Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville
This entire issue is "retarded"! Yeah, I said it. RE-TARD-ED!!!
Emanuel wasn't talking about special needs children when he made that comment. He was talking about the absurdity of the situation at the moment; BIG difference. He could have used the words "silly" or "stupid" and NO ONE would have thought he was talking down to people with learning disorders. So, why get all bent out of shape over this? IT'S RETARDED!
Palin's 15-minutes of fan has lasted way too long. Time this chick went back under that rock in Alaska where she came from. (Hot momma; but no real common sense, IMO.)
Retarded is a so called college educated mid forties female allowing herself to become pregnant with the severe odds of having a child with chomosomal defect. There is your retard.
Would you have the State insisting that this be made illegal, or that all pregnant women over the age of 40 abort their babies?
The Left has long held this fascination with Eugenics and aborting babies. Are you a left winger yourself?
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)