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US TAKES GAY RIGHTS GLOBAL, DESPITE UNSURE WELCOME
AP ^ | June 28, 2014 | VANESSA GERA

Posted on 06/28/2014 6:29:22 AM PDT by NYer

WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- President Barack Obama's administration has taken the U.S. gay rights revolution global, using American embassies across the world as outposts in a struggle that still hasn't been won at home.

Sometimes U.S. advice and encouragement is condemned as unacceptable meddling. And sometimes it can seem to backfire, increasing the pressure on those it is meant to help.

With gay pride parades taking place in many cities across the world this weekend, the U.S. role will be more visible than ever. Diplomats will take part in parades and some embassies will fly the rainbow flag along with the Stars and Stripes.

The United States sent five openly gay ambassadors abroad last year, with a sixth nominee, to Vietnam, now awaiting Senate confirmation. American diplomats are working to support gay rights in countries such as Poland, where prejudice remains deep, and to oppose violence and other abuse in countries like Nigeria and Russia, where gays face life-threatening risks.

"It is incredible. I am amazed by what the U.S. is doing to help us," said Mariusz Kurc, the editor of a Polish gay advocacy magazine, Replika, which has received some U.S. funding and other help. "We are used to struggling and not finding any support."

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: doctrine; glbt; obama

U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv during the city’s so-called Gay Pride week this month.


The following article was posted earlier in the week. For those who may have missed it.

His (Obama's) number one foreign policy priority is the promotion of lesbians, gays, bi-sexuals, and transgenders around the world. It is the thing he is most consistent about and the thing he consistently backs with the might and muscle of the United States no matter what.

He issued a presidential memorandum in 2011 making LGBT rights a major foreign policy priority. He directed every part of the Federal government that does business beyond our borders to make this a priority issue including, inexplicably, the Department of Agriculture.

Don’t think the Obama Doctrine is not serious or that he treats LGBT issues like he treats America’s traditional leadership role in the world, that is, with regret and disdain. No, for this he punishes. In March he withdrew greatly needed financial assistance to Uganda because Uganda passed what many see as draconian laws restricting LGBT activity, both public and private.

The Obama Doctrine

1 posted on 06/28/2014 6:29:22 AM PDT by NYer
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To: Tax-chick; GregB; Berlin_Freeper; SumProVita; narses; bboop; SevenofNine; Ronaldus Magnus; tiki; ...

Ping!


2 posted on 06/28/2014 6:29:47 AM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: NYer
U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv during the city’s so-called Gay Pride week this month

Well, look at the bright side (there really isn't one) but at least they did not fly the rainbow flag above the US flag, but maybe next time, they will.

3 posted on 06/28/2014 6:41:30 AM PDT by Mark17 (Rats and RINOs, who are destroying America, may an elephant caress you with his toes, or worse)
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To: NYer

Anyone else ever hear the rumors BO used to be a gay prostitute? No joke!


4 posted on 06/28/2014 6:46:05 AM PDT by MNDude
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To: NYer
a Polish gay advocacy magazine, Replika, which has received some U.S. funding

This is outrageous.

5 posted on 06/28/2014 6:48:42 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (If any man love not the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be Anathema Maranatha. 1 Cor 16: 32)
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To: NYer

Nothing about a marine being held in Mexico.

Nothing about the slaughter of Christians in the Middle East and Africa.

Nothing about a woman being held under threat of death because she’s the “wrong” religion.

The leader of the free world is concerned, however, about the promotion of what God calls an “abomination”.

I’m glad I’m on the way out. I feel for young people, raising families in this messed up world.


6 posted on 06/28/2014 6:50:12 AM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: NYer

Obama gluttons for punishment


7 posted on 06/28/2014 6:50:37 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: MNDude

Bath houses, “gay” buddies. Rumors have swirled. Nobody has proof or a singing tell-all, yet. I am skeptical that Barack thinks of it as anything more than yet another Machiavellian desideratum. If he could perform with Michelle, then this is probably not a gay man.


8 posted on 06/28/2014 6:52:30 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: NYer

America, which used to promote freedom, capitalism, and democracy throughout the world... now promoting nothing but deviancy and homosex.

Truly makes me want to vomit, what has happened to this once-great country. To live to witness my own country becoming so degenerate, so depraved, so evil.


9 posted on 06/28/2014 6:57:16 AM PDT by greene66
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To: NYer
So imperialism is wrong, unless it's on behalf of perversion.

Got it.

10 posted on 06/28/2014 7:02:55 AM PDT by IronJack
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To: greene66

Well the government is certainly depraved, but the country is not, for the most part. I predict a big backlash against this perverted nonsense, starting with the fall elections.

Flying a gay flag on a US embassy! It’s outrageous!


11 posted on 06/28/2014 7:12:04 AM PDT by Gunpowder green
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To: HiTech RedNeck; MNDude
If he could perform with Michelle, then this is probably not a gay man.

I know a man, married and the father of 2 beautiful children, who divorced his wife and set up house with another man. They have now been together for 30 years. He still visits his wife and children.

12 posted on 06/28/2014 7:13:50 AM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: NYer

This reminds me of Jimmy “The Malaise” Carter, whose foreign policy was so awful that five formerly allied countries either became communist or worse. So Carter decided to whine at the rest of the world about human rights.

That is, after throwing tens or hundreds of millions of innocent people into the fires of tyranny and genocide, he ineffectually squealed about how other tyrants were abusing their own people, as they had for decades or more. The only thing he actually did was to boycott the Olympics after the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan, a completely pathetic gesture.

What an utterly spineless pantywaist.

So now, after having proven himself crudely offensive and incompetent to our allies; cowardly and inferior, if supportive of our enemies; and a braggart and fool to all, like Carter, Obama takes an unimportant, peripheral issue and pretends it is of moment.

What an utterly spineless pantywaist.


13 posted on 06/28/2014 7:14:04 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("Don't compare me to the almighty, compare me to the alternative." -Obama, 09-24-11)
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To: NYer
Under Reagan we exported freedom and liberty.

Under Obama we export homosexuality and perversion. And in doing so indirectly continue to support the plague that is HIV/AIDS.

No wonder we're in the mess we're in.

14 posted on 06/28/2014 7:19:02 AM PDT by ealgeone (obama, borderof)
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To: NYer

That would be more “bisexual.” It would be as if he had walked out for another woman, except for him it was a choice of genders.


15 posted on 06/28/2014 7:19:07 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Obama belittles the USA.


16 posted on 06/28/2014 7:20:04 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Gunpowder green

I see it beyond just the government. It’s becoming entrenched in the culture, the corporate world, and in the fascist-PC mindthink. Abject depravity. But indeed, having our own government actually “push” this onto others as a global goal, shows the sheer depth to which America has sunk to, in terms of embracing evil.


17 posted on 06/28/2014 7:25:23 AM PDT by greene66
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To: NYer

“Not in my name!”

Downright embarrassing.


18 posted on 06/28/2014 7:29:17 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Bigg Red

MARK


19 posted on 06/28/2014 7:47:23 AM PDT by Bigg Red (31 May 2014: Obamugabe officially declares the USA a vanquished subject of the Global Caliphate.)
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To: greene66

Unfortunately, most Christians sat in their stain-glassed windowed churches and not paying attention to what was going on around them. In fact, many in these churches have adopted the mantra of “gay” rights. I shudder to think of what judgments God will allow on our country because His people - embraced this depravity and abominational lifestyle. And, to think because the takers of this country were more concerned about their welfare than our country - we now sit on the precipice of the wrath of God. Yes, God is love, but God is also a God of wrath and righteous judgment. He will NOT be mocked!


20 posted on 06/28/2014 7:54:09 AM PDT by Catsrus (A)
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To: JudyinCanada
I’m glad I’m on the way out. I feel for young people, raising families in this messed up world.

Ditto.
21 posted on 06/28/2014 8:00:59 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: wagglebee; little jeremiah

Ping!


22 posted on 06/28/2014 8:11:45 AM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: NYer

How soon will bh0 send an openly gay ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, or Turkey?


23 posted on 06/28/2014 9:29:02 AM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: NYer

It’s a method of population control.


24 posted on 06/28/2014 10:00:26 AM PDT by informavoracious (Open your eyes, people!)
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To: GreyFriar
How soon will bh0 send an openly gay ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, or Turkey?

Or deny them aid because they refuse to legalize gay marriage. Excellent point!

25 posted on 06/28/2014 10:16:52 AM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: NYer

At what point do we admit that our country has become a force for evil in the world?


26 posted on 06/28/2014 10:38:31 AM PDT by madprof98
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To: NYer

Makes me want to vomit.


27 posted on 06/28/2014 11:48:53 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: ealgeone

“Under Obama we export homosexuality and perversion. And in doing so indirectly continue to support the plague that is HIV/AIDS.”

We used to be such a great country... once a force for good. We’re not those things anymore. God gave America incredible blessings, and it’s people over the years crapped all over them.


28 posted on 06/28/2014 12:19:40 PM PDT by ScottinVA (If it doesn't include border security, it isn't "reform." It's called "amnesty.")
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To: ealgeone

“Under Obama we export homosexuality and perversion. And in doing so indirectly continue to support the plague that is HIV/AIDS.”

We used to be such a great country... once a force for good. We’re not those things anymore. God gave America incredible blessings, and it’s people over the years crapped all over them.


29 posted on 06/28/2014 12:20:57 PM PDT by ScottinVA (If it doesn't include border security, it isn't "reform." It's called "amnesty.")
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To: Gunpowder green
Flying a gay flag on a US embassy! It’s outrageous!

My outrage meter broke 8 scandals ago....

30 posted on 06/28/2014 12:24:12 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: HiTech RedNeck; Graybeard58; Mark17; MNDude

Is Barack Obama Gay?
http://hillbuzz.org/is-barack-obama-gay


31 posted on 06/29/2014 12:47:31 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: greene66
Truly makes me want to vomit, what has happened to this once-great country. To live to witness my own country becoming so degenerate, so depraved, so evil.

What surprises me, is how quickly it went in the toilet.

32 posted on 06/29/2014 2:12:23 AM PDT by Mark17 (Rats and RINOs, who are destroying America, may you be screwed by the fickle finger of fate)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It looks to me at least equally likely to be “childish” as “gay” behavior. Barack is a Peter Pan figure, never having really grown up and not attempting to do so either. To him, America and indeed the world is a “neat toy.”

I see lots of inconclusive innuendo and gossip. I think the answer right now, unsatisfying though it may be, is that “only his barber knows for sure” and that there are other likely explanations of why he bestows such favor on the “gay” crowd.


33 posted on 06/29/2014 9:53:59 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And one thing I really hope that we would be above doing, is presumptuously hounding Barack to “come out of the closet.”


34 posted on 06/29/2014 9:56:26 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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