From the daily archives: Tuesday, June 28, 2016

GOP Convention Poster

On June 28, 2016 By

With the help of a disgruntled Republican mole, I was able to get a glimpse of the official Republican National Convention poster that will be making all of the talk shows in a few days.   It is Norwegian painter Edvard Munch’’s classic “The Scream”. It his expected out-sell  LeBron James T-shirts:

 

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday scrubbed a Texas abortion law making the constitutional right harder, more dangerous and more expensive to reach.

The Supreme Court ruled 5-3 Monday in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt that the country’s most restrictive anti-abortion measure is unconstitutional.

The Lone Star state’s misguided law is reflected in laws in more than 20 other states including Ohio, where some of the most retrograde laws in the nation to an abortion reside.

Meanwhile, Michael Gonidakis, president of Ohio Right to Life, said Ohio licensing requirements apply not only to abortion clinics but all surgical centers, including laser eye clinics, […]

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Two weeks ago Hillary Clinton was in Cleveland. Last week she was in Columbus. On Monday she was in Cincinnati, where Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, a favorite of the Bernie or Bust crowd, tag teamed with the Democratic presumptive nominee to tattoo Donald Trump without mercy.

Sen. Warren’s name has been mentioned as a possible VP pick for Clinton, so it was significant that the Bay State senator helped Mrs. Clinton lay out the economic choice voters face in November between Democrats and Republicans, especially if Donald Trump is the GOP presidential pick. Appearing again in Ohio, a […]

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“Elizabeth Warren is smart to withhold her endorsement while the Democratic primary is still going on,” I remember telling family and friends often this spring. “No matter who wins, she’ll play a big part in bringing the party back together.”

Oy vey, I guess I still hope so. Perhaps I need to quit reading Internet comments sections. That’s where my faith in humanity goes to die. And dying it is, gargling over a swollen tongue as the public discourse transmogrifies into so much cantarella in my wine.

Here’s a taste of what we got from the World Wide Web on Monday […]

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