Skip to comments.The Fluke Charade: A Middle-Age Child's Nutty Demand
Posted on 03/09/2012 4:32:14 PM PST by Kaslin
I'm writing this from Australia, so, if I'm not quite up to speed on recent events in the United States, bear with me the telegraph updates are a bit slow here in the bush. As I understand it, Sandra Fluke is a young coed who attends Georgetown Law, and recently testified before Congress.
Oh, wait, no. Update: It wasn't a Congressional hearing; the Democrats just got it up to look like one, like summer stock, with Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid doing the show right here in the barn, and providing a cardboard set for the world premiere of Miss Fluke Goes To Washington, with full supporting cast led by Chuck Schumer strolling in through the French windows in tennis whites and drawling, "Anyone for bull****?"
Oh, and the "young coed" turns out to be 30, which is what less-evolved cultures refer to as early middle age. She's a couple of years younger than Mozart was at the time he croaked, but, if the Dems are to be believed, the plucky little Grade 24 schoolgirl has already made an even greater contribution to humanity. She's had the courage to stand up in public and demand that someone else (and this is where one is obliged to tiptoe cautiously, lest offense is given to gallant defenders of the good name of American maidenhood such as the many prestigious soon-to-be-former sponsors of this column who've booked Bill Maher for their corporate retreat with his amusing "Sarah Palin is a c***" routine ...
Where was I? Oh, yes. The brave middle-aged schoolgirl had the courage to stand up in public and demand that someone else pay for her sex life.
Well, as noted above, she's attending Georgetown, a nominally Catholic seat of learning, so how expensive can that be?
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Regardless of life's changes, once a slut always a slut.
Sounds like the Australian has gotten the story right.
Too bad American Journalists and female politicians can’t.
One nighters will simply have to drop coins in the jar by the bed.
she’ll be making how much when she finally gets to the real world , $150,000 a year to start or she will go right to the DOJ
The Australian is Canadian and not Jewish.
So 40% of Georgetown coeds paying $60K/yr are having a hard time paying $9/mo for BC pills? Perhaps they should teach some personal finance classes there?
Pray for America
These Democratic Party psychopaths are determined to crush the Catholic Church, by mandating contraception, then abortion, then postnatal murder, then voluntary euthanasia and then involuntary euthanasia.
The Democrats urinate on the Constitution, particularly the Bill of Rights.
Her Flukeness possibly intended a very subtle hint while not actually saying she was asking for backing for alley cats’ sex lives, only for a few special cases of using the Pill for some other purpose. But America read between the lines and said “SLUT!”
Hmmmm, a word comes to mind....hold on....begins with an “s”....almost there.......
They suckered a lot of prominent Catholic bishops into endorsing Obamacare, the bill that had to be passed to find out what was in it, with a fair weather promise that oh, their conscience rights would never be trampled upon. Now the Catholic church wakes up to find it got in bed with a snake and it’s busy biting. Oy vey what to do?
Not just the Catholic Church but all religion in America. You can’t worship Obama’s Socialist Administration if you have faith in our Savior.
They are still spoiled brats. In most cases.
Take Dr. Thomas Sowell's description of how intelligence is often recognized early, the child is treated special, given breaks, great education, inside track to great opportunities -- the works. Spoiled brats. (My words)
Take former Secret Service agent Dan Emmett's book Within Armss Length. He writes of during the course of his duties to protect the Clintons and staff "patient attempts to reason were met with childlike emotion born of a past where no one in authority--probably beginning with her parents--had ever said no to [the staffer] about anything.
Pretty intelligent, recognized early, good schools, the left ideology, spoiled brat.
And how about the book "Unlimited Access : An FBI Agent Inside the Clinton White House" by Gary Aldrich. I will always remember how potential Clinton staffers responded to loyalty clearance questions: "I am totally loyal to the Clintons!" The spoiled brats just don't get it.
LOL! An elegantly simple solution...
Hmmm...I wonder if the Flukes of this world thought about that. Of course, they probably never actually plan to work anyway, or certainly not outside of academia. Plus they'd probably think herpes was sure proof that they were getting it on with random strangers and hence super-cool.
You have a treat in store for you, if you’re not familiar with Mark Steyn. Over the last 4-5 years, we’ve been privy to some of the best commentary and most entertaining writing on current events. The man can turn a phrase. Steynonline.com I believe it is.
In the US we already give tax breaks for “geneder reassignment” surgery.
It’s been tried before.
Do Obama staffers even get security clearances?
The normal purpose of health insurance is to cover the cost of health care. When men received insurance coverage for the problem of impotence, remedies such as Viagra were seen as method to correct a physical problem. Even when impotence is corrected, the pleasure component is seen as an inseparable component because of the biological nature of sex. The correction of this problem is solely for the biological function of sex: that of reproduction. It is the pleasure component, that is being exploited in this controversy.
Even when the use of Viagra does facilitate the experience of pleasure, that is a secondary purpose. Its primary purpose is to correct a physical problem which is the concern of health care. When health insurance is asked to cover the cost of pleasure, we have a inappropriate use of health insurance
Now comes the question of contraceptives and the use of health insurance for their cost. There are some who argue that birth control pills can regulate periods. Doctors sometimes prescribe birth control pills to regulate periods since they can help control hormone levels. The use of insurance to cover the costs of such treatments can be justified only if a doctor were to prescribe their use. However, covering birth control pills for the sole purpose of pleasure, is the misuse of health insurance. I give an analogy:
Let’s say that the cost of a bed for the purpose of bedroom pleasures is a necessary cost. If health insurance companies were required to cover the cost of sexual pleasure, any product used for the purpose of sexual pleasure would qualify for health insurance coverage. I can see why Select Comfort beds would be on the side of Sandra Fluke. Select Comfort would have much to gain if their product were covered.
This issue opens up a whole can of wormsor a Pandoras Box. The possibilities are endless what health insurance companies would be required to cover when it comes to the cost of fulfilling ones personal pleasures.
Mark is Canadian, who lives in New Hampshire and is currently doing a speaking tour in Australia. And he speaks with an English accent. On Monday he will be guest hosting for Rush.
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Sounded like a clamoring demand to me.
Oh no he di'int...
Steyn in top form.
What a great line! I'm still trying to find out if 'daddy' has been putting her through school this whole time... Where ever you are Steyn, you're great! Oh, and stay safe - we lost freeper andrew (see tag) and some comic who made fun of Obama - not that elite liberals would ever do anything wrong... but play it safe anyway.
. The GLBT culture is all about that, and has been for decades.
They established free AIDS health care as a "right" at taxpayer expense; why not one of the main causes?
Irresponsible recreational sex.
That's Mark Stein.
Actually Canadian American.
Every time I think that libs cannot produce any more nutty demands, along comes Flaky Fluke and her demand that somebody pay for her supposedly overactive sex life. Thirty years ago, this dumb bi.. er not-quite-middle age agitator would have been laughed out of the room. But in today’s nutworld of omnipresent lib talk and thought, nothing is too preposterous. And sure enough, liberal supportrs of Flaky Fluke shout to the rafters that because we don’t support her demands that her rabbit-like sex life be paid for by the taxpayer, conservatives are against birth control. My friends, how can you argue with logic like that? You can’t. The only thing you can do is laugh at these morons, and try to stop them.
A 30 year old woman that has a history of spot lighting, that throws herself out in front of the camera's “demanding” that the rest of society pay for her contraceptives and says that it costs her $3,000 a year is off limits to criticism. Say anything, and your mean, sexist, hate women, are close minded... yeah-
Jack Adams, a poster under the article, posted the above comment and it is interesting, showing that the whole thing was a dog and pony show. All they want is to push the CC to do what it believes is wrong (and is). They want to promote Godless immorality and force it upon everyone. They are anti Christian and want to control people and turn them away from the God of the Bible.
This guy Mark Steyn keeps getting better and better.
He’s become my favorite columnist... at least, right up there with Jack Cashill.
It is my understanding that she bats for the other team. That is why she is mad at the catholic church, and wants to force them to commit serious (mortal) sin. She feels insufficiently accepted.
Mark Steyn ping. This one is quite amusing.
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Thanks for the ping passionfruit.
LOL...most folks do assume Steyn is Jewish...I think he has some distant paternal Jewish ancestry from way back
but I think he and his close line are all Catholics
he has some arty folks in his extended family
he has been a disappointment this primary season...very much so
anyhow given how he is...most Jewish or Not? sites won’t claim him
so he goes into the Judah P Benjamen lockbox..lol...denied membership anyhow
i consider Judah P a hero naturally..I know you’re shocked
“No, the most basic issue here is not religious morality, individual liberty, or fiscal responsibility. It’s that a society in which middle-aged children of privilege testify before the most powerful figures in the land to demand state-enforced funding for their sex lives at a time when their government owes more money than anyone has ever owed in the history of the planet is quite simply nuts.”
Steyn really gets to the heart of the matter.
And don't even get me started on what athletics can do to a kid.
Mark grew up in London, England, moved to Canada as a teen, and has a pied a terre in New Hampshire.
He also has one to the most articulated and refreshing outlooks on almost any issue. He is a menace to the left.
She ‘testified’ that she is a “Public Interest” student. Apparently, if one enters law school as a “Public Interest” student, one’s tuition and fees are at least largely covered. Would be interesting to pursue, as “public interest” likely translates freely into “left wing activist.”
Her undergrad years were at Cornell, another costly school. Was she also on scholarships/grants there, or is she up to here with student loans?
Enquiring minds want to know.
This is featured (as a link) on the home page of Cornell University.