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Marco Rubio: “The Constitution of the United States” Forces Women to Bring to Term Rape and Incest Conceived Fetuses

Marco Rubio thinks “The Constitution of the United States” necessarily forces women to bring to term fetuses conceived against their will by rape and incest. Wow. He really fucked himself here. Fox News Megyn Kelly Grills Marco Rubio On Rape, … Continue reading

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Will Mitt Romney Return Gay Soldiers To The Closet If He Becomes President?

President Obama famously put an end to “don’t ask, don’t tell” (DADT), but can we be sure that it will remain a thing of the past if Mitt Romney becomes president? Nope. This is at the Daily Beast: Aubrey Sarvis, … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan’s War on Women (and Mitt Romney’s)

Concerning Paul Ryan on rape and abortion, this comes from Ed Kilgore: [E]ven on occasion when he’s supported “compromise” legislation that recognizes rape/incest exceptions, he’s been in favor of narrowing them, as in last year’s House GOP effort (eventually abandoned) … Continue reading

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Stupak and White House reach a deal on health care reform

So according to the Hill, and now according to Stupak himself. The Republicans appear to be Wile E. Coyote. They made a political calculation that obstinate resistance to health care reform would prove a political winner for them, and now it seems … Continue reading

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Quotes of the Day

“There are times when an abortion is necessary. I know that. When you have a black and a white . . .” —Richard M Nixon. —————————- And Andrew Sullivan observes: “So the 37th president would have aborted the 44th.”

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Bill O’Reilly and Scott Roeder

Would it have been murder to kill Auschwitz’s Dr. Josef Mengele? Here’s what Scott Roeder, the man suspected of killing Dr. George Tiller, posted on an Operation Rescue affiliated website: It seems as though what is happening in Kansas could … Continue reading

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Dr. George Tiller Was Guilty of “Nazi stuff”: Did Bill O’Reilly Cross a Line with His Dr. George Tiller Rhetoric, Implying That He Should Be Stopped By Any Means Necessary?

Would it have been murder to kill Auschwitz’s Dr. Josef Mengele? Salon today reminds us that Bill O’Reilly equated Dr. George Tiller with Nazi-levels of atrocity: Tiller’s name first appeared on the Factor on February 25, 2005. Since then, O’Reilly … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Ayn Rand, and the Murder of Abortion Clinic Physician, Dr. George Tiller

The Kansas abortion clinic physician, Dr. George Tiller, was murdered today in a church. It’s hard to imagine a more animalistic and nihilistic gesture than to enter a church to murder someone, and it put me in mind of a … Continue reading

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A Quote for Sunday: Barack Obama on Abortion

Barack Obama: “The reason I’m pro-choice is because I don’t think women take [abortion] casually. I think they struggle with these decisions each and every day. And I think they are in a better position to make these decisions ultimately … Continue reading

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Randall Terry for Beginners

What President Obama faces at Notre Dame today is embodied by Randall Terry, a leading figure in the protests. Salon.com describes Terry’s anti-abortion activism history this way: The Operation Rescue zealot turned off a lot of working-class people who were nervous about … Continue reading

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On the Far Right, Ann Coulter and Mitt Romney Are Not Conservative Enough!

And you thought Rush Limbaugh was KRayZeee. Here are some second tier far-right radio and internet media broadcasters laying in on Ann Coulter and Mitt Romney. This is what the Republican Party has become, and has to contend with, to … Continue reading

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The Quiverfull Movement and the Quiverfull Woman: Salon.com Does an Article on a Curious Patriarchal Fundamentalist Meme

Salon.com looks into the “Quiverfull movement” here. It’s a curious meme that helps disseminate one’s genes. I wonder what Richard Dawkins would make of this. Money quote: Vyckie Garrison wasn’t sure she wanted to use her real name in this … Continue reading

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The Gaff That Does McCain In?: On Thursday, Sarah Palin Declined to Call Abortion Clinic Bombers Terrorists

I think that Sarah Palin may have just committed a gaff that effectively takes Bill Ayers’s acts of domestic terrorism off the table as a campaign issue. And Ayers is about the last campaign issue in McCain’s arsenal. Now, each … Continue reading

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Does John McCain Have a Problem with Women?: From Sarah Palin to “Health of the Mother” Set in Scare Quotes in Debate #3, It Seems That McCain Does Not Really Take Women SERIOUSLY

First it was an “any woman will do” attitude in impulsively picking Sarah Palin as his VP. And now Republican John McCain is utterly dismissive of the health of the mother with regard to abortion:

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