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Obama urging state lawmakers to
legalize gay marriage in Illinois

Chicago Sun-Times, by Lynn Sweet

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Posted By:StormCnter, 12/30/2012 5:02:50 AM

WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama is urging the Illinois General Assembly to legalize gay marriage in his home state as lawmakers are poised to take up the measure as early as this week in Springfield. "While the president does not weigh in on every measure being considered by state legislatures, he believes in treating everyone fairly and equally, with dignity and respect," White House spokesman Shin Inouye told the Chicago Sun-Times on Saturday. "As he has said, his personal view is that it´s wrong to prevent couples who are in loving, committed relationships, and want to marry, from doing so.

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The man´s reach really does exceed his grasp. Does anyone ever tell him to shutup?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/30/2012 5:09:51 AM     (No. 9089507)

Barry has no business whatsoever dictating to a state legislature on what to do. IL should tell Barry to shove it. Oh, that´s right. IL is a totally demonrat run state so whatever Barry says, the legislature will do.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pineledger, 12/30/2012 5:14:21 AM     (No. 9089510)

When they got rid of Illiniwek, I knew it was all over.

This presumably opens up a whole new world for The Won.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Country Boy, 12/30/2012 5:59:31 AM     (No. 9089548)

He´s getting ready for when the linebacker walks out on him.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: provide, 12/30/2012 6:15:59 AM     (No. 9089562)

We in Illinois have been frozen in anticipation to seize the crown from Iowa as the gay wedding capital.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 12/30/2012 6:35:46 AM     (No. 9089575)

Believes in treating everybody with respect? No, he doesn´t.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: LAW428, 12/30/2012 6:46:35 AM     (No. 9089583)

Check this excerpt of the Congressional Record!

http://www.uhuh.com/nwo/communism/comgoals.htm

Item #26
"26. Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as "normal, natural, healthy."

Read all of the entries and discover what an eye-opener it is! We are well-down the Communist road.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 12/30/2012 7:04:14 AM     (No. 9089597)

Correct, #6. Liberalism and socialism are but rest areas on the road to communism. Zero is, was, and always will be a communist. He couldn´t earn a living otherwise.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: artman1746, 12/30/2012 7:29:18 AM     (No. 9089622)

Of course no argument for gay marriage can pass the test of honesty or logic.

So, those who love each other shouldn´t be denied the right to marry?
Son marrying sister?
Daughter marrying father?
Brother marrying sister?
John marrying Jane, Joan and Joe?
A 12 year old marrying a 50 year old?
A dog marrying its master?

You see the can of worms such a stupid comment opens up? And don´t think for one minute that the above cases won´t appear in this twisted world we live in.
So it´s not that the liberals don´t want limits on "marriage". It´s that THEY want to be the ones to say where to draw the line. YOU don´t have that right but THEY do.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bigken2, 12/30/2012 8:42:07 AM     (No. 9089734)

i want to marry a chicken why not

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Reply 10 - Posted by: LudicrousSextus, 12/30/2012 8:49:34 AM     (No. 9089744)

Come on guys...don´t you get it? Obama´s support for gay marriage in IL is actually a *gun control* initiative!

Think about it...instead of addressing the body count in Chicago, he can simply count on a lack of couples capable of producing the children gunned down on Chi-town streets, then in one of his famous narcissism speeches, he can claim, "My actions contributed to the drop in children killed on Chicago streets!"

Absolutely brilliant! (where´s a roll-eyes emoticon when ya´ need one?)

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 12/30/2012 9:47:22 AM     (No. 9089847)

FTA: "At a certain point I´ve just concluded that for me personally it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same sex couples should be able to get married,"

I´ve, me, me, I....it´s all about him.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 12/30/2012 9:52:13 AM     (No. 9089860)

Lemme know when the Sun-Times interviews Larry Sinclair to get his opinion on this.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: LaVallette, 12/31/2012 1:50:16 AM     (No. 9090839)

""As he has said, his personal view is that it´s wrong to prevent couples who are in loving, committed relationships, and want to marry, from doing so" If love and commitment to commitment to each other are the only criteria, there is no limit to the type of relationships and combinations that ipso facto qualify for the right to get married> And by what "right" does it stop at one partner?. After all "he believes in treating everyone fairly and equally, with dignity and respect,":

Incidentally when is he going to legislate that I at 5´6" must have an EQUAL chance at winning the Olympic Medal in the High Jump?
All that is needed is to lower the bar RELATIVE to my height.

Incidentally neither two nuts on their own not two screws on their own have an equal right to make a bolt.



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