Abortion & Reproductive Rights
♀ I thought I saw all the Planned Parenthood sting footage. Turns out the tapes were edited.
♀ Even If You Haven’t Had an Abortion, You Owe Planned Parenthood
♀ Abortion foes find new ways to get details about patients, doctors
♀ Ben Carson employs Cylon logic against women
♀ Ohio Bill Would Ban Abortion Due to Down Syndrome Diagnosis
♀ Conservatives target bust of Planned Parenthood founder – I was surprised that conservatives could be this petty and mean-spirited. – Read the full article
I received my usual Republican Representative’s email a couple of days ago; one has to subscribe to the opposition’s propaganda, for the humor if nothing else.
Tennessee Rep. Diane Black’s most recent “update” is titled, “Does This Seem Fair to You?”, a condemnation of IRS employees with delinquent tax bills. – Read the full article
Joy Lofthouse via yle.fi/
♀92-year-old World War Two veteran flies Spitfire again – Joy Lofthouse was a member of the Air Transport Auxiliary during WWII, ferrying aircraft between units. To celebrate the 70th anniversary of VE day, she gets behind the joystick of a Spitfire one more time. – Read the full article
♀ ‘ISIS Hit List’ Targeting Law Enforcement Actually Made By Right-Wing Christians (SCREENSHOTS) – Your not going to freak out our followers unless your way more threatening. Here, let us help you.
Abortion & Reproductive Rights
♀ There Are No Abortion Cakes
♀ Senate Passes Compromise Bill Increasing Federal Funding for Abstinence-Only Sex Education – When exactly did our government make the decision that the best method to deal with any problem is the one that won’t work? – Read the full article
In addition to being unapologetic warmongers, Republicans are literally incapable of giving President Obama credit for anything, and the proposed deal with Iran regarding their nuclear program is no different. After 47 Republicans tried to tank the deal by what many regard as a traitorous act, it seems the President has succeeded anyway; not with support from Congressional Republicans, but in spite of them. – Read the full article
It seems Senator Tom Cotton (R) – AR is an even bigger idiot than we thought. As if he and his dopey pals contacting Iranian leaders and talking to them like they’re fools wasn’t enough, his explanation of why Iran must be stopped takes the cake. – Read the full article
Sen. Lindsey Graham, or, as he may soon be known, El Dictador.
♀ Lindsey Graham: as president I would deploy the military against Congress – Graham is proposing that his first act as president would be to use the military to force the legislative branch to pass his agenda. – Read the full article
Congress might be poised to kowtow to corporate offshore blackmailers again, according to Reuters News Service:
Democrat Barbara Boxer of California and Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky called for allowing businesses to pay 6.5 percent corporate income tax on foreign profits brought into the country from overseas, instead of the current 35 percent rate, which they largely avoid. – Read the full article
You might recall that John Boehner and Mitch McConnell, fresh off of their midterm successes, wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal where they declared:
Looking ahead to the next Congress, we will honor the voters’ trust by focusing, first, on jobs and the economy. – Read the full article
In a recent Wall Street Journal article* Peggy Noonan, another Republican operative posing as a journalist writes:
After forgetting to be gracious to the victors of the 2014 election, or even to note there’d been a significant election, he referred to his relations with Congress. – Read the full article
Jamie Dimon Thinks Banks Have Too Many Regulators to Deal With
In a conference call with reporters last week, JPMorgan CEO, Jamie Dimon, complained that there are too many regulators watching the big banks:
“In the old days, you dealt with one regulator when you had an issue, maybe two. – Read the full article