Another Republican Excuse For Big Government In The Lives Of Women

“When a physician removes a child from a woman, that is the largest organ in a body,” McClurkin said in an interview Thursday. “That’s a big thing. That’s a big surgery. You don’t have any other organs in your body that are bigger than that.” –Alabama state Representative Mary Sue McClurkin (R) defending her anti-abortion bill.

The Effects of Sequestration

The conventional wisdom is that the sequester will take effect in March, primarily as a consequence of the Republicans playing political games with the debt ceiling The New York Times has this guide as to what this really means.

On the other hand, the fact that nearly everyone predicts this will happen makes me slightly hopeful that Congress will again come up with a last minute compromise.