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Obama Plays Cat and Mouse With
GOP on Gay Rights, Guns,
Immigration, and Climate

National Journal, by Ron Fournier

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Posted By:Oblio, 3/1/2013 4:38:32 PM

Like a cat toying with a mouse, President Obama is torturing Republicans one issue at a time--exposing how the GOP is dangerously bucking social, demographic, and scientific realities. This president-and-prey drama played out Thursday when the Obama administration told the Supreme Court that California’s same-sex marriage ban violates the Constitution’s equal-protection clause. Whether or not you agree with the White House´s position, there is no denying that gay rights are achieving mainstream acceptance. Even deeply rooted beliefs on marriage are changing.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 3/1/2013 4:43:39 PM     (No. 9203417)

Oh, Ron-Ron, must hurry to get back in Teh Won´s good graces after blowing the whistle on his press bullying. Got a good look at what´s happening to Woodward, eh?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: frenesi1, 3/1/2013 4:48:42 PM     (No. 9203426)

Let´s look at the states where the people voted for gay marriage and the states that voted against it. I would wager if amnesty were put up for a vote by the people, it would lose too.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: frenesi1, 3/1/2013 4:52:56 PM     (No. 9203434)

AND if we had an honest press, this guy Obama would be impeached.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mc squared, 3/1/2013 4:55:11 PM     (No. 9203437)

Fournier purposely conflates gay marriage, a completely fabricated ´right´, with issues spelled out in the Constitution and other laws of the land: firearm ownership and citizenship.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Starlifter Nav, 3/1/2013 5:00:29 PM     (No. 9203444)

"Gaining traction..." what do you think it´s like on his planet?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: DocH, 3/1/2013 5:01:50 PM     (No. 9203447)

When I was young and stupid (now I´m older and, well, experienced) I would do something with other kids that my mother disapproved of and, when I said they were doing it too, she would say, "Well, if they jumped off a cliff, would you do it too?"

That is what this piece makes me think of. "C´mon, our culture and our nation are jumping off a cliff. You do it too!"

No, thanks. My mother was right.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bighambone, 3/1/2013 5:03:19 PM     (No. 9203450)

The term "gay rights" insinuates that people who refer to themselves as being "gay" are entitled to special rights in addition to the rights that everybody in the USA legally enjoys. The problem is that there is nothing in the US Constitution authorizing anything like that.

Guns and immigration are enshrined in the Constitution. Bearing arms is a constitutional right, and immigration and naturalization facets are constitutionally given to the US Congress to decide.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: cobieone, 3/1/2013 5:16:44 PM     (No. 9203478)

Wow. The evidence and information is clearly leaning against the global warming idiots, but don´t tell Mr Fournier.

FTA... "On climate change, the overwhelming scientific consensus points to a globe in peril because of man-made pollution. Obama supports the science. Most Republicans don’t."

There is no such thing as man made global warming Mr Fournier. You sir, might want to practice a little critical thinking instead of parroting the MSM BS! Really difficult to suffer these fools.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: NYbob, 3/1/2013 5:17:59 PM     (No. 9203479)

Yeah, he is a master. Ask the poser an unscripted question and see what happens. Make him answer the question and then push back on his b s and who knows how epic the blowup would be.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: JAN, 3/1/2013 5:24:11 PM     (No. 9203485)

Oblamo promised he wouldn´t rest until everyone who wanted a job was able to find a job.



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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rafter, 3/1/2013 5:30:15 PM     (No. 9203496)

This will all come back to bite Bamster in his keister.

He´s going to be little more than a Blame Duck, and soon.

Someone recently posted that every state with the voter photo-ID requirement went
for Romney. I don´t know if that´s true.

After the DimWitz did motor-voter, we should turn that around and insist upon
photo-voter. Don´t all motor-voters have the ID to drive?

Ram through every state possible the photo-ID for voters requirement. That´ll work for
all of us. Works for me.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 3/1/2013 5:41:58 PM     (No. 9203516)

Being a weasel is in Fournier´s DNA.

He´ll be back in the bathhouse in minutes.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: hot coffee, 3/1/2013 5:59:46 PM     (No. 9203543)

I´m so glad Obama is taking on these important issues now that he´s got the economy in such great shape.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: DaddyO, 3/1/2013 8:20:39 PM     (No. 9203711)

Guns - dems running scared, senate won´t ban ´assault weapons´
Gays - California banned same sex marriage
Immigration - 2 out of 3 say keep immigration at present level or decrease it
Climate - 34% of climate scientists think we´re headed for a catastrophe

Yeah, Ron. We´re really running scared

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