Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Just A Few Things To Mull Over

Here is a new section where I list a few quotes and/or news items that have occurred over the day that made my head spin... Enjoy!

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New Hampshire's House of Representatives passed a bill that would require doctors to tell women that abortion causes breast cancer.
New Hampshire's Tea Party-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill that would mandate a 24-hour waiting period before an abortion and require doctors to tell women that abortion causes breast cancer. This is in light of the fact that there is no proven breast cancer link to abortion according to the:

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Arizona officials jump back into President Obama's birther craziness and his eligibility to hold office.
A legislative committee in Arizona endorsed a proposal that requires presidential candidates to swear that they meet the qualifications to be the nation's chief executive and the Arizona secretary of state is expected in the coming days to call for candidates to complete a new form asking eligibility questions, including whether they are natural-born U.S. citizens.

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Mitt Romney says he's rich again...
Mitt Romney shared testy words with Fox News' Megyn Kelly while discussing his appeal to lower-income voters. In the exchange between the two he said: "Megyn, guess what. I made a lot of money...".

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Rick Santorum tells Puerto Ricans to speak English if they want statehood.
Santorum said he did not support a state in which English was not the primary language. In an interview with El Vocero newspaper, Santorum said: "Like any other state, there has to be compliance with this and any other federal law... And that is that English has to be the principal language. There are other states with more than one language such as Hawaii but to be a state of the United States, English has to be the principal language."

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) lumps marijuana in with other drugs that may lead to death. Mitch McConnell said in a Feb. 14 letter to a constituent, who favored cannabis legalization, that narcotics like marijuana lead to all sorts of horrible repercussions, even death. In the letter McConnell said: "Because of the harm that substances like marijuana and other narcotics pose to our society, I have concerns about this legislation. The detrimental effects of drugs have been well documented: short-term memory loss, loss of core motor functions, heightened risk of lung disease, and even death,"

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