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President Obama Breaks Faith with Women [Statement of NOW President Terry O'Neill.....]
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Posted on 03/21/2010 5:45:58 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

President Obama Breaks Faith with Women

Statement of NOW President Terry O'Neill

March 21, 2010

The National Organization for Women is incensed that President Barack Obama agreed today to issue an executive order designed to appease a handful of anti-choice Democrats who have held up health care reform in an effort to restrict women's access to abortion. Through this order, the president has announced he will lend the weight of his office and the entire executive branch to the anti-abortion measures included in the Senate bill, which the House is now prepared to pass.

President Obama campaigned as a pro-choice president, but his actions today suggest that his commitment to reproductive health care is shaky at best. Contrary to language in the draft of the executive order and repeated assertions in the news, the Hyde Amendment is not settled law -- it is an illegitimate tack-on to an annual must-pass appropriations bill. NOW has a longstanding objection to Hyde and, in fact, was looking forward to working with this president and Congress to bring an end to these restrictions. We see now that we have our work cut out for us far beyond what we ever anticipated. The message we have received today is that it is acceptable to negotiate health care on the backs of women, and we couldn't disagree more.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 111th; bhoabortion; bhoeo; bhohealthcare; nags; sham
Pissing off the nags...
1 posted on 03/21/2010 5:45:58 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Bullshiite.

A EO can be overturned at any time, don’t eat the cheese the ‘Rats are offering.


2 posted on 03/21/2010 5:47:30 PM PDT by padre35 (You shall not ignore the laws of God, the Market, the Jungle, and Reciprocity Rm10.10)
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To: Sub-Driver

I think this is hilarious. They all actually think that Obama is a man of his word.


3 posted on 03/21/2010 5:47:38 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: Sub-Driver

Well, Obama can’t satisfy either side, it seems... LOL ...


4 posted on 03/21/2010 5:47:43 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Sub-Driver

Kabuki theater. They know “the one” will rescind the EO later


5 posted on 03/21/2010 5:47:50 PM PDT by dynachrome (Barack Hussein Obama yunikku khinaaziir!)
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To: Sub-Driver

If the pro-aborts vote YES, then Stupak, along with EVERY AMERICAN, got screwed FOR LIFE!!


6 posted on 03/21/2010 5:48:20 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Sub-Driver

More nonsense.... they know as well as we do the EO has no legal effectiveness.


7 posted on 03/21/2010 5:48:50 PM PDT by Neverforget01 (The problem is the doing, not the talking....Gov Haley Barbour)
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To: Sub-Driver

What nonsense. The EO has no legal standing, and I expect they coordinated their statement with the wh. All of the pro-abortion members are voting for this, which tells you just how worried they are about it. They are not worried at all.


8 posted on 03/21/2010 5:48:51 PM PDT by Bahbah (Only dead fish go with the flow)
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To: Sub-Driver

Terry, you’re just the whore of a whore. You are a political booty call that has been hung up on. Get over it.


9 posted on 03/21/2010 5:49:50 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature (3V3Ry71N' 084M4 D03z 83N3f17Z MU5l1mz. c01NC1d3nc3?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Smokescreen outrage.

Give pro-life Stupid-pacts a chance to save face. Reverse it before he leaves office if not sooner through legal action. His Justice Dept will put up a weak fight and then O can blame the courts.


10 posted on 03/21/2010 5:49:50 PM PDT by TigerBait
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To: Sub-Driver

somehow I feel that this letter from NOW was ordered/sent with the White House’s knowledge in an attempt to make the executive order look more serious/official. NOW knows they have a friend in the White House.


11 posted on 03/21/2010 5:50:32 PM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Neverforget01; Sub-Driver
You were saying

More nonsense.... they know as well as we do the EO has no legal effectiveness.

For having no legal effectiveness, some FReepers sure get excited over Obama's Executive Orders then... LOL ...

12 posted on 03/21/2010 5:50:43 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: padre35

Hell, he won’t even sign it.


13 posted on 03/21/2010 5:52:11 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (`)
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To: Star Traveler
Well, Obama can’t satisfy either side any woman, it seems... LOL ...
14 posted on 03/21/2010 5:52:20 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: Sub-Driver
Pissing off the nags...

They're not pissed off. They're just coming through on their end of Stupik's deal.

15 posted on 03/21/2010 5:52:29 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: rabidralph

:-)


16 posted on 03/21/2010 5:52:36 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: rabidralph

The NAGS are about as genuine and truthful as Stupak.


17 posted on 03/21/2010 5:52:52 PM PDT by Blue Turtle
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To: Sub-Driver

This is the NAGS provided a little cover to their “messiah’s” ass. They know damn well this “Executive order” is a joke and a farce.


18 posted on 03/21/2010 5:53:18 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (How much did your congressman's vote go for? Mine got two bits. Her going price.)
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

They weren’t upset thru the whole Stupak effort....methinks the lady doth protest too much! (er, and so late?)

Phonies!


19 posted on 03/21/2010 5:54:12 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Ok, joke's over....Bring back Bush !)
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To: Sub-Driver; All

well, now this is interesting. ‘rat Congressthing admits an EO CANNOT change existing law. In other words Stupak is the most useful idiot ever:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2476390/posts


20 posted on 03/21/2010 5:54:23 PM PDT by dynachrome (Barack Hussein Obama yunikku khinaaziir!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Part of the scam. They know better.


21 posted on 03/21/2010 5:54:39 PM PDT by Carley (Are you better off now than one year ago? HELL NO!!!!!)
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To: Star Traveler
THIS EO has no impact. He can't override legislated law.
22 posted on 03/21/2010 5:54:57 PM PDT by Neverforget01 (The problem is the doing, not the talking....Gov Haley Barbour)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

This is Obama’s way of trying to look like he is “triangulating.” Don’t buy it.

This Stupak thing was set up from the beginning. The whole Democrat Party is evil and corrupt and they needed to be treated that way.

The good thing about all of this is anyone that has a (D) next to their name is an enemy to the United States.


23 posted on 03/21/2010 5:55:19 PM PDT by truthandlife ("Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God." (Ps 20:7))
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To: Star Traveler

Its all wink, wink.

First, you act mad, then I will act mad and then the American people will fall for it and forgive us all.


24 posted on 03/21/2010 5:56:59 PM PDT by tirednvirginia
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To: Sub-Driver

This is pure BS. It’s providing Obama cover! Don’t fall for this ploy. Obama signed the EO ONLY after the pro-abortion caucus green-lighted it.


25 posted on 03/21/2010 5:57:18 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: dynachrome
Kabuki theater.

Exactly. If NOW didn't complain someone might figure out the EO was bogus.

It's already been said that the EO will fall at the first legal challenge. Only question is whether O rescinds the order or allows the SC to strike it down.

26 posted on 03/21/2010 5:58:12 PM PDT by ZOOKER ( Exploring the fine line between cynicism and outright depression)
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To: Sub-Driver

They simply want people to believe they are angry in order to help maintain the illusion. They’ll be pleased when he finds some compelling legal reason to drop the EO.


27 posted on 03/21/2010 5:58:58 PM PDT by Ingtar (Washington, DC: James 3:16 For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Yeah, right. Sorry, but not buyin’ this “we’re offended” bullcrap from the NAGS. They’re just playing their given role in the Oba-losi Kabuki Theatre. This whole day was orchestrated weeks if not months ago.


28 posted on 03/21/2010 6:04:21 PM PDT by LaybackLenny (Palin-Bachmann Overdrive 2012 - takin' care o' business!)
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To: Sub-Driver

This is all for show. Total snow job.


29 posted on 03/21/2010 6:04:32 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Hello,

They like to kill, they also lie.

STAND.

MOgirl

30 posted on 03/21/2010 6:08:34 PM PDT by MOgirl (STAND)
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To: dynachrome
Kabuki theater. They know “the one” will rescind the EO later

You have that EXACTLY right, they are covering for him. F' them, ALL of them, and I say that as a fairly moderate conservative who has never really gotten angry at the Left before. Tonight, for really the first time in my political life, I am mad as HELL.

31 posted on 03/21/2010 6:09:31 PM PDT by Paradox (The Party of Know.)
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To: Sub-Driver

A token statement to give cover when the EO gets shot down. “Sorry Bart, but we just found out the EO isn’t legal. TeeHee, who would have thought that? Oh well, the votes already done, good luck in November.”


32 posted on 03/21/2010 6:10:51 PM PDT by Blackhawk (God said it, I believe it, That settles it. Forever. Amen.)
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To: Sub-Driver

This is further evidence that there’s no appeasing leftists, even if you’re Obama. So don’t waste any time going down that road.


33 posted on 03/21/2010 6:11:13 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Yes, we disagree - no, we won't shut up - no, we won't quit.)
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To: Sub-Driver

More BS to appease the pro-lifers who got the EO from Obama.


34 posted on 03/21/2010 6:24:51 PM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Sub-Driver

The National Organization for Women to democrats: Let us know when we can quit complaining.


35 posted on 03/21/2010 6:40:27 PM PDT by Know et al (Everything I know I read in the newspaper and that's the reason for my ignorance: Will Rogers)
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To: dynachrome
I doubt that he will ever make a proclamation of any kind...
36 posted on 03/21/2010 6:42:41 PM PDT by richardtavor
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To: dynachrome
I doubt that he will ever make a proclamation of any kind...
37 posted on 03/21/2010 6:50:26 PM PDT by richardtavor
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To: Sub-Driver

“All Barack Obama statements come with an expiration date. All of them.” —Jim Geraghty


38 posted on 03/21/2010 6:59:22 PM PDT by RichInOC ("I do wish we could chat longer, but I'm having an old friend for dinner. 'Bye!")
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