Consider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.
With this grueling presidential contest heading into the final days, President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov Mitt Romney are getting in touch with their softer side as polls show women voters could be the ones to determine the outcome.
The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
Congressman Akin’s comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.
I’ve often wondered how long it would take for Rush Limbaugh to step over the line. He’s long had the power to do and say whatever he wants and get away with it, but sooner or later, that power puts a short-circuit between the mouth and the brain and invariably, the fool inside comes out…….and it ain’t pretty.
New Hampshire’s House has passed a resolution calling for the federal government to rescind a rule requiring health insurance companies to provide contraceptives to employees of religious organizations.
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At Boston College, there is cautious optimism from those on both sides of the debate over whether religious institutions should have to provide contraception coverage to employees.