We start the show with an old friend, She's History's Amy Simon, who's celebrating Women's Equality Day this weekend with two performances of "She's History" in Los Angeles. Visit her website for ticket info - but if you're in the Los Angeles area, please go check out her show. Then, it was Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC on a new candidate for Congress from Maine, and Trump's newest shameful target.
The wild stock market ride continues today, as does the wild ride toward the 2016 presidential elections. She's History's Amy Simon explains Women's Equality Day, happening tomorrow!
Welcome to August 26, 2014 - the 94th anniversary of the certification of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote in the United States. Although it's dubbed "Women's Equality Day," that's actually a misnomer, as women still have no constitutional right to equality. Although the Equal Rights Amendment was written by Alice Paul in 1923, it has yet to be ratified. But women do have the right to vote. And yes, women do vote! That was the focus of today's "Gliberal Goddesses" gathering. Every other Tuesday morning, GottaLaff of The Political Carnival, Amy Simon of She's History, [...]
A guest post by Amy Simon of She's History! The 2012 USA Women’s Olympic Teams broke records, kicked butt and made headlines. Shannon Eastin became the National Football League’s First Female Line Judge and refereed her first game in San Diego, and Tammy S. Smith became the Army’s first openly gay brigadier general. The All-Male Augusta National Gold Club finally let the gals in, inviting Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and business executive Darla Moore. Diana Nyad made her fourth attempt swimming from Cuba to Florida and was forced to abandon her thirty-five year old dream, one day shy [...]
Natural disasters all.. or I guess we could consider Rick Perry an unnatural disaster! The latest Gallup poll has Rick Perry jumping ahead of the GOP pack after one week of declared candidacy... He's 12 points ahead of Romney in 2nd place. The invisible-to-the-media Ron Paul is in third, with Michelle Bachmann a distant fourth. Strange times in which we're living, huh? As bad as the current crop of candidates offered by the Republicans might be, it's still a rough road ahead for President Obama's re-election. He has some problems... We've talked about them at length, including on Monday's Randi [...]