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Mike Pence has an unlikely ally today: a socially-liberal feminist (me) defends Mike Pence’s policy not to eat dinner alone with a woman other than his wife.
A petition for a writ of mandamus seeking to nullify the results of the 2016 U.S. Presidential election sits on the SCOTUS docket. The main argument for the writ is that, per Article IV § 4 of the U.S. Constitution, it is the job of the federal government to keep U.S. territory safe from foreign invasion. The Constitution stipulates, “The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against Invasion.” The petition cites evidence of such an invasion, namely the Russian hacking, and asks that the entire 2016 election be nullified, all the way back to the primaries, on the grounds that cyber-territory in the U.S. was invaded with the intention of altering the results of our Presidential election. The petitioners seek an entirely new election.
Jones was bombarded with racist tweets, but she stood up to the bullies, called them out and returned with her head held high. Then, when her popularity on the very medium on which she had been attacked earned her a trip to the Olympics, those trolls made it their mission to humiliate and violate her in a manner that that would affect her so deeply they would attain “victory.” Their method was hacking her website. No one wins.
Until recently, Steve Moore had been a relatively unknown entertainer living paycheck to paycheck. After years of struggling in Hollywood, his notoriety skyrocketed for a bittersweet reason: he was HIV positive, and he was not afraid to talk about it – or joke about it. HIV was still very much feared and misunderstood in the early 1990s, but the frenzy of panic was beginning to subside. The public was growing curious about the personal side of the AIDS virus and the manner in which it affected people who lived with it every day.
Crisis Point: Former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Trent Lott on Partisan Gridlock in Washington
Former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Trent Lott, two of the most prominent political leaders of our time, joined me on The Authentic Woman with Shannon Fisher to discuss their new book, Crisis Point: Why We Must – and How We Can – Overcome Our Broken Politics in Washington and Across America. The book examines the political polarization that has made governing all but impossible in today’s political climate.