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Judge overturns California's ban on same-sex marriage

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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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Jam Bo Ree

Monrovia, CA

#210917 Aug 19, 2013
The Top Internet Commandments
12. Thou shalt not downloadeth porn on thine work computer, lest ye be cast out.

11. Thou shalt *** EARN *** REDEMPTION *** FAST!!!!***

10. Thou shalt not make for yourself a graven image of that which is copyrighted.

9. Thou shalt not pop up any unwanted windows before me, for I shall smite them immediately with a hasty click and read them not.

8. Thou shalt use no browser other than Internet Explorer, for thy Gates is a jealous Gates.

7. Thou shalt not forward chain letters. Instead, send these commandments to ten friends, and help save the life of a small child in Bogota!

6. Thou shalt not act like a hot 18-year chick in a chat room when thou art a pudgy, pimply-faced Trekkie.

5. Spam not, lest ye be spammed tenfold.

4. Thou shalt not spill your kinky guts and then click "Reply to all."

3. Thou shall not call thyself "Richard P. Smith" online when "Chesty LaRue" sounds so much better.

2. Remember thou the Neimann-Marcus cookie recipe and keep it holy.

1. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife - and thou shalt rejoice in the loophole that Tommy Lee is technically not thy neighbor.
Jam Bo Ree

Monrovia, CA

#210918 Aug 19, 2013
The Programmer and the Engineer
A Programmer and an Engineer were sitting next to each other on an airplane. The Programmer leans over to the Engineer and asks if he wants to play a fun game. The Engineer just wants to sleep so he politely declines, turns away and tries to sleep. The Programmer persists and explains that it's a real easy game. He explains, "I ask a question and if you don't know the answer you pay me $5. Then you ask a question and if I don't know the answer I'll pay you $5." Again the Engineer politely declines and tries to sleep.

The Programmer, now somewhat agitated, says, "O.K., if you don't know the answer you pay me $5 and if I don't know the answer I pay you $50! " Now, that got the Engineer's attention, so he agrees to the game. The Programmer asks the first question, "What's the distance from the earth to the moon?" Then Engineer doesn't say a word and just hands the Programmer $5.

Now, its the Engineer's turn. He asks the Programmer, "What goes up a hill with three legs and comes down on four?" The Programmer looks at him with a puzzled look, takes out his laptop computer, looks through all his references and after about an hour wakes the Engineer and hands the Engineer $50. The Engineer politely takes the $50 turns away and tries to return to sleep.

The Programmer, a little miffed, asks, "Well what's the answer to the question?" Without a word, the Engineer reaches into his wallet, hands $5 to the Programmer, turns away and returns to sleep.

“Crusading Fundies r hilarious!”

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#210919 Aug 19, 2013
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
You jump in on Suzanne's posts, but whine when I correct your lies and deceptions ~ ON A DISCUSSION SITE?
You've spent the morning declaring I have no right to voice my opinion on here while you lie, slander and distort God and man.
Wave your arms, it goes along with the insanity you are spouting.
Wow. hysterical much?
Jam Bo Ree

Monrovia, CA

#210920 Aug 19, 2013
The Man And The Dog
There is an OLD story about the data center of the future.

This data center runs 24/7 with only a man and a dog.

The man's job is to feed the dog.

The dog's job is to make sure the man does not touch the computer.
Jam Bo Ree

Monrovia, CA

#210921 Aug 19, 2013
The Twelve Commandments of Flaming
1. Make things up about your opponent: It's important to make your lies sound true. Preface your argument with the word "clearly." "Clearly, Fred Flooney is a liar, and a dirtball to boot."

2. Be an armchair psychologist: You're a smart person. You've heard of Freud. You took a psychology course in college. Clearly, you're qualified to psychoanalyze your opponent. "Polly Purebread, by using the word 'zucchini' in her posting, shows she has a bad case of penis envy."

3. Cross-post your flames: Everyone on the net is just waiting for the next literary masterpiece to leave your terminal! From the Apple II RoundTable to X-10 Powerhouse RoundTable, they're all holding their breath until your next flame. Therefore, post everywhere.

4. Conspiracies abound: If everyone's against you, the reason can't *possibly* be that you're a sh??head. There's obviously a conspiracy against you, and you will be doing the entire net a favor by exposing it.

5. Lawsuit threats: This is the reverse of Rule #4 (sort of like the Yin & Yang of Flaming). Threatening a lawsuit is always considered to be in good form. "By saying that I've posted to the wrong group, Bertha has libeled me, slandered me, and sodomized me. See you in court, Bertha."

6. Force them to document their claims: Even if Harry Hoinkus states outright that he likes tomato sauce on his pasta, you should demand documentation. If Newsweek hasn't written an article on Harry's pasta preferences, then Harry's obviously lying.

7. Use foreign phrases: French is good, but Latin is the lingua franca of flaming. You should use the words "ad hominem" at least three times per article. Other favorite Latin phrases are "ad nauseum," "veni, vidi, vici," and "fettuccini alfredo."

8. Tell 'em how smart you are: Why use intelligent arguments to convince them you're smart when all you have to do is tell them? State that you're a member of Mensa, or Mega, or Dorks of America. Tell them the scores you received on every exam since high school. "I got an 800 on my SATs, LSATs, GREs, MCATs, and I can also spell the word 'premeiotic'."

9. Accuse your opponent of censorship. It is your right as an American citizen to post whatever the hell you want to the net (as guaranteed by the 37th Amendment, I think). Anyone who tries to limit your cross-posting or move a flame war to email is either a communist, a fascist, or both.

10. Doubt their existence: You've never actually seen your opponent, have you? And since you're the center of the universe, you should have seen them by now, shouldn't you? Therefore, THEY DON'T EXIST! This is the beauty of flamers' logic.

11. Lie, cheat, steal, leave the toilet seat up.

12. When in doubt, insult: If you forget the other 11 rules, remember this one. At some point during your wonderful career as a Flamer you will undoubtedly end up in a flame war with someone who is better than you. This person will expose your lies, tear apart your arguments, make you look generally like a bozo. At this point, there's only one thing to do: INSULT THE DIRTBAG!!! "Oh yeah? Well, your mother does strange things with vegetables."
Jam Bo Ree

Monrovia, CA

#210922 Aug 19, 2013
The Birth Of Yahoo
An old, bearded shepherd, with a crooked staff, walks up to a stone pulpit and says ... And, lo, it came to pass that the trader by the name of Abraham.Com did take unto himself a young wife by the name of Dot. And Dot Com was a comely woman, broad of shoulder and long of leg. Indeed, she had been called Amazon Dot Com. And she said unto Abraham, her husband, "Why doth thou travel far from town to town with thy goods, when thou can trade without ever leaving thy tent?" And Abraham did look at her as though she were several saddle bags short of a camel load, but simply said, "How, dear?" And Dot replied, "I will place drums in all the towns and drums in between to send messages saying what you have for sale and they will reply telling you which hath the best price. And the sale can be made on the drums and delivery by Uriah's Pony Stable (UPS)." Abraham thought long and decided he would let Dot have her way with the drums. And Dot said, "There will be a lot of banging in the land." And Abraham replied, "It is my most fervent wish that this be so." And the drums rang out and were an immediate success. Abraham sold all the goods he had, at the top price, without ever moving from his tent. But his success did arouse envy. A man named Maccabia did secret himself inside Abraham's drum and was accused of insider trading. And the young did take to Dot Com's trading as doth the greedy horsefly to camel dung. They were called Nomadic Ecclesiastical Rich Dominican Siderites, or NERDS for short. And, lo, the land was so feverish with joy at the new riches and the deafening sound of drums, that no one noticed that the real riches were going to the drum maker, one Brother William of Gates, who bought up every drum company in the land. And indeed did insist on making drums that would only work if you bought Brother William's drumsticks. And Dot did say, "Oh, Abraham, what we have started is being taken over by others." And as Abraham looked out over the Bay of Ezekiel, or as it came to be known, "eBay," he said, "We need a name of a service that reflects what we are." And Dot replied, "Young Ambitious Hebrew Owner Operators." "Whoopee!" said Abraham. "No, YAHOO!" said Dot Com.

“Crusading Fundies r hilarious!”

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#210923 Aug 19, 2013
suzanne henderson wrote:
<quoted text>
I happen to belong to a organization called ( saveCalifornia.com ) and they have been fighting AB1266 for sometime now. This (trans gender) thing is really so disgusting that it is just one more thing that God is looking at and that man is going down the tubes. Our country is not the country that when our forefathers lived here. They would be turning over in their graves right now if they knew what was happening. Jerry Brown is nothing like his father, for my father was a good friend of Pat Brown when he was the governor of California way back when. My father would not of had much to do with a governor if they signed AB1266 to start taking place in Jan.2014. Please God help America before it is to late for us, for so many people have become so evil that is makes one sick to their stomachs.
No dear. You're disgusting, not the transgendered.

“Crusading Fundies r hilarious!”

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#210924 Aug 19, 2013
suzanne henderson wrote:
<quoted text>
When my husband and I had our Fellowship, we talked about possibly having gays coming to join us and we were fine with it, but as Jesus told the diciples that when they went out to teach people the Word of God and His plan of Salvation and if they did not receive their message, then dust your feet off and move on. I was approached by a friend of mine one time that was thinking possibly like you are thinking that I would never tolerate a gay, well she was deadly wrong, for she owned a restaurant that alot of gays came to and she liked them very much, but she was trying to follow Christ also, so she said to me, these gay men were leaving town and wanted my husband and I to join them for dinner because they felt that they had been so nice to them when they came into the restaurant, so she said, what would you do if you were in that situation (at the time, I felt like she may be trapping me), but to her surprise without hesitation on my part, I said that I would go if I could help them to learn more about Scripture so they would not sin anymore, but I would not go just to say goodby because they would probably never see them again. I really do not know what she actually did, but I think she thought that I would never talk to them and that was not true at all. We were all under sin at one time of our lives, but my husband and I made a committment to God through His Son Jesus and how will they know if we do not tell them? For Christ came for the lost!!
And this one time, at band camp.....
sheesh

Woodbridge, VA

#210925 Aug 19, 2013
Jesus-loves-You_ wrote:
<quoted text>Okay, asked me for quotes to the admissions I provided, I will ask you the same, can you use a search engine? That fact about the RCC and gay priest child molestation is so basic and so common knowledge, that anyone would assume that you have no knowledge of how to use a search engine.
I googled "Sandusky admits being gay" and got nothing viable. I googled "pedophile priest admits being gay" and got nothing viable.

I've got some news for you, I shouldn't be the one that has to prove your point. You made the claim, back it up with some evidence. I'll make it simple for you. Provide quotes from Sandusky and from Priests found guilty of child molestation where they admit they are gay. Otherwise carry on making allegations you can't back up but don't get your little knickers in a twist when someone calls you out on your dishonesty.

“Crusading Fundies r hilarious!”

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#210926 Aug 19, 2013
suzanne henderson wrote:
<quoted text>
This organization is against gay marriage, not gays as people.
Being against gays marrying is being against gays as people. Sorry dear, but you don't get to assuage your bigotry.
suzanne henderson wrote:
<quoted text>
They do not agree with homosexual activity
There is no such thing as homosexual activity. There are no activities that only gays do or are capable of. More propaganda, nothing more.
suzanne henderson wrote:
<quoted text>
at all, but they are trying to help gays if they can and many of them have left the gay community and have become Christians and have families now and are happy campers. Look up on your search "NOT BORN THAT WAY" and you will see testimonies of ex-gays and what a Blessing that they came out of their sin the same way we do and that is any Sin that is defined in Scripture Galatians Chapter 5.
Your ex gay nonsense is a myth.
http://thinkprogress.org/lgbt/2013/08/05/2414...

Your ex-gay nonsense is harmful.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-08-19/the-imp...

The poster child or your beloved movement says it's bullshyt.
http://www.glaad.org/news/john-paulk-formally...

Your ex-gay nonsense is being banned, state by state for being fraudulent.
http://lezgetreal.com/2013/08/ex-gay-therapy-...

You're a fraud. You want to help no one. You only seek to harm people, because you're a religious nutball. Shame on you.
papo

Santa Ana, CA

#210927 Aug 19, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
There is no evidence the pope has buggered any 10 year olds.
That's fuxk up. But funny.

“Crusading Fundies r hilarious!”

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#210928 Aug 19, 2013
KiMare wrote:
If you want to claim that;
~ Gay unions are 'natural'.
~ Gay unions are the same as marriage.
1. Why is there then not one similar example of a proportionate presence of gay 'marriage' in even ONE culture from start to finish of the culture's existence like marriage has?
I refer to this as the "why must you change the definition of voting?"
If you are going to say that woman voting is the same as men voting, they why is there then not one similar example of a proportionate presence of women voting in even ONE culture from start to finish of the culture's existence like men voting has?

More fairy tales from Greggie!!
KiMare wrote:
2. Why is there then not one similar example of the acceptance of gay 'marriage' in even ONE culture from the start to finish of the culture's existence like marriage has?
Why is there then not one similar example of the acceptance of inter-racial 'marriage' in even ONE culture from the start to finish of the culture's existence like same race marriage has?

Ooooh, do keep those fairy tales coming Greggie!!
KiMare wrote:
3. Why is there not one geographical location, where gay 'marriage' established a foothold, held and spread like marriage did?
Why is there not one geographical location, where handicap rights established a foothold, held and spread like other rights did?

Keep 'em rolling Greggie!
KiMare wrote:
4. There is historical evidence of a brief and rare presence of gay 'marriage' in a few cultures, but they NEVER took root and spread. Why?
There is historical evidence of a brief and rare presence of various religious cults in a few cultures, but they NEVER took root and spread. Why?

My goodness, fairytale hour sure is fun today Greggie!
KiMare wrote:
5. In fact, there is also historical evidence that even when gay 'marriage' did begin to show up, it was resisted.
In fact, there is also historical evidence that even when inter-racial 'marriage' did begin to show up, it was resisted.

Historical context. The argument of idiots. Smirk.
sheesh

Fredericksburg, VA

#210929 Aug 19, 2013
suzanne henderson wrote:
<quoted text>
we do know that most of the world hate God and His Word,
I do believe you are wrong on this matter. Most of the people I know are God fearing Christians. They're a bit wide of the mark on being perfect, but I'm not aware of any that claim they are. Some are genuine and some are hypocrites. I'd be willing to agree that some do actually hate Christianity, but they do have their own view of God and do worship and love God. They just don't share your view of God. I also know a few atheists and agnostics. None of them hate God or His Word.

“Crusading Fundies r hilarious!”

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#210930 Aug 19, 2013
Jesus-loves-You_ wrote:
<quoted text>Actually, procreation is the state interest that gets the state involved in marriages.
It is "an" interest, not "the only" interest.

Feel free to try again. You can come back with your original argument once the State begins denying marriage to individuals that choose not to procreate, or are incapable of procreating, and when the state voids the marriages of those that don't succeed in procreating.

Thanks for stopping by with such a stupid post.

“Crusading Fundies r hilarious!”

Since: Feb 11

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#210931 Aug 19, 2013
julianna mungo wrote:
<quoted text>
Bless You! You have captured the very essence of the church of the Sepulchre and the Scriptures. You and We Who Know do not let the shadows overtake you. Bless You. The true believer knows that all others who refrain from complete commitment and who do not bow down to the Lord are indeed the offal in the slaughterhouse of life and they are stench and vile and ghastly and deserving not at all of compassion or mercy for they are cursed because they are not as we are and we are as God has made us, which then means that they who are not as we are as they are made that way by Satan. We cannot tolerate this, He has said unto us; Go Forth and Strike Down All Such Sinners that Ye Shall Know Them. Do unto others before they do unto you, and cleanse the path for the righteous. BLESS YOU.
Hey look here! Suzanne thinks she can fool people into believing she's two different people!!!

Hey Suzanne, you do realize this paints you as even more pathetic than we had thought. It's also deceitful, which goes against the rules of your buybull.

Since: Nov 12

Sacramento, CA

#210932 Aug 19, 2013
suzanne henderson wrote:
<quoted text>
I am very disturbed by your comments. We are not worried at all that 99% of the people on this forum are not interested in what we have to say, we do know that most of the world hate God and His Word, but there are a few out there that may need help and if just one person needs guidance, it will be worth it all. If you are a Christian, why don't you try and help those out there that are lost and not write us back, for we are getting nowhere fast. I am not judging you that you will not be saved in the end, for God is the final Judge, but I have lots of Christian friends and we are one in Christ. Most of your questions that you are asking us, you should know already unless you are trying to argue. I did not think we were having a debate, for Christians really should not be debating (of which my Christians friends do not dabate for we are on the same page), unless one feels that the other is going to a organization that is not Christian and we have been there and debated with other cults. If people on this forum do not ahere to Scriptures, they are not hurting me, for they are hurting our Creator, so they really are turned off with God. Remember the Apostles when they went door to door, they were to dust their feet off and move on if the people did not accept Christ. You do not know us at all and you have no idea how God has worked in our lives to help others and God Gets The Glory. I do not feel as though we can discuss things because they will turn into arguements because for some reason, we are not on the same page. I do not know what it is, but my husband said last evening, he felt as though most of you want to argue and not listen to God's Word. I am in contact with alot of Christians and really do not feel like they are arguing with us, but with you, we still do not know where you stand with Christ. For if you remove any Scripture and deviate from any Scripture, then we know for sure that we are not one in Christ.
I just asked you simple questions on the stuff you post. I don't think telling people they are going to hell is winning recruits. As a Christian I don't do that. I don't send my money to groups that do that and spend money protecting our kids from homosexuals. We can't discuss things because you play God.

“Crusading Fundies r hilarious!”

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#210933 Aug 19, 2013
suzanne henderson wrote:
<quoted text>
Your comments also do not belong on this forum, so please do not read my post for they are not directed to people like you. You quote from Scripture, but do you really Study the Scriptures?
You seem to be under the impression that you hold some authority in here. You don't, nor do people like you. I'll read and respond to whatever I damn well please.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#210934 Aug 19, 2013
Jam Bo Ree wrote:
The Top Internet Commandments
Cute, but my personal favorites are the 8 "I really rather you didnt's" from the Church of FSM.

THE EIGHT I'D REALLY RATHER YOU DIDN'TS

1. I'd Really Rather You Didn't Act Like A Sanctimonious Holier-Than-Thou Ass When Describing My Noodly Goodness. If Some People Don't Believe In Me, That's Okay. Really, I'm Not That Vain. Besides, This Isn't About Them So Don't Change The Subject.

2. I'd Really Rather You Didn't Use My Existence As A Means To Oppress, Subjugate, Punish, Eviscerate, And/Or, You Know, Be Mean To Others. I Don't Require Sacrifices, And Purity Is For Drinking Water, Not People.

3. I'd Really Rather You Didn't Judge People For The Way They Look, Or How They Dress, Or The Way They Talk, Or, Well, Just Play Nice, Okay? Oh, And Get This Through You Thick Heads: Woman=Person, Man=Person. Samey-Samey. One is Not Better Than The Other, Unless We're Talking About Fashion And I'm Sorry, But I Gave That To Women And Some Guys Who Know The Difference Between Teal And Fuchsia.

4. I'd Really Rather You Didn't Indulge In Conduct That Offends Yourself, Or Your Willing, Consenting Partner Of Legal Age AND Mental Maturity. As For Anyone Who Might Object, I Think The Expression Is Go F*** Yourself, Unless They Find That Offensive In Which Case They Can Turn Off The TV For Once And Go For A Walk For A Change.

5. I'd Really Rather You Didn't Challenge The Bigoted, Misogynist, Hateful Ideas Of Others On An Empty Stomach. Eat, Then Go After The B*******.

6. I'd Really Rather You Didn't Build multi million-Dollar Churches/Temples/Mosques/ Shrines To My Noodly Goodness When The Money Could Be Better Spent (Take Your Pick): A. Ending Poverty B. Curing Diseases C. Living In Peace, Loving With Passion, And Lowering The Cost Of Cable. I Might Be A Complex Carbohydrate Omniscient Being, But I Enjoy The Simple Things In Life. I Ought To Know. I AM The Creator.

7. I'd Really Rather You Didn't Go around Telling People I Talk To you. You're Not That Interesting. Get Over Yourself. And I Told You To Love Your Fellow Man, Can't You Take A Hint?

8. I'd Really Rather You Didn't Do Unto Others As You Would Have Them Do Unto You If You Are Into, Um, Stuff That Uses Alot Of Leather/Lubrication/Las Vegas. If The Other Person Is Into It However (Pursuant To #4), Then Have At It, Take Pictures, And For The Love Of Mike, Wear A CONDOM! Honestly It's A Piece Of Rubber, If I Didn't Want It To Feel Good When You Did It I Would Have Added Spikes, Or Something.
suzanne henderson

El Dorado Hills, CA

#210935 Aug 19, 2013
sheesh wrote:
<quoted text>
I do believe you are wrong on this matter. Most of the people I know are God fearing Christians. They're a bit wide of the mark on being perfect, but I'm not aware of any that claim they are. Some are genuine and some are hypocrites. I'd be willing to agree that some do actually hate Christianity, but they do have their own view of God and do worship and love God. They just don't share your view of God. I also know a few atheists and agnostics. None of them hate God or His Word.
Thank you for your response. I do not agree because there is no inbetween, you are either for Christ or against Christ. You either believe in His Word or you do not, for those who do not ahere to His teachings must not like him very much because they have no fear of what God will do to them in the end of the world. They have that chance to receive until their death, but I personally would not wait because they do not know when your end will come.
papo

Santa Ana, CA

#210936 Aug 19, 2013
sheesh wrote:
<quoted text>
I do believe you are wrong on this matter. Most of the people I know are God fearing Christians. They're a bit wide of the mark on being perfect, but I'm not aware of any that claim they are. Some are genuine and some are hypocrites. I'd be willing to agree that some do actually hate Christianity, but they do have their own view of God and do worship and love God. They just don't share your view of God. I also know a few atheists and agnostics. None of them hate God or His Word.
Bravo! Well said.

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