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  Dr. Laura Schlessinger's nude pictures: A painful lesson in humility
Laura Schlessinger is a product of the 70s where many college students took off their clothes and ran naked in the streets.
Laura Schlessinger may not be considered a moral authority since she did not live the life or graduated from the convent as an ex-nun who came out just in time to get married.
Laura should have played down the whole incident of the nude pictures -- instead, she played it higher than the pictures are worth, consequently attaching more importance and attention to the pictures.
www.outcrybookreview.com /DrLauraSchlessinger.htm   (2475 words)

 Laura Schlessinger
Schlessinger married a dentist when she was 25, and had at least two extramarital affairs before they were divorced.
In 2003, Schlessinger announced on the air that she was no longer an Orthodox Jew, that she felt frustrated by the effort she had put into the religion, and complained that she felt little or no connection with God.
Schlessinger was also briefly the host of a television show that debuted in 2000 to low ratings, controversy, viewer boycotts, and a quick cancellation.
www.nndb.com /people/427/000022361   (971 words)

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Laura says that this "feminist" notion of womanpower is a rejection of femininity and maintaining a home that has robbed women of choice and satisfaction.
Laura says that the ultimate power of women is their unique qualities: intuition, compassion, sensitivity, sensuality, bonding, and nesting.
Laura says she is trying to help women see that they are very powerful influences in the quality of their lives and their marriages.
www.cbn.com /700club/guests/bios/laura_schlessinger_091304.aspx   (774 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Politics (Letter to Dr. Laura)
Laura Schlessinger is neither a medical doctor nor accredited in a discipline one would traditionally look to for the generation of expertise in moral, societal, or spiritual matters (such as divinity, psychology, or sociology).
Some see Schlessinger's use of "Doctor" as misleading and view her current stance on the sanctity of marriage and the wrongness of adultery as hypocrisy in light of her decades-earlier affair.
Laura is as controversial as she is popular, so she attracts both bouquets and brickbats whenever topics she is known to harbor strong opinions about become part of the day's news.
www.snopes.com /politics/religion/drlaura.asp   (1593 words)

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Laura reminds women that the greatest source of displeasure and stress in their lives is their abdication of their own femininity, sensuality, and sexuality by having turned themselves into virtual workhorses.
Laura does not make the case that women have secret weapons (like sexuality or persuasiveness) that they can launch at their husbands to get a desired result, but rather that women are designed mentally, physically, and emotionally to enhance their husbands.
One caller told Dr. Laura that her husband insisted she was too headstrong, but she felt her actions were simply based on the fact that it was easier for her to do things herself than ask his opinion or do a task with her husband.
www.cbn.com /700club/guests/bios/laura_schlessinger_021304.asp   (699 words)

 Laura Schlessinger
Laura Schlessinger is neither a physician nor does she hold a PhD in her chosen profession.
Laura Schlessinger is quoted by the New York Post as saying, "Not being able to relate normally to a member of the opposite sex is some kind of error.
Laura Schlessinger runs a full-page ad in the Gay Hollywood edition of Daily Variety, apologizing for her "poorly chosen" statements concerning homosexuality.
www.rotten.com /library/bio/entertainers/radio/dr-laura-schlessinger   (1607 words)

 GLAAD: History of GLAAD's Work Regarding Laura Schlessinger
Schlessinger publicly changes her position on homosexuality, saying her past views on acceptance were wrong and that homosexuality is destructive.
Schlessinger backs away from her apology in a Don Feder column appearing in The Boston Herald, saying that her statement was a "clarification," and "not an apology." Noting that Schlessinger's recant demonstrates that she cannot be held accountable for what she says publicly, GLAAD calls on Paramount to terminate its relationship with Schlessinger.
Schlessinger accuses him of taking her statement out of context and refuses to answer the rest of his questions on the controversy.
www.glaad.org /publications/archive_detail.php?id=2904   (2786 words)

 WorldNetDaily News Archives: Dr. Laura Schlessinger
Tuesday, April 06, 2004 by Dr. Laura Schlessinger -- It is generally true that people vote the party of the family they grew up in.
Laura Schlessinger holds a postdoctoral certification in marriage and family therapy from USC and a license in marriage, family and child counseling from the state of California.
She may be contacted by fax at (818) 461-5140, or by writing: Dr. Laura Schlessinger; P.O. Box 8120; Van Nuys, CA 91409.
www.worldnetdaily.com /news/archives.asp?AUTHOR_ID=204   (500 words)

 Laura Schlessinger - "Dr. Laura" - Nationwide Speakers Bureau
Schlessinger, with her intelligence and humor, has been helping viewers tackle their family, child and marriage concerns for over a decade.
In typical “break-through” fashion, Dr. Laura has revolutionized syndicated talk radio and television, bypassing the tried and true topics of politics, sports and relationships, to establish a lively and provocative daily forum for the discussion of morals, ethics and values in everyday behavior and circumstances.
Laura’s increasing emphasis on right and wrong and the importance of one’s consistently striving to do the right thing reflect her own ongoing spiritual evolution from life-long atheist to Orthodox Jew within the last few years.
www.nationwidespeakers.com /speaker/324   (440 words)

 Lowdown on Dr. Laura | AHealthyMe.com
Schlessinger's doctorate is in physiology, not psychiatry or psychology, although she does have a license in marriage, family, and child counseling.
Schlessinger, 59, and her second husband, Lew Bishop, have gotten rich promoting her monthly magazine and her best-selling books, as well as T-shirts and other Dr. Laura merchandise.
Although her views may be distasteful to many people, Schlessinger is an honest voice in a culture that goes out of its way to varnish the truth, said Laura Nader, a professor of anthropology at the University of California at Berkeley.
www.ahealthyme.com /topic/drlaura;jsessionid=0MIXPJZMAC0KGCTYAEOS4EQ   (1723 words)

 Fame & Fortune: Dr. Laura Schlessinger (Page 1 of 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Laura Schlessinger has been dispensing tough-love advice and hard-couch therapy to rush-hour commuters on her syndicated drive-time radio program since before Dr. Phil gave his first man-hug.
Laura Schlessinger: My father was the primary breadwinner; my mother took care of the home and finances.
Laura Schlessinger: My father: "Never make important decisions in life based on money." I took that to mean that I should never sell my soul, reputation or integrity for a buck -- and I never have.
www.bankrate.com /brm/news/investing/20060404b1.asp   (572 words)

 Talk Radio KSFO 560 AM
Dr. Laura has revolutionized syndicated talk radio, bypassing the tried and true topics of politics, sports and relationships, to establish a lively and provocative daily forum for the discussion of morals, ethics, and values in everyday behavior and circumstances.
Raised in New York, Laura Schlessinger absorbed its pace and pulse, as well as the brash confidence of people who live in “the greatest city on earth.” She entered college at 17 and obtained her Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Physiology simultaneously from the Ivy League’s Columbia University.
Dr. Laura has the courage to consistently speak out, challenging the hardening feminist lines as anti-female and anti-family, earning in the process the militant feminists’ undying enmity, which she wears as a badge of honor.
www.ksfo.com /showdj.asp?DJID=4732   (475 words)

 Tourette's Disorder Blog: Dr. Laura Schlessinger and Tourette Syndrome
They were filled with unbecoming statements to and about Dr. Laura that were not relevant to her comments.
And an attempt to displace frustrations with life's challenges onto anger and hate of Dr. Laura Schlessinger is a sad commentary.
Laura may seem a bit angry at times to her callers, and it's a good thing we have someone who will take a stand for our countries morals.
www.tourettes-disorder.com /blogs/2004/11/dr-laura-schlessinger-and-tourette.html   (1710 words)

 Why Dr. Laura is (Usually) Right
Laura is right to insist that we see ourselves as moral creatures, because a moral God has made us in His image.
Laura's strong positions on certain topics has made some people stand up and applaud her while others fume in frustration at her bluntness.
Laura has told many people who are floundering without personal meaning that they need to find their niche in life to do their job, which is to perfect the world.
www.leaderu.com /orgs/probe/docs/drlaura.html   (2805 words)

 Salon 21st | Dr. Laura, how could you?
Dr. Laura Schlessinger -- talk radio phenomenon and morality maven to the masses, whose syndicated show receives upward of 60,000 phone calls a day from listeners seeking her counsel on subjects such as premarital sex, fidelity and the importance of being a stay-at-home mom -- had been caught with her pants down.
If there are things to be learned from the low-rent scandal swirling around Schlessinger and her pictures, they aren't instructive parables of hubris à la Lonesome Rhodes in "A Face in the Crowd," or even the common garden-variety lessons associated with the occasional television evangelist gone astray.
Schlessinger's own gospel holds that people can and do change, and she has allowed that she wasn't always the paragon of virtue that she is today.
archive.salon.com /21st/feature/1998/11/03feature.html   (1106 words)

 Dr. Laura Schlessinger Books / CDs - Discount!
Laura Schlessinger, the incredibly popular and controversial psychotherapist and radio talk host, urges women to pick one of the "good guys," to stay home and parent the babies they've made, and to follow the dream rather than some dreamboat.
Laura will help you realize that no matter what circumstances you came from or currently live in, you are ultimately responsible for how you react to them.
Laura urgently reminds women that to take proper care of their husbands is to ensure themselves the happiness and satisfaction they yearn for in marriage.
www.mindperk.com /Schlessinger.htm   (743 words)

 Online NewsHour: "Dr. Laura" Apologizes to Gays
Schlessinger has been widely criticized by gay rights groups for calling homosexuals "deviant" and "biological errors" on her radio program, which is syndicated to more than 450 radio stations nationwide.
Such demonstrations have reportedly hit both Schlessinger's call-in radio advice program and her televised talk show in the pocketbook, with advertisers canceling spots to avoid being associated with the controversy.
Executives at Paramount Television Group, which syndicates Schlessinger's TV show, said in a statement last month they are committed to free speech and that "Dr. Laura" does not propagate hate.
www.pbs.org /newshour/media/media_watch/drlaura_10-11.html   (367 words)

 Dr. Laura Schlessinger Update -- Defenders of Dr. Laura
Other groups that have spoken out in support of Dr. Laura Schlessinger and her Radio and planned TV shows include Toward Tradition, the Human Life International and several other prominent Christian conservative groups.
Laura Schlessinger is being considered as a Vice Presidential running mate to Buchanan to soften his image.
With all this going on with Dr. Laura Schlessinger and her shows, gay/lesbian activists have continued their protests in an effort to stop the planned Dr. Laura TV show from airing.
www.radideo.com /weekly/rad062200.htm   (817 words)

 Salon Technology | Dr. Laura targets the new Sodom: Libraries
Laura Schlessinger's radio talk show on April 15 got a real earful: "The ALA" -- American Library Association -- "is boldly, brashly contributing to sexualizing our children," Schlessinger told her audience of 20 million.
Schlessinger was riled up about the association's bill of rights, specifically a clause that put the group on record against restricting kids' access to any library materials, including the Web.
It's much easier to find the URL for Go Ask Alice on Schlessinger's own Web site, where it appears under "Monologues," as part of a press release from the Minnesota Family Council that was posted on April 23.
www.salon.com /tech/feature/1999/05/27/dr_laura/index.html   (640 words)

 Dr. Laura's 1996 Rant Against The Burgess Move-Away Decision
Laura has endorsed the ACCAMA and it welcomes her with open arms.
The ACCAMA and Dr. Laura should not be permitted to advertise themselves as child-friendly by posting a sanitized version of Dr. Laura's rant.
I had been listening to Dr. Laura Schlessinger rant about the case on her radio show before the decision was made.
members.aol.com /asherah/drlaura.html   (2469 words)

 Dr Laura Schlessinger on Tourette's Syndrome
Laura became the most infamous example of myth, misinformation, intolerance and misunderstanding of the symptoms of Tourette syndrome and people with Tourette's, when she broadcasted wildly inaccurate information about the condition.
This insensitive response, contradictory to the "Dr Laura" show's professed family values, resulted in discussions throughout the internet and "a *lot*" of letters to the "Dr Laura" show from persons with Tourette syndrome.
Laura was provided with the opportunity to authenticate and validate this apology by 1) adding it to her website, 2) making the same statement on-air, or 3) sending it on letterhead with her signature to the Tourette Syndrome Association.
tourettenowwhat.tripod.com /DrLauraTS.htm   (2760 words)

 Amazon.com: The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands: Books: Laura Schlessinger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Dr Laura tells it as it is as she explains a wife holds the keys to making her husband happy and her marriage successful if she will honor and respect her husband and give him attention and affection.
Although I knew who Dr. Laura Schlessinger was, to my knowledge I've never listened to her on the radio or seen her on television, so I really didn't know what to expect from her book, other than that I had heard is was very good.
Laura's book includes parts and pieces of past calls and letters, which is a helpful, practical demonstration of her points and breaks things up so you don't feel like you're getting a lecture (especially if you are ready to admit you've been doing a few thngs wrong!).
www.amazon.com /Proper-Care-Feeding-Husbands/dp/0060520612   (3452 words)

 Laura Schlessinger and her Mother: Republican Family Values in Action!
As most of you know, Dr. Laura's 77-year-old mother was found on the floor of her condo after quietly decomposing into her carpeting for several months, not far from her famous daughter's radio studio.
To be honest, Dr. Laura's book "The 10 Commandments: The Significance of God's Laws in Everyday Life" was more hindrance than help to my understanding, as she was wont to wag her bony, ruby-encrusted finger at her followers about the moral responsibility commanded by God to look after their parents.
Schlessinger used the horrific murder and neglect of her mother as an opportunity to publicly lament over what a vile woman her mother had been, unseemly gloat about what a fabulous mother Laura is, and issue the chillingly cold observation that her mother had "died as she chose to live, alone and isolated." Charming!
www.bettybowers.com /laura.html   (901 words)

 Do as I Say
Laura gives some of the best advice about marriage and family life available on the radio, or perhaps anywhere in popular American culture.
In a nutshell, Dr. Laura believes that many of the aspects of adult life that I had always considered complicated and messy and finely nuanced are in fact simple and clear-cut; that life ought to be neatly fitted around duty and responsibility rather than around the pursuit of that elusive old dog, happiness.
This is what makes her the most compelling advocate for children I have thus far encountered, because the well-being of children often depends upon the commitment and obligation of the adults who created them.
www.theatlantic.com /issues/2004/01/flanagan.htm   (656 words)

 Dr. Laura Schlessinger and the Ten Commandments
The purpose of the Ten Plagues is to mourn the suffering and the death of the Egyptians.
Laura explained that evil German soldiers in World War II had murdered masses of mothers and their babies.
Dr. Laura has little use for Reform Judaism, which lets each individual Jew decide, on the basis of his or her God-given conscience, what is right or wrong.
www.beth-elsa.org /be_s0212.htm   (1227 words)

 Online NewsHour: "Dr. Laura" Debuts -- September 13, 2000
"Dr. Laura" Schlessinger's syndicated television show debuted across the country this week, amid protests from gay rights activists and the departure of another sponsor.
"The real danger of Schlessinger's words is that all of her opinions (including her prejudicial ones) are regarded with equal credibility by most of her audience," Garry said.
Schlessinger's radio program, which vaulted her to national prominence, is broadcast on more than 450 radio stations and boasts an audience of 18 million listeners.
www.pbs.org /newshour/media/media_watch/drlaura_9-13.html   (391 words)

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