Archive for the ‘Party of Life’ Category

Dear Torture Advocates: Not only does it not work, it makes things worse.

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On March 23, 2003… three days into the invasion of Iraq, Private Jessica Lynch was captured by Iraqi forces following an ambush of her convoy. Publicists in the Bush Administration spun an elaborate tail of how “Blood & Guts” Lynch fired her weapon “til she emptied her clip” of ammo (Lynch had actually done no such […]

 
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December 15, 2014
Posted in: Crime, myth busting, National Security, Party of Life, Right-Wing Insanity, Scandals, Terrorism, War

Scientists of convenience: “Life begins at conception”?

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If you’re like me, you probably noticed loooooong ago that “Conservatives” and “Science” go together like horseshit & ice cream. In October of 2012, Congressman Paul Broun (in)famously declared that sciences like “global warming” and “evolution” were “lies straight from the pit of hell.” During the 2004 Presidential Campaign, John Kerry was called an “elitist” because he was fluent in […]

 
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July 7, 2014
Posted in: Abortion rights, myth busting, Party of Life, Politics, Rants, Religion, Right-Wing Insanity

VA or Private Care: Denied Care Is Always Bad Care and GOP to Blame for Both

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These past few weeks, the biggest news (prior to a young douchebag with a history of mental problems being able to buy a gun and kill a half dozen classmates because no girl would date the creepy bastard) was that Administrators of the Arizona Veterans Administration had been cooking the books, intentionally deceiving the VA HQ, in order to win performance […]

 
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May 26, 2014
Posted in: Healthcare, Partisanship, Party of Life, Politics, rewriting history, Scandals

The Botched Execution and The Party of Life

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Last Tuesday, the state of Oklahoma began the process of executing two death row inmates by “lethal injection”, which is no longer a simple matter. The original drug cocktail necessary to do the job is no longer made and actual doctors have been banned from taking part in executions… the kind of deadly combination one might […]

 
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May 5, 2014
Posted in: Crime, Party of Life, Rants, Right-wing Facism