Judge overturns California's ban on s...

Judge overturns California's ban on same-sex marriage

There are 201878 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.

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Blarney Google

Sonoma, CA

#204208 Jul 22, 2013
This is just wrong and that woman what called us Reichspublicans is just stupid and a doper and a turd because she is just wrong! Stopping all social services makes sense when we dont have enough money to fight the wars that make sense to those what make the decisions. That is the way it works. Women really want us all to go back to sane times when they knew what was expected of them and could depend on men to take care of business and they were happy to be taking care of the men as told. Now that is the way it should and will be. The next elections will turn the tide and we can begin to dump the evil socialist security, stalin's medicare, lazy bums "UNEMPLOYMENT" insurance that they wont pay for, foodstamps what they use for diapers to smoke in FREE coledges that teach godless crap that dont matter. GOD loves you if you do what you are told, he dont love you if you dont. THAT IS THAT. Act right, do what you are told because it is right, shut up and put your nose to the grindstone, no slackers.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#204209 Jul 22, 2013
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
I cope just fine. In fact, it's easy.
A married couple and a ss couple. Who do I believe, you, or my eyes?
Do you know how silly you look pretending no one sees?
No you dont, you have yet to acknowledge that same sex couples are married, as married and legitimate in the eyes of the law as any other couple

You are the one claiming that you cannot see, not I
Rocky Hudsony

Wooster, OH

#204210 Jul 22, 2013
WTF?
Rocky Hudsony

Wooster, OH

#204211 Jul 22, 2013
WTF? 204208
Big D

Modesto, CA

#204212 Jul 22, 2013
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
Where gave I ever reduced love,arraigned or family to any such thing?
In nearly every post you have ever made

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#204213 Jul 22, 2013
Big D wrote:
<quoted text>
No you dont, you have yet to acknowledge that same sex couples are married, as married and legitimate in the eyes of the law as any other couple
You are the one claiming that you cannot see, not I
I see just fine. It is why I know SS couples cannot be married.

SS marriage is an oxymoron.
Palace

Covina, CA

#204214 Jul 22, 2013
Pickle palace come in a jar or on a stick.
Palace

Covina, CA

#204217 Jul 22, 2013
Pickle palace Republicans come in a jar or on a stick.

Remember Boehner don't know squat, That's why they named him Boe-Hner.

Boe don't know a Hner he don't like, that's another reason he like shamans tissue paper a lot.

It's so soft on his brain when he wipes.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#204218 Jul 22, 2013
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
I see just fine. It is why I know SS couples cannot be married.
SS marriage is an oxymoron.
Perfect example!

Thank you!

You cannot grasp reality, the reality is that they are married, and recognized on both the state and federal level.

Since: Dec 09

Knoxville, TN

#204220 Jul 22, 2013
Rocky Hudsony wrote:
<quoted text>
I do. If I gave it any real thought, I'd not be here for the fun factor. I'd leave the matter be. We all know that you are going to have your way, and I just can't resist throwing out the zingers. My thoughts can't matter that much.
When I was a kid, a teen, and then a young adult, I would look for information on homosexuality. Back then we didn't have access to computers. I only had access to a small library in a small, rural, southern town. And you can imagine there wasn't a lot of information out there.

Now kids and teens have access to the internet. And I firmly believe that some gay teens and young adults find their way to these forums and read what people say. They're trying to understand themselves better and trying to figure out where they are able to fit in society.

I think that these kids (I call anybody under 30 a kid) are damaged, hurt, frightened, and feel a sense of isolation when they read some of the negative posts that find their way to this forum.

Even the comments that you say are made in fun can have a negative impact on them.

It is true that even though our country has come a long way in supporting LGBT people--especially the young--there are still kids out there in rural locations where they are so scared of coming out. They fear being harassed at school and in the community. And they fear losing their family and friends.

I guess what I'm saying is that I wish we could tone down the rhetoric and nastiness on here.

Words absolutely have an impact. They can encourage others to act abusive towards gay people and they can cause gay youth to act in negative ways towards themselves.

Nobody suspected that I was gay when I was growing up. But those kids who were effeminate or tom-boyish were such targets. I saw how they began to skip school--some dropped out. Some failed classes. Some got caught up in drugs. No one I knew tried to kill themselves. But that does happen.

Do you think we can just tone it down a little?

Since: Dec 09

Knoxville, TN

#204228 Jul 22, 2013
Rocky Hudsony wrote:
BTW, VV,
I was kind of disappointed that you took no notice of the bit about shooting fat guys with paintball guns? I'd expected....something..
:D
I don't see myself as fat. I'm built more like a linebacker. I've always been a big guy. Nobody has ever told me in person that I'm overweight or fat. Maybe it's my size? Several people have told me that prior to getting to know me they thought I was a little menacing looking. There's a woman in the apartments where I live who saw me out late one night walking my crippled, 14 year old dog. She couldn't see me clearly; only my silhouette. She kind of screamed and said, "WHO IS THAT?!?" I walked over into the light and she said, "OH!! It's you! I was scared!"

The only disadvantage to being as big as I am is that I haven't been able to shop for clothes at a regular department store since I was in high school. Regular shirtsleeves stop about 6 inches from my wrists. And pants look like "high-waters". So, I have to go to "big and tall" shops for my clothes. They're so much more expensive and there isn't as much selection. Ralph Lauren and some of the more widely known men's clothing designers have come out with lines for tall people. But their kind of pricy.

I once went to a Mazda dealership to test drive a Miata. I wanted a small convertible that I could park easily when I lived in San Francisco. Even with the seat back all the way, I couldn't get into the thing. I did, however, drive a Honda Del Sol for several years. That thing had so much leg and head room. It was like sitting in a bathtub. It was a very comfortable car. I miss it every so often and think about trying to find a good used one.

So, you can call me "fat" if you want to. It doesn't bother me. I know what I look like.
commonpeeps

Monrovia, CA

#204231 Jul 22, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
OK fatso! Will do.
Don't be such an azz, it makes you look foolish.
Golden

Covina, CA

#204232 Jul 22, 2013
Not a problem any more, tough apples for those who don't like it.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#204233 Jul 22, 2013
veryvermilion wrote:
<quoted text>
I don't see myself as fat. I'm built more like a linebacker. I've always been a big guy. Nobody has ever told me in person that I'm overweight or fat. Maybe it's my size? Several people have told me that prior to getting to know me they thought I was a little menacing looking. There's a woman in the apartments where I live who saw me out late one night walking my crippled, 14 year old dog. She couldn't see me clearly; only my silhouette. She kind of screamed and said, "WHO IS THAT?!?" I walked over into the light and she said, "OH!! It's you! I was scared!"
The only disadvantage to being as big as I am is that I haven't been able to shop for clothes at a regular department store since I was in high school. Regular shirtsleeves stop about 6 inches from my wrists. And pants look like "high-waters". So, I have to go to "big and tall" shops for my clothes. They're so much more expensive and there isn't as much selection. Ralph Lauren and some of the more widely known men's clothing designers have come out with lines for tall people. But their kind of pricy.
I once went to a Mazda dealership to test drive a Miata. I wanted a small convertible that I could park easily when I lived in San Francisco. Even with the seat back all the way, I couldn't get into the thing. I did, however, drive a Honda Del Sol for several years. That thing had so much leg and head room. It was like sitting in a bathtub. It was a very comfortable car. I miss it every so often and think about trying to find a good used one.
So, you can call me "fat" if you want to. It doesn't bother me. I know what I look like.
I knew a guy that said if he was 9 feet tall his weight would be perfect, he was working on that getting taller thing.

I liked that

Personally I think we focus too much on the superficial

Since: Nov 12

Camptonville, CA

#204236 Jul 22, 2013
veryvermilion wrote:
<quoted text>
I don't see myself as fat. I'm built more like a linebacker. I've always been a big guy. Nobody has ever told me in person that I'm overweight or fat. Maybe it's my size? Several people have told me that prior to getting to know me they thought I was a little menacing looking. There's a woman in the apartments where I live who saw me out late one night walking my crippled, 14 year old dog. She couldn't see me clearly; only my silhouette. She kind of screamed and said, "WHO IS THAT?!?" I walked over into the light and she said, "OH!! It's you! I was scared!"
The only disadvantage to being as big as I am is that I haven't been able to shop for clothes at a regular department store since I was in high school. Regular shirtsleeves stop about 6 inches from my wrists. And pants look like "high-waters". So, I have to go to "big and tall" shops for my clothes. They're so much more expensive and there isn't as much selection. Ralph Lauren and some of the more widely known men's clothing designers have come out with lines for tall people. But their kind of pricy.
I once went to a Mazda dealership to test drive a Miata. I wanted a small convertible that I could park easily when I lived in San Francisco. Even with the seat back all the way, I couldn't get into the thing. I did, however, drive a Honda Del Sol for several years. That thing had so much leg and head room. It was like sitting in a bathtub. It was a very comfortable car. I miss it every so often and think about trying to find a good used one.
So, you can call me "fat" if you want to. It doesn't bother me. I know what I look like.
Sure seems like it bothered you after that long rant about it.
Golden

Covina, CA

#204240 Jul 22, 2013
Fallen graces, but we don't care.

“Busting Kimare's”

Since: Feb 13

Clitty

#204241 Jul 22, 2013
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
Not dismissed, it can't be.
You simply (in every sense of the word) denied reality.
Oh no, Sweet Pea, you were utterly and completely dismissed.

You still labor under the misconception that your opinion has any relevance to my actual marriage.

With each passing day, more and more legally recognized SSM's become a reality.
Tommy Tucker

Alamo, CA

#204242 Jul 22, 2013
Has any one seen my boy friend, Fox De Lux. He was last seen at Paul and Harveys Gay Bar in Sunnyvale.
OhStewOne

Covina, CA

#204243 Jul 22, 2013
Oh Tommy Tucker your a jerk!

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#204244 Jul 22, 2013
Dusty Mangina wrote:
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Oh no, Sweet Pea, you were utterly and completely dismissed.
You still labor under the misconception that your opinion has any relevance to my actual marriage.
With each passing day, more and more legally recognized SSM's become a reality.
You can hold a piece of paper from any court around and dismiss me, but you still are nowhere near married.

That is unchangeable reality.

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