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Sandra Fluke embraces transgender soldiers in the military, HHS mandate 'accommodation'
Life Site News ^ | Feb 22, 2013 | Ben Johnson

Posted on 02/23/2013 5:31:57 AM PST by IbJensen

CLAREMONT, CA, February 22, 2013, (LifeSiteNews.com) – Sandra Fluke has brought her unique insights to bear on U.S. military policy, while teaming up again with Planned Parenthood to support the HHS mandate.

Last week, Fluke told a California college that Barack Obama's repeal of the “Don't Ask, “Don't Tell” policy did not go far enough, because it did not include transgender soldiers.

“We still don’t let trans-folk join the military,” Fluke told a gathering at Claremont McKenna College on February 13. “That needs to change.”

Service in the military, she said, should be open to the entire “the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning” population, according to the Daily Caller.

“I think the steps that we have to focus on right now are some of the ones that will be the most impactful but also the ones that society is ready for,” she added.

The speech came just days before the Georgetown contraception activist sent out an e-mail under the auspices of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund (PPAF) calling on its members to aggressively support the Obama administration's plan to force religious employers to fund contraception, sterilization, and abortion-inducing drugs.

Fluke praises Obama's latest “accommodation,” which states that religious non-profit entities would not directly cover practices that violate their religion – but that their employers must offer such services “free of charge.”

“President Obama's plan strikes the right balance,” Fluke wrote. “It guarantees that women will be able to get birth control without a co-pay, while ensuring that the rights of religious organizations are respected.”

The policy's critics say it amounts to an accounting gimmick and still tramples on the religious liberties of religious employers in the private sector, such as Hobby Lobby. Fluke addressed them in her e-mail.

“Despite the president's accommodation of religious organizations, powerful voices are still fighting to take this basic health care away from women,” she wrote. “It comes down to this: nobody – politicians, bosses, or anyone else – should be able to block your access to essential health care. Nobody has the right to deny you power over your body and your future.”

The e-mail routes its readers to a form e-mail from PPAF that reads, “I strongly support President Obama's plan for accessible and affordable birth control.”

“Personalize your message,” PPAF instructs.

Fluke's e-mail has already drawn opposition within the pro-life movement. Sarah Crawford of Texas Right to Life said, “Pills that induce abortion are not health care and Americans who oppose the use of these drugs should not be forced to pay for them simply because the most pro-abortion president demands it.”

“Abortion and abortion-inducing drugs are not health care. They are not a necessity and they are certainly not essential to the well-being of American women,” she said.

The re-emergence of Sandra Fluke shows she intends to build her brand, fueling speculation that she intends to run for political office in the future.

Fluke became a heroine of the feminist Left after being excluded from a House Oversight Committee hearing on religious freedom, because she intended to address a different topic altogether. The Democrats’ other witness, Barry Lynn, was invited but refused to come, a turn of events that led Virginia Democrat Gerald Connolly to charge the clergy who attended with being “complicit in the trampling of freedom.”

In her e-mail, Fluke writes that in the ensuing weeks, she was “smeared” by Rush Limbaugh and “shameless political operatives...They deny us a hearing, they shout us down, they call us names.”

The notoriety fed her public rise.

She spoke during prime time at the 2012 Democratic National Convention. During a campaign that largely focused on an alleged “war on women,” she became a surrogate for President Obama's re-election. A campaign stop in Reno, Nevada, last October at the height of the campaign season drew 10 people.

The e-mail is an attempt to make herself relevant on the issue yet again.

The Department of Health and Human Services is taking comments on the proposed “accommodation” for the next month. Those on both sides of the controversy have promised to make their voices heard.

“Pro-Life women have a few words for you, Sandra,” Crawford said. “We have always been here and we will forever fight for the real rights of women and the unborn to be protected.”


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Sandra Fluck is still young enough to find a noble cause to support, but it appears that her narcissism has triumphed over patriotism , and she has become intoxicated by all the attention and notoriety she gained by revealing to Congress and the Nation that her sex life is so prolific that it requires and demands pubic financing !

When this pitiful excuse for womanhood stands up for the 'trans-folk' we know that she's a useful idiot for the evil Obama regime to help push the nation over the cliff into hell.

1 posted on 02/23/2013 5:32:05 AM PST by IbJensen
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To: IbJensen

Well I guess she has gone through everyone else so she will try them.


2 posted on 02/23/2013 5:35:44 AM PST by chiefqc
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To: IbJensen

She’s a member of the current privileged class in what now passes as the USA. She is our new example of a heroine. I’m not old, but I’ve lived too long.


3 posted on 02/23/2013 5:36:41 AM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: IbJensen

ah Sandra Flounder....the Anita Hill for the 21st century.

just another useful idiot for the commie POSOTUS.


4 posted on 02/23/2013 5:41:37 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: IbJensen

5 posted on 02/23/2013 5:42:23 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: IbJensen
Think of how FABULOUS the uniforms will be when the tranies are leading from behind!
6 posted on 02/23/2013 5:44:23 AM PST by outofsalt ("If History teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything")
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To: IbJensen

She’s just another cannibal.


7 posted on 02/23/2013 5:46:40 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: outofsalt

Going to be hard to hide when our military uniforms are made with all those rainbow colors.


8 posted on 02/23/2013 5:49:27 AM PST by kempster
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To: IbJensen

Hasn’t the whore used up her 15 minutes of fame yet?

Where’s the Excedrin Headache guy.


9 posted on 02/23/2013 5:51:01 AM PST by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: IbJensen

Remember when she was just a poor innocent college student brutalized by Rush Limbaugh?


10 posted on 02/23/2013 5:51:07 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: IbJensen
And yet the libs still say the whole "slippery slope" argument is poppycock!

Well, except when they use it against banning late-term abortions.

11 posted on 02/23/2013 5:51:07 AM PST by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: IbJensen

Sandra should be given the same treatment on this site as Margret Cho - she should be banned.


12 posted on 02/23/2013 5:51:40 AM PST by frogjerk (Obama: Government by Freakout)
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And yet the libs still say the whole "slippery slope" argument is poppycock!

Well, except when they use it against banning late-term abortions.

13 posted on 02/23/2013 5:51:40 AM PST by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: IbJensen

14 posted on 02/23/2013 5:53:23 AM PST by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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When this pitiful excuse for womanhood stands up for the 'trans-folk' we know that she's a useful idiot for the evil Obama regime to help push the nation over the cliff into hell.

When the left is done with her she can write a book and join Cindy Sheehan at the book signings...


15 posted on 02/23/2013 5:56:40 AM PST by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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Why does anyone care what this stupid slut says or does?

Geez, stop paying attention to the whore and she'll go away!

16 posted on 02/23/2013 5:58:00 AM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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Something that’s seldom mentioned about these transgendered (mutilated) people is the fact that they spend the rest of their lives with serious medical issues.


17 posted on 02/23/2013 5:59:20 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: IbJensen

Fluke for Defense Secretary!

/s


18 posted on 02/23/2013 6:00:05 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True supporters of our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: IbJensen

Hasn’t she “embraced” enough people already?


19 posted on 02/23/2013 6:02:26 AM PST by ken in texas (I was taught to respect my elders but it keeps getting harder to find any.)
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To: Vaquero

She’s fairing (fareing?) much better than anita hill. Heard she got a “job”(?) with (un)planned parenthood. And, she still gets her mug plastered in the news. Kind of like van jones. Enough is enough. Are the deliberately trying to drive us crazy? Well, yes. Will her medical insurance with them cover the hundreds of free condoms she apparently needs yearly? Bizzaro world at it’s finest. Again.


20 posted on 02/23/2013 6:03:29 AM PST by rktman (Live the oath you took or get out of office!)
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To: IbJensen
We still don’t let trans-folk join the military,” Fluke told a gathering at Claremont McKenna College on February 13. “That needs to change.”

Service in the military, she said, should be open to the entire “the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning” population, according to the Daily Caller.

Just one question Sandra (and by extension Hussein) WHY??

Why do we need people with a psychological disorder, who obviously can't make up their mind which gender they are serving in the military? How, pray tell, will this enhance the military's preparedness? How will letting these people in enhance the security of the nation?

I wish just ONE reporter would ask that question.

21 posted on 02/23/2013 6:03:29 AM PST by YankeeReb
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To: IbJensen

Who would want to go into combat with someone who can’t figure out something as fundamental as who they want to ****?


22 posted on 02/23/2013 6:05:04 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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when does Sandra Fluck intend to sign up for military service and try out her theories that combat patrols in the 3rd world with guys wearing tutus and women in buzz cuts
might just not make our enemies fear OR respect our nation??

Just askin’


23 posted on 02/23/2013 6:05:04 AM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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24 posted on 02/23/2013 6:05:23 AM PST by baddog 219
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To: YankeeReb

Let’s see.

PTSD diagnosed: firearms disallowed.

Transgendered: here’s an M-16. An ACTUAL assault weapon!

Yeah, makes sense to me. NOT!


25 posted on 02/23/2013 6:09:01 AM PST by rktman (Live the oath you took or get out of office!)
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To: Smokin' Joe

This bimbo is a gnat on the hyde of a hippo and not worthy of the time to discuss her or her vapid ideas IMO. I believe it was after Rev 1 where in the Torries in NYC were put on boats and sent out of the country. She should be on the first ship that leaves after Rev 2.


26 posted on 02/23/2013 6:15:17 AM PST by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: IbJensen

Klinger’s back????


27 posted on 02/23/2013 6:16:25 AM PST by MadelineZapeezda (“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”....Ben Franklin)
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To: IbJensen

Klinger’s back????


28 posted on 02/23/2013 6:16:39 AM PST by MadelineZapeezda (“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”....Ben Franklin)
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To: IbJensen

She’s a Fluking too.


29 posted on 02/23/2013 6:17:23 AM PST by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: IbJensen

She’s a Fluking tool.


30 posted on 02/23/2013 6:17:42 AM PST by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: IbJensen

I can see it now.

The modern-day version of Col. Klinger: men cross-dressing as women so they can pass the physical requirements to get into the military.


31 posted on 02/23/2013 6:19:27 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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When simple insanity and normal evil just isn't enough, what do you do?

DOUBLE DOWN!

32 posted on 02/23/2013 6:24:53 AM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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All of these Posts and no one has pointed out the next step in this operation.

That’s right folks. Join the military and get a free sex change operation.


33 posted on 02/23/2013 6:25:48 AM PST by Venturer
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Sandra Fluke? Who’s Sandra Fluke, and why is her opinion on military matters even remotely relevant? Has she served?


34 posted on 02/23/2013 6:31:06 AM PST by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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Sandra Fluke: My body, my choice, your money.


35 posted on 02/23/2013 6:32:33 AM PST by csmusaret (I will give Obama credit for one thing- he is living proof that familiarity breeds contempt.)
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csmusaret: “Sandra Fluke: My body, my choice, your money.”

Yeah. That sums her ideology up nicely.


36 posted on 02/23/2013 6:35:05 AM PST by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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her sex life is so prolific that it requires and demands pubic financing !

My first thought was this was a typo.

On second thought....

37 posted on 02/23/2013 6:35:35 AM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: IbJensen

Mentally ill people should not be allowed in the military.

And that’s exactly what these weirdos are.


38 posted on 02/23/2013 6:35:56 AM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Causing trouble since 1976)
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Mentally ill people should not be allowed in the military.

And that’s exactly what these weirdos are.


39 posted on 02/23/2013 6:36:04 AM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Causing trouble since 1976)
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To: YankeeReb

And they will answer, “Why not?”. “It’s just not fair.” “Why are you so bigoted/prejudiced/homopho/transgenderedphobic?”

They always turn the tables and make the conservative defend an absolutely normal/moral position.

I wish we had some spokespeople for the conservative cause (in this case, women) who would ridicule her. We are always on the defensive - time to go on and BE offensive.

She is a loon who’s purpose is to merely destroy societal institutions - in this case, our military.


40 posted on 02/23/2013 6:45:45 AM PST by Girlene
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in the military, she said, should be open to the entire “the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning” population

Whatever "population" takes Sandra Fluke seriously is not asking nearly enough questions.

41 posted on 02/23/2013 6:47:58 AM PST by madprof98
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To: Old Sarge
“President Obama's plan strikes the right balance,” Fluke wrote. “It guarantees that women will be able to get birth control without a co-pay, while ensuring that the rights of religious organizations are respected.”

Could this be any more absurd?

42 posted on 02/23/2013 6:54:32 AM PST by Yardstick
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That’s right folks. Join the military and get a free sex change operation.

That's the whole point of this nonsense. CUrrently, universities/colleges are beginning to include the surgery, hormone therapy as part of their insurance coverage. College Health Plans Respond as Transgender Students Gain Visibility

I believe these operations and maintenace for the change is very expensive. THe more an insurance carrier covers something like this, the more their plans will cost.
43 posted on 02/23/2013 6:55:15 AM PST by Girlene
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Fluke is just like Cindy Sheehan...an irrelevant and unaccomplished narcissist desperately seeking attention. How pathetic. Why ANYBODY would pay any attention to what these losers have to say is beyond me.


44 posted on 02/23/2013 8:06:19 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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This is the second post this morning I’ve had to check and make sure it wasn’t satire. Crazy.


45 posted on 02/23/2013 9:02:47 AM PST by suthener
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You’re behind the news here, Citizen.

Sandra Fluck has entertained more troops than the USO. Therefore, I would say that she has indeed served. She’ll serve on any front (as long as she’s on her back) just as long as she gets free birth control pills.

I would say that she’s dangerously close to overloading due to too much flucking.


46 posted on 02/23/2013 12:35:19 PM PST by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: silverleaf

Miz Fluck would be an ASSet on any battlefield. She could serve in the trenches, in foxHOLEs and in pup tents. This female would make a great soldier.


47 posted on 02/23/2013 12:38:44 PM PST by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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We should care what this harpy thinks about anything?


48 posted on 02/23/2013 6:04:58 PM PST by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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Soon very soon gay members of the military will be given housing on post just like married couples. Expect this to increase the cost of the military quite a bit. First it was service, now its about benefits $$$$$$$$. I spent 20 years serving and knew members who were gay and as long as they kept their business to themselves most didn’t say anything. But our Commander in Chief has evolved. Its always been about the $$$.


49 posted on 02/23/2013 6:27:03 PM PST by JohnD9207 (Isn't freedom worth fighting for?)
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I don’t know if she’s a “useful idiot” or just an idiot.


50 posted on 02/23/2013 7:40:13 PM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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