Ben Nelson (D) bringing everyone together!
This takes skill – but apparently Reid’s amendment is up to the task. The National Organization of Women: We call on all senators who consider themselves friends of women’s rights to reject the Manager’s Amendment, and if it remains, to defeat this cruelly over-compromised legislation. Planned Parenthood apparently agrees. National Right to Life: NRLC will score the upcoming roll call votes on cloture on the Reid | Read More »
The Stupak Minimum
Editor’s Note: I’ve taken out the top of this post, which responded to Ramesh Ponnuru’s post about my NRLC criticisms. I’ve been saying we should not let this become a debate on abortion or other single issues and therefore don’t think I can justify in my mind continuing that conversation. But, the larger point on the “Stupak Minimum” is worth keeping as it plays to | Read More »
He’s tanned (not really), toupee’d, and ready to… why, he’s ready to do anything at all for OH-17, really. Anything. BOARDMAN, Ohio — Seven years in prison doesn’t appear to have changed former U.S. Rep. James Traficant’s style whatsoever, and the 1,200 supporters who gathered at a Boardman banquet hall Sunday afternoon loved him for it. “I was a quarterback. I was a congressman. Now | Read More »
Now, Barry. What do we say when we’ve done something wrong?
Now, as Erick has very clearly noted, you not only lied about your stance on the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act, you have admitted to lying about it. That means, among other things, that when you said: Obama: Well and because they have not been telling the truth. And I hate to say that people are lying, but here’s a situation where folks are lying. I | Read More »
Obama Campaign Admits He Lied When He Called National Right To Life Liars
Yesterday, Soren noted that Barack Obama called the National Right to Life Committee liars. NRLC, if you will recall, noted that the Chicago Tribune quoted Barack Obama’s explanation of his vote against the Born Alive Infant Protection Act on October 4, 2004. The Tribune wrote Obama said that had he been in the U.S. Senate two years ago, he would have voted for the Born-Alive | Read More »