March 25, 2012
women are watching as pundits and politicians struggle to manipulate
really want in terms of politics today.
Politicians on the right have long been
accused of being
recent events are
exposing a dirty little secret about who really believes in the
discernment, and needs of today’s American woman.
began to unfold when Obama mandated that contraception would be covered
women by taxpayers under Obamacare. This raw political ploy by a
that is broke, was just another example of this administration’s
any murmur of protest was met with caustic reactions from establishment
republicans and the mainstream media.
pontificate about how social issues no longer matter, and would
attempted to smear Rick
Santorum. It didn’t work. The
media chided Santorum for his “anti-woman” views, the more women saw
of Rick Santorum as the one they wanted.
Women realized that so called social issues,
such as “choice” actually
have left women with no choice but to foot the $1 million dollar/day
cost to taxpayers to fund Planned Parenthood.
It gets worse.
Sandra Fluke. She
capitalized on her 15
minutes of fame when she testified before Congress that women needed
contraception, to the tune of $3,000 for three years of law school. Rush Limbaugh pointed out
$3000 dollars worth of contraception during law school for one woman
somewhat promiscuous. But
he called her
a “slut.” This set
off a firestorm that
ultimately only benefitted the talk titan.
He apologized, and got much wealthier for all
trotted out his daughters for this one (a new low, even by Obama
First, he apologized to Ms. Fluke, for the comments Rush Limbaugh made. Then, he defended himself
against those left
aghast by his audacity referring to his daughters, and their ability to
for a cause they believe in, one day.
Next up on
the national radar came Bill Maher, the liberal liaison in misogyny. He was invited to be the
guest of honor at a
Democratic event in Alabama, and women of both parties cried foul. Maher is best known for
spewing his brand of
no-hold-barred vulgar comedy exclusively reserved for with a favorite
being conservative women and their children. How many women had he
names? America gasped to see the unapologetic hypocrisy of Obama,
the Democrats in a way they had never seen so clearly before. And to crystallize his
opinion of Maher,
Obama gladly accepted a $1 million donation to his campaign for
Led by the largest women’s political organization, Concerned Women for
women collectively raised an eyebrow.
the Tea Party Patriots will host an event in Washington, DC called
Repeal” Obamacare. From its inception, the Tea Party has protested the
concept that the Federal Government should take over American
is 20% of the American
economy. No matter
how you slice it, Tea
Partiers say this is one giant step toward socialism.
But women across America are waking up to a
much more sinister, and utilitarian angle on this series of
president will defend liberal women, he does not defend conservative
their children. While
he talks about the
safety for women of Obamacare, he ignores the obvious reality that less
for women in their healthcare choices, is less freedom for women period. He defiantly asserts that
organizations should have to provide contraception regardless of their
ignoring the majority of women, women of faith, who disagree.
cost of gas, groceries, and other essentials, and he has sparked a
backlash of women, despite all the lip service his administration gives
effort to secure the votes of women.
Women drive car pools, and plan family
vacations, so we feel the pain at
the pump that Obama promised. Women
groceries, and moms with families are hit hard, right where it counts. Every time a mom feels
like she can’t afford
healthy meals for her children, she gets angrier.
Women are business owners, budgeters, and
family bread winners. You won’t find a woman out there who doesn’t feel
grip of the highest unemployment in decades, the lower discretionary
and the impact of a President who ignores the needs of families.
President, his policies, and his ignorance of what women really need,
are on a
fatal collision course. His
women over issues that are emergent in their lives, and his persistent
to address things women really care about have become offensive.
hearing a different message from the President than the one he
realize that his persistent focus on ancillary issues is a slight of
intelligence and their rights. Women
realize that his rubberstamp of Maher’s misogyny is exposure of what
President really believes about women.
We see his veto of the Keystone pipeline as a
direct assault on what
matters to our children, and families.
We realize that this President thinks he can
continue to say one thing,
and do another. This leaves women of both parties scratching their
only two ways to view the position of this President:
1) He is so out of touch with real American
women that he cannot preside, or 2) He believes women are stupid, and
giving them lip service will lull them into believing he cares.
grandmothers told us that if you gave a thief enough rope to hang
would. Grandma also
knew the cost of
freedom, and she knew when someone was trying to rob her children of
grandmothers would not be
made for fools. She would be taking her gloves off right about now, and
President would be learning a lesson he would never forget.
the strong women who raised us. Gloves
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