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Lisa Murkowski first GOP Senator to openly defend Planned Parenthood
Faster Times ^ | 3/15/11 | Michelle Koufopoulis

Posted on 03/15/2011 9:25:36 PM PDT by pissant

Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski was the first Senator in more than 50 years to win an election with a write-in campaign (she crushed Tea Party—and Sarah Palin— favorite and official GOP nominee Joe Miller with a lead of over 10,000 votes this past November), and has a healthy history of defying the general party line: she’s voted in support of the DREAM Act, the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” a tax-cut compromise, and the START deal. Now she’s thrown her support behind Planned Parenthood:

“I believe Planned Parenthood provides vital services to those in need and disagree with their funding cuts in the bill,” Murkowski wrote in a letter to Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) and Vice Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.). “I ask you to consider these programs going forward to determine if there is room for allowing continued funding.”

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TOPICS: Government; US: Alaska
KEYWORDS: joemiller; lisamurkowski; moralabsolutes; murkowski; plannedparenthood; prolife
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Sure was nice of the GOP to work so hard on her behalf. Idiots
1 posted on 03/15/2011 9:25:37 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Impy; BillyBoy

I’m proud to say that I opposed her in both both of her Republica primaries (2010 & 2004).


2 posted on 03/15/2011 9:27:15 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens commit crimes that Americans won't commit)
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To: pissant

She’s the spawn of Satan.


3 posted on 03/15/2011 9:28:40 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: pissant

Shame on Alaska voters.


4 posted on 03/15/2011 9:29:48 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: pissant

Turdbronski is not a Republican. She is whatever mask she has to wear, to get a dance at whatever ball she’s dancing at.

TURDBRONSKI.


5 posted on 03/15/2011 9:30:14 PM PDT by pogo101
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To: pissant

Murkowski doesn’t deserve to wear the label “GOP”. She is every bit the liberal, leftist, anti-American as Nancy Pelosi.


6 posted on 03/15/2011 9:32:41 PM PDT by TheBattman (They exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature...)
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To: pissant
Comment prior to the article:

The Faster Times is an independent collective of journalists and writers who are looking to create a new model for the newspaper.

A line in the article:

she crushed Tea Party—and Sarah Palin— favorite and official GOP nominee Joe Miller with a lead of over 10,000 votes this past November

With the bias shown here, it looks like the Faster Times is looking to propagate the old model of newspapers into a digital format.

7 posted on 03/15/2011 9:33:09 PM PDT by mlocher (Who is going to watch the hoops bracket show tonight?)
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To: Lancey Howard

A supporter of “Planned Genocide”.


8 posted on 03/15/2011 9:33:30 PM PDT by The Bronze Titan
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To: pissant

You are far more politically astute than I am, but look around at what is happening with the budget. There simply is no hope that the GOP will ever do what is right and necessary to save the republic. Am I wrong? I just hope to live long enough to see the GOP destroyed and replaced with something that truly stands in opposition to the powers that will by design destroy our nation.


9 posted on 03/15/2011 9:35:36 PM PDT by Chaguito
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To: Lancey Howard
"Shame on Alaska voters."

Shame on Alaska's DEMOCRATS, union thugs, Murkowski machine judges, and corrupt Native corporation executives, you mean. She was defeated in the primary, and even conceded. Then her daddy and his unionista buddies and Native corp crooks got together a plan and put her back on the ballot, where they could all vote for her. The Alaskan voters do NOT want this creature as their senator. Please understand this. We voted her OUT.

10 posted on 03/15/2011 9:35:52 PM PDT by redhead ("I think I'm the best fish filleter in the whole third grade." --Piper Palin)
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To: pissant

Can we vote her off the island yet? The darn tent can only be so big!


11 posted on 03/15/2011 9:36:20 PM PDT by cableguymn
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To: pissant
she crushed Tea Party—and Sarah Palin— favorite

That line is the reason this article was written.

12 posted on 03/15/2011 9:38:43 PM PDT by Darkwolf377
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To: pissant

Satanist


13 posted on 03/15/2011 9:40:59 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: redhead

You nailed it. This was turdkowski payback against Sarah big time.

The lil’ princess’s daddy was one of the biggest crooks in AK politics and this nut did not fall far from the tree.


14 posted on 03/15/2011 9:43:06 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: Darkwolf377

The same clowns that revel in her defeating the tea party candidate are the ones who love abortionists.


15 posted on 03/15/2011 9:44:06 PM PDT by pissant ((Bachmann 2012 - Freepmail to get on/off PING list))
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To: pissant
murkowski
16 posted on 03/15/2011 9:47:40 PM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: 43north

She’ll crap her pants when Sarah becomes President. So, let her revel in her fraudulent win for now. We’ll see who the big winner is in the end.


17 posted on 03/15/2011 9:49:19 PM PDT by Catsrus
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To: 43north

She’ll crap her pants when Sarah becomes President. So, let her revel in her fraudulent win for now. We’ll see who the big winner is in the end.


18 posted on 03/15/2011 9:49:31 PM PDT by Catsrus
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To: pissant
Might have known she was an abortionist. It figures, though.
19 posted on 03/15/2011 9:50:00 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Lancey Howard
Shame on Alaska voters.

Shame on Mitch McConnell for refusing to strip her of all seniority once she announced as an independent, thus permitting her to run on providing more welfare to Alaska as usual.

And shame on McConnell for permitting her to continue to caucus with the GOP now.

20 posted on 03/15/2011 9:51:11 PM PDT by montag813 (http://www.facebook.com/StandWithArizona)
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To: pissant

Thanks a lot, Alaska.


21 posted on 03/15/2011 9:53:14 PM PDT by Antoninus (Fight the homosexual agenda. Support marriage -- www.nationformarriage.org)
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To: pissant

Against party lines, e.g. she votes against her base and sides with her political enemies.

She is what we call, a “maggot”.


22 posted on 03/15/2011 10:04:02 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: pissant

Shame is her mother did not have a chance to visit them back in the day!


23 posted on 03/15/2011 10:17:29 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date which will live in Infamy.)
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To: Darkwolf377

You noticed that too? LOL

The more they attack Sarah and Rep. Bachmann, the more fed up I get...and the more fed up I get, the less tolerant I get of the circular firing squad within the GOP. I’ve never identified with someone more in the national political spotlight than those two ladies (w/the exception of POTUS #40). I’m not what you would call aggressive, but when you attack those ladies (or anyone else in their like minds), my ‘Mama Grizzly’ comes out. As Abigail Adams said in a famous letter to her husband John, ‘remember the ladies.’ Right now they seem to be displaying the testosterone that is sorely needed in our country.


24 posted on 03/15/2011 10:19:38 PM PDT by Hoosier Catholic Momma (Change everything you are, everything you were, your number has been called.)
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To: pissant
The same clowns that revel in her defeating the tea party candidate are the ones who love abortionists.

That's a great observation. It seems the same nasty faces who are shouting about 'teabaggers' have been around since the seventies screaming about 'choice' and 'back alley abortions.'

25 posted on 03/15/2011 10:26:05 PM PDT by Darkwolf377
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To: Darkwolf377; pissant
That line is the reason this article was written.

And posted...

26 posted on 03/15/2011 10:27:06 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: Lancey Howard
[ Shame on Alaska voters. ]

Alaskan republicans voted for Joe Miller..
It was the democrats that wrote in her name.. and the native tribes in MASS..
A twist on voter fraud that needs to be watched..
It might be tried in other places..

27 posted on 03/15/2011 10:29:48 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: buccaneer81

Yeah, as if I wanted Miller to lose to this retarded RINO.


28 posted on 03/15/2011 10:29:48 PM PDT by pissant ((Bachmann 2012 - Freepmail to get on/off PING list))
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To: hosepipe

She is a democrat at heart,.


29 posted on 03/15/2011 10:35:28 PM PDT by JaneNC (I)
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To: Hoosier Catholic Momma

I have noticed the media aren’t talking about ‘soccer moms’ anymore. I think that’s because most soccer moms are Tea Party Moms now, and it doesn’t fit the media ‘storyline’ anymore, which was supposed to be: Moms care about social issues + Scary Republicans cut education = Democrats win votes.

Now it’s more about ‘working families with union ties’ or somesuch nonsense.

I don’t think the media are capable of separating their agenda from their eyes (for lack of a better way to phrase it). They don’t LIKE what they’re seeing, so they don’t really SEE what they’re seeing.

I think the liberals and Obama’s organization which stoked the Wisconsin situation thought they could convince people this was about ‘cutting education for The Children,’ but it rapidly devolved into an open grab for money and benefits by the same people who’ve been telling us we can’t sustain this level of spending anymore.

People may not be able to articulate this to a phone pollster, but they know that while the left may say the ‘correct’ things, the women aren’t buying it. I don’t see how the left is going to rally women’s votes next time around, which means they’ll have to gin up some phoney ‘choice’ or education issues. I don’t think that’s going to work; Obama promised a lot in terms of moderation and in terms of some social issues even a more mainstream bent, and delivered on none of it—or, to be plain, he lied, and women saw they were played.


30 posted on 03/15/2011 10:35:46 PM PDT by Darkwolf377
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To: pissant

Let’s face it, you never miss a dig at Sarah.


31 posted on 03/15/2011 10:36:17 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: buccaneer81

Supporting Joe Miller over the Cow can’t possibly be construed as a dig


32 posted on 03/15/2011 10:41:04 PM PDT by pissant ((Bachmann 2012 - Freepmail to get on/off PING list))
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To: pissant
She is like the terrorist who cut the head off the 3 month old baby last week.

Really not much difference.

Both thought that what they were doing was an “essential service”.

Both Planned Parenthood and the Palestinian Authority (which trained the murderer) are getting US tax payer funding.

33 posted on 03/15/2011 10:43:53 PM PDT by garjog
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To: pissant

So Lisa likes murder, eh?


34 posted on 03/15/2011 10:44:35 PM PDT by biff
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To: pissant

Too bad Lisa’s mommy made the wrong choice....


35 posted on 03/15/2011 10:45:43 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Member Emeritus of Vitriolics Anonymous.)
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To: buccaneer81

Just you wait...pissant will post another Bachman thread afterwards.


36 posted on 03/15/2011 10:45:58 PM PDT by max americana
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To: Lancey Howard
Alaska voters (Pubs side) ousted her in the primaries. Use a little chicanery and she's back as a write in. The Dems knew they were going to lose bigtime to the Tea Party so they wrote in MooCowsky.

Then, count as many times as you need to put you over the top and voila!

Alaska tried, they just didn't challenge her write-in hard enough.

37 posted on 03/15/2011 11:19:25 PM PDT by hattend (Obama got his 3am call about Egypt. The call went right to the answering machine.- Sarah Palin)
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To: max americana

Bachmann sure looked like a fool this past weekend in New Hampshire.


38 posted on 03/15/2011 11:19:47 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: buccaneer81; pissant
To: pissant

Let’s face it, you never miss a dig at Sarah.

Maybe that's because pissant puts a much higher priority on having Barack Hussein Obama defeated in 2012 than on irrationally worshiping Sarah Palin.

Sarah Palin does not even have the clout in a general election to convince voters in her own State of Alaska not to bother to write in the name "Murkowski".

Yet, POW's (Palin Obsessive Worshipers) are under the irrational delusion that Sarah Palin can win a general Presidential election in the other 49 states even though 72% of all voters believe that she would NOT make a good President.

FOX News Poll (February 7-9, 2011)

Question 3: I am going to read you a list of names. Tell me if you think that person would make a good President or not.

Sarah Palin:

.................YES.........NO.......DK.....Never heard of

ALL...........23%.......72%.........4%.......1%

Dem ...........7%........87%........5%.......1%

Rep ...........40%.......56%.......3%.......1%

Ind ...........25%........69%.......3%.......1%

39 posted on 03/15/2011 11:24:02 PM PDT by Polybius
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To: buccaneer81

She did. All she has to do is Palinize her words carefully because now she has a bulls-eye on her back from the MSM. Palin just lays low for now, and when she’s ready she learned her lessons from 2008 that the MSM will destroy her.


40 posted on 03/15/2011 11:36:22 PM PDT by max americana
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To: pissant

So why is she a Republican?


41 posted on 03/15/2011 11:39:52 PM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: Polybius

The Palin posts are interesting on a thread about Murkowski and Planned Parenthood.

Rent free in your heads lol.


42 posted on 03/15/2011 11:40:37 PM PDT by rbmillerjr (I will not, under any circumstances, vote for Mitt Romney....none.)
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To: rbmillerjr

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (RINO-AK) is a glittering jewel of ignorance. How could Alaskans put this embarrassment to humanity back in the U.S. Senate? She makes Babs Boxer look like a rocket scientist.


43 posted on 03/15/2011 11:56:37 PM PDT by MasterGunner01 (To err is human; to forgive is not our policy. -- SEAL Team SIX)
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To: pissant

Who woulda thunk??


44 posted on 03/16/2011 12:17:14 AM PDT by Dapper 26
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To: pissant

Evil.


45 posted on 03/16/2011 12:40:02 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Obama, dribbling ditherer-in-chief until Fri, Jan. 20, 2017.)
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To: pissant

Murkowski should mate with John McCain. Together, they could produce some vial offspring. Oh, wait...


46 posted on 03/16/2011 1:29:06 AM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: pissant

Surprise!


47 posted on 03/16/2011 3:40:27 AM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party Of No! No Socialism - No Fascism - Nobama - No Way!)
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To: pissant

Show me a Republican who has made any difference in Ending any of these Left wing Programs.There arent any, a Lot of them talk a Good Game but Lip service is all you get,Ever Notice How they all tell you they are going to fight but when the Rubber meets the road they fold like cheap cameras. Case in Point ,Boner And Cantorwont,Perfect oppurtunity to defund Obamacare,Planned Parenthood and NPR in this Continuing resolution and what do they say,we cant Waive the Rules,no we cant do that!Well they are in Charge they can make any rules they want,but NO they WONT,all Phoneys and FRAUDS


48 posted on 03/16/2011 3:48:32 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: Clintonfatigued

Wait till May, and see if the recent grads are avoiding the military due to DADT repeal and the 2007 class is ending their 1st. hitch. Also pay may be near 0 if the gov’t is forced to shut down due to budgetary problems.


49 posted on 03/16/2011 4:15:10 AM PDT by Waco (From Seward to Sara)
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