War on women, Virginia edition

posted at 12:01 pm on February 21, 2014 by Jazz Shaw

There they go again. Those nasty old Republicans are conducting their war on women. It seems as if a bright, intelligent lady can’t so much as suggest she’s considering serving her state in Congress without the GOP body slamming her to the deck. Unfortunately for this meme, yet another story – this one out of Virginia and noted by Justin Higgins – shows how the war is in full gear, but it’s being conducted by Democrats. Barbara Comstock (R-Fairfax) had a piece of domestic violence legislation ready to go in the Old Dominion and it had broad, cross-party support. That is, of course, until her opponents realized she was running for higher office.

Delegate Barbara Comstock’s legislation had unanimous support in the House of Delegates, but the Democrat-controlled State Senate had other plans:

The bill, HB1, was introduced by Del. Barbara J. Comstock (R-Fairfax) and would increase the amount of money that can go to victims of domestic and sexual violence and funds for combating those crimes, while also launching a subcommittee to study streamlining the funding process for agencies that deal with the issue.

Sen. Janet D. Howell (D-Fairfax) recommended in committee Wednesday that the bill be carried over until 2015, a motion that was approved on a party-line vote.

Howell and the other hyper-partisans in the State Senate had initially proposed and supported identical legislation, but that died because of “unintended consequences” that needed to be studied. One of those consequences, apparently, was that the legislation could help Comstock’s bid for Congress in Northern Virginia. They couldn’t allow that.

Read the rest of Justin’s article. This is a real piece of work on the part of the Democrats in Virginia. Here’s a piece of legislation which is right in their wheelhouse, and they’ve established a bipartisan push for it. (Aren’t they always talking about how Republicans won’t work with anyone?) And just as they’re getting ready to pass precisely that, they torpedo their own goals just to make sure a Republican woman doesn’t “get credit” for getting something done while she’s running for Congress.

Physician, heal thyself.


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Capt Renault, white courtesy phone.

bigmacdaddy on February 21, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Democrats never care about the people, only their political power.

ConstantineXI on February 21, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Maintaining POWER is the ONLY thing that matters to a DEM.

hillsoftx on February 21, 2014 at 12:09 PM

“You’d better go put some ice on that.”

CurtZHP on February 21, 2014 at 12:10 PM

Sounds like a ready made campaign commercial.

Fenris on February 21, 2014 at 12:16 PM

Could the fact that a LOT of powerful Democrat men are sexual predators also have something to do with their actions here as well?

ConstantineXI on February 21, 2014 at 12:18 PM

Could the fact that a LOT of powerful Democrat men are sexual predators also have something to do with their actions here as well?

ConstantineXI on February 21, 2014 at 12:18 PM

Cough “Bill Clinton” cough…

oscarwilde on February 21, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Barbara Comstock ROCKS!

22044 on February 21, 2014 at 12:23 PM

Physician, heal thyself.

As the kids say, in greentext:

>implying Democrats actually believe the ridiculous accusations that they throw around constantly

ramesees on February 21, 2014 at 12:24 PM

Unfortunately for this meme, yet another story – this one out of Virginia and noted by Justin Higgins – shows how the war is in full gear, but it’s being conducted by Democrats.

This…can’t hold a candle to the promise of Obamaphones and cradle to grave gubmint support. Democrats will get the “low information/I can’t get up before noon” vote every time.

Unfortunately, there are a lot of them.

dirtseller on February 21, 2014 at 12:27 PM

The depth to which the Democrats, state and federal, will go to is no longer surprising. It may have been slightly amusing at one time, now it is just sad, very sad.

The bill, HB1, was introduced by Del. Barbara J. Comstock (R-Fairfax) and would increase the amount of money that can go to victims of domestic and sexual violence and funds for combating those crimes…

Lord, please help them in the meantime.

CPRforAmerica on February 21, 2014 at 12:30 PM

I get the issue here, but why should taxpayer money be spent on this kinda crap anyhow?

Akzed on February 21, 2014 at 12:31 PM

Black R senator is a “Ventriloquist dummy”.

Justice Thomas “has a white wife and is an uncle Tom”

Hillary hates women, all of them. She’s also a self-declared misanthrope.

But, there’s a “war on women” from the right.

Goebbels love the Ds.

Today is the anniv. of the communist manifesto.

Non-workers, unite”, new manifesto for the fascist leftist thugs of today

Schadenfreude on February 21, 2014 at 12:32 PM

Goebbels love loves the Ds.

Schadenfreude on February 21, 2014 at 12:32 PM

Physician, heal thyself.

Paging Dr. Julia…

ladyingray on February 21, 2014 at 12:33 PM

I get the issue here, but why should taxpayer money be spent on this kinda crap anyhow?

Akzed on February 21, 2014 at 12:31 PM

Exactly!!!

FOWG1 on February 21, 2014 at 12:36 PM

A non issue…

There are already laws on the books which deal with issue like this.
She only wants this passed to get attention.

By the way……….

Are we going to get a thread on Ted Nugent and his Obama rant?

liberalrules on February 21, 2014 at 12:39 PM

We already have all the domestic violence laws that we need, and then some. Violence in a relationship is unacceptable and abhorrent. Having said that, the laws passed presently only serve to create campaign commercials for our morally bankrupt political class and create leverage for women in divorce/custody cases.

I could not care less by whom these bills are authored, they are nothing more than pandering.

Exninja on February 21, 2014 at 12:42 PM

librules is apparently just fine with women getting beaten into submission.

CurtZHP on February 21, 2014 at 12:42 PM

You just step right over those beaten women’s corpses, liberals, there’s an election to win!

Bishop on February 21, 2014 at 12:43 PM

One of those consequences, apparently, was that the legislation could help Comstock’s bid for Congress in Northern Virginia. They couldn’t allow that.

Hmmm… but her intentions were strictly pure: to help womens, and had nothing to do with bolstering her feminist credentials…

Akzed on February 21, 2014 at 12:45 PM

Are we going to get a thread on Ted Nugent and his Obama rant?

liberalrules on February 21, 2014 at 12:39 PM

Relax, citizen, the Dixie Chicks will eventually tour again. Sure you’ll have to see them at the Holiday Inn Express lounge, but at least your anxiety over ever seeing them again will be assuaged.

Bishop on February 21, 2014 at 12:46 PM

A non issue…

There are already laws on the books which deal with issue like this.
She only wants this passed to get attention.

By the way……….

Are we going to get a thread on Ted Nugent and his Obama rant?

liberalrules on February 21, 2014 at 12:39 PM

So, you agree than that we do not need immigration reform, since there are already laws that deal with immigration. Right?

oscarwilde on February 21, 2014 at 12:47 PM

So, you agree than that we do not need immigration reform, since there are already laws that deal with immigration. Right?

oscarwilde on February 21, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Apples and oranges.

liberalrules on February 21, 2014 at 12:48 PM

She’s basically trying to spend thousands of dollars on barratry for social workers to ensure that she’s done something for “women’s issues” in preparation for her campaign.

The Demcraps, who are past masters of this execrable practice, saw what was up and put the kibosh on it. Good!

Now let’s drop the pretense, admit that the practice of hosing the public for campaign fluff is wrong, and turn the same gun on the Democraps.

Akzed on February 21, 2014 at 12:50 PM

So, you agree than that we do not need immigration reform, since there are already laws that deal with immigration. Right?

oscarwilde on February 21, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Apples and oranges.

liberalrules on February 21, 2014 at 12:48 PM

Only in the mind of a fool.

oscarwilde on February 21, 2014 at 12:52 PM

So, you agree than that we do not need immigration reform, since there are already laws that deal with immigration. Right?

oscarwilde on February 21, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Watermelons and breadfruit, man, you know….fruit.

Don’t neva evuh stand in the way of a leftist and their dreams for you, it will only end in tears and bloodshed. Relax and let them make the decisions.

Bishop on February 21, 2014 at 12:52 PM

Apples and oranges.

liberalrules on February 21, 2014 at 12:48 PM

.
OFFENSIVE !!!!!!

…stereotypes immigrants as itinerant farm laborers when we know that they are mostly highly trained physicians and computer engineers.
.
You need sensitivity training.

ExpressoBold on February 21, 2014 at 12:58 PM

Ah, the War on Republican Women…

There Goes the Neighborhood on February 21, 2014 at 1:03 PM

Whatever a leftist accuses us of doing, it is already doing it.

Projection is a core trait of the progressive mind.

jukin3 on February 21, 2014 at 1:03 PM

Apples and oranges.

liberalrules on February 21, 2014 at 12:48 PM

You know, you make a point another poster made here a while back…

..something to the effect that one Gun Murder was worth
TEN Rapes.

Keep digging Dips*it

ToddPA on February 21, 2014 at 1:04 PM

Nothing new here. Democrats excel at HYPOCRISY.

GarandFan on February 21, 2014 at 1:10 PM

So, you agree than that we do not need immigration reform, since there are already laws that deal with immigration. Right?

oscarwilde on February 21, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Apples and oranges.

liberalrules on February 21, 2014 at 12:48 PM

More like cherry picking for votes than apples and oranges.

Wade on February 21, 2014 at 1:16 PM

Like most Republican women, she’s attractive especially considering she’s 54.

bw222 on February 21, 2014 at 1:19 PM

Are we going to get a thread on Ted Nugent and his Obama rant?

liberalrules on February 21, 2014 at 12:39 PM

About the time we get some of the liberal nut bags who were relevant in the 70′s rants on Conservatives like Cher or Bette Midler..

melle1228 on February 21, 2014 at 1:26 PM

Democrats do it because Republicans let them do it.

No Chop Charlie on February 21, 2014 at 1:31 PM

Are we going to get a thread on Ted Nugent and his Obama rant?

liberalrules on February 21, 2014 at 12:39 PM

When you open your own blog. Stick to the subject in this thread.

Wade on February 21, 2014 at 1:36 PM

liberalrules

Man you are stupid.

The Virginia House of Delegate UNANIMOUSLY approved Delegate Comstock’s bill.
That includes 34 DEMOCRATS, you jagoff.

I hope you don’t know women. If they know you, they need restraining orders.

22044 on February 21, 2014 at 1:38 PM

Enough of the Liberal ‘War on Women’ B$ – it is time the TRUTH got out, that the ignorant people who take what Democrats say as gospel get an education! The FACTS clearly show who has been waging a ‘war on Women’ for a long while:

1. BILL CLINTON
o Kathleen Willey
o Juanita Broaddrick
o Elizabeth Ward Gracen
o Gennifer Flowers
o Paula Jones
o Monica Lewinski
** Democratic Party women, like Hillary, demean women after sex scandals revealed rather than hold the men / politicians responsible.

2. D-REP BOB FILNER:
o Charged w/Assault & Battery for shoving a female flight attendant

3. D-Senator Ted Kennedy
o Mary Jo Kopechne – Chappaquiddick
o Harrassing women while drunk, pants around his knees

4. D-SENATOR ANTHONY WEINER:
o Adultery
o Texting women pictures of his penis

5. D-SENATOR DANIEL INOUYE:
o Numerous sexual harassment accusations from women against him in the 90s

6. D-REP GUS SAVAGE
o Accused of fondling a Peace Corps volunteer in 1989 while on a trip to Africa

7. D-SENATOR BROCK ADAMS
Forced to stop campaigning after accusations of drugging, assaulting, and raping women

8. D-REP FRED RICHMOND
o Arrested for soliciting sex from a 16yo

9. D-REP JOHN YOUNG
o Increased salary of staffer after she gave in to his sexual advances

10. D-REP WAYNE HAYS
o Hired an unqualified staffer for sex – resigned when caught

11. D-REP MEL REYNOLDS
o Convicted of 12 counts of sex with a 16yo – Pardoned by Clinton before Clinton left office
o Arrested on Pornography charges in Zimbabwe (after losing his re-election)

12. Former D-Rep Joe Baca called D-Rep Gloria Negrete McLeod a ‘Bimbo’

…and there are so many more…

DEMOCRATS’ RESPONSE — MSNBC’s Chris Jansing: “Democratic Sex Scandals Are Different…”

Riiiiight!

easyt65 on February 21, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Seems to me Comstock should be able to use this in her campaign to hammer the commie dems on their hypocrisy and cynicism.

earlgrey on February 21, 2014 at 2:49 PM

Democrats are mainly filthy, lying, thieving, socialist scum.

Not all of them, of course. Some are worse.

Adjoran on February 21, 2014 at 3:56 PM

Democrats never care about the people, only their political power.

ConstantineXI on February 21, 2014 at 12:08 PM

And the people who vote for them are happy to be used as nothing more than pawns to help keep them in power, apparently.

yhxqqsn on February 21, 2014 at 5:44 PM

Good, they won’t be funding domestic violence programs this year.

Fleuries on February 22, 2014 at 10:16 AM