What do Melinda Gates, Hillary Clinton, Sheryl Sandberg and Beyonce all have in common? They’re featured on Forbes’ 2013 ranking of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women –our 10th annual look at the heads of state, CEOs, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, celebrities and billionaires who truly matter most.
DeSmogBlog partnered with Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Mark Fiore to produce this spoof video in the vein of Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now." Making its debut today in honor of Gasland 2, which features the details of the...Show More Summary
"Gasland 2" screened yesterday in Normal, IL and DeSmogBlog was there to gain a sneak peak of the documentary set for a July 8 HBO national premiere. Josh Fox's documentary played at the Normal Theater, the second-ever screening since...Show More Summary
Have we reached Peak Hunk? USA Today examines the trend of “sexy guys—not gals—featured in racy TV spots” since a shirtless Isaiah Mustafa first mounted a horse to promote Old Spice in 2010. In a recent ad for Kraft salad dressing, a...Show More Summary
As we trudge through the swamp of disappointment that characterizes Dodd-Frank implementation, the liberal commentariat has lately seized upon a new meme; Wall Street lobbyists are responsible for gutting Dodd-Frank behind closed doors. Show More Summary
New Yorkers for Life, the statewide coalition formed in opposition to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s late-term abortion expansion agenda, has launched an up to $250,000 campaign to counter the Governor’s abortion proposal. This morning, New Yorkers for Life released the cornerstone of this campaign: a thirty-second video ad entitled “Job Expansion.” The campaign also features a [...]
Photo: Coqueran/FameFlynet Pictures We haven’t talked about this at great length yet but I’d been thinking about Zoe Saldana’s comments about race in recent interviews (BET and Allure) she’s done to promote the new Star Trek film. I don’t know. The key problem in Zoe’s comments seems to be rooted in the fact that she [...]
A U.S. senator from Texas says a recently-exposed abortion practitioner who is the second Kermit Gosnell and twists the heads off of babies he brutally kills in late-term abortions needs to become a subject of investigation. Senator Ted Cruz recently spoke on the Senate floor in support of Sen. Mike Lee’s (R-UT) resolution to investigate [...]
May 29, 2012, I wrote an article about Lilliana Dennis, a child who has a genetic anomaly known as Trisomy 18 or Edwards syndrome. Most children with Trisomy 18 are screened in the womb and not born, and if they are born, they are often denied medical treatment under an ideology that defines them as [...]
The similarities between convicted abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell and Houston-based abortion practitioner Douglas Karpen are striking. Not only does Karpen kill babies born alive following abortions in a similar procedure that more closely resembles infanticide than abortion, but Karpen also killed a patient in a botched abortion. Show More Summary
E.W. Jackson for Lieutenant Governor At the end of their two-day convention on Saturday, Virginia Republicans had nominated the most conservative ticket in the state’s history. At the top, of course, is Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, the Tea Party zealot who has used his office to build a national following among conservative activists. Show More Summary
New Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) replies have exposed more misdeeds by Professor Edward Wegman and Yasmin Said at George Mason University (GMU), closely involved with the Kochs, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and many others known for attacks on climate science. Show More Summary
Climate Desk explores who gets to define the truth about climate change in the digital age.
Passion Pit, Carried Away Their Tiny Desk Concert is pretty cool.How about you?
In the last couple of days, there have been a number of articles (see here or here) about how Republicans, having finally gotten something that resembles an Obama administration scandal, are already worried about overplaying their hand. Show More Summary
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Megan Almon from Life Training Institute joins Gabi and me to discuss how pro-lifers can have productive conversations about Gosnell, as well as the common mistakes pro-lifers should avoid. One of the most common questions we get is “how do you start non-weird conversations about abortion when you’re not on campus next to a pro-life [...]
Can appealing to patriotism get more conservatives recycling? Perhaps... there's evidence it's worked before.
Kermit Gosnell may be behind bars, but his deadly legacy lives on. Just when the abortion lobby thought it could turn the page on the PR disaster of the Women’s Medical Society, a new “house of horrors” is making headlines–this time in Texas. There, the eye-witness accounts rival those of even Gosnell’s clinic, as three [...]
A leading pro-life group has put together a web site to expose Douglas Karpen. Like Kermit Gosnell, this Texas-based abortion practitioner kills unborn children who are born alive in a gruesome abortion-infanticide process. This week,...Show More Summary