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(Vanity) This is no Fluke, It's More Like a Hydra
grey_whiskers ^ | March 03, 2012 | grey_whiskers

Posted on 03/03/2012 8:01:11 AM PST by grey_whiskers

By now, nearly the entire known universe has at least heard of the controversy over Sandra Fluke. However, a passing acquaintance based on sound-bytes and snippets is never the best basis for action, and is in fact fertile ground for the propaganda ministers of the left. This piece will give a brief recap of the situation, and then discuss the lay of the land. (Pun intended, if you like it.)

Back in the GOP primary debate on January 7, George Stephanopoulos asked Mitt Romney(RINO-Bain) whether he believed that states have the power to ban contraception. This puzzled Romney, and was widely regarded at the time as a “Win The Future” type question. However, the topic was not left alone for long, when it was revealed that the new Obamacare regulations would eliminate the freedom of conscience exception for Catholic organizations, requiring the Catholic employers (explicitly) to pay for abortion services for their employees. (This was neither a fluke (sorry!) nor an accident, by the way. Across the pond in Dhimmi Old England, a British Court has already ruled that Catholic midwives can be required to participate in abortions. More on this later.)

But Obama and his cadre of Marxist bulldyke controllers overplayed their hand: the long-slumbering Catholic Church woke up, and a firestorm ensued. After a few days, Obaama beat a hasty “retreat” : the regulations would be interpreted such that the the Catholic organizations would not have to pay for abortions and/or contraception directly, but their insurance would: forcing the Church organizations to act in loco infanticida, as it were.

As a result of this EPIC FAIL public relations disaster, and coupled with Obama’s realization that he needed to shore up core liberal constituencies in order to try to stave off his defeat in the upcoming Presidential elections, the spin teams in the Democratic Party (that is to say, the LameStream Media) decided to re-cast the entire debate from what it was, an attempted destruction of the Freedom of Religion clause in the Constitution, into an UNHoly Jihad for Womyn’s HealthTM (1). In a liberal’s worldview, both contraception and abortion are functionally equivalent, the only difference being the cost and the convenience to the woman involved, since all moral considerations have already been thrown out the window.

Enter Sandra Fluke. (Yes, I know. Another pun.) She was heralded as a precocious 23-year old co-ed who had just entered Georgetown Law School, who selflessly gave of herself (no, not that way) (at least we hope not) to testify before Congress because of her very genuine distress over what religious extremists were trying to do to womyn’s health care in this country.

Yeah, right. And I’m Joan of Arc.

Her facade fell apart almost immediately, in part due to the excellent job Rush Limbaugh did at exposing her and making fun of her before a national audience: to be followed in short order by the entire right, and some of the non-committed, blogosphere.

Her argument, stripped of its sententious fatuity, was this:

1) I (and the womyn I represent) want to sleep around.

2) I’m going to a $40,000/year Law School and I’m too cheap to buy the pill.

3) My boyfriends won’t even spring for condoms.

4) I’m too proud to use the Lewinsky method.

5) Therefore I have a right to other people’s money to pay for it.

6) By the way, it’s $3,000 to pay for it.

7) Pay up, you sexist misogynist Neanderthals.

Of course, this fails on multiple levels. The first (and fatal mistake) was her attempt to be self-righteous over sin. Nobody was judging her UNTIL she put her face on national TV and demanded that other people pay for her sexual habits. And the second FAIL was to lie about the money. This is the Obama economy: and other people have got used to economizing, and were able to tell within minutes that there is no way in HELL that contraception costs $1000 / year: aside from the “free” clinics which her ilk had already agitated for, generic birth control pills are available at discount stores for $9 / month. Unless of course she was using condoms, in which case, based on retail prices, she would be having sex somewhere between three and seven times A DAY, every day, to incur these costs. (And even if she were, why can’t the guys who are doing her pay for it, speaking of disrespecting womyn?)

And just as her argument fell apart almost immediately, so did her front story.

According to Gateway Pundit, and other sources, Sandra Fluke is a 30-year-old women’s rights activist and President of the “Law Students for Reproductive Justice” (whatever that is!) who decided to attend Georgetown for the express purpose of changing their policy on providing contraceptives.

In other words, in addition to being a whore in her personal life, per Limbaugh’s definition, she’s a political whore, too.

But Sandra Fluke’s personal life, purported public image, and scripted talking points are only a few of the heads on this hydra. Remember, the real movers behind this are committed Marxists, who don’t let a trivial thing like a few decades stand in their way.

Let’s look at quotes from some of the players in this game, and consider the ramifications of the provisions of Obamacare, in addition to past historical Marxist / Feminist practice, to get a feel for where this might be going.

First, Obama’s secretary of Health and Human Services, Darth Sibelius, going by the given name of Kathleen. Remember her? She’s the one who had ties to the Kansas abortionist George Tiller (see Human Events, and Real Clear Politics for more).

Oh, and by the way, she is also the one who had her nomination to the Cabinet pushed through on an emergency basis, ostensibly because of the dire threat of Swine Flu.

Did I just say Swine Flu? Cricket flu is more like it, because we haven’t heard another thing about it since then.

So that’s who Sibelius is. What are her views?

Look at the following exchange between Sibelius and Rep. Tim Murphy(Who?- PA), as reported on the *liberal* site thinkprogress.org:

MURPHY: So you’re saying by not having babies born, we’re going to save money on health care?

SEBELIUS: Providing contraception as a critical preventive health benefit for women and for their children reduces health care.

MURPHY: Not having babies born is a critical benefit? This is absolutely amazing to me.

Now, taken in isolation, this might not be so bad: pregnancy costs are in fact considerably more than contraception — even though in truth, some of the blame for that can be placed on Democrats such as former Democrat Vice Presidential Candidate John Edwards, who more or less claimed before a jury in a malpractice trial that he could hear a baby in the womb. (Even aside from Rielle Hunter — and by the way, why didn’t he push for *her* to have an abortion?), this proves that politics really does make for strange bedfellows!)

So we have the cost containment issue for pregnancy.

But we also have the government moving in to consolidate gains over family life in other areas, such as the recent case of an anonymous “inspector” confiscating a young child’s lunch of turkey and cheese on white whole wheat, chips, and apple juice in favor of...breaded chicken nuggets? The usurpation is bad enough (and did anyone check to see if the food service company had given contributions to the local Democrats?), but it reinforces the idea that the government knows best, when it comes to *having* children, to the *raising* of children...

Now combine this with the past practice and historical roots of the abortionists: Margaret Sanger, who gave an *invited* speech to the KKK, was a staunch advocate of eugenics. Nor indeed, were her ideas limited to the ineffectual kook fringe: one of her associates, Lothrop Stoddard, was a Harvard PhD who actually visited Nazi Germany and visited a German court which decided which people would be involuntarily sterilized. Far from being scandalized, he thought they were too conservative in their opinions: he said that the eugenics laws were “being administered with strict regard for its provisions and that, if anything, judgments were almost too conservative”, and that the law was “weeding out the worst strains in the Germanic stock in a scientific and truly humanitarian way”. (Yes, it’s from Wikipedia, but the quotes are linked to books from Oxford University Press and University of Vermont press, with ISBNs which check out. Incidentally, the photo of Stoddard on Wikipedia bears an uncanny resemblance to Snidely Whiplash.)

And if you don’t like Godwin’s Law, you can revisit Merrie Old England. In addition to the court ruling above requiring Catholic midwives to participate in abortion

“The nature of their duties does not in fact require them to provide treatment to terminate pregnancies directly,” she said.

“They are sufficiently removed from direct involvement as, it seems to me, to afford appropriate respect for and accommodation of their beliefs.”

we have the bioethicists quoted in the U.K. Telegraph who say that

parents should be allowed to have their newborn babies killed because they are “morally irrelevant” and ending their lives is no different to abortion.

Remember: Obaamacare is about containing costs; and the central contention of the government with regard to Obamacare, is that it’s just fine for the government to compel you to buy things against your will, for the greater good. It’s all about healthcare!

From that point, and combining with the idea that contraception is a “health-care right,” how long will it be before the chance to give birth is itself regulated? (”You don’t have the money to provide a happy home” to “you are ideologically unfit” to “one child per family — we have to save the planet, you stupid breeder!”)

They’re already doing this in China: and recall that many of the cognoscenti, from Valerie Jarret to Thomas Friedman, openly revere Mao and China.

All hands on deck! We are fighting the hydra for our very survival.

(1)And yes, I chose “Jihad” over the more familiar “Crusade” because “Jihad” implies forceful domination, whereas Jesus said to the woman caught in adultery “Go and sin no more” as opposed to “Have some condoms, dear.”


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Health/Medicine; Politics
KEYWORDS: abortion; condoms; iamthe69percent; sandrafluke; sandytheslut; whiskersvanity
NO cheers, unfortunately.
1 posted on 03/03/2012 8:01:16 AM PST by grey_whiskers
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To: grey_whiskers; neverdem; SunkenCiv; Cindy; LucyT; decimon; freedumb2003; ...

Rebroadcast *PING*.


2 posted on 03/03/2012 8:06:14 AM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: grey_whiskers

Been data logging lately?


3 posted on 03/03/2012 8:11:29 AM PST by gfbtbb (The answer to your question will not be found here.)
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To: grey_whiskers

GW—excellent essay.

Fluke is no fluke—this was orchestrated Demon kabujki theater, another part of the chanin that started in nthe GOP debate where George Stephanapoulos asked the question on “contraception” to Santorum.

Looking back, you can see this was the start of this “campaign”.

Another question for the slut:
Why do I have to pay for YOUR “choice”?


4 posted on 03/03/2012 8:21:01 AM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. We have ideas-the Dems only have ideology.)
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To: grey_whiskers

Well said.


5 posted on 03/03/2012 8:21:51 AM PST by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: exit82

Post 4: kabujki = kabuki; chanin = chain.

Post in haste, post corrections in leisure.


6 posted on 03/03/2012 8:22:56 AM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. We have ideas-the Dems only have ideology.)
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To: exit82

Ms Fluke claims you need $3k to buy birth control pills over three years in Georgetown, DC. If you go to Walgreens....which I doubt any of these ladies have ever been in a Walgreens or Wal-Mart....then you could have bought your yearly birth control for about $300, without health insurance. The simple truth is that she’s proven she is fairly naive about shopping or doing drug store business. If you believe her scale on prices....then Vicks ‘44’ cough medicine ought to be costing $26 a bottle (you can buy it for $6.29).


7 posted on 03/03/2012 8:25:47 AM PST by pepsionice
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To: grey_whiskers

8 posted on 03/03/2012 8:31:45 AM PST by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: grey_whiskers

It’s about deflection, diverting away from Obama, reframing from negative Obama stuff to contrived negative Republican stuff by creating issues where there were none.

To get the negative focus off Obama and what he’s really screwing up. Media more than happy to go along with it.


9 posted on 03/03/2012 8:36:02 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

If this girl is really a fraud and a fake, this needs to get into the MSM.

But if the MSM is controlled by the left, will the MSM ever report any of this back story?


10 posted on 03/03/2012 8:43:17 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: pepsionice

Can we meet Sandra’s boyfriend? Just wondering who he is, does he contribute to birth control, and all of that.


11 posted on 03/03/2012 8:44:20 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: grey_whiskers

Thank you for pointing out the ‘story behind the story’ - the GOP and conservative media and pundits got played ‘hook, line and sinker’ - including Rush, and the candidates.

The White House plants a question with Stepinfetchit in a debate. Subject becomes a meme. Pelooosi holds a fake hearing. White House supports Fluke, in collusion with the media - (phone call from Zero minutes before national TV appearance, anyone?)

And all this leading to a headline from yesterday -’ GOP targets women’s health.’

The White House and the media controlled the agenda, and the GOP?
Got suckered into it, Hook, line and sinker.
Gulp.


12 posted on 03/03/2012 8:48:15 AM PST by frankenMonkey (Attention Presidential Candidates: This Space For Rent. Inquire Within.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Can we meet Sandra’s boyfriend?

Sure, just call half the numbers listed in the Georgetown student phone book...

13 posted on 03/03/2012 8:53:49 AM PST by null and void (Day 1137 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: grey_whiskers

That is the best vanity I have ever read. It is more informative and well written than any article I have seen in the newspaper in 10 years.

Thanks gw!


14 posted on 03/03/2012 8:54:40 AM PST by JerseyDvl (Sometimes the road less traveled.... is less traveled for a reason.)
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To: grey_whiskers

Thank you so much for your wonderful essays, dear grey_whiskers!


15 posted on 03/03/2012 8:55:46 AM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: grey_whiskers
"Obaamacare:

That may be a typo, but how appropriate ... the mindset of O-baa-aa-aa-macare is that, like sheep and other livestock, humanity is but another species to be farmed for the gain of the collective, complete with culling undesirables by way of the "Jihad for Womyn's Health".

16 posted on 03/03/2012 9:20:47 AM PST by Tellurian (0bama's allegience is to his father's dreams)
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To: JerseyDvl
Gee, thanks.

Cheers!

17 posted on 03/03/2012 5:00:12 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Tellurian
Thanks for picking up on that; I use "Obaama" a lot to indicate the sheep-like herd behaviour among those voting him into the White House.

Cheers!

18 posted on 03/03/2012 5:01:39 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: grey_whiskers
I use "Obaama" a lot to indicate the sheep-like herd behaviour among those voting him

Nice, I can take it as a double entendre! It brings to mind the chant "0bama, 0baama, 0baa-aa-ma, 0-baa-aa-aa-ma". I can see the music video now, with the devotees transforming into sheep as the 0ne saunters through their meadow, holding his staff and clutching his holy 2000 page book of 0-baa-aa-aa-ma care (and fittingly, the meadow turns to trash as the herd disperses).

19 posted on 03/03/2012 5:23:11 PM PST by Tellurian (0bama's allegience is to his father's dreams)
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To: grey_whiskers
Kudos for an excellent exposition of your view!

But...
You missed the heart of this brouhaha:

"DUMB SLUTS ARE THE HEARTBEAT OF AMERICAN MEDIA!"

They pay the bills, they are the demographic advertisers crave.
They're customers who are proven to be easily manipulable and willing to give value for dross.

The media is fighting for it's lifeblood when it defends dumb sluts.

20 posted on 03/03/2012 5:33:16 PM PST by mrsmith (So... how's the Tea Party nominee for your House seat doing?)
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To: exit82
Post 4: kabujki = kabuki;

= kaflukee

21 posted on 03/03/2012 5:50:29 PM PST by fellowpatriot
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To: fellowpatriot

LOL! Your spelling is much more accurate!


22 posted on 03/03/2012 6:26:43 PM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: grey_whiskers; tomdavidd; Freeper; Gvl_M3; Flotsam_Jetsome; Berlin_Freeper; Hotlanta Mike; ...
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This is no Fluke, It's More Like a Hydra

. . . . Best yet; hope everyone reads this essay.

Thank you, grey_whiskers.

23 posted on 03/03/2012 9:53:18 PM PST by LucyT
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To: LucyT; grey_whiskers

thanks for the ping Lucy, whiskers, you are a genius! that was brilliant...and I’m wondering if the Fluke isn’t really a (whoops!) lesbian...cos an active, and I mean really active heterosexual woman as she claims to be, would know the correct cost of birth control pills, wouldn’t she? (it)


24 posted on 03/03/2012 10:18:53 PM PST by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM!)
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To: grey_whiskers

25 posted on 03/03/2012 10:23:17 PM PST by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM!)
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To: Fred Nerks
Thanks, Fred.

Coming from *YOU*, that means a LOT.

Here's my take in less erudite form:

Why isn't her *boyfriend* paying for the contraceptive?

He's the one c**ing inside her, not me.

Oh, she's sleeping around? #OccupySandra

Cheers!

26 posted on 03/03/2012 10:25:57 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Fred Nerks
Fred, can you make a similar .jpeg or .gif or whatever with her picture?

And the caption:

From each according to her ability to put out.

To each according to his need.

And flashing to another screen which says:

"Why buy the cow when the milk is free?"

"OK, but why do I have to pay for some other guy's milk?"

Cheers!

27 posted on 03/03/2012 10:28:39 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: grey_whiskers

I’ve been lax and irregular in pinging - many things going on - but this is and Official LJ Placemark for pingout!!!


28 posted on 03/03/2012 10:39:19 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell)
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To: grey_whiskers
LOl! No, I can't do that...the one I posted, I downloaded after I found it on Google...but here's one that's really loveable, I stole this one from another thread...


29 posted on 03/03/2012 10:43:31 PM PST by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM!)
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To: grey_whiskers

I think she’s got a moustache.


30 posted on 03/03/2012 10:50:19 PM PST by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM!)
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To: grey_whiskers
I dunno. Fron that camera angle she reminds me of Frodo...

(no thanks...)

31 posted on 03/03/2012 10:53:35 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Can we meet Sandra’s boyfriend?

Don't you need a parade permit for that?

32 posted on 03/03/2012 10:54:36 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: grey_whiskers
She's a FRAUD!

Fluke came to Georgetown University interested in contraceptive coverage: She researched the Jesuit college’s health plans for students before enrolling, and found that birth control was not included. “I decided I was absolutely not willing to compromise the quality of my education in exchange for my health care,” says Fluke, who has spent the past three years lobbying the administration to change its policy on the issue. The issue got the university president’s office last spring, where Georgetown declined to change its policy.

33 posted on 03/03/2012 11:33:36 PM PST by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM!)
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To: grey_whiskers

What’s her Acorn codename?


34 posted on 03/03/2012 11:34:58 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: LucyT; grey_whiskers

Thanks LucyT for the Ping, and thanks grey_whiskers for an excellent post!


35 posted on 03/04/2012 1:33:55 AM PST by Flotsam_Jetsome (If not you, who? If not now, when?)
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To: Fred Nerks

So is the guy in the middle there thinking about the dollar in his wallet?


36 posted on 03/04/2012 2:12:09 AM PST by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: grey_whiskers

>> who don’t let a trivial thing like a few decades stand in their way.

That’s how I’m looking at it not to ignore the urgency before us.


37 posted on 03/04/2012 2:14:33 AM PST by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: Gene Eric

I think he’s thinking what Rush said.


38 posted on 03/04/2012 2:41:03 AM PST by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM!)
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To: grey_whiskers

Like Lucy posted this is one of the best.

A couple of things if I may that is on my mind?

Sebelius said last week that private healthcare insurance is in a death spiral. Remember their ultimate goal is government controlled healthcare. What better way to get there than by bankrupting insurance companies with mandates they must give free things for their entitlement low life supporters?

http://news.investors.com/article/603121/201203021903/obamacare-puts-private-insurance-in-death-spiral.htm

Abortion they can pretty much get at Planned parenthood but I think there is a small cost involved. Free soon? At any hospital including Catholic? Those contraceptives can make one infertile or very hard to conceive. Free InVitro? Got STD’s or HIV? Free medical care for sexually transmitted diseases too.

One of my friends grandaughter was given a abortion drug by Planned parenthood. She almost bled to death. Free abortion drug then medical costs associated when it fails.

Bizarre part of this is democrats consistently hand out condoms to stop HIV or STD’s that contraceptives will not stop.

The mandate opens up a whole can of worms for free medical care. And they will approach it as if it is our duty to give them free HC when in fact if democrats had stayed out of this it would remain a personal decision and therefore a personal responsibility.

Then on Flukes linkdin account there is a girl on her page who is a intern at the Department of Justice. Lauren Britsch
Intern at U.S. Dep’t of Justice. Goes to Georgetown also. Could this be a coincidence? One article says Fluke was recruited. By whom I wonder?

Fluke worked for NOW Legal Momentum. NOW says embrace being a slut.So wondering why the term is offensive to her?

One last little coincidence. Through Georgetown’s clinic programs, Sandra Fluke has proposed legislation based on “fact-finding in Kenya”

Okay, it’s possible that pond scum just seem to end up at the same places.

There are similarities to Fluke and Roe vs Wade.Women’s rights groups were involved in the lies told to the court to get their agenda passed. It seems when liberals want something passed they can find many willing to lie and sell themselves for the cause.

The other similarity I see is when Clarence Thomas was to be approved.Democrats like Biden absolutely refused, they brought in Anita Hill. Fluke is their Anita Hill.

I believe Fluke is a lesbian. If I am wrong then I will admit it. When she was testifying it was hard for me to believe she was a slut. She looked to me like someone who had no use for me at all. That’s okay with me. But when would she need contraception that she said she needed?


39 posted on 03/04/2012 8:11:10 AM PST by OafOfOffice (W.C:Socialism:Philosophy of failure,creed of ignorance,gospel of envy,the equal sharing of misery)
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To: grey_whiskers

Very well done.


40 posted on 03/04/2012 10:29:25 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero
Thank you sir.
41 posted on 03/04/2012 3:27:43 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: grey_whiskers

Must ping this tomorrow. Was gone/busy all day.


42 posted on 03/04/2012 10:28:37 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell. Signed, a fanatic)
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To: Fred Nerks
All he is thinking is “Reverse Oreo”. Dodd and Kennedy had a Waitress sandwich, so it's my turn now.
43 posted on 03/04/2012 10:53:32 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (New Tagline under construction, please watch your step.)
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To: Kickass Conservative

LOL! And the silly part is, she looks soooooo BUTCH!


44 posted on 03/04/2012 10:59:08 PM PST by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM!)
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To: OafOfOffice
Norma McCorvey LIED about being raped in Roe v. Wade.

Here's the beginning of Fluke's testimony:

Leader Pelosi, Members of Congress, good morning, and thank you for calling this hearing on women’s health and allowing me to testify on behalf of the women who will benefit from the Affordable Care Act contraceptive coverage regulation. Myname is Sandra Fluke, and I’m a third year student at Georgetown Law, a Jesuit school. I’m also a past president of Georgetown Law Students for Reproductive Justice or LSRJ. I’d like to acknowledge my fellow LSRJ members and allies and all of the student activists with us and thank them for being here today.

Who is the "Law Students for Reproductive Justice"?

WHO FUNDS THEM?

Georgetown LSRJ is here today because we’re so grateful that this regulation implements the nonpartisan, medical advice of the Institute of Medicine. I attend a Jesuit law school that does not provide contraception coverage in its student health plan. Just as we students have faced financial, emotional, and medical burdens as a result, employees at religiously affiliated hospitals and universities across the country have suffered similar burdens. We are all grateful for the new regulation that will meet the critical health care needs of so many women. Simultaneously, the recently announced adjustment addresses any potential conflict with the religious identity of Catholic and Jesuit institutions.

Bullshit. Georgetown already allows students to use OTHER insurance plans than Georgetown's own.

And contraception is NOT a critical health care need: either your boyfriend needs to stop being so cheap and buy his own damn condoms, or you need to learn to swallow.

When I look around my campus, I see the faces of the women affected, and I have heard more and more of their stories. . On a daily basis, I hear from yet another woman from Georgetown or other schools or who works for a religiously affiliated employer who has suffered financial, emotional, and medical burdens because of this lack of contraceptive coverage. And so, I am here to share their voices and I thank you for allowing them to be heard.

"Financial, emotional, and medical" -- classic propaganda technique of bundling similar things to inflate the numbers. Kind of like "those who walk or bike to work" to argue for bike paths.

Without insurance coverage, contraception can cost a woman over $3,000 during law school. For a lot of students who, like me, are on public interest scholarships, that’s practically an entire summer’s salary. Forty percent of female students at Georgetown Law report struggling financially as a result of this policy. One told us of how embarrassed and powerless she felt when she was standing at the pharmacy counter, learning for the first time that contraception wasn’t covered, and had to walk away because she couldn’t afford it. Women like her have no choice but to go without contraception. Just last week, a married female student told me she had to stop using contraception because she couldn’t afford it any longer. Women employed in low wage jobs without contraceptive coverage face the same choice.

FORTY percent because of THIS policy? Where's the survey; and if you're going to a $40k law school, condoms or the pill aren't breaking the budget.

The married student can go to a womyn's clinic and get free contraception: this is DC. And what's her husband do? If you can't even afford contraception, you won't be able to afford an abortion OR a child should it fail. It is not my responsibility to indemnify you against the consequences of YOUR poor life choices.

(And do we have to guarantee $75,000/year jobs for life for these womyn after they get out of Georgetown Law with a specialization in Butch Studies and can't get a REAL job?)

And a womyn in a low wage job "without contraception coverage" ? Refrain from sex: it's not MY job to pay for your boyfriend's thrills.

Cheers!

45 posted on 03/05/2012 4:18:37 AM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Fred Nerks

Both Pelosi and the onlooking man have body language that seems to say , “ Eeewwww! STDs!”


46 posted on 03/05/2012 4:28:25 AM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascist info..http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: grey_whiskers

One article said there were all these accusations made and not one article of proof requested. No names etc. Pelosi sat there like the cat who ate the canary. Gleaming she had pulled one over republicans. I hope the church loves this evil woman.

This is not about contraception. It is about getting the heat off Obama in a week where Breitbart said he will release videos,Arpaio released BC investigation and now VOLT is having problems.


47 posted on 03/05/2012 7:02:38 AM PST by OafOfOffice (W.C:Socialism:Philosophy of failure,creed of ignorance,gospel of envy,the equal sharing of misery)
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To: grey_whiskers

Law Students for Reproductive Justice is about abortion and anything else to stop the birth of babies.


48 posted on 03/05/2012 7:04:16 AM PST by OafOfOffice (W.C:Socialism:Philosophy of failure,creed of ignorance,gospel of envy,the equal sharing of misery)
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To: grey_whiskers

GREAT post. BTTT.


49 posted on 03/05/2012 7:19:49 AM PST by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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To: grey_whiskers; LucyT

Did I not say this will open up a can of worms? On Fox this morning.

Laura Ingraham said Sandra Flukes thesis was on employers paying for transgender surgery or that could be discrimination.

http://m.newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2012/03/06/omission-watch-feminist-fluke-insists-insurers-must-fund-transgender-sur


50 posted on 03/06/2012 9:02:28 AM PST by OafOfOffice (W.C:Socialism:Philosophy of failure,creed of ignorance,gospel of envy,the equal sharing of misery)
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