Quotes of the day

posted at 10:32 pm on May 9, 2012 by Allahpundit

In the end, the values that the President cares most deeply about is how we treat other people. The President and First Lady are both practicing Christians, and obviously this position may be considered to put them at odds with the views of others, but when we think about our faith, the thing at root that we think about is not only Christ sacrificing Himself on our behalf, but it’s also the Golden Rule: Treat others the way you’d want to be treated.

We make it absolutely clear that we are talking about civil marriages and civil laws. This isn’t a federal issue. We must be respectful of religious liberty, that churches and other faith institutions are still going to be able to make determinations about what their sacraments are, what they recognize.

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s comments over the weekend “expedited” the president’s timing in making his announcement, aides said in interviews on Wednesday, but it did not help shape his decision. The president has gradually reached his position over the last year, advisers said, and was particularly influenced last year when legislators in New York voted to legalize same-sex marriage.

“He sat back and thought, ‘What would I do?’”a senior adviser to the president said. “He would have voted yes.”

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But Biden’s remarks deeply annoyed Obama’s team, people close to the situation tell POLITICO, because it aggrandized his role at the expense of Obama’s yeoman efforts on behalf of the community and pushed up the timing of a sensitive announcement they had hoped to break — at a time and place of their own choosing — in the weeks leading up to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte this fall.

Nor did it tickle anyone, from Obama on down, that Biden — who backed the Defense of Marriage Act while serving in the Senate in the 1990s — seemed to be getting more credit in the LGBT community than a president who has actually taken steps to repeal the Clinton-era law that defined marriage as something that could only take place between a man and a woman.

And it chafed Obama’s team that Biden had, at times, privately argued for the president to hold off on his support of marriage equality to avoid a backlash among Catholic voters in battleground states such as Ohio and Pennsylvania, according to two officials familiar with those discussions.

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But his decision also reflects a hard-headed acknowledgement of the changing nature of the Democratic electoral coalition. Indeed, historians may someday view Obama’s announcement Wednesday as a milestone in the evolution of his party’s political strategy, because it shows the president and his campaign team are increasingly comfortable responding to the actual coalition that elects Democrats today-not the one that many in the party remember from their youth…

Obama’s announcement might not significantly change the overall level of his 2012 support, especially in an election where economic issues will dominate. But the announcement may reflect the Obama camp’s thinking about the likely composition of his support. It shows the president, however reluctantly, formulating an agenda that implicitly acknowledges the party is unlikely to recreate the support it attracted from the white working-class and senior voters who anchored Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal coalition. Instead, the announcement shows him reaching out to mobilize the new pillars of the Democratic electorate, particularly younger people and socially liberal white collar whites.

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President Barack Obama’s endorsement of gay marriage carries a political cost, but it also means floods of cash from wealthy gay donors and disillusioned young people eager to be inspired by him again…

“This is beyond unifying — it’s electrifying,” said Eugene Sepulveda, a former top bundler who withdrew to take a non-political job early this year. “This man stands for right, despite the political consequences.”

And for a class of disillusioned progressive mega-donors, many of them gay, the completion of Obama’s “evolution” is an invitation reason to return.

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“That the president has chosen today, when LGBT Americans are mourning the passage of Amendment One, to finally speak up for marriage equality is offensive and callous,” said R. Clarke Cooper, Log Cabin Republicans Executive Director. “Log Cabin Republicans appreciate that President Obama has finally come in line with leaders like Vice President Dick Cheney on this issue, but LGBT Americans are right to be angry that this calculated announcement comes too late to be of any use to the people of North Carolina, or any of the other states that have addressed this issue on his watch. This administration has manipulated LGBT families for political gain as much as anybody, and after his campaign’s ridiculous contortions to deny support for marriage equality this week he does not deserve praise for an announcement that comes a day late and a dollar short.”

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Richard Grenell, the gay Republican foreign policy aide who resigned from his job on the Mitt Romney campaign last week after the religious right raised objections, wasn’t cutting Mr. Obama much slack on Wednesday. “While I am pleased with President Obama’s new decision, it’s important to keep politicians from playing politics with a group’s civil rights,” Mr. Grenell said in an interview. “The president’s timing suggests that he is once again more concerned with his own political calculations than with actual equal rights. The president could have evolved when the Democrats controlled the House and the Senate, or even yesterday, before the swing state of North Carolina voted.”

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A leading voice in the social conservative movement is worried that the tide has turned against the right on gay marriage and that President Obama’s announcement could further erode their position.

Eagle Forum President Phyllis Schlafly expressed concern when asked about the long-term effects of having a sitting president supporting gay marriage and polling that shows an increasing number of voters support same-sex marriage, especially young voters.

“What you say about the polls is correct about the younger people feeling a lot differently,” she told The Hill Wednesday afternoon. “I think [Obama is] making a terrible mistake for the future of our country as well as politically.”

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LaSalvia says most Republicans have welcomed GOProud to the fold. “I go all over the country and gay people come up to me and say, ‘I’m not ready to vote Republican yet, but I’m really conservative.’”

He continued: “I speak at colleges once or twice a month, and every single time I’ve gone to a college the speech has been sponsored by the campus conservative group or the College Republicans. Not that long ago that speech would have been sponsored by the campus gay group. Whenever I’m at a conservative event like CPAC, my experience is overwhelmingly positive. I always hear ‘We’re so glad you’re here.’ And I hear all the time from big names in the conservative movement, ‘I can’t say it publicly yet, but I support you’re right to marry.’ I also hear ‘it’s not an issue for me.’”

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“It is very sad to me that people who belong to the party of Abraham Lincoln are resisting so strenuously the equality and decency and integrity and treatment of our gay and lesbian brothers and sisters,” Olson said. “This seems to be one of the last major civil rights battles of our country. And for people in our country to come out in numbers like this and say, ‘Well, we don’t want the persons next door—who are decent, God-fearing, taxpaying, obeying-the-law citizens who simply want to have happiness like the rest of us’—to say ‘No, I have that right and you can’t have it.’ That just seems mean to me.”

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Depite his evolution on the matter, Obama contends that he still supports states’ right to decide the issue. So perhaps one day someone covering the White House can ask Jay Carney or the president why gay marriage deserves special consideration? Even Adam Sewer at the hopelessly left-wing Mother Jones correctly notes: “Obama has endorsed marriage equality federalism—not the notion that marriage for gays and lesbians is a fundamental right guaranteed by the Constitution that can never be taken away.”

Which begs an obvious question: If Obama has endorsed federalism and believes that states have the right to define marriage, then why doesn’t he support the ability of states to extricate themselves from Obamacare? Why don’t states have the right to dictate their immigration laws? And does he “personally” believe that states should be able decide the issue of abortion? Roe v. Wade exists, but so does the Defense of Marriage Act.

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[I]f you accept the framing of the debate that many liberals (and many journalists) embrace, then you have to acknowledge that President Obama has spent the last four years lying to the American people about his convictions on one of the defining civil rights issues of our time, and giving aid and comfort to pure bigotry in the service of his other political priorities.

This is a harsh indictment, but it’s one that follows inexorably from premises that many of the president’s own supporters have wholeheartedly embraced. If they hold true to these premises — and the press holds true to its obligations — then the kind of uncomfortable questions the White House spent this week dodging will be asked again and again of the president over the course of the campaign to come.

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History alright!

KOOLAID2 on May 9, 2012 at 10:34 PM

Everything JugEars does is history!

KOOLAID2 on May 9, 2012 at 10:34 PM

Obama 2012: gay weddings and honeymoons at the homeless shelter!

pamplonajack on May 9, 2012 at 10:34 PM

7% !

Bmore on May 9, 2012 at 10:35 PM

Let’s make sure…he is history!

KOOLAID2 on May 9, 2012 at 10:35 PM

Flush…

Repeat…

Electrongod on May 9, 2012 at 10:35 PM

Make up your mind Mr Allah

Via BuzzFeed, a fun way to end Gay Marriage Day.

posted at 9:41 pm on May 9, 2012 by Allahpundit

burrata on May 9, 2012 at 10:36 PM

Dick Cheney’s 3rd term

malclave on May 9, 2012 at 10:37 PM

Obama….
Telling us how he has evolved on Gay Marriages…
Steps on his big Stick…..

Again…

And…

Again…

Only a fool would follow this man into the battlefield…

Electrongod on May 9, 2012 at 10:37 PM

Why bother waiting til November 6?

“We can now project that Mitt Romney has won the state of North Carolina and its 15 electoral votes.”

Doughboy on May 9, 2012 at 10:39 PM

Ben Smith

Shiny gay things, look!

Bmore on May 9, 2012 at 10:39 PM

So much sweet gheyness on this site today I’m gonna go into hypoglycemic shock.

John the Libertarian on May 9, 2012 at 10:39 PM

But Biden’s remarks deeply annoyed Obama’s team, people close to the situation tell POLITICO, because it aggrandized his role at the expense of Obama’s yeoman efforts on behalf of the community and pushed up the timing of a sensitive announcement they had hoped to break — at a time and place of their own choosing — in the weeks leading up to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte this fall.

Like I said earlier, premature ejac— er, pandering again by Team Obama. He was always gonna shamelessly use the gays, but dammit, he was gonna shamelessly use them later until Crazy Uncle Joe blew it.

Rational Thought on May 9, 2012 at 10:40 PM

The President and First Lady are both practicing Christians

Excuse me Comrades, does anyone have any spare paper towels and windex? I seem to have spit beer all over my monitor.

JPeterman on May 9, 2012 at 10:41 PM

JEFF ZELENY

So did 0 lie the first time, or is he lying now? Is he lying to conceal the truth or is he telling the truth to conceal the lie. Look! More shiny gay things!

Bmore on May 9, 2012 at 10:42 PM

1. Don’t “Practicing” Christians go to church every Sunday? (I’m no expert, being a practicing non-Rastafarian, myself).

2. The difference between Obama’s and Romney’s flip–flops is Obama’s flip-flops look FABULOUS!

Ben Hur on May 9, 2012 at 10:42 PM

I remember the press for days if not weeks: Gary Condit Gary Condit Gary Condit…….then you heard on the radio something about a private plane hitting one of the World Trade Center buildings. Gay marriage isn’t important to me. And this country will be swirling the drain like Greece if changes aren’t made.

Obama caved because he’s heading to Clooney and Hollywood over the weekend and they would have filleted him. They give more money than Farrakhan and the Islamic Nation.

Marcus on May 9, 2012 at 10:43 PM

but when we think about our faith, the thing at root that we think about is not only Christ sacrificing Himself on our behalf, but it’s also the Golden Rule: Treat others the way you’d want to be treated.

Cherry picking Scripture to support an agenda. Didn’t see that coming.

conservative pilgrim on May 9, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Will Obama’s announcement make it easier to take states like Nevada, Colorado, Ohio, and Pennsylvania?

El_Terrible on May 9, 2012 at 10:43 PM

A conservative queer? Come on, AP. That’s an oxymoron. Feeling tingly?

Long haired country boy on May 9, 2012 at 10:43 PM

and pushed up the timing of a sensitive announcement they had hoped to break — at a time and place of their own choosing

Silly Joe, he ruined the big gay surprise. And some one is on the hook for the rental of a thousand pairs of assless chaps equipped with amazing Doric style dildos attached made from the richest white Chinese melamine. Maybe auction off a funch with Clooney to make up the loss.

BL@KBIRD on May 9, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Shiny gay things, look!

Bmore on May 9, 2012 at 10:39 PM

Sorry, not one more thing. I’m all gayed out.

Fallon on May 9, 2012 at 10:44 PM

Only a fool would follow this man into the battlefield…

Electrongod on May 9, 2012 at 10:37 PM

As if he would go onto a battlefield.

Rio Linda Refugee on May 9, 2012 at 10:44 PM

0bama would not be for anything unless at least 62% of Americans are against it and vice a versa.

jukin3 on May 9, 2012 at 10:44 PM

War on Wimyns, War on Doggies, War on Richie-Rich, War on Teh Ghey,….

Is it time to talk about the economy now?

batterup on May 9, 2012 at 10:44 PM

Dear Youth Vote:

You can either have a job when you graduate or go to a gay wedding.

Your choice.

Pick one.

Bruno Strozek on May 9, 2012 at 10:45 PM

As if he would go onto a battlefield.

Rio Linda Refugee on May 9, 2012 at 10:44 PM

Well…..
Not that kind of battlefield….

The Julia kind of battlefield.

Electrongod on May 9, 2012 at 10:46 PM

Glenn Thrush and Carrie Budoff Brown

With so many shiny gay things to choose from, 0 can’t make up his mind fast enough. He was before he wasn’t after he wasn’t before he was after he wasn’t. Or something. Biden took too many gay things. Gay pecking orders disaster averted.

Bmore on May 9, 2012 at 10:46 PM

Official thread theme song.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 9, 2012 at 10:47 PM

Obama caved because he’s heading to Clooney and Hollywood over the weekend and they would have filleted will fellate him. They give more money than Farrakhan and the Islamic Nation.

Marcus on May 9, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Gratis

Rio Linda Refugee on May 9, 2012 at 10:47 PM

Not “history” more like “Hist-o-reee”!

The War Planner on May 9, 2012 at 10:47 PM

Slick move Barry.I’m sure for a couple days you will be hailed as a hero and your numbers will jump. Unfortunately for you reality will set in when people realize they still have no jobs and they can’t afford a tank of gas.That “civil rights” for about 8% of the population won’t be such a big hit then…

sandee on May 9, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Silly Joe, he ruined the big gay surprise. And some one is on the hook for the rental of a thousand pairs of assless chaps equipped with amazing Doric style dildos attached made from the richest white Chinese melamine. Maybe auction off a funch with Clooney to make up the loss.

BL@KBIRD on May 9, 2012 at 10:43 PM

..one of the funnier images scribed here in weeks. May I appropriate it with attribution?

The War Planner on May 9, 2012 at 10:50 PM

The bit from Ted Olson is good. I think he is right to call this “one of the last major civil rights battles of our country.”

Now, I am sure part of the reason Olson agreed to work the Prop 8 case is because he wanted to add one more landmark win before SCOTUS to his already impressive history, but he seems to really believe 100% in the cause which is nice to see.

McDuck on May 9, 2012 at 10:50 PM

7% !

Bmore on May 9, 2012 at 10:35 PM

:)

Seven Percent Solution on May 9, 2012 at 10:50 PM

Who would of thunk….
That our Commander in Chief….

Would prostitute himself for re-election….

Tingles…..you are up…..

Open wide….

Electrongod on May 9, 2012 at 10:52 PM

The War Planner on May 9, 2012 at 10:50 PM

Heh! Certainly.

BL@KBIRD on May 9, 2012 at 10:55 PM

This entire debate is so gay.

Bishop on May 9, 2012 at 10:55 PM

Dear Youth Vote:

You can either have a job when you graduate or go to a gay wedding.

Your choice.

Pick one.

Bruno Strozek on May 9, 2012 at 10:45 PM

Youth Vote to Hussein :
Give us food and clothing and shelter for life ,
and we will dance at every gay wedding you pay for with taxpayer money

burrata on May 9, 2012 at 10:56 PM

…another daily diversion…today is teh geh diversion…
.
.
.
it’s the ECONOMY stupid…!!!

KOOLAID2 on May 9, 2012 at 10:56 PM

OT: Mom in the hospital after puncturing lung. Prayers appreciated.

andy85719 on May 9, 2012 at 10:58 PM

it’s important to keep politicians from playing politics with a group’s civil rights

Since when is there such a thing as “group civil rights”?. We have individual rights, don’t we? If it’s a “group right” it must be a special right apart from individual right. I think this “group civil right” will always be at the expense of some other group.

Buddahpundit on May 9, 2012 at 10:58 PM

OT: Mom in the hospital after puncturing lung. Prayers appreciated.

andy85719 on May 9, 2012 at 10:58 PM

You got it…Prayers coming her way…

sandee on May 9, 2012 at 10:59 PM

In the end, the values that the President cares most deeply about is how we treat other people. The President and First Lady are both practicing Christians

There is routine lying and then there is pathological lying.

VorDaj on May 9, 2012 at 10:59 PM

Tell you what though, when I’m filling the Dually and watching the digital price meter go spastic as it zings past $100, the first thing that comes to mind is “Man, I sure am glad that PBHO is working hard on the gay marriage issue.”

Bishop on May 9, 2012 at 11:00 PM

This entire debate is so gay.

Bishop on May 9, 2012 at 10:55 PM

Hear..hear..

My UPS keeps shutting down my computer do to lack of interest..

Electrongod on May 9, 2012 at 11:00 PM

Olson said. “This seems to be one of the last major civil rights battles of our country.

Of course, the objections of religious folks won’t be considered in light of “civil rights”. They’ll continue to be characterized as “bigotry” and “homophobia”.

Cleombrotus on May 9, 2012 at 11:02 PM

Just typed in what % of Americans are gay and I got a story from today saying Gallup did a poll and the majority thought it was 25%. Really? Come to find out it is believed to be 3-5%.

sandee on May 9, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Can I see a raise of hands that want to be gay over well off.

Electrongod on May 9, 2012 at 11:03 PM

OT: Mom in the hospital after puncturing lung. Prayers appreciated.

andy85719 on May 9, 2012 at 10:58 PM

Coming your way.

You are missed.

JPeterman on May 9, 2012 at 11:04 PM

Obama: And that is that, in the end the values that I care most deeply about and she cares most deeply about is how we treat other people

“The values that I care most deeply about”? WHO talks like that? The values he cares about? How about, what he believes? How about, what’s in his heart? Bizarre verbiage, with his standard, cool, “I don’t give a s*** about anything” delivery. It’s phony, he’s phony.

Why does he talk about values like they’re something outside of himself? No “my values”, “my beliefs”, “my morality”. Really, he creeps me out.

Paul-Cincy on May 9, 2012 at 11:05 PM

“This seems to be one of the last major civil rights battles of our country.”

Negative.

The battle for the right to life continues.

Hawkins1701 on May 9, 2012 at 11:05 PM

having actually watched part of Chrissy’s bubbling over at the Historic day where a preezy shared his personal ‘journey of discovery’ and arrived at the ‘correct’ solution…i’m saddened that no one has actually noted where we are as a country.

In a cult of personality all the fanboys and sycophants look to their leader to see what to think..to see what their beloved thinks. More or less like the revelatory sayings of some oracle somewhere…or like the fans that squeal when their favorite Hollywood star says he like the color fuchsia

so here we are watching Shep, the fanboy who never quits, talking about Historical Inevitability

the elites are protected from the everyday worlds of people…too highly paid, if you ask me.

r keller on May 9, 2012 at 11:05 PM

Is anybody managing the White House..?

d1carter on May 9, 2012 at 11:05 PM

But Biden’s remarks deeply annoyed Obama’s team, people close to the situation tell POLITICO, because it aggrandized his role at the expense of Obama’s yeoman efforts on behalf of the community and pushed up the timing of a sensitive announcement they had hoped to break — at a time and place of their own choosing — in the weeks leading up to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte this fall.

So Obama can’t use a fall announcement as yet another distraction from talking about his atrocious economic record. God bless Joe Biden and his big mouth.

Bitter Clinger on May 9, 2012 at 11:06 PM

OT: Mom in the hospital after puncturing lung. Prayers appreciated.

andy85719 on May 9, 2012 at 10:58 PM

Prayers from Idaho….

How is she doing?

Electrongod on May 9, 2012 at 11:06 PM

Olson said. “This seems to be one of the last major civil rights battles of our country.

i’d really like to know how someone so smart can say something so dumb. Muslims would, no doubt, have a different view

r keller on May 9, 2012 at 11:09 PM

Ronald Brownstein

I decided to just borrow a comment from the commenting section where the article was posted. Hat tip Klaus.

“Why can’t Romney just marry Obama so we don’t have to choose one of them in November?”

Bmore on May 9, 2012 at 11:09 PM

Only a fool would follow this man into the battlefield…

Electrongod on May 9, 2012 at 10:37 PM

I wouldn’t follow him to a 7-11 if I already knew the way.

platypus on May 9, 2012 at 11:10 PM

“This is beyond unifying — it’s electrifying,” said Eugene Sepulveda, a former top bundler who withdrew to take a non-political job early this year. “This man stands for right, despite the political consequences.”

Now that’s just funny, right there.

JohnInCA on May 9, 2012 at 11:10 PM

Is anybody managing the White House..?

d1carter on May 9, 2012 at 11:05 PM

No..Not since Dubya and Laura left!!..:)

Dire Straits on May 9, 2012 at 11:10 PM

Official thread theme song.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 9, 2012 at 10:47 PM

Close…

… but I think I have found Obowma’s new campaign theme song.

Enjoy…!

:)

Seven Percent Solution on May 9, 2012 at 11:10 PM

andy85719, your mother is in my thoughts and prayers.

McDuck on May 9, 2012 at 11:10 PM

I wonder if Obama’s advisors saw that he believed in SOMETHING (gay marriage), and they were excited, they encouraged him (through their leaks) to come out and say something. I have to admire Obama for at least making a stand on something, which he very rarely does. Even if he was mealy-mouthed about it, and it was the wrong stand on the wrong issue. At least we know more about Obama.

Paul-Cincy on May 9, 2012 at 11:10 PM

OT: Mom in the hospital after puncturing lung. Prayers appreciated.

andy85719 on May 9, 2012 at 10:58 PM

Will do..Hope she recovers soon..:)

Dire Straits on May 9, 2012 at 11:11 PM

OT: Mom in the hospital after puncturing lung. Prayers appreciated.

andy85719 on May 9, 2012 at 10:58 PM

Prayers and well wishes andy…

Seven Percent Solution on May 9, 2012 at 11:12 PM

“That just seems mean to me”

When did men start talking this way?

Cleombrotus on May 9, 2012 at 11:14 PM

The announcement today by President Obama should come as no surprise to the American public. President Obama has consistently fought against protecting the institution of marriage from radical social engineering at both the state and federal level. The President recently opposed the North Carolina constitutional amendment and, of course, he refused to defend President Clinton’s Defense of Marriage Act before the U.S. Supreme court. The charade is now over, no doubt an attempt to galvanize his core hard left supporters in advance of the November election.

Thankfully the American public, when it has had an opportunity to consider the real world consequences of such a fundamental change to our society, has consistently voted for maintaining one man one woman marriage – the basic building block of our society. I will continue to fight to make sure that the cultural elites don’t further undermine the institution that gives the best opportunity for healthy, happy children and a just and prosperous society.

Guess who’s statement this is? Yeah….

Can.I.be.in.the.middle on May 9, 2012 at 11:15 PM

OT: Mom in the hospital after puncturing lung. Prayers appreciated.

andy85719 on May 9, 2012 at 10:58 PM

I’m sorry to hear that and will pray. May she have a quick recovery.

INC on May 9, 2012 at 11:15 PM

Zeke Miller

Buzz feed is apparently hopelessly gay. Twofer. Yes those wealthy gay doners will all come back into the fold. Its not like they had any other options ya know. They are devout leftists who are also gay. Or are they gays who are also devout leftists. No matter they are home and safe. Tidy.

Bmore on May 9, 2012 at 11:18 PM

Lovely. Obama’s White House henchmen are now attacking Obama’s own Vice-President through the press.

Gonna guess we’re going to be hearing a few more “Joe Bomb’s” between now and election day as retaliation…

Robert_Paulson on May 9, 2012 at 11:18 PM

OT: Mom in the hospital after puncturing lung. Prayers appreciated.

andy85719 on May 9, 2012 at 10:58 PM

Happy thoughts!

annoyinglittletwerp on May 9, 2012 at 11:18 PM

Is anybody managing the White House..?

d1carter on May 9, 2012 at 11:05 PM

…the first two years he let Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi run and ruin the country while he nodded…and who the heck knows who’s been in charge the last year. He can’t even get the Senate to come up with a budget after three years, after turning his White House budgets down.
I don’t think Mooch is even in charge of the garden anymore!
JugEars is a bigger Buffoon than Biden!…and still the LSM see nothing!

KOOLAID2 on May 9, 2012 at 11:20 PM

Notice the Left has no compunction about campaigning on social issues in the midst of an “economy” election.

Robert_Paulson on May 9, 2012 at 11:21 PM

Now that’s just funny, right there.

JohnInCA on May 9, 2012 at 11:10 PM

That’s what I was thinking.

said Eugene Sepulveda, “This man stands for right, despite the political consequences.

This guy’s been sniffing the dumb dust.

lynncgb on May 9, 2012 at 11:21 PM

OT: Mom in the hospital after puncturing lung. Prayers appreciated.

andy85719 on May 9, 2012 at 10:58 PM

May the Lord give the Doctors skill, knowledge and wisdom in treating her with healing to follow. I’ll also try to get thru with a worldwide prayer line asap.

Keep the faith…..

v

bluefox on May 9, 2012 at 11:23 PM

Gonna guess we’re going to be hearing a few more “Joe Bomb’s” between now and election day as retaliation…

Robert_Paulson on May 9, 2012 at 11:18 PM

Like this whopper?

Vice President Joe Biden blames America for problems with Iran

Fox was all over this like stink on a monkey today.

JPeterman on May 9, 2012 at 11:23 PM

This is NOT about equality.

This is about making America Godless.

God is why this country became great.

Without God we will completely self destruct.

Exactly Satan’s plan.

These gays are Satan’s main tool right now.

They are destroying America.

Steveangell on May 9, 2012 at 11:24 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on May 9, 2012 at 11:18 PM

…ot…how long has that bornwithnobrains…from the Ron Paul thread been around? (Don’t remember him/her except on RP threads once in a while)

KOOLAID2 on May 9, 2012 at 11:25 PM

JPeterman on May 9, 2012 at 11:23 PM

Heh heh, right on time.

Robert_Paulson on May 9, 2012 at 11:26 PM

OT: Mom in the hospital after puncturing lung. Prayers appreciated.

andy85719 on May 9, 2012 at 10:58 PM

May God grant her a quick recovery.

Bitter Clinger on May 9, 2012 at 11:26 PM

OT: Mom in the hospital after puncturing lung. Prayers appreciated.

I’m sorry to hear. Blessings wished for you.

lynncgb on May 9, 2012 at 11:26 PM

We have some gay commenters here. I’d be interested to know what they think about Obama’s new position.

I have a good friend who is gay, and the only time we really disagree about anything (substantive) is special rights for gay people. For instance, naturally he was in favor of hate-crime laws where, say, if he was assaulted because he is gay the criminal should get a more severe penalty than if, say, I was assaulted for some reason other than being gay.

My point was that I didn’t think an assault on me should be any less of an offense than an assault on him.

Likewise with gay marriage. I want to leave my estate to jaime jr tax free, just as much as he wants to leave his estate to Ken tax free. Why can’t we be treated equally?

jaime on May 9, 2012 at 11:27 PM

Log Cabin Republicans

Help me out here, when the dems broke everyone up into these little groups. Did they designate these cats to be on our side. Why?

Bmore on May 9, 2012 at 11:28 PM

Gay for Pay

BallisticBob on May 9, 2012 at 11:30 PM

Vice President Joe Biden blames America for problems with Iran

Fox was all over this like stink on a monkey today.

JPeterman on May 9, 2012 at 11:23 PM

…saw that piece…he has turned out to be “Buffoon Biden”…guy has totally gone nuts! Don’t ask any Iranians in this country about Buffoon and Barrack watching in 2009 while Iran killed the dissidents wanting change…they killed their hope!

KOOLAID2 on May 9, 2012 at 11:30 PM

So the WH has no compunction in bringing in the Lord Jesus and the Bible as talking points to justify immorality condemned by God? When did false prophets start clinging bitterly to their Bibles? This is incredible blasphemy.

INC on May 9, 2012 at 11:30 PM

in the weeks leading up to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte this fall.

Are you sure it will be in Charlotte??!!??..:)

Dire Straits on May 9, 2012 at 11:31 PM

Heh heh, right on time.

Robert_Paulson on May 9, 2012 at 11:26 PM

According to the experts on Fox, everything Uncle Joe said was pure fabrication.

JPeterman on May 9, 2012 at 11:33 PM

KOOLAID2 on May 9, 2012 at 11:25 PM

I think it got in w/one of the last ‘opens’. I don’t remember it from earlier.
If I recall correctly-johngalt23 has been here the longest out of all the ronbots….unless you include recent shark-jumpers like McButcher.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 9, 2012 at 11:33 PM

Gay for Pay

BallisticBob on May 9, 2012 at 11:30 PM

Obama the Prostitute.

Still with training wheels….

They will never come off…..

Electrongod on May 9, 2012 at 11:33 PM

Young man, there’s no need to feel down

jaime on May 9, 2012 at 11:33 PM

Gee Allah, I’ve read six articles already, I’m gayed out. Too much gay for one sitting. Pardon me but I have to stop for a bit. Allah likes shiny things. ; )

Bmore on May 9, 2012 at 11:34 PM

So the WH has no compunction in bringing in the Lord Jesus and the Bible as talking points to justify immorality condemned by God? When did false prophets start clinging bitterly to their Bibles? This is incredible blasphemy.

INC on May 9, 2012 at 11:30 PM

I thought they were such big believers in the separation of church and state.

Bitter Clinger on May 9, 2012 at 11:35 PM

OT: Mom in the hospital after puncturing lung. Prayers appreciated.

andy85719 on May 9, 2012 at 10:58 PM

…bud…you can expect them here!

KOOLAID2 on May 9, 2012 at 11:35 PM

Bmore on May 9, 2012 at 11:28 PM

A few years back a group splintered off from the LCR, because they thought that LCR was moving too far to the left.
GOPROUD is the more ‘conservative’ group’.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 9, 2012 at 11:35 PM

So the WH has no compunction in bringing in the Lord Jesus and the Bible as talking points to justify immorality condemned by God? When did false prophets start clinging bitterly to their Bibles? This is incredible blasphemy.

INC on May 9, 2012 at 11:30 PM

…they won’t cling to their guns!

KOOLAID2 on May 9, 2012 at 11:37 PM

I’m gayed out. Too much gay for one sitting. Pardon me but I have to stop for a bit. Allah likes shiny things. ; )

Bmore on May 9, 2012 at 11:34 PM

I rebooted my computer 30 minutes ago….

It’s the only answer……

Oh…..
I smashed a mirror…

Not sure why though….but it felt good.

Electrongod on May 9, 2012 at 11:38 PM

So,

any guesses as to what the WH will next turn to for it’s latest outrage or community agitation in order to avoid talking about the havoc of their record at home and abroad?

It seems like they’ve pretty much shot all the topics, but perhaps I’m missing something.

INC on May 9, 2012 at 11:38 PM

Your Song

jaime on May 9, 2012 at 11:40 PM

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