Three Republicans Join Dems in Federally Funding Humanitarian Baby Killers

The Senate Republicans join Dems in ending the so-called “gag rule” which prohibits federal funds from going to fund groups that provide abortions. Politico.com reports, “GOP senators join Dems to lift abortion ‘gag rule’” Three Senate Republicans, including vulnerable incumbent Mark Kirk of Illinois, helped Democrats advance a repeal of the so-called global gag rule that restricts U.S. funding to humanitarian organizations that provide abortions. In a Senate Appropriations Committee Read more […]

Nazi America: Our Recent Eugenic Past makes the News

Why Nazi America? As late as 1979, people were forcibly sterilized according to state eugenics laws.   I was alive and conscious in 1979. It was the age of trucker songs and I associate the time with a lot of roller skating (perhaps that was just me). I remember an obsession with the music of the forties and fifties as some kind of golden age—which I now recognize as the equivalent of my own nostalgia for music from the eighties. But I don’t remember ever being aware that we Read more […]