The reason the photograph above is apt in this conversation is that it’s critical to remember where America’s image was around the world when Hillary Clinton took on the job as Obama’s chief diplomat. The Administration known for Abu Ghraib torture, black sites, and Guantanamo Bay, not to mention allowing Osama bin Laden to become ensconced inside Pakistan, had scuttled a century of American prestige, after promising that “honor and dignity” would be restored to the White House. That the Bush-Cheney administration didn’t pay for two wars, leaving a mess for the Obama administration domestically added to the job of the new Obama administration, which directly impacted the money they had to spend to restore America’s reputation.
No country can survive in peace, prosper financially, and build a society if women are not valued and made part of the solution. This has been proven conclusively and given prominence in American foreign policy during the brief four years of Hillary Clinton’s tenure at State.
No one ever talks about the technological jet engine Secretary Clinton installed inside the State Department, which the Bush administration never addressed in the first decade of the 21st century.
That’s just for starters… (read on)
On this Equal Pay Day, on “Fox and Friends” Laura Ingraham made an incredible statement. She said that women making 77% of what men make does not take into account “the number of months or years continuously worked.” That is an indirect reference to the time women take off to have children, then coming back into the work force, which puts them at a disadvantage to males doing their same job. Ingraham is openly suggesting that women who choose to be mothers and then work afterward don’t deserve to be paid equal, because they chose to leave their job to have a child.
President Obama: “The debate over repealing this law is over,” by Taylor Marsh
"There still aren’t any death panels." - President Obama
A selfie with Red Sox star David Ortiz, and Obamacare breaking 7 million.
It’s been a very good day at the White House.
Yes, the leader of the Red State Women PAC, who is working to defeat Wendy Davis (and likely will), actually said that.
[GIF featured by DailyDot, via Ben Rosen]
The Huffington Post splash pictured above is something that cannot be denied, no matter how many snafus and glitches Obamacare has had. No public policy of great importance is created without a difficult birth.