Judge overturns California's ban on s...

Judge overturns California's ban on same-sex marriage

There are 201891 comments on the www.cnn.com story from Aug 4, 2010, titled Judge overturns California's ban on same-sex marriage. In it, www.cnn.com reports that:

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.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at www.cnn.com.

Since: Dec 09

Knoxville, TN

#187404 Apr 7, 2013
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
Not back then, it was the gay disease.
You're it.
smile.
Prior to it being a "gay disease", it was a disease of colonies in African nations. Scientists have found evidence that HIV/AIDS might have been running rampant as far back as the 1930s. Since so many people were butchering meat from apes, it is believed to have leapt from them to man. And since so many people died in those remote areas of "unknown origin", nobody really took notice. However, a blood sample was preserved from 1939. HIV was found in it. The disease then likely went to Haiti (HIV was found in blood samples collected in 1966) before it first arrived in 1968 in America. It wasn't until 12 years later that "patient zero" was identified in the U.S.

It cannot be known how many people actually died of the disease prior to it being fully studied in the U.S. in the 1980s. But I'm guessing that from 1939 to 1980 there were many.

Sometimes it helps to do a little research before making erroneous and misleading comments.
TippyCanoe

San Dimas, CA

#187410 Apr 7, 2013
The city of Glendora, California is less than 7% away from the tipping point, when ever a city lays out 60% of it's budget for police protection, it's two shakes of lambs tail from BANKRUPTCY.

So before you let the so called wise men an woman in City Hall and the City Council take the residents over the edge of NO RETURN, demand they get the house in order or NEW elections will take place.

Since: Dec 09

Knoxville, TN

#187412 Apr 7, 2013
Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
<quoted text>
1) Yes, you get so insulted at anything.
2) We would remind them about how the right to own and bear arms is CLEARLY spelt out, in the 2nd Amendment, which states, very clearly: " ...the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."...Unlike the claim of the SSM'ers, as per their imagined "right" to marry.
3) Frustrated and angry, like petulant children? No, you would be guessing wrong.
4) Christ is irrelevant here, as many of your call God "sky fairy". "WWJD" has no bearing here.
5) Interpretation of the Constitution has little to do with "love your neighbor as you love yourself".
1.) Yes, I do get insulted when people refer to people like me in a derogatory manner. And since I get to be the judge of what insults ME, then reserve the right to say something about it.

2.) The Constitution clearly says that the right to keep and bear arms is for the purposes of maintaining a well regulated militia. Back in those days, the militia would have been armed with single-shot arms--not high magazine, semi-automatic weapons.
Do you think the founding fathers could have imagined the types of arms being gathered today? Did they mean that citizens should be able to fight battles using the same types of weapons that the government possesses? Do you think they would agree that citizens should be allowed to possess F-16s, surface to air missiles, and nuclear devices?
Some of you argue that the Constitution is not a living document--to be interpreted by Justices. You claim that the founding fathers would never have intended for same-gender couples to be married.
But you have no problem accepting that the Constitution has been expanded greatly with regards to the second amendment.

3.) I beg to differ... I have seen the articles about ammunition shortages of late. I have seen gun show after gun show in my city, where people pay top dollar for the most vicious weapons they can find. And I see my state trying to pass a nullification bill that will invalidate ANY attempt by the federal government to put limits on gun ownership. And I've seen screaming, red-faced gun-nut after gun-nut on the various news channels claim that the government is going to take their precious guns.

4.) I have been a Christian my entire life. I find it relevant. And "Country Girl" has often referred to God and His intentions with regards to man and woman. She brought up the issue first, so I continued the argument using parameters that she has identified.

5.) If you want to take religion out of the argument, that's fine with me. I will only point out that the Supreme Court has claimed 14 times since 1888 that marriage is a fundamental right of citizens. Same gender couples will build on those findings in order to argue for marriage equality.

Since: May 09

Ardsley, NY

#187415 Apr 7, 2013
Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
<quoted text>
Jaredb8 wrote:
<quoted text>
IT'S NOT ABOUT THE SEX!!!!!!!!!!
It's about the rights and benefits that we are denied when we are in the same type of relationship as straight married couples. Medical benefits and rights of spouses, tax benefits, inheritance etc. 1,138 rights and benefits we are denied.
And:
Actually it is about the sex Jaredb8, and I say that because it is the principle difference between what is traditional and non-traditional. Humanity has not advanced through the centuries because of procreative abilities of the gay man or the lesbian women. It is unlikely that anyone could distinguish our sexual proclivities if we were standing next to one another, unless of course you are a flamer and its obvious. It is your sexual desires you act out on that makes us different, and your behavior contrary to what nature or God intended. I throw nature in there because God is nothing to most of you, as you have decide you are God.
OMG, I love this guy. In a manly way, of course...
And skrew the "natural order" too.

Since: Dec 09

Knoxville, TN

#187417 Apr 7, 2013
Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
<quoted text>
I've gotten propositioned many times, as well, it is what I meant when I told VV that if he thought I'd heard very little from gays, he was mistaken. Also, politely (most of the time) declined. And, not uncomfortable to do, although he acted like saying "no" to an interested woman was the most traumatic thing he'd ever gone through, but, then again, I have discovered that he is a drama queen. A gushing cornucopia of raw emotion and easily-bruised ego.
You know... I think I've decided that you're not worth my time.

Based on some of the things you have written, I thought you were open to discussion of this issue as an adult.

I'll take my bruised ego and enter therapy. I hope I can get over the enormous pain you have inflicted.

Oh... Wait a minute. My bad... That wasn't emotional pain caused by your comments here.

That bit of discomfort was gas from the 3 slices of mushroom and olive pizza I had for dinner.

And it just floated right out the window; roaring through the dark Tennessee night like a moose on a Honda.

Since: Apr 13

Bellevue, WA

#187421 Apr 7, 2013
Country-Girl22 wrote:
<quoted text>If they were truely that horrible then I'm sorry, but by the way you turned out I'm guessing they saw the path you were heading down, tried to change it and you rebelled! No parent agrees with thwir daughter being a stripper/escort!
let me explain something to you biatch my mother fractured my skull for spilling milk on her new kitcken floor when i was five.. she broke my left wrist with a 2 x 4 when i was 9... i left to live when i was 14... did it ever occur to your stupid azz that i am where i am today because of them... wow your thick

Since: Dec 09

Knoxville, TN

#187422 Apr 7, 2013
KiMare wrote:
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
You hear wrong honey. I've set up work days, day care, legal help, and fixed cars for divorced parents. I've cried with gone to court with and walked day and night with numerous people going through divorce. I've listened to little girls tell me they don't want a 'new' dad. Don't tell me I'm lazy. And I'm just one of many who have done the same thing.
That is just one of countless things hundreds of Churches do in every single community around this world every single day. They disagree with calling ss couples married and sexual immorality, and you entirely condemn them? We've put our money, time and life where our mouth is. Not to earn your approval, but out of grateful hearts and the hope we've found in our struggles.
You might try it sometime.
Smile.
<quoted text>
Sure would seem like a conflict wouldn't it?
Sonne Israel (aka T.L.Crable) preformed a self orchestrated 'marriage' with a woman who has four sons. He demanded she maintain her previous married name so she could continue to get welfare. They came to me for marriage counseling. I spent countless hours trying to save their 'marriage'. She finally obtained a TRO against him. He demanded I require her to let him back in her house. I told him the only thing I would demand is that he get a job and support his family. Hence his charge of breaking up his marriage. Since that time, I conducted the funeral of the birth father and I have hosted two of her sons in TN since leaving HI. In an effort to reason with him, I submitted with him to accountability with him before the Church council, the local Ministerial Association and the UCC ministerial accountability committee. I was exonerated by all three.
It is interesting that you could have posted his web site that charges me, but you choose to instead slander me by insinuation.
Here is a recent one for you;
http://www.och-c.com/topstories/2010/0218/021...
Plainly despicable VV. This is why you are a disgrace to your profession and cause.
No need to get your panties in a wad. No one slandered you. I believe I said "accused"; not that you were convicted of anything. So, factually, I was correct. You were "accused".

And I didn't mention any names. Handing out this man's name will now allow others to look into what he has said about you. And when they do, you'll have no one to blame but yourself.

Since: Apr 13

Bellevue, WA

#187424 Apr 7, 2013
Country-Girl22 wrote:
<quoted text>If they were truely that horrible then I'm sorry, but by the way you turned out I'm guessing they saw the path you were heading down, tried to change it and you rebelled! No parent agrees with thwir daughter being a stripper/escort!
Must feel priveledged to have grown up in a nonabussive home you stupid twit

Since: Dec 09

Knoxville, TN

#187426 Apr 7, 2013
Country-Girl22 wrote:
<quoted text>oh honey, let me tell you something. To a REAL MAN there is nothing sexier than a good looking woman getting her hands dirty fixing vehicles and doing men's work! I can fix certain parts of a vehicle, I can operate heavy equipment, I love to hunt and fish. That is what every man out here is looking for. A girl who looks like she could be a centerfold model but knows how to do a lot more other than look pretty! Now I am not so self diluted that I think I am the most gorgous girl in the world. But I know I'm good looking, I turn heads wherever I go and I have never been told I was ugly! And to top it off I'm not a skaaank! I have only been with 3 people including my fiance and those other 2 were before we met over 6 years ago. Yeah that's right 6 yrs I'm only 22 and I have been with my man since I was 16 and have been honest and as loyal as a woman could be:) here's a hint on our physical description if you have ever seen the movie "Drive Angry" with nicholas cage I look a lot like the girl who plays Piper! Actually we're almost identical (kind of scary) the only difference is my nose doesn't curl up, its straight! And my fiance looks exactly like Brad Pitt, only younger. I sware to the good lord above if I take him to L.A we can make a living off of him being his double, I'm almost considering it actually, just slap a fake beard on him and he's good to go!:)
So, what you're saying is that you sometimes do manly things and that you engage in premarital sex? I'm pretty sure those things are denounced in the scripture that you like to hurl at gays.

Since: May 09

Ardsley, NY

#187427 Apr 7, 2013
What we are witnessing is the complete implosion of a 2013 year old rightwing social experiment.

Since: Apr 13

Bellevue, WA

#187429 Apr 7, 2013
Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm sure that they don't, although, I believe that they might take a sip of some wine, and eat a cracker or two... And I'm sure that Big D would make an argument that they can be divorced for that...
that's so christain

Since: Apr 13

Bellevue, WA

#187440 Apr 7, 2013
Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
<quoted text>
Thank you, baby, she used to call me "Marlboro Man"..
:-D
And, I AM all that, after all...
gee what happened to that picture of you buried in your smoke cloud

Since: Apr 13

Bellevue, WA

#187443 Apr 7, 2013
Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
<quoted text>
And, by threatening to knife a sucker who may dare to say something that upsets her progeny.
ya if you personally attck my child I will knife your azz

Since: Apr 13

Bellevue, WA

#187448 Apr 7, 2013
Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
<quoted text>
That's because of the bisexuals, who wanted it both ways, and the IV drug users. Both cut across the barriers.
that's just stupid

Since: Apr 13

Bellevue, WA

#187451 Apr 7, 2013
Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
<quoted text>
Aw, sweetheart, you don't know what you're talking about. It was first noted as an epidemic among the gays of SF, back in the '70's.
totally wrong your ignorance is showing.. it has been in africa since the 1950's

Since: Apr 13

Bellevue, WA

#187453 Apr 7, 2013
Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
<quoted text>
Aw, sweetheart, you don't know what you're talking about. It was first noted as an epidemic among the gays of SF, back in the '70's.
btw american gays hands down have done more and contributd more to finding a cure then any other group of people br none.. hello

Since: Apr 13

Bellevue, WA

#187455 Apr 7, 2013
Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
<quoted text>
But it EXPLODED in S.F. in the '70's... Nothing flared it up like anal sex and IV drug use...
the first reported case was june 5th 1981 and its was LA morazz
Frankie Rizzo

Hayward, CA

#187459 Apr 7, 2013
Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
<quoted text>
P.S.
I may be hawking Marlboros, but I smoke Camels, there's a real mans cigarette.
My old brand. Best cigarette in the world ever.

Since: Apr 13

Bellevue, WA

#187460 Apr 7, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
My old brand. Best cigarette in the world ever.
nasty
Frankie Rizzo

Hayward, CA

#187462 Apr 7, 2013
Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm sure that they don't, although, I believe that they might take a sip of some wine, and eat a cracker or two... And I'm sure that Big D would make an argument that they can be divorced for that...
Mighty D will fight you if his kids see that.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Hemet Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Hemet's Wife Beaten (Aug '14) Thu tellinitlikeitis 17
Chevron gas station Thu tellinitlikeitis 2
News Larry Minor to remain in public office after pl... (Feb '11) Jan 16 Classical liberel 32
News Drug Arrests: Perris and Menifee students snare... (Dec '13) Jan 15 Grape Soda 3
News HemetHEMET: Escaping the heat in mid-county (Sep '14) Jan 15 Grape Soda 2
News Temecula4 people arrested in connection with ro... Jan 15 Grape Soda 2
Man assaults kids at McDonalds-east florida on ... (Jul '13) Jan 15 Boxer MMA 330

Hemet Jobs

More from around the web

Personal Finance

Hemet Mortgages