GOP rep: Humanity wouldn't exist if not for rape and incest.

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  1. matthunter

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    Maybe not in the Southern USA, but the rest of us get on fine thanks.

    Naturally, he was trying to justify abortion bans in cases of rape, because saying humanity is only alive because of sexual assault is a logical argument in FUCKING NOWHERE.

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    For the sake of argument, even if we could demonstrate that the human population is heavily dependent on rape and incest, the world is quite over-populated. So that's no defense at all.
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  4. matthunter

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    Shit, thought I pasted the link, soz. Was putting it on FB at the same time so missed it here.

    Now, OK, it's Steve King so yadda yadda whackjob yadda yadda. But some of y'all keep electing this fucker.
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    I get what he’s saying, but I’m sure humanity would exist even without these people. There’s just no real way to prove it one way or another.
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    So are Steve King's kids a product of rape and incest then, because that's what I'm getting out of this
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    It's Tennessee, so I'm sure the answer is yes :borg:
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    Iowa. He's a corn goblin, not a VolStater.
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    Tracker Wonderful, Loving Husband & Father

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    I wish I could purge the Republican Party of such idiots.
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    Bad news, sport, they are the Republican party. The sooner you realize that, the sooner you can do something to fix it.
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    The Night Monkey Definitely not Peter Parker

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    Maybe he can write a letter.
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    Western thought is built up from Roman philosophy, so let's bring back gladiatorial games.

    All countries founded on revolution got some vengeance killing in the mix in the melee, so let's make the purge a thing.

    If pro-biotics are good, then more bacteria is better, so let's make poop a food group.

    Shit, this is fun, we can normalize anything with this logic!
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    Well, you would imagine for that to be the case it would require that enough children are produced as products of rape and incest to tip the balance from a decreasing population to an increasing one. That's quite a hard sell to my mind given that it suggests without rape (or incest) the human race would on average produce fewer children each generation, that the 2.4 children is actually more like (for instance) 1.5 thus your average heterosexual couple are more likely to only have one child than two or more.

    Leaving aside the possibility that there's way more domestic rape going on unreported than we ever imagined that means the simplest way to disprove the proposition is simply to look at the mean number of children per household and make some adjustments to allow for lifelong singles and homosexuality.
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    I get where he's going:

    Rape and incest aren't justifications for abortion, because the children produced are innocent. Just like all of us are if the human race has been (at least partially) sustained through rape and incest.

    I don't think he's wrong, and I don't think he's in any way defending rape and incest, but, as seems to be his way, he is making the point in a most inartful manner.
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  15. Diacanu

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    A flu virus is "innocent", in that it's not malevolent, but it is hijacking your body.
    No organism has a right to hijack your body.
    Your body is yours.
    If you consent to the parasite, like a Trill, then a-okay.
    Otherwise...well.
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    I originally read the thread title as, “GOP rep: Hannity wouldn't exist if not for rape and incest.”

    I thought, “That would explain a lot...:chris:
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    Something tells me this fool's a candidate for the Pile :chris:
    Should I wait for more evidence?
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  18. Diacanu

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    "Whenever I hear some bigmouth in Washington or the Christian heartland banging on about the evils of sodomy or whatever, I mentally enter his name in my notebook and contentedly set my watch. Sooner rather than later, he will be discovered down on his weary and well-worn old knees in some dreary motel or latrine, with an expired Visa card, having tried to pay well over the odds to be peed upon by some Apache transvestite".
    -Christopher Hitchens.

    Maybe we need a separate "set your watch", thread for inevitable future members of the pile.
    All televangelists automatically go on the list.
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    Iowa? Well I'm no geography wizard but Iowa wasn't in the south last time I checked!
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    "he will be discovered down on his weary and well-worn old knees in some dreary motel or latrine, with an expired Visa card, having tried to pay well over the odds to be peed upon by some Apache transvestite"

    but enough about my honeymoon! :facepalm:
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    Weird, could have sworn that based on precedent it would be consistent for you to say the abortion in those cases is the rapists fault.
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  22. Paladin

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    The rapist is responsible for the pregnancy, but the abortion is not his choice.
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    You know all those "Choose life, your mother did" bumper stickers? Well, this is basically the logical destination of that argument.
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  24. Chad Kardashian

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    The GOP: the party of rape and incest.
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    I did the same. I was like, “Hannity is in Congress now?”
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    I was thinking along the lines of conquers like Genghis Khan whose DNA can be found in Asians and Europeans, those were no doubt a product of rape. That was my initial thought.
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    nor should it be
    unfortunately, people like this Steve King guy and you seem to think that the rapist's "interests" should be taken into consideration.
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    "Alleged rapist." -- @Paladin
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    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    Or bring a snowball into the Senate. :garamet:

    Facts of life: None of us alive hasn't at least one rapist and/or murderer in the gene pool. The tragedy is that some cretins seem to think that's normal.
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