Month: July 2011

institute of medicine recommends free birth control for all

Buried in a 260-page health care report prepared for the federal government, a bombshell recommendation was made: Birth control should be available and free for all women. The Institute of Medicine released its report and recommendations to the Department of Health and Human Services for women’s health care this week, entitled “Clinical Preventative Services for […] Read more…

anger at government highest in 19 years: poll

Dissatisfaction and anger with the federal government are at a nearly 20-year high, according to the results of a new ABC News/Washington Post poll released Wednesday. Read more behind the cut, or at Raw Story, where this piece originally appeared. Read more…

how kids helped elect michele bachmann

While Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann (R) is well-known for her small army of foster children, it’s another group of youngsters that she credits with her 2008 re-election, Mother Jones reported. It was the nearly six dozen 12 to 19-year-old homeschooled kids who went door to door for Bachmann who helped her hold onto her House […] Read more…