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Bill Clinton praises Jason
Collins coming out

Politico, by Kevin Robillard

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Posted By:JoniTx, 4/29/2013 12:24:10 PM

Former President Bill Clinton on Monday congratulated NBA center Jason Collins for becoming the first openly gay male American professional athlete. “I have known Jason Collins since he was Chelsea’s classmate and friend at Stanford. Jason’s announcement today is an important moment for professional sports and in the history of the LGBT community,” Clinton said in a statement. “It is also the straightforward statement of a good man who wants no more than what so many of us seek: to be able to be who we are; to do our work; to build families and to contribute to our communities.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: St. Pitbull, 4/29/2013 12:26:45 PM     (No. 9301694)

Bill has a void in his life since Monica is no longer around, Jason. Be careful starting any kind of discourse with him.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: olderyzer, 4/29/2013 12:35:32 PM     (No. 9301708)

Reggie be careful...Zero may have just found a new pick-up game partner..

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Reply 3 - Posted by: snapper451, 4/29/2013 12:37:11 PM     (No. 9301711)

If this is the case, why doesn´t Slick Willy come out as the rapist that he has always been accused of being, by so many victims?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 4/29/2013 12:38:45 PM     (No. 9301716)

I have no doubt Slick Willy would try it out himself, if he hasn´t already.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: tangles, 4/29/2013 12:49:09 PM     (No. 9301746)

Now we have old has been men thinking of how to get in the news.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: Griz70, 4/29/2013 12:49:38 PM     (No. 9301749)

This felon just can´t keep away from the limelight.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 4/29/2013 12:56:14 PM     (No. 9301764)

It doesn´t take much courage to come out at the end of a career. Talk about it when a top draft pick declares it after the draft. Better yet, don´t mention it at all. People allowing their sexual lifestyle to define them is becoming extremely annoying.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: CEP, 4/29/2013 1:08:38 PM     (No. 9301784)

Well whoop-de-doo. Who cares a stunt to get a big contract by Jason.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: god of irony, 4/29/2013 1:14:28 PM     (No. 9301794)

Imagine that, perverts like Clinton and Kobe come out in support of sexual deviancy but word of support of the God fearing Tebow.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: AltaD, 4/29/2013 1:45:51 PM     (No. 9301837)

Clinton´s statement makes no sense. Jason Collins was already able to do attend school on a sports scholarship and earn millions playing a kid´s game. Being gay, in or out of the closet hasn´t had a negative impact on his professional life.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: Booneboy, 4/29/2013 1:47:17 PM     (No. 9301842)

I guess I will not support his choice because I will not watch any team he plays on. My Choice.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Italiano, 4/29/2013 1:50:56 PM     (No. 9301852)

Collins will try to cash in on this. Follow the money.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 4/29/2013 2:01:12 PM     (No. 9301870)

Maybe Bill is setting up support for (if) when Hillary ´comes out´

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Reply 14 - Posted by: pineledger, 4/29/2013 2:04:19 PM     (No. 9301876)

I don´t believe it is accurate to say that he is the first openly gay professional male athlete.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: JAN, 4/29/2013 2:12:31 PM     (No. 9301895)

Bubba has moved on to boys.

After all, PIAPS is into huma.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 4/29/2013 2:16:44 PM     (No. 9301908)

according to the anti-American/religious/Boys Scouts groups there should probably 10% of all athletes in this group..

will the other 5,000,000 be coming out tomorrow?
i´d hate to think that 10% figure has been WRONG for thirty years...

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Reply 17 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 4/29/2013 2:40:26 PM     (No. 9301946)

Gay is the new sexual paradigm doncha` know. You`re nobody useless you`re gay. In the years to come, employers will actually want to hire gays over straights as they will be perceived as having less family problems due to lack of children, so they won`t be taking as much time off work.

Heterosexualism is so yesterday......../s

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Reply 18 - Posted by: ArtieC, 4/29/2013 6:21:28 PM     (No. 9302311)

So when is Bill going to come out?

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