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Anti-Bullying Speaker Curses Christian Teens
Fox News ^ | April 27, 2012 | Todd Starnes

Posted on 04/27/2012 5:49:45 PM PDT by Redcat

As many as 100 high school students walked out of a national journalism conference after an anti-bullying speaker began cursing, attacked the Bible and reportedly called those who refused to listen to his rant “pansy asses.”

The speaker was Dan Savage, founder of the “It Gets Better” project, an anti-bullying campaign that has reached more than 40 million viewers with contributors ranging from President Obama to Hollywood stars. Savage also writes a sex advice column called “Savage Love.”

Savage, and his husband, were also guests at the White House for President Obama’s 2011 LGBT Pride Month reception. He was also invited to a White House anti-bullying conference.

Savage was supposed to be delivering a speech about anti-bullying at the National High School Journalism Conference sponsored by the Journalism Education Association and the National Scholastic Press Association. But it turned into an episode of Christian-bashing.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: antichristian; bullying; gayagenda
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This Savage guy is a real piece of work. It is almost incomprehensible that he would be invited to speak to these kids at this conference. A simple Google search would have told the conference organizers all about this guy.
1 posted on 04/27/2012 5:49:52 PM PDT by Redcat
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To: Redcat
Savage, and his husband...

ROTFL! KMA Danny boy.

2 posted on 04/27/2012 5:54:13 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life. - Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas)
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To: Redcat

The organizers not only knew what Savage is about: they SUPPORT what he’s about. That’s why they sent out a non-apology to the attendees to shove it in their faces that “we were very pleased with all of the educational opportunities at the Seattle convention and we hope our attendees feel the same.” That’s where “journalism” is today, boys and girls.


3 posted on 04/27/2012 5:54:35 PM PDT by madprof98 ("moritur et ridet" - salvianus)
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To: Redcat

Look at the up side...

As many as 100 high school students walked out of a national journalism conference. Smart kids.


4 posted on 04/27/2012 5:54:43 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Anyone not wanting an ID or purple thumb to vote isn't worthy of voting privilege.)
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To: Redcat

Uh...the “conference organizers” love the “norming” influence, as it attracts more potential victims.


5 posted on 04/27/2012 5:55:42 PM PDT by G Larry (Criminals thrive on the indulgence of society's understanding)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Seriously; his husband? No matter how much you parse it, it just sounds ridiculous


6 posted on 04/27/2012 5:57:10 PM PDT by drew
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To: TribalPrincess2U

very revealing as to who the real “haters” and “intolerants” are....
I’m getting really tired of being labeled... intolerant .... while being forced
to put up with this, hmmm, stuff.


7 posted on 04/27/2012 5:57:26 PM PDT by nevermorelenore
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To: TribalPrincess2U

The article says that thousands were in attendance, so evidently only a relative handful walked out—and Savage hurled insults at them as they departed.


8 posted on 04/27/2012 5:57:58 PM PDT by madprof98 ("moritur et ridet" - salvianus)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

“As many as 100 high school students walked out of a national journalism conference”.

To me, it doesn’t get any “better” than that! I think a lot of high schoolers are pushing back on the whole “bullying” association with homosexuality. This year at my son’s high school, they had the usual “silence” day (support of homosexuals). The Seniors planned that day as their “skip” day. MANY of the other students suddenly had “doctor appointments, dentist appointments, sore throats, coughs... whatever and stayed home. The population of the school was dramatically decreased (and the parents cheerfully wrote absence notes).


9 posted on 04/27/2012 6:00:21 PM PDT by momtothree
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To: Redcat
Dan Savage anti-bullying? You have to be shitting me. He's a real piece of work, and a piece of trash. Anyone that knows his writings has known that for years.
10 posted on 04/27/2012 6:01:24 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (The Republican Party is bigger than the presidency.)
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To: drew

More like his “male penis cozy”.


11 posted on 04/27/2012 6:04:26 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: madprof98
so evidently only a relative handful walked out

Yep, sounds like the others were bullied into staying.

12 posted on 04/27/2012 6:04:46 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: momtothree
I know a few kids, because of my grandson, that are becoming disillusioned with life because of what's going on. We have to be careful around him at times because he gets depressed. He sees no future under this administration. I'm sure many many kids his age (19) are going to turn on the crudRATS.
13 posted on 04/27/2012 6:07:48 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Anyone not wanting an ID or purple thumb to vote isn't worthy of voting privilege.)
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To: Redcat
We talked about bullying some time back right here on FreeRepublic... a few months later the left - always looking for a pity party -decided THEY were being bullied. That's about as likely as 90 year old grandmothers "bullying: Union Dock Workers...

Conservative children are bullied in schools - by their teachers and teacher's pets... No liberals are being bullied anywhere. If it happens it'll be on the front page of every newspaper. This story? It won't be covered.

14 posted on 04/27/2012 6:09:18 PM PDT by GOPJ (Hoodies - because you can't kill a security camera for snitchin' - - freeper tacticalogic)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Yeah...I caught that too. Must be a piece of work.


15 posted on 04/27/2012 6:09:52 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (Waiting for the new tagline to download)
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To: Redcat

I happened to read Savage’s column once. This guy is a pervert of the highest magnitude. He must be institutionalized and treated.


16 posted on 04/27/2012 6:11:42 PM PDT by ransacked
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To: LibWhacker

This story lost me at “...and his husband.” Say no more, as those three words say it all. Lost AND angry, which is normal when one chooses a life apart from Christ.


17 posted on 04/27/2012 6:11:42 PM PDT by Tudorfly
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To: FlingWingFlyer
KMA Danny boy.

Watch out! He might do it. It's his fantasy.

To you it's a figure of speech. To him, he'll take as an invite.

18 posted on 04/27/2012 6:12:03 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: drew

No matter how much you parse it, it just sounds ridiculous
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
Yes, it certainly calls for a ‘double take’.
I had to reread to make sure my ‘lyin eyes’ didn’t really see a male name attached to the first freak.


19 posted on 04/27/2012 6:13:04 PM PDT by xrmusn (#6/98# Let's start from scratch by voting ALL incumbents out.)
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To: Redcat

the louder they flog their cause, the more skeletons in their closet. it’s absolutely true regardless of race, creed, color, sexual preference, hair color, shoe size, whatever.


20 posted on 04/27/2012 6:21:32 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: madprof98

Most journalists are group-think bullies too - look how they took on and lied about Zimmerman. They stand against us - our children and our way of life. They buy ink by the trainload - and we sit in our PJ’s in front of a computer... Jerks.

The only good thing about this story is once again liberals showed their true colors. They’re NOT against bullying - they’re the bullies. They’re the thin-skinned eternal ‘victims’ who dish it out and NEVER EVER take an iota back...


21 posted on 04/27/2012 6:22:06 PM PDT by GOPJ (Hoodies - because you can't kill a security camera for snitchin' - - freeper tacticalogic)
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To: xrmusn
I had to reread to make sure my ‘lyin eyes’ didn’t really see a male name attached to the first freak.

Glad to know I'm not the only one that read that a few times.

22 posted on 04/27/2012 6:25:25 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (The United States of America, a banana republic since 1913)
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To: Redcat

“ANTI-BULLYING” = “PRO-GAY”.


23 posted on 04/27/2012 6:28:26 PM PDT by DNA.2012
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To: drew

I hate their stealing the words “husband” and “wife” more than I hate their wanting to be married.

I suggest the words “gouse” and “louse” instead.


24 posted on 04/27/2012 6:38:25 PM PDT by heartwood
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To: Defiant

You’ll enjoy this...


25 posted on 04/27/2012 6:41:12 PM PDT by GOPJ (Hoodies - because you can't kill a security camera for snitchin' - - freeper tacticalogic)
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To: Redcat
[Dan] Savage, and his husband, ...

That will never be a phrase deserving of anything save contempt and ridicule.

26 posted on 04/27/2012 6:42:38 PM PDT by RobinOfKingston (The instinct toward liberalism is located in the part of the brain called the rectal lobe.)
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To: Redcat
Savage, and his husband, were also guests at the White House for President Obama’s 2011 LGBT Pride Month reception. He was also invited to a White House anti-bullying conference.

LMAO!!!
You just knew this guy had to be a faggot friend of Ubama and the rats!

27 posted on 04/27/2012 6:42:46 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: madprof98

Standing by a purpose true,
Heeding God’s command,
Honor them, the faithful few!
All hail to Daniel’s band!
Refrain:
Dare to be a Daniel,
Dare to stand alone!
Dare to have a purpose firm!
Dare to make it known.
Many mighty men are lost,
Daring not to stand,
Who for God had been a host
By joining Daniel’s band.
Many giants, great and tall,
Stalking through the land,
Headlong to the earth would fall,
If met by Daniel’s band.
Hold the Gospel banner high!
On to vict’ry grand!
Satan and his hosts defy,
And shout for Daniel’s band.


28 posted on 04/27/2012 6:45:12 PM PDT by Rodm
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To: Darren McCarty

Don’t forget his attempt to infect then Presidential candidate Gary Bauer with his flue virus (one of Bauer’s assistants actually did fall ill).


29 posted on 04/27/2012 6:49:05 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: Quix

ping


30 posted on 04/27/2012 6:49:58 PM PDT by GOPJ (Hoodies - because you can't kill a security camera for snitchin' - - freeper tacticalogic)
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To: Stepan12
Don’t forget his attempt to infect then Presidential candidate Gary Bauer with his flue virus (one of Bauer’s assistants actually did fall ill).

I remember that. Dan Savage wrote (bragged) about licking doorknobs at the campaign office, so that people would become sick.

31 posted on 04/27/2012 6:55:54 PM PDT by jeannineinsd
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To: Darren McCarty

Savage is cruising for dates.


32 posted on 04/27/2012 7:02:42 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Redcat
...an anti-bullying speaker began cursing, attacked the Bible and reportedly called those who refused to listen to his rant “pansy asses.”

Irony, as usual, is completely lost on such people.

But a very revealing moment. Far too often, people on the Left are opposed to [name the issue: slavery, discrimination, bullying, whatever]...ONLY FOR THEMSELVES AND PEOPLE WHO THINK LIKE THEMSELVES. This is how people can demand the criminalization of the use of the n-word...while blaring the word out of their car speakers at 110 db.

This is how one typically finds "staunch opponents of capital punishment" calling for the assassination of Dick Cheney and Sarah Palin.

33 posted on 04/27/2012 7:04:20 PM PDT by denydenydeny (Admiration of absolute government is proportionate to the contempt one has for others.-Tocqueville)
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To: Redcat

Dan Savage is many horrid things. And one of the horrid things that he is, is a bully.

To have him speak against bullying is like inviting RuPaul to speak against cross-dressing, to have Ted Nugent speak against hunting, Willie Nelson give an anti-pot address, Bill Ayers to speak for peace, Queen Elizabeth to call for an end to monarchy, Paula Deen against butter.


34 posted on 04/27/2012 7:07:26 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: TribalPrincess2U

You need to get him involved, make him see that just sitting around and being depressed just helps the oppressors win.

He needs to go door to door this summer for some candidate of his choice. It doesn’t need to be a person running for President or Senator or even Congress (although ALL congress critters are up for re-election this year, so your grandson’s got at least on race in his area); just GET INVOLVED.

Besides, he’s young, he’s got the energy and stamina that us older people wish we still had.

Sign him up here, at the very least. Especially if he’s serious-minded. He’ll like it!


35 posted on 04/27/2012 7:12:29 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: heartwood

I am confused.... Are they each husbands, or is one of them the wife, or could two men both be wives. Just how is the nomenclature determined? I think your two words work much better.


36 posted on 04/27/2012 7:21:14 PM PDT by cotton
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To: Redcat

The Bible tells how Sodom became so wicked that when angelic visitors came to Lot’s house, all the men in the town surrounded the house and demanded Lot give up his male visitors, so they could rape them. To make matters worse, Lot offers up his two virgin daughters to appease the crowd. http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis+19&version=NIV1984

When we first read this account it seems unbelievable. How could a society get this bad?

I’m beginning to see.

Good on the kids that walked out. There’s still some hope.


37 posted on 04/27/2012 8:00:25 PM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: jeannineinsd

Worthless faggie. Happy AIDS to him & his main squeeze.


38 posted on 04/27/2012 8:03:54 PM PDT by elcid1970 (Nuke the Aswan High Dam. Nuke Mecca. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind.")
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To: Redcat
feh, looks like a pansy to me... FIRST CLASS!!!

39 posted on 04/27/2012 8:04:23 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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...an anti-bullying speaker began cursing, attacked the Bible and reportedly called those who refused to listen to his rant “pansy asses.” ...sounds like a bully to me.....
40 posted on 04/27/2012 9:00:49 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: keats5

I once had someone at our old church explain to me that the story of Sodom wasn’t about homosexuality - it was that the guests were treated poorly. THAT was the big sin.

Did I mention that was at our OLD church?


41 posted on 04/27/2012 9:06:41 PM PDT by 21twelve
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To: Redcat

You handle bullies by punching them in the mouth. The one hundred kids who walked out should have first beat the crap out of this Savage dude(ironic name). In my day, forty-five years ago, that’s how you handled a typical school-yard bully. What the f**k is wrong with kids today?


42 posted on 04/27/2012 10:11:39 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: GOPJ

“Conservative children are bullied in schools - by their teachers and teacher’s pets... No liberals are being bullied anywhere. “

You know I just heard the story a college student told of her parents who immigrated from the Soviet Union.

She said that the communists made fun and bullied her mother so much that all she could do is recite the Pslams about having faith that God defends his children.

The Christian believers in the Soviet Union were constantly ridiculed and harassed in schools and in the army.

When her father was 19 he was in the Soviet army and because of his faith, they made him stand out in a snow storm naked.

Finally the couple decided to come to America where they could be Christian without harassment. They raised five children and they are all strong believers.

Hmmm. I thought our nation was founded to get away from persecution?

Now is it becoming mainstream.


43 posted on 04/27/2012 10:26:34 PM PDT by garjog
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To: GOPJ

Thanks. This guy is one angry fag.


44 posted on 04/27/2012 11:17:57 PM PDT by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: Redcat
What else would you expect from the hysterical queer who defamed Rick Santorum on the internet.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campaign_for_%22santorum%22_neologism
45 posted on 04/28/2012 6:42:11 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius, (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Redcat

Remarkable — he was hired to demonstrate a textbook example of bullying, in real time, to a group of high school kids.


46 posted on 04/28/2012 11:45:45 AM PDT by Roberts
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To: garjog
Christian believers in the Soviet Union were constantly ridiculed and harassed in schools and in the army. When her father was 19 he was in the Soviet army and because of his faith, they made him stand out in a snow storm naked. Finally the couple decided to come to America where they could be Christian without harassment.

I hate to think we're moving in the direction of the old Soviet Union, but it does seem that way. Your story speaks of great pain, humiliation and courage. I pray we never get as bad as they were... that our people don't have to suffer as they suffered. Thanks for sharing.

47 posted on 04/28/2012 2:29:23 PM PDT by GOPJ (Obama’s father, grandfather and great-grandfather were polygamists.. All ate dogs-even Obama!)
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To: GOPJ

“I pray we never get as bad as they were”

Reagan said that this is the last bastion of freedom on the earth and that if we lose it, no one will have any place to escape to. Let’s hope some patriots step up to save the union and our culture.


48 posted on 04/28/2012 7:14:47 PM PDT by garjog
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To: Defiant

And he’s a narrow minded bigot! He doesn’t understand that he and his type are bullies - they hate traditional Christians and I’ll bet they don’t even know any...


49 posted on 04/28/2012 8:08:51 PM PDT by GOPJ (Obama's father, grandfather and great-grandfather were polygamists.-ALL,including Obama ate dogs!!)
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To: Redcat
This anti-bullying crap is just a guise to turn our children into socialists. I am tired of my tax dollars going to pay for things like this. My children are subjected to this crap at school all the time.

The funny thing is the whole anti-bullying crap is back firing. People are starting to fight back. My children have no respect for teachers. They learned that lack of respect from me. They fully understand that any teacher that belongs to a union and is unwilling to be individually evaluated on their knowledge and ability to teach is worthless, vile, socialist scum. The anti-bullying scheme is for teachers, not students. It exists so teachers are not attacked for there indoctrination of the children.

I take every chance that I have to bully teachers and all “protected-class” people. And to think, I was raised to be respectful to authority and not to bully anyone. Only recently have I lost all respect for authority and have become a bully myself.

50 posted on 04/29/2012 5:49:37 AM PDT by ConservativeInPA
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