Judge overturns California's ban on same-sex marriage

Aug 4, 2010 Full story: www.cnn.com 201,794

A federal judge in California has knocked down the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, ruling Wednesday that the state's controversial Proposition 8 violates the U.S. Constitution.

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Tommy cochrane

Anderson, CA

#185396 Mar 29, 2013
lets see, there have only been 4 black senetors in the US senate ever....

so the answer to my question seems like, NO....

the white man still holds power pretty firmly...

all minorities are vastly underrepresented in both chambers....

having a half white- half black president WAS A HUGE step forward...

im sure abe lincoln and tad stevens would be proud.........ahhhhh the rethugs of old!!

ps: I never realized lincoln was so good looking, until i saw the movie(sarcaasm)

“Vita e' Bella.”

Since: May 12

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#185398 Mar 29, 2013
Xavier Breath wrote:
<quoted text> I don't like asparagus. Does that make me a vegetable bigot. Playing semantics games makes you appear less than sincere. Of course it's no secret that all your side has are emotion based arguments.
As does your side. "A person should be able to marry the one they love". SSM argument based on emotion. Swap out persons for person, and there's an argument for polygamy.

“Vita e' Bella.”

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#185399 Mar 29, 2013
Tommy cochrane wrote:
lets see, there have only been 4 black senetors in the US senate ever....
so the answer to my question seems like, NO....
the white man still holds power pretty firmly...
all minorities are vastly underrepresented in both chambers....
having a half white- half black president WAS A HUGE step forward...
im sure abe lincoln and tad stevens would be proud.........ahhhhh the rethugs of old!!
ps: I never realized lincoln was so good looking, until i saw the movie(sarcaasm)
How many non WASP presidents have we had other than JFK? Obama is half white, probably Scotch Irish, on his mother's side?

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#185400 Mar 29, 2013
Rose_NoHo wrote:
<quoted text>
You took an extension class on the Constitution, and think you "educated".
I'm much better educated than you. It's funny, really.
"Extension Class?" Is that what they call the GED program you are in now Rose?

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#185401 Mar 29, 2013
Rose_NoHo wrote:
<quoted text>
Equal Right's do? Buzz cut? Afro? Mullet?
Are you off your med's again?

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#185402 Mar 29, 2013
Rose_NoHo wrote:
<quoted text>
Not true.
A man is allowed to marry a woman, but a woman isn't.
A woman is allowed to marry a man, but a man isn't.
Tell that to the court.

"In contrast, neither men nor women are disproportionately disadvantaged or burdened by the fact that New York's Domestic Relations Law allows only opposite-sex couples to marryóboth genders are treated precisely the same way. As such, there is no gender [*16]classification triggering intermediate scrutiny. "- Hernandez V Robles.

Unlike yours, that opinion matters.
Ronald

Long Beach, CA

#185403 Mar 29, 2013
Tommy cochrane wrote:
<quoted text>
im just curious??
did the the black men and women ever get to rule over the white men until 2009??
your delusions dont fit reality pal...
that is why we call you "lunatic fringe"
were wise to ya this time....
and your final solution..
Tommy cochrane.

Yes. I suppose if we were to be ignorant of history - willfully or otherwise - your premise would have some degree of merit. The fact is, though, as opposition grew to Republican/African rule throughout the South, the defeated White Christians regained control of the political machinery and enacted laws that effectively ended the horror of African rule. That lasted until the 60s 70s revolutionary era which once again resulted in the Africans gaining control of taxpayer funded Governmental Apparatuses

Ronald
Tommy cochrane

Anderson, CA

#185404 Mar 29, 2013
Pietro Armando wrote:
<quoted text>
How many non WASP presidents have we had other than JFK? Obama is half white, probably Scotch Irish, on his mother's side?
yeah his mothers side!!!.....what are you huh???

from now on armado??

there is going to be some sharing of power.

the next president is likely to be female...

after that??

a....latino.

tell me your not upset about the cardinals picking pope francisco??
Pietro Armando

Hartford, CT

#185406 Mar 29, 2013
Tommy cochrane wrote:
<quoted text>
yeah his mothers side!!!.....what are you huh???
I'm Batman
from now on armado??
there is going to be some sharing of power.
the next president is likely to be female...
after that??
a....latino.
What about an Italiano? Who are latins by the way. We've never had an Italian, Japanese, Pole, German, Greek, Jew, Buddhist, Muslim, female, etc. What about those groups?
tell me your not upset about the cardinals picking pope francisco??
The son of Italian immigrants? My peeps still win. Latin by birth, and by blood. Vita e'bella.

“Vita e' Bella.”

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#185407 Mar 29, 2013
ROME, ITALY (Catholic Online)- The Pope's family comes from Portacomaro Stazione a wine producing region in Asti, known to many Americans for its sparkling Asti Spumante. This is where his father worked on an Italian railway line before immigrating to Argentina.†

Italians immigrated to Argentina in large numbers between 1857 and 1930 with more than 300,000 settling in Argentina.

Pope Francis, as a first-generation Argentinean, has plenty of family back in Italy. He isn't alone, as about 60 percent of all Argentineans share Italian ancestry. He also speaks fluent Italian and is sufficiently familiar with Italian culture as to be considered an insider, albeit one posted from overseas.

Pope Francis still has several cousins in the country who he has visited on previous occasions.

In Italy, several of Francis's family are hoping to visit the Vatican soon as well as deliver congratulatory gifts. It is likely they'll get a chance to see him, for although he is busy, he is also humble and a man of all the people, at least so it seems.

As Cardinal Bergoglio, he commonly spent time with the poor and common folk of Buenos Aries, ministering to them charitably, much as Saint Francis over seven centuries ago. Bergoglio was also known for using public transportation rather than a chauffeur to get around.

While some of his down-to-earth traditions will need to change, after all, he is the now the Pope and a leader of 1.2 billion people. He will now need to spend more time surrounded with security and monsignori, as he goes about his daily work.

Still, we can probably expect surprises from this earthly pope, who is just as comfortable on a public bus as he is at the head of his Church.

Since: Nov 12

Elk Grove, CA

#185408 Mar 29, 2013
Xavier Breath wrote:
<quoted text> I don't like asparagus. Does that make me a vegetable bigot. Playing semantics games makes you appear less than sincere. Of course it's no secret that all your side has are emotion based arguments.
That makes you an asparagus bigot, not a vegetable bigot.

Since: Nov 12

Elk Grove, CA

#185409 Mar 29, 2013
Tommy cochrane wrote:
<quoted text>
this is open season??
but you wont get too far...
cause ya gotta blame someone, for your tea baggin confusion..
People in Anderson need to get sum ediKatshun. lol.

Since: Nov 12

Elk Grove, CA

#185410 Mar 29, 2013
Tommy cochrane wrote:
<quoted text>
im just curious??
did the the black men and women ever get to rule over the white men until 2009??
your delusions dont fit reality pal...
that is why we call you "lunatic fringe"
were wise to ya this time....
and your final solution..
If you are just curious, then just ask the question, that's all.

Since: Nov 12

Elk Grove, CA

#185411 Mar 29, 2013
Tommy cochrane wrote:
<quoted text>
yeah his mothers side!!!.....what are you huh???
from now on armado??
there is going to be some sharing of power.
the next president is likely to be female...
after that??
a....latino.
tell me your not upset about the cardinals picking pope francisco??
You are exactly what's wrong with our Government, Bush did the same thing. Instead of picking the very best candidate or Gov. employee, it's now more important to pick by skin color and gender. It's idiots like you that vote for that.
Tommy cochrane

Anderson, CA

#185412 Mar 29, 2013
RiccardoFire wrote:
<quoted text>You are exactly what's wrong with our Government, Bush did the same thing. Instead of picking the very best candidate or Gov. employee, it's now more important to pick by skin color and gender. It's idiots like you that vote for that.
I take eric holder as prime example of that...

however there are plenty of good people too

you loons tend to automatically hate governemnt.

it is clear as day, with the congress showing the american people just how disfunctional they can be...

they have an approval rating in the twenties.

they seem to be IN governemnt to destroy it.

youd throw out the babay with the bath water, if we let you....

which we never will.......that baby is important to lots of people.

including bankers.....fool.

Since: Dec 09

Knoxville, TN

#185413 Mar 29, 2013
Ronald wrote:
<quoted text>
veryvermilion.
*(The rhetoric following was removed for the purpose of keeping within the 3000 character limit of Topix only)*
Yes. You are right. From beginning to end, one of the main themes of the Bible is separation. According to the historical record:
"And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech." (Genesis 11:1)
"And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there." (Genesis 11:2)
"And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them throughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for morter." (Genesis 11:3)
"And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth." (Genesis 11:4)
"And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded." (Genesis 11:5)
"And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do." (Genesis 11:6)
"There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death." (Proverbs 14:12)
After the Republicans invaded our Southern States, they divided them into military districts for the purpose of enlarging their political power. To enable their rule over the defeated White Christian male, the Republicans disenfranchised him while at the same time they denied his right to hold public office. At the same time they enfranchised the Africans for the purpose of ruling over White women and men. The current preposterous notion of Homosexual "marriage" is a direct outgrowth of that Republican power grab that used their African allies to subjugate the White Christian, as well as to destroy the Christian religion.
Ronald
So, I'm guessing that you think civil rights protections should be rolled back?

Since: Dec 09

Knoxville, TN

#185414 Mar 29, 2013
RiccardoFire wrote:
<quoted text>That was long winded, but I agree.
So we're of like minds about some things... Good to know. I appreciate you hanging in and reading my long post.
Randy -Rock- Hudson

Wooster, OH

#185415 Mar 29, 2013
Marram wrote:
<quoted text>
Are you serious, I know heís your new man crush and all, but, canít you see the hypocrisy of his/her/itís posts? Either heís lying about being a freak or lying about being a freak. Either way, heís a liar and a liar. Not to mention, he posts scientific THEORY as fact, and you sheep just eat it up without question. I had a bit of respect for you when you were a bigot just because you were a bigot, but, itís when you try to glom onto his deceptions that you lose all respectability. Why is it so important to you that you have common unity with your fellow haters?
You have a funny way of seeing things....First, let me set you straight. He couldn't be my man crush, as I don't have any such things, being a straight man. Second, How do you figure that either he is lying or he is lying? Does his open admission leave you legless? I think so. Third,He posts his piece as you do yours, but as a bigot, you dislike what he posts. Fourth, glom onto his deceptions? He is posting obvious and apparent facts. I have even posted 2 links to dispute your claim that only he uses these terms. Sorry to disprove you on that, but I figured that you'd wish to be corrected when wrong. Fifth, common unity? Isn't that the same thing that your side is guilty of? How duplicitous of you, to enjoy something that you wish to deprive me of. Hypocrite.
Randy -Rock- Hudson

Wooster, OH

#185416 Mar 29, 2013
Marram wrote:
<quoted text>
Thatís what all haters say when they are losing. Grow up, you big baby. Haters like you are a diminishing sort. Not everything that you donít like is a conspiracy. And, the only tyranny here is your obsessive and hysterical posts.
Of course, what else would you say? Hysterical? ROFLMAO. Of course you would say something like that, as well, in a vain attempt to railroad your propaganda. Sorry, ain't falling for that old one. Ever listen to a con man? First thing he'll tell you is "I can be trusted" LOL You might have more luck selling me The Brooklyn Bridge...
Tommy cochrane

Anderson, CA

#185417 Mar 29, 2013
Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
<quoted text>
You have a funny way of seeing things....First, let me set you straight. He couldn't be my man crush, as I don't have any such things, being a straight man. Second, How do you figure that either he is lying or he is lying? Does his open admission leave you legless? I think so. Third,He posts his piece as you do yours, but as a bigot, you dislike what he posts. Fourth, glom onto his deceptions? He is posting obvious and apparent facts. I have even posted 2 links to dispute your claim that only he uses these terms. Sorry to disprove you on that, but I figured that you'd wish to be corrected when wrong. Fifth, common unity? Isn't that the same thing that your side is guilty of? How duplicitous of you, to enjoy something that you wish to deprive me of. Hypocrite.
you would have a great point if you wernt so wrong about gay marraige..

you haters do tend to flock .......

and hide under rocks...

rock.

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