Indiana Gambles $4.3 Billion On Anti-Choice Law

$4.3 billion: That's how much Indiana stands to lose if it pushes ahead with a new law refusing to allow state Medicaid funds to go to Planned Parenthood for women's health services. We suppose blatantly breaking the law is one way to "cut costs," although of course it'd be on the backs of the poor in the name of… » 6/06/11 3:25pm 6/06/11 3:25pm

Pesky Wife Blamed After Republican Presidential Hopeful Drops Out

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels won't seek the Republican nomination — and it's apparently because he didn't want his wife called a bad mother and a bad wife. He came right out with it in his statement Sunday: "Our family constitution gives a veto to the women's caucus, and there is no override provision." Daniels has… » 5/23/11 10:50am 5/23/11 10:50am

Indiana Trying To Defund Planned Parenthood

Social conservatives still haven't forgiven Indiana governor Mitch Daniels for saying there should be a "truce" on issues like abortion while politicians focus on the economy. Now the potential presidential candidate has to decide what to do if the state legislature sends him a bill denying Medicaid money to Planned… » 4/27/11 10:17am 4/27/11 10:17am

John Edwards, Ted Stevens And Everyone Else Are Hypocrites

If the National Enquirer » 7/30/08 11:00am 7/30/08 11:00am weren't relentless hyping its as-yet pictureless story about John Edwards' baby, we could just spend the whole morning talking about Republican hypocrisy, the new poster child for which is Alaskan Senator Ted Stevens. Good old Interwebs Ted was indicted on corruption charges, so we talk about…