President Obama, Democrats & the Real 'War On Women'

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The hip new thing in Democrat circles these days seems to be demagoguing women; spewing nonsense such as claiming that the GOP has a "war on women." It appears everywhere, from For The Women sites to former Speaker Pelosi. Man, I love saying 'former Speaker Pelosi' -- I'm sure that means I'm waging a war on women, too. Speaker Pelosi went so far as to say that this "war" means that Republicans are "voting to say that women can die on the floor." No, really. She said that. With a straight face! Although, I guess that's the only kind of face she's capable of making. 

The reasoning? Because, abortion. You see, to the Left the nebulous "women's rights" is somehow distinct from, you know, individual rights. We super scary women are to remain separate from everyone else. Never mind that every policy that President Obama and his administration has put into place is harmful to all, including women.

Staggering unemployment, a stagnant economy, global threats, fiscal irresponsibility worse than a college student on a binge with daddy's credit card? Whatevs! That stuff is for boys. Republicans hate dames! Except they don't. It's the Left who uses women for their own end. For the Women, my strappy sandal-clad foot! The Left reduces women to the sum of their girly bits only. We aren't to care about fiscal matters (math is hard) nor foreign policy (unless shopping at Chanel). We are only to care about things like 'reproductive rights' as if our rights are somehow separate from a man's and are based solely on a legal ability to kill our unborn children.

Of course, President Obama does think that we are somehow lesser than men. When Iran (IRAN) was pegged for a spot on the United Nation's Commission on the Status of women, his own State Department said that they 'wouldn't stand up and cheer' but it's 'less onerous than the Human Rights Commission.' Hey, at least it's not humans, just pesky old women, am I right, fellas? Vice President Joe Biden said he wouldn't 'second-guess' China's one child policy. It's just millions of females being slaughtered, who are we to judge?!

President Obama, like all his fellow travelers, merely uses women for political gain. From perpetuating the myth of the 'wage gap' to insisting that abortion is a sacred right and women will be kept barefoot and pregnant in the kitchen without it, they are striving to keep women as victims. Victims can be controlled, you see. Victims are dependent.; in this case on The State. Victims are powerless. Gone are the days of charity and feelings of gratitude when one needs and receives help in a time of need. Now, we are to feel entitled. Because, victims.

President Obama also believes that women are not equal to men. He made that quite clear in the statement he issued on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. He said "... And as we remember this historic anniversary, we must also continue our efforts to ensure that our daughters have the same rights, freedoms, and opportunities as our sons to fulfill their dreams."

How dare he. My daughter's dreams are not predicated on the slaughter of over 50 million unborn children. She is not "empowered" by that. Where is the "equality" if a woman must "choose" to kill her own child so that she can have the same opportunities as a man? How is it empowering women to declare motherhood a burden and a child a punishment?

Years ago, an actual feminist Elizabeth Cady Stanton said, "When we consider that women are treated as property, it is degrading to women that we should treat our children as property to be disposed of as we see fit." Huh. You've come a long way, baby!

Any of the Republican candidates, even my last choices, are better for everyone, including women, than Barack Obama. Respect for women and life, individual liberty and true freedom? Now THAT is empowering.

This post is part of a weekly conversation with our 5 Moms Matter 2012 political bloggers. Read the original question and find links to all their responses here: How Will the Next President Affect Women's Rights?

 

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jkm89 jkm89

Wtf is an Indian taco?

jkm89 jkm89

And according to texasmomma, of course it's a liberal troll from another website sent here to make conservatives look bad. This liberal troll also just happens to know jagamama's husband is deployed. You really used your thinker hard tonight to come to that conclusion, didn't you texas ;)

texas... texasmamma777

Jennifer: "I wouldn't even have to worry about it if conservatives would live up to their small government freedom loving rhetoric and quit introducing BS legislation that takes my health care out of my hands"


That "BS legislation", Jennifer was introduced by Democrats and it's called obamacare. ("We have to pass the bill to see what's in it!"). Infamous words from Democrat Pelosi.


obamacare is not only a budget-buster, Jennifer, but it will restrict insurance coverage in ways you just can't fathom in 2012. [Most provisions (and the after-effects) won't go into effect until at least 2013.  Coincidence or just really great timing?  Hmmmmm -- WAIT! Careful! Don't think for yourself, silly!]


Welcome to "Utopia"; enjoy that and "Animal Farm" and "1984".  It's all being delivered to you, Jennifer, via Democrats. 


You are being used.

texas... texasmamma777

jkm89: "And according to texasmomma, of course it's a liberal troll from another website sent here to make conservatives look bad. This liberal troll also just happens to know jagamama's husband is deployed. You really used your thinker hard tonight to come to that conclusion, didn't you texas ;)"


whatever, jkm89.  Either it's a liberal troll or an unhinged person.  Who knows?  Jagamama makes no secret that her hubby is deployed in Afghanistan. She shares that info on the interwebs all the time.


My sincere desire is that Jagamama & her children are safe from loons, of any persuasion.  Your point?

butte... butterflymkm

Texas-in one comment you call people out for insulting the author and yet in another insult someone by questioning their state of mind based on a blog comment. That seems a bit twofaced.



@shanardrajames-troll much? Can you prove via screen shot she ever said anything like that? My guess is no. Jaga-while liberal-is always very elegant and intelligent with her comments. I can't imagine words like that coming from her. Maybe you have her confused with someone else? And if you truly do have a problem why not PM her?

butte... butterflymkm

I won't stoop to insulting the author and I think every commentor has just as much a right to free speech as the author does. That being said, conservatives constantly say this election is based almost solely on the economy. The problem is we aren't just voting on a canidates economic policies. It would be one thing if we were and if I (and many others) believed the current GOP runners were going to keep their hands off social policies, but it is evident that they will not. Different things matter more to different people. LGBT rights, for example, matter more to those who identify as such and their friends, families, and supporters than they do to those who oppose those rights. No one said women shouldn't care about ecconomic issues, but some women (and men) choose to care about other issues as well and that is ok.

butte... butterflymkm

I certainly won't be voting for him but I think Romney is the least scary of the bunch and if he wins the primary (fairly certain he will) I think he will flip flop to a more moderate even liberal position on social issues in order to try to win democrat votes. I believe Santorum would prefer a theocracy and wants the nation to resemble the 1950s. I think Newt is slimy and all about the almighty dollar (although I think most if not all politicians are) and Paul has some interesting ideas but he is a few cards short of a full deck and doesn't even have a chance at winning. I think, in general, you are voting for who you believe to be the lesser of two evils because those are the type of people (generally) who makes it that far in

politics.

texas... texasmamma777

butterflymkm: "Texas-in one comment you call people out for insulting the author and yet in another insult someone by questioning their state of mind based on a blog comment. That seems a bit twofaced" 


Yawn.  Let's see the quotes, butterfly.   I "insulted the author; I insulted someone else; I am twofaced"


Maybe you're right, in whole or in part.  Whatcha' got?  Could be you're just wrong.


Parse away, grasshopper -- SORRY!, meant "butterfly"


In the meantime, how much did you pay for a gallon of gasoline today?  How's that compare to the price when obama took office? A pound of ground beef?  (or whatever -- turkey? tofu?)  Actually, don't answer;  it's all higher of course. But THIS high?!?????  Something's wrong, Grasshopper -- SORRY! did it again: I meant, butterfly.

texas... texasmamma777

comments from another thread, forgive me, please:  The "birth control" "contraceptives" "crisis"  is an entirely false "controversy" (especially in light of the fact that birth control is readily available to anyone in this country -- heck, lots of kids get it at school, not to mention Planned Parenthood, the local clinic, etc.).  Does anyone know anyone who can't get birth control?  That's not going to change.


And, sadly, we all know that Roe v. Wade will likely never be overturned, so that is another rabbit hole.


This false controversy has been ginned up by the White House to specifically inflame women, leftists and feminists & others, in order to deflect attention away from obama's ill-thought-out and disastrous assault on our religious freedoms.  (See HHS & January 20,  2012).


They also don't want us women thinking about the awful unemployment numbers, the national debt, rising cost of gas & groceries, etc., & how the Democrats have no idea, much less any plans, besides more outrageous spending, of how to fix it! 


You're being used, ladies.  And THAT is anti-woman

butte... butterflymkm

I did say YOU insulted the author I said you called OTHERS out for insulting the author and have done so on previous posts and then insulted another commentor (in this case procrastamom) in a snarky way. Yawn. Learn to read better. Grasshopper? *raises eyebrow* movie lines now lol?

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