Quotes of the day

posted at 11:07 pm on February 14, 2012 by Allahpundit

“Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., relented on Tuesday and now says he’ll allow a Senate vote on an amendment that would reverse the White House’s controversial requirement that all insurers provide birth control free of charge to women. The proposal put forward last week by Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., would exempt employers from providing any care they find immoral.

“It’s unlikely to pass the Senate, and Reid blocked the vote last week. But he gave in on Tuesday, providing a potential opportunity for his fellow Democrats Ben Nelson of Nebraska (a cosponsor of Blunt’s amendment), Robert Casey of Pennsylvania, and Joe Manchin of West Virginia to go on the record with their opposition to the contraception mandate…

“Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., said Blunt’s proposal could lead to effects far beyond contraception. ‘If I believe that prayer should cure all disease, that’s my belief, and I’m an employer, I can deny coverage for any life-saving intervention,’ Boxer said at a news conference on Tuesday.”

***

“‘Let’s be clear about what’s at stake,’ said Carney. ‘The proposal being considered in the Senate applies to all employers — not just religious employers. And it isn’t limited to contraception. Any employer could restrict access to any service they say they object to. That is dangerous and it is wrong. Decisions about medical care should be made by a woman and her doctor, not a woman and her boss.’

“The measure, proposed by Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) would amend the Affordable Care Act to allow any employer to exclude any health service coverage, no matter how critical or basic, by claiming that it violates their religious or moral convictions. Moreover, according to the National Women’s Law Center, the amendment would remove critical non-discrimination protections from the Affordable Care Act. For instance, an insurer could deny maternity care coverage to a same-sex couple, an interracial couple or a single woman for religious or moral reasons.’…

“‘This is a terrible vote for them,’ said a Senate Democratic aide, explaining why Reid relented. ‘We are thrilled at the prospect about spending as much time as possible talking about this vote. They are caught between their base and a hard place.’”

***

“Obama’s revised rule appears to have won over Republican Sens. Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe of Maine. Both had called for changes to the original rule despite their support in the past for a bill with a similar objective.

“‘It appears that changes have been made that provide women’s health services without compelling Catholic organizations in particular to violate the beliefs and tenets of their faith,’ Snowe said in a statement. ‘According to the Catholic Health Association, the administration ‘responded to the issues [they] identified that needed to be fixed,’ which is what I urged the president to do in addressing this situation.”

“‘While I will carefully review the details of the president’s revised proposal, it appears to be a step in the right direction,’ Collins said in a statement. ‘The administration’s original plan was deeply flawed and clearly would have posed a threat to religious freedom. It presented the Catholic Church with its wide-ranging social, educational, and health care services, and many other faith-based organizations, with an impossible choice between violating their religious beliefs or violating federal regulations. The administration has finally listened to the concerns raised by many and appears to be seeking to avoid the threat to religious liberties posed by its original plan.’”

***

“Catholics’ views of President Obama were little changed during a week in which the administration battled publicly with Catholic leaders over whether church-affiliated employers should have to pay for contraception as part of their employees’ health plans.”

***

“Catholic bishops, energized by a battle over contraception funding, are planning an aggressive campaign to rally Americans against a long list of government measures which they say intrude on religious liberty…

“On the federal level, the Obama administration has cancelled or threatened to cancel contracts awarded to Catholic charities for work to prevent HIV and to help victims of sex trafficking. The administration says the charities have to provide services such as condoms, emergency contraception and abortion referrals to maintain the contracts; the charities protest that such conditions violate their religious faith.

“Several states, meanwhile, have required adoption agencies that receive public funds to treat same-sex couples on par with any other prospective foster or adoptive parent. Catholic Charities object, saying the church doesn’t sanction gay and lesbian relationships. Rather than comply with the laws, bishops in Illinois, Massachusetts and Washington D.C. have shut down Catholic adoption agencies.

“The bishops portray this as an out-and-out war on free exercise of religion.”

***

“Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan, who heads the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, said in an interview with The Associated Press that he trusted Obama wasn’t anti-religious and intended to make good on his pledge to work with religious groups to fine-tune the mandate.

“‘I want to take him at his word,’ Dolan said in Rome, where he will be made a cardinal Saturday. But he stressed: “I do have to say it’s getting harder and harder,’ to believe Obama’s claim to prioritize religious freedom issues given the latest controversy…

“Dolan, the archbishop of New York, said the main concern is that the so-called ‘choking mandates’ remain. In addition many Catholic entities are self-insured. It remains unclear how they would get around the mandate to provide services that they consider morally illicit.

“‘Was what was intended to be a concession, and what gave us a glimmer of hope at the beginning … really just amount to a hill of beans? And it seems as if it does,’ Dolan said.”

***

“Sen. Dick Durbin, the second-ranking Democrat in the U.S. Senate, said Tuesday afternoon that he doesn’t know if President Obama’s revised contraception mandate violates the religious liberty of self-insured religious institutions, such as some hospitals, universities, and the Catholic church in Washington, D.C.

“‘That is the remaining question in my mind–the risk plans, the self-insured,’ Durbin told THE WEEKLY STANDARD following the Senate Democrats weekly luncheon. ‘I want to know how they’re treated. I’ve asked that.’…

“Durbin said he doesn’t know what, if anything, needs to be done to protect self-insured religious institutions. ‘I don’t know. I need to know the answer,’ he said. ‘The same question’s been raised to me, and I don’t know.’”

***

“Obama has made clear who is part of his ideological coalition and who is not. Discussions on the structure and restructuring of the contraceptive policy were conducted between the administration and pro-choice and feminist groups. The institutions targeted by the mandate — particularly those represented by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops — were not in the room. The administration engaged in no substantive consultation with Catholic bishops, who were only called to receive pronouncements. Interest-group liberalism is alive and well in the Obama White House…

“[W]ith a single miscalculation, Obama has managed to unite economic and social conservatives in outrage against government activism and energize religious conservatives in a way Mitt Romney could never manage. Culture-war debates in America are evenly divided. But the objects of culture-war aggression do not easily forget.

“If Obama is playing a political chess game, he has just sacrificed his queen, a rook and all his bishops. It would have to be a deep game indeed.”

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Thank You!

Bmore on February 14, 2012 at 11:08 PM

7%!

Lanceman on February 14, 2012 at 11:08 PM

Dammit!

Lanceman on February 14, 2012 at 11:09 PM

Dammit!

Lanceman on February 14, 2012 at 11:09 PM

Dude, I am so sorry, tell me next time. Lol

Bmore on February 14, 2012 at 11:10 PM

Why, oh why couldn’t they have waited til October for this little move???

cynccook on February 14, 2012 at 11:10 PM

Dude, I am so sorry, tell me next time. Lol

Bmore on February 14, 2012 at 11:10 PM

How the hell could you have beaten me? I refreshed 3 times!

Lanceman on February 14, 2012 at 11:11 PM

“[W]ith a single miscalculation, Obama has managed to unite economic and social conservatives in outrage against government activism and energize religious conservatives in a way Mitt Romney could never manage. Culture-war debates in America are evenly divided. But the objects of culture-war aggression do not easily forget.
“If Obama is playing a political chess game, he has just sacrificed his queen, a rook and all his bishops. It would have to be a deep game indeed.”

I could just cry. After next week, the LSM will make sure this is never spoken of again. :-(

cynccook on February 14, 2012 at 11:11 PM

100 or bust

RickB on February 14, 2012 at 11:11 PM

10th
And I am sticking to it.

Electrongod on February 14, 2012 at 11:12 PM

OK…9th..

Electrongod on February 14, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Where is the excommunication hammer against all the liberal Dem proponents of this nonsense?

Valiant on February 14, 2012 at 11:13 PM

“If Obama is playing a political chess game, he has just sacrificed his queen, a rook and all his bishops. It would have to be a deep game indeed.”

Loved the new twist on the chess metaphor!

Mr. Prodigy on February 14, 2012 at 11:14 PM

Where is the excommunication hammer against all the liberal Dem proponents of this nonsense?

Valiant on February 14, 2012 at 11:13 PM

What difference does that make? 98% of Christians don’t follow their faith anyway.
-Warren ‘Shaggy’ Schackowski

Lanceman on February 14, 2012 at 11:15 PM

So, the Catholic Health Association disagrees with the church?

d1carter on February 14, 2012 at 11:16 PM

The liberal press will keep saying this is a women’s health issue and the racist, sexist, homophobes hate women and want them barefoot and pregnant.

You know they will

karenhasfreedom on February 14, 2012 at 11:16 PM

How the hell could you have beaten me? I refreshed 3 times!

Lanceman on February 14, 2012 at 11:11 PM

Fastest machine built by Mac many many gigs of ram, super fast vid card, two 30″ cinema displays, Fast connection, constant refresh. I am so sorry. I promise tomorrow’s QOTD I’ll wait. At least I didn’t do 3 straight. : ) This machine is a rocket though.

Bmore on February 14, 2012 at 11:18 PM

Sounds like Durbin may cave?

JPeterman on February 14, 2012 at 11:19 PM

Obama is the clear enemy of the American people.

Igor R. on February 14, 2012 at 11:19 PM

Spanakopita, btch.

steebo77 on February 14, 2012 at 11:21 PM

“Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., said Blunt’s proposal could lead to effects far beyond contraception. ‘If I believe that prayer should cure all disease, that’s my belief, and I’m an employer, I can deny coverage for any life-saving intervention,’ Boxer said at a news conference on Tuesday.”

Pregnancy is not a disease to be treated by contraception, you blithering idiot.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on February 14, 2012 at 11:22 PM

So, the Catholic Health Association disagrees with the church?

d1carter on February 14, 2012 at 11:16 PM

Sr. Carol Keehan of the Catholic Health Association, along with Rev. John Jenkins, president of Notre Dame, is a Catholic in Name Only.

obladioblada on February 14, 2012 at 11:23 PM

Obama is the clear enemy of the American people.

Igor R. on February 14, 2012 at 11:19 PM

It’s time for this King to be defeated…
Enough playing with history…

Electrongod on February 14, 2012 at 11:23 PM

Conscience.
============

In the DeBaucherous Lefty Mind,

its in gear shift position (D),for

DENIAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

canopfor on February 14, 2012 at 11:23 PM

They always warned us in public schools about separation of church and state because we did not want to become a theocracy but we were misled.

Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between Man & his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legitimate powers of government reach actions only, & not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should “make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,” thus building a wall of separation between Church & State. Adhering to this expression of the supreme will of the nation in behalf of the rights of conscience, I shall see with sincere satisfaction the progress of those sentiments which tend to restore to man all his natural rights, convinced he has no natural right in opposition to his social duties.

Jefferson knew it was to keep government from infringing upon religion, not the other way around.

Fallon on February 14, 2012 at 11:23 PM

Fastest machine built by Mac many many gigs of ram, super fast vid card, two 30″ cinema displays, Fast connection, constant refresh. I am so sorry. I promise tomorrow’s QOTD I’ll wait. At least I didn’t do 3 straight. : ) This machine is a rocket though.

Bmore on February 14, 2012 at 11:18 PM

Just the opposite: Kaypro, 216Mb RAM, single core processor (Fan held on by tie wraps) Heavy duty squirrel cage fan blowing on entire unit, IDE drives, 32 bit, 120GB max HD, and originally came loaded with Windows 98.

Lanceman on February 14, 2012 at 11:25 PM

If religious beliefs don’t matter, why are so many other “religions” exempt from ObamaCare altogether? If they don’t care that Catholics don’t want to be involved in contraceptives, why should anyone care that Muslims don’t believe in insurance?

Night Owl on February 14, 2012 at 11:25 PM

“‘Let’s be clear about what’s at stake,’ said Carney. ‘The proposal being considered in the Senate applies to all employers — not just religious employers. And it isn’t limited to contraception. Any employer could restrict access to any service they say they object to. That is dangerous and it is wrong. Decisions about medical care should be made by a woman and her doctor, the Federal Government, not a woman and her boss.’

Isn’t that what you REALLY meant?

Cleombrotus on February 14, 2012 at 11:25 PM

Conscience

Don’t you sort of have to be capable of human emotion to have a conscience?

Flora Duh on February 14, 2012 at 11:27 PM

Do you suppose that years after Obama is gone and it becomes apparent that he is the worst president ever, the libs will suddenly push that he is, in fact, half white?

carbon_footprint on February 14, 2012 at 11:27 PM

It’s time for this King to be defeated…
Enough playing with history…

Electrongod on February 14, 2012 at 11:23 PM

Most of the idiots who put him in power are still around, but yes it’s WAY past that time.

Igor R. on February 14, 2012 at 11:27 PM

Obama is the clear enemy of the American people.

Igor R. on February 14, 2012 at 11:19 PM

Igor R.: UGH,correction,

Hopey is a ProgressiveTard Socialist Communist le Pinko.

Obama is a clear enemy of the Liberal Democrats,ever since
his minority has taken over the party’s majority!

canopfor on February 14, 2012 at 11:28 PM

This machine is a rocket though.

Bmore on February 14, 2012 at 11:18 PM

Will it make it to the moon colony?

JPeterman on February 14, 2012 at 11:28 PM

oh goodie sexless creepy old men in capes and robes telling single independent women they can’t have contraception, that’s a surefire win for the right this november

DBear on February 14, 2012 at 11:29 PM

Conscience
Don’t you sort of have to be capable of human emotion to have a conscience?

Flora Duh on February 14, 2012 at 11:27 PM

Florah Duh:Yup,and a morality compass is helpful as well!!:)

canopfor on February 14, 2012 at 11:30 PM

How about the government have nothing to do with health care? Is that too hard?

In a word, yes.

platypus on February 14, 2012 at 11:30 PM

oh goodie sexless creepy old men in capes and robes telling single independent women they can’t have contraception, that’s a surefire win for the right this november

DBear on February 14, 2012 at 11:29 PM

Don’t feel bad, they are still free to buy it wherever it’s sold!

cynccook on February 14, 2012 at 11:31 PM

Bmore on February 14, 2012 at 11:18 PM

I had 8 the other day, when everyone was in a coma.
This horse is over 5 years old and ready for the glue factory.
When I hit ‘Enter’ I have time to brush my one tooth, cut 8 finger nails and brush 3 cats and a dog before it’s done sending…or loading!

KOOLAID2 on February 14, 2012 at 11:31 PM

Blunt’s amendment is called taking the bait. Barry/Soros/Axe are having a good laugh tonight.

I’ve read the amendment (at least the relevant part) and it is very high minded and is based on liberty. It will get crushed in the Senate.

r keller on February 14, 2012 at 11:31 PM

McCaskill on the record!

Romney too!!!

Schadenfreude on February 14, 2012 at 11:31 PM

oh goodie sexless creepy old men in capes and robes telling single independent women they can’t have contraception, that’s a surefire win for the right this november

DBear on February 14, 2012 at 11:29 PM

You must be one of those boyz, right?

platypus on February 14, 2012 at 11:31 PM

carbon_footprint on February 14, 2012 at 11:27 PM

You’re the eternal optimist, aren’t you?

Cleombrotus on February 14, 2012 at 11:31 PM

What happens to this country if Obama is elected again? Will we then be the United Socialists States of America? I find this to be very frightening.

Mirimichi on February 14, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Quoting Barbara Boxer?
Who let the air out of that head?

KOOLAID2 on February 14, 2012 at 11:33 PM

The only reason Reid is bringing this up for a vote is because he has enough Republican votes to give cover to the Democrats that “have” to vote against it. How is it okay for the president to mandate what a company can or can’t charge for a product or service? Rocketing towards single payer.

Cindy Munford on February 14, 2012 at 11:33 PM

Interesting to note that the Liberal Operatives,and the
Marxist Socialist media,

have painted Team Republican,

as WarMongers,as in,

War On Women!!!

canopfor on February 14, 2012 at 11:33 PM

Obama is a clear enemy of the Liberal Democrats,ever since
his minority has taken over the party’s majority!

canopfor on February 14, 2012 at 11:28 PM

Well somehow I can’t be bothered with the ultimate fate of Liberal Democrats. Even before our friend they were nothing to write home about.

Igor R. on February 14, 2012 at 11:34 PM

How about the government have nothing to do with health care? Is that too hard?

In a word, yes.

platypus on February 14, 2012 at 11:30 PM

you should start by giving up your medicare

DBear on February 14, 2012 at 11:34 PM

OK. Later, ‘cons. It’s ladies’ night.

Lanceman on February 14, 2012 at 11:34 PM

DBear on February 14, 2012 at 11:29 PM

Not to mention those three raving beauties in robes.

Cleombrotus on February 14, 2012 at 11:35 PM

What happens to this country if Obama is elected again? Will we then be the United Socialists States of America? I find this to be very frightening.

Mirimichi on February 14, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Have no fear – there will be plenty of patriot enclaves scattered throughout the country. You’ll always be able to find a place of sanity. Plus they will be armed.

platypus on February 14, 2012 at 11:35 PM

Quoting Barbara Boxer?
Who let the air out of that head?

KOOLAID2 on February 14, 2012 at 11:33 PM

KOOLAID2: That was Pelosium particles,that was escaping from
Ba Ba Boxers head,me thinks!(sarc):)

canopfor on February 14, 2012 at 11:36 PM

To Carney and whatsherface, name one employee that is required to supply insurance that would do that. Name one.

I’ll wait. (not that they’d actually even come remotely close to seeing this)

drewwerd on February 14, 2012 at 11:36 PM

“‘Let’s be clear about what’s at stake,’ said Carney. ‘The proposal being considered ………… Decisions about medical care should be made by a woman and her doctor, Kathleen Sebelius, Barack Obama, and a bunch of bureacrats, not a woman and her boss.’

Red State State of Mind on February 14, 2012 at 11:36 PM

Do you suppose that years after Obama is gone and it becomes apparent that he is the worst president ever, the libs will suddenly push that he is, in fact, half white?

carbon_footprint on February 14, 2012 at 11:27 PM

Yes! Because liberals get to have RACIST stop watches!

KOOLAID2 on February 14, 2012 at 11:37 PM

Free everything for everyone!

Igor R. on February 14, 2012 at 11:38 PM

you should start by giving up your medicare

DBear on February 14, 2012 at 11:34 PM

So on a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the highest, I’d guess that the Bill of Rights is probably only a 2 or 3 with you, right?

cynccook on February 14, 2012 at 11:38 PM

you should start by giving up your medicare

DBear on February 14, 2012 at 11:34 PM

Why? It wasn’t my idea to kill the over 65 insurance market. And how the heck does that relate to mandatory health care insurance policies?

I’m not sure you are playing with the same deck the rest of us are using.

platypus on February 14, 2012 at 11:39 PM

The GOP will betray..nevermind..:)

Dire Straits on February 14, 2012 at 11:39 PM

Free *mandatory* everything for everyone!

Igor R. on February 14, 2012 at 11:38 PM

And greedy 1%er Igor is buying!!!! Whooo Hooooo!

cynccook on February 14, 2012 at 11:40 PM

platypus on February 14, 2012 at 11:35 PM

I believe you are right. Not everyone is going to rollover and play dead.

Mirimichi on February 14, 2012 at 11:40 PM

And greedy 1%er Igor is buying!!!! Whooo Hooooo!

cynccook on February 14, 2012 at 11:40 PM

Warren Buffet’s secretary is picking up the tab.

Igor R. on February 14, 2012 at 11:41 PM

This machine is a rocket though.

Bmore on February 14, 2012 at 11:18 PM

Bmore:Don’t mean to toot me horn,gots a new mousey and key board!

Up next,new aluminum heads,a a steep Solid-Lifter Roller Cam!
(sarc on the engine mods):)

canopfor on February 14, 2012 at 11:41 PM

That is dangerous and it is wrong. Decisions about medical care should be made by a woman and her doctor, not a woman and her boss.’

…Nor a woman and her government. That’s why Obamacare must be overturned.

FloatingRock on February 14, 2012 at 11:41 PM

So, the Catholic Health Association disagrees with the church?

d1carter on February 14, 2012 at 11:16 PM

Sr. Carol Keehan of the Catholic Health Association, along with Rev. John Jenkins, president of Notre Dame, is a Catholic in Name Only.

obladioblada on February 14, 2012 at 11:23 PM

Sr. Keehan is known as obama’s nun. The Catholic Health Assoc. will fall in line or they will not be providing insurance to Catholic groups. The nun is very close to ex-communication.

Vince on February 14, 2012 at 11:41 PM

oh goodie sexless creepy old men in capes and robes telling single independent women they can’t have contraception, that’s a surefire win for the right this november

DBear on February 14, 2012 at 11:29 PM

Well if they are single and independent as you claim – they should be smart enough to find and pay for it on their own.

gophergirl on February 14, 2012 at 11:42 PM

Why is it somehow a crazy position to think that people should buy what they want to buy, including insurance coverage?

drewwerd on February 14, 2012 at 11:43 PM

The GOP will betray..nevermind..:)

Dire Straits on February 14, 2012 at 11:39 PM

Dire Straits:King_True is that you,haha!(sarc):)

canopfor on February 14, 2012 at 11:43 PM

“Obama’s revised rule appears to have won over Republican Sens. Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe of Maine. Both had called for changes to the original rule despite their support in the past for a bill with a similar objective.

Some of our posters asked who in the country was dumb enough to be fooled by little Bammie’s sham compromise. There’s your answer.

slickwillie2001 on February 14, 2012 at 11:43 PM

Have no fear – there will be plenty of patriot enclaves scattered throughout the country. You’ll always be able to find a place of sanity. Plus they will be armed.

platypus on February 14, 2012 at 11:35 PM

uh, the government has the army, navy, air force not to mention nuclear weapons. what “enclave” can possibly overthrow it? u have one crazy mind buddy

DBear on February 14, 2012 at 11:44 PM

Warren Buffet’s secretary is picking up the tab.

Igor R. on February 14, 2012 at 11:41 PM

She does make a pretty penny, but if I were being chased around my desk by that old cadaver, I’d expect the big bucks, too.

cynccook on February 14, 2012 at 11:44 PM

I believe you are right. Not everyone is going to rollover and play dead.

Mirimichi on February 14, 2012 at 11:40 PM

Just like the Tea Party – you’ll see people participating in demonstrations, etc that would have never thought to do so in the past.

The spirit of America is still strong – we just have a big fight on our hands to get our government back.

gophergirl on February 14, 2012 at 11:44 PM

u have one crazy mind buddy

DBear on February 14, 2012 at 11:44 PM

Based upon some of the comments you’ve made on this site, that’s kind of an ironic statement from you.

cynccook on February 14, 2012 at 11:45 PM

7%!

Lanceman on February 14, 2012 at 11:08 PM

I owe you a drink…!

:)

Seven Percent Solution on February 14, 2012 at 11:46 PM

She does make a pretty penny, but if I were being chased around my desk by that old cadaver, I’d expect the big bucks, too.

cynccook on February 14, 2012 at 11:44 PM

He is into Becky Quick a little more.

Igor R. on February 14, 2012 at 11:46 PM

oh goodie sexless creepy old men in capes and robes telling single independent women they can’t have contraception, that’s a surefire win for the right this november

DBear on February 14, 2012 at 11:29 PM

Still haven’t figured out what the issue is yet huh.

Vince on February 14, 2012 at 11:46 PM

How about the government have nothing to do with health care? Is that too hard?

In a word, yes.

platypus on February 14, 2012 at 11:30 PM

“I want to make Washington DC as inconsequential in your lives as possible”

gophergirl on February 14, 2012 at 11:47 PM

DBear on February 14, 2012 at 11:44 PM

And, of course, that doesn’t trouble you.

Cleombrotus on February 14, 2012 at 11:48 PM

He is into Becky Quick a little more.

Igor R. on February 14, 2012 at 11:46 PM

Hmmmm. You mean beyond their interviewer/ee relationship? That is truly a gruesome thought.

cynccook on February 14, 2012 at 11:49 PM

I do not want to see Sarah Palin again until after the primary. She has been getting more post then Newt and Paul recently. This is getting annoying/out of control.

ArkyDore on February 14, 2012 at 11:50 PM

We don’t need no contraception
We don’t need no birth control
No dark orgasm in the back room
Preachers leave those kids alone
Hey, preachers! Leave those kids alone!

Igor R. on February 14, 2012 at 11:50 PM

Dire Straits:King_True is that you,haha!(sarc):)

canopfor on February 14, 2012 at 11:43 PM

LoLZ..I havent seen True_King in awhile..Just thought I would keep the tradition going..:)

Dire Straits on February 14, 2012 at 11:50 PM

DBear on February 14, 2012 at 11:34 PM

People won’t have to give up their Medicare, the government is going to cut the pay to providers. Highway to singlepayer, government insurance.

Cindy Munford on February 14, 2012 at 11:51 PM

Hmmmm. You mean beyond their interviewer/ee relationship? That is truly a gruesome thought.

cynccook on February 14, 2012 at 11:49 PM

Hey, nothing is gruesome when it comes with 50 billions attached!

Igor R. on February 14, 2012 at 11:52 PM

Hey, nothing is gruesome when it comes with 50 billions attached!

Igor R. on February 14, 2012 at 11:52 PM

Well, I couldn’t. Really. No way.

cynccook on February 14, 2012 at 11:54 PM

I know the next company that we are going to have to bail out.

http://www.geekwire.com/2012/amazon-board-adds-fannie-mae-doj-official-jamie-gorelick

Cindy Munford on February 14, 2012 at 11:54 PM

oh goodie sexless creepy old men in capes and robes telling single independent women they can’t have contraception, that’s a surefire win for the right this november

DBear on February 14, 2012 at 11:29 PM

Don’t they have stores where you are? It’s a building that has a bunch of stuff in it that you can actually choose. You walk around and pick things up and then take it to this person called a cashier and then… wait for it…

PAY FOR IT and it’s YOURS!!!

What a nifty concept, huh? You`ll have to check one out one day.

kim roy on February 14, 2012 at 11:55 PM

The problem is Obamacare. Repeal it and many of these problems disappear.

disa on February 14, 2012 at 11:56 PM

Well, I couldn’t. Really. No way.

cynccook on February 14, 2012 at 11:54 PM

Well OK, but Becky is quicker.

Igor R. on February 14, 2012 at 11:56 PM

PAY FOR IT and it’s YOURS!!!

What a nifty concept, huh? You`ll have to check one out one day.

kim roy on February 14, 2012 at 11:55 PM

Intriguing. Now walk me through that “PAY FOR IT” part. Do you mean with a special card that comes from the state or is the money directly deposited into my account from the U.S. Treasury?

cynccook on February 14, 2012 at 11:57 PM

O/T,

so does anybody know who the US Intell Person is,that
had 9mm. in his luggage!!
=========================

bendepear tweeted:
******************

US national held with 9mm rounds at Pesh airport released:

“diplomat”. ID’d as William Arthur Charles. Pak. sources say man “US intell”.

Submitted 18 hours ago from twitter.com/bendepear
http://www.breakingnews.com/
============================

canopfor on February 14, 2012 at 11:58 PM

Well if they are single and independent as you claim – they should be smart enough to find and pay for it on their own.

gophergirl on February 14, 2012 at 11:42 PM

This^^^^!

annoyinglittletwerp on February 14, 2012 at 11:58 PM

Well OK, but Becky is quicker.

Igor R. on February 14, 2012 at 11:56 PM

Is that the word on “The Street?” I can imagine that fateful day when poor unsuspecting young Becky made the mistake of saying to Warren, “So, Mr. Buffett, do you have any hot tips for me?”

cynccook on February 14, 2012 at 11:58 PM

This is a mess and this is the tip of the iceberg.
Just found out today that none of the family care physicians at the facility nearest to us are excepting new patients. Directly related to Obamacare.
Welcome to Obama’s second term. If this marxist wins it is going to escalate so fast we will be USSA before the swearing in.

ORconservative on February 15, 2012 at 12:00 AM

canopfor on February 14, 2012 at 11:43 PM
LoLZ..I havent seen True_King in awhile..Just thought I would keep the tradition going..:)

Dire Straits on February 14, 2012 at 11:50 PM

Dire Straits:Lol,ya I posted the Mittens/Newt/Santorum will Betray
U,a few days ago!:)

canopfor on February 15, 2012 at 12:01 AM

Is that the word on “The Street?” I can imagine that fateful day when poor unsuspecting young Becky made the mistake of saying to Warren, “So, Mr. Buffett, do you have any hot tips for me?”

cynccook on February 14, 2012 at 11:58 PM

It used to be a common subject for jokes on the street until Becky became a mother.

Igor R. on February 15, 2012 at 12:01 AM

The GOP will betray..nevermind..:)

Dire Straits on February 14, 2012 at 11:39 PM

Dire Straits:King_True is that you,haha!(sarc):)

canopfor on February 14, 2012 at 11:43 PM

:)

… to the both of you!

Seven Percent Solution on February 15, 2012 at 12:02 AM

I do not want to see Sarah Palin again until after the primary. She has been getting more post then Newt and Paul recently. This is getting annoying/out of control.

ArkyDore on February 14, 2012 at 11:50 PM

Ain’t going to happen….LOL

idesign on February 15, 2012 at 12:04 AM

It used to be a common subject for jokes on the street until Becky became a mother.

Igor R. on February 15, 2012 at 12:01 AM

I do love the word on the street. It’s nice that they stopped saying that once she became a mommy, though. Still, was the baby wrinkled and bald, ’cause…

cynccook on February 15, 2012 at 12:04 AM

“Catholic bishops, energized by a battle over contraception funding, are planning an aggressive campaign to rally Americans against a long list of government measures which they say intrude on religious liberty…

I’ll gladly help defend their liberty if they’ll start defending mine. If they’ll help us overturn Obamacare they’ll be welcome allies, but many Catholic clergy seem to feel that their liberty is more important than the rest of ours and that once we’ve helped them restore their liberty the rest of us can all go fly a kite about our own liberty.

Unless there is a long term commitment by the Catholic Church to overturn Obamacare I hope the bill fails so that they’ll have little choice but to help us overturn Obamacare.

FloatingRock on February 15, 2012 at 12:04 AM

Maggie Fox
Gee, I just can’t think of a reason in the world why the government shouldn’t be involved in every aspect of our lives. It never turns out bad when its politicized does it? The vote is nothing more then theatre, each side trying to claim something which should be theirs to claim in the first place. Usual players, usual payers us. We get nothing but screwed.
Sam Stein, Laura Bassett
“Decisions about medical care should be made by a woman and her doctor, not a woman and her boss.” Change the word boss to read government. Rich really rich rhetoric here I tell ya. I want the whole da-n Affordable Care Act repealed in its entirety. This issue should not even be up for debate in the first place. Huffpo, Really?
Jonathan Riskind
First off, what the heII is wrong with you people in Maine? Give these two the old heave hoe. Walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, just saying. These to remind me of nails scattered in the middle of the road on a brand new set of tires. Loose them or the tires.
Jeffrey M. Jones
All I’m gonna say here is just like the Us would be better off with very small liberal minorities, same would hold true for the Catholic church. Boy the Catholic church has some massive problems. Politicization of the Church by American progressives. Just kick them out already or change your rules. You played with fire, you got burned, time for healing. But no looks like your heading right back into the fire.
Stephanie Simon
This article makes me happy, pitting the Church against the ACLU. The leftist oldest technique in the book. Wager a guess as to how this turns out. Yeah, me neither. They deserve each other at this point. Too bad the rest of suffered some burns.
NICOLE WINFIELD
Dolan is still in 0′s camp, make no mistake. He just needs to look feisty and diplomatic. Being caught off guard, not hardly. Up for a promotion? Well ,well what do you know. Fight 0, time will tell. Are you more a leftist or a Catholic. The two cannot consume the same space.
JOHN MCCORMACK
Dick Durban of Pol Pot infamy? Sounds like he doesn’t know much. No surprise there. Is he up for re-election? Don’t fall off that fence Dick.
Michael Gerson
0 playing checkers everyone else playing chess or is it the other way around? Blunder? I sure as heII think so, but then I’ve thought that about 90% of anything he’s touched. We can only hope severe damage has been done so that 0 is done.

If 0 did this on purpose I guess I’m just not smart enough to see what advantage it gives him. Sure it pisses us off, garners 40% guaranteed liberal Catholic vote. But what else if anything? Looking like an Epic Fail so far.

Bmore on February 15, 2012 at 12:04 AM

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