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'Republicans trying to take women back to the Dark Ages': DNC fundraises off of Akin's comments
rightnews ^ | 8/20/12 | DWS

Posted on 08/19/2012 9:28:58 PM PDT by Talkradio03

DNC already on it. "The Republican Party—led by Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan—is dangerously wrong for women"

..."now Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri claims there's a biological defense against pregnancy from "legitimate rape."....

(Excerpt) Read more at therightnewz.com ...


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: akin; akin4dnc; akin4mccaskill; akin4obama; akingaffes; backstabberakin; dnc; fundraiser; gaffes; stupidity
Debbie Blabbermouth Schultz must have missed the part tonight where Rep. Todd Akin clarified and said that is not his position
1 posted on 08/19/2012 9:29:07 PM PDT by Talkradio03
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To: Talkradio03
She needs to worry about her election.

Nice try Debbie no one but the loony left with put that statement with any Republican

2 posted on 08/19/2012 9:52:21 PM PDT by scooby321 (AMS)
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To: Talkradio03

I don’t seem to recall Debbie condemning #OWS for the multiple rapes- and coverups of those rapes- that occurred there. In fact, Nancy Pelosi praised them for their “spontaneity”.


3 posted on 08/19/2012 10:04:44 PM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Talkradio03
You have got to be kidding. CLARIFIED? LOL Akins just gave the Rats the Senate for another Term. He had better get out NOW so we still have a chance.
4 posted on 08/19/2012 10:05:28 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Republicans Hope people are Smart, but Democrats Know people are Stupid.)
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To: Talkradio03

The damage this moron (Akin) has done is incalculable.


5 posted on 08/19/2012 10:09:13 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: RIghtwardHo

The damage being done on some other threads tonight is incalculable as well.


6 posted on 08/19/2012 10:11:54 PM PDT by des
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To: des
Please clarify.

What damage, people with common sense realizing that the Democrat controlled Media will milk this for everything it's worth?

Denial, it isn't just a river in Egypt. Akins bows out or every Republican running for Office will be stained with his idiotic comments.

7 posted on 08/19/2012 10:15:53 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Republicans Hope people are Smart, but Democrats Know people are Stupid.)
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To: Kickass Conservative

Its going to be the new idiotic leftist litmus test for conservatives.

“So, when a woman gets raped, do you feel its possible for her to get pregnant?”

It’s a question that previously wouldn’t have warranted an actual response but thanks to this idiot, now its fair game.


8 posted on 08/19/2012 10:21:40 PM PDT by PhxTM06
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To: PhxTM06

http://mrctv.org/videos/romney-des-moines-register-abortion-should-be-legal-cases-rape-or-incest


9 posted on 08/19/2012 10:26:24 PM PDT by scooby321 (AMS)
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To: PhxTM06

If I don’t end up with a Ulcer by the time November rolls around, I’ll probably just be dead from a Heart Attack or Stroke.


10 posted on 08/19/2012 10:35:37 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Republicans Hope people are Smart, but Democrats Know people are Stupid.)
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To: Talkradio03

Akin just decapitated any chance the GOP had of taking the Senate. The damage resulting from his statement resonates far beyond MO. The chances of Obamacare being repealed died as well.

Somewhere tonight, Harry Reid, his majority leader position assured, is breathing a huge sigh of relief.

Unforced errors kill us every time.


11 posted on 08/19/2012 10:44:02 PM PDT by ScottinVA (If Obama is reelected, America will deserve every mockery that follows.)
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To: ScottinVA

If he steps down, and someone with common sense takes his place, the damage can be minimized, however I don’t see this taking place without lawsuits by the Democrats, dragging this issue out further.

This is a big hit eitherway you look at it, ultimately the best thing for the GOP is to cut this guy off completely, exile him, let him go find a job in the private sector and stay out of politics.

If he stays on the ballot, he’s going to be an albatross all the way through until November.


12 posted on 08/19/2012 10:46:27 PM PDT by PhxTM06
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To: Talkradio03

It appears that the dumbass, DNC commie libs have confused the Republicans with their pals the Muzzies.


13 posted on 08/19/2012 10:49:13 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Had enough of the freaks running the show yet?)
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To: Talkradio03

I cannot believe this idiot has screwed up so bad. He could cost us the senate or worse, the presidency! Akin you idiot! In Google news, this isn’t headline anymore, but no doubt the outlets will highlight it tomorrow. Something big needs to go down tonight to overshadow it. Perhaps Assad getting killed or Greece leaving the Eurozone. The DNC is such a opportunistic rat nest that they’ll be milking this for money, not to mention Salad Crowley will bring it up in the debates. Akin should step down. Now.


14 posted on 08/19/2012 11:13:41 PM PDT by Radiarm
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To: PhxTM06

This guy has to step down NOW. The sooner he does, the sooner this story can be swept under the rug. We cannot allow jack-o-lantern McCaskill to keep her seat and Akin will lose for sure. Somebody call Rove and get him to apply some pressure.


15 posted on 08/19/2012 11:13:59 PM PDT by Radiarm
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To: Talkradio03

That’s just stoopit.

I’m glad for women’s rights. When they go off to work I don’t have to talk them so much and they get to spend all their money cuz they earned it.


16 posted on 08/19/2012 11:51:47 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: PhxTM06; Kickass Conservative
Its going to be the new idiotic leftist litmus test for conservatives.

“So, when a woman gets raped, do you feel its possible for her to get pregnant?”

It’s a question that previously wouldn’t have warranted an actual response but thanks to this idiot, now its fair game.

This line of questioning almost seems to suggest that the questioner is willing to proceed with that hypothetical as a personal challenge.

17 posted on 08/19/2012 11:54:34 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: Talkradio03

It won’t matter, the MSM smells blood in the water.


18 posted on 08/20/2012 2:39:45 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Talkradio03

Akin is not just an idiot. He is a dirtbag who deserves what he gets.


19 posted on 08/20/2012 3:02:45 AM PDT by sakic
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To: Kickass Conservative
Wrong. He is up 11 points. Claire has 39% support with women.

http://www.surveyusa.com/client/PollReport.aspx?g=ee08561c-b5c6-45c1-b62b-be0abddcfb85

20 posted on 08/20/2012 3:41:21 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: TornadoAlley3

Isn’t that before the idiot spoke?


21 posted on 08/20/2012 4:49:14 AM PDT by sakic
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To: ScottinVA
Akin just decapitated any chance the GOP had of taking the Senate. The damage resulting from his statement resonates far beyond MO. The chances of Obamacare being repealed died as well.

NO -- that happened when Mitt Romney won the nomination.

22 posted on 08/20/2012 4:58:32 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: sakic
Does not matter. He is a 6 term congressman. Has large lead with Ind and Repubs. He is not going to get out of the race, he is going to win. I wish we would not throw him under the bus. Claire's pro-abort record and her voting 90% with Obama is known. She will get some donations, may get more MO Dems on her side, but she will NOT win. Missouri will decide this, not FReepers. It is a solid red state.

Sure, the Dems will milk this and the media, Akin will press hard with ads about Claire's very pro-abort record, voting for ObamaCare.

This is not Akin’s first time to say something controversial. It is not good, I agree, but it is also not going to cause a loss to Claire.

23 posted on 08/20/2012 5:03:28 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: TornadoAlley3

He did not say something controversial. He has the brain of a total idiot. That he is a gov’t rep is an indictment of his electorate.


24 posted on 08/20/2012 5:11:46 AM PDT by sakic
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To: sakic
But it is not going to change the fact that he will win.

As in recent campaigns, voters rate social issues – including gun control, abortion, birth control and gay marriage – as far less important than the economy or jobs. About half of registered voters (47%) say gun control will be very important to their vote for president this fall; even fewer rate abortion (39%), birth control (34%) and gay marriage (28%) as very important. By wide margins, the economy (86% very important) and jobs (84%) are the top voting issues.

Republican voters are more likely than Democrats to view abortion and gay marriage as very important. About half of Republicans (51%) rate abortion as very important to their vote, compared with 40% of Democrats.

Pew poll 4/2012

25 posted on 08/20/2012 5:17:45 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: Talkradio03

Does anybody remember the fuss she made about Woopie’s “rape rape” comment, when defending Roman Polanski?


26 posted on 08/20/2012 5:21:51 AM PDT by Dusty Road
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To: Dusty Road

27 posted on 08/20/2012 6:06:29 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: scooby321

>Nice try Debbie no one but the loony left with put that statement with any Republican<

Don’t bet on that. The liberals on Facebook and on Twitter will saturate the bandwidth with this dreck, no matter how incorrect it is.

And people who are not political junkies will be horrified.


28 posted on 08/20/2012 6:15:38 AM PDT by Darnright ("I don't trust liberals, I trust conservatives." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)
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To: TornadoAlley3

My point was not about who will win. It is solely about this man being a total effin moron. It’s pathetic that this is a possible first lever to pull down.


29 posted on 08/20/2012 8:08:40 AM PDT by sakic
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To: TornadoAlley3
That Poll was before this Idiot opened his trap.

Give the Democrat Media a week make this topic #1.

It appears the only reason this isn't a blaring headline is because Tony Scott jumped off a bridge last night.

30 posted on 08/20/2012 8:24:42 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Republicans Hope people are Smart, but Democrats Know people are Stupid.)
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To: sakic
He has been in elected office 20 years in Missouri. It was a stupid statement, but this is molehill/mountain making.
31 posted on 08/20/2012 8:29:03 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: Kickass Conservative
Biden goes on the campaign trail Tuesday. Voters do not pay attention to the Democratic Media. Voters pay attention to the debt, the economy, jobs. We have 2 months to win this, and voters know without the Senate we do not kill ObamaCare.

I am not defending his dumb-ass comments, I am simply saying I know MO voters and they will not vote for ObamaClaire.

Voters in other states will not switch to Obama because of Akin.

32 posted on 08/20/2012 8:43:13 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: TornadoAlley3

I will pray that you are correct, but the Rats are already fishing for Donations because of this.

They are attempting to tie this Idiot to Romney / Ryan and they will pull it off as another Battle the Republicans are waging in their War On Women.

I think the guy should fall on his sword for the sake of the Party and the Country. The more he attempts to defend his comments, the worse it will become.


33 posted on 08/20/2012 9:00:49 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Republicans Hope people are Smart, but Democrats Know people are Stupid.)
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To: TornadoAlley3

I disagree. This was far more than a stupid statement. This reveals a stupid man. If a Dem did it, we would be all over him. Both sides have sunk so low that we make excuses for people who have no business being in Congress.


34 posted on 08/20/2012 10:36:53 AM PDT by sakic
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To: sakic
David Vitter (LA) slept with hookers, reelected.

I do not care about Mr. Akin. I want to win that seat. Now if the National RNC or New York or Boston know 100% that without him, Claire will lose, kick him out.

But those MO voters have kept him in office for 20 years, so you better be sure you do not piss them off. You and I have an opinion, but we don't get to vote. So just make damn sure we do not lose this because MO Republicans like stupid Senators and the rest of us do not.

35 posted on 08/20/2012 12:03:45 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: TornadoAlley3

Lots of politicians are creeps and get re-elected: Marion Barry did drugs, Gingrich cheated while complaining about cheating, Cianci, a host of Illinois Dems. There are plenty of examples on both sides.

Until both sides of the aisle grow a backbone, the trend will continue and we will be forced to have a congress of idiots and people of no morality, because too many people vote for trash.


36 posted on 08/20/2012 5:02:10 PM PDT by sakic
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To: sakic
Yes, elected officials mirror their electorate, but I would rather the will of the people, than the Congress deciding who is in and who is out. If we have idiots, no morality and trash in congress, the voters are idiots, with no morality and trash.

I am sick of Republicans jumping on fellow Republicans but not one Republican uttered a word of criticism about Harry Reid when he said on floor, Romney paid no taxes.

I live in a solid conservative state and if Republicans in Congress had governed as solid conservatives we would not be pissing our pants having to worry about one senate seat.

Our leaders in the House and Senate can jump on Akin quickly, but jump right in line behind Dems when it comes to increasing the debt, attacking anyone who says we might want to examine Muslims in govt.

Now Akin may not get out, then what? RNC not going to support him$. All of those Republicans denouncing him in public now run as ads? We really are the stupid party.

37 posted on 08/21/2012 4:06:26 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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