Morning Maddow: Komen, Planned Parenthood, and the Right’s “Vendetta Against Women’s Health”

With AMBASSADOOORRRR (and Bush Pioneer ) Nancy G. Brinker doing her damndest to seal the role as the Baghdad Bob of big money non-profs and increasingly ridiculous examples of Susan G. Komen for the Cure hypocrisy coming to light, you just knew that Rachel would have to be breaking her uncharacteristic...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Update: Crisis Management Crunch Time

Shorter straight-talkin’ Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure: Silly geese — Susan G. Komen for the Cure just had to throw (poor, largely non-white, disposable) women under our new, shiny, pink (pro-life) bus in order to save them! Co-sign w/ Jamison Foser:...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure to Planned Parenthood (and Poor Women): ‘Drop Dead’

Ok, I WAS going to post a Maddow clip relating to Mittens’ overwhelming, inevitable victory in Florida. But come on — you already know the Sunshine State score: Big money, kosher food, negative ads, moon colonies. This is WAY more important:  the Susan G. Komen For The Cure Foundation, one of...

Newt Gingrich: Same-Sex Marriage a “‘Perfect Example of What I Mean by the Rise of Paganism'”

You have to give Newt (dubious) credit: he’s definitely not afraid to embrace his hypocrisy with a bearhug and a big, fat shit-eating grin: It’s pretty simple: marriage is between a man and a woman. This is a historic doctrine driven deep into the Bible, both in the Old Testament and in the New...

#OccupyVancouver

I spent the afternoon yesterday downtown Vancouver taking in the 5,000+ strong #OccupyVancouver protests, a part of the #ows Global Day of Action. Below are a few of the photos I captured. Follow me on Twitter...

Trampling on the First Amendment

This may not technically be unconstitutional, since it’s a state government that’s endorsing a particular religion not Congress or the federal government, but it’s certainly totally antithetical to the spirit of religious freedom, and to the Founders’ intent and determination to keep...

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