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Poll: LGBT support for Obama on the rise, could carry weight in US election

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  1. Good luck America!

    1. Samuel B. 6 Nov 2012, 9:16am

      Good luck America?

      They need all the luck they can muster supporting a political system that gives them zero real choice.

      Sure, Obama will be infinitely more preferable to the gay vote but he will continue the military industrial complex’s hunger for wars in the Middle East, he will continue enforcing the Patriot Act and presiding over a police state that grows ever more oppressive and ruthless towards ordinary Americans by the day, Guantenemo Bay will remain open for business…

      Like Americans have any real choice?

      Get real

      Talk about turkeys voting for Christmas…

  2. President Obama is the best friend to the Gay Communities in the USA. He supports us, endorses our legal rights and wants to see us recognised as equals in all the States of the Union. Romney and Ryan are two individuals totally opposed to us and our rights on religious grounds and will do nothing to further our cause, in fact they will do everything possible to reverse our gains. Obama to win and we win.

    1. Yeah, remember when he introduced that bill to allow same sex marriage. Oh, no, wait…

      1. Yeah cos that’s on par with someone who wants to remove all rights gained to this point, render all gay marriages as null and void AND make it legal to fire someone for being gay.

        Mug.

        1. There are more than two parties.
          Mug.

    2. Samuel B. 6 Nov 2012, 7:20pm

      A friend to the gay community and an enemy to humanity simultaneously?

      Gee, how does that work?

      Answer:- as everyone else to do with politics it’s all window dressing but a pack of lies beneath the surface.

  3. Robert in S. Kensington 5 Nov 2012, 7:15pm

    It’s not just gay rights but the rights of women and their reproductive health. Romney supports overturning Roe v. Wade, the landmark law that allowed women the right to choose if they needed an abortion. A Romney administration would be disastrous for America and the world at large. The man is dangerous, very dangerous and so is his party.

    1. bobmarchiano 5 Nov 2012, 7:46pm

      Reproductive health he only wants women to pay for there own ………

      And the only reason Obama is courting the gay community is for our vote and cash.

      Your marriage rights will depend on the state you live in not Obama. If you are truly unhappy and need that piece of paper to prove your love to each other move to New York.
      And if you like where you live a power of attorney, health proxy and a living will is all you need to have all the rights as being married.

      1. Wow! Cynical much?
        So, go vote for Romney – see where that gets ya.
        And what ignoramus told you that “power of attorney, health proxy, or living will” is anywhere close to being married?

        1. bobmarchiano 5 Nov 2012, 8:38pm

          I had all three until I was married in Germany that was after New York
          voted for same sex marriage.

          After 15 years it was only a piece of paper.

          1. With age comes wisdom. You are the most direct rebuttal to this saying than most would believe possible. Like separate water fountains for people of colour was only some stone and pipes?

  4. After being virtually tied for a couple weeks, there has been movement in the last week, coinciding with Hurricane Sandy, towards President Obama. It’s looking good for the president to be re-elected.

  5. Countries elect the leaders they deserve.

    If the US elects that mor(m)on freak Romney however then it will simply be business as usual for the corporations which now control the US.

  6. Sure, gay Americans will be better off with Obama returned to power for four more years, but what about human rights in general?

    What about the creeping brutralisation of ordinary Americans at the hands of a police state that is tazering and murdering inncoent bystanders on a daily basis?

    What about the blatant molestation of children by TSA officials at US airports, day in, day out?

    What about the ongoing slaughter of thousands of Pakistani, Syrians, Libyans and Iraqis due to ongoing wars that Obama vowed to end and fresh interventions he has presided over?

    What about the ongoing torture of abducted civilians utilising illegal techniques at camps like Guantenemo bow, which Obama vowed to close down?

    No, the only REAL choice facing gay Americans today is to register their disgust with the present electoral system that favours only the Military Industrial Complex:- DON’T VOTE, or you collude in your government’s blatant disregard for human rights and welfare.

    1. 90 million Americans are estimated to be registering their total dissatisfaction and distrust in the current US electoral system by, simply, not voting:-

      http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2012/11/06/270686/57-million-to-shun-us-election/

      So there IS a real choice after all…

      1. Tom Cotner 6 Nov 2012, 5:57pm

        Abstaining from casting your vote is never a real or desired choice. The options may be only slightly different, but movements work in gradual amounts, and nothing was ever gained overnight. The gains which the president has put forth are enormous in comparison to any other president or candidate for the office. I have lived 76 years watching our rights steadily creep forward — I always applaud anyone who works toward improving what is agreed is, at best, a pitifully inept way of selecting leaders. Whatever we do, we must never give up. If we do that, they win. Having lived through many years of their winning, I never wish to go back to that.
        A friend of mine in Mexico e-mailed me today stating that he hoped that the American people would have the courage to stand for a great man, and not a moron. I agree with him – I think President Obama will win, and that our lot will indeed improve because of that.
        Never, never give up!!

        1. Samuel B. 6 Nov 2012, 7:16pm

          But that is precisely the point I am making, Tom.

          There are no great men in this election campaign, only glove puppet morons, in the case of Obama a gormless glove puppet moron who, like Bush, is lost without his teleprompter.

          If Americans stopped voting en masse than your present electoral system would be brought to its knees without a popular vote to support it.

          However, the tragedy of the situation is that Americans are too dumbed-down, docile and content to be led like sheep to the slaughter to find the power, will or motivation required to exact real change, as opposed to the fake and meaningless promise of “change we can believe in” on which Obama pledged his presidency.

          There is truth in the adage that you get the presidents you deserve, but oh, what short memories you Americans have…

  7. Jock S. Trap 6 Nov 2012, 11:40am

    Here’s hoping Obama gets another 4 years meaning another 4 years of relative peace in the world not American instigated wars etc!

    1. I assume you are being ironic here,, Jock?

  8. Jock S. Trap 6 Nov 2012, 11:41am

    Here’s hoping Obama gets another 4 years meaning another 4 years of relative peace in the world not American instigated wars etc!!

    1. Jock S. Trap 6 Nov 2012, 11:42am

      oops sorry for the repeat!

  9. Gay and voting for puppet Rmoney, what kind of mental condition you have to suffer from to even entertain the idea of voting for Mormon fanatic

    Romney will be disaster for America and the world.

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