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Re: Richard Grenell: Romney has some ‘splaining to
American Family Association ^ | April 23, 2012 | Bryan Fischer

Posted on 04/23/2012 12:02:22 PM PDT by DesertRenegade

Gov. Mitt Romney stepped on a landmine by appointing Richard Grenell, an out, loud and proud homosexual, to be his spokesman on national security and foreign policy issues. Grenell has for years been an outspoken advocate for homosexual marriage. In fact, word is that he left the Bush administration because President Bush would not formally acknowledge his homosexual partner.

Since, as the saying goes in D.C., personnel is policy, this means Gov. Romney has some ‘splaining to do. This clearly is a deliberate and intentional act on his part, since he was well aware of Mr. Grenell’s sexual proclivities and knew it would be problematic for social conservatives. It’s certainly not possible that there are no other potential spokesmen available, men who are experts in foreign policy and who at the same time honor the institution of natural marriage in their personal lives.

So this has all the appearances of a deliberate poke in the eye to the pro-family community, and a clumsy one at that, coming right on the heels of endorsements from Richard Land of the Southern Baptist Convention, Robert Jeffress of First Baptist Dallas and the National Organization for Marriage, and right after the governor accepted an invitation to deliver the commencement address at Liberty University.

As I explained in a much-discussed Tweet over the weekend, the message Gov. Romney appears to be sending to the pro-family community through his Grenell appointment is “drop dead.”

This is not just an Etch-A-Sketch moment for the governor, it is a crossing-the-Rubicon moment. It appears to be a dog-whistle to the homosexual lobby, a way of saying to them I’m with you, not with them. It appears to be his way of saying to gay activists that when push comes to shove you can count on me.

(Excerpt) Read more at afa.net ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: grenell; homosexualagenda; rino; romney; romneysucks
If this freak is one of Romney's first appointments, it's a dire sign of what's to come. This Grenell character is not just an avowed activist homosexual, but has a history of tweeting outrageous attacks against Newt's wife. Out of all the people Romney could have picked, why this slime ... or is Romney already trying to pander to the militant homosexuals?
1 posted on 04/23/2012 12:02:28 PM PDT by DesertRenegade
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To: DesertRenegade

What a shame and pity for all Americans.


2 posted on 04/23/2012 12:05:15 PM PDT by rovenstinez
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To: DesertRenegade

This is an indication of Romney’s psychological profile.

And all of us thought BHO2 was self-centered?!


3 posted on 04/23/2012 12:07:00 PM PDT by SatinDoll
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To: DesertRenegade
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4 posted on 04/23/2012 12:07:24 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: All

Romney is Pro-gay. Always acted that way. Always promoted himself as such. No reason to think his Supreme Court picks will not be either gay or pro gay. Romney has already indicated he doesn’t intend to change DADT.

As you pull the lever for Romney, you are (probably) pulling the lever for the advancement of gay rights.
I can’t imagine it will feel good.

Will you also be happy to have pulled the lever for higher taxes?
More government control?

Hence my tag.


5 posted on 04/23/2012 12:07:31 PM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion ("Of two evils, choose neither." -- Charles Spurgeon)
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To: DesertRenegade

“Richard Grenell, an out, loud and proud homosexual”

This Romney guy really is an arrogant POS, isn’t he?


6 posted on 04/23/2012 12:10:35 PM PDT by Arm_Bears (Journalists first; then lawyers.)
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To: aMorePerfectUnion

Pulling the lever for Romney is no different than flushing conservatism down the toilet.


7 posted on 04/23/2012 12:13:08 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: aMorePerfectUnion

Ah, THAT’s the response to “coalescing behind the inevitable candidate”, eh? This just gets worse and worse. I’m with Spurgeon: I will not choose the lesser of two evils. Hence, MY tag line...


8 posted on 04/23/2012 12:15:22 PM PDT by jagusafr ("Write in Palin and prepare for war...")
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To: jagusafr

Virgil Goode is looking better by the second. He’s unlikely to win but his chances are no worse than Romney’s and with Goode, I don’t have to flush every ounce of conservatism to pull the lever for him.


9 posted on 04/23/2012 12:23:13 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: DesertRenegade

Well, this is it. It’s still not too late.

It is time for the constituency to tell not only Richard Land of the Southern Baptist Convention, Robert Jeffress of National Organization for Marriage, Jerry Falwell, Jr. of Liberty University but also Tony Perkins of Family Research Council, Focus on the Family, Gary Bauer of Campaign for Working Families and American Values, Pat Robertson, John Hagee, and Richard Viguerie and all the rest today’s weak-kneed leadership to rise up and say - NO!


10 posted on 04/23/2012 12:53:32 PM PDT by ngat
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To: DesertRenegade

Romney saw no more room to move to the center after the primaries, so he’s decided that his opportunity lies in running to the left of Obama.


11 posted on 04/23/2012 1:25:33 PM PDT by AZLiberty (Reading Righteous Indignation so I can be Andrew Breitbart)
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To: jagusafr

“Ah, THAT’s the response to “coalescing behind the inevitable candidate”, eh?”

But not voting for Romney is a vote for Obama. I know because Romney-supporting FReepers told me so (/s). I wonder how they’ll defend this? Can’t wait to hear them... waiting...

Too many of us have said it until we’re blue in the face. Romney is:

Pro abortion
Pro gay agenda
Pro big government

The man will never receive my vote. Period.


12 posted on 04/23/2012 1:48:03 PM PDT by Owl558 ("Those who remember George Satayana are doomed to repeat him")
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To: Owl558

Ditto. I will not be guilted into taking an action my conscience will not abide. I voted for Sarah last time, not McCain. This time, I don’t think there’s anybody Romney could put on the ballot that would make me do so.


13 posted on 04/23/2012 2:00:25 PM PDT by jagusafr ("Write in Palin and prepare for war...")
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To: DesertRenegade
Glancing through some recent and old posts on FR I have come to the conclusion that a great majority of the RINOs AKA activist Romney supporters are as well active or passive promoters of the homosexual agenda. [They] are hand in hand walking with the progressives, steering us all on a path that leads to flushing the USA down the toilet.

The USA needs a U-Turn and Romney is not it. A Romney behind the wheel maintains the same wrong direction!

14 posted on 04/23/2012 2:19:15 PM PDT by DBeers (†)
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To: DesertRenegade

I’m an LU law school grad, and I have registered my discontent with the school over the poor choice of lending any credibility among Christians to the Romney candidacy. Fear is a powerful motivator, and the only thing greater, as they say in the fairy tales, is love. May our love for our country, and all the good with which God has blessed us, as a people and as individuals, drive us to do the right thing at the end of the day.


15 posted on 04/23/2012 2:24:54 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: DesertRenegade

The ABR and ABO crowd are WAY ahead of the general population of Republicans when it comes to Romney. They’re all going to arrive at the same conclusions we have through our diligent research eventually. That’s when you’ll see a repeat of 2006 and 2008, and a “moderate” Romney ushering in the most liberal ruling party yet. That’s when you’ll get your full-fledged communism and suspension of elections. That’s not something a gridlocked Obama can achieve in 4 years. Romney though has the unique ability to remove all gridlock for the Leftocrats in a matter of 4 years by demoralizing conservatives and giving the libs a big opening.


16 posted on 04/23/2012 2:31:00 PM PDT by JediJones (From the makers of Romney, Bloomberg/Schwarzenegger 2016. Because the GOP can never go too far left.)
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To: DBeers

The party’s full of Republicans who want to retreat on homosexual marriage according to this recent article. They might be the majority now. And there’s no doubt that’s the direction the Romney wing wants to go, and the Paul wing would have no objections either.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2866000/posts


17 posted on 04/23/2012 2:36:20 PM PDT by JediJones (From the makers of Romney, Bloomberg/Schwarzenegger 2016. Because the GOP can never go too far left.)
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To: JediJones
I just made a post on that thread topic you linked to that I feel you might enjoy reading.

;-)

18 posted on 04/23/2012 2:56:41 PM PDT by DBeers (†)
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To: jagusafr

Like you, I will write in Sarah to let the republican establishment know how much I think they suck and then eagerly vote down-ticket for real conservatives.


19 posted on 04/23/2012 3:24:01 PM PDT by Owl558 ("Those who remember George Satayana are doomed to repeat him")
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To: DesertRenegade; All
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2874926/posts

Read this thread to learn the connection of Willard Mitt Romney to the Marriotts - including being given the name “Willard” (after J. Willard Marriott) - and his years on the board of Marriotts

Mittens is so in bed with the gays agenda - one could wonder if he's bi

20 posted on 04/23/2012 4:01:46 PM PDT by maine-iac7 ("If you bought it - a truck brought it" - and because of the price of gas/it costs more.)
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To: DesertRenegade; All
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2874926/posts

Read this thread to learn the connection of Willard Mitt Romney to the Marriotts - including being given the name “Willard” (after J. Willard Marriott) - and his years on the board of Marriotts

Mittens is so in bed with the gays agenda - one could wonder if he's bi

21 posted on 04/23/2012 4:01:46 PM PDT by maine-iac7 ("If you bought it - a truck brought it" - and because of the price of gas/it costs more.)
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To: maine-iac7

Sorry ‘bout double post -

oh well, it needs double attention anyway

we need to email these 2 stories out to everyone we know


22 posted on 04/23/2012 4:15:25 PM PDT by maine-iac7 ("If you bought it - a truck brought it" - and because of the price of gas/it costs more.)
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