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98% of Catholic Women Using Contraceptives if They Want to Use Contraceptives…

Posted in Doublespeak, Health Care, Nanny State, Obamacare, Pelosi on February 27, 2012 by desertdweller

Nancy Pelosi is using this gem of a statistic recently.

Nancy Pelosi – 98% Contraceptive Use

But look into the numbers.  Stu Burguiere rips this apart: (read the whole thing, it’s short)

The study asked a bunch of Catholic women who are both 1) regularly having sex and 2) trying not to get pregnant, whether they’re using contraception.  How did you not get 100% on that question?  I mean—what are your other options in that situation?  Specifically searching out people who are medically sterile?  Buying the Cialis mailing list and trying to find guys with ED?  Punching dudes in the groin before you hook up?


A Salt & Fattery

Posted in Nanny State on October 27, 2010 by desertdweller

That’s just too sweet a term for this insanity to pass over.

Health Care Tax Hikes, Enumerated In Full

Posted in Economy, Health Care, Nanny State, Washington on November 20, 2009 by desertdweller

Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) have posted list of all the tax hikes in Dingy Harry’s Senate Health Care bill (the Senate substitute to H. R. 3590).


Bureaucratic Health Care Following the Porkulus Process?

Posted in Economy, Nanny State, Obamacare, Transparency on June 13, 2009 by desertdweller

They will put a Washington Bureuacrat standing between you and your doctor.

There is nothing about a health care bill that is “urgent” and cannot follow due process, yet Senator Pat Roberts claims, “. . . please let us know what the bill is before you give us a deadline to offer amendements.”

Nanny state successes? Think again!

Posted in Nanny State on January 2, 2009 by desertdweller

Unless you’re just trying to raise revenue, you can’t call this effort a success.

Food For Thought: What are your favorite fear-mongering boondoggles?