Tonight, Keith gave a special comment about the ongoing controversy over the Susan B. Komen Foundation’s decision to defund Planned Parenthood for politically expedient reasons. Saying what we are saying, much more eloquently than us, Keith asserts that Karen Handel resigning is not enough. Have a look:
Karen Handel, new Susan B. Komen senior vice president of government relations, recruited by former Bush press secretary Ari Fleischer, and architect of the organization’s strategy to defund Planned Parenthood, resigned in disgrace today. The firestorm of outrage generated by her push to stop funding breast cancer screening for low income women blew up in […]
UPDATED: Komen just announced that they are reversing their decision to cut off funding for Planned Parenthood. Good decision, but now CEO Nancy Brinker should fire Nancy Handel, then resign herself for this political decision. You’ve probably heard by now that breast cancer organization, Susan G. Komen Foundation recently terminated its long time partnership with […]
Republican Texas State Representative Wayne Christian says that cuts to family planning agencies by the Texas legislature are about birth control as well as about abortion. (Above–Wayne Christian on the left with Texas Governor Rick Perry. These men are concerned that Texas women have access to birth control.) Here is what Representative Christian said— “The […]
Republicans want you to believe that Social Security is “broke” and “a fraud.” Nothing could be farther from the truth.
Here is what Texas Governor and Presidential candidate Rick Perry said a few weeks back about New York State deciding to permit gay marriage— “That’s New York, and that’s their business, and that’s fine with me,” However, after being pressed on the issue by his far-right evangelical allies, here is what Governor Perry said on the same topic a […]
I’m already so sick the constant Perry Watch, and it’s only August 2011. We may have to get through MONTHS of this. If you do even a modicum of research, you’ll find an interesting article about “Brain Biases & News” and see that people who are deemed attractive by our shallow US standards generally are considered […]
If Speaker Boehner’s attempt to get his debt ceiling plan passed by the House last night was a referendum on his leadership, the results are in and they are clear–Boehner is not in charge, the inmates are truly running the asylum, and fully intent on running the economy over the cliff. As Ron Beasley at […]