Roe V. Wade Anniversary? Oh Please.

Let the celebration begin! Well at least in some circles it will. I surely do not see any reason to rejoice. Not unless one is pleased that we are quickly approaching figures not seen since Stalin or even Mao ruled and dictated. Since the Supreme Court handed down this landmark ruling 40 years past, the figure widely circulated is abortion: 55,000,000, life: 0. How many Einstein’s or Newton’s have we perhaps lost?

Does this make us a better people? A more compassionate society? I answer profoundly, NO! Don’t get me wrong as I cherish freedom. But in some cases my freedom might cost some other individual their freedom. Not a proper balance. In the case of abortion, ones choice actually causes ones life to cease. And for what? Ones convenience?

I intend no offense to those in this most awkward predicament. I am saddened by loss of any life. I am also repulsed at the loss of life for convenience. Those figures are unknown as a statistic. We are also told that the partial birth version of abortion is estimated at 1-2%. I will spare one and all of this barbaric procedure for if one knew how it was done, one would naturally be screaming infanticide. We are better than this no?

I am not so sure friends. A powerful lobby exists and supports these procedures. It is in fact a billion dollar industry to the ever shrinking amount of physicians offering the service. The powerful lobby, at least in my opinion, has sold us a bad dose of science. We know this now as in the early days of Roe, we did not have the science and technology we have today. We now know what we are doing and it is horrifying to say the least. I am always glad Mom chose me.

Again I want to take no ones freedom. But I also want freedom for the soon to be. We must speak for the silent. The powerful lobby does not. Someone must. Is that not our most primary concern, to care for our progeny? In a civilized society one would and should think so. What does it say of us. Are we not civilized? Only the conscience of each of us can answer that.

I know this is a touchy subject for most, so I witness a commercial by a Hollywood star glorifying an objectionable position. Repugnant is being kind for this glamorized tripe with the sexy man being cool with abortion. How sick. I assume this man has no idea what an abortion consists of excepting perhaps one less headache for him to feed. My best estimate is that he was simply pandering to the fairer sex so as to continue to engage them. Sort of like our morally bankrupt politicians disguised as “statesmen”. I say cowards one and all.

It is high time we reflect what makes a decent and civilized society. Pandering does not do that. Neither does clouding a vital issue such as abortion with the terminology of “choice” or “women’s rights”. I think at the end of the day we all know what is right. Adoption is always a viable option and countless thousands routinely go over seas in search of a child. Point being, there are alternatives to infanticide and if you do not appreciate the choice of words, remember I also have “choice” to utilize them.

Who will speak for the silent. The powerful have a voice already. And boatloads of cash. If we do not defend the most innocent, then what are we really worth? This is no cause to celebrate. It is a dark anniversary of which we should be ashamed.

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Who Decides What Fair share Is?

So they did it to us again. “Once more into the breach” if you will. At the eleventh hour our so called leaders rammed through more pork laden lunacy disguised as a fair budget deal. It seems every year we avert disaster by these wise souls. What a laugh! These suntan spray salesmen are absolutely worthless if you ask many.

And now, they are running the victory lap and they, being primarily on the left side of the aisle. Hoorah! We are soaking the millionaires and billionaires. Happy days are here again. Just more political theater of the lowest order.

If memory serves, aren’t we all to be treated equally in the eyes of Lady Liberty? What is up with creating this deep division over this nation amongst the different levels of income earned. I personally find it despicable. Equal is equal. No PHD needed to decipher that.

The irony is that many of this administration’s most¬† loyal supporters are being unduly punished in the job market over these inane policies and the unforeseen consequences therein. I say inane as the policies are not well thought out and provide little to no relief to the symptoms affecting this country. What makes Washington convince its inhabitant’s that they are omniscient? Must be the water or better still the royal treatment these poobahs receive. We know “power corrupts absolutely” and Lord Acton was dead on and ahead of his time and of course most wise in revealing this observation.

The so called rich are in my opinion, paying way more than they should. Witness the accompanying IRS chart for confirmation and I would suspect, only an unreasonable person might object. Numbers do not lie. I am of the mindset which presupposes equality for all. Extrapolate this sentiment and it yields “we all pay the same rate”. Simple concept but pollution circulates and inculcates the minds of many which proceed to get whipped into a frenzy of envy and jealously. Just a few deadly sins.

As stated here before, these rich do not have anywhere near the money in total assets to cover one year’s worth of deficits. Is it any surprise to anyone that not one cent in cuts was imposed? Spending is where the problem lies, but our leaders punted. Heaven forbid we cut 100 year old and wasteful “programs”. Cowards all.

A complicit and deceitful media whom some describe as stenographers to the administration, clouded any counter points and sold the bad policy implemented. They should be deemed as naive or foolish and likely both. Simply blinded by ideology perhaps?
No one wins in this fight and if you see your first check today as many  have with whom I have spoken with, these middle class people are fuming. They thought it was just the rich. They got screwed. All of us did. And yet President Barry jetted off to Hawaii for more snow cones. Lucky guy. He should have spent a few hours working as the Senate and Congress both need a leader. It was supposed to be him, yet all he cared for is a soak the rich tax hike. Well he took his eye off the ball as it is the masses who will be soaked. The estimated revenue from the rich again is $60 billion a year. Assuming they do not change their financial strategies. Hardly worth the effort when the deficit is $1.5 trillion a year.

So what was the point. I think it is clear the point is to divide us and not unite us. This insures many votes. As for those in Washington, the hope for more of our money so they can buy a permanent majority. Happy New Year and God Bless the United States. We sure can use him about now.

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