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40 years of Doe v Bolton, the ignored Supreme Court abortion case

Forty years ago Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court decided one of its most important cases: Doe v. Bolton. Never heard of it? Not surprising, but sad. That decision set the divisive tone of American political debate for the 20th century’s last quarter and probably far into this one. Upon it has rested the fate of... Read more »

A happy horsesh*t presidential poll from CNN

CNN is saying Romney is crushing Obama among independents; but  the same poll says that the race is tied! How can that be? Check this out: The poll, released earlier tonight, shows a 49-49 tie among likely voters. But to get that result CNN had to use one of the most skewed samples we’ve seen... Read more »

Is a fetus a parasite?

Some folks got their noses out of joint when I wrote about the debate in my Chicago Tribune op-ed column. (View it here. And be sure to read the comments posted below the column to get the flavor of the wrath that I incurred.) What do you think? poll by twiigs.com
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