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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
KEYWORDS: abandonedcar; barfing; bottle; dems; drowning; dryheaving; fma; gaystate; gop; homesexualagenda; homosexualagenda; irresponsible; kennedy; liquor; losingmylunch; maryjokopechne; moonbats; puking; rat; retching; richfromrumrunning; swimmer; vomiting; yougottabekidding
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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To: Panerai

This had to be written by Patrick Kennedy. I do not believe Ted is this stupid or drunk.


21 posted on 06/05/2006 12:06:16 AM PDT by Prost1 (We can build a wall, we can evict - "Si, se puede!")
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To: Prost1

I do.


22 posted on 06/05/2006 12:09:30 AM PDT by singfreedom ("Victory at all costs,.......for without victory there is no survival."--Churchill--that's "Winston")
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To: Panerai


23 posted on 06/05/2006 12:13:52 AM PDT by Cobra64 (All we get are lame ideas from Republicans and lame criticism from dems about those lame ideas.)
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To: singfreedom
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!

Very good point.

24 posted on 06/05/2006 12:18:42 AM PDT by Roy Tucker
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To: NaughtiusMaximus
The Huge Manatee is my hero!

He morphs between the two.


25 posted on 06/05/2006 12:19:36 AM PDT by Cobra64 (All we get are lame ideas from Republicans and lame criticism from dems about those lame ideas.)
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To: Panerai
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.

Did the Swimmer even read this after his aide wrote it? He says we are getting "politics driven by fear and division" in one sentence and then goes on to try to scare us in the next.

To the Swimmer and his cronies, "progress" is just a euphemism for higher taxes and bigger government.

26 posted on 06/05/2006 1:12:52 AM PDT by MichiganConservative (Government IS the problem.)
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To: Panerai

Ted Kennedy says, "I did" to murder.


27 posted on 06/05/2006 1:15:34 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: MichiganConservative
"Did the Swimmer even read this after his aide wrote it? "


Nope.
Probably too drunk.
It's all those whiskeys he's been consuming.
28 posted on 06/05/2006 2:08:40 AM PDT by Jameison
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To: Roy Tucker
The Swimmer : "This so-called Federal Marriage Amendment should really be called the Republican Right Wing 2006 Electoral Strategy Amendment"

Correction: This so-called Senate Immigration Bill should really be called the DemocRAT loony left Electoral Strategy Amendment to legalize millions of regular, rabid voters for the DemocRATS party.
29 posted on 06/05/2006 2:15:40 AM PDT by Jameison
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To: Panerai
"Americans deserve progress"

I can think of many ways we might make some progress. Let's start with the removal of the senior lard bucket from Massive2shitts from using up so much oxygen.

30 posted on 06/05/2006 2:40:41 AM PDT by Past Your Eyes (Every time you think, you weaken the nation.)
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To: WKUHilltopper
skyrocketing costs in gas and health care

Brought to you by Senior Kennedy's stinking policies in legislation. We don't need this waste of skin....

31 posted on 06/05/2006 2:46:12 AM PDT by Rapscallion (They're no longer Americans; they're a separate aristocracy.)
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To: Panerai

If you think Fat Boy did more than merely lend his name to this ghostwritten apologetic, I got a bridge in Chappaquiddick I'd like to sell ya.


32 posted on 06/05/2006 2:52:10 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (NYT Headline: 'Protocols of the Learned Elders of CBS: Fake But Accurate, Experts Say.')
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To: Panerai

33 posted on 06/05/2006 2:53:32 AM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle ("It'sTime for Republicans to Start Toeing the Conservative Line, NOT the Other Way Around!")
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To: Panerai

Definition of "bigotry" in the E. Kennedy dictionary: Morality and its servant, law and order.

He is one of the most evil human beings alive today. Only Satan keeps him in office.


34 posted on 06/05/2006 4:16:24 AM PDT by RoadTest (For the love of money is the root of all evil - I Timothy 6:10)
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To: Panerai

It never ceases to amaze me that the people of Massachusetts keep reelecting this idiot.


35 posted on 06/05/2006 5:08:07 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Panerai

To be lectured to by Teddy Kennedy on anything is too much to bear. Kennedy is literally a blot on the planet. He should be retired and made president of Yale where he will feel at home..


36 posted on 06/05/2006 6:11:20 AM PDT by R.W.Ratikal
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To: Panerai
"...it is more about rallying an extreme base to vote than about solving a problem."

And you wouldn't know anything about that sort of tactic, would you Teddy? ;)

37 posted on 06/05/2006 6:15:42 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ("When the government is invasive, the people are wanting." -- Tao Te Ching)
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To: hsalaw
Here's teddy getting ready for lunch with barney.


38 posted on 06/05/2006 6:22:08 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages - In Honor of Standing Wolf)
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To: Panerai

This vociferous windbag loves to legislate the way we live our paltry little lives. But he has participated in high crimes for years on end. His name is his badge. His ancestry is his license. He knows best for us and will do as he pleases.

He is one of the most wicked men ever born.


39 posted on 06/05/2006 6:26:56 AM PDT by Luke21 (Democrats hate us, our heritage, and our religion. They think we belong in cages. Never forget.)
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To: Panerai

This article is an obvious effort to lie about the facts of the amendment.

This amendment is about protecting states from a Full Faith and Credit attack from Massachusetts upon the other states.

From an effort of the homosexual groups to forum select the best judge to impose their personal CHOICE upon the other citizens of the nation.

One the good news, Ted Kennedy might as well be comming out of the closet if his best argument is the fact he supports homosexuals to appeal to his core.


40 posted on 06/05/2006 6:32:49 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

BTTT


41 posted on 06/05/2006 6:37:16 AM PDT by Unicorn (Too many wimps around.)
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To: Panerai
Neal Boortz-"We don't need tax reform. We don't need an end to earmark pork spending in Congress. We don't need smaller government and school choice. We don't need real reform that would put medical care back into the competitive marketplace. We need none of those things. All is fine! What we need is a Constitutional Amendment that will keep two people who love each other, but who we don't consider to be normal -- not by our standards anyway -- to marry.

I know I'll sleep better tonight."

I happen to agree. There are so many more important fish to fry. And, I abhor the faggot lifestyle!

42 posted on 06/05/2006 6:39:47 AM PDT by jslade (Liberalism ALWAYS accomplishes the exact opposite of it's stated intent!)
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To: Panerai

Shame on the people of Mass for putting this human trash in the US Senate.


43 posted on 06/05/2006 6:45:29 AM PDT by jpsb
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To: DakotaRed
it is beltway disease.

DC is a big little town.

They have all the activists and lobby groups. You will pass the offices of the homosexual rights human rights campaign. The homosexual activist church hangs a rainbow flag saying "all our welcome". (imagine some other flag or symbol with all are welcome) Such a welcome translates into "conservatives, republicans, traditional values, values period, are not welcome".

This is what democrats are supporting.


PERHAPS THIS VOTE SHOULD BE MARKED AS THE DAY THE DEMOCRAT PARTY PUBLICLY AND OPENLY BECAME OFFICIALLY THE "gay" PARTY!
Just imagine the interview name plates under the CNN: banner Senator Ted Kennedy ('gay' party)
44 posted on 06/05/2006 6:47:11 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Brilliant

but do voters ADMIT to voting for him?

part of the problem is no viable challenger has ever seemed to exist. Even then it would be a RINO.


45 posted on 06/05/2006 6:49:20 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Panerai

What in the world would this drunken piece of crap know about what any American thinks or wants?


46 posted on 06/05/2006 6:52:30 AM PDT by newcthem (When are our congress-men going to start getting paid in Pesos?)
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To: Panerai

Why any paper would give this drunken sot writing space is beyond me.


47 posted on 06/05/2006 8:11:30 AM PDT by Polyxene (For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel - Martin Luther)
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To: Panerai

47 posts, and no one said it yet...

Mary Jo Kopechne is unavailable for comment.


48 posted on 06/05/2006 8:17:24 AM PDT by Christian4Bush (FreeRepublic and Rush Limbaugh: kevlar protection from the Drive-By Media.)
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To: Panerai

Those words courtesy of the original Notorious B.I.G.


49 posted on 06/05/2006 8:18:08 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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