Author Archives: Cindy Hill

Jungle Primaries

Cindy Hill

Despite an obsessive deification of partisan elections, the U.S. has spawned some odd variations thereof. Some of these, like the ‘jungle primary’ or nonpartisan blanket primary have taken off despite the absurd incongruities they produce. Others, like Instant…

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Obama and Marriage Equality

Cindy Hill: President Barack Obama finally gave up his poorly-veiled attempt to avoid saying something definitive on the issue of marriage equality, and declared that “personally” he thinks same gender couples should be able to get married. A few days…

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Gun Control and Democrats

// CINDY HILL: Now that individual firearms ownership, at least for the limited purpose of personal protection in the home, has been recognized by the U.S. Supreme Court as a Constitutional right, will Democrats come out of the gun cabinet…

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Racist Email

CINDY HILL:  Privacy is the most fragile of any of the rights enjoyed in America today. No right of privacy is found in the U.S. Constitution–it is a ‘penumbral right’ created by federal judges who pieced together the glimmer of…

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Komen v. Planned Parenthood

Breast cancer was chosen as a feel-good marketing focus — some might say ploy — by the high-end department-store makeup companies precisely because it had non-political, non-sexual, non-icky associations that other women’s health issues like HIV/AIDS or cervical cancer did…

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Susan G. Komen Foundation v. Planned Parenthood

Breast cancer was chosen as a feel-good marketing focus — some might say ploy — by the high-end department-store makeup companies precisely because it had non-political, non-sexual, non-icky associations that other women’s health issues like HIV/AIDS or cervical cancer did…

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