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Obama: [Ugandas] Anti-gay law would 'complicate' relationship with Uganda
The Los Angeles Times ^ | February 16, 2014 | Christi Parsons

Posted on 02/16/2014 2:27:30 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — President Obama warned Sunday that a harsh new anti-gay law in Uganda would “complicate our valued relationship” with the east African country, which receives hundreds of millions of dollars a year in U.S. aid.

In a last-ditch effort to derail the measure, national security advisor Susan Rice called Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni over the weekend and urged him not to sign the measure. The law includes a provision of life in prison for “aggravated homosexuality.”

But amid news reports that Museveni was intent on pressing forward, Obama said Sunday that the move would be “a step backward for all Ugandans” and would reflect poorly on the country’s commitment to protecting the human rights of its people.

“As we have conveyed to President Museveni, enacting this legislation will complicate our valued relationship with Uganda,” Obama said in a written statement released Sunday. “At a time when, tragically, we are seeing an increase in reports of violence and harassment targeting members of the LGBT community from Russia to Nigeria, I salute all those in Uganda and around the world who remain committed to respecting the human rights and fundamental human dignity of all persons.”(continued)

(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: africa; homosexualagenda; homosout; obama; uganda
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Ever seen a heterosexual this protective of homosexuals before?
1 posted on 02/16/2014 2:27:30 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s their country...their rules. MYOB


2 posted on 02/16/2014 2:29:08 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Osama doesn’t say a damn thing about Christians being executed across the Middle East, but boo hoo for the homosexual mafia. Go suck a lemon, TOTUS.


3 posted on 02/16/2014 2:29:28 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Valued relationship”?


4 posted on 02/16/2014 2:30:29 PM PST by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

21.8 million people have died from aids. So lets promote homosexuality??


5 posted on 02/16/2014 2:31:34 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I used to get shocked. Not now. Of all the problems Africa has, gay rights don’t even hit the radar.


6 posted on 02/16/2014 2:32:30 PM PST by blastbaby
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Susan called Uganda for Obama....Susan is stuck on stupid.


7 posted on 02/16/2014 2:32:30 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I guess HOMObama won’t be vacationing in Uganda.....


8 posted on 02/16/2014 2:34:15 PM PST by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Broi)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Memo to Obama you are not their leader Dude


9 posted on 02/16/2014 2:35:09 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Note to Obummer:

Uganda doesn’t care.


10 posted on 02/16/2014 2:35:23 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5849a2.htm


11 posted on 02/16/2014 2:36:44 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I salute all those in Uganda and around the world who remain committed to respecting the human rights and fundamental human dignity of all persons Perverts.
12 posted on 02/16/2014 2:37:17 PM PST by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

But not a peep about the muzzies & what sharia law says about homos.


13 posted on 02/16/2014 2:37:40 PM PST by rainee (Her)
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To: Sacajaweau

I’ll second that-bad enough he can’t MHOFB right here at home-he has to throw gasoline on foreign fires by pontificating about what goes on in someone else’s country...


14 posted on 02/16/2014 2:37:52 PM PST by Texan5 (" You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: SevenofNine

Gonna update the FB page to complicated is he?


15 posted on 02/16/2014 2:38:10 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is he some kind of colonialist ruler telling Uganda how to run their own country?


16 posted on 02/16/2014 2:38:33 PM PST by Moorings
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To: Sacajaweau

Did she blame everything on a video?


17 posted on 02/16/2014 2:39:01 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: clintonh8r
I guess HOMObama won’t be vacationing in Uganda.....

Vacationing , no. But there are some nice golf courses there.

18 posted on 02/16/2014 2:39:27 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (I just messed up my tagline. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: blastbaby

You know the U.S is in trouble when the subject of gays are mentioned in foreign policies!! We sink lower in the pit each day libs are in control!!


19 posted on 02/16/2014 2:40:20 PM PST by ohiobushman ( If people evolved from apes, why are there still apes?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Must be more fallout from a hateful video, right Susan?


20 posted on 02/16/2014 2:40:25 PM PST by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: Moorings

Only in his fondest, dampest dreams-he’s a legend in his own mind...


21 posted on 02/16/2014 2:41:05 PM PST by Texan5 (" You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Meanwhile, it will not complicate China’s relationship with them at all, as they don’t have strings attached to their money. China will give them a railroad or something, and they will no longer be allies with us.


22 posted on 02/16/2014 2:43:17 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

King Obama rules the world and everyone has to do what he says.... apparently.


23 posted on 02/16/2014 2:44:04 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

what is “aggravated homsexuality”? Engaging in homosexual sex or homosexual rape?


24 posted on 02/16/2014 2:45:09 PM PST by plain talk
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

FUBO!!


25 posted on 02/16/2014 2:46:14 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Send in Ambassador Putin to uncomplicate the matter.


26 posted on 02/16/2014 2:47:46 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: ohiobushman

I listen to sports talk radio in the early morning (or used to). I’m in Canada, but not one hour can go by without hearing gay this, gay that. I am a huge sports fan and have not watched or listened to the olympics and turn anything off when they go all gay, all the time.

I have lost a good friend because her daughter called me a hater when I said I was sick of hearing about everybody’s sex life all the time.


27 posted on 02/16/2014 2:48:26 PM PST by blastbaby
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Stop Obama.
Support Free Republic.

28 posted on 02/16/2014 2:48:35 PM PST by RedMDer (Happy with this, America? Make your voices heard. 2014 is just around the corner. ~ Sarah Palin)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m sure Uganda & Russia are really scared of Obama now.../s


29 posted on 02/16/2014 2:48:38 PM PST by RginTN
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To: plain talk

It includes having homosexual sex with the mentally disabled and having homosexual sex with AIDS.


30 posted on 02/16/2014 2:53:31 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So that’s why susan went on this trip with him, to make a phone call.


31 posted on 02/16/2014 2:53:39 PM PST by easternsky
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Perhaps Ambassador of Good Will Vladimir Putin could draw an anatomically correct picture that would uncomplicate things for our boy king.


32 posted on 02/16/2014 2:55:48 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This once again underscores everything he never knew about foreign policy, including Cold War policy which is not ancient history. Russia or China especially would surely be glad to take up the slack where the US leaves off, for their own reasons.


33 posted on 02/16/2014 2:57:32 PM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
In a last-ditch effort to derail the measure, national security advisor Susan Rice called Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni over the weekend and urged him not to sign the measure.

Seriously?

She gets paid to make usesless, ineffective, and stupid phone calls?.

What' she going to do next week, call the Pope and urge him to worsip the devil?.

34 posted on 02/16/2014 2:58:33 PM PST by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: Sacajaweau

Exactly. What 0bama’s reaction be if Uganda were to state that our homo-loving president’s sexual preferences was “complicating” their rerlations with us?


35 posted on 02/16/2014 2:59:42 PM PST by henkster (Communists never negotiate.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Anti-Homo law in Uganda?

Obama sees it as a personal attack.


36 posted on 02/16/2014 2:59:45 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Show me the man, and I'll show you the crime." - Lavrentiy Beria (& Eric Holder))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Totally sick of this Administration shoving homosexual's down our throat..that may be what they like…not this American!!!

ENOUGH ALREADY…
I am 71 years old and I've NEVER disliked a President as much as I do the current one..
HURRY UP 2016

37 posted on 02/16/2014 3:00:32 PM PST by haircutter
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To: blastbaby

Yes. Western intervention has exacerbated their famine cycle, by supporting the explosion of a population which they can never support on their own.


38 posted on 02/16/2014 3:00:56 PM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Viennacon
Go suck a lemon, TOTUS.

Reggie is lemon flavored???

39 posted on 02/16/2014 3:00:57 PM PST by lightman (O Lord, save Thy people and bless Thine inheritance, giving to Thy Church vict'ry o'er Her enemies.)
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To: haircutter

less than 2 years and counting FRiend, keep vigil and loaded


40 posted on 02/16/2014 3:04:45 PM PST by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Iron Munro
He does seem to spend a LOT of time promoting homosexuality.

What the hell has happened to the USA?

The Right Wing has a lot of wrongs to right when it regains power.

All of this evil must be undone, and soon.

41 posted on 02/16/2014 3:05:42 PM PST by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: ohiobushman

Why should other nations constitutionalize perversion and sodomy because Obama, Pelosi, Schumer, Boxer, Feinstein, and Reid support it?


42 posted on 02/16/2014 3:06:13 PM PST by Steelfish (ui)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is a Christian country. Have you ever seen him call out any Muzzie countries for their laws against homosexuality. I really do want examples if you have them.


43 posted on 02/16/2014 3:06:54 PM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: max americana
The law includes a provision of life in prison for “aggravated homosexuality.”

Sounds like a plan.

Round them up and drop'em in Manhattan, then mine the bridges.

44 posted on 02/16/2014 3:09:30 PM PST by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Just when HOMObama was going appoint a Gay to be the Ambassador.
45 posted on 02/16/2014 3:09:48 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama: Anti-gay law would ‘complicate’ relationship with Uganda

_____________________________

....Like it does with his relationship with Iran?


46 posted on 02/16/2014 3:11:57 PM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo....Sum Pro Vita - Modified Descartes)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
...would “complicate our valued relationship” with the east African country, which receives hundreds of millions of dollars a year in U.S. aid.

Relationships are two way streets...

Uganda gets 100's of millions of US taxpayer dollars...

What do we get ?

47 posted on 02/16/2014 3:12:20 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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harsh new anti-gay law in Uganda would “complicate our valued relationship”

Men having sex with other men, and too often with boys, does tend to complicate a relationship.

As Phil Robinson indicated, when the driving force in your life is another man having his way with you from behind, then a lot of other things around you are going to be a bit out of kilter too.


48 posted on 02/16/2014 3:16:26 PM PST by Fightin Whitey
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To: Rome2000

“The law includes a provision of life in prison for “aggravated homosexuality.”

Great law.


49 posted on 02/16/2014 3:18:37 PM PST by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Who cares?


50 posted on 02/16/2014 3:23:01 PM PST by mulligan (I)
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