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Name: Mara Alis Butler
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Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana
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Current location: Indianapolis, Indiana
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Transgender Woman /Social Worker/Case Manager working for State of Indiana. Huge Sci-Fi/Anime Geek and music lover. Hopeless \"political junkie\" and aspiring writer.

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"Baby parts" sounds so scary (and evil)!

which is basically what they want to get out of people- an emotional response so that people will say, "OMG we must defund Planned Parenthood immediately!" Conveniently, right before next year's election.........
Posted by Proud Liberal Dem | Fri Jul 31, 2015, 10:58 AM (0 replies)

Considering that Indiana PP doesn't do the fetal tissue donation

I'm totally shocked (not that anything is going on with PP anyway)!

Posted by Proud Liberal Dem | Fri Jul 31, 2015, 10:41 AM (1 replies)

Has this group (or anybody else)

ever put out any REAL evidence that any money has changed hands in excess of the standard reimbursement rates? All we have are some doctored videos that purport to show PP officials discussing procedures and reimbursement rates that experts agree are typical for such donations. Also, you have to seriously question why, if this group was SO concerned about potential criminal and/or unethical activity occurring, that they didn't go immediately to the authorities with their "evidence"? This is a sham, plain and simple designed to gin up outrage to fan the flames of another round of attempts to defund PP right before next year's election, which is almost certainly doomed to failure (and will likely backfire if the Republicans attempt to shut down the government over it).
Posted by Proud Liberal Dem | Fri Jul 31, 2015, 09:34 AM (1 replies)

Q seems to be the only poll with the Republicans at any kind of advantage for next year's race.

All of the other polls show Hillary and/or Bernie safely over their would-be Republican rivals. At any rate, I wouldn't put much stock into many of these early polls, which mostly reflect partisans.
Posted by Proud Liberal Dem | Fri Jul 31, 2015, 07:15 AM (0 replies)

Well, this is discouraging (regarding Iran Deal)

Majority wants Congress to reject Iran deal

Right wing demagoguery seems to be winning at the moment about Iran.
Posted by Proud Liberal Dem | Tue Jul 28, 2015, 07:51 AM (7 replies)

The question

Of how low the Republicans will stoop to attack President Obama over the Iran deal has been definitively answered
Posted by Proud Liberal Dem | Mon Jul 27, 2015, 08:34 AM (0 replies)

How are they "helping the government distribute" birth control?

Health insurance PAYS for the drugs, it does NOT hand them out. *SMH*
Posted by Proud Liberal Dem | Thu Jul 23, 2015, 01:09 PM (0 replies)

Not long IMHO

Posted by Proud Liberal Dem | Thu Jul 23, 2015, 07:54 AM (0 replies)

Didn't we already try this?

2001-2009? And how did that work out for us?
Posted by Proud Liberal Dem | Thu Jul 23, 2015, 07:52 AM (0 replies)

Everybody, keep calm and.......

Oh, forget it, panic!!!!

Posted by Proud Liberal Dem | Wed Jul 22, 2015, 02:33 PM (0 replies)
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