California Republican State Assemblywoman Shannon Grove has discovered what is causing the droughts in California. Abortion.
Yeah, you never figured that, did you?
Grove usually spends her time drafting right-wing legislation that never makes it out of committee. Last week, though, she hit the publicity jackpot when she told the California ProLife Legislative banquet that the drought is God’s punishment for California’s legalization of abortion.
But if you’re wondering what that has to do with me in Texas, I am fixing to tell you.
In her remarks to the Sacramento gathering, she cited what she said was Perry’s experience with a situation identical to California’s: “Texas was in a long period of drought until Governor Perry signed the fetal pain bill,” she told the audience, referring to a measure that banned abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. “It rained that night. Now God has His hold on California.”
First off, that never happened. Perry signed that bill on July 18, 2013. There was no rain on that day.
Hellfire, it did not start raining in Texas until after Rick Perry resigned and left office.
Plus, you might want to be careful what you pray for. Last month, Texas got enough rain to cover the entire state with 8 inches of water. Twenty two people died in the floods and our self-sustaining Republican leadership had to go begging President Barack Obama for disaster relief.
Torrential rains have already given Texas the wettest month on record, according to Texas A&M climatologists. And extreme river and creek flooding has broken many records and swept away hundreds of homes.
Annndddd …. look what’s headed our way.
They are saying a foot of rainfall south of Houston. Where do I live? South of damn Houston.
So if this sucker gets here and my house floats away, I get to blame Rick Perry and lack of choice for women? Heck, that might be worth it.