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Google campaigns against law asking it to pay for linking to news

Google campaigns against law asking it to pay for linking to news | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Google is launching a new campaign in Germany to protest against possible copyright restrictions being discussed in the country's Parliament.
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The false hope of filibuster reform

The false hope of filibuster reform | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

 Dems want to change filibuster rules and the GOP is *freaking* out, but it’s all much ado about nothing.)...

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GOP warns of shutdown over filibuster

GOP warns of shutdown over filibuster | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

If the purpose of the filibuster is to block discussion - then drop the filibuster - BUT both sides need to remember we have an economic crisis here. Democrats are threatening to change filibuster rules.

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"Don’t Blame Me for Being Fat"

"Don’t Blame Me for Being Fat" | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
If people can make themselves healthy, should we blame them for getting sick?
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Barney Frank confronts Hutchinson for ‘weasel words’ linking Obama to Petraeus scandal

Barney Frank confronts Hutchinson for ‘weasel words’ linking Obama to Petraeus scandal | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
In a face to face confrontation that aired on Sunday, Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) called out Sen.
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Michael Reagan: GOP not my father's party, needs to be more inclusive

Michael Reagan: GOP not my father's party, needs to be more inclusive | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

Michael Reagan: GOP not my father's party, needs to be more inclusiveBaxter BulletinAnd until the hierarchy of the GOP stops talking about how great Ronald Reagan was and starts embracing what he really stood for, the party of...

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House to consider limited GOP immigration bill

House to consider limited GOP immigration bill | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

House Republicans still smarting from their poor showing among Hispanics in the presidential election are planning a vote next week on immigration legislation that would both expand visas for foreign science and technology students and make it...

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State of War

State of War | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

The Republicans have thrown down the gauntlet over the possibility that Susan Rice will replace Hillary Clinton. But the winner is already clear.

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The GOP's Listening Problem |

The GOP's Listening Problem | | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

 I know it's early, but I have a sinking feeling the Republican Party is taking all the wrong lessons from last week's election. Short-term, that's a boon for Democrats. Long-term, it's a problem for the country.

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Cheap Natural Gas Doesn’t Mean We Should Stop Investing in Alternative Energy

Cheap Natural Gas Doesn’t Mean We Should Stop Investing in Alternative Energy | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
There’s a pernicious argument being made against energy efficiency, and it goes like this. Last winter was one of the warmest on record, so people had to spend less to heat their homes and businesses.
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Law enforcement union sues over collective bargaining law

Law enforcement union sues over collective bargaining law | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A Wisconsin law enforcement union sued the state Tuesday over the state's collective bargaining law, alleging that the portions of the law pertaining to teachers and municipal workers that were found unconstitutional by a Dane County judge are also...
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Applebee's, Papa John’s & Darden Restaurants threaten staff cuts under Obamacare

Applebee's, Papa John’s & Darden Restaurants threaten staff cuts under Obamacare | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

We've all heard the old adage, “All publicity is good publicity.” However, recent events have taken bad public relations to a whole other level. Applebee's and Papa John’s restaurants threatened to freeze and reduce worker's hours in response to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). These are not the only two restaurants coming out publicly, Darden Restaurants is now joining the mix.

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Condi Rice: GOP Sent ‘Mixed Messages’ to Women, Voters Of Color

Condi Rice: GOP Sent ‘Mixed Messages’ to Women, Voters Of Color | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

Former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice told CBS News that the Romney campaign sent  ‘Mixed Messages’ to Women, Voters Of Color: Former Secretary of State Cond...)...

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Three things young women in business need to know

Three things young women in business need to know | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A few months ago I commented on Sheryl Sandberg TED talk in a blog post entitled: Three insights into why we lack women leaders.
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Morgan Freeman narrates new LGBT equality advertisement

Morgan Freeman narrates new LGBT equality advertisement | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman narrates a new video advertisement that declares LGBT individuals in the United States are “at the dawn of a new day.” “Freedom, justice and human dignity have always guided our journey toward a more perfect...
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Who killed the art of compromise?

Who killed the art of compromise? | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Doris Kearns Goodwin blames Washington....
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GOP opposition to Rice over Libya attack begins to crack; McCain says he could ...

GOP opposition to Rice over Libya attack begins to crack; McCain says he could ...Washington PostMcCain has said GOP senators would do “whatever is necessary” to block Rice if President Barack Obama were to nominate her to replace Hillary...

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When it comes to gender gap, men play crucial role - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

When it comes to gender gap, men play crucial role - Pittsburgh Post Gazette | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

When it comes to gender gap, men play crucial role -- Sorry, fellas, but President Barack Obama's re-election makes it official: Women can overrule men at the ballot box.

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law firms take to blogging as a marketing strategy

law firms take to blogging as a marketing strategyPhiladelphia InquirerBlogs are burgeoning at law firms in Philadelphia and elsewhere as lawyers seek new ways to forge relationships with clients.

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GOP Sells Romney Out After Loss

Republicans are over it. And most of them aren't doing much mourning for Mitt Romney. Just over a week since the two-time Republican presidential hopeful fa...

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GOP subjects Romney to Lord of the Flies treatment

GOP subjects Romney to Lord of the Flies treatment | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

In theory, there's nothing stopping Mitt Romney from seeking elected office again. He has vast wealth, high name recognition, and an eagerness to serve, and came relatively close to winning the presidency a few weeks ago.

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Where Are Women Voices in Talk Radio? -

Where Are Women Voices in Talk Radio? - | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

Where Are Women Voices in Talk Radio? Having been a fan of talk radio for a number of years, what worries me is a lack of women voices - not as presenters, but as contributors to programmes.

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GOP-led states start warming up to health care law | Health Information Network

Associated Press – 22 minutes ago  WASHINGTON (AP) — From the South to the heartland, cracks are appearing in the (GOP-led states start warming up to health care law - http://t.co/rXGr1tmU...)...

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Ohio to let federal government run insurance exchange required by health care law

Ohio to let federal government run insurance exchange required by health care law | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor said state officials will send a letter Friday telling the federal government that it can run the exchange, but the state wants to retain its traditional regulatory authority.
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Delusions of Reason

Delusions of Reason | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

Brad DeLong sends me where I would normally never go — to an article on RedState, discussing what appears to have been a major case of death by consultant in the Romney campaign. It’s an interesting story — apparently they were drinking their own Kool-Aid, “unskewing” not just public polling but their own internal polls. But what struck me

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