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Romney: “The Gay Community Needs More Support from the Republican Party’
CNS News Service ^ | March 23, 2012

Posted on 03/24/2012 7:00:38 PM PDT by Zakeet

When Mitt Romney first entered the political scene in 1994, running for the U.S. Senate against Teddy Kennedy, he told an LGBT-focused publication in Massachusetts that he would be a more effective advocate for the interests of the “gay community” than Kennedy had been and that gays should support him because “the gay community needs more support from the Republican Party.”

“Why should the gay community support your campaign when Ted Kennedy has been a strong supporter of civil rights issues and the gay community?” asked a reporter from Bay Windows.

“Well, I think you're partially right in characterizing Ted Kennedy as supportive of the gay community, and I respect the work and the efforts he's made on behalf of the gay community and for civil rights more generally, and I would continue that fight,” Romney said in an interview currently posted on the Bay Windows website.

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"I think the gay community needs more support from the Republican Party,” said Romney, “and I would be a voice in the Republican party to foster anti-discrimination efforts.”

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I agree with Bishop Romney 100%

1 posted on 03/24/2012 7:00:43 PM PDT by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet
Romney: “The Gay Community Needs More Support from the Republican Party’

Yet another reason the clown will never get my vote.

2 posted on 03/24/2012 7:03:36 PM PDT by doc1019 (Romney will never get my vote!)
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To: Zakeet

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCc-RWIp7XU


3 posted on 03/24/2012 7:06:16 PM PDT by tumblindice (our new, happy lives, thanks to Big Bro')
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To: doc1019

I refuse to celebrate perversion.


4 posted on 03/24/2012 7:07:02 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: Zakeet

Baloney!


5 posted on 03/24/2012 7:07:19 PM PDT by MamaB
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To: Zakeet

Support?

Support means extending greater rights to them than the rest of us get.


6 posted on 03/24/2012 7:07:38 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: doc1019

Nor mine.


7 posted on 03/24/2012 7:08:18 PM PDT by MamaB
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To: Zakeet

Romney and Obama. What a couple of hairballs. Hairballs that just seem to stick in your craw. You know the kind? Just can’t hack ‘em.


8 posted on 03/24/2012 7:09:51 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: Zakeet

This comment on the article is gold:

“Reaching across the isle...say, Did Mitt win that election in 1994???
Reaching across the isle...say, Did John McCain win that election in 2008?”


9 posted on 03/24/2012 7:10:13 PM PDT by Cato in PA (1/26/12: Bloody Thursday)
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To: Zakeet

Not only would Romney be “a voice in the Republican party to foster anti-discrimination efforts,” he would be an agent for the radical homosexual agenda.

For example, we know Mitt Romney supports homo activists in their war against the Boy Scouts.

Starting during the Clinton Administration (does the name Roberta Achtenberg ring a bell?) the Boy Scouts came under relentless fire by the Democrats and their newsrooms for rejecting the idea that they, the Boy Scouts of America, should welcome homosexual scout leaders into the organization and let them take little boys off into the woods. Boy Scouts leaders didn’t think this was such a good idea. Naturally, Massachusetts Mittens sided with the homo activists.

Below are a couple of columns from 10 and 12 years ago about the Boy Scouts being turned away by Mitt Romney and the Olympics Committee for volunteer work on the Salt Lake Olympics. The Boy Scouts had been very active and high profile at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and were looking forward to participating once again. But the Boy Scouts had just won an important Supreme Court case (in June 2000 the Supreme Court ruled that the BSA was a private organization that could choose whoever they wanted as scout leaders and could therefore reject sodomites) and the Democrats/homos were still mighty ticked off about it. Massachusetts Mittens could always be counted on to pander to homo activists, of course, so he gladly came up with a lame lie of an excuse for turning the Boy Scouts away from the Salt Lake Olympics. The Boy Scouts’ disappointment was palpable, and Mitt Romney never returned their calls.

http://archive.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2000/12/15/214301.shtml

http://archive.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2002/2/7/135258.shtml


10 posted on 03/24/2012 7:11:05 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Zakeet

He’s getting desperate and needs votes. This is Mittens, it doesn’t matter what perversion he has to support as long as he gets the votes.

This egomaniac is one sick idiot.


11 posted on 03/24/2012 7:12:19 PM PDT by mardi59
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To: Zakeet
Romney will be "a voice" for these guys.


12 posted on 03/24/2012 7:13:11 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Zakeet

13 posted on 03/24/2012 7:15:20 PM PDT by Engraved-on-His-hands (Mitt Romney is a handbasket driver. I refuse to ride.)
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To: mardi59

He’s topped out in the number of “conservative” votes he can get so now he’s fishing with a full stringer and will lose voters on one end as he picks up voters at the other.


14 posted on 03/24/2012 7:17:11 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: doc1019

Yet, many still think that Gov. Etch-A-Sketch will be a meaningful change from Obamalini. The main difference will be that Romney will move more slowly and subtlely. And, because he’s “our guy”, the conservative mullets will mainly go along. In essence, Romney will simply consolidate and modestly expand Obamaism - just as the R establsihment has served as the tax collectors and improvers of the welfare state in the past.

Voting for Romney is like voting to be euthanized. With Obama it is at least clear who the enemy is and what he is doing.


15 posted on 03/24/2012 7:17:21 PM PDT by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: Zakeet
I remember this coming up in one of the debates. Romney adopted the left's rhetoric in touting the wonders of his efforts. Nobody likes dicrimination, right? You're not a bigot who wouldn't support faaaairness, are you?
16 posted on 03/24/2012 7:20:41 PM PDT by Cato in PA (1/26/12: Bloody Thursday)
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To: Zakeet

http://www.opinion-maker.org/2010/08/why-obama-is-subjected-to-blackmails/#


17 posted on 03/24/2012 7:21:38 PM PDT by dainbramaged (OMG - Obama Must Go)
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To: Zakeet
"Can I borrow your Carmen Miranda hat for the Gay Rights Parade, Ann?"

18 posted on 03/24/2012 7:22:35 PM PDT by mkjessup (0bama squats to pee.)
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To: achilles2000

He really does remind me more and more of Obama all the time.

At least with Obama we can get a little bit of fight out of McCain, Graham and others. They’d go right along with anything Romney wants.

Its extremely important to take the senate and hold the house.


19 posted on 03/24/2012 7:22:44 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Zakeet

It’s a lose/lose proposition for the Republican Party. Gays make up about 5 percent of the population, with a majority of those supporting socialists, and the Republican Party risks losing more sexually normal voters by supporting the gay agenda than they could possibly make up with the remainder of gay voters. Progressives like Romney fill their heads with fuzzy wuzzy flakes.


20 posted on 03/24/2012 7:22:58 PM PDT by pallis
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To: mkjessup
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21 posted on 03/24/2012 7:24:01 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

“ewwww!! MAN boobs!” LOL


22 posted on 03/24/2012 7:24:54 PM PDT by mkjessup (0bama squats to pee.)
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To: Zakeet

What kind of support do they want, free KY Jelly?


23 posted on 03/24/2012 7:26:17 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: doc1019

Romney is a walking/talking disaster.


24 posted on 03/24/2012 7:26:29 PM PDT by izzatzo (All in for Rick/Newt.)
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To: mkjessup

And magic bloomers to boot.


25 posted on 03/24/2012 7:26:32 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: mkjessup
He likes to wear girly clothes and hang out in bars.

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26 posted on 03/24/2012 7:27:44 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: achilles2000

Well stated.


27 posted on 03/24/2012 7:29:43 PM PDT by doc1019 (Romney will never get my vote!)
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To: Zakeet

Romney was a pioneer for gay rights. He was responsible for the first gay marriage, which he imposed on Massachusetts. The state supreme court had ordered the legislature to do something about gay rights, but it was Romney, and only Romney, who actually did it.

That led to all the other gay marriage proposals that have passed since, and probably was what enabled the politicians to push “gay rights” on the military.

Without Romney, none of this would have happened. He was the guy who broke the resistance. And thaten it spread.

Santorum was absolutely right. He did not say that he preferred Obama to Romney. He said that if Romney gets the GOP nod, then people will have little or no choice between the two candidates. Gay rights, abortion, socialized medicine, big spending, Communist judges—you name it, and Romney is for it. And probably is better at pushing it through than Obama has been/


28 posted on 03/24/2012 7:30:38 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: doc1019

The Republican Party needs more support from the Gay Community. They (the Gay Community) should remember their treatment at the hands of any Socialists (Nazi, Communist, or Social Democrat). They think, somehow, they will fare any better with a Social Democrat like Romney?


29 posted on 03/24/2012 7:33:37 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: Cicero
you name it, and Romney is for it. And probably is better at pushing it through than Obama has been

Exactly my point. What little resistance we see from RINOs in congress to Obama, would evaporate for Romney.
30 posted on 03/24/2012 7:34:24 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

I agree.

More people see him for what he is....a RINO loser who will do or say anything to win. If he can’t buy the presidency he’ll try to steal it. The man is a scumbag.


31 posted on 03/24/2012 7:36:23 PM PDT by mardi59
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To: Zakeet

The “hold my nose and vote for Romney” crowd makes me sick.

Santorum 2012


32 posted on 03/24/2012 7:37:35 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: YHAOS

Let them vote for Obama ... chances are, they will anyway. I think the Republicans can win this thing without the pervert vote.


33 posted on 03/24/2012 7:38:19 PM PDT by doc1019 (Romney will never get my vote!)
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To: Zakeet

I say again .. . if we vote for Romney, we vote the enemy in our camp. We NEVER get rid of the liberal RINOs. Ever. Yeah, 4 years of Hussein is horrible but it IS only 4 years and we can fight it. Romney? It is over for Conservatism.


34 posted on 03/24/2012 7:39:21 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: Zakeet

Willard, what does the Bible say?


35 posted on 03/24/2012 7:40:51 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: cripplecreek

Romney = Øbama-lite. Or maybe Øbama-white.


36 posted on 03/24/2012 7:41:54 PM PDT by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini--nevertheless, Vote Santorum!)
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To: RIghtwardHo
The “hold my nose and vote for Romney” crowd makes me sick

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(My key board doesn't have a ditto key)

37 posted on 03/24/2012 7:42:46 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Eccl 10 v. 19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.)
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To: Zakeet
Romney: “The Gay Community Needs More Support from the Republican Party’

Some politicians would sell their souls for a vote. And Mr. Romney just did that. He calles himself a "Christian", yet wants to elevate what these perverted horn dogs that the Scriptures call "an abominationn" to some sort of higher level than other Americans are entitled to.

Yep, those poor downtrodden homosexual deviants, who in general earn far more money than the average American, have united themselves into a powerful political entity, sought after by most politicians because of their collective POWER, unity, political clout, and MONEY. Yet, they deserve even more from us. Does Mitt want a "NATIONAL B.J. DAY", where every straight American can show his appreciation and respect for queers by giving one a Lewinsky? Hey Mitt, why not find a nice gay man from your of Christianity called "Mormonism", and make him your boyfriend. If things don't work out with your wife, you can go back to Massachuestts and marry your Mormon gay friend.

38 posted on 03/24/2012 7:43:47 PM PDT by jiminycricket000 (MO)
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To: Salvation
Willard, what does the Bible say?

Bishop Romney's religion can always add a clause to cover that.

39 posted on 03/24/2012 7:44:46 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Eccl 10 v. 19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.)
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To: doc1019
"Let them vote for Obama"

A Republican vote would signal a turn to sanity by the "Gay" Community. Not a likely event.

40 posted on 03/24/2012 7:45:32 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: Zakeet
Dam you Romney!!!

The gay community needs to stop their blatant Anti-Christian bigotry.
The gay community needs to take responsibility for a lot of the gay pedophiles in their ranks (after all what kind of sex is it that a man has with a boy?)
The gay community, Mr. Romney, needs to stop pressing the lie of born gay.
The gay community needs to stop using false bullying to sneak in all manner of pro-gay propaganda in schools.
The gay community needs to be held accountable for the gay men who have murdered with their bizarre sexcapades all the while holding up Matthew Sheppard as their poster child for their causes!

in other words, Mr. Romney, YOU NEED TO GET A CLUE and HOLD THEM ACCOUNTABLE as they will NEVER BE YOUR FRIEND! Just like Iran...THEY WILL NEVER BE YOUR FRIEND!!!

41 posted on 03/24/2012 7:49:25 PM PDT by ICE-FLYER (God bless and keep the United States of America)
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To: Zakeet

Like free health care, subsidized weddings and municipal bath houses? You can outbid 0bama if you really try, Mutt.


42 posted on 03/24/2012 7:53:18 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: achilles2000
“Voting for Romney is like voting to be euthanized.”

Great line. I can't do it again. Have voted for Dole, McCain, and the other losers. Not this time. This joker is a Democrat, in the tradition of Wendell Willkie, who tried to tell the voters he was a better New Dealer than FDR in 1940.

Romney is no Republican. He wasn't even for Reagan. He tried to outlib Kennedy in 1994, and was nearly the only Republican to lose that election night in the midst of a landslide.

As for the Supreme Court, he nominates Democrats to the bench and cozies up to the same psychos that the Dems run with. Ford gave us John Paul Stevens. Nixon gave us Harry Blackmun. Eisenhower gave us Earl Warren and William Brennan. Bush one gave us Souter. Imagine what a marshmallow pretzel like Romney would dream up to plague us all with for forty years.

Romney is worthless. He never mentions restoring our freedoms. He is a super rich dork whose father was too stupid to be elected president after being anointed front runner by the Rockefeller Republicans in 1967-68. Now junior wants to run for the roses. Haven't we all had enough of this dynasty crap?

I haven't posted much this campaign, because the Republicans are doing their Washington Generals act. Obama will win, things will remain bad, and we all must hope for the best.

There is one little silver lining...if Romney did accidentally win the press would rediscover investigative scandal mongering and blame him for the sun coming up each day, like they did with Bush..They would trumpet Romney's twenty percent approval ad infinitum. They would write pointed headlines and stories repeated hundreds of times a day accusing all Republicans of wanting to do the the stuff Obama routinely gets away with now. The Dems would be on the electoral march again, instead of having to use their journolist clown posses to play defense for them. The people would be mad at us again, not shot full of media Novocaine like they are now.

Obama is bad. But Romney is not the cure. He's Bush and Rove on steroids, a Rino’s Rino and a betrayer's betrayer.

For those broken glass Freepers who disagree and will do the deed again, I salute you. Just let's remain at peace on election night.

The GOP keeps running buckets of Jello to throw the thing and then they blame us when they lose. Worst of all they'll run the same game plan in four years.

Four years ago it was that worthless John McCain, who had Sarah Palin standing mute on stage with him as he pretended to care about losing. The Republicans absolutely refuse to nominate someone who supports their own party's agenda and beliefs. I often wonder why they even exist at all.

This will probably be my last election based post this time around. Blessings to you all.

43 posted on 03/24/2012 7:55:44 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: Zakeet

Obama is going to get an easy reelection with Romney as our nominee. I am not even sure a 100 percent real conservative as VP can save this clown.


44 posted on 03/24/2012 8:16:35 PM PDT by napscoordinator (A moral principled Christian with character is the frontrunner! Congrats Santorum!)
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To: Zakeet

“I think the gay community needs more support from the Republican Party,” said Romney,”

With Republicans like these, who needs Democrats?


45 posted on 03/24/2012 8:18:44 PM PDT by GenXteacher (He that hath no stomach for this fight, let him depart!)
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To: Zakeet

There is not much time to stop Romney otherwise we will be left with virtually no choice come November.


46 posted on 03/24/2012 8:24:21 PM PDT by Republican1795.
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To: Zakeet

is there anyone left who doubts that this bozo is completely for sale?


47 posted on 03/24/2012 8:35:30 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (obamacare is an oxymoron.)
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To: Luke21

Good post. I think that the R party needs to die. I had hoped for a coup, but the MSM likes the Rinos in charge and has done all it can to promote Mittens.

The chances are good that we are going to see a major economic downturn and social unrest over the next 4 years. It is already baked into the cake. The only hope we have is for a President with the domestic policies of an RP. That won’t happen.

As a result, when the “troubles” come, the SOP of the left would be to blame conservatism if Mittens is President, and they would probably succeed. If Obamalini is President, they might try, but they wouldn’t be believed by anyone who has a real job. Without a general realization that the left is responsible for destroying the economy and our culture, there is no hope of rebuilding.


48 posted on 03/24/2012 8:40:13 PM PDT by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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I feel as though I died and went to a bad place. They want to force Romeny on us as our "choice". I can't believe it. What's going to happen to our country?? Anyone have any ideas other than something unspeakable?

49 posted on 03/24/2012 8:46:41 PM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell. Signed, a fanatic)
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To: Graybeard58

Amen my friend. Amen.


50 posted on 03/24/2012 9:08:23 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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