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‘Duck Dynasty’ Star’s Anti-Gay Comments: Clay Aiken Weighs In
yahoo.com ^ | 12/20/13 | Tim Kenneally

Posted on 12/21/2013 2:23:17 PM PST by ColdOne

“I think the thing that frustrates me the most is that there have been people who’ve come out today and said, ‘It’s free speech, it’s free speech,’” Aiken continued. “And I would ask them … if the person had said something about interracial marriage, or said that we should put all children with disabilities in institutions, would we still say, ‘Well, that’s free speech, we’re okay with that opinion?’ And I think the answer is no.”

Aiken did, however, say that society has made progress in its acceptance of gays — though total acceptance isn’t likely to happen anytime soon.

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1 posted on 12/21/2013 2:23:18 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne
I remember Clay Kirby and Clay Carroll from their days with the Reds in the 1970s. I don't know this Clay, however.
2 posted on 12/21/2013 2:24:40 PM PST by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: ColdOne

Acceptance? They have that now, and it’s not enough....they want to be CELEBRATED.


3 posted on 12/21/2013 2:25:30 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: ColdOne
Clay Aiken weighing in?

I can finally sleep now.

4 posted on 12/21/2013 2:25:34 PM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

He’s the Gay Clay from American Idol. ;)


5 posted on 12/21/2013 2:25:37 PM PST by madison10
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To: madison10

What males on that show aren’t gay?


6 posted on 12/21/2013 2:25:55 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: ColdOne

What. A. Boob.


7 posted on 12/21/2013 2:26:26 PM PST by prisoner6 (FREEDOM)
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To: ColdOne

Clay Who???
Never heard of him.


8 posted on 12/21/2013 2:26:55 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: ColdOne

I remember how people didn’t accept the obviousness about Aiken during the Idol year he participated. Folks here at FR, for example, were in denial.


9 posted on 12/21/2013 2:26:59 PM PST by ifinnegan
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To: ColdOne

They confuse tolerance with acceptance.


10 posted on 12/21/2013 2:27:09 PM PST by Mechanicos (When did we amend the Constitution for a 2nd Federal Prohibition?)
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To: prisoner6

Clay Aiken? No, seriously.... does his opinion really carry any weight?


11 posted on 12/21/2013 2:27:24 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: ColdOne

And if Clay Aiken were a conservative this headline would read “Aiken compares gays to disabled kids!!”


12 posted on 12/21/2013 2:27:29 PM PST by Baum Threat
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To: ColdOne

My sons went to YMCA camp a few summers here in NC; day camp. Clay was one of the counselors. They never had him as theirs, but it was universally known that Clay was a complete ass-hat of a counselor and was not liked by anybody.


13 posted on 12/21/2013 2:27:46 PM PST by nesnah (Liberals - the petulant children of politics)
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To: ColdOne
The entire homosexual movement is built on a false premise.

Nobody is stopping them from doing what they do. Just don't equate said behavior with those who hold traditional beliefs and force us to accept it.

14 posted on 12/21/2013 2:28:04 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Governor Sarah Heath Palin for President of the United States in 2016)
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To: ColdOne
Who cares?


15 posted on 12/21/2013 2:28:09 PM PST by darkwing104 (Forgive but don't forget)
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To: ColdOne

Gee I dont remember Clay Aiken or anyone else on the left make a big deal out of Martin Bashir saying that someone should take a dump in Sarah Palin’s mouth..I think the homos need to go on twitter and look up REAL hate..just type in Sarah Palin’s name in the search bar..that’s REAL hate


16 posted on 12/21/2013 2:28:50 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: ColdOne

Oh, thank heaven. This situation really needed Clay Aiken’s input, bless his heart.


17 posted on 12/21/2013 2:29:05 PM PST by Tax-chick ("Our infinite sadness can only be cured by an infinite love." ~Pope Francis)
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To: Flycatcher

I’m still waiting with bated breath for Justin Guarini and Cher’s mangirl offspring thingy to comment.


18 posted on 12/21/2013 2:29:38 PM PST by abishai
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To: madison10

They were both pitchers. I won’t ask the obvious. :-)


19 posted on 12/21/2013 2:30:21 PM PST by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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>> Aiken did, however, say that society has made progress in its acceptance of gays

It’s about “acceptance” now.


20 posted on 12/21/2013 2:30:48 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: dfwgator

Clay, every day we hear people who say children should
be aborted in the womb, and that it’s all right to
have anal sex with people of their own sex and we
are TOLD that to criticise them is hateful and we
are WRONG. Maybe you better wake up to what you
have created.


21 posted on 12/21/2013 2:31:19 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: ColdOne

I am sorry but whenever anyone confuses race/skin color—with sexual orientation it proves they are too ignorant to discuss anything reasonably.One of the few things Colin Powell has said I still agree with is what he put in Crisis about comparing skin color to sexual orientation.It is indeed a convenient but invalid argument. Modern Science has NEVER proven the Holy Writ:to be in error. When we pretend the Bible errs—it is only our own ignorance being made manifest. I stand by what the bible says about sex—and marriage -and who will or will NOT enter the Kingdom of God.


22 posted on 12/21/2013 2:31:38 PM PST by StonyBurk (ring)
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To: ColdOne
“And I would ask them … if the person had said something about interracial marriage, or said that we should put all children with disabilities in institutions, would we still say, ‘Well, that’s free speech, we’re okay with that opinion?’ And I think the answer is no.”

But he was talking about homosexuals, so it's okay.

23 posted on 12/21/2013 2:31:46 PM PST by papertyger ("refusing to draw an inescapable conclusion does not qualify as a 'difference of opinion.'")
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To: ColdOne

FUCA!


24 posted on 12/21/2013 2:35:27 PM PST by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: ColdOne

Well, Clay, why don’t you try a vagina?


25 posted on 12/21/2013 2:36:38 PM PST by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: ColdOne

Mixed-race marriage couples aren’t trying to screw little boys.


26 posted on 12/21/2013 2:37:20 PM PST by Dr. Thorne ("How long, O Lord, holy and true?" - Rev. 6:10)
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To: ColdOne

Aiken is homosexual, yes?


27 posted on 12/21/2013 2:38:19 PM PST by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINEhttp://steshaw.org/economics-in-one-lesson/)
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To: ColdOne

Idiot!


28 posted on 12/21/2013 2:43:04 PM PST by cblue55 ("Those people who will not be governed by God will be ruled by tyrants,")
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To: arthurus
Aiken is homosexual, yes? Yes. When you ask a homosexual what he thinks about Phil Robertson's GQ comments on homosexuality, the answer is predictable so why bother asking? Clearly, to get a negative opinion of Robinson's remarks in a desperate attempt to balance the mountain of criticism being heaped on A&E as well as the overbearing gay 'community'.
29 posted on 12/21/2013 2:46:08 PM PST by Jim Scott
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To: ColdOne

It is far better to have free speech and rebuttals than the silence and conformity of political correctness. Free and open speech leads to creativity and social progress. Socially imposed self censorship leads to stagnation and suspicion


30 posted on 12/21/2013 2:46:17 PM PST by allendale
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To: ColdOne

He’s been out of the limelight for years so, of course, he has to drop in at Arsenio’s show for some camera time. Anything for publicity.


31 posted on 12/21/2013 2:46:52 PM PST by bgill
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To: ColdOne

Clay Aikin and Arsenio Hall represent the same miniscule portion of America as do Martin Bashir and Alec Baldwin.


32 posted on 12/21/2013 2:47:09 PM PST by Washi
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To: ColdOne
if the person had said something about interracial marriage, or said that we should put all children with disabilities in institutions, would we still say, ‘Well, that’s free speech, we’re okay with that opinion?’

Yes, I would say "that's free speech." But no, I wouldn't agree with his opinion. If ole Clay can't tell the difference between those two things, then he's a certifiable idiot and the last person I'd be taking advice from.

33 posted on 12/21/2013 2:47:34 PM PST by IronJack
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To: ColdOne

Why won’t anyone accept my right to drink my ass off?

I ain’t bothering nobody.

I got a crush on Johnnie...Yeah, that’s right. The smooth talking Johnnie Walker Black...

That’s not racist is it...

Burp!!!!


34 posted on 12/21/2013 2:47:40 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: dfwgator
What males on that show aren’t gay?

Daughtry

35 posted on 12/21/2013 2:48:18 PM PST by facedown (Armed in the Heartland)
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To: ColdOne

Things that trouble Clay Aiken

1) Phil Robertson paraphrasing First Corinthians.

Things that don’t trouble Clay Aiken

1) Obama’s pal Bill Ayers bombing the home of a federal judge and his nine year old son.

2) Obama shipping thousands of guns to Drug Lords, resulting in hundreds of Mexican deaths.

3)Liberal Martin Bashir wanting to deficate in Sarah Palin’s mouth.

4) Liberal Allan Brauer -Communications Chair of Sacramento County Democrats wishes death on Ted Cruz Speechwriter’s children. He tweeted “May your children all die from debilitating, painful and incurable diseases.

5) Liberal associate professor of journalism David Guthhad wishes that the children of NRA members be shot.

6)Liberal Nina Totenberg wishes the grandchildren of Jessie Helm’s contract aids

7)Liberal Alec Baldwin wishes that Henry Hyde’s family be stoned and his children killed.

8) 54 million aborted babies by the liberal child death culture.


36 posted on 12/21/2013 2:48:37 PM PST by Rock Eye Jack
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To: Vendome
I got a crush on Johnnie...Yeah, that’s right. The smooth talking Johnnie Walker Black...

and his brothers Blackie and Red
And we drank alone, yeah,
with nobody else
Yeah, you know when I drink alone,
I prefer to be by myself

37 posted on 12/21/2013 2:50:03 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: ColdOne

Hey Clay - insert a used butt plug in your mouth and STFU.


38 posted on 12/21/2013 2:52:15 PM PST by plain talk
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To: ColdOne
I thought Duck Dynasty was supposed to be a reality show? I thought that the family was supposed to "be themselves"?

Why was it OK for perverts to flaunt their pervisions on MTV's Real World, but not OK for Christians to be Christian?

39 posted on 12/21/2013 2:52:25 PM PST by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: ColdOne
This American Idol has been obviously has no idea what the Bible says. It certainly doesn't call inter-racial marriage or disabled people a sin.

And the stupid marches on.........

40 posted on 12/21/2013 2:54:46 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: ColdOne
"....if the person had said something about interracial marriage, or said that we should put all children with disabilities in institutions, would we still say, ‘Well, that’s free speech, we’re okay with that opinion?’ And I think the answer is no." WRONG!!!!! Dear Clay, everyone has a right to have their own opinion. Not everyone will, or is expected, to agree with that opinion. Get over it.
41 posted on 12/21/2013 2:57:27 PM PST by fivecatsandadog (Fivecatsandadog is really 3catsnodog)
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To: ColdOne

Why should anyone accept gays any more than they accept kleptomaniacs.


42 posted on 12/21/2013 2:58:06 PM PST by Venturer (Half Staff the Flag of the US for Terrorists.)
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To: ColdOne
“I think the thing that frustrates me the most is that there have been people who’ve come out today and said, ‘It’s free speech, it’s free speech,’” Aiken continued. “And I would ask them … if the person had said something about interracial marriage, or said that we should put all children with disabilities in institutions, would we still say, ‘Well, that’s free speech, we’re okay with that opinion?’ And I think the answer is no.”

Aiken is another leftist who absolutely cannot connect any dots! Whether or not Aiken would like to believe, men and women are NOT freely interchangeable; they are different. Pretending that same sex union is equal to heterosexual union is nonsense.

What a disjointed, inappropriate observation! Aiken should go back to doing whatever it is that he does for a living, instead of making foolish statements that he cannot support.

43 posted on 12/21/2013 2:58:44 PM PST by olezip (Time obliterates the fictions of opinion and confirms the decisions of nature. ~ Cicero)
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To: ColdOne

Clay quacks me up.


44 posted on 12/21/2013 2:59:08 PM PST by Lexington Green (Quack Quack)
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To: ColdOne

Isn’t he dead yet?


45 posted on 12/21/2013 3:00:22 PM PST by The KG9 Kid
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To: ColdOne

The whole deal with “right to free speech” is that those who say things with which you may or may not agree, still have the right to SAY them.

That such speech should be free of consequences, however, is nowhere protected by the Constitution or ever deduced from the New or Old Testament. Actions that result from carelessly delivered speech, like shouting “Fire!” in a crowded theater, when there is in fact no fire, should and does earn the person bearing false witness great retribution, for the mischief created needlessly.

Responsibility goes along with the right, and what Phil Robertson stated is far more responsible than the denunciation by Clay Aiken. And it certainly is in register with kind of upbringing that the Robertson Clan has adhered to al their lives. Clay Aiken has made a long assumption that HE, personally, was the target, and allowed no latitude within the span of culture to recognize the difference.


46 posted on 12/21/2013 3:00:25 PM PST by alloysteel (Those who deny natural climate change are forever doomed to stupidity. AGW is a LIE.)
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To: ColdOne

Another talking asshat comparing being black to being homosexual.


47 posted on 12/21/2013 3:00:37 PM PST by N. Theknow (Kennedys-Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat-But they know what's best for you.)
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To: ColdOne
Clay can eat at Cracker Barrel. He will have plenty of tables .
48 posted on 12/21/2013 3:00:38 PM PST by DeaconRed (FUBO & DUCK YOU TOO! ! ! ! and a very a special KMA to that queer organization. . .)
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To: ColdOne

Who cares what she thinks?


49 posted on 12/21/2013 3:01:11 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: ColdOne

Clay Who?? Is there anyone who isn’t trying to ride this publicity train?


50 posted on 12/21/2013 3:03:04 PM PST by billhilly (Has Pelosi read it yet?)
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