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17. Toxico, there are many of us who are probably
Tue May 3, 2022, 09:33 PM
May 2022

posting today who are doing so in anger, rage... who wish we aren't saying half the words we are saying. We're not normally like this. I know I hate the way I've come across today... but you know what... it's righteous. It's real. It may not be pleasant. I may not like it. Those around me may not like it. They may prefer the grandma who takes care of everything and everyone, instead of this red-eyed, angry hellion on wheels. But this hellion on wheels is gonna be one of many who'll do everything she can to make sure my female progeny have better chances than I did growing up. I worked like hell to make opportunities happen for myself and my daughter and the women around me. I ain't gonna quit now. I'll walk hand in hand with any sister who wants a better world for herself and the women who come after her. I'll even join hands with the men, like my husband, who work twice as hard for those same goals.

In fact, I feel bad for men like him. He listens to me, he feels my pain... the pain of all the women who are crying and screaming since last night. And he feels like he can't even join us in our anger. He feels, because of his color and his gender, he's the picture of the problem when all along he's marched with us for our rights. I feel so lucky to have found him and have had his support in all I've wanted to do all my life, even when it's meant putting aside a dream or two of his.

We have the right and privilege to scream and rage with all we have at this moment. If there's a march of sisters near you, and you are able to join, I pray you... join. Let our numbers be known! Vote this year like it was a presidential year like no other! (like last year!) Let the Repugs know we are NOT going back... not now... not EVER. Let the Talibangelicals know this country was never founded as a Christianist country of any flavor.

HOW DARE THEY???? [View all] ProudMNDemocrat May 2022 OP
We can only hope MiniMe May 2022 #1
Sadly toxicopoulus2 May 2022 #7
55% of white women voters... Claire Oh Nette May 2022 #13
100% toxicopoulus2 May 2022 #24
Toxico, there are many of us who are probably slightlv May 2022 #17
I don't follow why you only quoted wnylib May 2022 #19
I singled out "white" women voters... toxicopoulus2 May 2022 #23
I don't think this will fade that easily. ShazzieB May 2022 #8
That's a negative, ghost rider. paleotn May 2022 #10
What makes you think that? wnylib May 2022 #18
A brilliant speech by Madam VP mcar May 2022 #2
Impassioned and on point! ProudMNDemocrat May 2022 #3
Sorry, Madam Vice President, but you are incorect. These woman-hating scum niyad May 2022 #4
You can say that again! Joinfortmill May 2022 #5
Public speaking is one of her strengths. She can definitely lead on this issue. jalan48 May 2022 #6
Perfect words..... paleotn May 2022 #9
Women are pissed, but BlueSky3 May 2022 #11
They will come on board because they have Pro-Choice Mothers. ProudMNDemocrat May 2022 #12
Hell, yeah, I am. Efilroft Sul May 2022 #14
Do you remember how many men marched along side the pink pussy hatted women? llmart May 2022 #16
After reading some of their posts on these boards, wnylib May 2022 #21
It seems lately that some people were writing Kamala off, RicROC May 2022 #15
Harris was on fire! dlk May 2022 #20
I saw it BradAllison May 2022 #22
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