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
Robert Reich, by way of MoveOn.org. – Read the full article
I was impressed by President Obama’s State of the Union Address, SOTU, a report of generally good news. Granted, the economy and the country have room for improvement. He outlined a big step forward in the next two years. Ironically, and I really hate this about Democrats; the President is bold and more outspoken after the crushing 2014 midterm results….WHY, why do progressives play this 4th quarter, ‘Johnny comes TOUGH’ after an election or loss?! – Read the full article
It’s tax time folks, the most festive season next to Christmas for Conservatives; a time for them to revel in smearing those less fortunate, while ignoring the obscene tax breaks given to Corporate America, and failed presidential candidates.
This year, before Conservatives call out the dogs to perpetuate their “47% of Americans don’t pay taxes” rallying cry, and get the lemmings hatin’ on Grandma, our disabled veterans, and the poor, let’s put some facts out there. – Read the full article
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
Henry Blodget is the CEO of Business Insider, a site that has over 25 million visitors a month. Simply put, Blodget’s resume as a financial analyst, and success in the world of business is impressive.
Blodget has written a column for Business Insider that succinctly defines who is and who is not responsible for job creation in the American economy. – Read the full article
For Democrats, a Tax-the-Rich Road to Victory (via LA Progressive)
As we enter into yet another round of budget discussions, the Democratic Party is confronted with an opportunity – and a challenge. There’s an opportunity to shift the budget debate to an area where they hold the high ground. – Read the full article
In the middle of the grand, Republican government shutdown, which is only the first part of the teabaggers’ broken government wet-dream, with hundreds of thousands of federal workers sitting home without a paycheck and government services suspended, and when an overwhelming majority of Americans (70%), and many Congressional Republicans, disapprove of the Republican Party’s handling of the shutdown, the politically tone-deaf Mittens has finally received approval for his Ritchie-Rich, megabucks-mansion and the ultimate, rich-man’s accessory – the $55,000 car elevator. – Read the full article
Organizing for Action is reporting today that conservative groups have spent more than $400 million spreading propaganda on Obamacare (the Affordable Care Act) in an effort to scare that sh*t out of Americans, including the 30 million Americans who don’t have health insurance. – Read the full article
When the farm bill was defeated in the House of Reprehensibles recently, Republicans were quick to blame Democrats, while Democrats just pointed and laughed at the complete joke that is Republican house “leadership”.
Democrats should proudly acknowledge their role in defeating the farm bill. – Read the full article