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Rand Paul Labels Unmarried Mothers As Whores Who Take Too Much
Unwed mother. Single mother. Baby mama. Words we use to describe women society should deem immoral and useless because they dared to have sex outside of marriage and got pregnant. Read more...
Did you catch the video of the private party hosted by Shell Oil in Seattle at the Seattle Space Needle last week? The party was to be a celebration of the impending offshore drilling operations into the Arctic, complete with a replica of the Kulluk oil rig that will be doing the drilling, and inviting the widow of the man who designed the rig to symbolically <em>tap the arctic</em> and fill her glass with some alcoholic drink pouring from the top of the miniature rig. But lo and behold the rig's pump malfunctions and spews all over the elderly widow! Epic PR Fail! Read more...
Last week I wrote about the California couple whose home had been foreclosed on by their mortgage holder, Wells Fargo Bank. The case is a tragic reminder of how hopeless homeowners have been pushed to the brink in the wake of an economic Read more...
I was literally just about to write an update on a widow from Atlanta who would soon be facing eviction from her home after being turned down for a home loan modification recently, when the above livestream went "live." If you've never attended an "Occupy our Homes" action, or done any sort of community outreach work that put you in contact with a family about to go through an eviction - or faced eviction yourself - get yourself a box of kleenex before you get too comfortable. Read more...