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Leave Afghanistan to the warlords

I doubt there’s anything President Obama can say tonight to convince me we should be sending 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan. We went into Afghanistan to get Bin Laden. We […]

Scratch Huckabee for 2012

I don’t care for unctuous preacher men. Never have. Sad thing is, they all come across that way to me. Like used care salesmen trying to smile and insinuate their […]

Health care reform: for men only

First came the Stupak Amendment.  Now come the new mammogram recommendations. Suddenly I’m feeling like the goal here is doing away with health care for women, period. Women do cost […]

Stupak: canary in the coal mine

On the Chris Matthews Show this morning,the panelists seemed to think the Stupak Amendment is not a big deal because a relatively small number of women have abortions every year […]

Late amendment strips abortion coverage

The Stupak-Pitts Amendment, an eleventh-hour addition to the health care reform bill passed yesterday by the U.S. House, prevents any plans in the proposed health insurance exchange from receiving federal […]

Obama fiddles, Afghanistan burns

Okay, what’s the delay with Obama’s decision about troops in Afghanistan? He’s been getting his Afghani ducks in a row for months. I’m all for careful consideration, a gathering of […]