Saturday, May 28, 2011

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Friday, May 27, 2011

Labor Unions: Myths and Facts

The republithugs blame labor unions for every problem we face. It’s just another pathetic stunt to divide, conquer, and destroy the American middle class. Labor unions benefit every working person in America, whether they belong to a union or not.

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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Help Local Girls: On the Spot Tonight!

Scarf down cookies and beer to help local girls!

Via On the Spot:

On the Spot Round 3!

Looking to gorge yourself on cookies and other baked treats while donating menstrual supplies to girls in need around the Pittsburgh region? You’re in luck, On the Spot will be hosting another party to gather donations to supply girls with the menstrual supplies they need.

When: Tuesday May 24th, 6pm – 9pm

Where: Hough’s in Greenfield (563 Greenfield Avenue)

Costs: $10 or $5 and a package of pads or tampons (pads preferred)

All the stuff you love will be back: raffle prizes, a 50/50, a DJ, and of course: multiple cookie tables!

Facebook page here.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Welfare in America: Myths and Facts

Everything you think you know about welfare is wrong.

We can debate whether to provide welfare benefits at all, but we must open that discussion with the truth, not with rumors or lies or distortions. Some even want to punish anyone who dares to ask for help. Why are so many people so proud of being so mean?

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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Blog for Equality Day 2011

Today is Blog for Equality Day 2011 in Pittsburgh. We are responding to a measure introduced by State Representative Darryl Metcalfe to amend the PA Constitution to restrict the definition of marriage.

All bloggers and social media users are invited to participate. A post, Facebook note or even a tweet on the subject will help raise awareness and educate people on how drastic this amendment is.

To participate, write away and send a link to me via email, Twitter @Pghlesbian24, Facebook or some other shout out.

This promises to be a long, ugly battle and includes other conservative agenda issues so please help galvanize the troops.

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Unemployment Compensation: Myths and Facts

The GOP is still setting Americans against each other by lying about unemployment benefits and unemployed people. Don’t fall for it. Here’s the truth. Tell your legislators to support working families who pay taxes, not the corporations that don’t.

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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Rally for a Responsible Budget Was a Huge Success

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Completely Missed the Point

Nearly 7,000 Pennsylvanians from throughout the state and dozens of groups rallied in Harrisburg with a single message. We demand a responsible budget. All corporations must pay taxes. We lobbied our legislators. Now we all must keep up the pressure.

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