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#Kansas goes to the brink on abortion

07/01/11 10:06AM

 Less than an hour before the close of business yesterday, the Kansas health department granted a license to a Planned Parenthood clinic so it could continue offering abortion services to its patients. The state has only other two clinics, and each failed to meet a new set of regulations that required architectural changes within 48 hours.In the state government's continued march against women's constitutional freedom, the new regulations also appear to require the clinics to have the records of staff, volunteers and patients ready for inspection by Kansas health officials. read more

Really? Was this the best picture?

Morning Maddow: July 1

07/01/11 07:54AM

Thaddeus McCotter jumps into the race for the Republican presidential nomination.Sen. Orrin Hatch adds an anti-abortion amendment to the Korean trade deal.NJ Gov. Chris Christie slashes aid to the poor, taxes on the rich.Paul Ryan wants to go after food stamps, too.What could go wrong?WI Supreme Court Justice David Prosser gets angry on camera. read more

Strange inspiration, Poop Fairy edition

Strange inspiration, Poop Fairy edition

07/01/11 04:22AM

The above video comes by recommendation from momlogan in the comments on tonight's links list. No Poop Fairy but a similar message - in this case directed at folks who live around Puget Sound.Below is the fine work of our friend Jess. Admittedly, I goaded her into it. :)After the jump, my Poop Fairy inspiration took me in an X-Files direction... Reference: There is no Poop Fairy. read more

Links for the 6/30 TRMS

Links for the 6/30 TRMS

06/30/11 09:43PM

U.S. drone targets two leaders of Somali group allied with al-Qaeda, official says Majority Think Military Involved in Too Many Places Record Number Favors Removing U.S. Troops from Afghanistan CNN Poll: Do you favor or oppose the U.S. war in Iraq? read more

Musical Maddow show?

Musical Maddow show?

06/30/11 08:00PM

Bill Wolff, executive producer for the Rachel Maddow Show, shares a preview of tonight's show - big news out of Kansas regarding reproductive health service... watch

There is no Poop Fairy

There is no Poop Fairy

06/30/11 08:00PM

Rachel Maddow shares the contents of a public service announcement from Jefferson County, Colorado explaining that dog owners have to clean up after their... watch

Ahead on the 6/30 Maddow show

06/30/11 07:28PM

Tonight's guests include:Dr. Herbert Hodes and Dr. Traci Nauser, OB/GYN at Center for Women's Health Lawrence Korb, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress   Eugene Robinson, columnist for The Washington Post and msnbc political analystExecutive producer Bill Wolff will now share what's happening on tonight's show (although we may deviate closer to showtime...stay tuned!):  read more

Your original uptight position

Your original uptight position

06/30/11 05:37PM

President Obama had the audacity to force rich Republicans to defend tax breaks on their corporate jets.  Now it’s personal! Trembling with rage, the shadowy authorities at the Message Control Center fired off a bold –and aggressively fake– counter strategy memorandum to their conservative minions. Somehow this secret communiqué made its way to TRMS World HQ... read more

New York state of fracking

New York state of fracking

06/30/11 04:13PM

The Governor Andrew Cuomo seven-day scorecard:Signs gay marriage bill: check! Wants Indian Point nuclear power plant closed: check! Plans to lift moratorium on hydraulic fracturing: ...huh?UPDATE: @inspiredcyclist sends this pic from western New York. read more

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