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Hillary Clinton Holding Presidential Campaign Decision For After New Year’s

Hillary Clinton Holding Presidential Campaign Decision Until After New Year's

The signs might be pointing to a Hillary Clinton 2016 bid for the White House, but she still hasn’t officially made up her mind.

Hillary’s been down the presidential campaign road a few times before–last time, she even did it for herself! Many people have been pushing for her to give it one more shot even though she’s said in the past that she initially had no plans to run for president again. Of course, we know by now that Hillary’s slowly been changing her mind. Read more on Hello Beautiful…

Dream Or Nightmare: App Encourages Partisan Grocery Purchases

“Spend How You Believe"

It’s no secret that major corporations don’t operate in a vacuum, and that a hefty chunk of their money could easily be funding your favorite (or least favorite) politicians. Companies behind popular food and household products are no exception to this. In a world with way more behind-the-scenes rigging going on than any of us would like to believe, I’m a big proponent of knowing exactly where our hard-earned money is going. All that said, is it really necessary to only buy foods produced by companies who support our favorite political party? I’m not totally sure. Keep reading »

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg Talks Hobby Lobby Decisions With Katie Couric

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"They Have No Constitutional Right To Foist That Belief"

Recently Notorious R.B.G. — I’m mean, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg — was interviewed by Katie Couric for Yahoo and she’s got a lot to say about last month’s decision in favor of Hobby Lobby. Keep reading »

All The Single Ladies (Are Getting Politicians Excited)!

"Cold Beer And Titties"
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This is what teen boys in Texas campaigned for at a civics conference. Read More »
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I don’t have much money to donate, so I assume politicians don’t care about me personally. But I guess I forgot about various “voting blocs” and how I’m probably listed on a sheet somewhere as “female,” “middle-class” and maybe “shrieking feminist harpy.” Even though — obviously — all Latinos or veterans or parents don’t vote the same way, politicians and their henchmen know they can reach these groups by appealing to issues that are important to them. And according to The New York Times, the voting bloc du jour, the one that could make a difference in the 2014 midterm elections, are single women. Keep reading »

“Cold Beer And Titties”: Sexism At A Texas Boys Civics Conference

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I guess the good ol’ boys of Texas get started early.

The progressive Texas politics blog Burnt Orange Report reported on Friday that nearly 1,000 high school-aged boys gathered in early June for the annual, nonpartisan Boys State conference, where they learn firsthand about politics. The students are split into two fake parties, the Federalist Party and the Nationalist Party, and are meant to learn basic civics lessons such as how to run for office and pass legislation. Another conference for young women in Texas, called Girls State, is held separately. Sounds as wholesome and American as apple pie, yes? Keep reading »

George Clooney Just Might Actually Run For Senate

  • Just as Amelia predicted, rumor has it, George Clooney eventually wants to become a United States senator, and may have his sights set on winning the California governor’s office in the meantime. According to US Weekly, he’s close with President Obama, and his romance with Amal Alamuddin is “strategic.” [I knew it! I KNEEEWWWWW ITTTTT. -- Amelia] [Celebitchy]
  • Amy Adams gave up her first-class seat to an American soldier on a flight from Detroit to Los Angeles today. Way to be a role model, Amy! [Today]
  • Thirty things you can expect in your 30s. [Dear Wendy]
  • Match.com is teaming up with Mensa to give certified geniuses on the site special “badges” to add to their profiles so they can find and mate with other geniuses. Pretentious much? [The Wire] Keep reading »
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