Skip to comments.Report: McCain Meets With President Of Log Cabin Republicans
Posted on 06/25/2008 8:27:10 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
Unconfirmed as yet by the campaign, but the LCRs say its so:
A source with close ties to the Log Cabin Board of Directors provided information about the meeting to GayPatriot earlier this week. This source disclosed that the Log Cabin meeting was not reflected on Senator McCains published schedule in advance and the meeting
Log Cabin President Patrick Sammon confirmed the meeting with Senator McCain in email correspondence with GayPatriot earlier today
Based on published news reports, the meeting with Senator McCain would be the first between any national-level gay Republicans and a Republican Presidental nominee since The Texas 12″ met with then-Governor George W. Bush in 2000.
One of Mavericks more appealing mavericky qualities during the campaign has been his attempt to expand the tent by reaching out to minority voters. The rifts not going to be healed anytime soon and he surely realizes it, but this gets us a tiny bit closer to healing it eventually. Its commendable that hes willing to devote resources to the task. Whats especially impressive or insane, from the strict Machiavellian point of view is that meeting with the LCRs could actually cost him votes among the most strident members of a social conservative base thats not real keen on him to begin with and even less so after he dumped Hagee and Parsley. Surely there arent so many gay Republicans and independents that winning them over will offset the potential loss in votes among evangelicals, so whats McCains game here? Or is there no game at all and hes simply acting out of decency towards a GOP constituency?
McLame is shaking down fools for campaign cash since he’s getting the big zero from the grass roots. Cash n Kerry Juan McAmnesty.
Good for McCain. Homosexuality is wrong. However, all people are equally love by Christ. Love the sinner and hate the sin.
What BS is he telling them. What fools conservatives are to ever allow these POS to become leaders of this ONCE great nation.
Whether this is a winning plan is a whole different question.
Gotta give him credit for trying.
“Or is there no game at all and hes simply acting out of decency towards a GOP constituency?”
I think McCain is acting out of decency.
The LCR’s are admirable in that they put national security and freedom over their personal issues. I am glad McCain is reaching out here.
Why not? It’s not like he’s Billy Graham. /s
Frankly, I have no trouble with this. I don’t care what two consenting adults do in their bedroom. My problem is with the leftist anti-family “homosexual agenda.” And the Log Cabin Republicans by and large oppose that agenda, too.
I agree with you and applaud you for being brave and standing above the crowd....it’s not for us to judge and I also applaud McCain on this...
I live in a neighborhood with a huge gay popoulation.
I Don’t agree with lifestyle but there are many I speak with who are republicans and a few who are dems who can’t vote for Obama and voting McCain.
there are also gays I have talked with who also don’t agree with the recent marriage decision here in Calif.
Also know several who are gay and in the military.
Appeasement never wins. These perverts offer nothing to the GOP or McCain. Just one more click on the path to my non-vote in this election.
Also know several who are gay and in the military.
...and your point is?
A wild guess: That you live around gays and know a lot of homosexuals?
If the alternative were Clinton (either), Kerry, Gore, or even Carter, then I’d sit this one out. We would survive them. Problem is the alternative is Obama, the dims answer to Chavez and Imadinnerjacket. Bad as McCain is, we CANNOT let that happen.
The associations with the Log Cabin Republicans or his disassociation with Parley and Hagee mean little if anything to me. He lost my vote because of his associations within the snakepit of treachery known as the United States Senate. He sleeps with Teddy Kennedy as in McCain-Kennedy.
We lost control of the House and Senate in ‘06 thanks to Foley: don’t think it can’t happen again.
The real irony is that if McCain wins, he’ll be left of Clinton (either) but portrayed by the MSM as right of Reagan...
Believe in redemption. Hate the sin, not the sinner. Whether you believe it or not, Christ loves these people(gays) as much as he loves you. Reaching out to them is extremely Christ-like. Check who Christ spent his time with.
If you are an atheist or pagan, well never mind.
“If you are an atheist or pagan, well never mind”
Even a pagan or atheist could learn from Christ’s teachings...
Hard to imagine that any GOP presidential candidate hasn’t met with the Log Cabin Republicans.
Wow, McCain is doing his best to make it very difficult for any Conservative to vote for him. First he meets with La Raza, now he meets with the Log Cabin Republicans(perverts). Please tell me why I should vote for the lesser of two evils.
"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus
Gee, guess I won't be voting for either of the major parties then.
In context to the original post.
If you want an an argument, pick one who cares
What's it like to be G-d?
The Dems lost pathetically running on “Anybody But Bush” in 2004.
Frankly, I have yet to hear a single reason why we should expect “Anybody But Obama” will work any differently for us.
McCain sorely needs an actual election strategy, and last month.
Hopefully McCain won’t take a wide stance.
Fellowship with God is preconditioned upon the Creature facing Him with respect to His provision.
Any group of men who precondition their membership in that group with policies which they explicitly declare to come first before God, have already preconditioned themselves to not be accepted by Him.
No individual or group of individuals have fellowship with God when they precondition that relationship by their individual preferences over His.
Associating with such groups is not the same as our Lord and Savior witnessing to men and women who sere sinners, but were receptive to receiving Him and God’s provision first before their sins.
Redemption has been paid, but not forgiveness until the believer returns to Him on His grounds.
How's it feel to be a newbie, newbie?
And also note that Jesus said, "Go, and sin no more." So when you are doing all this reaching out, do you help them leave their life of sin? Or do you do more harm than good by giving them a pass, telling them that God is only kidding.
At least he refuses to meet with Evangelical Christian conservatives.
I know gays I like and some I don’t like so much. I think it’s not for me to judge their soul if they live their lives decently like most the rest of us.
If some get it on our national security, all the better
“Please tell me why I should vote for the lesser of two evils.”
Because while he hates you and almost everything that you stand for, he has that nice shiny “R” next to his name....kind of uses it like Clinton using that oversized Bible going to church whenever he got into trouble.
Except votes and probably money, both of which help win elections.
So in other words McRINO met with Mctraitors...
Our Log Cabin "Republicans" in Illinois supported Kerry over Bush, Obama over Keyes, and Bobby "black panther" Rush over Wardingley.
Why? Because none of their "fellow" Republicans on the ballot supported special rights for gays.
I don't care what they call themselves, the Log Cabin crowd exists only to inflitrate the GOP and get it to support the RAT agenda. They are NOT Republicans, just a Democrat front group. The only "Republicans" they endorse are RINOs who promise to vote for the radical gay agenda. A REAL Republican group endorses the candidate closest to their own views in the primary, and then backs whoever the party nominee is in the general election.
If they were a group of conservative-minded gays whose motive was to get other liked-minded pro-life, pro-gun, lower-tax, less-spending, anti-amnesty, pro-WOT people who HAPPEN to be gay -- to pull the lever for Republicans, I'd be fine with that.
That is not their motive. Their motive is simply to make the GOP socially liberal and pro gay-marriage. And that is the ONLY issue that will get them to endorse "Republicans".
In short, they are the Log Cabin Democrats and ought to advertise themselves as such.
Quite the opposite. The LCR puts their personal issues ahead of national security and freedom. That's why they were rooting for Kerry and Obama in 2004.
The Log Cabin "Republicans" Board of Directors voted by an overwheming margin of 22 to 2 to OPPOSE President Bush's re-election.
Ha, ha. You said "decently." Ha, ha.
If they are republicans, and willing to vote for republicans, I think it’s fine to reach out to them on areas where we agree, like cutting taxes and deregulation of business.
THe question is if McCain promises them stuff on their agenda or not.
If the choice is your vote, or throw out the vote of everybody who doesn’t agree with you, I think the republican party is probably better off losing your vote.
This is not surprising that McCain would meet with politically active sodomites. After all, McCain led the fight on the Senate floor against the Marriage Amendment. And, another reason to vote third party!
Christ loves pedophiles too. Should McCain meet with NAMBLA?