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“We’re talking about one-sixth of the U.S. economy and this is the system that they have now settled on.”
Earlier this week, online magazine The Nation published a story blissfully anticipating (on the basis of some highly questionable premises) a time when the District of Columbia would be allowed to fund abortions for low-income women.
The current ban on using federal funding for abortions in the District of Columbia saves actual human lives. Opponents of this want to blithely disregard that inconvenient fact with tired pro-abortion euphemisms.
Guess How Much Money Fmr. Press Secretary Robert Gibbs Has Made Giving Speeches Since Leaving White House?
Interestingly this tidbit it tweeted by the leading scoop journalist of the moment (although this time the information isn’t exactly top secret):
The New York Times Magazine piece, “How to Win in Washington,” describes Gibbs as “a journeyman flack who struck gold with the right patron and wound up talking at the lectern at 1600 Pennsylvania.”
Don’t forget Vanity Fair contributor Kurt Eichenwald. He’s worried about the answer too.
And again, I ask the question: Will tea partiers call for offsets to pay for relief to tornado states? Or do they now understand tragedy?—
Kurt Eichenwald (@kurteichenwald) May 20, 2013
IRS Apologizes for Wasting Taxpayer Money on ‘Star Trek’ Parody: ‘Not…the Best Stewardship of Resources’
(TheBlaze/AP) — Nobody’s going to win an Emmy for a parody of the TV show “Star Trek” filmed by Internal Revenue Service employees at an agency studio in Maryland.
Instead, the IRS got a rebuke from Congress for wasting taxpayer dollars.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sean Hannity’s cable television showdown this week with a Democratic congressman has become more than just a verbal schoolyard brawl. It’s an opportunity – for money, attention and ratings.
Democratic and Republican advocates are using Tuesday’s Fox News Channel appearance by Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison for fundraising, even as the newly minted feud continues. Hannity continued a discussion about Ellison’s career on his show Friday.