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Jim Nabors and How Liberalism May Win Its Way to Defeat

ECGTB Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 9:09 PM
Liberals and progressives have done a fine job hiding their involvement in past injustices but let us not for a second pretend they weren't real and serious or that conservatives were not fighting to support them and, in many cases, still are fighting. In addition to displays of venomous hatred toward gays by reactionaries, the mainstream conservative stance towards gay marriage was/is clearly that it is a lethal threat toward a fundamental pillar of civilization. Those are fighting words. Hatred may not be too strong a descriptor. In ten years conservatives will pretend they weren't anti-gay like a Democrat pretending he was never in the KKK but that will change nothing.
ECGTB Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 9:11 PM
Then again, some Conservatives will continue to include opposition to gays on their list of biblical rules they will observe. You have to have some they can't enforce "Thou shalt not lie" without losing almost every electable politician.

Is Gomer Pyle one of the Four Horseman of the Liberal Apocalypse?

The superficially surprising thing about last week’s announcement that Jim Nabors had married his boyfriend of four decades was not so much the nuptials themselves – I always felt Gomer was just going through the motions with Lou-Ann Poovie. Rather, it was the cultural reaction to the news that a huge star back in his day had decided he would tell even if we didn’t ask.

There was no reaction. America, including conservatives regardless of their feelings about gay marriage, collectively shrugged their shoulders and generally wished the elderly...