Skip to comments.Georgetown Student: Rush is Right
Posted on 03/05/2012 7:10:50 PM PST by Kaslin
(Georgetown,DC) - Am I the only one at Georgetown who is not upset with Rush right now?
His comments regarding Sandra Fluke, third year Law student at Georgetown University, are less outrageous when viewed in the real context of the debate on Obama’s mandate for religious institutions to include contraceptive coverage in their healthcare plans.
Fluke, in her own testimony before a Democratic panel, pointed out that the University covered birth control pills when used for the treatment of a medical condition. This is the key to understanding Limbaugh’s comments. When used for medicinal purposes and healthcare, Georgetown has no problem covering the expense of birth control under their insurance plan. Fluke’s complaint was based on the fact that it was not covered for the use as a contraceptive, which would violate the Catholic church’s beliefs.
Limbaugh’s statements were not that much of a stretch. He might have been a tad hyperbolic in making his point, but this is how he earns a living. Whether or not you agree with the way he phrased his argument, he may have a point.
Of course, no one wants to actually talk about that aspect of the issue. They would rather make this an unneeded debate about contraception rather than admit this is about religious liberty.
Limbaugh, in his attempt to focus the debate back on the actual issue at hand, has been demonized by...well, just about everybody.
President Obama went so far as to call Fluke and offer his support. Meanwhile, DC residents are paying almost $5 a gallon for gasoline. Good thing he has his priorities straight.
There have been calls from all levels of Democrats, including former Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), for all Republicans to condemn Limbaugh’s comments. Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D- NY) wrote a letter to Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) saying, “the Republicans have a special obligation to condemn the atrocious and hurtful words spoken by Mr. Limbaugh.”
Apparently, now everyone has to actively seek out and apologize for comments other people make, regardless of whether or not they agree with them, if the offender shares a similar ideology. Where does this line of reasoning take us? Should all Baptists have to make public statements that they do not agree with the actions of Westboro Baptist Church?
That would be ridiculous. Just like the outrage over Limbaugh’s criticism of Fluke. I might be in the minority on my campus, but I agree with Rush.
Post by Spring 2012 Townhall.com intern Mallory Carr
I see. It seems to me German is a language that has many words either to describe one thing depending on the context or situation. Now ‘’fluch’’ is ‘’curse’’ and “Hexen’’is ‘’witch’’, right? Ergo in English to put the ‘’hex’’ on somebody is to ‘’curse’’ them? Also it seems German doesn’t use the Latin prefix ‘’anti-’’ but instead it use’s the word ‘’abwehr’’ or ‘’against’’. So ‘’anti-aircraft’’ become ‘’fliegerabwehrkannone’’ or ‘’flying against cannon’’?
why would I want to read the insurance policy offered to Georgetown student? That sounds like one of the last things I’d care to read.
Because then you would know that Georgetown covers medicinal BC.
as they should.
What about Liberal Swine Bill Maher’s comments?? Where’s the outrage?
"Abwehr" means "defense"--literally "fending off." "Fliegerabwehrkanone" literally means "aviator-fend-off-gun."
The Germans sometimes use the Latin/Greek/Syrian prefix "anti" (meaning "facing"), as in "Antialkoholiker" ("anti-alcohol activist" or "prohibitionist").
Fräulein Fluke ist eine Hexe. Sie hat einen Fluch auf uns gesetzt
Some. But John Rock, the inventer of the pill, make it perfectly clear what its main purpose is.
While Rush's comments may have been bad form, she is a law student...
Amateur now, but showing intent to go pro...
Wow. A complex language! It would appear to me then that as in the Romance languages the ‘’a’’ prefix denotes some kind of action in German? Like ‘’abstand(en)’’, stand back’’, ‘’antwort’’, ‘’answer’, ‘angriff’’, ‘’attack’’ and so on?
Du hast recht. Fraulein Fluke ist enie hexe, ja und enie grosse hund, nicht wahr?
The irony is we don’t what her sexual behavior is about. She could be asexual. We do know, however, as an activist, she voluntarily portrayed herself as parasitic slut. That was her choice.
I didn’t go to college so I don’t know how common it is for colleges and universities to provide health insurance for their students. I can understand providing insurance for university employees, but is it common practice to provide it for their students as well? I thought as long as they were full time students they could stay on their parents’ insurance through age 26.
I once knew a ***VERY*** conservative Roman Catholic woman who had to be on the Pill for medical reasons. She was quite embarrassed about that and wished it weren't necessary. She was fully aware of the abortifacient potential of the Pill, which was irrelevant at the time because she was not sexually active, but she was not sure what she would do when she got married. I lost track of her years ago but recently learned she is married and has a large family, so presumably she decided to stop using the Pill once she married.
Such cases exist though they are obviously a small minority of those who use the Pill. The problem is that the exceptions can become major points used against us by the liberals if we're not careful.
Actually, this was a political setup for the giant "War Against Women" scream-meme (Liars!).
And now that Nancy Pelosi's hand is shown moving the pawn, we know whose deal this is.
Horrible comments about female conservative politicians are not unheard of among liberals. Let's call on Republicans who have attacked Limbaugh to use their political power to demand that liberals criticize liberals who bash conservative women.
There are some feminists who are reasonable and will agree that conservative women should not be called the things they have been called. The results could get interesting.
14 posted on Monday, March 05, 2012 9:52:21 PM by DustyMoment: “I expect those condemnations will be ‘coming down the pike’ right after the Democrats call for all Democrats to condemn the untold nasty slurs and pejorative comments aimed at Republicans and conservatives by Bill Maher, Barney Frank, Hairy Reid, Chuck Schumer, Obama, any number of Hollyweird lefties, etc., etc., etc.
Yep, any ole day now. . . . .
It's a-comin’. . . . . .
Just you wait . . . . . .
And she also enrolled at Georgetown in bad faith, with an ulterior agenda of "doing politics", her kind of Alinskyite politics, at the expense of the university's good name and to the manifest injury of millions of Roman Catholics who are -- mark me here -- being thoughtfully and deliberately persecuted by this Marxist regime.
Georgetown’s employee Health insurance page is here:
They offer a choice of provider programs:
Aetna Open Choice PPO
United Healthcare Choice Plus PPO
CareFirst BlueChoice Opt-Out Plus Open Access POS
Kaiser Signature HMO
I haven’t looked into them further to see if they provide BCP’s to employees - probably do....
But here’s an ‘ick’ factor passage on that page:
Spouse/Legally Domiciled Adult (LDA)
For medical, dental and vision coverage only, instead of covering a spouse, you may cover another qualified adult member of your household. A qualified adult member of your household is a LDA if he/she is an individual over age 18 who has for at least 6 months lived in the same principal residence as you, remains a member of your household throughout the coverage period, and who:
-EITHER has a close personal relationship with you (not a casual roommate or tenant), shares basic living expenses and is financially interdependent with you, is neither legally married to anyone else nor legally related to you by blood in any way that would prohibit marriage, and is neither receiving benefits from an employer nor eligible for any group coverage.
I think I know why Fluke was going after Georgetown - they already have folded to the LBGT crap (whether by choice or mandate)
The fact that the fat boy couldn't figure this out has made me get rid of my Sleep Number Bed, and I have stopped buying those gold bars from him. This is what happens when a former rock'n'roll DJ with a shaky HS Diploma becomes a political guru.
Sandra Fluke’s Statement in its Entirety
What did Sandra Fluke really say?