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2012-05-05 06:35:00 PM  
If Republicans take away liberal women's ability to control their reproduction then the liberal population will grow, Republicans will be outnumbered and Republican-passed laws ultimately repealed. Defeat and marginalization is inevitable.
 
2012-05-05 06:37:31 PM  

TheBigJerk: hubiestubert: God must love poor people, because he made so dang many. Jan just wants to be sure that Arizona is basking in God's love. Afterall, when the illegals leave, someone's got to cutting the lawns and tearing down subdivisions...

You know, right before the water runs out, and they have to abandon the whole damn metro area.

Is this actually an issue on the horizon? I don't know Arizona ecology sustainability practices that well beyond, "lotta farkin' desert."

Alternatively, does this relate to when the GOP oilmen gets permission to poison the aquifer?


Northern Arizona is steppe, not desert. And southern AZ is trying to steal our water to turn this area into a desert. It sucks.
 
2012-05-05 06:41:22 PM  
I can hardly wait until the whole Phoenix area goes the way of the Hohokam, where the areshole showbirds and parasite retirees are cautionary tales told by the Indians about how being an arsehole has consequences.

/part Yaqui
//slashies
 
2012-05-05 06:43:30 PM  
I got an idea. Let's give AZ to Mexico
 
2012-05-05 06:44:06 PM  

KulkulkanX: I can hardly wait until the whole Phoenix area goes the way of the Hohokam, where the areshole showbirds and parasite retirees are cautionary tales told by the Indians about how being an arsehole has consequences.

/part Yaqui
//slashies


Here, the Navajo already tell tales of arseholes from Phoenix. I'm not sure if this is folklore or gossip, but I figure that a lot of folklore begins as gossip.
 
2012-05-05 06:46:41 PM  

Reverend Monkeypants: I got an idea. Let's give AZ to Mexico


Reverend Monkeypants: I got an idea. Let's give AZ to Mexico


Once again, that only works if you give the parts with lots of Latinos and Latinas. There are lots of brown people here, but they speak Dine, not Spanish.
 
2012-05-05 07:15:29 PM  
You can be the Governess,
I'd rather be the Pope...
 
2012-05-05 07:24:28 PM  
So is the GOP winning the War on Women™ yet?
 
2012-05-05 07:36:09 PM  

KatjaMouse: lazyguineapig33: i dont have a problem with someone getting an abortion. i do have a problem paying for it.

You know, someone set up a helpful link to the Hyde Amendment up above. Should check it out.


you might be right so ill amend my statement. i dont have a problem with the services planed parenthood provides. but i do have a problem paying for it. but, lets imagine that my tax money goes to the power bill, or the secretary's salary, or the lease instead of the actual abortion. not much of a difference if you ask me.

i just dont understand how "tax money shouldnt be spent on reproductive medicine" got turned into "war on women". do women really have that much of an entitlement complex, that they think that it is their right to have their medicine paid by other people?
 
2012-05-05 07:39:53 PM  

Macular Degenerate: So is the GOP winning the War on Women™ yet?


The scary part is, they seem to be. Hardly a week goes by that we hear about shiat like this getting passed, and the only outrage I've seen is here on Fark.
 
2012-05-05 07:45:12 PM  
Average Americans should ask themselves this question: Which party's legislation might I actually need in my lifetime. The answer for me was the left. A much better chance of needing some protection being poor than of being rich. Why so many middle class Americans think the republican party cares for them is beyond me. Oh wait, no its not. Its fear. Paranoid fear they wouldn't feel if their party hadn't loaded them up with it.
 
2012-05-05 07:48:49 PM  

lazyguineapig33: KatjaMouse: lazyguineapig33: i dont have a problem with someone getting an abortion. i do have a problem paying for it.

You know, someone set up a helpful link to the Hyde Amendment up above. Should check it out.

you might be right so ill amend my statement. i dont have a problem with the services planed parenthood provides. but i do have a problem paying for it. but, lets imagine that my tax money goes to the power bill, or the secretary's salary, or the lease instead of the actual abortion. not much of a difference if you ask me.


Better put on some Icy Hot. You may have strained something moving those goalposts.

By that logic, you're already subsidizing crime and immorality. That money you pay for your internet bill keeps your internet provider open, however someone else may be using that provider to upload child porn. Why do you enable companies to provide child porn?
 
2012-05-05 07:51:30 PM  

sonorangal: bwilson27: Selena Luna: Lenny_da_Hog: Selena Luna: I wonder if people realize that Arizona is not all the Phoenix metro area. When you ask Phoenix to secede, can't northern Arizona stay part of the states?

We'll take Flagstaff.

I live on the Navajo reservation. Most of the people here are sane, but everyone ignores them because they do rodeo.

It's really only Sun (Baked Brains) City and Snottsdale that make up the core of the GOP loonies here. All the rest of us have been convicted of some felony or another and can't vote.

Don't forget to throw some of the Mesa fat and flat craniums in the mix too.


Also don't forget the Mormon stronghold in Gilbert. Those neighborhoods are so perfect, white picket fences and all, that it's creepy as hell. You just know there are farked up alters and shiat underneath those places......
 
2012-05-05 07:53:16 PM  

rudemix: Why so many middle class Americans think the republican party cares for them is beyond me.


Because the middle class likes to believe it has more in common with the rich than it does with the poor.
 
2012-05-05 08:00:56 PM  
I liked Arizona better during The Governor and JJ.
 
2012-05-05 08:03:56 PM  

sendtodave: rudemix: Why so many middle class Americans think the republican party cares for them is beyond me.

Because the middle class likes to believe it has more in common with the rich than it does with the poor.


They'll weep mightily when they discover the truth.
 
2012-05-05 08:23:36 PM  

rudemix: Average Americans should ask themselves this question: Which party's legislation might I actually need in my lifetime. The answer for me was the left. A much better chance of needing some protection being poor than of being rich. Why so many middle class Americans think the republican party cares for them is beyond me. Oh wait, no its not. Its fear. Paranoid fear they wouldn't feel if their party hadn't loaded them up with it.


All [singing]: TO THE RIGHT! EVER TO THE RIGHT! NEVER TO THE LEFT! FOR-EVER TO THE RIGHT!
 
2012-05-05 08:23:38 PM  
Arizona needs a tag. Florida should be worried.
 
2012-05-05 08:24:28 PM  

Virulency: GleeUnit: vernonFL: So Arizona taxpayers won't pay for prenatal care or abortion, but when those unwanted children whose mothers had no support grow up to be criminals, Arizona taxpayers will pay for them to go to prison.

Just how Jesus would have wanted. Why do you hate Jesus?

prisoners have better care, no rights but better care than the poor, probably because we don't allow can't get away with cruel and unusual punishment...


FTFY
 
2012-05-05 08:27:38 PM  

Guntram Shatterhand: And the Republican War on Women continues. That said, Jan Brewer is proof that awful things turn you ugly. That said, I think we would do everybody a service if we started a non-profit group to help move women out of these 'conservative' areas that don't have civilized services. We do more for women in war-torn countries, so we might as well start treating the 'conservative' parts of this nation like nothing else. Our tax dollars could go for more than pathetic right-wing attempts to enslave people to populate their shiatty parts of the world.


The concept of a "refugee from Oklahoma" boggles the mind.
 
2012-05-05 08:34:31 PM  

lazyguineapig33: KatjaMouse: lazyguineapig33: i dont have a problem with someone getting an abortion. i do have a problem paying for it.

You know, someone set up a helpful link to the Hyde Amendment up above. Should check it out.

you might be right so ill amend my statement. i dont have a problem with the services planed parenthood provides. but i do have a problem paying for it. but, lets imagine that my tax money goes to the power bill, or the secretary's salary, or the lease instead of the actual abortion. not much of a difference if you ask me.

i just dont understand how "tax money shouldnt be spent on reproductive medicine" got turned into "war on women". do women really have that much of an entitlement complex, that they think that it is their right to have their medicine paid by other people?


Yeah, but, see - in a civilized, democratic society, every asshole with a stick up his butt doesn't get to pick and choose what his contribution to society gets spent on. You don't like paying for abortions? F**k you. I don't like paying for trillion dollar fighter plane sthat don't fly, or jail cells for pot smokers - f**k me.
Neither one of us gets to pick and choose, and once we start that shiat, we are finished as a cohesive society.
 
2012-05-05 08:40:14 PM  

Macular Degenerate: So is the GOP winning the War on Women™ yet?


I dunno, I saw a whole bunch of women today. Looks like they have a long way to go.
 
2012-05-05 09:01:33 PM  
I'm sure they are plenty of people opposed to abortion. But more and more I'm becoming convinced that much of the opposition to abortion isn't opposition to abortion per se but opposition to the legality of abortion and the apparent moral justification that appears to go along with it. I think for many people, they would be fine if abortion was still done in the shadows and whispered about and not done upfront. It's just like keeping homosexuality in the closet and unwed motherhood hidden from view. They really object to what they see as an "in your face" attitude challenging their moral beliefs.
 
2012-05-05 09:15:41 PM  
We all know that ""we don't use federal funds for abortions" story is a lie. The shell game is the funds go to acceptable screenings and other money they bring in goes to the abortions, rather than trying to fund both facets with non-federal funds.

Why don't they make everyone happy and just spin off the abortion business? The screening-side gets all sorts of funds for acceptable procedures from everyone, and the abortion side does its thing with donations from left-wingers.
 
2012-05-05 09:32:36 PM  

Weaver95: NeverDrunk23: Mrtraveler01: Good thing you don't then huh?

Isn't it alittle strange with how every time someone says this line and then its debunked that a few posts later another user tries the exact same line only to be debunked and another user does it?

they're just reading from the same script is all.


or they're the same person.
 
2012-05-05 09:42:07 PM  

quoinguy: We all know that ""we don't use federal funds for abortions" story is a lie. The shell game is the funds go to acceptable screenings and other money they bring in goes to the abortions, rather than trying to fund both facets with non-federal funds.

Why don't they make everyone happy and just spin off the abortion business? The screening-side gets all sorts of funds for acceptable procedures from everyone, and the abortion side does its thing with donations from left-wingers.


It's not different than federal money that goes to churches to perform social services. It's not supposed to be used for proselytizing or religious purposes, but every federal dollar that a church spends in its soup kitchen frees up a dollar for for protesting gay marriage and the teaching science in public schools.

If righties are are OK with churches receiving tax dollars then they have no right to complain about planned parenthood receiving tax dollars.
 
2012-05-05 09:44:21 PM  
You know the difference between Arizona and Cinqo de Mayo?

I'm glad we stole Cinqo de Mayo.
 
2012-05-05 09:58:32 PM  

lennavan: Aquapope: Best healthcare in the world I was told a few years ago.

It is, you just have to be rich to get access to it.

Aquapope: You don't want an abortion, you just want a yearly pelvic exam, breast exam, and contraception because you realize having more kids now would be a disaster.

I believe the Republican response would be something along the lines of "stop being a whore and close your damn legs." No, seriously, that's pretty much what it is.


My little brother, who is thirteen and undergoing the brainwashing preparation for Confirmation, actually considers birth control pointless because of that exact argument. So does the eighteen-year-old brother who I know has not only had sex but used condoms.
 
2012-05-05 10:03:00 PM  

hubiestubert: Not until the water runs out.
The good news is that most houses out in Maricopa don't come with any guarantee of water past 2016...


Is that right? wow. I find that more interesting than the abortion thing.

I mean, I've had all the abortions I'm going to need. Got it at Planned Parenthood too. Thank you, baby-killers!
 
2012-05-05 10:04:54 PM  
Build a fence around Arizona so they all die of thirst.
 
2012-05-05 10:19:33 PM  

Mikey1969: bwilson27: It's really only Sun City and Snottsdale that make up the core of the GOP loonies here. All the rest of us have been convicted of some felony or another and can't vote.

The problem is that snowbirds get to vote, too. I can't remember if it's 3 months in the state or 4, but it works out that those retarded, senile blue hairs in Minnesota are in the state long enough to vote in state, county and city elections. It's also how Arpayaso keeps getting elected. These old biddies watch the news in Moose Fart, North Dakota about the big scary city, and then when they head to Mesa for the winter, they don't get shot in the line at the grocery store, so they assume it's because Bozo Joe has a tent city. Same effect happens with Jan Brewer, she gets her leathery mug on the TV, they watch the news and assume that she is doing something right because all of those desert beheadings haven't happened in their RV park each winter. It doesn't matter that Jan lies, they don't pay that much attention to the news, just enough for the soundbite, but no free thinking required.


How is that even farking legal??

/lived in AZ for 6 years
//longest 6 years of my life
///sad to say, but Texas is better
 
2012-05-05 10:21:16 PM  

quoinguy: We all know that ""we don't use federal funds for abortions" story is a lie.


2/10
 
2012-05-05 10:23:21 PM  
Let Arizona die and desiccate like it should have decades ago.
 
2012-05-05 10:35:12 PM  

cryinoutloud: hubiestubert: Not until the water runs out.
The good news is that most houses out in Maricopa don't come with any guarantee of water past 2016...

Is that right? wow. I find that more interesting than the abortion thing.

I mean, I've had all the abortions I'm going to need. Got it at Planned Parenthood too. Thank you, baby-killers!


To be fair, some aren't guaranteed to 2012, so there's that.

The golf courses on the other hand, and the Biltmore area, they'll keep the sprinklers on for a bit longer.
 
2012-05-05 10:55:38 PM  
I'm trying to figure out how I can visit some of Arizona's many natural wonders without spending one farking cent in the state. Any ideas?
 
2012-05-05 11:23:04 PM  
Arizona is doing the impossible: Trying to out-derp Texas.

/seem to be on the right track
 
2012-05-05 11:30:14 PM  

hubiestubert: To be fair, some aren't guaranteed to 2012, so there's that.
The golf courses on the other hand, and the Biltmore area, they'll keep the sprinklers on for a bit longer.


I used to live in Las Cruces, and I did a paper for a class about the water resources around there. Turns out that the whole city is supplied by an aquifer that is rapidly going dry, since it also serves part of El Paso. It was expected to become unusable in about 20 years (so 15, now.) The city's future plans? They thought maybe they'd start using the Rio Grande--the same Rio Grande that was already dry six months of the year because of upriver irrigation.

/Excuse threadjack, but that STILL blows my mind.
 
2012-05-05 11:33:46 PM  

The Dog Ate My Homework: I'm trying to figure out how I can visit some of Arizona's many natural wonders without spending one farking cent in the state. Any ideas?


Fly from Nevada to New Mexico.
 
2012-05-05 11:39:31 PM  

cryinoutloud: hubiestubert: To be fair, some aren't guaranteed to 2012, so there's that.
The golf courses on the other hand, and the Biltmore area, they'll keep the sprinklers on for a bit longer.

I used to live in Las Cruces, and I did a paper for a class about the water resources around there. Turns out that the whole city is supplied by an aquifer that is rapidly going dry, since it also serves part of El Paso. It was expected to become unusable in about 20 years (so 15, now.) The city's future plans? They thought maybe they'd start using the Rio Grande--the same Rio Grande that was already dry six months of the year because of upriver irrigation.

/Excuse threadjack, but that STILL blows my mind.


It adequately explains why folks are trying to renege on the water rights for the local tribes. Not even for agriculture, but for folks to have manicured greens and their own gardens at home, and some agribusiness in the surrounding area. The amount of wasted water in Maricopa is just staggering.

But the pools are nice, right?
 
2012-05-05 11:55:14 PM  

verbaltoxin: The Dog Ate My Homework: I'm trying to figure out how I can visit some of Arizona's many natural wonders without spending one farking cent in the state. Any ideas?

Fly from Nevada to New Mexico.


None, because even on the rez, the state gets a cut of sales tax.
 
2012-05-05 11:58:15 PM  

hubiestubert: cryinoutloud: hubiestubert: To be fair, some aren't guaranteed to 2012, so there's that.
The golf courses on the other hand, and the Biltmore area, they'll keep the sprinklers on for a bit longer.

I used to live in Las Cruces, and I did a paper for a class about the water resources around there. Turns out that the whole city is supplied by an aquifer that is rapidly going dry, since it also serves part of El Paso. It was expected to become unusable in about 20 years (so 15, now.) The city's future plans? They thought maybe they'd start using the Rio Grande--the same Rio Grande that was already dry six months of the year because of upriver irrigation.

/Excuse threadjack, but that STILL blows my mind.

It adequately explains why folks are trying to renege on the water rights for the local tribes. Not even for agriculture, but for folks to have manicured greens and their own gardens at home, and some agribusiness in the surrounding area. The amount of wasted water in Maricopa is just staggering.

But the pools are nice, right?


That one pisses me right off. I'm not Navajo, I merely teach here, but you know, I like being able to drink out of my tap and take showers and water my little plants. It's not a desert here, and I would appreciate it if they wouldn't try to turn it into one so that the can turn Phoenix into a lush plains area.
 
xcv
2012-05-06 12:16:12 AM  
I wish I could meet a pro-choice girl willing to get knocked up just so we can go together to get her an abortion at Planned Parenthood, my treat. Farking morality police.
 
2012-05-06 12:25:53 AM  

TwistedIvory: Wow, maybe it's time to leave this state.


"By signing this measure into law I stand with the majority of Americans who oppose the use of taxpayer funds for abortion," Brewer said in a statement.

Planned Parenthood has always been forbidden from using federal and/or tax funds for abortion provision.


But officials at Planned Parenthood Arizona, the state's largest abortion provider, said the law means that thousands of women in the state may now go without life-saving cancer screenings, birth control and basic health care.


Yes. Like MY WIFE. F*CK YOU, JAN BREWER.


"Abortion-centered businesses like Planned Parenthood do not need or deserve taxpayer dollars," Marilyn Musgrave, vice president of government affairs for the organization, said in a written statement.

Abortions comprise three percent -- that's it, just three percent -- of Planned Parenthood's operations

F*CK YOU, BREWER. F*CK YOU, GOP.


THIS
 
2012-05-06 12:28:50 AM  

xcv: I wish I could meet a pro-choice girl willing to get knocked up just so we can go together to get her an abortion at Planned Parenthood, my treat. Farking morality police.


You know, if I thought you were serious, I'd take you up just to get laid.
 
2012-05-06 12:40:22 AM  

Selena Luna: xcv: I wish I could meet a pro-choice girl willing to get knocked up just so we can go together to get her an abortion at Planned Parenthood, my treat. Farking morality police.

You know, if I thought you were serious, I'd take you up just to get laid.


Ha your response made me "Laughter OL" so I favorited you, lady.
 
2012-05-06 12:46:32 AM  
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2012-05-06 01:03:32 AM  

runwiz: I'm sure they are plenty of people opposed to abortion. But more and more I'm becoming convinced that much of the opposition to abortion isn't opposition to abortion per se but opposition to the legality of abortion and the apparent moral justification that appears to go along with it. I think for many people, they would be fine if abortion was still done in the shadows and whispered about and not done upfront. It's just like keeping homosexuality in the closet and unwed motherhood hidden from view. They really object to what they see as an "in your face" attitude challenging their moral beliefs.


I'm glad you came to this realization. I'm sorry it took you so long to figure it out.
 
2012-05-06 01:09:03 AM  

hubiestubert: cryinoutloud: hubiestubert: Not until the water runs out.
The good news is that most houses out in Maricopa don't come with any guarantee of water past 2016...

Is that right? wow. I find that more interesting than the abortion thing.

I mean, I've had all the abortions I'm going to need. Got it at Planned Parenthood too. Thank you, baby-killers!

To be fair, some aren't guaranteed to 2012, so there's that.


And that is just one more reason why the east valley s#cks a$$. Meanwhile 40 minutes away here on the northwest side, we have water guaranteed for 100 years. As long as it snows in Montana, we will have water.
 
2012-05-06 01:20:03 AM  
"Abortion-centered businesses like Planned Parenthood do not need or deserve taxpayer dollars," Marilyn Musgrave, vice president of government affairs for the organization, said in a written statement.
Here is a picture of Musgrave and President Bush.
img594.imageshack.us Skin crawls.
 
2012-05-06 01:27:16 AM  
Why do women continue to support the GOP?
 
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