In the first five months of 2012, the anti-choice House leadership has lined up no fewer than five separate bills with anti-choice provisions for floor action. It's amazing they can keep a straight face when they say there's no War on Women.
Trent Franks might be, just on a straight standardized test level, the stupidest person in Congress. I'm not talking about his politics. I'm talking about basic problem solving and sounding out big words.
There are earmarks and... then there are earmarks. Not every earmark goes to line the pockets of corrupt congressional earmarkers and their cronies the way characters like Duke Cunningham, Don and Bill Young (R-AK & FL), Jerry Lewis (R-CA), and Ken Calvert (R-CA) have worked it.
If you've built an entire political career on not understanding the difference between a citizen and a fertilized egg, does that apply to mothers and their unborn children in Afghanistan? If not, why not?