Tag Archive | I hate Rick Santorum

Shit that Pissed me Off – 3/30/18

Rick Santorum Suggests Students Should Learn CPR to Deal with School Shooters

It continues to baffle me that Santorum is considered the kind of person who should be taken seriously. A day after students took it upon themselves to stage a massive demonstration against guns in schools, he appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union” and suggested that the kids should stop asking other people to solve their problems.

Instead of asking politicians to do their fucking job, he said maybe these kids should take classes on how to deal with an active shooter or maybe learn CPR.

That makes sense, right? The kids are already in school and they don’t need to learn stuff like math and science.

He backed off his initial statement by saying he didn’t mean CPR. I’m not sure what he meant instead. Santorum has always struck me as particularly dumb and that means he might not have understood what he was saying when he said “CPR.”

I mean he clearly didn’t understand what he was saying when he chastised kids for asking politicians to do their jobs. Because the best thing an adult should do is tell kids that they should stop asking adults to keep them safe because the adults aren’t going to do it.

Even if, when he said it, he was accidentally telling the truth.

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Shit that Pissed me off this Week – 12/13

Michigan Passes a bill Forcing Women to Purchase an Insurance Rider for Abortions

The bill specifically prohibits insurance companies from covering abortions except in cases where the mother’s life is threatened.

The idea here is to save certain people from the horrible guilt of paying into an insurance plan that covers abortions.  This way, only people who might want an abortion would be in the insured pool and other women would be able to enjoy guilt free insurance.

With a little fresh fruit, this insurance policy can be part of a guilt-free breakfast!

The problem is that the opponents of the bill are complaining that women have to basically bet on whether or not they will be the victim of rape or incest.  While that is true, it continues the dangerous trend of making the conversation about abortion all about rape and incest.

The basic idea that 50% of the population of Michigan is getting told that their insurance will be legally prevented from covering a medical procedure is a bigger problem than arguing about why they might want that procedure.

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Shit that Pissed me Off This Week 4/19

Eric Rush Engages in Classic Overreaction and States we Should Kill all Muslims

I’ve come out as being pretty uniformly against organized religion.  I thikn it is a tool by which people push their own agenda onto others rather than a pathway to god (if there is one).

That is not the same thing as stating that everyone who adheres to a religion should be killed.  Because that, my friends, is crazy talk.  That is the sort of thing bigoted, ignorant people say.

Bigoted, ignorant people like this guy!

We don’t know yet if this bombing was the work of a Muslim extremist (Glenn Beck does) but even if it was, killing all Muslims is not a viable or reasonable solution.  It is, in fact, far crazier than the act that just took place.

When you blame millions of people for the act of one, your priorities are seriously messed up.

Note:  Reports this morning indicate the suspects were from Chechnya, which is predominantly Muslim.  Preliminary evidence suggests they are Muslims.  It still means millions of other Muslims had nothing to do with it.

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Shit that Pissed me Off this Week – 9/21

Rick Santorum Doesn’t Like Smart People

We all know what I think of Rick Santorum, right?

Santorum basically believes the “intellectual elite” just want to run the lives of everyone that is dumber than them.  He seems to believe that smart people are all mad scientists who believe that if the world will just submit to their will, we’ll all be a lot happier.

Yes! If I am successful, I will FORCE THE WORLD to never have cancer again! BWA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA!!!

The wave of anti-intellectualism in this country is staggering.  It’s the reason people with no knowledge of biology will spend hours arguing with biologists about the evidence for evolution.  Santorum is not the cause of this wave.  He’s a symptom.

I can’t understand why anyone, Conservative or Liberal, wants to live in a country where we dismiss the brightest among us simply because they happen to be smart. Maybe I’m the only person who views Idiocracy as a cautionary tale.

I look at people like Rick Santorum and I think that he could very well represent the smartest of our future politicians.  If that doesn’t fill you with horror, you are probably already too far gone.

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