I fell between two mighty trees.

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 @ 3:08 pm | Politics

I realize I’ve only ever spoken here about the political influence of my father, but as I spoke to my mother last night the subject turned to politics and the woman was preachin’ it!

She is reeeeeally not amused by the war on women brought to us by the supposedly economics-focused Tea Party Republicans (hey thanks for that unemployment rate-raising austerity, guys!), the Paul Ryan budget which expands the war to include the poor, young and the elderly, nor is she fooled for an instant by by-the-wealthy-for-the-wealthy Mitt Romney.

Young women out there, you’d best be listening to the ones who remember that what Republicans call the good old days were the bad old days for everybody who wasn’t a straight white Christian male.

-hw

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