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Dreamer Tatum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-19-09 11:53 PM
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23. Simpleminded broad-brushing nt
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  -Don't spend your dollars in gay-hating states theHandpuppet  Oct-19-09 09:03 PM   #0 
  - Add Utah to that list...  Neecy   Oct-19-09 09:05 PM   #1 
  - Thanks  theHandpuppet   Oct-19-09 09:15 PM   #3 
     - Utah is a beautiful state  XemaSab   Oct-19-09 11:28 PM   #15 
        - Me neither  mitchtv   Oct-20-09 10:51 PM   #128 
  - Add California to the list too! nt  WolverineDG   Oct-19-09 09:07 PM   #2 
  - You are aware that most of the funding for Prop (h)8 came from out of state right?  Initech   Oct-19-09 11:33 PM   #17 
  - i am aware that the votes came from within the state...  1   Oct-19-09 11:38 PM   #18 
  - Yeah, but most of the voters came from within the state.  XemaSab   Oct-19-09 11:40 PM   #19 
  - But the majority of Californians voted for it nt  WolverineDG   Oct-20-09 08:27 AM   #40 
  - It doesn't matter - Most of the votes came from within the state  slackmaster   Oct-20-09 09:01 AM   #46 
  - If you add California, you'd have to add all of the country but the Northeast  Unvanguard   Oct-20-09 08:11 AM   #36 
  - San Francisco is so Gay hating!!!!!!!!  thatsrightimirish   Oct-20-09 01:31 PM   #89 
     - Glad to hear you got Prop 8 defeated  WolverineDG   Oct-20-09 03:00 PM   #106 
        - quite a statement  thatsrightimirish   Oct-20-09 05:16 PM   #118 
           - Glad you appreciate the $ & time I spent to defeat  WolverineDG   Oct-20-09 07:00 PM   #120 
  - Come to Iowa!  CoffeeCat   Oct-19-09 09:50 PM   #4 
  - Actually, we've been thinking about it  theHandpuppet   Oct-19-09 09:59 PM   #5 
  - You could visit River City.  wolfgangmo   Oct-20-09 01:33 PM   #90 
  - There's Good People in Florida Too  iamjoy   Oct-19-09 10:06 PM   #6 
  - Sorry, but no. And it's not unfair, it's practical.  theHandpuppet   Oct-19-09 10:28 PM   #8 
  - What has been happening in Virginia?  Nikki Stone1   Oct-19-09 10:53 PM   #11 
  - Hi Nikki  theHandpuppet   Oct-19-09 11:13 PM   #13 
     - Wait...isn't this the same party that supports corporations doing what they want to do?  Nikki Stone1   Oct-20-09 03:07 PM   #108 
  - It Is Unfair  iamjoy   Oct-20-09 06:58 AM   #31 
  - That's your opinion (that it's unfair) and I disagree with you  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 08:10 AM   #35 
  - Well, the Florida orange juice boycott worked to get Anita Bryant fired.  closeupready   Oct-20-09 08:56 AM   #44 
     - That Was One Campaign  iamjoy   Oct-20-09 08:10 PM   #122 
  - It's not practical at all. Fight against the politicians, not the people  Lorien   Oct-20-09 10:03 AM   #67 
  - A battle can be fought on many fronts.  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 10:41 AM   #75 
  - I agree  wolfgangmo   Oct-20-09 01:35 PM   #91 
  - I would be truly curious about what percent of Florida tourism is dominated by  XemaSab   Oct-19-09 11:31 PM   #16 
  - Maybe  iamjoy   Oct-20-09 06:52 AM   #30 
  - Hardly.  Tommy_Carcetti   Oct-20-09 09:41 AM   #55 
     - I've seen Sanibel and the Everglades  XemaSab   Oct-20-09 12:24 PM   #85 
     - Okay I got you on the larger point.  Tommy_Carcetti   Oct-20-09 12:31 PM   #86 
     - I Live In Florida  iamjoy   Oct-20-09 08:02 PM   #121 
  - Key West is VERY gay friendly  cwydro   Oct-20-09 03:32 PM   #112 
  - I live in MA, so I'm all set.  Arkana   Oct-19-09 10:14 PM   #7 
  - I think Florida should be split in half just north of Orlando. Would that make people happier?  Selatius   Oct-19-09 10:34 PM   #9 
  - There are liberal oases in every state  theHandpuppet   Oct-19-09 10:49 PM   #10 
  - But the Civil Rights Movement changed the law at the federal level, not the state level.  Selatius   Oct-20-09 12:06 AM   #27 
     - Part of the problem is putting a face to the movement  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 04:25 AM   #29 
  - Not exactly.  Tommy_Carcetti   Oct-20-09 09:28 AM   #52 
  - Well actually, there is no reason to visit VA  mitchtv   Oct-19-09 11:13 PM   #12 
  - You bring up an interesting point  theHandpuppet   Oct-19-09 11:28 PM   #14 
  - Case in point right here  KamaAina   Oct-20-09 03:39 PM   #115 
  - Sorry, I can't live without occasionally visiting the New River State Park  taterguy   Oct-20-09 03:31 PM   #111 
  - Come to Colorado! We have Balloons!  Touchdown   Oct-19-09 11:42 PM   #20 
  - Gee, thanks for your input  theHandpuppet   Oct-19-09 11:48 PM   #21 
     - Oh' pull the stick out. We never get in the news unless...  Touchdown   Oct-19-09 11:52 PM   #22 
        - The pisser is that almost every state has a gay-friendly town  XemaSab   Oct-19-09 11:54 PM   #24 
        - This is a life and death matter for my family  theHandpuppet   Oct-19-09 11:56 PM   #25 
        - Ok. I guess I'm supposed to know that, but I don't.  Touchdown   Oct-20-09 12:10 AM   #28 
        - Surprisingly, Colorado Springs isn't so bad, either.  MissMarple   Oct-20-09 03:37 PM   #114 
  - Simpleminded broad-brushing nt  Dreamer Tatum   Oct-19-09 11:53 PM   #23 
  - Don't let my rights get in the way of your convenience  theHandpuppet   Oct-19-09 11:58 PM   #26 
  - I'm openly gay, a gay rights activist who has performed (for free) at several pride events, BUT  musicblind   Oct-20-09 02:24 PM   #100 
  - yup, way to win the states over to your way of thinking,  vadawg   Oct-20-09 07:13 AM   #33 
     - At this point...  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 08:02 AM   #34 
        - well its your choice, but ill continue to contribute to my home state regardless  vadawg   Oct-20-09 08:18 AM   #37 
  - Don't forget California  CBGLuthier   Oct-20-09 07:08 AM   #32 
  - Dry up  mitchtv   Oct-20-09 10:47 PM   #126 
  - I can't see what difference such boycotts would make.  Unvanguard   Oct-20-09 08:19 AM   #38 
  - As I say upthread, boycotting FL orange juice led to the cancellation of Anita Bryant's sponsorship  closeupready   Oct-20-09 08:59 AM   #45 
  - ...Right, when targeted at particular businesses. That's what I said, isn't it?  Unvanguard   Oct-20-09 09:46 AM   #58 
  - To answer your question....  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 09:07 AM   #48 
     - It hasn't done what you (or I) want it to do  Unvanguard   Oct-20-09 09:48 AM   #59 
        - 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016...  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 10:20 AM   #72 
  - Can we spend money at gay-friendly locales in those states?  Proud Liberal Dem   Oct-20-09 08:20 AM   #39 
  - Your tourist money also stuffs the state coffers  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 08:38 AM   #41 
  - NJ is a gay friendly state  tabbycat31   Oct-20-09 08:50 AM   #42 
  - amen to that, sister!  closeupready   Oct-20-09 08:53 AM   #43 
  - Unrec because California desperately needs all the money we can get  slackmaster   Oct-20-09 09:02 AM   #47 
  - Yeah, too bad this wasn't another balloon boy thread  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 09:13 AM   #49 
     - It belongs in the cellar because it's a broad-brush attack on everyone in certain states  slackmaster   Oct-20-09 09:15 AM   #50 
        - Don't be ridiculous  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 09:27 AM   #51 
        - Withholding tourist money from states hurts all the people in the state  slackmaster   Oct-20-09 09:32 AM   #54 
        - Would you choose to vacation in a state that was segregated?  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 09:46 AM   #57 
           - Please name the state and I'll tell you  slackmaster   Oct-20-09 09:57 AM   #63 
           - you make a good point  liberal_at_heart   Oct-20-09 09:59 AM   #65 
              - Exactly. Thank you.  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 10:09 AM   #69 
              - That JP's (he's not a judge) actions were ILLEGAL and not representative of the state's policy  slackmaster   Oct-20-09 12:36 PM   #87 
        - No, your post attacks the people in those states  WolverineDG   Oct-20-09 10:03 AM   #66 
           - Bullcrap!  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 10:17 AM   #70 
              - Check your response to this poster  WolverineDG   Oct-20-09 10:19 AM   #71 
                 - You mean this scathing response?  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 10:23 AM   #73 
                    - Someone pointed out to you that there are those in red states who are fighting hard  WolverineDG   Oct-20-09 10:47 AM   #76 
                       - Good for you and good for them  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 10:59 AM   #79 
        - your state has been targeted  liberal_at_heart   Oct-20-09 09:43 AM   #56 
           - That is not the fault of the good people who live here  slackmaster   Oct-20-09 09:58 AM   #64 
  - Ref 71  liberal_at_heart   Oct-20-09 09:32 AM   #53 
  - if ref71 doesn't pass  liberal_at_heart   Oct-20-09 10:26 AM   #74 
  - I lived in South Florida most of my life and had many  RebelOne   Oct-20-09 09:50 AM   #60 
  - Are you aware of the laws in FLA regarding the rights of LGBTs?  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 09:53 AM   #62 
     - Then fight the politicians and the corporations who fund them  Lorien   Oct-20-09 10:05 AM   #68 
  - It's hard to boycott entire states.  Orsino   Oct-20-09 09:50 AM   #61 
  - Come to Maine before November.  WonderGrunion   Oct-20-09 10:50 AM   #77 
  - Wonderful  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 11:00 AM   #80 
     - We were the first state to have a governor sign an equal marriage law  WonderGrunion   Oct-20-09 11:04 AM   #82 
  - OK, Massachusetts...  pipi_k   Oct-20-09 10:57 AM   #78 
  - I do as much as I can and when at all possible  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 11:10 AM   #83 
  - After reading all your indignant responses, including to me, I have come to...  Touchdown   Oct-20-09 11:03 AM   #81 
  - Yes by golly, I AM indignant  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 11:31 AM   #84 
     - Oh' I see. You've made a bullshit assumption that I'm straight.  Touchdown   Oct-20-09 02:00 PM   #93 
        - I assume nothing about you  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 02:09 PM   #95 
        - I am well past the point. I just know of a different tactic.  Touchdown   Oct-20-09 02:35 PM   #103 
        - Great post, Touchdown!  Ishoutandscream2   Oct-20-09 02:53 PM   #105 
  - So aside from Maine and Iowa, which states are gay-friendly?  XemaSab   Oct-20-09 01:29 PM   #88 
  - To different extents....  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 01:46 PM   #92 
     - Washington and Oregon! Please!  Touchdown   Oct-20-09 02:07 PM   #94 
        - I understand the eastern parts are ultra-conservative  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 02:13 PM   #97 
           - Now you're getting close.  Touchdown   Oct-20-09 02:41 PM   #104 
  - Unrecc'd. There are gays and lesbians in EVERY FUCKING STATE OF THE UNION.  cherokeeprogressive   Oct-20-09 02:09 PM   #96 
  - I take it you disagree with economic boycotts as a manner of protest  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 02:22 PM   #99 
     - Isn't that the end result of boycotting a state like California?  cherokeeprogressive   Oct-20-09 02:24 PM   #101 
        - All gays, everywhere, are suffering NOW  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 03:26 PM   #109 
  - But see Disney World is in Florida and Disney is a relatively gay friendly company  musicblind   Oct-20-09 02:21 PM   #98 
  - You know, sometimes it's hard for me to respond...  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 02:26 PM   #102 
     - I'm openly gay, a gay rights activist who has performed (for free) at several pride events, BUT  musicblind   Oct-20-09 03:01 PM   #107 
        - Well, that's one theory  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 03:46 PM   #116 
  - Don't forget California!  cwydro   Oct-20-09 03:30 PM   #110 
  - oh and I forgot to say  cwydro   Oct-20-09 03:35 PM   #113 
  - Gotcha  theHandpuppet   Oct-20-09 03:47 PM   #117 
  - Umm gay people actually live in Florida you know...  ddeclue   Oct-20-09 05:17 PM   #119 
  - because it's easier to whine & bash  WolverineDG   Oct-20-09 09:03 PM   #124 
  - I think another approach should be...  ChickenHawk   Oct-20-09 08:43 PM   #123 
  - You live in West Virginia  blue_onyx   Oct-20-09 10:33 PM   #125 
  - How about boycotting any state that has  mitchtv   Oct-20-09 10:50 PM   #127 
 

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