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Why Terrorism Won't Stop Me From Traveling
Digital Storyteller & Travel Blogger at TheBlogAbroad.com // I...
We're Not Single-issue Voters, We're Real-world Voters
Executive Vice President, Planned Parenthood Action Fund and P...
"Women's health" is not an abstract concept created in a conference room in D.C. It's a reality for women in their daily lives. After the campaigns have shut down, women voters go back to just being women, hoping to get to make decisions about their own health care without politicians interfering.
Of Sugar Coats and Straight Jackets
Writer, producer and performer; vice president, ACLU of Massac...
Of course, words and images can undergo changes in meanings. What used to be acceptable can slip into disreputable. Suddenly, for example, sacrifice and compromise become dirty words. It would be nice if we could rise above such fears, control our hackles, keep our economy afloat.
Why What 'Clicks' for Women Isn't Always Good for Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley
Speakers; Coauthors, "Undecided: How To Ditch The Endless Ques...
How many women are left with the false impression this junk "news" sells -- that feminism is about making women unwomanly and pitting them against men, or having a right to bare arms while delivering the 5:00 news -- as opposed to the stuff that is real?
Spinning Hochul's Special Election Win
Political writer and blogger at ChrisWeigant.com
It's hard to deny that Democrats are feeling good about yesterday's election victory up in Buffalo. There's a certain wind-in-our-sails feeling about the whole strategy of hammering Republicans on the Ryan plan to voucherize Medicare.
Protect the House! Don't Let GOP Bullying Win!
Don C. Reed
Sponsor, California’s Roman Reed Spinal Cord Injury Research A...
Normal free speech rights can be dangerous for Democrats. But if you are a Republican disrupting a Town Hall meeting held by a Democrat, then shouting/screaming is expected behavior.
The Coming Policy Debate Even Uglier Than Heath Care
Founder, Winston Eco-Strategies; Author, "The Big Pivot" and c...
One of the dirtiest political fights in memory is over (sort of). But if you think the health care debate got rough, wait until President Obama and Congress turn to energy and climate.
Senior Citizens Group Pledges To "Re-Evaluate" Its Scare Mailer
Senior Citizens League Mailer The Holy Grail Of Elderly Scare Tactics
Poll: Majority Dismiss Right Wing Healthcare Attacks As "Scare Tactics"
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Fearing Government Involvement in Health Care
Writer, pundit, analyst and kibitzer. For more about me, visit...
Before we collectively start quaking in fear of a government takeover of health care it might make sense to slow down and consider that a fair amount of our health care system already has strong government involvement.
It's Time to Pull the Plug, But Not on Grandma!
Building contractor and Community Activist
The founding fathers must be rolling over in their graves as they listen to what has become of their dream of free speech.
How to Fight Healthcare Fearmongers and Demagogues
Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy, University of Califor...
Obama's health care problem is that the legislation is still in the works. It's always easier to stir up fear and anger against something that's amorphous than it is to stir up enthusiasm for it.
Ten Telltale Signs of Republican Disease
Berkeley writer, retired Silicon Valley executive
New Daily Kos poll: 58% of Republicans believe Obama isn't a US citizen or aren't sure. Out here, we don't know many Republicans, so it's hard for us to understand how they can be that stupid.
Marriage Wars: The Real Fight is Over Moral Superiority
Author, 'Singled Out'
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Dow?
Present Keiser Report on RT
That's right, Americans are mad as hell and they aren't going to take it anymore.
A Delegate Balance
Jayne Lyn Stahl
Poet, Essayist, Playwright, Screenwriter
It's even more important now to consider that George W. Bush isn't just McCain's paradigm for so-called "national security"; he also provides a template for abuse of power.
Are You a Homegrown Terrorist?
John W. Whitehead
Attorney, President of The Rutherford Institute, and author of...
By Congress failing to define what an "extremist belief" is, what would constitute "ideologically based violence" or the use of "force," it could mean anyone who expresses a belief contrary to that held by the White House.
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