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Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012

The race for U.S. Senate gets serious

You won’t find two candidates more diametrically opposed, former Gov. Tommy Thompson told a Milwaukee Press Club gathering earlier this month
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012
 Even though a vice presidential debate is usually about as important and fully as thrilling as a thumb-wrestling championship, the face-off between Vice President...
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012

Paul Ryan and Rob Zerban on the Issues

 Voters in southeastern Wisconsin have a historically important choice on Nov...
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012

The public rejects the Republicans' attack on abortion

Lost in the uproar over Missouri Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin's ignorant comments...
Wednesday, June 10, 2009

WI Right to Life’s ads are seen as reckless and inflammatory

In the aftermath of Dr. George Tiller’s murder in Kansas, allegedly by abortion opponent Scott Roeder, many commentators wondered if the heated rhetoric that permeates the extreme fringe of the pro-life movement contributed to the doctor’s shooting. What’s so disappointing—
Monday, June 8, 2009

Abortion doctor’s murderer wasn’t a lone nut

If right-wing broadcasters don't want to be blamed when someone murders a person they have demonized repeatedly-as in the case of George Tiller, the doctor shot dead in his Wichita, Kan., church last Sunday by an anti-abortion zealot-then they ought to moderate their rhetoric. No doubt they will choose their words more carefully for a while, and they will whine piteously about anyone who calls attention...
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008

In McCain’s World, Women Aren’t Equal

Sure, Republican presidential nominee John McCain chose working mom Sarah Palin as his running mate to help him persuade women that their fortunes would rise in his administration. But how’s that working out in reality? The duo is famously pro-life and wants Roe v. Wade to be overturned by the Supreme Court...
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008

The failure of Republican-backed abstinence-only sex ed

Families deserve privacy about family matters, but families that want absolute privacy should stay out of politics. Sooner or later someone would have noticed the pregnancy of Bristol Palin, 17 year-old daughter of John McCain’s vice presidential pick, especially since every one in her hometown of Wasilla, Alaska, already seemed to know.
Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Plus Winners and Jerks of the Week

Almost 90% of women use or have used birth control, yet the Bush administration wants to make it more difficult for these women to access it. The Department of Health and Human Services is attempting to change the definition of abortion so that it could include the pill, emergency contraceptives and IUDs.

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