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Barbara Boxer: Why no Viagra complaints?
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Posted on 03/25/2014 9:25:09 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Barbara Boxer: Why no Viagra complaints? By: Tal Kopan March 25, 2014 11:28 AM EDT

As the Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday about the Obamacare mandate on birth control coverage, Sen. Barbara Boxer questioned why those up in arms about the requirement have no problem with most insurance covering Viagra.

“I have never heard Hobby Lobby or any other corporation, I could be wrong, or any other boss complain that Viagra is covered in many insurance plans, practically all of them, or other kinds of things, you know, for men, which I won’t go into,” Boxer said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Jansing & Co.”

The California Democrat was discussing the lawsuit before the Supreme Court Tuesday morning arguing that companies like Hobby Lobby, which brought the suit, shouldn’t have to provide for employees’ birth control because it violates their religious beliefs.

Host Chris Jansing pressed Boxer as to whether she could compare Viagra and birth control, saying Hobby Lobby and other advocates argue that birth control is a “life issue.”

“I have never heard them put any type of moral objection, remember, this is a moral objection, to men getting Viagra, but they have a moral objection to women getting certain types of birth control,” Boxer said. “What’s their next moral objection, do they then object to vaccinations? Where do you take it from here? … There has been a well-documented study by a university that gave women free birth control for several years. Abortions went down by 50 percent, Chris. So if you are for life and want to attack this issue for abortion, this is a place we could work together and reduce the number of abortions.”

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KEYWORDS: 113th; abortion; barbaraboxer; dopeydems; hobbylobby; infanticide; thebiglie; viagra; waronwomenmeme
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Can't make it up.........
1 posted on 03/25/2014 9:25:09 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Her claim should be fact checked. Is Viagra covered under most health insurance policies? I think not.


2 posted on 03/25/2014 9:27:17 AM PDT by forgotten man
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To: Sub-Driver

Well she has to use SOMETHING to get men interested in her...even then...


3 posted on 03/25/2014 9:27:29 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Sub-Driver
I have never heard of Viagra being covered by any insurance, even liberal union State government health care does not cover Viagra….
4 posted on 03/25/2014 9:27:43 AM PDT by martinidon
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To: Sub-Driver

“Stand up Chuck”


5 posted on 03/25/2014 9:28:12 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sub-Driver

IS SHE STUPID?

There are, as far as I know, no religious prohibitions against the use of erectile dysfunction drugs in the religions commonly practiced in the United States.

But of course this stupid a** had to try to manipulate this into a feminist/hatemen issue.

STUPID!


6 posted on 03/25/2014 9:28:35 AM PDT by Chickensoup (Leftist totalitarian fascism is on the move.)
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To: Sub-Driver

is whatever...is ailing boxer covered by any insurance policy??


7 posted on 03/25/2014 9:28:58 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Sub-Driver
Pelosi is a sexist jerk.

I guess ALL Demoncrats must be racist, sexist pigs. Ten to one says they're closet homophobes, too. And we know they're Jew-haters.

8 posted on 03/25/2014 9:29:19 AM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: Sub-Driver
I believe the point (from our perspective, anyway) is that Viagra doesn't kill anybody... unlike IUDs and morning-after pills.

Ms. Boxer is trying to turn this into a gender wars issue rather than an ethical issue. She's only succeeding with people who are already on her side.

9 posted on 03/25/2014 9:29:20 AM PDT by Oberon (John 12:5-6)
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To: Sub-Driver

No one dies when Viagra is used.


10 posted on 03/25/2014 9:29:56 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: forgotten man

Sen. Barbara Boxer and viagra - No experiance with either but that would have to be a miracle drug of some sorts to work for that.


11 posted on 03/25/2014 9:30:56 AM PDT by WinMod70
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To: Oberon
Viagra doesn't kill anybody...

There's your answer Ms. Boxer - right there.

12 posted on 03/25/2014 9:31:09 AM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: Sub-Driver

Well you brainless bitch, they are not arguing against birth control pills which prevent conception and not against viagra which can lead to conception. They are arguing against day-after drugs that potentially kill off a fertilized egg which from any religious or true scientific point of view IS life. Any unbiased science will say that any animal cell with a full genome IS living life in the form of that animal. This includes humans. They could probably argue against birth control pills as well and have a case on religious grounds.


13 posted on 03/25/2014 9:31:46 AM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: Sub-Driver

http://twitchy.com/2014/03/25/pathological-ignorance-sen-boxers-hobby-lobby-strawmen-need-viagra-to-stand-up-video/

“Hobby Lobby is suing for the right to offer health care plans that do not cover contraception that could potentially prove lethal to a developing embryo. In fact, Hobby Lobby currently covers all but four of the FDA-approved forms of contraception”


14 posted on 03/25/2014 9:32:06 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The Texas judge's decision was to pave the way for same sex divorce for two Massachusetts women.)
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To: kiryandil
Pelosi is a sexist jerk.

My bad. Babs Boxer is a sexist jerk.

All those female California Hateocrats' ugly, twisted faces blend into one after a while, and the poisoned vomit that they spew all smells the same..

15 posted on 03/25/2014 9:33:02 AM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: Oberon

She’s only succeeding with people who are already on her side.

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I am quickly reaching the place where I don’t think anyone’s mind has been changed on any controversial topic in quite a while.

I think our nations political preachers have been preaching exclusively to the choir.


16 posted on 03/25/2014 9:33:09 AM PDT by dmz
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To: martinidon
IIRC, there was a snippet a number of years ago about how Viagra was the most written prescription out of Bethesda Naval Hospital for congresscritters.

I'll bet those prescriptions were filled on the public dime.

17 posted on 03/25/2014 9:33:26 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: RightGeek

No one dies when Viagra is used.


That’s not what the label reads. And after four hours, ......

Truth is that Viagra shouldn’t be covered either.


18 posted on 03/25/2014 9:34:22 AM PDT by boycott
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To: forgotten man

Viagara is a buck a pill and up. If you can’t find a buck, you’re dead meat.


19 posted on 03/25/2014 9:34:25 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: RightGeek

unless you’re taking nitrates.


20 posted on 03/25/2014 9:35:02 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sub-Driver

Wow, I didn’t know Viagra caused human beings to die.

/sarc


21 posted on 03/25/2014 9:35:03 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: Sub-Driver

I had to check if it was satire.


22 posted on 03/25/2014 9:35:16 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I was unaware Viagra killed children by design.


23 posted on 03/25/2014 9:35:33 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem)
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To: Sub-Driver

It’s all about sex to the DEms. sex sex sex...


24 posted on 03/25/2014 9:35:48 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: RightGeek

“No one dies when Viagra is used.”

But golddiggers who married old men have to earn their money.

This is a major Democrat voter group.


25 posted on 03/25/2014 9:36:32 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem)
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To: Sub-Driver

Well, Viagra DOES fix something that’s not working.

Where as, birth control unfixes something that works just fine.


26 posted on 03/25/2014 9:37:22 AM PDT by moovova (Global warming made George Bush do it.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Bad analogy. If insurance wouldn’t pay for birth control but would pay for a vasectomy then she might have a better argument.


27 posted on 03/25/2014 9:37:24 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Sub-Driver
Why no Viagra complaints?

Who's going to complain about a 4 hour erection?

28 posted on 03/25/2014 9:37:50 AM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
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To: Sub-Driver

Well Viagra is used to restore a normal function. A normal function in young males who have spinal cord injury or other trauma or illness that leaves them with an inability to have an erection. It is not just for older guys where loss of/ or difficulty obtaining an erection is part of the aging process.


29 posted on 03/25/2014 9:37:54 AM PDT by lastchance ("Nisi credideritis, non intelligetis" St. Augustine)
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To: Sacajaweau
Viagara is a buck a pill and up. If you can’t find a buck, you’re dead meat.

Dead meat? Great double entendre!

30 posted on 03/25/2014 9:38:06 AM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: Sub-Driver

Rush Limbaugh is correct. These people are pig stupid.


31 posted on 03/25/2014 9:39:07 AM PDT by jospehm20
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To: Chickensoup
IS SHE STUPID?

No, she's very smart. But like her San Francisco colleague Pelosi, she's pure evil.

32 posted on 03/25/2014 9:39:25 AM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: martinidon
I have never heard of Viagra being covered by any insurance, even liberal union State government health care does not cover Viagra….

It is by most. But it has a very high co-pay and the number of pills they cover per month is only half a dozen or so.

33 posted on 03/25/2014 9:39:27 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Bernard Marx

Thank you....Thank you....And I’m a 70 year old grandma..


34 posted on 03/25/2014 9:40:11 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sub-Driver

Is this satire? Even if, if, Viagra were a moral issue then the use of Viagra is designed to HELP deliver life....in a way of course.


35 posted on 03/25/2014 9:40:41 AM PDT by DouglasKC
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To: Sub-Driver

Personally, if there was a drug that enabled women to have sex more often (as Viagra does for men), I’d not only mandate that insurance cover it, but probably demand that Uncle Sam provide free prescriptions at every 7-11.


36 posted on 03/25/2014 9:41:04 AM PDT by Smedley (It's a sad day for American capitalism when a man can't fly a midget on a kite over Central Park)
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To: Sacajaweau

“Viagara is a buck a pill and up.”

Try fifteen bucks a pill co-pay.


37 posted on 03/25/2014 9:42:17 AM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: Sacajaweau
"Viagara is a buck a pill and up. If you can’t find a buck, you’re dead meat."

pressed imaginary "like" button

38 posted on 03/25/2014 9:42:37 AM PDT by Smedley (It's a sad day for American capitalism when a man can't fly a midget on a kite over Central Park)
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To: Sub-Driver

“Barbara Boxer: Why no Viagra complaints?”

Hey there punkin...I’m sure a fifth of Jack Daniels, a box of viagra, and a fork lift can’t get your husband’s junk up for you...but what do I know.

Q: Would you rather make love to: A) Barbara Boxer or...
A: B, B my answer is B.


39 posted on 03/25/2014 9:43:00 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: Smedley

you fiend!


40 posted on 03/25/2014 9:44:21 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Sub-Driver

The Democrats live in fear. They are afraid that there are too many people for this world. Have you ever tried to argue with someone who is really scared? They don’t listen. They want whatever it is that is frightening them to go away. The Democrats want billions of people to go away. “Courage is the foundation of all the other virtues.” I think that cowardice is the basis of all the other vices.


41 posted on 03/25/2014 9:44:42 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Sub-Driver

I’ve heard you get more bang for your buck with cialis...


42 posted on 03/25/2014 9:46:25 AM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: Sub-Driver

I have a complaint, keep those stupid commercials off the tv. At least put the on a channel my kids and I don’t watch like Spike of Fx. You cannot watch a sporting event without talking about some boing boing enhancer every other commercial break.


43 posted on 03/25/2014 9:47:14 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Oberon

Morning after pills do not kill anyone either.

Used properly, the morning after pill makes it impossible for the egg to become fertilized. It does not abort a baby.

I am not pro abortion, but there is a lot of misunderstanding about what the mAP actually does.


44 posted on 03/25/2014 9:48:02 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Sorry ma’am but I object to Viagra being part of health insurance. Next we will have to pay for porn in our policies.


45 posted on 03/25/2014 9:48:20 AM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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“Stand up Chuck”

You owe me a monitor, keyboard and a half a bottle of Diet Dew!

Made my day, thanks.

46 posted on 03/25/2014 9:49:03 AM PDT by Wilum (Never loaded a nuke I didn't like)
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To: babygene

I just looked up prices...generic is dirt cheap...but I guess prices could rise, too.


47 posted on 03/25/2014 9:49:29 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: forgotten man
Not under the federal plan called Mail Handlers
48 posted on 03/25/2014 9:49:54 AM PDT by pfflier
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To: Sub-Driver

“There has been a well-documented study by a university that gave women free birth control for several years. Abortions went down by 50 percent,”

Utterly meaningless unless funding sources and study author participant’s relationship with drug companies and pro choice groups are disclosed.


49 posted on 03/25/2014 9:50:08 AM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: DouglasKC

Kinda like....This is your brain on Viagra.


50 posted on 03/25/2014 9:50:25 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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