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These Three Republicans are Threatening to Defeat a New Bill to De-Fund Planned Parenthood

My Comments:  May I suggest those of you who are pro-life call these three Republicans and raise holy Hannah with them…tell them exactly what you think of their threat to vote against defunding Planned Parenthood. 1,508 more words


"Iran And The Case For Realism": The Choices We Face Are 'Often Between Greater And Lesser Evils'

Foreign policy debates rarely get away from being reflections of domestic political conflicts, but they are also usually based on unstated assumptions and unacknowledged theories. 755 more words


Time for More Grown Ups

The debate about the Iran deal reveals a fundamental divide in our politics.

Here is how I frame the two points of view–and you will have no doubt of where I stand. 657 more words

Nation & World

Di Feinstein and Susan Collins Go After Small Cosmetics Companies

I suspect they got lifetime beauty products from Big Beauty…but it’s really not gonna help ladies.


An Epilogue

I know for a lot of people in the writer and reader community there is a strong hatred for prologues and epilogues, such to the point that there are those who will skip them entirely. 973 more words

Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood Blocked in the Senate

Today, the Senate defeated an attempt to fully defund Planned Parenthood, falling seven votes short of the 60 votes needed to move to a full vote.  225 more words

Congress Overwhelmingly Approves Bill Bolstering Medicare Patients’ Hospital Rights

By Susan Jaffe  | Kaiser Health News | July 29, 2015 | This KHN story also ran in 

The U.S. Senate unanimously approved legislation Monday night requiring hospitals across the nation to tell Medicare patients when they receive observation care but have not been admitted to the hospital. 236 more words

Medicare Costs