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Voting, mom and apple pie

It is one week until Washington’s presidential primary election day. Five days from now, Sunday, March 8th, is International Women’s Day. Since 1987, first Congress then presidents have designated March as Women’s History Month.

Besides apple pie, what is more American than voting? Who is more loved than mom? Ain’t it great that women won the right to vote 100 years ago this August, when the 19th Amendment was adopted?

Who could be against mom? Or voting? One hundred years ago a lot of people were. Call them the usual suspects, the established order, the ruling class, the fearful and those aga...


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