Tuesday, May 21, 2019

I'll Say It Again In The Land Of The Free

I have quoted it here before.
Here we go again:
Freedom of Choice is what you got - DEVO
Here's a new one: "I think Alabama has gone too far. It's an extreme law. They want to challenge Roe v. Wade, but my humble view is that this is not the case that we want to bring to the Supreme Court, because I think this will lose." - Pat Robertson, God's little elf and host of the 700 Club. 
And there's this from Tomi Lahren, talking head for something on Fox said (tweeted) that the Alabama ban on abortion was “too restrictive” and warning it wouldn’t stop women from seeking out the procedure. “It doesn’t save life, it simply forces women into more dangerous methods, other states or countries,” she tweeted. “You don’t encourage life via blanket government mandate!” It should be pointed out that Fox News and Twitter is where all the exclamation points go to die.
Some observations here:
The Venn Diagram that describes the intersection between pro-life groups and the National Rifle Association is essentially concentric circles. Which seems pretty ironic to me. A very similar demographic would have you believe that the party they chose to represent them is all about staying out of our lives, but welcome their intrusion into our living wombs. A group of mostly white older men are writing laws designed to protect life theoretical. Women who are affected don't deserve a choice.
Freedom from Choice is what you want - DEVO
Spoken, or sang, like a group of mutants without the ability to bear children. It would be so much easier not to choose, after all. To let someone else drive. Let those difficult decisions like life and death be meted out by the Second Amendment and its fans. And down in Alabama life and death is being delineated by a group of politicians. But even some of the harshest red voices think they may have gone too far.
Which leads me to one more moderately scientific observation: Once you've gone too far to the right, it turns out you're going left. It's not right anymore.

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