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  • Affordable Care Act a leap forward for women

    04/08/2012 6:27:19 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 60 replies
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | April 7, 2012 | by Cate Edwards
    The Supreme Court is again at the center of a highly controversial policy debate, having just heard arguments for the Affordable Care Act. There's been much discussion about the justices' supposed political agendas. I've heard fear-mongering about government takeovers and rumors of increased business costs. But I haven't heard much about what's really at stake: the welfare of the American people -- specifically women. Women like my mother and the other mothers, wives, sisters and daughters who need preventive services to ensure that they are healthy. Our Constitution was created to "promote the general welfare." So a court that strikes...
  • Edwards daughter received Murdoch money [contrary to his claims that charity got all]

    08/12/2007 10:13:49 AM PDT · by freespirited · 26 replies · 932+ views
    Politico ^ | 8/12/07 | Ben Smith
    Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards recently defended taking a lucrative book contract from a publisher controlled by Rupert Murdoch -- whose News Corp. empire Edwards has sharply criticized -- by insisting that “every dime” of his $500,000 advance went to charity. Left unmentioned by Edwards, however, was that Murdoch’s HarperCollins paid portions of a $300,000 expense budget for the book to Edwards’s daughter and to a senior political aide, Jonathan Prince. The sums paid to Cate Edwards and Prince, who are listed as co-authors on the little-noticed 2006 coffee table book, "Home: The Blueprints of Our Lives," have not been...