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The GOPís Complicity in the Spread of Gay Marriage
Catholic World Report ^ | 3/21/13 | George Neumayr

Posted on 03/25/2013 6:44:09 AM PDT by marshmallow

Proponents of gay marriage, as they eagerly anticipate the Supreme Court’s examination of the issue next week, are chortling over recent polls that suggest the American public’s resistance to it is fast eroding. They pointed this week to a Washington Post-ABC News poll in which 58 percent of Americans support gay marriage and 37 percent oppose it. This is an almost exact reversal from a decade ago, they say, when polls then showed 55 percent of Americans opposed gay marriage and 37 percent supported it.

Meanwhile, establishment Republicans, who have always been ambivalent about the issue, appear ready to wave the white flag. “Quite literally, the opposition to gay marriage is dying off,” claims columnist George Will. Columnist Michael Barone reports that “at the Conservative Political Action Conference, a panel sponsored by the Competitive Enterprise Institute drew a large and approving crowd for a discussion labeled ‘A Rainbow on the Right: Growing the Coalition, Bringing Tolerance Out of the Closet.’”

All of this holds great propaganda value for the Left, which always seeks to topple a taboo by emphasizing the “inevitability” of its elimination. The name of the game is to fool ordinary Americans into thinking that resistance is futile. Never mind that 30 states have managed to ban this “inevitable” change.

Yet it is true that the gay-marriage drive is picking up speed, even if that is overstated for propagandistic purposes. Why is this happening? Because of the intensity of the media and the Democrats? That is one reason. Another reason for it, which gets much less attention, is the weakness if not outright treachery of the Republicans.

The problem isn’t just that Republicans lack the courage of their convictions on gay marriage. The problem is that they don’t have any convictions—or hold the wrong ones. Recall that prominent Republicans....

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TOPICS: Current Events; Moral Issues; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda

1 posted on 03/25/2013 6:44:09 AM PDT by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow

Their stance, on a variety of issues, is rather wide

2 posted on 03/25/2013 6:49:59 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: marshmallow
From the article: "Members of the Beltway GOP elite have been cynically manipulating social conservatives for years, seeking their votes while snickering at their views. They have long pretended to care about abortion and gay marriage, even as they undercut social conservatives at every turn and pushed the “Big Tent.”

I'm through with the RINOs. As I tried to explain to a RINO co-worker: "changing positions to agree with the dems in order to win elections makes the GOP no different than them".

I will never vote for a RINO again. Makes no difference if a RINO is elected in place of a dem. "Better the devil you know than one you don't". They can all go sodomize themselves.

3 posted on 03/25/2013 6:56:17 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: Vendome
Their stance, on a variety of issues, is rather wide
esp. in Airport Bathroom & DemocRAT Party Cloakrooms...
and (from what I've Heard); "Popular" South Chicago "Health Clubs",
the kind 0'ButtPlug / Rham *ahem* "hung out" in..

4 posted on 03/25/2013 7:17:33 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: marshmallow

Followed by the inevitability of every other civilization or empire that went down this road. (See tag line)

5 posted on 03/25/2013 7:45:58 AM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: marshmallow

The GOP - like the Democrats - are as pro-marriage as they are pro-life.

When running for office, they’ll say and do anything to please those who can get them elected. Afterward, they’ll say and do anything to please those who keep them in office.

Too many have put their faith in the GOP to save the country. The fools have fallen for the good-cop-bad-cop scam.

The Founders were not so foolish. Rather than believe a single man, a group of men, or a political party could preserve a country, they put their confidence in (A) restraining the power that destroys liberty and (B) promoting the religion and morality which God uses to bless a nation.

6 posted on 03/25/2013 8:00:20 AM PDT by LearsFool ("Thou shouldst not have been old, till thou hadst been wise.")
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To: marshmallow
"The GOP’s Complicity in the Spread of Gay Marriage Sodomy"
7 posted on 03/25/2013 8:11:41 AM PDT by ex-snook (God is Love)
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To: skinkinthegrass


8 posted on 03/25/2013 8:24:26 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: ex-snook

99% of republicans in the Congress are so scare of getting labeled as homophobe, they sit back and take anything and everything thrown their way by the sodomite loving left-wing asses that are trying to destroy this country. No one speaks up. No one. No one on Faux News will speak out about it. Not O’Reilly, not Hannity, no one. Nobody. The only conservatives that will speak the truth about queer “marriage” and it’s negative, longterm effect on America are radio talk show host like Michael Savage and Mark Levin. The candy asses on TV are scared of being fired for speaking the truth and losing their 10 million dollars a year contract.

9 posted on 03/25/2013 8:38:26 AM PDT by NKP_Vet
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I also have noticed that talk radio doesn’t talk about this issue anymore.

Years ago, various talk show hosts freely talked about opposition to homosexual marriage, and the whole homosexual agenda. But in the past few years, this subject is not talked about at all. It’s as if the word went out from on high, that this subject is now taboo. It’s as if some conservatives have given in to the liberal mantra that any opposition or questioning of the homosexual agenda means one is “homophobic”, and the fear of being labeled as such creates fear in talk radio, and among politicians.

10 posted on 03/25/2013 9:01:54 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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I’m not disagreeing with what’s been said about Repub politicians not having a spine, but I’m pretty sure I know why they think the handwritings on the wall on this one: Young voters and soon to be voters.

I have 2 kids in high school, and I can tell you that, even among the churchgoing kids being raised in conservative homes, it would be tough to find one that would support any differnce between gay and straight, whether you mean marriage or adoption or whatever.

The media has done an absolutely masterful job of portraying gay as great, and anyone who has moral issues as the next Klan.

11 posted on 03/25/2013 9:36:36 AM PDT by mikedfox
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They risk losing their Protestant base in seeking the Catholic and secular vote this way.

12 posted on 03/25/2013 11:06:53 AM PDT by ansel12 (" I would not be in the United States Senate if it wasnt for Sarah Palin " Cruz said.)
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