Better to lie about or not disclose the average donation amount this week than inadvertently trigger folx by mentioning an offensive number!
Numbers are mean
Even @TheBabylonBee couldn’t have done this any better

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13 Nov
Shocked at how often these sorts of justifications are cropping up, including from the WH. Of course we could survive sparser shelves, but why are people so hellbent on acting like there’s something shameful about the prosperity Americans are used to?
We’re like two weeks away from an “actually, maybe the bread lines weren’t all bad” thinkpiece
A future MSNBC op-ed, probably: “how the Soviet bread lines taught people resilience and would be good for wimpy Americans, too”
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24 Sep
Time to rewrite the yard sign: “In this house we believe [people’s] rights are human rights”
Stop the War on [People]!
“A [person’s] place is in the House, the Senate, and the Oval Office”
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15 Sep
A few fast facts on abortion-pill reversal:
–it’s a high dose of progesterone that can help undo the negative effects of Mifeprex on the unborn baby and the uterus
–the American Society for Reproductive Medicine has affirmed that progesterone is safe in pregnancy
–even the development trials for Mifeprex suggest that high doses of progesterone are effective at reversing a chemical abortion in progress
–the largest case series studying APR found that about 70 percent of women who used it were able to reverse their chemical abortion
–the same case series found that women who received successful APR treatment had no increased risk of complications or birth defects
–abortion providers have sued states for requiring that women be informed about APR in the process of obtaining a chemical abortion
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14 Sep
One of the most vicious lies of abortion-rights activists— admittedly a stiff contest — is that abortion-pill reversal is harmful and useless. In fact, it appears to be successful much of the time, and it’s perfectly safe for mother and baby.
My April piece at @NRO on the science of abortion-pill reversal and the political fight that abortion providers are waging against it:…
@NRO What I’d like to know is what’s “pro-choice” about abortionists refusing to inform women of a safe and effective way to reverse an unwanted chemical abortion? What’s “pro-choice” about actively blocking them from finding that information online?
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26 Aug
“She’ll tell me she wants brain, and we’ll ... leave the calvarium in till last, and then try to basically take it, or ... catch everything and keep it separate from the rest of the tissue so it doesn’t get lost.” -Dr. Deborah Nucatola, medical director at Planned Parenthood
“You’re just kind of cognizant of where you put your graspers, you try to intentionally go above and below the thorax, so that, you know, we’ve been very good at getting heart, lung, liver...” -Dr. Deborah Nucatola, medical director at Planned Parenthood
“...So I’m not gonna crush that part. I’m going to basically crush below, I’m gonna crush above, and I’m gonna see if I can get it all intact.” -Dr. Deborah Nucatola, medical director at Planned Parenthood
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20 Mar
There are few things I hate more than when pro-lifers, and especially people who I think of as friends, turn their intellectual disagreements into personal attacks on one another rather than figuring out how and where they agree. This issue is too important to turn personal.
I so wish that, instead of launching Twitter broadsides, we could all focus on the brutal reality of abortion, the gruesome truth of what exactly happens in each procedure, and remember that these horrors are far more important than personalizing fights over legal philosophy.
What is all of this really about: those poor babies, and their mothers, and the fact that they deserve so much better than abortion? Is it about sincerely trying to end this evil together? Or is it about who’s has the correct view of originalism?
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