GOP Mich. Mayor Known for Anti-Gay Remarks Voted out of Office

Nov 8, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: EDGE

The conservative mayor of Troy, Mich., who made national headlines for her anti-gay comments, was voted out of office on Tuesday after a successful movement to have a recall vote was put on the Tuesday ballot.

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“Luke laughs at hypocrites!”

Since: Sep 10

Palm Springs, California

#1 Nov 9, 2012
Is there ANY teabagger not morbidly obese? They constantly cry about being deprived of money, yet somehow can afford to shove down enough food to grow as fat as cows. Odd.

Since: Jan 08

Bangkok, Thailand

#2 Nov 9, 2012
The good news just seems to continue... I wonder how the trolls are taking it, but I don't really care!

“Some people are gay - get over”

Since: Apr 08

Reading PA

#3 Nov 9, 2012
She was correct in that she has the right to exercise her freedom of speech.

However she seems to have forgotten that freedom to speak does NOT mean freedom from consequences.

You can't possibly represent all the citizens as mayor when you refer to the gay citizens repeatedly in the manner she did.

She thinks her losing is for the best. So do I.

“Married 6/17/08”

Since: Feb 07

Porterville, CA

#4 Nov 9, 2012
Dubya wrote:
The good news just seems to continue... I wonder how the trolls are taking it, but I don't really care!
I find it interesting that so very many on the "Right" are finding so many things to blame for their defeat except their own policies. Is it possible that the Republican Party will fade into irrelevance and be replaced with 2 parties, 1 for the fiscal conservatives and 1 for the "thumpers"?

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#5 Nov 9, 2012
I'm getting awfully tired of the number "52".

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Peoples Bushes, Arizona

#6 Nov 9, 2012
Curteese wrote:
Is there ANY teabagger not morbidly obese? They constantly cry about being deprived of money, yet somehow can afford to shove down enough food to grow as fat as cows. Odd.
Obesity in America knows no party. It's been epidemic for decades and getting worse.

I had to go to a phone store yesterday because my Samsung Intercept phone (which i LOVE and can't be without) started acting weird 2 days ago and I bought a replacement.

So I go into the store to have the account switched from the older phone to the newer phone, and there are 9 people in the store, including employees (becuase I counted accurately) and except for ONE person, they were ALL obese, employees AND customers.

I notice this particularly at grocery stores.

Obesity IS and HAS BEEN FOR A LONG TIME, a national health crisis, and people who maintain a healthy weight such as myself (I've never weighed more than 150#'s) wind up paying for it in the form of higher insurance premiums, and higher medical costs to cover the lazy fatsos.

What' is particularly disturbing, is when I see young children, 7, 8, 9 years old, who are obese. They'll be that way the rest of their lives, and have the consequent health problems, and associated costs to bear, physical, mental, and emotional.

A famous actress once said, "when you see a fat person, you know what people think about ? Sexual positions. And how there's only one where you won't get squished !"
Sheik Yerbouti

Warrington, PA

#7 Nov 10, 2012
Funny how all teabagger women are butt ugly. I have never seen a teabagger women I would poke! Besides rethuglican women are notoriously bad in bed!!
moderation19

Las Vegas, NV

#8 Nov 10, 2012
Ugh, and now I can never get that image out of my head.
Fa-Foxy wrote:
<quoted text>
A famous actress once said, "when you see a fat person, you know what people think about ? Sexual positions. And how there's only one where you won't get squished !"

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Peoples Bushes, Arizona

#9 Nov 10, 2012
moderation19 wrote:
Ugh, and now I can never get that image out of my head.
<quoted text>
What famous actress said it ?:)

“Luke laughs at hypocrites!”

Since: Sep 10

Palm Springs, California

#10 Nov 11, 2012
Fa-Foxy wrote:
<quoted text>
What famous actress said it ?:)
Roseanne.

I wonder how she did in the election?

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Peoples Bushes, Arizona

#11 Nov 11, 2012
Curteese wrote:
<quoted text>Roseanne.
I wonder how she did in the election?
No, it wasn't Roseanne. Another famous actress said it in one of my FAV shows of all time.

LOL

hint: the show was a sketch comedy show starring a FAMOUS British actress.

GOOD LUCK !

:)

(another hint: DOH !)

ROFL !

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