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The Heroism of Wendy Davis. ... Ann Coulter
Ann Coulter Dot Com ^ | 22 Jan 2014 | Ann Coulter

Posted on 01/22/2014 3:32:47 PM PST by Rummyfan

Wendy Davis, the Texas state senator running for governor, became a liberal superhero last June when she filibustered a bill to prohibit abortions after 20 weeks. (This was the good filibuster, not that awful filibuster three months later by Ted Cruz -- that was just grandstanding.)

Apart from her enthusiasm for abortion (and you have to admit, abortion is really cool), the centerpiece of Davis' campaign is her life story. Also the fact that she's a progressive woman who doesn't look like Betty Friedan.

In a typical formulation, Time magazine said Davis was someone who could give the Democrats "'real people' credibility," based on "her own personal story -- an absent father, a sixth-grade-educated mother, a teen pregnancy, followed by life as a single mom in a mobile home, then community college and, at last, Harvard Law School."

The headlines capture the essence of Wendy-mania:

CNN: Wendy Davis: From Teen Mom to Harvard Law to Famous Filibuster

Bloomberg: Texas Filibuster Star Rose From Teen Mom to Harvard Law

The Independent (UK): Wendy Davis: Single Mother From Trailer Park Who Has Become Heroine of Pro-Choice Movement

Cosmopolitan: Find a Sugar Daddy to Put You Through Law School!

Actually, that last one I made up, but as we now know, it's more accurate than Davis' rags-to-riches life story.

The truth was gently revealed in the Dallas Morning News this week. Far from an attack, this was a puff-piece written by Wayne Slater, rabid partisan Democratic hack and co-author of the book, "Bush's Brain." (He is not an admirer of Bush's brain.) It would be like Sean Hannity breaking a scandal about Ted Cruz.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: wendy; wendydavis; wendylies

1 posted on 01/22/2014 3:32:47 PM PST by Rummyfan
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To: Rummyfan

LOL! That first sentence...AWESOME!


2 posted on 01/22/2014 3:36:02 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

First paragraph I mean LOL


3 posted on 01/22/2014 3:38:21 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Rummyfan
(Feminists rushed to the stores to buy the shoes Davis wore during her famous filibuster. I'd like the shoes she was wearing when she met her sugar daddy.) LOL!
4 posted on 01/22/2014 3:42:01 PM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: Rummyfan

Ann nailed this one. Of course, the truth is irrelevant to the kind of people who will vote for Davis. The reason that Dems routinely lie is that it works for them. And because they have no core values they are okay with that.


5 posted on 01/22/2014 3:44:23 PM PST by KevinB (Barack Hussein Obama: Proof-positive that affirmative action does not work.)
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To: Rummyfan

Yup, single mom who was a whore chasing sugar daddies, selling her woman parts to the highest bidder, lied about her putting herself through college, left her husband after he paid off her schooling, gave up her daughters to another man, bankrupted his 401K for herself. That’s the ticket Wendy - for a dim. Got all the blocks checked for a prime (d) candidate.


6 posted on 01/22/2014 3:46:03 PM PST by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: Rummyfan

The woman has no core, no soul. Typical user Democrat.........and her lying is just a resume enhancement to her supporters. ‘By any means necessary’


7 posted on 01/22/2014 3:47:25 PM PST by originalbuckeye ("A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue;)
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To: Rummyfan
It's too bad this campaign is all about Wendy Davis' ... embellished ... resume and not about the issues.

Then again, it's too bad Wendy Davis is campaigning solely on the strength of her largely fabricated resume in the first place.

8 posted on 01/22/2014 3:48:25 PM PST by IronJack
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To: Rummyfan
I'd like the shoes she was wearing when she met her sugar daddy

I think they are referred to as: FM Shoes

(just in case, M=me)

9 posted on 01/22/2014 3:48:27 PM PST by Michael.SF. (I never thought anyone could make Jimmy Carter look good in comparison.)
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To: Rummyfan

Ouch.. thats gotta hurt...(Davis)..

Davis seems to be a ______ (well you know)...


10 posted on 01/22/2014 3:52:23 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Michael.SF.
FMPs, in the interests of accuracy and full disclosure (NSFW).
11 posted on 01/22/2014 3:52:37 PM PST by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: KevinB

I heard locally that her ex also got custody of her first daughter. Don’t know if it’s true.


12 posted on 01/22/2014 3:53:05 PM PST by DallasDeb ((usafa06mom))
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To: 2banana
"(Feminists rushed to the stores to buy the shoes Davis wore during her famous filibuster. I'd like the shoes she was wearing when she met her sugar daddy.) LOL!"

They must've had round heels.

13 posted on 01/22/2014 3:53:18 PM PST by Truth29
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To: Rummyfan
But Davis blathered on, blaming Abbott for the Dallas Morning News story and complaining that he hasn't "walked a day in my shoes." About that she's certainly right. Greg Abbott could never walk a day in her shoes or anyone else's. He's a paraplegic confined to a wheelchair.

Imagine if a conservative had said what she did, considering the circumstances.

14 posted on 01/22/2014 3:53:38 PM PST by Andyman (The truth shall make you FReep.)
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To: DallasDeb

I also heard that her “community college” included her last two years at Texas Christian University.


15 posted on 01/22/2014 3:54:33 PM PST by DallasDeb ((usafa06mom))
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To: Rummyfan

I just hope that even if there are Texans who are for whatever reason sympathetic to her abortion position, that at the very least they remember that as Texans that genuine family values and integrity should always come first and remember this come voting time.


16 posted on 01/22/2014 3:55:09 PM PST by freedom462
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To: Rummyfan
...she's a progressive woman who doesn't look like Betty Friedan.

Betty Friedan Abortion Barbie

17 posted on 01/22/2014 3:56:11 PM PST by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything)
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To: Jim Noble
Looks like both are acceptable.
18 posted on 01/22/2014 3:58:11 PM PST by Michael.SF. (I never thought anyone could make Jimmy Carter look good in comparison.)
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To: Rummyfan

Isn’t it amazing how feminist icons such as Wendy Davis and Hillary Clinton had to rely on men to accomplish anything in their lives?


19 posted on 01/22/2014 4:14:09 PM PST by Arm_Bears (Refuse; Resist; Rebel; Revolt!)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

I like:

“Hey — maybe Jeff Davis should run for governor! He’s the one who raised two kids, including a stepdaughter, while holding down a job and paying for his wife’s law school. There’s a hard-luck story!”

AND

“Davis also said these attacks “won’t work, because my story is the story of millions of Texas women ...” Yes, for example, Anna Nicole Smith. Though at least Smith had the decency not to ask for a paid education.:

OH SNAP.....


20 posted on 01/22/2014 4:22:54 PM PST by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: DallasDeb

“I heard locally that her ex also got custody of her first daughter.”

I actually learned on another thread here that the oldest daughter was 23 when they got divorced, so custody was not an issue. She was in college at that time, but when home she continued to live with her stepfather, but that doesn’t surprise me, anyway he’s been her “dad” since she was a very little girl.


21 posted on 01/22/2014 4:30:00 PM PST by jocon307
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To: Rummyfan
Hey -- maybe Jeff Davis should run for governor! He's the one who raised two kids, including a stepdaughter, while holding down a job and paying for his wife's law school. There's a hard-luck story!

LOL, Ann Coulter cuts to the bone!

22 posted on 01/22/2014 4:36:12 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: Paine in the Neck

Is it just me or does that pic of old Betty look like Sean penn??? Now we know what he will look like in the next couple decades...bwahahaha


23 posted on 01/22/2014 4:37:18 PM PST by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: Jim Noble

I have also heard them more elaborately referred to as “knock-me-down-and . . . FMP’s. That was many years ago in a gathering of East Bay leftie chicks.


24 posted on 01/22/2014 4:48:28 PM PST by Homer_J_Simpson ("Every nation has the government that it deserves." - Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821))
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To: Paine in the Neck

Dang, not that much of an improvement.


25 posted on 01/22/2014 4:48:47 PM PST by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: Rummyfan
From the article: "Slater's peculiar obsession with whether Davis was 19 or 21 when she got her first divorce, and exactly how long she lived in a trailer home, is meant to deflect attention from something much more problematic: the huge whoppers Davis told. "

I wouldn't underestimate the significance of somebody lying about their age. I'll bet there's something there.

If, for example, you find somebody with a two year gap in their resume, would it be surprising to find that the person spent that time in prison? Or an asylum?

26 posted on 01/22/2014 4:53:13 PM PST by William Tell
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To: Rummyfan

Oh, sick BURN!


27 posted on 01/22/2014 5:15:00 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: Rummyfan

Well, look at it this way, she’s the perfect model of the type of ‘feminist’ liberals want. Just look at Hillary Clinton. The only reason she’s even KNOWN is because of her husband. Wendy fits right in, getting her start courtesy of the man in her life.


28 posted on 01/22/2014 5:18:41 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: Rummyfan

The left always put out the worse parts about their candidates and get it all dismissed one way or another. The media...that’s past history. It’s water under the bridge. Forget all that. She’s a winner now. Sickening.


29 posted on 01/22/2014 5:32:40 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: IronJack

Jack, she just hates children, her own and and everyone else.. If she can’t kill them, she gives them away.. What a role model for the young girls of Texas.. Geeez


30 posted on 01/22/2014 5:47:30 PM PST by carlo3b (Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.. Henry Kissinger)
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To: Rummyfan

I’d like to point out that Wendy lies ... but I don’t want to increase liberal support for her.


31 posted on 01/22/2014 5:56:23 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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Millions of Americans live in mobile homes......and pay for them.

I suspect Wendy did not have to pay the mortgage, utilities and lot fees for hers. I bet first husband or parents paid for her.

We haven’t heard a whole lot about her employment history.


32 posted on 01/22/2014 7:44:22 PM PST by Rockpile
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To: Rummyfan

Hmmm - loses custody of her own two children, becomes champion for abortion...unfit mother...denying value of incipient human life to deny importance of her own failures...Freud would have a field day......


33 posted on 01/22/2014 9:04:13 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Rummyfan

How did she get in to Harvard ?


34 posted on 01/22/2014 9:32:39 PM PST by Phosgood (Send in the Clowns...but Wait, they're here!! >..<)
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To: William Tell

She generates more sympathy by being a teenaged single mom than an adult single mom.


35 posted on 01/22/2014 9:42:13 PM PST by Bob
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To: Rummyfan
Davis is evil personified.

Perry needs to start downing Lecithin by the handful.

Every day.

36 posted on 01/22/2014 9:56:30 PM PST by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: Arm_Bears

OBAMA’S CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY- THE TORTURE AND DISMEMBERMENT OF THE UNBORN CHILD

Ken Blackwell

Friday, May 15, 2009

http://townhall.com/columnists/kenblackwell/2009/05/15/obama_and_crimes_against_humanity/page/full

Note: Mr. Blackwell served as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Commission from 1991 - 1993.

“In my opinion, the Obama Administration’s abortion agenda is indeed a crime against humanity.”

This is a tale of two worldviews. It begins not unlike the opening paragraph of Dickens’ immortal work, A Tale of Two Cities. Schoolchildren once memorized these famous opening lines, back when schoolchildren memorized anything.

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair…

President Obama at his Hundred Day White House séance proclaimed waterboarding to be torture. His was a clear, unambiguous, declarative statement. In making that statement, he opened up former President Bush and former Vice President Cheney to criminal prosecutions, here and before an international criminal court. And not just these men, but possibly hundreds of others, including members of Congress from his own party.

Cliff May, of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, takes a different approach to the question of whether waterboarding is torture or not. May was badgered by The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart. May’s answer is not as yes/no, as on/off as President Obama’s. May said it depends. May’s answer was more nuanced. Liberals used to like nuance, but that was when John Kerry was nuancing. Here’s how it went:

Jon Stewart: But answer my question: Is waterboarding torture? Yes or no?

Cliff May: Defining torture is not easy. A simple legal definition is that it “shocks the conscience.” Cutting off Daniel Pearl’s head on videotape — that shocks my conscience. Sending a child out as a suicide bomber — that shocks my conscience. People jumping off the World Trade Towers because they’d rather die that way than by burning — that shocks my conscience. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, mastermind of the 9/11 atrocities, gagging for a few minutes and, as a result, providing information that saves lives, then going back to his cell for dinner and a movie — no, my conscience is not shocked by that.

Are our consciences shocked by subjecting KSM to waterboarding? Apparently, this enhanced interrogation technique didn’t shock the consciences of members of Congress who were briefed on its planned use. Some of us need to re-play those tapes of cell phone calls by people trapped in the World Trade Towers.

The question keeps coming back to whether we extend all the rights of American citizens to captured terrorists. And the question also comes back to whether the terrorists are to be accorded all the protections of the Geneva Conventions.

Increasingly, our courts are saying terrorists are to be given constitutional protections, here, in Afghanistan, and at Gitmo. Geneva is another matter. This treaty binds nations to humane treatment of prisoners of war. In order to be counted as a prisoner of war, you must be in uniform (John McCain was, Nathan Hale was not), you must be subject to military discipline, and you must be taking part in a war conducted by competent authority.

The Geneva Convention also governs respect for medical treatment of prisoners and wounded soldiers. Take Al Qaeda in Iraq, for example. When one of their IEDs went off in 2003 near Baghdad and killed and wounded a number of American soldiers, a U.S. Army medical HUMVEE raced to the scene. Waiting for the medics to arrive, the terrorists set off a second IED. It had been planted there specifically to target the medical help. Inside the HUMVEE, an American female nurse was burned beyond recognition.

The purpose of the Geneva Convention was to give warring nations a strong, positive incentive to behave according to international norms and not to engage in conduct that “shocks the conscience.” When we give Al Qaeda or Taliban terrorists prisoner of war status and Geneva Convention coverage—without demanding anything of them in return—we abandon one of the great achievements of the Geneva Convention.

Of course, some humans are not accorded human rights. Our courts have seen to that. President Obama named Justice Stephen Breyer as his ideal jurist. In 2000, Justice Breyer wrote the majority opinion in Carhart v. Stenberg. That was the case in which the U.S. Supreme Court struck down as unconstitutional Nebraska’s law against partial-birth abortion. Justice Breyer’s opinion is worth quoting at length.

He described various techniques of late-term abortion that do not shock his conscience. Nor do these techniques—unlike waterboarding, unlike slapping, unlike sleep deprivation—shock President Obama’s conscience, or the consciences of our liberal rulers.

During a pregnancy’s second trimester (12 to 24 weeks), the most common abortion procedure is “dilation and evacuation” (D&E), which involves dilation of the cervix, removal of at least some fetal tissue using nonvacuum surgical instruments, and (after the 15th week) the potential need for instrumental dismemberment of the fetus or the collapse of fetal parts to facilitate evacuation from the uterus.

When such dismemberment is necessary, it typically occurs as the doctor pulls a portion of the fetus through the cervix into the birth canal. The risks of mortality and complication that accompany D&E are significantly lower than those accompanying induced labor procedures (the next safest mid-second-trimester procedures).

A variation of D&E, known as “intact D&E,” is used after 16 weeks. It involves removing the fetus from the uterus through the cervix “intact,” i.e., in one pass rather than several passes. The intact D&E proceeds in one of two ways, depending on whether the fetus presents head first or feet first. The feet-first method is known as “dilation and extraction” (D&X). D&X is ordinarily associated with the term “partial birth abortion.”

A little translation may be required: “at least some fetal tissue” translates to the unborn child’s arm, a leg, or maybe her head. “Dismemberment of the fetus with nonvaccuum surgical instruments” means cutting off her arms or legs with razor-sharp implements while the child, still alive, is capable of feeling excruciating pain.

Rest assured, this is not torture. It doesn’t meet the legal definition of torture because under the rule of Roe v. Wade, the unborn child does not meet the legal definition of a person.

Terrorists were once defined—like pirates and slave traders—as hostis humani generis, enemies of all mankind. As such, they received no due process rights. They had no right to counsel. They received no protections under international agreements. When seized on the high seas by the Royal Navy, they could be promptly hanged upon determination that they were engaged in the proscribed activities.

It would have shocked the consciences of our ancestors, however, to dismember even such low characters as pirates, to cut off their arms and legs, and to let them bleed profusely to death. The most inhuman of humans in the nineteenth century could not have been treated as the least of humans are treated in our enlightened United States, by order of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Our new president abhors torture, unless it is the torture of the unborn. In that case, it is not torture at all, but simply inducing fetal demise.

This great international uproar over what is and is not torture has been generated because of the treatment of three known mass murderers. The slaughter of innocents in their thousands elicits no international outrage. This is part of what Justice Breyer sees as evolving international standards of decency.

In my opinion, the Obama Administration’s abortion agenda is indeed a crime against humanity.

This weekend, President Obama will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Notre Dame. There, he will be honored, among other things, for his brave stand against torture. He has appointed Kathleen Sebelius to head our nation’s health system. She is a disciple of the most notorious late-term abortionist in the county, a dismemberer, by his own count, of 60,000 fetuses. The President and Secretary Sebelius want to force us all to pay for abortion-on-demand. They want to force doctors and nurses to take part in killing unborn children. They will doubtless tell us our consciences should not be shocked. They’re only inducing fetal demise. Heaven help us all. And Heaven help Notre Dame.


37 posted on 01/23/2014 9:03:28 AM PST by Dqban22 (IVINIC)
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To: Rummyfan

Wendy Davis, what a woman..abandons her children, has her husband pay for her schooling then dumps him the second she finishes school..there is a word for that but even prostitutes have more class than Wendy Davis


38 posted on 01/23/2014 10:31:28 AM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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