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Urban Meyer apologizes to LGBT community for slight
Orlando Sentinel (through South Florida Sun-Sentinel) ^ | March 9, 2012 | Shannon J. Owens

Posted on 03/09/2012 7:51:22 AM PST by ConservativeStatement

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer sent an apology letter to a lesbian and gay advocacy group on campus for his plans to use lavender football jerseys as a form of punishment to players in practice according to 10TV.com and the OSU campus newspaper, The Lantern.

The lavender jersey would be given to a player caught "loafing" - or a moment of deceleration - for the second time during a conditioning drill. The concept was created by Ohio State strength and conditioning coach Mickey Marotti. The school will now use a different color.

(Excerpt) Read more at sun-sentinel.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: buckeyes; colleges; football; gators; gays; lavender; lesbians; lgbt; meyer; ncaa
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The apology is gay.
1 posted on 03/09/2012 7:51:29 AM PST by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Why not a velcro patch with a picture of a loaf of bread on it, for the loafers. Why waste money on complete new jerseys.


2 posted on 03/09/2012 7:53:42 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: ConservativeStatement

Does lavender represent the LGBT community? If so, maybe the Meyer should make the lazy players wear rainbows instead.


3 posted on 03/09/2012 7:54:53 AM PST by MichaelNewton
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To: ConservativeStatement

The sissification of American continues on at an amazing pace!

I wish there was a way to make it stop.


4 posted on 03/09/2012 7:56:07 AM PST by brownsfan (Aldous Huxley and Mike Judge were right.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

So what color is an “approved” color. You know it’s a gotcha game. Someone will always be offended.


5 posted on 03/09/2012 7:58:00 AM PST by Bubbette
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To: MichaelNewton

The fudgers already took the equal’ sign, turned it into sticker and nobody asked us.


6 posted on 03/09/2012 7:58:16 AM PST by max americana
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To: ConservativeStatement

It is a damn good thing the krauts and japs never figured out how to make explosives out of political correctness.


7 posted on 03/09/2012 7:58:24 AM PST by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I think the LGBT community should apologize to me. I do not care to see them doing passionate kissy mouth and groping. I really do not care to see anyone doing it. There is a time and a place and public display is not it.
Yes, I am an old lady but I was young once and I kept some things private and did not cheapen it as public.

Now I hope I have not offended anyone!


8 posted on 03/09/2012 7:59:26 AM PST by ruesrose (It's possible to be clueless without being blonde.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

What a wimp


9 posted on 03/09/2012 8:00:03 AM PST by frogjerk (OBAMA NOV 2012 = HORSEMEAT)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Ironic, since Meyer “loafed” his last year as Florida head coach.


10 posted on 03/09/2012 8:00:03 AM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Bubbette

“So what color is an “approved” color.”

I’m guessing red, white and blue would have had the militant freaks’ approval.


11 posted on 03/09/2012 8:00:07 AM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: MichaelNewton

The teams at the Univesity of Hawaii are called the Rainbows.

I’ve been waiting for liberals to condemn that nickname, the way they condemn American Indian nicknames. Certainly it’s bigoted to name a team the Rainbows, when the homosexual community has adopted the rainbow flag as their symbol.


12 posted on 03/09/2012 8:01:03 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Dilbert San Diego
The teams at the Univesity of Hawaii are called the Rainbows.

They were, then they became the "Rainbow Warriors", now I think they just go by "Warriors."

13 posted on 03/09/2012 8:02:04 AM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

For the record, I am NOT Urban Meyer.


14 posted on 03/09/2012 8:03:52 AM PST by meyer (Fluke - the new "F" word)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Lavender jerseys as punishment? The horror!!! Oh, thank goodness he apologized.


15 posted on 03/09/2012 8:04:46 AM PST by Pinkbell (Rick Santorum For President)
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To: MichaelNewton
Apparently so, my daughter's graduation literature specifically addresses a lavender ceremony for lbgt or whatever their acronym is.
16 posted on 03/09/2012 8:05:02 AM PST by VaRepublican (I would propagate taglines but I don't know how. But bloggers do.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Welcome to the Big Ten coach.


17 posted on 03/09/2012 8:05:24 AM PST by rwilson99 (Please tell me how the words "shall not perish and have everlasting life" would NOT apply to Mary.)
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To: dfwgator
I gather the loafing was done with a pretty grad student; no wonder his "health faded" and he quit to be near family........

Great coach, but he lies a lot.

18 posted on 03/09/2012 8:07:06 AM PST by Lakeshark (NbIttoalbl,cRwIdtaa)
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To: ConservativeStatement

My biggest pet peeve is the use of the word “community”. It is nothing more than tribalism and I think it is a result of all the balkanizing effects of special treatment for interest groups by legislators. The people who ride motorcycles without helmets community, the doesn’t like the color purple community, the lesbian trapped in a gay man’s body community and etc.


19 posted on 03/09/2012 8:08:54 AM PST by albionin
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To: dfwgator

But if they go by the name “Warriors”, won’t that get them in trouble with the liberals upset about Indian themed nicknames?????


20 posted on 03/09/2012 8:09:11 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: dfwgator
This is interesting...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawaii_Rainbow_Warriors

Prior to the year 2000, the University of Hawaiʻi's men's teams were all referred to as the Rainbow Warriors, complemented by an athletics logo featuring a rainbow. However, in a controversial marketing strategy over which many at the University and throughout Hawaii have misgivings [1], the school changed its athletics logo to a stylized "H" and allowed each team to pick its own team name.

This has led to the current situation, where the basketball, swimming and diving, and tennis teams have retained the team name of "Rainbow Warriors;" the baseball team adopted the name "Rainbows;" and the football, golf, and volleyball teams have adopted the name "Warriors."

21 posted on 03/09/2012 8:09:49 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: MichaelNewton

What a man. Meyer is intimidated by sodomites. I will be pleased to read about his losses next year.


22 posted on 03/09/2012 8:09:55 AM PST by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: albionin
The people who don't like purple? If Meyer had to apologize to gays for the lavender reference, you will have to apologize to Northwestern grads. :-) (sarcasm).
23 posted on 03/09/2012 8:12:03 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

Spurrier would never have apologized.


24 posted on 03/09/2012 8:13:32 AM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: meyer
"For the record, I am NOT Urban Meyer."

Then, I guess, we have to assume that you're his brother ... Oscar?

25 posted on 03/09/2012 8:13:55 AM PST by BlueLancer (KOMEN PINK: The color of the water in the basin after Pilate finished washing his hands)
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To: meyer
For the record, I am NOT Urban Meyer.

Yeah, yeah, yeah.

26 posted on 03/09/2012 8:14:17 AM PST by JohnG45
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To: ConservativeStatement

I wonder what Percy Harvin must think about this, considering he plays for the Vikings.


27 posted on 03/09/2012 8:14:17 AM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

They own the color lavender? Who new?

This is weakness personified.

Meyer’s off to a limp wristed start.


28 posted on 03/09/2012 8:15:06 AM PST by Toaster tank
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To: HiTech RedNeck

My uncle was a loafer...........


29 posted on 03/09/2012 8:15:08 AM PST by Red Badger (If the Government can make you buy heath insurance, they can make you buy a Volt................)
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To: ConservativeStatement

How GAY. This story seems QUEER to me.


30 posted on 03/09/2012 8:15:12 AM PST by LeonardFMason
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To: ConservativeStatement

Gimme a break...homosexuality is truly a mental disorder. They need psychological help and since it’s now forbidden to treat them, they have where to turn except to last out at ghosts.


31 posted on 03/09/2012 8:16:37 AM PST by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: rwilson99

Big Ten Inch Record lyrics
Songwriters: Weismantel, Fred;

Got me the strangest woman
Believe it, this chick’s no cinch
I tried to get her goin’
I wanna whip out my big ten inch

Record of the band that plays the blues
Well, the band that plays the blues
She just loved my big ten inch
Record of her favorite blues

Last night I tried to tease her
I gave my love a little pinch
But she said, “Stop the bullshit
Won’t you whip out your big ten inch?”

Record of the band that plays the blues
Well, the band that plays the blues
She just loved my big ten inch
......
Record of her favorite blues

I’ll cover her with kisses
When we’re in a lovers clinch
It seems she gets all excited
When she puts on my big ten inch

Record of the band that plays the blues
Well, the band that plays the blues
She just loved my big ten inch
Record of her favorite blues

If my daddy could see me now

‘Cept for my big ten inch

Record of the band that plays the blues
Band that plays the blues
She just loved my big ten inch
Record of her favorite blues...............


32 posted on 03/09/2012 8:17:41 AM PST by Red Badger (If the Government can make you buy heath insurance, they can make you buy a Volt................)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Cultural Marxism is infantilism and to prove it we now have to get approval from this group or that to wear a certain color, especially if it conveys a ‘message.’

Madness.


33 posted on 03/09/2012 8:18:27 AM PST by relictele (We are officially OUT of other people's money!)
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To: Red Badger

He was so lazy, he got up early so he’d have more time to loaf around. (Stolen from a Harold Lloyd movie. Don’t remember which one.)


34 posted on 03/09/2012 8:18:46 AM PST by MichaelNewton
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To: ConservativeStatement
The gay agenda has such power and they use it to intimidate people and companies. I got my normal email from JC Penney & guess who there new, face of the ads is? Ellen DeGeneres's. I wrote them and told them they apparently have stopped targeting the family and are going after the gay community. I let them know I will no longer be shopping there. I will pay more if I have to and shop somewhere else.
35 posted on 03/09/2012 8:19:59 AM PST by Linda Frances (Only God can change a heart, but we can pray for hearts to be changed.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
< Smacks Urban in the back of the head>

The punishment colors should be maize and blue from that state up north.

36 posted on 03/09/2012 8:21:10 AM PST by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: Linda Frances

Have you ever had a group of LGBT all wearing lavender come at you? Very scary indeed!


37 posted on 03/09/2012 8:21:46 AM PST by MichaelNewton
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To: Bubbette
Coach Kill at U of MN uses brown Jerseys for players that miss class or workouts because they are on his sh!t list.
38 posted on 03/09/2012 8:26:36 AM PST by rightsmart
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To: MichaelNewton; Red Badger

“He was so lazy, he got up early so he’d have more time to loaf around.”
I thought it was becasue he “kneaded the dough” Abbott & Costello


39 posted on 03/09/2012 8:27:46 AM PST by jimmyo57
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To: Seeing More Clearly Now

Homosexuality is a mental disorder.

These people need psychological help and since it’s now forbidden to treat them and they have nowhere to turn for help, they lash out at their own personal ghosts who seem to their delusional, obsessive minds to be mocking them. The rest of us assume the role of the superego that’s bugging them. Narcissism reigns in how they conduct their lives and how they relate to those around them.

Are we all supposed to be checking our wardrobes and furniture fabrics and accessories to make sure that we’re in compliance with the gay-lesbian dictat du jour?


40 posted on 03/09/2012 8:29:01 AM PST by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: ConservativeStatement

41 posted on 03/09/2012 8:30:19 AM PST by OrangeHoof (Obama: The Dr. Kevorkian of the American economy.)
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To: rightsmart

Somewhere, Woody Hayes just let out an “Awww (bleep)”.


42 posted on 03/09/2012 8:35:39 AM PST by OrangeHoof (Obama: The Dr. Kevorkian of the American economy.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

This ain’t your father’s Columbus from 1960, Coach.


43 posted on 03/09/2012 8:35:50 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: MichaelNewton

Nope, they can’t have the rainbow. It’s a reminder of God’s promise to never again destroy the earth with water - no matter how wicked we become.

While that promise might alleviate some fear among those who engage in the great wickedness of sexual disorientation, the promise was made to all of us. And the beauty of God’s rainbow is for all to enjoy, not just the wicked.


44 posted on 03/09/2012 8:39:23 AM PST by LearsFool ("Thou shouldst not have been old, till thou hadst been wise.")
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To: MichaelNewton

My uncle used to get up at 3 AM just so he could loaf.............


45 posted on 03/09/2012 8:40:44 AM PST by Red Badger (If the Government can make you buy heath insurance, they can make you buy a Volt................)
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To: ConservativeStatement

homosexualization of the country right on track. Sexual deviants now hold great power over all of us.


46 posted on 03/09/2012 8:42:40 AM PST by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: jimmyo57

Yep, my uncle kneaded lots of dough, so he loafed as much as he could..............


47 posted on 03/09/2012 8:46:33 AM PST by Red Badger (If the Government can make you buy heath insurance, they can make you buy a Volt................)
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To: Repeat Offender
It is a damn good thing the krauts and japs never figured out how to make explosives out of political correctness.

Doesn't matter - the chinks did.

48 posted on 03/09/2012 9:15:42 AM PST by Talisker (He who commands, must obey.)
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To: dfwgator

“Spurrier would never have apologized.”

You are right. And neither would Saban.


49 posted on 03/09/2012 10:36:13 AM PST by ohioman
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To: ConservativeStatement

Hey Urbane,
Hope your stay at Ohio State is one of a loser pal.
Go Florida,


50 posted on 03/09/2012 10:40:54 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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