Okino nixed for anti-gay remarks

Okino nixed for anti-gay remarks

There are 69 comments on the The Honolulu Advertiser story from Jan 26, 2013, titled Okino nixed for anti-gay remarks. In it, The Honolulu Advertiser reports that:

At a City Council Executive Matters and Legal Affairs Committee on Tuesday, Okino told members querying him on his nomination that I have no tolerance for homosexuality and that gay people are in danger not only spiritually, but physically.

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SnoreBird

Mililani, HI

#24 Jan 27, 2013
Bye the was *Splat*.

“HILLARY OR TRUMP”

Since: Mar 09

WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?

#25 Jan 27, 2013
Quest wrote:
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And spreading evil and lies about taxpayers in your state is a good way to get yourself in hot water.
As it should be.
Spreading evil and lies about your perverted lifestyle is disgusting and pathetic

Youre not going to make us the bad guys...YOURE the ones that are evil not us.

Nice try, though.

“equality for ALL means ALL”

Since: Jan 07

Fort Lauderdale FL

#26 Jan 27, 2013
American_Infidel wrote:
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The 14th amendment was created for blacks and slavery it has absolutely nothing to do with Homosexuality. Everyone has equal protection under the Constitution, homos want special protection, special rights, special laws to accommodate their CHOSEN lifestyle.
MY party will fight to strengthen and maintain the traditional family which is the foundation of our country.
Go ahead and strengthen the traditional family if you can.

That has nothing to do with gay marriage. The two exist side by side, no problem. Unless you want to create a problem.

Simple equality is not "special rights."

Being gay is not chosen.(Religion is, btw.)

Being gay is not a lifestyle.

You need to educate yourself before participating in this discussion. We don't have time to teach you the basics.

“equality for ALL means ALL”

Since: Jan 07

Fort Lauderdale FL

#27 Jan 27, 2013
American_Infidel wrote:
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Spreading evil and lies about your perverted lifestyle is disgusting and pathetic
Youre not going to make us the bad guys...YOURE the ones that are evil not us.
Nice try, though.
No, you're already the bad guys. That much is clear. You are unAmerican bad guys.

“HILLARY OR TRUMP”

Since: Mar 09

WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?

#28 Jan 27, 2013
Tony C wrote:
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No, you're already the bad guys.
No, YOU are.

Thanks for playing.

Next!!
Luau Slippahs

Mililani, HI

#29 Jan 27, 2013
Burp.
Quest

Culpeper, VA

#30 Jan 27, 2013
American_Infidel wrote:
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Spreading evil and lies about your perverted lifestyle is disgusting and pathetic
Youre not going to make us the bad guys...YOURE the ones that are evil not us.
Nice try, though.
How would you know ANYTHING about my lifestyle - you have never met me.

I can tell you what it is, though. I'm a spouse, a karate Mom, and a Christian who is active in my church.

How is that lifestyle any different form anyone else you know? How is it "evil"? How is it "disgusting"?

If you pretend to know more than you do, and use that lack of knowledge to harm other people and other families, then, yes, by definition, you ARE the bad guy.

Are gay people trying to deny you the right to marry? Do we call every straight person evil and disgusting simply because we don't feel the same attraction to the opposite gender that they do?

Of course not, but you would make US the bad guys.

My Dear, because of your ignorance and the harm to others that is your goal, you ARE the bad guy.

But anyone can change, if they choose.

“HILLARY OR TRUMP”

Since: Mar 09

WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?

#31 Jan 27, 2013
Tony C wrote:
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Being gay is not chosen.(Religion is, btw.)
LIE
Being gay is not a lifestyle.
LIE
Quest

Culpeper, VA

#32 Jan 27, 2013
American_Infidel wrote:
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No, YOU are.
Thanks for playing.
Next!!
It's not a game for most folks. It's about life.

If ALL gay people are the bad guys, explain and prove, in detail, what I do that is bad. How does my life and my family harm you and yours?

If all of us are guilty of the same imagined sins, can you tell us what mine are?

Or, are you just projecting your own lack of knowledge and insecurities on people you will never meet?

“HILLARY OR TRUMP”

Since: Mar 09

WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?

#33 Jan 27, 2013
Tony C wrote:
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You are unAmerican bad guys.
No, YOU are.

and you know it.

Next!
Quest

Culpeper, VA

#34 Jan 27, 2013
American_Infidel wrote:
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Says who? He's also supposed to tell the truth...but then you liberals don't care about the truth, do you?
..
First you would have to prove that simply being gay is dangerous in any way.

Good luck with that one.

People, gay and straight, can engage in a million dangerous behaviors, even criminal ones. They can also engage in a million beneficial and positive behaviors.

But there is NO inherent danger in anyone's sexual orientation.

To say so just makes a person sound ridiculous, and we just can't afford to have silly elected leaders.

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#35 Jan 27, 2013
Tony C wrote:
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No, you're already the bad guys. That much is clear. You are unAmerican bad guys.
You know ... we don't really talk to him anymore.
Proud straight guy

Honolulu, HI

#36 Jan 27, 2013
Quest wrote:
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How would you know ANYTHING about my lifestyle - you have never met me.
I can tell you what it is, though. I'm a spouse, a karate Mom, and a Christian who is active in my church.
How is that lifestyle any different form anyone else you know? How is it "evil"? How is it "disgusting"?
If you pretend to know more than you do, and use that lack of knowledge to harm other people and other families, then, yes, by definition, you ARE the bad guy.
Are gay people trying to deny you the right to marry? Do we call every straight person evil and disgusting simply because we don't feel the same attraction to the opposite gender that they do?
Of course not, but you would make US the bad guys.
My Dear, because of your ignorance and the harm to others that is your goal, you ARE the bad guy.
But anyone can change, if they choose.
One of the worst things in the world is when a gay tries to justify his/her behavior. Trying to convince people this should be considered normal, acceptable behavior and it should be embraced ...that's truly evil..

PURE EVIL.
Evil slayer

Honolulu, HI

#37 Jan 27, 2013
American_Infidel wrote:
What he said was right on the money but Oblahblah and the Demoncrats have turned this country upside down to where right is wrong and speaking the truth doesn't matter anymore.
You are the queen of not speaking the truth.
Proud straight guy

Honolulu, HI

#38 Jan 27, 2013
Quest wrote:
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It's not a game for most folks. It's about life.
That's right and it's about the salvation of our country so stop playing your silly little love games.

“HILLARY OR TRUMP”

Since: Mar 09

WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?

#39 Jan 27, 2013
Quest wrote:
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Are you saying that all Republicans don't know the difference between lies and the truth?
Most of those that I know, do.
I guess you don't.
You think the Democrats care about you? They just want your campaign donations, stupid. Why doesn't Obama have any gays in his administration?

“HILLARY OR TRUMP”

Since: Mar 09

WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?

#40 Jan 27, 2013
Evil slayer wrote:
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You are the queen of not speaking the truth.
Look who's talkin

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#41 Jan 27, 2013
Proud straight guy wrote:
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One of the worst things in the world is when a gay tries to justify his/her behavior. Trying to convince people this should be considered normal, acceptable behavior and it should be embraced ...that's truly evil..
PURE EVIL.
"justify" is essentially a protestant obsession, not shared by other sects and definitely not by gay people. Outside a religious context it has only to do with accounting matters. That is really not one of our problems, either.

Care to try a different word?

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#42 Jan 27, 2013
Proud straight guy wrote:
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That's right and it's about the salvation of our country so stop playing your silly little love games.
"salvation" ?

In what sense?

Joe Balls

Since: May 11

Location hidden

#43 Jan 27, 2013
American_Infidel wrote:
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You think the Democrats care about you? They just want your campaign donations, stupid. Why doesn't Obama have any gays in his administration?
They DO have one. Remember Larry Sinclair?

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