Skip to comments.Suze Orman: If You Know A Gay Person, Vote For Obama [VIDEO]
Posted on 05/15/2012 10:22:12 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Suze Orman, personal finance guru and Chancellor Of Extremely Tough Love, stopped by The View today for a wide-ranging discussion that included, unsurprisingly, a conversation about President Obamas recent announcement in support of gay marriage. Orman, herself openly gay and happily married, shared her reaction to Obamas statement and gave an emotional plea for more support for gay marriage.
The segment, of course, was not without some awkward moments. The worst of which, perhaps, was when Barbara Walters choked out the sentence you are married to your [insert 5-second pause here] wife? with the same tone with which someone might ask you own 58 pet iguanas?
Is that hard to say? Orman responded, somewhat stunned. Cant say we blame her for wondering.
No, I had to think of the right word, Walters explained.
Mmm. Moving on.
And what did Orman think when she heard the president announce his support for same-sex marriage?
I thought I was going to die of happiness on the spot. You know, Im going to be 61 in June. And in my entire life I never thought during my lifetime that I would see that this even beginning to be a possibility.
Of course, when View co-host Elizabeth Hasselbeck noted that Obama sort of, well, put same-sex marriage back on the states to figure it out for themselves, Orman didnt mince words, arguing that It has to go to the federal level. It absolutely has to.
And then, the kicker:
Its an emotional issue, its a financial issue. And its an issue that I really hope if you know a gay person, if theyre your mother your children, your cousin, your employee, your employer, I dont care, your dog walker Im asking you all to vote for President Obama and make this a reality.
Watch the segment here:
(VIDEO AT LINK)
They’re coming out of the woodwork.
They’re desperate and are going to get crazier than they normally do.
Suze Orman urged her fans to vote for Algore, too. At that time she said his environmental ideas would be good for the economy.
I know several gay people...all of them pathetic.
Ain’t gonna vote for zero or zero 2.0.
Solyndra writ large, I imagine.
So, just because I know a queer, I should vote for Obama? BS My vote is based totally on policy not on sexual orientation.
Huh? That’s as sensible as saying “If you have ever known a Mormon or anyone who drove a Rambler, vote for Romney”.
Obama’s “All queers all the time” approach is really working. /s
NO to sanctioning deviant unions.
What is marriage, and why did society create it in the first place?
What business is it of society to interfere with peoples wants, needs or whims?
First of all, we should realize marriage is not a contract to benefit either the man or the woman, (or as in current vogue) parties who choose to become participants. It is the states contract to guarantee offspring some basic security against the outside world.
Marriage was for the children!
Therefore it became a matter for the state to determine that little children were able to get the security of a family, without which society would have no basis and the state would have no foundation.
Since it is impossible for same-sex marriage to produce such offspring, using the term marriage for such a union is detrimental to the very meaning of the word and corrupts the purpose of the states right or responsibility for such a contract.
If so-called gays wish to pledge some sort of allegiance of fealty to one another, let them write their own contracts (much as corporations do when they merge), but to allow the marriage contract to be used for every willy-nilly union that anyone can imagine is corrupting the initial intent of the contract and can only hurt the very ones it was created to protect.
If government can deny multiple marriages and marriage to ones cow or dog or rosebush or whatever else comes along, then why should it be the right of some minority or even some majority to destroy a tradition that has fared society well since the beginning of history?
Liberalism and homosexuality are both mental disorders.
To some extent, I feel for them. They actually believe this will solve all their problems.
It’s like women who abort their children, thinking afterwards they will feel happy and free. The baby isn’t the problem. Their defiance of God’s way is.
Indeed. When it came time for the people in my state to vote on the constitutional definition of marriage, one of the higher ups at my office sent out an emotional, psychotic email to everyone saying it was “unChristian” to vote for marriage being the union of a man and a woman. :? Had this dude ever read Matthew 19:4-6? If Christ Himself said marriage consists of a man and a woman how can it be “unChristian” to agree with Him about it? :?
Do you ever watch the marriage shows on TV? It’s amazing how a wedding is all about a “happy” bride.
I keep thinking, of course marriage is in trouble. People have forgotten what it is. It really has nothing to do with romantic love or happiness. Those are simply fortunate byproducts of correct choices.
And when it doesn’t, somehow they will still scream “it’s all the Christians’ or Jerry Falwell’s or George W. Bush’s fault!”
one of the higher ups at my office sent out an emotional, psychotic email to everyone saying it was unChristian to vote for marriage being the union of a man and a woman. :?
They actually believe nensense like that because they have been conditioned so well.
did anyone ever read the “pink swastika”?
OMG! it should be the follow up to the producers. Hi-larious! two snaps up!
it’s all about how the gays got HITLER into POWER!
Does Suze Orman know why a marriage is between a man and a woman? Orman being a lesbian, I doubt she even has a clue.
I do find it odd that Suze Orman is advocating a vote for an individual that is the opposite of her in relationship to wealth creation. She wants to create wealth and Obama wants to take the wealth.
The same people who laughed at marriage and called it only a piece of paper, finally got their way and now it is commonly accepted, almost expected that people will cohabitate. What used to be only for Hollywood types and real trash, has become accepted in the middle class. So now that they have achieved their goal in that way, they want to turn around and say that marriage is the most important thing in the world. So which is it? JUST a piece of paper and nobody’s business, or ESSENTIAL to one’s happiness and dignity? Or, do they just want to stir the pot and demand the opposite, just for the sake of doing so, much like two year olds?
What kind of mentality could even believe this bull squirt..
Amazing how many seemingly intelligent people go gaw-gaw with Dohbama..
Its like....... a kind of bewitchment..
Dohbama actually WANTS gasoline prices to rise.. and brags about it..
AND people think its a good thing!!??.. this is NOT normal..
Suze Orman's "wife" Kathy Travis.
another stupid celebrity that doesn’t know enough to keep her mouth shut...people don’t watch her to listen to her political point of view.....
Same here, but they are in business, not socially. Like I would kill mu right wing cred by hanging out with fruits..
My father was gay. I grew up in a high gay pop town (Palm Springs), my best friend for many years was gay. Frankly, I am sick of them and their attitudes.
Orman replied: “K.T. is my life partner. K.T. stands for Kathy Travis. We’re going on seven years. I have never been with a man in my whole life. I’m still a 55-year-old virgin.”
Your old man was gay? Dude..
So, to hell with America. Let the commie ‘RATS destroy the country as a reward for Barry the Kenyan saying that he has “evolved” about homosexuality? This Orman ho is weird. She sure isn’t very bright.
Yes, you got that right.
The same liberals who say that marriage is just a piece of paper, an institution which oppresses women, etc., are the same people who insist we must have homosexual marriage.
I don’t follow the logic, but that’s the liberal thinking on marriage.
It isn’t going to become a reality.
Use whatever word you want for your hookup, union, partnership, whatever and go down to the local gaydiam for some group validation but, you cannot use the word marriage and make every romantic novel or the Bible part of your hate crime initiative to criminalize the rest of us in pursuit of normalizing your sexual decision.
We don’t care what you do behind a closed door but, that same as PDA is offensive for hetero behavior it is also offensive for homo behavior.
Beside, do you really want to continue objectifying yourselves as gays or would you like to be part of the human race and keep your bedroom proclivities to yourself and not make them your primary identity?
Would you like your friends to introduce you as “My gay friend”? or would you like to be known as a friend?
There is a difference there, it’s subtle but, it’s there...
You grew up in Gaytopia. I was there last month and my, my, my....
Must’ve been a convention in town...
LOL. You have been to my hometown during Spring break, but down valley. I grew up watching gay sex on the street (there really IS a gay convention).
Don’t forget I wuz borned in duh sinny....San Fransicko....
yeah, it was spring break and truthfully I was there for the weekend with my friends...Whooooo, happen to be gay.
Not the flamboyant type, except in private settings but they are gay never the less.
Hilarious and very talented guys.
We had a discussion a few years ago regarding marriage and it ended with them telling me how offended they were with my position.
To which I replied something along the lines “I recognize synthetic temperaments for their ability to manipulate others but, I am not swayed.
You want to normalize your lifestyle by legal and lawful dicta, which is not to say your choices are recognized as say la vie but, more regimented by penalty of law for the safety of your choice, while you throw said choice in our face all day long.
You cease being funny when your whole mantra or humor is merely about sex and cheapened to some backroom pejorative for it’s over exposure.
You are funny, witty, intelligent and a variety of other things that don’t make up 20 minutes out of your day, in bed.
Think Ellen guys. Bright, talented and very funny but, not when it became the sole subject.
Do you want to be seen as a one dimensional objectified term or as human beings who have value outside the bedroom?
Conversation changed as everyone’s minds started whirring with, probably, how they were going to pummel but, I had told them an immutable truth:
“You have value as human beings and friends”. “Your bedroom antics and carnivals....I don’t care to see”.
"If a Mormon has ever knocked on your door, vote for Romney"
Try the content of their character!
Flippin morons just like this idiot, goes way beyond "felony stupid"
No, we have mr obuttho, and his albino clone.
Begging for the wrath to destroy US.
At my current (very large) employer.....that’d get you VERY fired.
In a heartbeat.
...and to think I used to believe ol’ Suze was pretty sharp.
Now, I wouldn’t take her advice on how to balance a checkbook.
How about if you know a conservative or Christian person, vote for Romney? Yeah yeah... I know that many don’t see Romney as Christian nor conservative. But I’m just trying to apply her logic here.
If a voter knows anyone who is out of work or at a job lacking less than they were 5 years ago, vote for Romney.
They should have been fired for discussing politics at work via company resources.
Like turning on the light and watching the cockroach’s run out.
I am appalled at so many who are accepting homosexuality.
It’s a mental illness folks. These people are sick, and the infection is spreading. It’s become a malignant epidemic.
It’s becom so prevalent that many people are starting to try it to see what they have been missing.
Curiosity killed the cat and that curiosity is growing the homosexual ranks every day.
People are so desperate for Orgasm that they are willing to try anything.. Morals are being tossed out the window in the search for the big O.
What are you supposed to do if you know a gay person who needs a job?
Because he is a lousy President who is wrecking our economy and destroying our military, I was already at the position of not voting for Obama. That he has added destroying our society to his list, makes me work hard at seeing this assclown is evicted from the White House
Dave Ramsey is a better source of financial advice - and he gives specific advice on HOW to get out of debt and budget as well. Suze Orman has only recently started adopting some of his more specific “how” advice, while still focusing on the emotional relationship with money.
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