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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-01-10 11:06 AM
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27. No, I never attack the right wing. And I'm regularly crapping on weddings.
Edited on Sun Aug-01-10 11:48 AM by Kurovski
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"What is the bottom line? It sounds to me like same-sex marriage was a wedge issue in 1996 and it is again in 2008 - or at least that is how the Clinton's want to deal with it. Bill speaks of revising history in the video clip like he is a professional at the task...and it appears that he is. Which came first - the chicken (gay-bashing political scapegoating) or the egg (DOMA)?

Just imagine for a moment - since Clinton is relying upon the bills/amendments that were passed limiting the citizenship of LGBT Americans since 2003 as the basis of his defense of DOMA - what might have been the outcome of a veto of DOMA and a courageous defense by the Democratic Party regarding the veto as being constitutionally and morally sound instead of taking the low road and allowing the citizenship of LGBT Americans to be campaign fodder for the next 12 years (and counting)?

It is completely offensive that the Clintons package DOMA as their attempt to protect us from our own citizenship."



http://www.pamshouseblend.com/diary/4887 /


"Clinton went on to explain why he signed DOMA: "We were attempting at the time, in a very reactionary congress, to head off an attempt to send a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage to the states. And if you look at the Levin referendum much later in 2004, in the election, which the Republicans put on the ballot, to try to get the base vote for President Bush up, I think its obvious that something had to be done to try to keep the Republican congress presenting that."


President Clinton at least says that he "doesn't like" the DOMA:

http://www.towleroad.com/2009/08/bill-clinton-heckled-a...


EDIT: The DLC is in fact the right wing of the Democratic Party.

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  -Enjoy Your Daughter's Wedding, President Clinton. Kurovski  Jul-31-10 08:39 PM   #0 
  - Lighten up, Comrade Francis  NoPasaran   Jul-31-10 08:47 PM   #1 
  - Who's Francis.  Kurovski   Jul-31-10 08:53 PM   #2 
     - Here is a link  LuckyTheDog   Jul-31-10 08:56 PM   #3 
     - Or else what?  Kurovski   Jul-31-10 09:00 PM   #5 
     - My name is not John  LuckyTheDog   Jul-31-10 09:33 PM   #19 
        - I knew a man with a dog  Kurovski   Jul-31-10 09:35 PM   #20 
     - Hey, he's hot.  Kurovski   Jul-31-10 09:03 PM   #7 
     - This is 'Francis:'  Gidney N Cloyd   Jul-31-10 08:57 PM   #4 
        - Now that guy knows how to handle a situation.  Kurovski   Jul-31-10 09:02 PM   #6 
        - I thought this was Francis  stevedeshazer   Jul-31-10 09:10 PM   #10 
           - That's more like me.  Kurovski   Jul-31-10 09:13 PM   #12 
  - You're right.  stevedeshazer   Jul-31-10 09:03 PM   #8 
  - Y'know Steve, money makes some people weird.  Kurovski   Jul-31-10 09:07 PM   #9 
     - I hear that.  stevedeshazer   Jul-31-10 09:12 PM   #11 
        - "man"? You never write that way.  Kurovski   Aug-01-10 02:51 PM   #37 
  - Huh. I recced it, and it's still zero.  Brickbat   Jul-31-10 09:15 PM   #13 
  - Thanks, Brickbat. (nt)  Kurovski   Jul-31-10 09:26 PM   #17 
  - It's okay. Me, too.  Orsino   Aug-01-10 02:43 PM   #36 
  - It was up to +1, now down again.  Kurovski   Aug-01-10 05:37 PM   #46 
  - I had the same problem.  noamnety   Aug-01-10 03:18 PM   #40 
  - I think some people are concerned that the one wedding the Clinton's will ever experience  Kurovski   Aug-01-10 03:38 PM   #42 
  - I rec'd too, still at zero.  Lord Helmet   Aug-01-10 10:35 PM   #49 
  - How sad that I recommended and it is still at zero  me b zola   Jul-31-10 09:16 PM   #14 
  - Love has no place in politics.  Kurovski   Jul-31-10 09:23 PM   #16 
  - Learn the history of DOMA  LostinVA   Jul-31-10 09:19 PM   #15 
  - But, you're in love. (nt)  Kurovski   Jul-31-10 09:30 PM   #18 
  - Exactly - the OP needs to learn the history.  DURHAM D   Aug-01-10 01:41 AM   #21 
     - Links on all of it, please.  Kurovski   Aug-01-10 09:47 AM   #22 
     - In a radio ad in 1996, Bill Clinton bragged about signing DOMA.  AtomicKitten   Aug-01-10 02:02 PM   #33 
     - It was all politics.  Kurovski   Aug-01-10 03:06 PM   #38 
     - actually he already has  dsc   Aug-01-10 02:15 PM   #34 
        - An actual campaign for gay marriage would be nice  Kurovski   Aug-01-10 02:34 PM   #35 
     - Concerning Howard Dean:  Kurovski   Aug-01-10 11:23 AM   #30 
  - Unrec'd for pure meanness  treestar   Aug-01-10 09:52 AM   #23 
  - No. Then it wouldn't be happening.  Kurovski   Aug-01-10 09:55 AM   #24 
  - ...and I stated "in part"  Kurovski   Aug-01-10 10:01 AM   #25 
  - I am not defending BS  treestar   Aug-01-10 10:49 AM   #26 
     - No, I never attack the right wing. And I'm regularly crapping on weddings.  Kurovski   Aug-01-10 11:06 AM   #27 
     - It sounds like Clinton was doing what he could  treestar   Aug-01-10 01:01 PM   #31 
        - I have no idea what you're saying.  Kurovski   Aug-01-10 01:48 PM   #32 
        - Attacking the Democrats for not leading is pretty much our responsibility  EFerrari   Aug-01-10 04:04 PM   #45 
     - Treestar, I just had to come back and say that I'm not mad at you.  Kurovski   Aug-01-10 03:47 PM   #44 
  - Really? How many weddings of gay children  EFerrari   Aug-01-10 03:46 PM   #43 
  - Enjoy the Multi $MILLIONS Spent on a One Day Event  Kalun D   Aug-01-10 11:09 AM   #28 
  - The press was speculating on that amount. IOW: LYING!  Pathwalker   Aug-01-10 11:15 AM   #29 
  - With the divorce rate being what it is, think of the money you'll save. nt  Obamanaut   Aug-01-10 03:14 PM   #39 
     - Plus, I'm just IMPOSSIBLE to get along with!  Kurovski   Aug-01-10 03:30 PM   #41 
  - I'm sure that you would say that to his face...  Dappleganger   Aug-01-10 05:39 PM   #47 
  - Are you referring to the original post, or a response in the thread?  Kurovski   Aug-01-10 06:27 PM   #48 
  - Which one of his faces?  mitchum   Aug-01-10 10:47 PM   #51 
  - K & R  mitchum   Aug-01-10 10:46 PM   #50 
 

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