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So Much Spin: How May Plates Can Trump Keep in the Air?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 30/06/2020 - 11:28pm in

If you feel overwhelmed, there is good reason. We are currently in the midst of a number of storylines, any one of which would define any other administration. And the news comes so fast you can barely figure out who the players are before there’s another twist: There’s Russia and the bounties on soldiers, “white power” retweets, and Mike Pence actually wearing a mask. Continue reading

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Cartoon: The obstetrician Inquisition

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 17/12/2019 - 11:50pm in

Lost in the impeachment shuffle of recent weeks are some eyebrow-raising stories of extremism at the state level. Voter purges in Wisconsin and Georgia should be headline news everywhere. Then there's the insane Ohio bill banning all abortion outright, and threatening doctors with charges of "abortion murder" if they do not somehow magically re-implant an ectopic pregnancy. (Rewire has a deeper dive into the "science fiction" behind this idea from earlier this year.)

Once upon a time, we could laugh this sort of thing off, assured that it would never pass muster in the courts. But the judiciary is now stacked with Trump appointees, many of them far-right activists like the anti-choice Sarah Pitlyk, who has beefs with surrogacy and in vitro fertilization (and who is considered “not qualified” by the American Bar Association).

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