Daily Archives: March 30th, 2011 «

 

Quote of the Day: “Abortion can be a good, moral decision, in and of itself”

Posted by: ST on March 30, 2011 at 7:18 pm » 13 Comments

From Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic’s Politics Power Sex blog (bolded emphasis added by me): During my first week as a Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic employee, I was given a tour of one our comprehensive health centers, where we do surgical abortions (we provide medication abortions at all of our health centers). The then-director of the […]

 

Fundraiser favoritism you can believe in?

Posted by: ST on March 30, 2011 at 2:27 pm » 6 Comments

Hmmm: When the White House announced the federal government would loan $465 million to Tesla, a California start-up company with plans to develop an all-electric sedan, President Obama called it an “historic opportunity to ensure that the next generation of fuel-efficient cars and trucks are made in America.” The loan also represented a lucrative opportunity […]

 

1 Gurkha vs. 30 Taliban: guess who didn’t stand a chance?

Posted by: Phineas on March 30, 2011 at 1:01 pm » 6 Comments

Sergeant Dipprasad Pun unloaded 400 rounds of ammo and 17 grenades at the Taliban. He detonated a mine. But they kept coming. So, when the grenades ran out and his weapon wouldn’t fire, what did he do? He grabbed a makeshift club and charged: Sgt Pun told yesterday how he was on guard duty at […]

 

Marco Rubio

Posted by: ST on March 30, 2011 at 12:43 pm » Comments Off

Why I Won’t Vote to Raise the Debt Limit

 

NYT

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Washington in Fierce Debate on Arming Libyan Rebels

 

The Hill

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Coburn spars with Norquist over tax breaks for ethanol

 

AP

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Hugo Chavez, journalism award-winner in Argentina

 

WaPo

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House Republican leaders turn to moderate Democrats for budget deal