No truce with the Kermit Gosnells.
I’m going to quote Matthew Clark of Bearing Drift here, because he set up the situation pretty straightforwardly: Virginia, with the support of Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, has enacted some of the most stringent health requirements for abortion clinics in the country. The law allows the Virginia Board of Health to regulate abortion clinics much like hospitals, to ensure that they provide the same operation, | Read More »
Faith, love, and children
President Obama became the first sitting president to address Planned Parenthood on Friday. Not surprisingly, he didn’t have anything to say about Kermit Gosnell, or the wave of medical emergencies at abortion clinics, or the sex-selection abortions Live Action discovered at Planned Parenthood. Obama didn’t even use the word “abortion” in his speech. Abortion is so wonderful that even the most strident abortion radical ever | Read More »
The President, Planned Parenthood, and The Black Mass Against Traditional Morality
Yes, it has come to this. We hate our unborn children, our national future, our legacy to the world that much. We can threaten furloughs against the poor sods who “push tin” at LaGuardia Airport, but “Planned Parenthood isn’t going anywhere.” At a going rate of 1 million abortions every three years, it’s going to the moon under our current president.
Planned Parenthood could be the ultimate example of one of President Obama’s strongest moral priorities. Despite 42 states having enacted laws to restrict abortion, our president still supports this organization to the tune of over $500M per year. He chastises all those (in 84% of the country) who support these restrictions. He says this about the 84%-ers.
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“The fact is, after decades of progress, there’s still those who want to turn back the clock to policies more suited to the 1950s than the 21st Century,” Obama said.
Obama visits Texas but not West, Texas
As reigning monarch over the burgeoning American Empire, Barack Obama finds his schedule jam-packed. He has to prioritize. It’s vital that he not get spread too thin. It’s tough being king, but somehow David “Tax-Day” Axelrod helps keep him straight.
For example: Barack Obama found time to address a yearning nation after the Boston Marathon Terror Attack. He couldn’t find one day for attending Lady Thatcher’s memorial service over in Jolly Old England. Another example: Barack Obama has no time in his busy schedule to visit the suffering town of West, TX where a fertilizer plant went sky-high in a tragic industrial accident. He does, however have plenty of time to !FUNDRAISE! in west Texas. Kieth Koffler gives us his majesty’s priorities below.
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President Obama is still not scheduled to visit the devastated community of West, Texas, where an explosion at a fertilizer plant five days ago killed 14 – including 11 emergency responders – and wounded approximately 200 people. Up to 75 homes were damaged, as well as an apartment complex that was decimated. Obama so far has sent prayers and money to the town, but not himself.
[UPDATED] Florida State Senate President Don Gaetz Snatches Defeat From Jaws of Victory
UPDATE: Suddenly the Florida Senate President declares this bill will move forward and the Florida Senate Press shop asks that I make a note of it. Done. ————————– It never ceases to amaze me how Republicans can play politics so badly. The latest example is State Senate President Don Gaetz in Florida who will not move publicly supported bipartisan legislation forward that has caused headache | Read More »
Forward, and downhill
It is commonplace for liberals to sneer at “slippery slope” arguments – the fear that some infringement upon liberty will lead to further loss of freedom down the road. (For some reason, there seems to be little fear that “slippery slopes” can lead in the other direction.) Talk about the assault weapons ban leading to more stringent gun control, for example, and gun-control zealots will | Read More »
What Did Margaret Sanger Think about Abortion?
Yesterday, January 22nd, 2013, is the anniversary of a date that should live in infamy. It was the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion throughout the United States. At the forefront of the pro-abortion movement stands Planned Parenthood. Margaret Sanger, the organization’s founder, has a reputation as both a racist and eugenicist, but her words on abortion might surprise people. | Read More »
General Screwtape Gets His (Expletive) Chewed
It was Zeero-Dark-30 on a bleak December Morning. General Screwtape kind of knew this was coming since the first Tuesday in November. His rather unique and stylish “Master of Puppets” ringtone awakened him. He was not too surprised when he recognized the number as Brimstone HQ.* It wasn’t going to a pleasant morning. The (expletive) – chewing began with gusto.
“Screwtape! You misbegotten spawn of Beelzbubba! I sent you to America to wage a half-way decent War on Women, and the best you could do is have that idiot Romney put them in binders! And those deals where they only get paid $0.70 for every $1.00 the men get – you’ve seen what’s happened to Male U6 Unemployment, you (expletive)! Sandra Fluke is sending you the tab for her birth control. I’m ordering you to pay it as penance for your pathetic screw-ups! Now I’m feeling particularly jolly this fine morning.**Because of that, I’m sending you a file to read that might save your wretched and villainous career. This here tells you how China keeps the Little Ladies in their proper place!”
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Texas’s Fight against Planned Parenthood
With the election and Hurricane Sandy sucking up most of the news oxygen, you may have missed the epic showdown in Texas going on between Rick Perry’s administration and Planned Parenthood. The Texas legislature passed a law last session (2011) prohibiting any state tax dollars from going to abortion providers or their affiliates. In short – Texans shouldn’t have to fund the killing of babies | Read More »
Karen Handel on Komen vs. Planned Parenthood
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Karen Handel to discuss her new book detailing the controversial canceling of grants to Planned Parenthood, the involvement of both Debbie Wasserman-Schultz and Karl Rove in the matter, and what ultimately drove Komen’s decision to cave.
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Sex Selection Abortion in America
From the diaries. In the wake of Chen Guangcheng arriving safely in the United States, after years of persecution in China for his anti-abortion activism, The House of Representatives will vote tomorrow on H.R. 3541 (also known as the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act – PRENDA), a bill to ban sex-selection abortions in the United States. Although the US has strongly condemned China for their sex-selection abortion practices, only | Read More »
Planned Parenthood’s Bad, Bad Night
An untold story today following yesterday’s Pennsylvania primaries is what a bad, bad night it was for Planned Parenthood. In Pennsylvania’s 134th House district, they spent an eye-popping $100,000 on a TV ad campaign trying to sink the candidacy of Republican Ryan Mackenzie by linking him to ultrasound legislation that was before the legislature. As Politico noted, this was seen as a trial-balloon of sorts:
Jason Altmire (D, PA-04): pro-life? Pro-choice? Try ‘pro-keeping his seat.’
You have to wonder whether the Online Left finds equivocators like Rep. Jason Altmire (D, PA-04) as insulting as we do (not that progressives have the courage to call their own hypocrites out, of course). Let me set the background: in 2010 Altmire did his level best to look like a mighty pro-life champion, largely because he was running for re-election in a R+6 district | Read More »
A long, drawn-out death rattle for Komen for the Cure?
You no doubt remember that controversy: Komen decided to stop funding Planned Parenthood, the Left erupted in rage, Komen backed down. Victory for the liberal feminist movement! …And how does victory look now? Well… Reuters: “Komen said it had had problems meeting targets in about half of the five fundraising events it has staged since the blowup. One in Lafayette, Louisiana, raised less than $400,000, | Read More »
Dahlia Lithwick’s Sonogram Lie Implodes
Last week I posted on the egregiously dishonest line of attack being made on a proposed Virginia law requiring all women who are seeking an abortion to be given the opportunity to see an ultrasound picture of the baby before dismembering. The left, led online by Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick, who seemingly has the same grasp of medicine and human reproduction that she has of the | Read More »