It really strikes one as insane, except to the insane I guess. And the GOP is home to a whole lota insane. After taking a drubbing in 2012, you’d think they would be about figuring out how to appeal to the groups they lost badly to, LIKE WOMEN!
No, instead, they are still doing the big daddy shuffle–no no missy, you just don’t trouble you pretty little head darlin’, I’ll do what’s best for you.
And they are, to the tune of moving all in in their war against Planned Parenthood. In good old Wisconsin, home of the Koch-addicted Governor Walker, has just managed to cut funding for PPH by a whopping one million, forcing them to close four clinics in rural areas.
Upwards of 2,000 women will lose the only health care they have.
All in the name of preventing PPH from its abortion agenda–which accounts for a mere 3% of its business.
But big daddy knows best.
I would like to kick big daddy in the balls. Actually, that’s a great idea, and a great contraceptive method. More women need to do it to Republican legislators around the country who think they know best when it comes to women’s health. . .or lack of it.
I spent considerable time and precious time (for my time is quite valuable) yesterday trying to rid Firefox of its pop-up problem. And it is their problem, most of the windows are Mozilla creations. They can’t fix their own stuff, so I downloaded some malware fixes and that didn’t work either. So I have transferred most operations to Explorer (finding Chrome very ugly to work with) and figure to dump Firefox. I assume the dang program is corrupted. If anybody knows an easy way to transfer “favorites” I’d be appreciative. I have so far not figured that baby out.
I was mildly intrigued some time ago when I heard of the paleo diet. The Contrarian often regales me the fact that he “drinks” anthropologically–with great draughts of liquid much as our ancestors did at the old drinkin’ hole. One needed to get in and out quick before some saber tooth came along and made you his midnight snack. But I’ve never had a satisfactory explanation of why grains were not allowed since grains were certainly available to paleolithic people in the form of wild rice and wheat.
There is a movement about that suggests that we are evolutionarily speaking still more cave-lady than 5th Avenue in terms of our genetics, and this mismatch of cave and five-inch heels is the source of much of our unhealth today. It sounds right, but is it? Some call it the paleofantasy. If you’re intrigued too, then read more about it here. Common sense conclusions are very often wrong. Were we every “perfectly” adapted to our environment?
If you don’t believe in evolution, then ignore the above, and just ask “what would Noah do?” AND BITE ME!
Do you have a list of books you are “going to read?” I don’t mean the stack next to your chair which you can’t wait to get to. I’m talking about the books that make you feel guilty because you know you should have read them, yet you just can’t get past the first ten pages without wanting to tear out your hair. Do you keep saying one day you WILL read James Joyce? How about Proust?
Anyway, I was just wondering if there are others out there like me. Do you die in guilt? Or are you doing anything about it?
I’m nosy like that. Probing through the folds of other people’s grey matter.
Speaking of probing brain matter. Let me ask you this? No not, you dear reader, you are sane. I’m talking to stupid in the back. Come on UP stupid.
I have a question for you. Do stupid people actively sit around thinking up stupid things, or do stupid thoughts just fall into your head and stick there until you are forced to expel them verbally?
Missouri seems to have a virus floating around of stupid.
A GOP’er (aren’t they always) has introduced a bill in the state legislature (perhaps it’s really the state day-care center for the mentally infirm), that would make it a FELONY to propose any law that would in any way restrict the rights of gun owners under the 2nd Amendment.
Yes, it’s now illegal to make constitutional laws.
Or it would be.
If there are enough stupid to match the gargantuan stupid of Mikey Leara.
Can anybody top that?
Not to be outdone, just out stupided, is Kansas, dear old Kansas or KANS ASS as you might wish to think of it.
It seems there, that the GOPer’s are busy introducing bills that would require that teachers teach falsehood–namely that there is some scientific controversy about the existence of man-made climate change.
Yessiree Bob, we got us some climate deniers here, and they have adopted the ALEC-supplied legislation and introduced it.
So, who will win? Missouri or Kansas?
Don’t you Texans feel just a might better now?
Saw the last show of the season for Downton Abbey last night. All I can say is bummer, dude. And I’m pretty darn good at spotting things ahead of time. That carefree driving down a country road happy as a lark? It’s the harbinger of death. Always is. Now the long wait until the next season.
Oh I forgot. Liberals are supposed to hate Downton. For it’s classism no doubt. What a crock of poo.
- Wisconsin GOP forces 2,000 low-income women to travel miles for reproductive health care (tv.msnbc.com)
- State Closes Four Planned Parenthood Clinics Due To Budget Cuts (huffingtonpost.com)