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« on: April 13, 2012, 08:40:28 pm »
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http://www.politico.com/blogs/burns-haberman/2012/04/santorum-bella-is-now-an-nra-life-member-120479.html

"Bella Santorum, Rick Santorums ailing three-year-old daughter, is now a life member of the National Rifle Association.

The ex-candidate announced at the NRAs annual meeting here Friday that he and his wife Karen have long been life members.

Now Bella is a life member of the NRA, he said. And I hope its a long life!"
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« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2012, 08:42:19 pm »
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This is pretty silly. She could always turn out to be anti-gun when she is older. Kids don't always turn out like their parents. Look at Ronald Wilson Reagan Jr. for example.
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« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2012, 08:48:08 pm »
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Why? She's three and most likely cannot use a firearm. This is kinda sad and weird at the same time (sad because of the genetic disease which dramatically shortens lifespans, weird because of the NRA involvement w/ a 3-year-old).
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« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2012, 08:52:26 pm »
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This is pretty silly. She could always turn out to be anti-gun when she is older. Kids don't always turn out like their parents. Look at Ronald Wilson Reagan Jr. for example.

She's not likely to get much older. About 1% of kids with her condition live to age 10.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trisomy_18
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« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2012, 08:53:53 pm »
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I think it's sad and weird. Just like when Santorum brought his dead fetus son home and him and his wife shared the bed with the dead fetus.
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« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2012, 08:54:34 pm »
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I think it's sad and weird. Just like when Santorum brought his dead fetus son home and him and his wife shared the bed with the dead fetus.

Did the fetus join the NRA, too?
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« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2012, 08:58:13 pm »
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This is pretty silly. She could always turn out to be anti-gun when she is older. Kids don't always turn out like their parents. Look at Ronald Wilson Reagan Jr. for example.

She's not likely to get much older. About 1% of kids with her condition live to age 10.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trisomy_18
What % survive to three?
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« Reply #7 on: April 13, 2012, 09:01:29 pm »
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This is pretty silly. She could always turn out to be anti-gun when she is older. Kids don't always turn out like their parents. Look at Ronald Wilson Reagan Jr. for example.

She's not likely to get much older. About 1% of kids with her condition live to age 10.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trisomy_18

Isn't that what Trigg Palin has too?
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« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2012, 09:07:52 pm »
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This is pretty silly. She could always turn out to be anti-gun when she is older. Kids don't always turn out like their parents. Look at Ronald Wilson Reagan Jr. for example.

She's not likely to get much older. About 1% of kids with her condition live to age 10.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trisomy_18

Isn't that what Trigg Palin has too?

No, he's got Down Syndrome.
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« Reply #9 on: April 13, 2012, 09:13:06 pm »
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« Reply #10 on: April 13, 2012, 11:27:19 pm »
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The NRA: Proving a 3 year old can be a responsible gun owner...as long as they're white.
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« Reply #11 on: April 14, 2012, 03:59:20 am »
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Hilarious.
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« Reply #12 on: April 14, 2012, 09:28:51 am »
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Santorum's wife is called Bella ?

My latin is a bit rusty, but doesn't "bella santorum" mean "wars of saints" ? Grin
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« Reply #13 on: April 14, 2012, 09:53:03 am »
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Santorum's wife is called Bella ?

My latin is a bit rusty, but doesn't "bella santorum" mean "wars of saints" ? Grin

Daughter, and I'm pretty sure "Bella" as a name is "beautiful," not "wars."

Edit: (Not that I'd be surprised if Ricky actually wanted to name his daughter "wars").
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« Reply #14 on: April 14, 2012, 10:25:44 am »
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Santorum's wife is called Bella ?

My latin is a bit rusty, but doesn't "bella santorum" mean "wars of saints" ? Grin

Daughter, and I'm pretty sure "Bella" as a name is "beautiful," not "wars."

Edit: (Not that I'd be surprised if Ricky actually wanted to name his daughter "wars").

bellum, i, n means "war". "bella" as the feminine of "beautiful" is italian and doesn't have latin roots AFAIK.
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« Reply #15 on: April 14, 2012, 10:26:11 am »
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[Edit: (Not that I'd be surprised if Ricky actually wanted to name his daughter "wars").

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« Reply #16 on: April 14, 2012, 10:27:27 am »
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That's a pretty f-ed up family.
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« Reply #17 on: April 14, 2012, 11:27:54 am »
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LOL

BTW: Why does the NRA not endorse Obama for re-election ? Didn't gun sales increase by 200% or so during his first term ?
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« Reply #18 on: April 14, 2012, 12:21:10 pm »
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Santorum's wife is called Bella ?

My latin is a bit rusty, but doesn't "bella santorum" mean "wars of saints" ? Grin

Daughter, and I'm pretty sure "Bella" as a name is "beautiful," not "wars."

Edit: (Not that I'd be surprised if Ricky actually wanted to name his daughter "wars").

bellum, i, n means "war". "bella" as the feminine of "beautiful" is italian and doesn't have latin roots AFAIK.

Bellus, -a, -um - pretty, handsome, charming, pleasant, agreeable, polite; nice, fine, excellent;

(The vast majority of Italian words have Latin roots, especially the Latinate ones...)
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« Reply #19 on: April 14, 2012, 12:27:51 pm »
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Santorum's wife is called Bella ?

My latin is a bit rusty, but doesn't "bella santorum" mean "wars of saints" ? Grin

Daughter, and I'm pretty sure "Bella" as a name is "beautiful," not "wars."

Edit: (Not that I'd be surprised if Ricky actually wanted to name his daughter "wars").

bellum, i, n means "war". "bella" as the feminine of "beautiful" is italian and doesn't have latin roots AFAIK.

Bellus, -a, -um - pretty, handsome, charming, pleasant, agreeable, polite; nice, fine, excellent;

(The vast majority of Italian words have Latin roots, especially the Latinate ones...)

Well, we were both right.
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« Reply #20 on: April 14, 2012, 12:32:13 pm »
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Bella - beautiful. Bellum - War. Entirely different Latin roots.
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« Reply #21 on: April 14, 2012, 12:43:55 pm »
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Bella - beautiful. Bellum - War. Entirely different Latin roots.

Neutral words of the second declination have -a in their plural. Therefore bella means wars.
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« Reply #22 on: April 14, 2012, 04:02:17 pm »
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Using children for politics? Disgusting!
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« Reply #23 on: April 14, 2012, 04:15:22 pm »
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Bella - beautiful. Bellum - War. Entirely different Latin roots.

Neutral words of the second declination have -a in their plural. Therefore bella means wars.

And knowing Rick's love for the latter, we all know what etymology he'd prefer.

Santorum's wife is called Bella ?

My latin is a bit rusty, but doesn't "bella santorum" mean "wars of saints" ? Grin

Daughter, and I'm pretty sure "Bella" as a name is "beautiful," not "wars."

Edit: (Not that I'd be surprised if Ricky actually wanted to name his daughter "wars").

bellum, i, n means "war". "bella" as the feminine of "beautiful" is italian and doesn't have latin roots AFAIK.

Bellus, -a, -um - pretty, handsome, charming, pleasant, agreeable, polite; nice, fine, excellent;

(The vast majority of Italian words have Latin roots, especially the Latinate ones...)

Still, as a Latin word it was relatively rare. 'Pulcher' was much more common.

Edit: Or 'is' much more common, as I'm obviously only talking about written texts.
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« Reply #24 on: April 14, 2012, 04:48:27 pm »
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A lot of words in later languages I have been told come from the less 'prestige', more plebeian versions of Latin words, so it's entirely possible that 'bellus' was actually more common in speech rather than just being slang or an unusual usage.


'Wars of the saints' is one of the more appropriate names for Rick Santorum's daughter.
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