Day: January 23, 2009

Breaking: Obama Reverses the Global Gag Rule

It’s official. The gag rule is no more.  (At least until our next anti-choice president, if legislative action isn’t also taken.) International funding can now go to organizations that provide abortions with other funding, or simply offer counseling about abortion…

Michelle Obama: Barack’s “Frenemy”

At Politico, Glenn Thrush has made a list of “Frenemies” to the White House — Democrats who could cause Barack Obama some serious problems.  The last person on the list?  His own wife: 10. Michelle Obama — She’s glamorous, she’s…

Inauguration Weekend Redux

First, let’s just take a moment to let it sink in: Barack Obama is president of the United States. Hell. Yeah. I trekked down to DC on Saturday and stayed with my lovely little sister in Columbia Heights. At her…

Protest for a CLEAN Carwash!

Hey all! No, this isn’t a book review. Even better: an invitation! Who: Progressive Jewish Alliance and the CLEAN Carwash Campaign. More importantly, though: YOU. What: A picket line to protest a failure to pay minimum wages, a lack of…