From the daily archives: Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The mostly male-dominated movements angling to ban abortion have a history of peddling Big Lies:  Abortion causes breast cancer (studies prove otherwise); women commonly suffer from post-traumatic abortion syndrome (neither the American Medical Association nor the American Psychiatric Association recognizes such an ailment); abortion threatens future fertility (no evidence of that either.)

But the past month has seen the biggest lies of all.

I’m talking about those selectively edited videos that dominated the news and falsely accused Planned Parenthood of breaking the law by profiting from the sale of aborted fetuses.

Just this week, experts determined that […]

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There is great news on the federal budget deficit. But Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who has exaggerated his role in Washington as a budget balancer, won’t talk about it because it turns his story of doing in the nation’s capital what he’s done in Ohio’s capital upside down.

For all his rhetoric about balancing the federal budget at the end of his 18 years in congress, then leaving Washington with a big surplus in the treasury when he left to run a failed attempt for president in 2000, John Kasich would probably have to be tortured before admitting the awful truth […]

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