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Evil In America

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This week, the Center for Medical Progress, an anti-abortion group dedicated to unmasking the atrocities committed by taxpayer-funded abortion juggernaut Planned Parenthood, released its latest in a series of undercover videos about the organization. In this video, Dr. Savita Ginde, vice president and medical director of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, calmly explains to the undercover reporter that the organs of babies killed in the womb can be sold separately. "I think a per-item thing works a little better," she tells the faux buyer while standing over a tray of kidney and spinal cord from a recently aborted baby.

The tape sounds like something from the laboratory of Dr. Josef Mengele. But to the left, the murder of the unborn is routine. Former secretary of state and 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton defended Planned Parenthood, stating that Planned Parenthood has "provided essential services for women," calling the videos "an attack against a woman's right to choose."

Presumably, she then ran out of other euphemisms for the butchering of the unborn.

Meanwhile, former Arkansas governor and 2016 presidential candidate Mike Huckabee drew heavy media fire slamming President Obama's decision to guarantee both Iran's regional power and nuclear weapons within a decade. Huckabee stated, "This president's foreign policy is the most feckless in American history. It is so naive that he would trust the Iranians. By doing so, he will take the Israelis and march them of the door of the oven."

Huckabee's invocation of the Holocaust to describe Obama's facilitation of a genocidal anti-Semitic regime offended President Obama significantly more than a similarly timed tweet from Ayatollah Khamenei containing imagery of an Obama silhouette with a gun to its head. Obama whined, "The particular comments of Mr. Huckabee are just part of a general pattern we've seen that would be considered ridiculous if it weren't so sad." Clinton said she was "disappointed and I am really offended personally. ...

I find this kind of inflammatory rhetoric totally unacceptable."

She does not, however, find the prospect of a regionally dominant Iran lording over Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Yemen, and building up terrorist groups like Hamas and Hezbollah, all while the United States provides a shield for Iran's nuclear program. The real problem, she and the left believe, lies in likening Obama's Iran policy to Western malfeasance with regard to Hitler.

The left's willingness to participate in Planned Parenthood's genocide against the unborn and the Iranian government's planned genocide against the Jews speaks to the nature of evil. Americans are fearful of invoking Hitlerian analogies because Hitler is seen, wrongly, as a sort of evil apart from the norms of humankind — he must have known he was evil, an evil of a different sort altogether from daily evil. The same holds true, people typically think, of the Germans complicit in his designs. That's inaccurate. Hitler undoubtedly saw himself as a good man. More importantly, millions of Germans joined in Hitler's evil because it was easier to look the other way than to confront the nature of an evil they had allowed to flourish. It is always easier to shrug through life by relying on euphemisms than to stand up to the daily evil we encounter.

For Planned Parenthood, as for leftists and their head-in-the-sand allies throughout America, babies are less than the sum of their parts. For the Obama administration, as for its allies, threats to Jews can be dismissed as irrational byproducts of religious fanaticism, rather than as core goals of an immensely barbaric regime. All of these accessories to evil convince themselves that euphemistic thinking will bring harmony.

Turning a blind eye to evil, however, doesn't make it disappear. It allows it to grow. And those who allow evil to grow in order to protect their own convenience will be held accountable for the end results of the evil they facilitate.

Ben Shapiro, 31, is a graduate of UCLA and Harvard Law School, a radio host on KTTH 770 Seattle and KRLA 870 Los Angeles, editor-in-chief of TruthRevolt.org, and senior editor-at-large of Breitbart News. He is The New York Times best-selling author of "Bullies." He lives with his wife and daughter in Los Angeles. To find out more about Ben Shapiro and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate website at www.creators.com.

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3% ,that is the percentage of Planned Parenthoods services related to abortion.That is Shapiro's "abortion juggernaut".Of course to a conservative the other 97% does not matter either,they wouldn't provide health care to a mouse if they were in charge of government, no money in it for their insurance companies.And who uses fetal tissue(not a baby till born). Such card carrying conservative/Republican supporting businesses such as Pepsico,Kraft,Campbell Soup(big question there) and Nestle'(Nestle' makes the very best,chocolate!).Its all about"profit" everywhere Ben not just the "left"!Lets see the article blasting the corporate interests Ben that provide the "free market" for these products.Oh yeah,those are the ones you rely on for "profits".Got any money in stocks Ben?
Comment: #1
Posted by: WILLIAM KELLEY
Tue Jul 28, 2015 7:15 PM
Kellys shallow stats are easily debunked with more research. PP classifies everything they donasnanseperate service.n having an abortion consists of about 9 different services other than the abortion. So already, by twisted stats one abortion is less than 10% of the services they provide, even if the actual number was 100^. I don't have a problem with Bens attacks on PP, but I do have a problem with his attacks on the Iran deal. According to warmongers, Iran has been close to having a nuke for decades. Still waiting. Want to talk about evil? Our entire foreign policy is evil. We depose and kill world leaders we don't like.n install puppet dictators loyal to us, then start more wars when they turn on us. We ensnair third world countries to give us access to their resources. I could go on, but let's just say the U.S. Is not a saintly country.
Comment: #2
Posted by: Chris McCoy
Wed Jul 29, 2015 4:36 AM
Have you read "People of the Lie" by M. Scott Peck? We have developed a ruling cadre of sociopathic liars, for whom truth itself has become an inconvenience.
Comment: #3
Posted by: Brion Pearson
Thu Jul 30, 2015 4:47 PM
I was just thinking outside the box for the Liberals at Planned Parenthood.

The Liberals at PP could use the aborted baby parts to clone the unwanted baby and enjoy killing it over and over.

And everyone knows how clever Liberals like to be with the words they use: They could call it "Sustainable Abortions".

Look for it at a Planned Parenthood butcher shop near you.

Comment: #4
Posted by: SusansMirror
Fri Jul 31, 2015 6:57 AM
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