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86. I am straight and that makes complete sense to me n/t
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  -Bill Richardson on homosexuality : "It's a choice." Bluebear  Aug-10-07 12:53 AM   #0 
  - OUCH!  KitchenWitch   Aug-10-07 12:55 AM   #1 
  - He flubbed that one up with aplomb.....  marmar   Aug-10-07 12:55 AM   #2 
  - Etheridge smiley:  Bluebear   Aug-10-07 12:56 AM   #4 
  - Following in Gore Vidal's footsteps?  marshall   Aug-10-07 09:20 AM   #61 
  - k&r...n/t  Madspirit   Aug-10-07 12:56 AM   #3 
  - Buh bye, Bill ..  Hieronymus   Aug-10-07 12:57 AM   #5 
  - voting for him is a choice too, something I don't plan to do, the freak.  roguevalley   Aug-10-07 02:20 PM   #124 
  - I Will Say This  Madspirit   Aug-10-07 12:59 AM   #6 
  - Can't blame you there... If I were a woman, so would I!!!  Labors of Hercules   Aug-10-07 10:48 AM   #92 
  - oh my....oh my....oh my gawd!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Duppers   Aug-10-07 01:02 AM   #7 
  - So is voting for Bill Richardson  jgraz   Aug-10-07 01:04 AM   #8 
  - He didn't go over too well tonight!  Pushed To The Left   Aug-10-07 01:04 AM   #9 
  - He's been very weak in pratically every debate I've seen  BlueStater   Aug-10-07 01:06 AM   #10 
  - No more ignorant politicians.  Double T   Aug-10-07 01:08 AM   #11 
  - Poor dumbass. And poor us.  swag   Aug-10-07 01:09 AM   #12 
  - Shows what an idiot he is....repeating the religious mantra  Stargazer99   Aug-10-07 01:18 AM   #13 
  - Yeah Bill, it's all about how one chooses to use one's body.  Dangerously Amused   Aug-10-07 01:29 AM   #14 
  - "He's been very weak in pratically every debate I've seen."  Disturbed   Aug-10-07 01:36 AM   #16 
     - Oh, don't do that to us! (Writing from Santa Fe) nt  puebloknot   Aug-10-07 01:43 AM   #17 
  - Bill's on my shit list after allowing electronic voting machines in New Mexico...  Alexander   Aug-10-07 01:36 AM   #15 
  - And he blocked the recount in NM in '04 when all kinds of votes disappeared  LibInTexas   Aug-10-07 06:47 AM   #37 
     - Yes. We can't trust Bill Richardson with our right to vote.  Alexander   Aug-10-07 11:18 AM   #105 
  - Homosexuality, a choice?  bumblebee1   Aug-10-07 01:49 AM   #18 
  - Pffffft!  avrdream   Aug-10-07 02:55 AM   #25 
  - Like this cowboy?  Tesha   Aug-10-07 06:15 AM   #33 
  - But, really.. truly.. WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?  impeachdubya   Aug-10-07 02:13 AM   #19 
  - Once and for all: IT IS NOT A CHOICE  downstairsparts   Aug-10-07 02:34 AM   #21 
  - Probably the same reason that people seem totally unable to read what I wrote there  impeachdubya   Aug-10-07 11:33 AM   #109 
  - Yes I read exactly what you wrote and that's why I responded  downstairsparts   Aug-10-07 01:34 PM   #122 
     - Okay, you read what I wrote, and then totally ignored it.  impeachdubya   Aug-10-07 02:39 PM   #126 
        - Who's the one freaking out here?  downstairsparts   Aug-10-07 03:08 PM   #135 
           - Me: "blah blah blah". You: "Stop saying flarn flarn flarn"  impeachdubya   Aug-10-07 03:49 PM   #136 
              - oh you're very clever, id  downstairsparts   Aug-11-07 05:53 AM   #141 
                 - Boy, this sure is a dumb argument. Is it over? /nt  mwb970   Aug-11-07 06:40 AM   #145 
  - Why it is hard to grasp that it doesn't matter?  treestar   Aug-11-07 05:30 PM   #156 
  - I'm gay and I also say it doesn't matter what causes homosexuality.  David__77   Aug-10-07 03:28 AM   #27 
  - Thanks, impeachdubya and David_77  shimmergal   Aug-10-07 06:37 AM   #35 
  - I am straight and that makes complete sense to me n/t  NNN0LHI   Aug-10-07 10:35 AM   #86 
  - Because, if it's a "choice", then prejudice against it is legitimized.  Katherine Brengle   Aug-10-07 08:10 AM   #45 
  - I Completely Agree With Katherine Brengle.  Toasterlad   Aug-10-07 09:17 AM   #60 
  - Like I said, if you read the entirety of my post, when you cut to the chase, the people who it  impeachdubya   Aug-10-07 11:42 AM   #116 
  - It's not legitimized to sensible people  treestar   Aug-11-07 05:33 PM   #158 
  - It's a big fucking difference  ruggerson   Aug-10-07 08:24 AM   #49 
  - Okay, I'm glad you think my support is "noxious" and "backhanded".  impeachdubya   Aug-10-07 11:32 AM   #108 
  - I wouldn't mind if he simply said "It doesn't matter if it's a choice..." for the  mondo joe   Aug-10-07 09:36 AM   #71 
  - Here's what difference it makes. It allows the right wing homophobes  cboy4   Aug-10-07 10:45 AM   #91 
  - I'm not saying Richardson handled it well, at all.  impeachdubya   Aug-10-07 11:45 AM   #117 
  - Exactly  LostinVA   Aug-10-07 12:28 PM   #118 
     - So it's okay to discriminate against you on the basis of your car and clothes. Right?  impeachdubya   Aug-10-07 03:50 PM   #137 
        - Oh my!! Impeachdubya, I think I understand what you are trying to say..  truth2power   Aug-11-07 02:11 PM   #149 
           - Thank you! One, I'm not defending Richardson's answer, and Two, I'm not saying it IS a "choice".  impeachdubya   Aug-11-07 05:25 PM   #154 
  - Extreme Christian wackos NEED for it to be a choice.  mwb970   Aug-11-07 06:39 AM   #144 
     - Right, because if it's not a choice then "God" made them that way.  impeachdubya   Aug-11-07 05:27 PM   #155 
     - These same whackos, if it were proven to be genetic  treestar   Aug-11-07 05:35 PM   #159 
  - Buh Bye Bill, Thanks for playing! BUH BYE! I'm not a moron, but I play one in New Mexico.  Neshanic   Aug-10-07 02:22 AM   #20 
  - Offensive idiot,  seasonedblue   Aug-10-07 02:35 AM   #22 
  - He is the quintessential politician  Horse with no Name   Aug-10-07 02:38 AM   #23 
  - If You Have a Choice, Doesn't That Mean You are Bi?  AndyTiedye   Aug-10-07 02:51 AM   #24 
  - No  FreeState   Aug-10-07 03:00 AM   #26 
  - not all  Anais_98   Aug-10-07 04:58 AM   #28 
     - When I was in my teens I tried both.  Disturbed   Aug-10-07 05:16 AM   #29 
     - Yes, of course.  xfundy   Aug-10-07 05:19 AM   #30 
     - sarcasm detected  Anais_98   Aug-10-07 05:57 AM   #31 
        - Again, you don't choose your sexual orientation, period  LostinVA   Aug-10-07 08:35 AM   #54 
     - Your comment "I've chosen to be bi" strikes me as kind of odd -  bullwinkle428   Aug-10-07 08:28 AM   #51 
     - You do not choose your sexual orientation  LostinVA   Aug-10-07 08:34 AM   #53 
        - what  Anais_98   Aug-10-07 09:22 AM   #62 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-10-07 09:30 AM   #66 
           - essentialism at its worst  Anais_98   Aug-10-07 10:07 AM   #74 
              - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-10-07 10:09 AM   #76 
              - Whatever -- spin what I say anyway you want  LostinVA   Aug-10-07 10:10 AM   #78 
              - I see you couldn't handle the truth  LostinVA   Aug-10-07 10:20 AM   #80 
                 - ...  Anais_98   Aug-10-07 10:25 AM   #82 
                    - I never name called -- EVER  LostinVA   Aug-10-07 11:07 AM   #103 
                       - really?  Anais_98   Aug-11-07 12:08 AM   #139 
                          - How was that name calling? It wasn't  LostinVA   Aug-11-07 07:09 AM   #146 
                             - really?  Anais_98   Aug-11-07 09:43 AM   #147 
                                - You wouldn't know the truth if it jumped up and bit you on the ass..  Madspirit   Aug-11-07 02:16 PM   #150 
                                   - Not talking about you  Anais_98   Aug-11-07 10:05 PM   #160 
                                      - Wow. Unreal.  LostinVA   Aug-11-07 10:09 PM   #161 
           - Sweetie, I'm Not Going to Tell You Who or What You Are.  Toasterlad   Aug-10-07 09:35 AM   #69 
              - Good post  LostinVA   Aug-10-07 09:37 AM   #72 
              - Sometimes I think most people are born bisexual.  David__77   Aug-10-07 10:32 AM   #85 
              - BRAVO!!!!  helderheid   Aug-10-07 11:05 AM   #98 
              - Today's Heroes are Lost in WVA and Toasterlad!!...  Madspirit   Aug-11-07 02:18 PM   #151 
                 - Even though I'm abusive?  LostinVA   Aug-11-07 10:09 PM   #162 
  - klj  Anais_98   Aug-10-07 06:03 AM   #32 
  - I caught the tail end of that, and to me he came across as a well-intentioned idiot.  IanDB1   Aug-10-07 06:26 AM   #34 
  - I'd agree. I'm so shocked. From that alone I'd tell him to hang it up.  xultar   Aug-10-07 06:47 AM   #36 
  - errr ahhhh.... hang it up Bill.  xultar   Aug-10-07 06:48 AM   #38 
  - i'm confilcted and confused about this  Magic Rat   Aug-10-07 06:49 AM   #39 
  - Sexual Arousal Is A Reflexive Response  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-10-07 07:44 AM   #42 
  - Lots of people fake it.  Katherine Brengle   Aug-10-07 08:11 AM   #46 
  - I'm straight...how am I able to masturbate? nt.  IndianaJones   Aug-10-07 08:18 AM   #47 
  - I dated and had sex with men until well into my 20's  LostinVA   Aug-10-07 08:38 AM   #55 
  - How was he able to have sex with his wife? Have you heard of  cboy4   Aug-10-07 10:52 AM   #93 
  - Bill Richardson? Who's he?  progressoid   Aug-10-07 07:39 AM   #40 
  - choice my ass  goaman   Aug-10-07 07:40 AM   #41 
  - Apparently Richardson issued a statement to "clarify" within minutes after the thing ended  Harvey Korman   Aug-10-07 07:53 AM   #43 
  - He's grasping at straws because he got caught with his hand  cboy4   Aug-10-07 10:57 AM   #95 
  - I used to have him as a top choice for Sec. of State  NewJeffCT   Aug-10-07 07:55 AM   #44 
  - Ummm.... great  LostinVA   Aug-10-07 08:23 AM   #48 
  - whats more surprising...his view or the fact that he let it be known in public? nt.  IndianaJones   Aug-10-07 08:27 AM   #50 
  - No, Bill. Voting for you is a choice.  gatorboy   Aug-10-07 08:29 AM   #52 
  - After this, my choice is easy  wicket   Aug-10-07 08:42 AM   #57 
  - Well, well  vpilot   Aug-10-07 08:40 AM   #56 
  - "It's a choice" "maricon"...it's not looking good for you, Bill.  terrya   Aug-10-07 09:13 AM   #58 
  - I MAY have thought he just fumbled -- MAYBE -- but the "maricon" cemented it for me  LostinVA   Aug-10-07 09:16 AM   #59 
  - Wow. Incredibly stupid  turtlensue   Aug-10-07 09:22 AM   #63 
  - When did Richardson choose to be straight?  LostinVA   Aug-10-07 09:33 AM   #67 
  - They Should Have Asked EVERYONE the "Choice" Question.  Toasterlad   Aug-10-07 09:26 AM   #64 
  - "they should have asked Everyone"  indigo32   Aug-10-07 02:37 PM   #125 
  - Wow, so the guy fucks up the answer which is clearly inconsistent with his position, and he's done?  The Stranger   Aug-10-07 09:27 AM   #65 
  - How Is His Thinking Homosexuality is a Choice Inconsistent With His Position?  Toasterlad   Aug-10-07 09:45 AM   #73 
  - Being unprepared and uncomfortable may be forgiven, but not being bigoted.  The Stranger   Aug-10-07 10:09 AM   #77 
  - As a gay man and IF he's the nominee...  terrya   Aug-10-07 10:29 AM   #84 
     - Yes, it is too much.  The Stranger   Aug-10-07 11:36 AM   #112 
  - He goes to a forum sponsored by the Human Rights Campaign and flubs THAT question? SHEESH!  dicksteele   Aug-10-07 09:34 AM   #68 
  - My point exactly!  turtlensue   Aug-10-07 09:36 AM   #70 
  - Very good point  terrya   Aug-11-07 06:38 AM   #143 
  - He lost my second-choice vote with that one  SharonRB   Aug-10-07 10:09 AM   #75 
  - Well, crap. I guess I'll be voting for Edward's in the primary now.  ceile   Aug-10-07 10:15 AM   #79 
  - Edwards isn't really better  LostinVA   Aug-10-07 10:29 AM   #83 
     - So who is better on gay rights issues?  David__77   Aug-10-07 10:39 AM   #88 
     - Yes, only Gravel & Kucinich so far consider us equal human beings  downstairsparts   Aug-10-07 11:38 AM   #114 
     - Read their responses to Question # 6  Ms. Toad   Aug-11-07 11:11 AM   #148 
     - The one reason I think Edwards might be slightly (and I mean slightly!)  cboy4   Aug-10-07 11:01 AM   #97 
     - OMG -- you're alive  LostinVA   Aug-10-07 11:05 AM   #100 
     - Really?!  ceile   Aug-10-07 11:41 AM   #115 
        - Yeah, I was very, very disappointed when he said that  LostinVA   Aug-10-07 12:29 PM   #120 
  - Hoo boy  slackmaster   Aug-10-07 10:20 AM   #81 
  - Yikes, that was stupid.  David__77   Aug-10-07 10:36 AM   #87 
  - And here I was bemoaning his republican trade policies. Richardson -> Toast. nt  ToeBot   Aug-10-07 10:44 AM   #89 
  - No, but voting is.  npincus   Aug-10-07 10:45 AM   #90 
  - Yes it is a choice...  helderheid   Aug-10-07 10:55 AM   #94 
  - The "I misunderstood the question" makes him look exactly  bullwinkle428   Aug-10-07 10:57 AM   #96 
  - Oh come on Bill. Why would anyone choose a life of persecution?  cboy4   Aug-10-07 11:05 AM   #99 
  - My thoughts exactly  LostinVA   Aug-10-07 11:06 AM   #101 
  - I would expect such a statement from a 'roids enabler....  IndianaJones   Aug-10-07 11:24 AM   #106 
     - LOL. Have I told you how much I like you? :)  cboy4   Aug-10-07 11:37 AM   #113 
        - We are a very rare breed around here my friend...  IndianaJones   Aug-10-07 02:42 PM   #128 
  - It was an incredibly stupid things to say, but looks at his record:  BlackVelvet04   Aug-10-07 11:07 AM   #102 
  - He didn't know that was a winger 'hotword' to justify persecution.  NastyDiaper   Aug-10-07 11:08 AM   #104 
  - To every person who says it's a choice to be gay  Larissa238   Aug-10-07 11:28 AM   #107 
  - Don't necessarily agree with you....however, homosexuality is not a choice.nt.  IndianaJones   Aug-10-07 11:35 AM   #110 
  - I've asked people both of those things before  LostinVA   Aug-10-07 12:30 PM   #121 
  - don't form an opinion on just one article, here's a better representation of his support  bigtree   Aug-10-07 11:35 AM   #111 
  - OK...he's not Evil but he is STUPID...  Madspirit   Aug-10-07 12:28 PM   #119 
  - It is about choice...  thecorrection   Aug-10-07 02:07 PM   #123 
  - IT DOESN'T MATTER WHETHER IT'S A CHOICE OR NOT - THERE'S NOTHING WRONG WITH IT.  BlooInBloo   Aug-10-07 02:40 PM   #127 
  - It matters whether people think it's a choice.  redqueen   Aug-10-07 02:54 PM   #132 
     - No. Sigh. The question itself embodies the presupposition that there's something wrong with it....  BlooInBloo   Aug-10-07 03:01 PM   #133 
        - yeah, sheesh!  redqueen   Aug-10-07 03:03 PM   #134 
  - If he hadn't already lost me by supporting forced treatment for mental illness,  KamaAina   Aug-10-07 02:43 PM   #129 
  - Richardson sounds so dumb when he talks  LordJFT   Aug-10-07 02:50 PM   #130 
  - Wow... what a stupid thing to say.  redqueen   Aug-10-07 02:52 PM   #131 
  - Choice exists for behavior NOT orientation  butlerd   Aug-10-07 04:36 PM   #138 
  - Isn't it amazing  Gelliebeans   Aug-11-07 02:29 AM   #140 
  - Richardson lost my support in 20 seconds.  mwb970   Aug-11-07 06:34 AM   #142 
  - Orientation is not about just about orgasms  Madspirit   Aug-11-07 02:31 PM   #152 
  - Sexuality is not a choice  Nikia   Aug-11-07 02:35 PM   #153 
  - NOw, maybe some will see the sleeezy side of Richardson.  bobbolink   Aug-11-07 05:32 PM   #157 
 

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