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Republicans: “Abortion? Because of rape? That’s a lotta hooey.”

August 27, 2012

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Occasionally, I’m accused by some commenters of “skewing things against Republicans,” or that I’m a “shill for Obama.” So, today, to underscore how wrong those assessments are, and to hopefully drive home the point that my “attacks” against Republicans are neither unwarranted nor untrue, I’m simply going to post some verbatim quotes by Republicans and […]

Ryan on Akin: ‘Unfortunate’ but not ‘wrong’

August 20, 2012

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So with all this media fury over Rep. Todd Akin’s despicable and shamefully ignorant explanation of “legitimate rape,” why isn’t anyone going after Paul Ryan for the exact same thing? Ryan co-sponsored the “let’s redefine rape” bill with Akin. It was called the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act,” H.R.3 in the very first session […]