Spotlight: Where Todd Akin and Paul Ryan agree, and disagree, on abortion

Where Todd Akin and Paul Ryan agree, and disagree, on abortion There’s nothing to indicate that Paul Ryan shares Rep. Todd Akin’s strange rationale for denying rape victims access to abortion. But the GOP’s vice presidential candidate opposes such abortions, nonetheless. >by David Grant, Staff writer / August 21, 2012 | Re-post DLU August 26, 2012| Washington -The interview question that hurtled Rep. Todd Akin (R) of Missouri into a world […]

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Spotlight: Where Todd Akin and Paul Ryan agree, and disagree, on abortion

Where Todd Akin and Paul Ryan agree, and disagree, on abortion There’s nothing to indicate that Paul Ryan shares Rep. Todd Akin’s strange rationale for denying rape victims access to abortion. But the GOP’s vice presidential candidate opposes such abortions, nonetheless. >by David Grant, Staff writer / August 21, 2012 | Re-post DLU August 26, 2012| Washington -The interview question that hurtled Rep. Todd Akin (R) of Missouri into a world […]

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Highlight: Former FL Gov. Charlie Crist

Former Gov. Charlie Crist: Here’s why I’m backing Barack Obama >By Charlie Crist, Special to the Times | In Print: Sunday, August 26, 2012 | I’ve studied, admired and gotten to know a lot of leaders in my life. Across Florida, in Washington and around the country, I’ve watched the failure of those who favor extreme rhetoric over sensible compromise, and I’ve seen how those who never lose sight of […]

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Highlight: Former FL Gov. Charlie Crist

Former Gov. Charlie Crist: Here’s why I’m backing Barack Obama >By Charlie Crist, Special to the Times | In Print: Sunday, August 26, 2012 | I’ve studied, admired and gotten to know a lot of leaders in my life. Across Florida, in Washington and around the country, I’ve watched the failure of those who favor extreme rhetoric over sensible compromise, and I’ve seen how those who never lose sight of […]

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Birther?

Mitt Romney: Birther? Friends — You have got to be kidding me. Yesterday, Mitt Romney said, and I quote: “No one has ever asked to see my birth certificate. They know that this is the place that we were born and raised.” This actually makes me feel sick when I think about it — what it means when the leader of the Republican Party, a presidential candidate, stoops to this […]

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Birther?

Mitt Romney: Birther? Friends — You have got to be kidding me. Yesterday, Mitt Romney said, and I quote: “No one has ever asked to see my birth certificate. They know that this is the place that we were born and raised.” This actually makes me feel sick when I think about it — what it means when the leader of the Republican Party, a presidential candidate, stoops to this […]

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