Author Archives: John Howard

How did U vote?

Are there stats on how the Unenrolled decided to vote? My guess is that lots of U’s were confident enough in Coakley and/or didn’t care if Grossman or Berwick won, that they thought it was more important to defeat the Tea Party guy, and they voted as Republicans. I’d love to see the numbers run on what ballot U’s pulled…

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But what will she speak for them?

“We are going to speak for people that he maybe doesn’t even know are here in Massachusetts,” such as women struggling to find work and take care of their families, immigrants, and gays and lesbians, Coakley said at the breakfast. “All of those people who often don’t have a voice, I’ve spoken for and I will speak for as governor.”…

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Flash Write in Campaign for Marriage

If you are taking a Republican ballot tomorrow, and are a social conservative, you don’t have to fill in the circle for pro-gay marriage Brian Herr for Senate, or have no one to vote for if you live in Katherine Clark’s Congressional district, or Carl Sciortino’s state Rep district where no one is running to be the Republican candidate. Write…

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Berwick backs free sex change surgery for illegal aliens

Well, his campaign refused to answer my tweets whether sex change surgery was part of “basic care” that his MedicareForAll single payer plan would offer to all residents of Massachusetts. And I don’t know if “residents” means just US citizens, or just legal residents, or just everyone. But absent any statements to the contrary to indicate that his plan would…

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Transhumanist calls for “restricting human breeding”

Prominent, provocative Transhumanist author Zoltan Istvan has penned an opinion piece for Wired magazine that calls for universal contraception and licensing and fitness tests before allowing people to have natural children. It’s time to consider restricting human breeding He’s not alone, lots of people routinely deny and disparage reproductive rights today, and eugenicists have been trying to prevent the poor…

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Petition to Congress

Members of Congress, Our country needs a federal law that preserves human equality and natural reproduction rights and prohibits creation of people by any means other than joining a sperm of a man and an egg of a woman. The law is needed to prevent human reproduction from becoming a commercial industry and preserve the right to reproduce naturally with…

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Hobby Lobby and Personhood link

In her latest New York Times collumn, Gail Collins says “Let’s talk personhood, people.” Sure thing, Gail! Personhood bills, which define life as beginning at “conception” (but which they mean “fertilization”) are being advanced all over by Libertarian Kochtopus groups and by Rand Paul in the Senate. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz is absolutely right that they are extreme and radical bills that…

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