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GOP says I do to bigotry... (Editorial by Edward M. Kennedy)
The Boston Herald ^ | 06/05/2006 | Edward M. Kennedy

Posted on 06/04/2006 11:31:55 PM PDT by Panerai

It’s no wonder that the American people are frustrated with the Republican Congress. Americans deserve progress, but instead are bombarded with politics driven by fear and division. They deserve action on the challenges we face as a nation - an endless and costly war in Iraq, skyrocketing gas prices and soaring health-care costs. Rather than dealing with real priorities, the Republican leadership is focused on writing discrimination into the Constitution.

Just like the circus surrounding the Senate’s effort to intrude into the Terry Schiavo case, today the Senate will begin debate on the Federal Marriage Amendment - a wholly inappropriate effort to override state courts and to intrude into individuals’ private lives and most personal decisions.

This so-called Federal Marriage Amendment should really be called the Republican Right Wing 2006 Electoral Strategy Amendment because it is more about rallying an extreme base to vote than about solving a problem. Proponents use fear tactics and claim that marriage is under attack by activist judges. That’s simply not true. The country is divided over gay marriage; within the laws of each state, there is ongoing debate in which Congress should not intervene. A vote for this amendment is a vote for bigotry - pure and simple. A vote for it is a vote against civil unions, against domestic partnerships, and against efforts by states to treat gays and lesbians fairly under the law.

It’s a vote to impose discrimination on all 50 states, denying them their right to interpret their own state constitutions and to pass their own state laws.

The proposed amendment is inconsistent with our values and our humanity. Americans believe in tearing down the walls of discrimination and inequality, not creating new barriers for civil rights.

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


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
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Boston Herald editorial by sac of human waste Ted Kennedy, bring barf bags.
1 posted on 06/04/2006 11:31:59 PM PDT by Panerai
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To: Panerai

Too bad he didn't apply the same logic to Roe v Wade which promptly overturned 33 state law banning abortion. Just part of the wonderful double standard of the Senator from Chappaquiddick.

I am so tired of this disgusting lump of human flesh. Thank God I am not from Massachusetts.


2 posted on 06/04/2006 11:34:14 PM PDT by Roy Tucker
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To: Panerai
Ted Kennedy wants to throw open the country to an illegal invasion and subvert the family. A good thing he's not representative of the American people's views on the great issues of the day.

(Denny Crane: "Every one should carry a gun strapped to their waist. We need more - not less guns.")

3 posted on 06/04/2006 11:34:31 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: Panerai

Edward M. Kennedy says ‘I do’ to fudgepackery.


4 posted on 06/04/2006 11:34:37 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Build the fence. S, Se Puede!)
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To: Panerai

And just what is anyone supposed to do about skyrocketing costs in gas and health care, go to an even more socialistic gov't? I got a great idea, since you like the idea of redistribution of wealth, why not divest yourself of all your money and give it to us? The poor downtrodden masses....


5 posted on 06/04/2006 11:35:29 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper
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To: Panerai

44 years of damage to the country by this despicable creature during his Senate career.


6 posted on 06/04/2006 11:36:47 PM PDT by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: Panerai

Hey Teddy: go take a swim, you fat horse's a$$.


7 posted on 06/04/2006 11:37:29 PM PDT by advance_copy (Stand for life, or nothing at all)
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To: Panerai

Translation: *hic*


8 posted on 06/04/2006 11:38:34 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: Panerai

What can I possibly say except:

"Oh, The Huge Manatee!"


9 posted on 06/04/2006 11:38:59 PM PDT by NaughtiusMaximus (Join me! Every night I pray for Global Warming . (And I think it's beginning to work.))
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To: NaughtiusMaximus
What can I possibly say except:

"Oh, The Huge Manatee!"




You asked for it!
10 posted on 06/04/2006 11:46:51 PM PDT by CheyennePress
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To: Panerai
There is one thing I will say positively and loudly for Murdering Teddy Boy Kennedy.

He has got to be the most hypocritical, fattest lard a$$ed bucket of a muck diving floater (turd) in the Democrat septic tank called politics.

How dare this arrogant elitist murderer call anyone a bigot.

Reading his very words lends credence to much evidence that this nitwit is a closet racists, which is the worst kind.

He hates white men who are not avowed socialists.
11 posted on 06/04/2006 11:47:15 PM PDT by OKIEDOC (There's nothing like hearing someone say thank you for your help.)
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To: Panerai

The turd should be hauled into court and charged with plotting to harm children.


12 posted on 06/04/2006 11:52:23 PM PDT by Waco
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To: CheyennePress

Thank you! Thank you!

I was hoping a graphics capable guy was awake with that one.

The Huge Manatee is my hero!


13 posted on 06/04/2006 11:52:53 PM PDT by NaughtiusMaximus (Join me! Every night I pray for Global Warming . (And I think it's beginning to work.))
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To: Panerai

I sincerely hope he continues this goofball rant. This is a loser issue for the Democrats.


14 posted on 06/04/2006 11:54:02 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (There is no alternative to the GOP except varying degrees of insanity.)
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To: Panerai

I'm not supprised, this man is just plain evil.


15 posted on 06/04/2006 11:54:48 PM PDT by garylmoore (Faith is the assurance of things unseen.)
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To: Panerai
The proposed amendment is inconsistent with our values and our humanity.

What Old Swimmer doesn't realize is that it is consistent with America's values and America's humanity.

16 posted on 06/04/2006 11:57:24 PM PDT by DakotaRed
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To: Panerai
Anyone have the pic of the levating pustule patriarch from Dune??
17 posted on 06/04/2006 11:59:03 PM PDT by Atchafalaya (When you're there, that's the best!!)
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To: ncountylee

Thank you, People of mASSatusetts


18 posted on 06/05/2006 12:01:41 AM PDT by fhlh (Polls are for Strippers.)
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To: Atchafalaya

...someone asked for a picture?
19 posted on 06/05/2006 12:05:39 AM PDT by Old_Mil (http://www.constitutionparty.org - Forging a Rebirth of Freedom.)
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To: Roy Tucker
That was my initial thought as well. I couldn't even force myself to wade through this entire tedious article. In this instance, and the dumba$$ from Massachusetts must know this, if one state legalizes gay marriage, all states must recognize those marriages. It is an interstate compact. It would, in effect, legalize gay marriage for the entire country!

Just how stupid does he think we are--as stupid as he??
20 posted on 06/05/2006 12:06:08 AM PDT by singfreedom ("Victory at all costs,.......for without victory there is no survival."--Churchill--that's "Winston")
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