"The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it comes stronger than their democratic state itself. That in its essence, is fascism - ownership of government by an individual, by a group." - FDR
Georgia State Senators walk out in protest as Republican majority passes new restrictions on access to birth control. All female Democratic State Senators including Freddie Powell Sims, Valencia Seay, Donzella James, Horacena Tate, Gail Davenport, Gloria Butler, Nan Orrock and others walked out as voting took place to protest a set of harsh, new religiously-motivated restrictions on birth control and abortion.
Quote from Shirley Chrisholm, who in 1968 became the first African American woman elected to the United States Congress. Chrisholm represented New York's 12th Congressional District for seven terms from 1969 to 1983. In 1972, she became the first black candidate for a major party's nomination for President of the United States, and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination. #wordsofwisdom #shirleychrisholm
SAGE FROM SOUTH CENTRAL, Larry Elder, says Eric Holder is a More dangerous race hustler than Rev. Al & he ridicules Eric Holder's NJ Turnpike story. The long-believed claim of “racism” on that highway has been investigated – and debunked. Twice... by the DOJ, but the truth didn't fit their script so they didn't want to publish it!
PRISONLAND: USA RANKS TOPS IN WORLD; MORE PRISON ROOMS THAN COLLEGE ROOMS? :-( IN CALIFORNIA MORE PRISONS THAN LIBRARIES? :'(:-$ http://www.addictinginfo.org/2015/01/23/prison-population-larger-than-college-housing/ When it comes to combating crime (instead of packing the prisons like GOP states do), Democratic states having been cutting incarceration rates AND crime rates. The top 10 states for the most dramatic incarceration and crime reduction (in terms of a correlation to each other)…