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« on: May 06, 2012, 08:40:25 pm »
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http://thinkprogress.org/lgbt/2012/05/06/478786/biden-marriage

So bets on when Obama does? I'll say February 2013.
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« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2012, 08:48:41 pm »
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Probably when he's in his second term, when he's more "flexible." Tongue
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« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2012, 08:51:19 pm »
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I don't understand why this is such a huge deal.
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« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2012, 08:59:38 pm »
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Welcome to the right side of history, Joe.
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« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2012, 09:04:59 pm »
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Good for Joe.
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« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2012, 10:34:20 pm »
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Obama should endorse gay marriage in his DNC speech.
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« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2012, 10:48:29 pm »
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One more reason I love Joe Biden and no matter his age I'll be hoping he runs for President in 2016.
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« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2012, 11:05:29 pm »
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The spin is that Biden still has exactly Obama's position that those who are married should have equal rights, but they don't necessarily support allowing those who aren't married to marry. Obama's moderate heroism is pretty lame.
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« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2012, 11:12:00 pm »
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« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2012, 11:25:37 pm »
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One more reason I love Joe Biden and no matter his age I'll be hoping he runs for President in 2016.
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« Reply #10 on: May 07, 2012, 12:14:52 am »
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Good strategy.
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« Reply #11 on: May 07, 2012, 02:17:53 am »
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Obama's endorsement of this issue is really going to look cheap considering his path: in support, opposed, "evolving" for 2-3 years, support.

Pretty unprincipled...
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« Reply #12 on: May 07, 2012, 03:35:44 am »
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I should say this is a positive development, I am happy that Mr. Biden isn't afraid of the gayz. I'm guessing this is a strategy to court voters that think that Obama is not far left enough.
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« Reply #13 on: May 07, 2012, 04:48:22 pm »
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Joe Biden does strike me as a man very confident and comfortable with his own sexuality - and thus tolerant of others.
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« Reply #14 on: May 07, 2012, 08:05:49 pm »
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Education Secretary Arne Duncan jumps onboard:

Asked during an appearance on MSNBC whether he believes same-sex couples should be allowed to marry in the United States, Duncan gave a straight answer: “Yes I do.”


The Secretary of Education?  Supporting the gays?!  Won't someone PLEASE think of the children?!?!
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« Reply #15 on: May 07, 2012, 08:43:47 pm »

http://thinkprogress.org/lgbt/2012/05/06/478786/biden-marriage

So bets on when Obama does? I'll say February 2013.

February 2015. Dude has a midterm election to get through.
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« Reply #16 on: May 07, 2012, 09:36:40 pm »
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I should say this is a positive development, I am happy that Mr. Biden isn't afraid of the gayz. I'm guessing this is a strategy to court voters that think that Obama is not far left enough.
Biden is one of the least strategic people in the history of American politics when it comes to stating his position on something.
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« Reply #17 on: May 07, 2012, 10:42:54 pm »

Indeed, Biden should be happy he is the Vice President of Obama and not of Cameron or he would be in danger of being bounced from the ticket over this.
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« Reply #18 on: May 08, 2012, 01:10:13 am »
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I would vote for Joe Biden for President.
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« Reply #19 on: May 08, 2012, 08:04:40 am »
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http://thinkprogress.org/lgbt/2012/05/06/478786/biden-marriage

So bets on when Obama does? I'll say February 2013.

February 2015. Dude has a midterm election to get through.

Yeah, but at that point the Republicans will be out in force so he needs to boost his own base, so he'll come out before then.
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« Reply #20 on: May 08, 2012, 08:28:45 am »
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I would vote for Joe Biden for President.

You know, compared to the lot that ran this time......I would too.
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« Reply #21 on: May 08, 2012, 09:12:17 am »
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I never thought Biden would come up with a stupider "thought (of course it a very popular stupid idea) then this winner


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnKcRo8DNYY
but 2 men "marrying"  each other takes the record for the dumbest Biden statement.
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« Reply #22 on: May 08, 2012, 09:47:59 am »
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I never thought Biden would come up with a stupider "thought (of course it a very popular stupid idea) then this winner


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnKcRo8DNYY
but 2 men "marrying"  each other takes the record for the dumbest Biden statement.

Because the idea of two consenting and responsible adults of the same sex marrying is SO stupid.
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« Reply #24 on: May 08, 2012, 10:22:08 am »
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I never thought Biden would come up with a stupider "thought (of course it a very popular stupid idea) then this winner


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnKcRo8DNYY
but 2 men "marrying"  each other takes the record for the dumbest Biden statement.

Because the idea of two consenting and responsible adults of the same sex marrying is SO stupid.


yes it is when it defies the meaning of the word.


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1.   To unite in wedlock or matrimony; to perform the ceremony of joining, as a man and a woman, for life; to constitute (a man and a woman) husband and wife according to the laws or customs of the place.
[imp. & p. p. Married ; p. pr. & vb. n. Marrying.]
Tell him that he shall marry the couple himself.
- Gay.
   2.   To join according to law, (a man) to a woman as his wife, or (a woman) to a man as her husband. See the Note to def. 4.
A woman who had been married to her twenty-fifth husband, and being now a widow, was prohibited to marry.
- Evelyn.
   3.   To dispose of in wedlock; to give away as wife.
Mæcenas took the liberty to tell him [Augustus] that he must either marry his daughter [Julia] to Agrippa, or take away his life.
- Bacon.
   4.   To take for husband or wife. See the Note below.
They got him [the Duke of Monmouth] . . . to declare in writing, that the last king [Charles II.] told him he was never married to his mother.
- Bp. Lloyd.
   5.   Figuratively, to unite in the closest and most endearing relation.
Turn, O backsliding children, saith the Lord; for I am married unto you.
- Jer. iii. 14.
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