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Rush Limbaugh Unrepentant for Calling Pro-Contraception Student Sandra Fluke a 'Slut'
Christian Post ^ | 03/02/2012 | By Jonathan Moormann

Posted on 03/02/2012 11:01:30 AM PST by SeekAndFind

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh has come under fire after calling a female student who testified at a Congressional hearing on contraception coverage a "prostitute" and a "slut" on his show, but the radio host remains unapologetic for his derogatory comments.

Sandra Fluke, a third-year law student at Georgetown University, first came into the national spotlight when Rep. Darrell Issa refused to allow her testimony during a Feb. 16 House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the contraception mandate included in President Obama's controversial Affordable Care Act of 2010.

Issa contended that Fluke's testimony was irrelevant, "as the hearing is not about reproductive rights and contraception but instead about the administration's actions as they relate to freedom of religion and conscience."

Fluke was later allowed to testify at a separate Thursday, Feb. 23 hearing on the mandate, during which she advocated for contraception coverage and related the story of a classmate who lost an ovary due to a disease that could have been prevented by birth control medication.

After Fluke's testimony, Limbaugh lambasted the student on his radio show following the hearing.

"What does it say about the college co-ed Sandra Fluke, who goes before a congressional committee and essentially says that she must be paid to have sex? What does that make her?" Limbaugh said. "It makes her a slut, right? It makes her a prostitute. She wants to be paid to have sex. She's having so much sex she can't afford the contraception. She wants you and me and the taxpayers to pay her to have sex."

Fluke has since called Limbaugh's comments "inappropriate" and "outside the bounds of civil discourse."

Members of Congress have also taken issue with Limbaugh's depiction of Fluke.

Seventy-five Democratic lawmakers sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner asking him to condemn Limbaugh and his comments.

"Mr. Limbaugh is as free as any American to speak his mind about the political and social issues of our time," wrote Rep. Louise Slaughter. "But using his radio show as a means for blatantly insulting a hard-working American with obscene and indecent language because he disagrees with her personal choices is an abuse of the public airwaves."

Former Republican senatorial candidate and prominent businesswoman Carly Fiorina also commented on the issue, calling Limbaugh's comments "insulting."

Limbaugh, however, decided to double down on his comments on his Thursday show this week.

"Ms. Fluke and the rest of you feminazis, here's the deal: If we are going to pay for your contraceptives and thus pay for you to have sex, we want something for it. And I'll tell you what it is. We want you to post the videos online so we can all watch," said Limbaugh.

"I called it what it is," Limbaugh added. "And, bam, boy, you nail these people with the truth! So I'm offering a compromise today. I will buy all of the women at Georgetown University as much aspirin to put between their knees as they want."

One of Limbaugh's sponsors, Sleep Train mattress stores, has decided to no longer advertise with the radio host because of the controversy.

"We are pulling our ads with Rush Limbaugh and appreciate the community's feedback," the company tweeted early Friday morning.


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KEYWORDS: contraception; contraceptionmandate; fiorina; fluke; freebirthcontrol; limbaugh; rush; sandrafluke; sandytheslut; slut
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To: SeekAndFind

Times really have changed. When the whole 7th fleet sailed through your bedroom in the past, the slut would ensure the sailor provided contraceptives, not the taxpayer.


51 posted on 03/02/2012 11:37:24 AM PST by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: Conservative_Rob

They need to come out, and instead of cowtowing to the issue,

call them on it.

This is a manufactured issue. No one is trying to limit anyone’s access to birth control, and the left, and the democrats are trying to gin up some issue as a distraction from their disastrous policies that have led to and continue this economic recession.


52 posted on 03/02/2012 11:40:13 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: villagerjoel
He did not call her that. He said that her admitted behavior fit the definition of the word.

The MSM complex is playing semantics.

It's their playing field. Rush just lobbed them a softball.

The problem is that the conservative line "Well, she is a slut!" isn't going to play well with any neutral observer.

53 posted on 03/02/2012 11:40:33 AM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: Conservative_Rob
I called both Boehner's and Cantor's offices yesterday to tell them that is it beyond time to take off the gloves and call the democrats and media what they are - LIARS!

I got so wrapped up in my disgust that I didn’t finish my initial point. I mentioned to the aide I talked to in each office that it makes me sick that the democrats are using this “slut” as an example for virtuous young womanhood. They became “offended” at my language, so I apologized and asked for a substitute descriptive word. They didn’t offer one, so I offered that in my church we call a woman like Ms. Fluke a fornicator, would that be better???

54 posted on 03/02/2012 11:40:41 AM PST by Conservative_Rob
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To: caww

We need a federal mandate limiting Rush Limbaugh’s freedom of speech or America is doomed!


55 posted on 03/02/2012 11:42:31 AM PST by bigdirty
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To: SeekAndFind

She is a 30 year old professional leftwing agitator who only joined Georgetown to force it to change its policy


56 posted on 03/02/2012 11:43:05 AM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: SeekAndFind

“Fluke was later allowed to testify at a separate Thursday, Feb. 23 hearing on the mandate, during which she advocated for contraception coverage and related the story of a classmate who lost an ovary due to a disease that could have been prevented by birth control medication.

After Fluke’s testimony, Limbaugh lambasted the student on his radio show following the hearing.

“What does it say about the college co-ed Sandra Fluke, who goes before a congressional committee and essentially says that she must be paid to have sex? What does that make her?” Limbaugh said. “It makes her a slut, right? It makes her a prostitute. She wants to be paid to have sex. She’s having so much sex she can’t afford the contraception. She wants you and me and the taxpayers to pay her to have sex.” “

Notice the lack of continuity. The missing part about how much it costs for her to have sex. It is so sad that even a so called Christian news source omits the facts and tries to brain wash its audience.


57 posted on 03/02/2012 11:47:48 AM PST by Revel
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To: OldNavyVet

And are the one who isn’t right while missing the point. Did he expect you to pay for his love life?


58 posted on 03/02/2012 11:47:59 AM PST by presently no screen name
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To: GeronL
She is a 30 year old professional leftwing agitator who only joined Georgetown to force it to change its policy

This is the exact same goal as the homosexual marriage jihadists. Once it is a Constitutional right for homosexuals to marry, they will seek out Bible believing Christian churches to demand that they perform their weddings. If refused, the church is gone <*poof*> just like what they are attempting to do with the Catholic Church. If they succeed now, it will not be long before all references to homosexuality, or any immoral sexual behavior, be expunged from the Bible and Torah, and mentioning immorality in a condescending tone will be met with prison time.

59 posted on 03/02/2012 11:52:00 AM PST by Conservative_Rob
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To: SeekAndFind

Still don’t see why a rug muncher needs contraception. If she’s getting any, it’d be of the latex variety.


60 posted on 03/02/2012 11:52:23 AM PST by chemicalman (The more support I see,the harder I want to work,and the more determined I am not to let folks down.)
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To: SeekAndFind

The first clue that you are being deceived in this article is that Rush is quoted. And the Girl is not. If they quoted what the girl said then it would totally change things. People might actually see what Rush was talking about. And I am not Rush fan, but I recognize that the media deception is key to what is destroying this country.


61 posted on 03/02/2012 11:55:02 AM PST by Revel
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To: All; SeekAndFind; rfp1234; villagerjoel; Squantos; Wyatt's Torch; freeangel; Eldon Tyrell; ...

I wonder if this is the purpose of starting his Tea company? Is he keeping that as a back-stop to buy ads on squeamish radio stations...reassure weak-kneed “Herb’s” at WKRP’s when someone pulls ads, Rush will temporarily cover the ad guy at the stations with commercials until these type kerflufles blow over?


62 posted on 03/02/2012 11:55:51 AM PST by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: CaptainAmiigaf

Yepppers.

Shill Maher calling Palin a twat elevated him to brave hero status...

I don’t recall outrage from the stupid left. I think it was glee.
Why yes. Yes it was!


63 posted on 03/02/2012 11:56:59 AM PST by spankalib (The Marx-in-the-Parks crowd is a basement skunkworks operation of the AFL-CIO)
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To: sam_paine
"I wonder if this is the purpose of starting his Tea company? Is he keeping that as a back-stop to buy ads on squeamish radio stations...reassure weak-kneed “Herb’s” at WKRP’s when someone pulls ads, Rush will temporarily cover the ad guy at the stations with commercials until these type kerflufles blow over?"

I don't think so. This is an advertiser on a local radio station. There'll be others lining up to take the space this bed company once occupied. I'm sure Rush is not worried.
64 posted on 03/02/2012 12:02:24 PM PST by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

Maybe not this one. But what if one of the big national unions or such put him in their sights?

It is his biggest vulnerability. And Alinskyites will use any means.


65 posted on 03/02/2012 12:05:45 PM PST by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: spankalib
"Shill Maher calling Palin a twat elevated him to brave hero status..."

And there's a huge difference to what Maher said and what Rush said. What Maher said was a completely deragatory remark. What Rush said was using a term that many people use to describe an unmarried woman who has sex with a bunch of guys. It may be deragatory, but it's an accurate description of her by her own self professed actions.
66 posted on 03/02/2012 12:05:54 PM PST by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: SeekAndFind

I am a huge fan of Limbaugh; listen every day. But what he said was dumb. It was unforced and not needed. And once again it distracts from the economy. Which is exactly what Obama and the media want.


67 posted on 03/02/2012 12:07:16 PM PST by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else (Maybe Tim Thomas))
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To: SeekAndFind

The entitlement class are mostly sluts,bums, and otherwise, useless dummies.
Its about the “freebies”,stupid.
To them we are the suckers and the dupes who allow it.


68 posted on 03/02/2012 12:07:28 PM PST by Leep (Dueling tag lines=don't worry,you'll be a vegetable guy soon<>It's gonna be a Newt day!)
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To: OldNavyVet
In one way or another, everything has a price attached.

Is that an Old Navy ad?

69 posted on 03/02/2012 12:07:36 PM PST by Starstruck
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To: SeekAndFind

If we are going to pay for her plentiful and expensive sex, we should at least get the slut sex tapes for our money. Disgusting. Liberals are disgusting.


70 posted on 03/02/2012 12:10:09 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: sam_paine
I just think that Rush saw the opportunity as a businessman to cabbage onto the "Tea" party name. Good for him, he thought of it first. But he is clearly reaping the benefits from the Tea Party.

I won't buy it, or any other bottled Tea. I want mine Fressh brewed.

71 posted on 03/02/2012 12:12:41 PM PST by annieokie
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To: petitfour
An insurance company would know whether or not PCOS had been diagnosed

Exactly. If Fluke is going to open her mouth and spew lies she wants people to believe, she better be prepared to back it up with facts. I actually feel sorry for her. She is from this day forward - for the rest of her life - to be only known as a slut, not because anyone else said it, but because she admitted it to the whole world!

72 posted on 03/02/2012 12:15:30 PM PST by Gerish (Feed your faith and your doubts will starve to death.)
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To: annieokie
I won't buy it, or any other bottled Tea. I want mine Fressh brewed.

It's made out of dried leaves. By definition, it isn't fresh.
73 posted on 03/02/2012 12:15:31 PM PST by aruanan
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To: SeekAndFind
I was just thinking that I ought to be in law school this very minute. There isn't much outside class work and the extracurricular activities are a lot better than my old school days.
74 posted on 03/02/2012 12:18:01 PM PST by oyez
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To: what's up

There would probably be even less sleeping around if there were no contraceptives in the first place.


75 posted on 03/02/2012 12:20:06 PM PST by FranklinBasil
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To: Conservative_Rob

exactly

I think this would be a great time for churches to start a tradition of holding backyard meetings and ‘house church’ meetings. I also support the idea of creating unregistered churches so the idea of losing your ‘tax exemption’ won’t be scary at all.


76 posted on 03/02/2012 12:21:21 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: SeekAndFind

Why should we as the American public pay for her and the other 40% of women law students to have so much sex that she can’t aford her birth control.

Tell her to grow up and be responsible for herself.

I wonder if she is a Catholic and committing mortal sins?


77 posted on 03/02/2012 12:22:59 PM PST by ADSUM (Body of Christ is the Church, gathered around the crucified risen Lord and fed by Him in Communion.)
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To: sam_paine

interesting idea though


78 posted on 03/02/2012 12:23:26 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: petitfour; P-Marlowe; wagglebee; Salvation; narses
She claims that the insurance company that covers PCOS treatment (birth control pills) would not cover the friend’s prescription because they believed the friend who is a lesbian wanted the pills for contraception rather than for PCOS treatment

What this means is that Fluke testified that her friend DID have a policy that covered this problem.

So, her beef was that if we don't cover students who are already covered then they'll be what???? Out double coverage?

Rush was obviously having fun with this, and in a certain satirical way, my paying for Fluke's birth control IS my paying for Fluke to have sex.

The real bottom line, though, is that Georgetown University is part of the Catholic Church. Religious Bodies have had schools for something like thousands of years, so this is no real surprise. For the most part, they have always been among the best educational institutions, and that is true of Georgetown U. Therefore, lots of students want to gain admission.

What is a surprise is that some apparently bright law student going there didn't realize that the religious institution had religious beliefs.

And that they actually mean to follow them.

If she doesn't like it, then she can transfer.

79 posted on 03/02/2012 12:25:09 PM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Pray Continued Victory for our Troops Still in Afghan!)
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To: GeronL

These so-called liberal women today are utterly ridiculous. I liked the one caller on Rush today who told how SHE paid her OWN way through college, and if she needed things like birth control, she was obviously smart enough and independent enough to figure out how to get it and pay for it herself — traits which would define TRUE feminism.

Not these gals — they seem to now want to have what they want, but be dependent on everyone to have it.

Which is it? My Lord, They are setting women BACK!!!!!


80 posted on 03/02/2012 12:25:19 PM PST by LibsRJerks
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To: Kazan

To me both word choices are understatement.


81 posted on 03/02/2012 12:26:43 PM PST by Scanian
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To: pollywog

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82 posted on 03/02/2012 12:31:37 PM PST by mkjessup (Romney is to conservatism what e.coli is to an all-you-can-eat salad bar. NO ROMNEY!!!)
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To: MrB
This is a manufactured issue.

It is a poor quality of manufacturing as well, but public relations i.e. the MSM say it fine so the public consumes in mass quantities.

Rush in right in principle, but the public has been conditioned to think ill of him, so they cannot accept hearing the truth from him. They form perceptions that have been pre-designed for them.

83 posted on 03/02/2012 12:32:15 PM PST by oyez
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To: aruanan
All my tea is dried leaves, what else? lol

Boy did I goof, spelled Fresh..Fressh. bad on me.

Anyway, I want fresh brewed steeped tea. But more of the young folks don't know what that is, so sad.

Everything for them has to come from a bottle at some convenience store.

Ignore me, I'm OLD and cranky.

84 posted on 03/02/2012 12:33:00 PM PST by annieokie
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To: SeekAndFind

Sometimes ya just got to call a spade a spade.


85 posted on 03/02/2012 12:33:03 PM PST by JamesA (You don't have to be big to stand tall)
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To: OldNavyVet; All
As he admits, Limbaugh isn't always right. forgot his exact number but it's around 99.9%.
We're probably seeing one here ... where he's wrong. In short, I can't believe that he forgets his own love life record.


But Rush never expected you or I or the public to pay for his romantic adventures.

Rush told the truth. Fluke is a slut and wants to be paid for it. End of story.
86 posted on 03/02/2012 12:35:41 PM PST by mkjessup (Romney is to conservatism what e.coli is to an all-you-can-eat salad bar. NO ROMNEY!!!)
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To: LibsRJerks

Yes, but this particular women went to Georgetown with this agenda. She is not a normal person but an activist agitator


87 posted on 03/02/2012 12:37:29 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: xzins
By the courage of this SLUT to speak out, the leftist are covering Two Birds with one stone.

Catholics ethics and Sex Addicts. (I don't mean to say they are the same thing). Their only talking points on the REAL ISSUES.

Isn't working. lol

88 posted on 03/02/2012 12:38:07 PM PST by annieokie
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To: Wyatt's Torch

Ms. Fluke used a matress????

classsy.


89 posted on 03/02/2012 12:40:12 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: nhwingut

I disagree. I also listen to Rush. Not every day and sometimes I have to walk over and turn him OFF!~

However I think on this issue he has raised a great point. I told John Boehner’s rep today that it is about time that Washington officials stop pussy footing around and start condemning this garbage.

ANY one who is brazen enough to stand before congress and ask for public assistance in the amount of $3000 a year for CONDUMS deserves being ridiculed!
A 10 year old would understand that!


90 posted on 03/02/2012 12:42:18 PM PST by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: jessduntno

I actually had fluke at a restaurant in New York Tuesday night...


91 posted on 03/02/2012 12:45:14 PM PST by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: rfp1234

She’s only had sex twice. Once with the football team and once with the marching band.


92 posted on 03/02/2012 12:52:45 PM PST by Walmartian (An update is available for this tagline. Click here to download.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Jimmy Fallon Embarrassed Michele Bachmann Scandal
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWeTKuhD_VE&feature=related


93 posted on 03/02/2012 1:02:47 PM PST by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: sam_paine

Could be! One never knows what goes on in some people’s minds. But could Rush’s company afford to buy the needed ad volume to accomplish that goal?


94 posted on 03/02/2012 1:11:15 PM PST by 2harddrive
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To: annieokie

Do you boil your water for tea for a LONG time? Someone I knew once in the Dominican Republic claimed that she had to boil the water long enough to drive all the oxygen out of it so it would make a proper cup of tea. I’ve never heard anyone else claim that.


95 posted on 03/02/2012 1:19:08 PM PST by aruanan
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To: SeekAndFind

You go, Rush.....


96 posted on 03/02/2012 1:26:13 PM PST by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: SeekAndFind

“Former Republican senatorial candidate and prominent businesswoman Carly Fiorina also commented on the issue, calling Limbaugh’s comments “insulting.”

Another RINO idiot commenting on an issue they know nothing about. I’m sure she listens to Rush everyday to know the context of the remarks.


97 posted on 03/02/2012 1:43:50 PM PST by headstamp 2 (Liberalism: Carrying adolescent values and behavior into adult life.)
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To: SeekAndFind

unapologetic for his derogatory comments.

What is derogatory about the comments? the truth is She is a SLUT.


98 posted on 03/02/2012 1:54:35 PM PST by bikerman (you can take the man out of the jungle but can't take the jungle out of the man)
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To: pollywog

sent an email... i wonder if others will.

make the partners pay... and double wrap it just in case.

teeman


99 posted on 03/02/2012 2:58:29 PM PST by teeman8r (Armageddon won't be pretty, but it's not like it's the end of the world.)
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To: OldNavyVet

I love Rush, but geez... a poor choice of words.

At the same time, the predictable Democrat reaction, calling this a “GOP War on Women,” is almost as absurd.


100 posted on 03/02/2012 3:14:48 PM PST by MeanGreen2008
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