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Delusional

In its ever-delusional idea of its own moral authority, Montana Roman Catholic Bishops are hosting a conference on “abortion, ‘assisted-suicide’ and euthanasia,” the AP reports today. As you probably already know, 34 Montanans have recently filed a lawsuit against the diocese in Helena over sexual…

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This is Why Young Women Rock

You know when you have to go to the hospital that it isn’t going be cheap, but what you probably didn’t know that hospitals charge the highest prices to those who can least afford it.  That’s why it’s so great that a 20-year-old young woman…

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Some Exciting Facts about Montana Cowgirl Blog

There’s been discussion here and elsewhere, lately, about blog traffic in Montana. My loyal readers (except Skees and Deschamps, perhaps) will be happy to know that Montana Cowgirl is the most widely read blog in Montana, with almost half a million visitors in its first…

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Today’s Must Read Political Blog Posts

Can be found at the Flathead Memo and the Button Valley Bugle, who both write on the impact of Lee Newspapers new requirement that readers pay for online content. After the New York Times put its content behind a paywall earlier this year, there was a…

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This is Huge

Improving women’s access to birth control is positive in so many ways. A woman who can plan when to have a family is able to participate in society and the economy more fully. Allowing women to plan and space their pregnancies contributes to healthy childbearing. …

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Dennis Rehberg’s “Welfare” May Be Holdup of House Debt Bill

Did anyone catch this little gem from The Hill this afternoon?  House conservatives are apparently up in arms over Pell Grant funding in John Boehner’s budget-slashing bill.  As of this posting, Boehner has delayed a vote on his bill, and sources say it’s because he doesn’t have the votes…

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Did You Know ACLU Montana Has a Blog?

Well they do, and it’s great. Head there for news from Montana as well as other hot topics from around the U.S. and world.  It’s full of photos, podcasts, personal stories, and impeccably sourced information–all written by former reporter Amy Cannata. The ACLU Montana blog…

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A Fake and a Liar (And Not Very Smart)

Steve Daines is googlewashing his record, but that’s not all that’s fake about him.   His facts aren’t real either, and his public, on-the-record support for a bill that forces cuts to Medicare and Social Security shows that he’s also not very smart.  Daines has…

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You Wanna’ Talk Ridiculous Protests

I tend to agree with Pogie when it comes to the protest by Earth Firsters at the capitol building yesterday. Was it the most effective way to get their message across, probably not, and they probably wasted their opportunity to meet with the Governor in…

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Today’s Must Read Political Blog Post

Can be found here at the blog Please…Cut the Crap, which is great and has been added to the blog roll.  The blogger makes some excellent points that we progressives would all do well to read, reflect upon, and of course, discuss. Hat tip Rob…

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Don’t Miss This

Lots of good blogging going on right now on other sites, but be sure you don’t miss the Button Valley Bugle‘s analysis of the unfolding Exxon oil spill, From Eternity to Here’s post on Marriage, Civil Unions, Platform Planks and Communion, and the discussion going under the…

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