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Further Destroying the Right to Die: Beginnings of a Metaphysical Critique of Obamacare

July 13, 2012

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Okay, Facebook friends, I get it. I’ve seen your witty political cartoons and dubiously strung together metaphors. I get that Obamacare is simultaneously ruining and furthering the nation. And to be honest, I have conflicting feelings about Obamacare. Not because it is cruel to insurance companies or because it gives people new chances at health. […]

Beyond a Hatred of Women: GOP’s stance against contraception

February 28, 2012

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The GOP-particularly in recent years-has been quite explicit about their refusal to allow women into the apparently exclusive club of “people”. With policies banning abortion, encouraging victim-blaming, and treating women soldiers as┬ádetriments┬árather than assets, their denial woman as person is clear. But this rejection of woman not only stems from a misogynist foundation. It also […]