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mopinko Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-29-06 11:01 AM
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10. i also say thanks for the re-post.
i did not see it earlier. and thanks to du admins.
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  -It's time to review one of Skinner's Best. Posts. Ever. Sapphocrat  Oct-29-06 10:29 AM   #0 
  - skinner is wonderful. period.  xchrom   Oct-29-06 10:34 AM   #1 
  - Agreed wholeheartedly!  calimary   Oct-29-06 02:22 PM   #95 
  - Thanks, Sapphocrat  ninkasi   Oct-29-06 10:41 AM   #2 
  - Recall the time, to cover for election fraud corpmedia pushed "values voter"  blm   Oct-29-06 11:09 AM   #12 
  - K&R  Lars39   Oct-29-06 10:44 AM   #3 
  - I didn't see this before - THANK YOU!  helderheid   Oct-29-06 10:46 AM   #4 
  - Thanks, I missed this the first time around. Well done. K & R nt  glitch   Oct-29-06 10:48 AM   #5 
  - very well put.  FLDem5   Oct-29-06 10:52 AM   #6 
  - Thanks. K&R!  haruka3_2000   Oct-29-06 10:54 AM   #7 
  - Though I agree with Skinner on the issues here,  ithinkmyliverhurts   Oct-29-06 10:58 AM   #8 
  - Chilling?  Bunny   Oct-29-06 11:12 AM   #13 
  - "Terrify" is probably not an accurate definition of "chilling."  ithinkmyliverhurts   Oct-29-06 11:31 AM   #21 
     - Show me just one thread since the NJ decision...  Sapphocrat   Oct-29-06 12:15 PM   #47 
     - I haven't followed them.  ithinkmyliverhurts   Oct-29-06 12:19 PM   #49 
     - Hmmm.... let me try to help that poster.... hmmm.... nope....  LostinVA   Oct-29-06 12:33 PM   #51 
     - I agree with your point  question everything   Oct-29-06 11:19 PM   #123 
        - clarification  freeplessinseattle   Oct-30-06 04:52 AM   #134 
  - Why do you find it chilling? n/t  Sapphocrat   Oct-29-06 11:16 AM   #15 
  - Sorry you find equal rights for all Americans chilling  LostinVA   Oct-29-06 11:48 AM   #29 
     - Please reread my original post.  ithinkmyliverhurts   Oct-29-06 11:51 AM   #36 
        - I did --and I absolutely don't get posts like yours n/t  LostinVA   Oct-29-06 11:52 AM   #37 
           - Hmmm.  ithinkmyliverhurts   Oct-29-06 11:56 AM   #39 
              - Hmmmm..... don't care that you don't get my post  LostinVA   Oct-29-06 12:03 PM   #42 
              - Ahh, this post gets to the heart of the matter.  ithinkmyliverhurts   Oct-29-06 12:10 PM   #46 
              - Skinner's post is two years old, it's nothing new. If you've been unaware of it  Garbo 2004   Oct-29-06 12:49 PM   #65 
  - Thanks for the repost, Sappho  LynzM   Oct-29-06 10:59 AM   #9 
  - i also say thanks for the re-post.  mopinko   Oct-29-06 11:01 AM   #10 
  - Thank you for this post.  TankLV   Oct-29-06 11:09 AM   #11 
  - I think another issue is how gay rights should be afforded.  gully   Oct-29-06 11:13 AM   #14 
  - What part of...  Sapphocrat   Oct-29-06 11:21 AM   #16 
     - I would ask what part of only 24% of Americans agree with "gay marriage"  gully   Oct-29-06 11:25 AM   #18 
     - Not a thing.  Sapphocrat   Oct-29-06 11:39 AM   #25 
        - Nope, that's not what I'm saying at all.  gully   Oct-29-06 11:48 AM   #30 
        - Well, my first suggestion...  Sapphocrat   Oct-29-06 12:33 PM   #52 
           - It would appear that we need to fix "civil unions."  gully   Oct-29-06 12:51 PM   #66 
           - "sharing custody of the dog" or "quality of life for the dog"  Flirtus   Oct-29-06 05:18 PM   #104 
        - Compromising on rights is capitulating on rights  LostinVA   Oct-29-06 11:49 AM   #33 
     - AMEN!  elshiva   Oct-29-06 11:26 AM   #19 
     - what's unclear is what is the best way to achieve that goal  orangepeel68   Oct-29-06 11:33 AM   #23 
        - That's exactly where I'm coming from.  gully   Oct-29-06 11:49 AM   #32 
  - We're fighting an interesting battle here in Wisconsin--  smoogatz   Oct-29-06 11:23 AM   #17 
  - It will be interesting to see how that plays out.  gully   Oct-29-06 11:26 AM   #20 
  - As a woman I MUST take issue with something he said...  cui bono   Oct-29-06 11:31 AM   #22 
  - Hear hear.  greyhound1966   Oct-29-06 11:44 AM   #27 
  - There are varying shades of pro-choice.  Xithras   Oct-29-06 12:57 PM   #71 
  - I think your all or nothing premise is a false premise.  cui bono   Oct-29-06 04:56 PM   #102 
  - Varying shades?  thecatburgler   Oct-29-06 11:49 PM   #129 
  - Abortion rights are not just a heterosexual woman's issue.  readmoreoften   Oct-29-06 01:55 PM   #87 
  - You're absolutely right, although I phrased it that way because  cui bono   Oct-29-06 05:00 PM   #103 
  - "Pro-life" is Anti-woman!  thecatburgler   Oct-29-06 11:39 PM   #128 
  - It will be interesting to see how the fundies vote for gov in FL.  bushmeat   Oct-29-06 11:35 AM   #24 
  - "rights for all people... to marry"? EVERY couple has the Civil Right To  cryingshame   Oct-29-06 11:40 AM   #26 
  - Please tell me when it became possible for ALL couples to do this:  LostinVA   Oct-29-06 11:46 AM   #28 
  - Yeah, that was news to me, too.  haruka3_2000   Oct-29-06 11:50 AM   #35 
  - Guess I need to tell all our queer friends not living in MA, NJ, or VT  LostinVA   Oct-29-06 11:53 AM   #38 
  - And here I thought gays still had 6 months before we have real rights in NJ.  haruka3_2000   Oct-29-06 12:02 PM   #41 
  - Yup, what ignorant little gays and lesbians we've all been  LostinVA   Oct-29-06 12:06 PM   #44 
     - I feel dumb, too.  haruka3_2000   Oct-29-06 12:09 PM   #45 
        - I may have to return my toaster over, dammit!  LostinVA   Oct-29-06 12:34 PM   #53 
        - My toaster is pretty crappy anyway. I want the super-deluxe lesbian model.  haruka3_2000   Oct-29-06 12:43 PM   #62 
           - OOOOH! I like that one!  LostinVA   Oct-29-06 12:57 PM   #72 
              - I have a boring faux stainless toaster, too.  haruka3_2000   Oct-29-06 01:03 PM   #78 
                 - MIne has a huge dent in it from a can hitting it  LostinVA   Oct-29-06 01:06 PM   #79 
                    - Spaz.  haruka3_2000   Oct-29-06 01:12 PM   #83 
        - You shouldn't feel dumb... but you should stop being so dogmatic  cryingshame   Oct-29-06 12:38 PM   #60 
           - First off, I don't feel dumb. That was sarcasm.  haruka3_2000   Oct-29-06 12:48 PM   #64 
           - So you do NOT believe our Constitution and its Equal Protection  cryingshame   Oct-29-06 01:00 PM   #74 
              - I believe that the consitution grants equal rights to gay people.  haruka3_2000   Oct-29-06 01:02 PM   #76 
           - Oh so GAYS are the ones who are excluding people.  readmoreoften   Oct-29-06 01:59 PM   #90 
  - Guess you need to decide if you believe the freedom to join households  cryingshame   Oct-29-06 12:37 PM   #58 
     - In our society, marriage also has a CIVIL meaning.  haruka3_2000   Oct-29-06 12:45 PM   #63 
        - HELLO! That is my point. If it is the CIVIL Meaning that applies, than the word  cryingshame   Oct-29-06 12:57 PM   #73 
  - Then you do NOT consider being able to join households with person of  cryingshame   Oct-29-06 12:37 PM   #55 
     - Wonderful strawman -- thanks!  LostinVA   Oct-29-06 12:38 PM   #59 
        - WTF? You don't know what a strawman is if you think it applies here  cryingshame   Oct-29-06 12:55 PM   #70 
  - Nope. Civil contract, yes, the obligations/joint benefits/responsibilities...  ncrainbowgrrl   Oct-29-06 12:03 PM   #43 
  - But, we don't even have that in Virginia -- we have the opposite  LostinVA   Oct-29-06 12:39 PM   #61 
     - it's technically contract law. (ya know- for businesses)  ncrainbowgrrl   Oct-29-06 12:51 PM   #67 
        - The VA delegates passed a law saying we can't do that anymore -- it's invalid  LostinVA   Oct-29-06 12:55 PM   #69 
           - oh,crap, i forgot.  ncrainbowgrrl   Oct-29-06 05:34 PM   #105 
              - I now, it was HUGH when they did it!!111  LostinVA   Oct-29-06 06:24 PM   #111 
  - By Rights, it should be. Do you not agree with this? And if you fogot your dogma  cryingshame   Oct-29-06 12:35 PM   #54 
  - Three weeks ago, a Libertarian tried to convince me of that same  Kerrytravelers   Oct-30-06 12:55 AM   #131 
  - Every STRAIGHT couple has that right.  haruka3_2000   Oct-29-06 11:48 AM   #31 
  - No they don't.  donco6   Oct-29-06 01:06 PM   #80 
  - Homophobe alert!  boolean   Oct-29-06 01:06 PM   #81 
  - Political expediency...  Everybody   Oct-29-06 11:50 AM   #34 
  - It depends on what the definition of "is" is...  kentuck   Oct-29-06 12:01 PM   #40 
  - I'm sure you know by now what it all means to me, kentuck...  Sapphocrat   Oct-29-06 01:30 PM   #84 
  - Perhaps I am naive?  kentuck   Oct-29-06 06:17 PM   #110 
  - Good god! Gays rights is going to destroy the Democratic Party???  readmoreoften   Oct-29-06 02:03 PM   #91 
  - Here's my opinion....  AntiFascist   Oct-29-06 07:45 PM   #114 
  - NJ supreme court ruling on gay marriage & skinner edit  nashville_brook   Oct-29-06 12:17 PM   #48 
  - I actually think it's spineless AND homophobic  LostinVA   Oct-29-06 12:37 PM   #57 
  - Skinner's post was edited same day it was posted, Nov 4, 2004. Within an hour  Garbo 2004   Oct-29-06 01:48 PM   #86 
     - Ah, okay  LostinVA   Oct-29-06 02:46 PM   #97 
  - I couldn't agree with you more. n/t  Sapphocrat   Oct-29-06 01:40 PM   #85 
  - I agree that Skinner got it just right.  Kurovski   Oct-29-06 12:22 PM   #50 
  - What a great idea, Sapphocrat!  LeftCoast   Oct-29-06 12:37 PM   #56 
  - I agree, but I believe that control over ones own body is also  hlthe2b   Oct-29-06 12:55 PM   #68 
  - Then you understand it...  Sapphocrat   Oct-29-06 01:56 PM   #89 
  - ....  cui bono   Oct-29-06 05:36 PM   #106 
  - Absolutely... we simply must be both consistent and  hlthe2b   Oct-29-06 07:31 PM   #113 
  - Yes but you're allowed to say on DU that gay rights is ruining the Dems.  readmoreoften   Oct-29-06 02:09 PM   #93 
     - Actually the same issue has come up with women's repro rights  hlthe2b   Oct-29-06 07:27 PM   #112 
  - Great read  Artiechoke   Oct-29-06 01:00 PM   #75 
  - I think we could all benefit by debating what point 6 really means.  donco6   Oct-29-06 01:03 PM   #77 
  - Good post -- perfectly explained what bothered me about the edit  LostinVA   Oct-29-06 01:07 PM   #82 
  - Another quote from Skinner  Nicole   Oct-29-06 01:55 PM   #88 
  - And...?  Sapphocrat   Oct-29-06 02:05 PM   #92 
     - And?  Nicole   Oct-29-06 02:19 PM   #94 
        - No, no, no, wait -- disconnect! LOL  Sapphocrat   Oct-29-06 02:32 PM   #96 
           - It's o.k.  Nicole   Oct-29-06 02:48 PM   #98 
              - I can't speak for Sappho, but I can speak for myself:  LostinVA   Oct-29-06 03:27 PM   #99 
              - Thank you.  Nicole   Oct-29-06 08:31 PM   #116 
              - Thank you.  haruka3_2000   Oct-29-06 03:31 PM   #100 
              - hugs!  SallyMander   Oct-29-06 05:59 PM   #107 
              - Welcome to DU!  haruka3_2000   Oct-29-06 06:02 PM   #109 
              - Yes, he is a keeper! ;)  cboy4   Oct-29-06 11:24 PM   #124 
              - Anytime.  Nicole   Oct-29-06 08:28 PM   #115 
              - You got our household, too!  Kerrytravelers   Oct-30-06 01:25 AM   #132 
              - Thank you Nicole for your kindness  cboy4   Oct-29-06 08:56 PM   #117 
                 - Hugs to you  Nicole   Oct-29-06 10:02 PM   #121 
                    - Oh Nicole. You always make me so happy!  cboy4   Oct-29-06 11:26 PM   #125 
                       - And you make me happy too! n/t  Nicole   Oct-30-06 12:41 AM   #130 
  - K & R  Catchawave   Oct-29-06 03:45 PM   #101 
  - I missed this the first time.  DawgHouse   Oct-29-06 06:01 PM   #108 
  - Brilliant and compassion post  Ferret Mike   Oct-29-06 09:13 PM   #118 
  - Skinner's one of a kind.  cat_girl25   Oct-29-06 09:20 PM   #119 
  - That Was Really Friggin Spot On. I'm Proud And Pleased To Know That Is  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Oct-29-06 09:36 PM   #120 
  - I hope you know  cboy4   Oct-29-06 11:29 PM   #126 
  - K&R A great post indeed! n/t  Laurab   Oct-29-06 10:47 PM   #122 
  - GOOD! n/t  Swamp Rat   Oct-29-06 11:29 PM   #127 
  - You should read this then.  Major Hogwash   Oct-30-06 03:00 AM   #133 
  - I agree with most of what you say but...  unfrigginreal   Oct-30-06 05:07 AM   #135 
  - It's kinda sad that this actually needs to be posted again  terrya   Oct-30-06 06:57 AM   #136 
 

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