After years of asserting, "It was we the people, not we the white male citizens," suffragists won their long, un-genteel fight 100 years ago today when Congress passed the 19th Amendment giving (white) women the vote. Amidst a renewed war on women - "Same shit, different century" - we celebrate the steadfast firebrands once reviled as "monstrosities of nature" who kept fighting. Sojourner Truth: "You may hiss as much as you please, but women will get their rights."
"Maybe it's just me, but if you're going to call yourself a progressive who stands up for the little guy you might want to start calling a right wing coup that's resulted in the curbing of democratic freedoms and onslaught of violence... well, a right wing coup."
"Donald Trump has been credibly accused of sexual harassment and sexual abuse...
"There's clearly anxiety from parts of the Democratic Party establishment and...
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