In the case of fetuses and rich people, Republicans insist on the sanctity of life. But in the case of destitute people, infants who imprudently choose working-poor parents and struggling young adults the GOP says there's nothing sacred about their lives.
The ghost of Sarah Palin continues to loom over Romney's VP decision. Only two days ago, Dick Cheney, John McCain and La Palin herself engaged in a mud-slinging ménage a trois over whether or not Palin was up to the task of riding shotgun on the Republican ticket four years ago.
There is, however, no question that Perry has been punched in the nose by his own party. His endorsed candidate was soundly rejected by a ten percent margin with more than a million voters turning out in July Texas heat.
If polling trends are accurate, Tea Party crush Ted Cruz, who thinks there is a conspiracy to rid America of its golf courses, is about to toss over Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in a GOP U.S. Senate runoff election.
I've heard that Ohio Senator Rob Portman has gone through "the complete vetting process," indicating that Portman is among the finalists for Romney's VP selection.
This has been a heady week for Democrats. We're used to flinching when Republicans walk by us in the lunchroom. We're used to negotiating the terms of our own beating and calling it a success.
The reality is that people can't live without insurance. Our leaders must look their constituents in the eye and explain why they could possibly refuse the federal government's generous offer to foot the bill for Medicaid expansion for the first few years.
After all the Republicans have done to coarsen the political rhetoric, they have little or no credibility to complain about negative campaign attacks now. The Republican attack machine has come back to haunt itself.
Don't pay any attention to the votes and rhetoric coming out of Washington. Health care reform can turn out to be very profitable indeed for some of the GOP's biggest benefactors -- the giant insurance companies.
By refusing to expand Medicaid and establish a health insurance exchange as called for in the Affordable Care Act, Texas Governor Rick Perry is taking a position that harms millions of people -- people he is responsible for helping.
The Romney campaign raises profound questions for voters and the media. Voters do not like or trust Mitt Romney.
Eric Holder, Attorney General of the U.S., and the Department of Justice have vowed to fight for the right to vote by oppposing the Texas Voter ID laws, as well as the restrictive voting laws passed in Florida and other states.
Republicans don't want government involved in health care. Their plan is to give free rein to health insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, and medical providers to charge you the highest prices the market will bear.
Every family has a different it's-ok-for-us/alert C.P.S. threshold. So here's the parental Katy Perry breakdown for the parts of Part of Me that "felt so wrong and felt so right.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is turning the state's health care system into the equivalent of a deadly carnival dunking booth. Taxpayers will be forced to buy mandatory tickets to guarantee that some of their neighbors drown.
Chris Christie of New Jersey set a new standard for ridiculousness yesterday when he explained that he was on the fence about whether to expand Medicaid under Obamacare but that his advisers were still considering "the most efficient way to do it from a cost perspective."