Benedict Ambrose

by matttbastard

900Ft Jesus on Rona Ambrose publicly selling out lending her support to Bill C-484:

It is appalling to have anyone try to undermine women’s rights, but worse yet when it comes from a woman who benefitted from the dedication and sacrifice of those who fought for those rights then after she has hers, turns around and tries to gut them. In Harper’s ideal world, Ambrose would not be an MP. She would be at home, breeding until she ran out of viable ovaries, getting dinner ready for her hard working man, prettying herself up for him, and making sure she has a smile for him when he got home. No matter how she may have felt that day, wondering if that is all there is.

Ouch–that’s gonna leave a mark.

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Bill Moyers Pwns O’Reilly Factor Producer Porter Barry

by matttbastard

Ambush FAIL:

As Nicole Belle says, “watch it again and again, it just gets better.”

Related:

Legendary journalist Bill Moyers address the National Conference for Media Reform in Minneapolis, June 7, 2008. Presented by FreePress.net. For more speakers, press coverage, and info, visit: http://www.freepress.net/conference

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The Speech

by matttbastard

My favourite part of Clinton’s concession speech:

You can be so proud that, from now on, it will be unremarkable for a woman to win primary state victories…unremarkable to have a woman in a close race to be our nominee, unremarkable to think that a woman can be the president of the United States. And that is truly remarkable, my friends.

Also, what Dana Goldstein said:

Clinton has single-handedly changed the contours of our public debate about gender and politics, and even the roster of that debate’s contributors. That’s good for women, good for democracy, and good for progressivism. So Hillary Clinton, thank you.

Of course, I’ll be really poppin’ champagne corks when it becomes unremarkable for a woman of colour to win primary states, be in a close Democratic party nomination race, become POTUS (Michelle Obama in 2016!)

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