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Sun Sep 23, 2012, 12:10 AM

Mitt Romney paid for son's surrogate 'abortion contract', right to kill fetus

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Source: Examiner

Mitt Romney's son, Tagg Romney, has been discovered to have engaged in a contract with a surrogate mother with the stipulations that if the child being carried was not up to the Romney's specifications, that the Romney family would have the final say if the child would be aborted or not.

In other words the Romney family used their money to buy the power to end a human life, something that Mitt Romney has spoken out against vehemently in the past.

Apparently money changes everything.

According to TMZ.com the leaked documents include a contract, known as a 'Gestational Carrier Agreement', which was signed between Tagg Romney, and an unnamed surrogate mother on July 28, 2011.

Read more: http://www.examiner.com/article/mitt-romney-paid-for-son-s-surrogate-abortion-contract-right-to-kill-fetus

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Reply Mitt Romney paid for son's surrogate 'abortion contract', right to kill fetus (Original post)
Galraedia Sep 2012 OP
McCamy Taylor Sep 2012 #1
SoapBox Sep 2012 #3
CoffeeCat Sep 2012 #6
truth2power Sep 2012 #26
sellitman Sep 2012 #2
glinda Sep 2012 #4
DemKittyNC Sep 2012 #5
Bozita Sep 2012 #7
tex-wyo-dem Sep 2012 #12
DesertRat Sep 2012 #8
judesedit Sep 2012 #9
judesedit Sep 2012 #10
tex-wyo-dem Sep 2012 #11
Initech Sep 2012 #13
silvershadow Sep 2012 #14
Iwillnevergiveup Sep 2012 #15
grantcart Sep 2012 #22
MadDash Sep 2012 #16
jpbollma Sep 2012 #17
jpbollma Sep 2012 #18
SIDURI Sep 2012 #19
Sunlei Sep 2012 #20
oldsarge54 Sep 2012 #21
aaaaaa5a Sep 2012 #23
HereSince1628 Sep 2012 #24
brooklynite Sep 2012 #25
BumRushDaShow Sep 2012 #27
Galraedia Sep 2012 #28
muriel_volestrangler Sep 2012 #29

Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 12:19 AM

1. Sweet Jesus. There goes the Tea Party.

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Response to McCamy Taylor (Reply #1)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 12:26 AM

3. Although...

Given a choice of the white guy vs. the not-white guy...I'm sure that they would vote for the white guy anyway.

The Baggers will grumble...The Thumpers will rant...The Pearl Clutchers will gasp...but they will think him better than "that" guy.

Besides, won't he and his spawn just "ask forgiveness" and they will be all holy again?

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Response to McCamy Taylor (Reply #1)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 12:33 AM

6. The tea partiers have chameleon minds...

Their minds change according to what Romney does.

I am sure that they will have no problem with this. Sure, they are all against abortion and will fight to end abortion with everything they've got. However, this situation is different. Their candidate has to be their candidate. So...they will rationalize this and ignore. it.

Then Sean Hannity and Glenn Beck will come along to attack the messenger of these facts and to spin this story into an unrecognizable tale that keeps the tea partiers in their ignorant, cult-like stupor.

That's typically how it goes.

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Response to CoffeeCat (Reply #6)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 09:26 AM

26. "chameleon minds". I was sitting here trying to think of a good word, and that works for me...

Baggers don't REALLY care about abortion. It's just a wedge issue to them. If one of their own is accused they'll just rationalize, as you've said.

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 12:25 AM

2. I wonder how the holy rollers are going to handle this?

Hypocritical SOB's !

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 12:27 AM

4. Wow! Heads will explode. Kick!

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 12:27 AM

5. I am sure Obama made him do it



This is going to be interesting if it takes off in the media.

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 01:04 AM

7. The hypocrisy is mind blowing.

These people are unfuckingbelievable!

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Response to Bozita (Reply #7)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 01:19 AM

12. Boy, no kidding...

The level of hypocrisy is so outrageous it seems there needs to be a new word invented to truly capture the essence of craziness.

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 01:14 AM

8. Hypocrites!

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 01:14 AM

9. Hope every member of the GOP's exposed for who they really are...a bunch of lying, horny hypocrites

I forgot "greedy".

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Response to judesedit (Reply #9)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 01:15 AM

10. And that goes for any phony democrats, too.

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 01:17 AM

11. Whoa! TMZ? no kidding...

Although I kind of consider TMZ to be pretty much idiocracy journalism on steroids, most of what they report is accurate.

Poor Little Lord Mittlaroy, this is all he needs...another fire

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 01:35 AM

13. Oh. Won't somebody please. Think of the children.

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 01:35 AM

14. Oh, that's not a *personal issue, or a political one. That's just business.

Their business they would probably say. Just like it's Mitt's business to counsel, without solicitation, young Mormon women to not defy his orders NOT to have an abortion. Hipocricy abounds. (hth do you spell that word, anyway, lol)

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 01:43 AM

15. The thing about "pro-lifers"

that's always bothered me. We know damn well many of them have in fact, gotten abortions.

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Response to Iwillnevergiveup (Reply #15)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 06:43 AM

22. Some years ago the San Diego Tribune had a story about 6 couples that were going to China


to seek treatment for one spouse in each of the 6 couples for a terminal disease.

They were going to China in the hopes of using fresh stem cells from aborted fetuses would provide a life saving cure.

All were strong pro life advocates.

They explained that the fetuses were going to be killed anyway.

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 01:46 AM

16. He's disgusting

 

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Response to MadDash (Reply #16)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 02:43 AM

17. Tagg?

who names these kids?? I would think this would upset Mormons as well...

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Response to jpbollma (Reply #17)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 02:48 AM

18. OH No Worries

Apparently it was just another oversight according to the Romneys. Move along. Someone should really share this with our friends at Free Republic.

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Response to jpbollma (Reply #18)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 04:43 AM

19. I would dearly love to be a fly on the wall over there

Well, not literally. But I would really love to have someone else stir the pot at FR and report back here!

Naughty me.

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 05:23 AM

20. wonder how many were killed in pre-implant testing and how many more implanted died

Should have rented enough uteruses, for every zygote they created

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 06:23 AM

21. Actually, there is nothing surprising about this

If you have seen the studies on Wall Street Ethics, you are expected to cheat the system, and are marked as a failure if you do not cheat. Also, there has been a long standing tradition in the elites (whatever party) that the law is for little people. So let us hear it for the Republicans upholding one more traditional value, "One law for the poor, no laws for the rich."

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 07:26 AM

23. Wow! Why is this not National Breaking News? nt

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 08:10 AM

24. what did I miss? I saw nothing about Mitt paying for this surrogacy arrangement.

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 09:11 AM

25. Um, this is the Examiner...

...if you weren't going to accept their erlier story that Romney had a "secret weapon" to win the election, don't automatically buy into this one.

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Response to brooklynite (Reply #25)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 10:11 AM

27. Except that this rag is for Teabaggers and other RW crazies

one of their "sources", so if anything, THEY will see it and believe it, which is the point.

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 10:40 AM

28. If the child being carried was not up to the Romney's specifications?

I'm curious as to what those 'specifications' might be. In some countries women get an abortion if the child is found to be a female.

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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 10:54 AM

29. Locking - duplicate thread

of http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014240368 , which linked to the original TMZ story, and was posted 24 hours earlier.

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