Planned Parenthood of Idaho officials apologized Wednesday for what they called an employee's "serious mistake" in encouraging a

abortion of black babies !

This is what PP pioneer Margaret Sanger advocated too.

Response to caller 'a serious mistake,' says Planned Parenthood of Idaho
They also criticized The Advocate for trying to discredit employees with recorded phone calls


Autumn Kersey of Planned Parenthood in Boise: Good afternoon, this is Autumn.

Is dog hunt in Toledo barking up wrong tree?

"I respect the man trying to find his lost dog," Mr. Carter said. "I understand there may be a personal thing, and the dog may be like family."

But Mr. Carter is also searching for something - er, someone. As of Friday, he had the distinction of having filed the most recent "missing person" report with Toledo police.
Early Friday morning, the 27-year-old man reported Troy Martin, his 15-year-old foster son, missing.

"The dog may be like family," he allowed, "but it's not as important as another human being. A child."

Last place of individual rights

Montana seems to be the last bastion of individualism and freedom. The state is refusing to cave in to the feds' demand that it implement the national ID. Chernoff, Homeland Security director, is threatening all kinds of bad things if Montana doesn't go along.

Kaptur and other delegates playing hardball even though state overwhelmingly supported Clinton-updated

Moratorium To End; Utilities Will Be Turned Off

The Public Utilities Commission on Friday warned residents with outstanding bills that a moratorium on gas and electricity disconnection ends next week.

Gov. Ted Strickland called on companies to delay shutting of utilities last year when a mother and three children died in a Toledo house fire.

Obama's pastor denounces United States

Obama and Pastor

Democratic presidential frontrunner Senator Barack Obama's longtime relationship with his former pastor and spiritual mentor Jeremiah Wright is coming under increasing scrutiny from some national media outlets.

Kaptur votes against Ethics Office, on antiNAFTA taskforce, against secret sessions, and worried left out of budget process

*Ethics Office
The House ended up voting 229-182 to create an Office of Congressional Ethics that could initiate its own probes of House of Representatives members. Republicans and Democrats would each appoint three people from outside of Congress to serve in the office.

Home Schooling

The Second District Court of Appeal ruled that California law requires parents to send their children to full-time public or private schools or have them taught by credentialed tutors at home.Justice H. Walter Croskey said in the 3-0 ruling issued on Feb. 28.

Saggy pants law overwhelmingly approved in Riviera Beach

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

RIVIERA BEACH — Pull'em up or pay up! That's the order voters gave tonight by overwhelmingly approving Mayor Thomas Masters "saggy pants" law.

"I am thankful to the people who came out and voted their conscience and defined what is indecent in our city," said Masters after hearing the measure won 72 percent of the vote.

A Believer Can Ask For Anything? (Biblical - Choose To Ignore)

Again, not trying to raise tempers or step on sensitive toes - I am not attacking any religion. These are just a few more things that make me wonder. Add your thoughts, or don't - no hot headed comments wanted.

Did Jesus Lie About Prayer & Other Things?

My Response to the Pickett Washer and Dryer

I have not responded to the bombardment of posts concerning the deplorable situation at Pickett not because I am guilty of anything and I stand by any statement or e-mail that I wrote concerning Pickett Elementary.

Erie Street Market ends year with loss

The Erie Street Market lost money during the
first seven weeks the city of Toledo operated it, according to a
year-end financial report.
But city officials said that's because during that period - Nov. 13 to
Dec. 31 - they had to cover expenses left over from CitiFest Inc., the
former operator.

Happiness can be inherited, research finds

LONDON (Reuters) - You can't buy happiness but it looks like you can at least inherit it, British and Australian researchers said on Thursday.

A study of nearly 1,000 pairs of identical and non-identical twins found genes control half the personality traits that make people happy while factors such as relationships, health and careers are responsible for the rest of our well-being.

Resume padding

We all know how it's done. Take some accomplishment you've had and embellish it so that it becomes a lot bigger than it really was. People do it to their resumes all the time. Well, Hillary has been caught doing that when she told CNN, "I helped to bring peace to Northern Ireland," and "I negotiated open borders to let fleeing refugees into safety from Kosovo."

Contradictions of the Bible & Other Biblical Evils - Why I Don't Believe

Why I have problems with Religion (other than the fact that the Bible was re-written, re-translated, so many times - a grocery list couldn't have survived that much re-writes intact).

Advocate child abuse and murder amongst many other cruelties.

Dangerous cracks appearing in job market

"WASHINGTON - Dangerous cracks in the nation's job market are
deepening. Employers slashed jobs by the largest amount in five years
and hundreds of thousands of people dropped out of the labor force —
ominous signs that the country is falling toward a recession or has
already toppled into one.

Minnesota bars beat the ban

Minnesota bars are once again allowing smoking by calling themselves theaters. A quirk of the Minnesota smoking ban is that it allows actors on stage to smoke. Hey, presto! We're all actors on the stage of life, right? As the immortal bard said, all the world's a stage, and we are all players upon this earth.

The Politics of Trade in Ohio


Watching Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton compete with each other to say the nastiest possible thing about the Nafta trade deal has made me think about the politics of abortion.

It'll be business as usual

""It'll be business as usual and we will say thank you to the voters who
know that we have been spending their money wisely," Mr. Sobczak said."



1 In 100 Americans Behind Bars, Report Says

1 In 100 Americans Behind Bars, Report Says

updated 6:38 p.m. ET, Thurs., Feb. 28, 2008

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