I'm just going to clarify, I have no problems with any gay individual, I truly don't care.it is phil robertson who is putting his intolerance on display, NOT the LGBT community ... all they want is to be treated with equality
However, this gay agenda is not about equality, it's about forcing their lifestyle down everyone's throats.
Tolerance is to put up with, not to embrace. Unless I missed something, Phil Robertson has stated his disgust with gays, but doesn't say anything about them being less human.
Whereas, GLAAD has demonstrated that they are not tolerant of religious viewpoints, and will put their weight to attack the church and anyone demonstrating their opinions. They don't want "equality" they want a protected status.
Are you intentionally avoiding context? I suspect you're not dumb. So, the avoidance is obviously agenda driven.Calamity, if I suggest someone needs to **** in your mouth, clearly my comments are directed at you as an individual, not the idea you are expressing. Because ****ting in your mouth does nothing to address the idea you are expressing
If someone says being sent to jail for drunk driving is like being made a political prisoner in North Korea. And, if we know part of being a prisoner in North Korea is to be forced to eat ****. THen, it is perfectly acceptable to rebut the drunken idiot's comment by suggesting he needs to eat some **** to discover what being a prisoner in North Korea is really all about.
Here's a clue. When you have to say, "This is not racist", it probably is."Our free stuff today is being paid for by taking money from our children and borrowing from China," the former Alaska governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate said at a Faith and Freedom Coalition fundraiser Saturday night, according to the Des Moines Register. "When that money comes due – and this isn’t racist -- but it’ll be like slavery when that note is due. We are going to beholden to the foreign master."
From Sarah to Martin to Phil, Matt Taibbi nails it. This whole series of events explains just how disconnected the Right is from reality.
If your "moderate" presidential candidate from 2012, the guy who was bashed by the party base for being insufficiently hardcore, is a guy who essentially said, after a failed speech to the N.A.A.C.P., that all black voters want is "free stuff," then you're just not going to win a lot of elections in a country that's going to be majority nonwhite within a few decades.
Similarly, if your party's political rhetoric is full of suggestions that poor people are poor because they don't like to work, well, you're not going to win a lot of votes from poor people, who also happen to be increasingly many in number. That's not a misunderstanding or an injustice, that's just a fact.
Whether or not Robertson and his entertainingly hairy family should have been fired is beside the point. The point is that A&E realized there was no way to make the numbers work if they had a guy who thinks black people were happier before civil rights as a front man.
It surely wasn't personal, but just a business decision, and not a terribly hard one, either. It's weird that the Republican Party has such trouble making the same kind of call in choosing its leading characters.
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