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Natalie Portman: We can help Obama win without ‘talking trash’
The Washington Examiner ^ | 09/08/12 | Charlie Spiering

Posted on 09/08/2012 4:44:10 AM PDT by theruleshavechanged

“As a new mother – as all of you as mothers, its hard to hear, you know, the word ‘right to life.’ I think as our opponent because we all cherish life, we all love the miracle, the absolute wonder of what our bodies can do and what we are able to create, and we are lucky enough to be able to create as women.” Portman said.

“But we also know that losing our right to choose means that we put our sisters in jeopardy,” she warned. “It doesn’t end abortion, it just ends freedom to abortion and safe abortion.”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: abortion; feminism; hollywood; natalieportman; obama
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Don't talk trash. . . talk abortion!!!
1 posted on 09/08/2012 4:44:22 AM PDT by theruleshavechanged
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To: theruleshavechanged

Yeah, that stellar record speaks for itself.


2 posted on 09/08/2012 4:45:15 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Yeah, that stellar record speaks for itself.


3 posted on 09/08/2012 4:45:15 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Must not cherish life all that much if they are willing to kill off the life inside them.


4 posted on 09/08/2012 4:47:39 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: theruleshavechanged

The issue isn’t a ‘right to choose’. The ‘issue’ is whether a woman can get a government-paid abortion, just as Sandra Fluke’s ‘sisters’ want government-paid birth control.

The have rampant abortion now through planned parenthood, and PP is making an absolute stinking killing in the killing business. What they want now, as all liberals do, is someone else to pay for it.


5 posted on 09/08/2012 4:49:26 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: theruleshavechanged

Over 55 million future American citizens murdered in the womb. And we wonder why our nation is in decline? God will have the last word on our evil behavior.


6 posted on 09/08/2012 4:50:33 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: txrefugee

“the miracle of what our bodies can make”—YOU didn’t make that!


7 posted on 09/08/2012 4:53:22 AM PDT by Charlemagne on the Fox
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To: theruleshavechanged
Too late.

Proverbs 17:14 The beginning of strife is like letting out water, So abandon the quarrel before it breaks out.

8 posted on 09/08/2012 4:57:30 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Gaffer

not to mention when the government pays for abortions, it makes us all co conspirators in the “new morality” where individual choice trumps all else

“God forbid” anyone should consider abortion as immoral and let women know if that make that choice, they are on their own before God...

or should that be “government forbid”

right Natalie?


9 posted on 09/08/2012 5:03:15 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: Charlemagne on the Fox

This is the one time the phrase “You didn’t make that!” is absolutely spot on. God brings about the miracle of life! It is God’s creation that is being destroyed during an abortion. It is God whose heart is [most] broken when the tragedy of abortion occurs. But the Left removes God from this enterprise and now the individual can make personal “choices” as to how/if they want to treat the unborn as a human being or not. Suddenly, they are capable, through individual freedom and liberty, to make decisions about other people’s lives without any controls or restraints or accountability. They can take full and personal control of this situation—no outside interference whatsoever! But when it comes to business...well, now you need a higher (not HIGHER, but higher) authority to dictate to you how to run things.

Hypocrites!


10 posted on 09/08/2012 5:05:53 AM PDT by MarDav
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To: theruleshavechanged
“It doesn’t end abortion, it just ends freedom to abortion and safe abortion.”

Substitute the word “murder” for abortion, and the true meaning of her sentence is revealed.

11 posted on 09/08/2012 5:08:44 AM PDT by LaserJock
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To: theruleshavechanged

(1) I don’t turn to actresses for wisdom.

(2) you and tour body do not create anything; Someone Else made that happen.

(3) Dear Leader is aiding and abetting a madman who wishes to turn your home town into rubble.


12 posted on 09/08/2012 5:09:31 AM PDT by jtal (Runnin' a World in Need with White Folks' Greed - since 1492)
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To: theruleshavechanged
[snip] “I’m Jewish and we have a prayer and Passover where we say, where you always say “If God only gave us this, it would have been enough. The word is ‘Dayenu,’ and I feel like the same thing. Portman added. “It’s enough! He’s done enough! He deserves it.”

Just more of the same, slip in selective passages for those who know nothing of what came before or after and refuse to adhere to other passages that are not in line with their liberal progressive dogma.

Citing a passage does not make one a practicing or even knowledgeable follower of the faith. If they hypocritically profess it does, then lets try this one on those in the room who profess to be Christian, Matthew 26:34.

That should send a few shivers up their spine.

So, Ms. Portman, being Jewish, how does this square as to the teachings of your faith and the main point of your speech? How much credibility does it lend to your use of a passage? Zero, none, nada.

[snip] As a general rule, abortion in Judaism is permitted only if there is a direct threat to the life of the mother by carrying the fetus to term or through the act of childbirth. In such a circumstance, the baby is considered tantamount to a rodef, a pursuer6 after the mother with the intent to kill her. Nevertheless, as explained in the Mishna,7 if it would be possible to save the mother by maiming the fetus, such as by amputating a limb, abortion would be forbidden. Despite the classification of the fetus as a pursuer, once the baby's head or most of its body has been delivered, the baby's life is considered equal to the mother's, and we may not choose one life over another, because it is considered as though they are both pursuing each other.[snip]

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13 posted on 09/08/2012 5:10:52 AM PDT by mazda77 ("Defeating the Totalitarian Lie" By: Hilmar von Campe. Everybody should read it.)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Natalie...your home nation of Israel will be an Islamic provence if you persist with your zer0 love.

another, who would happily hop into zer0bama’s cattle car.


14 posted on 09/08/2012 5:10:55 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: silverleaf

“God forbid” anyone should consider abortion as immoral and let women know if that make that choice, they are on their own before God...

Do you get the impression that anyone in the Democratic Party believes in, much less fears, God? They are a combination of Sodom/Gomorrah and the dancing around the golden calf.


15 posted on 09/08/2012 5:12:28 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: theruleshavechanged

“The United States has become a place where entertainers and professional athletes are mistaken for people of importance.”

Robert H. Heinlein


16 posted on 09/08/2012 5:13:36 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: theruleshavechanged

What is a “safe” abortion ?


17 posted on 09/08/2012 5:19:48 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: kearnyirish2

“Do you get the impression that anyone in the Democratic Party believes in, much less fears, God?”

Communism/socialism/progressiveism strives to replace God in society with government.

That is why historically, it has always been an epic failure, and history must be revised to get the newest crops of useful idiots on board.


18 posted on 09/08/2012 5:20:44 AM PDT by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was, as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Women are obviously more comfortable with killing than men. We should send them all off to war.


19 posted on 09/08/2012 5:26:07 AM PDT by gotribe
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To: theruleshavechanged

Natalie Hershlag, better known by her stage name Natalie Portman, is an actress with “dual” American and Israeli citizenship. ............................ This coming from someone who lost one of her family in Auschwitz? Hmmmmmm you would think she’d be against any type of taking a human life?


20 posted on 09/08/2012 5:27:03 AM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (Who we elect is not as important as who they bring in with them.)
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To: MikeSteelBe

“That is why historically, it has always been an epic failure, and history must be revised to get the newest crops of useful idiots on board.”

Communism has been a blatant failure, but socialism, while failing economically, has been very successful politically. It spread so well that the Europe (and now the US) that led the world are playing increasingly insignificant roles in it; they have taken to socialism to the point where they no longer reproduce their own populations and are beholden to the Third World for replacements.


21 posted on 09/08/2012 5:27:03 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
What is a "safe" abortion?

It's kind of like the cage fight scene in "Thunderdome". The one where "two persons enter, one person leaves", except there's more violence and blood than in the movie.

22 posted on 09/08/2012 5:33:03 AM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: theruleshavechanged

,,,,, really ??? does lipstick on a pig really work ???


23 posted on 09/08/2012 5:35:16 AM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: Covenantor

Except in that match, Mel refused to kill Blaster because he saw what an innocent he was once the helmet came off.


24 posted on 09/08/2012 5:37:15 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: theruleshavechanged

So you don’t talk trash you just throw the dead babies in the trash!
Will you tell your child at some later date how lucky he/she was to come along at the right time under the right circumstance or they might not be here??


25 posted on 09/08/2012 5:39:17 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: theruleshavechanged

We are able to create nothing. I have 3 kids and didnt create one of them. They are a precious gift from God!! If we were able to create, then it would rightly be our choice to destroy as well. But we cannot create even one hair on our heads let alone a baby! She has the entire premise wrong.


26 posted on 09/08/2012 5:42:03 AM PDT by Mom MD (T he country needs Obamacare like Nancy Pelosi needs a Halloween mask)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Didn’t Natalie Portman do some film where she pretty much used her body to substitute Ashton Kutcher’s left hand? Like she was Santa Claus on a busy day

Rank and file Obama Supporter, is NP


27 posted on 09/08/2012 5:47:19 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (The DNC Convention is like the Nuremburg Rallies for non-white folks)
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To: theruleshavechanged

...the word “right to life”!! OMG!! She went to the Joe “it’s about a 3 letter word J O B S” Biden school.


28 posted on 09/08/2012 5:52:32 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: theruleshavechanged

When a woman goes in for an abortion, the outcome is a DEAD BABY that is THROWN in the TRASH.....of COURSE they don’t want to talk trash.


29 posted on 09/08/2012 5:53:45 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Charlemagne on the Fox

AMEN!! GOD made that.


30 posted on 09/08/2012 5:54:35 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: theruleshavechanged

I would like to ask woman who support abortion just why they support abortion. I would also like to ask women who have had abortions why they decided to have an abortion. I truly don’t understand.


31 posted on 09/08/2012 5:55:03 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: theruleshavechanged
I'm familiar with Portman’s name,at least....but for some reason I associate her with being foreign.Australian,perhaps.Is she even a US citizen????
32 posted on 09/08/2012 5:55:57 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Voter ID Equals "No Representation Without Respiration")
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To: fatnotlazy
Must not cherish life all that much if they are willing to kill off the life inside them.

Does she know that it's mainly babies "of color" who are being killed by the Planned Barrenhood types.

33 posted on 09/08/2012 5:58:39 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Voter ID Equals "No Representation Without Respiration")
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To: theruleshavechanged

“...we all cherish life,...”

No, Natalie, you don’t, and no amount of attempted self delusion will ever convince yourself that YOU have the right to DEFINE what is Life. Repent or become more shrill, the choice is yours.


34 posted on 09/08/2012 6:10:47 AM PDT by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Portman is nothing but an actor. She gets paid too much money (after all you CAN make too much, according to the Won) to be something she’s not.


35 posted on 09/08/2012 6:55:47 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Another Jewish Princess FOR Marxism. Unfreekin’ believable.


36 posted on 09/08/2012 6:58:17 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: theruleshavechanged

“safe abortion.”

Oxymoron.

Abortion is the only operation where a ‘failed’ one leads to a life saved.


37 posted on 09/08/2012 7:33:28 AM PDT by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole AmericaÂ’s promise!)
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To: Old Sarge

“Portman is nothing but an actor.”

Correction: She’s an act-RESS.

Dont let the feminist word police take away our language.


38 posted on 09/08/2012 7:34:47 AM PDT by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole AmericaÂ’s promise!)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Is it wrong that I stopped by this thread to look at her pictures? I liked her more when she kept her opinions to herself.


39 posted on 09/08/2012 7:39:52 AM PDT by catbertz
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To: theruleshavechanged

The more the Dems use abortion , the less of them there’ll be


40 posted on 09/08/2012 7:57:23 AM PDT by molson209
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To: theruleshavechanged

Let the blacks and democrats abort themselves out of existance - one generation is all that it would take.


41 posted on 09/08/2012 8:12:17 AM PDT by YukonGreen
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To: theruleshavechanged

She is trying to be the “reasonable” liberal...using her skills as a communicator to try and put a smiling face on infanticide.

No, Natalie, we are not buying the crap you are selling. Killing innocent children is the same whether you do it with a scowl or a grin.


42 posted on 09/08/2012 8:24:46 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: theruleshavechanged

Um, Natalie, you didn’t create that. You’re giving rental space while God works a miracle, not you.


43 posted on 09/08/2012 8:55:58 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: txrefugee

Sad but statistics show that a high percentage of dems get abortions(think of NY city where 40% of pregnancies end in abortion). There is reason why dems are for amnesty for illegal aliens.


44 posted on 09/08/2012 9:02:16 AM PDT by scbison
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To: SoFloFreeper

She’s one of the few attractive libs too. I have a feeling that she will take a hard right turn in the next 10 years, if she cares anything for her homeland.


45 posted on 09/08/2012 9:04:03 AM PDT by catfish1957 (My dream for hope and change is to see the punk POTUS in prison for treason)
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To: YukonGreen

Probably why dems are for amnesty.


46 posted on 09/08/2012 9:04:33 AM PDT by scbison
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To: theruleshavechanged
DOES A WOMAN HAVE THE RIGHT TO CONCEIVE A CHILD?

It's not a right defined in either the Declaration of Independence or the Constitution. It's not even mentioned in the Magna Carta. Of the books I have read on natural law, there is no mention of the subject.

All of the reasons that the government tells us that we must be permitted before we can do anything is that we are all a part of our society and that we must protect that society at all cost.

I think that the greatest menace to society is bad people doing bad things, so clearly, conception of a human person should be controlled through a permitting process before any and all other considerations.

Conception requires that a man and a woman must be involved. If we are to conceive and raise children to the benefit of society, the child must be born into a safe family environment where the woman agrees to carry the child to term and the male agrees to the provide a support system for the child.

Violation of the permitting process should carry a substantial financial penalty or even jail or prison time for repeat offenders.

Obviously, there will be women who will claim that they became pregnant as the result of rape and therefore should not be subject to fines or penalties. With our current technology, there are many ways to avoid the rape scenarios but one I will throw out there is this, when a young girl reaches the age of puberty, all of her eggs are harvested and placed in a cryogenic environment until she elects to have one or more of them fertilized with the male sperm of both parents approval. I support taxpayers dollars to pay for this.

By having her eggs harvested and saved, a woman can live her life as she wishes without ever being punished by having a baby she never wanted. And, she will never have to pay for contraceptives ever again.

47 posted on 09/08/2012 9:17:01 AM PDT by Will we know the moment (e are no longer a republi)
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To: theruleshavechanged

They don’t have to talk trash. Just parading the Hollywood trash on stage should do it. Look who supports Obama- desperate housewives, sluts like Madonna and Fluke. Roseanne Barr, Cher who raised a confused disfunctional child. Supporters of gay homosexual behavior and complain that we don’t do enough about aids. Libs who want to save the whales and slaughter humans. People upset about sandusky but want to allow homosexual leaders in the boy scouts. I am damn proud to NOT be on that team


48 posted on 09/08/2012 9:27:38 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: Will we know the moment

“Conception requires that a man and a woman must be involved. If we are to conceive and raise children to the benefit of society, the child must be born into a safe family environment where the woman agrees to carry the child to term and the male agrees to the provide a support system for the child.”

Agreed. Although both conservative, my wife believes that noone should be able to dictate what a woman does with her body (speaking abortion here). My take is that if only the woman gets to decide the life or death of the baby, then the man should not be obligated to financially support the baby, if decided to let live. This is even more correct where the child was born out of wedlock.

The woman cannot have it both ways-the woman is the sole decider, and she can then take support if she decides to keep. It takes two to create the baby, thus, it takes two to decide. The father may want the baby, yet the mother can trump and abort. Wrong. In such cases, there should be a huge penalty applied to the mother.

Male and female are specially designed to compliment each other; thus, both are equally valuable in propagating the species, and each should have a say in life or death of the baby.


49 posted on 09/08/2012 10:42:53 AM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: theruleshavechanged
America's holocaust. How can a Jewish woman support abortion? It is mind boggling. For that matter how can any mother support abortion?
50 posted on 09/08/2012 11:13:52 AM PDT by ThisLittleLightofMine
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