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Contraception controversy continues (CNN got bamboozled into thinking she was 24 years old)
CNN ^ | 2/23/2012 | Deirdre Walsh

Posted on 03/06/2012 8:56:23 AM PST by tobyhill

A week ago, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi ridiculed a hearing organized by Republicans for featuring a panel of all male witnesses on the president's contraception policy.

On Thursday she's keeping the issue front and center and having her own event featuring a female witness the GOP barred from testifying.

Sandra Fluke, a 24-year-old Georgetown University Law student who supports the Obama administration's policy requiring health insurers to offer birth control coverage to women who work at religiously-affiliated organizations, will be the sole witness before Pelosi's all Democratic Policy Committee

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TOPICS: Extended News; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cnn; democrats; dnc; dncplant; fluke; fraud; obamacare; sandrafluke; sandytheslut
This is a very important point because Obamacare allows anyone under 26 to stay on their parent's plan which every student at Georgetown 26 and under are allowed to do but no one in the Lame Stream Media or the "committee" asked her why she wasn't when they thought she was 24.

She is a grown up adult, even in the eyes of Obamacare, so she could have very easily bought her own insurance but she didn't want to because the Government, through her grants, are paying for the student insurance.

1 posted on 03/06/2012 8:56:28 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill
She's 30. She graduated from Cornell in 2003 and went to work before she went to Georgetown and immediately started agitating against the healthcare coverage on birth control.

But she never mentioned her sex life or her own contraceptive use or cost during her artfully crafted and ridiculous presentation.

Ridiculous? Yes. She told the story of six women.

She claimed one of them was raped and didn't go to the doctor:

"even to be examined or tested for sexually transmitted infections because she thought insurance wasn’t going to cover something like that, something that was related to a woman’s reproductive health."

I don't care what Georgetown's healthcare policy was. The problem of the woman who was raped is . . . she is an idiot, not that she doesn't have contraceptive coverage. Healthcare plans don't cover or fix idiocy.

2 posted on 03/06/2012 9:06:15 AM PST by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: tobyhill
Actually, there is NOTHING controversial about contraception except the lefts' penchant for changing the National dialog and trying to paint conservatives as "women haters".

The "controversy" is an invented "crisis" with it's origin in the obama administrations quest to immortalize obamacare.

The birth control pill, and other devices for birth control have been around for a long time, and the millions of other women who wanted to prevent pregnancies have somehow managed to partake of them, even teenagers.

If you don't want to pay for your own contraception, and you don't want to have a baby, then...don't have sex. It's a very easy solution.

These lefty gals are telling us that they have the right to have protected sex and that it's our job to pay for it.

What they really mean, is abortion. The obama bunch wants to avoid the "a" word with elections approaching as their focus groups are telling them that the subject should be avoided at all costs...so, they've done what liberals always do, they changed the name (like barry soetor to barack obama).

Liberals are very big on such infantile that calling a rose something other than "rose" somehow makes it a different flower.

Well, I have one thing to say to these meddlers of womens' bodies....FLUKE YOU!
3 posted on 03/06/2012 9:07:19 AM PST by FrankR (You are only enslaved to the extent of the entitlements you receive.)
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To: tobyhill

Okay, at its core, this is either very bad “journalism”, or it was deliberate.


4 posted on 03/06/2012 9:07:44 AM PST by Obadiah (We are all Brietbarts now.)
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To: Scoutmaster
She claimed one of them was raped and didn't go to the doctor:"even to be examined or tested for sexually transmitted infections because she thought insurance wasn’t going to cover something like that, something that was related to a woman’s reproductive health."

That pretty much defines the feminist left... "I won't even attempt to protect myself if it isn't free"

5 posted on 03/06/2012 9:10:48 AM PST by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: Obadiah

the Fems are going to be even more angry that she’s been blown in for being over 30 than for calling her a slut


6 posted on 03/06/2012 9:11:48 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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Barack Obama can find the time to call a gender activist and wish her well in her political ambitions, but he can't take a moment to contact the family of Brian Terry, the US Border Agent who was shot in the back by Mexican drug runners with arms supplied by Eric Holder's Fast and Furious program.
7 posted on 03/06/2012 9:12:29 AM PST by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: tobyhill

The assertions she makes too about “friends” whose health was impacted, such as losing an ovary, by “lack” of contraception are just insane, as clearly there was a quite different major issue than pregnancy in such cases. Notice how robotically smug she appears. A number of people who have seen her have concluded she is a lesbian... so why does she need contraception?


8 posted on 03/06/2012 9:12:46 AM PST by Paul Ross (Ronald Reagan-1987:"We are always willing to be trade partners but never trade patsies.")
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To: tobyhill

This is from Feb. 23, 2012. why is it being posted now when it is obviously outdated information?


9 posted on 03/06/2012 9:14:55 AM PST by Gumdrop
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To: FrankR

Liberals are the kind of people that if you rescued them from a burning building they’d complain that you should have knocked first. Knock and they’ll complain you should have rushed right in.


10 posted on 03/06/2012 9:17:41 AM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: tobyhill

“Nancy Pelosi ridiculed a hearing organized by Republicans for featuring a panel of all male witnesses on the president’s contraception policy.”

ANOTHER LIBERAL LIE!!!! The Democrats were allow to submit names to be on the panel. The DEMOCRATS submitted (for a voice on their side) a few MALE names, the one that was picked and was to be on the panel, NEVER SHOWED UP! That was when the LEFT tried to pull a fast one and they tried to get Fluke on. Totally AGAINST the RULES. When they were told that she could not be on, the left pulled a media event and stormed right out to the cameras.
If having a women’s voice was so important why did they not submit a female on their list to be on the panel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


11 posted on 03/06/2012 9:18:57 AM PST by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: Gumdrop
We were made to believe originally that she was a poor 24 year old struggling college student that needed a “hand up, not a hand out” but now we learn she's a 30 year old career student only enrolled to cause a stir at a Catholic School.

Pelosi should be ashamed of herself for using the church to advance her Liberal causes.

12 posted on 03/06/2012 9:24:08 AM PST by tobyhill (Fight Fire With Fire)
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To: Baynative

“Barack Obama can find the time to call a gender activist and wish her well in her political ambitions, but he can’t take a moment to contact the family of Brian Terry, the US Border Agent who was shot in the back by Mexican drug runners with arms supplied by Eric Holder’s Fast and Furious program.”...

This needs to be repeated many times before the November elections.... loudly!


13 posted on 03/06/2012 9:30:36 AM PST by Sleeping Freeper
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To: FrankR

The Left is using contraception is a code word for abortion.


14 posted on 03/06/2012 9:44:05 AM PST by 6SJ7 (Meh.)
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To: FrankR

The republicans are too slow and timid to bring in their own WOMAN for “testimony”

I’d love to see a chick up there sobbing....”why do the democrats hate CHILDREN???” “This is baby-hate, STRAIGHT UP!”


15 posted on 03/06/2012 9:57:32 AM PST by Scotswife
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To: tobyhill

Fortunately she is past her prime childbearing years as well as being past her prime for marriage. It appears her problem is solving itself thanks to the free market.

Pray for America


16 posted on 03/06/2012 10:13:10 AM PST by bray (More Batting Practice for the Bambino)
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To: Gumdrop

The point was to show that CNN reported her as being a 24 year old student, not a 30 year old. Either the dems lied to CNN about their “witness’s” age or they invented her age out of thin air. Either is possible, but I tend to lean towards the former explanation.


17 posted on 03/06/2012 10:19:47 AM PST by par4
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To: tobyhill

I doubt CNN was bamboozled. They’re among the liars running this show.


18 posted on 03/06/2012 10:55:28 AM PST by DPMD
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To: tobyhill

I’ve seen four ages for her - 23, 24, 30, and 33. Can’t anyone get it right?


19 posted on 03/06/2012 11:00:57 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

here NBC says she’s 23

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/brent-baker/2012/03/01/nbc-firestorm-outrage-women-after-crude-tirade-rush-limbaugh


20 posted on 03/06/2012 11:17:21 AM PST by MNDude
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To: tobyhill

She graduated in 2003 from Cornell with a BS in Policy and Management and Feminist & Sexuality Studies. So that makes her about 31.


21 posted on 03/06/2012 11:35:45 AM PST by shoff (Vote Democratic it beats thinking!)
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To: tobyhill

Pelosi must be excommunicated: immediately, and very publicly.

She is a cynical communist hag intent upon the the deprecation, even the destruction, of the Catholic Church and to usurp much of its holdings for its refusal to comply with an unlawful government mandate.


22 posted on 03/06/2012 11:59:00 AM PST by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: tobyhill

Isn’t Flake a 32 year old professional student?


23 posted on 03/06/2012 12:18:09 PM PST by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: JimRed

Never mind, I read on down- she’s 30.


24 posted on 03/06/2012 12:21:24 PM PST by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: Baynative

if she was raped, she should have gone to the police...they will bring her to the ER for a rape exam, that includes STD check and treatment.

I’ve done many of these exams...


25 posted on 03/06/2012 4:21:40 PM PST by LadyDoc
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To: LadyDoc
" ...if she was raped, she should have gone to the police...they will bring her to the ER for a rape exam, that includes STD check and treatment. I’ve done many of these exams..."

I don't believe the rape story. But, I can only imagine how traumatic it must be for a woman to go through such a thing. Everyone reacts differently, but ignoring it when there is so much help out there seems far fetched.

26 posted on 03/06/2012 5:09:49 PM PST by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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