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2013-07-02 05:22:58 PM
Once human life has begun - which, scientifically speaking, begins with conception and mitosis - then anyone with 23 pairs of chromosomes has a say in how policy should be crafted to deal with it.


www.cdadc.com
 
2013-07-02 05:25:52 PM
The pitched battle over abortion law in Texas has thrust the longtime Republican governor back into the center of the political universe with social conservatives squarely in his corner. All in all, it's not a bad place for him to be right now. ...

that's 'notoriety', not 'popularity'.  Sure, people are talking about Perry again...but they're all starting off with 'that motherf*cker Perry needs toblahblahblah'.
 
2013-07-02 05:29:11 PM
 
2013-07-02 05:34:28 PM

vernonFL: Once human life has begun - which, scientifically speaking, begins with conception and mitosis - then anyone with 23 pairs of chromosomes has a say in how policy should be crafted to deal with it.


[www.cdadc.com image 261x323]


I'm fine with that if a zygote can communicate. I'll accept Morse Code through umbilical cord to the belly button.
 
2013-07-02 05:36:36 PM
I thought she was helping give voice to a cause that roughly half the population should have a say in. Rick Perry is still a tool and Texas still needs an enema.
 
2013-07-02 05:37:42 PM

Nadie_AZ: I thought she was helping give voice to a cause that roughly half the population should have a say in. Rick Perry is still a tool and Texas still needs an enema.


but he's REALLY REALLY popular among the 32% of the population that think it's ok to lie, cheat and break the rules in order to get their way.
 
2013-07-02 05:59:20 PM
FTFA: It's best to leave the personal attacks based on gender to the pro-abortion side.

i27.photobucket.com
 
2013-07-02 06:01:10 PM
Perry is what Texas wants

/please keep him there
 
2013-07-02 06:06:52 PM

Dusk-You-n-Me: Davis popular, but Gubernatorial bid a long shot


If she runs, she'll probably lose. 
This is still an extremely Republican state.
For the moment.
 
2013-07-02 06:11:34 PM

Weaver95: Nadie_AZ: I thought she was helping give voice to a cause that roughly half the population should have a say in. Rick Perry is still a tool and Texas still needs an enema.

but he's REALLY REALLY popular among the 32% of the population that think it's ok to lie, cheat and break the rules in order to get their way.


32% of the population is more than enough to win an election.
 
2013-07-02 06:11:47 PM
He should not have come back.
 
2013-07-02 06:14:32 PM
"Once human life has begun - which, scientifically speaking, begins with conception and mitosis"

No
 
2013-07-02 06:14:36 PM
Once human life has begun - which, scientifically speaking, begins with conception and mitosis - then anyone with 23 pairs of chromosomes has a say in how policy should be crafted to deal with it, at least in a representative democratic republic.

People this person thinks are "alive" and should have "a say":

upload.wikimedia.org
 
2013-07-02 06:15:25 PM
 Once human life has begun - which, scientifically speaking, begins with conception and mitosis - then anyone with 23 pairs of chromosomes has a say in how policy should be crafted to deal with it, at least in a representative democratic republic.

Toddlers have 23 pairs of chromosomes. Should they have a say in policy?
 
2013-07-02 06:16:27 PM

netweavr: Weaver95: Nadie_AZ: I thought she was helping give voice to a cause that roughly half the population should have a say in. Rick Perry is still a tool and Texas still needs an enema.

but he's REALLY REALLY popular among the 32% of the population that think it's ok to lie, cheat and break the rules in order to get their way.

32% of the population is more than enough to win an election.


no, thats enough to sway a close election.  I suspect there will be quite a bit more opposition to Perry in the future given his actions and open contempt for procedure.
 
2013-07-02 06:16:28 PM

vernonFL: Once human life has begun - which, scientifically speaking, begins with conception and mitosis - then anyone with 23 pairs of chromosomes has a say in how policy should be crafted to deal with it.


[www.cdadc.com image 261x323]


Am I the only one that found that enraging? Then again, Conservatives using "Science" to explain themselves end up insulting thousands of people while doing so.

That hole's so deep it's almost to the mantle.
 
2013-07-02 06:18:24 PM

Weaver95: netweavr: Weaver95: Nadie_AZ: I thought she was helping give voice to a cause that roughly half the population should have a say in. Rick Perry is still a tool and Texas still needs an enema.

but he's REALLY REALLY popular among the 32% of the population that think it's ok to lie, cheat and break the rules in order to get their way.

32% of the population is more than enough to win an election.

no, thats enough to sway a close election.  I suspect there will be quite a bit more opposition to Perry in the future given his actions and open contempt for procedure.


In the US the highest percentage of votes is <60%.
 
2013-07-02 06:18:59 PM

netweavr: Weaver95: netweavr: Weaver95: Nadie_AZ: I thought she was helping give voice to a cause that roughly half the population should have a say in. Rick Perry is still a tool and Texas still needs an enema.

but he's REALLY REALLY popular among the 32% of the population that think it's ok to lie, cheat and break the rules in order to get their way.

32% of the population is more than enough to win an election.

no, thats enough to sway a close election.  I suspect there will be quite a bit more opposition to Perry in the future given his actions and open contempt for procedure.

In the US the highest percentage of the population that votes is <60%.

 
2013-07-02 06:19:26 PM

Schroedinger's Glory Hole: "Once human life has begun - which, scientifically speaking, begins with conception and mitosis"

No


I was pretty sure life began billions of years ago.  Human life is just a continuation of that, not a beginning exactly.
 
2013-07-02 06:19:28 PM
How much of a say do all those 23-chromosomed Texas death row inmates get?

Life is sacred my a$$
 
2013-07-02 06:22:05 PM
OMG read the comments. It's a derpfest.
 
2013-07-02 06:24:19 PM
From comments:
I think the liberals are afraid that trying to grow a political career on the image of dead babies is not very smart. We all know that most of the democrats already do this. 10 states already have laws like the one Texas is trying to pass. Wendy Davis would probably become an abortionist if she thought it would propel her political career. Problem is - she is white and female.....

So they are afraid of it but it's also what they do. And Obama was an abortionist but it only helped him because he was a black male.

That's how I translate this but I don't really understand "Derp".
 
2013-07-02 06:24:21 PM

Corvus: OMG read the comments. It's a derpfest.


Tempting but the thought of giving Hot Air a click gives me the willies
 
2013-07-02 06:26:23 PM
To answer the question posed by the headline of TFA--Short answer: No. Long answer: NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!.

To answer the subby's question--If by "More powerful than you possibly imagined", you mean "Made even more of a fool of nationally and is such an embarrassment to Texas that even our derpy constituents are thinking about him going bye bye", then yes, yes I agree.
 
2013-07-02 06:27:32 PM

Girl From The North Country: How much of a say do all those 23-chromosomed Texas death row inmates get?

Life is sacred my a$$


3/5

/window seat please.
 
2013-07-02 06:28:33 PM

netweavr: netweavr: Weaver95: netweavr: Weaver95: Nadie_AZ: I thought she was helping give voice to a cause that roughly half the population should have a say in. Rick Perry is still a tool and Texas still needs an enema.

but he's REALLY REALLY popular among the 32% of the population that think it's ok to lie, cheat and break the rules in order to get their way.

32% of the population is more than enough to win an election.

no, thats enough to sway a close election.  I suspect there will be quite a bit more opposition to Perry in the future given his actions and open contempt for procedure.

In the US the highest percentage of the population that votes is <60%.


that trend is changing.  the more the GOP tries to push us into authoritarian theocracy, the more others vote against it.
 
2013-07-02 06:28:41 PM

meat0918: Schroedinger's Glory Hole: "Once human life has begun - which, scientifically speaking, begins with conception and mitosis"

No

I was pretty sure life began billions of years ago.  Human life is just a continuation of that, not a beginning exactly.


Easy to find in a textbook, but until you find that in the bible, we're burdened with various bastardized versions of "scientifically speaking."
 
2013-07-02 06:30:13 PM

Weaver95: netweavr: netweavr: Weaver95: netweavr: Weaver95: Nadie_AZ: I thought she was helping give voice to a cause that roughly half the population should have a say in. Rick Perry is still a tool and Texas still needs an enema.

but he's REALLY REALLY popular among the 32% of the population that think it's ok to lie, cheat and break the rules in order to get their way.

32% of the population is more than enough to win an election.

no, thats enough to sway a close election.  I suspect there will be quite a bit more opposition to Perry in the future given his actions and open contempt for procedure.

In the US the highest percentage of the population that votes is <60%.

that trend is changing.  the more the GOP tries to push us into authoritarian theocracy, the more others vote against it.


That's wishful thinking. Voting percentages will drop considerably again next year (and in 2016 when compared to 2008).
 
2013-07-02 06:31:45 PM

netweavr: Weaver95: netweavr: netweavr: Weaver95: netweavr: Weaver95: Nadie_AZ: I thought she was helping give voice to a cause that roughly half the population should have a say in. Rick Perry is still a tool and Texas still needs an enema.

but he's REALLY REALLY popular among the 32% of the population that think it's ok to lie, cheat and break the rules in order to get their way.

32% of the population is more than enough to win an election.

no, thats enough to sway a close election.  I suspect there will be quite a bit more opposition to Perry in the future given his actions and open contempt for procedure.

In the US the highest percentage of the population that votes is <60%.

that trend is changing.  the more the GOP tries to push us into authoritarian theocracy, the more others vote against it.

That's wishful thinking. Voting percentages will drop considerably again next year (and in 2016 when compared to 2008).


I hope the Democrats learned some important lessons from 2010.
 
2013-07-02 06:32:36 PM
Everything is bigger in Texas... including the hypocrisy and the ignorance.
 
2013-07-02 06:34:00 PM

netweavr: Weaver95: netweavr: netweavr: Weaver95: netweavr: Weaver95: Nadie_AZ: I thought she was helping give voice to a cause that roughly half the population should have a say in. Rick Perry is still a tool and Texas still needs an enema.

but he's REALLY REALLY popular among the 32% of the population that think it's ok to lie, cheat and break the rules in order to get their way.

32% of the population is more than enough to win an election.

no, thats enough to sway a close election.  I suspect there will be quite a bit more opposition to Perry in the future given his actions and open contempt for procedure.

In the US the highest percentage of the population that votes is <60%.

that trend is changing.  the more the GOP tries to push us into authoritarian theocracy, the more others vote against it.

That's wishful thinking. Voting percentages will drop considerably again next year (and in 2016 when compared to 2008).


 That's the thinking that led Romney to believe he had the election in the bag.
 
2013-07-02 06:34:38 PM

meat0918: netweavr: Weaver95: netweavr: netweavr: Weaver95: netweavr: Weaver95: Nadie_AZ: I thought she was helping give voice to a cause that roughly half the population should have a say in. Rick Perry is still a tool and Texas still needs an enema.

but he's REALLY REALLY popular among the 32% of the population that think it's ok to lie, cheat and break the rules in order to get their way.

32% of the population is more than enough to win an election.

no, thats enough to sway a close election.  I suspect there will be quite a bit more opposition to Perry in the future given his actions and open contempt for procedure.

In the US the highest percentage of the population that votes is <60%.

that trend is changing.  the more the GOP tries to push us into authoritarian theocracy, the more others vote against it.

That's wishful thinking. Voting percentages will drop considerably again next year (and in 2016 when compared to 2008).

I hope the Democrats learned some important lessons from 2010.


The only lesson there to learn was:
It's not about getting more people on your side, it's about getting the people you already have into the voting booth.

I'll go out on a limb and speculate that the percentage of voters registered either democrat or republican hasn't changed drastically in the last 30-odd years. Elections just come down to whoever motivates their base the most.
 
2013-07-02 06:37:46 PM

netweavr: meat0918: netweavr: Weaver95: netweavr: netweavr: Weaver95: netweavr: Weaver95: Nadie_AZ: I thought she was helping give voice to a cause that roughly half the population should have a say in. Rick Perry is still a tool and Texas still needs an enema.

but he's REALLY REALLY popular among the 32% of the population that think it's ok to lie, cheat and break the rules in order to get their way.

32% of the population is more than enough to win an election.

no, thats enough to sway a close election.  I suspect there will be quite a bit more opposition to Perry in the future given his actions and open contempt for procedure.

In the US the highest percentage of the population that votes is <60%.

that trend is changing.  the more the GOP tries to push us into authoritarian theocracy, the more others vote against it.

That's wishful thinking. Voting percentages will drop considerably again next year (and in 2016 when compared to 2008).

I hope the Democrats learned some important lessons from 2010.

The only lesson there to learn was:
It's not about getting more people on your side, it's about getting the people you already have into the voting booth.

I'll go out on a limb and speculate that the percentage of voters registered either democrat or republican hasn't changed drastically in the last 30-odd years. Elections just come down to whoever motivates their base the most.


Compared to 2008 and 2012, I don't remember get a fundraising call in 2010, let alone canvassers, fliers, etc.

I'm sure I got one or two, but the volume wasn't there.
 
2013-07-02 06:38:00 PM

Philip Francis Queeg: netweavr: Weaver95: netweavr: netweavr: Weaver95: netweavr: Weaver95: Nadie_AZ: I thought she was helping give voice to a cause that roughly half the population should have a say in. Rick Perry is still a tool and Texas still needs an enema.

but he's REALLY REALLY popular among the 32% of the population that think it's ok to lie, cheat and break the rules in order to get their way.

32% of the population is more than enough to win an election.

no, thats enough to sway a close election.  I suspect there will be quite a bit more opposition to Perry in the future given his actions and open contempt for procedure.

In the US the highest percentage of the population that votes is <60%.

that trend is changing.  the more the GOP tries to push us into authoritarian theocracy, the more others vote against it.

That's wishful thinking. Voting percentages will drop considerably again next year (and in 2016 when compared to 2008).

 That's the thinking that led Romney to believe he had the election in the bag.


2012 had low-voter turnout across the board. It was even lower than 2004 iirc. Romney's mistake wasn't assuming Obama wouldn't get a smaller turnout, it was assuming the Republicans would get the same turnout as in 2008.
 
2013-07-02 06:40:13 PM
Kinda weird that he knew that we're supposed to have 23 pairs of chromosomes...I had to look it up.
 
2013-07-02 06:40:16 PM

meat0918: netweavr: meat0918: netweavr: Weaver95: netweavr: netweavr: Weaver95: netweavr: Weaver95: Nadie_AZ: I thought she was helping give voice to a cause that roughly half the population should have a say in. Rick Perry is still a tool and Texas still needs an enema.

but he's REALLY REALLY popular among the 32% of the population that think it's ok to lie, cheat and break the rules in order to get their way.

32% of the population is more than enough to win an election.

no, thats enough to sway a close election.  I suspect there will be quite a bit more opposition to Perry in the future given his actions and open contempt for procedure.

In the US the highest percentage of the population that votes is <60%.

that trend is changing.  the more the GOP tries to push us into authoritarian theocracy, the more others vote against it.

That's wishful thinking. Voting percentages will drop considerably again next year (and in 2016 when compared to 2008).

I hope the Democrats learned some important lessons from 2010.

The only lesson there to learn was:
It's not about getting more people on your side, it's about getting the people you already have into the voting booth.

I'll go out on a limb and speculate that the percentage of voters registered either democrat or republican hasn't changed drastically in the last 30-odd years. Elections just come down to whoever motivates their base the most.

Compared to 2008 and 2012, I don't remember get a fundraising call in 2010, let alone canvassers, fliers, etc.

I'm sure I got one or two, but the volume wasn't there.


Exactly, political parties cannot just assume their base will vote. Convincing someone to check a box on a form you shove in their hands is more or less pointless if you do not follow-up.
 
2013-07-02 06:42:43 PM
Oh god. This is the lulziest quote I've ever seen.

"It's also rather rich when pro-abortion forces argue that men have no say in how government should protect human life. Once human life has begun - which, scientifically speaking, begins with conception and mitosis - then anyone with 23 pairs of chromosomes has a say in how policy should be crafted to deal with it, at least in a representative democratic republic.  It's best to leave the personal attacks based on gender to the pro-abortion side. "

No. That's cell division. Not "human life". Human life is far more nuanced and subtle in it's definition.
 
2013-07-02 06:47:32 PM

hardinparamedic: Oh god. This is the lulziest quote I've ever seen.

"It's also rather rich when pro-abortion forces argue that men have no say in how government should protect human life. Once human life has begun - which, scientifically speaking, begins with conception and mitosis - then anyone with 23 pairs of chromosomes has a say in how policy should be crafted to deal with it, at least in a representative democratic republic.  It's best to leave the personal attacks based on gender to the pro-abortion side. "

No. That's cell division. Not "human life". Human life is far more nuanced and subtle in it's definition.


There's a push to override the word "science" lately. You'll start to see it attached to everything.

I half-expect to see someone claim Obamacare is "scientifically proven" to fail.
 
2013-07-02 06:47:35 PM

Corvus: Once human life has begun - which, scientifically speaking, begins with conception and mitosis - then anyone with 23 pairs of chromosomes has a say in how policy should be crafted to deal with it, at least in a representative democratic republic.

People this person thinks are "alive" and should have "a say":

[upload.wikimedia.org image 800x522]


Sounds like an argument for voting rights for all felons.
 
2013-07-02 06:55:02 PM

Corvus: Once human life has begun - which, scientifically speaking, begins with conception and mitosis - then anyone with 23 pairs of chromosomes has a say in how policy should be crafted to deal with it, at least in a representative democratic republic.

People this person thinks are "alive" and should have "a say":

[upload.wikimedia.org image 800x522]


You know, that mindset goes a long way to explaining why they would fight so hard to keep someone from being able to die with dignity, even against their own wishes.

upload.wikimedia.org
upload.wikimedia.org
 
2013-07-02 06:56:52 PM
Good. Texas gets the governor they want/deserve and he shines a bright light on everything that is wrong with the Conservative movement, which will only hurt them nationally.
 
2013-07-02 07:02:04 PM

threedingers: Good. Texas gets the governor they want/deserve and he shines a bright light on everything that is wrong with the Conservative movement, which will only hurt them nationally.


If only! There have always been governors who do that and yet there has been no discernable effect over time of batshiat-Conservatism losing any power. There has to be a better way to conceptualize compromise, So far, putting bad leaders in positions of leadership in order to prevent bad leaders from becoming leaders is just not working.
 
2013-07-02 07:04:18 PM

hardinparamedic: Corvus: Once human life has begun - which, scientifically speaking, begins with conception and mitosis - then anyone with 23 pairs of chromosomes has a say in how policy should be crafted to deal with it, at least in a representative democratic republic.

People this person thinks are "alive" and should have "a say":

[upload.wikimedia.org image 800x522]

You know, that mindset goes a long way to explaining why they would fight so hard to keep someone from being able to die with dignity, even against their own wishes.

[upload.wikimedia.org image 220x199]
[upload.wikimedia.org image 298x192]


Oh this was so funny I had a coworker who thought it was so important to keep Terri Shiavo alive and I brought up that her CAT scans showed her brain was basically all fried. She of course said I was lying and that they never took CAT scans of her head. Which I then pointed out to her, No that's what the conservative talk BS radio doesn't mention it because it totally shows they are full of shiat and she could spend 1 minute and see them for herself.

It's amazing how people like that keep themselves uninformed to believe what they want.
 
2013-07-02 07:07:24 PM
alpinedailyplanet.typepad.com

Shoots blanks.
 
2013-07-02 07:21:04 PM

Weaver95: The pitched battle over abortion law in Texas has thrust the longtime Republican governor back into the center of the political universe with social conservatives squarely in his corner. All in all, it's not a bad place for him to be right now. ...

that's 'notoriety', not 'popularity'.  Sure, people are talking about Perry again...but they're all starting off with 'that motherf*cker Perry needs toblahblahblah'.


That's the whole thing with the derpy right, though.  If someone makes the libs mad, they must be doing something right.  The fact that it's probably driving away moderate voters isn't important to them.  The libs are pissed off.
 
2013-07-02 07:26:18 PM

vernonFL: Once human life has begun - which, scientifically speaking, begins with conception and mitosis - then anyone with 23 pairs of chromosomes has a say in how policy should be crafted to deal with it.


[www.cdadc.com image 261x323]


Who is that man?
 
2013-07-02 07:34:33 PM

Corvus: It's amazing how people like that keep themselves uninformed to believe what they want.


Personally, I think people like that should be forced to work a year as a CNA in a nursing home supported by medicare. And then they should be forced to work a year in a state home for abandoned and unwanted babies.

But I digress.

Personally, people like your coworker are the reason I believe that anyone who is 18 and up should have an advanced directive written up and in the hands of people they trust to make decisions for them should something happen.
 
2013-07-02 07:38:09 PM
Once human life has begun - which, scientifically speaking, begins with conception and mitosis - then anyone with 23 pairs of chromosomes has a say in how policy should be crafted to deal with it.

Funny, I could swear I've got something like billions of pairs of chromosomes. I guess they're just sticking up for the unicellular among us.
 
2013-07-02 07:42:26 PM

Nadie_AZ: I thought she was helping give voice to a cause that roughly half the population should have a say in. Rick Perry is still a tool and Texas still needs an enema.


So if I understand you, Perry is the punishment that Texas deserves, so he should be reelected.
 
2013-07-02 07:43:18 PM
Once human life has begun - which, scientifically speaking, begins with conception and mitosis

And yet God says otherwise.  Is a Rick Perry against God?
 
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