April 23, 2009
The head of the Republican Party called on President Obama to withdraw Kathleen Sebelius' nomination as health secretary unless she answers more questions on abortion.
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele's comments come on the same day Sebelius, the Democratic governor of Kansas, vetoed a bill that would rewrite a state law restricting late-term abortions. The measure would have required doctors performing such abortions to report additional information to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
Steele says Sebelius has not been forthcoming about her stance on late-term abortions and her ties to a Kansas abortion doctor, George Tiller.
Tiller has been the subject of some of the most, um, demonstrative
anti-abortion protests, and not without good reason. Tiller's practice
has been long-known to provide very late-term abortions, and O'Reilly
did a report a few years back claiming to have proof that Tiller did late-term abortions to alleviate temporary depression in the mother.
Catholics for Sebelius
claims that Gov. Sebelius never accepted campaign money from Tiller,
only that he won a reception at a charity auction. Is anyone really
fooling themselves that Sebelius could have declined the reception on
moral grounds? Would Obama be obliged to hold a reception for a KKK
Grand Wizard? Tiller is not an unknown figure in Kansas; he's been
making headlines since at least the mid-80s, when his clinic was
I'm sincerely starting to think Obama's going to
yell "LOL! Punkd!", as I'm struggling to understand how so many Obama
appointments can be so wrong.
We have a Treasury Secretary with tax problems;
we have a Secretary of State who wants to overcharge our relations with Russia;
we have a head of the CIA whose intelligence experience consists of how to sneak the bimbos in and out of Clinton's White House;
we have a Director of National Intelligence who has a history of human rights violations;
we have a judge-shopping Attorney General;
we have a Secretary of Education who's planning on 'fixing' No Child Left Behind because his former school district was unable to meet its standards;
we have a Secretary of Labor who was on the board of directors of a pro-labor lobbying group;
we have a Homeland Security Secretary who thinks Canada and veterans are our nation's greatest threats;
and now we have a possible director of Health and Human Services who has accepted campaign and PAC money from what might be the nation's most notorious abortionist.
Did I miss any?
Funniest end of civilization ever.
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