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Forget the Gipper, Score One for the Ripper

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President Bush made good on his pledge to veto the stem cell research bill today saying that he cannot endorse legislation that supports the destruction of embryonic life. "If this legislation became law, it would compel American taxpayers for the first time in our history to support the deliberate destruction of human embryos," contends the president.

Apart from the fact that there is no substance to his voodoo science; quel irony given that such concern comes from the mouth of a commander-in-chief who has bled taxpayers and the public trust blind to "support" his own personal crusade, the ongoing and deliberate destruction of human life in Iraq.

For this administration, it pays to be an embryo. As far as they're concerned only in the womb is one entitled to privacy and a fair shake.