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May 19 2013

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On a tip from Jay B.

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May 19 2013

Douglas Karpen: Another Kermit Gosnell

One reason the “mainstream” media was willing to sacrifice what precious little remains of its credibility to sweep the lurid and extremely newsworthy Kermit Gosnell trial under the rug is that it was not an isolated incident. Just under the surface of “reproductive rights” await ever more horrors to be uncovered:

[T]hree informants, Deborah Edge, Gigi Aguliar, and Krystal Rodriguez, have come forward to tell of their horrific experiences working for abortionist Douglas Karpen, at one of three of his Texas abortion clinics, the Aaron Women’s Clinic in Houston. A fourth informant has co-operated with Operation Rescue, filing an affidavit about her experiences, but remains at this time anonymous.

As shocking as their stories are, these women did more than just talk; they brought forward evidence of illegal late-term abortions in the form of photos taken on their cell phones at the Karpen’s clinic on Schumacher Lane in Houston.

The photos were scandalous. They depicted two babies aborted well beyond the legal limit of 24 weeks in Texas. Their necks had been cut.

Warning: these photos are gruesome in the extreme.

In both cases, the babies’ skin is pink, noting a lack of masceration, an early form of decomposition that happens in babies that die in the womb. Massive bruising on the extremities of one of the babies indicates the baby’s heart was pulsing with life when the trauma was inflicted likely when grasping instruments latched on to bring the baby down into the birth canal. The eyes of the other child are open in a nightmarish expression of pain, revealing development greater than 26-28 weeks.

Nightmarish procedures have been S.O.P.:

“When he did an abortion, especially an over 20 week abortion, most of the time the fetus would come completely out before he cut the spinal cord or he introduced one of the instruments into the soft spot of the fetus, in order to kill the fetus,” said Deborah Edge, who worked as a surgical assistant for Karpen for about 15 years until leaving in March, 2011.

By “fetus,” she means baby living outside the womb.

She described how some babies would emerge too soon and would be alive, moving, and breathing. She also told of how Karpen would sometimes deliver the babies feet first with the toes wiggling until he stabbed them with a surgical implement. At the moment the toes would suddenly splay out before going limp. Sometimes he would kill the babies by “twisting the head off the neck,” according to Edge.

Women would be given doses of Cytotec, a drug that causes strong and unpredictable uterine contractions, and would deliver while they were waiting in line to see Karpen, some in toilets, one in the hallway.

Here’s what the children received by way of a Christian burial:

“He just picked it up with one of those [chux] pads and put it in the trash bag,” said Krystal Rodriguez of the baby born in the hallway.

Hold on — it gets worse.

But not all the babies came out intact. When there was difficulty, Karpen would dismember them, a process that was, according to the surgical assistant Deborah Edge, a bloody mess.

“Sometimes he couldn’t get the fetus out” she explained. “He would yank pieces – piece by piece – when they were oversize. And I’m talking about the whole floor dirty. I’m talking about me drenched in blood.”

The saying “If it bleeds, it leads” does not apply to abortion clinic abattoirs. The media has to keep a tight lid on this phenomenon, lest the public figure out that it is an inevitable consequence of the low regard in which our liberal ruling class holds innocent human life.

Interview with the whistleblowers.

On tips from Bob Roberts, Jodie, and G. Fox.

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May 19 2013

Mike Kelly Lays Into IRS’s Steven Miller

Countermoonbat Congressman Mike Kelly (R-PA) has earned standing ovations before. Here he earns another by giving a lashing to IRS scapegoat Steven Miller (who was about to retire anyway) and aptly describing the fear and loathing his malignant bureaucracy inspires:

Not quite everyone in Washington needs to be tarred, feathered, and tossed into the Potomac. If only all Tea Party candidates would stay true like Rep. Kelly.

On tips from Varla and G. Fox.

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May 19 2013

Jail to the Chief

The question isn’t who knew what regarding the blizzard of scandals swirling around the Obama Regime. The question is how are the incestuous press and more importantly the American people going to respond to this rogue administration. Take it away Joe Dan Gorman:

On a tip from G. Fox.

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May 19 2013

Jeanine Pirro Lays Utter Waste to Obama

Judge Jeanine Pirro explains to the Stonewaller in Chief how he could get to the bottom of the IRS/Tea Party scandal in the course of ripping the insolent punk a new one with this five-star diatribe:

On a tip from Stormfax.

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May 19 2013

America’s Warning

Wild Bill for America reminds us that there is a price to be paid for spitting at God — and for standing idly while others do it:

On a tip from The Only Other Conservative in Seattle.

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