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Happy Sunday Morning

Anne Laurie posted this Dan Savage video at Balloon-Juice and, despite not wanting to be a blog that just links to other blogs all the time, I wanted to share it as well. I know many Christians despise Savage because … Continue reading

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Dan Balz is an idiot

So the alarm goes off at 6:45 (Pacific Civilized Standard Time) and because I hate my brain, I flip on The Daily Rundown with Chuck Todd on MSNBC.  He has his panel of three pundits who are all there to … Continue reading

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White House negotiates good deal on contraception mandate.

Like many liberal supporters of the president, I was cringing this morning when it was announced that he would be announcing a compromise on the contraception coverage mandate.  Visions of the Bush Tax Cuts extension or the doomed Public Option … Continue reading

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What the contraception mandate is not

First, some facts about the new health care regulation about contraception: 98% of sexually active Catholic women have used birth control.  The new federal regulations mandate that employers who provide health coverage for their employees must cover contraception. All churches … Continue reading

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