Skip to comments.Obama pushes gay rights, but not without criticism from activists
Posted on 10/10/2009 12:57:21 PM PDT by La Enchiladita
In last years presidential election, Barack Obama won 70 percent of the gay vote, John McCain just 27 percent.
Does that kind of clearly dominant constituency one thats more politically-attuned than the rest of the electorate come with any political obligation regarding gay rights? You bet it does, and this weekend Obama is acknowledging the debt.
On the eve of Sundays National Equality March, expected to draw thousands to Washington, hes addressing the Human Rights Campaign, a national gay rights group.
...Marriage and the US militarys dont ask, dont tell policy on gay men and women in uniform remain the toughest issues for the nation and especially for Obama.
The Pew Research Center reported Friday that while most Americans favor civil unions for same-sex couples, they remain opposed to gay marriage.
...Obama also is being nudged to retire todays military policy by many members of Congress. Led by Rep. Patrick Murphy (D) of Pennsylvania (the first Iraq war veteran elected to Congress) 176 House members have signed on to a bill doing away with dont ask, dont tell.
(Excerpt) Read more at features.csmonitor.com ...
Co-option by infiltration.
This, to me, is the biggest problem our Republic faces today. When both parties campaign, it is not about what is good for the Republic. It is what is good for the party or it is pandering to the particular self-centered special interest group that happens to be whining at that time.
It appears that way, but I see something more insidious: an agenda a long while in the making. By infiltrating and corroding the military, the leftists strike at the heart of what is great and strong about this nation. Every great society has needed moral boundaries and, when those are destroyed, so is the Nation.
I never thought I would say this, but I see now that homosexuality opens the door to other depravities without limit.
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So obambi goes to talk to the queer convention but can’t make the Prayer Breakfast?
I wonder who is taking Larry Sinclair’s place these days
Thanks:) This caught my attention because I heard about that Patrick Murphy guy on NPR this morning: What a TRAITOR!!! But that’s how they work: infiltrate.
Soon the military will be no different from public school and completely useless to actually fight.
Excellent. See, I knew I pinged the right person. I think his claim to be “straight” is bogus. I guess he feels hugely successful now that Zer0-in-Chief is his mouthpiece.
Oh yeah, and special thanks to PA: First, Murtha and now Murphy. Sheesh!!