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Saturday, October 1, 2016

President Obama officially announced his support for same-sex marriage this afternoon, making him the first U.S. President to openly support freedom to marry.

In an interview with Robin Roberts of ABC News, Obama explained his evolution on the issue:

“I have to tell you that over the course of several years as I have talked to friends and family and neighbors when I think about members of my own staff who are in incredibly committed monogamous relationships, same-sex relationships, who are raising kids together, when I think about those soldiers or airmen or marines or sailors who are out there fighting on my behalf and yet feel constrained, even now that Don’t Ask Don’t Tell is gone, because they are not able to commit themselves in a marriage, 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.

The debate over same-sex marriage heated up again after Vice President Joe Biden’s Sunday declaration that he is “absolutely comfortable” with “men marrying men, women marrying women.” (President Obama had previously supported civil unions, not marriage, and said his position was “evolving.”) The scrutiny then increased when Secretary of Education Arne Duncan told MSNBC on Monday morning that he personally supported gay marriage.

North Carolina’s constitutional amendment — which banned both gay marriage and civil unions, and was approved by (mostly Republican) voters on Tuesday night — provided further impetus for Obama to speak out. North Carolina is a crucial swing state and the city of Charlotte will be home to the Democratic National Convention in September; it would have been significantly more awkward had Obama not clarified his position.

The move may be a political winner for the President; a recent Gallup poll shows that 50 percent of voters — and almost 60 percent of independents — agree with Obama’s position.

  • ObozoMustGo

    He was against it before he was for it! Way to go Prez… flip-flopper-chief… aka failure-in-chief!

    Have a nice day!

    • Okoroafor

      Obozo, you simply cannot handle a nuanced response to anything. You are simply overwhelmed by your hatred for the president, so much that you make yourself seem like an arduous buffoon. Someone tells you that his position on the issue of gay marriage evolved over time, as most of us have, and your response is garbage? You absolutely need to get a life.

      • ObozoMustGo

        Oko… I dont care what Obozo says about his stance on the non-existent and phony institution of “gay marriage”. I just like seeing all of you leftist nutjobs criticizing Romney for flip flopping, now giving Obozo a pass for flip flopping and calling it “nuanced”. Yeah, right. Sure, sure. Keep telling yourself that!

        Have a nice day!

      • johninPCFL

        Bozosaurus is pretty stuck in hatred.

    • johninPCFL

      Dick Cheney was also against it before he was for it, and Romney apparently was for it before being against it.

      Some people’s attitudes adapt and change over time.

      • ObozoMustGo

        may I copy your statement and then paste it in response to your comments on Romney flip flopping? Hmmmmmmm…………..

        Have a nice day!

        • johninPCFL

          Which comments? You wont find any here.

          Romney changes his tune every day. Thats not rethinking or nuanced consideration, that’s pandering. Do you really believe he didn’t hear the “treason” comment? Do you really think he meant that the government intervention to save the auto industry (from the beginning with GWB) was his idea?

          • ObozoMustGo

            Dont be a hypocrite now, john boy! flip flopping is flip flopping is flip flopping. My response to you is……………….

            “Dick Cheney was also against it before he was for it, and Romney apparently was for it before being against it.
            Some people’s attitudes adapt and change over time. ”

            Have a nice day!

          • johninPCFL

            flip-flopping is flip-flopping? OK

            Obama 1, Romney 20,000,000. Today.

            Have a nice day.

          • ObozoMustGo

            “Some people’s attitudes adapt and change over time. ”

            Have a nice day!

          • johninPCFL

            I hope your hate can be levelled over time.

            Have a nice day.

          • Isnt romney announcing at noon may 10th he is gay?

          • ObozoMustGo

            He may be doing that. I suggest you keep holding your breath until he does, Kid.

            Have a nice day!

      • Dick Cheney for once has a legitimate reason to go against his base on this one. His own daughter emerged from the closet… I’m surprised he didn’t disown her given his nature.

    • Marilyn1952

      You of course probably never evolve or make strides in improving or bettering yourself as time passes, situations change . Anyone who is afraid to learn and has the freewill to change their minds or think differently about something but does not because they are afraid of what people think is a coward. I hope you can learn to open your mind and except change. You sound ignorant or uneducated or both. I am sorry for you…

      • ObozoMustGo

        Marilyn… I dont care what Obozo says about his stance on the non-existent and phony institution of “gay marriage”. There has never been such a think in the history of mankind until recently invented by the left. But, I just like seeing all of you leftist nutjobs criticizing Romney for flip flopping, now giving Obozo a pass for flip flopping and calling it “nuanced”. Yeah, right. Sure, sure. Keep telling yourself that!

        Have a nice day!

  • Dabba23

    It’s about time …you go Mr. Prez.

  • Russsssssssssssssssss

    If President Obama is going to legalize gay marriage, then he should also legalize Marijuana.

    • johninPCFL

      Obama can’t ‘legalize’ anything unless Congress passes a law to that effect. MJ is the same, except Congress already passes numerous laws making growing, possession, transport, etc. illegal.

      Congress must act. Can you imagine the uproar for anyone but Ron Paul suggesting legalization (“soft on crime”, etc.)?

  • I am proud of a president that will speak out in support of civil liberties in a time when so many are being threatened.

  • You are truly the bravest President ever. I’m with you, Mr. President! You’ve got my vote – not only because of this issue – but because you have proven yourself time after time to be a brave and strong leader. God bless you, and you lovely family, always. God Bless the USA, too!!

    • littleed01

      God wont bless the USA for this He will only cast Judgement on it No where in Gods word
      does it say this is ok. don’t take my word for it just read your Bible.

      • god didn’t write that book, primitave fanatics , wrote that book.

        • I would say that Obama completely agrees with you, wouldn’t you?? and if God did write that book, oh dear, Obama has made a tragic mistake.

      • opbook

        No where in the bible does it say this is not OK . . . My definition of homophobia is someone who can’t take the sex out of homosexual. Here’s the facts; The bible does not like anyone having any kind of sex except for the single purpose of creating a child. Everything else is considered wrong. Homosexuality is a sex act, homosexual is a person. BIG DIFFERENCE!

  • STARCD53

    Obama lost my vote a long time ago and this is just another nail in his coffin. Hope he is voted out as soon as possible, as I just can’t take much more of his bullshit. President or no, he is so unfit for the job it is beyond me why he just dosen’t just resin and do the country all a favor and just quit. Afganastan is a joke and is a rat hole to throw our good U.S. Dollars down in. GET US OUT NOW Mr. President, you just might save your job, but then again you don’t have the good brains to think ahead that far.

  • He lost my vote, I don’t mind civil unions but the US a GAY NATION is way over the top.

  • I’ll never vote for Obama now, no man can support taking this up the butt. As normal, Civil Unions I can stomach, but the country going all Gay and TV showing men frenching each other
    and tonguing and touching each others crotch, rubbing it.

  • Our President coming out for Gay marriage in favor over the Defense of Marriage Act
    is a slap in the face to families and heterosexual couples around the world. He has
    no place in supporting Gay Marriage and should be thrown out of office. I will tell
    everyone I know not to vote for Obama. You blew it ! You let the Genie out of the bottle and now you will have your Gay Nation, You crossed the line and your hubris, arrogance and hate for traditional families, your hate for Christians has started a new Culture WAR and you will be the first to feel this through your loss come this fall. Do you think your Arab friends like this, hell no, the Islamists and conservative Jews are all against you now, you’ll take a dive and lose big time. I can’t wait til you and your fake wife are gone. You probably have a brother down low on you and Michelle is just a prop !
    Everyone could live with Civil Unions, but Everyone going Gay, common, having the tail wag the dog, the minority of people ruling over the majority.
    Young children will be at the mercy of some of the greatest pedophiles, legalized Gay
    and married Priests, Clergy and couples who adopt and prey upon their sexual gratification by abusing children sexually. Obama, you just gave a big boost to NAMBLA by announcing your Gay Agenda !

    • johninPCFL

      Bigots of the world, UNITE! Maybe you can form you own country.

    • This comment just shows how brave the President is in making this statement. Jim Smith is just a symptom of the ugly bigoted trash that permeates this land. You are too stupid to vote but you get to anyway in this free country you hate so much.

    • 1AmericanHoney27

      Jim, how long did it take you and your pea brain to conjer up the idea that same sex couples sexually mistreat their children or anyone else’s for that matter. When did this country vote that the President of the USA could no longer possess a personal opinion. Isn’t the President entitled to his opinion and a vote on election day. You and a few others such as ONONO Must Go should ban together and try to get a group rate on mental therapy.

    • Mr. Smith,

      There are so many misconceptions, leaps of faith and outright lies and paranoia stated in your comment it’s tough to know where to begin to dissect it. Maybe the best place to start however is in quoting the Constitution of the United Staes.

      “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.”

      I don’t see anything here that states that the equal protection of the laws is somehow qualified by “…unless you happen to be gay”. As a high school counselor, I work everyday with students who are struggling with their sexual orientation, not because there’s anything wrong with the way they were born but because many so-called people of faith believe that their sexual orientation somehow prevents them from being able to access all the priviledges that other Americans take for granted and they are forced to hide their natural predilection for attraction to their own gender. The Pope, numerous religious leaders and many other “Christians” who are still attempting to hide their bigotry behind some obscure quote in the Bible need to look at all the other parts of the Bible that they have selectively chosen to ignore. I haven’t heard any uproar from the Christian faithful over the need for adulterers to be stoned to death lately and many other antiquated writings that are contained in the Bible.

      I am incredibly proud and thankful that President Obama has demonstrated the courage and the true Christian values that no other president has been able to muster up prior to this. This is a civil rights issue and in time anyone who stands on the side of ignorance and discrimination will be proven to be hopelessly lost in a time that has fortunately been left behind with separate water fountains and white only hotels.

      A Straight Recovering Catholic

  • I am not gay, but gay people have the right’s just like a man and woman, there is nothing wrong with the same sex to be happy,they don’t asked to be born this way, some people turn gay because they get hurt to many time’s by the other sex. I am happy that the President came out with this,and a lot of guys are better parent then a married couple are,they have the right to be happy so the world should get over it,just remember everyone this is one President that came in to a mess and he got this country half way out of it.

  • opbook

    obozo, If the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES That would be Barack Obama, tomorrow said he was no longer in favor of “Same Gender Marriage”, that would be flip flopping. Simply changing a long held position to a new and different position is not flip flopping. Did you graduate high school?

    • ObozoMustGo

      to quote johninPCFL…… “Some people’s attitudes adapt and change over time. ”

      Have a nice day!

    • ObozoMustGo

      By the way…. “gay marriage” is NOT a Federal matter, it is a State matter, and Obozo has no business getting involved in State matters. He should keep his cigarette smoking big pie hole shut! But that’s not possible for the Narcissist-In-Chief, is it?

      Have a nice day!

      • johninPCFL

        Yeah, in your universe he can’t have a personal opinion.

        There have been other states where personal opinions were vilified with such hatred. Take a chill pill.

        Have a nice day.

      • 2flutes

        How old are you?

      • you are an ass.

        • ObozoMustGo

          Your intelligence is underwhelming.

      • opbook

        Marriage is absolutely a federal matter. There are over 1000 benefits that the FEDERAL government bestows on married people that others do not receive.

        • ObozoMustGo

          opie… marriage licenses are granted at the State level, NOT Federal, you dope!

          Have a nice day!

          • opbook

            Well, OK Bozo, You just pointed out one “Benefit” that is provided on the state level, of which there are many. But you failed to address my comment completely of the over 1000 FEDERAL “benefits” that are provided to married couples.

          • ObozoMustGo

            that’s for men and women who are married.

    • Gay marriage is NOT a federal matter, nor a state matter, it is a HUMAN RIGHT. Love is such a rare treasure, and it’s nobody’s business but the two who desire to marry, unless they wish to share this celebration. A friend of mine had to go to another country to marry his choice, because in our free country they could not marry in their home state. Nobody gets too excited if a 70 year old man marries a 22 year old woman, or if a black man marries a white woman anymore; leave them alone! BTW, I was in a good hetero marriage for over 30 years but my spouse passed away, and so am not gay, but believe everyone deserves the right of the pursuit of happiness.

      • opbook

        That’s a nice sentiment, but tell it to those who are allowed to marry and receive over 1000 federal tax breaks and other benefits that others do not receive.

  • A true humanitarian..people first, money last

  • For many of us coming to this conclusion has been an evolution. Not sure I’m completely there yet. But I commend the President for his conviction and statement of purpose. That’s something we’ll likely never see from Mitt Romney because it risks turning off some voters. Can you imagine Romney saying anything substantive on any controversial subject?

  • ObozoMustGo

    No wonder he supports “gay marriage”……….. I’m just sayin…. 🙂

    • johninPCFL

      Nice self-portrait.

  • fordneri

    Gay people are citizens of this country and entiteled to every right and protection that any other citizen is entiteled to. Marriage is a religious institution and religious participation and adhearance to religious creeds and codes is voluntary. Nobody is forcing the Catholic Church to go against its creeds and codes by performing gay marriages because it is their right to deny the marriage sacrament to anyone who does not comply with their laws or meet the criteria to receive the sacrament. Our government represents a nation of laws and does not have the right to arbitrarily deny gay citizens free association regarding their choice of life partners based on religious taboos and predjudice.

  • Like Mr. Barajas said you are truly the bravest President for me and the people of Puerto Rico we are with you all the way and we can’t vote you, but we can help with money. We can not let your good work for the middle class go to waste for we have been getting a beating from the republicans that likes to treat us like a step-child and its time we back to basics.

  • You are an ass

  • You are an ass

  • Again, YOU ARE AN ASS!

  • President Obama has just killed the golden goose who lays the golden eggs. From my point of view, it is not that people do not want same sex unions to have equal rights, it is the word ‘marriage that is holding up the acceptance. Yes, I am bigoted, anti and prejudice, but I will not ever accept the word ‘marriage’ being used in any same sex unions.
    OK, let’s h ear i t.

  • tfrie33

    As a political move, I can’t fault him, as a confessed Christian, I dont understand how he can be in agreement with same sex marriage; it is not of God. I am not against people living their lives, but marriage is when a man takes a woman, and same sex marriage I do not agree with and I disagree with a Christian saying that they are on board with things they know are not of God.

  • duh, there never should have been a ” problem ” in the first place. the government has no biz in your bdrm. legislating morality is a non-starter, to try and outlaw human nature is a very bad idea.

  • nkbansal

    Same sex marriage is disgusting. It seems — our presidents has no principals. He can sell himself for votes. He is encouraging — what is not to be encouraged. Gay marriage is an issue in America only and in so many countries because this practice is not encouraged. Therefore more people are straight than being gay. I think, this will backfire him.

    Narendra Bansal

  • Keep your eye on the ball. It is about jobs!

  • ObeyGod

    I don.t understand it, same sex marriages is and abomination before God, I know the United States was established on Biblical Principles but that has now gone down the drain. I don’t care what two consenting adults do in their bedroom: that is their business. They know the Biblical story of Sodom & Gamora and how our …Lord and Father sees the very acts of homosexuality. In reality if they rule…civilization will cease. It has become a political ball of lava to hot to handle and there are just so many homosexuals, if only the straight people would stand up I know there are more of us than them . I hate to say it , but I am very disappointed in our President, I was a supporter, it is so sad I have no one to vote for, we have some basically two sad choices

  • Richard Buono-Conrad

    THANKS YOU TO THE BEST AND BRAVEST PRESIDENT WE EVER HAD YOU HAVE MY VOTE AGAIN!! YOU WILL BE RE-ELECTED NOT BECAUSE OF THIS JUST BECAUSE YOU ARE YOU!!

    • ArmyGIJoe

      Bravest? Oh did he serve in the military? It’s his people around him telling him to approve or disapprove subjects.

  • @littleedo1…let me see how smart you really are …can you tell me where in the Bible did Jesus speak of homosexuals? or perhaps Gay people…? can you point out chapter and verse locations ?
    I only want you to quote Jesus…not Paul….not Luke….not John…Just Jesus…can you do that for me ? Then…. when you find that,if you ever do, i want you to go to Genesis i think around the 10th chapter….i want you to read the entire chapter of Noah and the flood…then i really want you to focus on the last few verses of Noah and the transactions that took place between he and his son…can you do that for me…?…Lastly, i want you to go and read about Cain and Abel…then i want you to go read about suicide and homosexaulity in the Bible and then you decide which sin is bigger…since you casted the first stone…this is your judgement…..

    • ArmyGIJoe

      LEVITICUS 18:22 Do not have sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman; that is detestable. OR IF A MAN SLEEP WITH ANOTHER MAN LIKE A WOMEN THEIR BLOOD IS IN THEIR OWN HANDS. REMEMBER IT WAS ADAM AND EVE NOT ADAM AND STEVE.

  • ArmyGIJoe

    LEVITICUS 18:22 Do not have sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman; that is detestable. OR IF A MAN SLEEP WITH ANOTHER MAN LIKE A WOMEN THEIR BLOOD IS IN THEIR OWN HANDS. REMEMBER IT WAS ADAM AND EVE NOT ADAM AND STEVE.

  • ArmyGIJoe

    LEVITICUS 18:22 Do not have sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman; that is detestable. OR IF A MAN SLEEP WITH ANOTHER MAN LIKE A WOMEN THEIR BLOOD IS IN THEIR OWN HANDS. REMEMBER IT WAS ADAM AND EVE NOT ADAM AND STEVE.

  • ArmyGIJoe

    LEVITICUS 18:22 Do not have sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman; that is detestable. OR IF A MAN SLEEP WITH ANOTHER MAN LIKE A WOMEN THEIR BLOOD IS IN THEIR OWN HANDS. REMEMBER IT WAS ADAM AND EVE NOT ADAM AND STEVE.

  • ArmyGIJoe

    LEVITICUS 18:22 Do not have sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman; that is detestable. OR IF A MAN SLEEP WITH ANOTHER MAN LIKE A WOMEN THEIR BLOOD IS IN THEIR OWN HANDS. REMEMBER IT WAS ADAM AND EVE NOT ADAM AND STEVE.

  • ArmyGIJoe

    LEVITICUS 18:22 Do not have sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman; that is detestable. OR IF A MAN SLEEP WITH ANOTHER MAN LIKE A WOMEN THEIR BLOOD IS IN THEIR OWN HANDS. REMEMBER IT WAS ADAM AND EVE NOT ADAM AND STEVE.

  • ArmyGIJoe

    LEVITICUS 18:22 Do not have sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman; that is detestable. OR IF A MAN SLEEP WITH ANOTHER MAN LIKE A WOMEN THEIR BLOOD IS IN THEIR OWN HANDS. REMEMBER IT WAS ADAM AND EVE NOT ADAM AND STEVE.

  • ArmyGIJoe

    LEVITICUS 18:22 Do not have sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman; that is detestable. OR IF A MAN SLEEP WITH ANOTHER MAN LIKE A WOMEN THEIR BLOOD IS IN THEIR OWN HANDS. REMEMBER IT WAS ADAM AND EVE NOT ADAM AND STEVE.

  • ArmyGIJoe

    If it went like Adam and Steve then all of us would’nt be here. Think! I guess it’s alright for the worlds population to stop growing cause some few in the world think they can reproduce with 2 positive or 2 negative human, animal, fishes, bids. Stupid!

  • ArmyGIJoe

    If you’re gay why would you like to play with shit! Thats sick!!!!!!!!!

  • ArmyGIJoe

    Is it true that a gay fellow is born with their balls upside down?

  • ArmyGIJoe

    How is a chiken hatched without the egg being fertlized?

  • ArmyGIJoe

    How would a gay couple get themselves pregnant without outside help?

  • ArmyGIJoe

    Idiot what about the voters in california when THEY voted for the ban of samesex marriages “Prop 18”. it’s the voters that voted for the laws like the latest state a few days ago. dumbshit

  • ArmyGIJoe

    Idiot what about the voters in california when THEY voted for the ban of samesex marriages “Prop 18”. it’s the voters that voted for the laws like the latest state a few days ago. dumbshit

  • I see why it’s raining so Much. This is a selfish issue nobody’s thinking about the effects is has on our kids or there future. The first best friend a boy makes is with a boy, the first best friend a girl makes is with a girl why must we confuse our kids even more. Add more peer pressures to our world of deceptions. All because you see everybody else doing something does not make something okay. I do not agree with President Obama reasoning for accepting gay marriage, I don’t agree with something that can be hidden and not known as means of deception. Why add more Peer Pressures to out kids between the drugs, bullying,race, rich and poor, popular, ect. and then you wonder why suicide is at an all time high among our youth.

  • CliffordRealin

    President Obama, has done a great job keeping us from the perils of the great depression of the 1930’s. I don’t believe that anyother person could of done a better job than he has, in spite of what the Bush Administration left him to contend with. We were in worse shape under the Republican administration than what we’re in today. If Republicans want what’s best for us, why haven’t they advised and worked with our President to make things better?
    I say shame on you for pointing your fingers and not working in the best interest of Americans. As for President Obama’s decision on gay marriage, all of us have known or not known that we’ve had friends, aquaintances, and in some cases family members who fall in this catagory without our knowledge. The Bible tell’s us not to judge others, if you are truly as faithful in your faith as you excert yourself to be, then you wouldn’t be judging. You would leave it to God to punish what is wrong. I believe God, is a loving God, and wants what is best for us. I believe if we love God with our whole heart and soul, and if we love our neighbors as ourselves, and do for others in their time of need, we would have a better world. I respect all religions, because we all have the right to worship in our own way. I don’t believe we have the right to tell others who they can or cannot love. I have known gay partners who are raising their children. When I asked them what they would do if their child grew up gay, their reply was that they would be saddened, because being gay is a very hard way of life and they’d want the best for their children. They said, if their children happened to be gay, they wouldn’t love them any more or any less. love is unconditional. President Obama, has thought long and hard on this issue, and I believe he has made a decision in which he feels in his heart is something that is right for those who have suffered redicule and oppression. I give him credit for making a decision which might be popular or unpopular but in my opinion something he felt he needed to do in fairness to all the men and women risking their lives for our country and our freedom. May God bless our President in trying to better our country and keeping it safe for all Americans and also to give all citizens of our country equal rights. Mr. President, you have the guts to speak your mind and try to protect the rights of all Americans. I am a Republican, but I always vote for the best person for the job, and not because of the Party. I believe if your a truly good American, you’ll vote for the man who has our best interest, and not because he’s from your party. He can be from your party, but if he’s their only for his best interest, I say vote for the man, and not for the party. In conclusion, don’t throw stones, try to let God handle things in His own way. God Bless America, the land of opportunity, freedom, and the right to choose.

  • dardyl

    There are several places in the Bible that make it clear that homosexuality is a sin. When a nation embraces homosexuality, its time as a nation is coming to an end. That doesn’t mean instant destruction like Sodom and Gamora. It can mean a gradual decline and becoming lower and lesser. Check out past civilizations. It is not natural. God didn’t take a rib from Adam and make another man to be his mate. He made a female and throughout the Bible when couples are talked about they are male and female. (Adam and Eve, David and Bathsheba, Samson and Delila, Abraham and Sarah, etc.) The scriptures are full of begets and that isn’t possible with same sex couples. This type issue should not be legislated. A union is between a woman and man and that is and should be a given since our nation was founded on the Christian principle. ANY person who waits to see how the wind blows before he can say I am for or against something is weak and undecisive. As a grown man, beliefs about issues of this kind are pretty much formed, and he knows how he feels about them. To say that he just now recalls how servicemen fought for him and staff have worked for him and how he has observed all the homosexuals in various positions and has decided that he is for marriage is an insult to my intelligence. America has become so ‘enlightened’ it may just land us in the same boat as those past civilizations who embraced homosexuality and became condemned for it. The cities of Sodom and Gamora learned a grave lesson. I hope that isn’t in store for America.

  • the bible does it say this not ok

  • por eso yo nome canso de decir que soy republicano por cienpre por que es el partido que noestadeacuerdo con loque DIOS ODIA EL PECADO

  • grannyk8

    Whether it is a political winner, or not, I’m proud of the President for stepping up to the plate on this issue. Homosexuality is not recent news,and many cultures have long ago accepted it as fact. Other cultures would rather deny its existance, rather than accept homosexuality as one more variation in the human scheme of things. To try and prohibit a loving relationship through hatred and bigotry, cloaked in a veil of religiosity, seems hypocritical at best. There are plenty of sins out there for you to hate, sins that hurt and destroy, adults loving each other isn’t one of them. Allowing loving people to legitimitize a loving relationship through a civil, or, church permitting, a religious marriage should be an obvious step. If your religious beliefs differ, please remember that not everyone belongs to your church, nor subscribes to your beliefs; considerate it just a different opinion. Churches view the sacrament of baptism differently also, but that doesn’t impact the validity of your status either; does it?

  • ObozoMustGo

    Can anyone explain Obozo’s new support for gays getting married while at the same time supporting the Muslim Brotherhood who advocates the murder of gays? Anyone??????

    I’m interested to hear how you leftist nutjobs juggle this one.

    Have a nice day!

  • ObozoMustGo

    DISTRACTIONS………. DISTRACTIONS…………….. DISTRACTIONS……..

    Obozo continues to try to turn the public discussion to social issues as a way of keeping us from focusing on what is important…….. HIS ABYSMAL RECORD!!!

    BH Obozo has had a sum total of 1 (one) success. Ordering the killing of OBL. That’s it. There is nothing else in 4 years. Nothing. And even that isnt really as big a deal for him as it is for the soldiers who actually did the mission.

    Lets take a look at some of Obozo’s other “successes”…….

    1) Obozo comes into office $9T in debt. 3.5 years later, $16T in debt
    2) 2 years complete control of the government. NO budget as required by the Constitution. Still has no budget. The one budget he presented that was actually voted on by the Senate wend down to defeat by a vote of 97 to 0. Nice work Mr. President!!! THAT IS an accomplishment!
    3) A new bankrupting entitlement program called Obozocare jammed through congress against the vast majority of Americans who were against it (and still are) and with the blessings of the idiot Nancy Piglosi who said “we have to pass the bill before we know what is in it”. And after all that, the crowing achievement of this president will be struck down like a rabid dog by the SCOTUS. Nice work, Mr. President!
    4) Persistent unemployment that has been the worst since the Great Depression, especially among blacks and young people. His administration keeps claiming unemployment is going down, but in reality, they manipulate the formula by reducing the # of jobs available. And then they claim that over 8% unemployment is good! Quite an accomplishment in propaganda, but not economics, Mr. President.
    5) Promises to close Gitmo…. instead, he spends $750K on a soccer field for terrorists. Dont get me wrong, Gitmo should stay open. This is an example of how stupid and naive Obozo really is. Nice accomplishment, Mr. President!
    6) Gas prices are up 100%++ across the nation. And Obozo is so dumb he actually believes that increasing supply has no effect on prices… what an idiot! Blocking EVERY permit that has come before his administration and blocking pipelines that increase supplies does HAVE consequences, Mr. President. Gas prices are through the roof! Nice going Mr. President!
    7) Real inflation rates are close to 8% or higher. Who measures inflation without food and fuel??????? Obozo does! Another strong achievement in propaganda, Mr. President!
    8) SOLYNDRA!!!!!!!! need I say more?
    9) OK, I will. SOLAR TRUST… another BILLION DOLLAR boondoggle in your attempt to play venture capitalist with taxpayer money that actually goes to your FAT CAT financier friends who are big donors. Nice money laundering accomplishment, Mr. President! Should I say more? OK.. I will…
    10) ECOTALITY – Another “green” Obozo investment disaster. Obozo gave them $115 MILLION. The SEC investigates fraud at the company. While that’s going on, Obozo gives them another $26 MILLION…. What an idiot! Nice accomplishment Mr. President!
    11) Fast and Furious!!!!! If this was a Republican Admin, all of you nutjobs that write on this web site would be going justifiably ballistic!! It would be the lead story on ABC, CBS, NBC, MSLSD, CNN, etc. etc.
    12) Same with the crook Jon Corzine. He steals $2B in client money, much of it farmers money, to cover his own bad bets. Then he gets to continue on raising money for Obozo like nothing ever happened. Where is Eric The Incompetent Holder? ……… crickets………. crickets……….. crickets………. Thought so!

    I’ll continue to refocus the discussion on what is important and not these foolish smokescreens the left throws up to obfuscate Obozo’s true failure as a socialist in the White House.

    Have a nice day!

  • Dear Mr. President,
    Bravo , Gay Marriage should be honored, these people are our friends, co-workers, neighbors, and should have the same rights as everyone. You are the best! You truly have our backs. Go Obama!

  • Mr President in all of my 77yrs,I am so glad to have witness history of our first Black American President of this Great country the USA. You have been for justices for all people you are a modern day DR KING.Taking a stand for the people who lives a different lifestyle than us is a Biblical point that we must not Judge anyone.Mr President thanks for your wisdom I hope we all can live together one day as one nation in Peace for justice for all. We will be at the poll. GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AND A COUNTRY THAT WILL BE A COUNTRY THAT YOU HAVE TRIED TO PULL TOGETHER FOR WHAT IT STANDS FOR. Thank. I have been a PASTOR FOR TWENTY SIX YEARS.BISHOP IRMA JEAN PACHECO.

  • I am proud of my president, who has the courage to take this kind of a stand!! He has proven time and time again in spite of the odds to move forward with what he believes. You are a strong leader and I am happy to say that you are a God sent for our country. You stand for what you believe and are respectful of all others in the world. God bless you President Obama!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you for all that you are and do for this country of ours!!

  • Good for you …..I voted for Obama last time…..just disgusted now……..probably won’t even bother to vote……you lost a lot of Independents to your gay agenda…………just another extreme….like we don’t have enough on the Right………hope it was worth it…
    I’m sure as hell am not ganna vote for Romney either…..America on the Decline

  • ArmyGIJoe

    They need to create a state of Fagolia and Lezbonia and keep the freaks there like people did with the sick 2012 yrs ago.

  • james barclay

    Him being for or against any kind of consensual agreement among adults has no business being either in a presidential debate or whether North Carolina likes it, or not. There are somethings the law has no business messing in and Nature’s inclinations are among them, that is, unless someone thinks (and it seems many people do) that intimate personal interrelations are political statements. Mr. Obama, you have my vote based on your intelligent, brave and balanced performance which I would like see continue for another term.

  • Why is the Gov involved in any kind of marriage whether it be a man and woman, man and man, or woman and woman? Wouldn’t it great to be able to live one’s life with out having to get permission from the Gov. The worst kind of slave is the one that thinks there free.