Creative Commons 3.0It's curious how those Republicans who preach "right to life" for the unborn are willing to make life a living hell for the newly born.
One of the mantras of the radical Right in this country is that the economy and everything else would be better off if we just had less government regulation.
At present, there is no chance that any legislation benefiting undocumented immigrants and their families could pass at the federal level. The numbers are not there in the House, or to overcome a Senate filibuster.
The theme of this year's Women's Health Week is "It's Your Time." The aim is to empower women "to make their health a top priority."
Decisions about medical procedures and patient care should be left to clinicians and their patients - not to politicians. As a family physician, I understand this.
Walker is gaining a reputation for assembling the motliest crew in modern memory to place their greasy hands on the levers of power, as the Wisconsin media reports one scandal after another.
He expressed his cavalier attitude towards the poor - who, when we count the many millions of working poor, amount to half the country.
If it weren't so shameful it would almost be funny.
"There is no such thing as global warming," says GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum.