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Sat Feb 23, 2013, 09:38 AM

Let the states decide if Republicans can marry

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Let the states decide if Republicans can marry


When I tell my friends that I support letting the states decide if Republicans can marry, they often ask me to leave their sauna, unfriend them on Facebook and return all of their lent toiletries. In these instances, I’m reminded that the tradition of marriage is so sacred to many Americans that the notion of Republicans being allowed to marry can offend their very being. “Imagine,” their smoldering eyes seem to be screaming, “My dear, normal child being forced to sit in a classroom being forced to learn about Newt Gingrich’s belief that marriage should only between a man and a woman who doesn’t have cancer.”

I try to tell them that not all Republicans are like Marc Sanford, David Vitter or Herman Cain. Not all Republicans believe in cutting health care funding for new mothers and newborns. Not all Republicans want cut public education funding and use the remaining funding to create charter schools that cherry pick the best students and boot out the rest then use slightly better test scores to funnel public money into private companies.

Not all Republicans are Rick Perry who has executed hundreds of people, many of them likely guilty of crimes, while making it nearly impossible for thousands of poor children women to find basic health care. That’s just most Republicans, I say. And there are states where no one listens to Republicans. Like Vermont! Or Maryland! Or California, recently.

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Then we’ll decide if they should be able to adopt or drive or congregate to play “sports.” Nothing says freedom like the right to deny grown adults the ability to enjoy the same benefits as you do because of ancient prejudices.



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Reply Let the states decide if Republicans can marry (Original post)
Scuba Feb 2013 OP
madokie Feb 2013 #1
William769 Feb 2013 #8
quaker bill Feb 2013 #13
LindaCollins11 Feb 2013 #2
rurallib Feb 2013 #3
kmlisle Feb 2013 #4
Scuba Feb 2013 #5
Stryke Feb 2013 #6
msongs Feb 2013 #9
Angry Dragon Feb 2013 #10
socialindependocrat Feb 2013 #7
Angry Dragon Feb 2013 #11
ancianita Feb 2013 #12

Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 09:41 AM

1. I don't care about them marrying

Its the spawning they do that worries me

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Response to madokie (Reply #1)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 11:57 AM

8. ...

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Response to madokie (Reply #1)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 01:26 PM

13. Beat me to it

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 09:45 AM

2. LindaCollins11

I'm okay with them getting married, just not reproducing

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Response to LindaCollins11 (Reply #2)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 09:56 AM

3. not too sure I want them adopting either

spreads their lifestyle.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 11:23 AM

4. The Charter school scam is a democratic initiative too - unfortunately

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Response to kmlisle (Reply #4)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 11:25 AM

5. There are lots of Republicans pretending to be Democrats.

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Response to Scuba (Reply #5)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 11:47 AM

6. Also Democrats....

pretending to be Democrats...

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Response to Stryke (Reply #6)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 12:09 PM

9. how sad is it that democratic party leadership is endorsing and supporting the republican agenda

austerity, endless war, charter schools, privatized prisons and military, war on drugs etc etc etc

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Response to Scuba (Reply #5)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 12:20 PM

10. Yes ........ I heard Michele Rhee on the radio the other day and claim she is

a lifelong Democrat ........

The lies she tells

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 11:50 AM

7. The Republicants should be arrested for hate crimes!

and for voter suppression

and for RAPE (forced trans-vaginal ultrasound)

and for stealing income from the 99%

and for imposing poverty on others

and for not doing their jobs

and for not supporting the POTUS and the people of the United States


Honestly - they don't even try to hide their crimes anymore!

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Response to socialindependocrat (Reply #7)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 12:22 PM

11. I think Traitors would cover that

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 12:41 PM

12. Love this kidding on the square stuff. Thanks!

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