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Great-Sommelier Great-Sommelier 8 years
I've posted an appropriate picture CG. We just have to wait...
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 8 years
bombs away....
dreamsugar dreamsugar 8 years
That first article is disgusting! They are suggesting that Obama's mother didn't want him and she had no other choice. How the fuck would they know she didn't want the baby?? SEE this happens when you're desperate!!!
audreystar audreystar 8 years
Here we go again. Lots of posturing.
ohjeeze ohjeeze 8 years
Is he saying that sine she was a single woman she would've had an abortion. I know plenty of low income single women who go ahead with their pregnancies in 2008. We are all lucky to be alive, however I'm pretty sure if Ann/our mothers had decided to have an abortion Barack/we wouldn't care because he/we wouldn't be here to care. The funny thing is I hear many pro-lifers give that argument all the time, that women may have aborted future leaders, well let's thank our lucky stars this one wasn't.
cotedazur cotedazur 8 years
GS- I think it's incorrect to say that Bristol doesn't want to have her baby or to marry levi, because no one can know her feelings on the subject. However, it IS accurate to say that she is being forced to have her baby (whether or not she wants to) because of her mother's very public stance on the subject. I'm not saying she wouldn't have it if she had the choice... but the point is that she doesn't have the choice. Barack Obama's mother didn't have a choice either, and we can't say what she would have done if circumstances were different.
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 8 years
I am not justifying one or the other. I don't think teen marriage is a good idea in general...but getting married and starting a family in your late teens in 1960 is different than in 2008. How does that make me crazy? :oy: Honestly, I am not thinking about this from a "party" point of view, and I don't think Sarah Palin should be brought into this conversation.
Great-Sommelier Great-Sommelier 8 years
How can you justify one and not the other. That is crazy.
I-am-The-Dude I-am-The-Dude 8 years
Sigh. That is sad.
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 8 years
I agree with Jessiebanana (except I like the name Levi...Bristol is alright). I think the reason is because abortion wasn't legal back then and it was more commonplace for people to get married young, especially if a woman became pregnant. Barack's parents were both in college when they get married...his mother was 18 and his father was 23 i believe. Bristol and Levi haven't even finish high school for one thing, and I think people assume that Bristol's mother's personal beliefs played a role in her choosing to keep the baby and get married to the father. Truth is, we do not know if it was Bristol's decision or not but it doesn't really matter, does it? She's keeping the baby and they are getting married, I guess time will tell if their marriage lasts. I hope it does, I wouldn't root for them to fail. I just don't see how this is the same situation...
Jessiebanana Jessiebanana 8 years
*lived in a different time
Jessiebanana Jessiebanana 8 years
I guess the assumption is that Baracks mother lived in a different where most women didn't go to college, hell most Americans didn't, and people got married and started families sooner, leaving nothing to speculate about. While no one knows any facts for sure about Bristol (I just realized how ugly a name that sounds to MY ears) and Levi (? Man these kids don't even have celebrities for parents to explain those names) except for Bristol and Levi, the circumstances (their age, our current culture, his dropping out of school, her mothers conservative beliefs and political obligations to the campaign, etc.) of their relationship leave a lot to speculate about.
Great-Sommelier Great-Sommelier 8 years
Does that reach across party lines both ways? Doesn't seem too.
Great-Sommelier Great-Sommelier 8 years
Yes it does, it's stupid speculation with not even a smidgeon of truth or fact.
hypnoticmix hypnoticmix 8 years
I like how these special interests take ownership of individual intent to serve their purpose. How the hell does Ed Whelan know what Baracks mothers intent was or for that matter how the hell does anyone know what Bristol Palin's intent was?
kastarte2 kastarte2 8 years
Well, GS you were "outraged" by people assuming Levy and Bristol were having a shotgun wedding, no? Does the assumption that Ann would have aborted Barack if abortion had been legal also make you outraged?
sexylibrarian sexylibrarian 8 years
Can't we discuss this without having to talk about Sarah Pailn as well?
sexylibrarian sexylibrarian 8 years
The article not you.
sexylibrarian sexylibrarian 8 years
It is insensative GS.
Great-Sommelier Great-Sommelier 8 years
No one touching my statement?
liliblu liliblu 8 years
I read a really nice article about Obama's mother. She adored her children. Her friends talked about how much she loved and talk about Barack. Why do people feel the need to write these kinds of stories? Also, does the writer really think that no woman aborted a child during that time?
Great-Sommelier Great-Sommelier 8 years
Is it any more stupid than people saying that Palin's daughter and her boyfriend are being forced to do anything? It is all just speculation. Why didn't that get this kind of outrage and disbelief?
kastarte2 kastarte2 8 years
"Wouldn't John McCain and the Republicans be much better off if Barack Obama had been aborted?" :rotfl: Presumably, the answer to that question is yes. They can't know that Obama's mother would have terminated the pregnancy. What a stupid argument.
janneth janneth 8 years
I will not pop my champagne cork at the first sign of a win in Virginia. I am too worried.
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