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Weekly Pulse: Crisis Pregnancy Centers, Christine O’Donnell, Condoms and Concussions

Crisis pregnancy centers, Christine O’Donnell, condoms and concussions.  This week’s Weekly Pulse is brought to you by the letter C.

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Weekly Pulse: Palin Revives Death Panels and Boobs Against Breast Cancer

Sarah Palin is back on her death panel kick, just in time for Halloween, plus commentary on dubious breast cancer “awareness” campaigns and anti-gay bullying.

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Weekly Pulse: Sharron Angle Mocks Insurance for Autism; The Fight to Save Food Stamps

The woman gunning for Sen. Harry Reid’s (D-NV) job doesn’t believe that autism existsand the Senate is poised to slash the extra food stamp benefits in the stimulus before they expire.

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Weekly Pulse: DIY Abortions; Pawlenty Screws MN on Sex Ed

Black market misoprostol is being used to induce abortions on the U.S.-Mexico border; Pawlenty buys expensive ignorance.

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Weekly Pulse: Stem Cell Hell, Bad Eggs, and DIY Abortions

Tainted eggs are in the stores, do it yourself abortion drugs are on the black market, and now stem cells are unavailable thanks to a new court ruling.

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Weekly Pulse: GOP Kills Health Care for 9/11 Workers, Rails at “Ground Zero Mosque”

GOP’s blatant hypocrisy about 9/11 first responders, Missouri tries to block health care reform, and lots about crisis pregnancy centers.

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Weekly Pulse: Kagan Hearings: Gags, God, Guns, and Gays

Elena Kagan’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings kicked off on Monday, and her nomination has been met by glum resignation on the left and indifference on the right.

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Weekly Pulse: The U.S. Social Forum Tackles Health Issues

Is healthcare reform in danger and should birth control be available over the counter?  These questions and more are examined in this week’s The Pulse.

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Weekly Pulse: Rand Paul, DIY Opthamologist

Rand Paul, the Republican senate candidate in Kentucky, is a freewheeling libertarian. Instead of getting some fancy board-certification as an ophthalmologist, Paul decided to “go Galt” and make up his own credentials.

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Weekly Pulse: SCOTUS Nominee Kagan a Cipher on Choice

Despite a long career in legal academia, Kagan has published very little and seems to have studiously avoided taking a stand on almost any controversial issue. 

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