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Matthew Hoy
By Matthew Hoy on December 28, 2010

Here’s some links that I’ve had up in my browser window for a few days:

The announced expectations was that it would attract 375,000 people by the end of the year.  It has only 8,000 enrollees, which means it missed its mark by 97.9%.  If any other major and controversial government program missed its delivery goals by 97.9%, would the Post report it in such anodyne terms?  For instance, if 97.9% of a military-weapons system failed to get delivered on time, how would the Post report that?  I doubt that the opening paragraph would be that “the Pentagon didn’t get as many artillery weapons as expected.”

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Transcript of the Hulu 1619 Project segment on Dunmore's Proclamation.

Again, none of this is true. Dunmore issued his order from exile on a ship off of Norfolk. He fled Williamsburg 5 months earlier (with his own slaves in tow) because the revolution was already underway.

I had a ruptured ectopic pregnancy in the state of Tennessee one month ago. At no time was I refused care and at no time was anyone restricted from saving my life, even though my baby did die. This is misinformation that could prevent women from seeking help. https://twitter.com/whitehouse/status/1617254668488278017

The White House @WhiteHouse

In states where abortion is restricted, doctors live in fear of being thrown in jail for simply doing their job.

Dr. Zahedi-Spung shares her story as we call on Congress to protect reproductive freedom for the people of America.

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