U.S. House GOP look to reshape birth control debate

Mar 9, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Reuters

An anti-abortion demonstrator passes the U.S. Capitol as he takes part in the ''March for Life'' in Washington January 23, 2012.

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West Palm Beach, FL

#331 Mar 25, 2012
I like the peanut, cause i like peanut butter.....

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Since: May 08

Vadnais Heights

#332 Mar 25, 2012
Anne wrote:
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Frankly, I don't care if you or anyone else judges my posts as negative, as long as I'm telling the truth. I'm quite sure Madaman feels the same way....
AMEN, Sister!!!!!!!!!!
Eric Gustafson

Newport News, VA

#333 Mar 26, 2012
This opinion is central to a theory that all Democrats are similar. That's not true. Reagan proved that to be a hoax and any Democrats that has thrown in with the Tea Party are pretty much Reagan Democrats. Blue Collar Middle Income earners. The very people who are most harmed by Reagan's policies. Free Trade and open borders are all attributes of Ronald Reagan and would have been duplicated by George Bush if allowed.
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You read about the Repubs in the L.A. Times, one of the most liberal-leaning papers in the country, and you think you're quoting an honest or accurate assessment?
JFK would be considered a Republican today, never mind Reagan. Both parties and the citizens of this country have all moved to what is typically referred to as the left.
The TEA Party is not a cohesive movement, so it cracks me up that people keep opining and writing about it as though it was. Nor is it a single party movement...there are a lot of Independents and Democrats that identify with the TEA Party. Here in Ct., there are a lot of Libertarians in the local TEA Party organizations...and there's a lot if bickering between the different groups, exactly because it isn't a single, cohesive movement.
The Repubs are no different than the Democrats, as in they come with a wide variety of social or fiscal beliefs. Yet they all get painted with the same brush. Just read some of the posts above.
It's like saying all Democrats are Liberals. Or feminists. Or pro-choice. They're not.
This is so small minded and divisive, but more importantly, it's inaccurate. And serves no purpose whatsoever.

Since: Nov 08

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#334 Mar 26, 2012
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Since most Catholic women are using birth control, the hierarchy is fighting a battle that has already been lost in their very own church. Not only have they lost that battle, but they also lost when they aligned themselves in this issue with the GOP, which parts company with them in helping the poor. Trying to frame the issue as one of "religious freedom" didn't work, especially since they were trying to impose their own ideology on others. All President Obama did was to work to make birth control available to as many women as possible. No one who doesn't want to use it is being forced to. But of course, you predictably deflected from the issue I addressed about the encroachments on women's reproductive rights on the state level in states with GOP governors. I repeat, anyone who calls herself a feminist and either approves of these intrusive measures or doesn't speak up against them is a hypocritical dittohead.
all Obama did was to try and defy the constitution, pills had nothing to do with it. He was advised poorly and had to play the hand his handlers delt him.
Teach

Danbury, CT

#335 Mar 26, 2012
Eric Gustafson wrote:
This opinion is central to a theory that all Democrats are similar. That's not true. Reagan proved that to be a hoax and any Democrats that has thrown in with the Tea Party are pretty much Reagan Democrats. Blue Collar Middle Income earners. The very people who are most harmed by Reagan's policies. Free Trade and open borders are all attributes of Ronald Reagan and would have been duplicated by George Bush if allowed.
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No. My opinion is that too many people, particularly on these threads, tend to paint anyone with a party affiliation with the same brush. And what I said is that people affiliated with the Democrats, or the Republicans, or the TEA Party come in all different stripes, sizes and ideas.

There is no one size fits all. No one party is right all the time, no one party is wrong all the time. We waste so much time with this senseless BS, demonizing one another, or worse, defending the indefensible based on R or D.

People voted for Reagan (myself included, then registered Democrat) based on the failure of the Carter Administration (note this is not an attack against Carter, he inherited one hell of a mess), and the second term, based on the economic recovery that was going on at the time.

Because when push comes to shove, very few of us will vote with anything but our personal agendas as our guide. From Ford until Reagan's second term...Reagan was like a breath of fresh air. At least from my own perspective of financial struggles, joblessness, inflation, interest rates, etc.. The long term effects of his policies are another debatable matter altogether.

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Since: May 08

Vadnais Heights

#336 Mar 27, 2012
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...Reagan was like a breath of fresh air. At least from my own perspective of financial struggles, joblessness, inflation, interest rates, etc.. The long term effects of his policies are another debatable matter altogether.
How interesting that the first President to endorse so-called "supply side" economics -- really just gussied-up Trickle-Down -- actually disproved that myth by giving the economy a Keynesian stimulus by engaging in the largest peacetime arms buildup in history, and DOUBLING the national debt in the process. Deficit spending worked well!

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#337 Mar 28, 2012
Madaman wrote:
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How interesting that the first President to endorse so-called "supply side" economics -- really just gussied-up Trickle-Down -- actually disproved that myth by giving the economy a Keynesian stimulus by engaging in the largest peacetime arms buildup in history, and DOUBLING the national debt in the process. Deficit spending worked well!
Hmmmmmmmmmm yeah, after three and a half years of trickle up poverty America is doing great........If you are going to white house parties and flying to vacations everyother week.
Anne

Washington, DC

#338 Mar 29, 2012
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AMEN, Sister!!!!!!!!!!
It's quite funny that the poster I responded to seemed to have the idea that I was somehow depending on you for shaping my opinions. It's even funnier how some folks like to deny what's staring them pointblank in their faces. It only dawns on some folks that what we are discussing is very real when it actually hits them where they live.
Anne

Washington, DC

#339 Mar 29, 2012
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>all Obama did was to try and defy the constitution, pills had nothing to do with it. He was advised poorly and had to play the hand his handlers delt him.
Actually, this is not a winning issue for Republicans. I love how people like to refer to the Constitution when they disagree with a policy. I'm quite sure that women with increased access would disagree with you.

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Since: May 08

Vadnais Heights

#340 Mar 29, 2012
Anne wrote:
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It's quite funny that the poster I responded to seemed to have the idea that I was somehow depending on you for shaping my opinions....
I speculate that their "logic" would sound something like this:

"Naturally, the dumb black woman MUST take her cues from the white man -- even if he is a deluded Liberal swine."

Or SOMETHING like that. I know, I know -- TOTALLY DISGUSTING. But isn't that how they attempt to "think?"

New oxymoron: "conservative thinking" Right up there with "military intelligence!"

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#341 Mar 30, 2012
Anne wrote:
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Actually, this is not a winning issue for Republicans. I love how people like to refer to the Constitution when they disagree with a policy. I'm quite sure that women with increased access would disagree with you.
yada yada, Obama is still losing the women vote.......who's your next villian to deter our eyes from Obama's failures.
Stupidity NOW

Saint Paul, MN

#342 Mar 30, 2012
Madaman wrote:
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I speculate that their "logic" would sound something like this:
"Naturally, the dumb black woman MUST take her cues from the white man -- even if he is a deluded Liberal swine."
Or SOMETHING like that. I know, I know -- TOTALLY DISGUSTING. But isn't that how they attempt to "think?"
New oxymoron: "conservative thinking" Right up there with "military intelligence!"
You're getting dumber and/or more insane. You need to get professional help. Even though you're a lowly school bus driver with little to no skill, you have the safety of others to contend with. Get help before you hurt someone, God forbid a child.

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