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Elton John feels like 'second-class citizen'
AP ^ | 1-23-11 | DERRIK J. LANG

Posted on 01/23/2011 11:12:33 AM PST by skimbell

Sir Elton John is "fed up" with being a treated like a "second-class citizen" in the U.S.

That's why the 63-year-old gay singer said he took a stand last week during a performance at a private Beverly Hills fundraiser for the ongoing legal challenge to California's gay marriage ban...

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Sir Elton John isn't a second class citizen is he? I don't think that he's any class of U.S. citizen. I thought that the tutti-fruitty was a Brit.

How comes it that a foreign national gets ink in America demanding that things...Oh, AP. Sorry.

1 posted on 01/23/2011 11:12:37 AM PST by skimbell
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To: skimbell

What a cry baby.


2 posted on 01/23/2011 11:14:03 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: skimbell

John is a God hating degenerate.


3 posted on 01/23/2011 11:14:52 AM PST by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: skimbell

Oh the horrors of being wealthy and famous.


4 posted on 01/23/2011 11:15:03 AM PST by eclecticEel (Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: 7/4/1776 - 3/21/2010)
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To: skimbell

He’s british


5 posted on 01/23/2011 11:15:06 AM PST by pissant ((Bachmann 2012 - Freepmail to get on/off PING list))
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To: skimbell

I think that he would have to surrender his title of nobility if he were actually a US citizen. Course Obama would probably let him keep it.


6 posted on 01/23/2011 11:16:05 AM PST by Tallguy (Received a fine from the NFL for a helmet-to-helmet hit.)
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To: skimbell

uhmmmm,,, he SHOULD feel like one. Isn’t he British?


7 posted on 01/23/2011 11:17:04 AM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: skimbell
Isn't he a "Green Card" holder ?

Isn't he a "resident alien" ?

8 posted on 01/23/2011 11:20:14 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: skimbell
Gays have exactly the same rights everyone else does. As a man, I can't marry a man, either. Now, of course, their argument is, it's illegal for them to marry who they want to. Well, my drug of preference is ale. Someone else's might be crystal meth. My choice is legal , their's isn't. Are their rights being violated?
9 posted on 01/23/2011 11:21:42 AM PST by Krankor
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To: skimbell
Blame God and your conscious Elton.

He says this because deep down he knows he's involved in unhealthy behavior.

10 posted on 01/23/2011 11:22:02 AM PST by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: skimbell

So. Stop engaging in sodomy.

It’s not complicated.


11 posted on 01/23/2011 11:22:29 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (McCarthy was Right.)
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To: MsLady

Cring like a little bitch!


12 posted on 01/23/2011 11:22:30 AM PST by since1868 (I miss Pres Bush)
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To: Krankor

I want to marry two or more women. Certainly I should be allowed to do that before men can marry men.


13 posted on 01/23/2011 11:23:20 AM PST by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: skimbell

I think he’s going senile. A couple months ago he said gays had civil unions and that was enough. Now he says this.


14 posted on 01/23/2011 11:23:41 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard
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To: skimbell

Elton Piper puffed a peck of pickled peckers.
If Elton Piper puffed a peck of pickled peckers,
How many peckers did Elton Piper puff?


15 posted on 01/23/2011 11:24:47 AM PST by tumblindice (I see, I see..now I see November, 2012 from my front porch!)
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To: eclecticEel
Oh the horrors of being wealthy and famous.

Really. Must be awful to travel on private transportation, have thousands of people cheering while you play music, go to a slum five-star hotel, and have the concierge fawn all over you.

16 posted on 01/23/2011 11:25:11 AM PST by edpc (It's Kräusened)
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Sir Elton John is "fed up" with being a treated like a "second-class citizen" in the U.S.

If you are so "fed up" then get your stomach pumped again like you did when you were younger and you will feel better.

17 posted on 01/23/2011 11:26:54 AM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: skimbell

What a whiny loser.

Gays have more rights in this country than any other group. They are practically worshiped for their lifestyles.


18 posted on 01/23/2011 11:27:59 AM PST by Soothesayer (smallpox is not a person)
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To: skimbell

A Fag should be made to feel second class.

Acceptance of evil in this nation is what has led us down this path to destruction. It’s high time we start rejecting certain behaviors and stop w/ the politically correct B.S.


19 posted on 01/23/2011 11:28:17 AM PST by surroundedbyblue
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To: pissant

he’s MR Money for Nothing


20 posted on 01/23/2011 11:28:39 AM PST by himno hero
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To: skimbell
I'm so tired of hearing about this over-the-hill joke. His homosexual nature is the only thing he talks about today. He hasn't produced any music of quality in at least 30 years. Why do some people even care about this clown.

It's pretty pathetic for the UK when guys like Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger, and Elton John have been knighted. It use to be that you had to do something heroic to have that title. Now I do like the music that McCartney, Jagger, and even John created. But it seems to me that creating R&R isn't an endeavor that would get you knighted. The Brits can do what they want, but I think it's pathetic.
21 posted on 01/23/2011 11:32:40 AM PST by truthguy (Good intentions are not enough.)
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To: skimbell

Sir Elton: Lighten up Reginald and go kiss a girl...you’ll feel better.


22 posted on 01/23/2011 11:33:39 AM PST by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: skimbell

It’s a fundraiser to overturn Prop 8 so of course he is playing to the crowd.

What’s he supposed to say?

“Don’t let your son go down on me”????


23 posted on 01/23/2011 11:35:13 AM PST by bigheadfred (As a rapturous voice escapes I will tremble a prayer and I'll ask for forgiveness)
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To: skimbell

He is NOT a citizen of the US. He is a subject of the United Kingdom. Go bitch about your treatment in your home country.


24 posted on 01/23/2011 11:37:56 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: skimbell

It’s the other way around...

STRAIGHT HETEROS are 2nd-class citizens as the MSM keep pushing their faggot agenda down the majority who dont want any part of it.


25 posted on 01/23/2011 11:38:41 AM PST by max americana
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To: skimbell

Didn’t Rush Limbaugh state that Elton John said he wasn’t interested in the ‘gay marriage’ issue? (I may be mistaken)


26 posted on 01/23/2011 11:39:59 AM PST by jla
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That was probably before Elton found a child to make into a pervert. After all he would not want his child to think he had sex before marriage. LOL


27 posted on 01/23/2011 11:43:07 AM PST by dforest
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To: skimbell

He isn’t a citizen at all, is he?

lol


28 posted on 01/23/2011 11:44:06 AM PST by GeronL (http://www.stink-eye.net/forum/index.php)
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To: skimbell

I think the gay lifestyle is wrong. It is a choice, unlike one’s orientation. Others may disagree. My problem with stances like Elton John has taken is the assumption that those who disagree hate him (although I am sure some do). Most of us just think it is wrong to change the definition of marriage from one man/one woman for life to any other combination. We don’t want the law changed. Many of us would not object to some form of civil recognition of the relationship because we believe in freedom to do things even though we may think they are wrong. But that is not enough for John. He does not equality, he wants equivalency. He is not entitled to that. Gay marriage is not marriage. Stating that fact is not hateful, it is just the truth.


29 posted on 01/23/2011 11:46:24 AM PST by NCLaw441 (I before E except after C, or when sounded as A in neighbor and weigh. Isn't that WEIRD?)
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To: skimbell

Elton John’s self-image is his own problem...not society’s.


30 posted on 01/23/2011 11:48:37 AM PST by FrankR (The Evil Are Powerless If The Good Are Unafraid! - R. Reagan)
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They all want their behavior sanctified by the most basic code known to man, the religious code. Pretty much no religion sanctifies the marriage of two from the same sex. This is the goal. I say sorry but if we all chose your path where would the woman and child go for care and protection and yes those are still needed roles to fill. So it’s a matter of paying some price for turning your back on a basic social responsibility.

I was chatting with a very nice gay fellow the other day and it finally came around to gay marriage. They really want it. I said that’s we part. The lunch time conversation pretty wrapped up on that note. I’m not sorry to say there’s a price to pay for being socially irresponsible.


31 posted on 01/23/2011 11:57:49 AM PST by kinghorse (Good fences make good neighbors)
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To: skimbell

The outspoken British piano man, who became a parent to a baby boy on Christmas Day with partner David Furnish, added that “as I get older, I get more angry about it.”

“In this country, we need more dialogue,” he said during an interview Friday. “We don’t need any more stone throwing. We don’t need any more vitriol.

’ I’m sick and tired of people being hateful to each other in this country’

in 2008 when he said he had no desire to get married and was satisfied with his civil partnership in England. He sang a different tune Wednesday when he praised the effort to overturn Proposition 8 and promised to do everything he could to support it, even though he is British.


32 posted on 01/23/2011 11:58:24 AM PST by kcvl
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"Sir Elton John is "fed up" with being a treated like a "second-class citizen" in the U.S."

Is Elton John a US citizen?
When was Elton John granted US citizenship?

33 posted on 01/23/2011 12:01:07 PM PST by StormEye
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That’s where we part, it should have read. Yes I had the guts to make my stand. Not an easy thing to do anymore, as it’s almost cause to be assaulted.

The young generations are very militant on the subject and it’s because of the social programming going on in public schools and the systematic attempts to keep kids from attaining critical thinking skills.

Now we are seeing the seeds planted by the equally militant education system taking root. The society is on an irretrievably social left bent in the short term. It’s going to take a real crisis to change the course.


34 posted on 01/23/2011 12:04:55 PM PST by kinghorse (Good fences make good neighbors)
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He should try Saudi Arabia instead of the USA. Then he will know what “second class citizen” really means.


35 posted on 01/23/2011 12:06:30 PM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Liberalism is against human nature. Practicing liberalism is detrimental to your mental stability.)
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My problem with stances like Elton John has taken is the assumption that those who disagree hate him

You despise me don't you Rick?
Well if I gave you any thought I probably would.

36 posted on 01/23/2011 12:18:39 PM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.8)
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To: skimbell

Delta’s ready when you are, Tinkerbell.

(Elton John not the OP.)


37 posted on 01/23/2011 12:19:14 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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Delta’s ready when you are, Tinkerbell.

(Elton John, not the OP.)


38 posted on 01/23/2011 12:19:25 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: jla

Rush will say what his new wife wants him to say.


39 posted on 01/23/2011 12:25:45 PM PST by donna (Imagine...women who honor men enough not to tempt them.)
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To: skimbell
Hey Elton stick it where the sun don't shine! But then again you already have (probably thousands of times.)
40 posted on 01/23/2011 12:28:33 PM PST by proudofthesouth (Libs are pro life only when it comes to animals. When it comes to humans they are pro death.)
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To: skimbell

What he means is that he wants PREFERENTIAL treatment and is not getting it. Cry me a river.


41 posted on 01/23/2011 12:34:55 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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42 posted on 01/23/2011 12:43:58 PM PST by tophat9000 (.............................. BP + BO = BS ...........................Formula for a disaster...)
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To: skimbell

Elton is free to marry a woman of his choosing, providing she agrees. There is nothing second class about it. Marriage is a union between a man and woman. Elton might have some identity conflict when it comes to distinguishing which he is, but the overall intent and meaning of the institution of marriage isn’t complicated.


43 posted on 01/23/2011 12:44:27 PM PST by pallis
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I’d give anything to be a “second class” multi-millionaire citizen! Wish I was half as oppressed as Sir Elton, Oprah or any number of these rich elitist A-holes!


44 posted on 01/23/2011 12:45:41 PM PST by ArchAngel1983 (Arch Angel- on guard / Still Think You're Free?)
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To: truthguy

Did Mick Jagger get knighted?


45 posted on 01/23/2011 12:47:29 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: skimbell

Oh poor baby. Our hearts lie bleeding in his hands


46 posted on 01/23/2011 12:48:46 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat (The Rodney King Riots: Courtesy of ABC, CBS, NBC & CNN)
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To: Vision

I’m sure polygamists feel like second-class citizens too. So too for pedophiles, bestialists, polyamorists, incest, necromancers, master-slaves.

Lots of people are discriminated against. They all love each other, so why can’t our smug and self-righteous society worship and tolerate them as normal?

Everything is so simple in the liberal mind.


47 posted on 01/23/2011 12:57:56 PM PST by heye2monn
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To: skimbell

People like him are responsible for AIDS in our country period. I’m seeing people on TV telling me that I have to eat far less salt.They say they do not want to pay increased insurance premiums caused by sodium in my diet. They say my “lifestyle” is costing them money.


48 posted on 01/23/2011 1:02:12 PM PST by rsobin
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To: kinghorse

You are so right.


49 posted on 01/23/2011 1:13:32 PM PST by Bigg Red (Palin in 2012)
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To: skimbell

yeah, Elton John is a real poor fellow. :)

Hey, if he wants to move to California and vote on the issue, go for it.


50 posted on 01/23/2011 1:13:55 PM PST by Recovering_Democrat
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