Morning Maddow: Aspirin ain’t just for headaches (but what about hypocrisy?)

Yep — a picture indeed says a thousand words.  With GOP culture-warriors going all-in against contraception (apart from Bayer Aspirin — am I right, ‘gals’?) one is again struck by just how far beyond the contemporary 21st century mainstream the former Party of Lincoln has defiantly...

Morning Maddow: Contraception, Culture Wars, and the Utter Hypocrisy of Republicans (Redux)

Waitaminute — y’mean the GOP was FOR Obama’s suddenly controversial contraception legislation before they were against it? Oh, please — epic flip-flops are a longtime Republican trademark. Everyone’s favourite living argument for birth control has the 411. Watch it: Visit...

Regressive U.S. Birth Control Battle: “Your health care benefits shouldn’t depend on who your boss is.”

And speaking of vindictive Republican absurdity (h/t): [Yesterday] morning, House Speaker John Boehner vowed in a House floor speech to overturn the provision in thePatient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) that would require faith-affiliated hospitals and universities to include birth-control...

About That Family Planning Provision

First, it’s not dead: Women’s health advocates were dismayed this week to see the removal of family-planning aid from Congress’ economic recovery bill after a push by Republicans to politicize a generally cut-and-dry issue of Medicaid waivers. (Time has some good background here.) But the...

DNC ‘08 Tweet Watch: Baiting Bill Donohue Edition

Trojan, the condom manufacturer, has set up shop near the press mags. They’re handing out condoms. – Marc...

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