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October 24, 2021

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The War Against Women Is On

“What’s wrong with this generation of women?! Why aren’t they out burning their bras like we did? Why are they lying down for all these attacks on their reproductive freedoms? Don’t they understand their economic freedom is their reproductive freedom? They are the same!” I should probably set the scene before I launch into this week’s thoughts on America’s fall from grace. My neighbor had cut a rather pitiful Christmas tree and I was in attendance to witness the merriment. I’m not much of a holiday person, but I was doing what I could to assist in securing the lopsided…

The Weekend Off – News You Missed

Alaska Fairbanks News Miner – Unlike statewide, Fairbanks voters favored “yes” votes on Measure 1 FAIRBANKS — A majority of Alaska’s voters decided to keep the oil tax system passed by the Legislature in 2013, but on Tuesday, Fairbanks favored throwing it out by a wide margin. ADN.com – Extreme weather events pose risks to Alaskans’ health, study finds Wacky weather may be hazardous to people’s health, at least in far-flung areas of Alaska, according to researchers who have been conducting a multiyear study in eight communities around the state.  Juneau Empire – ‘Suspicious’ lightsaber draws police [ed. note: make sure to read this…

Sen. Kelly Gets His Way – Pregnancy Tests in Bars

Yes, Alaska Senator Pete Kelly is getting his way. As the Anchorage Daily News reported back in March, Pete Kelly of Fairbanks wanted to distribute pregnancy tests in bar bathrooms. In case you forgot watch the video below for a reminder – The pregnancy test questions start at about 1 min into the video. Q. The idea is to make pregnancy tests available for free?  A. You grab one. Literally, you can go into the bathroom at the bar and test. So if you’re drinking, you’re out at the big birthday celebration and you’re like, ‘Gee, I wonder if I …?’…

Lizz Winstead Takes on Hobby Lobby

From the Daily Show and Air America’s Lizz Winstead: So the Green family, billionaire owners of Hobby Lobby, a Christian Craft store (whatever THAT means), don’t want to cover certain birth control options in their employee healthcare plan because Jesus, or something. In fact, this brood are so rich they just paid millions to take their fight to keep ignoring science all the way to the Supreme Court. Yep, this is what passes for democracy in 2014. Today, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear Hobby Lobby v. Sebilius, and these dangerous religious gajillionaires will argue their corporation…

Shannyn Moore Show – The Pope vs. Rush Limbaugh and more

Tonights show we discuss a Pebble Mine Presentation, Mike Huckabee’s Hero and Rush Limbaugh has a fight with the Pope. Pebble: It’s About People – Peeble Mine Powerpoint Presentation (check out slide 2) http://www.akrdc.org/membership/events/conference/2013/presentations/shively.pdf Mike Huckabee labels Lara Logan a ‘hero journalist’ for discredited Benghazi report http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/11/27/mike-huckabee-labels-lara-logan-a-hero-journalist-for-discredited-benghazi-report/ Sorry, Pope Francis: Reproductive justice and LGBTQ rights are economic issues, too http://www.salon.com/2013/11/27/sorry_pope_francis_reproductive_justice_and_lgbtq_rights_are_economic_issues_too/ Rush Lashes Out At The Pope Over Critique Of Inequality http://mediamatters.org/video/2013/11/27/rush-lashes-out-at-the-pope-over-critique-of-in/197083 New Politics Progressive Podcasts with The Shannyn Moore Show on BlogTalkRadio