Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
November 19, 2017, 09:16:16 am
HomePredMockPollEVCalcAFEWIKIHelpLogin Register
News: Election 2018 predictions for US Senate are now open!.

+  Atlas Forum
|-+  Election Archive
| |-+  2012 Elections
| | |-+  Bella Santorum is now an NRA life member.
« previous next »
Pages: [1] 2 Print
Author Topic: Bella Santorum is now an NRA life member.  (Read 4266 times)
retromike22
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 3121
United States


View Profile
« on: April 13, 2012, 08:40:28 pm »
Ignore

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!"
Logged

Knight of Vice Czars at Atlas Free Radio:
http://uselectionatlas.org/FORUM/index.php?topic=255523.0

Send me a PM if you'd like to be a guest!

Also, I wrote and directed a nearly two hour movie. It's about an intern, a doctor, a mayor, a cross dressing prostitute, farmers, aliens, and zombies.
 http://uselectionatlas.org/FORUM/index.php?topic=181696.0
○∙◄☻tπ[╪AV┼cV└
jfern
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 41691


Political Matrix
E: -7.38, S: -8.36

View Profile
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2012, 08:42:19 pm »
Ignore

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.
Logged

sjoyce
sjoycefla
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 10290
United States


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2012, 08:48:08 pm »
Ignore

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).
Logged

memphis
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 16019


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2012, 08:52:26 pm »
Ignore

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
Logged

I cannot do anything good under my own power. 
I don't want my women talking to people
retromike22
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 3121
United States


View Profile
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2012, 08:53:53 pm »
Ignore

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.
Logged

Knight of Vice Czars at Atlas Free Radio:
http://uselectionatlas.org/FORUM/index.php?topic=255523.0

Send me a PM if you'd like to be a guest!

Also, I wrote and directed a nearly two hour movie. It's about an intern, a doctor, a mayor, a cross dressing prostitute, farmers, aliens, and zombies.
 http://uselectionatlas.org/FORUM/index.php?topic=181696.0
○∙◄☻tπ[╪AV┼cV└
jfern
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 41691


Political Matrix
E: -7.38, S: -8.36

View Profile
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2012, 08:54:34 pm »
Ignore

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?
Logged

LastVoter
seatown
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 4404
Thailand


View Profile
« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2012, 08:58:13 pm »
Ignore

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?
Logged
You kip if you want to...
change08
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 8950
United Kingdom
View Profile
« Reply #7 on: April 13, 2012, 09:01:29 pm »
Ignore

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?
Logged
sjoyce
sjoycefla
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 10290
United States


View Profile
« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2012, 09:07:52 pm »
Ignore

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.
Logged

shua
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 16661
Nepal


Political Matrix
E: 2.06, S: -4.52

View Profile WWW
« Reply #9 on: April 13, 2012, 09:13:06 pm »
Ignore


The ex-candidate
wrong board.
Logged
Deputy GM R2D2
20RP12
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 27427
United States


Political Matrix
E: -4.39, S: -7.13

View Profile
« Reply #10 on: April 13, 2012, 11:27:19 pm »
Ignore

The NRA: Proving a 3 year old can be a responsible gun owner...as long as they're white.
Logged

Early 2000s Metalcore is back
Great Again: Roy Moore's Handmaid's Tale
Old Europe
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 8390


View Profile
« Reply #11 on: April 14, 2012, 03:59:20 am »
Ignore

Hilarious.
Logged

A Strange Reflection
Antonio V
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 46352
United States


Political Matrix
E: -7.87, S: -3.83

View Profile
« Reply #12 on: April 14, 2012, 09:28:51 am »
Ignore

Santorum's wife is called Bella ?

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


"In the end, the world we live in is in darkness."
"That's why... we seek the light."

Noir, episode 26
tpfkaw
wormyguy
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 9146
Liechtenstein


View Profile
« Reply #13 on: April 14, 2012, 09:53:03 am »
Ignore

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").
« Last Edit: April 14, 2012, 10:07:57 am by food justice »Logged
A Strange Reflection
Antonio V
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 46352
United States


Political Matrix
E: -7.87, S: -3.83

View Profile
« Reply #14 on: April 14, 2012, 10:25:44 am »
Ignore

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.
Logged


"In the end, the world we live in is in darkness."
"That's why... we seek the light."

Noir, episode 26
Deputy GM R2D2
20RP12
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 27427
United States


Political Matrix
E: -4.39, S: -7.13

View Profile
« Reply #15 on: April 14, 2012, 10:26:11 am »
Ignore

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

^^^^^^
Logged

Early 2000s Metalcore is back
Hash
Hashemite
Moderators
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 31744
Colombia



View Profile WWW
« Reply #16 on: April 14, 2012, 10:27:27 am »
Ignore

That's a pretty f-ed up family.
Logged



17:40   oakvale   the people are bad and shouldn't be allowed vote whenever possible
17:40   oakvale   The average voter wants to end austerity, bring back hanging and put all immigrants in death
Tender Branson
Mark Warner 08
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 44306
Austria


Political Matrix
E: -7.10, S: -6.09

View Profile
« Reply #17 on: April 14, 2012, 11:27:54 am »
Ignore

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 ?
Logged
tpfkaw
wormyguy
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 9146
Liechtenstein


View Profile
« Reply #18 on: April 14, 2012, 12:21:10 pm »
Ignore

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...)
« Last Edit: April 14, 2012, 12:22:46 pm by food justice »Logged
A Strange Reflection
Antonio V
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 46352
United States


Political Matrix
E: -7.87, S: -3.83

View Profile
« Reply #19 on: April 14, 2012, 12:27:51 pm »
Ignore

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.
Logged


"In the end, the world we live in is in darkness."
"That's why... we seek the light."

Noir, episode 26
IDS Delegate Ben Kenobi
Ben Kenobi
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 5319
United States


View Profile
« Reply #20 on: April 14, 2012, 12:32:13 pm »
Ignore

Bella - beautiful. Bellum - War. Entirely different Latin roots.
Logged

A Strange Reflection
Antonio V
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 46352
United States


Political Matrix
E: -7.87, S: -3.83

View Profile
« Reply #21 on: April 14, 2012, 12:43:55 pm »
Ignore

Bella - beautiful. Bellum - War. Entirely different Latin roots.

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


"In the end, the world we live in is in darkness."
"That's why... we seek the light."

Noir, episode 26
bgwah
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 13861
United States


Political Matrix
E: -1.03, S: -6.96

View Profile
« Reply #22 on: April 14, 2012, 04:02:17 pm »
Ignore

Using children for politics? Disgusting!
Logged

Insula Dei
belgiansocialist
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 4345
Belgium


View Profile
« Reply #23 on: April 14, 2012, 04:15:22 pm »
Ignore

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.
Logged
Trounce-'em Theresa
Nathan
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 19649


View Profile
« Reply #24 on: April 14, 2012, 04:48:27 pm »
Ignore

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.
Logged



Professor Nathan. A shameless agrarian collectivist with no respect for private property or individual rights. Can you really trust him?

Yeah that's right, I said Siam. Why don't you go tell Pedro Martinez
Pages: [1] 2 Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  


Login with username, password and session length

Logout

Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines