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All Our Institutions Are Controlled by Democrats
Just before the midterm elections, the Journal of the American Medical Association released an “abortion issue.” JAMA generally summarizes the latest research in various fields of medicine. But in this issue, every article was about abortion. And, shockingly, every article took the same view, and they made no effort to hide their biases in articles such as “Advancing Birth Equity in a Post-Dobbs US,” “Health Care Access and Reproductive Rights,” and on and on.
Note the cover art — a huge man in a suit, with a sad-looking doctor and woman cowering in his shadow. Again, this is ostensibly a medical journal, seeking only objective truth in scientific research, right? No. This is political advertising that the Republicans just can’t buy. And the Democrats don’t have to buy it – it’s free. Nearly all of our institutions are like this. It’s a miracle that Republicans ever win anything…Published in General
Pretty sure the looming guy in the suit is a Supreme Court Justice.
Victor Davis Hanson said this on his latest interview with that Australian guy, John Anderson. It’s towards the end with about 9 to 7 minutes to go. (he talks specifically about the abortion tactic at the beginning, and then at the end he talks about how they can message with institutions)
Abortion was a red herring, logically. It didn’t matter. They can operationally lever up any message they want and scare the hell out of everybody without even spending any money. They spent $400 million on top of that.
VDH was the fourth analyst I’ve heard say that it worked.
The left controls all of the institutions. People want socialism for actual reasons. Act accordingly.
Yeah, that caught my eye, too. Here’s the first page of that article. Check out the second paragraph. Heck, check out the whole thing – it’s remarkable…
You are absolutely right! A clear shot at the only institution remaining which has resisted this movement to politically correct socialism.
Or a Republican. Or Satan.
All the same in their demented minds. Although, Satan is their high priest. A more appropriate scary figure to them would be Jesus Christ.
Birth Equity – So you’re outa luck if you happen to get conceived in the womb of a woman who decides she picked the wrong week to get pregnant.
You know how they are asking about guns in the household when you get your check up? They could look into if they are fornicating without birth control, too.
Yup. Would have been nice to have had a party that cared about the middle class and lower class instead of corporate tax cuts. Instead we had a party that said everyone would feel opportunity if the corporate class had more cash and largely caved on the social issues. Now we have a hollowed out America that drowns itself in drugs, porn, and other vices as the people who got the tax cuts fund gender transition propaganda. Now socialism is popular. Way to conserve a country.
The Journal of American Medicine fell apart during the Clinton impeachment when they fired George Lundberg. :)
It may be small potatoes, but this is as good a place as any to vent about wokeness in the District of Columbia Bar Association. The lack of diversity of thought is astounding.
What race should babies identify as to get a better chance of making it to birth?
You may find this piece useful – Don Surber writes from West Virginia and is a thoughtful, smart, retired newspaper guy. The dates he’s quoting make me so very sad. It’s a free sub stack thing.
White. If the baby is Asian it’s much better to be a boy however.
“When people are empowered to make decisions about their own health, they have better health outcomes.”
There’s a loaded statement. Assuming that Crear-Perry is referring to women who have had abortions vs those who haven’t or those who chose to take the baby through delivery, how could she know that? At an individual level, which is the one that counts, I’m not seeing how that woman would be healthier because she had an abortion. The author is at least inferring a cause and effect. Call me skeptical.
It might mean that women empowered to make health decisions like whether to have an appendectomy have better health outcomes than women who can’t make that decision. Or maybe since this appears to be a woke publication (at least for this issue), maybe they can’t say “woman.” So they’re lumping in men who have all sorts of non-reproductive health decisions to be empowered about, which would water down the meaning of that quote, but enable them to say it with a straight face.
Some sly, deceptive language there.
Or, just to add on, people who make a personal decision to get or not get the COVID vaccine and/or boosters have better health outcomes than people who are forced to get the vaccine and/or boosters.
The AMA is yet another example of Law 2 of Robert Conquest’s Three Laws of Politics – “Any organization not explicitly right-wing will over time become left-wing.” This law is also attributed to John O’Sullivan.
It’s demonstrably false. Alcoholics and cigarette smokers make decisions about their own health every day. How are their health outcomes doing?
Start with a lie, and build a tower on it. Of rhetorical garbage, with a pre-determined conclusion, irrespective of fact.
How many of us walking around today are happy accidents — or the children and grandchildren of happy accidents? I know I am. To claim that all pregnancies must be planned — or that women in the past lived in some kind of hellscape because they lacked easy “abortion access” — is to wish most of the human race out of existence.
This article is an astounding pile of B.S.
You would think that by the English definition of words, they are advocating that all people are guaranteed optimal birth (such as a right to be born). However, further reading reveals that optimal birth includes killing one’s child in the womb resulting in no birth. This is a complete bastardization of the English language meant to obfuscate the fact that they are promoting infanticide. Typical lefties are never courageous enough to say what they mean.
They go on to assert that for the last 30 years, Black pregnant persons (!) have been restricted by law in their efforts to kill their children (as opposed to White pregnant people). When I know that Black women abort their babies at something like double or triple that of other racial groups, I know JAMA is just full of hogwash.
The “health of the mother” reason has devolved to the mom feeling sad that day and that’s legitimate medical justification for an abortion. I’ve often thought that an abortion could cause a woman considerable and lasting emotional pain. As blithe as the pro abortionists are about the flimsy excuse for an abortion, there is a distinct lack of interest in long term mental health outcomes. I get no satisfaction if women have lasting guilt or regret, but women should have a clear picture of the results when they are deciding whether to have an abortion.
Or the patriarchy.
No, can’t be. They have already pounded the last coffin nail on that one.
Pretty hard to argue that guys aren’t involved in the pregnancy part, but they don’t have much say after conception.
So, how do we dig our way out of it Doc? I almost gave up on my home state during the years of the horrible Governor Richard Celeste and his porn-writing wife Dagmar. However, somehow, we made it back to the point that we’re fairly reliable Conservative.
In my area, I’ve never heard of any of our institutions going over the cliff like other states. Just about every doctor that treats me has railed against the present medical establishment; my orthopedic guy and I frequently compare ammo prices in our area.
It seems to me that the problems are always at the top (medical, educational, etc.) but there must be a way to cut off the blood supply to this monster’s brain (or pseudo-brain).
It isn’t a proper questionnaire until the medical professional asks how many members of the household are considering a gender transition.
By the way, I’ve had dinner with her. Celeste used to live just a couple houses down from right behind my house and we had mutual friends next door. I thought I was a shoe-in for doing his official portrait as Governor, but it never happened. After his term there was a break-up between him and his wife and it was always shrouded in mysterious circumstances. I can’t say here. I didn’t know about the porn-writing thing.
Yeah, she was doing lesbian porn. Real classy lady.
She didn’t show you some of her work?