Likely Phyllis Schlafly won’t be in Ann Romeny’s speech this evening. Check the video.
As the heavens continue dumping rain on Gov. Romney’s upcoming parade, Republicans are hoping Ann Romney will rescue Gov Romney from himself after her much anticipated, ready-for-prime-time-TV, moment. Oozing charm until it puddles around her feet, Romney’s campaign prays Ann Romney’s speech will distract women from the cold reality surrounding the Republican based jihad on women.
Led by none other than attorney and Eagle Forum Founder, Phyllis Schlafly, who apparently doesn’t believe in domestic violence, either.
Ann’s speech likely won’t mention Schlafly’s rant in support for embattled San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi who is attempting to keep his job after entering a guilty plea to a charge of false imprisonment of his wife for 18 hours, after their New Year’s Eve fight. Mirkarimi’s plea was in exchange for DA dropping assault charges, even though the video tape taken by her neighbor revealed bruises.
Schlafly, an attorney who clearly has no concept of Battered Wife Syndrome, wrote:
“marital melodrama … shows the idiocy of domestic-violence laws and the extremism of the feminists whose ideology paints men as innate batterers and women as victims of the patriarchy,“
Schlafly added, “Mirkarimi has endured “six months of demeaning publicity and headlines” and that “The accused has my sympathy even though he is a left-wing Democrat.” Schlafly ended by praising a former mayor and friend of Mirkarimi who stood up to the “feminist lobby.” In Schlafly’s mind the Sheriff’s friend defending the wife beater, was the brave one. The piece gets worse, here, and simply isn’t reality based. It’s also important to know San Francisco has, based on a police grant request, 1,000 unsolved murders and 900 unsolved rapes.
Family member based assaults and murders, which Schlafly also seems to have no awareness, is something Dallas based model and single-mom Deanna Cook might want to talk to her about. That is if Deanna hadn’t been murdered during her call for help as her ex assaulted her, for the third time.
Oddly enough, Deanna’s 9-1-1 to Dallas PD resulted in the Dallas PD’s 9-1-1 system likely recording her murder. However, when the police finally went to her home when no one answered, they just left.
This is exactly the problem. Note the graph on the right side of page titled “Domestic Violence Stats” in calls made. “Calls made” numbers are many. Reports made? Not so much. Add to that San Francisco’s 900 unsolved rapes and 1,000 unsolved murders, and one can only ask: what is Schlafly thinking?
Facts aside, wife beaters and killers seem to have found a friend in Phyllis Schlafly, ardent Republican who claims to value “traditional marriage.”
This explains why Republican women continually marry men claiming family values, who then pass massive legislation to control their bodies. That won’t be in Ann Romney’s speech tonight either.
Also missing? That the Mormon faith and the Christian faith are wildly, different,
Although our Constitution clearly points out freedom of religion, Republican women, who also voted against the Paycheck Fairness Act, have got all this whittled down to one rule.
Women are not equal to men. Period.
This is likely something the photogenic Ann Romney won’t mention either. But it explains why Republican women vote against their very survival when they agree with Schlafly’s outlandish claims.
Brigham Young reportedly granted 1,645 divorces during his tenure as Prophet and leader of the church. Brigham’s twenty-seventh wife, also named Ann, pursued divorce through the courts, even though the marriage had not been recorded civilly. Brigham was ordered to pay Ann $500 a month for an allowance and $3,000 in court costs. He refused, and was fined $25 and one day in jail—which he served.
($3,000.00 in costs not paid resulting in a $25.00 fine, is recognized as a deal to anyone who understands how to beat the system.)
Last, “salvation” has a double meaning in Mormonism: universal resurrection and . . .not revealing tax information.
“The first effect [of the atonement] is to secure to all mankind alike, exemption from the penalty of the fall, thus providing a plan of General Salvation. The second effect is to open a way for Individual Salvation whereby mankind may secure remission of personal sins,” (Articles of Faith, by James Talmage, p. 78-79).
Thus, according to the Mormonism, “Salvation” means one can commit the crime, and yet also be exempt from penalties.
This seems like the current plan for Republicans.
Don’t think that will make it into Ann’s speech, either.