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Do you think Sandra Fluke would be a good addition to Congress?

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Birth Control Activist Sandra Fluke Is Seriously Considering a Run for Congress

by Jenny Erikson 

The woman who became semi-famous after Rush Limbaugh asked if she was a slut for demanding government-sponsored birth control looks to be very seriously considering a run for Congress.

Sandra Fluke has filed and paid the fee to obtain the endorsement of the California Democratic Party, although she has not officially entered the race to replace the retiring Henry Waxman in his west L.A. district.

A representative for Fluke told The Daily Caller, “It does not mean she is definitely running … it was a procedural step she had to take with the state party if she would want to be considered for their endorsement, it is not indicative of a final decision.”

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The Georgetown grad moved to California and passed the bar exam two years ago, so she’s a legit candidate. And in the super liberal district she’s running in, she actually has a shot at winning. Think Malibu, Brentwood, and Beverly Hills. I mean, they’re probably not clamoring for free birth control in those neighborhoods, but they’re definitely Obama-voters, and you know how much Obama-voters love their promises of free stuff paid for by other people.

I kid, I kid. Er, um, well let’s just say there’s humor in truth.

No word yet on whether the former candidate for Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” is planning to fund her own race, or if she’ll want that paid for too.

Do you think Sandra Fluke would be a good addition to Congress?

by on Feb. 5, 2014 at 9:09 AM
Replies (61-63):
VoodooVixen
by Bronze Member on Feb. 10, 2014 at 8:40 AM
I would need to get to know her better to make a decision.
vic270
by Vic on Feb. 10, 2014 at 8:50 AM

 i wasn't talking about this post, i shouldn't have replied to it. i was going by what i heard her say when she and obama were campaigning together and i tried to make this clear to another one who responded to my reply. i do apologize if anyone was offended by my own personal feelings about this young lady.

Quoting VoodooVixen: You are wrong when you said she made the birth control issue about herself. She didn't. She advocated for a friend who medically needs birth control.

Quoting vic270:

  i did not make any false statements against her if i did you point them out and i will make corrections. i do not have any use for her and that is my opinion. i'm entitled to that and i do nt lie. please tell me where i'm wrong.


Quoting Pema_Jampa:

Obviously you didn't watch it. Maybe doing so would help be more informed on what was really said instead of making false statements in regards to Sandra Fluke.


Quoting vic270:

 i did not watch her speech the first time, she made it about her and getting her birth control paid for when obamas adm. was passing obamacare. i thought she made a big idiot of herself then and first impressions do count.


Quoting Pema_Jampa:

You need to watch her speech she gave again. It was not about her. 


Quoting vic270:

she needs to get out of poitics and endorse her own birth control pill. she has done had a lot of success with that. and as long as she is on the pill mayby she won't reproduce.oh i forgot to answer the question NO.




 




 

 

VoodooVixen
by Bronze Member on Feb. 10, 2014 at 9:47 AM

Please don't apologize.  I am not trying to be mean or argumenative.  I just wanted to point out that your view of this woman may be skewed because of the misinformation you got ahold of. 

Here is one of the reasons she gives for advocating for free birth control. 


"In 65 percent of the cases at our school, our female students were interrogated by insurance representatives and university medical staff about why they needed prescriptions and whether they were lying about their symptoms. For my friend, and 20 percent of the women in her situation, she never got the insurance company to cover her prescription. Despite verification of her illness from her doctor, her claim was denied repeatedly on the assumption that she really wanted birth control to prevent pregnancy. She's gay -- so clearly, polycystic ovarian syndrome was a much more urgent concern than accidental pregnancy for her."

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/article/2012/mar/06/context-sandra-fluke-contraceptives-and-womens-hea/


Quoting vic270:

 i wasn't talking about this post, i shouldn't have replied to it. i was going by what i heard her say when she and obama were campaigning together and i tried to make this clear to another one who responded to my reply. i do apologize if anyone was offended by my own personal feelings about this young lady.

Quoting VoodooVixen: You are wrong when you said she made the birth control issue about herself. She didn't. She advocated for a friend who medically needs birth control.

Quoting vic270:

  i did not make any false statements against her if i did you point them out and i will make corrections. i do not have any use for her and that is my opinion. i'm entitled to that and i do nt lie. please tell me where i'm wrong.


Quoting Pema_Jampa:

Obviously you didn't watch it. Maybe doing so would help be more informed on what was really said instead of making false statements in regards to Sandra Fluke.


Quoting vic270:

 i did not watch her speech the first time, she made it about her and getting her birth control paid for when obamas adm. was passing obamacare. i thought she made a big idiot of herself then and first impressions do count.


Quoting Pema_Jampa:

You need to watch her speech she gave again. It was not about her. 


Quoting vic270:

she needs to get out of poitics and endorse her own birth control pill. she has done had a lot of success with that. and as long as she is on the pill mayby she won't reproduce.oh i forgot to answer the question NO.











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