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I am sure the writer is serious and writing this and perhaps fancies himself as original in rattling of a salvo of lefitist playbook phrases. Regardless, it illustrates symptoms manifest in this terminal illness called liberalism.

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This past week’s Supreme Court ruling, invalidating Washington, DC’s handgun ban, demonstrates just how far afield “movement conservatism” has taken our country. For that, we have an irresponsible Republican Party to blame; tragically, real people will have to pay dearly.

For years now, the GOP has embraced crackpot conservative theories for political advantage. “Trickle-down economics” helped convince middle-class voters to support reckless tax cuts for the wealthy. Global-warming denial was dreamed up and propagated by corporations who wished to avoid regulation. Myths of a “war on Christmas” and doomsday consequences of same-sex marriage have pulled evangelical Christians to the voting booth to elect Republicans.

Firmly held, irrational, absolutist beliefs may be good short-term politics, but they make for terrible policy — somewhere along the way, the political right lost control of the distinction. Ever since Congress subpoenaed Terri Schiavo’s vegetative body, it’s been clear that the Republican Party is being ruled — and destroyed — by right-wing nut cases..............

Crackpot court Taking a shot at the Supreme Court’s recent gunplay

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792 posted on 07/03/2008 3:24:34 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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I always find the writing of Jill Stanek to be compelling. Here, she writes in WND about Obama and killing kids. Thread by wagglebee.

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On June 25, CNN's Wolf Blitzer asked conservative commentator Bill Bennett what question he would ask Democrat presidential candidate Barack Obama if he could.

Bennett said he would ask Obama:

Why are you to the left of NARAL, Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein when it comes to abortion? Are you really there? ... I got to question the guy's moral judgment who doesn't see a problem with killing a baby after it's been born. … What is the answer to that question?

Bennett was speaking about Obama's opposition to Illinois' Born Alive Infants Protection Act as state senator. This legislation declared all live babies legal persons, which would guarantee them the right to appropriate medical care, even if abortion survivors.......

Jill Stanek: Obama's biggest lie about supporting infanticide

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793 posted on 07/03/2008 3:30:09 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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