Harper’s Magazine has put out their yearly Index and some of the numbers are… interesting.
by Don Hamel •
It would all just be good theater to the casual observer, if it weren’t for the involvement of ‘conservative Catholic think-tanks’, and Washington insiders. Plus the fact that the church led outcry over the provision, shifted the responsibility from employers to insurance companies. They won that battle, a political victory.
by Don Hamel •
The Girl Scouts of America are shaping up to be this election cycle’s ACORN. A mostly benign organization that positively impacts a group that lacks a strong voice in our society. A 100 year old entity known mostly for selling cookies and singing songs. They are also low-hanging fruit.
by Joseph Ascanio •
This week’s face-palm moment was undoubtedly Rep. Bob Morris’ (R-Indiana) incendiary letter to the House of Representatives urging his fellow Congressmen and Congresswomen to vote down a resolution to celebrate the Girl Scouts’ 100 year anniversary.
by Michael Hayne •
With the US economy showing improvement, it can only mean that Republicans need to ratchet up the crazy talk on abortion and contraception.
A young Girl Scout openly advocates for discrimination against transgender children. Either she’s a sad example of religious programming or she’s auditioning for her future career as a Fox News anchor.
by Wendy Gittleson •
In 2010, The Blaze reports that the Girl Scouts put out a book called, ‘MEdia,’ which is intended to help girls intelligently process information (a skill sorely lacking, in my opinion). At question is page 25 of the book. Under a section entitled, ‘Consider the Source,’ it says ‘The fact-checking site snopes.com investigates everything from urban legends to ‘news’ articles and posts its findings. Media Matters for America (http://mediamatters.org/) gets the word out about media misinformation.’