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Georgetown Student: Rush is Right
Townhall.com ^ | March 3, 2012 | Townhall.com Staff

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: coeds; georgetownuniversity; rush; sandytheslut; slut
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1 posted on 03/05/2012 7:10:54 PM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

And that would be if the Westburros actually did buy into mainstream Baptist doctrine which they don’t! They are some weird kind of pretenders to Old Testament prophethood, if not an out and out scam for money. The New Testament means little or nothing to the Burros.


2 posted on 03/05/2012 7:19:04 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: Kaslin

Are you aware that the word fluke also means parasite?


3 posted on 03/05/2012 7:20:53 PM PST by redheadtoo
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To: Kaslin

This is the first I’ve heard that Fluke’s testimony admitted that G-town would cover pills for medical reasons (ovarian cysts, etc). I heard that she claimed one of her friends lost an ovary because G-town refused to cover the pill even when her doctor told her she needed it.

Suppose I better go find the actual testimony.


4 posted on 03/05/2012 7:21:02 PM PST by brothers4thID (Death had to take him sleeping, else he would have put up a fight.)
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To: Kaslin

Nancy Pelosi’s initiative to convince Sandra Fluke to testify to the principle of contraception as a health care necessity is simply wrong. Colleges and universities provide accidental injury/major medical and not traditional employee health insurance to students. Since students are generally young and not subject to the myriad diseases confronting older people or families with children, the coverage is limited. Not only contraceptives, but many medical procedures and drugs are not included. Since sexual intercourse is an optional, and not a required activity of law school students, contraceptives should not be among policy provisions.

Ms. Fluke testified that 40% of the women in law school considered sexual intercourse a compelling or preferred recreational activity. Therefore, the proper place to make her case is with the Georgetown University Student Association. The university encourages students to actively engage in more than 200 co-curricular clubs and activities. She testified to what would be more accurately described as a club sport or performing art, than as a health care necessity.

The analogy should not be considered facetious, but should awaken people to the limits of targeted, low cost insurance programs.


5 posted on 03/05/2012 7:21:41 PM PST by Retain Mike
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To: HiTech RedNeck

And that would be if the Westburros actually did buy into mainstream Baptist doctrine which they don’t! They are some weird kind of pretenders to Old Testament prophethood, if not an out and out scam for money. The New Testament means little or nothing to the Burros.
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I am convinced they are left-wing trolls out to make Christianity look bad. Hell, Phelps supported GORE.


6 posted on 03/05/2012 7:22:02 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (A MUST WATCH: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KeOLurcQaqI)
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To: Kaslin

To the democrats and news media: Go straight to hell! The only reason to be upset with Rush is that he made any kind of apology. It’s time to stop making apologies when there is no reason. It’s time to go to same depths as the liberals in attacking our opposition.


7 posted on 03/05/2012 7:24:23 PM PST by Jukeman (God help us for we are deep in trouble.)
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To: Kaslin

She’s certainly a tramp Or a “woman of easy virtue” as my mother used to say) but Rush *was* wrong to call her a prostitute.Orostitutes *charge* for their services,this tramp gives it up for free.


8 posted on 03/05/2012 7:24:55 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Massachusetts...proud home of *two* of Obama's illegal alien relatives!)
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To: Kaslin

She’s certainly a tramp (or a “woman of easy virtue” as my mother used to say) but Rush *was* wrong to call her a prostitute.Orostitutes *charge* for their services,this tramp gives it up for free.


9 posted on 03/05/2012 7:25:17 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Massachusetts...proud home of *two* of Obama's illegal alien relatives!)
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To: Kaslin

The way this woman insists on the pronunciation of her last name sounds a lot like the German word ‘’flucht’ which I believe, now I could very well be wrong, but I think it means f**k’’. If it does it certainly fits.


10 posted on 03/05/2012 7:32:09 PM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: brothers4thID
I heard that she claimed one of her friends lost an ovary because G-town refused to cover the pill even when her doctor told her she needed it.

Gee, you mean she might have lied for dramatic effect. No, say it isn't so.

11 posted on 03/05/2012 7:35:48 PM PST by Bob
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To: Retain Mike
Ms. Fluke testified that 40% of the women in law school considered sexual intercourse a compelling or preferred recreational activity.

When. Where? You've posted this more than once today and each time I ask the same question, because that liberal activist Fluke did not say that to the Democrats in her presentation. If she said this, then I want to know when and where so I can use it when I talk with liberals. If she didn't and you are either making this up or are clueless, then It does not help this situation.

12 posted on 03/05/2012 7:39:14 PM PST by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: Kaslin

Some women have to take BCPs for medical reasons, irregular periods being a common reason. The BCPs keep estrogen and progesterone levels moderated and; thereby, promote menstrual regularity. I haven’t really commented on this issue until now but I think it should be mentioned that BCPs aren’t just for sluts who don’t want to get pregnant. Perhaps we should enter battle a little more thoughtfully in the future.


13 posted on 03/05/2012 7:47:54 PM PST by RC one (the majority of republicans agree, anyone but Romney.)
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To: Kaslin
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.”

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 . . . . . .


(crickets)

14 posted on 03/05/2012 7:52:21 PM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - Another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: Gay State Conservative
Rush's point was that she wants other people (the insurance company/college) to pay for the female students protection for the natural consequences of her actions. When others pay that is prostitution, perhaps she was not saying she was the woman of easy virtue, or the recipient of the payment in kind(protection), but that her friends were.
15 posted on 03/05/2012 7:52:51 PM PST by cotton
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THis link has some arguments: http://www.hollywoodrepublican.net/2012/03/sandra-fluke-and-the-womens-health-canard/

I think about this and remember an old saying: “I don’t drink, and I don’t chew. And I don’t go with the ones that do.”

I also remember a time when people preferred not to have sex prior to marriage.


16 posted on 03/05/2012 7:53:57 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: Gay State Conservative
this tramp gives it up for free

but she insists that SOMEONE ELSE should pay for her contraception, thereby facilitating the activity.

17 posted on 03/05/2012 7:56:42 PM PST by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: Kaslin
The only apology Rush should have made was to prostitutes.

They work for a living and PAY FOR THEIR OWN CONTRACEPTIVES!

18 posted on 03/05/2012 7:57:29 PM PST by anonsquared
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To: jmacusa

Flucht means flight as in fleeing. To pronounce the ch sound pretend you have something in your throat and try to get it out. At least that is the best way I can explain it


19 posted on 03/05/2012 8:02:22 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: RC one

Most women experience an irregular period at least once in their life. For the majority it is a common occurrence that happens due to stress, weight loss, fatigue and other difficult situations that cause irregular periods but many different types of birth control such as oral medication can also affect the irregularity of a period.

http://www.34-menopause-symptoms.com/irregular-periods/articles/irregular-periods-and-birth-control-pills.htm

Women who use estrogen-containing birth control pills are at a 3- to 6-fold increased risk of developing blood clots. Blood clots may lead to deep vein thrombosis, heart attack, or stroke.


20 posted on 03/05/2012 8:06:37 PM PST by kcvl
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To: Kaslin

Ok. Got it. As I said I wasn’t sure. Maybe it was ‘’flick’’.


21 posted on 03/05/2012 8:08:08 PM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: brothers4thID
"This is the first I’ve heard that Fluke’s testimony admitted that G-town would cover pills for medical reasons (ovarian cysts, etc)."

She also testified that a woman at Georgetown who was raped refused medical care because she "thought" that it might not be covered and she would be responsible for the bill.

I was disgusted by what I saw of her testimony because she changed the subject from contraceptives to all sorts of actual medical issues. As to the ovarian cysts. How did they treat them before birth control pills? IS this possibly the only medicinal approach?

BUT...

I check out progressive radio to hear the other side of most arguments when I can. Today, Randi Rhodes said that at Georgetown, students must participate in the insurance program and it does not cover contraceptives. However, the same insurance program used by G'town employees does cover their contraception. If this is true, I think it changes the debate changes a bit. It seems to alter the veracity of G'town resisting the Obama proposal on religious grounds.

As with any news that is being filtered by two opposing sides of media, we probably don't know all the facts. But, on thing is for sure. Obama has snared a monster slice of women's vote with this hyped up story and Rush may have played a part in their success. It fits the Alinsky rule perfectly. They have found a demon.

22 posted on 03/05/2012 8:14:03 PM PST by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: redheadtoo

Well, well well, isn’t that fitting for her?


23 posted on 03/05/2012 8:16:59 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: jmacusa
The way this woman insists on the pronunciation of her last name sounds a lot like the German word ‘’flucht’ which I believe, now I could very well be wrong, but I think it means f**k’’. If it does it certainly fits.

"Flucht" in German means "flight," as in fleeing, not aviation. The word for someone who flees--a refugee--is "der Flüchtling." As for the vulgarism, the German word, the infinitive form of which rhymes with "chicken," is spelled similarly to the English word.

24 posted on 03/05/2012 8:18:25 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Speaking of the Westboro "church" Check this out

Outrageous! Daily Kos Urges Westboro Baptist Church to Protest Andrew Breitbart’s Funeral

25 posted on 03/05/2012 8:20:48 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: brothers4thID
First of all, it was NOT a testimony. It was a press conference for the maximum effect, completely staged to look like she was testifying.

Secondly, she is a long time activist and has a “gender studies” degree. This whole thing has been phony and pretty pathetically choreographed from the start. Totally demonrat produced.

26 posted on 03/05/2012 8:42:04 PM PST by gidget7 ("When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Baynative

((’Today, Randi Rhodes said that at Georgetown, students must participate in the insurance program and it does not cover contraceptives. ‘))

Georgetown students are automatically enrolled in their health insurance - there is an easy way to waive it - show proof that you have comparable insurance from another source and the fee is waived.

http://studentaffairs.georgetown.edu/insurance/

It’s a healthcare mandate - like RomneyCare and ObamaCare - you can’t opt out of carrying health insurance as a student but you CAN opt out of the Georgetown insurance.


27 posted on 03/05/2012 8:46:22 PM PST by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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To: Fiji Hill

Thanks. “Flight’’ as in aviation is fleiger’’ isn’t it? Or is that ‘’flier’’? I studied French in high school(hated it!), I wanted to take German. Don’t know why I didn’t, always felt English is closer to German than any of the romance languages. ‘’Hand’’ in German is ‘’hande’’ in Latin it’s’’ mano’’, in French it’s ‘’main’’.


28 posted on 03/05/2012 8:46:42 PM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: brothers4thID

It wasn’t testimony. It was a taped press conference. She did not address Congress in person.

There was no cross-examination of the multi-year activist (who may or may not be a lesbian herself).


29 posted on 03/05/2012 8:49:00 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: Baynative

..............................She also testified that a woman at Georgetown who was raped refused medical care because she “thought” that it might not be covered and she would be responsible for the bill......................

Yeah, much better to be raped and dodge a check-up for STD’s or pregnancy and save $150, than to carry an HIV infected baby in your body.

Stupid is what stupid does! And they’re post graduate law students?????


30 posted on 03/05/2012 8:49:19 PM PST by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: kcvl

Overweight women are prone to irregular menstrual bleeding and BCPs straighten that out. It is true that BCPs, like most drugs, come with side effects. I remember a 30 year old woman who had a stroke while taking BCPs. She smoked too as I recall which further increases the risk. Then there’s the psychological side effects which can be quite miserable for the woman (and anyone else that happens to be around her). It is my opinion that if a doctor prescribes BCPs for legitimate medical reasons, it should be treated like any other medicine. I also think a study should be done to see if taking BCPs for actual birth control puts a woman at risk for contracting and then spreading STDs like HIV, Herpes, etc. I would bet money that any serious unbiased research would show that BCPs are, in fact, responsible for an increased incidence of STD transmission (especially in younger populations) due to the perceived lack of need for a condom. If that is the case, and I believe it is, BCPs should be treated more like cigarettes than medicine (when used for birth control at least). It’s a complicated issue but my bottom line argument is that, with regard to billing, it should be treated like a medicine if it’s being used as a medicine and we should make that distinction before we start calling women sluts.


31 posted on 03/05/2012 8:54:06 PM PST by RC one (the majority of republicans agree, anyone but Romney.)
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To: Kaslin

hypocrites galore!

Here’s a special example of it:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2855063/posts

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D- NY) and President Obama should apologize for the mysogynistic slurs of the hiphop artists that have been invited to the White House before they demand any apology from any else.


32 posted on 03/05/2012 9:03:55 PM PST by WOSG (“Legion of Acceptibility”)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
the Burros...I am convinced they are left-wing trolls

Well, they are lawyers.

33 posted on 03/05/2012 9:08:46 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: jmacusa

I suspect that it’s also possible that Ms. Fluke’s family name is derived (anglicized) from the German name Pflug (meaning plow in English). The first step in anglicizing Pflug could have been a typical spelling change to Flug. And it could have evolved further in subsequent generations.


34 posted on 03/05/2012 9:17:12 PM PST by House Atreides
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To: jmacusa
The German word for "flight," as in travel through the air, sky or space, is "der Flug." For example, "the flight of the bumblebee" is "der Flug der Hummel." "to fly" is "fliegen."

Incidentally, the German word for "hand" is "die Hand" and the plural is "die Hände, as in "Hände hoch!" ("stick 'em up!" or "reach for the sky!"--literally "hands high").

Getting back to the celebrity of the day, the German word "Fluch" means "curse." In Dutch, the word is "vloek," which is pronounced "fluke."

35 posted on 03/05/2012 9:31:07 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: libertarian27

What about G’town covering contraceptives for ee’s but not students? Any insight?


36 posted on 03/05/2012 9:50:47 PM PST by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: House Atreides

I see. ‘’P’ in German is silent? “Pffeffer’’(sp) is ‘’sugar’’ right?


37 posted on 03/05/2012 9:59:29 PM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

No she doesn’t.

Her “john” is the public. She demands the public pay for her “services”.


38 posted on 03/05/2012 9:59:38 PM PST by DB
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To: DB

Brings new meaning to the term John Q. Public.


39 posted on 03/05/2012 10:03:30 PM PST by JediJones (The Divided States of Obama's Declaration of Dependence: Death, Taxes and the Pursuit of Crappiness)
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To: RC one

Perhaps you should read the insurance policy offered to Georgetown students. Medicinal use of BC pills is covered. Ms. Fluke says her lesbian friend with PCOS was denied coverage for the pills and lost an ovary after suffering a ruptured ovarian cyst. Where is the lawsuit?


40 posted on 03/05/2012 10:07:14 PM PST by petitfour
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To: Fiji Hill

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’’?


41 posted on 03/05/2012 10:09:22 PM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: petitfour

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.


42 posted on 03/05/2012 10:20:25 PM PST by RC one (the majority of republicans agree, anyone but Romney.)
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To: RC one

Because then you would know that Georgetown covers medicinal BC.


43 posted on 03/05/2012 10:24:59 PM PST by petitfour
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To: petitfour

as they should.


44 posted on 03/05/2012 10:29:30 PM PST by RC one (the majority of republicans agree, anyone but Romney.)
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To: Kaslin

What about Liberal Swine Bill Maher’s comments?? Where’s the outrage?

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/will-obama-super-pac-return-misogynist-bill-mahers-million-dollar-donation_633200.html


45 posted on 03/05/2012 10:31:45 PM PST by AlanGreenSpam (Obama: The First 'American IDOL' President - sponsored by Chicago NeoCom Thugs)
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To: jmacusa
"Die Hexe" means "the witch," and "die Hexen" is plural--the words are related to the English word "hex."

"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").

46 posted on 03/05/2012 10:46:52 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: jmacusa

Fräulein Fluke ist eine Hexe. Sie hat einen Fluch auf uns gesetzt


47 posted on 03/05/2012 10:55:04 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: RC one

Some. But John Rock, the inventer of the pill, make it perfectly clear what its main purpose is.


48 posted on 03/05/2012 11:22:49 PM PST by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: Gay State Conservative
...but Rush *was* wrong to call her a prostitute.Orostitutes *charge* for their services,this tramp gives it up for free.

While Rush's comments may have been bad form, she is a law student...

Amateur now, but showing intent to go pro...

49 posted on 03/05/2012 11:25:53 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Fiji Hill

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?


50 posted on 03/05/2012 11:54:20 PM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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