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Other Far Right Response (Andrew Sullivan Mentions Free Republic Response to Tiller Murder)
The Atlantic ^ | 31 May 2009 | Andrew Sullivan

Posted on 06/01/2009 11:17:53 AM PDT by nickcarraway

From the Free Republic blog commenters, courtesy of Balloon Juice:

What goes around comes around...

One less nazi as far as I am concerned.

This isn't good, boys and girls ... not good at all. This serial-killer piece of excrement will be held up by every abortionist and every lover of abortionists as the reason why the Secret Service needs to be assigned to guard every abortionist, every abortion mill and every lover of abortions in this country.

SNIP

(Excerpt) Read more at andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: abortion; fr; freerepublic; prolife; sullivan; tiller
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To: bdeaner
Please quit spamming that photo on EVERY thread related to Tiller!

You are making this site and other posters appear to only be concerned with Tiller's profession, and potentially in support of his killer.
101 posted on 06/01/2009 3:13:12 PM PDT by callisto (It's the three T's: Too Many Taxes, Trillions in Debt, and Transparency)
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To: callisto
Please quit spamming that photo on EVERY thread related to Tiller!

I'm not spamming. I posted that photo exactly one time today, on this thread. How is that "spamming"?

You are making this site and other posters appear to only be concerned with Tiller's profession, and potentially in support of his killer.

The statement said very explicitly that "MURDER IS EVIL." How could that be construed as in support of his killer?!
102 posted on 06/01/2009 3:19:33 PM PDT by bdeaner (The bread which we break, is it not a participation in the body of Christ? (1 Cor. 10:16))
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To: DoughtyOne
We are at the state where government despotism, perversion and corruption has become insufferable by good people any longer. I know that from the 40% bastardy rate.

Here's another signal: Philadalphia Twitter Riot last night

Most people are STILL too comfortable to acknowledge how bad -- we are all today, already -- in immediate and imminent danger.

When I wrote "danger and breakdown" -- these were not trivial warnings.

103 posted on 06/01/2009 3:21:24 PM PDT by bvw
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To: bvw

Thanks for the mention.


104 posted on 06/01/2009 3:25:20 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama is mentally a child of ten. Just remember that when he makes statements and issues policy.)
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To: bdeaner
I'm not spamming. I posted that photo exactly one time today, on this thread. How is that "spamming"?

You posted it at least 3 or 4 times at the minimum yesterday. By doing so leftist lurkers can easily translate that into FR supporting Tiller's killing since he was a late-term abortionist. The article to which you posted it references FR's response to the murder and you disregard that important notation and provide additional support for the left's theory.

Additionally, you should include a very loud disclaimer. There are young children who read this forum (our future conservative generation).
105 posted on 06/01/2009 3:34:59 PM PDT by callisto (It's the three T's: Too Many Taxes, Trillions in Debt, and Transparency)
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To: the invisib1e hand
there is a good bit of truth to each of the excerpted comments

Yes, there is some, and as we know, liberals predictably react to truth much as vampires react to sunlight.

106 posted on 06/01/2009 3:40:35 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Winstons Julia
A man is dead. A man was murdered.

When dead man has killed thousands of fully-form infants, who cares if he is dead?

Again, it's like asking someone to care that one drug dealer killed another.

What he did was legal in the USA. You may find it repugnant, but it was legal.

Do you realize how absurd that point is? That's like claiming those opposed to the Holocaust in Nazi Germany shouldn't have tried to stop it because gassing Jews was legal.

Do you even believe that killing a fully-formed baby that could live outside the womb is an act of murder?

107 posted on 06/01/2009 3:47:04 PM PDT by Ol' Sparky (Liberal Republicans are the greater of two evils)
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To: DoughtyOne
We cannot take the law into our own hands, because reason does not always prevail when moral decisions are made by various groups.

I never justified the killing of Tiller. I agree we can't have anarchy and it is the government's and/or God's place to bring men like Tiller to justice. But, I refuse to consider it tragic that such an evil man is no longer alive.

108 posted on 06/01/2009 3:49:30 PM PDT by Ol' Sparky (Liberal Republicans are the greater of two evils)
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To: donna

No, to be well informed.


109 posted on 06/01/2009 4:01:43 PM PDT by Lorianne
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To: donna
Bottom line: Are we supposed to stop being pro-life?

No, I want "you" to be MORE pro-life!

If your version of being pro-life means sitting back and accepting the status quo, and griping at anyone who tries to do something. I refuse to believe pro-lifers can't be smart. You can call me all the names you want, but I am not going to accept the pro-abortion side's definition of pro-lifers. That may anger you, but that's the way it is.



What do you want from us?

What I want us to do is effectively counter the other side. The question is what do you want us to do? You think we should all go back to our pro-life caves and ghettos and talk to each other, and ignore the outside world. That isn't good enough anymore.

110 posted on 06/01/2009 4:01:50 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: DoughtyOne

Very good and sensible post, too bad many people will dismiss it.


111 posted on 06/01/2009 4:09:51 PM PDT by Arizona Carolyn
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To: Ol' Sparky

You like asking questions to try to deflect from the fact that you obviously want it both ways.

You can’t have it both ways.

To justify Tiller’s killer makes you a very ugly person. That is what you are doing. You are fooling no one.

You want to confront everyone who says that they condemn this man’s act? Or do you want to defend this man for killing Tiller. You obviously need to decide this within yourself.

If you celebrate a man’s death, just admit it. Come on out and declaim yourself as a radical who will defend a murderer if they believe in the murderers cause. You are no better than a late-term abortionist if this is the case. You are a moral equivocator/provocateur of the worst sort.

THAT’S what I’m saying. You were on me from the first post on this thread. It is clear what you are. You are an apologist for lawlessness. Now, you may not be done asking me questions...but I’m done with you. Your cause is clear.


112 posted on 06/01/2009 4:29:11 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (doubleplusungood)
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To: DoughtyOne

By the way, I think your posts on this thread have been great.


113 posted on 06/01/2009 4:37:38 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (doubleplusungood)
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To: nickcarraway

Yeh, it did come from Freepers; but, if it makes someone feel better, they were not exactly alone.

I saw this today:

http://carnalnation.com/content/7628/3/tweets-hate-crazy-right-twitters-about-murder-dr-tiller

(You can read what was posted, then the reaction to what was posted.)


114 posted on 06/01/2009 4:46:59 PM PDT by mrmeangenes
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To: roses of sharon

“I think some on the Right were desperate to show they were not racist”

This is an excellent analysis of the underbelly of us.

Maybe we’re too complicated to be free.

Food for thought.


115 posted on 06/01/2009 5:03:21 PM PDT by y6162 (uish..)
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To: SaveTheChief

“We have lost our soul when we can see fit to justify cold, calculated murder. “

We are well on our way to anarchy, with the federal government as the biggest abuser. State sovereignty, individual rights and human life mean nothing to the criminals occupying Washington.

It will soon come that the one who pulls his weapon the fastest and shoots most accurately will be the law.

Law of the jungle, here we come. And no judge, no politician, no bureaucrat will be safe when Tarzan and the apes go to war.


116 posted on 06/01/2009 5:06:40 PM PDT by sergeantdave (obuma is the anti-Lincoln, trying to re-establish slavery)
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To: nickcarraway
What I want us to do is effectively counter the other side.

By posting their accusations here - that doesn't make any sense. You are helping the wrong side.

117 posted on 06/01/2009 5:28:33 PM PDT by donna (Gasoline usage: Demand dropped 9.6% in 2008; total decline from 2005 thru 2008 was 28%)
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To: Lorianne

Now you know lies.


118 posted on 06/01/2009 5:29:36 PM PDT by donna (Gasoline usage: Demand dropped 9.6% in 2008; total decline from 2005 thru 2008 was 28%)
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To: Ol' Sparky
If a guy getting robbed and shot at by an armed robber shoots and kills the robber, we all say "the killer got what he deserved". None of use likes to see people killed. But I'm not sure we need to back away from a simple statement..... the killer got what he deserved.

60,000 abortions.

119 posted on 06/01/2009 5:38:42 PM PDT by kjam22
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All this hand wringing about “OMG, look what someone said “ , is a bunch of BS.


120 posted on 06/01/2009 5:39:24 PM PDT by csvset
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To: donna
You make no sense.

If something is written, and you don't read it, it doesn't go away. Other people are reading it. Those other people make decisions that affect you and your family.

But if you prefer, by all means, go right ahead and be an:


121 posted on 06/01/2009 5:43:06 PM PDT by Lorianne
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To: Lorianne

I was posting to nickcarraway who posted more than one thread with the same liberal propaganda.

Why do that? Why not post the conservative view?

It’s the same a distributing flyers for Obama.


122 posted on 06/01/2009 5:50:26 PM PDT by donna (Gasoline usage: Demand dropped 9.6% in 2008; total decline from 2005 thru 2008 was 28%)
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To: nickcarraway; Jim Robinson

If they took it from us, why can’t we make THEM excerpt it from us, or at least not have to excerpt their work? It seems to me that they’re making money off your website, Mr. Robinson.


123 posted on 06/01/2009 5:50:28 PM PDT by Hardastarboard (I long for the days when advertisers didn't constantly ask about the health of my genital organs.)
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To: kcvl

You are so right... I blush. And I know that too.. my sister lived in AK for 20 years.

I stand corrected.


124 posted on 06/01/2009 5:54:06 PM PDT by Reagan69 (No Representation without Taxation !)
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To: Winstons Julia
To justify Tiller’s killer makes you a very ugly person.

I didn't justify it. I clearly stated no nation can allow anarchy and murder and remain a civilized one.

That doesn't change the fact that there isn't anything tragic about ghoulish killer like Tiller no longer being alive. The world is a better place without him being free to kill infants.

125 posted on 06/01/2009 6:02:17 PM PDT by Ol' Sparky (Liberal Republicans are the greater of two evils)
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To: donna; nickcarraway

No, it’s not.

It is vitally important that we know what is being written and said and done out in the world. It is especially important that we know what misinformation is being fed through the media. We MUST keep up-to-date with this or it will overtake us.

You cannot have a safe world where you do not have to hear people writing/saying things you don’t agree with or things you consider to be lies.

Not here at FR ... not anywhere.


126 posted on 06/01/2009 6:33:19 PM PDT by Lorianne
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To: Ol' Sparky

I think it could be seen as tragic, if this winds up giving the left an ace in the hole for future propaganda purchases. The media will certainly try to oblige as much as it can.


127 posted on 06/01/2009 6:39:28 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama is mentally a child of ten. Just remember that when he makes statements and issues policy.)
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To: Ol' Sparky
I never justified the killing of Tiller. I agree we can't have anarchy and it is the government's and/or God's place to bring men like Tiller to justice.

I don't disagree with anything here. Thanks, meant to mention it and got sidetracked.

128 posted on 06/01/2009 6:40:42 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama is mentally a child of ten. Just remember that when he makes statements and issues policy.)
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To: Reagan69

Uh,....birds chirping.


129 posted on 06/01/2009 6:42:25 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie
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To: Arizona Carolyn

Thank you Arizona Carolyn. I appreciate the comments.


130 posted on 06/01/2009 6:42:37 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama is mentally a child of ten. Just remember that when he makes statements and issues policy.)
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To: Winstons Julia

Thank you. I appreciate the note of agreement.


131 posted on 06/01/2009 6:44:13 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama is mentally a child of ten. Just remember that when he makes statements and issues policy.)
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To: DoughtyOne
You're welcome.

People think because the left gets away with deplorable statements it is okay coming from our side; in fact it only pulls us down to their level and gives something people can point at as "proof" we are what they say we are.

I was pleased to see Bill O'Reilly didn't roll over on his program tonight, he went back after the people who tried to smear him over Tiller... but he did it with hard facts. That is what we all need to do, leave the vitriol out of the conversation and hit them with the truth... JMHO

132 posted on 06/01/2009 6:51:47 PM PDT by Arizona Carolyn
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To: DoughtyOne
Do you honestly expect a court to say, hey it’s okay that Ron murdered someone, but it isn’t okay when Al Franken does it? In what world would that be?

I don't know what world that would be. It wouldn't be one that recognized the one true morality.

133 posted on 06/01/2009 6:58:17 PM PDT by Fido969 ("The hardest thing in the world to understand is income tax." - Albert Einstein)
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To: Fido969

I agree. Murder is murder...


134 posted on 06/01/2009 7:01:00 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama is mentally a child of ten. Just remember that when he makes statements and issues policy.)
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To: DoughtyOne
find both of these murders to be unacceptable. The ramifications are too dire to contemplate. If people who profess to support the rule of law are willing to wink and nod when people they disapprove of are gunned down, then we've lost the battle. Conservatism is dead.

This is how I feel, too. Appreciate your words, although I fear you might get flamed for them.

135 posted on 06/01/2009 7:07:15 PM PDT by valkyrieanne
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To: valkyrieanne

Thank you Valkyrieanne. Actually, I expected to take more heat for them than I did. I probably disappointed a lot of people though. Oh well. I have to post what I believe to be true.


136 posted on 06/01/2009 7:11:39 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama is mentally a child of ten. Just remember that when he makes statements and issues policy.)
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To: callisto; Campion; Centurion2000; Jeff Head; Guenevere
You posted it at least 3 or 4 times at the minimum yesterday. By doing so leftist lurkers can easily translate that into FR supporting Tiller's killing since he was a late-term abortionist. The article to which you posted it references FR's response to the murder and you disregard that important notation and provide additional support for the left's theory.

Callisto, I posted that picture, and other pictures of abortion, because it is the truth about what Tiller did for a living. Tiller was only one of a few physicians who perform late-term abortions. That does not justify his murder. Nor does his murder justify hiding these pictures of the reality of the murder of the unborn. The truth must be told. Who will tell it if we do not?

Follow the logic with me.

All murder is evil.
Tiller was murdered.
Therefore: The killing of Tiller was an evil act.

Now, just take the next step with me, will you?

All murder is evil.
Abortion is murder.
Therefore: Abortion is an evil act.

MURDER IS EVIL, period. If the media wants to cry over Tiller's murder, then they are obligated to cry over the thousands of unborn he killed. That's fair game. It doesn't justify his killing. It's just a fact. I am not afraid to tell the truth, and the liberals will spin reality the way they want -- believe me, they will do everything to exploit this event and it doesn't matter what we do or say. They will exploit it anyway. Screw them. And Andrew Sullivan -- does anybody really care what he has to say anymore? He has become irrelevant.

And if there is a kid on Free Republic who is smart enough to navigate these pages and make any sense of it for longer than 3 minutes, then they are mature enough to face and cope with the reality of abortion -- and maybe they will grow up to hate the evil that it is. I hope so.
137 posted on 06/01/2009 8:16:41 PM PDT by bdeaner (The bread which we break, is it not a participation in the body of Christ? (1 Cor. 10:16))
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To: bdeaner; Jeff Head
And if there is a kid on Free Republic who is smart enough to navigate these pages and make any sense of it for longer than 3 minutes, then they are mature enough to face and cope with the reality of abortion -- and maybe they will grow up to hate the evil that it is.

Not a 10-year old who has more political and economic understanding than most adults (based on Nov '08 voting), but she is still ten and has yet to learn a thing about the birds and the bees. She cherishes life and who would want to force a child to begin losing their innocence and wonder of the world because of a stark, bloody image?

I permit her to read on FR because of her intelleigence, understanding between right and wrong, and solid conservative values. She can hold her own against most any liberal who crosses her path despite her age. I would rather she learn about politics from here than any other web site. The site is well moderated and foul language is minimal. She's about ready to begin posting on her own and FReepers have a lot of knowledge, history and experience from which she can learn. We need a generation of solid conservatives to put our nation back on its intended path. Would you put those images in front of your own children?

But IMHO spamming all of the Tiller threads with photos of aborted babies is beyond what is needed. The first dozen times should suffice, although I understand your and Jeff Head's intent I just believe it is not totally necessary . . .Remember, on this site, you are preaching to the choir, basically.
138 posted on 06/01/2009 9:37:33 PM PDT by callisto (It's the three T's: Too Many Taxes, Trillions in Debt, and Transparency)
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To: Lorianne

FR is the place for the conservative response.


139 posted on 06/01/2009 10:27:15 PM PDT by donna (Gasoline usage: Demand dropped 9.6% in 2008; total decline from 2005 thru 2008 was 28%)
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To: callisto
Psychology is my field, and unless your 10-year-old is very sheltered, she already knows about the birds and the bees. If she didn't learn it from you, she learned it from her peers. My recommendation -- you don't have to take it, of course -- is to sit down and have a talk with her about it. Girls are going into puberty starting around 10-years-old these days -- earlier and earlier (that's an empirical fact, not based on anecdotal evidence).

It won't be long before she has her first menstruation. She will be shocked by that experience unless she can anticipate it and understand what it means, which means some sex education, preferably from a parent. At that time she will be fertile. Depending on where she is getting her education, she is likely to be exposed to boys. Kids these days are experimenting with sexuality at earlier and earlier ages. That means risk of pregnancy, as early as 11 or 12. Even at 10 it is possible, but unlikely.

So, what better time than to teach her about the reality of abortion? If that is not a deterrant to premature sex, I don't know what is. No young woman ever wants to be in a position to decide between being a teen mother or doing THAT to her unborn child. The shocking reality of some pictures might upset your little girl in the short-term, but could prevent a lot of grief in the long time. Just my two cents.

I walk the talk. My 6-year-old has joined the March for Life in DC, and though he does not yet fully comprehend the reality, he knows that a baby grows in a mommy's tummy. And he knows abortion is the intentional killing of that baby. We did not need to teach him that this is wrong. He understood it intuitively and immediately. And, yes, he has seen the pictures during demonstrations, and while he is young compared to your child and less able to assimilate these images, he has coped with it just fine. He is much more disturbed by fictional characters from movies he has seen on posters, like Jason from Friday the 13th and Chucky which are advertised all over the place in full view of any child who cares to look.
140 posted on 06/01/2009 11:24:51 PM PDT by bdeaner (The bread which we break, is it not a participation in the body of Christ? (1 Cor. 10:16))
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To: bdeaner
unless your 10-year-old is very sheltered

Yes, she is very sheltered. And she is no where near menstruation yet and has not learned about sex from her peers. Children are most frequently a product of their environment. Quite frankly, a 6-year old has no business marching for cause she cannot undestand, IMO. I don't mean to be brusk this morning but it's early.
141 posted on 06/02/2009 3:49:12 AM PDT by callisto (It's the three T's: Too Many Taxes, Trillions in Debt, and Transparency)
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To: Jeff Head
Jeff is not spamming....

He's being 'fair and balanced' because the media won't!

If the world hadn't seen pictures of the European Holocaust during Hitler's reign, we would have trouble believing man could be so cruel, vile and evil against a fellow human being....

..the pictures were worth a thousand words, literally.

54 million dead babies are our American Holocaust, and Jeff's picture is worth the thousand words the media are not printing...

.. not reporting...

. not debating..

If your daughter's sensibilities are too unformed to see such as this....then you have a responsibility to monitor her activities.

142 posted on 06/02/2009 4:31:38 AM PDT by Guenevere
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To: callisto
#142 was solely for you!
143 posted on 06/02/2009 4:32:24 AM PDT by Guenevere
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To: sergeantdave
We have lost our soul when we can see fit to justify cold, calculated murder

Then sir, we lost our soul on January 22, 1973.

144 posted on 06/02/2009 4:45:57 AM PDT by Guenevere
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To: callisto; Guenevere
There are thousands of lurkers here on FR who are not the "choir".

I support every manner in which we can educate others. I do not believe they can ever be truly educated without knowing the tuth and full extent about the ghastly genocide we face. Without a full awareness it is very easy for others to fall prey to the libral PC speak of "a woman's choice", and "pro-choice".

Those terms ar meant to elecit support from anyone. Who can be against free choice? Until you see first hand, in the harsh light of day, what they are actually talking about that choice doing...mutilating a living child.

I do not enjoy it, I do not revel in it, and I wish to God we did not live in a time where such horrors have been accepted by so many as common place, a "good" thing, and proteccted under the color of corrupt law. But we do livein such times and I believe sincerly that the people simply must see the reality of what this practice actually means and is.

Then there is no mor possibility for the left and liberals to frame it as "good".

All they can then do is tlak about how their sensibilities are offnded by such graphic picturs...which are pictures of nothing more than exactly what their belief system produces THOUSANDS of times per day.

Sorry for the graphic nature of it...I mourn ourcounty over it. My wife and I have raisd three daughters ourselves and two sons. We took them at early ages to march at abortion clinics...and they knew th score then. It pained my heart to have to educate them on the reality of what we face over this as a people and a nation. But it is the truth and we must face that harsh truth and hold it up for our society to see so that our society can develop the strong, firm, tough as steel will to put this monstrocity down.

145 posted on 06/02/2009 6:35:09 AM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: callisto; Guenevere; Jeff Head
Callisto, there seems to be a contradiction in your statements about your daughter. On the one hand you say, she is "a 10-year-old who has more political and economic understanding than most adults," and yet you say she is "very sheltered" and does not know about the "birds and the bees." How can a 10-year-old have anything close to a mature understanding of politics and the economy without an understanding of sexuality, marriage and abortion? If she is all that sheltered, and you want to keep her that way, you might consider keeping her off the internet, and/or monitoring her very closely. If she is as mature politically as you suggest, then that implies she knows more about sexuality than you think but probably avoids the topic with you because she sees it makes you uncomfortable. In which case, she will talk to others about sexuality before she comes to you -- not a good thing. Again, my two cents. Take it for what it's worth.

As far as my child marching in DC, research has shown that children learn primarily through modeling behavior -- imitating the behavior of others. When children see violence on TV, the great danger is that they will model the behavior of the characters who they identify with, and become violent themselves (this has been demonstrated empirically in many, many experimental and correlational studies). But when they identify with the VICTIM (e.g., an aborted fetus), the witness of this kind of violence REDUCES the tendency toward violence and heightens sensitivity to the moral dimensions of reality. So, when my son or anybody's child sees the repercussions of abortion, and identifies with the victim (and they will), they immediately understand the moral gravity of the situation. They are "naturally" pro-life and will remain that way unless they are educated out of it by liberal education. In addition by taking the child on a march, the children are also able to model the protestors who are standing up for the right to life of innocents who are unable to protect themselves. For the child, this is an invaluable lesson that is priceless and a stimulant for character growth and moral development.

I would bet my monthly paycheck that those kids who go to marches are far less likely to commit crimes or to fall into teen pregnancy once they hit their teen years. Note: not just because of the marches, but because of the parents who discuss with their children the moral complexities of life and how to think about them properly within a strongly principled ethics.
146 posted on 06/02/2009 7:45:00 AM PDT by bdeaner (The bread which we break, is it not a participation in the body of Christ? (1 Cor. 10:16))
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To: bdeaner
THE GRUESOME TRUTH OF THE ABORTION HOLOCAUST & THE DEATH OF DR. TILLER [Warning: A graphic photo of death & dismemberment]
“It is the grimmest of ironies that one of the most savage, barbaric acts of evil in history began in one of the most modernized societies of its time, where so many markers of human progress became tools of human depravity: science that can heal, used to kill; education that can enlighten, used to rationalize away basic moral impulses; the bureaucracy that sustains modern life, used as the machinery of mass death, a ruthless, chillingly efficient system where many were responsible for the killing, but few got actual blood on their hands.”–Barack Obama April 24, 2009, Holocaust Remebernce Day, Chicago Sun Times.

147 posted on 06/02/2009 7:46:09 AM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Guenevere; Jeff Head; bdeaner
First, let me preface my reponse by saying that this is a difficult topic to converse online regarding as most people have very strong feelings on the topic and a poster's intent does not always translate well in written word.

Jeff is not spamming....

I NEVER said he was! bdeaner decided to bring you and Jeff in after my comment that bdeaner was spamming threads all day Sunday. I guess he needed support to attack me for my comments to him, as there seems to be an assumption that my initial post was meant to be derogatory, but that is far from the truth. Feel free to look at my posts and you'll see, out of all of bdeaner's photo posts, ONCE (on Monday) I asked him to at least broadcast a disclaimer when he posted the pic. Most of bdeaner's photos from Sunday were removed by the mods so I can't be the only poster who felt a disclaimer would have been couteous.

He's being 'fair and balanced' because the media won't!

I have no problem with "fair and balanced." The thread where I posted my request was one where FR was mentioned in the title and the meat of the article were FReeper posts from Sunday which the left is using to impune all FReepers as if we are the cause of his death. As I said in my initial post, IMO the photo on that specific thread was providing ammunition for further negative articles on pro-abortion sites. My intent was in support of this site and its members.

Regarding my 10-year old: If I wasn't monitoring her online activities I wouldn't have seen bdeaner's photos on all of the threads Sunday. Based on her interest and the multitude of threads related to Tiller's death I was using it as an educational opportunity. Some things in life are better learned in stages. This is a tough topic for a 10-year old who truly has no idea about boys other than 'they're icky.' I believe FreeRepublic would benefit from a conservative kid's forum where children can post and become educated in the wide range of conservative politics.
148 posted on 06/02/2009 5:04:41 PM PDT by callisto (It's the three T's: Too Many Taxes, Trillions in Debt, and Transparency)
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To: nickcarraway

Tiller was an evil, cold hearted killer, that said, it was up to divine justice between Tiller and his maker. It wasn’t for any person to decide his fate.

I don’t care what people like A Sullivan think, the man was a monster.

Now Mr Sullivan, where is your outrage about two innocent Army recruits killed in Arkansas by a Muslim?


149 posted on 06/02/2009 5:11:00 PM PDT by dforest (Anyone dumb enough to have voted for him deserves what they get.. No Pity!)
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To: callisto
A conservative kid's forum for Free Republic is a good idea. I support you in that initiative.

Otherwise, my initial posts with the picture on Sunday -- there were 7 total -- I believe 2 were removed by mods. You and one other person that I know of complained. I received a half dozen other replies thanking me for posting that photo. So, with three times as many people patting me on the back, I felt somewhat emboldened to respond back to you regarding your complaint. Otherwise I probably would have shrunk away, as I did initially when I heard from the moderator about the first complaint.

As I have stated, I feel strongly that the pictures are appropriate and in the context of the response we were getting from the left, and also from folks like Sullivan, it was important to send a strong message in reply. So, I sent the pic one more time on Monday. I feel it is appropriate. Let Sullivan, or anyone, try to quote me with the statement "Murder is evil" beside a picture of that poor little bloodied thing. I dare them to print it. It will never happen, because that picture tells a million words, and it is a message the pro-abortionists do not want the public to see or hear.
150 posted on 06/02/2009 6:59:05 PM PDT by bdeaner (The bread which we break, is it not a participation in the body of Christ? (1 Cor. 10:16))
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