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Santorum Calls Limbaugh Comments 'Absurd'
CNN Political Unit ^ | March 2nd, 2012 | Staff

Posted on 03/02/2012 12:37:54 PM PST by BarnacleCenturion

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum labeled Rush Limbaugh "absurd" over disparaging remarks from the radio talk show host directed at a law student who testified before a House panel in support of access to contraceptives.

"He's being absurd, but that's you know, an entertainer can be absurd," Santorum told CNN's Wolf Blitzer on Friday. "He's in a very different business than I am."

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


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To: treetopsandroofs
No, your wrong, he did not, listen to all what Rush had said.
Most Americans will agree with Rick Santorum on this, and the Newt supporters will look foolish when Newt is asked the very same thing of what Rush said and with his own statement and basically saying the same thing that most Americans and Rick said about it.

151 posted on 03/02/2012 4:28:34 PM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: Toespi

Boehner = Inappropriate

Santorum = Absurd

Almost like a team, you could say...


152 posted on 03/02/2012 4:41:36 PM PST by true believer forever (Save the Irish Setters - Vote Newt!)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
"He's being absurd, but that's you know, an entertainer can be absurd,"

The left has been calling Rush an "entertainer" for years.

It's a description that minimizes Rush's philosophical point-of-view.

So what does Ricky do when confronted with a politically incorrect statement made by Rush?

Rick goes with the vernacular of the left.

Rush the "entertainer".

153 posted on 03/02/2012 4:41:59 PM PST by FreeReign
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To: Apollo5600
What the heck is he thinking bashing Rush Limbaugh and involving himself in yet another “morality” controversy!?,

How did he "bash" Limbaugh by saying he was absurd? That is exactly what Rush was doing, being absurd.

154 posted on 03/02/2012 4:45:09 PM PST by frogjerk (OBAMA NOV 2012 = HORSEMEAT)
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To: frogjerk
Absurd - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary Definition of ABSURD. 1: ridiculously unreasonable, unsound, or incongruous 2: having no rational or orderly relationship to human life ...
155 posted on 03/02/2012 4:53:08 PM PST by old school
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To: BarnacleCenturion
When I check the Presidential profile comparison Santorum comes out at the top of my list. But, he just can't keep his damn foot out of his mouth.
156 posted on 03/02/2012 5:11:05 PM PST by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

And I wonder if Santorum has actually reviewed the testimony as opposed to reading all the pravada versions of it in the media.


157 posted on 03/02/2012 5:35:30 PM PST by Revel
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To: onyx; grey_whiskers; dixiechick2000; ntnychik; potlatch; devolve

158 posted on 03/02/2012 5:36:14 PM PST by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I like them both, but this weeks-long national fixation on contraception will only help Obama, as it drowns out the facts of Obama’s many failuures.


159 posted on 03/02/2012 6:00:36 PM PST by PghBaldy (Once again, Obama proves he is not an honest broker. He can't be trusted.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Shemozle Toff..


160 posted on 03/02/2012 6:08:51 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: FreeReign

I did not like Rick S. characterizing Rush as an entertainer. That’s the word the left uses to dismiss Rush.

He is entertaining, true, but also a dispenser of truth that we seldom hear anywhere else.

Rick S. should have said that he didn’t hear the show and therefore cannot comment as he didn’t know the context in which Rush used the term.

Haven’t people learned yet not to mess with Rush?

As for the cowardly advertisers who are opting out, there will be plenty to take their place, but I do think it’s neat to drop them a note.


161 posted on 03/02/2012 6:20:04 PM PST by altura
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To: PghBaldy

This contraception thing is a Very Successful ploy by Obama and his minions in the press.

Why are we talking about this?

Can no one put a stop to it. Bury it and salt the ground. It is of zero benefit to Republicans and provides a welcome distraction for Obama from all his failures and shortcomings.


162 posted on 03/02/2012 6:22:23 PM PST by altura
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To: Baynative

Every time I resolve not to criticize Santorum any more, he does something else to irritate me.


163 posted on 03/02/2012 6:23:43 PM PST by altura
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To: Washi

Check back if you like and Rush may very well be gracious about it, but Rick did diss Rush by calling him an ‘entertainer’ and implying that he was nothing else.

Santorum should know that Rush is much more than just an entertainer and that Rush has been extremely kind to him.

I don’t like this kind of mealy mouth chicken s response. He should have refused to answer at all or answered very differently. He lets himself be drawn by the press into saying stupid stuff.

This kind of stupidity lowers Santorum in my eyes.


164 posted on 03/02/2012 6:31:47 PM PST by altura
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To: BarnacleCenturion

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165 posted on 03/02/2012 6:34:22 PM PST by P-Marlowe
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To: BarnacleCenturion; mickie; Matchett-PI
Santorum knew exactly what he was doing when he characterized Rush as just "an entertainer".....the very same pejorative the Left has used to describe Rush for over two decades.

Santorum MEANT to demean him. He wanted to demean him to curry favor with liberal independants and with the state-controlled mediawhores.

Although Rush also knows how to entertain and amuse his listening audience, I consider the Maharushie to be the premier political analyst in the country today, bar none....and Rick would do well to turn his tone-deaf ear in Rush's direction more often to get up to speed.

Leni

166 posted on 03/02/2012 6:39:35 PM PST by MinuteGal
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To: NY Cajun
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I have a "nurturing" Theory about Rush's "slut" remarks ...


First, of course, he's correct ... any Woman in any office, bar, church, etc ... who said that she needs $ 3,000 annually to supoort her (unmarried) sexual addiction ...

is accurately called a "slut" ...



However ... there's a chance that Rush deliberately brought the "gasoline AND the matches" and escalated this to a Nuclear DefCon-1 level ...


WHY ?


Perhaps to take the National attention from the Super Tuesday primaries ... Newt's possible strategic gains ... Santorum's lost status ... and Romney's embarrassment ...

After all ... Super Tuesday is already "page six" news for the next week ...



"Just a theory ... that happens to fit the facts ..."

Spock, Star Trek VI, "The Undiscovered Country" ...




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167 posted on 03/02/2012 6:44:22 PM PST by Patton@Bastogne (Newt Gingrich and Sarah Palin in 2012 !)
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To: MinuteGal

Rick obviously doesn’t find everything Rush says absurd.

Santorum’s new Ohio campaign ad, lists quotes, which appear to be endorsements. Beck, “Santorum is the next George Washington.” Rush, “it would be great if he could get to the White House.”. Time Magazine, “Santorum....one if the 25 most influential evangelicals in America.”. Palin, “Rick Santorum has been consistent protecting the sanctity of life.”. WSJ, “we score Santorum’s economic agenda bolder than Romneys.”. Wash Post, “Rick Santorum, a Tea Party guy before the Tea Party existed.”


168 posted on 03/02/2012 6:44:24 PM PST by Toespi
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Well good, now I can say without any second thoughts:

FU Little Ricky!

Been holding off on that, but all doubts are now removed.

169 posted on 03/02/2012 6:44:45 PM PST by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Newt......Nuff said.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
I always said Santorum was a Go-Along-To-Get-along prostitute.
Now who is he going along with?

Sounds like his Ego is turning bulletproof after being surrounded by so many yes men.

I do not like or trust him.

170 posted on 03/02/2012 6:54:28 PM PST by MaxMax
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To: hosepipe

If Santo cared about this country he would join forces with Newt.. to beat Willard..
He surely knows Newt is the better candidate..

Obviously he doesnt care about America.. he cares about himself..
*****
Bingo!


171 posted on 03/02/2012 6:56:40 PM PST by Finalapproach29er (God humbles and (if need be) destroys the false idols of the peoples. Be patient, folks...)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
I didn't hear what Santorum said, but Limbaugh was and is being absurd. I think he said so more than once.

I haven't heard any critic quote anything he said that was wrong.

172 posted on 03/02/2012 7:06:54 PM PST by stevem
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To: The Cajun

Newt and Little Ricky in Rocky V

Newt: When are you gonna understand that the liberal media is framing the questions? And when talking to the media you need...

Little Ricky: What, brains?

Newt: You said that, not me.

Little Ricky: You saying I got no brains?

Newt: I can beat Barack Obama, you can’t. If you wanna team up with me, do it. If not, don’t. But it’s my way or it’s the highway.

Little Ricky: Newt!!!

Santo’s wife: Ricky, put on your sweater vest.


173 posted on 03/02/2012 8:31:49 PM PST by conservative98
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Another inaccurate headline. Taking liberal logic to its absurd extreme is what Rush does all the time, and he says so. Bob


174 posted on 03/02/2012 11:09:39 PM PST by alstewartfan ( 27 of 36 Romney judicial appointments were DEMOCRATS!!!!!)
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To: true believer forever

There is not a single word in Rick’s statement with which I disagree, nor do I disagree with one utterance in Levin’s monologue last night. Some of you guys are just looking to smear Santorum, much like the left does.


175 posted on 03/02/2012 11:15:23 PM PST by alstewartfan ( 27 of 36 Romney judicial appointments were DEMOCRATS!!!!!)
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To: driftdiver
He clearly doesn’t know what he’s doing.

What an absurd thing to say!

176 posted on 03/02/2012 11:40:41 PM PST by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: petercooper
You just knew Little Ricky was going to butt in on this issue sooner or later. What a loser.

Don't be so absurd!

177 posted on 03/02/2012 11:41:32 PM PST by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: annieokie
Rick just can't hep himself it seems, he keeps stepping in it. He is clearly way over his head now, and clearly not ready for Prime Time.

Pandering to Sluts is no way to speak out on your ethics message you have been preaching. WOW, unbelievable. At this point he is now the GIFT that keeps on giving.

Don't be absurd!

178 posted on 03/02/2012 11:42:57 PM PST by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: faucetman
Ricky has no balls.

And you're being absurd!

179 posted on 03/02/2012 11:43:40 PM PST by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: cripplecreek

>> Hoffman, Hoffman, Hoffman...

That’s such a lame list, and you know it.


180 posted on 03/02/2012 11:45:01 PM PST by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: stephenjohnbanker
Santorum, you don’t go after the most popular conservative in the country (pro-life to boot)unless you are clueless.

How absurd! He didn't go after anyone!

181 posted on 03/02/2012 11:45:04 PM PST by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: hosepipe
If Santo Newt cared about this country he would join forces with Newt Rick.. to beat Willard..
He surely knows Newt Rick is the better candidate..

Obviously he doesnt care about America.. he cares about himself..
His ideas pale next to Newts Rick's.. they are infantile..
Not much difference between Santo Newt and Willard..

Demonstrating that I can be just as absurd.

182 posted on 03/02/2012 11:51:11 PM PST by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: LibLieSlayer
Well Santorum just lost any chance of me supporting him. I have a line in the sand these days that cannot and must not be crossed... Santorum just crossed it. It is now Newt or I write in Sarah Palin’s name. This guy does not deserve the nomination and would turn on us a quickly as he has turned on Rush.

He didn't turn on Rush or anyone else. Don't be so absurd!

183 posted on 03/02/2012 11:53:12 PM PST by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: Christie at the beach
Trying to make points with the establishment is a sell out.

Not reading the comment in context is absurd!

184 posted on 03/02/2012 11:55:12 PM PST by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: madmaximus
I’ve known all along Trick Ricky Dicky is a fraud. FURS!

The absurdity of the Gingrich cult is the fraud.

185 posted on 03/02/2012 11:57:44 PM PST by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Rush is pushing back to their use of silly props and propaganda machine. Similar to Christie pushing back to using Warren Buffet and his secretary. GOP should let them point out the absurdity.


186 posted on 03/02/2012 11:59:11 PM PST by opentalk
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To: alstewartfan

>> Another inaccurate headline.

It is. The Left loves taking Rick out of context.

Without reading the article, I’ll bet Santorum was attempting to defend Rush by playing off the controversial remarks as some form of satire. There’s no way Rick would throw Rush under the bus.

Rick is a good man, with a big heart. Regardless of our opinion on his Presidential run, make no mistake about his allegiance to Social Conservatism and the talkers that share his views.

I prefer, however, we not be obliged to partake in this dance.

Go Newt!!!


187 posted on 03/03/2012 12:02:30 AM PST by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP; dforest
Thank you for that dis ambiguous explanation/clarification in regards to what your hero was ACTUALLY saying or intended to say, as well as the usual apology for anything/everything in the very near future for What other blunder/blunders Santorum will find himself mired in........

The Gingrich cult on FR is becoming the definition of absurd. They'll take any opportunity to trash Santorum regardless how unoffensive his comment may be.

188 posted on 03/03/2012 12:05:07 AM PST by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: CommieCutter
Shut up Rick.

I hope Limbaugh says it again!

SLUT SLUT SLUT SLUT SLUT SLUT!!

Just highlighting your absurdity.

189 posted on 03/03/2012 12:07:48 AM PST by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: billys kid
Why would’nt he? He lied about Newt.

He’s got about as much depth as a bird-bath.

The lie is the headline of this article. He never said Rush's comment was absurd. He said Rush was being absurd - which he was. That's what Rush does; he demonstrates absurdity by being absurd.

190 posted on 03/03/2012 12:15:03 AM PST by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

HOLY CRAP! Are FReepers that stupid???

Lots of people here are Jaywalking and thinking that Santorum was insulting Limbaugh!! Rush chooses to “be absurd” and use humor to ILLUSTRATE ABSURDITY.

Rick is smart and understands that. Rush isn’t a politician so he can afford to be funny.


191 posted on 03/03/2012 12:24:04 AM PST by Yaelle (Santorum 2012)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
...yet Rush is being told to apologize? NEVER apologize Rush, NEVER..and as far as Santorum goes, no balls man, dude has NO balls

This is the rest of what Santorum said. Can you tell me the part where he tells Rush to apologize?

The former Pennsylvania senator said he is instead concerned about the government's involvement in people's personal lives.

"I'm concerned about the public policy of this president imposing his values on people, people of faith who morally object to the government telling them they have to do something, which they believe is a grave moral wrong," Santorum, a Catholic, said in an interview on CNN's "The Situation Room."


192 posted on 03/03/2012 12:30:25 AM PST by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: GSWarrior
I think Santorum may be 'over-correcting,' -- using this flap to try to dispel the image (correct or incorrect) that he is not the heartless, out-of-touch-on-women's issues person that he is perceived by many to be.

If this is the case, it's a losing strategy.

I think you need to watch the video and read the rest of the article, because he's not "over-correcting" on anything. This is what he said after pointing out that Rush was being absurd:

The former Pennsylvania senator said he is instead concerned about the government's involvement in people's personal lives.

"I'm concerned about the public policy of this president imposing his values on people, people of faith who morally object to the government telling them they have to do something, which they believe is a grave moral wrong," Santorum, a Catholic, said in an interview on CNN's "The Situation Room."


193 posted on 03/03/2012 12:35:21 AM PST by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: rollo tomasi
Here is a thought, how about the truth and Fluke's intentions on challenging the Church.

"Oh no, the super-duper scary liberals have framed the debate, quick, suck up to their group think then chastise the ones who dare to fight for truth."

Here's a thought how about you read what was actually said before commenting?

The former Pennsylvania senator said he is instead concerned about the government's involvement in people's personal lives.

"I'm concerned about the public policy of this president imposing his values on people, people of faith who morally object to the government telling them they have to do something, which they believe is a grave moral wrong," Santorum, a Catholic, said in an interview on CNN's "The Situation Room."


194 posted on 03/03/2012 12:38:16 AM PST by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: jellybean

Please do not tell me what to think or how to interpret a man’s actions and I’ll be kind enough to do the same for you.

LLS


195 posted on 03/03/2012 3:42:44 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: altura
There is a reason that you have to TRY to NOT criticize him... and that is Rick's fault... not yours! mitt defines the term criticism. Meanwhile... newt is attacking obama and his policies and demanding obama either get an apology for the murders of our Servicemen or withdraw from Afghanistan immediately. See the difference?

LLS

196 posted on 03/03/2012 3:52:50 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: jellybean

You think Santorum made a wise move here?

Thats absurd!


197 posted on 03/03/2012 4:09:16 AM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: cripplecreek
“I’m guessing that if you were to ask Rush if he thought his comment was absurd he’d probably say yes and explain, “That’s what I do”.

Back when he was defending Bill Maher over the “brave terrorist” remarks that got Maher fired, Rush said the comments were over the line but explained that controversial comments are what pays the bills for all of them.”

The problem is the comment wasn't absurd, but maybe Rush should have stuck with the more refined “prostitute” word, since she wants us to pay for her birth control. Why can't she ask the guys to pay? Why is the Catholic Church supposed to pay for this girl's sexual activity.

I agree with those who said, Rick should have used this as a teaching moment. The comment wasn't absurd since the women volunteered the information about herself. Rick could have easily turned the issue around and said he would not call her that name, but he couldn't understand why she expected the Catholic Church to pick up her tab for something they do not believe in. Rick could have talked about personal responsibility, but instead he called the comment absurd.

As far as Bill Maher’s words, the word he used is less acceptable than slut and the media did not care that he used the word to describe Sarah Palin who did not in any way deserve the derogatory comment.

198 posted on 03/03/2012 5:31:08 AM PST by FR_addict
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To: jellybean

bttt


199 posted on 03/03/2012 7:16:00 AM PST by Matchett-PI ("Andrew loved the battle and he knew the stakes." ~ Mark Levin 3/2/12)
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To: Yaelle

You wrote: “Lots of people here are Jaywalking and thinking that Santorum was insulting Limbaugh!! Rush chooses to “be absurd” and use humor to ILLUSTRATE ABSURDITY.”

When you see the timeline shown below, you will find that Rush was merely ECHOING the 2-day old comments of others and adding his hilarious “illustrating the absurd by being absurd” commentary to the mix.

Here we go (Readers: spread it far and wide):

TIMELINE:

February 27, 2012

Sex-Crazed Co-Eds Going Broke Buying Birth Control, Student Tells Pelosi Hearing Touting Freebie Mandate
http://cnsnews.com/blog/craig-bannister/sex-crazed-co-eds-going-broke-buying-birth-control-student-tells-pelosi-hearing
By Craig Bannister
A Georgetown co-ed told Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s hearing that the women in her law school program are having so much sex that they’re going broke, so you and I should pay for their birth control.

Speaking at a hearing held by Pelosi to tout Pres. Obama’s mandate that virtually every health insurance plan cover the full cost of contraception and abortion-inducing products, Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke said that it’s too expensive to have sex in law school without mandated insurance coverage.

Apparently, four out of every ten co-eds are having so much sex that it’s hard to make ends meet if they have to pay for their own contraception, Fluke’s research shows.

“Forty percent of the female students at Georgetown Law reported to us that they struggled financially as a result of this policy (Georgetown student insurance not covering contraception), Fluke reported.

It costs a female student $3,000 to have protected sex over the course of her three-year stint in law school, according to her calculations.

“Without insurance coverage, contraception, as you know, can cost a woman over $3,000 during law school,” Fluke told the hearing.

$3,000 for birth control in three years? That’s a thousand dollars a year of sex – and, she wants us to pay for it.

Yes, us. Where do you think the insurance companies forced to cover this cost get the money to pay for these co-eds to have sex? It comes from the health care insurance premiums you and I pay.

But, back to this woman’s complaint that women are spending $3,000 for birth control during her time in college.

“For a lot of students, like me, who are on public interest scholarships, that’s practically an entire summer’s salary,” she complains.

So, they can earn enough money in just one summer to pay for three full years of sex. And, yes, they are full years – since that could translate into having sex nearly three times a day for three years straight, apparently.

At a dollar a condom if she shops at CVS pharmacy’s website, that $3,000 would buy her 3,000 condoms – or, 1,000 a year. (By the way, why does CVS.com list the weight of its condom products in terms of pounds?)

Assuming it’s not a leap year, that’s 1,000 divided by 365 – or having sex 2.74 times a day, every day, for three straight years. And, I thought Georgetown was a Catholic university where women might be prone to shun casual, unmarried sex. At least its health insurance doesn’t cover contraception (that which you subsidize, you get more of, you know).

And, that’s not even considering that there are Planned Parenthood clinics in her neighborhood that give condoms away and sell them at a discount, which could help make her sexual zeal more economical.

Besides, maybe, these female law students could cut back on some other expenses to make room for more birth control in their budgets, instead of making us pick up the tab. With classes and studying and all that sex, who’s got time for cable?

And, let’s not forget about these deadbeat boyfriends (or random hook-ups?) who are having sex 2.74 times a day. If Fluke’s going to ask the government to force anyone to foot the bill for her friends’ birth control, shouldn’t it be these guys?

All of this seems to suggest at least two important conclusions:

If these women want to have sex, we shouldn’t be forced to pay for it, and
If these co-eds really are this guy crazy, I should’ve gone to law school

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Feb 29th 2012 at 10:59 am
Hypocrisy on Capitol Hill: Deconstructing a Dishonest Speech About Birth Control
http://biggovernment.com/cjohnson/2012/02/29/hypocrisy-on-capitol-hill-deconstructing-a-dishonest-speech-about-birth-control/
by Charles C. Johnson

As a student at Cornell and treasurer of a a pro-choice organization at the school, Sandra Fluke, helped shut down a pro-life speech on Cornell’s campus by counter protesting. She argued that a pro-life organization at Cornell was about “manipulating [students’] emotions” with misleading statistics about abortion. But when it is her turn to speak on Capitol Hill, the third-year Georgetown Law Student demands she gets her say in a hearing that has nothing to do with birth control.

Fluke, who was awarded a B.S. in Policy Analysis & Management, and a Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies degree from Cornell in 2003, has since become a cause celebre among the political left-wing because she wasn’t allowed to testify in a congressional hearing. The Washington Post has even called her an “expert witness.”

But what is she an expert in? ”I’m an American woman who uses contraceptives,” Fluke said, when asked Thursday by Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., about her qualifications to speak at the hearing. Well, there you have it. We are told by congressmen that she speaks for “millions” of women, so let’s have a listen to her testimony before the Democrats on Capitol Hill:

Though Fluke wouldn’t have you know it, most women don’t need birth control. Indeed, if the cost of keeping her ovary was a mere $3,000 a year, why couldn’t her gay friend–assuming she actually exists–take time off of law school to save up for her birth control? Why couldn’t we mandate coverage for women who have the disorder of polycystic ovary syndrome? And if her insurance won’t cover it, why can’t she go and pick up a pack of $9 a month pills from Target? What’s more who said she had to go law school at Georgetown, a Jesuit law school? If birth control were such a serious criteria in one’s life, wouldn’t you choose your law school accordingly? Fluke says that women should refuse to choose between their health and a quality education, but adult life is about making just such choices.

And if this problem is such a real one why don’t we hear from the women themselves, rather than Fluke, about their medical problems? Maybe if Planned Parenthood and other organizations ostensibly dedicated to women’s health weren’t so busy profiting from abortions, they could take some of their nonprofit largesse and give it to women in need.

Ah, but you see, college and law school, like birth control, is a right that comes, if not from our Creator, than from Obama, the creator of our laws.

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02/29/2012 after twelve noon:
Butt Sisters are Safe from Newt and Rick
http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2012/02/29/butt_sisters_are_safe_from_newt_and_rick

Rush “... then there is this story from the Cybercast News Service. Here’s it is. February 29th, Leap Day:

“A Georgetown co-ed told Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s hearing that the women in her law school program are having so much sex that they’re going broke, so you and I should pay for their birth control. Speaking at a hearing held by Pelosi to tout Pres. Obama’s mandate that virtually every health insurance plan cover the full cost of contraception and abortion-inducing products, Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke said that it’s too expensive to have sex in law school without mandated insurance coverage. Apparently, four out of every ten co-eds are having so much sex that it’s hard to make ends meet if they have to pay for their own contraception, Fluke’s research shows.”

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Left Freaks Out Over My Fluke Remarks
http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2012/03/01/left_freaks_out_over_my_fluke_remarks
March 01, 2012

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The Democrats are Desperate: Obama Calls Sandra Fluke, the 30-Year-Old Victim
http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2012/03/02/the_democrats_are_desperate_obama_calls_sandra_fluke_the_30_year_old_victim
March 02, 2012

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Please visit the Rush links above and obtain his actual words, rather than believing what others say he said. bttt

28 posted on Saturday, March 03, 2012 11:59:30 AM by Matchett-PI (”Andrew loved the battle and he knew the stakes.” ~ Mark Levin 3/2/12)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2853922/posts?page=28#28


200 posted on 03/03/2012 9:09:11 AM PST by Matchett-PI ("Andrew loved the battle and he knew the stakes." ~ Mark Levin 3/2/12)
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