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Cindy Sheehan Returning to Crawford

Cindy Sheehan has announced she is returning to Crawford in an entery at The Huffington Post I’m coming back to Crawford for my son. As long as the president, who sent him to die in a senseless war, is in Crawford, that is where I belong. I came here two and a half weeks ago […]

JAMA: Fetuses Don’t Feel Pain in First Six Months

This probably won’t matter as the right wing never lets facts get in the way of their arguments. The New York Times reports on a study to be published in JAMA tomorrow showing that fetuses cannot feel pain during the first six months of gestation. Taking on one of the most highly charged questions in […]

Government Based Upon God, Not The Voters

The Los Angeles Times reports on “a bold effort by evangelical conservatives to mold a new generation of leaders who will answer not to voters, but to God.” Exactly how does this differ from a religious dictatorship?

Selling Democrats to Western Home Owners

People in the west have a reputation for voting Republican because they believe this way they are more free of government. Sometimes this backfires. NPR’s Morning Edition today has a story entitled Fissures Swallow Arizona Homeowners’ Dreams. Builders pushed through laws which prevent counties from regulating certain types of housing developments, and the title gives […]