High school senior comes out as LGBT while accepting award

Jan 24, 2013 | Posted by: DNF | Full story: news.yahoo.com

Coming out as LGBT is rarely easy, which makes

Jacob Rudolph's story all the more impressive. When the high school student in Parsippany, N.J., came out, he did so in front of the entire school. His classmates responded with a standing ovation.

During the presentation of senior class awards, Rudolph was given the Class Actor award, an irony not lost on him. "Sure I've been in a few plays and musicals, but more importantly, I've been acting every single day of my life," Rudolph said. "You see, I've been acting as someone I'm not."

Footage of Rodolph's speech and its positive reception was uploaded to the Web by his father, who noted on the video that it "took more guts to do than anything I've ever attempted in my life."

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http://aclj.org/us-constitution/re-nlrb-appoi...

part of the court's decision:

"To adopt the Board’s proffered intrasession interpretation of “the Recess” would wholly defeat the purpose of the Framers in the careful separation of powers structure reflected in the Appointments Clause. As the Supreme Court observed in Freytag v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue,“The manipulation of official appointments had long been one of the American revolutionary generation’s greatest grievances against executive power, because the power of appointment to offices was deemed the most insidious and powerful weapon of eighteenth century despotism.” 501 U.S. 868, 883 (1991)(internal quotation marks and citation omitted). In short, the Constitution’s appointments structure — the general method of advice and consent modified only by a limited recess appointments power when the Senate simply cannot provide advice and consent — makes clear that the Framers used “the Recess” to refer only to the recess between sessions."

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OMG! That's that Regent University group!!

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OMG! That's that Regent University group!!
Actually, the ACLJ only filed an amicus curie brief. Read the excerpt of the decision by the Court of Appeals.

The Obamaniac will certainly appeal this, but I doubt that SCOTUS will agree to hear it.

He CLEARLY violated the U.S. Constitution, a document he does NOT understand, nor support at all.

IMPEACH THIS BUM !

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Actually, the ACLJ only filed an amicus curie brief. Read the excerpt of the decision by the Court of Appeals.
The Obamaniac will certainly appeal this, but I doubt that SCOTUS will agree to hear it.
He CLEARLY violated the U.S. Constitution, a document he does NOT understand, nor support at all.
IMPEACH THIS BUM !
NEXT !
Noel Corporation, a subdivision of Pepsico is another Koch Industries.

What then HELL are my cousins up to now!!!

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The Senate was not offically in recess. That is EXACTLY WHY The Obamaniac did NOT have the right to make these appointments without the advice and consent of the U.S. Senate. Since he WAS a U.S. Senator, should he KNOW THIS ?! Or since he obviously DOES KNOW THIS, isn't it obvious that he has NO REGARD for the U.S. Constitution taht he SWORE to uphold ?!
IMPEACH THIS BUM !
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Hmmm, and THIS has to do with a brave high school boy coming out in front of his peers HOW?

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Cal In AZ wrote:
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Actually, the ACLJ only filed an amicus curie brief. Read the excerpt of the decision by the Court of Appeals.
The Obamaniac will certainly appeal this, but I doubt that SCOTUS will agree to hear it.
He CLEARLY violated the U.S. Constitution, a document he does NOT understand, nor support at all.
IMPEACH THIS BUM !
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Wow, and THIS has to do with a brave high school boy coming out in front of his peers HOW?

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I want The Obamaniac impeached !
ESPECIALLY in light of the fact that the federal D.C. court just ruled that he has BLATANTLY and GLEEFULLY violated the U.S. Constitution by making federal appointments WITHOUT the "advice and consent" of the U.S. Senate, as the U.S. CONSTITUTION REQUIRES !!!
I thought this bozo was supposed to KNOW what the U.S. Constitution says ?! And since The Obamaniac WAS a U.S. Senator, you know damn well that he would be screaming bloody murder if a POTUS did this while HE was a U.S. Senator.
IMPEACH THIS BUM !
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Obama hasn't done anything illegal, you troll. Shut up.

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Obama hasn't done anything illegal, you troll. Shut up.
He CLEARLY violated the U.S. Constitution, which he SWORE to uphold, depsite having absolutely NO understanding, nor respect for it, by UNCONSTITUTINALLY appointing so-called "recess appointments".

The Court Of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit slapped him down hard for that !

What a stupid, ignorant, arrogant A$$ this gu is.

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He CLEARLY violated the U.S. Constitution, which he SWORE to uphold, depsite having absolutely NO understanding, nor respect for it, by UNCONSTITUTINALLY appointing so-called "recess appointments".
The Court Of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit slapped him down hard for that !
What a stupid, ignorant, arrogant A$$ this gu is.
IMPEACH THIS BUM !
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Why did a subsidiary of Pepsico want to sue the Executive about the manner of filling federal positions in the Commerce Department?

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<quoted text>Hmmm, and THIS has to do with a brave high school boy coming out in front of his peers HOW?
That stuff just pops out at odd moments. I don't think he can control it anymore.
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He CLEARLY violated the U.S. Constitution, a document he does NOT understand, nor support at all.
Yeah.... I guess that's why he taught Constitutional Law at the University of Chicago Law School for 12 years.

Is making a recess appointment an impeachable offense? No.

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<quoted text>Yeah.... I guess that's why he taught Constitutional Law at the University of Chicago Law School for 12 years.
Is making a recess appointment an impeachable offense? No.
The Obamaniac does NOT understand nor SUPPORT the U.S. Constitution. And doing something as blatantly UNCONSTITUTIONAL, when he SWORE to uphold the U.S. Constitution is CERTAINLY an impeachable offense as far as I'm concerned.

I hpe the House impeaches him like they did that last Democratic LIAR and BASTARD.

IMPEACH THIS BUM !

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The Obamaniac does NOT understand nor SUPPORT the U.S. Constitution. And doing something as blatantly UNCONSTITUTIONAL, when he SWORE to uphold the U.S. Constitution is CERTAINLY an impeachable offense as far as I'm concerned.
I hpe the House impeaches him like they did that last Democratic LIAR and BASTARD.
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Huh, and this has to do with a brave high school boy coming out to his peers HOW?

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Is making a recess appointment an impeachable offense? No.
There is no such thing as an "impeachable offense"per se, dear. Congress may bring Articles of Impeachment for "rudeness" if it wishes.

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Does anyone have anything in the way of an update on this brave kid?

(Anyone else think he might have been bucking for a scholarship?)

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There is no such thing as an "impeachable offense"per se, dear. Congress may bring Articles of Impeachment for "rudeness" if it wishes.
That's true. I believe that former Rep. Henry Hyde was quoted as saying "An impeachable offense is anything we say it is."
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The Obamaniac does NOT understand nor SUPPORT the U.S. Constitution. And doing something as blatantly UNCONSTITUTIONAL, when he SWORE to uphold the U.S. Constitution is CERTAINLY an impeachable offense as far as I'm concerned.
I hpe the House impeaches him like they did that last Democratic LIAR and BASTARD.
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Mkay.....

I'll tell John Boehner to give you a call.

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"Research has shown that feeling positively about one’s sexual orientation and integrating it into one’s life fosters greater well-being and mental health. This integration often involves disclosing one’s identity to others; it may also entail participating in the gay community. Being able to discuss one’s sexual orientation with others also increases the availability of social support, which is crucial to mental health and psychological well-being. Like heterosexuals, lesbians, gay men, and bisexual people benefit from being able to share their lives with and receive support from family, friends, and acquaintances. Thus, it is not surprising that lesbians and gay men who feel they must conceal their sexual orientation report more frequent mental health concerns than do lesbians and gay men who are more open; they may even have more physical health problems.

Where problems occur, they are closely associated with experiences of bias and discrimination in their environments."
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