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mitchtv Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-20-10 02:25 PM
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92. yeah, Gays should STFU and do what they are told
by the privliged Dems, maybe next year, right now even though we have the votes(for now) we can't risk them by doing the right thing.Gays can wait some more , there are too many issues more important (we don't like them anyway)
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  -Gay rights protesters repeatedly interrupt Obama speech at Boxer fundraiser jefferson_dem  Apr-19-10 08:47 PM   #0 
  - Sometimes guerrilla tactics are the only things that work.  CaliforniaPeggy   Apr-19-10 08:52 PM   #1 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Apr-19-10 08:58 PM   #3 
  - yes he does  awoke_in_2003   Apr-19-10 09:08 PM   #5 
  - Grow the fuck up people. n/t  liquid diamond   Apr-19-10 09:58 PM   #11 
  - Exactly, Peggy  ruggerson   Apr-19-10 10:09 PM   #13 
  - And some times you just look like a guerrilla. n/t  Phx_Dem   Apr-20-10 10:22 PM   #114 
  - Well, I actually don't mind this.  Arkana   Apr-19-10 08:57 PM   #2 
  - Keep the pressure on.  jtrockville   Apr-19-10 09:07 PM   #4 
  - I can only imagine the Faux News coverage: "Obama heckled by military supporters"  LonePirate   Apr-19-10 09:45 PM   #6 
  - I thought he was moving on equality.  vaberella   Apr-19-10 09:47 PM   #7 
  - He is Congress isn't but Rep. Frank's says it is all  whistler162   Apr-20-10 06:07 AM   #56 
     - Lord. Sometimes I like Bernie Frank, and sometimes...  vaberella   Apr-20-10 03:47 PM   #101 
  - There are some fucked up and ignorant critics of  xchrom   Apr-19-10 09:49 PM   #8 
  - I support the protestors, but I don't think they should ruin the night  DrToast   Apr-19-10 09:54 PM   #9 
  - Doah! I'd been waiting SOOO long for a good heckling episode....  Clio the Leo   Apr-19-10 09:54 PM   #10 
  - It was recorded - it's all over the radio  ruggerson   Apr-19-10 10:19 PM   #14 
     - SCOTUS part was a joke....  Clio the Leo   Apr-19-10 10:48 PM   #15 
        - She's not my first choice  ruggerson   Apr-19-10 11:32 PM   #29 
           - We prob. wont hear anything until tomorrow....  Clio the Leo   Apr-19-10 11:36 PM   #31 
  - "the croiwd responded by shouting yes we can"  ruggerson   Apr-19-10 10:08 PM   #12 
  - Why is that?  FrenchieCat   Apr-19-10 10:50 PM   #16 
  - So you think they were yelling that because they supported the hecklers? Really? n/t  FreeState   Apr-19-10 10:54 PM   #17 
  - I don't believe that it could have been as acromonious as that......  FrenchieCat   Apr-19-10 10:56 PM   #18 
     - Well from every single report I have read of it they were not shouting because they supported them  FreeState   Apr-19-10 11:06 PM   #23 
        - I support folks speaking their mind.......  FrenchieCat   Apr-19-10 11:15 PM   #25 
           - Seems like you taking about other posters as I did not do any of that n/t  FreeState   Apr-19-10 11:35 PM   #30 
              - I just felt that calling folks assholes should be reserved for the Pubs and the Teabaggers,  FrenchieCat   Apr-19-10 11:40 PM   #32 
  - because putative "Democrats" who shout down people fighting for equal rights  ruggerson   Apr-19-10 10:57 PM   #19 
  - seems like the person got quite a chance to speak his mind.......  FrenchieCat   Apr-19-10 11:02 PM   #21 
     - Yes, they tell us they want to repeal it - every election cycle  ruggerson   Apr-19-10 11:10 PM   #24 
        - Yeah...cause Jack Shit ain't been done about Gay rights at all  FrenchieCat   Apr-19-10 11:17 PM   #26 
           - I was referring to DADT as you are well aware  ruggerson   Apr-19-10 11:23 PM   #28 
              - I didn't say that the individuals didn't have a good cause  FrenchieCat   Apr-19-10 11:43 PM   #34 
                 - Shouting down people who are fighting for equality  ruggerson   Apr-20-10 12:00 AM   #36 
                    - I'm sure there was a question/answer session.......  FrenchieCat   Apr-20-10 12:35 AM   #37 
  - If he wasn't so angry he'd be kinda hot.  donheld   Apr-19-10 11:45 PM   #35 
     - I dunno. I think anger can be kinda sexy. n/t  QC   Apr-20-10 09:57 AM   #73 
     - Think passionate instead of angry. Makes him even hotter, no? nt  DevonRex   Apr-20-10 01:05 PM   #81 
        - I think you are right.  donheld   Apr-20-10 09:03 PM   #112 
  - I think the crowd was AGREEING with them. I certainly do.  DevonRex   Apr-20-10 01:12 PM   #85 
  - I Think the President Can Handle Some Protesters Unlike the Previous Occupant of the WH  PopSixSquish   Apr-19-10 10:59 PM   #20 
  - Two fascinating things about this incident:  Clio the Leo   Apr-19-10 11:19 PM   #27 
  - I, too, wish he could wave a magic wand and make everything happen yesterday.  Tarheel_Dem   Apr-19-10 11:06 PM   #22 
  - Name a President who has done more for Gay rights?  krawhitham   Apr-19-10 11:40 PM   #33 
  - What in the world are you talking about?  EFerrari   Apr-20-10 12:59 AM   #38 
  - Slightly more than "jack shit" is nothing to brag about.  name not needed   Apr-20-10 01:07 AM   #39 
  - So now its ok  Obamacare   Apr-20-10 01:39 AM   #41 
     - Because throughout history groups have won equality by being rewarded for good behavior  Tailormyst   Apr-20-10 08:28 AM   #63 
        - What a pantload...  Jeff In Milwaukee   Apr-20-10 12:47 PM   #76 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-20-10 02:27 PM   #93 
  - President Bill Clinton was the first to appoint openly gay people to all levels of government.  ZombieHorde   Apr-20-10 01:23 AM   #40 
  - you have to be kidding me  CTLawGuy   Apr-20-10 05:50 AM   #53 
  - I love the double-standard for Obama vs. Bush  Lyric   Apr-20-10 06:02 AM   #55 
  - where were the "free speech zones" here?  CTLawGuy   Apr-20-10 06:29 AM   #57 
     - That's the point. There ARE no free speech zones, at least not that I know of.  Lyric   Apr-20-10 07:36 AM   #59 
     - Good question and where were the protests back then? n/t  Fire1   Apr-20-10 03:12 PM   #98 
  - History lessen for you...  ZombieHorde   Apr-20-10 09:21 AM   #70 
  - Excellent post. Everyone needs to read it.!  jesus_of_suburbia   Apr-20-10 12:53 PM   #78 
  - Thanks! nt  ZombieHorde   Apr-20-10 01:03 PM   #80 
  - Obama gets no slack  CTLawGuy   Apr-20-10 05:25 PM   #107 
  - Not everyone accepted these "compromises"  Prism   Apr-20-10 05:35 PM   #108 
  - I am glad you are willing to admit that  CTLawGuy   Apr-21-10 05:39 AM   #116 
  - Your Clinton hatred is getting worse - seek medical help.  TankLV   Apr-21-10 12:38 PM   #127 
  - "Obama gets no slack from anyone, not the right or the left."  ZombieHorde   Apr-21-10 04:21 PM   #132 
  - Thank you. The clinton haters need to read this. They know NOTHING!  TankLV   Apr-21-10 12:37 PM   #126 
  - Which proves you know jack shit about Clinton and DADT for one thing.  TankLV   Apr-21-10 12:35 PM   #125 
  - Then why did the pioneer sign DADT? n/t  Fire1   Apr-20-10 01:52 PM   #88 
  - Clinton was a trail blazer for sexual harassment, not LGBT rights  IndianaGreen   Apr-20-10 05:09 PM   #106 
     - See post #70. nt  ZombieHorde   Apr-21-10 04:23 PM   #133 
  - So this is the new talking point?  Smashcut   Apr-20-10 02:18 AM   #44 
  - I wish the new talking points memo would come out soon--  QC   Apr-20-10 10:13 AM   #74 
  - No President has done that much for GLBT rights.  terrya   Apr-20-10 07:11 AM   #58 
  - Bill Clinton.  TankLV   Apr-21-10 12:34 PM   #124 
  - How ironic, in a fucked up sort of way, that the crowd was shouting "yes we can"  Smashcut   Apr-20-10 02:14 AM   #42 
  - Did you see the video?  FrenchieCat   Apr-20-10 02:17 AM   #43 
  - Yes. I just watched it. They were clearly shouting the slogan to drown the DADT protester out.  Smashcut   Apr-20-10 02:19 AM   #45 
     - Why?  FrenchieCat   Apr-20-10 02:40 AM   #48 
  - How do you know they were "actual progressives"? Did you check their  Tarheel_Dem   Apr-20-10 02:27 AM   #46 
  - ROFL.  Smashcut   Apr-20-10 02:28 AM   #47 
  - LCR. (nt)  Tarheel_Dem   Apr-20-10 02:40 AM   #49 
     - Actually, they're not LCR.  Smashcut   Apr-20-10 02:44 AM   #50 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-20-10 02:58 AM   #51 
  - That is so fucking pathetic  Tailormyst   Apr-20-10 08:30 AM   #64 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-20-10 02:19 PM   #91 
     - You have absolutely no idea what the hell you're talking about. You don't know me.  Tarheel_Dem   Apr-20-10 04:32 PM   #105 
  - "...actual progressives with a legitimate demand for change"  jefferson_dem   Apr-20-10 05:21 AM   #52 
  - Reminds me of the wing nuts who yelled "USA, USA"  GinaMaria   Apr-20-10 07:55 AM   #60 
  - Good. Nice to see a President who doesn't sequester all potential protesters  Lyric   Apr-20-10 06:00 AM   #54 
  - I agree. Not only that, but it's good that the public sees that there's a push  DevonRex   Apr-20-10 01:03 PM   #79 
  - The question we have to ask ourselves is....  Clio the Leo   Apr-20-10 07:59 AM   #61 
  - Hey Clio- Which of your civil rights will you give up to keep the seats  Tailormyst   Apr-20-10 08:23 AM   #62 
  - And if the security of this nation is threatened...  Clio the Leo   Apr-20-10 08:39 AM   #65 
     - The answer is as easy for them: The problem is that they are cowards  Tailormyst   Apr-20-10 08:56 AM   #66 
        - yep .... greedy ones at that. NT  Clio the Leo   Apr-20-10 08:58 AM   #67 
  - All respect for your support  Bluenorthwest   Apr-20-10 09:16 AM   #69 
  - When the Democratic party supported the modern civil rights  kiva   Apr-20-10 10:14 AM   #75 
     - they are protesting the wrong people  mkultra   Apr-20-10 01:11 PM   #84 
     - "Protesting the wrong people," as usual. n/t  Fire1   Apr-20-10 02:03 PM   #89 
     - yup  mkultra   Apr-20-10 02:17 PM   #90 
     - Disrupting speeches isn't civil disobedience?  LooseWilly   Apr-21-10 02:31 AM   #115 
     - what im saying is that  mkultra   Apr-21-10 08:47 AM   #119 
     - Irrelevant to my post.  kiva   Apr-21-10 08:49 AM   #120 
        - Well, then you either misread her post or are trying to smear her  mkultra   Apr-21-10 08:58 AM   #121 
           - I can read, and the poster's previous posts make her own point.  kiva   Apr-21-10 09:29 AM   #122 
              - again, comprehension problems  mkultra   Apr-21-10 10:26 AM   #123 
                 - Sorry, I didn't realize you were playing the comparative suffering game,  kiva   Apr-21-10 01:14 PM   #128 
                    - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-21-10 01:21 PM   #129 
                       - Now you're narrowing it down...  kiva   Apr-21-10 01:32 PM   #130 
                          - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-21-10 01:49 PM   #131 
                             - Since you were the one who brought slaughter into the conversation,  kiva   Apr-21-10 07:18 PM   #138 
                                - its a viable comparison and you know it  mkultra   Apr-21-10 09:19 PM   #139 
     - not exactly acurrate  CTLawGuy   Apr-21-10 05:43 AM   #117 
  - Hmmmm...I guess a donation to GetEQUAL is in order. n/t  NorthCarolina   Apr-20-10 09:03 AM   #68 
  - Thanks to the OP for posting support of this action  Bluenorthwest   Apr-20-10 09:33 AM   #71 
  - This does more harm than good..  DCBob   Apr-20-10 09:41 AM   #72 
  - yeah, Gays should STFU and do what they are told  mitchtv   Apr-20-10 02:25 PM   #92 
     - No, but a more strategic approach might be more productive.  DCBob   Apr-20-10 02:45 PM   #97 
     - like what? begging  mitchtv   Apr-20-10 03:23 PM   #99 
     - I dont know. maybe you are right.  DCBob   Apr-20-10 04:12 PM   #104 
     - Nope. This public place was exactly the right spot. We need more of this, not less.  robinblue   Apr-20-10 03:49 PM   #102 
     - Yes, that's what we've been saying all along!!!  CakeGrrl   Apr-20-10 05:37 PM   #110 
  - It's healthy  BeyondGeography   Apr-20-10 12:47 PM   #77 
  - However, there's nothing he's said (heart aside) that disagrees with the protestors.  vaberella   Apr-20-10 01:10 PM   #83 
     - I'm thinking this is a win/win.  DevonRex   Apr-20-10 01:19 PM   #87 
        - Let's be honest here.  vaberella   Apr-20-10 03:51 PM   #103 
           - +1000  political_Dem   Apr-20-10 09:52 PM   #113 
  - Good for the protesters AND good for Obama. And good for us, too.  DevonRex   Apr-20-10 01:09 PM   #82 
  - Yes, Mr. President, the Republicans were aboslutely right  Sheepshank   Apr-20-10 01:17 PM   #86 
  - BTW Quit dragging your feet  mitchtv   Apr-20-10 02:31 PM   #94 
  - What pisses me off is Yahoo and AP are claiming President Obama "snapped" at the protestors  NJmaverick   Apr-20-10 02:36 PM   #95 
  - Remember Maverick, they have to make money, too! n/t  Fire1   Apr-20-10 02:39 PM   #96 
  - Peeved  onpatrol98   Apr-21-10 05:30 PM   #136 
  - Of course. The whore MSM doing what it does best.  CakeGrrl   Apr-20-10 05:36 PM   #109 
  - POTUS plays dumb on DADT .............  robinblue   Apr-20-10 03:47 PM   #100 
  - Anyone catch any MSM coverage asking why the President wasn't moving on this?  Clio the Leo   Apr-20-10 05:52 PM   #111 
  - Everyone's waiting.  BlueIris   Apr-21-10 06:08 AM   #118 
  - Does the GLBT community want a bandaid or actual surgery to fix inequality? n/t  Writer   Apr-21-10 05:14 PM   #134 
  - Can't they find someone that opposes gay marriage to protest?  VMI Dem   Apr-21-10 05:25 PM   #135 
     - If I haven't said it before  Prism   Apr-21-10 05:45 PM   #137 

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