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Contortionist: Wendy Davis back to opposing any limits on late-term abortion

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 14, 2014 at 12:31pm
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Erick Erickson called Wendy Davis “Abortion Barbie” because of her cluelessness about the Gosnell shop of horrors at the same time she was fighting a proposed requirement that abortion clinics meet normal surgical center standards and abortion doctors have admitting privileges at local hostpitals.

When Davis stepped back from that position the...

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Wendy Davis accused of “betrayal” on abortion

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 12:46pm
Wendy Davis Pink Sneakers

The reaction to Wendy Davis’ statement that she could support a ban on late-term abortion if there were more deference given to patients and physicians has caused angst in a Democratic base already upset over Davis’ support of Open Carry laws.

Amanda Marcotte at Slate.com called it a betrayal (emphasis added):

Texas state...

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Why is “Abortion Barbie” off limits for Wendy Davis?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 27, 2013 at 8:45am

Among the nicest things the Democratic smear machine called Sarah Palin was “Caribou Barbie.” Just about everything else they called her was much worse.

The term “Caribou Barbie” started within days of Palin’s nomination for Veep in August 2008.  By September 2, 2008, the term was spreading throughout the left-blogosphere, as

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You’ll never know who you never knew, but you’ll always wonder

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 5:39pm
This Time - John Elefante

A song from John Elefante formerly of the group Kansas.

Ed Morrissey writes:

If you’re not choking up by the end of this video — when John and Sami explain the meaning of this video — check...

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Is Buzzfeed the new home for viral conservative listicles?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 7:30pm

Buzzfeed seems to engender pretty strong feelings all around.  Mostly the criticism was from the right during the election, but I’m seeing grumbling from the left lately as well.

I cautioned last February not to underestimate BuzzFeed Politics, which is an emerging force in news and uses cats to maximum effect.  Despite my tongue-in-cheek post,

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Wendy’s gonna have to stand some more

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 5:51pm

With so much going on last night and today, we didn’t cover the filibuster by Texas State Senator and new Democratic hero Wendy Davis.

Davis gave a 13+ hour filibuster against a Texas proposed law restricting abortions after 20-weeks. Her filibuster was joined by hundreds of screaming protesters reminiscent of the...

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One step away from #Gosnell

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 6, 2013 at 3:25pm

The author doesn’t have the guts to put his name on it.

Not surprised.

As horrible as this might sound, we found ourselves wishing these twins away.

We considered a reduction for...

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If not for prior #Gosnell Twitter campaign, would MSM be covering Bronx and D.C. revelations?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 29, 2013 at 1:33pm

We previously noted how an active Twitter movement forced the mainstream media into covering the Gosnell trial, Infographic — Conservative Tweets Force MSM Coverage of #Gosnell.

Another pro-life group has released videos of clinics in the Bronx and District of Columbia, and it is getting mainstream newspaper coverage.

From The Washington Post,

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Would Seals and Crofts be allowed to sing Unborn Child on campus?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 3:50pm

As frequently reported at College Insurrection, pro-life students on campus regularly are accosted by faculty and

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Chilling history of #Gosnell and babies struggling to survive

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 19, 2013 at 1:41pm

Chilling history from James Taranto, Back-Alley Abortion Never Ended:

Back-alley abortion was indisputably a problem before Roe. Deep in the 281-page report that accompanied the 2011 indictments of Gosnell and his staff,...

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#Gosnell never gets better

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 3:15pm

News today, AP via Ed Morrissey, Nurse saw more than 10 babies breathing:

A former abortion clinic worker has capped the murder trial of her former boss with testimony that she saw more than 10 babies breathe before they were killed.

Kareema Cross is the final prosecution witness against Dr. Kermit Gosnell. She says she saw the babies’ chests...

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Infographic — Conservative Tweets Force MSM Coverage of #Gosnell

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 15, 2013 at 8:02pm

There was a lot of Twitter activity trying to drive the mainstream media to cover the trial of Kermit Gosnell.

The Washington Post and NY Times, among others, now will be sending reporters to the trial, although denying that any pro-abortion bias caused them to shy away.  As you also know, there...

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Not Obama’s Gettysburg Addresses

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 6:30pm

Will the media compare Obama’s speeches against the Illinois Born Alive Infant Protection Act to the Gettysburg Address, as it did for Obama’s Newtown speech?

I think not. Certainly not after Kermit Gosnell.

They were not Gettysburg Addresses.

The ground in which the dead were buried was not hallowed.

The dead were not honored.

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Salon.com shouts “Look, Squirrel!” to deflect #Gosnell outrage

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 8:23am

As noted yesterday, the widespread attention to the mainstream media’s news blackout on the Kermit Gosnell trial evoked a pushback at Salon.com with the claim that “feminist” writers had written about the horrors, and therefore according to Irin Carmon, There is no Gosnell coverup.

That gave rise to pushback no. 2 by Alex...

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