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Pro-Life Liberal Sargent Shriver Dies; Democratic Challenger to Obama Emerges Comments

Eunice and Sargent Shriver were Pro-Life Democrats. There was another interesting news story on the same day of the sad news of the passing of Sargent Shriver which has implications for the Democratic Primaries for President. Because I would still like to see Pro-Life people in both parties, I believe it is time to shake them both up.The first challenger to President Barack Obama for the Democratic nomination has ... Continue Reading

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  1. vance
    3 years ago

    Rob, there is good reason for the Repubs to be scared of the Liberal Establishment snooze media. Their demagoguery has paid off over and over again. The Repubs do not want to be labled as 'Incensitive' 'cruel' 'racist' and having no compassion. They have seen many of their colleagues voted out of office because of Liberal Media demagoguery. I have argued that the Repubs need to buy their own media.

  2. Rob
    3 years ago

    First of all vance, you have no idea how I've voted and I have to be honest and say that it's pretty ignorant to go on such a rampage when you don't know. Second, you confirm what I said earlier, too scared to do anything. GOP was more worried about keeping their jobs than safeguarding the country. And being afraid of the media, that's a pretty lame excuse to let the country go off a cliff. I wasn't speaking about the fair housing act, I was speaking about banking deregulation and Mr. Graham's efforts that set the stage for what banking institutions were able to do to this country. But if in your version of the world, you only see the liberal establishment ruining everything, I don't know what the point is to continued posting. We get it, GOP is perfect, Democrats are evil. My point is these guys are the same, exactly the same.

  3. vance
    3 years ago

    JeanCatherine, I'm with you.

  4. JeanCatherine
    3 years ago

    God Bless everyone here for your God given opinions. There I said it and were supposed to keep this quiet. Well that said start supporting Priests for Life and all the Pro-Lifers who stand up and fight peacefully for the defense of life. That is where our arguments should go peacefully with them and to our Government Officials until they cant stand to hear from us anymore.

    It can be overturned and it will be I predict. God Bless. Lets pray for it and be active if we can.

  5. vance
    3 years ago

    Rob, Bill Clinton passed the Fair Housing Act before Newt Gingrich and the Repubs took control in 1994. In 2005, Bush did address the problem BUT Barney Frank got on national TV with his Elmer Fud speech and told us everything is fine. He promptly told us that changing Fannie and Freddie would deprive all those POOR and MINORITIES from owning a house. The Repubs have been scared by the Liberal Establishment Snooze Media from doing anything because the Left-wing Talking Heads of ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC would demagogue them to death with accusations that they Hate Blacks, Hispanics, POOR, Women, Children, and the Holy Sacred Environment and yada yada yada. THEN you have all the Rob's, Everett's, Grimes, Bulbajer's saying, "Yeh, those Evil Repubs, Let's vote them out". I've seen this drill over and over again. That's why I'm with Sarah Palin telling the Left-wing media to go to hell which is where the Liberal Establishment wants to take this country.

  6. Rob
    3 years ago

    Do you mean the Republican sponsored bills on deregulating the banks that Clinton signed? I completely agree on that front. Greed fueled the whole darn problem. And I didn't hear any party sounding the alarm bells. Maybe a token speech here or there, but you must expect for me to believe that the GOP was completely unaware of the issue during the time they controlled the house, senate and presidency. Seems to me that they had ample time to correct this issue. Truth is they didn't want to. Everyone was fat, dumb and happy. So either they failed to see the problem, which shows incompetance of epic proportions, they lacked political courage to solve the problem, or they were content with what was going on. I'm not sure what the answer is, but the results of BOTH parties dropping the ball are evident. Maybe you are willing to blindly trust the GOP, but I'm sorry I'm not. I don't trust either party right now. Until I see results, I don't trust a darn thing any of them say. It's all just words.

  7. vance
    3 years ago

    Rob, you must have slept good Like Everett over the last 30 years because IT IS GOVERNMENT TO BLAME. It started with the Jimmy Carter Regime in the 1970's with Democrat Senator Alan Cranston who pushed through legislation to drop the FDR FCC rules that were in place as a protection against "Better Fool Markets" or Housing Bubbles. Immediately, there was a 'Better fool' market that jacked up housing prices through the ceiling. Then in 1980 the big crash came. During the Reagan prosparety, the economy came back around and the housing market rebounded. In 1990 we had ANOTHER 'Better Fool' market which created ANOTHER BUST. The Clinton Admin passed more regulations ( The Fair Housing Act) MANDATING Banks to make loans to those who could not qualify. Up to the Clinton Admin the housing problems were driven by GREED. Our current problem was created by Clinton. I hope the Republicans pass legislation to UNDO the Clinton Admin.

  8. Rob
    3 years ago

    vance, so are you contending that only liberals were at fault for the housing crisis? There were not any conservatives who either benefitted or went along with what was going on? They were as much to blame as anyone. And all the middle men who went along with this fraud are as much to blame too. No one forced a bank to provide a lousy loan? No one forced an investment firm to package these bad loans and trade them. Bottomline is folks didn't care so long as everyone was getting rich. And in typical Washington fashion, it's only as the house begins to crumble that the finger pointing begins. As far as I'm concerned, our entire government is to blame because they failed to protect us from this calamity. Our private businesses are to blame because they were oh so willing to profit from these ill-gotten gains and individuals are to blame because no one forced them to get into a home they couldn't afford. When we limit our blame to solely one entity we miss correcting the whole system. The whole system is corrupt and that supercedes what any one individual or party did. They both played a role, they both benefitted and quite frankly, have never been forced to suffer the consequences of their failure to provide proper oversight. Of the trillion spent in the last couple of months, how much of it was new spending, how much of it was our wars etc? The debt problem is solved easily enough, send us the bill already. This whole fight is ridiculous.

  9. Bulbajer
    3 years ago

    John Flavin, I congradulate you for spending time with the readings and less on the political debate. Having said so, it seems to me like you entered into the political realm on this site at a bad time. This is one of the very few articles to portray liberals of any type in the positive light. Deacon Fournier has stated in the past that Catholics should not be first conservative or liberal but first Catholic, and I think that accurately describes the mission of this site, even if the editorials and choices for topics betray conservative biases occasionally (this is in my opinion, speaking as a liberal). In any case I don't think Catholic Online is left-leaning.

  10. vance
    3 years ago

    Everett, I guess you've been taking a good nap with Pete because you slept through the years that your radical left-wing Teachers Unions have kept achievement scores among the poor and minorities consistantly low. You were asleep when your Socialist Democrat Party pushed fraudulent Environmental Laws that killed our industries and sent them overseas. Oh! and while you were snoring, the Socialiist Democrat Party engineered the Housing Bubble via Freddie and Fannie. You can thank your heroes Barney Frank and Chris Dodd. They created the largest housing crash in our nations history. Your Dear Leader Obama has brought all economic and labor employment figures close to the Great Depression. While you were having sweet dreams, Obama and the Socialist Democrat Party spent a TRILLION dollars just in the last 7 months. Gee Everett, only a moron would keep voting for the Socialist Democrat Party don't you think?


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