[Reprinted with permission from Jeff Koterba]
The Missouri legislature will soon consider Senate Bill 285 to protect the right of pharmacists who refuse to dispense birth control pills. Here’s the text of the bill: This act protects the conscience rights of pharmaceutical professionals. Such pharmaceutical professionals shall not be required to perform, assist, recommend, refer for, or participate in any service […]
Salon’s War Room presents Fox’s coverage as a case of especially shoddy journalism regarding Iran’s alleged provision of arms to forces hostile to the US in Iraq: Let’s say for the sake of argument that the administration is right on two key points: that Iranian arms are indeed flowing into Iraq and that it’s happening […]
Today is also known as Evolution Sunday. Many church congregations celebrate the genius of Charles Darwin today. I celebrated Darwin by going to the St. Louis Zoo with my six-year old daughter. The zoo has a terrific ape exhibition area. We focused on gorillas, and they put on a great show. The scenary inside, including the murals […]
A man who conducted interrogation of Iraqis as a contract employee for the U.S. military tell us how it really was in the Washington Post. Here’s an excerpt: The lead interrogator at the DIF had given me specific instructions: I was to deprive the detainee of sleep during my 12-hour shift by opening his cell every […]
You guessed it. See here for Mother Jones’ tabulations. On MSNBC it was Anna Nicole Smith by a 7 to 1 ratio.
Chomsky wrote that it all has to do with corporate power and oil. Here is an excerpt from The Independent, an article entitled “The US says it is fighting for democracy – but is deaf to the cries of the Iraqis” Sovereignty in Iraq might well lead to a loose Shia alliance controlling most of the world’s petroleum resources […]
You can read about it here, The Daily Times of Pakistan: ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court was moved on Tuesday against recent legislation allowing one-dish meals at weddings, with the contention that the law had reopened the door to wasteful expenses and weddings had become a financial burden for most people of the country. The 22-page […]