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...

Who’s Really Fighting For You (part II)

Looks like this is going to end up a series as opposed to a single title.  If you’ll remember, the first time I asked the question, “Who’s really fighting for you?” we took a look at the differences between Senator Obama’s tax plan, and Senator John McCain’s tax plan....

Right Woman For The Job

Politicians, sometimes, actually, most the time really, need to be pushed. As I’ve said many times, my appreciation of Obama’s healthcare plan has always been one out of political awareness as opposed to ideology.  Being the typical liberal that I am, I want single payer health care.  I want it...

Mandates And Crises

It is quickly sinking in that the animosity over healthcare and Social Security in this primary contest among Democrats just isn’t going to go away any time soon.  Indeed, of those things that Obama has taken flak for, these two issues alone seem to comprise the largest sum of the attacks against him,...

Bush’s Ugly Veto (UPDATE)

Ah… Remember the good old days when Bush supported aggressively pursuing health care coverage for underpriveleged children? I do. Whatever happened to that? The program in question, SCHIP, is one of those programs one would think is next to impossible to oppose. It provides health insurance for those...