See Lieberman jump.
Archives for January, 2006
"More than a dozen states are considering new laws to protect health workers who do not want to provide care that conflicts with their personal beliefs, a surge of legislation that reflects the intensifying tension between asserting individual religious values and defending patients' rights. About half of the proposals would shield pharmacists who refuse to fill prescriptions for birth control and "morning-after" pills because they believe the drugs cause abortions. But many are far broader measures that would shelter a doctor, nurse, aide, technician or other employee who objects to any therapy....read on"
I agree with Cole's opinion that: "There is little room for nuance in my opinion on this. If your religious beliefs interfere with your job providing any and all desired or required care for a patient, you have several options- change your job, change your religion, suck it up and hope yours is a forgiving God."
These people are a danger to our health care system.
Charges against Sheehan dropped
It's nice to see that I beat the AP today...
"The officers made a good faith, but mistaken effort to enforce an old unwritten interpretation of the prohibitions about demonstrating in the Capitol, Capitol Police Chief Terrance Gainer said in a statement late Wednesday."
"Now Grover Norquist, one of the most important leaders of the conservative movement, declared the program illegal:
Referring to what some see as a conflict between fighting vicious terrorists and upholding all civil liberties, Norquist said: It's not either/or. If the president thinks he needs different tools, pass a law to get them. Dont break the existing laws."
How does this work into Karl Roves 2006 strategy?"
We're getting close to spring training. Don Mattingly is the guy who would be a "Hall of Famer" if he didn't get injured early in his career. Who are your favorites that probably will never make the hall, but were tremendous players?
Kos has more on the SB Nation network.
(on Rick Roberts-conservative talk show host website)
Here's Roberts response to this poll citing that:
"That study found that supporters of President Bush and other conservatives had stronger self-admitted and implicit biases against blacks than liberals did...read on"
I thought Wolf did a pretty good job of letting John explain his views instead of trying to twist them around GOP talking points.
Read Murtha's letter to the President.
Jesus General writes a letter to Charles Johnson of LGF and tries to help with his advertising woes.
More about Google: "Hands Off Google!"
"Instead of holding his feet to the fire, NARAL allowed Chafee to slither out by voting in the final vote against Alito, knowing full well this was a hollow gesture. Chafee pledged his loyalty to the Gang of 14 who collectively blocked the filibuster and effectively guaranteed Alito's confirmation. When the true test of loyalty presented itself, he chose to abandon his pro-choice friends and knuckle under to the Bush junta...read on"
Read the article and tell me your thoughts...
Updated: Yes they'd like to.
(Some people felt my original headline was misleading and I apologize for that. Read John's story and draw your own conclusions on the merits of it.)