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The Gender Gap: Why Women Voters will Reject the GOP in the Midterm Elections | Nomadic Politics

The Gender Gap: Why Women Voters will Reject the GOP in the Midterm Elections | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
In red states like Kentucky, women voters may just turn these states to blue in the upcoming election. That should not surprise anybody, Much of the GOP platform is simply not appealing to women.
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Unable to Forward: The Tragic Story of a Gay Son's Letter Lost for 26 Years | Nomadic Politics

Unable to Forward: The Tragic Story of a Gay Son's Letter Lost for 26 Years | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
A news story about a letter to a father that arrived 26 years late has a tragic side.
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Reflections on an Ungrateful Nation | Nomadic Politics

Reflections on an Ungrateful Nation | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Americans have never expected perfect presidents in the past, at least not until Obama became its elected leader.

Historians will no doubt look back and wonder what on earth was the American public thinking.
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Free Market Mayhem: Do You Really Want to Live in a World without Environmental Regulations? | Nomadic Politics

Free Market Mayhem: Do You Really Want to Live in a World without Environmental Regulations? | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
For corporations, a world without rules, without any annoying government interference might be heaven on Earth. But for the rest of us, it could be pretty damned close to hell on Earth. We already have plenty of evidence of what life could be like if de-regulators get their way
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Rebellion, Retrospect,and Regret: The 50th Anniversary of a Vietnam Peace March | Nomadic Politics

Rebellion, Retrospect,and Regret: The 50th Anniversary of a Vietnam Peace March | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Fifty years ago on this date, April 17, 1965, Washington saw one of the first and largest peace marches in its history. It was to become the first of many anti-war marches and demonstrations across the country.
Here's the story behind that history.
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Unintended Pregnancies, Contraception and The High Cost of Right Wing Ignorance | Nomadic Politics

Unintended Pregnancies, Contraception and The High Cost of Right Wing Ignorance | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
The Republican Congress may be hell-bent on restricting abortive services for women but in the end, all of their misguided efforts are going to end up. in real terms, costing the nation a lot more.
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Molly Ivins on America's Long Struggle | Nomadic Politics

Molly Ivins on America's Long Struggle | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
A quote from Molly Ivins on the long struggle in American history.
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Future Tense: Between Huxley or Orwell | Nomadic Politics

Future Tense: Between Huxley or Orwell | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Two Past Visions of the Future and both of them- in their own way- came true.
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Texas Religious Leader Says Watching "Fifty Shades of Grey" is a Sin | Nomadic Politics

Texas Religious Leader Says Watching "Fifty Shades of Grey" is a Sin | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Nomad takes a look at the rather ridiculous hysteria surrounding a recent film, dealing with S&M and submission.
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The Browder Affair and the Death of Russian Economic Reform 2/3 | Nomadic Politics

The Browder Affair and the Death of Russian Economic Reform 2/3 | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
In part two,we pick up the story of the crusader investor, William Browder. As an activist shareholder whose business model was based on exposing corruption, Browder was about to meet his Waterloo with the Russian oil giant, Gazprom.
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Uninsured Texas and ObamaCare: Republicans in Washington Ignore Realities Back Home | Nomadic Politics

Uninsured Texas and ObamaCare: Republicans in Washington Ignore Realities Back Home | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Nearly a million Texans have signed up for Obamacare since November surpassing all expectations. Although Texas is the uninsured capital of the nation, Texas Republicans in Washington are leading the crusade to gut affordable health care for all Americans.
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Texas Lawmaker Decides Muslim Americans Must Now Swear Allegiance to United States | Nomadic Politics

Texas Lawmaker Decides Muslim Americans Must Now Swear Allegiance to United States | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
One legislator's policy discriminating against Muslim Americans raises questions about what religious liberty actually means in Texas.
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Taboo You: How Islamic Pakistan is the Christian Right Wing's Ideal for America | Nomadic Politics

Taboo You: How Islamic Pakistan is the Christian Right Wing's Ideal for America | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
When it comes to the rights of women, the ultra-conservative Christian Far Right in the US and the Islamic theocratic republic of Pakistan have a lot more in common than they are willing to admit.
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OXI and Austerity: The Secret Historical Meaning of the Greek Referendum | Nomadic Politics

OXI and Austerity: The Secret Historical Meaning of the Greek Referendum | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Greece's No vote on the Austerity referendum was an echo to its past when the nation stood up to bullying.
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The French Model: Will Climate Change Spark a World Wide Revolution? | Nomadic Politics

The French Model: Will Climate Change Spark a World Wide Revolution? | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Can we afford to ignore the growing impact of climate change on the stability of nations? Are we facing the potential of a global chaos that will make the French Revolution look like a playground squabble?
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"Coal Rolling " Ban Exposes New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's Air Quality Hypocrisy | Nomadic Politics

"Coal Rolling " Ban Exposes New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's Air Quality Hypocrisy | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Although the air quality in New Jersey is a serious problem, Governor Christie's sweetheart relationship with the Koch brothers doesn't give him a lot of authority to do much about his state's air pollution problem. Not when so much of the problem blows in from Koch country.
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JFK and the Ignorance of Voters | Nomadic Politics

JFK and the Ignorance of Voters | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
A Kennedy quote is the basis for this meme about the dangers of ignorance.
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Unitary Executive Theory: How the GOP in Congress is Destroying Cheney's Life Work | Nomadic Politics

Unitary Executive Theory: How the GOP in Congress is Destroying Cheney's Life Work | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Unitary Executive Theory is something that Dick Cheney has spent his whole life promoting. And yet now he must be watching in horror as the Republican Congress tears it all apart.
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The Story of Cass: When Homeless isn't Helpless | Nomadic Politics

The Story of Cass: When Homeless isn't Helpless | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
The story of Anthony Castelow is proof that we can't be hasty about writing off people who might seem like a lost cause.
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Barbara Jordan Remembered | Nomadic Politics

Barbara Jordan Remembered | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Today marks the birthday of Texas Congresswoman Barbara Charline Jordan, arguably one of the most influential black women in American political history.
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Gay Cure Therapy and How the GOP in Texas Officially Endorses Consumer Fraud | Nomadic Politics

Gay Cure Therapy and How the GOP in Texas Officially Endorses Consumer Fraud | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
In including an endorsement for gay therapy The GOP in Texas has come out in support of what one judge has just labeled as "consumer fraud." What does this say about the ethics of such a party?
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The Little Spark of Celestial Fire | Nomadic Politics

The Little Spark of Celestial Fire | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
A quote from George Washington's book on civility and decent behavior
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Destiny in the Making: President Obama Made History 25 years Ago Today | Nomadic Politics

Destiny in the Making: President Obama Made History 25 years Ago Today | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
A soft-spoken student with a sense of destiny took his first steps into the public spotlight. His name was Barack Obama.
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How a Community Quilt Project Reveals the Other Side of Selma | Nomadic Politics

How a Community Quilt Project Reveals the Other Side of Selma | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Journalist Alaina Denean, writing for the Selma Times-Journal, explains how the residents of the Alabama town have been working on a quilt as a sign of their united community.
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How Boehner's Phony Search for Common Ground has Led the GOP Absolutely Nowhere | Nomadic Politics

How Boehner's Phony Search for Common Ground has Led the GOP Absolutely Nowhere | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Since Obama took office, Speaker of the House, John Boehner has been searching for "common ground." Through crisis after crisis, the same phrase has emerged from his lips. Meanwhile the President has single-handedly pulled the economy out of its swamp.
No wonder his approval ratings are climbing and Congress remains at all time lows.
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Open Season for Intolerance: How Russia's Anti-Gay Propaganda Laws are Destroying Lives | Nomadic Politics

Open Season for Intolerance: How Russia's Anti-Gay Propaganda Laws are Destroying Lives | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
An article in a Russian newspaper provides one example of how discriminatory toward gay citizens Putin's anti-gay propaganda policy has become. It has become a tool for hunting down individuals and destroying their careers.
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