Susan Milligan


February 2012


The Real Congressional Scandal

By |

Dumping on Congress, always an entertaining parlor game, is now an industry unto itself, drawing in congressional "oversight" groups on the left and the right, the media, and, of course, campaigns. Much of it is legitimate; the public is rightly unhappy about the legislative branch's inability to ...

Read More

TAGS:
politics
Congress
earmarks

It's Too Early to Write Off Either Rick Santorum or Mitt Romney

By |

Sen. John McCain was dead—or so we were told. His campaign in 2007 had foundered; he had a staff exodus, and there was little chance he'd stay in the presidential campaign past Labor Day, let alone be a viable contender for the 2008 GOP nomination. Except that McCain did win the nomination, having ...

Read More

TAGS:
politics
2008 presidential election
2012 presidential election
Romney, Mitt
Santorum, Rick
McCain, John
Obama, Barack

Why the Catholic Contraception Controversy Is a Phony Battle

By |

Public health and women's autonomy collided with religion last week. Elders in the Catholic Church were incensed as the regulations implementing the federal healthcare law would have required institutions affiliated with the Church (but not the Church itself) to provide health plans covering ...

Read More

TAGS:
religion
health care reform
Obama administration
2012 presidential election
birth control
health care

Catholic Birth Control Fight About Healthcare, Not Just Religion

By |

Why, in the 21st century, is birth control still such an uncomfortable subject in America?

Leaders in the Catholic Church (and many others) are horrified at federal rules that will require church-affiliated institutions, like hospitals and universities, to provide coverage for contraception in their ...

Read More

TAGS:
politics
religion
health care reform
health care
Obama administration
birth control

You Might Also Like


See More