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Ernie and Bert wedding bells? There's a new push to have them get married
Baltimore Sun Blog ^ | August 9, 2011 | Jordan Bartel,

Posted on 08/10/2011 1:59:02 PM PDT by NYer

Edited on 08/10/2011 2:02:32 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

The are-they-or-aren't-they gay jokes about Ernie and Bert have a long history. I think an image of them holding hands was carved by early man in the caves at Lascaux.

But could the two actually get married? Huffington Post reports today that more than 900 people have signed petition urging the makers of "Sesame Street" get married. Lair Scott started the petition which reads, in part, "In this horrific age of LGBT kids taking their own lives, they need to know that they ARE Beautiful and their lives are worth living."


(Excerpt) Read more at baltimoresun.com ...


TOPICS: Society; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: children; homosexualagenda; moralabsolutes; sesamestreet
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1 posted on 08/10/2011 1:59:06 PM PDT by NYer
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To: wagglebee; little jeremiah

The "Sesame Street" besties mug for the camera. (Children's Television Workshop / August 9, 2011)

There goes the neighborhood!

2 posted on 08/10/2011 2:00:20 PM PDT by NYer ("Be kind to every person you meet. For every person is fighting a great battle." St. Ephraim)
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To: NYer

I never let my kids watch Sesame Street. I thought it was dumb. Same with Mr. Rogers.


3 posted on 08/10/2011 2:01:16 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: NYer

Just stupid.
As spokesman for The Children’s Television Workshop said years ago Bert and Ernie can’t be gay because “they don’t have genitals”.


4 posted on 08/10/2011 2:03:10 PM PDT by Artemis Webb (Perry 2012! A Conservative who can win!)
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To: NYer

Leave it to the left to take something children oriented, lovable and innocent and inject their BS into it. Next the Cookie monster will be forced to eat arugula!1

Let kids be kids!


5 posted on 08/10/2011 2:09:24 PM PDT by Leofl (I'm from Texas, we don't dial 9-11)
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To: NYer

Reason #12,374 to eliminate/defund PBS.


6 posted on 08/10/2011 2:11:52 PM PDT by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: Artemis Webb

How long before a sex tape is released? This is so wrong in so many ways. n/s


7 posted on 08/10/2011 2:14:09 PM PDT by cameraeye (A happy kuffir!)
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To: NYer

How is this news? You can get 900 kooks on the Internet to sign an online petition for just about anything.


8 posted on 08/10/2011 2:14:52 PM PDT by feralcat
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To: NYer
Don't let this happen!!!

Bert is evil!!

http://www.bertisevil.tv/

osama_bert1

9 posted on 08/10/2011 2:18:01 PM PDT by Only1choice____Freedom (FDR had the New Deal. President 0bama has the Raw Deal.)
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To: NYer

I knew Jim Hensen. He was the creator. I delivered to his office in 1980’s Manhattan. He was beautiful decent human being. He cared about everybody. A down to earth person. I cried when he died like a friend. But he kept politics mostly out of his characters. He would never agree to this BS. IMHO.


10 posted on 08/10/2011 2:30:11 PM PDT by johngrace (1 John 4)
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To: cameraeye

They’re government employees.
What’d you expect ?


11 posted on 08/10/2011 2:32:25 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Eh ?)
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To: NYer

All this time, I thought they were brothers. Ah, man...


12 posted on 08/10/2011 2:36:05 PM PDT by tanuki (O-voters: wanted Uberman, got Underdog....)
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To: ilovesarah2012
I never let my kids watch Sesame Street. I thought it was dumb. Same with Mr. Rogers.

Concur.

13 posted on 08/10/2011 2:39:47 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: NYer
I've reached 41, born the year Sesame Street began, and never once thought they were anything but child aged characters. So are these people now saying not only should they gay marry (because they think they are gay) but that we should watch children gay marry on public TV?

Personally, I liked Oscar the grouch much better. He was always my favorite. And didn't Sesame Street take place or was/is filmed in Pittsburgh? Sorry, no gay marriage for muppet childhood characters!

Have any Heterosexual muppets got married? I know Miss Piggy used to chase Kermit, but I don't think that was on Sesame Street and that was a whole inter-species thing— the logical next step after gay marriage??!!

14 posted on 08/10/2011 2:41:35 PM PDT by MacMattico
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To: johngrace
Though no fan of "Sesame Street", I loved "The Muppet Show". Henson was a genius, and also a fellow Maryland Terrapin. He is enshrined in bronze on the main campus in College Park:


15 posted on 08/10/2011 2:44:04 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Leofl
Next the Cookie monster will be forced to eat arugula!

Cookie Monster raps about healthy food

16 posted on 08/10/2011 2:46:01 PM PDT by Rokurota
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To: NYer

After watching numerous episodes of Sesame Street, I have to say that Bert and Ernie are not only not gay, but Ernie is the most annoying roommate who ever existed.


17 posted on 08/10/2011 2:50:15 PM PDT by Hoodlum91 (There's a strange odor coming from the White House. Smells like BO.)
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To: johngrace
I knew Jim Hensen.

I also cried when he passed away. He filled my daughter's childhood with wonderfully entertaining programs like:

and


Dinosaurs

18 posted on 08/10/2011 2:52:07 PM PDT by NYer ("Be kind to every person you meet. For every person is fighting a great battle." St. Ephraim)
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To: NYer
Can you imagine them having a quarrel? (Severe language warning)
19 posted on 08/10/2011 2:56:57 PM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: Artemis Webb
I counter that all male puppets are gay - because they like a hand up their.....

;)

No. Of course - they are not gay - they have no genitals - they are puppets. As characters they are best friends - roommates - and sleep in separate beds.

20 posted on 08/10/2011 2:58:26 PM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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