The Wailing and Gnashing Over the Planned Parenthood Sting

At Alternet, someone named Adele M. Stan:

In response to my question about Live Action’s funding, Schear said that, Lila Rose’s anti-choice activism began with a grant from Morton Blackwell’s Leadership Institute, which has been training young right-wingers for leadership roles for more than 30 years. The grant funded Rose’s newspaper, The Advocate, which she still publishes. I recently attended one of the Institute’s breakfast meetings with news-makers; the speaker was Tim Phillips, president of the Americans for Prosperity Foundation, the astroturf group founded and chaired by David Koch. Phillips, you see, is a graduate of the Institute, as are many right-wing luminaries.

More recently, Rose has gained the support of the Gerard Health Foundation, which supports anti-choice groups, many of them Catholic. In 2008, Rose won one of the foundation’s coveted “Life Prizes”. That year, a total of $600,000 was divided between seven recipients. The foundation is funded by the trust of Raymond Ruddy, a former executive with Touche Ross and Maximus, on whose board of Maximus he still sits. Maximus describes itself as providing operational services to the U.S. government, and foreign governments. (Isn’t government bad, bad, bad? Aren’t foreigners bad, bad, bad? Guess not when you’re making big bucks off of them.)

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On the [conference] call [organized by MMFA], Cecile Richards [of Planned Parenthood] urged progressive bloggers to spread the word that Planned Parenthood’s clients desperately need the health care provided to them by Planned Parenthood clinics, explaining that for many of the women who come in for basic gynecological services, Planned Parenthood provides the only health care they receive. Media Matters Executive Vice President Ari Rabin-Havt announced that his organization will continue be on the trail of Live Action, debunking the organization’s claims, and focusing on its methods.

Considering that MMFA receives a lot of its funding from Soros, and that it was one of the numerous lefty orgs that tried to cover that up before the lid got blown off all of their relations and the jig was up, that’s pretty rich. But it’s not about the funding of Lila Rose, and they know that.

It’s about an organization that seeks, as did ACORN, to perpetrate fraud in the service of ideology. In many states, social workers, police, clergy, teachers and veterinarians have a duty to report suspected animal cruelty on the part of their “clients.” It is starkly starkers that Planned Parenthood would not blow the whistle on apparent child trafficking, and it’s beyond insane that any outfit with the kind of federal funding that they receive should expect that it can flout the law. Indeed, this episode demonstrates that Planned Parenthood has been operating without sufficient government oversight, much like Kermit Gosnell’s Little Shop of Horrors. (Related: CDC buries “abortion surveillance” report)

Planned Parenthood supplies gynecological services to women who otherwise wouldn’t receive them? Great. That still does not exempt them from their legal responsibilities, or, as a matter of public relations, obviate a need to demonstrate fundamental humanity.

As far as the MMFA indignation, spare me: anyone who’s so cavalier about human dignity doesn’t deserve a hearing on this issue. The sting is the “sicko” part of this? Really? (read the entire name of the Alternet URL to see what the original title was)

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15 Responses to The Wailing and Gnashing Over the Planned Parenthood Sting

  1. Topsecretk9 says:

    They left, including the Soros whores as MMFA make it about the funding so that they don’t have to talk about their total lack of morality, humanity.

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  3. Bob Reed says:

    I love it. The New Civility ! on display; honest and forthright discussion of the actual issue…

    I can’t believe all of the spin I’ve been hearing about the PP “sting” from the usual suspects. I mean, we’re not just talking about whether abortion should be “legal, safe, and rare”; especially in this case where legality is in question.

    We’re talking about 12 to 14 year olds! We’re talking about PP workers seemingly having no problem with an apparent “Pimp” whoring them out for profit, like animatronic sex machines, and who’s need for brith control or abortion services is as much like a car needing an oil change or a tune up! To dodge what is obvious by questioning the funding and agenda of the exposers is almost equally as absurb.

    What everyone should be able to agree about, is that in every case these workers should have excused themselves, on whatever pretense, and summoned the local authorities to the scene. That they were able to justify “serving” the person posing as the pimp, and consider “serving” his “workers”, is testament to the completeness of the indoctrination of these people into the statist mindset in order at avoid the dissonance of their chosen milieu’s raison d’etre. These people must really believe that the parents of these imaginary girls had less rights and responsibility over their health and well being than the state had accorded PP by extension.

    And don’t even get me on the soapbox about the Gosnell shop of horrors; in both Pennsylvania and Delaware! I don’t know how the MBM can justify essentially supressing that story in order to protect the narrative™

    They should be ashamed of themselves. And so should the progressive left for spewing talking points in response to these revelations about PP, as I’ve already heard on half a dozen television shows already, rather than exhibiting the “empathy” and absolute moral authority they always use to finger wag at others and admit that there can be no defense for a willingness to aid and abet child prosititution or for PP to “treat” tweens without notifying their parents.

    How about this. If PP is so “vital” and “instrumental”, how about letting them operate on their own, without government money. I’m sure all of the abortion-true-believers and Mr. Soros would make up any shortfall they might suffer…

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    • PCachu says:

      They should be ashamed of themselves. And so should the progressive left [...]

      Silly rabbit, that would require them to have any shame in the first place. (And, as we’ve seen demonstrated repeatedly, a lack of shame appears to be a prerequisite for their little virtual frat.)

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  4. Meep says:

    Ok, all I can say, and try to stay a “good” Catholic, is that every time Soros is mentioned, I look up his age. And then I consult my mortality tables.

    That is all.

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  5. Kurt P says:

    On the [conference] call [organized by MMFA], Cecile Richards [of Planned Parenthood] urged progressive bloggers to spread the word that Planned Parenthood’s clients desperately need the health care provided to them by Planned Parenthood clinics, explaining that for many of the women who come in for basic gynecological services, Planned Parenthood provides the only health care they receive.

    Well, I guess they won’t need to go to PP after 0bamaKare kicks in and covers their every need, will they?

    But….aren’t these ‘poor’ people and people on assistance anyway? So they ARE getting taxpayer funded healthcare without being dependent on PP- right?

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  6. Dan Collins says:

    You’d think so. But it’s important to fund PP, just as it’s important to fund home insulators who don’t have the vaguest idea what they’re doing, because incompetence needs rewarding.

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  8. TBone549 says:

    Hey, underage sex workers? No big deal as its all in the name of “The End Justifies The Means”(TM); The LIBTARDS most accurate motto.

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  9. Rob Crawford says:

    I love the parenthetical remark in the quote. The children on the left are apparently incapable of attempting to understand their opponents, which is rather stunning given their constant harping about being broad-minded, compassionate, etc.

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