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It's being reported that DCCC Chair Chris Van Hollen is urging Bart Stupak to drop his statehouse dream,
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 40 comments on Thu Jan 14, 2010 at 12:11 PM PST with 34 Recommends
Great news from the White House, which plans to fight right wing obstructionism by reappointing several blocked nominees, once the Senate returns to session, later this month. The Huffington Post'...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 246 comments on Fri Jan 08, 2010 at 12:44 PM PST with 447 Recommends
Fresh off successfully making the Democratic Party responsible for reversing the Overton Window on reproductive choice, ostensible Democrat Ben Nelson has helped kill President Obama's nomination of ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 321 comments on Sun Dec 27, 2009 at 07:18 AM PST with 266 Recommends
The depravity of the health care debate can be distilled to the final capitulation: giving away reproductive rights, just so we can get a bill.
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 457 comments on Sat Dec 19, 2009 at 11:15 AM PST with 386 Recommends
We wanted single payer, but were told we couldn't get it, so we may as well not try. We wanted a hybrid European-style system, but were told we couldn't get it, so we may as well not try.
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 275 comments on Tue Dec 15, 2009 at 10:37 AM PST with 287 Recommends
I thought I'd be prouder today. I've worked hard to get the healthcare bill passed(others have worked harder, and I salute them, but I've done my bit) and I'd love to feel great about the historic ...
by chicating
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Nov 09, 2009 at 02:45 PM PST with 1 Recommend
There is a diary currently sitting on the rec list -- and rightfully ...
by wiscmass
Comment Count 111 comments on Thu Oct 08, 2009 at 03:49 PM PDT with 68 Recommends
One of the more strident arguments against health care reform is that federal funds will be used to pay for abortions. This is factually wrong, but even if it were true, as an argument against ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Sep 01, 2009 at 04:24 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
( crossposted at Amplify ) Last Friday, 2012 Presidential ...
by Amplify Your Voice
Comment Count 32 comments on Mon Jun 08, 2009 at 03:21 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Whatever their ideology, whether they are state-run, state-sanctioned or stateless actors, terrorists operate with one chief objective – instilling so much fear with their bloody attacks that ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 137 comments on Tue Jun 09, 2009 at 07:40 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
By Lindsay Beyerstein, TMC Mediawire Blogger Dr. George Tiller, one of the few physicians in the country who performed second and third trimester abortions, was fatally shot in ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Jun 03, 2009 at 09:16 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
The justification for killing an abortion provider is that you're trying to prevent abortions. You know, the old, "If only someone had killed Hitler..." rationale. But here's the thing: If that ...
by ChristieKeith
Comment Count 46 comments on Sun May 31, 2009 at 03:15 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
On April 23rd, 2009 for the first time in UK history an advertisement for the morning-after pill premiered on tv. Unlike the US, prescription drug adverts are prohibited in the UK. The advertisement ...
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 26 comments on Sat May 02, 2009 at 04:49 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
This was a remarkable year. A year that was peopled by thousands. A year that found me: In countless county and neighborhood fairs; In Capitol Hill offices and parties; At high school ...
by Dennis Shulman
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Nov 29, 2008 at 09:12 PM PST with 102 Recommends
This idea was passed on to me by a colleague, so I can't claim to have been the originator of it, but it's a great idea. It's clear that Sarah Palin, despite her status as a "vagina-American" (to ...
by ChuyHChrist
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Sep 23, 2008 at 06:03 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
It was a sight to behold: Sarah Palin, after her triumphant debut, parading her young brood on the stage of the Xcel Center, John McCain striding like grandpa among them. I admire their courage, ...
by ninshubur
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2008 at 11:16 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
My concern is that many women probably think they can find the “complete, accurate information and compassionate peer-counseling” that A Woman&...
by Alicia J
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Jul 30, 2008 at 06:01 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
This summer for a while I tried to post action alerts about measures that could help to reduce abortion, measures that prolife and prochoice people alike could both support in good conscience....
by marysia
Comment Count 111 comments on Tue Nov 13, 2007 at 01:21 PM PST with 1 Recommend