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cynatnite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-21-05 05:27 PM
Response to Reply #25
27. Rush broke the law...that's the difference...
Edited on Fri Oct-21-05 05:30 PM by cynatnite
People have a right to speak out about anything they choose. Their private life belongs to them and not to anyone else to make judgments on whether you agree with it or not. That's a RW characteristic.

It's also a RW tactic and I'm always amazed at those progressives who are willing to use them.

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  -Shame on Washington Blade and Kevin Naff! cynatnite  Oct-21-05 03:51 PM   #0 
  - I can think of one instance when a reporter should out a gay man or woman:  SteppingRazor   Oct-21-05 03:53 PM   #1 
  - I don't believe in any instance...  cynatnite   Oct-21-05 03:58 PM   #2 
     - One good (if ironic) thing I've seen happen...  mestup   Oct-21-05 04:06 PM   #4 
     - I'm really, really massively huge on the right to privacy...  SteppingRazor   Oct-21-05 04:07 PM   #5 
        - I've thought a lot about this since being involved in long discussion...  cynatnite   Oct-21-05 04:15 PM   #8 
        - yeah, here too. see my msgs. below..  Seansky   Oct-21-05 05:06 PM   #19 
  - Anderson Cooper? Really, it does depend on who you're outing.  Democrats_win   Oct-21-05 04:04 PM   #3 
  - I've always thought that if you're gay and working for homophobes  donheld   Oct-21-05 05:15 PM   #24 
  - I haven't made up my mind on this issue  cally   Oct-21-05 04:09 PM   #6 
  - Private Lives Are Always A Gotcha Game  KharmaTrain   Oct-21-05 06:15 PM   #36 
  - cynatnite, I am not gay and do not pretend to know what it is to be one  Seansky   Oct-21-05 04:13 PM   #7 
  - I don't believe people should have to sacrifice their privacy...  cynatnite   Oct-21-05 04:22 PM   #10 
     - I propose an experiment. Let's invent a fake celebrity and "out" them!  IanDB1   Oct-21-05 04:45 PM   #15 
     - I agree, but how do you propose that solved? Do you really believe  Seansky   Oct-21-05 04:59 PM   #18 
        - No, I don't expect it ever to be solved...  cynatnite   Oct-21-05 05:09 PM   #20 
  - If it was 1943 & you found out Goebbels was Jewish, would you tell Hitler?  IanDB1   Oct-21-05 04:16 PM   #9 
  - Should someone tell the world that Hitler may be Jewish?  cynatnite   Oct-21-05 04:25 PM   #11 
     - Anderson Cooper-- closeted hetero pretending to be gay?  IanDB1   Oct-21-05 04:33 PM   #13 
  - Okay, I'm re-considering my original response. I agree with you more now  IanDB1   Oct-21-05 04:26 PM   #12 
  - Out the hypocrites! (BTW..I couldn't get the link to work).  Behind the Aegis   Oct-21-05 04:44 PM   #14 
  - Outing: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  IanDB1   Oct-21-05 04:47 PM   #16 
  - Thanks for the info...but I know what "outing" is.  Behind the Aegis   Oct-21-05 04:53 PM   #17 
     - Oh, I know you know. And now you know that I know that you know...  IanDB1   Oct-21-05 05:10 PM   #21 
  - Does this only apply to gays?  cynatnite   Oct-21-05 05:13 PM   #22 
     - It applies to it all.  Behind the Aegis   Oct-21-05 05:21 PM   #25 
        - Rush broke the law...that's the difference...  cynatnite   Oct-21-05 05:27 PM   #27 
           - And this...  Behind the Aegis   Oct-21-05 05:29 PM   #28 
              - Yes, it should...  cynatnite   Oct-21-05 05:32 PM   #29 
                 - I understand what you are saying.  Behind the Aegis   Oct-21-05 05:39 PM   #32 
                    - The RW is always airing so-called dirty laundry...  cynatnite   Oct-21-05 05:50 PM   #33 
                    - We will have to disagree on this topic.  Behind the Aegis   Oct-21-05 05:56 PM   #34 
                       - This is the part where I struggle...  cynatnite   Oct-21-05 06:33 PM   #37 
                    - You GO, BtA!!!  Karenina   Oct-21-05 06:11 PM   #35 
  - I don't see what the up-roar is  donheld   Oct-21-05 05:14 PM   #23 
  - I agree with protecting privacy -- where do you draw the line  onenote   Oct-21-05 05:22 PM   #26 
  - See, In America when you're a celebrity, you have less privacy rights  gulfcoastliberal   Oct-21-05 05:36 PM   #30 
     - See post #10 & #20 n/t  cynatnite   Oct-21-05 05:38 PM   #31 

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