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quiet.american Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-16-10 10:18 AM
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36. K&R - thanks for posting, Babylonsister.
These are welcome changes.
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  -Obama Supports Gays and Lesbians, Quietly babylonsister  Aug-15-10 05:18 PM   #0 
  - Obama supports the Democractic platform, but quietly.  Tesha   Aug-15-10 05:23 PM   #1 
  - you really think this is about "offending" someone or not? repukes  nofurylike   Aug-17-10 01:39 AM   #60 
  - K & R  NJmaverick   Aug-15-10 05:25 PM   #2 
  - Kayandarr! eom  boppers   Aug-15-10 05:27 PM   #3 
  - Quietly? There's been a media event every single time  sandnsea   Aug-15-10 05:29 PM   #4 
  - These changes make a big difference to those who haven't had them.  jaxx   Aug-15-10 05:32 PM   #5 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-15-10 05:46 PM   #6 
  - 'You people?' I'm just posting an article; that's kind of what is  babylonsister   Aug-15-10 05:50 PM   #7 
  - You're saying none of the changes matter?  jaxx   Aug-15-10 05:55 PM   #8 
  - We're saying they are token changes, meant to impress the  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 06:03 PM   #11 
  - Who are "we" talking to?  jaxx   Aug-15-10 06:11 PM   #14 
  - once again crapping on something good.  dionysus   Aug-15-10 08:31 PM   #23 
  - it's called progress, Thom. Moving forward in the right direction.  Whisp   Aug-16-10 02:17 PM   #44 
  - "malcontented tripe"??  terrya   Aug-16-10 04:06 PM   #47 
     - no, most here who call Obama a homophobe or worse  Whisp   Aug-16-10 04:13 PM   #49 
  - "we"? not. are you young? as in too young to really know how  nofurylike   Aug-17-10 01:55 AM   #62 
  - most of the gains were Presidential orders  mitchtv   Aug-16-10 10:46 PM   #55 
  - Exactly. Changes that are "Nothing Dramatic."  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 05:59 PM   #9 
  - Insert .......  Exilednight   Aug-15-10 06:03 PM   #10 
  - That always seems to be the false choice they offer, doesn't it.  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 06:05 PM   #12 
     - That's all they have left .............  Exilednight   Aug-15-10 06:09 PM   #13 
     - it was only a two minute prayer  mitchtv   Aug-16-10 10:52 PM   #56 
     - Oh brother.  jaxx   Aug-15-10 06:18 PM   #16 
     - agreed.  Whisp   Aug-16-10 02:26 PM   #45 
     - "help us light a fire"? how much actual activism do you do to  nofurylike   Aug-17-10 02:14 AM   #63 
  - yet he promised he would represent US at the table, among the lobbyists  KakistocracyHater   Aug-17-10 06:34 AM   #67 
  - agreed  LostinVA   Aug-15-10 06:58 PM   #20 
  - I won't comment on the wisdom of this bullshit.  VMI Dem   Aug-15-10 06:12 PM   #15 
  - No one isn't saying these aren't good things.  terrya   Aug-15-10 06:29 PM   #17 
  - Yes someone is, terrya. Read this thread.  babylonsister   Aug-15-10 06:44 PM   #19 
     - These are positive things, babylonsister  terrya   Aug-15-10 07:02 PM   #21 
        - Thank you, my friend.  babylonsister   Aug-15-10 08:22 PM   #22 
  - Is there any other way? Don't want to frighten people.  Safetykitten   Aug-15-10 06:39 PM   #18 
  - Ugh, get a grip. The point is the media didn't even talk about it to make it loud. n/t  vaberella   Aug-16-10 01:38 AM   #32 
  - first the article is a couple of months old  dsc   Aug-15-10 09:27 PM   #24 
  - Thanks, I got the WaPo link from today's  babylonsister   Aug-15-10 09:32 PM   #25 
  - I wouldn't depend upon that wire service for speedy news  dsc   Aug-15-10 09:44 PM   #26 
     - I am sorry he doesn't think this is worthy of a SOTU.  babylonsister   Aug-15-10 09:47 PM   #27 
        - Bush did very, very little  dsc   Aug-15-10 10:01 PM   #28 
           - I do remember when the (rethug) social issues were either  babylonsister   Aug-15-10 10:06 PM   #29 
  - Uhm, I'm pretty sure YOU have made that claim. (nt)  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Aug-16-10 06:49 AM   #34 
     - put up or shut up  dsc   Aug-16-10 10:04 AM   #35 
        - Don't hold your breath while you wait. n/t  QC   Aug-16-10 02:28 PM   #46 
        - I've gotten neither in the past from you, so you'll get none. (nt)  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Aug-16-10 04:06 PM   #48 
           - when have you asked for a link  dsc   Aug-16-10 04:24 PM   #50 
  - I don't know how much good it is, done quietly.  nemo137   Aug-16-10 12:30 AM   #30 
  - Point is, the media slept on this---that's why it's quiet.  vaberella   Aug-16-10 01:40 AM   #33 
     - No it is quitely because he has chosen to never speak of it  dsc   Aug-16-10 04:25 PM   #51 
     - The Gay media is not quiet  mitchtv   Aug-16-10 10:57 PM   #57 
  - Hardly quiet, the media just doesn't care if it's not DRAMA. n/t  vaberella   Aug-16-10 01:37 AM   #31 
  - The media does not cover gay stories that are positive  Bluenorthwest   Aug-16-10 01:50 PM   #43 
  - K&R - thanks for posting, Babylonsister.  quiet.american   Aug-16-10 10:18 AM   #36 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   Aug-16-10 11:22 AM   #37 
  - I can see advancement for sure in civil rights for all  Sheepshank   Aug-16-10 11:40 AM   #38 
  - A lot of people seem to think that the civil rights struggle for AAs were  Kahuna   Aug-16-10 12:24 PM   #39 
     - And a lot of other people seem to think that the gay rights movement is a recent development.  Metric System   Aug-16-10 12:47 PM   #42 
        - As far as it being an out of the closet, mainstream movement. it is.  Kahuna   Aug-17-10 11:23 AM   #68 
           - Link, although I'm not sure if our definitions of mainstream are the same:  Metric System   Aug-17-10 01:06 PM   #72 
  - K and R and a line of DU Rockettes for NO DRAMA OBAMA  Hekate   Aug-16-10 12:30 PM   #40 
  - Turning around the ship-of-state  POAS   Aug-16-10 12:39 PM   #41 
  - Its time for his voice to come out of the closet then!  Dragonbreathp9d   Aug-16-10 05:35 PM   #52 
  - so quietly you can barely hear him.  joe black   Aug-16-10 09:12 PM   #53 
  - Here's what he says out loud-  asdjrocky   Aug-16-10 10:31 PM   #54 
  - How can you ignore them  mitchtv   Aug-16-10 10:59 PM   #58 
     - Who are our enemies?  asdjrocky   Aug-17-10 12:59 AM   #59 
        - He is us, obviously.  Dr.Phool   Aug-17-10 02:40 AM   #64 
           - That made me laugh, thank you! nt  asdjrocky   Aug-17-10 11:51 AM   #69 
  - k, sorry too late to r. thank you for posting this, babylonsister! nt  nofurylike   Aug-17-10 01:43 AM   #61 
  - Oh, so WaPo is GOOD now?  Cherchez la Femme   Aug-17-10 02:44 AM   #65 
  - + 1  cordelia   Aug-17-10 02:35 PM   #74 
  - So quietly, I'm going deaf from the silence.  Sapphocrat   Aug-17-10 03:04 AM   #66 
  - +1  Touchdown   Aug-17-10 12:32 PM   #70 
  - He does? Oh joy...he finally supports marriage equality...just does so "quietly"  NorthCarolina   Aug-17-10 12:56 PM   #71 
  - Obama to gay people: Ancient Chinese Secret!  Touchdown   Aug-17-10 01:26 PM   #73 
  - Bread crumbs in a nation that continues to withhold the bread from a  Subdivisions   Aug-17-10 03:58 PM   #75 
 

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