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122. Too bad your kind of thinking didn't die out 30,000 years ago
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  -Obama Statement on Pride Month: bicentennial_baby  Jun-06-08 01:32 PM   #0 
  - K&R  me b zola   Jun-06-08 01:38 PM   #1 
  - OMG! Senator Obama gets it!  Raster   Jun-06-08 01:47 PM   #2 
  - He has always gotten it.  Skidmore   Jun-06-08 02:16 PM   #7 
     - Yes, I believe that is the case. But it is wonderful to see this very public statement.  Raster   Jun-06-08 03:19 PM   #79 
  - kickin  mopinko   Jun-06-08 01:49 PM   #3 
  - That sounds good...  terrya   Jun-06-08 02:01 PM   #4 
  - It's been a long time since I've seen a presidential proclamation for pride  kdpeters   Jun-06-08 02:08 PM   #5 
  - OMG, these statements will make excellent anti-Obama 527 ads in purple states.  Mike L   Jun-06-08 02:13 PM   #6 
  - Solidarity to you too, Mike!  sfexpat2000   Jun-06-08 02:18 PM   #9 
  - You wish  muryan   Jun-06-08 02:24 PM   #10 
  - All the swiftboaters must do is read the statements and then mention "gay marriage."  Mike L   Jun-06-08 02:28 PM   #18 
     - You're the one pushing that crap here.  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-06-08 02:29 PM   #20 
        - I just state reality. No cheerleading from me. em  Mike L   Jun-06-08 02:37 PM   #27 
           - Whose reality? Most Americans believe that civil liberties  sfexpat2000   Jun-06-08 02:39 PM   # 
           - They voted to ban gay marriage. How many states vote on the issue and  Mike L   Jun-06-08 02:44 PM   #39 
              - Because the right got to frame it.  sfexpat2000   Jun-06-08 02:57 PM   #55 
                 - I'll escort you down the isle if it happens. em  Mike L   Jun-06-08 03:10 PM   #66 
                    - It's a date, then. :-)  sfexpat2000   Jun-06-08 03:13 PM   #70 
           - the realists told us a black man wouldn't win the nomination in the first place  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-06-08 02:40 PM   #33 
              - That's actually a good point. Touche! em  Mike L   Jun-06-08 02:46 PM   #40 
  - We must capture the homophobic asshole vote!  Starbucks Anarchist   Jun-06-08 02:24 PM   #11 
  - weak concern post  libnnc   Jun-06-08 02:25 PM   #12 
  - You would think that they would've learned from the racism-by-proxy concern strategy...  BlooInBloo   Jun-06-08 03:16 PM   #75 
     - The guy is from Spartanburg. It's to be expected.  libnnc   Jun-06-08 03:22 PM   #83 
        - You're stereotyping me. That's bigoted. em  Mike L   Jun-06-08 03:33 PM   #94 
           - I know someone with "race and homophobic issues" when I see them  libnnc   Jun-06-08 03:56 PM   #105 
           - You're lining yourself up with a douchebag argument.  lojasmo   Jun-08-08 03:20 PM   #136 
  - Well, the only way they WOULDN'T attack is if we ran Newt Gingrich. So screw them.  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-06-08 02:25 PM   #13 
  - Yeah, he should give us the cold shoulder.  terrya   Jun-06-08 02:27 PM   #16 
  - Trust me, if he did  PM7nj   Jun-06-08 02:29 PM   #19 
  - You had to take a McClurkin right in the middle of this thread didn't you?  kdpeters   Jun-06-08 02:52 PM   #48 
  - I'm sorry, but the G&L issue is a liability in the GE. You saw it in 2004. em  Mike L   Jun-06-08 02:32 PM   #22 
     - It wasn't. It was the MSM and swift boaters  Touchdown   Jun-06-08 02:35 PM   #23 
     - It was real. The marriage bans drew the fundies out from under their rocks. em  Mike L   Jun-06-08 02:39 PM   #29 
        - Since when is our job to appease the bigots? We're already doing that by not specifically calling  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-06-08 02:39 PM   #30 
           - No reason to call for it. Virtually every state that voted on the issue banned it. em  Mike L   Jun-06-08 02:41 PM   #34 
              - Yeah, we should have let states vote to keep slavery too.  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-06-08 02:43 PM   #37 
                 - Obama says leave it to the states. em  Mike L   Jun-06-08 02:49 PM   #44 
                    - Which is exactly why he's a centrist!  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-06-08 02:53 PM   #51 
     - This is NOT 2004.  terrya   Jun-06-08 02:35 PM   #25 
     - It certainly didn't help. em  Mike L   Jun-06-08 02:40 PM   #32 
     - No tax cuts=liability. Gay rights=liability Poverty=liability Civil rights= liabilityetc. etc. etc.  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-06-08 02:36 PM   #26 
     - I'd be happy with a centrist Democrat. em  Mike L   Jun-06-08 02:43 PM   #36 
        - He is more centrist than liberal. I'd love to know what your definition of "centrist" is  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-06-08 02:44 PM   #38 
        - Then you "be" a moron.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jun-06-08 02:49 PM   #45 
     - People have a real choice this time  donheld   Jun-06-08 02:49 PM   #46 
        - Oh I voted for Kerry and I'll vote for BO, unless a big scandal comes out and the  Mike L   Jun-06-08 02:52 PM   #50 
  - Please.... SHUT UP!  PM7nj   Jun-06-08 02:28 PM   #17 
  - The Repukes tried that gay bogeyman tactic in 2006.  kdpeters   Jun-06-08 02:42 PM   #35 
  - Don't fear the bigots :)  phrigndumass   Jun-06-08 02:49 PM   #43 
  - Too bad.  JerseygirlCT   Jun-06-08 03:50 PM   #102 
  - OMG you are a neanderthal.  Bluebear   Jun-06-08 03:58 PM   #106 
  - Ignored is?  sniffa   Jun-06-08 04:45 PM   #115 
  - Teh gays ruined the election in 2004. That sort of thing.  Bluebear   Jun-06-08 05:25 PM   #118 
     - Good point  sniffa   Jun-06-08 05:36 PM   #121 
  - Neanderthals died out 30,000 years ago.  Mike L   Jun-06-08 05:27 PM   #119 
     - Too bad your kind of thinking didn't die out 30,000 years ago  Bluebear   Jun-06-08 05:37 PM   #122 
        - Lame. em  Mike L   Jun-06-08 05:44 PM   #124 
  - So you would prefer he pander and play political games with gay Americans?  gmudem   Jun-06-08 04:47 PM   #116 
  - Should all Americans, or at least all Democrats, suffer for your special interest? em  Mike L   Jun-06-08 05:33 PM   #120 
     - What a disgusting person you are. "em"  Bluebear   Jun-06-08 06:23 PM   #127 
     - My special interest?  gmudem   Jun-06-08 09:06 PM   #131 
  - How will the anti-Obama 527 ads be positioned/framed/phrased?  94114_San_Francisco   Jun-08-08 03:14 PM   #134 
  - A vast majority of voters support the principles he advocates.  lojasmo   Jun-08-08 03:18 PM   #135 
  - Ahem!  Hippo_Tron   Jun-08-08 03:30 PM   #138 
     - LMAO! My Sunday internet time is now complete. It won't get any better.  94114_San_Francisco   Jun-08-08 04:21 PM   #139 
  - Well said. n-t  Toucano   Jun-06-08 02:18 PM   #8 
  - Notice he doesn't say "marriage," though.  RandomKoolzip   Jun-06-08 02:27 PM   #14 
  - Agreed.  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-06-08 02:30 PM   # 
  - Personally, right now, I can only hope that he would come out against...  terrya   Jun-06-08 02:30 PM   #21 
  - There are certain words, concepts, and specifics that Obama ought not to be afraid of  RandomKoolzip   Jun-06-08 02:37 PM   #28 
     - Thanks.  terrya   Jun-06-08 02:47 PM   #41 
  - So the Oregon Gays who fought for this have a blind spot?  sandnsea   Jun-06-08 02:48 PM   #42 
  - Jesus...calm the fuck down.  RandomKoolzip   Jun-06-08 03:15 PM   #72 
     - No, I won't  sandnsea   Jun-06-08 03:20 PM   #82 
        - 'This attitude?" Oh, the one where I said I'm in favor of full marriage rights for GLBT Americans?  RandomKoolzip   Jun-06-08 03:23 PM   #85 
           - NO, the criticism of people fighting for gay rights  sandnsea   Jun-06-08 03:30 PM   #91 
              - He said OBAMA has the blind spot because he doesn't support gay marriage.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jun-06-08 03:34 PM   #96 
              - He is trying to get gay rights,  sandnsea   Jun-06-08 03:48 PM   #99 
              - So...just to clarify:  RandomKoolzip   Jun-06-08 03:35 PM   #97 
                 - You're on Obama's back  sandnsea   Jun-06-08 03:49 PM   #100 
  - It's all about framing the issue.  newmajority   Jun-06-08 02:59 PM   #57 
  - Yup - that's one big thing we all need help him ome around on.  BlooInBloo   Jun-06-08 03:17 PM   #76 
  - I don't think you piddled on this thread  sandsavage   Jun-06-08 02:27 PM   #15 
  - He will be good for my community.  ccharles000   Jun-06-08 02:35 PM   #24 
  - We already do  newmajority   Jun-06-08 02:52 PM   #49 
     - He has said marriage is between a man and a woman.  ccharles000   Jun-06-08 03:01 PM   #59 
  - Very nice.  closeupready   Jun-06-08 02:39 PM   #31 
  - Awesome! K/R  phrigndumass   Jun-06-08 02:50 PM   #47 
  - Sooooo glad my thread's becoming a flamewar...  bicentennial_baby   Jun-06-08 02:53 PM   #52 
  - Sorry.  terrya   Jun-06-08 02:55 PM   #53 
  - Sweetie...C'mon, I wasn't referring to you, and you know it  bicentennial_baby   Jun-06-08 02:58 PM   #56 
     - Thanks, sweetie.  terrya   Jun-06-08 03:05 PM   #61 
        - Come on now, don't acuse me of being a hater. I'm all for equal rights for G&L.  Mike L   Jun-06-08 03:18 PM   #77 
           - Your "objectivity" is homophobic.  RandomKoolzip   Jun-06-08 03:28 PM   #88 
           - No, it's political--- based on real politics. em  Mike L   Jun-06-08 03:30 PM   #92 
              - Real politics?? So you still think that significant numbers of voters  bullwinkle428   Jun-06-08 04:23 PM   #113 
                 - Don't underestimate the power of "Guns, Gays and God." People are stupid. em  Mike L   Jun-06-08 05:24 PM   #117 
                    - Ah! Homophobic AND elitist!  RandomKoolzip   Jun-06-08 06:05 PM   #125 
                       - Your personal interest blinds you to reason. em  Mike L   Jun-06-08 06:29 PM   #128 
                          - Nice try, dipshit.  RandomKoolzip   Jun-06-08 06:38 PM   #129 
                          - I'm glad you are a Clinton supporter - otherwise your BS would...  Umbram   Jun-08-08 03:28 PM   #137 
           - So, when exactly is it "convenient" for us to demand basic equality?  terrya   Jun-06-08 04:26 PM   #114 
  - Amazing that we have to argue about this on this site.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jun-06-08 02:57 PM   #54 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-06-08 03:00 PM   #58 
  - Whatever, Forrest.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jun-06-08 03:02 PM   #60 
  - Hey, you --  sfexpat2000   Jun-06-08 03:06 PM   #63 
  - No, haven't seen it.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jun-06-08 03:12 PM   #69 
     - It's amazing -- shows how people built up not only a neighborhood  sfexpat2000   Jun-06-08 03:16 PM   #73 
  - Apparently you were the only one who saw the movie. em  Mike L   Jun-06-08 05:41 PM   #123 
  - WTF?  libnnc   Jun-06-08 03:05 PM   #62 
  - Go fuck yourself, troll  newmajority   Jun-06-08 03:07 PM   #64 
  - Are you voting for McCain or Barr?  BeyondGeography   Jun-06-08 03:14 PM   #71 
  - O-BA-MA, unless Hillary is nominated at the convention. em  Mike L   Jun-06-08 03:25 PM   #86 
     - How would that happen?  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-06-08 03:49 PM   #101 
  - Why are you being such a jerk, man?  RandomKoolzip   Jun-06-08 03:19 PM   #78 
  - He's from Spartanburg.  libnnc   Jun-06-08 03:20 PM   #80 
  - WTF is that supposed to mean?  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-06-08 03:20 PM   #81 
  - WTF? Unbelievable. n/t  Catherina   Jun-06-08 03:51 PM   #103 
  - Yes, it is.  terrya   Jun-06-08 06:17 PM   #126 
  - I know. Some people here just can't be anything but negative, and it's such a turnoff.  closeupready   Jun-06-08 03:26 PM   #87 
  - Do you think he'll appear in any pride parades?  LisaM   Jun-06-08 03:08 PM   #65 
  - Probably would be a logistical nightmare for the Secret Service  newmajority   Jun-06-08 03:10 PM   #67 
  - I'm hoping that as a nice gesture, he might march in Chicago's Pride Parade.  terrya   Jun-06-08 03:10 PM   #68 
  - OMG. em  Mike L   Jun-06-08 03:29 PM   #89 
     - Yes, omg, indeed!  sfexpat2000   Jun-06-08 03:32 PM   #93 
  - Where can I find this statement? Is there a link? n/t  writes3000   Jun-06-08 03:16 PM   #74 
  - This statement doesn't match what is on his website. Still looking for a link....  writes3000   Jun-06-08 03:29 PM   #90 
  - I got it in an email from the Obama campaign  bicentennial_baby   Jun-06-08 04:12 PM   #111 
     - Thank you. I was seeing the statement from 2007. Thanks again. n/t  writes3000   Jun-06-08 04:22 PM   #112 
  - BUT, BUT, BUT...he danced with Donnie!! That means he's anti-gay!!  Liberal_Stalwart71   Jun-06-08 03:22 PM   #84 
  - Donny Osmond?  sfexpat2000   Jun-06-08 03:34 PM   #95 
  - LOL!! McClurkin...n/t  Liberal_Stalwart71   Jun-06-08 03:37 PM   #98 
  - Look, there was NO EXCUSE for McClurkin. WHY are you bringing that up?  Bluebear   Jun-06-08 04:00 PM   #107 
     - I love you.  libnnc   Jun-06-08 04:03 PM   #109 
     - XOXOXOX  Bluebear   Jun-06-08 04:07 PM   #110 
     - I was being facetious because it's an argument that anti-Obama supporters use to  Liberal_Stalwart71   Jun-06-08 09:21 PM   #132 
  - K&R  austinboy   Jun-06-08 03:52 PM   #104 
  - Thank you, Senator Obama! k/r  Bluebear   Jun-06-08 04:01 PM   #108 
  - I'm totally  zidzi   Jun-06-08 07:08 PM   #130 
  - kickerooooooo!  janx   Jun-06-08 10:19 PM   #133 
 

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