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Planned Parenthood Scared by Tea Party Success
LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 23, 2010 | By Kathleen Gilbert

Posted on 09/23/2010 3:09:13 PM PDT by topher

Thursday September 23, 2010


Planned Parenthood Scared by Tea Party Success

By Kathleen Gilbert

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In addition to discontent with out-of-control spending and government expansion, the American Tea Party movement is motivated by a strong devotion to the right to life of the unborn - something that appears to have caught the pro-abortion establishment, including Planned Parenthood, off-guard.

In a Facebook post Monday, the Planned Parenthood Federation of America expressed frustration at the burgeoning popularity of thoroughly pro-life candidates who have shot to stardom thanks to Tea Party momentum.

"It's easy to laugh at some of the crazy statements made by the newest Republican U.S. Senate candidate, Christine O'Donnell and others running on extreme anti-abortion platforms," wrote the group. "But did you know that the day after O'Donnell's primary victory in Delaware, she raised $1,000,000 online?"

The grassroots Tea Party movement, while largely dismissed by mainstream media and Democrat leaders early on - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi famously wrote off the movement as "astroturf" – has grabbed the attention of both parties after Tea Party senate candidates snatched the GOP nomination in seven states earlier this month.

The Republicans' "Pledge to America," a document released Thursday outlining a congressional agenda for the party, clearly aimed to please Tea Partiers. Party leaders, distancing themselves from "politicians in Washington," promised to shrink government, reform Congress, and in general facilitate "listening to the American people and fielding their concerns and ideas for turning things around."

In its statement, PPFA lamented that the Tea Party has ushered in "a groundswell of support across the country for these anti-choice candidates." "They're everywhere, raising money and support," it said, and urged supporters to help the abortion giant "fight them, stop them, and defeat them."

On Wednesday, the Washington Examiner noted that the Tea Party's impact in the upcoming midterm elections will mean trouble for pro-choice incumbents, particularly those among the GOP.

Examiner columnist Timothy P. Carney noted that the four top casualties of Tea Party furor - Lisa Murkowski, Mike Castle, Charlie Crist and Arlen Specter - were all pro-choice members or former members of the Republican Party. In contrast, all of the successful Tea Party candidates for Senate are strongly pro-life.

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KEYWORDS: 2010midterms; elections; moralabsolutes; plannedparenthood; prolife; prolifevote; teaparty; teapartyrebellion
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I guess with IRS investigating Planned Parenthood Golden Gate, and having an abortion clinic closed because of lost taxpayer funds, Planned Parenthood is having a rough time.

The babies they are killing are even having a rougher time...

1 posted on 09/23/2010 3:09:15 PM PDT by topher
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To: topher
Planned Parenthood also grossly misrepresented the facts.

When they referred to Christine O'Donnell raising $1 million, it was much closer to $2 million at that point (around $1.9 million).

It is now over $2.3 million, but it has been over a week since Karl Tokoyo Rove spoke about Christine...

2 posted on 09/23/2010 3:11:12 PM PDT by topher (Let us return to old-fashioned morality - morality that has stood the test of time...)
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To: topher
"It's easy to laugh at some of the crazy statements made by the newest Republican U.S. Senate candidate, Christine O'Donnell and others running on extreme anti-abortion platforms," wrote the group. "But did you know that the day after O'Donnell's primary victory in Delaware, she raised $1,000,000 online?"

Heh, heh, heh.

3 posted on 09/23/2010 3:12:21 PM PDT by denydenydeny ("Tolerance becomes a crime when applied to evil." Thomas Mann)
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To: topher

Planned Parenthood fears Tea Party...millions of unborn fear Planned Parenthood and thank God for Tea Party.


4 posted on 09/23/2010 3:13:04 PM PDT by Jane Long (America, while you were sleeping the Socialists took over.)
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To: topher

Rebellion is brewing!!


5 posted on 09/23/2010 3:16:52 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: little jeremiah

Ping!


6 posted on 09/23/2010 3:27:49 PM PDT by NYer ("God dwells in our midst, in the Blessed Sacrament of the altar." St. Maximilian Kolbe)
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To: topher
Planned Parenthood is as much a terrorist organization as Al Quaeda or the Taliban - the only difference being their victims are totally defenseless.
7 posted on 09/23/2010 3:33:10 PM PDT by Apercu ("Mongo only pawn.......in game of life")
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8 posted on 09/23/2010 3:33:25 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: topher

I wonder how many potential abortion supporters have been aborted over the years...


9 posted on 09/23/2010 3:34:30 PM PDT by stefanbatory (Insert witty tagline here)
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To: Jim Robinson

Planned Parenthood knows very well what reducing the size and limiting the reach of the federal government means for it and for federally funded and protected abortion.


10 posted on 09/23/2010 3:34:49 PM PDT by fightinJAG (Step away from the toilet. Let the housing market flush.)
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To: topher

I wonder how long it takes Planned Parenthood to rake in $2M selling... you know... parts.


11 posted on 09/23/2010 3:35:14 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: stefanbatory

That is one interesting/weird/strange/thought provoking question....


12 posted on 09/23/2010 3:36:58 PM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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To: Apercu

Don’t muddle words and meanings. PP is killing but isn’t terroristic in their methods. Words have meanings and PP isn’t a terrorist organization any more than livestock have feelings that we meat eaters need to consider.


13 posted on 09/23/2010 3:37:07 PM PDT by Eagle Eye (A blind clock finds a nut at least twice a day.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Nice pun!


14 posted on 09/23/2010 3:38:34 PM PDT by Eagle Eye (A blind clock finds a nut at least twice a day.)
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To: fightinJAG

Stop Abortion, save the life of a taxpayer.
Think about the revenue generated by 50 million.


15 posted on 09/23/2010 3:41:59 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: topher

I know many many Tea Party members, including myself, and not one of us has any issue with Planned parenthood. In fact, its the movement is about taxes, not birth right.


16 posted on 09/23/2010 3:43:37 PM PDT by MissyMack66
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To: Eagle Eye
Are you aware that when a mammal is frightened and under tremendous stress certain hormones are released into the blood stream and make their way to muscles and then get ingested by the ones who eat the animal? I do enjoy my steaks and burgers, but humane ways to end the lives of animals will not hurt you or me and may avoid undue chemical onslaughts on our bodies.

It has been shown that children alive int he womb can learn to ignore aq loud sound. If these children can learn while in the womb then they have a soul of life and terminating that life with extreme prejudice to ward their right to life is terrorist in nature, though other unborn children are not likely to be terrforized by the slaughter ... but can you be certain? Do you really know that much about the nature of consciousness and the collective unconscious of the species?

17 posted on 09/23/2010 3:43:48 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Dems, believing they cannot be deceived, it's nye impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: topher

As I observed on another thread yesterday, fiscal sanity and moral sanity are not mutually exclusive.

Planned Parenthood kills babies and subjects our children to horrific sex education programs.

But Planned Parenthood is enabled to do this because it is hand in glove with big government and sucks at the government teat.

A steady stream of federal, state, and local taxes go into the pockerts of Planned Parenthood, enabling them to indulge in their sickening activities.

Planned Parenthood must be defunded at every level: National, state, and local.


18 posted on 09/23/2010 3:47:15 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.)
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To: MissyMack66
I know many many Tea Party members, including myself, and not one of us has any issue with Planned parenthood. In fact, its the movement is about taxes, not birth right.

You do know that Free Republic is a pro-life website, right?

19 posted on 09/23/2010 3:53:32 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness. -GW)
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To: Eagle Eye
PP is killing but isn’t terroristic in their methods.

Of course they are. They're of the exact same spirit, with absolutely no regard for the rights of the innocent.

20 posted on 09/23/2010 3:55:04 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness. -GW)
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To: topher

“...did you know that the day after O’Donnell’s primary victory in Delaware, she raised $1,000,000 online?”

They noticed. :-)


21 posted on 09/23/2010 3:55:12 PM PDT by Heart of Georgia
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To: tet68
Stop Abortion, save the life of a taxpayer. Think about the revenue generated by 50 million.

Thank you. You are the only person I've ever heard (seen) make that argument. For years I've been making that argument. The fact that the dems ignore it shows they love death even more than money. Sick, twisted, evil souls. We must vote them out.

22 posted on 09/23/2010 4:02:18 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Extremism in defense of Liberty is sometimes necessary...)
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To: MissyMack66
I know many many Tea Party members, including myself, and not one of us has any issue with Planned parenthood. In fact, its the movement is about taxes, not birth right.

Planned Parenthood is an abortuary where they murder babies. And you have no problem with them?

23 posted on 09/23/2010 4:03:15 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: Eagle Eye

I don’t know. Was Auschwitz considered an act of terrorism?


24 posted on 09/23/2010 4:06:18 PM PDT by BenKenobi ("Henceforth I will call nothing else fair unless it be her gift to me")
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To: topher

So are the Democrat and Republican Parties.


25 posted on 09/23/2010 4:07:52 PM PDT by sport
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To: MissyMack66

How many Tea Party members do you know?


26 posted on 09/23/2010 4:10:16 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: topher

Planned Parenthood (every one of them) should be in fear for the day that they meet St. Peter and he points Down, down, down as the Pearly Gates slam before them and thunder and lightning flashes and crashes.


27 posted on 09/23/2010 4:23:44 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (Southeast Wisconsin, Zone 4 to 5)
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To: Eagle Eye
If the unborn could speak I'd wager they would agree with the terrorist label.
28 posted on 09/23/2010 4:25:29 PM PDT by Apercu ("Mongo only pawn.......in game of life")
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To: Eagle Eye
PP is killing but isn’t terroristic in their methods

Really? What do you call dismembering and scalding a baby with saline?

29 posted on 09/23/2010 4:25:57 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (Southeast Wisconsin, Zone 4 to 5)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Let’s not forget Obama’s personal crusade to protect the doctor’s ability to “complete the procedure” if an infant actually survives the abortion, and/or is viably outside the womb (either from slipping out, surviving the cuts, or general medical incompetence).


30 posted on 09/23/2010 4:28:21 PM PDT by Teacher317 (remember dismember November)
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To: Outlaw Woman
For years I've been making that argument.

Me too. Furthermore, SS would not be in trouble if those 50,000,000 people were working and paying taxes. There are better reasons to oppose PP, but that is also a good one.

31 posted on 09/23/2010 4:31:10 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (Southeast Wisconsin, Zone 4 to 5)
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To: Eagle Eye
If the unborn could speak I'd wager they would agree with the terrorist label.
32 posted on 09/23/2010 4:36:07 PM PDT by Apercu ("Mongo only pawn.......in game of life")
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To: topher

Hopefully, they’ll be panicked by the election results.


33 posted on 09/23/2010 4:48:01 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Obama's more worried about Israelis building houses than he is about Islamists building atomic bombs)
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To: Apercu; Eagle Eye
If the unborn could speak I'd wager they would agree with the terrorist label.

Yes.

Eagle Eye, you disgust me.

34 posted on 09/23/2010 5:29:28 PM PDT by Jean S
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To: EternalVigilance

While it might make you feel good to equate terrorism and abortion, the fact is that the two are different and just because you feel that they are similar doesn’t make them so.

Both are evil.

But they aren’t the same.


35 posted on 09/23/2010 6:04:37 PM PDT by Eagle Eye (A blind clock finds a nut at least twice a day.)
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To: BenKenobi

I guess you and others don’t know that terrorism actually has a definition.


36 posted on 09/23/2010 6:06:45 PM PDT by Eagle Eye (A blind clock finds a nut at least twice a day.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic; Apercu

I’m astonished at your ignorance!

Terror and terrorism are not the same.

Terrible acts and terrorism are not the same.

Terrorism has a definition. Look it up and stop displaying ignorance.


37 posted on 09/23/2010 6:08:35 PM PDT by Eagle Eye (A blind clock finds a nut at least twice a day.)
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To: Jean S

I disgust you because you cannot read English with proper understanding?

Sounds like your problem.

What PP does does not fit the definition of terrorism.

It would seem that accuracy and truth should disgust you as well.


38 posted on 09/23/2010 6:10:54 PM PDT by Eagle Eye (A blind clock finds a nut at least twice a day.)
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To: MissyMack66

This isn’t a Tea Party website.

Pro Life conservative is what we are.

Many also go to Tea Parties.


39 posted on 09/23/2010 6:13:48 PM PDT by dforest
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To: All
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/terrorism ter·ror·ism    /ˈtɛrəˌrɪzəm/ Show Spelled[ter-uh-riz-uhm] Show IPA –noun 1. the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, esp. for political purposes. 2. the state of fear and submission produced by terrorism or terrorization. 3. a terroristic method of governing or of resisting a government. And that is just a simple google search without even getting more technical. This thread is like dealing with Liberals who feel what is right regardless of what the facts are.
40 posted on 09/23/2010 6:15:49 PM PDT by Eagle Eye (A blind clock finds a nut at least twice a day.)
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To: Eagle Eye

It’s a yes or no question. Was Auschwitz a terrorist act?


41 posted on 09/23/2010 6:17:22 PM PDT by BenKenobi ("Henceforth I will call nothing else fair unless it be her gift to me")
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To: BenKenobi

Have you read the definition of Terrorism?

Yes or no.


42 posted on 09/23/2010 6:26:51 PM PDT by Eagle Eye (A blind clock finds a nut at least twice a day.)
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To: Eagle Eye
PP is killing but isn’t terroristic in their methods. Words have meanings and PP isn’t a terrorist organization any more than livestock have feelings that we meat eaters need to consider.

Comparing unborn children to livestock? Yes, you disgust me and it's not a matter of my understanding of English, it's my understanding of humanity.

I will repeat it. You disgust me.

43 posted on 09/23/2010 6:32:46 PM PDT by Jean S
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To: afraidfortherepublic
It's not monetary to these monsters. It's not even humanity...how they could see pictures of dismembered babies (this almost makes me go off the deep end) and continue to advocate and defend abortion, is beyond comprehension. The evil involved in this is so pervasive, so deep, we should all be trembling. They are the party of death. They seek to control every aspect of our lives and discard those that they deem 'undesireable'. So, our argument is moot; they only desire to kill off human beings and control the population. Abortion is to them what the Jewish population was to Hitler. If this election cycle does not produce what we think it is going to then the options of dealing with these maniacs will dwindle down to one choice only.
44 posted on 09/23/2010 6:33:53 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Extremism in defense of Liberty is sometimes necessary...)
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To: Jean S
Comparing unborn children to livestock

You are such a liar! Wow. Open, bald faced liar. And those are probably your best qualities. So caught up in your demagoguery that you have totally lost tough with reality.

Comparison? Really? A simile? A metaphor? A catastasis? What kind of comparison?

Oh! Maybe when you go back and read you'll see you made a mistake but I won't expect you to have the integrity to admit it.

45 posted on 09/23/2010 6:39:20 PM PDT by Eagle Eye (A blind clock finds a nut at least twice a day.)
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To: Eagle Eye; Jean S
Sorry dude but this is terror.
46 posted on 09/23/2010 6:49:54 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Terror and terrorism are not the same thing, dood.


47 posted on 09/23/2010 6:52:04 PM PDT by Eagle Eye (A blind clock finds a nut at least twice a day.)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Sorry, doodette. Terror and terrorism are not the same thing.


48 posted on 09/23/2010 6:53:11 PM PDT by Eagle Eye (A blind clock finds a nut at least twice a day.)
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To: Eagle Eye

Where did I say it was? Hmmm?


49 posted on 09/23/2010 6:58:19 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: topher

They’re so cute with their little heads spinning around and around, pea soup spewing from their mouths......


50 posted on 09/23/2010 7:03:04 PM PDT by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Wanna learn humility? Become a Pittsburgh Pirates fan!)
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