Obligatory Karen Handel Komen Resignation Post

Shorter: Fuck you, fuck you, yr kewl, fuck YOU. *drops mic, walks off stage* Yep. Straight from the Komen Foundation boardroom to a ¬†cushy future Fox News contract. C’mon, you know it’s gonna happen — the defiant, almost Nixonian delusion and naked martyr-posing is catnip for savvy...

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:...

US Health Care Reform: Made in…Afghanistan?

Stephen M. Walt, commenting on Obama’s recent AfPak escalation and the incongruity of domestic spending initatives vs expensive foreign military endeavours on the part of the US: As I’ve said before, Americans have come to believe that spending government revenues on U.S. citizens here at home...

Victory Puts Health Reform One Step Closer

In the words of President Obama (as contained in the fund raising email that hit my inbox a scant 1 hour and 24 minutes after the event), “This evening, at 11:15 p.m., the House of Representatives voted to pass their health insurance reform bill. Despite countless attempts over nearly a century, no...

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