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Bitter pill for liberals
Boston Herald ^ | March 7, 2012 | Michael Graham

Posted on 03/07/2012 9:21:51 AM PST by suspects

So tell me again why the pope has to pay for Sandra Fluke’s birth control?

Now that Rush Limbaugh has reminded the world he’s a tired old crank, and now that MSNBC has elevated Fluke to sainthood for bravely appearing before a group of fawning congressional Democrats, can we get back to the actual issue?

I’d certainly like to, and so would the Catholic church. Democrats? Not so much.

Forget about Rush and Sandra for a second, and think about what it’s like to be a practicing Catholic in America under Barack Obama. For years, Catholic institutions were free to practice their faith, protected by the First Amendment from government directives that violated their beliefs.

Which meant that for years Americans who wanted to attend Catholic schools did — knowing these schools were Catholic and that meant faith was relevant to their policies and mission.

For years, people who wanted to work for Catholic hospitals made the same choice, with the same knowledge.

And for years, people who didn’t like the strictures of Catholicism could simply go elsewhere. It seems so reasonable. So accommodating. So . . . diverse.

Well so much for celebrating diversity. A few weeks ago Catholics woke up to discover that the White House — without warning or any apparent reason — declared the religious exemption dead under Obamacare.

Catholics, not surprisingly, complained about the direct assault on their faith . . . only to discover that they have been declared the bad guys.

The Catholic church didn’t ask 31-year-old Fluke — a long-time activist for “reproductive rights” — to attend Georgetown University or any other Catholic university. They didn’t ask her to abandon any of her own beliefs about contraception or abortion or sterilization or anything else.

All Georgetown University asks is to be able to practice Catholicism. Or as the Democratic...

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: alteredtitle; catholic; contraception; fluke; limbaugh; sandytheslut

1 posted on 03/07/2012 9:21:55 AM PST by suspects
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To: suspects

Well, if the Pope doesn’t buy them, then the tax-payers will.

/sarc


2 posted on 03/07/2012 9:24:36 AM PST by Responsibility2nd
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To: suspects

Best take on the whole issue so far.


3 posted on 03/07/2012 9:25:10 AM PST by Senator Goldwater
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To: suspects

What a beautiful title!!

Wish Rush had taken the subject up that way as this title does, since it shines the light of a laser pin point on the Constitutional arguement, the Constitutional issue, and the assault on the Constitution.


4 posted on 03/07/2012 9:31:43 AM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Well, if the Pope doesn’t buy them, then the tax-payers will. /sarc

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5 posted on 03/07/2012 9:35:05 AM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: Senator Goldwater

Brilliant.

Whoo Hoo!

Isn’t it deplorable that we have to now applaud TRUTH? It’s so bad with deception out there that I have to believe this is too insidious to be laid anywhere but at the feet of the evil one.

God be with us.


6 posted on 03/07/2012 9:36:05 AM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: suspects

To prevent duplication, please do not alter the published title. Thanks.


7 posted on 03/07/2012 9:38:14 AM PST by Sidebar Moderator
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To: suspects

If she smokes after sex, is the government going to pay for that? Smoking would cost much more than the highly inflated birth control costs she claims.

P.S. The right to sex is in the same clause of the constitution as the right to smoke.


8 posted on 03/07/2012 9:38:32 AM PST by fruser1
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To: suspects
Well so much for celebrating diversity. A few weeks ago Catholics woke up to discover that the White House — without warning or any apparent reason — declared the religious exemption dead under Obamacare.

Liberals don't believe in diversity of ideas or beliefs.

Liberals believe in diversity based on skin pigmentation ( excluding freckles) and of sexual alternatives. Past those two exceptions, elite liberals are the most closed minded bigots in American.

9 posted on 03/07/2012 9:39:15 AM PST by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex¬óburied stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: Senator Goldwater
"Best take on the whole issue so far."

AMEN.
There is so much mis information out it is laughable.

10 posted on 03/07/2012 9:47:20 AM PST by DeaconRed (I live in FL We have voted already. Nothing else I can do. I am too broke to send any $$)
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To: suspects

What I would like to know is why does a dike like her need with birth control...


11 posted on 03/07/2012 9:50:27 AM PST by PLD
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To: RitaOK
"Wish Rush had taken the subject up that way as this title does, since it shines the light of a laser pin point on the Constitutional arguement, the Constitutional issue, and the assault on the Constitution."

I think you are right and I also think RUSH would agree with you. He is human and made a mistake. He gave the RATS what they wanted. The RATS keep distorting it and will as long as they can. . . . .

12 posted on 03/07/2012 9:53:42 AM PST by DeaconRed (I live in FL We have voted already. Nothing else I can do. I am too broke to send any $$)
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To: fruser1
P.S. The right to sex is in the same clause of the constitution as the right to smoke.

She doesn't have a right to sex unless its with a vibrator or some dumbass wants to sleep with her infected coochie.

Sex is not a right because you can't force anyone to sleep with you.

She does have the right to buy a vibrator and buzz her socks off if she wanted too.

She wouldn't need birth control and doesn't need to get tested for diseases unless she shares a dirty vibrator.

13 posted on 03/07/2012 10:04:17 AM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: suspects

BFL


14 posted on 03/07/2012 10:06:53 AM PST by Skooz (Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us)
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To: suspects

Bookmark


15 posted on 03/07/2012 10:21:59 AM PST by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: suspects

God gave her free birth control....her face.


16 posted on 03/07/2012 10:39:08 AM PST by Niteranger68 (When voting, if you are not willing to work in the kitchen, order from the menu.)
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To: PLD

It’s not about birth control.

It’s about making the Catholic Church (and, by extension, other religions) knuckle under to Government mandates.


17 posted on 03/07/2012 1:27:13 PM PST by hattend (Jesus wants me to make churches pay for abortions. - Barack Obama)
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To: hattend

I agree!


18 posted on 03/07/2012 4:52:58 PM PST by PLD
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