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Incredibly stupid comments at the Values Voters Summit

Timothy Kincaid

September 17th, 2010

Sen. Jim Inhofe asking the participants to lobby against repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell:

Your message is this: “Vote ‘no’. If you vote ‘yes’, you are voting for open gay activity in the military and you’re voting for abortions in our hospitals.”

Cuz ‘open gay activity’ leads to abortions, ya know.

UPDATE: Sen. Inhofe’s incredibly stupid comment may need context. It seems he wasn’t suggesting that ‘open gay activity’ is related to abortions. But…it isn’t really that much less incredibly stupid.

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Rob Lll
September 17th, 2010 | LINK

Isn’t Inhofe a major climate-change denalist as well? He seems to be confused about many things.

John
September 17th, 2010 | LINK

The man makes an ass of himself but in fairness that’s not what he said Timothy. Inhofe is speaking about not only DADT repeal but a provision of the bill that allows abortion in military hospitals. On that at least I would agree with him.

Timothy Kincaid
September 17th, 2010 | LINK

John,

Go to the clip and listen for yourself. THat’s not what I heard.

John
September 17th, 2010 | LINK

Timothy,

I listened to the clip at Joe My God’s site before I came here. He wasn’t saying that gay sex leads to abortion, he was clearly criticizing attempts to repeal DADT as well as allowing abortions in military hospitals.

beachewtoy75
September 17th, 2010 | LINK

John,

The only mention the word abortion is the one in the quote above. There is no mention of abortions in military hospitals (as far as that clip is concerned).

As to why he’s bringing up abortion, I would assume we’d have to see the entire speech.

MJC
September 17th, 2010 | LINK

So, once again, we see that what is ‘valued’ is hate and the rejection of modern science.

Tone
September 17th, 2010 | LINK

Warren and I used to worry about gay sex leading to an abortion, so we just make sure one of us is always on the pill…

Greg
September 17th, 2010 | LINK

Of course, it’s much more humane to turn the women serving in the military into broodmares. That will only improve military readiness.

John
September 18th, 2010 | LINK

beach,

Inhofe was speaking about the Defense Authorization which includes DADT repeal as well as ends the prohibition against abortions in military hospitals. While I have no doubt he would love to see an end to abortions in ALL hospitals, given the subject of his critique of the bill, the specific context of “abortions in our hospitals” is clear.

Rob San Diego
September 19th, 2010 | LINK

Funny how the one group who doesn’t have kids and add to the overpopulation is to blame for all the abortions that straight people are having. Just remember, it’s because of gay marriages that straights are getting divorced.

Richard Rush
September 19th, 2010 | LINK

I was not aware that abortion was prohibited in military hospitals, and if that is true, I think it’s a disgrace. Abortion is a legitimate legal procedure in the USA. Why is it, and why should it be prohibited in military hospitals?

John
September 19th, 2010 | LINK

RR: Because enough folks do not want to pay for it and have convinced their legislators not to allow it, a view I happen to share. The fact that something is legal does not mean one is entitled to public funding to engage in it.

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