Skip to comments.History doesn’t stop (Pro-gay marriage, anti-Tea Party screed of the day)
Posted on 03/31/2013 5:36:33 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Conservative, William F. Buckley said, is a fellow who is standing athwart history yelling Stop!
That was the main impulse behind the efforts in 11 states to amend their constitutions to ban same-sex marriage in 2004. Gay weddings had begun in Massachusetts in May, and conservative voters were determined to stop them in their tracks.
But it wasnt the only impulse behind getting gay marriage on the ballots. Karl Rove, the architect of George W. Bushs re-election campaign, figured gay marriage would bring evangelicals to the polls. Nowhere was this as important as Ohio, the most important swing state that year. And it worked. The anti-gay marriage initiative passed by over a million votes. Bush won Ohio by 118,775 votes. If it had gone the other way, John Kerry would have been president.
Nine years later, Rove and his establishment Republican buddies are trying to dig out of the hole they dug with their cynical culture war ploys. He wants the GOP to cozy up to Latinos, gays and young people, but the Palin wing refuses to go along. Couldnt happen to a nicer guy.....
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“Gay marriage” isn’t history. During the Era of Obama, “history” is made when the “media” finds out Barry just “pinched off a loaf”. Now that’s “history”.
The issues was settled thousands of years ago, there is no such thing as “homosexual marriage”.
Interestingly, even among the people I know who (I say quasi support) “homosexual marriage”, are becoming so sick of the constant drum beat that I think if this stuff keeps up at the volume, they will start to re-think the issue.
According to Marx, History also repeats itself - as farce. Gay marriage is farce.
So a question I always have to ask people:with all the different arrangements for marriage possible (particularly those which have occurred in various cultures across the world throughout history),how is it that one man/one woman became so dominant and widespread?
Societies continue to evolve, but societal evolution can only happen through changing of hearts and minds, which won't occur through threats, scorn and ridicule.
HOMOSEXUAL, because there’s nothing GAY about it.
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