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  • New Comic book tells Zelensky’s life story

    05/18/2022 6:02:54 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    The hill ^ | 05/18/2022 | Lexi Lonas
    TidalWave Comics released a comic book detailing the life of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday. The comic book, “Political Power: Volodymyr Zelenskyy,” is part of the company’s comic book series that focuses around politicians and political figures. The 22-page book was written by Michael Frizell and drawn by Pablo Martinena. It was released days before the war between Ukraine and Russia hit the three-month mark.
  • Yellen: Banning abortion would be 'very damaging' to U.S. economy

    05/10/2022 10:43:46 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 64 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | May 10, 2022 | By Victoria Guida
    Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Tuesday argued that banning abortion would be “very damaging” for the economy by reducing women’s ability to balance their careers and their families. “I believe that eliminating the right of women to make decisions about when and whether to have children would have very damaging effects on the economy and would set women back decades,” she said in response to a question at a Senate Banking Committee hearing. In her comments, Yellen said the 1973 ruling helped allow women to finish school and increase their earning potential, leading to higher participation in the workforce. “Research...
  • Maher: Unborn Are ‘Becoming a Life,’ But You’re Not Alive Until You’re Born, I’ve Never ‘Thought Life Itself Was Particularly Precious

    05/07/2022 5:56:57 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 80 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/07/2022 | Ian hatchett
    On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher said that he’s never “thought life itself was particularly precious.” And “life is for the living. Until you’re born, you’re not living. I mean, yes, it’s becoming a life, but it’s not. And we wouldn’t miss you if you’re not born.”
  • Howard Stern: ‘If Guys Got Raped and Pregnant, There’d Be Abortions Available on Every Corner’

    05/03/2022 6:58:26 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 90 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/03/2022 | Pam Key
    Radio personality Howard Stern said Tuesday on his Sirius XM show “The Howard Stern Show” that if men got pregnant, abortions would be “available on every corner” when reacting to the Politico report that the Supreme Court has made a 5-4 decision to overturn abortion.
  • Obamas issue strong statement on leaked Roe v. Wade opinion

    05/03/2022 2:16:12 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 65 replies
    The hill ^ | 05/03/2022 | Olafiamihan oshin
    Former President Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama issued a strong statement criticizing the draft Supreme Court opinion knocking down the Roe v. Wade decision, saying it would limit U.S. freedoms just like other past actions by the court. “Today, millions of Americans woke up fearing that their essential freedoms under the Constitution were at risk,” the couple said in the joint statement on Tuesday.
  • JUST IN - U.S. Supreme Court has voted to strike down Roe vs. Wade, an initial draft majority opinion by Justice Alito shows.

    05/02/2022 5:59:54 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 428 replies
    JUST IN - U.S. Supreme Court has voted to strike down Roe vs. Wade, an initial draft majority opinion by Justice Alito shows.
  • Most people have not yet fully returned to their pre-pandemic life, poll finds

    04/06/2022 7:18:57 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 54 replies
    Cnn ^ | 04/06/2022 | Ariel Edwards-Levy, CNN
    (CNN)Most Americans say the way they conduct their lives is still affected to some extent by the pandemic, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation poll released Wednesday, though fewer say their activities remain dramatically curtailed. A majority also favor continued masking in some public places, and say they've continued to wear masks in some, though not necessarily all, situations when they're indoors and in public. The results -- and the marked partisan and demographic splits that characterize them -- highlight the nuances and fault lines that mark Americans' response to Covid-19 more than two years after the start of...
  • Planned Parenthood unveils sponsored bill package + Legalized infanticide?

    04/05/2022 7:43:11 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 9 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | April 5, 2022 | BY ANDREW SHEELER
    The Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California on Monday released a package of bills it is sponsoring in this year’s legislative session. AB 2223, by Assemblywoman Buffy Wicks, D-Oakland, is intended to ensure that no Californian will be investigated, prosecuted or incarcerated for ending a pregnancy or experiencing a pregnancy loss. AB 2223 is intended to protect those who obtain an abortion or experience a miscarriage from civil or criminal liability, opponents of the bill say it goes further than that. Groups like the conservative California Family Council argue that the bill would legalize infanticide in the Golden State. That’s a...
  • Hypocrisy: ‘Republican’ Dr. Oz Has Lavish Fundraiser with ‘Clinton Friend and Epstein Associate’ After Attacking Opponent for ‘Taking Money from Dems’

    04/02/2022 1:18:40 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/02/2022 | Jacob Bliss
    Dr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity doctor running as a Republican in Pennsylvania’s 2022 U.S. Senate race, is accused of being a hypocrite after a reportedly lavish “$250,000-a-head fundraiser with [a] Clinton friend and Epstein associate” when he has attacked his most prominent opponent David McCormick for “taking money from [Democrats].”
  • The Birds And The Bees by Jewel Akens - with lyrics version

    03/24/2022 10:40:06 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 2 replies
    Jewal Akens ^ | 1965 | Jewal Akens
    The Birds And The Bees by Jewel Akens - with lyrics version
  • California lawmakers vote to make abortions cheaper

    03/17/2022 3:33:04 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 13 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | March 17, 2022 | By ADAM BEAM
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers on Thursday voted to make abortions much cheaper for people on private health insurance plans, bringing California closer to becoming the fourth state in the country to ban insurance fees for the procedure. California already requires private health insurance plans to cover abortion services. But insurers are allowed to charge people things like co-pays and deductibles, which adds an average of $543 to the cost of a medication abortion and $887 to the cost of a procedural abortion. The Assembly approved a bill that would eliminate out-of-pocket costs for abortions on private health plans....
  • Anti-abortion groups question grants by Wisconsin governor

    02/28/2022 2:10:24 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 4 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | February 28, 2022
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Anti-abortion groups in Wisconsin on Monday questioned whether Gov. Tony Evers legally awarded about $2.4 million in federal stimulus money to Planned Parenthood, a move they claimed violated a state law prohibiting the funding of abortions. The groups, represented by the conservative Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, also said the grant programs appeared to be unlawfully created and unlawfully administered. The letter sought more information from Evers, a Democrat, about how the legality of creating two grant programs without approval from the Republican-controlled Legislature and awarding the grants to Planned Parenthood. Evers’ spokeswoman Britt Cudaback...
  • Abortions in Texas fell 60% in 1st month under new limits

    02/10/2022 1:14:33 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 16 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | February 10, 2022 | By PAUL J. WEBER
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Abortions in Texas fell by 60% in the first month under the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S. in decades, according to new figures that for the first time reveal a full accounting of the immediate impact. The nearly 2,200 abortions reported by Texas providers in September came after a new law took effect that bans the procedure once cardiac activity is detected, usually around six weeks of pregnancy and without exceptions in cases of rape or incest. The figures were released this month by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. In August, there...
  • Vermont House to vote on ‘Reproductive Liberty’ amendment

    02/08/2022 7:19:08 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 5 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | February 8, 2022
    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Lawmakers in the Vermont House of Representatives are scheduled to vote Tuesday on a proposal to amend the state constitution to protect reproductive rights, including abortion. If approved, the proposal will go before state voters in November, the final step needed to amend the Vermont constitution. Supporters of the proposal say it enshrines the right for individuals to make their own reproductive decisions. Opponents say the proposal is vaguely worded and could have unintended consequences. Vermont’s proposed amendment does not contain the word “abortion.” Proponents say that’s because it’s not meant to authorize only abortion, but...
  • Heart Strings[charismatic caucus]

    02/02/2022 4:45:19 AM PST · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    Jesus ^ | Holy Spirit
    Your voice is virtue on the wing, Take a deep breath and begin to sing, Your heart will explode with my love, And rest upon the hearers as a soft and supple Dove, For you carry all my promises in your heart, For You are the strings of my harp, So sing aloud so others hearken unto to me, For it is My Heart in you that they see . . .

    02/02/2022 3:56:56 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 79 replies
    email from a friend | 02/02/2022 | unknown
    ��Between 60 and death. It's time to use the money you saved up. Use it and enjoy it. Don't just keep it for those who may have no notion of the sacrifices you made to get it. Remember there is nothing more dangerous than a son or daughter-in-law with big ideas for your hard-earned capital. ��Warning: This is also a bad time for investments, even if it seems wonderful or fool-proof. They only bring problems and worries. This is a time for you to enjoy some peace and quiet. ��Stop worrying about the financial situation of your children and grandchildren,...
  • Minority women most affected if abortion is banned, limited

    02/01/2022 8:29:10 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 45 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | February 1, 2022 | By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS and LEAH WILLINGHAM
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — If you are Black or Hispanic in a conservative state that already limits access to abortions, you are far more likely than a white woman to have one. And if the U.S. Supreme Court allows states to further restrict or even ban abortions, minority women will bear the brunt of it, according to statistics analyzed by The Associated Press. The numbers are unambiguous. In Mississippi, people of color comprise 44% of the population but 80% of women receiving abortions, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, which tracks health statistics. In Texas, they’re 59% of the population...
  • New Mexico lawmakers propose $1 million for ‘baby boxes’

    01/25/2022 2:54:38 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | January 25, 2022
    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Two lawmakers are proposing funding “baby boxes” in each of New Mexico’s 33 counties in an effort to increase options for parents who want to abandon their babies under the state’s existing safe haven law. A bill to fund the initiative introduced by Sens. David Gallegos, a Republican, and Leo Jaramillo, a Democrat, would allocate around $30,000 for each of the boxes, which would be equipped with heat regulation and silent alarms. The legislation would change New Mexico’s safe haven law, which currently allow parents of newborns to abandon their baby without liability by presenting...
  • The Magic Bank Account

    01/23/2022 8:38:40 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 26 replies
    email from a friend | 1/23/2022 | unknown
    The Magic Bank Account Imagine that you had won the Following *PRIZE* in a contest: Each morning your bank would deposit $86,400 in your private account for your use. However, this prize has Rules: The set of Rules: 1. Everything that you didn't spend during each day would be taken away from you. 2. You may not simply transfer money into some other account. 3. You may only spend It. 4. Each morning upon awakening, the bank opens your account with another $86,400 for that Day. 5. The bank can end the game without warning; at any time, it can...
  • ‘Antifa’ Counter-Protest at March for Life Chicago

    01/09/2022 10:20:57 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/09/2022 | Dr Susan Berry
    Hundreds of pro-life activists gathered in Chicago at Federal Plaza Saturday for the March for Life Chicago rally and march as a group of abortion rights protesters attempted to shout them down. March for Life Chicago posted photos from the Chicago Tribune depicting the opposing groups.