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gentle kiss from Jesus and the FD

"Picture Jesus coming into the room. He walks over to you and folds you gently into his arms. He tousles your hair and kisses you gently on the cheek... Let this love begin to heal you from the inside out." Dr. Hager's "scriptural cure" for reproductive problems takes on a whole different hue in light of this expose charging Hager of forcibly "sodomizing" his ex-wife. But, Digby writes: "Dr Hager was a scumbag when he was appointed back in 2002. And he has subsequently proven to be the extremist we knrew he was by personally blocking... the FDA's decision to make Plan B, the morning after pill, a quasi OTC drug." (Hullabaloo)

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