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Author Topic: Is Obama homophobic?  (Read 19058 times)

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Offline randym431

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Re: Is Obama homophobic?
« Reply #50 on: July 28, 2009, 06:00:29 PM »
From what I have read he didn't say a lot about Prop 8. This is what I have been able to find:

Yeah thats what I thought. Jimmy Carter was our man...!

obama homophobic? bah humbug.
he even lectured blacks at his NAACP speech about civil rights for homos.

But only after taking a lot of heat from gay groups.
And remember, Obama has still not changed anything that he promised to change.
ie don’t ask don’t tell and that federal statute against same sex marriage.

Also, hasn't it be found that the VAST amount of money to repeal gay marriage in CA came from Mormons living out of state?

The money came from such sources, but it took those CA voters to believe in their crap.

I "guess" I would not say he's "homophobe" exactly, but he seems to support a attitude I see in many, especially a lot pf parents of gay children. That is, the less said, the less attention, the better. Lets just ignore it, until those few occasions where we are FORCED to deal with it, on some level.
Better to just avoid the subject, if they can.

That’s exactly why a lot of straight people have the attitude on same sex marriage
“makes no difference to me one way or the other”. But when forced into a voting booth,
seeing the issue on the ballot, they tend to vote in the negative. This “ignore the issue” attitude, or “I don’t really care one was or the other” attitude, usually boils down to a negative response if the issue is forced upon them.
That seems to be what they do not like, being forced to make a stand.

Its not that they are homophobe, or even anti gay. Its more of an “MAKE IT GO AWAY’
thing. That, I feel, is why too many straights vote in the negative if given the chance.
And THAT is simply an education issue.
And too, THAT is why these nut opponent groups can so easily pour so much money and TV air time onto the subject, and people will buy into their crap.
That was usually their only source of education on the issue, EVER.
And its hard to get a positive realistic point across when your drowned out
by masses of money and lies from the other side.

And THAT is the dirty little trick these opponents keep using against gays.
They KNOW, for now, it’s a winning trickery tool for them.
This is why hetro education on the gay lifestyle is so important.
And probably why these homophobes realize that, and fight so hard
to keep any teaching on gay issues OUT of the school room.

Because once education succeeds, most of the power and hot air will be taken away
from the opponents tools of trickery.  The tide will turn against them.

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Re: Is Obama homophobic?
« Reply #51 on: July 28, 2009, 09:04:20 PM »
Its not that they are homophobe, or even anti gay. Its more of an “MAKE IT GO AWAY’

In that case, they better start voting in favor of same-sex marriage, since that's the only thing that will make the issue go away from voting booths. We won't give up no matter what.


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