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105. This is the last place that likes truth
people would be pissed off about latest perceived slight
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  -And now time for some TRUTH: Obama Doesn't Mock Gay Rights Protestors at CA Fundraiser. Boomerang Diddle  May-28-09 05:40 PM   #0 
  - thank you for the dose of commone sense n/t  Nicole Lambeth   May-28-09 05:43 PM   #1 
  - Quote-mining  sakabatou   May-28-09 05:44 PM   #2 
  - I was just waiting for someone here to post this....  Neecy   May-28-09 05:44 PM   #3 
  - Hatred is blinding.  Boomerang Diddle   May-28-09 05:45 PM   #4 
  - how deep of you  Neecy   May-28-09 05:46 PM   #6 
     - The truth is NEVER "meaningless."  Boomerang Diddle   May-28-09 05:47 PM   #9 
        - YOUR truth  Neecy   May-28-09 05:51 PM   #16 
  - its foolish to continue to be offended  Howardx   May-28-09 05:46 PM   #7 
  - The largest group of protesters there....  Neecy   May-28-09 05:49 PM   #13 
     - all im hearing is a bunch of people who want to be mad  Howardx   May-28-09 05:53 PM   #22 
     - Yep. Sad, isn't it?  Boomerang Diddle   May-28-09 05:59 PM   #31 
     - Wouldn't common sense dictate, if that is your conclusion,  EFerrari   May-28-09 06:02 PM   #33 
     - common sense doesnt seem to get used a lot around here  Howardx   May-28-09 06:11 PM   #40 
        - Unless there is a large group of people that seem to find it true  EFerrari   May-28-09 06:13 PM   #44 
        - If a large group of people believing something is true makes it true, then the earth used to be flat  DesertDiamond   May-29-09 02:42 AM   #104 
           - Well, no. That was the official line  EFerrari   May-29-09 04:46 PM   #142 
        - "common sense doesnt seem to get used a lot around here"  quickesst   May-29-09 05:22 AM   #106 
     - Yeah . . . DU'ers who take exception to policy are just "people who want to be mad" . .!!!  defendandprotect   May-29-09 05:54 PM   #150 
     - Were you there?  Boomerang Diddle   May-28-09 05:55 PM   #26 
     - I'm sure Obama did a head count  Chulanowa   May-28-09 11:35 PM   #98 
     - The largest group of protesters there....  AlbertCat   May-29-09 04:23 PM   #141 
  - Can you read? Just curious, because your response shows that you cannot.  Kittycat   May-28-09 05:53 PM   #21 
  - And you are so sure it HAS to be about YOU.  RaleighNCDUer   May-29-09 02:51 PM   #134 
  - $15,000 a plate campaign fund BRIBERY . . . we should all be thinking about . . .  defendandprotect   May-29-09 05:26 PM   #145 
  - Our "friends" from the Plame Hearings, and the Group That Protests Everything and Anything.  MADem   May-28-09 05:46 PM   #5 
  - Let's save our outrage for worthwhile causes?  EFerrari   May-28-09 05:47 PM   #8 
  - Yes, much better to get outraged over fabricated lies.....  Boomerang Diddle   May-28-09 05:49 PM   #12 
     - Posting flambait to DU is always the much better solution! Congrats.  EFerrari   May-28-09 05:50 PM   #14 
        - The only ones making it "flamebait" are the flamers!  Boomerang Diddle   May-28-09 05:51 PM   #18 
        - Tautology unless you can produce you Truth Police badge.  EFerrari   May-28-09 05:55 PM   #25 
        - Why is the word-for-word transcript as opposed to a paraphrased quote, flamebait? n/t  rvablue   May-28-09 05:57 PM   #28 
           - How long do you have? Maybe we can start with  EFerrari   May-28-09 06:01 PM   #32 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-28-09 05:48 PM   #10 
  - That image is sickening  tridim   May-28-09 05:53 PM   #23 
  - Agreed!  Boomerang Diddle   May-28-09 05:57 PM   #30 
  - Not so much hatred.  Pab Sungenis   May-28-09 07:48 PM   #74 
  - If there's any shame  Pab Sungenis   May-28-09 07:41 PM   #71 
  - We should ALL be ashamed that anyone sees a need to post such an image.  Zenlitened   May-28-09 07:55 PM   #75 
  - Or people could just join reality  Political Tiger   May-28-09 08:27 PM   #77 
     - Let me know when you get a handle on that 'reality' thing.  Zenlitened   May-28-09 08:54 PM   #80 
     - Only if you promise to do the same!  Political Tiger   May-28-09 09:01 PM   #81 
        - RightbackatyaaytakcabthgiR  Zenlitened   May-28-09 09:17 PM   #85 
     - " Even a few well-chosen and well-timed words will do. No magic wand required"  glitch   May-28-09 10:09 PM   #86 
        - Considering the rage towards Obama,  Political Tiger   May-29-09 12:38 AM   #100 
           - With every post you make it clear...  Zenlitened   May-29-09 11:13 AM   #119 
  - What was it?  BlooInBloo   May-28-09 09:06 PM   #83 
  - Pure flaimbait garbage. Beyond normal debate  npk   May-28-09 08:33 PM   #78 
  - Are you kidding? I guess you just have to be the one he's mocking to recognize it as mocking.  RufusH   May-28-09 05:48 PM   #11 
  - How would you know?  omega minimo   May-28-09 07:41 PM   #72 
  - Or just be hypersensitve and perceive -any- offhand remark as an insult. [nt]  Jester Messiah   May-29-09 11:17 AM   #121 
     - Yes, I admit I'm hypersensitive about the fact that our President has no respect for us.  RufusH   May-29-09 12:08 PM   #124 
        - And, I believe his excuse for much of his insensitivity is religion . . . ???!!!  defendandprotect   May-29-09 05:48 PM   #149 
  - I haven't jumped into any of the mocking claim threads because  mmonk   May-28-09 05:50 PM   #15 
  - Yeah, ignoring gay rights does not equal mocking them...  joeybee12   May-28-09 05:51 PM   #17 
  - Who said he's mocking them?  Kittycat   May-28-09 05:52 PM   #19 
  - In my experience, I have found that people who go looking for a reason to be outraged....  Liberal Veteran   May-28-09 06:27 PM   #53 
     - Agreed on both points.  Kittycat   May-28-09 06:58 PM   #68 
  - Sorry, but you're wrong.  ColbertWatcher   May-28-09 05:52 PM   #20 
  - That's how I see it.  tekisui   May-29-09 07:47 AM   #109 
  - BD, thanks for posting this and I hope you get 100 more recs. Yes, the transcript is much different  rvablue   May-28-09 05:53 PM   #24 
  - Right, because that will be a HUGH community builder!  EFerrari   May-28-09 05:56 PM   #27 
  - What's being done here is the same thing the right is doing to Sonia Sotomayor  Boomerang Diddle   May-28-09 06:04 PM   #35 
     - That you can't see the context doesn't mean it's not there. n/t  EFerrari   May-28-09 06:10 PM   #39 
  - How tough would it have been for him to listen a little more carefully?  rucky   May-28-09 05:57 PM   #29 
  - The SS doesn't really take kindly to the President hanging out on a protest line, at night, in a big  rvablue   May-28-09 06:02 PM   #34 
     - He couldn't have asked Secret Service?  rucky   May-28-09 06:08 PM   # 
     - He didn't say he didn't know who was protesting - he said he didn't know  RaleighNCDUer   May-29-09 03:03 PM   #135 
     - You realize Obama has not addressed the GLBT community once since his election?  FreeState   May-28-09 06:08 PM   #38 
     - Who gives a shit what the SS takes kindly? Do they not work FOR the president?  cherokeeprogressive   May-28-09 06:12 PM   #42 
     - That's ok then, because he DIDN'T mock anyone. nt  RaleighNCDUer   May-29-09 03:05 PM   #136 
     - Anger and projection and solace seeking at any available target.  Liberal Veteran   May-28-09 06:17 PM   #46 
  - This is the only comment I'm going to make about this.  AspenRose   May-28-09 06:06 PM   #36 
  - I wish I rould K&R your post - its spot on n/t  FreeState   May-29-09 04:52 PM   #143 
  - Protesting is not making policy.  boppers   May-28-09 06:07 PM   #37 
  - And discounting the concerns of others doesn't keep our coalition together. n/t  EFerrari   May-28-09 06:12 PM   #43 
  - True.  boppers   May-28-09 06:20 PM   #47 
     - This may be a little geeky but I'm inclined to stay pretty local these days.  EFerrari   May-28-09 06:24 PM   #50 
  - Obama has no dialogue to give concerning GLBT civil rights  Mari333   May-28-09 06:13 PM   #45 
  - Do you have statements to back up that verbal bomb-thowing?  boppers   May-28-09 06:22 PM   #48 
     - Not a quote but a very accurate description of his behavior to date.  EFerrari   May-28-09 06:38 PM   #60 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   May-28-09 06:41 PM   #62 
        - Perfect. Let's put that on a bumpersticker for 2012!  EFerrari   May-28-09 06:43 PM   #63 
     - It's simply an observation. Why do you mischaracterize it as bomb-throwing?  konnichi wa   May-28-09 06:51 PM   #64 
     - ....  Mari333   May-28-09 07:04 PM   #69 
     - Nope, but I hear a lot about the economy, health care, and North Korea.  Jester Messiah   May-29-09 11:19 AM   #122 
     - Watch the daily press conferences.  kevinbgoode   May-28-09 10:23 PM   #89 
     - Quote? that's the problem  mitchtv   May-28-09 10:38 PM   #96 
  - If this is what you call this situation  mitchtv   May-28-09 10:30 PM   #93 
  - k/r. I hate misleading OPs. n/t  reflection   May-28-09 06:11 PM   #41 
  - He might as well be mocking them though.  solstice   May-28-09 06:23 PM   #49 
  - Welcome to DU, solstice.  EFerrari   May-28-09 06:25 PM   #52 
  - Please! Nobody had their "civil rights rescinded the other day."  Boomerang Diddle   May-28-09 06:31 PM   #54 
  - Obama says marriage is between a man and a woman. Big advocate.  Bluebear   May-28-09 06:33 PM   #57 
     - He also says ALL the same rights and benefits that come with marriage  Boomerang Diddle   May-28-09 06:35 PM   #58 
        - Clueless, party of one!  EFerrari   May-28-09 06:36 PM   #59 
        - Actually, President "separate but equal" Obama is the one leaving that out  kevinbgoode   May-28-09 10:30 PM   #92 
        - that was before the election  mitchtv   May-28-09 10:32 PM   #94 
  - I think that this statement best summarizes the situation. nt  I Have A Dream   May-29-09 11:34 AM   #123 
  - If Obama REALLY gives a damn, he would find out what people are protesting about. nt  earth mom   May-28-09 06:25 PM   #51 
  - That's right, presidents have nothing better to do  Boomerang Diddle   May-28-09 06:33 PM   #56 
  - Meanwhile, everyone is laughing at that Roman Catholic Priestess...  Liberal Veteran   May-28-09 06:41 PM   #61 
  - I don't really understand why she felt she needed to deliver that message  NorthCarolina   May-29-09 10:02 AM   #115 
  - Another bumpersticker: I'm to busy to care! Vote for Democrats!  EFerrari   May-28-09 06:55 PM   #65 
  - No shit. Bush proved -that-.  konnichi wa   May-28-09 06:58 PM   #67 
  - it;s been done before  mitchtv   May-28-09 10:33 PM   #95 
  - Yeah, fuck all those people who elected you and call you out on your broken promises.  readmoreoften   May-29-09 01:46 AM   #102 
  - Do you really believe he had no idea what a major part of the protest was about? nt  NorthCarolina   May-29-09 09:58 AM   #114 
     - If he did it was stupid to say that he didn't.  peace13   May-29-09 12:11 PM   #126 
  - 'let's save our outrage for worthwhile causes' - no further translation necessary  Bluebear   May-28-09 06:31 PM   #55 
  - He's mocking teabaggers.  HiFructosePronSyrup   May-28-09 06:56 PM   #66 
  - Obama could regain trust pretty easily...  greeneyedboy   May-28-09 07:36 PM   #70 
  - "He's happy to know people are pushing him to keep his promises." Well, goody for him.  ProgressIn2008   May-28-09 07:48 PM   #73 
  - K & R! n/t  Political Tiger   May-28-09 08:20 PM   #76 
  - He's kept his promise on gay marriage and DADT: He's not doing a damn thing to help them.  Dark   May-28-09 08:38 PM   #79 
  - I agree with you on the gay marriage issue as he clearly stated he is against "Gay Marriage"  NorthCarolina   May-29-09 10:13 AM   #118 
  - Awww - Now everyone will see how the I Strongly Dislike Obama crowd has been lying!  BlooInBloo   May-28-09 09:04 PM   #82 
  - They can't name a promise he's broken, yet they scream "keep your promises"  scheming daemons   May-29-09 07:50 AM   #110 
  - instead of fighting and being offended by each other, how bout reading Ioo?  havocmom   May-28-09 09:12 PM   #84 
  - The outrage isn't about DOMA.  redqueen   May-29-09 09:16 AM   #111 
     - My point is about constructive action instead of just doing outrage  havocmom   May-29-09 09:43 AM   #113 
     - Outrage junkies...  redqueen   May-29-09 10:09 AM   #117 
     - Never mind that prop 8 is basically a side issue, as gay marriage in  RaleighNCDUer   May-29-09 03:19 PM   #137 
  - Another video shows that the person he heard was from an Armenian group  alfredo   May-28-09 10:14 PM   #87 
  - So he mocked Armenian-Americans. Much better.  Bluebear   May-28-09 10:16 PM   #88 
     - What's not to like about a beautiful dark haired Armenian gal.  alfredo   May-28-09 10:27 PM   #90 
     - Not a darn thing.  Bluebear   May-28-09 10:28 PM   #91 
        - Yes.  alfredo   May-28-09 10:42 PM   #97 
     - No, if he mocked anything it was people's tunnel vision and lack of context.  anigbrowl   May-28-09 11:46 PM   #99 
        - Disgraceful. That's why its called a protest. It's what you do after your letters go unread.  readmoreoften   May-29-09 01:56 AM   #103 
  - OH. It was the ANTI-WAR contingency that he lied to. Well then. That's okay. /nt  readmoreoften   May-29-09 01:40 AM   #101 
  - This is the last place that likes truth  SpartanDem   May-29-09 02:53 AM   #105 
  - No, it's a place where many suffer from battered wife syndrome  katandmoon   May-29-09 07:36 AM   #108 
  - Obama has forfeited the right to any benefit of the doubt from me  katandmoon   May-29-09 07:34 AM   #107 
  - Unbrilliant  ProfessorGAC   May-29-09 11:16 AM   #120 
  - I do wish Code Pink and ANSWER would butt out sometimes  MessiahRp   May-29-09 09:32 AM   #112 
  - as I do as well  davidinalameda   May-29-09 04:21 PM   #140 
  - WERE YOU THERE?  lies and propaganda   May-29-09 10:04 AM   #116 
  - Code Pink and ANSWER again? They are like the "Free Mumia" people who show up...  onehandle   May-29-09 12:10 PM   #125 
  - Not many here will take the time to make a stand.  peace13   May-29-09 12:14 PM   #127 
  - FWIW It's nice to hear that there are no more "free speech zones"  Proud Liberal Dem   May-29-09 12:22 PM   #128 
  - Inaction is worse than mocking  Politicub   May-29-09 01:27 PM   #129 
  - bullshit post  tomp   May-29-09 02:08 PM   #130 
  - Here's the truth: SILENCE = death  FunMe   May-29-09 02:20 PM   #131 
  - You make a good point which probably should be its own thread, but  closeupready   May-29-09 03:31 PM   #139 
  - Thanks for the clarification  Dogtown   May-29-09 02:32 PM   #132 
  - "The wingers" lol  Bluebear   May-29-09 02:33 PM   #133 
  - Now you spoiled all the fun.  Buzz Clik   May-29-09 03:25 PM   #138 
  - The REAL reason this turned into such a fustercluck....  SacredCow   May-29-09 05:05 PM   #144 
     - +1 n/t  FreeState   May-29-09 05:41 PM   #146 
     - "And he's happy to know people are pushing him to keep his promises."  bluedawg12   May-29-09 05:45 PM   #147 
     - It started with Donnie McClurkin. And we were shouted down.  Bluebear   May-29-09 05:46 PM   #148 
     - This.  Chovexani   May-29-09 06:34 PM   #151 
     - Exactly. nt  Mark Twain Girl   May-29-09 06:38 PM   #152 

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