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Republicans Hate Racism, But Totally Cool With Homophobia
Death & Taxes ^ | Monday, April 18, 2011 | Andrew Belonsky

Posted on 04/27/2011 1:32:16 PM PDT by presidio9

Republican leaders in California today admonished Orange County official Marilyn Davenport for disseminating racist rhetoric about President Obama. Meanwhile, in Washington, Speaker John Boehner wants government money to reinforce anti-gay discrimination. Is the GOP totally blind to double-speak?

Speaker of the House John Boehner officially requested Department of Justice funds today to fight for the Defense of Marriage Act, 15-year old legislation that prohibits the federal government from recognizing marriage equality.

Referencing the DOJ’s decision not to defend DOMA, which the Department and President deemed unconstitutional earlier this year, Boehner wrote to Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, “Obviously, [that] decision results in DOJ no longer needing the funds it would have otherwise expended defending the constitutionality of DOMA.”

“It is my intent that those funds be diverted to the House for reimbursement of any costs incurred by and associated with the House, and not DOJ, defending DOMA,” he said.

It’s an incredible show of politically convenient hypocrisy, especially as the Republicans rally their troops against governmental overspending, and as Orange County Republican official Marilyn Davenport comes under fire for sending a blatantly racist email about Barack Obama.

Davenport’s email, covered here by Carmel Lobello, portrays our president as a chimp, complete with the caption, “Now you know why — No birth certificate.”

GOP leaders in the Golden State have been quick to lambast Davenport’s correspondence as “despicable,” and said that it “drips with racism.”

While the national party has yet to respond to Davenport’s clearly racist email, it’s safe to assume that they would never, ever, not in one million years, endorse such a missive. Yet, they find it okay to back anti-gay politics?

It’s always difficult to compare racism and homophobia. They are different forms of discrimination with varying manifestations. The message, however, remains the same: one “type” — either white or straight — can be quantified as “right,” while the opposite — black or LGBT — qualifies as “wrong.” They’re two sides of the same coin.

Why, then, does the GOP find it acceptable to criticize one form of hate, yet condone another? Clearly politics are at play here: Republican leaders think they can consolidate power by attacking a conveniently marginalized group, gay folk, yet realize it’s wrong to describe black people as apes.

This tactic will backfire; not simply because Americans are becoming more accepting of their LGBT friends and neighbors, but because their fetishization of homophobia flies in the face of the party’s claim that they will unify the nation, as embodied in the official Republican platform, “Our Republican ideals are those that unify our country.”

Some day soon, their base will wise up to these contradictory politics, and when that happens, all bets are off.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: analperversion; analsex; armyofsodom; gaystapo; homofascists; homophobia; homosexualagenda; pervertpower; perverts; pinkpanthers; sodomhusseinobama; sodomrising
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The message, however, remains the same: one “type” — either white or straight — can be quantified as “right,” while the opposite — black or LGBT — qualifies as “wrong.” They’re two sides of the same coin.

Despite almost 40 years of searcing, and the entire human genome coded, science has yet to find the elusive "gay gene." Thus, homosexuality remains a lifestyle choice, and a sin in most religious faiths.

1 posted on 04/27/2011 1:32:18 PM PDT by presidio9
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To: presidio9

It’s not homophobia, it’s homonausea.


2 posted on 04/27/2011 1:35:30 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: gorush

Amen. Phobia means fear. I do not fear homos they just disgust me.


3 posted on 04/27/2011 1:37:50 PM PDT by jospehm20
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To: presidio9

Being black isn’t like being a sodomite.


4 posted on 04/27/2011 1:40:29 PM PDT by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: presidio9

Unless you are actively promoting the homosexual agenda, then you are discriminating against them.

That is the same as saying unless you are for affirmative action, then you are a racist.

Meanwhile, homosexuals are the most discriminatory people I can think of because everything is always about themselves.

When do you ever hear: Homosexual relief funds for Japanese earthquake victims?


5 posted on 04/27/2011 1:42:25 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (How is allowing an Army Doctor be prosecuted and sent to prison "good for the country"?)
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To: presidio9

I remember reading an article last year that stated the American Psychiatric Association has determined that being gay is not caused by birth and is determined by upbringing or other social factors. Therefore, it is not born into them, it is a choice and can be conditioned out of them. They choose to live this lifestyle because of their sexual desires and not because of a natural born tendency.


6 posted on 04/27/2011 1:42:33 PM PDT by RickB444 (Worry about and distrust anyone who fears a lawful person owning a gun.)
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To: achilles2000
Being black isn’t like being a sodomite.

And equating the two is a sure-fire way to piss off black voters, like those in California who voted overwhelmingly for Barak Obama and five seconds later voted overwhelmingly against Proposition 8.

7 posted on 04/27/2011 1:43:46 PM PDT by presidio9 ("Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask rather what you can do for your country." -Cicero)
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To: presidio9

“Republicans hate apples, but totally cool with oranges.”

Yes, and?


8 posted on 04/27/2011 1:44:01 PM PDT by RDAardvark (Palin 2012. No wait, Trump 2012. Or Ron Paul. Heck I don't care, anybody but this guy!)
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To: presidio9

Yeah, well, maybe that’s because race has to do with what you are and homosexuality has to do with how you behave.

As usual, the right wins the logic battle.

We should not hesitate to stand up against sodomy. Those people are the world’s worst disease carriers as well as the worst nihilists.

Personally, I wouldn’t care if every single one of them wanted to kill me-—they are not worth the trouble and, besides, they will ALWAYS vote 90% Democrat.

So let’s do the moral AND practical thing and shut them out.


9 posted on 04/27/2011 1:44:08 PM PDT by Scanian
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Meanwhile, homosexuals are the most discriminatory people I can think of because everything is always about themselves.

Correction: Everything is always specifically about their own deviant sexual behavior.

10 posted on 04/27/2011 1:45:29 PM PDT by presidio9 ("Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask rather what you can do for your country." -Cicero)
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To: presidio9
pho·bi·a   /ˈfoʊbiə/ n. a persistent, irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that leads to a compelling desire to avoid it.

Operational word.....fear. A phobia is a fear, like acrophobia or arachnophobia. People are not afraid of homo's, they are repulsed or revolted by them (or their lifestyle). So the word "homophobia" is a nonsensical term. After 4 combat tours in the Middle East, I really don't fear anything any more; I've pretty much seen it all. But I am absolutely disgusted at their depraved bahavior and lifestyle and angered at their insistence to impose their lifestyle on me and other "straight" people and then call us a "homophobe" if we speak out against them.
11 posted on 04/27/2011 1:45:45 PM PDT by NWFLConservative (Game On.......Fight Like a Girl!!...............Saracuda in 2012)
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To: presidio9

Where does it end... “I was born a bisexual, I demand the right to marry a man and a woman.”


12 posted on 04/27/2011 1:46:46 PM PDT by the_devils_advocate_666
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To: presidio9

I don’t care what gays do so long as they don’t stick it down my throat. And this s__t is sticking it down my throat.


13 posted on 04/27/2011 1:47:09 PM PDT by bilhosty (Don' t tax people tax newsprint)
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To: presidio9; wagglebee
Liberals talk of celebrating diversity yet they honor Islamic extremism while denouncing American Christians and capitalism and...

Demographic politics only matter to Socialist Democrats when it benefits the Party. If you are a member of a minority group (or even a woman, which is roughly have the population) and support conservatives/Republicans, then you are a “race traitor”, a sell-out (remember that Obama was hip in college and hung out with the Marxist professors, feminists, etc. so he wouldn't be branded a sell-out), and so forth.

What is “homophobia”? FEAR of homosexuality, or the result of thousands of years of universal cultural disgust at the perversion?

What about the “antibreeder” talk from liberals and homosexuals? Misanthropy is far more contemptible than a rational/irrational fear of homosexuals.

14 posted on 04/27/2011 1:47:34 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The biggest waste of brainpower is to want to change something that's not changeable. -Albert Brooks)
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To: jospehm20
Amen. Phobia means fear. I do not fear homos they just disgust me.

You're a disgustaphobic. :-)

15 posted on 04/27/2011 1:48:58 PM PDT by Invincibly Ignorant
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To: presidio9

“Despite almost 40 years of searcing, and the entire human genome coded, science has yet to find the elusive ‘gay gene.’”

It wouldn’t matter if they did. It still wouldn’t mean restricting marriage to heterosexual couples were “discrimination” against gays, or that “gay rights” were being denied.


16 posted on 04/27/2011 1:49:03 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: presidio9

Race is innate, homosexuality is a choice. And lately, it’s a choice where those who participate are attempting to force others to accept their choice, embrace it even.


17 posted on 04/27/2011 1:49:16 PM PDT by meyer (We will not sit down and shut up.)
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To: presidio9

What’s wrong with “homophobia?”
Homosexuality is a BEHAVIOR not a race. People should have a right to discriminate against behaviors of which they don’t approve.
What’s next? Making it impossible to discriminate against drunks, rapists, pedophiles, druggies, and/or the filthy?


18 posted on 04/27/2011 1:49:53 PM PDT by Little Ray (The Gods of the Copybook Heading, with terror and slaughter return!)
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To: presidio9
This article reads like it was written by an 11 year old with no knowledge of how our Government works. It's not the function of the President or the Department of Justice to determine which laws are Constitutional and which are not. That's the job of the SCOTUS.

It's the duty of the President and the DOJ to defend those laws whether they like them or not. Just wait until a Republican President decides he or she will no longer defend Roe v Wade.

L

19 posted on 04/27/2011 1:50:34 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: presidio9

I don’t want people to attack and harm homosexuals. I just don’t think it’s possible for them do marry any more than I think someone can have a pet cat for a child. They can call any relationship anything they want, but that doesn’t make it so. By terming my belief (which has been the belief of the majority of the culture since the beginning of the nation) with a label that makes it into a disorder, they have only angered me. I don’t care what laws are passed, I will never see a contract between two men or two women as a marriage.


20 posted on 04/27/2011 1:50:47 PM PDT by brytlea (A tick stole my tagline....)
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To: RickB444

“I remember reading an article last year that stated the American Psychiatric Association has determined that being gay is not caused by birth and is determined by upbringing or other social factors. Therefore, it is not born into them, it is a choice and can be conditioned out of them.”

Even if that’s so, you’re on the wrong track. The whole “born that way” argument is a red herring. So what if they’re “born that way”? Can’t pedophiles, polygamists, and representatives from all manner of perversities argue the exact same thing?


21 posted on 04/27/2011 1:51:56 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: Scanian

Besides that, what are we talking about in actual votes?

About 100 million people vote.

1.5% of the population is homosexual.

Let’s say about half the homosexuals do vote.

How many of those would ever even consider voting Republican even if we gave them everything they wanted?

If I knew how to do math I think we would be talking about gaining 33 votes.


22 posted on 04/27/2011 1:52:32 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (How is allowing an Army Doctor be prosecuted and sent to prison "good for the country"?)
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To: presidio9

OK. So portraying George W Bush as a chimp via cartoons and photoshopped images is just political banter - not hateful at all, but portraying Obama as a chimp is inherently racist.

And when members of the GOP leadership criticize the use of the Obama as Chimp images, that is hypocrisy because they still support defending the Defense of Marriage Act. But it is perfectly ok that the DemocRAT leadership never once deigned to criticize liberal hate propaganda against Bush/Cheney/Palin, etc.

The author’s attempts at logical progression are such a hodge-podge of random syllables that it comes across as unintelligble as the baby jibbering that Obama’s new pastor interpreted as a moral analysis of the Constitution’s calculation of slaves for Census Enumeration purposes.


23 posted on 04/27/2011 1:53:17 PM PDT by VRWCmember (Veritas vos Liberabit)
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To: presidio9
I'm just against special rights for any group just because they consider themselves oppressed.

I can fire an employee for nonperformance if it's a white male, no problem.
Otherwise, I have a big problem.

Under the guise of anti-discrimination, it can actually get harder to treat people equally.

24 posted on 04/27/2011 1:54:35 PM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: RickB444

The sex positive agenda (as espoused by William Reich, Alfred Kinskey, a socialist Feminists) doesn’t CARE if it is genetic or conditional impulse.

They believe that sex is a birthright joy to be enjoyed by anyone, anywhere, at anytime, without any moral judgements regarding the sex, age, relation, martial status, number, or species of partner(s). If it feels good, do it.

The “gay gene” is just a little something something to convince some holdouts. The argument that ALL acts should come without moral judgement shows where they really are taking the political football.


25 posted on 04/27/2011 1:55:37 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The biggest waste of brainpower is to want to change something that's not changeable. -Albert Brooks)
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To: presidio9

Well, it goes back a long time. It was general General Phil Sheridan who is said to have said “Queers are like Indians. The only good Indian is a dead Indian”


26 posted on 04/27/2011 1:56:52 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 ....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: Lurker
It's the duty of the President and the DOJ to defend those laws whether they like them or not. Just wait until a Republican President decides he or she will no longer defend Roe v Wade. Obamacare

See how easy this is?

27 posted on 04/27/2011 2:00:32 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The biggest waste of brainpower is to want to change something that's not changeable. -Albert Brooks)
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To: Lurker
PS, States are already putting a legal challenge to Obamacare legislation.

Are there any states that are seeking an end to the DOMA? Those states that wanted to force a change in marriage laws have done so. Whenever their citizens have put it to a vote, they've opposed same sex marriage.

28 posted on 04/27/2011 2:02:19 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The biggest waste of brainpower is to want to change something that's not changeable. -Albert Brooks)
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To: presidio9

The connotation of the term homophobia suggests an irrational fear. The queer nation and their captives have exploited the
deliberate distortion of fact to paint anyone who disagrees with the lifestyle choice for any reason as homophobic. I disagree with the lifestyle of deception and destruction because I find t to be both a self and a social destruction.
I could care less what anyone says they think I am -what matters is if I can demonstrate my beliefs are grounded in fact.And I find No facts support the LIE of the Homosexual lifestyle as anything but fornication and and abomination unto the Lord.


29 posted on 04/27/2011 2:02:28 PM PDT by StonyBurk (ring)
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To: presidio9
Because the left always lies, they tell us much about themselves.

They know their agenda needs layers of deception and propaganda to hide the truth. They have no real morality so lying is always on their tongues and is part of their club's unstated oath.

I haven't heard the non-conservative radio talk show hosts use the gay gene study as a 'scientific' proof weapon against those awful conservatives lately. I bet they even forgot to apologize when they were found to be willfully ignorant tools for the far left filth lobby.

Does the morally challenged Neal Boortz still peddle the gay gene myth. How convenient the faded gay gene mythology was(oh, but it was science and all) for those who did not have the fortitude to stand up for the truth.

30 posted on 04/27/2011 2:03:16 PM PDT by Old Landmarks (No fear of man, none!)
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To: a fool in paradise

Actually, the target is the traditional family, and queerdom is the best weapon against the family.

Homos, also, make a very good foil against Christianity.
You can make is so that even holding the beliefs of Christianity is being “hateful”, and could lead to discrimination or violence, so such beliefs should be outlawed.


31 posted on 04/27/2011 2:03:25 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: presidio9

Homophobia means fear of the same; not that this idiot would know.


32 posted on 04/27/2011 2:04:00 PM PDT by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

The church going black community also opposes homosexuality. Obama’s defenders had to lie about his attitude on this matter to ensure they would vote. Same with Obama’s extreme position on abortion.


33 posted on 04/27/2011 2:04:45 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The biggest waste of brainpower is to want to change something that's not changeable. -Albert Brooks)
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To: StonyBurk

We are supposed to believe that gay scout leaders would molest girls instead of boys if they only had they opportunity for one on one overnight stays with females.


34 posted on 04/27/2011 2:07:01 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The biggest waste of brainpower is to want to change something that's not changeable. -Albert Brooks)
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To: NWFLConservative
"After 4 combat tours in the Middle East..."

On behalf of my family and myself, Thank You!
35 posted on 04/27/2011 2:07:16 PM PDT by BattleFlag
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To: presidio9
This guy better avoid MacDonalds. That black beat down girl may get wind of this piece, and she already had a problem with transgender boys.
36 posted on 04/27/2011 2:07:32 PM PDT by throwback ( The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid)
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To: Invincibly Ignorant

Thanks.


37 posted on 04/27/2011 2:08:45 PM PDT by jospehm20
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To: Tublecane

As to marriage laws,

- You may not marry a minor
- You may not marry a relative (although OTHER people can, how can YOUR rights in this matter be denied? < /sarc >)
- You may not marry someone who is already married
- You may not finalize a divorce without the signature from your spouse (how can someone DENY you your right to marry someone else? < /sarc >)

- You may not marry someone of the same sex (this does not seem any more unreasonable than the above conditions, which as noted do not affect EVERYONE seeking candidate X’s hand in marriage)

In Bill Ayer’s 9-11-2001 NY Times interview, it’s mentioned that the Weather Underground dabbled in swapping partners and that Bill even engaged in homosexual acts with other male members of the Weather Underground. He says that they did it to “smash monogamy” as they sought to nationwide.

A culture war is underway and it has waged for decades from a seditious lot of leftists. The institutions of marriage and church are under attack. By hook or by crook, the left means to sabotage them further than welfare handout policies already have.


38 posted on 04/27/2011 2:14:20 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The biggest waste of brainpower is to want to change something that's not changeable. -Albert Brooks)
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To: jospehm20
Amen. Phobia means fear. I do not fear homos they just disgust me.

Homotaedium.

39 posted on 04/27/2011 2:32:23 PM PDT by Prokopton
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To: a fool in paradise
In Bill Ayer’s 9-11-2001 NY Times interview, it’s mentioned that the Weather Underground dabbled in swapping partners and that Bill even engaged in homosexual acts with other male members of the Weather Underground. He says that they did it to “smash monogamy” as they sought to nationwide.

People who took their cues from Ayers and the Weather Underground had bigger problems than sexual perversions.

40 posted on 04/27/2011 2:35:24 PM PDT by presidio9 ("Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask rather what you can do for your country." -Cicero)
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To: Prokopton

Homotaedium.

Bored by homos?


41 posted on 04/27/2011 2:35:40 PM PDT by jospehm20
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To: bilhosty

My tagline used to be...

Yes, as a matter of fact, what you do in the privacy of your bedroom IS my business.

It was a gentle poke in the eye at libs who would say “I don’t care what homosexuals do in private, as long as....”

You seee, the point is, EVERYTHING these perverts do (in private or in public) adversely affects me, my children and my country.


42 posted on 04/27/2011 2:37:09 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (A Birther: One who has questions or concerns over the birth of Barry Barack Hussein Soetero Obama)
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To: presidio9
The color of one’s skin is not a choice. The partners one takes to bed is.

And, I am not homophobic, afraid of homos. (After three tours in AF and one in Iraq, there is very little I am truly afraid of.) I am afraid of what the homosexuals will do to my children and my country. What would be the word for HATRED of homosexuality?

43 posted on 04/27/2011 2:39:41 PM PDT by wbarmy (I chose to be a sheepdog once I saw what happens to the sheep.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Democrats have legislated what kind of lightbulbs you may not use, what size toilet tank you may not use, what flavor cigarettes you may not smoke, etc.

Their “Big Brother in the bedroom” hysteria was a fraud. How many vice squads raided homosexual and drag bars in the past 30 years?

They are A-OK with Big Brother man-dating how Americans live their lives.


44 posted on 04/27/2011 2:52:56 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The biggest waste of brainpower is to want to change something that's not changeable. -Albert Brooks)
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To: presidio9

It’s not the individuals but the big-money-Socialist-gangs of “gay rights” demonstrators forcing their minority will on the majority.


45 posted on 04/27/2011 2:55:52 PM PDT by RoadTest (Organized religion is no substitute for the relationship the living God wants with you.)
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To: presidio9

Humans do not chose the color of their skin.
They do chose if they will be perverts of not.


46 posted on 04/27/2011 3:21:41 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA
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To: gorush

It’s not homophobia. It’s fear of the radical homosexual agenda — led by judges, bureaucrats, lawyers and the media taking over every square inch of the lives of Christians, depriving God-fearing Americans of their right to associate, hire, speak and worship as they see fit.’

Big Brother is gay.


47 posted on 04/27/2011 4:47:01 PM PDT by heye2monn
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To: gorush

Zinger! Good one, can I use that?


48 posted on 04/27/2011 4:52:09 PM PDT by Doulos1 (Bitter Clinger Forever!)
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To: presidio9

Science hasn’t searched. It may not be a gene at all. It certainly is an aberration. But the fact of the matter is that we have done little or no research in the are because of political correctness or fear. Fact is we simply on’t know and unless we get the politics out of it, we will never know..


49 posted on 04/27/2011 5:07:57 PM PDT by Cacique (quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat ( Islamia Delenda Est ))
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To: RickB444
I remember reading an article last year that stated the American Psychiatric Association has determined that being gay is not caused by birth and is determined by upbringing or other social factors. Therefore, it is not born into them, it is a choice and can be conditioned out of them. They choose to live this lifestyle because of their sexual desires and not because of a natural born tendency.

IIRC, that was the opinion up until the 1970's, then the APA, decided to totally reverse course, and drop homosexuality as a mental illness (or if your a skeptic, they simply said, crap, we can't cure it, we give up, it should also be noted, that they are very very very far left wing).

Interestingly enough, and this I remember reading about last year, the doctor that was instrumental in having homosexuality no longer classified as a mental illness..........was getting death threats from gay activists over something else (the reason for that, I can't remember at this very moment).

50 posted on 04/27/2011 6:29:23 PM PDT by Sonny M ("oderint dum metuant")
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