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Gay Rights

  1. CorporateBoss profile image61
    CorporateBossposted 7 years ago

    Now they we are going to have gays serving openly in the military what is going to be next that they can do?Will we also be okay when they want to be President of the United States?That's coming to and when it does who going to be the First Man's man?

    1. Greek One profile image77
      Greek Oneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Not sure, but he will probably be more feminine than Barbara Bush was, so what's the big deal?

    2. Shadesbreath profile image85
      Shadesbreathposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I expect that people who are still hate-filled, angry and judgmental will make sure that no gays get elected president for a while to come, so you can rest easy that no challenge to the status quo looms.

      1. Greek One profile image77
        Greek Oneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Amen to that!!!

        Gotta keep those homosexuals away from public office.. it's bad enough we let them out in public!!

        Hey Shades, want to head out for a drink tonight?  Thinking of going a pleasant little bar they just opened up in Nuremberg

    3. Cagsil profile image61
      Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      What difference does it make to begin with. Gay rights are a farce to begin with.

      A person's sexuality, sexual preference or who they F**k has nothing to do with rights.

      A gay man or a lesbian female - always maintained their individual rights and freedoms. There F**king habits are already included.

      Everything else is distortion- the left hand does not know what the right hand is doing type distortion.
      Any citizen of America can run for office. Again, sexuality or sexual preference should not factor into it, nor should it even matter, with regards to doing the job they are trying to get elected for.
      Who knows. Who cares as long as they do the damn job properly and better than those before them.

    4. profile image60
      C.J. Wrightposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Ironically, some would say that the first gay president was also from Illinois....Abe Lincoln.

    5. Evan G Rogers profile image75
      Evan G Rogersposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      why wouldn't it be ok?

      I never chose to be hetero.... I'm glad no one is making fun of me because I like girls.

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        Brenda Durhamposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Give 'em time, it'll come.   The standard bar's being set really low even as we speak.

        1. Shadesbreath profile image85
          Shadesbreathposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          God, you are so incredible, Brenda.  Your capacity for degrading, insulting, cruel, judgemental, hate-filled comments never ceases to amaze me.

          1. profile image0
            Brenda Durhamposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Uh, I ignored your hate-filled judgemental post you had posted a while ago, Shades.  Guess I can't ignore this one, since you (as usual) persist in making things personal.   What?  Was it okay for you to post your degrading judgemental stuff?   Should I copy/paste it or quote it so you can't pretend to ignore it yourself?
            Lay off.

            1. Shadesbreath profile image85
              Shadesbreathposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              You said, "Give em time, it'll come. The standard bar's being set really low as we speak."

              So, if I don't even go into what the "as we speak" seems to say about your position on civil rights, just look at your argument here: 

              Major premise: standards now are low
              Minor premise: "it'll come" = someone gay will be president

              Conclusion: A gay president will be substandard

              How can you possibly say that is not hateful and judgmental? The only grounds for your argument lie in the fallacious assumption that to be gay is to be substandard.

              You don't care or even ask if the gay president might have an IQ of 225, have charm and charisma that bring people together, is a masterful economic leader, is kind and thoughtful and capable of leading the world into a better future.

              You don't care. For you, he's gay, so he's substandard.

              That's what you wrote.  It's offensive.

            2. Cagsil profile image61
              Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              Hey Brenda, btw- it might be helpful if you actually understood "Rights" to begin with. hmm

        2. Iontach profile image83
          Iontachposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Wow you seem like a right old cow don't you. Shame on you, you hateful slag.

          1. Cagsil profile image61
            Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            That was uncalled for, no matter what venue you're in. It is not acceptable speech to be as rude as you were in this above post. hmm

          2. Ron Montgomery profile image60
            Ron Montgomeryposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            We have very strict rules here about name-calling. Please use proper punctuation in the future.

            1. profile image0
              Brenda Durhamposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              haha funny Ron.
              Actually, the person referred to needs to use something called manners, if it's been made available to him.  Doesn't look like it though.  Very disappointing from a young man like that.
              And disappointing that the thread was allowed to veer off into a (no, a couple by a couple of people) personal attacks and yet it wasn't closed to posting.
              Whatever!

          3. Onusonus profile image79
            Onusonusposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Hey, didn't they call the aliens slag's on alien nation? You must be the first sci-fi biggot. and I'm a nerd for having watched the show.

          4. habee profile image95
            habeeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Don't use personal attacks here. Others have the right to their opinions, even when you disagree. Attack the viewpoint - not the person.

            1. profile image0
              Brenda Durhamposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              Well-put, habee.
              You are one of the most fair-minded people I've noticed around here.

          5. Jeff Berndt profile image86
            Jeff Berndtposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Dude. Over the line.

        3. Jeff Berndt profile image86
          Jeff Berndtposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Way to conjure those chimaeras!

    6. Friendlyword profile image60
      Friendlywordposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      That would be me of course. I'm the Hillary Clinton and Barbara Bush of gay men. The man behind the man...I like that. MY FELLOW AMERICANS! IT REALLY DOES TAKE A VILLAGE! Clap clap...Thank you Thank you! And God Bless America!

      1. Ruben Rivera profile image82
        Ruben Riveraposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        It figures, liberals trying to get their nose in military issues, just like this joker.

  2. rotl profile image58
    rotlposted 7 years ago

    Gay marriage is next, then a gay president. And we could still have a First Lady, if the president is a gay woman. A Frist Gentleman would be cool too. We've finally elected a black president, so a gay one might not be that far off, hopefully.

    1. BillyDRitchie profile image61
      BillyDRitchieposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Well, hopefully the first gay president won't be the disaster that the first black president has been....

  3. Paul Wingert profile image77
    Paul Wingertposted 7 years ago

    What make you think that we already didn't already have a gay/bi president? James Buchanan wasn't married and maybe he was, or maybe not. A gay/bi politician or any public figure will marry just for a front. No one will ever know. Who knows, who cares, unless you're a judugemental bigot. A pderson's prefrence doesn't make them less of a person or affect their performance.

  4. Greek One profile image77
    Greek Oneposted 7 years ago

    wasn't Reagan gay?

    http://www.lowculture.com/archives/images/23_TIME_jan51981.jpg

    1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
      SomewayOuttaHereposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      ......he could have been.....i'm sure there has already been a gay president.....

      ...now pucker up.....

      http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_kqqac2IzUf1qzxzwwo1_500.jpg

      1. Greek One profile image77
        Greek Oneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        "..at times like this, I asked myself "Joe, do I REALLY want to be Vice President.."

  5. habee profile image95
    habeeposted 7 years ago

    I'd rather have a gay president who's smart, compassionate, fair-minded, and effective than a crappy straight one!

    1. Paul Wingert profile image77
      Paul Wingertposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I agree, we already had our share of crappy presidents. That's sometrhing we can prove.

      1. Stump Parrish profile image59
        Stump Parrishposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I'm not going to rest until we elect the first black lesbian who is an agnostic muslim.

        1. Paul Wingert profile image77
          Paul Wingertposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Sounds okay to me, but what is an agnostic Muslim? If a Muslin, or even a Christian or Jew, questions the existence of God, whould that make them no longer a part of that religion? Or do you mean a former Muslim turned agnostic?  How about a black lesbian or gay athiest? Someone who has a wide knowledge of all religions so when dealing with other countries, they'll have an understanding of their point of view. When it comes to issues in this country, they won't have personal religious views that won't cloud their judgement when it comes to stuff like government funded stem cell research, gay marriage, etc.

  6. AEvans profile image79
    AEvansposted 7 years ago

    To me it doesn't matter if someone is Gay, it certainly does not affect how they perform in a workplace. Just my opinion. smile

    1. CorporateBoss profile image61
      CorporateBossposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Regardless of the opinions made Hate has never accomplish anything.

      1. Stump Parrish profile image59
        Stump Parrishposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Hate got a bunch of new republicans elected not very long ago

        1. CorporateBoss profile image61
          CorporateBossposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          And hate is about to take alot of them out in 2011

      2. Woman Of Courage profile image61
        Woman Of Courageposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Agreed.

        1. Cagsil profile image61
          Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Hey WOC, you agree with his statement? It shows limited understanding.

          Hate always accomplishes one thing- separation.

          1. Castlepaloma profile image77
            Castlepalomaposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Christain you only have to put up with gays for a few more year now, until judgment day comes , then gays go to hell and jews go to heaven.

            OWOPPS did I say Jews, oh well, God is so picky.

            1. Evan G Rogers profile image75
              Evan G Rogersposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              why would god create gay people if he hated them?

              If it's true that god created everything, and he hates his own creation... then why the hell are we considering him so perfect? Sounds like he made a lot of mistakes...

 
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