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Illustrating what's wrong with the Right.
Having not passed any jobs bills since the beginning of the recent recession, the obsession the GOP has with women’s bodies and any possible laws they can apply to them seems a little excessive. I am sure we all remember the seemingly non-stop references to rape during the last election cycle and all the strange “science” about rape that as invoked.
This is a request for information.
I have checked all over the internet for the answer, and I have asked people I know all over the country and all over the political spectrum.
According to all the statements about the number of undocumented immigrants, the figure is 11,000,000.
People have souls, objects do not.
Considering this, it seems a little odd that Pope Francis blessed thousands of Harley-Davidsons and their riders celebrating the manufacturer's 110th anniversary.
It is important to bless vehicles. Just as it is important to bless cows, sheep, dogs, fish, ships, you name it, it gets blessed. And there is no problem blessing a man and a machine.
At first I thought my problem with Gabriel Gomez was his attempts to be funny which usually crashed into snarkiness.
I had some initial interest in him since the Republicans in Massachusetts spoke against him and freely pointed out his flaws, stressed he was inexperienced, and harped on his not coming across as very intelligent.
Conservative talk radio spoke about him as if he were a moron.
Like many of my friends, I thought it was an over-reaction to something that could be better dealt with if reason was applied as opposed to emotion. But, we all had to be uber-patriotic in the days after 9/11, and anyone who expressed any reluctance to hold off and think things through was considered, somehow, anti-American.
It would appear that we have just lost our ability to call any politician we do not like "Hitler", even when the name is misused horribly just to make a quick, albeit, incorrect comparison like claiming that while Obama is a "socialist" he is also Adolph Hitler.
Remember a while back Senator Elizabeth Warren questioned why nothing was ever done to those on Wall Street who created the economic mess we all had to deal with?
Remember she wanted to know why the too big to fail institutions were simply given a pass?
So far every hoped for scandal connected to policies and practices that oddly were perfectly fine, even supported, under a Republican administration, and seem to have been perpetrated under a Republican who held a job of responsibility, has weakened as FACTS came out.
A cursory look at the facts show that: