Massachusetts Senate Race Gives New Meaning To Gender Politics

Oct 7, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: National Public Radio

Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown answers a question during a debate against Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren on Monday at the University of Massachusetts in Lowell, Mass.

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Makes sense

Dearborn, MI

#1 Oct 7, 2012
Well, let's think about this. Massachusetts has had a rough time with its politicians saying one thing and doing another.

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In all honesty, here is the true dilemma:

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Dearborn, MI

#2 Oct 7, 2012
Meanwhile...

Mitt Romney Funded Surrogate Contract for His Son that Allows for Abortion

By: Sarah JonesSeptember 21st, 2012see more posts by Sarah Jones

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Mitt Romney said he was for the Personhood Amendment, which would make even some forms of birth control illegal. In any case, it doesn’t allow for abortion even in the case of the life of the mother or rape. Remember legitimate rape? That’s the thinking behind the Personhood Amendment. According to TMZ, this Personhood Amendment candidate paid money toward his son’s surrogacy contract expenses — a contract that allows both parties to abort the fetus under non-life threatening conditions.

The contract includes several portions allowing for abortion via both the surrogate’s and the intended parent decision. Now, this same clause was not included in the previous contract they had with the same surrogate, which makes it stand out more, as lawyers usually hash out all of these details with the attention you’d expect when you’re dealing with such an emotional issue.

The contract specifically provides the choice of abortion if Romney’s son and daughter-in-law want it. TMZ reports on the Gestational Carrier Agreement dated July 28, 2011:

“If in the opinion of the treating physician or her independent obstetrician there is potential physical harm to the surrogate, the decision to abort or not abort is to be made by the surrogate.”

“In the event the child is determined to be physiologically, genetically or chromosomally abnormal, the decision to abort or not to abort is to be made by the intended parents. In such a case the surrogate agrees to abort, or not to abort, in accordance with the intended parents’ decision.”

“Any decision to abort because of potential harm to the child, or to reduce the number of fetuses, is to be made by the intended parents.”

So yeah. This contract has nothing to do with danger to the mother and everything to do with “choice”. TMZ can’t say if Romney read the contract before he funded part of the expense. Fair enough. But if his own son and daughter in law feel they are entitled to choice, doesn’t it follow that perhaps Mitt Romney might want to extend that privilege to the rest of the country?

It may have been an oversight. Their attorney Bill Handel says they just “forgot” to remove the clauses pertaining to abortion. That’s possible, though certainly doesn’t reflect well on him if it true. But it also reveals the dirty secret behind anti-choicers. People with money always have choice. So when politicians discuss removing choice, they are only really removing choice from women without means.

Romney has promised to defund Planned Parenthood and deny women the right to abortions even in the case of rape. Of course, Romney has changed his position on this so many times it’s impossible to say where he stands today. It’s awkward that a man running for President would fund such an agreement while he’s out telling voters that he supports the Personhood Amendment.

Readers will say this is “personal” and I shouldn’t have reported it. To them, I say, exactly. It’s personal. It’s a personal family matter. I could not agree more.

That is the exact position of the pro-choice movement. Pro choicers believe that women and their families are best suited to make these decisions in private, with their doctors.

We would all really appreciate not having to report on the personal lives of Republicans who are inserting themselves into our personal lives with legislation, as they know they can open any door they need to due to means.

It is personal. And it’s not the place of Republicans to get into the personal lives of American families, just as they don’t want us in their personal lives. IT IS PERSONAL, and no one gets to be held to a different standard, especially when they are denying other women the same rights they take for themselves.
Makes sense

Dearborn, MI

#3 Oct 7, 2012
http://www.politicususa.com/mitt-romney-funde...

So when we elect Bishop Rmoney, we have to just TRUST him, to do what it RIGHT for himself.
Clinton Is Wonderboy

Oscoda, MI

#4 Oct 7, 2012
Go get 'em Ms. Warren.
Makes sense

Dearborn, MI

#5 Oct 7, 2012
Tea Party Rep. Paul Broun: Evolution and Big Bang Are “Lies Straight From the Pit Of Hell.”

Why Yes, He Serves On the House Science Committee With Todd Akin

America, the decision is YOURS. Do we want a theocracy? If so, VOTE for Bishop Rmoney and Paul Ryan.
Makes sense

Dearborn, MI

#6 Oct 7, 2012
Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin once equated abortion providers to terrorists and suggested that it was "common practice" for them to be "giving abortions to women who are not actually pregnant."

Read more: http://www.kmbc.com/news/politics/More-Akin-a...

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#7 Oct 7, 2012
Makes sense wrote:
Meanwhile...
Mitt Romney Funded Surrogate Contract for His Son that Allows for Abortion
By: Sarah JonesSeptember 21st, 2012see more posts by Sarah Jones

The contract includes several portions allowing for abortion via both the surrogate’s and the intended parent decision. Now, this same clause was not included in the previous contract they had with the same surrogate, which makes it stand out more, as lawyers usually hash out all of these details with the attention you’d expect when you’re dealing with such an emotional issue.
The contract specifically provides the choice of abortion if Romney’s son and daughter-in-law want it. TMZ reports on the Gestational Carrier Agreement dated July 28, 2011:
“If in the opinion of the treating physician or her independent obstetrician there is potential physical harm to the surrogate, the decision to abort or not abort is to be made by the surrogate.”
“In the event the child is determined to be physiologically, genetically or chromosomally abnormal, the decision to abort or not to abort is to be made by the intended parents. In such a case the surrogate agrees to abort, or not to abort, in accordance with the intended parents’ decision.”
“Any decision to abort because of potential harm to the child, or to reduce the number of fetuses, is to be made by the intended parents.”
So yeah. This contract has nothing to do with danger to the mother and everything to do with “choice”. TMZ can’t say if Romney read the contract before he funded part of the expense. Fair enough. But if his own son and daughter in law feel they are entitled to choice, doesn’t it follow that perhaps Mitt Romney might want to extend that privilege to the rest of the country?
It may have been an oversight. Their attorney Bill Handel says they just “forgot” to remove the clauses pertaining to abortion. That’s possible, though certainly doesn’t reflect well on him if it true. But it also reveals the dirty secret behind anti-choicers. People with money always have choice. So when politicians discuss removing choice, they are only really removing choice from women without means.
Romney has promised to defund Planned Parenthood and deny women the right to abortions even in the case of rape. Of course, Romney has changed his position on this so many times it’s impossible to say where he stands today. It’s awkward that a man running for President would fund such an agreement while he’s out telling voters that he supports the Personhood Amendment.
Readers will say this is “personal” and I shouldn’t have reported it. To them, I say, exactly. It’s personal. It’s a personal family matter. I could not agree more.
That is the exact position of the pro-choice movement. Pro choicers believe that women and their families are best suited to make these decisions in private, with their doctors.
We would all really appreciate not having to report on the personal lives of Republicans who are inserting themselves into our personal lives with legislation, as they know they can open any door they need to due to means.
It is personal. And it’s not the place of Republicans to get into the personal lives of American families, just as they don’t want us in their personal lives. IT IS PERSONAL, and no one gets to be held to a different standard, especially when they are denying other women the same rights they take for themselves.
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#8 Oct 7, 2012
Clinton Is Wonderboy wrote:
Go get 'em Ms. Warren.
Maybe she should do a war dance.

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#9 Oct 7, 2012
Makes sense wrote:
Tea Party Rep. Paul Broun: Evolution and Big Bang Are “Lies Straight From the Pit Of Hell.”
Why Yes, He Serves On the House Science Committee With Todd Akin
America, the decision is YOURS. Do we want a theocracy? If so, VOTE for Bishop Rmoney and Paul Ryan.
Where's Vera Baker

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#10 Oct 7, 2012
Makes sense wrote:
Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin once equated abortion providers to terrorists and suggested that it was "common practice" for them to be "giving abortions to women who are not actually pregnant."
Read more: http://www.kmbc.com/news/politics/More-Akin-a...
Got phone......your boy loves under paying women and supporting the Brotherhood that just loves beating, raping and stoning women.
Makes sense

Dearborn, MI

#11 Oct 7, 2012
The Days Of Creation

Here's a list of what God created on each of the six days of creation:

Day 1: The heavens, the earth, light and darkness.

Day 2: Heaven

Day 3: Dry land, the seas, and vegetation.

Day 4: The sun, the moon and the stars.

Day 5: Living creatures in the water, birds in the air.

Day 6: Land animals and people.

Day 7: God "rested".

Dinosaurs were created on day six.There is something interesting to note in this list. Let me ask a question:

What are most dinosaurs?

They are land animals.

When were all land animals created?

Day six. So on what day must dinosaurs have been created? On day six, the same day people were created.

That's interesting. Could it be the Bible is saying people lived with dinosaurs? Is there any evidence that people lived with dinosaurs? The answer to both of these questions is, "yes". But let's start at the beginning to understand what the Bible is saying.

How Long Is A Day?

There is a theory that says each of God's days in Genesis were actually millions of years for us. Is this true? Maybe we need to ask what does the word "day" mean in Genesis?

sun riseThe Hebrew word "yom" is translated as day in Genesis. Just as our word "day" can have different meanings based on its context, so can the word "yom". For example, in the Old Testament "yom" is translated to mean a 24 hour day 1109 times. It means a long, long period of time--such as an age--about nine times.

However, every time the word "yom" is used with the term evening or morning in the Bible, it means a regular 24 hour day.

Every time the word "yom" is used with a number, such as "40 yom" (40 days), it means a regular 24 hour day.

What we now see is that in Genesis chapter one God is going out of His way to emphasize that each day is a normal 24 hour day. For example in verse five He says:

"And there was evening and there was morning, one day."

Verse 8: "And there was evening and there was morning, a second day."

Verse 13: "There was evening and there was morning, a third day."

For each day of creation the pattern is the same: evening, morning, number, day. Just part of that pattern, for example using the words "evening" and "day" together, tell us it was a 24 hour day. But God tells us in three ways -- evening, morning, number -- that the word day means... an ordinary 24 hour day.

God is making it very clear: He created everything in six ordinary days.
Clinton Is Wonderboy

Oscoda, MI

#12 Oct 7, 2012
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>Maybe she should do a war dance.
Maybe Scott Brown should do a pole dance!
Makes sense

Dearborn, MI

#13 Oct 7, 2012
Clinton Is Wonderboy wrote:
<quoted text>Maybe Scott Brown should do a pole dance!
Again?
Makes sense

Dearborn, MI

#14 Oct 7, 2012
Thanks to the magic of Etch-A-Sketch, the choice isn't so clear since the debate. Bishop Rmoney and Obammy are now BOTH MODERATES who AGREE on EVERYTHING!!!! LOL

Where did the severely conservative Bishop Rmoney from the Republican debates go???? As long as the base doesn't mind being hoodwinked, why should the American people?
pogue mahone

Sayville, NY

#15 Oct 7, 2012
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>Maybe she should do a war dance.
"Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to decieve."
Makes sense

Dearborn, MI

#16 Oct 7, 2012
pogue mahone wrote:
<quoted text>"Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to decieve."
If true, I hope Bishop Rmoney is part spider.

“Truth to Power!”

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United States

#17 Oct 7, 2012
Clinton Is Wonderboy wrote:
<quoted text>Maybe Scott Brown should do a pole dance!





Obama does a Pole Dance on Bawney Fwank every chance he gets!


LMAO!


“Truth to Power!”

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#18 Oct 7, 2012



How's that FAKE INDIAN elizabeth warren?



LMAO!

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#19 Oct 7, 2012



Wasn't it GREAT TO SEE OBAMA GET HIS TEETH KICKED IN by Mitt Romney during the Debate!



YES!



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#20 Oct 7, 2012
Makes sense wrote:
Well, let's think about this. Massachusetts has had a rough time with its politicians saying one thing and doing another.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch...
In all honesty, here is the true dilemma:
https://www.youtube.com/watch...
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