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Romney and the Rapist

Blair31 Wrote: Aug 28, 2012 7:36 PM
Adams' analogy is perfect. It's spot on and right to the point. Obama wants to turn Mitt Romney into a rapist. He's already tried to turn him into a murderer. Why not a rapist and a murderer? Of course, the very same analogy, would be considered racist if used against Obama.
Mattieohmalley Wrote: Aug 28, 2012 7:48 PM
Blair
His analogy is flawed. And it is flawed in the light of his support for war, especially for unconstitutional war. Unless Mike is Amish or pacifist, his "logic" is illogical.

I take it that Mike supports the "War on Terror". In it many very young babies (and no doubt fetuses) have died. This acceptable to Mike. So it is inconsistent that he believes THOSE innocent lives can be taken but the innocent life of the unborn in a rape case should not.
AliveInHim Wrote: Aug 28, 2012 7:58 PM
War is justified in self-defense, which is of course how one describes fighting to repel those forces which would, if given the chance, overwhelm us. Those lives are by definition NOT innocent. This is why we bombed Japan and Europe. There is no other way to ensure our own peace but to make sure the other guy can't make war.

God Himself uses and permits war-because of fallen human nature, not because He enjoys death.
lemonfemale Wrote: Aug 28, 2012 9:47 PM
We have killed any number of babies because our tech is insufficiently advanced, though we are trying (smart bombs and drones). If we targeted babies it would be a war crime. In abortion for rape, the baby is targeted. As if we sent the SEALs in to kill Osama bin Laden's child. There is the difference.
z Wrote: Aug 29, 2012 6:29 AM
"We have killed any number of babies because our tech is insufficiently advanced"

Stated in such a casual, easy-going manner.

It's disturbing - how the most sublime and lofty religious faiths produce the most barbaric, blood-thirsty fanatics.

Have you ever actually read the Bible?
z Wrote: Aug 29, 2012 6:31 AM
Whenever we read the obscene stories, the voluptuous debaucheries, the cruel and tortuous executions, the unrelenting vindictiveness with which more than half the Bible is filled, it would be more consistant that we call it the word of a demon than the word of God. It is a history of wickedness that has served to corrupt and brutalize mankind; and, for my part, I sincerely detest it, as I detest everything that is cruel.

--Thomas Paine, The Age of Reason
Younger Wrote: Aug 29, 2012 12:59 PM
Thomas Paine did not comprehend the fact that the Old Testament shows us that despite the vile behaviour of people, God continues to love his creation and, as St. Paul tells us in his letter to Romans, even though we are all disobedient to his commands he sent his Son to pay the price of our sins so that all who believe in Jesus will not have to endure the agony of being separated from God.
inkling_revival Wrote: Aug 29, 2012 1:31 PM
Oh, dear God, PLEASE tell me another f**king imbecile who thinks he's smarter than the rest of us isn't trying to pretend that the ONLY PLAUSIBLE objection to abortion is an absolute rejection of deliberate killing of every type. Please, PLEASE, God, help these people develop a brain, and an imagination by which they might come up with the first hint of intellectual nuance, by which one choice to kill might be distinguished from another...

Omalley, you are at the same time the most ARROGANT piece of s**t here, and the most incredibly STUPID.
I have a friend who suffered through a horrific gang rape nearly twenty years ago. There were three perpetrators but one in particular served as the ringleader and principal conspirator. He was in his early thirties when he planned the crime and convinced a twenty-one year old and a nineteen year old to join him. His victim was only sixteen years old.

After raping a girl only half his age, the principal rapist let the others have their turn. Then he raped her again. In between his two assaults upon her he slapped her around viciously and poured alcohol...