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Fri Apr 27, 2012, 08:47 PM

ALEC legislator uses ‘Occupy pansy’ slur against activist

Source: RawStory

Georgia lawmaker and former national head of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), Earl Ehrhart (R) is not taking kindly to attempts by citizen groups to shed light on his organization. In today’s Marrietta Daily Journal he lashed out at one activist in particular, calling him “some Occupy pansy sitting in a tent without a bath.”

The activist, Bryan Long, is the founder of Better Georgia, a non-profit group that has been working aggressively to bring ALEC’s activities to light on a state and national level.

“I expected that they would try and defend ALEC, but its a group that’s indefensible,” Long told Raw Story, ”They can’t stand by the truth so they resort to name-calling.”

He said it was “kind of a shock” to wake up and see the attack in this morning’s paper. Long is openly gay, but has not made it a primary focus of his activism. ”I’ve never tried to live in the closet,” he said. Because of his activism in state politics, Long said, it’s safe to assume that Ehrhart meant the slur as a direct slam on his sexual orientation.

Read more: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/04/27/alec-legislator-uses-occupy-pansy-slur-against-activist/

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IDemo Apr 2012 OP
Alcibiades Apr 2012 #1
zbdent Apr 2012 #2
freshwest Apr 2012 #3
GFRDH-04 Apr 2012 #4
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gratuitous Apr 2012 #6
secondvariety Apr 2012 #7
99th_Monkey Apr 2012 #8
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Response to IDemo (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 09:03 PM

1. Pansy ought to be meant as a compliment

They are lovely and tough.

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Response to IDemo (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:03 PM

2. and if the Occupy person kicked this f*cker's a&& handily without breaking a sweat ...

he would have been screaming about how (anachronistically) violent the movement was ... and sending their "thugs" after him ...

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Response to IDemo (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:46 PM

3. When we get past this crap, we might able to talk about ideals! Oh, wait, the GOP doesn't have any.

Never mind. What was I thinking?



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Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:51 PM

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Response to IDemo (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 11:22 PM

6. Gee, Earl, walls feel like they're closing in?

Gotta be a queasy feeling, knowing that you might have to go get a real job soon.

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Response to IDemo (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 07:38 AM

7. Better to be an "occupy pansy"

than a corporate suck ass.

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Sat Apr 28, 2012, 05:34 PM

8. OOUCH! So ALEC isn't taking kindly to the sunshine disinfectant?

Poor babies.

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Response to IDemo (Original post)

Sun Apr 29, 2012, 02:42 PM

9. Fuck that bastard Earl Ehrhart.

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