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  • "Outrage" Over Limbaugh - What About Left-Wing Misogyny?

    03/08/2012 6:06:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 8, 2012 | Larry Elder
    "A firestorm of outrage from women after a crude tirade from Rush Limbaugh," said NBC anchor Brian Williams. This was followed by a reporter who said: "In 2012, the personal is political. What began as a debate over religious freedom has devolved into what some call a 'war on women.'" The "outrage" over Rush Limbaugh's "misogyny" provides the latest examples of the liberal vs. conservative double standard and the selective indignation of the left. Limbaugh criticized the congressional appearance of Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown law student who supported requiring even religiously affiliated institutions to provide "free" contraceptives. "So, Ms. Fluke,...
  • Mandatory Contraception (Here's a doctor's perspective for Sandra Fluke's edification)

    03/08/2012 6:10:31 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    National Review ^ | 03/08/2012 | Marc Siegel
    As a practicing internist who prescribes contraception for women on a regular basis, I don’t see the current flame-throwing debate as being about religious principles or promiscuity, and certainly it isn’t about the need to save health-care dollars, as HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has so disingenuously asserted. Instead, in the age of Obamacare, the new insurance mandate is simply about increasing government regulation. But if you regulate insurers, they will fight back. If something is mandated, something else will be cut. Premiums will rise, not fall. Health-care costs will rise, not fall. While I think it is absurd and inflammatory...
  • Death threats leveled against Rush Limbaugh

    03/08/2012 5:46:18 AM PST · by NYer · 46 replies
    Human Events ^ | March 7, 2012 | John Hayward
    Dan Riehl at Breitbart.com hears the warm purr of liberal tolerance rumbling from the Left, which is growing somewhat vexed that radio host Rush Limbaugh hasn’t ceased to exist yet:The death threats to Rush are captured in several screen grabs of his Facebook page. "Execute Rush, now!" states one; "Don't just drop sponsorship someone kill this pig now please!!!!," reads another. These and others are documented below, with images and names obscured, so as to not be guilty of fueling the same targeted hatred the White House and Democrats have now gone to great lengths to stoke.[…] "I think karma...
  • Rush Brings Out Stunning Hypocrisy of the Left

    03/08/2012 5:06:07 AM PST · by scottfactor · 19 replies · 1+ views
    scottfactor.com ^ | 03/08/2012 | Gina Miller
    Because it is so predictable, by now we should not be stunned by the stunning hypocrisy of the Left, but it is still tough not to be. One way to get your mind around it is to remember that the whole ideology and political existence of members of the communist Left are based on lies. They not only live on lies, lies are essential for their political survival. Let me explain why I call these people the communist Left or communist Democrats (and this also includes some who are fake Republicans). The very foundation of the Left’s platform is an...
  • Obama brings daughters into flap over Limbaugh’s contraception remarks

    03/08/2012 4:43:49 AM PST · by IbJensen · 26 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Mar 07, 2012 | Kathleen Gilbert
    WASHINGTON, March 7, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - President Obama told reporters Tuesday that he gave personal support to Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown University Law Center student who was vaulted to stardom after advocating for the birth control mandate, because the affair caused him to think of his daughters. “I thought about Malia and Sasha. And one of the things I want them … to be able to do is speak their minds in a civil and thoughtful way, and I don’t want them attacked or called horrible names when they’re being good citizens,” said Obama, as reported by The Hill. “And...
  • After ripping on Rush Limbaugh, Axelrod planning appearance on Bill Maher’s show

    The “war on women” messaging is getting highly nuanced indeed, my friends. "David Axelrod, President Obama’s senior campaign strategist, is scheduled to appear on Bill Maher’s late-night talk show within the next few weeks, according to Kelley Carville, an HBO spokesman." "As the controversy over Rush Limbaugh’s comments about Sandra Fluke continued, a former Obama White House official today joined Republicans in pointing out that Maher, who recently donated $1 million to a pro-Obama super PAC, has a history of his misogynistic slurs…"
  • Gingrich Slams Media on Limbaugh Focus

    Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich slammed “the elite media” for focusing on the contraception controversy that Rush Limbaugh escalated last week instead of reporting on the issues relevant to the campaign. “I am astonished at the desperation of the elite media to avoid rising gas prices, to avoid the president’s apology to religious fanatics in Afghanistan, to avoid a trillion-dollar deficit, to avoid the longest period of unemployment since the Great Depression, and to suddenly decide that Rush Limbaugh is the great national crisis of the week,” the former House speaker said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” The controversy...
  • George Will: Republican Leaders Are Afraid of Rush Limbaugh

    03/04/2012 6:56:01 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 36 replies
    ABC News ^ | March 4, 2012 | George Stephanopoulos
    Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh has been inundated with criticism after calling Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown University student who testified before a House committee about contraception, a “slut” and a “prostitute.” But while Democrats have fiercely condemned the comments, Republicans’ ire has been significantly more muted. ABC’s George Will told me Sunday on “This Week” that GOP leaders have steered clear of harshly denouncing Limbaugh’s comments because “Republican leaders are afraid of Rush Limbaugh.” “[House Speaker John] Boehner comes out and says Rush’s language was inappropriate. Using the salad fork for your entrée, that’s inappropriate. Not this stuff,” Will said....
  • A Few Words From President Civility

    03/07/2012 7:12:30 PM PST · by dmartin · 11 replies
    Human Events ^ | March 7, 2012 | John Hayward
    President Obama held his first press conference in five months yesterday, in a bid to grab some media attention away from the Republican primaries on Super Tuesday. After retailing more of the wonderful Obamanomic ideas that have somehow failed to lift America out of grinding unemployment, soaring gas prices, and general economic malaise, he settled down to some questions, and of course the subject of the dust-up between radio host Rush Limbaugh and leftist agitator Sandra Fluke was broached.
  • Bishop Dolan and Our Phony Contraception Debate

    03/07/2012 8:37:16 PM PST · by Sick of Lefties · 10 replies
    Noman Says ^ | 3/6/12 | Noman
    The Wall Street Journal's editorial section is doing its best to keep the public focused on the Obama administration's usurpation of constitutional liberties despite the rest of the mainstream media's following the administration's lead and burying the matter of Kathleen Sibelius's ObamaCare mandate in the MoveOn.org file. In an editorial entitled "Bishop Dolan's Liberty Letter" they bring his studiously ignored correspondence to light. [quote] Cardinal Dolan explains that "As pastors and shepherds, each of us would prefer to spend our energy engaged in and promoting the works of mercy to which the Church is dedicated: healing the sick, teaching our...
  • Artsem, Anyone ?

    03/04/2012 7:19:26 PM PST · by Absolutely Nobama · 21 replies
    My Brain | 3/4/12 | Alan Levy
    When liberals hiss and scratch at Conservatives in defense of their favorite perversions, the phrase "I don't want the government in my bedroom" always seems to rear its ugly head, often backed up by another bumper sticker sentiment, "Speak truth to power." After this intellectual vomit is spewed, the lib usually thinks it won the debate and goosesteps to the nearest bong. The funny thing about the above is this: the lib has it all wrong. Libs shouldn't be screaming those catch phrases to the heavens, Conservatives should. After all, it's the Authoritarian Left that wants government in the bedroom...
  • ProFlowers Latest Rush Limbaugh Sponsor To Pull Its Business [Left Wing In Full Throttle!]

    03/04/2012 8:03:17 PM PST · by Steelfish · 116 replies
    LATimes ^ | March 04, 2012 | Michael A. Memoli
    ProFlowers Latest Rush Limbaugh Sponsor To Pull Its Business A post on ProFlowers' Facebook page announcing it has suspended advertising on Rush Limbaugh's radio show. (Facebook) By Michael A. Memoli March 4, 2012 The number of advertisers who have at least temporarily cut ties with Rush Limbaugh grew to seven on Sunday in the aftermath of the conservative radio host's self-described "insulting word choices" about a female law student. ProFlowers, an online florist, is one of the latest companies to announce it would halt advertising on Limbaugh's show. "Mr. Limbaugh’s recent comments went beyond political discourse to a personal attack...
  • Fluke and Liberals' Bodyguard of Lies

    03/08/2012 3:40:21 AM PST · by servo1969 · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | March 8, 2012 | Tom Trinko
    Winston Churchill declared that in war, truth was so precious that it must always be accompanied by a bodyguard of lies. Because liberals are at war with American society and their true beliefs are repugnant to most Americans, liberals constantly conceal the truth of their beliefs with sweet-sounding lies. Liberals constantly create a cloud of lies about their support for tolerance and diversity to conceal the absolutely intolerant core of their faith. Americans are informed that tolerance requires them to accept pornography, abortion, gay marriage, casual sex, and everything else that liberals happen to like. Strangely, however, liberals are not...
  • Rush: Sponsors 'practically begging to come back'

    03/07/2012 10:53:11 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 181 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 3/8/12 | Joe Kovacs
    PALM BEACH, Fla. – After national controversy over his calling a Georgetown University law student a “slut” and “prostitute,” radio giant Rush Limbaugh says he has brand-new sponsors lined up to advertise on his program, and some who had canceled are now asking to return. “We have three brand-new sponsors that will be starting in the next two weeks,” Limbaugh said this afternoon, adding he was not going to identify them today. Two of the sponsors who have canceled have asked to return. We are being very careful about that. I’m not gonna give you any names here. One of...
  • Slut: An Insult Reserved for Conservative Women

    03/07/2012 9:15:55 PM PST · by stolinsky · 17 replies
    www.stolinsky.com ^ | 03-08-12 | stolinsky
      Slut: An Insult Reserved for Conservative Women David C. Stolinsky Mar. 8, 2012 The mainstream media and politicians from President Obama on down have been strident in condemning Rush Limbaugh for calling 30-year-old law student Sandra Fluke a “slut.” Fluke testified before Congress that health-insurance policies should be required to cover contraceptive pills and morning-after pills. The latter are considered by many to be a form of abortion. Why do liberals, who incessantly push “safe sex,” expect us to pay for a woman’s unprotected sex? This question was not answered, because it was not asked. Note that if...
  • Rush Limbaugh Protest Planned at Lincoln Radio Station

    03/07/2012 9:14:15 PM PST · by stan_sipple · 46 replies
    Nebraska Watchdog ^ | 3/7/2012 | Deena Winter
    A protest is planned Thursday in front of a Lincoln radio station to call for the removal of talk radio host Rush Limbaugh from the airwaves. The conservative talk show host is losing advertisers and being targeted after calling a law school student a “slut” and “prostitute” for advocating for insurance coverage of contraceptives. “Occupy Rush Limbaugh on International Women’s Day” is scheduled from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday at KLIN, 4343 O St. The protest is being sponsored by Occupy Lincoln, which has a tent camp on the mall in front of the state capitol in Lincoln....
  • First on CNN: Levin says Limbaugh should be dropped from Armed Forces Network

    03/07/2012 7:30:52 PM PST · by Steelfish · 35 replies
    CNN ^ | March 07, 2012 | Ted Barrett
  • Rush Limbaugh: Loss of ads amounts to 'a couple of French fries'

    03/07/2012 7:10:52 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The flight of advertisers from “The Rush Limbaugh Show” continued Wednesday, with a total of 45 national and local companies pulling their spots, according to the liberal activist groups angered by the talk radio host for calling Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute.” But Limbaugh told his audience that the reports of advertiser defections had been greatly exaggerated by his opponents, and that the companies that pulled ads accounted for a small minority of the overall ad inventory on the 600 affiliates that carry his show. “That's like losing a couple of French fries in the...
  • Too far? Sandra Fluke cartoon reignites debate over law student’s testimony

    03/07/2012 6:56:18 PM PST · by tobyhill · 102 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 3/7/2012 | By Nina Mandell
    And you thought Rush Limbaugh's remarks were mean. Syndicated conservative cartoonist Gary McCoy is receiving some nasty feedback — as well as some positive reviews — for a new cartoon he penned showing an unflattering and obese version of Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown Law School student at the center of the birth control debate. The cartoon shows the Fluke character holding a Pro Choice sign and yelling "STAY OUT OF MY UTERUS GOVERNMENT" in one slide. In the next slide, she says "After paying for my birth control" … while writing "For a good time call … " on a...
  • Cummings plays role in Fluke saga

    03/07/2012 4:20:19 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 9 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | March , 2012 | By John Fritze
    He has maintained a relatively low profile on the Sandra Fluke story, but Democratic Rep. Elijah E. Cummings played a big role in putting the Georgetown law student in the spotlight and sparking a nationwide conversation over contraceptives. It was Cummings who helped put Fluke on Washington's radar. Aides to Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, discovered Fluke weeks ago as they were scrambling to find a witness to testify about the Obama administration's controversial contraceptive policy. Staff first noticed the third-year law student and former president of the school's Students for Reproductive Justice...