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Democrat's pro-gay speech racks up YouTube views
Associated Press ^ | May 5, 2011

Posted on 05/05/2011 10:32:03 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A Minnesota lawmaker's speech against banning gay marriage in the state's Constitution has become an online hit.

A video of Rep. Steve Simon's remarks had more than 170,000 views on YouTube early Thursday.

At a Capitol hearing on Monday, the St. Louis Park Democrat asked, "How many gays must God create before we accept that he wants them around?"

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1 posted on 05/05/2011 10:32:07 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Is 170,000 hits a lot on youtube? Does the AP run a story on every youtube clip which meets this sky-high number? Or just the clips which push an anti-family agenda?
2 posted on 05/05/2011 10:36:34 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“How many gays must God create before we accept that he wants them around?”

This is a disastrous argument at so many levels . . .


3 posted on 05/05/2011 10:37:13 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans - Don't read their lips. Watch their hands.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“How many gays must God create before we accept that he wants them around?”

How many pediphiles must God create before we accept that he wants them around?


4 posted on 05/05/2011 10:37:20 AM PDT by Just A Reader
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“How many gays must God create before we accept that he wants them around?”

A million billion? Just asking.


5 posted on 05/05/2011 10:37:39 AM PDT by TheLawyerFormerlyKnownAsAl
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Amber Lee Ettinger's I Got a Crush On Obama video has more than 22 million.
6 posted on 05/05/2011 10:37:52 AM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: ClearCase_guy
Is 170,000 hits a lot on youtube?

Just in case the sarcasm isn't readily apparent: "Charlie bit my finger" has over 315 MILLION hits on youtube.

7 posted on 05/05/2011 10:39:10 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"How many gays must God create before we accept that he wants them around?"

"How many Cannibals must God create before we accept that he wants them around?"

"How many serial killers must God create before we accept that he wants them around?"

"How many Rapists must God create before we accept that he wants them around?"

"How many mosquitoes must God create before we accept that he wants them around?"

"How many pedophiles must God create before we accept that he wants them around?"

"How many Klu Klux Clansmen must God create before we accept that he wants them around?"

"How many arsonists must God create before we accept that he wants them around?"

Etc...

8 posted on 05/05/2011 10:39:58 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

I was thinking the same thing. The AP wrote an article to get more people to watch the video. They even link to it in the article.


9 posted on 05/05/2011 10:40:55 AM PDT by Carling (Obama: Inexperienced and incompetent, yet ego maniacal. God help us all.)
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To: Steely Tom
"Amber Lee Ettinger's I Got a Crush On Obama video has more than 22 million."

And many if not most of those were probably thinking "what a STUPID woman this broad is!"

I'll bet a lot of the viewers for this other one are thinking "I can't believe how much the rats love queers!"

10 posted on 05/05/2011 10:42:13 AM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This isn’t an article. It’s activism.


11 posted on 05/05/2011 10:42:13 AM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Public employee unions are the barbarian hordes of our time.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

How many pickpockets must God create before...


12 posted on 05/05/2011 10:42:30 AM PDT by jimfree (In 2012 Sarah Palin will have more quality executive experience than Barack Obama.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
His statement is so bereft of logic that one has to assume that the maker of the statement is mentally handicapped, ignorant or just trying to score points with homosexuals in the media.

Perhaps it is all of the above.
13 posted on 05/05/2011 10:43:41 AM PDT by Mr. Jazzy (The United States Marine Corps, your greatest friend or your worst enemy. YOU choose.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If God wants gays around then how come he didn’t make them procreate?


14 posted on 05/05/2011 10:44:35 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (How is allowing an Army Doctor be prosecuted and sent to prison "good for the country"?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

How many rapists or bank robbers or murderers must God create before we acknowledge that He wants them around? /s

Idiotic.


15 posted on 05/05/2011 10:46:44 AM PDT by RobRoy (The US today: Revelation 18:4)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Using that argument, God makes pedophiles, mass murderers, and people who enjoy bestiality. Morally speaking, the a small percentage of the population is Gay neither proves it morally correct. Pro-Gay activist essentially say a person is born Gay without a free will. What about pedophiles, too? None of their arguments make sense and it’s all about nothing other than that they want to make the Democratic Party stronger.


16 posted on 05/05/2011 10:49:18 AM PDT by elhombrelibre ("I'd rather be ruled by the Tea Party than the Democratic Party." Norman Podhoretz)
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To: Psalm 144

How many “homophobes” must God create before we accept that He wants them around?


17 posted on 05/05/2011 10:49:29 AM PDT by fr_freak
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To: fr_freak

Good point!


18 posted on 05/05/2011 10:51:40 AM PDT by celmak
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To: Psalm 144

God created 100% of us as sinners, so doesn’t that mean God wants us to sin?/SARC


19 posted on 05/05/2011 11:03:51 AM PDT by dila813
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To: Just A Reader
How many alcoholics must God create before we accept that he wants them around?
20 posted on 05/05/2011 11:04:53 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: ClearCase_guy
This youtube video has a few more hits, but I don't see it publicized anywhere.
21 posted on 05/05/2011 11:09:02 AM PDT by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“How many gays must God create before we accept that he wants them around?”

One. Still waitin’ for the homosexual that God created.


22 posted on 05/05/2011 11:10:28 AM PDT by jagusafr ("We hold these truths to be self-evident...")
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To: jagusafr

Oh, that’s good!


23 posted on 05/05/2011 11:15:02 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Free ThinkerNY
How many gays must God create before we accept that he wants them around?

What a stupid question. Of course, I shouldn't expect logic from a liberal. Let's pose that same question with these scenarios:

How many rapists must God create before we accept that he wants them around?

How many pedophiles must God create before we accept that he wants them around?

How many thieves, murderers, liars, drug dealers and users, extortionists, prostitutes, etc. must God create before we accept that he wants them around?

The list can go on and on but God didn't "create" people to be any of those things; they chose to be those things. Those who do these sins must repent of these sins, not blame their upbringing or claim "God made them this way". All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God and He now requires all to repent and come to knowledge of Him.

Fact is, God has already declared what He wants from mankind in terms of marriage. From the beginning, He created male and female and declared that a marriage between a man and a woman is good. There are no same-gender pairings equivalent to male/female marriage in the Scripture that God calls "good". In fact, there are numerous passages where He considers the sexual behavior of such couplings as "not good", using some of the harshest, strongest language. Any objective observer would conclude that if God feels this way about same-gender sexual BEHAVIOR, then it follows that God doesn't accept so-called "same-sex marriage". We don't have to accept anything that God had nothing to do with. And if God does want them around, He wants them to repent of their wicked behavior and stop blaming Him for their sinful choice.

24 posted on 05/05/2011 11:15:18 AM PDT by Sister_T ("Calling ILLEGAL aliens "immigrants" is like calling shoplifters 'customers'!"-UCFRoadWarrior ><>)
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To: ShadowAce

AAAahhhhhrrrggghhhh!!! My eyes! My eyes!


25 posted on 05/05/2011 11:20:27 AM PDT by Sister_T ("Calling ILLEGAL aliens "immigrants" is like calling shoplifters 'customers'!"-UCFRoadWarrior ><>)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
How Many Prius Drivers Must God Create Before We Accept That He Wants Them Around?

How Many PBR Swilling Hipsters Must God Create Before We Accept That He Wants Them Around?

How Many Old Guys With Ponytails Must God Create Before We Accept That He Wants Them Around?

How Many Lady GaGa Loving Emos Must God Create Before We Accept That He Wants Them Around?

How Many Patchouli Stinky Hippies Must God Create Before We Accept That He Wants Them Around?

26 posted on 05/05/2011 11:21:01 AM PDT by PanzerKardinal (Some things are so idiotic only an intellectual would believe it.)
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To: MrEdd

Good work - I was going to post something similar.

Just because there are “a lot of them” doesn’t mean they are to be considered righteous and “good”.

We’re all born with a propensity to sin, some in some ways, others in other ways. Just because a lot of us [kill, steal, commit adultery, lie, despise our parents] doesn’t mean that God wants that particular sin “around”.


27 posted on 05/05/2011 11:22:57 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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28 posted on 05/05/2011 11:27:11 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: Free ThinkerNY

God does not create homosexuals, they are converted.


29 posted on 05/05/2011 11:34:56 AM PDT by Dogbert41
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So, a lot of people do something wrong, and because of the sheer number, that somehow represents God’s approval?


30 posted on 05/05/2011 11:35:31 AM PDT by WinOne4TheGipper
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To: Dogbert41

Depends somewhat on your interpretation of Romans 1.
When people are in steadfast rebellion to the Creator,
His wrath is shown in giving them over to a depraved mind among other things.

ref: Rom 1:18-32


31 posted on 05/05/2011 11:37:52 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

God doesn’t create gays. The devil does.


32 posted on 05/05/2011 11:42:41 AM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Or just the clips which push an anti-family agenda?

888

Big “yes” to that one!


33 posted on 05/05/2011 11:59:46 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Palin in 2012)
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To: Just A Reader

I was thinking along the same lines.

As if God created these perverts!

Guess we’d better keep the necrophiliacs and murderers in our midst, as well.


34 posted on 05/05/2011 12:02:23 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Palin in 2012)
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To: Slump Tester

And many if not most of those were probably thinking “what a STUPID woman this broad is!”

***
Well, after the cable news channels pushed that video, I am sure many of the men looking at her were also thinking some other thoughts. I seem to recall she had on some rather revealing clothing.


35 posted on 05/05/2011 12:05:00 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Palin in 2012)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

A monumentally stupid man....


36 posted on 05/05/2011 12:10:40 PM PDT by onedoug (If)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Holy Matrimony is a sacrament; a gift of grace from God, NOT A RIGHT!!!


37 posted on 05/05/2011 12:24:19 PM PDT by reegs
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To: PanzerKardinal
How Many Old Guys With Ponytails Must God Create Before We Accept That He Wants Them Around?

Just George Washington and the other founding fathers.

Okay, during the revolutionary war they were mostly young and middle aged guys with ponytails, but most of the paintings are later in life when they were old guys with poneytails (some fake because they were bald by that point in time).

38 posted on 05/05/2011 12:31:22 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Psalm 144
“How many gays must God create before we accept that he wants them around?”

"God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.

God created Man in his image. He created Males and Females and this is stamped on our DNA and how our brains work. Those who try to cross over frequently commit suicide or die on the operating tables.

No, when we say something that God didn't say, as Steve Simon did, we need to call him on it. For God didn't say He created him; male and female and Gay He created them.

. No, it says "He created him (man); male and female" and to add to it is evil.

39 posted on 05/05/2011 12:39:59 PM PDT by sr4402
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To: BenLurkin

Hmmmmmm alcoholics atleast can procreate.


40 posted on 05/05/2011 1:18:19 PM PDT by Just A Reader
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To: Bigg Red

Was thinking of them too - just didn’t know how to spell it.


41 posted on 05/05/2011 1:21:04 PM PDT by Just A Reader
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To: MrEdd

MOSQUITOES!!!! God DID create them so why do we go out of our way to destroy them?
(honest to goodness Micheal Berry is doing a mosquitoe commercial at this very moment LOL!!)


42 posted on 05/05/2011 1:25:59 PM PDT by Just A Reader
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To: dila813

Okay you’ve made the winning point!!!!!


43 posted on 05/05/2011 1:28:33 PM PDT by Just A Reader
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To: jagusafr

You might want to read Romans 1:18-27. Things are different than many believe.


44 posted on 05/05/2011 2:07:14 PM PDT by naturalized
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To: dila813

Adam and Eve weren’t sinners when they were created. Just sayin’.


45 posted on 05/05/2011 2:08:20 PM PDT by naturalized
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To: naturalized

I’m teaching it in my adult Sunday School class. You’re not saying that verse 24 says that God turns people into homosexuals because of their sin, are you? I can’t stretch Paul’s words anywhere near that conclusion.


46 posted on 05/05/2011 2:36:43 PM PDT by jagusafr ("We hold these truths to be self-evident...")
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To: Just A Reader

Yeah, a lot of people were thinking the way we were. I realized that as I went down the thread.


47 posted on 05/05/2011 4:49:03 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Palin in 2012)
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To: jagusafr

He doesn’t turn them into anything. It’s His mercy that restrains all of our sinful desires and shameful lusts. For those who He does not call, who know the truth but suppress it with their wickedness, He hands them over, just as Peter was handed over. It is a dreadful thing to fall into the hands of the living God. Read Hebrews 10:26.


48 posted on 05/05/2011 7:33:55 PM PDT by naturalized
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