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White House to hold closed-
door session on bisexual
issues next month

Washington Post, by Juliet Eilperin

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Posted By:Fiesta del sol, 8/22/2013 6:38:55 PM

The White House will hold a closed-door roundtable discussion on issues facing bisexuals Sept. 23.The event, described in an invitation by White House LGBT liaison Gautam Raghavan as a session focused on “issues of importance to the bisexual community,” was first reported Thursday by the Washington Blade. “Participants and administration officials will discuss a range of topics including health, HIV/AIDS, domestic and intimate partner violence, mental health and bullying,” Raghavan wrote.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Coy860, 8/22/2013 6:45:05 PM     (No. 9486617)

Will it be held in a WH closet?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: gerty, 8/22/2013 6:46:13 PM     (No. 9486621)

Good Lord---make these people who need to share their bedrooms "habits" with the world---go away!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: qr4j, 8/22/2013 6:48:13 PM     (No. 9486623)

Nothing against bisexual people, but aren´t there more pressing issues that the White House should be dealing with? This type issue sounds more like a community, school, church, social welfare issue and NOT a White House issue.

The economy is in the crapper. The Middle East is raging. The NSA is spying on American citizens. The IRS is bullying American citizens of a conservative stripe. There is untold violence in the streets.

But the White House is going to talk about sexuality?

Can this White House walk and chew gum at the same time? NO! So it should be solving more pressing problems!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 8/22/2013 6:48:28 PM     (No. 9486624)

Barak Obama, Reggie Love to be featured attendees

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lakerman1, 8/22/2013 6:52:06 PM     (No. 9486630)

I received an email just today from Obama, on the subject of college costs. And it was titled, ´this is personal to me.´
I suppose Obama will soon send me an email on bisexuals, with the same title.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 8/22/2013 6:53:57 PM     (No. 9486631)

Liberals are running out of people to turn into aggrieved voting blocs. We´re down to transvestites, gay men who want to lesbians, and those who can´t decide which way to swing.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 8/22/2013 6:55:05 PM     (No. 9486634)

Only the most rabid Marxist could defend paying a salary to a White House LGBT liaison.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: richdet, 8/22/2013 7:03:36 PM     (No. 9486645)

It only took five years but at long last Obama has found an issue he is actually qualified to address.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Pearson365, 8/22/2013 7:10:12 PM     (No. 9486653)



"I will stand with the Bisexuals should the political winds shift in an ugly direction."*

To add realism to his 9/23 speech promoting bisexualism, Obama will stand in the midst of the bisexuals assembled for yet another campaign speech.

* - In “Audacity of Hope” he writes: “I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.” The quote comes from page 261 of the paperback edition of “The Audacity of Hope.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 8/22/2013 7:24:20 PM     (No. 9486676)

We´re all just hanging on right now, waiting until 2016. Even PIAPS would be an improvement, we tell ourselves. This is one area of policy, however, that would only get worse.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Nashman, 8/22/2013 7:27:20 PM     (No. 9486682)

The Summer of Bisexual Recovery is upon us. Oh... hooray. Soon Joe Biden will admit he´s bisexual and millions will not sleep because of that mental picture.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 8/22/2013 7:29:40 PM     (No. 9486688)

Like #1 I figured the closet too but why does it even have to be closed door? What are they hiding? Seems they want everything else out in the open for all the have to see even when we don´t want to.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: MickTurn, 8/22/2013 7:30:20 PM     (No. 9486689)

Question #1: How many votes can we get by pandering to this group?

The rest is meaningless....

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Staunch Repub, 8/22/2013 7:36:34 PM     (No. 9486701)

#8 wins!


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Reply 15 - Posted by: busterman, 8/22/2013 7:41:57 PM     (No. 9486708)

We hold weekly, white, anglo-saxon, protestant land-owning, male focus groups at a cigar store here in San Antonio.

For diversity´s sake, we have a Puerto Rican, a Catholic, a Lutheran, a non-smoker, wives, single women, a moderate and the occasional druggie who wanders by asking for a handout (which we refuse).

To date, no ´bi-sexual issues´ have been revealed. Shocking, isn´t it?



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Reply 16 - Posted by: Bohallx, 8/22/2013 7:47:59 PM     (No. 9486715)

Obamugabe is quite obviously CRUISING. This time he´ll be doing it in the comfort of the White House, surrounded by anti-aircraft missile batteries and armed guards with real firearms.

This will involve one of those totally nekkid push back the furniture group grope orgies in the Oval Office.

Grandma will find herself and the daughters locked in their bedrooms for the duration.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: mitzi, 8/22/2013 7:49:59 PM     (No. 9486717)

including health, HIV/AIDS, domestic and intimate partner violence, mental health and bullying

All except the last item are internal to the relationship.

Given the small percentage of people (1.8% of American adults according to one report) who are bisexual, you´d think that if HIV/AIDS, domestic and intimate partner violence and mental health are bisexual issues important to be discussed at the WH - that there is really something essentially "abnormal" about bisexual people.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: august9, 8/22/2013 8:36:27 PM     (No. 9486767)

Poster #3 lists five major problems, and then infers that the administration should be working on them.

I submit that they are the CAUSE of these problems, that they have no idea what to do, and,indeed, wish them to continue!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 8/22/2013 8:42:51 PM     (No. 9486774)

This would be a good time for Obama to come out of the closet.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: dudette4freedom, 8/22/2013 8:48:30 PM     (No. 9486779)

for crying out loud! This in the middle of our foreign policy and embassies in danger and a failing economy, and we have to be concerned about THIS? Good grief, I can;t believe the absolute uselessness of these folk.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 8/22/2013 9:15:21 PM     (No. 9486805)

Egypt on fire, Syria on fire, violence in Chicago, the economy in the tank, jobless people, Relations with Russia in the tank, and they are having a high level meeting on bi-sexuality? We are oing to hell in a hand basket, fast!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 8/22/2013 9:40:14 PM     (No. 9486835)

O and Reggie are leading the first panel then O and the Mooch will be leading the second panel. Bi-sexuality is a family thing for the Obamas.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: strike3, 8/22/2013 9:49:22 PM     (No. 9486856)

Bring your own oil, clothing optional.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: CaptainLibra, 8/22/2013 10:00:33 PM     (No. 9486876)

According to the "Washington Blade." How F-ing appropriate.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: caljeepgirl, 8/22/2013 10:02:09 PM     (No. 9486877)

I like #8, too....but #6 really nails it!!

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Reply 26 - Posted by: starkness, 8/22/2013 10:28:38 PM     (No. 9486903)

Yes indeedy, the down lows must get down lower. Hail Obama, the king of the down lows!

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Reply 27 - Posted by: lil dotty, 8/22/2013 10:32:51 PM     (No. 9486906)

Country´s afire and Madame du Barry intends to hold a session on this? Wowsir wowsir!! May the pervert rot in hades. He cares not for our country, only his perverted ways and his perverted friends and harlots.


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Reply 28 - Posted by: EQKimball, 8/22/2013 11:01:03 PM     (No. 9486940)

The student body president writ large.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 8/22/2013 11:02:17 PM     (No. 9486942)

No one´s telling what Obama might wear in this closet meeting, or if Reggie might come back for it.

"Bullying" = "Hate Crime" = "Anything we don´t like you saying" = "Thought control" = "Assimilation"

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Reply 30 - Posted by: The Advocate, 8/22/2013 11:05:53 PM     (No. 9486947)

Obama, Michelle and Reggie
Obama, Michelle and Larry Sinclair
Obama, Michelle and Donald Young (deceased)
Obama, his Pakistani Muslim roommate and ?..
Obama, Michele and Iranian born Val Jarrett
Hilary, Muslim Brotherhood Huma and Bill
Hilary,MB Huma and The Weiner
Bisexuality, International relations and the spies/ agents who compromise them.
Treason and sex.



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Reply 31 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 8/22/2013 11:08:17 PM     (No. 9486950)

Hmmm. So Egypt is in paroxysms of violence and ethnic cleansing;

Syrian villages reportedly writhing in poison gas attacks, children dying in agony;

our new UN Amb., Samantha Power, AWOL, not attending an emergency session in the UN Sec Council to deal with Syria;

all our alliances in shambles;

all the Reset buttons, (really "overcharged") have been pushed until the wiring frays, yet the Russian guffaw at the foolishness... John Kerry is trying to sailboard on Hillary´s wake;

we´re on the verge of adding millions of people to the wagon, while fewer and fewer workers struggle to pull it;

the economy continues to sink; people are losing hope; despair spreads; college grads can´t find jobs (college too expensive and BO is going to "fix" that? everything he touches only gets more expensive); gas prices remain twice what they were when BO was inaugurated, with the heating season upon us; family food budgets tighten; healthcare costs are soaring... etc etc

nihilism is pervasive; amoral youth --abandoned by adults who ought to be parenting them-- are cast adrift and find it easy and pleasurable to act out their mindless hatred;

and while Rome is burning, NeroBO is having a closed door meeting with people who have sex with anything that moves?

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Reply 32 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 8/22/2013 11:13:33 PM     (No. 9486955)

And this will create jobs...how?

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Cedar, 8/23/2013 12:11:40 AM     (No. 9487010)

Zero´s coming out party?

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Reply 34 - Posted by: anonymous, 8/23/2013 12:27:06 AM     (No. 9487021)

Isn´t female bisexuality shown in nearly all adult movies? Where is the male bisexuality? I want to see male bisexuality!!

Seriously, I think this White House event is taking identity politics to a silly extreme. Identity politics always arcs to silliness because it´s ultimately about furnishing the egos of people who live by an identity. An ego knows no bounds. Like a formless gas, it will enter any space.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 8/23/2013 1:06:19 AM     (No. 9487037)

Once that issue is resolved Obe can move on and hold closed door sessions for prostitutes --male and female.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/23/2013 1:07:52 AM     (No. 9487039)

Maybe this is one time we don´t want transparency.

If they are really dedicated to the cause, they will convince Zippy to come out of the closet and tell the kids. Isn´t that the way it works ?

Will Manning be invited too ?

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 8/23/2013 2:20:12 AM     (No. 9487093)

Barry will be giving the keynote address, I presume.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: LaVallette, 8/23/2013 5:02:57 AM     (No. 9487127)

Bi-sexuality coming to your country. The right is hidden in the umbra of the penumbra of the Constitutional provisions concerning equal treatment and diversity. Next year polygamy and polyamory.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: LaVallette, 8/23/2013 5:04:19 AM     (No. 9487128)

That should have said: "Bi-sexual marriage,..."

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 8/23/2013 8:59:05 AM     (No. 9487380)

The most Transparent Administration in History.
Yes. We can all see right through it. Replace
Transparent with OPAQUE and you bring to light another Obama lie ( my opinion ).

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Reply 41 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 8/23/2013 12:38:10 PM     (No. 9487796)

With all the problems effecting the 99%+ of Americans that aren´t bisexual, this seems like it is the normal time-wasting agenda of the current administration...

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For Hillary Clinton, having her own baby grandchild to kiss on the campaign trail, could be one of the biggest boosts to her possible presidential election campaign. Although the former Secretary of State and First Lady has not said if she will run in 2016, the arrival of her first grandchild will soften her image, analysts have said. While Chelsea only revealed her pregnancy on Thursday, supporters of her mother have already started cooing over a possible baby in the White House. With the Clintons having a near-royal status in the U.S., the announcement of a new arrival due this fall has sent

In a Hole, Golf Considers
Digging a Wider One

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New York Times, by Bill Pennington    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/19/2014 10:48:33 AM     Post Reply
GREENSBORO, Ga. — Golf holes the size of pizzas. Soccer balls on the back nine. A mulligan on every hole. These are some of the measures — some would say gimmicks — that golf courses across the country have experimented with to stop people from quitting the game. Golf has always reveled in its standards and rich tradition. But increasingly a victim of its own image and hidebound ways, golf has lost five million players in the last decade, according to the National Golf Foundation, with 20 percent of the existing 25 million golfers apt to quit in the next few years. People under 35 have especially spurned the game, saying it takes too

Obama: ´For me, Easter is a story of hope,
a belief in a better day to come´

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/19/2014 9:16:36 AM     Post Reply
Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning. Earlier this week, we hosted a Passover Seder at the White House, and joined Jewish families around the world in their re-tellings of the story of the Exodus and the victory of faith over oppression. And this Sunday, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, and I will join our fellow Christians around the world in celebrating the Resurrection of Christ, the salvation he offered the world, and the hope that comes with the Easter season. These holy days have their roots in miracles that took place long ago. And yet, they still inspire us, guide us, and strengthen us today. They remind us of our

Harry Reid calls dissident Nevada ranchers
´domestic terrorists´ following show of
force against the federal government

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 9:29:17 AM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that a family of dissident ranchers and their supporters in his home state of Nevada are ´domestic terrorists,´ citing this week´s standoff with the federal government´s Bureau of Land Management. Cliven Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees for land where his hundreds of cattle roam every day. The land is owned by the federal government, which says he owes more than $1 million. Bundy, however, insists that since his family has been using the land since the 1870s, Uncle Sam can´t collect the grazing fees. A tense standoff developed this week after

Pelosi assists in Holy Week
foot-washing ritual

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San Francisco Chronicle, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 4/18/2014 11:46:54 AM     Post Reply
To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Pelosi also used the occasion to talk about passing HR15 - bipartisan immigration legislation that her office says would "reduce the deficit by nearly $1 trillion, secure our borders, unite our families, protect our workers and provide an earned pathway to citizenship." The Democratic leader´s ceremony coincides with Pope Francis´ similar ceremony in Rome to mark Holy Week.

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan,
Angers GOP Colleagues
but Wins Fans Elsewhere

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Wall Street Journal, by Monica Langley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:09:17 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON--Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators--Republican or Democrat--amiably chatting or huddled in their seats. Mr. Cruz finds himself standing alone a lot these days. His response to the cold shoulders: "The establishment despised Ronald Reagan" before he became president, "but the people loved him." For the 43-year-old Republican, the Reagan name illuminates his political life´s

Deadbeat on the Range
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New York Times, by Timothy Eagan    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:52:52 PM     Post Reply
Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn’t paid his rent in 20 years. He refuses to recognize his landlord, the National Park Service, as a legitimate authority. Every court has ruled against him, and fines have piled up. What’s more, the effluents from his food cart are having a detrimental effect on the spring grass in the capital. Would an armed posse come to his defense, aiming their guns at the park police? Would the lawbreaker get prime airtime on Fox News, breathless updates in the Drudge Report, a sympathetic ear from Tea Party Republicans?


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