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bushisanidiot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-09-04 10:16 PM
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23. Sounds like your neighbor is probably homophobic and doesn't like hearing
the words "gay" or "lesbian" spoken live on television.
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  -My neighbor says he's put off by Edwards "outing" Cheney's daughter mac56  Oct-09-04 10:03 PM   #0 
  - you can't "OUT" somebody who isn't closeted to begin with.  jonnyblitz   Oct-09-04 10:05 PM   #1 
  - Yeah, and did you remind him that  Carla in Ca   Oct-10-04 12:42 AM   #84 
  - It was a risky maneuver.... and done a bit smarmily....  flowomo   Oct-09-04 10:05 PM   #2 
  - what did Edwards do that you didn't like ?  JI7   Oct-09-04 10:07 PM   #6 
  - his intention was political (oh, look, Dick has a gay daughter......),  flowomo   Oct-09-04 10:09 PM   #10 
     - if im not mistaken, the transcript shows that moderator raised issue  faithnotgreed   Oct-09-04 10:31 PM   #41 
     - You're not confused at all...but some posters in this thread are trying...  Media_Lies_Daily   Oct-09-04 11:04 PM   #61 
        - It seemed like a "Thank you?" moment for Cheney. He just had to be  ladybugg33   Oct-09-04 11:50 PM   #78 
     - I Didn't Like It Myself  RobinA   Oct-09-04 11:06 PM   #62 
  - Cheney has talked about his daughter in the past  pduck   Oct-09-04 10:15 PM   #21 
  - I agree, but see my point below  flowomo   Oct-09-04 10:16 PM   #24 
  - Oh, please. Do you really think Edwards "outed" Cheney's daughter?...  Media_Lies_Daily   Oct-09-04 11:03 PM   #60 
  - HUH????? CHENEY has PUBLICLY TALKED aboput his GAY daughter!  LynnTheDem   Oct-09-04 11:16 PM   #70 
  - So, do you live next to a group home for the developmentally disabled?  KzooDem   Oct-09-04 10:05 PM   #3 
  - i don't understand  JI7   Oct-09-04 10:05 PM   #4 
  - No, he's a lifelong Dem.  mac56   Oct-09-04 10:10 PM   #13 
     - There's no way...  Catch22Dem   Oct-09-04 10:26 PM   #36 
     - I hope you're right.  mac56   Oct-09-04 10:39 PM   #49 
     - That's right  buff2   Oct-09-04 10:41 PM   #51 
        - I really don't think he's a closet repub.  mac56   Oct-09-04 10:43 PM   #54 
     - so was george wallace  kodi   Oct-09-04 11:11 PM   #66 
  - I thought what Edwards said was a bit weird  high density   Oct-09-04 10:06 PM   #5 
  - get a hold of the transcript where Cheney talked about his gay  scmirage   Oct-09-04 10:08 PM   #8 
  - Dick Cheney talks about "gay daughter" on CNN.....transcript.....  kokomo   Oct-09-04 10:24 PM   #33 
  - Ah, Get Real People. Cheney Used Mary in the last election!  Erika   Oct-09-04 10:12 PM   #18 
  - The only vote that stops Bush  dralston   Oct-09-04 10:07 PM   #7 
  - My Advice: Tell him  Eric J in MN   Oct-09-04 10:09 PM   #9 
  - Seems he's let the trees get in the way of him seeing the forest. (nt)  w4rma   Oct-09-04 10:10 PM   #11 
  - She has been "out" for years.  kokomo   Oct-09-04 10:10 PM   #12 
  - Also point out.....  flowomo   Oct-09-04 10:10 PM   #14 
  - No You Didn't  RobinA   Oct-09-04 11:08 PM   #64 
  - Edwards was just using a public example of..  girl gone mad   Oct-09-04 10:11 PM   #15 
  - Mary Cheney wasn't 'in' the closet.  Career Prole   Oct-09-04 10:11 PM   #16 
  - What? Cheney held a press conf. the very day he arrived in NYC for the RNC  txindy   Oct-09-04 10:11 PM   #17 
  - I learned in 2000 that Mary Cheney was a lesbian  CBHagman   Oct-09-04 10:12 PM   #19 
  - Outing is not his problem  realpolitik   Oct-09-04 10:13 PM   #20 
  - Sure, she was "out" to many, BUT....  flowomo   Oct-09-04 10:15 PM   #22 
  - Millions didn't know? Her father held a press conference!  txindy   Oct-09-04 10:18 PM   #26 
     - I still bet it was the first time millions of people heard it....  flowomo   Oct-09-04 10:21 PM   #30 
        - Unless you wanted to check  txindy   Oct-09-04 10:24 PM   #34 
           - I do not believe Edwards outed anyone.... as I've made clear....  flowomo   Oct-09-04 10:26 PM   #37 
              - Maybe you ought to reread your post #2 that was in agreement with...  Media_Lies_Daily   Oct-09-04 11:07 PM   #63 
  - Sounds like your neighbor is probably homophobic and doesn't like hearing  bushisanidiot   Oct-09-04 10:16 PM   #23 
  - "Breaking" News: Cheney Outs Own Daughter  Dickie Flatt   Oct-09-04 10:18 PM   #25 
  - True.  mac56   Oct-09-04 10:19 PM   #27 
  - There's still time. n/t  NightOwwl   Oct-09-04 10:23 PM   #31 
  - Thank you! That's the press conference I was talking about.  txindy   Oct-09-04 10:20 PM   #28 
  - Didn't Gwen Ifill, not Edwards, raise the question?  spooky3   Oct-09-04 10:21 PM   #29 
  - Sort of.  Dickie Flatt   Oct-09-04 10:23 PM   #32 
     - "Sort of"?? Does she have to draw you a picture?  Media_Lies_Daily   Oct-09-04 11:13 PM   #68 
  - Point out to your neighbor  Sick_of_Rethuggery   Oct-09-04 10:25 PM   #35 
  - Thank you. I think this is a good approach.  mac56   Oct-09-04 10:32 PM   #42 
  - Edwards Offered Compassion but it makes you wonder  Erika   Oct-09-04 10:35 PM   #44 
  - yeah Imus has made a big deal about that  TheWebHead   Oct-09-04 10:30 PM   #38 
  - exactly right.....  flowomo   Oct-09-04 10:32 PM   #43 
  - Point out that he didn't "out" Cheney himself,  mellowinman   Oct-09-04 10:31 PM   #39 
  - To me Edwards seemed sincere about his statement. Transcript from debate:  cliberty   Oct-09-04 10:31 PM   #40 
  - So Gwen Ifill is the one who mentioned it first.  txindy   Oct-09-04 10:37 PM   #46 
  - Mary worked as the Gay Community Liaison for Coors Brewing Company  pschoeb   Oct-09-04 10:36 PM   #45 
  - Mary Worked For Peter Coors, the now GOP candidate  Erika   Oct-09-04 10:42 PM   #53 
  - Why gays had a 20 year boycott against Coors.  kokomo   Oct-09-04 11:44 PM   #76 
  - Edwards says something middling about Cheney's daughter  Protagoras   Oct-09-04 10:38 PM   #47 
  - Edwards "outing" cheney's daughter sounds like a RW talking point.  cliberty   Oct-09-04 10:39 PM   #48 
  - I think this thread is a bunch of BS. RW stirring the anti Edwards pot.  Carolina Girl NC   Oct-09-04 10:48 PM   #57 
     - Sorry you think so.  mac56   Oct-09-04 10:50 PM   #58 
     - IMHO, Carolina Girl NC is right on the money...why do you think otherwise?  Media_Lies_Daily   Oct-09-04 11:12 PM   #67 
     - On the money Carolina Girl  Viking12   Oct-09-04 11:26 PM   #72 
  - I think people are getting worked up about it for nothing.  greyXstar   Oct-09-04 10:40 PM   #50 
  - Here's what I think  Carolab   Oct-09-04 10:41 PM   #52 
  - Tell him Cheney's response was to thank Edwards for his kind words  BeyondGeography   Oct-09-04 10:45 PM   #55 
  - Great answer.  mac56   Oct-09-04 10:47 PM   #56 
  - Whoa, JE did not pull it out of the air! The mod. brought the topic up..  henslee   Oct-09-04 10:56 PM   #59 
  - Your neighbor must not get news of any kind. This has been common....  Media_Lies_Daily   Oct-09-04 11:10 PM   #65 
  - It was discussed in the Cheney/Lieberman debate in 2000.  kokomo   Oct-09-04 11:49 PM   #77 
  - Good grief.  LynnTheDem   Oct-09-04 11:15 PM   #69 
  - Well, that's really stupid.  lizzy   Oct-09-04 11:25 PM   #71 
  - This was already well publicized..your friend isn't telling you the truth  EndElectoral   Oct-09-04 11:28 PM   #73 
  - Jon Stewart joked about this  Oreo   Oct-09-04 11:28 PM   #74 
  - Southern Baptists condemned Cheneys in Sept for talking about Mary.  kokomo   Oct-09-04 11:54 PM   #79 
     - Behaviors or Lifestyles  Oreo   Oct-10-04 12:08 AM   #82 
  - Hes offended by this but has no problem with the war by lies and torture?  Ksec   Oct-09-04 11:37 PM   #75 
  - and how about a Constitutional Amendment against gays?  JI7   Oct-09-04 11:56 PM   #80 
  - Tell your neighbor to visit this site:  theHandpuppet   Oct-10-04 12:03 AM   #81 
  - Ask your neighbor if he's smokin' bananas.  gauguin57   Oct-10-04 12:25 AM   #83 
  - It was clearly tactical. And a little over the line. But Cheney deserved  mgdecombe   Oct-10-04 12:43 AM   #85 
  - There's a lot that people don't know  Independent429   Oct-10-04 12:48 AM   #86 
  - Larry Flynt has promised an "October surprise!"  kokomo   Oct-10-04 01:30 AM   #87 
  - Be glad Edwards  mockmonkey   Oct-10-04 02:01 AM   #88 

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