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Amid women woes, Scott Brown backs domestic abuse bill
Boston Herald ^ | March 19, 2012 | Hillary Chabot

Posted on 03/19/2012 7:06:54 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement

U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, in a fight for his political survival and facing Democratic charges he’s waging war on women, plans to blunt the gender assault this week by crossing party lines to lend his high-profile support to a controversial domestic violence bill.

The Bay State’s sole Republican in Congress tells the Herald that in a contest against likely Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren, he can show he’s been there for women, with a compelling personal story to back him up.

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


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: brown; domesticabuse; women
Brown is fortunate his main opponent is such a far-left fanatic that even some Massachusetts voters are opposed to her rhetoric.
1 posted on 03/19/2012 7:07:00 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Brown is the best you are going to get in Massachusetts. We just have to put up with a certain level of this crap.


2 posted on 03/19/2012 7:16:45 AM PDT by Our man in washington
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To: ConservativeStatement

We knew he wasn’t a conservative when he ran the first time. He was just better than the alternative.

But don’t trust him!


3 posted on 03/19/2012 7:19:20 AM PDT by Jemian (We don't need Mittens in the south (or the rest of the country, for that matter).)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Senate democrats have loaded down what should have been a simple re-authorization of the violence against women act with dozens of pro-amnesty, pro-gay riders that have little or nothing to do with women. One of the riders gives illegal alien women and their children "automatic amnesty" if they claim to be victims of domestic abuse, no proof necessary, so basically if you make it across the border all you need to do is run to the local courthouse and file for a domestic violence protection order (they are ALWAYS granted) and you've got automatic legal residency and a path to citizenship.

Unfortunately, this being an election year I expect the RINO's in the senate to put their tails between their legs and pass this for fear of being labeled "anti-women". Our best hope is that this crap is stripped out when the bill is taken up in the House.

4 posted on 03/19/2012 7:29:01 AM PDT by apillar
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To: ConservativeStatement
U.S. Sen. Scott Brown...plans...to lend his high-profile support to a controversial domestic violence bill.

Great. Another law that says a woman can have her boyfriend/husband/random guy thrown in prison on her whim with a simple phone call. The US continues its growing hostility toward sane men.
5 posted on 03/19/2012 7:31:12 AM PDT by fr_freak
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To: ConservativeStatement
If I lived in Massachusetts, I'd be ashamed to admit it.

Ted "The Swimmer" Kennedy

Ed "The Lorax" Markey

Barney "The %&$&&^" Frank.

6 posted on 03/19/2012 7:33:28 AM PDT by eCSMaster (Conservative patriots, Rise up!)
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To: apillar
Senate democrats have loaded down what should have been a simple re-authorization of the violence against women act with dozens of pro-amnesty, pro-gay riders that have little or nothing to do with women.

Maybe Democrats have volunteered to help sink the whole outrageous misandrist, discriminatory piece of unConstitutional shiite while they're grabbing for even more. (You know, lose the inch while they're trying for the mile, get the camel's head chopped off while they're trying to get his chest in the tent)

7 posted on 03/19/2012 7:42:34 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: eCSMaster

I live right around the corner from Ed Markey’s “residence”. He will always be the Ice Cream Truck driver to us.


8 posted on 03/19/2012 7:48:34 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I figure Brown is not someone I would want to back if I lived in Massachusetts, but that headline is truly disgusting. It makes it sound like Brown has had some sort of personal domestic violence or extramarital affair charges to contend with.

Apologies if that is in the whole story. I refused to click on it because the headline seemed deliberately misleading.


9 posted on 03/19/2012 9:54:22 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: Bigg Red

Red, are you supporting your fellow red, Ms. Warren?


10 posted on 03/19/2012 10:33:21 AM PDT by campaignPete R-CT (and I will not go to Illinois to campaign against MITT.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
“I’ve been to 1,000 women’s basketball games in my life”

That just sounds stupid.

11 posted on 03/19/2012 10:55:27 AM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies (A free society's default policy: it's none of government's business.)
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To: ConservativeStatement; DustyMoment; All
Scott Brown's level of "conservatism" is strongly dependent on the political backdrop that surrounds him -- and against which he is viewed.

We lived in MA, and I know Scott Brown and his family personally. Compared to the socialist MA political background, and viewed against my US Senator (Chappaquiddick Teddy), my US Congressman (Bahney Fwank), and his MA counterpart (LibLez Cheryl Jaques), :-( Scott stood out as refreshingly conservative (red):

Scott Brown

(Liberal
Backdrop)

When we lived in MA, I actively supported Scott -- and was generally pleased with his performance as our State representative. So -- when Kennedy met his fitting end, I (from Texas) contacted Scott, encouraged him to run for TK's national seat, and supported him in that effort...

BUT... when he appeared in the US Senate alongside REAL CONSERVATIVES, compared to them, he showed up as disappointingly liberal (blue):

Scott Brown

(Conservative
Backdrop)

The painful reality is that Scott is a genuine, left-leaning "Mugwump" (a foul-tasting bird who sits on the fence with his mug on one side, and his wump on the other...):

Scott Brown

(Mugwump
Backdrop)

and in a sea of Mugwumps, Scott hardly stands out at all. In all good conscience, I can no longer support him for national office.

However, we might as well face facts. Within the Commiepoverty of Taxachusetts, and viewed against its socialist backdrop, Scott still looks outstandingly conservative. And, until someone truly unusual comes along, I expect Scott Brown is about as good as we can expect to get out of that liberal hellhole. No one else I know (with the possible exception of [now-resigned MA State Senator] Joanne Sprague) even comes close to Scott's (tainted) level of MA conservatism...

~~~~~~~~~~~~

TXnMA (now back in God's Country -- been there [MA] and bear the scars...)

12 posted on 03/19/2012 11:53:38 AM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: Our man in washington; Jemian

My #12 agrees with you...


13 posted on 03/19/2012 11:59:17 AM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: TXnMA

What great graphics! I’ve never heard that definition of a mugwump either. Makes sense.


14 posted on 03/19/2012 12:03:09 PM PDT by Jemian (We don't need Mittens in the south (or the rest of the country, for that matter).)
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To: Jemian
"What great graphics! I’ve never heard that definition of a mugwump either. Makes sense."

Thanks! That is not exactly "graphics" (...although I first did the illustrations as graphics...). I just played around with HTML TABLEs, text, and hexadecimal RGB colors so that I could "poke" it directly into FR's HTML editor.

The definition of "Mugwump" is 'way over a century old...

15 posted on 03/19/2012 12:39:12 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: campaignPete R-CT

Red, are you supporting your fellow red, Ms. Warren?

&&&
Heavens, no! I vowed quite some time ago that I would never vote for/support a Democrat ever again.

TTTT, I am really not following the MA race; I live in MD.


16 posted on 03/19/2012 1:00:32 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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