Prager H1: Diane Sawyer highlights this startling fact in her prime time newscast: the US doesn’t provide paid maternity/paternity leave for all its citizens. Sweden does. But we don’t. Somehow this has become a human rights issue and the US is sadly deficient in Diane’s enlightened view. Democratic Ohio Senator, Sherrod Brown, says that the ability for public service unions to given millions of dollars to elect the officials with whom the unions negotiate their contract is a moral issue. He’s right. It’s immoral.