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Veritas_et_Aequitas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-17-08 07:15 PM
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20. I'll be offended as a Catholic and a humanist.
When they're done suppressing gays and women, they'll come for my kind.
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  -Message about LGBT folks on DU that I am hearing Mari333  Dec-17-08 06:52 PM   #0 
  - unfortunately, the "gays are fringe issues" crowd is still skulking around here..  FarceOfNature   Dec-17-08 06:55 PM   #1 
  - I don't think you're all that wrong.  Husb2Sparkly   Dec-17-08 06:55 PM   #2 
  - i think you're wrong  barbtries   Dec-17-08 06:55 PM   #3 
  - Thank you Mari -- you've always been a good egg  LostinVA   Dec-17-08 06:55 PM   #4 
  - You better stop me tonight  cboy4   Dec-17-08 06:58 PM   #10 
     - I just told Haruka,"Well, Damien FINALLY showed up."  LostinVA   Dec-17-08 07:04 PM   #14 
  - I suspect you are correct and they also want women to STFU about choice.  saracat   Dec-17-08 06:56 PM   #5 
  - Personally, I think it is much ado about nothing.  Liberal Veteran   Dec-17-08 06:56 PM   #6 
  - Fine, I'll be offended on MY behalf.  aquart   Dec-17-08 06:59 PM   #11 
  - good one  musette_sf   Dec-17-08 09:21 PM   #44 
  - Is he the president of Nazis and Anti-Semites too?  readmoreoften   Dec-17-08 07:04 PM   #15 
  - Fine, I'll be offended as a woman, too, then  LostinVA   Dec-17-08 07:05 PM   #16 
  - And your rights are being abridged by this how?  Liberal Veteran   Dec-17-08 07:12 PM   #19 
     - Not a 'meaningless invocation' a 'symbolic honor'.  tekisui   Dec-17-08 07:19 PM   #25 
  - I'll be offended as a Catholic and a humanist.  Liberal_Lurker   Dec-17-08 07:15 PM   #20 
  - That, of course, is your perogative.  Liberal Veteran   Dec-17-08 07:16 PM   #22 
  - Plez tell me I don't understand you. You are saying that we shouldn't be offended by the choice  rhett o rick   Dec-17-08 07:16 PM   #21 
  - Why doesn't he give a platform to racists then?  haruka3_2000   Dec-17-08 07:17 PM   #23 
  - Good point. nm  rhett o rick   Dec-17-08 07:19 PM   #26 
  - There are MUCH better places to apply the purity test than this.  Liberal Veteran   Dec-17-08 07:29 PM   #28 
  - If he's supposed to be the president of all Americans  tpsbmam   Dec-17-08 07:49 PM   #33 
     - Like Jimmy Carter. nt  rateyes   Dec-17-08 08:00 PM   #34 
  - I'll just nip in to point out Warren ain't a prince of women's rights, either.  aquart   Dec-17-08 06:56 PM   #7 
  - I remember the 60's and womens liberation back then  Mari333   Dec-17-08 07:00 PM   #12 
  - ah yes, like Stokely Carmichael  musette_sf   Dec-17-08 09:24 PM   #45 
  - Women. Who cares about women? If we cared about every small, insignificant minority...  readmoreoften   Dec-17-08 07:05 PM   #17 
  - K-R  cboy4   Dec-17-08 06:56 PM   #8 
  - There are more than I thought, that's for sure  Juniperx   Dec-17-08 06:58 PM   #9 
  - Don't forget the "It's only an invocation, what's the big deal?" crowd...  SidDithers   Dec-17-08 07:03 PM   #13 
  - he`s a slap in the face to those who believe in the teachings of christ  madrchsod   Dec-17-08 07:05 PM   #18 
  - His choice is a slap in the face of those that don't believe in religions. nm  rhett o rick   Dec-17-08 07:18 PM   #24 
  - I don't have to declare my sexuality in order to express my  Riverman   Dec-17-08 07:21 PM   #27 
  - I believe you mean "sexual orientation"  LostinVA   Dec-17-08 07:36 PM   #31 
  - This board is full of homophobes. The only thing that keeps them under control is that  Evoman   Dec-17-08 07:31 PM   #29 
  - yes, I have a suspicion you are it an intuitive feeling..n/t  Mari333   Dec-17-08 07:35 PM   #30 
  - Truer words avae never been spoken  LostinVA   Dec-17-08 07:37 PM   #32 
  - eh. I think people are conflicted with their hope for the obama admin & equal rights for all of us..  ourbluenation   Dec-17-08 08:00 PM   #35 
  - It's the same handful of people every time.  rucky   Dec-17-08 08:00 PM   #36 
  - EVERY minority group has ALWAYS been told to sit down and shut up.. "The time isn't right yet"  bobbolink   Dec-17-08 08:07 PM   #37 
  - Some of what you say is correct.  qwlauren35   Dec-17-08 08:56 PM   #38 
  - Yes, it makes you homophobic.  lwfern   Dec-17-08 09:07 PM   #39 
  - so just say it. you are against gay marriage. n/t  Mari333   Dec-17-08 09:10 PM   #41 
  - Mari, I am with you.  lwfern   Dec-17-08 09:10 PM   #40 
  - hugs.  deaniac21   Dec-17-08 09:14 PM   #42 
  - I think that there are a whole lot of people on DU that aren't even democrats.  Joe Fields   Dec-17-08 09:18 PM   #43 
     - I'm not a Democrat.  TahitiNut   Dec-17-08 09:33 PM   #46 
        - You are the last person I would need a lecture from.  Joe Fields   Dec-17-08 10:16 PM   #47 

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