Obama's climate speech last week undercut by weak political strategy, support for fracking, and probable approval of Keystone XL pipeline....Egyptian Generals give Morsi 48-hour ultimatum.
--radical Republicans in Texas start new special session to ram abortion rights rollbacks through the Legislature
--in Ohio, GOP snuck language into budget bill to require ultrasounds, report of fetal heartbeat, limit of 22 weeks. As pattern emerges of coordinated GOP efforts, PBC asks, "where are the Democrats?"
--final Obamacare rules for contraceptives are released, Catholic bishops continue their disingenuous fight
--NY Cardinal Timothy Dolan dismisses report that confirms the documentary Mea Maxima Culpa's assertion that Dolan, as archbishop of Milwaukee, hid $130 from bankruptcy court and victims seeking compensation for sex crimes
--Vatican Bank was used to launder $26 million
--Pentagon issues report on death of Adnan Latif last September, you can read Dr. Jeff Kaye's analysis here
--Snowden still stuck at Moscow airport, Putin dangles asylum if he agrees to stop leaking
--German, French leaders join chorus of opposition to US spying on their governments
--Shepherd Fairy approves of satirical re-workings of his Obama art