Abortion, More Abortion, Yet More Abortion

Wednesday, September 5, AD 2012

 

 

Hattip to Ed Morrissey at Hot Air.  William H. Seward, Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln, once described a series of sermons he attended as “Hell, More Hell, Yet More Hell”.  Sustitute Abortion for Hell, and how fitting that is, and it is an apt description for the Democrat convention yesterday, prior to the convention reaching the prime time viewing hours of 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM Central Time.  The affection for slaying kids in the womb was so extreme that even the pro-abort David Brooks of The New York Times noticed it:

“You know, you’re electing someone — we’re going to spend four more years with these people — and after this speech, I think a lot of people will say, ‘Yeah, I think I kind of do,’” Brooks said.

“The one cavil I will have … is this speech has — [it] reinforces something we’ve heard all night, which was how much the crowd goes crazy and how passionate they are about abortion and gay marriage and the social issues. And tonight has been about that.

“And to me it should have been a lot more about economics, growth, and debt. And that better be the job of day two and day three because they did not do it here.”

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6 Responses to Abortion, More Abortion, Yet More Abortion

  • They are so one-sided and seriously out of focus. Clinton told them “it is the economy stupid” when he ran. Now “it is your vagina sisters” and that seems to be as their heads get in looking at the entire election drama.

  • The party of slavery.

    The party of the infanticide of the unborn.

    The party of homosexual filth.

    What has changed, really, in 160 years?

  • It’s just because they can’t talk about a number of bankrupted cities, the economy, food and fuel prices, depressed housing construction, or tragically high unemployment.

    Matt Welch: “In this idyllic landscape of Democratic magical thinking, there is no state and local budget crises, no unaffordable and underfunded defined-benefit public pension obligations, nothing at all standing in the way of ‘investing’ in our public safety, except (in ex-Republican Stern’s words) ‘right-wing extremists.’ Vallejo, California is not bankrupt because of public employee pensions, and the rest of the state is not following suit. It’s a hell of a place, this Democrat-land. Wish I could live there. . . . One of the great ironies of this convention already is that speaker after speaker denounces Republicans for being unable to tell the truth or get their facts straight. Meanwhile, one of the most important truths of modern governance—we are well and truly out of money—sits neglected in the corner.”

  • The men have lost their private property rights to their own seed and offspring and have been emasculated. The tight-lipped women had glee but nary a joyful face at the DNC.

  • Wish they’d fact check the price of groceries as related to the price of fuel to transport them since Jan. 2009.

    Or, fact check the historic, unparalled upward movement in the amount of the national debt in that timeframe. And, why the historic mark of $16,000,000,000,000.00 being reached right during the DNC wasn’t someone’s speech.

    Or, fact check how the President will budget some money for the people counting on him to pay their benefits with the economy gone.

    Or, fact check whether the Republican are more concerned about continuing to afford the benefits for the poor by controlling spending than the President who keeps giving big amounts to certain business corporations.

    Or, why he gives to such as Solyndra and what they do with their big checks.

    Or, fact check who is lying to their diehard voters.

    Or, fact check what Roe v. Wade legalizes already and has for forty years.

  • It’s difficult to know whether most of the liberal democrats lack real intelligence or they just don’t care at all about God and what’s right and what He wants!?!

    The liberal democrats (a number of them in my family) can’t compare what Obama SAYS to what Obama DOES, which are usually opposite one another. The liberal democrats are lacking in morality and awareness that we are creations of a loving God – who loves us GREATLY and only wants what’s best for us, and that we should LISTEN to what HE wants!

    I pray, among other things, for the conversion of sinners, especially those dying with mortal sin – throughout all of time. I pray “throughout all of time” because God is not limited by time as we are. It’s possible that someone was saved from hell in the 700’s or the 1500’s because of such a prayer said in the 2000’s.

    These people DO need prayer. They are so obnoxious and harmful that it is HARD to pray for them. If they have their way, and Obama is elected, the United States will lose all the beauty, freedom and strength it has had for the past 200 years. It will stop being a beacon of hope for all those throughout the world – and those within the country as well.

    The truth is, as Ann Coulter indicated once, that the Democratic party is Godless.

    They really are the party of satan. I don’t say that lightly or glibly. It seems that most of their goals would be shared by satan also.

    It must be REALLY SAD to be living life without a “compass”. That compass is Jesus Christ and the Church that He left on earth for our guidance and nuturance in this DIFFICULT, HARROWING journey called life.

    It was hard to believe that SO MANY PEOPLE don’t care about the rights of pre-born babies. Even liberal democrats were once pre-born babies but that doesn’t matter to them because they are enormously self-centered. This is also the group that three times ROARED their DEFIANCE of reinstating the term “God-given” before the word “potential” in the Democratic platform. How SAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It is tragic that not only are they speeding on their way to hell by giving God the middle finger – but that their precious lives, the short timespan that they have on earth is being WASTED on evil and filth.

    We have to pray arduously, especially before the election, that the eyes of the American people will be OPENED to see that Obama has been a very bad president, who has consistently acted AGAINST THE BEST INTERESTS of the United States for 3-1/2 years. He HATES this country. He is also a compulsive liar, as are Biden and Pelosi. (Well, with Biden, maybe he simply can’t remember what he said 15 seconds ago.)

    What’s the difference between present day America and Sodom and Gomorrah? I think the difference is that percentage-wise we have more good people than they did.

    We can’t let ourselves be filled with hate (as tempting as it is). We HAVE to keep strong. We have to keep working and praying for the causes of our dear Father in Heaven, our beloved Savior, Jesus Christ, and the wonderful, loving Holy Spirit. Let us pray that the Holy Spirit will powerfully convert our nation to becoming a truly Christian nation again.

    We are at a CRITICAL turning point now. It is a turning point for the destiny of our nation and the destiny of the world because we have been the world leader and a world hope. It is a titanic battle between God’s side and the devil’s side. We KNOW which side which political party is on.

    KEEP PRAYING, KEEP WORKING FOR THE RIGHT END, EVEN PRAY FOR THE POOR SLOBS WHO PERSECUTE YOU AND PERSECUTE THIS COUNTRY AND PERSECUTE HELPLESS PRE-BORN BABIES AND THE ELDERLY. They are so evil and out-of-touch. They don’t even know it. I DON’T understand how these people can “make God irrelevant” in their lives. He created us. He saved us. He loves us. HE WILL JUDGE US WHEN WE DIE!!! These people are absolutely clueless. We MUST pray for them whether we want to or not. They are SO PATHETIC and TRAGIC and MISLED. If we are truly God’s childern – WE MUST PRAY FOR THEM for their sakes, also to bless God, and for the sake our nation NOW and IN THE FUTURE.

    ALWAYS REMEMBER – JESUS LOVES YOU VERY MUCH. AND HE LOVES THEM TOO. LET’S CONTINUE TO LOVE AND DO WHATEVER WE CAN TO HELP JESUS AND TO AID THEIR SOULS. IT’S THE LEAST WE CAN DO. JESUS DIED FOR US.

    GOD BLESS YOU ALL!

Elena Kagan and the state of Democracy

Tuesday, May 11, AD 2010

I’m not sure I ever expected to wake up to read the New York Times coverage of a new nominee to the Supreme Court and find myself in agreement.

Of course, they think she’ll be a fine justice and I think she’s a pro-abort and could do without her. I also think she looks like Ursula from “A Little Mermaid,” which is less a comment on her than it is a comment on how many Disney movies I watch with my wife (curse you, Disney movie club!). That’s not what we agree on.

What we agree on is that she is a stealth candidate and that just by itself makes us uncomfortable. The official editorial reads:

President Obama may know that his new nominee to the Supreme Court, Elena Kagan, shares his thinking on the multitude of issues that face the court and the nation, but the public knows nothing of the kind. Whether by ambitious design or by habit of mind, Ms. Kagan has spent decades carefully husbanding her thoughts and shielding her philosophy from view. Her lack of a clear record on certain issues makes it hard to know whether Mr. Obama has nominated a full-throated counterweight to the court’s increasingly aggressive conservative wing.

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5 Responses to Elena Kagan and the state of Democracy

  • “(You can tell I went to law school with a sentence that long).”

    It’s not the length of the sentence but the fact that it is unintelligible upon a first reading that betrays your law school bona fides.

    😉

  • Posing in judicial robes for a high school picture truly creeps me out. I am always leery of people who have an overriding career ambition and who shape their entire life to reach it. Such individuals are the last people I would trust to wield power wisely.

  • Has anyone read anything she (or Obama for that matter) has had published?

    Hey! Her fellow traveler colleague defended her today in the WSJ. Seems she broke federal policy/law and refused access to military recruiters; but quickly complied (courage of her convictions) when they moved to take away my (taxpayer) money.

    Sounds like Supremo Corto material to mio!

    Only way I can explain this (and Sotomayor) is Obama doesn’t want anyone to show him up, or his wife would be jealous if he nominated a babe.

    Not that it matters. We are getting screwed “six ways from Sunday.” There will be nothing left by 2012.

  • I notice that Ms. Kagan put her opinions under wraps about the time her fellow political partisans calumnated Robert Bork.

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David Brooks, Clueless Commentator

Saturday, April 24, AD 2010

My friend Jay Anderson at Pro Ecclesia takes the clueless David Brooks, a “conservative” commentator who endorsed Obama in 2008, to the verbal woodshed.

Check out David Brooks’ latest attempt at responsibility avoidance with this rich piece of Op/Ed mendacity:

… The center has been losing political power pretty much my entire career. But I confess that about 16 months ago I had some hope of a revival. The culture war, which had bitterly divided the country for decades, was winding down. The war war — the fight over Iraq and national security — was also waning.

The country had just elected a man who vowed to move past the old polarities, who valued discussion and who clearly had some sympathy with both the Burkean and Hamiltonian impulses. He staffed his administration with brilliant pragmatists whose views overlapped with mine, who differed only in that they have more faith in technocratic planning.

Yet things have not worked out for those of us in the broad middle. Politics is more polarized than ever. The two parties have drifted further to the extremes. The center is drained and depressed.

What happened?

History happened. The administration came into power at a time of economic crisis. This led it, in the first bloom of self-confidence, to attempt many big projects all at once. Each of these projects may have been defensible in isolation, but in combination they created the impression of a federal onslaught…

Yeah, that’s it – “History happened”. What a bilious load of vomitous nonsense and absolute crap!

How about this for a REAL explanation, Mr. Pantcrease Admirer:

All the “post-partisan” posing was a lie. You KNEW it was a lie, but WANTED to believe the lie, so you CHOSE to believe it. You then aided and abetted the lie by writing glowingly of the “moderate” credentials of a man who had NEVER exhibited one iota of political centrism in his entire (albeit short and unremarkable) political career, all the while trashing the REAL centrist in the race who, ironically, you had up until then spent the previous 8 years heralding, fellating, and otherwise trying to foist upon the rest of us.

Meanwhile, all us yokels out here in Jesusland saw right through the lie and chose NOT to believe it. For that, you belittled us, called us a “cancer”, questioned our intelligence and intellectual curiosity, and treated us as generally inferior to your more sophisticated and urbane sensibilities. Maybe the “uneducated class” is a whole lot smarter and more politically astute than the coastal elites in the “educated class” give us credit for. At the very least, it appears that the riff-raff are a whole helluva lot smarter than you are.

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8 Responses to David Brooks, Clueless Commentator

  • Always loved this clip from Casablanca! Shocked, just shocked! Yep – I’m with the yokels out in Jesusland. And, I have to say, nothing Obama has done has shocked me at all. I fully expected it, just sad that I was right.

  • noooooo. if you keep putting up Casablanca clips I shall soon lose what little desire I have to study and instead watch Casablanca! Curse you and your temptations!

  • I read Brooks’ book “Bobos in Paradise.” His thesis in that book (published in 2000) is that the cultural radicals of the 1960’s melded with the economic conservatives of the 1980’s and produced “bobos.” “Bobos” is Brooks shorthand for “Bourgeois Bohemians”: the sort of upper-middle class types who follow the stock market, but accept things like global warming, “a women’s right to choose,” gay marriage, etc. I live in a neighborhood full of bourgeois bohemians. (I live in one of the few affordable housing units around these parts – just down the street from me there are mansions with Mercedes with Obama stickers plastered to them parked in the driveway – those folks are the bobos Brooks speaks of: they drive the Mercedes 3 blocks to shop at Whole Foods. I love my new home and am still astonished that I am able to afford this particular neighborhood, a block away from Lake Michigan. But during most of my adult life, I’ve been able to find good deals in ritzy urban neighborhoods – neighborhoods not filled with Republicans, but with wealthy liberals. OK, so I gave up my car to live here – but work is 3 blocks away. So I know the bobo breed well.)

    Brooks hates the culture wars. He wants those pesky socon issues, like abortion, to just disappear and go away and is very annoyed at socons who fret about things like pro-life issues, which Brooks can easily shrug off.

  • LOL Michael! Whatever you do, don’t click below!

  • “I fully expected it, just sad that I was right.”

    As am I Susan, although I am heartened by the fact that he is giving birth, inadvertantly, to a stronger conservative movement in this country.

  • “Brooks hates the culture wars.”

    He is on the side that is ultimately going to lose Donna so I can understand his distaste for them.

  • If you look at the occupational history of the 15 notables who ran for President in 2008, what hits you is that Barack Obama was the least prepared of them all to assume the office (though one might argue his judgment is less unreliable than that of Messrs. Gravel, Kucinich, or Paul). Given how little time he had put in as a working lawyer, he would have been a mediocre candidate for Attorney-General of Illinois (or for a municipal corporation counsel, while we are at it). His election to the Presidency is an indication that politicians are now merchandise. Not only was the general electorate snookered, people who likely fancy themselves informed and sophisticated observers of the political world (Brooks, Andrew Bacevich, Scott McClellan, Scott McConnell, Douglas Kmiec, Julie Eisenhower, David Friedman, John McWhorter) drank the Kool-Aid as well. To top it off, partisan Democrats (and Republican snot-noses like George Will) are wont to go on tears about the inadequacy of Sarah Palin, who has spent a dozen years of her life running public agencies. It is not just Brooks, it is a baffling collective addlement, the civic analogue to the housing bubble.

  • I’m sorry, why would anyone listen to David Brooks? He’s always given me the impression of a below par media personality desperate to be loved, especially in “respectable” circles.

    He’s the male Peggy Noonan, if you ask me. People like that are only moderate because they don’t really believe in much if anything and would rather go back to sipping sangria on the roof of a midtown skyscrapper.