Category Archives: Ethics

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Good Cop/Bad Cop and Racism

Lead Story ♀ The women of New Horizons’ Pluto flyby Women make up 25 percent of the New Horizons flyby team. Science team leader Fran Bagenal said, “This isn’t remarkable – it’s just how it is.” Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Who’s Behind the Planned Parenthood Sting Video? – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Good Cop/Bad Cop, LGBTQ, Racism

Lead Story 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

Dear Ms. Noonan: Respect is a Two Way Street

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

10 yrs of GOP Cutting NIH Budget, May Have Postponed Ebola Vaccine Cure & Killed Thousands

Again, conservatives’ narrow minded, inhumane policies / greed agenda of austerity has cost lives. Ironically, in the same vein of anti-intelligence, the GOP Congress’ sequester cuts of 2013 exasperated the Ebola human catastrophe by hampering the response by the following agencies —– National Institutes of Health, NIH, to cut its budget by 5 percent, a total of $1.55 billion CDC’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases $13 million budget cut. – Read the full article

Competent, empathetic American Healthcare is a MYTH!

I spent the last decade of my life as my elderly parent’s health advocate, so it was no surprise to me Thomas Eric Duncan was initially sent home. For chronically ill people or the aging, hospital admittance may become revolving doors for patients released prematurely prior to full recovery. – Read the full article

One Down Fall Done, How Many More GOP Governors Will Follow Like Dominoes?

What a historic day for the common wealth of Virginia. Recently, departed from office, former Governor Bob McDonnell (R) – VA and his wife, Maureen, were indicted on multiple counts of corruption…WOW! One potential Presidential GOP prospect deposed with a cascade of convictions by the voters, and potentially,at least THREE conservative governors to go. – Read the full article

Different Kind of Shooting – Domestic Terrorism

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid – (D) NV “Speak softly and carry a big stick” … then cudgel’m til their bloody Harry…with all due respect, Mr. Majority Leader, I think you may have been on too something… At the height of conservative, teabag support for Cliven Bundy’s militant stance against the Bureau of Land Management, BLM, you labeled these fanatics ‘domestic terrorist’. – Read the full article

For Whom the Bridge Tolls? Not for Thee, Anytime Soon

Guess what today is in the state of NJ? The third Tuesday in January following a November gubernatorial election and by state constitution, the NJ Governor-elect is sworn in, this day. Inauguration Day!  A day of celebration for the Christie Administration, the re-election of a staunchly conservative governor by a predominantly democratic electorate, yeah for all, yah right. – Read the full article

Judges Cure For “Affluenza” Killings Will Spread The Disease.

Disease, Disease, Spreading the disease With some help from [Judge Jean Boyd] He’ll bring the world down to its knees. Anthrax: Among The Living.* Much has been made of the decision by Judge Jean Boyd of Texas to allow 16 year old Ethan Couch to escape incarceration after killing 4 people while driving drunk. – Read the full article

Pope Francis Officially Wins Me Over

“Some people continue to defend trickle-down theories which assume that economic growth, encouraged by a free market, will inevitably succeed in bringing about greater justice and inclusiveness in the world. This opinion, which has never been confirmed by the facts, expresses a crude and naïve trust in the goodness of those wielding economic power and in the sacralized workings of the prevailing economic system.” Pope Francis, The Joy of the Gospel, 11/26/2013 In a document described as a roadmap for issues that are likely to define his papacy, Pope Francis took direct aim at the fundamental economic theory of the modern conservative movement. – Read the full article

Plagiarizing Paul: Willfully Obtuse Or Just A 3rd Grade Level Dunderhead?

According to Rand Paul the plagiarism scandal that is eating him alive right now is due to the rest of America not understanding that speeches are not footnoted. But he’s going to take care of that in future speeches. I’m not sure how well the whole sorry if you could not see our invisible spoken footnotes routine works out for others caught lifting other people’s work. – Read the full article

No Shame…

Ethically challenged, Tea-Party lunatic, Michelle Bachman – (R.,MN), and anti-immigrant enthusiast, Steve King – (R.,IA), both violate decency and truth with an exploitative photo opportunity by posing with Veterans at the WWII memorial. These two treacherous liars, whose political dynamic was founded upon shutting down the government, stood before cameras pretending the memorial’s closing was not caused by their votes, pretentiously posing alongside veterans, embracing them as if they saved the day and promptly placed the blame on the President, Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid – (D.,UT) and Democrats. – Read the full article