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  •  you can't be poor and gay, a site recently said (6+ / 0-)

    it's not possible to live such a fabulous life of endless debauchery on pennies destined for millionaires.

    cheerleaders need not apply.

    by kravitz on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 08:06:16 AM PDT

    •  I'll tell all my poor, gay friends! (0+ / 0-)

      It will cheer them up to know they're not. LOL.

      by Magenta on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 09:09:14 AM PDT

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    •  That was Rush writing about Elton. (0+ / 0-)

      guns are fun v. hey buddy, watch what you are doing -- which side are you on?

      by 88kathy on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 09:18:49 AM PDT

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    •  In 1992 when "Amendment 2" (1+ / 0-)
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      was on the ballot in Colorado, one of the talking points used by proponents was just that - "homosexuals are on average wealthier than average Americans".

      Amendment 2 was intended to enshrine in Colorado's Constitution the idea that LGBT cannot be a protected class when it comes to anti-discrimination laws. The #1 talking point used by proponents was that it simply prevented LGBT from obtaining "special rights".

      The measure passed but a few years later was thrown out by the Romer v Evans case in 1996.

      And guess what? This is another tidbit of my former RWNJ self. In 1991 as a 22-year-old College Republican, I was one who collected petition signatures to get it on the ballot.

      liberal bias = failure to validate or sufficiently flatter the conservative narrative on any given subject

      by RockyMtnLib on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 09:50:22 AM PDT

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