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bigwillq Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-21-11 11:13 AM
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83. Great graph.
Thanks for posting. :thumbsup: K and R
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  -What Has Obama Done for LGBT Americans? babylonsister  Sep-20-11 09:20 PM   #0 
  - Obama needs to renounce his prior statement when he said "marriage is between a man and a woman"  Cali_Democrat   Sep-20-11 09:23 PM   #1 
  - Wow, a negative opinion from you.  babylonsister   Sep-20-11 09:24 PM   #2 
  - What did I say that was negative?  Cali_Democrat   Sep-20-11 09:25 PM   #3 
  - How about applauding what has been done, as witnessed by  babylonsister   Sep-20-11 09:33 PM   #5 
     - My post:  Cali_Democrat   Sep-20-11 10:10 PM   #10 
        - It is not negative it is the truth,  Bluenorthwest   Sep-21-11 07:41 AM   #62 
  - I know, what a surprise.  Pisces   Sep-20-11 10:58 PM   #18 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Sep-20-11 10:46 PM   #13 
  - Honestly quote, and get honest responses.  boppers   Sep-21-11 01:13 AM   #46 
     - Obama: "I believe that marriage is between a man and woman"  Cali_Democrat   Sep-21-11 01:44 AM   #52 
        - Thanks for linking to a fuller context.  boppers   Sep-21-11 04:18 AM   #56 
  - K&R. Great Chart / List. Thanks for posting it. n/t  Tx4obama   Sep-20-11 09:27 PM   #4 
  - What in the world is unicorn booty?  Number23   Sep-20-11 09:34 PM   #6 
  - I've never heard of unicorn booty before, but everything on the chart is true. n/t  Tx4obama   Sep-20-11 09:41 PM   #7 
  - I learned a long time ago to always consider the source  Number23   Sep-20-11 09:48 PM   #9 
     - The Chart is from 'Obama for America'. Look at the fine print at the bottom of the graph. n/t  Tx4obama   Sep-20-11 10:28 PM   #11 
        - Well, specifically it says "PAID for by Obama for America"  Number23   Sep-20-11 10:51 PM   #15 
           - It is a down load pdf file on the Barack Obama website  Tx4obama   Sep-20-11 11:02 PM   #19 
           - Words that were bought and paid for....  Bluenorthwest   Sep-21-11 07:44 AM   #63 
  - It's a blog I'm a fan of.  babylonsister   Sep-20-11 09:46 PM   #8 
  - You got that right  Number23   Sep-20-11 10:50 PM   #14 
  - There is a 'typo' in the chart.  Tx4obama   Sep-21-11 02:03 AM   #54 
  - Considering that what had been done for the LGBT*.* community by every other President  Pab Sungenis   Sep-20-11 10:36 PM   #12 
     - So by that math, he did *Infinitely* more than any and every other President.  The Doctor.   Sep-20-11 10:52 PM   #16 
     - By that standard, all he needed to do to beat Bill Clinton  Pab Sungenis   Sep-20-11 11:15 PM   #23 
        - How about judging him by both?  Starbucks Anarchist   Sep-20-11 11:57 PM   #30 
        - No, don't judge him by what others have done  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 12:15 AM   #34 
           - "just recent weeks"?  boppers   Sep-21-11 01:29 AM   #50 
              - I don't. I said  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 01:38 AM   #51 
                 - "stopping the defense of DOMA" wasn't in recent weeks.  boppers   Sep-21-11 04:24 AM   #57 
                    - Maybe "recent weeks" was a bit of an exaggeration of my own.  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 08:33 AM   #67 
        - DADT was an improvement over the past, believe it or not.  moriah   Sep-21-11 12:48 PM   #91 
           - Good point.  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 12:52 PM   #93 
              - Re: DOMA.  DURHAM D   Sep-21-11 06:51 PM   #113 
     - But he also went much further than expected.  Starbucks Anarchist   Sep-20-11 10:57 PM   #17 
     - He has gone further than expected...  Pab Sungenis   Sep-20-11 11:10 PM   #21 
     - ....  The Doctor.   Sep-20-11 11:20 PM   #24 
     - Don't laugh.  Pab Sungenis   Sep-20-11 11:34 PM   #27 
        - So does he deserve credit for what he's done or not?  The Doctor.   Sep-21-11 07:26 AM   #60 
           - If you actually read what I've posted  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 09:06 AM   #70 
              - Fair enough.  The Doctor.   Sep-21-11 09:44 AM   #75 
     - It would be good, just one time, for what has been done  jaxx   Sep-21-11 12:17 AM   #35 
        - Who said it did?  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 12:20 AM   #36 
           - That surprises me.  jaxx   Sep-21-11 12:34 AM   #38 
              - Why should it?  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 12:37 AM   #39 
                 - Because I've read your posts on this thread and they are mostly  jaxx   Sep-21-11 12:40 AM   #40 
                    - What? Because I don't elevate Obama over every other fighter for gay rights that ever existed?  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 12:57 AM   #41 
                       - This is today. One day. One day people said would never come.  jaxx   Sep-21-11 01:02 AM   #42 
                          - How am I making it less?  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 01:10 AM   #43 
                             - What he did no one else had the power to do, it was his, as POTUS.  jaxx   Sep-21-11 01:12 AM   #45 
                             - Why do I need to admit it?  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 01:22 AM   #47 
                                - I didn't need you to say more than any individual, I looked for  jaxx   Sep-21-11 10:34 AM   #78 
                                   - Thank you.  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 12:47 PM   #89 
                             - Really? Who has done more than PBO?  Kahuna   Sep-21-11 06:50 AM   #58 
                                - Let's start another "teh LIST" then.  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 09:32 AM   #74 
                                   - A list of names means squat unless you list their accomplishments  Kahuna   Sep-21-11 12:25 PM   #87 
                                      - Why don't you go look up some of them?  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 12:45 PM   #88 
                                      - Thanks for confessing you have no idea who those people are.  Ignis   Sep-21-11 04:43 PM   #111 
     - It is interesting that you brought up LBJ and the Civil rights act  Bluenorthwest   Sep-21-11 08:11 AM   #66 
        - Once again, you lecture the wrong person.  Starbucks Anarchist   Sep-21-11 05:31 PM   #112 
     - Having the power (and will) to end institutional barriers to equality ...  frazzled   Sep-20-11 11:14 PM   #22 
     - Without agitators  Pab Sungenis   Sep-20-11 11:22 PM   #25 
     - Well, Clinton made it legal to be closeted in the military.  boppers   Sep-21-11 01:26 AM   #49 
     - I agree with everything you posted and you said it nicer than I  Bluenorthwest   Sep-21-11 07:56 AM   #64 
  - Here's a link to the PDF file on the website for those that wish to print the chart  Tx4obama   Sep-20-11 11:09 PM   #20 
  - "Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act"  Pab Sungenis   Sep-20-11 11:30 PM   #26 
  - Wrong, it removed the prerequisite that the victim be engaged in a federally protected activity.  Starbucks Anarchist   Sep-20-11 11:53 PM   #29 
  - No, because  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 12:13 AM   #33 
     - No, because you're wrong again and refuse to admit it.  Starbucks Anarchist   Sep-21-11 12:26 AM   #37 
        - And thus endeth the conversation  Number23   Sep-21-11 03:04 PM   #107 
  - I find it so interesting that you can say things like this  Number23   Sep-21-11 12:11 AM   #31 
  - Yippeeee!  Behind the Aegis   Sep-20-11 11:46 PM   #28 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Sep-21-11 12:13 AM   #32 
  - Here's a link to the PDF file on the website for those that wish to print the CHART  Tx4obama   Sep-21-11 01:11 AM   #44 
  - Thank you Mr. President.  ClassWarrior   Sep-21-11 01:24 AM   #48 
  - Can I make one more point?  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 01:52 AM   #53 
  - There are a few more that aren't really "gay issues," we just got caught in the wake.  Behind the Aegis   Sep-21-11 02:14 AM   #55 
     - Bullying is one of my pet issues  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 08:59 AM   #69 
  - K&R  NorthCarolina   Sep-21-11 06:57 AM   #59 
  - All of that is counter balanced by the nasty energy of his ardents  Bluenorthwest   Sep-21-11 07:36 AM   #61 
  - What has Obama done for LGBT USA? ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!  SkyDaddy7   Sep-21-11 08:00 AM   #65 
  - With the two recent actions (DADT certification and DOMA defense stopping)  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 09:14 AM   #71 
     - Your strawman is based on ignoring my key phrase "legally advance LGBT rights on a national level"  ClarkUSA   Sep-21-11 11:37 AM   #84 
     - Harvey Milk wasn't in Congress.  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 11:40 AM   #85 
        - That's my point.  ClarkUSA   Sep-21-11 01:05 PM   #99 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-21-11 01:50 PM   #103 
     - WTF? Who said that? & Who was insulted?  SkyDaddy7   Sep-22-11 06:59 AM   #116 
  - So if signing the repeal is 100% Obama and no one else and  Bluenorthwest   Sep-21-11 08:41 AM   #68 
  - +1  ThomCat   Sep-21-11 07:28 PM   #114 
  - There is a difference between the 'SIGNING' of the Repeal DADT bill....  Tx4obama   Sep-21-11 08:56 PM   #115 
  - Thanks for posting...there was a lot on there I didn't know about.  Flying Dream Blues   Sep-21-11 09:23 AM   #72 
  - Eager to hear your response to my last post on the thread  Bluenorthwest   Sep-21-11 09:26 AM   #73 
  - Ha Ha HAHAHAHAHAHA..  blkmusclmachine   Sep-21-11 10:13 AM   #76 
  - The really sad thing is  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 12:55 PM   #95 
  - Many DUers have explained why posting "teh list" is counter-productive to getting Obama elected.  yardwork   Sep-21-11 10:31 AM   #77 
  - They're the same DUers who think attacking Obama supporters and Pres. Obama 24/7 is "productive"...  ClarkUSA   Sep-21-11 10:50 AM   #79 
  - Wrong. I keep telling you that this is a poor strategy. I support Obama's reelection.  yardwork   Sep-21-11 12:47 PM   #90 
     - It's good strategy to applaud Pres. Obama's factual achievements. To do otherwise is not productive.  ClarkUSA   Sep-21-11 01:00 PM   #98 
        - Yes, but it's not productive  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 01:48 PM   #102 
           - Your negative and dismissive opinions do not override the facts as stated in the OFA infographic.  ClarkUSA   Sep-21-11 04:24 PM   #110 
  - Many DUers who have no problem shining a spotlight on the bad, that is  BklnDem75   Sep-21-11 11:07 AM   #82 
  - HRC: President Obama has improved the lives of LGBT Americans more than any President in history."  ClarkUSA   Sep-21-11 10:59 AM   #80 
  - President Obama has improved the lives of LGBT Americans more than any President in history."  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 12:51 PM   #92 
     - I'd agree with both statements from a legal vantage point.  ClarkUSA   Sep-21-11 12:56 PM   #96 
        - You think your personal opinion holds sway.  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 01:47 PM   #101 
           - Wrong. I think the facts spelled out in the OFA infographic hold sway over your complaints.  ClarkUSA   Sep-21-11 04:20 PM   #109 
  - More FACTS: Obama Administration Policy & Legislative Advancements on behalf of LGBT Americans (HRC)  ClarkUSA   Sep-21-11 11:01 AM   #81 
  - Why do you feel the need to keep repeating  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 12:54 PM   #94 
     - Why do you feel the need to disrupt this positive thread with your incessant complaints?  ClarkUSA   Sep-21-11 12:57 PM   #97 
        - You're entitled to your own opinion  Pab Sungenis   Sep-21-11 01:46 PM   #100 
           - What wasn't factual?  JuniperLea   Sep-21-11 04:17 PM   #108 
  - Great graph.  bigwillq   Sep-21-11 11:13 AM   #83 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   Sep-21-11 11:49 AM   #86 
  - K & R  Tarheel_Dem   Sep-21-11 02:28 PM   #104 
  - Thanks for trying, unicornbooty!  Number23   Sep-21-11 02:38 PM   #105 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Sep-21-11 02:40 PM   #106 
  - K&R Thank you Mr. President  Whisp   Sep-22-11 09:16 AM   #117 
  - Indeed!  Scurrilous   Sep-22-11 12:37 PM   #118 
  - I agree.  Number23   Sep-22-11 07:43 PM   #119 
  - Obama is like the LBJ for the gays.  craigmatic   Sep-22-11 08:06 PM   #120 

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