Skip to comments.Froward
Posted on 09/08/2012 3:40:12 AM PDT by Kaslin
Thats not a typographical error. Im not mistaking the Democratic Platforms definition of all things progressive. Im not misapplying their slogan: Forward.
Froward is admittedly an archaic word, but its a very good one. It describes what is actually happening in that Democratic Platform with respector should I say with disrespect?to marriage.
Froward is defined by our Merriam-Webster online dictionary as:
1 : habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
2. archaic : adverse
When Democrats convened in Charlotte, North Carolina, to formally adopt their platform, they will be giving in to disobedience and opposition. Voters in the Tarheel State strongly endorsed true marriage just last May. Like voters in 31 other states, the people are saying loud and clear:
Dont Mess with True Marriage.
But the party bigs were defiant, determined to shove counterfeit marriage down the throats of the people.
North Carolinians rejected former President Bill Clintons advice to evolve beyond the position he took when he signed the Defense of Marriage Act into law in 1996. They voted instead to affirm the eloquent voice of Rev. Billy Graham.
Rev. Graham said: At 93, I never thought we would have to debate the definition of marriage. The Bible is clear: Gods definition of marriage is between a man and a woman.
The 61% vote in North Carolina for true marriage belied the claims of the marriage enders that polls prove Americans are ready to move on. Even the liberal Public Policy Polling firm admitted: Hate to say it, but I dont believe polls showing majority support for gay marriage nationally. Any time theres a vote, it doesnt back it up. Thats right, PPP, polls are not votes.
Author Matt Kaufmans excellent story in Citizen Magazine ( Let Not Man Put Asunder, Aug-Sep 2012 issue) sums up the campaign for true marriage in North Carolina. We blanketed the entire state with ads, and we had one of the best social-media campaigns Ive ever seen, said Tami Fitzgerald.
She emphasizes: Black voters backed true marriage by a margin of two to one.
Black voters have been a mainstay of the Democratic Party nationally, and certainly in North Carolina. Yet in North Carolinaas in every state of the Old Confederacyblack voters provided the winning margin for marriage.
What can Democratic Party delegates in Charlotte be thinking? How can they imagine that ending marriage as we know it is a good posture to take in the teeth of such determined opposition from their most loyal group of supporters?
Progressives bent on ending marriage will find they have stirred a hornets nest of opposition that unites black and white voters, Hispanics and Asians. North Carolinas Marriage Amendment passed in 93 out of 100 counties! It stimulated a huge turnout in rural areas. Do those progressives really want to do this?
To understand how radical, how unprecedented Bill Clintons new position on marriage is, we should remember the overwhelming passage of the Defense of Marriage Act in Congress in 1996. That bill passed by 342 votes in the House of Representatives; it passed by 85 votes in the Senate. That powerful bi-partisan vote was a veto-proof majority. The Defense of Marriage Act was passed by a Republican Congress, it is true, and sent to a Democratic President for signature. But the Defense of Marriage Act would have passed Congress if there had been no Republicans sitting in either body.
That is how strong the bi-partisan consensus for true marriage was just sixteen years ago.
I can attest to the strength of commitment on this issue. I was Ohios Secretary of State in 2004. The Buckeye State recorded a half million more votes cast in that presidential election year than just four years earlier. George W. Bush won Ohio in 2004 by just 100,000 votes. Clearly, the marriage amendment carried him to victory.
Now, it should be clear to all that true marriage is no issue to avoid. Those who support true marriage should not give it just a passing reference. Many social scientists are confirming that the breakdown in marriage is critical to our faltering economy. Far from being a distraction, support for true marriage is a necessary foundation for restoring Americas economic vitality.
For Democrats now to reject all of that, to stiff-arm voters in 32 states, to ignore the strong beliefs of black Americans and other minority voters, and to refuse to acknowledge womens support for true marriage is unwise in the extreme.
It is, in a word, Froward.
Just look at how well they hide the young black unemployment figures and still get them to vote color.
Very nicely done, Kaslin.
that I did yesterday and the left wing lunatics thought the 96,000 jobs creation was a great number, but when 350,000 plus jobs were created during the last administration that was bad
About campaign donations ......period..... nothing more and nothing less.
I don't know what it's going to take to get the black communities to snap out of it and realize that they need to stop acting like sheep.
When I saw that 89 million figure, my jaw dropped. How is having almost 1/3rd of the population OUT of the workforce not a recipe for disaster ?
Bend forward ...Here they come.
The author states don’t mistake the headline for a typo. I at first didn’t. I thought it was going to be about Mumbles Mennino. In the spirit of the great civil rights leader Martha Luther King.
Thanks for the ping!
I brought one of my FROWARD signs to a local Tea Party meeting. I introduced it to our people, explained the meaning of the word, and then taped it to the back of an empty chair on the stage.
The ridicule of the Obama campaign is catching on - even in California.
Excellent. The State of California gives and deserves the best. Always praying for it here. God is good. He will continue to make liberals/Communists into mewling fools and servants of those who, by the grace of God, know better.