Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan claim they want to help ease the burden on middle class Americans. Yet they both support out-of-touch policies that would harm women's health and economic well-being. It's something to keep in mind when Paul Ryan takes the stage tonight.
Do I want to live in a welfare state? Of course not. But I do want government to take care of the young, the poor, and the sick. I think that's a better use of my tax money than nation building across the world.
I know that there was a lot of fuss over the failure of the Republicans to have any female witnesses on the issue of contraception for women. But I would have had no problem with the panel, if only they had been asked the right questions.
Republican people are very passionate about non-Republican people's babies. They are all for individual liberty, except when it comes to producing individuals. Which, ironically, they think should be done liberally.