While we suffer through the highest period of unemployment in American history, deal with rising fuel prices, and trillion dollar-plus deficits, at least we are focused on the most important issue facing America today: free contraceptives for law students.
Ms. Fluke testified before Congress that, “Without insurance coverage, contraception, as you know, can cost a woman over $3,000 during law school. For a lot of students who, like me, are on public interest scholarships, that’s practically an entire summer’s salary.”
First of all, $1,000 a year for contraceptives? Gee, someone must be telling a lie. According to Planned Parenthood’s website, “Birth control pills may be purchased with a prescription at a drugstore or clinic. They cost about $15–$50 a month”. Let’s see $50 a month times 12 months per year comes out to $600 per year and a total of $1,800 for the entire three years of law school.
Now Rush, you can’t be using derogatory, demeaning, and non-politically correct terms like “slut.” We must turn to our compassionate, caring-and-concerned-about-women liberal counterparts to find acceptable language. Apparently “cunt” is the term you should have used. Every time Bill Maher calls Sarah Palin that there is no outrage, no 24/7 headlines, and a lot of people laugh.
In fact, Bill Maher says this is acceptable because he doesn’t have sponsors. “Slut” is bad when Rush uses it because he has sponsors, but “cunt” is acceptable for Maher because he doesn’t have sponsors. Does that mean if Rush Limbaugh got rid of all of his sponsors he could just randomly call Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Nancy Pelosi, Hillary Clinton et al “cunts” and there would be no mainstream media freak outs? Is that how it works? I somehow doubt that it does. I am more than sure the way it works is that Bill Maher and other liberals can say whatever they like about conservative women (sponsors or not), while conservatives had better not even slightly criticize a liberal woman.
Where was all this “war on women” crap when Sarah Palin was being bashed, lied about, stalked, mocked, and trashed the last four years? Oh wait, she’s not a liberal so she’s fair game. Yeah, yeah, I know, it’s not a double standard just more of one standard for liberals and a totally different standard for everyone else.
Does White House press secretary James Carney not find the word “cunt” reprehensible? He didn’t find the word “slut” reprehensible when Ed Schultz called Laura Ingraham that. Did he just learn what the word means? Another funny thing: wonder boy 0bama didn’t call Palin or Ingraham after they were verbally accosted. I’m not even going to ask why because we all know why.
Ms. Fluke also testified that, “Just last week, a married female student told me that she had to stop using contraception because she and her husband just couldn’t fit it into their budget anymore.” Considering that Wal-Mart and Target sell prescription birth control for $9, I wonder what other items stayed in their budget. Did the cable bill, iPhone service, Netflix, and daily visit to Starbucks remain in the budget after making room by freeing up $9 per month?
Sure, Rush using the word “slut” may have been a little over the top but don’t give me all this non-sense when you have the likes of Bill Maher and Ed Schultz running around using the same and worse kind of language.
Whatever happened to the good old days of President Clinton? Mr. Obama and all of you stooges in the mainstream media, keep in mind the words of your hero, BJ (Bill Jefferson) Clinton: “It’s the economy STUPID”. So, please, let’s start talking about high unemployment, even higher deficits, a stagnant economy, and sky rocketing fuel prices. Oh wait, it may be a little hard to blame that on Bush four years later, so I guess we need to be prepared for all kinds of trivial little stories like this.
I have a question for Ms. Fluke: you don’t pay for your education and don’t want to pay for your own $9 a month contraceptives; should the taxpayers supply you with your post-orgasm cigarettes too? Should we supply all the booze to give a man enough courage to pick you up and take you home too? Where does it end Ms. Fluke? How much do the taxpayers owe you? What else should be provided for you since you are just a poor struggling 30 year old student?
Anyone that can’t see the blatant double standard and hypocrisy of the media is either intellectually dishonest or intellectually challenged.
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