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Old 11-24-2009, 08:54 PM   #601
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I want to highlight this.

Not that I think <> will feel ashamed. But he should.
By stating a medical fact?
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I think it's ironic that some gays are equating birth to human excrement, but when imitating
straight sex as in sodomy, they're actually in excrement more often then not.
You know Diamond, not that I think you'll care, but before this page, I thought you were genuine in your acceptance of homosexuals, just misguided in your stubbornness with the 'definition' of marriage. It was a nice act while it lasted
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By stating a medical fact?
Your comment is all that most people here will need to know about where you stand. It really speaks for itself.
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Your comment is all that most people here will need to know about where you stand. It really speaks for itself.
I get it, I'm not PC.
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I get it, I'm not PC.
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I wouldn't let Adam Lambert babysit my children.
What was that about not judging, or hating gays?

What a crock!!!

And you thought you got the term 'bigot' for no reason...
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well to be fair, i've NEVER seen a (possibly intoxicated) hetero couple make out at a costume party.
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What was that about not judging, or hating gays?

What a crock!!!

And you thought you got the term 'bigot' for no reason...
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well to be fair, i've NEVER seen a (possibly intoxicated) hetero couple make out at a costume party.
Have you seen his latest antics on stage?

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The whole issue of child rearing has no bearing whatsoever on gay marriage. Guess what - gay people are raising children all over the place, right this minute! Single gay people, and cohabitating gay people. And guess what else - some of them are being screwed up by their gay parents, and some are being raised very, very well, just like with heterosexual parents! Is simply being able to be married going to change that fact? No.

So, the whole child thing should be completely off the table, it's nothing but a red herring, like every other argument from that side.

Diamond, you're disgusting.
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Have you seen Britney's?

Seriously, you've shown your true colors
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disgusting.
Disgusting to some is equating the birthing process to fecal matter.

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Have you seen Britney's?
Yes, and i wouldn't let her near my kids either.
I also wouldn't say she sh*ts out kids.

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Disgusting to some is equating the birthing process to fecal matter.

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Yes, and i wouldn't let her near my kids either.
I also wouldn't say she sh*ts out kids.

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While maybe not the most pleasant thing to say, it's an expression used to convey how cavalierly some people have children, Ms. Spears included.

What were you trying to convey?
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Disgusting to some is equating the birthing process to fecal matter.

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we now know who the drama queen is in this thread.
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childbirth is not parenting. that's pretty basic, no?
Actually, for most parents, childbirth is the process of becoming a parent. The bond that forms between a mother and child in utero is well-documented. And for the vast, vast majority of couples, both a male and a female are necessary to procreate. Even for those who go about alternative forms of conception, the basic principles of a sperm cell and an egg still apply, for pity's sake. So trying to argue that biology doesn't make a difference in the parenting process -- and that the two sexes don't play unique and complimentary roles -- is a bit like pissing into the wind.

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what does this have to do with marriage?
You're the one who asked the parenting question, Irvine. You were very specific.

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tell me how birthing a child is being a parent, and tell me what is exclusive to gender when it comes to actual parenting.
The age-old debate, isn't it? I could quote Simon Baron-Cohen, a Cambridge professor of psychology and psychiatry, who claims that "the female brain is predominantly hard-wired for empathy, while the male brain is predominantly hard-wired for understanding and building systems." But that might get some people uncomfortable.

But I think I'll actually just quote a portion of our President's Father's Day speech instead:

"...Of all the rocks upon which we build our lives, we are reminded today that family is the most important. And we are called to recognize and honor how critical every father is to that foundation. They are teachers and coaches. They are mentors and role models. They are examples of success and the men who constantly push us toward it.

"But if we are honest with ourselves, we'll admit that what too many fathers also are is missing - missing from too many lives and too many homes. They have abandoned their responsibilities, acting like boys instead of men. And the foundations of our families are weaker because of it.

"You and I know how true this is in the African-American community. We know that more than half of all black children live in single-parent households, a number that has doubled - doubled - since we were children. We know the statistics - that children who grow up without a father are five times more likely to live in poverty and commit crime; nine times more likely to drop out of schools and twenty times more likely to end up in prison. They are more likely to have behavioral problems, or run away from home, or become teenage parents themselves. And the foundations of our community are weaker because of it.

"...We need fathers to realize that responsibility does not end at conception. We need them to realize that what makes you a man is not the ability to have a child - it's the courage to raise one.

"We need to help all the mothers out there who are raising these kids by themselves; the mothers who drop them off at school, go to work, pick up them up in the afternoon, work another shift, get dinner, make lunches, pay the bills, fix the house, and all the other things it takes both parents to do. So many of these women are doing a heroic job, but they need support. They need another parent. Their children need another parent. That's what keeps their foundation strong. It's what keeps the foundation of our country strong."
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