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Paterson criticizes gay marriage opponents
The Citizen ^ | April 29, 2009 | AP

Posted on 04/29/2009 6:57:32 PM PDT by Kudsman

Edited on 04/29/2009 8:02:36 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

ALBANY - Gov. David Paterson claims some opponents of same-sex marriage in New York who cite religious beliefs failed to act on their faith earlier when gays and lesbians were victimized. “The fact is that for years these same individuals ... not all of them, but many of them, who pronounce religious doctrine did not exercise it when young gay and lesbian students were being bullied and chastised for expressing their points of view,” Paterson told thousands of gay rights advocates lobbying in Albany on Tuesday.


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1 posted on 04/29/2009 6:57:33 PM PDT by Kudsman
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To: Kudsman

Why can’t everyone, gay and straight, just keep it in the bedroom?


2 posted on 04/29/2009 7:01:18 PM PDT by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: Kudsman

Nice strawman, Governor.


3 posted on 04/29/2009 7:03:32 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist ("President Obama, your agenda is not new, it's not change, and it's not hope" - Rush Limbaugh 02/28)
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To: Kudsman
received a roaring reception from gay rights activists

What a brave man to speak such controversy in front of a hostile crowd. </sarc>

4 posted on 04/29/2009 7:03:55 PM PDT by FourPeas (I am the pink flamingo on the great lawn of life.)
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To: Kudsman

The state is swimming in debt and this clown is worried about the perceived rights of homosexuals. People get the gov’t they deserve.


5 posted on 04/29/2009 7:05:38 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist ("President Obama, your agenda is not new, it's not change, and it's not hope" - Rush Limbaugh 02/28)
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To: Kudsman
"expressing their points of view" ~ Paterson's got a real sense of humor.

Bet the MSM didn't catch that one!

6 posted on 04/29/2009 7:17:22 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Kudsman

Is his approval rating in single digits yet?


7 posted on 04/29/2009 7:32:57 PM PDT by FoxInSocks (B. Hussein Obama: Central Planning Czar)
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To: Kudsman
the accidental governor strikes again...
8 posted on 04/29/2009 7:40:44 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - Obama is basically Jim Jones with a teleprompter)
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To: Kudsman

Paterson can kiss my lily white Irish ass.


9 posted on 04/29/2009 7:47:05 PM PDT by b4its2late (Ignorance allows liberalism to prosper.)
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To: Kudsman
“Where were these leaders of faith when college students of gay and lesbian orientation were beaten and often brutalized for expressing their feelings to each other?”

When was this great oppression? I guess I missed the headlines.

10 posted on 04/29/2009 8:02:37 PM PDT by FreepShop1 (www.FreepShop.com)
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To: FreepShop1
Not to hard to miss things that never happened. Even when “imposing” hate crimes laws, these duped people have to invent incidents, and use terms like “perceived” discrimination.
11 posted on 04/29/2009 8:29:42 PM PDT by gidget7 (Duncan Hunter-Valley Forge Republican!)
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To: Kudsman

hey Paterson...how many fingers am I holding up?
ohhh sh*t that’s right..you have NO IDEA.........
learn to play piano you f*cking stooge


12 posted on 04/29/2009 9:00:50 PM PDT by wheresmycheckbarry?
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To: Kudsman

Hey Governor Patterson, Why did gay men at the Fulsom Street Fair urinate upon one another? Why do they do that? Is that part of their marriage ritual? In broad daylight?

Why do gays sell dildos made in the shapes of crucifixes with the body of Jesus Christ on it? Is that a hate crime?

http://www.zombietime.com/folsom_sf_2007_part_1/index.php


13 posted on 04/29/2009 9:39:44 PM PDT by Titus-Maximus (Juanita Broaddrick, would rather have been waterboarded by Clinton.)
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To: Kudsman
“The fact is that for years these same individuals ... not all of them, but many of them, who pronounce religious doctrine did not exercise it when young gay and lesbian students were being bullied and chastised for expressing their points of view,”

Yep...those "religious people" just all look alike to me. Let's just make them all criminals with big new hate laws, that will make it all better./s

14 posted on 04/29/2009 10:56:23 PM PDT by Earthdweller (Socialism makes you feel better about oppressing people.....)
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To: Kudsman
many of them, who pronounce religious doctrine did not exercise it when young gay and lesbian students were being bullied and chastised for expressing their points of view,”

Don't know what is being counted as bullying, but yes we knuckle draggers will "chastise" advocates for gaay marriage and such rot, and what's it to ya?

15 posted on 04/29/2009 11:28:08 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Beat a better path, and the world will build a mousetrap at your door.)
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To: Kudsman
“The fact is that for years these same individuals ... not all of them, but many of them, who pronounce religious doctrine did not exercise it when young gay and lesbian students were being bullied and chastised for expressing their points of view,”

To the shame of the faith, that is true. Still, it doesn't make the anti-gay argument unsound.

16 posted on 04/30/2009 2:43:34 AM PDT by Vanders9
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To: netmilsmom

Because “keeping it in the bedroom” is not what the gay lobby want. They want to be affirmed as being “normal”. They want to reform society. They have an agenda.


17 posted on 04/30/2009 2:44:58 AM PDT by Vanders9
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To: Kudsman
This wicked man named Paterson is not doubt a pro abortion liar as well.

This liberal anti-Bible crowd always changes the wording and the meaning of reality because there is no truth in their heart.

When these people lie, it is hard to even know where to start to unravel their lying yarns and perversion of the truth.

This man simply hates God and is pretending to have found a ready excuse for his own mockery of sin and his own fellowship with a movement based upon an unspeakable abomination.

18 posted on 04/30/2009 3:17:56 AM PDT by Old Landmarks (No fear of man, none!)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; george76; ...
Gov. David Paterson claims some opponents of same-sex marriage in New York who cite religious beliefs failed to act on their faith earlier when gays and lesbians were victimized.

19 posted on 04/30/2009 9:08:37 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/____________________ Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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Armisen 'Saturday Night Live' mocks Governor Paterson's blindness, past drug use
by Stephanie Gaskell
Sunday, December 14th 2008
Saturday Night Live pushed the envelope last night with... Fred Armisen as Paterson during a segment on "Weekend Update." ...Armisen, as Paterson, says he has three criteria: economic experience, upstate influence and someone with a disability who is completely unprepared for the job - just like him. "I want to choose a senator not from the glitzy coke parties of Manhattan but rather from the shabbier coke circles of upstate new york," he said. "I'm tired of all these fancy, two-eyed smart alecs from the big city running the whole show. It's time we get someone from Utica, Syracuse or Schnectady - towns where people have something a little off about him. I mean, they don't have to be blind," he said. "I just need someone with like a gamey arm or maybe the giant gums with the tiny teeth. Let's get one of those in the Senate." The fake Paterson points out that he only became governor because of former Gov. Eliot Spitzer's prostition scandal. "Whoever is appointed senator must - like me - be caught totally off guard and be comically unprepared to take office," he said. "Come on, I'm a blind man who loves cocaine who was suddenly appointed governor of New York. My life is an actual plot from a Richard Pryor movie."

ACTUAL HEADLINE:
Paterson In A Blind Rage Over 'SNL' Skit
Paterson In A Blind Rage Over SNL Skit

Governor Paterson proposes 'Obesity Tax,' a tax on non-diet sodas
by Glenn Blain and Kenneth Lovett
with Edgar Sandoval and Erica Pearson
Daily News Albany Bureau
Sunday, December 14th 2008
Gov. Paterson, as part of a $121 billion budget to be unveiled Tuesday, will propose an "obesity tax" of about 15% on nondiet drinks. This means a Diet Coke might sell for a $1 - even as the same size bottle of its calorie-rich alter ego would go for $1.15. Paterson's budget also calls for a 3% cut in education spending, a $620-a-year tuition hike at SUNY and a $600 increase at CUNY - and about $3.5 billion in health care cuts, a source said. The Democratic governor will not call for a broad-based income tax boost, but he will push to restore the sales tax on clothing and footwear... State employees again will be asked to forgo their 3% raises next year and defer five days' pay until they leave their jobs, the source said. In all, Paterson will propose about $9 billion in cuts, $4 billion in new taxes and fees, and $1.5 billion in nonrecurring revenue, a second source said. The so-called obesity tax would generate an estimated $404 million a year. Milk, juice, diet soda and bottled water would be exempt from the tax... Public health advocates welcomed news of the tax, saying it would help the fight against childhood obesity. "Raising the price of this liquid candy will put children and teens on a path to a healthier diet," said Elie Ward of the American Academy of Pediatrics of New York State.

[and now, the buried lead:] The Paterson administration also announced steps yesterday to expand the state's social services net, including a 30% increase in welfare payments over three years starting January 2010, increased money for food banks and expanded access to the state's Family Health Plus program. Paterson also hopes to make it easier for people to enroll in Medicaid by eliminating face-to-face interviews and fingerprinting requirements.

20 posted on 04/30/2009 9:09:59 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/____________________ Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: netmilsmom

Why can’t NY have a GOPer who could govern NY as Rudy did NYCity? And where is the GOP dealing with this naif in Albany?


21 posted on 04/30/2009 11:16:56 AM PDT by phillyfanatic ( iT)
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To: phillyfanatic

Well that is a great question!

Sad we don’t have the answer.


22 posted on 04/30/2009 12:13:55 PM PDT by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: NEW YORKCITYGOPMAN

I don’t know, Guv! It was always YOU and your namby pamby liberals who were soft on crime. We of the right, always were tough on crime.......... including crime against gays! You guys always seem to favor the criminal over the victim. Crime was society’s fault!

Until, the gay movement came along. Then you came up with this chic, politically correct concept, ‘hate crimes’ and now all of a sudden you liberals are super tough on crime. but only if it is against a gay or a minority!

PHONY CREEPS!


23 posted on 04/30/2009 4:59:37 PM PDT by NEW YORKCITYGOPMAN ('he who creates something worthwhile, never dies.'')
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