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Elton John to PM: 'up yours' (Howard sticks to Rule 1)
Herald Sun ^ | 29 November 2006 | Steve Connolly

Posted on 11/28/2006 5:01:11 PM PST by Aussie Dasher

GAY rock star Sir Elton John has delivered an "up yours" message to Prime Minister John Howard for opposing same-sex marriages.

Sir Elton, in Sydney last night for the first of three concerts, said he was unimpressed with the lack of legislation to protect gay couples in Australia.

The 59-year-old and his partner David Furnish last December became one of the first gay couples in England to tie the knot in a civil partnership ceremony.

"It was just a commitment I wanted to make because I love him, and vice-versa, and it was just a great day," Sir Elton told the Seven Network.

Asked what he would like to say to Mr Howard about his views on gay marriage, Sir Elton replied: "Up Yours".

It's Mr Howard's second dispute with a high profile rock star this month after he had differences with U2 frontman Bono over Australia's funding for third world countries.

The Howard Government earlier this year scuttled plans to allow gay marriages in the ACT.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.com.au ...


TOPICS: Music/Entertainment; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: eltonjohn; gaymarriage; johnhoward; nopoofters
When Elton John says "Up Yours", I wonder what he's talking about...
1 posted on 11/28/2006 5:01:15 PM PST by Aussie Dasher
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To: Aussie Dasher

At least he didn't say "Bend over", before he said "Up yours."...I guess thats the polite way with Elton.


Meadow Muffin


2 posted on 11/28/2006 5:03:13 PM PST by rwgal
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To: Aussie Dasher

Nah, too easy. I'll skip this one.


3 posted on 11/28/2006 5:04:55 PM PST by Buck W. (If you push something hard enough, it will fall over.)
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To: Aussie Dasher

You first, Elton.


4 posted on 11/28/2006 5:16:18 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ...... Kyl / Cornyn in '08)
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To: Aussie Dasher
Message to Baroness Elton....Mr Howard is the Prime Minister of a major western nation....and you and your boytoy-du-jour both have to be tested monthly for AIDS and syphilis.
5 posted on 11/28/2006 5:16:22 PM PST by Gay State Conservative ("An empty limousine pulled up and Hillary Clinton got out")
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To: Aussie Dasher

I see nothing of note here; ‘up yours’ is probably a common phrase from Sir Elton.


6 posted on 11/28/2006 5:16:46 PM PST by doc1019 (Despite rumors to the contrary GOD is still in charge.)
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To: Aussie Dasher
Bank robbers say 'Up Yours' to the dye pack makers.
7 posted on 11/28/2006 5:17:21 PM PST by Millee (Tagline free since 10/20/06)
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To: Gay State Conservative

LOL!


8 posted on 11/28/2006 5:18:56 PM PST by doc1019
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To: Aussie Dasher

Reggie (Elton's real first name) sure has a lot to say lately, doesn't he. Recently he let us all know that he thought religion should be outlawed, and now he's mouthing off to heads of state.

At 59 years old, isn't he already above the life expectancy of the average gay male? Maybe he'll just go away before too much longer.

He's made some great songs in his career, and he should take Laura Ingraham's advice and just "Shut Up and Sing".


9 posted on 11/28/2006 5:22:48 PM PST by NorthWoody (A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user. - Theodore Roosevelt)
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To: Aussie Dasher

Doesn't he have that backwards?


10 posted on 11/28/2006 5:22:57 PM PST by SouthTexas (Nature's answer to global warming---snow.)
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To: Aussie Dasher
Sir Elton, in Sydney last night for the first of three concerts, said he was unimpressed with the lack of legislation to protect gay couples in Australia.

Elton is sure running off at the mouth lately - just a week ago he suggested all organized religions should be banned as they inspire hatred.

The 59-year-old and his partner David Furnish last December became one of the first gay couples in England to tie the knot in a civil partnership ceremony.

Isn't that special!

"It was just a commitment I wanted to make because I love him, and vice-versa, and it was just a great day," Sir Elton told the Seven Network.

BARF!

Asked what he would like to say to Mr Howard about his views on gay marriage, Sir Elton replied: "Up Yours".

How eloquent! And a knight too! He sure can play the penis .... errr, piano I mean!

11 posted on 11/28/2006 5:26:11 PM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: Give therapeutic violence a chance!)
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To: Aussie Dasher
It's Mr Howard's second dispute with a high profile rock star this month after he had differences with U2 frontman Bono over Australia's funding for third world countries.

These rock stars - who the hell elected or appointed them to any position of political power?

12 posted on 11/28/2006 5:27:37 PM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: Give therapeutic violence a chance!)
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To: Aussie Dasher

Poofter!


13 posted on 11/28/2006 6:35:31 PM PST by x1stcav (I always thought he was a Murthaf*cker.)
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To: Aussie Dasher
The Howard Government earlier this year scuttled plans to allow gay marriages


14 posted on 11/28/2006 6:35:43 PM PST by SIDENET (Everybody was kung-fu fighting)
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