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Friday, February 17, 2012

The GOP War On Women, cont...

Feb 17th, 2012

UPDATE: We may have been taken in by a parody here. If so, we apologize. That said, that we found it plausible in the current climate is worth noting.

If you think there is any way to argue that senior members of the GOP are not actively engaged in a war against women's rights, you are not paying attention. It is being reported that Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum made the following statement recently while speaking before a Nebraska audience:

"It has been my experience that when dealing with females, you need to treat them as though they have a mental disorder… especially those that are constantly seeking equality in the workplace, the military, and in the home. Women need to know their place and need to know when it is okay for them to speak. They were put on this earth for two reasons, and two reasons alone: taking care of their husband, and giving birth to his children… that is all. Any woman who tells you otherwise is obviously touting the liberal agenda of equality, and they need to be told the truth of their purpose. It is a disorder that can be fixed, but not until they go through several years of therapy to understand that they need to be subservient." EMPHASES OURS

This man is now the darling of the GOP base. His vision for a world of barefoot, pregnant, docile and obedient females whose primary destiny lies in their breeding status actually appeals to them.

3 comments:

  1. Forget sharia law. Santorum Law is scarier by far.

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  2. That's GOTTA be a hoax. I've no doubt Ricky THINKS along similar lines, but his handlers wouldn't let him muddy the waters like that.

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  3. I'VE HAD ENOUGH! In this Holy War on Religion, of Religion, and by Religion- I SURRENDER! ‘Cause I’m a lover, not a fighter.  Instead...I’m gonna start my OWN religion, and get in on the good stuff: tax exemptions, and lots of taxpayer money to do what I want, in the name of religious liberty. Most definitely! Hey NEWT -wanna join? We’re gonna have open marriages and multiple wives and all SORTS of neat stuff that you’re just gonna love! But don’t you worry Newt: we’ll have no -I repeat- NO nasty stoning of adulterers in OUR religion. None of that stuff. I Promise! As for SANTORUM, he just LOVES to tell other people how they should live. He’ll make us a REAL fine preacher-man. In fact, if he joins we’ll make him Saint Santorum....AND fix his Google search results! As for Mr. Obama,  it’s obvious that we’ll need to (severely) demonize him, even further. And ...why not..his dog Toto too. Last but not least: MITT and RON. Hmmm. Hey, I know. Just for you two guys: if you join, we’ll insist on NO TAXES AT ALL for our members…AND human sacrifice of illegal aliens. Tear out their hearts! Feed them to the lions! Televised! Whoooppee! WHAT A COUNTRY!  :-)
    By the way, please don’t mention the REASON that Mitt Romney’s dad was born in Mexico (i.e. The fact is that Mitt’s Mormon grand-dad left the United States in the 1880’s. He went to Mexico BECAUSE laws against polygamy were passed in the U.S. ; And being a Mormon back then, Mitt’s grand-dad just wanted to keep his multiple wives. Hey, who wouldn’t?) Therefore, if we follow the “logic” of the people crying crocodile tears about a non-existent “war on religion”, then the U.S. should have allowed polygamy (and who knows what else) just because a particular religion claimed it as their cherished belief. GIVE ME A BREAK! Or better yet... a TAX-break...for my new religion!
    Seriously: The bottom line is that absolutely NO ONE is coming into our Churches or places of worship and trying to tell believers what to believe.....or forcing them to use contraception. BUT If the Bishops (and other denominations) want to continue running businesses that employ millions of people of varying faiths -or no "faith" at all- THEN they must play by the same rules and rights that other workers have and enjoy (...especially if their businesses use our tax dollars (and skip paying taxes) in the process). This is not a “war on religion”. Never was. It’s a war BY religion on women and men who simply want to plan their families and control their future, and keep their jobs and health insurance. Now that’s REAL religious liberty!
    p. s. I come from a religious background. I know that their are MANY good people out there in various faiths (and outside of those faiths)...many good people searching for answers, searching for community, searching for a way....in this all-too-harsh world. There's only one thing I can say to you: think for yourself, be yourself, trust yourself. Don't just accept something because it comes from a "voice of authority". Ultimately, YOU are responsible for your life. That’s why you have a conscience: to choose, not just to follow....

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