The Republican War on Women

I would like to comment on the excellent column by Ruth Marcus that appeared in the August 24th edition of our best local paper, the Albany Times Union, “Refueling abortion debate.” Taking off from the “asinine remarks of Missouri Republican Senate candidate Todd Aikin”, she points out that while the Republicans are just scrambling to… Continue reading The Republican War on Women


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In a rally outside Detroit, Mitt Romney said the following: “No one’s ever asked to see my birth certificate. They know that this is the place where both of us were born and raised.” There were knowing cheers from the partisan crowd. Think about this statement and what it signifies about Romney. A sly dig… Continue reading Searching for a word to describe this…

Vote for Romney if You Want Your Tax Bill to Go Up

According to an analysis of the Tax Policy Center, a non- partisan organization, Mitt Romney's tax plan would cut taxes for those earning more than $200,000 per year, while raising them for everyone else. Surely not the message he would like us to hear. Now that he has picked as his running mate Paul Ryan,… Continue reading Vote for Romney if You Want Your Tax Bill to Go Up