And now some good news for the ladies of the nation: FREE BIRTH CONTROL! (If you're insured, that is.)
Senate Republicans didn't overturn Barack Obama's mandate that health insurance companies cover contraceptives, as Dems definitively blocked Roy Blunt's move yesterday.
The narrow 51-48 vote put ... More >>
When Barack Obama changed his polemic policy that employers cover contraception -- so that insurance companies, not businesses, have to provide free birth control coverage -- it didn't do much to appease conservative White House opponents.
Instead of celebrating the compromise -- meant to p ... More >>
Howard Kurtz, the former Washington Post media critic and current Washington bureau chief at The Daily Beast, suffered some embarrassment earlier this year when he admitted to waiting six weeks before running a correction on a factually inaccurate article. Kurtz thought he was speaking with u ... More >>
Howard Kurtz is a middling, moderate media critic -- one of many of the same kind of white male eggheads -- who frequently gets singled out and faulted for being an especially unconvincing type of navel-gazing, insider asshole. That's why much of the admittedly tiny circle of media-obsessed i ... More >>
Remember, during the Albany Coup, how the state senate Democrats locked the chamber and Pedro Espada flourished the key? National Democrats are starting to pick up this method, thanks to our own Edolphus Towns. The Hill says the Brooklyn Congressman "locked Republicans out of the House Oversight a ... More >>
There's more today on President Obama's firing of Gerald Walpin, the inspector general for AmeriCorps who put out negative audits of City University's Teaching Fellows program and of former NBA star and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson's Hope Academy.
The American Spectator writes that House Republic ... More >>