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McGreevey would wed partner if lawmakers allow gay marriage
NorthJersey.com ^ | 10.26.06

Posted on 10/26/2006 3:47:42 PM PDT by Coleus

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Former N.J. Governor James McGreevey and his life partner Mark O'Donnell appeared at a book signing at the Woodbridge Community Center.

TRENTON -- Former New Jersey Gov. James McGreevey, who resigned after admitting to a gay affair, says he would marry his partner if state lawmakers decide to allow gay marriage.  "Marriage would offer the ability to bless our relationship in a committed way," McGreevey, 49, told The New York Times for Thursday's newspapers.  McGreevey's comments came in response to a New Jersey Supreme Court that said same-sex couples must be extended the same rights as married people. The court left it up to the Legislature to decide whether those rights would be described as marriage or something else.

Some gay rights advocates criticized the decision for not going far enough. McGreevey hailed it.  "The decision is courageous," he told The Star-Ledger of Newark.  McGreevey told The Associated Press last month that he had publicly opposed gay marriage while in office a way to keep his homosexuality hidden. "I did not want to be identified as being gay, and it was the safe place to be," McGreevey told the AP. "I wanted to embrace the antagonist. I wanted to be against it. That's the absurdity."  The former governor stepped down in 2004 after announcing he was gay. Before McGreevey and his partner, an Australian businessman with whom he lives, could marry, the former governor would have to finalize his divorce from his second wife.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: breakaleg; degenerate; gloryholeguv; homosexualagenda; mcgreevey; punk

1 posted on 10/26/2006 3:47:42 PM PDT by Coleus
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To: Coleus

McGreevey would wed partner if lawmakers allow gay marriage...and then immediately go cruise the nearest truck stop.


2 posted on 10/26/2006 3:48:41 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Coleus

3 posted on 10/26/2006 3:49:28 PM PDT by traditional1
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To: Coleus

Aw, how sweet, he found a nice Irish boy.


4 posted on 10/26/2006 3:49:51 PM PDT by RichInOC (McGreevey. Boastful. Passionate. Whispering. Masculine. Democrat for President 2008.)
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To: Coleus
How wonderful for his children.
5 posted on 10/26/2006 3:50:32 PM PDT by msnimje (You simply cannot be Christian and Pro-Abortion.)
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To: Coleus
"Marriage would offer the ability to bless our relationship in a committed way,"

I'm not sure "bless" is the right word. Perhaps "advertise" is more in line with the gay agenda.

6 posted on 10/26/2006 3:50:46 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Abortion is to family planning what bankruptcy is to financial planning.)
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To: Coleus

This McGreevey's a real marryin' fool. He married two women, now he wants to marry a guy - keep him away from the livestock!


7 posted on 10/26/2006 3:51:20 PM PDT by Argus ("Rove is some mysterious God of politics & mind control")
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To: Coleus

And we all know how much McGreevey respects the sanctity of marriage.


8 posted on 10/26/2006 3:51:20 PM PDT by mewzilla (Property must be secured or liberty cannot exist. John Adams)
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To: Coleus

These two crooks should be sharing a jail cell.


9 posted on 10/26/2006 3:51:58 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (Anything a politician gives you he has first stolen from you)
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To: Coleus

Hey Jim: WTFC about your sick perverted life style.


10 posted on 10/26/2006 3:52:42 PM PDT by rocksblues (Do onto others as they do unto you!)
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To: Coleus
Wonder which one of his hundreds of "hook-up" from which rest stop..........he would wed. McGreevey! You would have to pick one. And if it were so important to you, why not do what NJ law already allows, and have a domestic partnership. Hmmmmmm?

Answer, that, to you, does not further your agenda to force it on society. At least not enough to satisfy you or your co-perverts.
11 posted on 10/26/2006 3:53:15 PM PDT by gidget7 (Political Correctness is Marxism with a nose job)
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To: RichInOC
Aw, how sweet, he found a nice Irish boy.

LOL! It's funny--years ago (like 40 years) I worked as a waiter in the Catskills--the famous Borscht Belt. A Joke I heard many times from many comedians was similar:

One Jewish mother is talking to another. In response to "How's everything?" she replies:

"I have some tsuris and some naches." (That translates, roughly, into "troubles" and "blessings," respectively. The "ch" in "naches" is like the "ch" in "Bach.")

"So what's the tsuris?"

"My son is a homosexual."

"Oy, veh! Then what's the naches?"

"He's dating a DOCTOR!"

12 posted on 10/26/2006 4:00:30 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Abortion is to family planning what bankruptcy is to financial planning.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

[badumbum!]

:-D )))


13 posted on 10/26/2006 4:01:52 PM PDT by RichInOC (McGreevey. Boastful. Passionate. Whispering. Masculine. Democrat for President 2008.)
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To: Argus
He married two women, now he wants to marry a guy . . .

Ah, but the guy is his "life partner."

14 posted on 10/26/2006 4:03:39 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: dfwgator

Not fair I was thinking that too. Honeymoon at the parkway reststops.


15 posted on 10/26/2006 4:04:38 PM PDT by pandoraou812 ( barbaric with zero tolerance and dilligaf?)
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To: Coleus
Former New Jersey Gov. James McGreevey, who resigned after admitting to a gay affair, says he would marry his partner if state lawmakers decide to allow gay marriage.

His partner?

Which one?

16 posted on 10/26/2006 4:06:09 PM PDT by Jim Noble (If we can't leave a democracy behind, we should at least leave the corpses of our enemies.)
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To: Coleus
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17 posted on 10/26/2006 4:06:47 PM PDT by A.Hun (Common sense is no longer common.)
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To: dfwgator

Maybe they could have a nice big wedding with lots of media coverage Monday, November 6. It could provide a wonderful boost for the Kean campaign. Like the Wellstone funeral did in Minnesota. Maybe Menendez could be the best man.


18 posted on 10/26/2006 4:08:49 PM PDT by CommerceComet
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To: traditional1

Really. What a f****n' pervert.


19 posted on 10/26/2006 4:09:21 PM PDT by cloud8
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To: Coleus

The Constitutional Amendment declaring marriage to be between a man and a woman is on the ballot in 8 states this election cycle. Tennessee and Virginia are two of those states.

That should help Corker and Allen in their Senate races.


20 posted on 10/26/2006 4:11:20 PM PDT by no dems (I'll take a moral Mormon over a demonic Democrat or repugnant RINO anyday.)
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To: no dems

I think it is on the ballot in NJ as well.


21 posted on 10/26/2006 4:14:07 PM PDT by no dems (Who to Identify with: The very NAMES say it all. Free Republic or Democratic Underground?)
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To: madprof98
Ah, but the guy is his "life partner."

Exactly the same, special bond that your and my parents had... Identical, really!

22 posted on 10/26/2006 4:15:27 PM PDT by SteveMcKing
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To: SteveMcKing

Remember the good ole days when a degenerate was simply called..a degenerate??


23 posted on 10/26/2006 4:16:32 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Somebody important make....THE CALL!)
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To: Coleus

Which partner? The one fifteen minutes ago or the one he's with in the truckstop bathroom right now?


24 posted on 10/26/2006 4:17:32 PM PDT by livius
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To: RichInOC
[badumbum!]

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25 posted on 10/26/2006 4:36:17 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Abortion is to family planning what bankruptcy is to financial planning.)
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To: Coleus
"Marriage would offer the ability to bless our relationship in a committed way,"

Just like he was "committed" to his two wives.
26 posted on 10/26/2006 4:44:17 PM PDT by jonboy
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To: Coleus

and Barney Frank would be the 'Maid of Horror'...


27 posted on 10/26/2006 4:52:01 PM PDT by citizencon
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To: Coleus

Mr and Mrs Walsh will not be attending.


28 posted on 10/26/2006 4:53:23 PM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: jonboy

You can't have the fun of cheating if you don't go through the pain of getting legally hitched.


29 posted on 10/26/2006 4:56:15 PM PDT by Steve_Stifler
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To: Coleus
"When you're...with the Flintstones...you'll have a Yabba Dabba Doo time...A Dabba Doo Time...You'll have a gay old time...!"

(Ever notice how these two guys spend more time with each other than with their wives, they run around without any pants on, etc.?....)

30 posted on 10/26/2006 5:14:24 PM PDT by Map Kernow ("I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing" ---Thomas Jefferson)
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31 posted on 10/26/2006 5:23:31 PM PDT by right-wingin_It
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Committed? Only until he makes his next "restroom" stop...

Gag.


32 posted on 10/26/2006 5:25:32 PM PDT by bordergal (John)
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To: right-wingin_It

Barfarooney.


33 posted on 10/26/2006 5:41:02 PM PDT by livius
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To: Coleus

bttt


34 posted on 10/26/2006 5:42:05 PM PDT by bmwcyle (Only stupid people would vote for McCain, Warner, Hagle, Snowe, Graham, or any RINO)
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To: Coleus

I'm sorry, but two guys getting "married" to each other is the goofyest sh*t I've ever heard of. LOL! I'm never going to get a grasp on this political correctness BS. ROTFL!!!


35 posted on 10/26/2006 5:59:39 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If it embarrasses you to prove your U.S. citizenship, DON'T VOTE!!!)
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To: Coleus

I can sleep well tonight after hearing Jim McGreevy's words. LOL~~~


36 posted on 10/26/2006 6:17:06 PM PDT by jaycee
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To: traditional1

It will only get worse, its already out of control as bad as I hate to admit.


37 posted on 10/26/2006 6:22:01 PM PDT by jaycee
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To: CommerceComet
Maybe Menendez could be the best man.

Maybe they should have a contest at the wedding to determine that.

By the way--love your screen name--assuming it's a reference to Mickey Mantle.

38 posted on 10/26/2006 6:33:26 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Abortion is to family planning what bankruptcy is to financial planning.)
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To: Coleus
Now that should be a barf alert.
39 posted on 10/26/2006 6:34:18 PM PDT by Tribune7
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

>By the way--love your screen name--assuming it's a reference to Mickey Mantle.

Sure is. The Mick was my first hero (other than my dad and my grandfathers). If you're a Mantle fan, check out www.themick.com. I particularly like the ten longest homeruns section.


40 posted on 10/27/2006 7:16:12 AM PDT by CommerceComet
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