The 'Death Panel' Lie That Won't Die

The folks at Family Research Council — who helped organize Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s August 2011 prayer extravaganza in Houston — apparently think lying is a perfectly acceptable part of the “Christian worldview” it seeks to promote in public policy. In an email today, the FRC asks its supporters to help stop implementation of the […]

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Coming Soon: The Real Costs of the War on Women’s Health Care in Texas

Recall how some Texas lawmakers bragged during the last legislative session that they were engaged in “a war on birth control, abortion, everything — that’s what family planning is supposed to be about.” We’re about to see the real human costs of that war. Gov. Rick Perry, Republican lawmakers and religious-right groups have claimed that […]

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Texas Hits Bottom in Health Care Rankings, Religious-righters Shrug

The Texas chapter of Concerned Women for America last week called Americans who support President Obama’s health care reform law “selfish and indulgent.” Another prominent Texas right-winger compared the health care law to slavery. And religious-right groups like Texans for Life Coalition have been insisting that the administration’s rule requiring most health insurance plans to […]

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RR Group Says Health Care Reform Shows Americans Are Selfish and Indulgent

Last week we saw far-right critics comparing health care reform to slavery and suggesting that U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Roberts is mentally unstable. Now pressure groups on the right seem to have decided to insult everyday Americans as well. The Texas chapter of Concerned Women for America sent out an email Friday broadly attacking […]

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Right-wing Meme: Anti-Seizure Meds Affecting John Roberts’ Mental Abilities

Searching desperately for a reason why conservative Chief Justice John Roberts sided with four other Supreme Court justices in upholding President Obama’s health care reform law on Thursday, at least some right-wingers have decided to question his mental health. Here’s what extremist Michael Savage said on his radio show: “Let’s talk about Roberts. I’m going […]

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