Thursday, July 31, 2008

Lame Duck President Goes on Fool's Errand: Pill = Abortion

According to The Wall Street Journal, the Bush administration wants to introduce a draft regulation which would consider birth control pills as abortion and not just contraceptives.

I guess the president has nothing to do before now and Thanksgiving--no Republican candidate with a chance of winning wants to be anywhere near W, so campaigning is out of the question--but can't hightail it to his Crawford, TX ranch just yet, so this is how he's keeping busy. But why now, when his power and influence have diminished incredibly? Some last minute Christian Right pandering for McCain's benefit?

Well, better this than plans to bomb/invade Iran, that's for sure.

Players, Coaches, Owners Comment on NFL Kneeling Ban During Anthem

Fuck the NFL and the team owners who voted unanimously to ban any form of protest by the players. I was a remotely casual fan but no more. A...