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dbackjon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-18-07 01:31 PM
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6. Yes, they are homophobic Bigots
Should we tell them NOT to vote Democratic? Nope. They still have more in common with socially liberal Democrats than Repukes.

But, we need to press forward on civil rights, with or without them.
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  -A question about the Obama McClurkin thing BL611  Dec-18-07 01:13 PM   #0 
  - uh..what? nt.  IndianaJones   Dec-18-07 01:17 PM   #1 
  - I apologize for the typos  BL611   Dec-18-07 01:18 PM   #2 
  - You are saying that since many older African-Americans are BIGOTS  dbackjon   Dec-18-07 01:21 PM   #3 
  - Excellent.  emilyg   Dec-18-07 01:25 PM   #4 
  - Once again by "bigots"  BL611   Dec-18-07 01:25 PM   #5 
     - Yes, they are homophobic Bigots  dbackjon   Dec-18-07 01:31 PM   #6 
     - Thats fine, you're entitled to your opinion.  BL611   Dec-18-07 01:37 PM   #8 
        - Did Andrew Sullivan MC the Event?  dbackjon   Dec-18-07 02:48 PM   #29 
        - Did Andy Sullivan thank Jesus publicly for delivering him from....unions?  FredScuttle   Dec-18-07 03:25 PM   #53 
     - Drop them, how?  Harvey Korman   Dec-18-07 01:35 PM   #7 
     - Did Obama's events with McClurkin  BL611   Dec-18-07 01:42 PM   #9 
        - yes  maddiejoan   Dec-18-07 01:45 PM   #10 
           - Care to  BL611   Dec-18-07 01:47 PM   #11 
              - doesn't your own OP expand on it? nt.  IndianaJones   Dec-18-07 01:48 PM   #12 
              - How?  BL611   Dec-18-07 01:53 PM   #13 
                 - I'm sure there are as well. I find them to be as disgusting and do not defend them in any way. nt.  IndianaJones   Dec-18-07 01:59 PM   #15 
                 - Does Hillary give them a platform to speak from?  maddiejoan   Dec-18-07 02:47 PM   # 
              - Sure  maddiejoan   Dec-18-07 01:53 PM   #14 
                 - Obama has gone on record  BL611   Dec-18-07 02:23 PM   #17 
                    - McClurkin said way more than just that.  maddiejoan   Dec-18-07 02:30 PM   #19 
                       - Can you find a quote?  BL611   Dec-18-07 02:32 PM   #20 
                          - God delivered me from homosexuality"  FredScuttle   Dec-18-07 02:40 PM   #23 
                          - Thanks for the quote.  BL611   Dec-18-07 02:47 PM   #27 
                             - "the black community" - heh  FredScuttle   Dec-18-07 02:58 PM   #39 
                             - Yes I mentioned that in the original post  BL611   Dec-18-07 03:16 PM   #49 
                                - I don't have to provide "evidence to the contrary"  FredScuttle   Dec-18-07 03:29 PM   #55 
                                   - Obama's platform  BL611   Dec-18-07 03:33 PM   #56 
                                      - Geesh...talk about strawmen  FredScuttle   Dec-18-07 04:24 PM   #64 
                             - Obama endorsed McClurkin's views  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Dec-19-07 04:58 AM   #69 
                          - Here's the full pile of crap.  maddiejoan   Dec-18-07 02:46 PM   #26 
     - Zero wiggle room on civil rights  LostinVA   Dec-18-07 02:51 PM   #34 
        - By all accounts  BL611   Dec-18-07 02:56 PM   #38 
           - "by all accounts"  FredScuttle   Dec-18-07 03:15 PM   #48 
           - I can't wait to see who the poster thinks trumps Mrs. King  LostinVA   Dec-18-07 03:55 PM   #60 
           - Yes, do cite all these "accounts" for us?  Bluebear   Dec-18-07 03:46 PM   #58 
           - By all legit accounts, he was  LostinVA   Dec-18-07 03:54 PM   #59 
           - *crickets*  LostinVA   Dec-18-07 09:47 PM   #67 
           - Please explain to me how Dr. King opposed my basic humanity, when Mrs. King said otherwise. n/t  VarnettaTuckpocket   Dec-18-07 11:11 PM   #68 
  - obama endorsed mcclurkin and gave him a public stage to spread his views nt  msongs   Dec-18-07 02:02 PM   #16 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-18-07 02:27 PM   #18 
     - So personally selecting him to be the MC and headline a major campaign event  dbackjon   Dec-18-07 02:52 PM   #35 
        - Don't forget Obama defended that decision  FredScuttle   Dec-18-07 03:46 PM   #57 
  - I've read your question three times  Politicub   Dec-18-07 02:34 PM   #21 
  - He made a calculated decision  BL611   Dec-18-07 02:38 PM   #22 
     - Your second question is a strawman, which  Politicub   Dec-18-07 02:44 PM   #25 
     - You don't  BL611   Dec-18-07 02:50 PM   #32 
        - Sure, it's up to them  Politicub   Dec-18-07 02:53 PM   #36 
           - Yes I have an agenda  BL611   Dec-18-07 03:02 PM   #41 
              - So, you are excusing it away as well.  Bluebear   Dec-18-07 03:17 PM   #50 
     - Fine. Could one calculate hiring a White Power rock band?  Bluebear   Dec-18-07 02:50 PM   #33 
     - :chirp chirp chirp:  Bluebear   Dec-18-07 03:55 PM   #61 
     - "Calculated decision", as in 2 = 2 + 3 !  bullwinkle428   Dec-18-07 04:08 PM   #62 
  - "Accept" his support? He HIRED him to emcee his "Embrace the Change" concerts!  Bluebear   Dec-18-07 02:43 PM   #24 
  - Obama lost the majority of the gay community  Politicub   Dec-18-07 02:48 PM   #28 
     - And I was honestly on the fence too  Bluebear   Dec-18-07 02:49 PM   #30 
     - It was the beginning of the end for me, too, concerning Obama  mtnsnake   Dec-18-07 05:20 PM   #66 
     - You don't think Clinton  BL611   Dec-18-07 02:58 PM   #40 
        - And that excuses Obama's decision, how?  FredScuttle   Dec-18-07 03:03 PM   #43 
        - Perhaps,  Politicub   Dec-18-07 03:03 PM   #44 
           - Why would you not care as much?  BL611   Dec-18-07 03:12 PM   #46 
              - What is Hillary guilty of?  Politicub   Dec-18-07 03:14 PM   #47 
                 - I have posted evidence from the WSh Post to support  BL611   Dec-18-07 03:20 PM   #51 
  - How many black voters do you know?  FredScuttle   Dec-18-07 02:50 PM   #31 
  - Plenty  BL611   Dec-18-07 02:55 PM   #37 
     - You're talking to a Democrat of color right here  FredScuttle   Dec-18-07 03:02 PM   #42 
     - My assertion in the OP  BL611   Dec-18-07 03:08 PM   #45 
        - You don't read very carefully do you?  FredScuttle   Dec-18-07 03:22 PM   #52 
           - No what I said and its very clear,  BL611   Dec-18-07 03:26 PM   #54 
              - Tell me this  FredScuttle   Dec-18-07 04:19 PM   #63 
              - Huh?  ZombieHorde   Dec-18-07 04:33 PM   #65 
              - No you didn't  BronxBoy   Dec-19-07 08:17 AM   #76 
              - Jeez  BronxBoy   Dec-19-07 08:24 AM   #77 
     - You are flat out wrong  BronxBoy   Dec-19-07 07:35 AM   #73 
     - You are talking out of your ass  BronxBoy   Dec-19-07 07:49 AM   #74 
  - I had to read through this a couple of times  BronxBoy   Dec-19-07 06:12 AM   #70 
  - You're more or less correct that Obama made this calculated decision  Hippo_Tron   Dec-19-07 07:17 AM   #71 
  - Obama knew exactly what he was doing when he crawled into bed with the bigot wing of his church.  MethuenProgressive   Dec-19-07 07:30 AM   #72 
  - So if the KKK came out and supported Edwards, that would be ok by your reasononing?  William769   Dec-19-07 08:02 AM   #75 
  - Surveys show that black Americans are less homophobic than whites  Truth Hurts A Lot   Dec-19-07 08:50 AM   #78 
 

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