Don't petition the White House, Use

Don’t petition the White House, Use

Nov 18, 2012 Aaron Krager No Comments
Secessionists. I first want to say thank you for finally learning something from history. The last time so many desired to rid themselves of a tyrannical president they declared war on the Union. Thus, your use of a peaceful means through petitions on the White House’s site is commendable. Furthermore, each state now finds themselves represented by a petition and signatures from people possibly wanting to secede from the United States. Texas leads the way with more than 100,000 people asking the White House to address the issue. This is the same state governed by Rick Perry who drummed up his base of supporters with calls for seceding prior to his Republican bid for President. The irony seemed lost on him. Governor Perry is obviously not a viable option to lead the cause. He hardly put up a fight against a weak group seeking his party’s nomination. I also question...
The Country Moved to the Left Last Night

The Country Moved to the Left Last Night

The whole campaign season did not just depend upon the presidential race that finally came to an end last night. Yes, the country voted clearly to give Barack Obama another four years in the White House. He received more than 50 percent of the vote and won handily in the electoral college. Yet, it is what happened down the ballot that shows the nation’s move toward progressive values. It appears that Democrats will pick up a couple seats in the lower chamber but the real change happened on the senatorial level. Voters said no way to Republicans Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock after they attempted to scapegoat women and downplay the trauma of rape and sexual abuse. Furthermore, women won in Massachusetts, North Dakota, Hawaii, and Wisconsin for their first terms. All four of them will be more progressive legislators than their predecessors. In Wisconsin Tammy Baldwin will be the...
Republicans, Rape, Life, and Control of Women

Republicans, Rape, Life, and Control of Women

Oct 24, 2012 Aaron Krager No Comments
During last night’s Indiana Senate debate the Republican candidate, Richard Mourdock, did more than stick his foot in his mouth. I believe life begins at conception. The only exception I have for to have an abortion is in the case of the life of the mother. I struggled with myself for a long time but I came to realize life is that gift from God, even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape. It is something that God intended to happen. Mourdock joined a club made exclusively of Republicans but a club that seems to be growing as the November election nears. Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh made a reprehensible comment about exceptions for the life of the mother following his debate. “There is no such exception. With modern technology and science, you can’t find one instance.” Complete crap as this woman explains. Of course who can forget Missouri...

A&E’s 1-2-3 “Planned Parenthood, Marriage, and The Chicago Code”

Feb 9, 2011 Aaron Krager 2 Comments

  • Amber

    My personal opinion about Krystal’s article came across as angry. Now I understand her opinion, don’t agree, but understand. And think it’s very judgmental of her not to even attend friends weddings anymore. She doesn’t have to agree with the decision the couple is making, but she should be able to respect it.
    Then she goes on to say “So, let me just reinforce this point: half of the people who tie the knot end up needing to untie it later—and usually it’s a really tight knotty knot that is difficult and expensive to untangle.” I know many people that were living together and things ended very badly. This was still a nasty, ugly, expensive knot to untie. So I think that is a poor example. And it is true that your odds of divorce after each additional marriage, but I would be interest to see the studies on relationships after serious prior long term relationships.
    I don’t believe everyone is meant to be married or should be married I think it’s a choice that need to be evaluated by the couple and the couple alone. Along with if and when to have children. Both partners need to agree on what’s best for them and be damned with what everyone else thinks.

    And Aaron as for your mother I know she is insanely protective but I think she knows reality from tv… i think

  • Aunt Sandy

    Chicago Code is just a TV show; doesn’t have to be real. Did you know the creator/producer is from Rockford, IL?
    Like listening in on A&E’s conversations!

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