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Obama and Miss California
The Hill ^ | April 23, 2009 | Cheri Jacobus

Posted on 04/24/2009 4:48:19 AM PDT by Scanian

In a 2007 Chicago Tribune interview, Barack Obama said, “I’m a Christian. And so, although I try not to have my religious beliefs dominate or determine my political views on this issue ... my religious beliefs say that marriage is something sanctified between a man and a woman.”

Miss California, Carrie Prejean, at the April 19, 2009, Miss USA pageant, said: “We live in a land where you can choose same-sex marriage or opposite. And you know what, I think in my country, in my family, I think that I believe that a marriage should be between a man and a woman. No offense to anybody out there, but that’s how I was raised.” Carrie Prejean, first runner-up to Miss USA, holds the same position on gay marriage as Barack Obama (at least for his 2008 campaign), Joe Biden, John McCain, Sarah Palin, Hillary Clinton and the majority of Americans, according to polls.

Miss USA judge and Hollywood blogger “Perez Hilton” (real name: Mario Lavandeira) forced his own political agenda onto the nationally televised Miss USA pageant when he asked Miss California if she supported gay marriage. An out homosexual who traffics in outing closeted gays, gossiping and trashing celebrities, having Hilton as a pageant judge — hired, presumably, by NBC — was hardly an accident. After all, this is the same guy who in August 2007 excitedly “reported” that Fidel Castro had died. Fidel’s cold heart, unfortunately for Cuba’s political prisoners, still beats. One does not have to be a professional media critic to see through the transparent agenda of those who placed Hilton/Lavandeira on the judges’ panel. Surely they knew what they were getting with this gadfly, and were hoping for Jerry Springer-esque controversy and fireworks. He did not disappoint.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: carrieprejean; gaymarriage; hilton; liberalagenda; obama

1 posted on 04/24/2009 4:48:19 AM PDT by Scanian
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To: Scanian

And the difference is?

Miss California meant it.


2 posted on 04/24/2009 4:53:49 AM PDT by saganite (What would Sully do?)
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To: Scanian

Yeah, one comment he got out before the teleprompter kicked in. Today we would get a five minute commentary filled with ahs and you knows obfuscating any point he could be tied to.

Vince


3 posted on 04/24/2009 4:53:54 AM PDT by Mouton
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To: Scanian

Isn’t that interesting...


4 posted on 04/24/2009 4:56:22 AM PDT by truthandlife ("Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God." (Ps 20:7))
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To: saganite
Miss California meant it.

And conversely, they knew Obama was lying and they were good with that.

5 posted on 04/24/2009 4:58:47 AM PDT by dalight
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To: Scanian
In a 2007 Chicago Tribune interview, Barack Obama said, “I’m a Christian. And so ... my religious beliefs say that marriage is something sanctified between a man and a woman.”

Obama also said the same thing at Rick Warren's church a few months before the election. No controversy whatsoever, of course. But Prejean saying essentially the same thing is somehow controversial. Why? Because when Democrat politicians speak, everyone (including their most ardent supporters) figure they're lying. ...and they're fine with it. Lying is a way of life for libs.

6 posted on 04/24/2009 5:02:06 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: Scanian

“something sanctified between a man and a woman”
-—look at a picture of him and The First Bee-yotch
and shake your head in wonderment at where we are as
a nation......
I wonder who wears the underalls in that family.


7 posted on 04/24/2009 5:03:12 AM PDT by supremedoctrine (The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity---Yeats)
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To: Scanian

When BHO says such a thing, every single person who hears him knows immediately that he is just saying the words and lying for political convenience. People do not resent it, because there is no real intent to deceive.

He’s lying. We know he’s lying. He knows we know he’s lying. We know he know we know he’s lying. And for some strange reason, that makes everything OK. Like it’s all some kind of game.


8 posted on 04/24/2009 5:08:28 AM PDT by gridlock (L'etat, c'est Barack...)
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To: saganite

That’s it. Homosexuals have known all along that Obama’s lying when he says he opposes same-sex “marriage”. They’re okay with that because they know he had to lie to get elected. And once elected he’ll maneuver to impose same-sex “marriage” on us.


9 posted on 04/24/2009 5:09:52 AM PDT by puroresu (Enjoy ASIAN CINEMA? See my Freeper page for recommendations (REALLY & TRULY updated!).)
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To: Scanian

This point was made 5 days ago. Kind of late to the draw.


10 posted on 04/24/2009 5:10:43 AM PDT by Always Right (Obama: more arrogant than Bill Clinton, more naive than Jimmy Carter, and more liberal than LBJ.)
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To: Mr. Mojo

“Lying is a way of life for libs.”
They don’t believe in absolutes. So if there is no absolute truth, then lies come very easily and frequently. No problem.


11 posted on 04/24/2009 5:12:55 AM PDT by all the best
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To: Mr. Mojo

Rick Warren, to quote Michael Corleone, is nothing to me now. He gave Obama cover for his so-called Christianity. He will remain nothing to me until he starts taking Obama to task for being a fake and a phoney.


12 posted on 04/24/2009 5:13:38 AM PDT by LeonardFMason
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To: Mr. Mojo

Interesting point. So, in a sense, we should take the persecution of Miss California as a compliment. When, in the view of Liberals, a Conservative beauty queen has more credibility than a LIberal, Democrat President of the United States, it says a lot. They understand that Conservatives are generally honest, while Liberals are generally liars.

Thanks for the compliment, Perez.


13 posted on 04/24/2009 5:20:44 AM PDT by Above My Pay Grade
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To: Scanian
Remember the days of fifty years ago when gays said all they wanted was to be left alone, to have their preference of sexual activity to no longer be illegal? Pastors told their congregations that it wasn't that simple, that eventually the homosexual lobby would want marriage and want to force Christians to approve of their lifestyle. Of course the pastors were called all sorts of bad names and accused of over reacting and using hyperbole to mislead their flocks. Well, here we are in 2009 and guess what, the pastors were right on. In fact they were falling short of the mark. Not only do the homosexuals demand acceptance of their lifestyle they how say to speak against it should be a crime, a hate crime no less.

As my pastor used to say, “I hate to be an I-told-you-so, but I TOLD YOU SO!”

14 posted on 04/24/2009 5:21:48 AM PDT by jwparkerjr (God Bless America!)
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To: jwparkerjr

My wife recently admitted to me she was concerned I was a bit over the top on the fag issues especially when I told her they are trying to mainstream this nonsense. Those conversations were in the early 90’s. She added she is now certain I had good instincts. I did not say I told you so because I would rather have been proven wrong on this issue.

Vince


15 posted on 04/24/2009 5:30:56 AM PDT by Mouton
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To: Scanian

When you stop to think about it beauty contestants are all really quite vulnerable young women. Each one goes out to be questioned much like a duck goes into a shooting gallery. One could say that comes with the territory. However, sadistically aiming a deliberate gotcha question at a thoroughly decent young woman, who never attempted to hurt the questioner in the first place, is just beneath contempt. Those who put that evil slug in the position to ask the question are even worse.


16 posted on 04/24/2009 5:35:18 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: libstripper
Those who put that evil slug in the position to ask the question are even worse.

Agree. If you want to run a class-act pageant, then don't cheapen it with no-class emcees.

17 posted on 04/24/2009 5:58:28 AM PDT by Faith
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To: Scanian
my religious beliefs say that marriage is something sanctified between a man and a woman.

There is a bunk in a re-education camp with her name on it.
18 posted on 04/24/2009 6:00:17 AM PDT by Canedawg (Support and defend the Constitution, and fight back against the Idiocracy.)
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To: Faith
Why would they make a queer a beauty queen judge. I'm with Ms. California's grandmother on this one.
19 posted on 04/24/2009 6:00:41 AM PDT by ontap (Just another backstabbing conservative)
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To: libstripper

Lavandeira is probably horribly jealous of those young ladies. He “feels” like a woman but looks like Jaba the Hut.


20 posted on 04/24/2009 6:00:58 AM PDT by Scanian (i)
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To: jwparkerjr

Incredibly, we still have people today, even here on FreeRepublic, who claim that all the homosexuals want is to be left alone.


21 posted on 04/24/2009 6:06:03 AM PDT by puroresu (Enjoy ASIAN CINEMA? See my Freeper page for recommendations (REALLY & TRULY updated!).)
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To: ontap

Here’s the perfect answer for Carrie: “I find myself agreeing with our President on this issue. As he stated in his campaign several times, he believes that marriage should be between a man and a woman. I support him in that belief.”


22 posted on 04/24/2009 6:07:06 AM PDT by Faith
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To: Faith

Nahhhhhh! Perfect answer would have been another question! “ Why are you asking such a stupid question in a beauty contest you fruit”


23 posted on 04/24/2009 6:34:28 AM PDT by ontap (Just another backstabbing conservative)
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To: puroresu

Truth is, the majority of them do, but like with most situations it’s the vociferous that set the tone. Just as with Muslims who refuse to stand up and decry the radicals in their midst, the homosexuals who are content to be left alone and won’t condemn those who make fools of themselves bear a major role in the problem.

And it’s not just Islam and gays. It’s almost every group that has a radical element. Unions, etc.


24 posted on 04/24/2009 7:29:09 AM PDT by jwparkerjr (God Bless America!)
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To: Mouton
My wife used to say the same thing when I would tell that government was out of control. She couldn't see it at the time and felt I was just being over reactive. Now she has to reluctantly agree that I was probably more right than wrong. I saw it coming 30 years ago when I had a brief stint in the public sector. I saw first hand how they handle the spending of taxpayers’ money and it was the classic approach to spend OPM (Other-Peoples’-Money). The last month of the fiscal year was a Chinese Fire Drill as they rushed to spend all the of the funds clever financial officers had squirreled away all through their line item budget.

Government is out of control, say it loud and say it proud! And if we don't find a way to reign them in the way of life we know even today, let alone 60 years ago when I was growing up, will be nothing more than another bit of Americana.

25 posted on 04/24/2009 7:34:18 AM PDT by jwparkerjr (God Bless America!)
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