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do republicans spend too much time dwelling under people's beds?

  1. mio cid profile image60
    mio cidposted 5 years ago

    with the latest developments in the conraceprion issues, the gay marriage debate and other sexual issues,doesn't it look that republicans spend too much time dwelling under people's bed?

    1. steveso profile image75
      stevesoposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I have always found it odd that the Republicans want less government involvement in our everyday lives, but they will do anything to regulate what goes on in our bedrooms. I think they are all a lot of perverts.

    2. Hollie Thomas profile image61
      Hollie Thomasposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      There still looking for the reds.

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      Brenda Durhamposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      No, actually it looks like the liberals who are Democrats and their supporters are inviting everyone into THEIR beds, when in fact conservatives have no desire to go there, but are being forced to fight those issues instead of sitting back and allowing America to fall into the devil's pit.

      1. steveso profile image75
        stevesoposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I think most of the people in your "devils pit" are republicans. Like Congressman Hinkle, Sen Lary Criag, Rep.Mark Foley, who were all involved in gay sexual activities. Then those who were caught were their pants down in extramarital affairs or sexual harassment include republican senators, Vitter, Packwood, and of course Gingrich. The list of republican congressmen accused of sexual misconduct or adulterous acts is way too long for publication here. It is amazing tha many of these self righteous people were Christian Conservatives who were strong opponents of gays and gay rights, abortion, birth control and women's rights.  All of them described themselves as "devout Christians". Of course we can never forget the likes of Jimmy Swaggart, Ted Haggard, Eddie Long and tons of other Christian Evangelical ministers accused of rape, incest, child abuse and other forms of sexual misconduct. And remember the sex abuse scandals of the Catholic Church, and other Christian religious schools as well as LDS leader Warren Jeffs. It seems as though all of those Republicans and devout holy people who "doth protest so much" are having a problem with sexual perversion. Brenda I think your bigotry and hatred is clouding your sense of reality. Your devil's pit is full of Republican and Christian hypocrites like yourself.

  2. SomewayOuttaHere profile image62
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 5 years ago

    i figure anyone who spends time focused on what people do behind closed doors...aren't gettin' any at home or they are sexually frustrated somehow...i don't care what their political affiliation is...

  3. d.william profile image85
    d.williamposted 5 years ago

    This is known as "Pandering to the bases" or agitating their conservative right wing religious zealots that want nothing more than to mandate our sexuality.  I would suspect that those that yell the loudest are the ones who get the least pleasure out of their sexual lives.

    1. brimancandy profile image80
      brimancandyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      You hit it on the nose. With one correction, the ones who yell the lougest are the ones that receive more donations to their campaign for being louder than the other guys. They not only want to mandate sexuality, but also set our rights back decades. these are the people who still believe that the man should be the bread winner, and the wife should stay at home baking cookies, and knitting sweaters for her future children. But that's only good for the rich white folks. All the brown people and other non-importants can go back to sitting in the back of the bus, and follow our rules, or we'll shake are fingers at you! Shouldn't have done that, you'll go straight to hell. but, not us, because we're almost as good as God himself.

      Trying to convince the republican base that there is any alternative to what they believe in is like trying to throw stones through a brick wall. It just bounces off their heads, and gets you nowhere.

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    alexsaez1983posted 5 years ago

    I think half of them are closet homosexuals who hate themselves. I don't see any other reason why people would be so obsessed over gay marriage and other issues that don't affect them. Maybe if they had more than two brain cells, they'd give up their dogmatic religious views and join us humans to tackle what really matters.

  5. Reality Bytes profile image94
    Reality Bytesposted 5 years ago

    We do not want government in our bedrooms unless they are providing contraception?

    lol

    1. mio cid profile image60
      mio cidposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      we don't want government providing contraception, but we want it telling us who we have sex with?really?

      1. Reality Bytes profile image94
        Reality Bytesposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        In what way does Government tell an individual who they can have sex with?

        The less government is in my life, the better.  smile

        1. mio cid profile image60
          mio cidposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          In the way that it discriminates what kind of rights people who are in a  homosexual relationship have  as opposed to a heterosexual relationship.

          1. Reality Bytes profile image94
            Reality Bytesposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            If it is marriage that you are referring to then I agree.  Government should not be in the business of marriage at all.  Any two people should be able to form a union, free from government restrictions.  Afforded equal rights under law.

  6. Jeff Berndt profile image92
    Jeff Berndtposted 5 years ago

    Is there a specific piece of legislation you're upset about, or are you just looking to rant?

    1. mio cid profile image60
      mio cidposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I'm not discussing any particular piece of legislation in this post, what I'm saying is that for a party that is constantly attacking the democrats for intruding in the private lives of the people ,they sure spend a lot of time ranting against "The gay agenda".

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        logic,commonsenseposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        It's not about what happens in the bedroom, it is about the agenda.
        Most do not care what you do in the privacy of your home, they just don't care to have to hear about it, nor have others try to force their particular brand of sexuality on them.  The gay "agenda" is more about obtaining special status and special dispensation.  It would serve them best to just shut up about it and go about their business.  If you make a big fuss, then you have to live with the consequences.
        Almost all the gay people I work with, keep their mouth shut, do their job, and are tolerant of others.  In turn they are treated like everyone else.  They do not hide the fact they are gay, nor do they flaunt it. Some have risen to high positions based on their ability, not their sexuality.

        1. PrettyPanther profile image85
          PrettyPantherposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          My son asked me today what is the "liberal agenda" and I said I have no idea because I've never seen one, and I'm a liberal. Kinda hard to follow an agenda you've never seen.  Where is this gay agenda? I would think if it exists, it would be pretty easy to derail since it's all laid out in an "agenda." 

          big_smile

          1. mio cid profile image60
            mio cidposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Well for what I hear the right wing nut talking heads "The gay agenda" is that a couple of gay people will knock on your door,remove your wife from your house if you're a man and replace her with a person of your same gender.Also if you are in the military they will force you to maintain homosexual relationships with  your fellow soldiers.

            1. PrettyPanther profile image85
              PrettyPantherposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              big_smile

          2. Quilligrapher profile image91
            Quilligrapherposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Good evening, Pretty. Yes, there has been a formal, well-organized Gay Agenda at work in our society for the last 50 years or so. One such affirmation is Wittman’s A Gay Manifesto, circa 1970. (1)

            “Wittman's "Manifesto" provides a clear statement of Gay Liberation's goal: to free ourselves as gays and to free straight society in as much as it represses its own homosexual aspects. What is noteworthy in Wittman's approach is his insistence that we must change our own consciousness to be free to change the institutions which shape our lives. Liberation of the head can never be more than a half-step, a transitional move, until fundamental changes are made in the institutions and cultural forms which create gay oppression.”

            The decades old gay agenda continues to influence our culture and has resisted every effort to derail it. Ultimately, gayness will be recognized as a benign reality of life and society will be asking itself, “why has it taken so long to do what was right?”

            (1) http://library.gayhomeland.org/0006/EN/ … ifesto.htm

            1. PrettyPanther profile image85
              PrettyPantherposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              +1

              smile

        2. mio cid profile image60
          mio cidposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Right, be quiet, accept whatever crumbs of legality we decide to grant you,and don't make waves.tell me which specifically are the "special dispensations"and "special status"you speak of?

        3. Jeff Berndt profile image92
          Jeff Berndtposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          "Most do not care what you do in the privacy of your home, they just don't care to have to hear about it, nor have others try to force their particular brand of sexuality on them."
          Then nobody should get married in public, hold hands in public, kiss in public, talk about having kids in public, etc.
          Why not?
          Because "It would serve [people] best to just shut up about it and go about their business."

          "Almost all the gay people I work with, keep their mouth shut, do their job, and are tolerant of others.  In turn they are treated like everyone else."
          Oh, you mean that they can marry their partners if they want to? Because that's what "getting treated like everyone else" looks like.

          I and most of the straight people I work with are constantly flaunting our heterosexuality all over the place. We talk about our wives and girlfriends (or husbands and boyfriends, depending). We talk about our children (the result of *gasp* sex). We talk about our parents (we owe our existence to the fact that our parents had sex). We talk about going to our friends' and relatives' weddings.

          So, yeah, heterosexual people are all in your face about their sexuality.

          The only reason we don't notice is that most people don't see anything remarkable about a man discussing how he and his wife are going to spend the weekend, nor do we see anything remarkable about a woman kissing her husband when she drops him off at work.

          If a man kisses another man, that's unusual, because there aren't that many gay men in the world. But there's no functional difference between a hetero man kissing his hetero wife, and a gay man kissing his gay husband.

          Of course, if two men share a kiss in public, the anti-marriage crowd will say that they're "flaunting their sexuality."

        4. Hollie Thomas profile image61
          Hollie Thomasposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Clearly, amongst other things, you have yet to discover that being treated like everyone else does not mean you are being treated equally. Go figure. BTW, I can recall a forum topic where even Brenda was open about the fact that sex was not just for procreation, but comfort. I suppose that's different though isn't it, when a Christian, hetrosexual openly talks about sex. That's not flaunting is it?

  7. stclairjack profile image80
    stclairjackposted 5 years ago

    its not UNDER the bed that has gotten so many in trouble as of late,.... ask geingrich, cain, and former gov. sanford. ;-)

    1. Mighty Mom profile image91
      Mighty Momposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      lol

      Public toilet stalls also seem to be a prime lurking spot for GOP "family values" types!

      1. mio cid profile image60
        mio cidposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Yes and they seem to be unable to keep their feet within the confinement of the stall they're using.

      2. Hollie Thomas profile image61
        Hollie Thomasposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Now, now, MM. Tis their Christian duty.

  8. lovemychris profile image80
    lovemychrisposted 5 years ago

    Widestance!

    Here's the Gay Agenda: Equal rights under the law, like the Constitution says.

    1. Druid Dude profile image61
      Druid Dudeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      They don't have to hide under beds...the beds are bugged!smile

  9. Repairguy47 profile image60
    Repairguy47posted 5 years ago

    Its interesting that so many deny the existence of a "Gay agenda" and so many openly flaunt it. I personally don't have a problem with homosexuals, I do have a problem with those who deny what we already know to be true.

    Jeff Levi proclaimed,

        We are no longer seeking just a right to privacy and a protection from wrong. We also have a right — as heterosexual Americans already have — to see government and society affirm our lives.

    In a 1992 report by John Leo in U.S. News and World Report, he notes some books which were part of New York City's public school curriculum.

    The first-grade book, "Children of the Rainbow", stated on page 145, which states that teachers must "be aware of varied family structures, including...gay or lesbian parents," and "children must be taught to acknowledge the positive aspects of each type of household." Another children book is Heather Has Two Mommies, which is about a lesbian couple having a child through artificial insemination. Another book, Gloria Goes to Gay Pride, states, "Some women love women, some men love men, some women and men love each other. That's why we march in the parade, so everyone can have a choice."

    Leo continued,

        A line is being crossed here; in fact, a brand new ethic is descending upon the city's public school system. The traditional civic virtue of tolerance (if gays want to live together, it's their own business) has been replaced with a new ethic requiring approval and endorsement (if gays want to live together, we must 'acknowledge the positive aspects' of their way of life)

    Dr. Judith A. Reisman in her extensive Crafting “Gay” Children,[6] reports that Harvard homosexual Toby Morotta, PhD, stated that in the 1970s, members of the Gay Activists Alliance - who were trained in the “zapping" of any who rebuffed homosexuality.[7] And that these formed the “Gay Academic Union,” (GAU) which was made up of faculty and students in major universities. She states that the GAU has long fought for domination of its worldview within the academic community, and professional journals commonly assigned GAU and other homosexual peer reviewers to research touching on homosexuality, generally resulting in a quick death to possible unfavorable findings.

    1. steveso profile image75
      stevesoposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      If you do some research on Dr. Reisman you will find that she is a concervative crackpot. Her academic credential include a PhD and an MA in Communictions, a far cry form an education in phsychology, medicine or the social sciences. Most of her life has been dedicated to destroying the findings of the Kinsey research. She even went so far to say that Kinsey died at an early age because he practiced masturbation. She is not taken seriously by professionals in the fields of sociology and sexuality, as her works are more of a political nature, promoting conservative religious values in campaigns aimed at homosexuality, pornography and even some womens rights issues.

      1. Repairguy47 profile image60
        Repairguy47posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Yes, a conservative crackpot, thats usually how those involved in furthering the agenda marginalize people. You are a credit to your ideology.

        1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
          Hollie Thomasposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          What agenda? You're always waffling on about an agenda, what exactly do you mean by this? Are you not the one that thinks if they are asked whether they are gay they are being insulted? You're the last one to talk about about marginalising people. (do you even know what marginalisation means?) Do you even know what ideology means? No doubt you will resort to your previous tactics when you cannot provide an authoritative source or sensible answer and provide emocions or a fox news link. Pitiful.

          1. Repairguy47 profile image60
            Repairguy47posted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Look....something shiny

            1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
              Hollie Thomasposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Ok, you backed out whilst you still had some dignity left. You don't know and that's fine. I kind of respect you for your retreat.

              1. Repairguy47 profile image60
                Repairguy47posted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Yeah, thats what I did. Instead of facing up to your superior intellect I bowed in humble defeat. That shiny object enthralled you for a good fifteen minutes though.

                1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
                  Hollie Thomasposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  Who said I had a superior intellect? I disagree with you. You really need to work on your self esteem. 15 minutes, that's funny, but not a clever deflection. Keep trying.

                  1. Repairguy47 profile image60
                    Repairguy47posted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    Let me try this then, I have never found you to be the least bit interesting so I don't bother conversing with you for very long. You may want to stalk somebody else now.

    2. brimancandy profile image80
      brimancandyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      All this stuff is pointless. Just a few comments on it.

      There is no gay agenda. The republicans are using this issue and abortion to distract people from the fact, that they have no plans for America, other than attempting to pass laws to put people back into their place, as they were back in the 1950's so that Straight married white men can go back to dominating the world. They care about little or nothing else, which is why they are trying so hard to get rid of president Obama. because he represents an aspect of the true Agenda, which is Government controlled by politicians bought and paid for by people who want to set American rights back 5O years, without caring who it effects.

      As for the childrens books involving gay parents. I agree that having kids read these books in the classroom isn't the best idea. But, having access to these books for a gay parent who might want to share their life with their child through those books, might help that child better understand them, and as they get older, ask the tough questions later. But, with the invention of the internet, children can find access to anything they want to know about gay life every second of every day. So, what is the big deal? Is the government going to shut down the internet for being too gay for kids? I would bet $1,000,000,000.00 that's not going to happen.

      All these brainiacs and even some gay activists are not looking at the whole picture. Gay life is moving into the mainstream wether people think it is or not. there is no agenda, it's just happening, and it is those who see the pending downfall of their own doom, that are selfishly trying to use it to their advantage to delude people into believing all the crap that comes out of their mouths. The only gay agenda is the republican lead attempts to crush whatever gay people have gained. but they are in for a rude suprise, when the very people who they are trying to crush...stomp back hard!!

  10. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 5 years ago

    Do we get to choose which Republicans hide under our bed? I'll take Mitt Romney, John Boehner, and a younger version of John McCain - in his dress uniform. lol

    1. brimancandy profile image80
      brimancandyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      There is some great stuff about the republican's on facebook. Like Mitt Romney stars in Glitter! wearing a Maria Carey dress. The caption underneath says. "I'm going to bitch slap the next republican who talks crap about me!"

      Another good one is the cast of gilligan's Island. With Mitt Romney as Mr. Howell, and Ron Paul as Mrs. Howell. Sarah Palin as Mary Ann, Newt as the Skipper. lots of great stuff!

      As for under the bed. i would say Rick Santorum. hey Rick You still thinking about gay sex more than gay issues? Rick..."YEP!"  I thought so, I thought I saw a wink when I was in my underwear earlier...you sly dog! LOL!!

      1. ytsenoh profile image90
        ytsenohposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Oh, the Gilligan's Island update is funny.  Please share the facebook link if you can.

        1. brimancandy profile image80
          brimancandyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          I'll look into it. There's quite a lot of good stuff there.

          https://www.facebook.com/?ref+Logo#!/Th … Irrelevant

          This is the link to the facebook page. There are over 1000 photos to look at, so the best thing to do is to click on to the photo link, and there will be hundreds to looks at. Couldn't find the Gilligan's Island one, but there are many that are just as good.

          But, be warned some are sexually graphic. But still funny!!

      2. habee profile image90
        habeeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Too funny! Would Gilligan be played by Rick S or Rick P?? Actually, I think Mitt should be the professor. John McCain as Mr. Howell. Anne Romney as Ginger.

        1. brimancandy profile image80
          brimancandyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Rick Perry was Gilligan and Michelle Bachman was Ginger. Not sure who the professer was. Probably someone who tanked early.

        2. brimancandy profile image80
          brimancandyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          I checked again, and there is a different Gilligan set. Gilligan is Santorum and Rick Perry is Mary Ann. Must have been done after Palin decided not to run.

  11. ytsenoh profile image90
    ytsenohposted 5 years ago

    habee, I'm not a Republican support, but I value your humor very much.  I'm a people supporter, not necessarily party specific.  I wish the focus would rely on who could do the best job based on abilities.  Negative confrontations cause me to change the channel, although I do realize that there must be a value to the negative ads, otherwise there wouldn't be any.

    1. habee profile image90
      habeeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I respect that. I was choosing my under-bed trio on looks only. lol

  12. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 5 years ago

    Remember this from 2008? I LOVE it! We need one for 2012!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G2PLrEgYLJc

    1. ytsenoh profile image90
      ytsenohposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Hilarious!!  I had not seen that before.  So utterly funny!!

      1. habee profile image90
        habeeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        The Jib-Jab guys are great!

 
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