Skip to comments.Log Cabin Republicans 'not a worthwhile exchange'
Posted on 02/17/2009 7:39:28 AM PST by GonzoII
A conservative activist group is urging the new chairman of the Republican National Committee to refrain from courting homosexual activists within the GOP.
Illinois-based Americans for Truth About Homosexuality is calling on socially conservative Republicans to call or write new party chairman Michael Steele and ask him not to promote the agenda of the Log Cabin Republicans, a homosexual activist group.
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"It's not a worthwhile exchange to get 20,000 votes to lose millions and millions of faithful, pro-family religious conservatives who are the grassroots of the Republican Party."
I got news for those “millions and millions of faithful, pro-family religious conservatives”; this is not a theocracy. whatever Party you go to, there will be gays there as well.
Tough. Where can they go if they don’t like it? To the Rats?
Good Gravy!Excluding them doesn’t sound very christian to me. Where is ‘hate the sin, love the sinner’ in this baloney?
Personally, I don’t really care. I mean, the party certainly should not discriminate in terms of sexual preference, but the point needs to be driven across the table that gay marriage is not up for debate.
True, but they are not entitled to any "special rights" under the law any more than the heterosexuals are, so there is no "gay agenda" worth pursuing. Being gay doesn't make you any different under the law than being left handed.
Why should the Republican agenda be driven by a tiny minority, which is generally at odds with the rest of the Party on a LOT of issues, anywise?
There are Pro-Abortion Republicans with whom we agree 90% of the time.
There are Pro-Tax Republicans with whom we agree 60% of the time.
There are Anti-Military Republicans (read: Libertarians) with whom we agree 75% of the time.
There are Pro-Homosexual Republicans with whom we agree 70% of the time.
I’ve worked with some Log Cabin Republicans to coordinate an Anti-Castro march when he was planning to attend the WTO in Seattle. Decent chap. I’m sure we agreed on 70% of policy. That we can disagree on a fraction of the platform is normal. Whatever your particular political beliefs, they will not be mine.
While we need not cater to Pro-Abortion, Pro-Tax, Anti-Military or Pro-Homosexual factions within the party, we need not read them out of the movement. They are welcome so long as they understand that the areas in which they disagree are their problem, and unlikely to be changed in the future.
So, I’m in favor of the Big Tent, so long as everyone understands that the basic platform will not be modified for their pet project. Minority opinions do not rule the party.
‘whatever Party you go to, there will be gays there as well.’
There is perhaps no group that more consistently sides against everything the conservative American thinks and stands for than the fruits. So, sorry, I’m not tolerant of them and their actions. They work every day to undermine this country, I don’t trust any of them who claim to be on our side, and I detest all of them who entered the priesthood to undermine Catholicism with their liberal agenda and their child molesting, correction, young boy molesting.
But why should people who choose to categorize themselves SOLELY based on where they choose to put their sexual organs be given special considerations?
If the minority, they lets change election laws and those that get the least votes should win.
I think the Log Cabin's folks understand we are under a Tyranny by the minority today passing laws and burdens against the majority every day and it needs to stop.
True, but they are not entitled to any “special rights”
How many of the ‘Logs’ voted for Hussein?????
Would be verrry interesting! My guess: the ‘Logs’ and Hussein ave very tight!
Homosexuals who are conservatives and not pushing the “gay” agenda can already be republicans without anyone being the wiser. The Log Cabin “Republicans” purpose is to push the GAY agenda, not any Republican or conservative agenda. The very name Log Cabin is based on the scurrilous lie that Lincoln was a closet homo.
Any kind of “gay” identity group is pushing the homosexual agenda. The Log Cabinites always vote Dem anyway. PLus, homosexuals are only around 2% of the population max, at any given time and most vote rabid leftist anyway.
One can "hate the sin, love the sinner" yet still not want that sinner to propound his ideology within one's group.
It's not a question of hating the sinner; it's a matter of not allowing harmful ideologies to poison the whole.
When I was growing up, the 'tolerance mantra' was "Homosexuals are just like everybody else." Today, that mantra has changed to "We (homos) are different, and you're going to accept and even promote our lifestyle -- whether you like it or not."
Please read my comment above.
Harry - list?
I canno think of a more destructive, self-defeating, selfish agenda to pursue now than to purge gays when the country is confronting a unified push from the Democrats to destroy the USA and convert it into a socialist/fascist dictatorship.
Really, have you no ability to proritize? We need all the allies we can find.
You speak for me too, Wil, hey if they want to vote Republican, fine.
That should be the end of it.
>>Illinois-based Americans for Truth About Homosexuality is calling on socially conservative Republicans to call or write new party chairman Michael Steele and ask him not to promote the agenda of the Log Cabin Republicans<<
I’m not sure what their agenda is. All I remember recently is they supported Sarah Palin
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