Thursday, February 23, 2017

Compare and Contrast

A Company of Cowards
If you can't stand the heat, stay out of the kitchen. ~ Pres. Harry S Truman 
a paid attempt to bully and intimidate ~ Rep. Jason Chaffetz describing the constituents at a townhall meeting that he said were being mean to him.
Republican congressmen across the country are acting like timid school girls whining about how voters are nasty doo doo-headed meanies. Most are making up excuses to avoid appearing in public except at pay-to-play fundraisers.

Then there is Rep. Louis Gohmert who co-sponsored a bill last week to allow the mentally ill to purchase guns. Now, he is  afraid of crazy people shooting him and so he will no longer meet with voters.

Women As Chattel
We are two-legged wombs, that’s all: sacred vessels, ambulatory chalices. ~ The Handmaid's Tale
I understand that they feel like that is their body. I feel like it is a separate - what I call them is, is you’re a ‘host.’ ~ Justin Humphrey, an Oklahoma legislator describing women of childbearing age.
Humphrey wrote legislation requiring women to have written consent from the father of a fetus before getting an abortion. The woman has to beg the man for permission to have an abortion.

In Wyoming, abortion legislature is sent to the Agriculture Committee because women are merely breeding stock.

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