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Obama Comes Out Of The Closet, Fully Supports Gay Marriage

May 9, 2012 by  

Obama Comes Out Of The Closet, Fully Supports Gay Marriage
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President Barack Obama is the first sitting U.S. President to fully support gay marriage.

Today, President Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. President to fully support gay marriage.

For much of his political career, Obama has thought that gays and lesbians had all the rights they needed to be treated fairly. But he took that belief one step further in an interview that will air Thursday on “Good Morning America.”

“I’ve always been adamant that gay and lesbian Americans should be treated fairly and equally,” Obama told correspondent Robin Roberts.

Political analysts thought Obama might wait until after the November election to discuss what many already suspected, but in what was an unprecedented move, the President announced:

I have to tell you that over the course of several years, as I have talked to friends and family and neighbors, when I think about members of my own staff who are in incredibly committed monogamous relationships, same-sex relationships, who are raising kids together, when I think about those soldiers or airmen or marines or sailors who are out there fighting on my behalf and yet feel constrained, even now that ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ is gone, because they are not able to commit themselves in a marriage, at a certain point I’ve just concluded that for me personally it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married.

Obama said his decision was also influenced by the fact that his daughters, Malia and Sasha, are friends with children who have gay parents.

Democrats House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi believes this is monumental day in American history.

“Today marks progress for the civil rights of LGBT Americans and all Americans. With President Obama’s support, we look forward to the day when all American families are treated equally in the eyes of the law,” Pelosi said.

Obama told ABC News that he believes gay marriage is a “generational” issue.

Bryan Nash

Staff writer Bryan Nash has devoted much of his life to searching for the truth behind the lies that the masses never question. He is currently pursuing a Master's of Divinity and is the author of The Messiah's Misfits, Things Unseen and The Backpack Guide to Surviving the University. He has also been a regular contributor to the magazine Biblical Insights.

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  • 45caliber

    He wants the gay money and votes. But I think he may find that he is turning away more votes since about 80% of the people in the US are against gay marriage.

    • FreedomFighter

      No suprise to me, this is coming from a guy that wants the power to kill any American anywhere in the world at anytime.

      After all the gays get married and Obama brings in Sharia Law, it will be easy for him to round them all up and apply the law.

      Just like all the people on welfare and foodstamps are on a huge list in a database — FEMA work camp employees of the future, err inmates.

      Think about it.

      Laus Deo
      Semper Fi

      • Dennis Patrick

        Isn’t gay marriage banned in sharia law? Your mistakes will earn you a less-favored spot in the FEMA work camp.

      • Vigilant

        45caliber, you got it right.

        The desperation in the Obama camp is so pervasive that they will do anything for votes. This one may very well backfire on them, as Latinos and blacks overwhelmingly support traditional heterosexual marriage.

        Obama knows he can’t run on his abysmally poor record, so the handlers are bringing out all sorts of fluff and lies to divert the attention of voters. Guess what? The public is concerned about jobs, housing values, deficit spending, inflation and military overreaches. The DNC and media are doing everything to fabricate a war on women, foment class and race wars, and take the conversation off into the weeds, rather than address the important issues that Obama has ignored or made worse during his presidency.

      • Vigilant

        In his typical weaselly fashion, Obama claims support for gay and lesbian marriage but stops short of any initiative in Congress to change anything.

        Even more to the point, he suddenly becomes a Federalist and says that the states are the final arbiters on the issue! This simple statement may be the ONLY truth he’s told in his lying political career. And he does it for only one reason: to furnish himself plausible deniability when the states continue to turn down the gay marriage proposition.

        His newfound (and certainly short lasting) respect for the Constitution shows how evilly opportunistic he is. Garnering votes is ALL he’s worried about. The issues of the day are to be used to keep his sorry behind, and the behinds of fellow socialists, in office.

        America has never before had to endure a president so casually concerned about her welfare and so single-minded as to put politics above all else.

    • JON

      Your 80% statistic for people who oppose marriage between two men or two women is totally incorrect! It’s more correct to say 60% in favor. Just because you don’t support it doesn’t mean you’re right.

      • Vigilant

        Notwithstanding any statistics one way or another, the fact remains that 32 states (even California) have turned down gay marriage initiatives. In North Carolina, blacks just voted 2 to 1 to define marriage as between a man and a woman.

        Things are not as rosy as you try to portray them.

      • APN

        Exactly Vigilant! The fact is, we have about 20% of our population creating 80% of our problems. The “marxist-progressives” tapped into Pareto’s theory DECADES ago and have run our GREAT NATION IN THE GROUND! It’s like the tail wagging the dog.

        Who would have thunk it? This Marxist jack-booted imposter we have in the WH all of the sudden supports Gay marriage? SHAZAAM!!!! I bet he really means it! Just how stupid has Americans become??? You think it may have something to do with the ALMIGHTY DOLLAR?

        I guess that is the reason we have FRANKS and his cohorts standing within the house chambers advocating the legalization of POT….Go figure…you think it may be the DOPE????

        Keep smoking that weed America and these dumb smucks we have in power we give you DEATH!….and you probably deserve it!

    • Sirian

      Agreed, more money, more votes. That’s all there is to it.

  • cawmun cents

    Feed the base.
    That is how you get elected.
    Jump as far to the left as you can,but be ready to bound back.
    The fence is short during an election year.
    You can easily jump from one side to the other.
    Just ask his republican opponent.
    -CC.

    • APN

      …and your point is?????

  • GiveMeLiberty

    I simply want to vomit. I feel bad for gay and lesiban Americans. I don’t personally agree with their lifestyles but in my view they are being USED. Let me be perfectly clear (Lord I’ve come to dislike that phrase), this guy was ADAMANTLY AGAINST gay marriage in November 08!

    As typical with the left, this will be championed as such a ‘courageous’ decision and the gay/lesiban community will follow blindly instead of being outraged at being played like a pawn! I wish the FIRST president to support gay marriage was also able to make REAL decisions and support the Keystone pipeline.

  • Sirian

    There is one thing from his statement that really gets under my skin – “I think about those soldiers or airmen or marines or sailors who are out there [fighting on my behalf]” Fighting On My Behalf???? That’s odd, I have always thought they were fighting for our country – NOT HIM!! Maybe it’s just me but I simply can not accept his arrogance especially when it comes to the lives of our military!!

    • cawmun cents

      He is after all,Commander and Thief,er uh,Chief,right?-CC.

    • APN

      I really don’t understand why anyone at this point would be surprised by any comment this clown in the WH would make. ie; A CHILDISH PROGRESSIVE MARXIST FOOL! SHAZAAM!!! GO FIGURE!!!

      Maybe people should spend more time THINKING about things instead of worrying about when they can light up their next joint and get heir next FREE meal ticket!

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