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BlooInBloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-24-07 02:07 PM
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23. Yah - it's a religion-thing generally. But in America, religion is more closely associated...
... with republicanism, thus that association.
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  -No Homosexuals In Iran: They Don't Have That Phenomenon There Me.  Sep-24-07 01:52 PM   #0 
  - no question-He is petty dictator.  rodeodance   Sep-24-07 01:55 PM   #1 
  - The Ayatollah or the President?  knitter4democracy   Sep-24-07 01:56 PM   #2 
  - They do have them -- when they find them, they hang them  LostinVA   Sep-24-07 01:57 PM   #3 
  - Sometimes They Just Torture Em And Let Em Go  DemocratSinceBirth   Sep-24-07 01:58 PM   #5 
  - Phenomenon? Is he high on crack?  Rex   Sep-24-07 01:57 PM   #4 
  - To keep out those nasty Iraqi gays. n/t  shain from kane   Sep-24-07 01:59 PM   #11 
     - No he denies they exist too.  Rex   Sep-24-07 02:05 PM   #20 
  - Why don't you delve deeper into his words...they could be from a Republican!  Atman   Sep-24-07 01:58 PM   #6 
  - good point. if we attack iran based on gay rights and womens rights  lionesspriyanka   Sep-24-07 01:59 PM   #14 
  - I agree with you, sort of.  SayWhatYo   Sep-24-07 02:05 PM   #19 
     - Yah - it's a religion-thing generally. But in America, religion is more closely associated...  BlooInBloo   Sep-24-07 02:07 PM   #23 
  - I heard the exact same from some Iranian students  leftchick   Sep-24-07 01:58 PM   # 
  - would you come out over there? or try to leave the country first?  FLDem5   Sep-24-07 01:59 PM   #10 
  - hey, I assume they stay under the radar  leftchick   Sep-24-07 02:17 PM   #33 
     - well, people generally don't make laws against something they have never seen  FLDem5   Sep-24-07 02:47 PM   #43 
        - Funny, Bush does all the time.  Atman   Sep-24-07 05:29 PM   #48 
        - leftchick -  FLDem5   Sep-24-07 05:43 PM   #51 
        - Nice.  BleedingHeartPatriot   Sep-24-07 06:36 PM   #61 
  - well people from countries where there is no visible homosexuality do say that  lionesspriyanka   Sep-24-07 02:00 PM   #15 
  - Would you feel comfortable being taped saying you knew gays if you lived in Iran?  Marrah_G   Sep-24-07 05:36 PM   #50 
     - they had no problem  leftchick   Sep-24-07 06:28 PM   #59 
  - he's a lying bastard  rollin74   Sep-24-07 01:58 PM   #7 
  - That's because they've killed them all. nt  rateyes   Sep-24-07 01:58 PM   #8 
  - well i suppose if you kill them all, its one way of getting rid of a phenomenon  lionesspriyanka   Sep-24-07 01:59 PM   #9 
  - Or Scare Em Straight Or Underground  DemocratSinceBirth   Sep-24-07 01:59 PM   #13 
  - the hubris  Iris   Sep-24-07 01:59 PM   #12 
  - Obviously it was a mistranslation.  SayWhatYo   Sep-24-07 02:02 PM   #16 
  - no, i don't think it was. many easterners consider homosexuality a western phenomenon  lionesspriyanka   Sep-24-07 02:05 PM   #21 
  - I doubt it  goodgd_yall   Sep-24-07 02:09 PM   #25 
     - The Thing Is  Me.   Sep-24-07 02:17 PM   #32 
  - Well, no visible ones--he's right about that. They hang them from cranes in the public square when  MADem   Sep-24-07 02:02 PM   #17 
  - What I remember reading in the past is that  Cleita   Sep-24-07 02:02 PM   #18 
  - India  angel823   Sep-24-07 02:51 PM   #44 
  - They are all in the closet for fear of punishment (or death?)  goodgd_yall   Sep-24-07 02:06 PM   #22 
  - Buwahahaha! Randi just said, "That's what goats are for." LOL  Cleita   Sep-24-07 02:08 PM   #24 
  - Heard that too!  ronnykmarshall   Sep-24-07 02:09 PM   #27 
  - That's not funny...that's part of the problem  Atman   Sep-24-07 02:33 PM   #37 
     - Jon Stewart uses the term douche bag all the time when.  Cleita   Sep-24-07 02:43 PM   #40 
  - here's why  sniffa   Sep-24-07 02:09 PM   #26 
  - Man, don't give our fundies any ideas  Ishoutandscream2   Sep-24-07 02:26 PM   #34 
     - I agree, in fact that very fact should not be ignored so easily until  AuntPatsy   Sep-24-07 05:32 PM   #49 
  - Thanks for posting this, for the record. That was a breathtaking moment at Columbia. nt  DeepModem Mom   Sep-24-07 02:09 PM   #28 
  - Agreed  Me.   Sep-24-07 02:12 PM   #31 
  - Now we know where the homophobes can go!!  Sparkly   Sep-24-07 02:10 PM   #29 
  - This is the way the far-right religious extremists in this country want the U.S. to look.  yardwork   Sep-24-07 02:11 PM   #30 
  - How right you are.  juajen   Sep-24-07 02:29 PM   #36 
  - Remember the Borat skit with the Virginia rodeo operator?  BadgerLaw2010   Sep-24-07 06:00 PM   #55 
  - maybe the freepers can all move there then n/t  LSK   Sep-24-07 02:27 PM   #35 
  - And who bred this "petty dictator"?  zidzi   Sep-24-07 02:35 PM   #38 
  - If only I had a dollar for every 3rd world shithole country where that claim is repeated !  kenny blankenship   Sep-24-07 02:42 PM   #39 
  - You'd think the Freepers would be embracing the man.  gatorboy   Sep-24-07 02:43 PM   #41 
  - That is exactly correct. They are virtually indistinguishable, in fact.  yardwork   Sep-24-07 02:45 PM   #42 
  - Yes, but these people are ethnically different from them so they don't count.  Cleita   Sep-24-07 02:56 PM   #46 
  - You'd Think  Me.   Sep-24-07 04:04 PM   #47 
  - Totally...I was thinking the same thing!  krabigirl   Sep-24-07 06:39 PM   #62 
  - that just proves ahmedinajad is a republick party person --  xchrom   Sep-24-07 02:53 PM   #45 
  - I saw that clip. I'd have almost sworn that he had an odd expression on his face  TheWraith   Sep-24-07 05:51 PM   #52 
  - I'd Like To See That  Me.   Sep-24-07 05:56 PM   #53 
  - Can I get a show of hands for those still defending this clown?  BadgerLaw2010   Sep-24-07 05:58 PM   #54 
  - Sadly, there's a bunch of them around today.  distantearlywarning   Sep-24-07 06:12 PM   #56 
     - Defending the university's right to invite him here is not defense of him or his policies  RestoreGore   Sep-24-07 06:43 PM   #63 
  - Oh bullshit.  ismnotwasm   Sep-24-07 06:21 PM   #57 
  - It's a miracle of nature.  Kurovski   Sep-24-07 06:28 PM   #58 
  - He's channeling Queen Victoria? "Women don't do that sort of thing!"  eppur_se_muova   Sep-24-07 06:35 PM   #60 

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