Rainbow flag to fly over San Leandro City Hall during Supreme Court hearings

Mar 19, 2013 Full story: contracostatimes.com 41

A rainbow flag will fly above City Hall early next week as a sign of solidarity with those seeking to overturn California's Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act in the halls of the U.S. Supreme Court.

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JohnnyO NO on Gay Flag

Santa Clara, CA

#1 Mar 22, 2013
Mayor The majority of the San Leandro Citizens do not support this! Rainbow flag in our city Hall?! You did OK work in San Leandro. But this! Start forcing Gay's in our city. We have already excepted it. But quit trying to force this down our throats! What next Mayor? Our you going to force schools to distribute Tom and Dick children books for our elementary schools to teach how Tom and Dick are a wonderful couple. And it's OK for that?
Try to fix the crime Mayor! Let's see some results! Don't be a Diggy Mayor like one in Oakland. Make people think twice when thinking of doing a crime in San Leandro! Make stiffer laws that will have the news media outlets talk how harsh your penalties are if found doing a crime here in San Leandro. Like your doing with this Gay Flag crap!
Fred

Alexandria, VA

#2 Mar 22, 2013
The rainbow flag should be burned.

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#3 Mar 22, 2013
JohnnyO NO on Gay Flag wrote:
Mayor The majority of the San Leandro Citizens do not support this! Rainbow flag in our city Hall?! You did OK work in San Leandro. But this! Start forcing Gay's in our city. We have already excepted it. But quit trying to force this down our throats! What next Mayor? Our you going to force schools to distribute Tom and Dick children books for our elementary schools to teach how Tom and Dick are a wonderful couple. And it's OK for that?
Try to fix the crime Mayor! Let's see some results! Don't be a Diggy Mayor like one in Oakland. Make people think twice when thinking of doing a crime in San Leandro! Make stiffer laws that will have the news media outlets talk how harsh your penalties are if found doing a crime here in San Leandro. Like your doing with this Gay Flag crap!
We will NOT rest until Californis ia 100% FULLY HOMOSEXUALIZED, including you !
Fred

Alexandria, VA

#4 Mar 22, 2013
Fa-Foxy wrote:
<quoted text>We will NOT rest until Californis ia 100% FULLY HOMOSEXUALIZED, including you !
Ouch!!

Since: Mar 09

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#5 Mar 22, 2013
That tone isn't helpful.

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#6 Mar 22, 2013
Mayors! The rainbow flag should fly in it's proper place beneath, in this order:

Old Glory
California Republic
City Flag

then

Rainbow

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#7 Mar 22, 2013
snyper wrote:
That tone isn't helpful.
You have no appreciateion of ridiculous (Aristophanes) humor.:(

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#8 Mar 22, 2013
snyper wrote:
Mayors! The rainbow flag should fly in it's proper place beneath, in this order:
Old Glory
California Republic
City Flag
then
Rainbow
I agree.

And foreign flags should NEVER be flown on the same pole or staff as the American flag.

Uve

Since: Nov 12

Location hidden

#9 Mar 22, 2013
JohnnyO NO on Gay Flag wrote:
Mayor The majority of the San Leandro Citizens do not support this! Rainbow flag in our city Hall?! You did OK work in San Leandro. But this! Start forcing Gay's in our city. We have already excepted it. But quit trying to force this down our throats! What next Mayor? Our you going to force schools to distribute Tom and Dick children books for our elementary schools to teach how Tom and Dick are a wonderful couple. And it's OK for that?
Try to fix the crime Mayor! Let's see some results! Don't be a Diggy Mayor like one in Oakland. Make people think twice when thinking of doing a crime in San Leandro! Make stiffer laws that will have the news media outlets talk how harsh your penalties are if found doing a crime here in San Leandro. Like your doing with this Gay Flag crap!
Mary please...stop with the bigoted bullsh*t!
JohnnyO

Santa Clara, CA

#10 Mar 22, 2013
Fa-Foxy wrote:
<quoted text>
I agree.
And foreign flags should NEVER be flown on the same pole or staff as the American flag.
No Wait a minute! How bout the Mexican Flag? I say we should put that flag up as well! To bad if you don't like it. It's what I feel about it!
Oh and please start learning to speak Spanish. I have relives coming in. They heard that Obama is going to have a clear path to citizenship. So there coming in. And don't feel it's right for them to suffer and learn English.
Te gusta batear con el palo.

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#11 Mar 22, 2013
JohnnyO wrote:
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No Wait a minute! How bout the Mexican Flag? I say we should put that flag up as well! To bad if you don't like it. It's what I feel about it!
Oh and please start learning to speak Spanish. I have relives coming in. They heard that Obama is going to have a clear path to citizenship. So there coming in. And don't feel it's right for them to suffer and learn English.
Te gusta batear con el palo.
The Mexican Flag is just that .... the Flag of another NATION.

The rainbow flag is just one symbol of PLURALISM.

"E Pluribus Unum"
Amused

Livermore, CA

#12 Mar 22, 2013
JohnnyO NO on Gay Flag wrote:
Mayor The majority of the San Leandro Citizens do not support this! Rainbow flag in our city Hall?! You did OK work in San Leandro. But this! Start forcing Gay's in our city. We have already excepted it. But quit trying to force this down our throats! What next Mayor? Our you going to force schools to distribute Tom and Dick children books for our elementary schools to teach how Tom and Dick are a wonderful couple. And it's OK for that?
Try to fix the crime Mayor! Let's see some results! Don't be a Diggy Mayor like one in Oakland. Make people think twice when thinking of doing a crime in San Leandro! Make stiffer laws that will have the news media outlets talk how harsh your penalties are if found doing a crime here in San Leandro. Like your doing with this Gay Flag crap!
JohnnyO, you are showing improvement...sort of. At least you spelled mayor correctly this time. Now for lesson number two on how to write coherently: "start forcing gays in our city"????? What does that mean?
"Our you going to force schools....." I think you are trying to ask "are" not "our." Now I'm not sure how knowledgeable about how OUR judicial system works. The mayor does not set the penalties, nor does the mayor try and or convict. That is up to the legislature and the District Attorney. Keep trying, I see improvement, not much, but some. Have a nice day sweetheart :)

Since: Mar 11

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#13 Mar 22, 2013
I think it's a GREAT idea, and a way to show solidarity!
Fred

Alexandria, VA

#14 Mar 22, 2013
Pattysboi wrote:
I think it's a GREAT idea, and a way to show solidarity!
Suc;k it
Amused

Livermore, CA

#15 Mar 23, 2013
JohnnyO wrote:
<quoted text>No Wait a minute! How bout the Mexican Flag? I say we should put that flag up as well! To bad if you don't like it. It's what I feel about it!
Oh and please start learning to speak Spanish. I have relives coming in. They heard that Obama is going to have a clear path to citizenship. So there coming in. And don't feel it's right for them to suffer and learn English.
Te gusta batear con el palo.
JohnnyO chupa como una mujer
NoQ

Alexandria, VA

#16 Mar 23, 2013
I'm not so sure it's a good idea to fly the rainbow flag there. What it will accomplish is fueling hatred. Just like people flying the confederate flag down south. Best thing they should do is go into the hearings without making it a public display to get attention. Go for what you're there for. People would respect you a lot more.
Prentice

Czech Republic

#18 Mar 23, 2013
Fa-Foxy wrote:
<quoted text>
We will NOT rest until Californis ia 100% FULLY HOMOSEXUALIZED, including you !
This is the MOST truthful statement I've ever read by a homosexual on these boards. One thing though, the word California needs to be replaced with America.

Uve

Since: Nov 12

Location hidden

#19 Mar 23, 2013
Prentice wrote:
<quoted text>
This is the MOST truthful statement I've ever read by a homosexual on these boards. One thing though, the word California needs to be replaced with America.
It maybe truthful for him, but that is not how most Gays feel, certainly not me. The goal for most of us, would be full equal rights for all gay, lesbian and transgendered. Not even acceptance is required, just equality for all!
Sherman

United States

#20 Mar 23, 2013
Uve wrote:
<quoted text>
It maybe truthful for him, but that is not how most Gays feel, certainly not me. The goal for most of us, would be full equal rights for all gay, lesbian and transgendered. Not even acceptance is required, just equality for all!
It disturbs me that gays feel they are treated like 2nd class citizens, I mean, who the heck promoted them to 2nd class status?!?!

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#21 Mar 23, 2013
Prentice wrote:
<quoted text>
This is the MOST truthful statement I've ever read by a homosexual on these boards. One thing though, the word California needs to be replaced with America.
Today, America ! Tomorrow, the world !:)

(And as my dear old departed dad used to always say: "And if we had had the atomic bomb during the war, we WOULD HAVE WON the war !")

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