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Keyes: Romney responsible for same-sex marriage fiasco
Worldnetdaily ^ | February 3, 2008

Posted on 02/03/2008 4:31:28 AM PST by Tigen

Republican presidential candidate Alan Keyes may not get invited to the televised debates but that doesn't mean he's going stay out of the fray or attack his opponents when he believes they've abandoned his party's values – particularly on the issue of same-sex marriage.

On his campaign website this week, Keyes blasted former Gov. Mitt Romney for being "single-handedly responsible for instituting same-sex marriage in Massachusetts" for the way he responded to a state court ruling in 2003.

"Most people are unaware of the way Massachusetts came to adopt same-sex marriage," the former Reagan administration diplomat said. "They think the state's Supreme Judicial Court forced it to happen. That's incorrect."

"The court merely issued an opinion stating that, in its view, the existing marriage law was unconstitutional because it failed to allow persons of the same sex to marry," Keyes said. "The court then gave the legislature 180 days to 'take such action as it may deem appropriate in light of this opinion' – implicitly telling lawmakers to come up with a new marriage statute."

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; alankeyes; keyes; mittromney; romney
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"The failure by Romney to 'say no' to corrupt activist judges in a critical controversy over 'separation of powers,' and his willingness to take unwarranted steps that exceeded his lawful authority, reveal the kind of chief executive he would be if elected president," Keyes said.
1 posted on 02/03/2008 4:31:31 AM PST by Tigen
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To: Tigen

Alan Keyes and the Keysters.

Still crazy after all these years.

I actually like Alan, its just that this race is too big for him to be involved in now other than to get attention.


2 posted on 02/03/2008 4:37:18 AM PST by Nextrush (MCCAIN IS THE ESTABLISHMENT CANDIDATE AND MUST BE DEFEATED AT ALL COSTS)
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To: Tigen
McCain/Hagel'08
Because They Deserve Each Other
3 posted on 02/03/2008 4:37:43 AM PST by stocksthatgoup (McCain/Hagel'08 - Because they deserve each other.)
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To: stocksthatgoup
How about McCain/Kerry???

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkcVXIhssCI

4 posted on 02/03/2008 4:41:04 AM PST by W04Man (DON'T BLAME ME, I was With Fred http://Vets4Fred.net)
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To: Tigen

This is the same guy that got duped by Michael Moore to crowd surf with Rage Against the Machine. I trust him and WND opinion about as much as I trust what comes from Slate and Dennis Kucinech.


5 posted on 02/03/2008 4:42:56 AM PST by Abbeville Conservative (Voted for Fred but now for Mitt. Huck sucks and McCain's deranged.)
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To: Tigen

Keys is a liar. Point blank. Liar. A BIG FAT Liar.


6 posted on 02/03/2008 4:43:33 AM PST by maui_hawaii
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To: W04Man

no we don’t want any more liberals from massachusetts!


7 posted on 02/03/2008 4:44:33 AM PST by ari-freedom (Happy Superbowl Day! You get one full day before I start jumping on everyone.)
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To: Tigen

Alan: SHUT UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


8 posted on 02/03/2008 4:44:46 AM PST by ZULU (Non nobis, non nobis Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam. God, guts and guns made America great.)
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To: ZULU
Alan just wanting his share of slave reparations!!! LMAO
9 posted on 02/03/2008 4:45:52 AM PST by Abbeville Conservative (Voted for Fred but now for Mitt. Huck sucks and McCain's deranged.)
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To: Tigen
"The court merely issued an opinion stating that, in its view, the existing marriage law was unconstitutional because it failed to allow persons of the same sex to marry," Keyes said. "The court then gave the legislature 180 days to 'take such action as it may deem appropriate in light of this opinion' – implicitly telling lawmakers to come up with a new marriage statute."

hmm..WND and Dr. Keyes seem to be implying that governors and legislatures can simply ignore court rulings.

Without going into the merits of that opinion it should be pointed out that it is simply their opinion.

10 posted on 02/03/2008 4:46:40 AM PST by evad (.)
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To: Tigen

Do people still look to WorldNetDaily for factual information?


11 posted on 02/03/2008 4:48:52 AM PST by tortdog
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To: ari-freedom

I’ve had a belly-full of critter-eating liberals from Arkansas


12 posted on 02/03/2008 4:50:16 AM PST by rhombus
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To: Tigen

Keyes is fulla’ sh•t... and so is anyone else trying to make this stick. Romney could do little against the SJC and the Legislature.


13 posted on 02/03/2008 4:50:41 AM PST by johnny7 ("But that one on the far left... he had crazy eyes")
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To: rhombus

I guess Arizona wins either way.


14 posted on 02/03/2008 4:54:06 AM PST by ari-freedom (Happy Superbowl Day! You get one full day before I start jumping on everyone.)
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To: evad
Keyes is correct. The NewYorkTimes' Judge in MA created gay marriage
in violation of the MA Constitution. No problem though, for pro-DNC Romney.

Ignoring the MA Constitution, Romney got down on his knees (after consulting
his church for an OK) and ordered the Mass clerks to ignore the Constitution
and obey the judge from south africa and the New York Times.

Romney is the DNC's secret agent.

Surrounded by Sen. Kennedy and other beaming Democrats,
who admire their owned, trained, docile pandering RINO-Governor
who is delighted to install HillaryCARE without a vote.

Sen. John Kerry to Don Imus on RomneyCARE=HillaryCARE: "I like this health care bill".

Sen. Hillary Clinton on RomneyCARE=HillaryCARE: "To come up with a bipartisan plan in this polarized environment is commendable."

15 posted on 02/03/2008 4:58:13 AM PST by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: Tigen

Keyes jumped the sharked at least 4 years ago. Maybe longer than that.

16 posted on 02/03/2008 4:58:39 AM PST by yellowhammer ( Mitt Romney '08)
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To: johnny7

He could have used a veto. I find it interesting that so many of you are quick to name call when someone disagrees with you... Kind of like the Ron Paul people. When did this become the cry baby forum?


17 posted on 02/03/2008 4:59:02 AM PST by Blue Collar Republican (3 fingers of Jim Beam in a dirty glass)
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To: ari-freedom
I guess Arizona wins either way.

There's no win with that route - only a weaker GOP.

18 posted on 02/03/2008 5:00:50 AM PST by rhombus
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To: Tigen

IN MITTS WORDS ABORTION/GAY RIGHTS/GAYS IN THE BOY SCOUTS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9c3xJdFbJGw&NR=1

THere ARE MORE FROM JUST A FEW YEARS AGO TOO! They are the same too!


19 posted on 02/03/2008 5:02:34 AM PST by Tigen
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To: Nextrush

I liked Alan and still wish Bush had chosen him as his running mate over Cheney, but he is really starting to irritate me these days.

He needs to put a sock in it and sit down.


20 posted on 02/03/2008 5:15:24 AM PST by Ronin (Bushed out!!! Another tragic victim of BDS.)
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