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yardwork Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-28-08 01:29 AM
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91. Thank you.
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  -This is a moment that will be remembered in history. yardwork  Dec-27-08 03:09 PM   #0 
  - OMG before you know it people will think food, shelter and healthcare are human rights  leftstreet   Dec-27-08 03:13 PM   #1 
  - That's right. I've spent my life fighting for healthcare for everyone.  yardwork   Dec-27-08 03:18 PM   #7 
  - Well, once we strip Them of their wedge issue powers, the real struggle starts  leftstreet   Dec-27-08 03:23 PM   #17 
  - it's the only issue where joeamerica and Corporateamerica's interests are aligned.  elehhhhna   Dec-27-08 03:23 PM   #19 
  - I hope people will begin to recognize wedge issues earlier ...  ColbertWatcher   Dec-27-08 03:20 PM   #15 
     - It's not too late. Now's the time to start.  yardwork   Dec-27-08 03:26 PM   #22 
        - Yes, we start now. BTW, Kick and rec for an outstanding OP. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-27-08 03:34 PM   #25 
  - K & r  MPK   Dec-27-08 03:13 PM   #2 
  - Thank you.  yardwork   Dec-27-08 03:19 PM   #12 
  - K&R!  LostinVA   Dec-27-08 03:13 PM   #3 
  - Thank you.  yardwork   Dec-27-08 03:19 PM   #13 
  - Hard to predict what history will reflect  cali   Dec-27-08 03:13 PM   #4 
  - I'm pretty good at these things. I have a gut feeling about this one.  yardwork   Dec-27-08 03:20 PM   #14 
     - Prop8 outraged many allies and awakened the GLBTQ community  bluedawg12   Dec-27-08 07:39 PM   #71 
  - Things are definitely changing for the better.  Radical Activist   Dec-27-08 03:16 PM   #5 
  - I agree and they will look back on this fall as the beginning of a new era.  yardwork   Dec-27-08 03:18 PM   #10 
  - >You are either on the right side of history or not.< Here, here.  Bluebear   Dec-27-08 03:17 PM   #6 
  - Thank you. I got that from a number of other DUers.  yardwork   Dec-27-08 03:19 PM   #11 
  - LOTS of people will be lying to their grandchildren. nt.  IndianaJones   Dec-27-08 03:18 PM   #8 
  - It's not too late for them.  yardwork   Dec-27-08 03:18 PM   #9 
  - k&r for obvious reasons - good point! eom  themartyred   Dec-27-08 03:21 PM   #16 
  - Thank you.  yardwork   Dec-27-08 03:25 PM   #21 
  - "You are either on the right side of history or not"-which means not opposing FDR as the New Deal  HamdenRice   Dec-27-08 03:23 PM   #18 
  - Keep in mind  Dinkeldog   Dec-27-08 03:42 PM   #27 
  - ...  HamdenRice   Dec-27-08 03:53 PM   #35 
     - Sorry, just trying to help  Dinkeldog   Dec-27-08 07:36 PM   #69 
        - Yeah but that Eric Twain was such an idiot. nm  rhett o rick   Dec-28-08 12:31 PM   #98 
  - Oh, and I should add  Dinkeldog   Dec-27-08 03:47 PM   #31 
  - ...  HamdenRice   Dec-27-08 03:53 PM   #36 
     - Nothing else of value to say, eh. Go take a nap.  Balderdash   Dec-27-08 03:59 PM   #39 
     - Yes, I'm glad you admit you have "Nothing else of value to say, eh"  HamdenRice   Dec-27-08 04:25 PM   #45 
        - Oh a neener neener. Still nothing of value though.  Balderdash   Dec-27-08 05:04 PM   #53 
     - Learning can be tiring  Dinkeldog   Dec-27-08 07:37 PM   #70 
     - Why are you in all these threads crapping on them?  PelosiFan   Dec-28-08 03:28 PM   #106 
        - It's his hobby.  yardwork   Dec-29-08 06:18 PM   #127 
  - Haven't seen a New New Deal yet, so I haven't been able to oppose it. n/t  Orsino   Dec-27-08 04:38 PM   #50 
  - I don't know about FDR - but PE Obama and the transition team are getting aboard  bluedawg12   Dec-27-08 07:33 PM   #67 
  - Yes, because they are exactly analogous.  Finnfan   Dec-27-08 07:54 PM   #73 
  - actually FDR ran on a balanced budget and was only cajolled into the new deal  dsc   Dec-28-08 09:17 AM   #97 
     - There you go again - citing facts and history! LOL!  yardwork   Dec-29-08 05:52 PM   #126 
  - It's being called Stonewall 2.0 all over the web.  JackBeck   Dec-27-08 03:25 PM   #20 
  - It's catching on like wildfire. It's going nuclear. It's happening.  yardwork   Dec-27-08 03:26 PM   #24 
     - Nate Silver, 538.com, thinks it's happening and our activism works!  bluedawg12   Dec-27-08 07:18 PM   #61 
  - Yep  BeFree   Dec-27-08 03:26 PM   #23 
  - Thank you.  yardwork   Dec-27-08 03:42 PM   #28 
  - Bless your heart. A change is going to come.  Raster   Dec-27-08 10:13 PM   #79 
  - Recommended. I'm hoping this such a moment.  Dennis Donovan   Dec-27-08 03:42 PM   #26 
  - Thank you.  yardwork   Dec-27-08 03:49 PM   #32 
  - K&R  foxfeet   Dec-27-08 03:43 PM   #29 
  - This fellow pagan thanks you.  yardwork   Dec-27-08 03:49 PM   #33 
  - Recommended  ruggerson   Dec-27-08 03:46 PM   #30 
  - Thank you.  yardwork   Dec-27-08 03:50 PM   #34 
  - K&R  PeaceNikki   Dec-27-08 03:54 PM   #37 
  - Thank you!  yardwork   Dec-27-08 03:56 PM   #38 
     - K&R!  Luminous Animal   Dec-27-08 04:11 PM   #42 
  - r&k  Balderdash   Dec-27-08 04:01 PM   #40 
  - k&r  Swamp Rat   Dec-27-08 04:01 PM   #41 
  - Who dat? Is that my Swampie!?  Balderdash   Dec-27-08 05:43 PM   #54 
  - K&R!  QC   Dec-27-08 04:15 PM   #43 
  - I agree.  Uncle Joe   Dec-27-08 04:22 PM   #44 
  - K&R - great post  Politicub   Dec-27-08 04:29 PM   #46 
  - My son and I were discussing this just last night.  Diane R   Dec-27-08 04:30 PM   #47 
  - Thank you for your support (((Diane R)))  bluedawg12   Dec-27-08 07:27 PM   #65 
  - What does the Q mean for real?  alwysdrunk   Dec-27-08 04:30 PM   #48 
  - Queer  HamdenRice   Dec-27-08 04:37 PM   #49 
  - It can also mean "questioning" (n/t)  Luminous Animal   Dec-27-08 04:46 PM   #51 
  - It's complicated, best answer check wiki "Queer" for history and politics  bluedawg12   Dec-27-08 07:24 PM   #63 
  - In other words, "Thank you, Obama, for inviting Warren to the inauguration!"  NYC_SKP   Dec-27-08 04:57 PM   #52 
  - And thank you for the post alerting me that speaking truth to power works!  bluedawg12   Dec-27-08 07:59 PM   #74 
     - I check that site pretty regularly...  NYC_SKP   Dec-27-08 08:26 PM   #76 
        - I really appreciate your posting this on my thread. Thank you!  yardwork   Dec-29-08 05:48 PM   #123 
  - That's true...it's not just a wedge issue anymore...  Elrond Hubbard   Dec-27-08 06:49 PM   #55 
  - Thank you for your support (((Elrond Hubbard)))  bluedawg12   Dec-27-08 07:30 PM   #66 
  - Hope you are right. nt  tbyg52   Dec-27-08 06:50 PM   #56 
  - 538.com notes that PE Obama and transition team place gay rights front and center now.  bluedawg12   Dec-27-08 07:35 PM   #68 
  - I think the arc of history is for human rights and gay rights in specific.  bluedawg12   Dec-27-08 07:03 PM   #57 
  - For gay ex service members and allies - the time has come.  bluedawg12   Dec-27-08 07:08 PM   #58 
  - "how painful parting was"  dweeb   Dec-27-08 07:17 PM   #60 
  - yardwork, I can only hope you're correct.  dweeb   Dec-27-08 07:14 PM   #59 
  - Hope for the best - prepare for the worst and never give in!  bluedawg12   Dec-27-08 07:23 PM   #62 
  - well said  Two Americas   Dec-27-08 07:25 PM   #64 
  - Gay families with kids think the time has come for historic change.  bluedawg12   Dec-27-08 07:47 PM   #72 
  - K&R  lwfern   Dec-27-08 08:07 PM   #75 
  - I predicted this two weeks ago.  Shiver   Dec-27-08 08:45 PM   #77 
  - Seems reasonable keep the pressure up and things can change.  bluedawg12   Dec-27-08 09:35 PM   #78 
  - Yes, this is not my own idea. I got the idea for this thread from numerous other DUers.  yardwork   Dec-28-08 12:47 AM   #86 
  - My joy is in the FACT that gay rights ARE human rights!!  northofdenali   Dec-27-08 10:32 PM   #80 
  - Yup. Economic, family, job, military, it's the same as everyone else  bluedawg12   Dec-27-08 10:36 PM   #81 
     - Not for damn much longer, if I have any guts left -  northofdenali   Dec-27-08 11:23 PM   #83 
        - Amen to that.  bluedawg12   Dec-28-08 12:09 AM   #84 
  - k & r  BattenS   Dec-27-08 11:00 PM   #82 
  - K &R  sheeptramp   Dec-28-08 12:17 AM   #85 
  - I agree that Gay Rights as civil rights has been getting more focus, however  Hellataz   Dec-28-08 12:59 AM   #87 
  - I have no idea what you're talking about., except that you seem to be excusing inequality.  yardwork   Dec-28-08 01:02 AM   #88 
     - I'm not excusing anything, don't assume what i mean because you can't understand a different view  Hellataz   Dec-28-08 01:19 AM   #90 
        - People who don't accept discrimination don't accept even a little.  bluedawg12   Dec-28-08 01:37 AM   #92 
        - I'm sorry but that's not realistic  Hellataz   Dec-28-08 01:52 PM   #102 
           - Reducing an entire civil rights movement to "name calling and yelling" is your POV.  bluedawg12   Dec-29-08 09:02 AM   #118 
        - An entire group of people not having the rights of the rest of the people IS black and white.  PelosiFan   Dec-28-08 03:36 PM   #107 
  - Damn right. I'm happy to be alive right now. Being alive means I can work and fight.  RandomKoolzip   Dec-28-08 01:07 AM   #89 
  - Thank you.  yardwork   Dec-28-08 01:29 AM   #91 
  - kick  BattenS   Dec-28-08 01:57 AM   #93 
  - You are absolutely correct, yardwork! Those against gay marriage are on the wrong side of history.  jesus_of_suburbia   Dec-28-08 02:00 AM   #94 
  - The young people are leading this charge and I am so proud to see it!  yardwork   Dec-29-08 05:49 PM   #124 
  - K&R  Jamastiene   Dec-28-08 02:14 AM   #95 
  - kick  BattenS   Dec-28-08 09:12 AM   #96 
  - Big K & R !!!  WillyT   Dec-28-08 12:34 PM   #99 
  - for my 8000th post and 100th on this string -- IT'S ABOUT TIME!!!  fortyfeetunder   Dec-28-08 12:42 PM   #100 
  - Excellent post!  racaulk   Dec-28-08 01:28 PM   #101 
  - R & K! The wrong side of history and of morality.  No Elephants   Dec-28-08 02:41 PM   #103 
  - Kicked and recommended  lunatica   Dec-28-08 02:47 PM   #104 
  - kicking my own thread cause I'm like that  yardwork   Dec-28-08 03:23 PM   #105 
  - Yes! It is an exciting time, and I hope you're right. I intend to be married someday soon.  PelosiFan   Dec-28-08 03:39 PM   #108 
  - Someone here has the sig line...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-28-08 03:41 PM   #109 
  - here is your history for you !  blues90   Dec-28-08 09:15 PM   #110 
  - Yeah. Our economic collapse is trivial news.  tomreedtoon   Dec-29-08 12:34 AM   #111 
  - Like I pointed out before,  Luminous Animal   Dec-29-08 12:38 AM   #112 
  - oh my  leftstreet   Dec-29-08 12:39 AM   #113 
  - Okay, I'll respin it.  boppers   Dec-29-08 12:46 AM   #114 
  - I didn't say that. Sorry that gay rights are so offensive to you. Get over it.  yardwork   Dec-29-08 01:02 AM   #115 
  - gay rights are human rights  IndianaGreen   Dec-29-08 01:04 AM   #116 
  - Gay rights is an attitude change matter to some extent - grass roots.  bluedawg12   Dec-29-08 09:06 AM   #119 
  - Exactly. Gay rights are easy to achieve. All people have to do is put down their bigotry.  yardwork   Dec-29-08 05:51 PM   #125 
  - GLBT rights are human rights. n/t  myrna minx   Dec-29-08 09:10 AM   #120 
  - The things you listed are pressing at this moment, but yes, GLBT civil rights will be as important  Harvey Korman   Dec-29-08 06:20 PM   #128 
  - kick again  BattenS   Dec-29-08 04:11 AM   #117 
  - Yes, time to turn our backs on bigotry. We just elected the first  biopowertoday   Dec-29-08 04:09 PM   #121 
     - Welcome to DU!  yardwork   Dec-29-08 05:47 PM   #122 
        - Thanks yardwork.  biopowertoday   Dec-30-08 02:30 AM   #129 
 

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