Stupak on Steroids

It’s obviously not enough for the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives to vote to repeal health care reform; now anti-abortion, anti-family planning members of the House want to even further limit access to reproductive care for women. On Thursday, Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.), a longtime arch-opponent of reproductive rights, introduced the “No Taxpayer Funding for […]

This One’s For You, Anita Hill

Marie Joseph Eugène Sue said it in 1841 (well before The Godfather): Revenge is very good eaten cold. And this week, it tasted particularly great washed down with champagne. It’s too bad it took nearly 20 years, but watching Arlen Specter go down to defeat was worth it. This fight was personal. In early October, […]