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  •  Not surprised. Still, one more vote for sanity. (3+ / 0-)

    my dad did the same thing when my nephew was born, the derogatory jokes about Hispanics ended. of course, There's still phyllis Shafley who, i believe, disowned one of her kids.

    Sequestration? GOP=Family Values, my ass.

    by blueoregon on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 06:13:28 AM PDT

    •  Apparently she supports him and he supports her (0+ / 0-)
      ''He is my son and I do love him. What else is there to say? I'm not going to comment on his life.''

      Mrs. Schlafly said she ''generally supports'' the Republican Party platform on homosexuality, which opposes same-sex marriages and declaring gays a protected minority, and favors barring them from military.

      John Schlafly said he supports many of his mother's positions.
      ''In general, I support the conservative position and the family values movement,'' Schlafly told the AP. ''I don't see those people as gay bashers or bigots.''

      http://www.apnewsarchive.com/...

      "I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights." (From "You Said a Mouthful" by Bishop Desmond Tutu - South African bishop & activist, b.1931)

      by FiredUpInCA on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 12:08:48 PM PDT

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