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Meghan McCain: We Need More Gay Republicans!
AOL News ^ | 4-13-2009 | David Knowles

Posted on 04/13/2009 7:54:26 AM PDT by My Favorite Headache

Meghan McCain: We Need More Gay Republicans! By David Knowles Apr 13th 2009 10:00AM

Here's a question: Can Meghan McCain, the blog-a-lot daughter of Senator John McCain, help bring the Republican Party into the twenty-first century? Well, with her column at The Daily Beast, and during her many television interviews, she sure is giving it a go. Today's screed, for instance, attempts to light a fire under the Republican posterior on the matter of including gay rights in the party platform:

If the Republican Party has any hope of gaining substantial support from a wider, younger base, we need to get past our anti-gay rhetoric. As you can image, the road for gay Republicans hasn't been an easy one. Most find the words "homosexual" and "conservative" inherent contradictions, much the same way so many people can't seem to reconcile fiscal conservatism and the bit-tent philosophy of freedom and justice for all.

Later in the piece, Ms. McCain goes on to point out that supporting gay marriage rights does not necessarily come at the expense of other conservative values, like an opposition to abortion:

Recently, a conservative congressman was quoted saying, "If we don't save marriage, we can't remain pro-life." That's absurd.

She also adds:

So if anyone is still confused, let me spell it out for you. I believe life begins at conception and I believe that people who fall in love should have the option to get married.

So, McCain's argument is two-fold. Supporting gay rights is both pragmatic (the overwhelming majority of younger people support gay marriage) and moral (gay rights are human rights). It's an interesting mix. Part Libertarian, part party activist. The pragmatic part runs aground, however, when we consider the nation's views on keeping abortion legal.

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1 posted on 04/13/2009 7:54:26 AM PDT by My Favorite Headache
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To: rabscuttle385

ping


2 posted on 04/13/2009 7:55:19 AM PDT by Perdogg (University of North Carolina - 2009 NCAA basketball champs)
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To: rabscuttle385

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3 posted on 04/13/2009 7:55:41 AM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: My Favorite Headache

The rotten apple doesn’t fall far from the tree!


4 posted on 04/13/2009 7:56:08 AM PDT by Don Corleone (Leave the gun..take the cannoli now reads "Oil the gun..eat the cannolis.")
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To: My Favorite Headache

Will she please just GO AWAY??


5 posted on 04/13/2009 7:56:32 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Where do I sign up for jewelry stamps?)
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To: My Favorite Headache

The only people giving “Chubs” any air time are lefties like Rachel Mad-Cow and CNN.

I don’t give political advice to The Left and I don’t expect to take any from them.


6 posted on 04/13/2009 7:56:35 AM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: My Favorite Headache

Go ahead, finish off the destruction of the Republican party by completing its makeover into Democrats Lite. Then maybe people will finally turn to a 3rd party alternative that gives them a real choice.


7 posted on 04/13/2009 7:56:46 AM PDT by Liberty1970 (Democrats are not in control. God is. And Thank God for that!)
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8 posted on 04/13/2009 7:57:19 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: My Favorite Headache

We need more gay crap in our lives, like we need more criminal socialists in our White House and Congress. What the GOP needs is CONSERVATISM and the mature, patriotic people to put it back into play.


9 posted on 04/13/2009 7:57:22 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: My Favorite Headache
many people can't seem to reconcile fiscal conservatism and the bit-tent philosophy of freedom and justice for all.

That's a tent a lot of us don't want to be in, thankyavurymuch.

10 posted on 04/13/2009 7:57:25 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: My Favorite Headache
Meghan McCain: We Need More Gay Republicans!

Pgkdan: We need fewer Meghan McCain Republicans

11 posted on 04/13/2009 7:57:33 AM PDT by pgkdan ( I miss Ronald Reagan!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

She must have fallen for the myth that

homos “are 10% of the population”.


12 posted on 04/13/2009 7:57:34 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, Bowman later)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Setting herself up as a democrat I see.


13 posted on 04/13/2009 7:57:42 AM PDT by Blogger (It is in the religion of ignorance that tyranny begins. - Ben Franklin)
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To: My Favorite Headache
She must be a democrat. This woman can't shut her trap.

14 posted on 04/13/2009 7:58:09 AM PDT by b4its2late (Ignorance allows liberalism to prosper.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Er why? Is she having trouble finding straight guys to date?


15 posted on 04/13/2009 7:58:31 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (1000110010101010100001001001111)
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To: My Favorite Headache

UGH! Why is anyone listening to Meghan McCain?

As far as needing more of “any” type of Republican... Well, I could care less if they are Gay, Straight, Black, Blue, Purple, in love with their bird, WHO CARES!?!?!

What we REALLY need in the GOP are more CONSERVATIVES!

Why doesn’t Miss McCain just go party with her liberal buddies, and leave the GOP alone... (Her Dad should do likewise...).


16 posted on 04/13/2009 7:58:40 AM PDT by LibertyRocks ( http://LibertyRocks.wordpress.com ~ ANTI-OBAMA STUFF : http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: My Favorite Headache

I guess the republican party also needs more blacks that will placate to the entitlement crowd.


17 posted on 04/13/2009 7:58:51 AM PDT by Long Island Pete (Stupidity is in the DNA of liberals.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Maybe if we drop pieces of fried chicken all the way to the oceans edge, she will just keep walking!


18 posted on 04/13/2009 7:59:13 AM PDT by Holicheese (Gimme Gimme Gimme!)
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To: My Favorite Headache
We could also use a few more straight Democrats.
19 posted on 04/13/2009 7:59:37 AM PDT by Niteranger68 (As 0bama punishes us, we are punishing his supporters ten fold.)
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To: My Favorite Headache
people can't seem to reconcile fiscal conservatism and the bit-tent philosophy of freedom and justice for all.

Bad morning...everybody's writing gibberish. What's a bit-tent?

20 posted on 04/13/2009 7:59:50 AM PDT by Rudder (The Main Stream Media is Our Enemy---get used to it.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

I am now convinced Meghan McCain and Paris Hilton are using the same PR agency.


21 posted on 04/13/2009 8:00:24 AM PDT by Loyal Buckeye
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I hear ya, there! She needs to get off Daddy’s coat-tails, and DO SOMETHING instead of just walking around spouting off her immature, Daddy-cloned talking points...


22 posted on 04/13/2009 8:00:27 AM PDT by LibertyRocks ( http://LibertyRocks.wordpress.com ~ ANTI-OBAMA STUFF : http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: My Favorite Headache

So that’s why she can’t find a guy to date.


23 posted on 04/13/2009 8:00:37 AM PDT by SolidWood (Palin: "We do not want to becomes slaves of Washington.")
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To: My Favorite Headache

Meghan out of the closet - News at 11


24 posted on 04/13/2009 8:00:52 AM PDT by boxerblues
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Hey “Reble without a clue”, your 15 minutes is up, shut up and sit down.


25 posted on 04/13/2009 8:01:07 AM PDT by Rumplemeyer
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To: My Favorite Headache

Ummm..., she needs to be reading the Bible, instead...


Romans 1:16-32

16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek.

17 For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, “The just shall live by faith.”

18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness,

19 because what may be known of God is manifest in them, for God has shown it to them.

20 For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse,

21 because, although they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God, nor were thankful, but became futile in their thoughts, and their foolish hearts were darkened.

22 Professing to be wise, they became fools,

23 and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like corruptible man—and birds and four-footed animals and creeping things.

24 Therefore God also gave them up to uncleanness, in the lusts of their hearts, to dishonor their bodies among themselves,

25 who exchanged the truth of God for the lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.

26 For this reason God gave them up to vile passions. For even their women exchanged the natural use for what is against nature.

27 Likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust for one another, men with men committing what is shameful, and receiving in themselves the penalty of their error which was due.

28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things which are not fitting;

29 being filled with all unrighteousness, sexual immorality, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil-mindedness; they are whisperers,

30 backbiters, haters of God, violent, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,

31 undiscerning, untrustworthy, unloving, unforgiving, unmerciful;

32 who, knowing the righteous judgment of God, that those who practice such things are deserving of death, not only do the same but also approve of those who practice them.


This is all that we really need to know about the subject...


26 posted on 04/13/2009 8:01:19 AM PDT by Star Traveler
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To: LibertyRocks

“UGH! Why is anyone listening to Meghan McCain?”

For the same reason the media loved her Dada. She’s a maverick who disses conservatives. have to admire her self promotion. She’s getting a lot of face time.


27 posted on 04/13/2009 8:01:23 AM PDT by y6162
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To: My Favorite Headache

She wasn’t even a Republican until last year. Has she ever even held a real job?


28 posted on 04/13/2009 8:01:37 AM PDT by Rob the Ugly Dude
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To: My Favorite Headache

Meghan, please... PLEASE just defect to the democrap party. Just go away!!


29 posted on 04/13/2009 8:02:06 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Meanwhile, the sheeple graze mindlessly while awaiting slaughter at Hope and Change Ranch)
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To: My Favorite Headache
Admittedly, I do have a sweet spot for Meghan, stupid though she is.

She's actually right about this, probably not in the method, but in the goal.

There's probably a fair amount of sodomites out there that agree with us on most of the issues. I'm not suggesting we pander to them by folding on DOMA or by incorporating their nausea inducing gay pride parades into our convention, but for those who can behave in a civil way and keep their abominable sex acts to themselves, we would benefit from having them casting votes for Conservative republican candidates.

30 posted on 04/13/2009 8:02:09 AM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: Loyal Buckeye

so we can have more stories about Senators in Minneapolis Airport bathrooms stalls?


31 posted on 04/13/2009 8:02:41 AM PDT by MNDude
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To: My Favorite Headache
Jeeez, lady - take your father and disappear into the sunset, will you?
32 posted on 04/13/2009 8:02:56 AM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party Of No! No Socialism - No Fascism - Nobama - No Way!)
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To: Rob the Ugly Dude

“Has she ever even held a real job?”

Good question. She must be on SOMEONE’S payroll, otherwise she’d likely have moved on by now.


33 posted on 04/13/2009 8:03:14 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Meanwhile, the sheeple graze mindlessly while awaiting slaughter at Hope and Change Ranch)
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To: Niteranger68

No, we don’t need more straight Democrats. The straight ones reproduce, making more Democrats.


34 posted on 04/13/2009 8:03:18 AM PDT by PhilCollins
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To: My Favorite Headache

She sure likes to speak in the national spotlight but she is always absent from the Arizona scene.


35 posted on 04/13/2009 8:03:32 AM PDT by hsmomx3 (GO STEELERS!!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: SJSAMPLE

“Chubs” - you’re nasty! (in a good way)

Seriously, she’s the drunk, stupid girl who misses the toilet when she pukes at a college house party.

Meghan, go away, or at least back to the I-Atea-Pie house, you fool.


36 posted on 04/13/2009 8:03:36 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Where can I take 'Austrian' lessons?)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

You wrote:

“Will she please just GO AWAY??”

I agree. Isn’t there some drunken frat party she’s late for or something?


37 posted on 04/13/2009 8:03:49 AM PDT by vladimir998 (Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ. St. Jerome)
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To: My Favorite Headache

How did this idiot learn to type?


38 posted on 04/13/2009 8:03:52 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("He alone who owns the youth owns the future." - Adolph Hitler)
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To: My Favorite Headache

It’s sad to see the GOP reduced to eating its young.


39 posted on 04/13/2009 8:04:20 AM PDT by Old Professer (The critic writes with rapier pen, dips it twice, then writes again.)
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To: My Favorite Headache; All

This just proves Meghan Mccain is a paid trojan horse, mole, troll, or whatever infultration word you care to use.

This is being used as a wedge issue to divide young people from the republicans under the false assumption that young people are not personally disgusted by the conduct of homoseuxals (or their recruiting of minors efforts).

I think local republican clubs need to make and pass censure motions on meghan Mccain in order to show she is NOT a representative republican and has no place in main stream politics.

CENSURE MEGHAN!


40 posted on 04/13/2009 8:04:32 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Holicheese
Maybe if we drop pieces of fried chicken all the way to the oceans edge, she will just keep walking!

Now that was hysterical!

41 posted on 04/13/2009 8:04:50 AM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I want to see Totus's birth certificate...or at least date of manufacture.)
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To: Star Traveler

Young people are taught cigarettes are bad due to all the health problems created by the behavior. Sodomy has the same health record, in some cases worst health records as smoking. So why do young people embrace one bad behavior and shun another bad behavior??? Sodomy is a moral issue for religious people, but it is also a health issue.


42 posted on 04/13/2009 8:04:59 AM PDT by Fee (Peace, prosperity, jobs and common sense)
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To: My Favorite Headache

I’m even tired of making fun of her at this point.


43 posted on 04/13/2009 8:05:02 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: My Favorite Headache
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As I listened to her on Larry “Cadaver” King, I kept thinking about something about which Boortz frequently reminds his male audience: “At some point, you’ll have to try to have a conversation with her.” I also kept thinking that she HAS to be from California until I remembered that Arizona also has valleys.


44 posted on 04/13/2009 8:05:33 AM PDT by Dick Bachert
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To: My Favorite Headache

As it turns out, any political capital that she may possess turns out to be counterfeit. I doubt that there is anything she can do to repair her image at this point in time. Surely, her father realizes that, but I doubt that she is bright enough to realize it.


45 posted on 04/13/2009 8:05:59 AM PDT by davisfh ( Islam is a very serious mental illness)
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To: My Favorite Headache
Meghan McCain

... WHO???

46 posted on 04/13/2009 8:06:20 AM PDT by Just A Nobody (Better Dead than RED! NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: My Favorite Headache
We Need More Gay Republicans!

And, Ms McCain is right, of course.

Think back to the men's restroom at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and how Republican Senator Larry Craig distinguished himself, and all the positive things it did for the GOP.

Oh...wait...

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47 posted on 04/13/2009 8:06:33 AM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Meghan McCain: We Need More Gay Republicans!

LOL! And you need to hang with more skanky fat ass tramps like yourself!


48 posted on 04/13/2009 8:06:35 AM PDT by bill1952 (Power is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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To: SolidWood

what do you expect, she hangs out with democrats.

Would a homosexual man have sex with a republican woman to convert her to democrat?

This hope seems to fool republican women pretty well.


49 posted on 04/13/2009 8:06:37 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Don Corleone
“The rotten apple doesn’t fall far from the tree!”

The ROAD apple doesn't fall far from the horse's a$$ it came from.

The updated version better fits the McCains.

50 posted on 04/13/2009 8:06:42 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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