After the dust had settled from the government shutdown, I decided to look into the Affordable Health Care Act myself… specifically, CoveredCA since we are California residents. I heard the rumors about websites not functioning correctly, and sadly, I was not an exception. After seven or so attempts, where the site stalled just after I […]
Posts in category Politics
Stop using the phrase “reproductive health” to explain abortion
The definition of “health” is “the state of being free from illness or injury.” Plenty of quotes today regarding Governor Brown’s signing of abortion bill AB 154 (allowing non-physicians to perform “suction” abortions in the first trimester) that are using the phrase “reproductive health.” Says Kathy Kneer, CEO of Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California: Brown […]
It wasn’t a speech! It was a sermon!
When it comes to religion, Christianity is as liberal as it gets
The Martin Trial: If Trayvon, in fact, Killed Zimmerman
Rachel Jeantel on Piers Morgan last night
Rachel Jeantel, the first witness for the prosecution in the George Zimmerman case, was on Piers Morgan last night, and I caught a brief glimpse. She was obviously – and understandably – furious at the defense attorney, Don West. The fact of the matter is that West did his job of trying to eviscerate her […]
What happened to the shades of gray?
Christian Evangelism Gone Bad: Jesus knows best, we should know better, we should love better
“Is The Christian Right’s Influence Over?” asks CNN
A sad day for freedom of expression in Russia?
Today, a Russian court sentenced three women to two-years in prison for “hooliganism.” These three women – members of the group “Pussy Riot” – went to the altar of a Russian Orthodox Church in masks, dancing, singing mock prayers to the Virgin Mary to remove Putin from office, and doing multiple signings of the cross. […]