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Right’s war on women, er girls, reaches new lows with this lovely cartoon

The closer it gets to November, the more emboldened they come. But this poster from far-right blog Protein Wisdom is OK because a woman drew it and it’s satire. Yeah right.

Remember when the right was so upset over Playboy’s admittedly sexist accounting of the top conservative women? Not so much when . . . . . → Read More: Right’s war on women, er girls, reaches new lows with this lovely cartoon

US right’s new fight against Sandra Fluke: her boyfriend is a Jew!

Jew and Jew lover

The right has been very upset at Sandra Fluke. What has most pissed off the right about Fluke is that Americans have not approved of the sexist comments about Fluke from the right’s leader, Rush Limbaugh. The lack of support for both Limbaugh and the right’s untenable position on birth control . . . → Read More: US right’s new fight against Sandra Fluke: her boyfriend is a Jew!

Hunter “Where Are the Feminists”? Hates Birth Control, Apparently

Boys ‘n’ girls, remember Hunter who always wonders where the feminists are? Well, apparently, her would be crush on Rush is showing these days as she jumps on his bandwagon, agreeing with him that law student, Sandra Fluke is a “slut” for simply saying that birth control should be covered by health insurance.

. . . . → Read More: Hunter “Where Are the Feminists”? Hates Birth Control, Apparently

12 advertisers drop Rush Limbaugh after Sandra Fluke slander UPDATED

UPDATE: Three days ago, when this post went live, five advertisers had dropped Limbaugh. That number is now 12 and growing. Radio stations are also dropping Rush. Here’s the 12:

Sleep Number Beds The Sleep Train Legal Zoom Quicken Loans Citrix Systems/GoToMeeting ProFlowers Tax Resolution Services AOL Carbonite Bonobos Sears/Kmart Allstate I’ve made it a . . . → Read More: 12 advertisers drop Rush Limbaugh after Sandra Fluke slander UPDATED

Profiles in Pusillanimity

Pusillanimous: what a truly elegant way to say “gutless”. I really love that word; sadly, opportunities to use it are few and far between, since “gutless” or “spineless” or “cowardly” are usually sufficient. But not this week. Various high-profile Republicans were recently asked if they’d repudiate the brainlessly misogynist trash-talk of their Intellectual & Spiritual . . . → Read More: Profiles in Pusillanimity

What Rush hath wrought: 16-year-old harassed for being a “slut, a prostitute, a horny piece of trash that is out to sleep with every guy in school”

The fallout from Rush Limbaugh’s attack on Sandra Fluke has more far-reaching consequences than the public humiliation Fluke received at the hands of the radio star and the subsequent withdrawal of advertisers from the blowhard’s show. Caught in the headlines suddenly are the young women of America who have become the new Easy A’s . . . → Read More: What Rush hath wrought: 16-year-old harassed for being a “slut, a prostitute, a horny piece of trash that is out to sleep with every guy in school”

What Rush hath wrought: 16-year-old harassed for being a "slut, a prostitute, a horny piece of trash that is out to sleep with every guy in school"

The fallout from Rush Limbaugh’s attack on Sandra Fluke has more far-reaching consequences that the public humiliation Fluke received at the hands of the radio star and the subsequent withdrawal of advertisers from the blowhard’s show. Caught in the headlines suddenly are the young women of America who have become the new Easy A’s of . . . → Read More: What Rush hath wrought: 16-year-old harassed for being a "slut, a prostitute, a horny piece of trash that is out to sleep with every guy in school"

Sandra Fluke gets the Brigette DePape treatment

To Fox News, “slut” + “prostitute” = “Fame-Hungry Activist”

Remember Brigette DePape and the sexist, vile treatment she received at the hands of our media and the Conservative party? Welcome to the hatefest, Sandra. Rushbo was just the beginning.

Sexism is a complicated business. It’s especially ugly if you are a single, young woman. You . . . → Read More: Sandra Fluke gets the Brigette DePape treatment

Five advertisers drop Rush Limbaugh after Sandra Fluke slander

After Limbaugh called the woman refused at place at Darrell Issa’s birth control table ”slut” and “prostitute”, the media and the progressive blogosphere and even Republican presidential contenders (save Romney who just couldn’t bring himself to criticize Limbaugh – Bain Capital co-owns Limbaugh’s broadcaster) denounced Limbaugh’s remarks. Now, thanks to social media, five advertisers . . . → Read More: Five advertisers drop Rush Limbaugh after Sandra Fluke slander

Six advertisers drop Rush Limbaugh after Sandra Fluke slander

I’ve made it a rule at LFR to no longer blog about Rush Limbaugh. His modus operandi is to piss off the left. Every time we write about him, we feed his ego and his wallet. But rules at LFR are made to be broken and because of this latest news item, here goes.

After . . . → Read More: Six advertisers drop Rush Limbaugh after Sandra Fluke slander

LeDaro: Rush Limbaugh: The Chief GOP Moron on contraceptions

Here is Rush Limbaugh – the foul mouth knucklehead:

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Sandra Fluke Georgetown University student is an admirable spokesperson for women on contraceptions. Here is her interview with Ed Schultz of MSNBC.

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the . . . → Read More: LeDaro: Rush Limbaugh: The Chief GOP Moron on contraceptions

"Sex-Crazed Co-Eds Going Broke Buying Birth Control, Student Tells Pelosi Hearing Touting Freebie Mandate"

How crazy has the US right wing become? This crazy. The headline comes from a prominent Christian blog.

Critics have pointed out that the GOP fully intends to take back the US to the 50’s. Hell, they’re trying to take back the country to the 1700’s. Witch burnings anyone?

Sex is bad! Repent! Education is . . . → Read More: "Sex-Crazed Co-Eds Going Broke Buying Birth Control, Student Tells Pelosi Hearing Touting Freebie Mandate"