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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 01:06 PM

Soledad Has No Time For This Bullsh_t Argument About Gays In The Boy Scouts

She has no problem putting this guy in his place


Found on Think Progress’ YouTube channel/MoveOn.org

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 01:14 PM

1. hat: handed

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 01:14 PM

2. Back in the 40s and 50s I went to school with numerous Boy Scouts in my class and upper classes.

One of them even became an Eagle Scout proud to say. Two of these scouts came out later as gay men, one of whom I'm still very close to. Thousands, I am told, went through the Scouts with no problems and they were gay. Perkins is so off on this he's ridiculous. The simple reason is these boys had to stay "in the closet" .... Those days are over, I hope.

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 01:56 PM

3. Yet they'll happily send their kids to church!

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 01:59 PM

4. "1900 predators"

I think Soledad missed a golden opportunity to ask: "You say "1900 predators". Of those 1900 so-called "predators" you cite, how many were gay?"

Isn't the myth that every case of sexual abuse is performed by gay people and that gay=predator is what needs to be addressed and defeated for the falsehood that it is?

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Response to Roy Rolling (Reply #4)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 03:22 PM

5. Check out #10.... (besides, I love this questionaire)

©1972, Martin Rochlin, Ph.D

Gender and Sexuality Center
Student Services Building, Ground Floor
Heterosexual Questionnaire

This questionnaire is for self-avowed heterosexuals only. If you are not openly
heterosexual, pass it on to a friend who is. Please try to answer the questions as
candidly as possible. Your responses will be held in strict confidence and your
anonymity fully protected.

1.What do you think caused your heterosexuality?

2.When and how did you first decide you were a heterosexual?

3.Is it possible your heterosexuality is just a phase you may grow out of?

4.Could it be that your heterosexuality stems from a neurotic fear of others of the
same sex?

5.If you’ve never slept with a person of the same sex, how can you be sure you
wouldn’t prefer that?

6.To whom have you disclosed your heterosexual tendencies? How did they
react?

7.Why do heterosexuals feel compelled to seduce others into their lifestyle?

8.Why do you insist on flaunting your heterosexuality? Can’t you just be what
you are and keep it quiet?

9.Would you want your children to be heterosexual, knowing the problems they’d
face?

10. A disproportionate majority of child molesters are heterosexual men. Do you
consider it safe to expose children to heterosexual male teachers,
pediatricians, priests, or scoutmasters?

11. With all the societal support for marriage, the divorce rate is spiraling. Why
are there so few stable relationships among heterosexuals?

12. Why do heterosexuals place so much emphasis on sex?


13. Considering the menace of overpopulation, how could the human race survive
if everyone were heterosexual?

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Response to AlbertCat (Reply #5)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 07:11 PM

9. I took the test - did I pass?

 

1.What do you think caused your heterosexuality? - I don't know - I just felt that way

2.When and how did you first decide you were a heterosexual? - I don't remember ever "deciding".

3.Is it possible your heterosexuality is just a phase you may grow out of? - Not very likely

4.Could it be that your heterosexuality stems from a neurotic fear of others of the
same sex? - Possibly. I never really thought about it.

5.If you’ve never slept with a person of the same sex, how can you be sure you
wouldn’t prefer that? - I don't

6.To whom have you disclosed your heterosexual tendencies? How did they
react? - The list is too long.

7.Why do heterosexuals feel compelled to seduce others into their lifestyle? - I hit on a lesbian once, but I didn't know it,

8.Why do you insist on flaunting your heterosexuality? Can’t you just be what
you are and keep it quiet? - I don't flaunt it. You should see me.

9.Would you want your children to be heterosexual, knowing the problems they’d
face? - I want them to be who they are.

10. A disproportionate majority of child molesters are heterosexual men. Do you
consider it safe to expose children to heterosexual male teachers,
pediatricians, priests, or scoutmasters? - Eliminate the priests and scoutmasters, and you've got a deal.

11. With all the societal support for marriage, the divorce rate is spiraling. Why
are there so few stable relationships among heterosexuals? - Because they are human.

12. Why do heterosexuals place so much emphasis on sex? - I do, but my wife cancels me out.


13. Considering the menace of overpopulation, how could the human race survive
if everyone were heterosexual? - Excellent point! Let's have a party!

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 06:58 PM

6. And for 103 years gays have been dying in honor of this country.Boy Scouts should be a cross section

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 07:05 PM

7. Slightly self serving of course but I would have hit him with

a question on another form of discrimination this organization with a Congressional Charter engages in: banning Atheists.

The scouts are engaging in a lot more than just this one form of discrimination. Not to diminish the specific subject of THIS video. Just that the overall issue of discrimination is bigger, with this organization.

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 07:06 PM

8. Go Soledad. Does he realize how many fine gay boys have served in the Boy Scouts? He's clueless.

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 07:36 PM

10. One foot up yo' ass, to go!

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 08:12 PM

11. I like how these nut-jobs use the excuse "to protect the children" but say NO to gun control.

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Response to JaneyVee (Reply #11)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 09:44 AM

12. Excellent Point, JaneyVee!

Answer is: They really don't care about protection of children or other people. It's just their narrow view of keeping the past injustices alive, and that they are comfortable with this regression to the "bad ole days" as long as they think it doesn't pinch their toes. This is obviously hypocritical to the core.

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 10:02 AM

13. This interview is probably exemplary of why Soledad's program is being canned.

Obviously CNN can't handle her and she will become an outside documentary provider to the industry.

http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/21/soledad-obrien-to-take-on-new-role-at-cnn/

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