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    Re: Romney calls on Rep. Akin to drop Senate bid over 'rape' comments

    Quote Originally Posted by cAPSLOCK View Post
    Right wingers rise up here and throughout the country as one voice to rebuke this man and you have the audacity to be such a doof?

    I think the right can be commended for their swift rejection of this tool's statement.
    They rejected Akin not because of what he said, but because it would be political suicide to run the election on abortion and not the economy. It is the same reason they have been calling him to resign (and by-pass the democratic process)... because as long as he is in the race, the Akin-Ryan linkage will continue and the Dems will be able to eat away at the GOP women's vote.

    Dont think for a second that Romney or Ryan or the GOP dont agree with Akin, because they do. They have said so much, in more politically correct terms... many and many times. Ryan and Akin are joined at the hip when it comes to this issue, and that is a problem.

    Right now the GOP has some major problems. Romney's tax returns (which still has not gone away) and now this. They simply can not focus the message on what they want, and that is because of their own incompetence or that of others in the party. This election was suppose to be about the economy.. so when are they going to start talking about that instead of Romney's taxes and flipflops, Ryans draconian economic policies that Romney does not agree with (at the moment at least), and random GOPer acting like a total moron on national tv?

    And it does smart, because that seat was one of those that the GOP were wanting to pick up. Now at best it is going to be a toss up, but more likely a slam dunk for the Dems.

    I suspect that this GOP convention next week is going to be critical for Romney/Ryan.. err Ryan/Romney.. whatever... because they need to be forming the talking points and not be the talking points.
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    Re: Romney calls on Rep. Akin to drop Senate bid over 'rape' comments

    Quote Originally Posted by Vallista View Post
    What is the problem with what I said. Paul co-sponsored a bill with Akin, I know the bill was defeated. It does prove what I'm saying. Republicans have always believe a woman should carry a birth to term even in the case of rape or incense. I'm wrong? Get a clue. If Akin believes in his this then why can't he continue to run? Why does he have to bow his head to Republicans at ever wimp? Please.................
    I believe incensed pregnant women should find ways to relax, personally.

    That aside, I believe the difference between that stance and Akin's expressed views, to be fair to your typical pro-lifer, is that most pro-lifers don't believe that victims of rapes that don't fit Akin's definition of "legitimate" pretty much had it coming, which is what Akin's ridiculous commentary implied.

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    Re: Romney calls on Rep. Akin to drop Senate bid over 'rape' comments

    Quote Originally Posted by Vallista View Post
    Republicans have always believe a woman should carry a birth to term even in the case of rape or incense.
    lol

    In any event, you know what, as one of the people that agrees there should be no rape exception, and someone who is terrifically annoyed at the exaggeration of the incredibly rare occurrence of rape pregnancy and how pro-abortion people use this statistic irrelevancy to try and define the issue at large...

    ... what Akin said not just stupid, it was deplorable. No, one cannot somehow magically not become pregnant because it's rape. And that doesn't make sense as a gaffe; that wasn't bad connotation, that was bad denotation - the words he said mean something that is untrue and offensive. Granted one is unlikely to become pregnant from one sexual encounter at random to begin with, and then a lot of people take routine birth control medication. So it's extremely unlikely, but it can and does happen. It's still no excuse for abortion, which he can and should say, but whatever the **** he was on about there, I don't know and I don't want him to hear him talk anymore.


    Although now I'm seeing your signature, so I regret even responding to such audacious and obvious trolling.
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    Re: Romney calls on Rep. Akin to drop Senate bid over 'rape' comments

    Quote Originally Posted by digsbe View Post
    It appears that Romney has asked Akin to stop running for his senate bid amid his comments. It's nice to see Romney and other Republicans attempting to hold their party accountable by asking Akin to drop his seat amid his ignorant comments.
    Yet the GOP is riding on the platform that ALL abortions should be illegal, which is ultimately Akin's stance.

    GOP Platform Anti-Abortion Language Includes No Exceptions For Rape, Incest : It's All Politics : NPR

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    Re: Romney calls on Rep. Akin to drop Senate bid over 'rape' comments

    Quote Originally Posted by Vallista View Post
    Republicans have always believe a woman should carry a birth to term even in the case of rape or incense.
    1. that is not true

    2. being pro life does not require being pro crude ---hole.

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    Re: Romney calls on Rep. Akin to drop Senate bid over 'rape' comments

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    1. that is not true

    2. being pro life does not require being pro crude ---hole.
    Really then, what was paul ryan record again? Romney

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    Re: Romney calls on Rep. Akin to drop Senate bid over 'rape' comments

    Quote Originally Posted by JayDubya View Post
    lol

    In any event, you know what, as one of the people that agrees there should be no rape exception, and someone who is terrifically annoyed at the exaggeration of the incredibly rare occurrence of rape pregnancy and how pro-abortion people use this statistic irrelevancy to try and define the issue at large...

    ... what Akin said not just stupid, it was deplorable. No, one cannot somehow magically not become pregnant because it's rape. And that doesn't make sense as a gaffe; that wasn't bad connotation, that was bad denotation - the words he said mean something that is untrue and offensive. Granted one is unlikely to become pregnant from one sexual encounter at random to begin with, and then a lot of people take routine birth control medication. So it's extremely unlikely, but it can and does happen. It's still no excuse for abortion, which he can and should say, but whatever the **** he was on about there, I don't know and I don't want him to hear him talk anymore.


    Although now I'm seeing your signature, so I regret even responding to such audacious and obvious trolling.
    What is Paul Ryan record on this issue? You can't magically wish that away. I say let Akin stay in the race. lol

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    Re: Romney calls on Rep. Akin to drop Senate bid over 'rape' comments

    Quote Originally Posted by Vallista View Post
    I don't see why Akin has to quit the race. Most republicans beliefs are inline with Akin. The only reason this is an issue now because Akin got caught. I say let him run.
    No, they are not. I was a strong republican for many years, and while no longer affiliated, still as conservative today as I have ever been. I can assure you that "Most" Republicans do not share any view whatsoever of a rape being legitimate. That is why so many are wanting him to not run. They do not want someone of such beliefs to be in office under their name.

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    Re: Romney calls on Rep. Akin to drop Senate bid over 'rape' comments

    Quote Originally Posted by Vallista View Post
    What is Paul Ryan record on this issue? You can't magically wish that away. I say let Akin stay in the race. lol


    That's right Ryan wrote the original bill with Akin with the wording "forcible rape" meaning a woman had to be bruised and bloodied to justify she was raped to get an abortion ...it's a similar view basically Ryan agreed with Akin till now ..now Ryan is singing a different tune .amazing two etch a sketch candidates Romney and Ryan

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