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To the Members of the Log Cabin Club (Romney's Smoking Gay Gun)
MR.org ^ | 6 Oct 94 | Mitt Romney

Posted on 01/07/2008 10:57:48 AM PST by xzins

To the Members of the Log Cabin Club of Massachusetts:

I am writing to thank the Log Cabin Club of Massachusetts for the advice and support you have given to me during my campaign for the U.S. Senate and to seek the Club’s formal endorsement of my election. The Log Cabin Club has played a vital role in reinvigorating the Republican Party in Massachusetts and your endorsement is important to me because it will provide further confirmation that my campaign and approach to government is consistent with the values and vision of government we share.

I am pleased to have had an opportunity to talk with you and to meet many of you personally during your September meeting. I learned a great deal from those discussions and the many thoughtful questions you posed. As a result of our discussions and other interactions with gay and lesbian voters across the state, I am more convinced than ever before that as we seek to establish full equality for Americas gay and lesbian citizens, I will provide more effective leadership than my opponent.

I am not unaware of my opponent’s considerable record in the area of civil rights, or the commitment of Massachusetts voters to the principle of equality for all Americans. For some voters it might be enough for me to simply match my opponent’s record in this area. But I believe we can and must do better. If we are to achieve the goals we share, we must make equality for gays and lesbians a mainstream concern. My opponent cannot do this. I can and will.

We have discussed a number of important issues such as the Federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which I have agreed to co-sponsor, and if possible broaden to include housing and credit, and the bill to create a federal panel to find ways to reduce gay and lesbian youth suicide, which I also support. One issue I want to clarify concerns President Clinton’s “don’t ask, don’t tell, don’t pursue” military policy. I believe that the Clinton compromise was a step in the right direction. I am also convinced that it is the first of a number of steps that will ultimately lead to gays and lesbians being able to serve openly and honestly in our nation’s military. That goal will only be reached when preventing discrimination against gays and lesbians is a mainstream concern, which is a goal we share.

As we begin the final phase of this campaign, I need your support more than ever. By working together, we will achieve the goals we share for Massachusetts and our Nation.

Sincerely,

W. Mitt Romney


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Mitt begins by saying he "shares values" with the Gay Agenda Rinos. He goes on to say that he wants to be MORE LIBERAL than Ted Kennedy (his opponent).

He mentions a "number of steps" they will take to bring about open gay service in our military.

This man should not be put in charge of our military.

1 posted on 01/07/2008 10:57:51 AM PST by xzins
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To: All

“Gay Marriage,” Gay Adoption and Pro-Homosexuality Propaganda In Schools

Issue #1. In another flagrant lie about the law, Romney told Catholic Charities’ adoption and foster agency they had to give children to homosexuals even when normal mother-father families were lined up to give them a home. Again, he deployed his standard smokescreen, gallantly proposing a “special exemption,” with a wink of his eye to the militantly pro-homosexuality legislature. Again, he got caught. Former governor Dukakis pointed out that the “state law” that Romney was citing as requiring gay adoption was non-existent. It was merely an executive regulation that a governor can rescind with a few strokes of his pen. Romney was apparently fulfilling secret 2002 campaign promises ( http://massresistance.blogspot.com/2007/12/is-romney-working-with-log-cabin.html ) to Republican homosexual power brokers whose endorsement he coveted and received. He had sought no backing from social conservatives.

Issue #2. Romney says the Boy Scouts should accept homosexual scoutmasters and that homosexuals have “a legitimate interest” in adopting or producing and raising children.

Issue #3. Though Romney pretends he opposed homosexual “marriage,” he did the opposite. In 2002 he opposed a marriage amendment that would have prevented homosexual “marriage.” 120,000 citizens, including his wife, son and daughter-in-law signed the amendment petition. Romney’s militant pro-homosexuality Republican predecessor, Governor Jane Swift, and Democrat legislators openly violated the constitution to deny the citizens their right to vote on the amendment. Even the ultra-liberal Massachusetts court ruled that they were violating their oaths and the Constitution. Romney failed to oppose their subversion of the law or to defend the people’s right to amend their own Constitution. ( www.lifesite.net/ldn/2007/may/07051409.html )

Issue #4. Since the notorious Goodridge court opinion discovering a constitutional right to “gay marriage,” Romney has methodically lied about the judges’ legal authority and his own legal duty to enforce the Constitution. As professor of jurisprudence Hadley Arkes pointed out, under the state Constitution, the court has no jurisdiction over marriage law. An opinion issued without jurisdiction is legally void and cannot be “enforced.” Romney also knew that the same judges had recently admitted they have no power over the legislature or governor.

The Legislature never “obeyed” the judges by changing the marriage statute to legalize “gay marriage.” Under the state constitution that was the end of the line. The court neither ordered nor even suggested any intervention by the governor. Many lawyers and law professors (including Hugh Hewitt: http://massresistance.blogspot.com/2007/12/hugh-hewitt-told-romney-to-defy-mass.html ) told Romney to ignore the unconstitutional Goodridge opinion and embarrass the judges. Mysteriously, Romney rejected their advice. Why? The New York Times finally revealed four years later that, to win a coveted endorsement, Romney secretly promised the homosexual Log Cabin Republicans in 2002 that he would not defend the constitution against an illegal attempt by the judges to sneak same-sex “marriage” past the voters. ( www.nytimes.com/2007/09/08/us/politics/08romney.html?_r=3&hp=&oref=slogin&pagewanted=print&oref=slogin )

When the Legislature did not legalize homosexual “marriage,” to fulfill his secret promise, Romney claimed that the judges had. This is a blatant lie plainly refuted by the state constitution Romney swore to uphold! He quickly found willing “conservative” lawyers, pundits and “pro-family leaders” to back him up. Rather than challenge the motives, integrity and “expertise” of their own friends and colleagues, most of the conservative establishment suddenly went silent. Ignoring his oath to faithfully enforce the statutes, Romney ordered officials to violate the marriage statutes and perform homosexual “marriages.” His Department of Public Health illegally bypassed the legislature by changing the marriage certificates from “husband” and “wife” to “Party A” and “Party B.”

Romney gave orders that illegally usurped the exclusive constitutional authority of the Legislature, as proven in this devastating “Letter to Governor Mitt Romney from Pro-Family Leaders.” ( www.massresistance.org/docs/marriage/romney/dec_letter/letter.pdf ). He violated multiple Articles of the Massachusetts Constitution, including one of the most vital principles of American government, which John Adams stated more forcefully than anywhere else in American law:

“In the government of this commonwealth…the executive shall never exercise the legislative and judicial powers, …the judicial shall never exercise the legislative and executive powers, …to the end it may be a government of laws and not of men. — Article XXX, Part The First

We deplore the glaring refusal of the “conservative” establishment to face the implications of a devastating article by a leading constitutional scholar, illuminating why pro-establishment attorneys have covered up Romney’s unconstitutional actions:

“The deeper failure must go to the man who stood as governor, holding the levers of the executive. And if it is countdown for marriage…it is countdown also for Mitt Romney, whose political demise may be measured along the scale of moves he could have taken and the record of his receding, step by step… [I]t became clear that even conservative lawyers had come to incorporate, and accept, the premises that gave to the courts a position of supremacy in our constitutional schemes.” — Hadley Arkes, Professor of Jurisprudence, Amherst College ( The Missing Governor, National Review Online May 17, 2004 )

We equally deplore the refusal to acknowledge the obvious truth in highly respected conservative attorney Phyllis Schlafly’s assessment:

“Massachusetts public officials … are groveling before the four judges… (Romney) said: ‘We obviously have to follow the law as provided by the [Court] and … decide ‘what kind of statute we can fashion which is consistent with the law.’
But what ‘law’? There is no law that requires or even allows same-sex marriages.” — Phyllis Schlafly ( It’s Time To Rebuke The Judicial Oligarchy (EagleForum.org, Dec. 3, 2003 )

Schlafly was right, as any honest and competent lawyer knows. The Massachusetts Constitution powerfully refutes Romney’s entire story that the judges changed marriage law and forced him to give unconstitutional orders:

“[T]he people of this commonwealth are not controllable by any other laws than those to which their constitutional representative body have given their consent.” Article X, Part the First of the Massachusetts Constitution

“The power of suspending the laws, or the execution of the laws, ought never to be exercised but by the legislature…” Article XX, Part the First of the Massachusetts Constitution

Mitt Romney created homosexual “marriage.” His “conservative” legal experts are aggressively covering up both his role and the plain language of the Supreme Law of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Issue #5. Though Romney admitted the Goodridge opinion was not based on the Constitution and that the judges had exceeded their power, he opposed a citizen’s drive to remove the four rogue judges who violated their oaths. ( http://massresistance.blogspot.com/2007/09/iowa-patriots-seek-to-remove-gay.html )

Issue #6. Though Romney says same-sex “marriage” will damage religious freedom and harm children, who need both a mother and a father, he personally issued more than 190 special one-day certificates to allow homosexual “marriages” to be performed by legally unqualified persons. He claims he was “just applying the marriage statutes evenly.” But as Phyllis Schlafly reminded America, and even the outlaw Goodridge judges admitted, the Massachusetts statutes do not allow homosexual “marriages,” despite Romney’s false claim that the court “legalized” homosexual “marriage. Moreover, a governor is not obliged to issue any special marriage certificates to anyone. Since Romney says same-sex “marriage” will harm children and erode religious freedom, why did he violate the marriage statutes and issue hundreds of special permits? ( www.massresistance.org/docs/marriage/romney/record/ )

Issue #7. As governor, to please Massachusetts’ militant homosexual groups, Romney aggressively BOOSTED government funding for pro-homosexuality indoctrination, starting in kindergarten. He refused to defend schoolchildren and parents’ rights against this indoctrination. He refused to order his education officials to obey the law guaranteeing that parents’ can protect their children from sexual brainwashing. ( www.massresistance.org/docs/marriage/romney/record/ ) This is a continuation of his views since 1994 when he opposed congressional efforts to protect children by banning federal funding to public schools that encourage “homosexuality as a positive lifestyle alternative.” His deference to militant homosexual groups’ “right” to indictrinate other people’s children was jaw-dropping:

“I think that’s a dangerous precedent in general. I would have opposed that. It also grossly misunderstands the gay community by insinuating that there’s an attempt to proselytize a gay lifestyle on the part of the gay community. I think it’s wrong-headed…” ( www.boston.com/news/politics/politicalintelligence/2006/12/romneys_thought.html )

With their silence about the illegal actions and toxic legacy of Mitt Romney, the elites are assisting a political cancer that has profound consequences for our future. If anyone has convinced themselves that so-called “same sex marriage” is a fringe issue and not a grave threat to the rule of law and to children they should read Maggie Gallagher’s stunning article “Banned in Boston.” They should also investigate the pro-homosexuality indoctrination of Massachusetts children (“It’s 1984 in Massachusetts – And Big Brother Is Gay”) which had been covert, but in the aftermath of Romney’s illegal orders imposing homosexual marriage, is swallowing up parents’ most fundamental right to protect their children and control their moral education. To remain silent about the re-engineering of the human family and child psychology, and the active and dishonest role Romney has played, is a dereliction of our highest duties.

We are among those who believe that same-sex “marriage,” homosexual adoption and pro-homosexuality indoctrination of schoolchildren hasten the decline of Western Civilization in its most crucial aspects, whether the elites face that and comprehend it or not. Yet many who have the greatest obligation are cowering in the shadows or even aiding the deception. Our silence is a fatal abdication of duty to our children and future generations, a breech of faith. It is a betrayal of the honor of young soldiers dying overseas for principles that we decided in our hearts long ago require no profound sacrifice from the elites.

The truth is this: Mitt Romney’s fictional defense of natural marriage, childhood innocence, life in the womb and constitutional governance is sustained only by our silence in the face of overwhelming propaganda. Edmund Burke famously said, “All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.”

Dante went further: “The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who in times of great moral crises maintain their neutrality.”

It is very telling of today’s “conservatism” — an endless regression of sophist ironies and nuances, dissolving, in the end, into absolutely nothing at all — that dire warnings from ancient voices seem like faint, distant echoes bouncing absurdly against rock walls far below our feet, beneath a precipice that we scaled long ago in the conceits of our modern conservative minds.

To continue in silence or in support of the craftiness and ruthless ambition of Willard Mitt Romney betrays generations past, present and future, including our own children and grandchildren.


2 posted on 01/07/2008 10:58:23 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain! True Supporters of Our Troops Support the Necessity of their Sacrifice!)
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To: xzins

Seriously, the parenthetical addition to the title really, really leaves some bad imagery.


3 posted on 01/07/2008 11:01:33 AM PST by kevkrom (All those in favor of Thompson, don't raise your hand.)
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To: xzins

and the Log Cabin crowd is running ads against Romney. They didn’t think he went far enough in their favor.


4 posted on 01/07/2008 11:03:18 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: xzins

Rhino Alert!! bump


5 posted on 01/07/2008 11:04:05 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: xzins

6 posted on 01/07/2008 11:04:41 AM PST by trumandogz (Hunter Thompson 2008)
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To: kevkrom
"This is my rifle, this is my gun . . . "


7 posted on 01/07/2008 11:05:01 AM PST by Bluegrass Conservative
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To: massgopguy
They didn’t think he went far enough in their favor.

Considering that he did everything except literally bend over backwards from them, I can't imagine what problem they'd have with him.

Unless it's just a smokescreen to make him look more "conservative" to primary voters.

8 posted on 01/07/2008 11:08:11 AM PST by kevkrom (All those in favor of Thompson, don't raise your hand.)
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To: xzins
You cannot find a single Log Cabin Republican who supports Mitt Romney after he fought them tooth and nail in Massachusetts!

You will not because they HATE ROMNEY for digging up a 1913 Mass law that made it illegal for people from other states to get married in Massachusetts if that marriage would be illegal in their home states.

Mitt Romney is the man who stopped Massachusetts from being the Gay Marriage Mecca the Log Cabin Republicans wanted and the Mass Supreme Court tried to establish.
9 posted on 01/07/2008 11:09:19 AM PST by elizabetty ("Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm." .Ralph Waldo Emerson)
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To: xzins
You cannot find a single Log Cabin Republican who supports Mitt Romney after he fought them tooth and nail in Massachusetts!

You will not because they HATE ROMNEY for digging up a 1913 Mass law that made it illegal for people from other states to get married in Massachusetts if that marriage would be illegal in their home states.

Mitt Romney is the man who stopped Massachusetts from being the Gay Marriage Mecca the Log Cabin Republicans wanted and the Mass Supreme Court tried to establish.
10 posted on 01/07/2008 11:09:32 AM PST by elizabetty ("Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm." .Ralph Waldo Emerson)
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To: kevkrom

Hmmmmmmm.....

LOL


11 posted on 01/07/2008 11:09:35 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain! True Supporters of Our Troops Support the Necessity of their Sacrifice!)
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To: elizabetty

Issue #6. Though Romney says same-sex “marriage” will damage religious freedom and harm children, who need both a mother and a father, he personally issued more than 190 special one-day certificates to allow homosexual “marriages” to be performed by legally unqualified persons. He claims he was “just applying the marriage statutes evenly.” But as Phyllis Schlafly reminded America, and even the outlaw Goodridge judges admitted, the Massachusetts statutes do not allow homosexual “marriages,” despite Romney’s false claim that the court “legalized” homosexual “marriage. Moreover, a governor is not obliged to issue any special marriage certificates to anyone. Since Romney says same-sex “marriage” will harm children and erode religious freedom, why did he violate the marriage statutes and issue hundreds of special permits? ( www.massresistance.org/docs/marriage/romney/record/ )


12 posted on 01/07/2008 11:11:39 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain! True Supporters of Our Troops Support the Necessity of their Sacrifice!)
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To: xzins

Thanks for posting.


13 posted on 01/07/2008 11:18:07 AM PST by FreedomProtector
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To: xzins
notice FreeRepublic has RomneyTruthFile now to go along with GiulianiTruthFile

GiulianiTruthFile | RomneyTruthFile |

FreeRepublic is the best source of information on the web.
14 posted on 01/07/2008 11:24:48 AM PST by FreedomProtector
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To: xzins
"we seek to establish full equality for Americas gay and lesbian citizens,"

Based upon previous liberal actions, I would believe that this would mean quotas. Gay quotas. Affirmative action Gay(ism).

Thanks Mitt.

(Is he stupid, out to lunch, a sociopath or what? Who would sign such statements? What do they teach at Harvard Law?
Really, I don't get him. The guy is crazy. You can not be that educated and stupid at the same time. There's some lobe Drain Bamage here somewhere folks.)

15 posted on 01/07/2008 11:31:11 AM PST by Leisler
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To: Leisler

What offends me is when everyone tries to pretend it doesn’t matter that he said this or signed that, like it all is over because he said at the beginning of this campaign: “Oh...er...by the way...I’ve changed my mind on those things....”


16 posted on 01/07/2008 11:40:21 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain! True Supporters of Our Troops Support the Necessity of their Sacrifice!)
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To: xzins
It just so happened on the road to the White House.
How, how convenient.
17 posted on 01/07/2008 11:47:40 AM PST by Leisler
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To: kevkrom
Seriously, the parenthetical addition to the title really, really leaves some bad imagery.

He just wanted the 'members' to know he's a 'stand-up' guy...

18 posted on 01/07/2008 11:50:21 AM PST by rfp1234 (Phodopus campbelli: household ruler since July 2007.)
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To: massgopguy

The person posting this anti-Romney letter must think that we all are stupid. This letter was written in 1994!!! Boy if a person cannot change their opinions in 14 years there really is no Christian redemption for sin or forgiveness for anyone is there. We all want to be forgiven for past sins and mistaken thinking when perhaps we didn’t have all the facts to make an intelligent decision or choice. Let’s give Romney his opportunity to change too. A person who never changes his thinking when new evidence and information is presented is a dull ignorant hardhead.


19 posted on 01/07/2008 12:21:18 PM PST by conservative blonde (Fred Thompson is the only authentic Conservative GOP candidate)
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To: conservative blonde
Poor Conservative Mitt, then a 46 year old man, Harvard Law, Harvard MBA, Stanford, elite prep, Honors BYU major in English. He didn’t understand.
20 posted on 01/07/2008 12:46:35 PM PST by Leisler
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To: conservative blonde; Calpernia

You don’t read much do you. He consistently maintained this throughout. Public with it again in 2002.

And...Romney reaffirmed his support of State ENDA just 2 weeks ago.

It was all over Free Republic.

You need to get out more.


21 posted on 01/07/2008 1:07:24 PM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain! True Supporters of Our Troops Support the Necessity of their Sacrifice!)
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To: conservative blonde; Calpernia; Leisler
...this anti-Romney letter

Anti-Romney letter????

Romney WROTE the freakin' letter. It's his. He signed it. He sent it. He chose the words. He thought the thoughts.

You RomneyWorshippers need to get off the drugs.

22 posted on 01/07/2008 1:10:58 PM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain! True Supporters of Our Troops Support the Necessity of their Sacrifice!)
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To: Leisler
(Is he stupid, out to lunch, a sociopath or what? Who would sign such statements? What do they teach at Harvard Law? Really, I don't get him. The guy is crazy. You can not be that educated and stupid at the same time. There's some lobe Drain Bamage here somewhere folks.)

...a la Tom CruiseControl.

23 posted on 01/07/2008 1:11:00 PM PST by StAnDeliver (This is the most important election in our lifetime.)
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To: xzins

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1514049/posts
Time’s Pressing Agenda (pro-gay movement almost got ripped off its head)

>>>>The story glowed over the prospect that more teens identify themselves as gay. It praised efforts to provide gay teens with scholarships and the proliferation of Gay Straight Alliance clubs in public schools. It dismissed professional and religious claims that homosexual orientation can be treated.

Who is David Mixner?
(snip)

A big, garrulous man, with a robust laugh and a passion beyond measure, the author and political consultant, born in southern New Jersey on August 16, 1946, fell into the world of politics almost by accident. “I don’t know why I got so much political success at such a young age,” he says. He’s never run for office (”Never will”), never accepted an political appointment, not even when his good friend Bill Clinton was living in the White House, and he has interests that reach far beyond the world of politics.

(snip)

I’ve been a political person for forty-four years — started doing volunteer work for John F. Kennedy in 1960. My family were Irish-Catholic immigrants and it was an essential part of the Irish-Catholic experience to work for Kennedy if you were alive back then. I was heavily involved in the civil rights movement in the early 1960s. And I was head of the Vietnam Moratorium, which in the late sixties did all the big marches against the war in Vietnam. I got heavily involved in the campaigns of Eugene McCarthy, George McGovern and Robert Kennedy for president. I became very prominent politically and nationally as a young person — of course that was the age of youth back then, “The Summer of Love.” I’d been to jail a couple of times by then for civil rights — all for the right things. I was in the closet until I was thirty.

(snip)

MIXNER: Light years ahead of where we were. Let’s just sort of walk through it. I was one of the founders of the first gay and lesbian political PACs in history. And that partially came out of the fact of me coming out and becoming a victim — “God, they’re returning my money and they’re not letting me play anymore” and “ I’m a has-been at 30.” My partner, Peter Scott, said to me, “You can either be a victim or you can fight back. What’s the thing they respect more than anything else?” And I said, “Money.” And he said, “Well, let’s just speak their language.” So we formed the first gay and lesbian PAC in history, called MECLA — the Municipal Elections Committee of Los Angeles. It was the organization that HRC modeled itself after. We had the first big political dinner in Los Angeles. I’ll never forget — it made $40,000, an all-time record. And we couldn’t believe it. Now, the other night, I sat in an audience in New York, where the gay and lesbian community raised $1.8 million for John Kerry in one night. And five days beforehand, the gay and lesbian community in the back yard of Senator Edward Kennedy raised another $300,000 for the fight against the amendment. And HRC in the last six months has raised a million to fight the amendment. And the Log Cabin Republicans raised almost a million to fight the amendment. Start adding it up — we’ve almost raised $25 million this year alone. And back then we were thrilled with forty-fucking-thousand dollars. So look at how far we’ve come, that’s my point.

(snip)

MIXNER: I don’t want him to. I don’t want him to even look back at that record. We’re a whole different community than we were in the 1990s. I want him to have a whole different image of us. And I want us to force him to look at us differently. He’s going to be tempted to look at what he knows. And what he knows is the community of the 1990s. But we’re a whole different tribe now. And we cannot be the ones to push the Clinton analogy out there. We’ve got to say, “Oh, no, no, no, that was a decade ago, honey. Listen, Mary, it’s a whole new world.” It’s not enough to be appointed deputy deputy deputy deputy. We want cabinet. We want money from the DNC for our Senate candidates.

Electing your own in the political process is still the most important thing. I’ve often said I didn’t spend these last twenty some years fighting for someone to be the head of the gay and lesbian student alliance. I’ve been fighting for twenty years so they can be president. Of the United States. And I mean it. I don’t know if I’ll live to see it, but then I actually didn’t think I’d live long enough to see a lot of the stuff I’ve seen. I’ve been caught by surprise by how much progress we’ve made. So who knows?

more: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1209454/posts?page=244#244

He was one of five key leaders of the Moratorium.
See: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1209454/posts?page=1#1
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1209454/posts?page=238#238
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1209454/posts?page=270#270

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1209454/posts?page=270#270
“I have written and spoken and marched against the war. One of the national organizers of the Vietnam Moratorium is a close friend of mine.”

The friend he’s alluding to would be David Mixner, one of five key leaders of the Moratorium, the other four being Jerome Grossman (founder), Sam Brown (primary organizer), David Hawk, and Marge Sklencar.

On a related note with respect to Kerry, in early 1970 while he was running for Congress Kerry became friends and political allies with Grossman and Brown. . .[SNIP]

The first paragraph ( http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1209454/posts?page=1#1 ) is a quote from Bill Clinton, not John Kerry. Hence what I was saying in the second paragraph was that Clinton knew Mixner. Kerry knew Mixner’s associates Jerome Grossman and Sam Brown. I don’t know if he knew Mixner; he may have.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1499463/posts
Time Magazine, School Event Expose Massive Cultural Campaign to Promote Homosexuality to Kids

(snip)

The TIME October 10 piece, “The Battle Over Gay Teens,” which includes not a single reference to the extremely dangerous medical consequences of homosexual behavior, especially for boys, includes these details:

• A cocktail party in Manhattan with billionaire liquor magnate Edgar Bronfman, Sr. and Clinton political strategist David Mixner was held in May to raise money for the Point Foundation, a scholarship program to turn “gay” kids into homosexual activists...

(snip)

For immediate release

Sunday, August 14, 1994

Contact: Gay and Lesbian Utah Democrats
Post Office Box 11311
Salt Lake City, Utah 84147-0311
(801)461-5058 metropolitan Salt Lake City telephone number
(800)864-0310 national toll-free telephone number
Internet: glud@aol.com

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David Mixner fights gay political “under-representation”

SALT LAKE CITY - Shortly before President Bill Clinton announced his support
of a new “don’t ask, don’t tell, don’t pursue” policy about gays in the
military, his openly gay college friend and campaign advisor David Mixner
told The Washington Blade that the president was “good, but far from perfect
on gay and AIDS issues.”

The Los Angeles-based political consultant was expressing a widespread
opinion about how many bisexual, gay and lesbian people viewed President
Clinton more critically after his election than they did during his 1992
presidential campaign when he promised to lift the ban against gays in the
military completely, among other things.

“I find him to still be very popular in the gay and lesbian community, but
people are no longer willing to give blind faith. It is now more of an
alliance than a fan club,” Mixner said.

That alliance is what gave one of Mixner’s groups, Coalition ‘93, the chance
to encourage the appointment of more than 22 openly gay or lesbian staffers
to the Clinton administration including Roberta Achtenberg as the assistant
secretary for fair housing at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban
Development.

But the government appointment of openly bisexual, gay and lesbian people is
only part of the fight for Mixner. As a director of the Washington,
D.C.-based Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund, he hopes to take the success of
electing a supportive president and appointing administration staffers to the
ballot boxes of every state.

“Gay men and lesbians are the most under-represented group in electoral
politics,” Mixner complains. Other Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund leaders point
out that of the 497,155 elected officials serving in the United States, only
70 are openly bisexual, gay or lesbian including two U.S. representatives and
12 state legislators. The Fund contributes much-needed money to the campaigns
of openly bisexual, gay and lesbian people.

Mixner has agreed to be the keynote speaker at the Gay and Lesbian Utah
Democrats 1994 Celebration which is planned for 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8
at the John W. Gallivan Utah Center at 36 East 200 South in Salt Lake City.
He plans to speak about “We’re Our Own Best Hope - Coming Out In Politics.”

“It’s appropriate that one of America’s most successful gay politicians will
be joining us to celebrate our most successful year,” GLUD Chair Michael
Aaron said. “David Mixner works effectively and tirelessly to define
bisexual, gay and lesbian politics inside and outside the Clinton White
House, and as a director of the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund.”

The celebration is the group’s fourth-annual reception and awards dinner, and
is a National Coming Out Day event. The black-tie-optional celebration has
attracted many elected and appointed public officials and candidates since
the first such event in 1990.

“We’re very pleased to be offering again one of the few formal events in Utah
that brings together bisexual, gay and lesbian people and public officials in
a pleasant environment,” GLUD Founder David Nelson said. “Our celebrations
have become known by many as one of the most enjoyable evenings of the year.”

Tickets are available for $30 per person and $55 per couple. Tickets are also
available to GLUD members for $25 each. Ticket information is available by
calling (801)461-5058 or (800)864-0310. Seating is limited.

http://www.aim.org/aim_report_print/5_0_4_0/
AIM Report: Hillary Clinton’s Biggest Cover-Ups
August 11, 2003

(snip)

Anti-Anti-Communist

In her book, however, Hillary does write about some of her radical associates. She notes a meeting in 1969 with David Mixner of the Vietnam Moratorium Committee, an anti-Vietnam war protest group that came under investigation by the House Internal Security Subcommittee for its involvement with communists and backing from Hanoi. Mixner would go on to become a leading homosexual activist, adviser to and friend of President Clinton. He was credited with delivering some six million votes to Clinton in 1992.

(snip)


24 posted on 01/07/2008 1:20:42 PM PST by Calpernia (Hunters Rangers - Raising the Bar of Integrity http://www.barofintegrity.us)
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The Republicans National Committee have become complicit with enabling the take over of the party.

They prop up their Most Liberal candidates.

They allow
groups affiliated with anti war movements to operated under the Republican National Committee banners and use our money to defeat us from within:

Stonewall's AntiWar movement funded by International A.N.S.W.E.R. http://www.iacboston.org/images/swalogo_smB.bmp

David Mixner was the one that organized the Vietnam anti war activists. David Mixner was Clintons gay political advisor. It was David Mixner that started the funds for the Victory Funds and the Log Cabin Republicans.

25 posted on 01/07/2008 1:21:02 PM PST by Calpernia (Hunters Rangers - Raising the Bar of Integrity http://www.barofintegrity.us)
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To: xzins
Issue #3. Though Romney pretends he opposed homosexual “marriage,” he did the opposite. In 2002 he opposed a marriage amendment that would have prevented homosexual “marriage.” 120,000 citizens, including his wife, son and daughter-in-law signed the amendment petition.

I remember this! He was unhappy that his wife signed this petition.

26 posted on 01/07/2008 1:21:15 PM PST by CatQuilt (Lover of cats =^..^= and quilts)
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To: xzins
That is ok. His campaign put these out too but I was accused of being the owner. ::shrugs::


27 posted on 01/07/2008 1:24:59 PM PST by Calpernia (Hunters Rangers - Raising the Bar of Integrity http://www.barofintegrity.us)
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To: CatQuilt; xzins

I had also found this; but that source domain has been disputed so I don’t use it. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1794584/posts?page=177#177


28 posted on 01/07/2008 1:27:02 PM PST by Calpernia (Hunters Rangers - Raising the Bar of Integrity http://www.barofintegrity.us)
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To: xzins

Romney is completely unacceptable and unelectable. Here’s hoping McCain will end this miserable, lying RINO’s chances tomorrow.


29 posted on 01/07/2008 2:05:52 PM PST by Ol' Sparky (Liberal Republicans are the greater of two evils)
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To: xzins

Somebody must be very scared that Romney is going to win the nomination because their are a lot of this type of news articles from 14 years ago today. I guess being against gay marriage is not enough for you???


30 posted on 01/07/2008 2:08:07 PM PST by napscoordinator
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To: conservative blonde

As a man thinketh, so is he. And the past, it is said, is prologue.

THAT is why these things come up.

The positions taken in the past are brought to light for contemporary comparison with present-day assertions by the same person, then laid aside that person’s record during the interval between then and now. If there were not actions during that time to substantiate a departure from the originally stated position, then we must believe that there HAS been no such change; that the individual remains convinced of their original position as stated.

On this critical moral issue, it is manifest that Romney was a ZERO in 1994. He’s said a fair amount in recent weeks that SOUNDS like he’s had a rethink and holds a more morally sound position, now, but has he really? Or, maybe the original statements weren’t what he really thought; maybe they were just political pandering, in which case we should believe him now, why?

When was he lying about what he really thinks; then or now?

If the answer is “neither”, then where’s the list of definitive gubernatiorial acts that prove Romney now holds a morally sound view?

Why is this so much like trying to nail Jell-O to a freakin’ tree?


31 posted on 01/07/2008 2:24:53 PM PST by HKMk23
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To: napscoordinator

Can you rephrase that? I don’t understand what you meant.


32 posted on 01/07/2008 3:33:47 PM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain! True Supporters of Our Troops Support the Necessity of their Sacrifice!)
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To: HKMk23; napscoordinator; conservative blonde; P-Marlowe; Calpernia
This letter is entirely current. Here’s the transcript from the DECEMBER 16, 2007 (Just 3 weeks ago) MSNBC interview between Romney & Russert:

Russert: You said [in 1994] that you would sponsor [Sen. Ted Kennedy’s federal] Employment Nondiscrimination Act. Do you still support it?

Romney: At the state level. I think it makes sense at the state level for states to put in provision of this.

Russert: Now, you said you would sponsor it at the federal level.

Romney: I would not support at the federal level, and I changed in that regard because I think that policy makes more sense to be evaluated or to be implemented at the state level.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22273924/page/6/

In case you missed it: Russert asked Romney if he still supported ENDA. Romney replied that he did support them at the state level. He said that implementing such laws “makes sense.”


33 posted on 01/07/2008 3:43:50 PM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain! True Supporters of Our Troops Support the Necessity of their Sacrifice!)
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To: Bluegrass Conservative

Reminds me of how my Father, may he rest in peace use to scream at me./Just Asking - seoul62.......


34 posted on 01/07/2008 3:49:43 PM PST by seoul62
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To: xzins

Thanks for that; I cut the cable cold turkey in 1990 and have never looked back. Talk radio, top-of-the-hour network radio news, and articles linked through this website are all but my only sources, anymore.

Seems Romney’s trying to invoke Federalism as a foil to save him from his pro-ENDA position syaing he’d NOT support Federal ENDA, but thinks it’d be a good thing for the 50 States to implement individually.

Well, that’s just a difference of methods, not a difference of substance. When you think 50 out of 50 States should implement XYZ, it isn’t much practical difference from having the FedGov implement XYZ; details might vary from State to State, but the overall result would be functionally the same.

Sorry, Mitt. The Skeleton is still there. FLUSH!!!


35 posted on 01/07/2008 4:17:44 PM PST by HKMk23 (AUT VINCERI AUT MORI)
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To: elizabetty
Mitt Romney is the man who stopped Massachusetts from being the Gay Marriage Mecca the Log Cabin Republicans wanted and the Mass Supreme Court tried to establish.

You are absolutely right. LOL. The Log Cabin Republicans hate Romney with a passion. He is the only Republican candidate that they have run attack ads against.

Freepers really need to get their facts straight and stop the baseless attacks. (No pun intended.)
36 posted on 01/07/2008 4:18:59 PM PST by khnyny (Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed. Winston Churchill)
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To: Ol' Sparky

OK, you just GOTTA help me out here..

You’re rooting for McCain because he’d beat out a RINO?

Um...

McCain is KING OF THE RINOs, my friend. (Lest we forget..can you say “Gang of 14?”..co-chair of the Illegal Immigration push..etc etc etc). The list is endless.

I mean..how many times have we seen the infamous McCain face superimposed over the Rino body here on FR?

Problem is, ALL of these guys are RINOs in the worst way.

Can we PULEEEZE get a REAL Conservative into the mix? Pretty please?


37 posted on 01/07/2008 4:20:29 PM PST by jstolzen (All it takes for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing - Edmund Burke)
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To: HKMk23

The difference between what Romney said and a pro-federalist position is that Romney suggests he SUPPORTED the legislation being approved at the state level....exactly what he did in Mass.


38 posted on 01/07/2008 4:22:50 PM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain! True Supporters of Our Troops Support the Necessity of their Sacrifice!)
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To: HKMk23

When you are running to get elected to a political office, you try to appeal to as large a group of voters as you can.”As a man thinketh” the problem is that you don’t know all the time what a person is truly thinking. Too many people try to please others and do not express their true thinking or feelings because they want to be liked (or elected). There isn’t much you can do about that. Only God can look upon the heart and know who and what the person is.The rest of us just have to use what commonsense we have to understand what a person is saying and why. There is no perfect candidate for the office of President and the sooner people understand that the better. We just have to choose that person we think is the one who best expresses our own preferences for who we think will be the best leader for our country at this particular time in history.


39 posted on 01/07/2008 4:23:21 PM PST by conservative blonde (Fred Thompson is the only authentic Conservative GOP candidate)
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To: khnyny

Actually, the Log Cabin Republican ‘attack’ ads serve 2 purposes,

1. they should gays how he stabbed them in the back (because at one point, he was very sympathetic to their views)

2. they show us breeders that he was very sympathetic to their views (he says he no longer is but where’s the proof)


40 posted on 01/07/2008 4:52:48 PM PST by CatQuilt (Lover of cats =^..^= and quilts)
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To: xzins

How people are falling for this guy given his record in Mass is beyond me. I can’t understand it.

This man should not be put in charge of out military.


41 posted on 01/07/2008 5:08:13 PM PST by FreedomProtector
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To: xzins
Mitt Romney:
If we are to achieve the goals we share, we must make equality for gays and lesbians a mainstream concern.

Nuff said.

42 posted on 01/07/2008 7:26:35 PM PST by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: P-Marlowe

Why do folks like us have to dig this stuff up?

Answer: We’re actually smarter than the media.


43 posted on 01/07/2008 7:41:59 PM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain! True Supporters of Our Troops Support the Necessity of their Sacrifice!)
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To: xzins

bttt


44 posted on 01/07/2008 8:14:16 PM PST by AnimalLover ( ((Are there special rules and regulations for the big guys?)))
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To: xzins; AFA-Michigan; Abathar; Agitate; AliVeritas; Antoninus; Aquinasfan; BabaOreally; Balke; ...
Homosexual Agenda Ping

Freepmail wagglebee or little jeremiah to subscribe or unsubscribe from the homosexual agenda ping list.

Be sure to click the FreeRepublic homosexual agenda keyword search link for a list of all related articles. We don't ping you to all related articles so be sure to click the previous link to see the latest articles.

Add keywords homosexual agenda to flag FR articles to this ping list.

This is the text of an actual letter that Mitt Romney wrote to the Log Cabin RINOs letting them know just how pro-homosexual he is, this includes allowing openly homosexual men and women to serve in the military.

45 posted on 01/08/2008 11:12:12 AM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: xzins
This man is a complete fake, phony, fraud.

How any so-called conservative can support him is beyond me.

See tagline.
46 posted on 01/08/2008 11:14:44 AM PST by Antoninus (If you want the national GOP to look more like the Massachusetts GOP, vote for Flip Romney)
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To: kevkrom
Unless it's just a smokescreen to make him look more "conservative" to primary voters.

Ding, ding, ding! We have a winnah!
47 posted on 01/08/2008 11:16:15 AM PST by Antoninus (If you want the national GOP to look more like the Massachusetts GOP, vote for Flip Romney)
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To: conservative blonde
The person posting this anti-Romney letter must think that we all are stupid. This letter was written in 1994!!!

And, boy, wasn't he sincere back then? Almost as sincere as he is today pretending to be against homo-marriage.

Some advice: lay off the Romney Kookaide.
48 posted on 01/08/2008 11:18:57 AM PST by Antoninus (If you want the national GOP to look more like the Massachusetts GOP, vote for Flip Romney)
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To: khnyny
You are absolutely right. LOL. The Log Cabin Republicans hate Romney with a passion. He is the only Republican candidate that they have run attack ads against.

You're half-way there. Think about why they might do that--during primary season...
49 posted on 01/08/2008 11:20:09 AM PST by Antoninus (If you want the national GOP to look more like the Massachusetts GOP, vote for Flip Romney)
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To: P-Marlowe; xzins

What the militant homosexuals have NEVER been able to tell us is exactly what “rights” they are being denied. I’ve heard them talk about hospital visitation rights, yet I am unaware of a hospital anywhere in this country that has a policy of excluding unmarried “partners” whether homosexual or heterosexual. They have every right to marry a person of the opposite sex, just like the rest of us. Most insurance plans that provide benefits provide them for unmarried live-in “partners.” All of us are free to leave our money to whomever we want when we die, and we can name anyone as a beneficiary on a life insurance or retirement policy.

So tell me, WHAT are they being denied?


50 posted on 01/08/2008 11:22:58 AM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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