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Radical Feminists, Angry Indians and Illegal Mexicans

June 20, 2016

by Sallie Bingham

It seems that a certain tourist from Pennsylvania was offended by what he viewed here in Northern New Mexico as people whose appearance, background, ethnicity and political opinions are unacceptable to him. He wrote a letter to the editor to our state’s two largest newspapers, denouncing these people and warning that they are injuring the tourist industry.

He blamed quite a large group, both here in Santa Fe, in the country as a whole (where Hispanics now make up the largest minority), and in the world.

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Gun Control; The United State of Women; Millennial Dads

June 17, 2016

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss gun control and how it will affect the presidential race, feminist Obama during the White House Summit on Women and Girls, and how millennial dads are playing a bigger role in parenting than generations before.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD), IWF Exec. Director Sabrina Schaeffer, Conservative Commentator Rina Shah Bharara, and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC).

Click read more to see what they had to say!

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June 16, 2016

by Sallie Bingham

Cache—a collection of similar things, hidden, as an arms cache. We don’t need to know anything more about an arms cache today. There’s another kind of cache, as I discovered on my hike yesterday morning: a waterproof box with a glass top, placed on a picnic table at the bottom of the trail.

It holds an assortment of objects picked up on the trail: a yellow rubber duck, pencils, bits of metal—and now the bright pink earplug I added. Next to the cache, a nice little leather notebook invited the scrawls of hikers, celebrating the trail, friends, dogs, under the caption “rite something.”

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Millennial Voices
United State of Women: The Summit

June 15, 2016 Rio Lacanlale, London Mackall, and Marj Baker

Our To The Contrary summer interns took on the first ever United State of Women Summit on June 14, 2016 in Washington D.C. With three very different backgrounds, these women, alongside nearly 5,000 other women (and men), soaked in how to make a powerful difference.

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Mother’s Sons

June 14, 2016

by Sallie Bingham

The men who died at Pulse in Orlando early Sunday morning were all mothers’ sons.

So was the man who murdered them because his father was upset by seeing two men kiss.

Was his mother upset?

We don’t know. We will probably never know.

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About the Host - Bonnie Erbé

To The Contrary Host: Bonnie Erbé

Bonnie Erbé is a nonpartisan, award-winning American journalist and television host based in the Washington, D.C. area who has ...

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