An EMILY's List ad asks "Where are the women?" in response to the contraception debate. In Rep. Darrell Issa's (R-CA) recent hearings on contraception and insurance coverage, no women were permitted to address the committee. Said Issa, the hearing wasn't about women, it was about religion.
"7 Blunders of the World" 1. Wealth without work 2. Pleasure without conscience 3. Knowledge without character 4. Commerce without morality 5. Science without humanity 6. Worship without sacrifice 7. Politics without principle -Mahatma Gandhi
"Abortion can be prevented better by birth control..."--Attorney, Wife, Mother, First Lady, Writer, Presidential Candidate, & Secretary of State...An Inspiration To Women The World Over...And To Many Men, Too...One Special Lady!!
Lalo Alcaraz, the Chicano artist who has spent two decades chronicling the political ascendancy of Latinos in America, emailed me today on the subject of the art of OWS. "Artists are on the media-making frontline for any movement, especially people-powered ones like Occupy. I enjoy when people share my images to show support for the cause they represent." In addition to supporting OWS, his daily comic strip, La Cucaracha, takes on issues like the historical (and daily) impact of Latina…