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    Who are the NERD fund donors Mr Snyder?

    Raise the curtain.

    Oxygen Deficiency

    By JGillman, Section News
    Posted on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 09:16:51 PM EST
    Tags: Abortion, Deficiency, Michigan, O2, Oxygen, Planned Parenthood, The Left, Coal Mines (all tags)

    Often I marvel at the complete disconnect associated with the left, and its assumptions on all manner of issues.

    It is incredibly difficult to hold back an utter contempt for the mental state suggesting that defense of personal liberties requires the use of force and abrogation of others' rights.  And frankly, its hard to overcome disgust with such wretched thinking that suggests protecting children from [the possibility of] abuse is best done by murdering those children before they can take their first breath.

    And someone having the nerve to state objections to such obvious violence, invites scorn from a part of society that has disconnected itself from humanity.  It draws fire from those who have had their souls stripped from them by expanding relativity and acceptance of violence toward fellow human beings through 'new media' entertainment, virtual slaughter, and the promotion of abortion as morally superior to the possibility of abuse.

    The air around people such as these can be quickly consumed with tiresome rhetoric and hyperbole. The vacuous assumptions, and particularly the words spewing like flame, burn all that is breathable and starve those who inhale too deeply, of that which allows recognizable conscious discourse.  In fact one might assume the dream state of the affected left is nearly complete when seeing the responses to a simple statement of fact as reported recently by our local newspaper:

    "Commissioner Jason Gillman rallied other commissioners against the grant application. Gillman said he couldn't support providing any type of aid to Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan, regardless of the program.

    "The organization is designed to kill babies," Gillman said. "The nicer side of it is only there to mask its evil intent. That is to kill babies."

    The  report was accurate.  It was what was said to the reporter when the interview was given a day before publication.  It was a statement of what should appear obvious when looking at the history and outcome of planned parenthood's operations.

    Continued below the fold

    And the story received quite a bit of attention.  Particularly edgy about it are those who occupy the left's vocal ranks. On Facebook, the paper's promotion of the article drew a few comments:
    "Craig Hexham I've never been an "advocate" for PPNWM, but following are some of the services described by them. "Comprehensive physical exams (male/female); Breast, cervical, testicular cancer screenings Colposcopy, biopsy; Birth control methods and emergency contraception; Pregnancy testing and options information/referral; STI testing and treatment; HIV testing (results in 20 minutes); Condom distribution (three free per day); Treatment of genito-urinary infections HPV vaccine (for women ages 18-26)." I looked, and didn't see "kill babies" ANYWHERE in their website or other locations.

    Some of these things speak for themselves about what PP promotes through its programs.  Basically, "its OK to go out and mess around - we'll get you ready for your next round of promiscuity".  In fact, if one were to look at the promotion of bad choices to an extreme, looking HERE can drive home the point quite well:
    "One of the hardest things about dating, sex and relationships is the possibility of being rejected by someone you are attracted to or in a relationship with. You may worry that your current or potential partner(s) will reject you if they find out you are living with HIV.

    .. Some countries have laws that say people living with HIV must tell their sexual partner(s) about their status before having sex, even if they use condoms or only engage in sexual activity with a low risk of giving HIV to someone else. These laws violate the rights of people living with HIV by forcing them to disclose or face the possibility of criminal charges.

    Uhh .. what?

    And the newspaper reporter had in fact looked at this, and said "that's planned parenthood international - It isn't the same". So this information didn't make it into the article, though it was discussed at the meeting where the grant request was "Spiked".  And likewise, the very argument is being made about PP of Northern Michigan. "We don't do abortion service up here.." Yet as even alluded to by the Hexem comment above, (pertinent in bold) they provide 'referrals' for those who are 'afflicted' with the 'disease' of pregnancy; including bus fare and recommendation of termination elsewhere.

    But Hexem's words are likely the most reasonable coming from those in support of PP.

    The other comments:

    "This County Commissioner should be banned from public office the next voting cycle."
    "Jason Gillman: Your closed minded and cold hearted views are such a disappointment to me."
    "What a moron and embarrassment to the community."
    "YEAH!!! Jason Gillman's term as a county commissioner as ended. Beware, he will turn up on another board or worse yet run as a state legislator."

    All just angry emotional outbursts. But these same folks who scoff at terrorist tea partiers, decry gun violence, and want hands off their bodies are eager to advocate violence:
    "Sally Neal maybe he should have something else cut off.....after he's endured COMPULSORY PREGNANCY......

    Sally Neal how bout we institute a required IQ test for public office; it would definitely prevent this kind of moron from ruining womyns' lives.....probably the only thing he has control of.......anyone know where he lives?

    Is that a threat Sally?  Oh my.

    And that is just a small part of the disconnect. It continues when they seem to think that the feelings of Planned Parenthood have been hurt.  Enough so that it warrants a lawsuit.

    Sue them! Sue this guy.
    Someone put this to the courts, please. You can't do it and we can't allow him or them to get away with it. They thumb their noses without a hitch because they think God is on their side and therefore are above the law... and heaven awaits them. It's no better than suicide bomber thinking.

    Yeah.. because its pure terrorism to want to protect a life.  And because there are some who profess the truth about certain organizations, its actionable.

    Yawn. Predictable, insipid, unimaginative, and impossibly frequent.

    And of course all the moral authority that makes the killing babies option superior comes from enlightenment that is simply not available to tea folk.  Humble bumpkins that we are, cannot understand that "abstinence training prevents the abortions" that we abhor.  Add to this how at the same time condoms and pills do the same.  Why if we would just understand that the money being asked for was only for that, then it would be clear we wouldn't have to oppose the killing of the defenseless in the womb.

    "Planned parenthood provides free or low cost birth control to women, and studies clearly show that this results in a SIGNIFICANT reduction in abortions - nearly 80%. And considering that abortions are a very small percentage of Planned Parenthood services, defunding this organization actually increases abortions from unwanted pregnancies. Kind of missing the forrest through the trees for the dumbed down, don't you think?"

    If WE would only understand how the duplicitous agenda of planned parenthood is for the best after all.

    Perhaps its best to ignore the fact that PP promotes irresponsible active sexuality on the one hand, as mentioned with the pamphlet mentioned above, and the birth control programs, in order to appreciate the value of its 'abstinence' and promiscuity training.

    There is no doubt in my mind, to reach that point in understanding, the canary is dead, the flame is out, and the head must be under water.

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    by KG One on Tue Jan 01, 2013 at 08:08:42 AM EST
    If the actual goal is to promote "abstinence-based sex education", why even bother with going through PPNWM (or any PP for that matter)?

    I'm not suggesting going through the federal gov't on this one, even though Pres. B.O. zeroed out funding for that program years ago, but through a private group like the Ave Maria Foundation.

    • Monahan? by JGillman, 01/01/2013 09:31:52 AM EST (none / 0)
    Monaghan = crackpot zealot (none / 0) (#4)
    by Corinthian Scales on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 09:44:39 AM EST
    "I want to die broke," he said.

    Mr. wayward Servant, should receive his request as soon as naturally permissible.

    The Ave Maria-Jackson Lab project was also initially considered a "gift of God" and "an answer to prayer" by Healy's close friend and colleague, Dr. Michael Waldstein- a professor of theology at Ave Maria University.  This eye opening public statement by Dr. Waldstein took place during a town hall meeting at Ave Maria on December 14, 2010- many months after the local bishop had publicly expressed his concerns about the Jackson Lab's move to Ave Maria- and after many months of media coverage of the scandal.   This is  "out-of-touch" on a whole different level.

    For those not familiar with the Jackson Lab- the embarrassing and painful nightmare of the Jackson Lab "deal" involved a proposal to bring the controversial genetics lab to Ave Maria, by way of millions of taxpayer dollars.  The project was seen by many as a corporate bail out of the Monaghan-Barron Collier Companies real estate experiment in Ave Maria.

    Adding insult to injury, the Jackson Lab is also involved in holding workshops and providing resources for Human Embryonic Stem Cell (HESC) Research.  The Roman Catholic Church considers HESC research a grave crime against innocent human life.  And yes- Thomas S. Monaghan made the land available for the Jackson Lab's location in Ave Maria, and gave the famous "Go ahead with it" -after doing his "due diligence".


    Tom's pauper commitment to his deity includes detour salvation by way of government coerced funds before his dirt nap.

    But.  Just.  Don't.  Use.  Contraceptives.

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