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  • Rand Paul on abortion: “We’re not changing any of the laws until the country is persuaded otherwise”

    04/23/2014 10:35:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/23/2014 | AllahPundit
    Via MFP, an eyebrow-raiser from yesterday’s chat with David Axelrod(!) at the University of Chicago. David Corn and Mother Jones are out with another gotcha piece on Paul this morning citing his (mild) criticism of Reagan in the past for not cutting spending more as president, but this clip is more interesting, I think. Knocking the Gipper for not doing enough to shrink government is Libertarianism 101; even mainstream conservatives who venerate him will grudgingly concede that they wish he’d done better before quickly adding that he did what he could with a liberal Congress. And needless to say, no...
  • Grammys: Macklemore and Madonna Perform 'Same Love' As 33 Couples Wed Live on Air

    01/26/2014 11:22:09 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 92 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 1/26/14 | Debbie Emory
    The music giants joined forces to promote marriage equality as both gay and straight couples were married at the same time. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Same Love" anthem became the theme song for 33 newlyweds during the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday night. The gay and straight weddings were officiated by Queen Latifah while the hit song about equality was performed by the rap duo with Madonna hitting the stage with them, along with Mary Lambert and jazz artist Trombone Shorty. PHOTOS: Grammys 2014: Red Carpet Arrivals "This song is not a love song for some of us but for...
  • Gay Republican presidential candidate Fred Karger gets a rough welcome in southern Utah

    06/13/2012 10:27:48 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 42 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | June 14, 2012 | Chris Moody
    Although Mitt Romney has virtually locked up the Republican presidential nomination and all of his serious challengers have conceded the race, presidential candidate Fred Karger is still out on the trail campaigning. Karger, a gay Republican running an issues-based campaign to change attitudes within the GOP about same-sex marriage, took his efforts last week to Utah, which holds the nation's last primary election, on June 26. Karger spent four days in the state, meeting with local Republican leaders and urging the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to stop funding efforts against gay marriage. (Prior to launching his presidential...
  • Romney to Reporter: So, Is There Anything of Significance You'd Care to Talk About?

    05/10/2012 12:08:08 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 16 replies
    Townhall ^ | 5-10-12 | Erika Johnsen
    If we're to believe the White House's proffered narrative, Joe Biden's televised moment of solidarity for same-sex marriage on Sunday was unplanned, unscripted, and from-the-heart, randomly turning this into Gay Marriage Week and prompting President Obama himself to come clean on an issue that he had actually already made up his mind about, if just a bit sooner than he'd intended. For the record, I don't buy the White House's narrative for a hot second. If there is one thing at which President Obama really is quite adept, it's campaigning, and Team Obama has time and again demonstrated itself a...
  • Five Reasons to Oppose Gay Marriage

    02/17/2012 4:43:39 AM PST · by Kaslin · 128 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 17, 2012 | John Hawkins
    1) Gay marriage is incompatible with Christianity (and for that matter, Islam & Judaism). If someone asks you why you oppose gay marriage, the only thing you really have to say to explain it is, "I'm a Christian." God doesn't condemn anyone for who he is; so if you're attracted to the same sex, that absolutely, unconditionally doesn't make you bad, evil or "un-Christian." On the other hand, let me note that I do consider hating, tormenting, or bullying people because of their sexual orientation to be distinctively "un-Christian" behavior. As Billy Graham has said, “God will not judge a...
  • Study: How newspapers have shifted public opinion toward gay marriage

    04/22/2009 3:12:19 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 48 replies · 1,576+ views
    On the media ^ | April 10th | Bob Garfield
    Two states have legalized same-sex marriage in the past two weeks, but when it comes to public opinion, supporters of gay marriage are still a minority. That minority is on an upward trajectory though and Scott Barclay, political scientist at the State University of New York at Albany, explains why: newspapers. In the last two weeks, two states have legalized same-sex marriage. First, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled that a law banning same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. Then Vermont became the first state to legalize same-sex marriage through its legislature. When it comes to public opinion, supporters of gay marriage are...
  • Supreme Court to hear gay marriage case

    02/05/2009 12:01:14 PM PST · by dbz77 · 10 replies · 617+ views
    The California Supreme Court will hear the legal showdown over gay marriage on March 5. In a statement released today, the high court set three hours of arguments for its calendar in San Francisco, setting the stage for the justices to consider a series of legal challenges to voter-approved Proposition 8. Civil rights groups and a number of cities and counties, led by San Francisco and Santa Clara County, sued after the November election, arguing that the ballot initiative is invalid and should be struck down. Voters restored the ban on gay marriage, after the state Supreme Court last year...
  • Tom Hanks Says Mormon Supporters of Proposition 8 'Un-American'

    01/18/2009 2:21:21 PM PST · by EagleUSA · 74 replies · 1,559+ views
    Fox News ^ | 01/18/2009 | EagleUSA
    LOS ANGELES — Tom Hanks Says Mormon Supporters of Prop-8 Support “Un-American” | 'big Love' Stars' Polygamy Picks | Miranda Kerr Ditches Orlando For The Ladies; Paris Hilton Makes Out With New Man | Leo And Bar Back On | Cheetah Girl No More, Adrienne Bailon Moves On Tom Hanks Says Mormon Supporters of Prop-8 “Un-American” Tom Hanks, an Executive Producer for HBO’s controversial polygamist series “Big Love,” made his feelings toward the Mormon Church’s involvement in California's Prop 8 (which prohibits gay marriage) very clear at the show’s premiere party on Wednesday night. “The truth is this takes place...
  • Ellen buys $100,000 TV time to support gay marriage (BARF Alert)

    10/18/2008 11:12:28 PM PDT · by DrHannibalLecter · 19 replies · 905+ views
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedian Ellen DeGeneres has bought $100,000 of television airtime to urge Californians to vote to save the right to gay marriage in a November ballot, campaign organizers said on Friday
  • AdWatch: Pro-Prop. 8 pitch starts with Newsom comments

    10/06/2008 1:04:52 PM PDT · by SmithL · 11 replies · 814+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 10/6/8 | Aurelio Rojas
    Supporters of Proposition 8, which would ban same-sex marriage in California, are running their first television ad.The commercial features San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom making a celebratory speech. The state Supreme Court had just invalidated a law overwhelmingly passed by voters in 2000 that declared "only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California." Following is a text of the ad and an analysis by Aurelio Rojas of The Bee's Capitol Bureau: The ad Newsom: This door's wide open now. It's going to happen whether you like it or not.Narrator: Four judges ignored 4 million...
  • Anti-Homosexual Marriage Protesters Take Their Message to Hollywood Blvd. in LA

    10/02/2008 10:33:21 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 32 replies · 1,271+ views
    Lunch hour on Figueroa Street, downtown Los Angeles: Stepping onto the sidewalk, he said: "Let me see that sign." The sign held by TFP volunteer Mr. Thomas Schneider read "God's marriage = 1 man, 1 woman = children." ...Just then another businessman turned to Mr. Schneider and chimed in: "You're 120% percent correct!.." ...[A] pro-homosexual woman attempted to stop our campaign. "You should really stop what you're doing and leave. If violence breaks out," she told me, "you will be responsible for it. You are inciting people to acts of hate and violence." Her face muscles and hands quivered and...
  • Morford: Romeo And Romeo In Hell (why you never, ever want to live in Kansas)

    02/11/2004 2:14:40 PM PST · by presidio9 · 121 replies · 397+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Wednesday, February 11, 2004 | Mark Morford; rapidly closing in on 42-year life-expectancy
    <p>Kneel down. Put your hands together. Offer thanks right this very moment to whatever deity you desire that that you are not 18 years old and gay and living in the state of Kansas right now.</p> <p>This gratitude, it is a given. This is so much of a given you might not even need to hear why. You just say to yourself, oh my freaking God, I can only imagine.</p>
  • Mark Morford: Be Thankful You're Not Dubya (because then I'd be lusting after YOU)

    11/26/2003 9:03:48 AM PST · by presidio9 · 87 replies · 472+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Wednesday, November 26, 2003 | Mark Morford; Not Much To Be Thankful For
    <p>This Thanksgiving, as you sip the wine and hug the family and toast the friends and hoard the stuffing and curse the airport security, remember to give thanks you are not G.W. Bush. Hey, it's important.</p> <p>1) Be thankful that you do not have to suffer Dubya's massive crushing karmic burden, as wrought by inflicting heaps of environmental disaster and vicious unnecessary war and a stunning string of lies lies lies like a firehose of giblet gravy splattered all over the planet.</p>
  • Morford: The Love That Killed America (Bible-clutching homophobes recoil, violently to gay marriage)

    11/19/2003 8:35:10 AM PST · by presidio9 · 164 replies · 386+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Wednesday, November 19, 2003 | Mark Morford, Always a Bridesmaid
    <p>The gays are marching in. The end is near. Sheer unadulterated evil and scary anal sex and superlative hair products and new blasts of fresh happy love are to be unleashed anew upon the country. Horror is nigh. Everyone into the bunker.</p>