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Discussion in 'Politics' started by B_Lightkeeper, Jan 7, 2010.

  1. B_Lightkeeper

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    If you didn't see the documentary when it aired on HBO or see it in a select theatre, the DVD is supposed to be released January 19.

    Focusing on politicians and operatives (mostly Republicans) who actively campaign and vote against gay rights issues while supposedly (as well as documented) living closeted homosexual lifestyles. :mad:
     
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    Why doesn't that surprise me.... Most religious zealots are bigots anyway... :cool:
     
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    I think it's a bigoted assumption that all homosexual politicians should necessarily advocate "gay rights" issues.
     
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    But it is a major hypocrisy for a politician to be vehemently against these issues when they, themselves, are also gay... to be on camera and pander the lip service about how homosexuality is an abomination and that we need to pass measures to prevent them their rights, only for them to engage in those same "morally forbidden" activities in silent.
     
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    Never understood why ANY group had to fight for equal rights!

    Read the Constitution - ALL are created equal. Maybe our reps. can't or won't read!!!!
     
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    I plan on voting against any incumbent next elections(s) - Federal and State - in my case, Alabama legislators. I need to add -except one. we do have a lesbian. She'll certainly get my vote and support.
     
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    Years ago there a certain tx senator I would see in social situations and the entire time we spoke he would have his hand on my ass whether his wife was there or not. Nothing ever happened just thought it to be odd behavior for a good god fearing Republican.
     
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    I actually fail to see the hypocrisy. Are these politicians attempting to get married to members of their own sex? Are they trying to adopt children with their gay partners in secret? So they pretend to conform to the set social standards for political viability, which includes hiding their sexual preferences and activity? That's politics. We can all think of politicians that we like and agree with who have engaged in similar deceptions, even if in a different vein.

    Perhaps they really believe that the political positions they espouse are legitimately better for the nation. Once again, it seems that people are saying that a homosexual politician HAS to vote for what others think is best for gays, or for the country. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, and sometimes politicians DO put aside personal interest for what they feel is best or right.
     
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    Are they on camera talking about how the gay lifestyle is immoral, meanwhile pandering to suck dick in a bathroom stall? Are they on record denouncing the so-called homosexual agenda, meanwhile hiring a male escort to come to their place with a bag of cocaine and some lube? Do some act like a solemn advocate to protect children from male predators, meanwhile engage in illicit texting and/or activity with male minors themselves? Over the years we've seen that many of them do, and there lays the hypocrisy. Let's not get this twisted.

    Where I come from that's consider bullshit, but if you want to call it "politics" then so be it.

    That's a half-truth... they're only doing it to maintain their position of power. Not because they honestly believe the gay lifestyle is bad.

    Oh come on... nobody ever suggested that a gay politician has to vote in favor of every piece of legislation that benefits homosexuals. But most (if not all) of these concerns are civil rights issues first, and denying a person the right to marry or adopt children just because of what some paranoid bible bigots think is going to do to their "beliefs" is absolutely ridiculous.

    Also, it's really snidely of you to suggest that a person who is gay or lesbian is doing something "right" if they live a lifestyle contradictory to what they believe. Just because enough powerful people in religion and government have been clever enough to use their venomous speech to dupe an easily swayed society into believing nonsense about people's differences doesn't make it right, even if the rhetoric becomes commonplace. In the end, it's all lip service & posturing to a bunch of closed-minded homophobes to get their votes so that they can stay in office and reap the benefits that come with it and it doesn't matter if anyone else is exempted from basic civil liberties in the process. THAT is their real "personal agenda". It's selfish, divergent, covetous, and above all... hypocritical.
     
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    You are basing your entire voting priority on sexual orientation? I believe that is as shallow and narrow-minded as the very people you despise.
     
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    In what circumstance would one vote for a raging homophobe when it is against your best interest to do so?
     
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    Ditto. That has always been a question I've asked so-called "conservative gays" with whom I'd gotten into political discussions.
     
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    Starinvester, see the documentary, rent or buy the DVD and then decide how shallow I am.
     
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    not saying you are shallow - but it looks like you are suggesting that anyone in politics that isn't gay or lesbian is a homophobe. If I missed something l apologize.
     
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    almost as bad as with Lib Dems who campaign on jobs growth, and as being against out-sourcing, and then follow policies of globalism and other policies that favor corporations, that create a huge American underclass with a diminished, or extinguished social net
     
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    Globalism and Globalization are two entirely different things.
    Globalism Versus Globalization by Joseph Nye - The Globalist

    Only a fool would suggest that working alongside other allied countries to create a better society for humankind is a bad thing. That is MUCH different than some of the excessive, economic globalization methods practiced by a number of our major corporations. Learn the differences.
     
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    you guys crack me up :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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    In other words, you don't have a rebuttal. Nothing sensible to contribute, nothing logical worth deliberating over and absolutely nothing worthy of discussing humanely. Thought so.

    Thanks for admitting your defeat. Next subject, please. :rolleyes:
     
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    globalization is the verb and the noun for the process, globalism is the noun for the condition, globalist is the adjective
     
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