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Biden on homophobia: 'I've had it up to here with cultural norms'
Los Angeles Times ^ | March 26, 2014 | Robin Abcarian

Posted on 04/05/2014 6:12:55 PM PDT by Salman

Vice President Joe Biden has never lacked for passion. And his occasional failure to restrain his enthusiasm has sometimes gotten him in trouble. But his over-the-top rhetoric was right on point when he gave the keynote address Saturday evening at the Human Rights Campaign’s gala in downtown Los Angeles.

Biden told a story I had never heard, about the first time he saw two men kissing (at minute 14 of the video above). He was in junior high, and his father was driving him to apply for a lifeguard job.

“We stopped at a red light and I looked over to my left and there were two men kissing goodby. And it was the first time I’d seen that. And my father looked at me and said, ‘They love each other.’ That’s the end. That’s the end.”

Pretty progressive for the mid-1950s.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abcarian; antiamericanism; biden; bidengaffes; brendaneich; california; culturewar; doma; homosexualagenda; liar; mozilla; plugs; robinabcarian
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I do not believe this anecdote.

Video at link, but I didn't watch the whole thing. The printed article is more than enough.

1 posted on 04/05/2014 6:12:55 PM PDT by Salman
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To: Salman

Interesting he was at an event for the bunch the IRS “leaked” info to about who donated to prop 8.


2 posted on 04/05/2014 6:15:27 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Salman

in the 50’s most dads would have beat the guys to a pulp for doing that in public, let alone in front of a kid.


3 posted on 04/05/2014 6:16:52 PM PDT by digger48
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To: Salman

I’m pretty tired of ‘cultural norms’ also such as Political Correctness.


4 posted on 04/05/2014 6:17:09 PM PDT by posterchild
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To: Salman
From an older story:

“When the stock market crashed, Franklin Roosevelt got on the television and didn’t just talk about the princes of greed,” Biden told Couric. “He said, ‘Look, here’s what happened.’”

Biden -- he just makes stuff up.

5 posted on 04/05/2014 6:17:14 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: Salman

Like Barry, “Plugs” is a liar.


6 posted on 04/05/2014 6:18:10 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (We are human beings. The debate, ANY DEBATE, is NEVER OVER!)
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To: Salman

Biden is a liar. And if he is telling the truth, he is sick.

I think this is an attempt to say “I was pro-perversion before Hitlery!”


7 posted on 04/05/2014 6:18:38 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Salman

Yes he’s as truthful as the Grifters Clinton.


8 posted on 04/05/2014 6:18:59 PM PDT by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: Salman

BS Joe. Back then homos were deeper in the closet than the United States is in debt today.


9 posted on 04/05/2014 6:19:04 PM PDT by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: Salman

Cultural norms? How is for God’s Law?


10 posted on 04/05/2014 6:19:18 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: Salman

Geez, I hope that was when he was in Scranton, and not DE! /s

BTW, this squarely puts Slow Joe against his so called beloved Catholic Church.

When is the bishop of Wilmington going to lay down the law on his head? /s


11 posted on 04/05/2014 6:19:31 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Salman

Hey Biden, Ive had it up to here with your idiocy..does this jackass even realize that people around the world are laughing at him because he is a moron or is he too stupid to realize that


12 posted on 04/05/2014 6:20:08 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Salman

You’re right, never happened.


13 posted on 04/05/2014 6:20:14 PM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: Salman
Maybe it was actually Neil Kinnock's father.
14 posted on 04/05/2014 6:20:48 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Republican amnesty supporters don't care whether their own homes are called mansions or haciendas.)
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To: Salman

Explains a lot about this guy


15 posted on 04/05/2014 6:20:50 PM PDT by Rome2000
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To: ClearCase_guy

Can you imagine if Bush had said that?

He would have been pilloried for : #1 saying that FDR talked when the stock market crashed. The stock market crashed in 1929, when President Hoover was president. FDR did not become pres. till March 1933.

#2, he would have been mocked for saying that FDR went on TV. TV broadcasting as we know it did not exist at that time. FDR spoke to the nation by radio.

But, since Biden is a good Democrat, none dare give him the Dan Quayle treatment over that statement.


16 posted on 04/05/2014 6:21:16 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (as)
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To: Salman

And I’ve “had it to here” with Biden. And the horse he rode in on.


17 posted on 04/05/2014 6:21:42 PM PDT by dagogo redux
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To: Salman

He just makes shit up.


18 posted on 04/05/2014 6:22:19 PM PDT by The KG9 Kid
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To: Salman
From the article:

Here’s what Biden had to say about Employment Non-Discrimination Act, starting at minute 12 of the video at the top of this post:

“My grandkids, my children, and their kids are going to be shocked, it shocks the conscience that this very moment in American history, in some states, an employer can fire you just because of who you are, or who you love. It’s close to barbaric. I mean think about this, a man, no I really mean this.

Really, Joe? Tell that to the ex-CEO of Mozilla, ya moron.

19 posted on 04/05/2014 6:22:35 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Salman

I don’t believe a word of it.

If the story is in any way true, it will be someone else’s and he stole it.


20 posted on 04/05/2014 6:23:04 PM PDT by eddie willers
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To: posterchild

If Joe Biden is so angry about cultural norms, in the area of homosexuality, how does he explain that he voted FOR the Defense of Marriage Act??????


21 posted on 04/05/2014 6:23:04 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (as)
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To: Salman

This one takes the cake. In the mid-50s, the Biden family had been in Delaware for two years. Neither Wilmington nor Scranton PA would have been the scene for two males kissing in public.


22 posted on 04/05/2014 6:23:17 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Salman

Plugs is nothing but an IDIOT and a LIAR.
Who gives a damn about the newest lie from the BRAIN DEAD.


23 posted on 04/05/2014 6:24:13 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: Salman

It’s like something out of Das Kapital. He’s had it up to here with cultural norms? Oh, well then screw the pledge, screw the flag, screw civil discourse, screw everything. He complains about other countries not having ‘civil societies’. This braindead moron fails to realize that civil society is itself a cultural norm.

Jamaica should demand a full apology from the clown. How can he just go on a stage, insult a country that is by no means an enemy of ours, and be allowed to get away with it? Notice ZERO mention of Arab countries.

Biden, what is barbaric is the acceptance of carnal acts against nature. You know, since it was a trope of barbaric, archaic societies like Sodom & Gomorrah, Canaan, Sparta. We evolved and realized that killing our kids, and having sex with camels was ill-advised. Now the libs are pulling the entire globe back into the filthy bathwater of 2000 years ago!

Female genital mutilation? How about female full body mutilation in the womb? Can’t mention that, can you, plugs? This uncharitable, vacuous, stain on the country, along with his leech wife can go to hell.

At least you got rid of one cultural norm, Joe. It used to be normal to select at least competent people for the position of VP. That tradition is as good as dead.


24 posted on 04/05/2014 6:24:48 PM PDT by Viennacon
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yeah right. homos never kissed in public in the 60’s. that story is just as disgusting as his “put yall back in chains.”
does anyone know how a mental defective can become the vp of the us?


25 posted on 04/05/2014 6:25:05 PM PDT by willywill
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To: exit82

It happened at Home Depot. The homos heard you could buy a cocking gun there...


26 posted on 04/05/2014 6:25:13 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: digger48

More than a few states you’d have been lynched for it.


27 posted on 04/05/2014 6:25:36 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Transparent lies are the most insulting of all.


28 posted on 04/05/2014 6:25:42 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Salman

Biden lies. First off, no two men would kiss on a public street in the 1950s. Second, the father would NOT have said that. Joey is lying just like he did in college when he plagiarized. Just more of the same bull he always pedals.


29 posted on 04/05/2014 6:25:59 PM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

oh, and STAND UP, CHUCK!


30 posted on 04/05/2014 6:26:52 PM PDT by tioga
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To: Salman

Funny, how he kept this story bottled up for ALL those years. [/s]


31 posted on 04/05/2014 6:26:53 PM PDT by rbg81
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To: Salman

>>Biden told about the first time he saw two men kissing . He was in junior high, and his father was driving him to apply for a lifeguard job.<<

Old Joe is off his meds again. Was this the same job he claimed he got in Scranton, PA when he was living in Wilmington, DE? And who would hire a 12-14 year old as a lifeguard?


32 posted on 04/05/2014 6:27:17 PM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners. And to the NSA trolls, FU)
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To: willywill

heck, how does a mental defect become president?


33 posted on 04/05/2014 6:28:20 PM PDT by tioga
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To: exit82

The bishops of Wilmington are selected by the RINO aristocracy. They taught today’s Communists how to purge Conservatives.


34 posted on 04/05/2014 6:31:58 PM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners. And to the NSA trolls, FU)
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To: Salman

Joe Biden wouldn’t know a cultural norm if it walked up to him and shoved a rubber fist up his @ss.


35 posted on 04/05/2014 6:32:12 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("I've never seen such a conclave of minstrels in my life.")
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To: KarlInOhio

LOL


36 posted on 04/05/2014 6:32:16 PM PDT by pbear8 (the Lord is my light and my salvation)
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To: Salman

Icky.


37 posted on 04/05/2014 6:33:40 PM PDT by kaehurowing (FIGHT BULLYING, UNINSTALL FIREFOX)
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To: Salman

No PDA I don’t care if you are homosexual, heterosexual or asexual, bisexual, keep your lips to yourself

ever heard behind closed doors

why do people have to be such frickin exhibitionists


38 posted on 04/05/2014 6:33:53 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Salman

“and then I wuz like I GOTTA GET ME SUMB DAT”....

He got it so bad it nearly rectum....


39 posted on 04/05/2014 6:35:15 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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Maybe he’s getting his lies mixed up. I heard that his dad went out on the balcony, put up that double barreled shotgun and let off 2 blasts. He didn’t need an AR15.


40 posted on 04/05/2014 6:35:17 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: digger48

yup. biden’s’dad was a pervert, if true. if not joe just keeps on lying and now dragging dead relatives’ reputations into the muck with him.


41 posted on 04/05/2014 6:37:35 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: posterchild

i’m pretty effin tired of joe biden.


42 posted on 04/05/2014 6:38:58 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Salman

When I first read the headline, I thought it said that he had it up to here with cultural MORONS.

I’m like “You’re talking about yourself, dude!”


43 posted on 04/05/2014 6:40:54 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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The slain journalist who did her best work in George W. Bush's war
Los Angeles Times ‎- by Robin Abcarian ‎- 2 hours ago By Robin Abcarian. April 4, 2014, 8:20 p.m..

44 posted on 04/05/2014 6:44:09 PM PDT by kcvl
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What a liar.
He saw two men kissing in the ‘50s just like Clinton saw black churches burning.


45 posted on 04/05/2014 6:44:34 PM PDT by svcw (Not 'hope and change' but 'dopes in chains')
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To: Salman
i call BS!!!
46 posted on 04/05/2014 6:44:55 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Salman
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47 posted on 04/05/2014 6:46:28 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: Salman

Robin Abcarian (@robinabcarian) tweeted at 11:02am - 4 Apr 14:

Just chatted w/Larry Flynt abt his nemesis, anti-porn crusader Charles Keating. No bitterness. Also, Flynt said, Cincy has 3 Hustler stores. (https://twitter.com/robinabcarian/status/452113940470710272)


48 posted on 04/05/2014 6:47:01 PM PDT by kcvl
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Robin Abcarian (@robinabcarian) tweeted at 4:56pm - 28 Mar 14:

How did Koch operative @JenniferStefano play the sexism card on MSNBC’s @chrislhayes? Masterfully, that’s how. lat.ms/1hjfjgq (https://twitter.com/robinabcarian/status/449666333760696320)


49 posted on 04/05/2014 6:48:04 PM PDT by kcvl
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This idiot is a choom wagon ride away from the presidency. Pray for America.


50 posted on 04/05/2014 6:48:35 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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