Walking Tall… Into a Wall

I recently attended a rally in downtown Iowa City remembering Trayvon Martin, the 17 year old who was shot and killed by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer, one month ago.  People of all backgrounds and ethnicities came together to share their emotions, personal struggles and views on the tragic event itself and the Stand Your Ground law.

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Sex, Lies, and Red Tape

My first post on Drinks and Wings was in regards to the conservative attack on women’s health care and specifically, contraception.  Since that publishing, there have been more attacks in the forms of legislation and the now infamous Rush Limbaugh rant.

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The One About the Pipeline

This has been a rough week for conservatives.  Still recovering from the possible fallout with female voters from Rush Limbaugh, supporters were also disappointed to learn that Andrew Breitbart’s much talked about bombshell video that would change the election in the GOP’s favor turned out to be footage that aired in 2008 on PBS.  Yesterday, they watched as the Senate voted down the Keystone pipeline.

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The Taxes Chainsaw Massacre

Conservative voters have already begun to chatter about Obama’s potential re-election and the onslaught of taxes that would hit the middle class if it were to happen.

As I type this, the conservative news site, The Blaze is running a story titled “Tax Bombshell: If Re-elected, Would President Obama Raise Taxes For Middle Class?”

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Culture Wars – Episode 1 The Conservative Menace

There is a war on religion occurring that is led by the Obama administration.  Well, that’s what Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and followers of the modern-day Republican Party believe.  The only problem is, I don’t see it.  Instead, I find myself witnessing a party and its representatives committing an unprecedented attack on women’s rights and health care.

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