinking "When do you have time to talk to anyone? You spend 24-7 sitting in studios running your mouth. Who did you talk to? Your college roommate between interviews?"

The only people I hear saying Pelosi has taken impeachment "off the table" are pundits

and critics among the base.

Same goes for the claim that Democrats are reluctant to impeach out of fear we'll lose 2020. Not hearing any of this from Democratic leadership or Members - just from the press and naysayers within the party.

I've noticed several Members lately correcting interviewers when they premise their questions on these erroneous assertions.

I'm going to start referring to conservative women as "Serena Joys"

These are women working side by side with their men to achieve power at all costs and believe they're empowered, only to find that once they help their men achieve their goals, paramount among those goals is their own subjugation.


Gillibrand on MSNBC saying the way to respond to abortion bills is to "lift up women's voices"

Seriously?

She sounds like she's giving a filler answer to a question she hasn't thought very much about.

"Lifting up women's voices" is not an effective strategy for fighting this all-out assault. It can be one tactic in a larger, comprehensive effort, but she needs to please stop giving that as an answer as if "lifting up women's voices" is a plan. And if it IS the plan, what exactly does it mean and how are you going to implement it?

It sure is a good thing Hillary wasn't elected

Can you imagine what a mess the country would be in if she had been?

I can only imagine the divisiveness, the corruption, the investigations, the trampled rights, and all of the other elements in the parade of horrible that would have ensued.

Dodged THAT bullet, didn't we?

Black women are tired of explaining to white women why they should care about everyone's interest

not just what they think of as their own and then, after they ignore us for the unpteenth time and the people they put into office (even though we begged them not to) trample all over them (and us), we have to listen to them carry on about how victimized they are and how WE must all wake up and do something about it because OMG! LOOK at how it's affecting THEM (when the black WEs and plenty of our white female sisters have been working our asses off to do something about it all along).

When will these women finally get it through their heads that they must look beyond the narrow self-interests they think are enough to sustain and protect them and start caring about people other than themselves?

When will they start voting as if it matters to them that poor or minority or immigrant women aren't marginalized and abused by the people they keep supporting because tax cuts or property taxes or school vouchers or Hillary's emails or hair or ambition or something - only to find that those same people have no qualms about turning on THEM, too?

When will they start listening to and working with black women BEFORE they get smacked upside the head with the white male fundamentalist 2 x 4 they thought of other people were going to be subjected to?

Maybe now that they see what's happening in Alabama and Georgia and Ohio and elsewhere, they'll wake up and get with the program.

But I thought that every other time we've had a wave of this kind of anti-woman legislation. But every time, the minute the controversy dies down, my hopes are crushed as I watch these very same supposedly newly-woke women turn away and line right back up again with and stand behind the men who are doing this to us - and give them the votes they need to keep on doing it.

So, I don't have much hope - but I'll still keep trying because that's what we do.

Video and photo surface of Cohen's meeting with Falwell, Jr.



Seriously, Bernie?

Wow.

But I probably should stop being surprised

https://twitter.com/thecontemptor/status/1125061468402089987
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