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The Woman Who Canít Afford Her Own Birth Control Switches to Run for California State Senate
Pajamas Media ^ | 02/05/2014 | Bryan Preston

Posted on 02/05/2014 8:16:16 AM PST by SeekAndFind

Woman Who Can’t Afford Her Own Birth Control Switches to Run for California State Senate

Posted By Bryan Preston On February 5, 2014 @ 7:58 am In Politics | No Comments

Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown grad best known for telling America that she can’t afford her own birth control, spent $1,740 on the filing fee to run for Congress. Now Fluke says she isn’t running for Congress. Instead, she is running for state Senate.

Democratic attorney and activist Sandra Fluke has decided against running for retiring Rep. Henry A. Waxman’s congressional seat, instead planning a bid for the state Senate.

“I am extremely moved by the outpouring of local and national support I have received since I announced that I was considering running for office. My entire career has been devoted to the public interest, whether representing victims of human trafficking or advocating for working families,” Fluke said late Tuesday night. “I am committed to continuing that fight in Sacramento, working to protect our environment, ensure our access to health care, and create the jobs that are desperately needed. While I strongly considered offering my candidacy for Congress, I feel there is a better way for me to advance the causes that are important to our community.”

The fee to run for California Senate: $952.91. Or about 106 months (almost nine years) of birth control at the $9 per month many Walmarts and pharmacies charge for the pill. But Fluke won’t have to sacrifice the pill to pay her filing fee, not as long as the Obama administration mandates that the likes of the Little Sisters of the Poor pick up the birth control tab.

Fluke filed then found out that she and another candidate, former city comptroller Wendy Gruel, would end up attracting the same set of voters. Fluke denies that she had any such political calculations in mind, and implausibly claims that she thinks she could accomplish more in the Democrat-dominated California Senate than in Congress.

Reality: A party deal was made by which Fluke gets a lower office in exchange for not getting in a couple other pols’ way.



TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: 2014midterms; ca2014; california; congress; demprimary; fluke; rehash; sandrafluke

1 posted on 02/05/2014 8:16:16 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Looks like she was trying to jump the waiting line for the seat being vacated by Nostrilitus and got slapped back to the Newbie slot.


2 posted on 02/05/2014 8:20:50 AM PST by Iron Munro ("Show me the man, and I'll show you the crime." - Lavrentiy Beria (& Eric Holder))
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To: SeekAndFind

Carpet bag lady.


3 posted on 02/05/2014 8:21:05 AM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: SeekAndFind
Well we know she could be bought with free birth control pills and now we see the Libs bought her to run for another office, thus saving the Waxman seat for another Lib who could win.

I believe there is a word for such a woman who can be bought...................

4 posted on 02/05/2014 8:24:17 AM PST by Lockbox
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THIS JUST IN: Sandra’s campaign slogan: “If you like your genitals, you can keep your genitals.”

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Lock-stepping Sandra's state Senate campaign aligns herself w/ Obama and Nancy Pelosi---advocates for a felatio free-for-all (cackle).

5/9/12 HUFF/POST REPORT---Cong Nancy Pelosi sent out an appeal on behalf of the DCCC:

"Isn't it great? President Obama just announced that he supports marriage equality for all Americans...

We must continue to fight - in the courts, in state legislatures, and in Congress - until all lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans are guaranteed fair treatment in our country.

Add your name right now to stand with President Obama in support of marriage equality."

5 posted on 02/05/2014 8:24:42 AM PST by Liz
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To: null and void

RE: Carpet bag lady

From Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandra_Fluke

She received her Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Georgetown in 2012. She passed the California Bar in July 2012, and was admitted to the California Bar on December 11, 2012.


6 posted on 02/05/2014 8:24:45 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: Lockbox

RE: I believe there is a word for such a woman who can be bought...................

Is it word used by Rush Limbaugh?


7 posted on 02/05/2014 8:25:51 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Stolen from another thread:

“Aborts her Congressional Bid”

baddabing!


8 posted on 02/05/2014 8:27:49 AM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Liz
THIS JUST IN: Sandra’s campaign slogan: “If you like your genitals, you can keep your genitals.”

"And if you don't like your genitals, you can get a free sex-change operation!"

9 posted on 02/05/2014 8:30:18 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: SeekAndFind

And she lives where?

BTW this is how California got Nancy Pelosi.

How did that work out?


10 posted on 02/05/2014 8:30:38 AM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: SeekAndFind

I wonder who called her off...


11 posted on 02/05/2014 8:35:00 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: SeekAndFind
My entire career

2 years, what a contribution, California will be lucky to get such an experienced fighter for 'rights'.

12 posted on 02/05/2014 8:36:32 AM PST by xone
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m not saying she should be elected but wondering how long it would be if she got elected before she would become a multi millionaire? Hmmmmm?


13 posted on 02/05/2014 8:36:54 AM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: SeekAndFind

Some powerful Democrat changed her mind.


14 posted on 02/05/2014 8:38:00 AM PST by YukonGreen
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To: SeekAndFind

The Demokratik Peoples Republik of Kalifornia deserves Sandra.


15 posted on 02/05/2014 8:42:05 AM PST by mongo141 (Revolution ver. 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Heheh.

“I believe that the families and communities of this district — from West Hollywood to West L.A. and from Santa Monica to Torrance and beyond — deserve to have a fresh perspective from a new generation of progressive leadership in Sacramento, and I am eager to get to work fighting for the causes that matter most to our future as a community, state and nation,” Fluke said.

Lawyer Fluke can’t read a map: West LA and Santa Monica are not in District 28.

Fail.


16 posted on 02/05/2014 8:42:21 AM PST by reagandemocrat
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To: SeekAndFind
Is it word used by Rush Limbaugh?

Bingo, we have a winner!

Question, why does the country keep electing such flakes? Many of our 'leaders' have never done anything successful in their lives and yet they keep getting elected. I would personally be embarrassed to be as stupid as many of our 'leaders'.

It's like Albert Einstein said, "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results".

17 posted on 02/05/2014 8:43:13 AM PST by Lockbox
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To: SeekAndFind

She should fit in perfectly.


18 posted on 02/05/2014 8:43:37 AM PST by servo1969
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To: reagandemocrat

Neither is West Hollywood.

Epic Fail.


19 posted on 02/05/2014 8:44:25 AM PST by reagandemocrat
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To: SeekAndFind

There are already too many whores in the Californicate Legislature


20 posted on 02/05/2014 8:44:56 AM PST by faithhopecharity (C?)
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To: Iron Munro
Yup. She will run for congress in a couple years.
21 posted on 02/05/2014 8:51:32 AM PST by hinckley buzzard
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"whether representing victims of human trafficking"

Name one...

22 posted on 02/05/2014 8:54:42 AM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: SeekAndFind

California State Senate seat is a gold mine every liberal wants it.


23 posted on 02/05/2014 8:58:33 AM PST by Vaduz
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Yeah, and Rush made her famous enough to win by calling her a "slut." If Rush had been 10 years old and said that about a teen-age floozy in his neighborhood, his mother would probably have RIGHTLY swatted his butt and made him sit in the corner for exhibiting such bad manners and ugly self-righteousness.

But no, Rush was in his 50s, and God's punishment (Fluke running for office with an actual chance to win because of angry folks who would vote for her just because she's the gal Limbaugh called a "slut") is a lot more harsh than Rush's mom's would have been.

On his radio show, Rush could have conveyed the same message objecting to Fluke in a more classy, gentlemanlike, Christian way. He ignored what he knew was right -- and these are the consequences.

Way to go, Rush.

24 posted on 02/05/2014 9:23:48 AM PST by Finny (Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. -- Psalm 119:105)
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To: SeekAndFind

Headline is wrong. She can afford it easily. She just wants someone else — you and I — to pay for it. Free stuff! The woman is a walking cliche.


25 posted on 02/05/2014 9:31:01 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: null and void

Correction: Carpet back lady


26 posted on 02/05/2014 9:44:10 AM PST by Nuocmam
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To: null and void

let’s send her a case of condoms and half a dozen bottles of astroglide.That would get her off the campaign trail and onto her back for quite a while.


27 posted on 02/05/2014 10:16:33 AM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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sandra fluke photo: One of many Ace of Spades tweets about Sandra Fluke one-of-many-AceOfSpades-tweets-abou.png
28 posted on 02/05/2014 10:16:54 AM PST by Prov1322 (Enjoy my wife's incredible artwork at www.watercolorARTwork.com! (This space no longer for rent))
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