3/8-10 News Roundup and Open Thread The Progressive Wing Posted on March 8, 2023 by BennyMarch 10, 2023 Join us after the jump for news snippets, commentary, videos and other progressive actions.
Legislation aims to deter book bans at public libraries by withholding grants (state of iL)
source: chicago tribune
In very conservative down state counties, they won’t care about losing grants. They want to win the culture war.
Well, these FRight fruitloops forget one fact: if you forbid something, be it a book or whatever, to a kid, he/she is going to want it. The ‘forbidden fruit’ syndrome.
That teen till around 30 crowd love to do the opposite of what “the man” says not to 🙂 Now there are these things called the internet and other platforms they can go to.
‘Denied dignified treatment as equal human beings’: 5 sue over Texas abortion ban
All in with Chris Hayes had one of the women and her lawyer on to discuss the lawsuit. Her experience with a pregnancy that needed to be terminated and could not because of anti-women healthcare laws put her life in danger; it was horrific. When the video can be embedded, I’ll find it later, or if someone else does, please post it. It’s worth viewing.
Here’s the video. From Chris Hayes
Just watched it. Thanks, @la58. Do these FRight yahoos have any idea just how dangerous sepsis is??? 💩🤬🤬
No, they don’t. MF’s.
And they dont care as long as their ideals are maintained for the religious fascist wing of the base
You go, Bernie!!✊✊✊
times $27.00 of course
T and R x 2, Ms. Benny!! ☮️🙂👍
I hope we do Ms. Benny’s Bar and TGIF tunes tonight. 🙂
Fired UPS driver awarded $5.45 million in whistleblower retaliation suit
HELP Committee hearing.
How about writing: refuses to be insulted by…? Lot more powerful.
Democratic senators, led by Elizabeth Warren, are demanding answers from Walgreens on abortion pills.
Doesnt Walgreens have overpaid craprate lawyers to handle these idiots? Afterall its interfereing with profits -the free market..and so on.
It’s already policy down here. 🙁
Female Power Rocker! This is when Jett was inducted into the R&R Hall of Fame a few years ago.
Another power rocker who is up for the R&R Hall of Fame this year. Joining her in this performance are The Chicks.
I can relate a bit to this tune.
Another power rocker! Had the privilege of seeing her live last fall.
Figured I’d add this 80s anthem/gem. 🙂
You rock, Ms. Benny!!
🙂 !! (And how!)
Haven’t heard this song since I saw Bonnie in 2016.
Who says white girls can’t boogie/rock?? 🙂
Needless to say, I love the tunes!! Talk about women power in rock, this lady was a trailblazer in punk rock. 🙂
They’re trying to get recreational pot back on the ballot down here in spite of the Tallahassee Goon Squad. Not holding my breath tho. 🙁
I have a feeling Biden won’t do anything, but we’ll see.
I doubt he will either….