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jenmito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 01:46 PM
Response to Reply #49
50. "Funny, that rule apparently isn't enforced." How is it not being enforced???
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  -Republicans before Gays in the Obama administration. last1standing  Dec-19-08 01:05 PM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-19-08 01:06 PM   #1 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-19-08 01:06 PM   #3 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Dec-19-08 01:08 PM   #6 
  - Yeah.... Clinton, at least, had a midget.......  scheming daemons   Dec-19-08 01:09 PM   #10 
     - ...  GarbagemanLB   Dec-19-08 01:11 PM   #14 
  - but we get to be in the parade!  Neecy   Dec-19-08 01:06 PM   #2 
  - they let us sing showtunes for them!!!11  jonnyblitz   Dec-19-08 01:07 PM   #4 
  - maybe we can do their hair, too!  Neecy   Dec-19-08 01:08 PM   #7 
  - We're still good enough to be the entertainment. Great.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 01:07 PM   #5 
  - I'm urging any that care to get the band to pull out of the parade  crappyjazz   Dec-19-08 01:08 PM   #8 
     - Thank you. I'll write them now.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 01:09 PM   #9 
     - excellent  Neecy   Dec-19-08 01:10 PM   #11 
     - Replace sexual orientation with race and you can see the emptiness of the Obama position.  T Wolf   Dec-19-08 01:14 PM   #19 
     - Pull out? They should play a FUNERAL DIRGE as they pass in review.  MADem   Dec-19-08 01:15 PM   #22 
     - I would normally agree....  Neecy   Dec-19-08 01:24 PM   #35 
        - Well, we'll have to agree to differ. I think they have an opportunity to make a point.  MADem   Dec-19-08 01:43 PM   #48 
           - But will they do that?  Neecy   Dec-19-08 01:50 PM   #54 
              - If they were going to pull it off, they'd have to keep it to themselves  MADem   Dec-19-08 02:49 PM   #105 
     - I've got a different idea  zipplewrath   Dec-19-08 01:32 PM   #41 
  - Maybe if Obama switched parties, he would reach across that aisle back to us?  T Wolf   Dec-19-08 01:10 PM   #12 
  - Yeah, can you imagine McCain doing the Reep equivalent..  ananda   Dec-19-08 01:15 PM   #21 
  - Nancy Sutley is openly gay and she was chosen to lead Obama's Environmental Council. n/t  jenmito   Dec-19-08 01:11 PM   #13 
  - And it's not a cabinet level position. We've been through that.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 01:12 PM   #17 
  - I know. But she was chosen to be in his admin. That's more than just offering nice words  jenmito   Dec-19-08 01:14 PM   #20 
     - So repubs are better than gays to Obama. He's made that clear.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 01:16 PM   #23 
     - Your words: "The GLBT community gets nice words as we're shoved to the sidelines."  jenmito   Dec-19-08 01:17 PM   #28 
        - To a lesser position. It's not the same and you know it.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 01:20 PM   #31 
           - Your OP implies all he offered to gay people is nice words. That's false and you know it.  jenmito   Dec-19-08 01:22 PM   #34 
              - So you think that the repub LaHood was better than any gay person could be?  last1standing   Dec-19-08 01:24 PM   #36 
                 - In his mind, yes. Just like he apparently thought the gay woman Nancy Sutley was better  jenmito   Dec-19-08 01:30 PM   #38 
                    - So we're good enough for the lesser positions but repubs rank higher.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 01:32 PM   #40 
                       - Please. Get real. It has nothing to do with that. How many disabled people has he chosen for his  jenmito   Dec-19-08 01:38 PM   #46 
                          - You have laws protecting you. We Don't.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 01:47 PM   #51 
                             - Huh? He hasn't chosen any disabled people in his administration so he obviously  jenmito   Dec-19-08 01:48 PM   #53 
                                - We need representation because we are completely left out at the moment.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 01:54 PM   #55 
                                   - You changed your argument. Your logic was that because Obama didn't offer  jenmito   Dec-19-08 02:03 PM   #58 
                                      - No, you changed the focus.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 02:06 PM   #61 
                                      - No I didn't. I compared apples to apples. I want senior level representation, too,  jenmito   Dec-19-08 02:11 PM   #70 
                                         - You're a fan. You can think whatever you like about me because I don't respect your opinions.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 02:15 PM   #75 
                                            - Then you're an idiot who tried to change the subject.  jenmito   Dec-19-08 02:17 PM   #78 
                                            - And you're trash.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 02:18 PM   #80 
                                            - Get lost. You can't defend your position so you change your argument and then personally attack me.  jenmito   Dec-19-08 02:22 PM   #83 
                                            - You started the personal attacks so fuck off.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 02:24 PM   #84 
                                            - I'M trash? I started the personal attacks? I challenge you to point that out and if not, I  jenmito   Dec-19-08 02:26 PM   #86 
                                            - you just called a disabled person "trash"  CreekDog   Dec-19-08 02:34 PM   #94 
                                            - Thank you for noticing that.  jenmito   Dec-19-08 02:36 PM   #97 
                                            - I don't know if i trust that person to stand up for anybody if he so quickly calls you "trash"  CreekDog   Dec-19-08 02:56 PM   #110 
                                            - Thank you for following our discussion...  jenmito   Dec-19-08 03:00 PM   #112 
                                      - A couple of days ago you were posting that Obama had appointed several gay people to his cabinet.  yardwork   Dec-19-08 02:10 PM   #69 
                                      - That's a lie. I posted that Obama had appointed ONE gay person to his cabinet and was  jenmito   Dec-19-08 02:14 PM   #73 
                                         - Maybe so. I know that several DUers have been repeatedly posting that there are "lots"  yardwork   Dec-19-08 02:32 PM   #93 
                                            - Thank you. It WASN'T me. n/t  jenmito   Dec-19-08 02:35 PM   #96 
                                      - Don't blame me, I supported Hillary.  Lirwin2   Dec-19-08 02:11 PM   #71 
     - Does "best person" mean competent and effective? Great, but not if the goals pursued  T Wolf   Dec-19-08 01:17 PM   #26 
        - So Obama's goals are not good? You're comparing him to Bush??  jenmito   Dec-19-08 01:21 PM   #32 
           - No. What I am saying is that competence in the pursuit of a "bad" goal is not a good thing.  T Wolf   Dec-19-08 01:55 PM   #56 
              - So Obama's goals are not good? What goals are you talking about?  jenmito   Dec-19-08 02:08 PM   #63 
                 - Continuing the war on the ME for another year, or two, or more; NOT going after the bushies for  T Wolf   Dec-19-08 02:28 PM   #88 
                    - He said he's going to bring the troops home in 16 months.  jenmito   Dec-19-08 02:34 PM   #95 
                       - That mother's daughter still "will die" a year after Obama takes office. But she should be  T Wolf   Dec-19-08 02:46 PM   # 
                          - So now you're blaming him for not bringing them home sooner than he promised? If it was  jenmito   Dec-19-08 02:49 PM   #104 
  - Not a cabinet post n/t  IWantAnyDem   Dec-19-08 01:13 PM   #18 
  - Not the point. The OP was talking about Obama's administration. n/t  jenmito   Dec-19-08 01:16 PM   #24 
  - Well, her boss doesn't think she should have the right to be married.  MADem   Dec-19-08 01:17 PM   #27 
  - And we all knew that all along, didn't we? We also know his position on other gay rights.  jenmito   Dec-19-08 01:19 PM   #30 
     - Yep. He said it often enough. He doesn't support gay marriage.  MADem   Dec-19-08 01:35 PM   #43 
        - I wasn't aware Obama is a member of DU!  jenmito   Dec-19-08 01:39 PM   #47 
           - I didn't say he was.  MADem   Dec-19-08 01:45 PM   #49 
              - "Funny, that rule apparently isn't enforced." How is it not being enforced???  jenmito   Dec-19-08 01:46 PM   #50 
              - There are people on this forum who plainly do not support gay marriage.  MADem   Dec-19-08 02:08 PM   #64 
                 - Can you name someone here who doesn't support gay marriage?  jenmito   Dec-19-08 02:16 PM   #76 
                    - Why yes, I could, but that would be a "call out" and that's against DU rules.  MADem   Dec-19-08 02:30 PM   #91 
                       - OK, but just know I'm not one of them.  jenmito   Dec-19-08 02:41 PM   #98 
              - Hello, MADem?!?! WTH did you mean by the DU rules not being enforced?  jenmito   Dec-19-08 02:05 PM   #60 
                 - I just told you. You've replied twice to the same post. NT  MADem   Dec-19-08 02:09 PM   #65 
  - Obama's Environmental Council.....  bvar22   Dec-19-08 03:01 PM   #113 
  - He made no secret of his anti-gay marriage view. The thing was, too many people wanted to "BELIEVE."  MADem   Dec-19-08 01:11 PM   #15 
  - 4% GLB among voters and 32% Republicans. What would you expect? n/t  jody   Dec-19-08 01:12 PM   #16 
  - You have an ally here!  ananda   Dec-19-08 01:16 PM   #25 
  - Thank you.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 01:19 PM   #29 
  - Stop hating yourself. If I were president, "gay" or "staright" would not enter my thinking  thereismore   Dec-19-08 01:22 PM   #33 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-19-08 01:25 PM   #37 
  - Who would you have preferred be appointed? nt  Occam Bandage   Dec-19-08 01:31 PM   #39 
  - Bullshit argument, like always.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 01:33 PM   #42 
     - Okay. So who would have been better?  Occam Bandage   Dec-19-08 01:37 PM   #44 
        - Once again, I hired Obama to do that and he failed.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 01:48 PM   #52 
           - If you voted for Obama because you thought that  Occam Bandage   Dec-19-08 02:02 PM   #57 
              - Just like your avatar, you talk in nothing but circles.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 02:03 PM   #59 
              - Huh? Why do you refuse to answer this simple question?  Dawgs   Dec-19-08 02:07 PM   #62 
              - Aww...Did Occam call in his posse?  last1standing   Dec-19-08 02:10 PM   #66 
              - No, just responding to an idiot.  Dawgs   Dec-19-08 02:47 PM   # 
                 - Fuck you.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 02:52 PM   #107 
              - Aww...Did Occam call in his posse?  last1standing   Dec-19-08 02:10 PM   #68 
              - No, you're dodging the question.  Occam Bandage   Dec-19-08 02:10 PM   #67 
                 - Because it's a bullshit question like I said from the beginning.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 02:14 PM   #74 
                 - So it's "bullshit" to ask you to back up the claim that Obama has turned down more-qualified gays?  Occam Bandage   Dec-19-08 02:16 PM   #77 
                    - I didn't say he turned them down. He never gave them a chance to compete.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 02:17 PM   #79 
                       - All right. What evidence do you have for that?  Occam Bandage   Dec-19-08 02:21 PM   #82 
                          - If he did then you're suggesting he found absolutely no qualified gay candidates.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 02:26 PM   #87 
                             - So it isn't possible that the most-qualified person for Sec. of Labor is straight?  Occam Bandage   Dec-19-08 02:46 PM   #100 
                                - So it isn't possible that the most qualified person was gay?  last1standing   Dec-19-08 02:49 PM   #103 
                                   - That is also possible. It is indeed possible that  Occam Bandage   Dec-19-08 02:57 PM   #111 
                                      - I never said Obama is a homophobe.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 03:03 PM   #114 
                 - There are lots of qualified gay people out there  Politicub   Dec-19-08 02:25 PM   #85 
                 - Sure there are. But there can only be one deemed most qualified.  Occam Bandage   Dec-19-08 02:48 PM   #102 
                    - I disagree with you that someone is "most qualified" based on  Politicub   Dec-19-08 03:50 PM   #117 
                 - He did the same to me, then accused me of being a "fan," then got more and  jenmito   Dec-19-08 02:29 PM   #89 
              - Excellent point! I'm just amazed and the irrational arguments some of my  Ozma   Dec-19-08 02:29 PM   #90 
  - Oh boy.  Jennicut   Dec-19-08 01:37 PM   #45 
  - *snort* I brought some butter and a 2 liter bottle of Orange Crush.  JenniferZ   Dec-19-08 02:13 PM   #72 
     - LOL. I love orange soda, inf fact I am drinking some now. Has to be diet though  Jennicut   Dec-19-08 02:20 PM   #81 
        - I don't do well with sugar, either. So sugar free it is!  JenniferZ   Dec-19-08 02:30 PM   #92 
           - Oh well. I posted something about ways to be constructive about the Warren thing  Jennicut   Dec-19-08 02:45 PM   #99 
              - Now I'll go find that post. Thanks. :)  JenniferZ   Dec-19-08 03:04 PM   #115 
  - I guess you'll be voting the Palin/Santorum ticket, then. Good luck with that.  apocalypsehow   Dec-19-08 02:47 PM   #101 
  - Maybe when you're suffering as much as we are you'll get the point.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 02:54 PM   #109 
  - OK then. Just make sure to change your registration. We don't want you to fuck up the polls.  anonymous171   Dec-19-08 02:51 PM   #106 
  - I don't take orders from the likes of you.  last1standing   Dec-19-08 02:53 PM   #108 
     - After reading this thread (and taking part in it), I can see how people would come to the  jenmito   Dec-19-08 03:21 PM   #116 
  - Did anyone ever think of this Warren dude....  Faye   Dec-19-08 03:51 PM   #118 

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