Author Archives: John Howard

Here is a few million in revenue every year

General Laws

PART IV CRIMES, PUNISHMENTS AND PROCEEDINGSIN CRIMINAL CASES

TITLE I CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS

CHAPTER 272 CRIMES AGAINST CHASTITY, MORALITY, DECENCY AND GOOD ORDER

Section 18:


Fornication – Whoever commits fornication shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than three months or by a fine of not more than thirty dollars. Fornication means unmarried sexual intercourse. That’s not…

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Sandra Fluke also advocates for free sex change surgery

Here is more evidence for your own eyes that free birth control is just the start of the mandates. From “Sandra Fluke, Gender Reassignment, and Health Insurance” by Stephen Gutowski, here: However, as I discovered today, birth control is not all that Ms. Fluke believes private health insurance must cover. She also, apparently, believes that it is discrimination deserving…

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Too many widgets (and porn)

RMG is freezing Firefox right now; when the page is loaded you can’t even scroll or switch to another tab until about 10 seconds later. Safari loads much faster. Of course on a mobile device, it’s a huge bandwidth hog, and if you are obsessively checking to see if anyone’s responded to your post, those refreshes are super costly to…

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What about individual plans?

I just heard a CNN anchor saying that opponents of the Blunt Amendment said that “it gave employers too much leeway over employee’s health insurance.” It’s not just employers that want to control their health insurance, perhaps to just save money or because they object to some procedures, but it’s also individuals on individual plans who want some control too,…

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Birth Control just the start of the mandates

Currently the debate is on the relatively uncontroversial issue of contraception, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg of new entitlements that we could be forced to subsidize in the name of reproductive rights and healthcare. IVF (ironically often a result of using the pill during fertile years) is mandated health care here in Massachusetts, and I read is…

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