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The War of the Slogans

Breast cancer awareness and prevention nonprofits … sigh … Komen for the Cure™ is notorious for defending their mark, some might say to the point of mean, nasty, ridiculousness. Save the Ta-Tas is notorious for, well, if you’ve read my … Continue reading

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What About Komen in Houston?

The Houston Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, as they style themselves, does not fund our local PP affiliate, Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast. I wondered if the local Komen group would try to distance themselves from the national’s … Continue reading

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Pink Chicken Buckets versus Life-Saving Medical Treatment

That’s what it comes down to, my friends. Susan G. Komen, no doubt under the influence of a Sarah Palin-endorsed failed GOP candidate for the Georgia governor’s mansion, has yanked funding for breast cancer screening provided by Planned Parenthood. Feel … Continue reading

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