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W.H. official: Contraceptive rule stands
CBS News ^ | February 12, 2012

Posted on 02/12/2012 9:30:51 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer

President Obama's top aide addressed the latest controversy over contraception coverage, saying on CBS News' "Face the Nation" Sunday that the latest iteration of the new rule, which was announced Friday, will go forward.

"We're going to go ahead and implement it," White House Chief of Staff Jack Law said.

After being pressed by host Bob Schieffer about the White House's latest change to its contraception coverage policy and the push-back the administration is receiving from the Catholic Church, Lew said the White House is comfortable with its decision.

"We have broad consensus - not universal consensus - that this is an approach that's right," Lew said.

"The solution that the president announced on Friday is one that puts no institution that claims religious objection because it's related to the church, whether it's Catholic hospital or a Catholic university, in a position where they either have to pay for it or provide benefits that they find objectionable," Lew told Schieffer. "But women will have the right to get them."

Lew said that change does the job of "reconciling two very important principles."

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: election2012; mandate; obamacare; socialism
Hope and change means jack-booted thugs.
1 posted on 02/12/2012 9:30:53 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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2 posted on 02/12/2012 9:38:06 AM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Thus saith the court of Obozo the Imposter.


3 posted on 02/12/2012 9:41:20 AM PST by First A Patriot (Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Lew said that change does the job of "reconciling two very important principles."

I suppose it does, but those are Marxist atheistic totalitarian statist principles. There is no reference nor resemblance to American foundational principles.

4 posted on 02/12/2012 9:43:17 AM PST by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

If Obama thought he could get away with imposing a one child policy , he would. It’s all part of his eugenics inspired social engineering communist ideology.


5 posted on 02/12/2012 9:44:22 AM PST by Track9 ("Strength through peace.. oh wait, I mean" Mit Romney)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

If Obama thought he could get away with imposing a one child policy , he would. It’s all part of his eugenics inspired social engineering communist ideology.


6 posted on 02/12/2012 9:45:45 AM PST by Track9 ("Strength through peace.. oh wait, I mean" Mit Romney)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
After being pressed by host Bob Schieffer....

ROTFLMAO!

That'll be the day.

7 posted on 02/12/2012 9:51:25 AM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Thuggery it is. And no one seems to mention the obvious fact: if 99% of American women are using contraceptives (and abortifacients), where’s the access-problem?

Not that this is about contraceptives. What is it about “Congress shall make no law . . .” that they don’t get? We know that answer. Congress ain’t makin’ the law! The Executive branch is legislating now. There are too many things wrong, illogical, and illegal about this “initiative” to cover in a blog. Rein this traitor in, Congress!


8 posted on 02/12/2012 9:55:27 AM PST by Mach9
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Thuggery it is. And no one seems to mention the obvious fact: if 99% of American women are using contraceptives (and abortifacients), where’s the access-problem?

Not that this is about contraceptives. What is it about “Congress shall make no law . . .” that they don’t get? We know that answer. Congress ain’t makin’ the law! The Executive branch is legislating now. There are too many things wrong, illogical, and illegal about this “initiative” to cover in a blog. Rein this traitor in, Congress!


9 posted on 02/12/2012 9:56:05 AM PST by Mach9
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Acts 5:29

"Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men."

10 posted on 02/12/2012 10:01:42 AM PST by 444Flyer (Leaning on the everlasting arms)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

This lawyer-guy Lew thinks he is smarter than the Roman Catholic Church ... stand by, little fella!


11 posted on 02/12/2012 10:48:45 AM PST by Ken522
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

A “rule” is something declared by a Ruler.


12 posted on 02/12/2012 11:23:45 AM PST by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro)
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To: Ken522

Roman Catholic church took a stand in 1096 AD. It’s time to party again like it’s 1096 AD.


13 posted on 02/12/2012 11:32:57 AM PST by OHPatriot (It's time to party like it's 1096 AD.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"L'etat, c'est moi!"
Louis XIV, April, 1755

"L'Amerique, c'est moi!"
Barck Hussein Obama, February, 2012

14 posted on 02/12/2012 11:49:15 AM PST by Publius6961 (My world was lovely, until it was taken over by parasites.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Best news all weekend.
Most folks, when they reach bottom, stop digging.

Not Barky


15 posted on 02/12/2012 12:04:14 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Beware the Sweater Vest)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Does anyone else get the impression that the Obama Admin and the Dems are trying (and failing) to play the “triangulation” game here?

The Administration, through HHS, puts forward an extremist and blatantly unacceptable policy. Conservatives go after it, and it starts gaining press. The Presidents “allies” (such as Pelosi) dig in and start launching rhetorical bombs from the other side.

Then the President comes forward with a reasonably-sounding “compromise” in an attempt to place himself into the middle/moderate ground between the “extremist” (note I put that in quotes) Conservatives ... and the true extremists (the Liberals in his own party)?


16 posted on 02/12/2012 12:16:00 PM PST by tanknetter
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"We have broad consensus - not universal consensus - that this is an approach that's right," Lew said.
Newsflash, America, you've just been Delphi'd.

@Using the Delphi Technique to Achieve Consensus

The Delphi Technique and consensus building are both founded in the same principle - the Hegelian dialectic of thesis, antithesis, and synthesis, with synthesis becoming the new thesis. The goal is a continual evolution to "oneness of mind" (consensus means solidarity of belief) -the collective mind, the wholistic society, the wholistic earth, etc. In thesis and antithesis, opinions or views are presented on a subject to establish views and opposing views. In synthesis, opposites are brought together to form the new thesis. All participants in the process are then to accept ownership of the new thesis and support it, changing their views to align with the new thesis. Through a continual process of evolution, "oneness of mind" will supposedly occur.

@Python (mythology)
In Greek mythology, Python (Greek: Πύθων, gen.: Πύθωνος) was the earth-dragon of Delphi, always represented in Greek sculpture and vase-paintings as a serpent. He presided at the Delphic oracle, which existed in the cult center for his mother, Gaia, "Earth," Pytho being the place name that was substituted for the earlier Krisa.

17 posted on 02/12/2012 12:59:17 PM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The rule may stand. Obama is gone in November.


18 posted on 02/12/2012 2:22:43 PM PST by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The rule may stand. Obama is gone in November.


19 posted on 02/12/2012 2:22:58 PM PST by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The rule may stand. Obama is gone in November.


20 posted on 02/12/2012 2:23:03 PM PST by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

God’s official: Eternal damnation stands.


21 posted on 02/12/2012 2:29:37 PM PST by citizencon
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To: Ken522
This lawyer-guy Lew thinks he is smarter than the Roman Catholic Church ... stand by, little fella!

Do you really believe that the Catholic church won't cave? I think they will grumble and let this "compromise" stand without too much more sound and fury.

Unfortunately, too many Catholics (including leadership) agree with leftist governance. They may be angry about this specific thing, but provide them enough cover and they will fold. Face it, probably a majority of Catholics and even more in leadership like Democrats far more than Republicans - and they really WANT to like Obama. They fall all over themselves to find reasons to support him.

One can see the trap a million miles away. The Hussein administration will say it compromised and found a "balanced" approach. The Catholic church will back off to the point they are not a useful ally in the fight. Meanwhile millions of women will want their freebie contraception and love that Obama is giving it to them (even many supposedly right of center will like this just like everyone who gets a freebie does). Republicans will continue to fight but without the church actively supporting them, they will just appear to be trying to take a new right to free contraception away.

I've absolutely zero faith in the Catholic church to continue this fight.

22 posted on 02/12/2012 2:35:11 PM PST by Longbow1969
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To: tanknetter

Yup, that is what I see as well. I am not so sure they are failing at it either.

The only way the Hussein administration gets burned is if the Catholic church in particular keeps the same level of heat on them that we saw earlier this week. I think Church won’t. I think the Obama administration is banking on this.

It’s just what you said. The administration puts forward something absolutely, obnoxiously awful. The religious groups including the Catholic church attack said policy. Obama claims to be playing the adult in the room putting forward a “balanced” approach. The Catholic church grumbles but wilts, which leaves other religious groups alone. The Republicans keep up the fight but the issue is now portrayed as the mean old GOP trying to take a woman’s new “right” to free contraception under any circumstances away. Millions of women want this new freebie, even supposedly Catholic women working for Catholic institutions, and find reasons to justify supporting Obama’s “balanced” approach. Trap is complete, Republicans look opposed to women, Obama gets his new odious policy in place.


23 posted on 02/12/2012 2:43:45 PM PST by Longbow1969
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

He is going to need a large prison for all of us Catholics that refuse to fund his folly.


24 posted on 02/12/2012 3:53:54 PM PST by chris_bdba
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To: Track9

That will be the second term.Order certain people to take the pill or abort and those who are approved will be allowed one.


25 posted on 02/12/2012 3:55:01 PM PST by chris_bdba
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Not if the Catholic Church and many other denominations have anything to say about it. We will defeat this rule and ruler!

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26 posted on 02/12/2012 3:56:31 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Longbow1969
I've absolutely zero faith in the Catholic church to continue this fight.

I'm a bit more optimistic, although the Catholic Church has already committed a historic blunder, which cost them millions of parishoners. This issue can only make that worse.

Christian churches in the US are, and have always been, fully funded by its parishioners, not by the Vatican or Riyahd.

When the Catholic Church abuse scandal was at its peak, instead of vigorously fighting the multitude of multi-million$ suits that resulted, it was no skin off the Vatican's nose to allow the financial burden to fall entirely on the parishioners. The parishioners had absolutely no control over the abuse. The worst possible reaction.

I never left the Catholic Church. It left me. Yes, I am still very much a Catholic, and satisfy my Catholic obligations by other means.

27 posted on 02/12/2012 4:09:48 PM PST by Publius6961 (My world was lovely, until it was taken over by parasites.)
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Thanks Oldeconomybuyer.
Thanks .
28 posted on 02/12/2012 7:55:20 PM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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To: Nachum

Placemark


29 posted on 02/12/2012 8:44:32 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell)
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