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Liberal_Stalwart71 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-17-08 10:29 PM
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24. Obama is not a homophobe; however, for some reason he feels that he must kiss the
right wing's ass and lick the balls of the DLC and Blue Dog Democrats. I understand that bringing people together is important, but I cannot name one liberal--NOT ONE--who will be in a prestigious position in Obama's cabinet or policy team. Not one!
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  -One of the many reasons I voted for Obama is because he's not a homophobe.... Sarah Ibarruri  Dec-17-08 08:09 PM   #0 
  - He doesn't have a good record on glbt issues. I don't know why people didn't know this. nt  mycritters2   Dec-17-08 08:10 PM   #1 
  - Explain his bad record?  BrentTaylor   Dec-17-08 08:48 PM   #12 
     - He/she can't. Obama's record on LGBT rights/issues is very good  zulchzulu   Dec-17-08 10:22 PM   #22 
  - Thanks for the laugh  LostinVA   Dec-17-08 08:10 PM   #2 
  - I still don't think he's a homophobe, but he certainly doesn't mind associating with them.  Mojambo   Dec-17-08 08:14 PM   #3 
  - I don't agree that most Americans agree with Warren's views  LostinVA   Dec-17-08 08:15 PM   #4 
     - that's how the fundies grabbed onto the repug party. jimmy carter  daninthemoon   Dec-17-08 08:20 PM   #7 
     - Um... I think it might be a majority. Or a significant minority.  qwlauren35   Dec-17-08 10:09 PM   #17 
        - No, not even close to a majority  LostinVA   Dec-17-08 11:24 PM   #34 
  - Obama isn't a homophobe-phobe either  gravity   Dec-17-08 08:18 PM   #5 
  - I don't fear homophobes, I hate them instead...  Solon   Dec-17-08 08:47 PM   #9 
  - Obama isn't a hateful person  gravity   Dec-17-08 08:48 PM   #11 
  - He's not a brave one either then, you fight bigotry, you don't coddle it. n/t  Solon   Dec-17-08 09:05 PM   #13 
     - You coddle the bigot to fight the bigotry...  nothingtoofear   Dec-17-08 10:43 PM   #26 
  - Hate is at the core of their arguments as well.  nothingtoofear   Dec-17-08 10:16 PM   #18 
     - Screw that bullshit, I'm intolerant of bigotry...  Solon   Dec-17-08 10:19 PM   #20 
        - Much hate I sense in you.  nothingtoofear   Dec-17-08 10:38 PM   #25 
           - Playing Devil's Advocate  qwlauren35   Dec-17-08 11:01 PM   #28 
              - Yet... again to play devil's advocate...  nothingtoofear   Dec-17-08 11:22 PM   #32 
              - And, not to beat a dead horse... consider the source...  nothingtoofear   Dec-17-08 11:38 PM   #35 
  - Does Obama take a stand on anything, in your view, or do you think he'll tolerate anything?  yardwork   Dec-17-08 10:21 PM   #21 
     - When you appear to take a stand you alienate people...  nothingtoofear   Dec-17-08 11:23 PM   #33 
     - The Christian view is that everyone is redeemable.  qwlauren35   Dec-18-08 12:01 AM   #36 
  - DUZY!  Kurt_and_Hunter   Dec-17-08 08:18 PM   #6 
  - What has he said to indicate a desire to fight homophobia?  marshall   Dec-17-08 08:45 PM   #8 
  - So you're saying Obama is a homophobe? nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Dec-17-08 08:48 PM   #10 
     - No, but he dosn't seem ready to fight against it  marshall   Dec-17-08 10:07 PM   #16 
        - Take a good look around  nothingtoofear   Dec-17-08 10:26 PM   #23 
        - I never expected him to pick the same type of Bible-banging homophobe a Bush would've...  Sarah Ibarruri   Dec-18-08 06:12 AM   #37 
  - He's not a homophobe, he's a politician  Hippo_Tron   Dec-17-08 09:07 PM   #14 
  - He needs to stop picking people who are actually anti-gay if he's not anti-gay nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Dec-17-08 09:28 PM   #15 
  - What about Reverend Lowery (Pro gay rights) doing the benediction at the end?  zulchzulu   Dec-17-08 10:18 PM   #19 
  - Obama is not a homophobe; however, for some reason he feels that he must kiss the  Liberal_Stalwart71   Dec-17-08 10:29 PM   #24 
  - My balls itch...I don't know what else to say to this n/t  TK421   Dec-17-08 10:48 PM   #27 
  - Good God...  Number23   Dec-17-08 11:19 PM   #29 
  - LOFL!!  uponit7771   Dec-17-08 11:20 PM   #30 
  - Obama's record on gay rights gives him some room but not THIS much room, I'm wondering too  uponit7771   Dec-17-08 11:21 PM   #31 

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