All Further Articles for 2012-02-16

Thursday, February 16, 2012
Where Are The Women?! And Many Other Outrages Against Women's Health
Arghh. What is wrong with this picture? It's the panel testifying before a House Committee on contraception. Women legislators walked out after Rep. Darrell Issa refused to allow women to testify because the subject isn't women's health but "freedom of religion." The hearing title is “Lines Crossed: Separation of Church and State. Has the Obama Administration Trampled on Freedom of Religion and Conscience?” Livestream here , if you can stand it. We can't. Surreal Updates : Santorum's PAC funder suggests apirin as contraceptive. A new Virginia law mandates state-sponsored rape of anyone seeking an abortion. Iowa considers a bill outlawing abortion - feticide - with providers facing life in prison. Arghh.
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Fox to Waters, Who's Just Like Houston: Step Away From the Crack Pipe
Wow. Upon hearing the fiery Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) urge bankers to be taxed and call Republicans "demons," Fox's Eric Bolling had some memorable words for what to him is just another uppity black woman, kinda like that guy in the White House. Appalling. Some of his earlier " work ," along with more from others of his ilk. "Congresswoman, you saw what happened to Whitney Houston. Step away from the crack pipe. Step away from the Xanax."
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Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Delighted To Participate: Occupy Fiscal Gurus Take On, In Depth, the SEC
Fighting Wall Street on their own turf, Occupy 's dirty hippies and know-nothing malingerers have fired off a 325-page comment letter to the SEC that methodically, passionately defends the Volcker Rule - a key provision of Wall Street reforms aimed at prohibiting banks from speculative trading - against lobbyists' attempts to dismantle it. Occupy the SEC 's analysts cite the "historic opportunity (to) create a future that privileges the interests of the many rather than the few."
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