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I shouldn't be surprised anymore about the consistent meanness of Republicans like George Bush and Pete Sessions, who represents my congressional district. As one whose father died of cancer years ago, I am appalled that these so-called pro-life Republicans took such an anti-life position against stem cell research.
It ranks right up with all those other slogans like "compassionate conservative." These guys aren't conservative nor compassionate. Simply put, they are fascists and mean and are threats to American democracy.
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I sure hope Will Pryor eats Pete Sessions alive with this and other issues in November.

Originally posted to alaprst on Thu Jul 20, 2006 at 07:52 PM PDT.

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  •  'Compassionate conservative' = 'Friendly fascist' (0+ / 0-)

    Criminals plus bogus elections plus "defend traditional vaues" == fascism.

    We're not near to fascism. We're five years into it.

    BTW:: their profilgate spending has outstripped tax revenues by $28,000 per tax paying household. That is the Republican Congress's DEBT TAX.

    Jeffersonian Democracy is America's best answer to Bush/Cheney

    by vets74 on Thu Jul 20, 2006 at 07:56:58 PM PDT

  •  The trick is to get the Republicans who are not (0+ / 0-)

    mean as individuals to see that their party is acting consistently from a position of meanness.  The stem cell debate is a good one because it has the power to be a wedge issue.  Since many Republicans have family members who could be helped, it becomes a personal fight that can benefit them or someone they love.

    Even Bill Frist and Orrin Hatch are on the "other side" on this one.  It's hard to argue that an embryo that consists of a couple of cells serves the "pro-life" agenda MORE if it's discarded in the garbage than if it is used in research to help save lives of the "actually born."

    Author, DOUBLETHINK: A Tale of Unintended Consequences

    by JESchwartz on Thu Jul 20, 2006 at 07:58:05 PM PDT

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