Skip to comments.White House praises Jason Collins for coming out
Posted on 04/29/2013 12:28:03 PM PDT by Nachum
The White House applauded National Basketball Association player Jason Collins, who on Monday became the first active male player in a major American sport to announce he was gay. We view that as another example of the progress that has been made and the evolution that has been taking place, White House press secretary Jay Carney said, praising the "courage" of the National Basketball Association veteran. Carney said that he had not spoken with President Obama about the development but that the White House welcomes the news and hopes
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this sure isn’t gonna sell tickets for the NBA.
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Hey, how else could a player who averaged 0.9 points game this season and whose career is almost certainly over get props from the White House? This should guarantee him an analyst job covering gay sports issues with ESPN. :)
When will the messiah give himself such praise?
The Obama ‘Gay’ file
Wonder if he will get a WH invite for a little “one on one”????
Meanwhile in other news... Syria is using chemical weapons, Iraq on verge of civil war, Iran closer to the bomb, war in Afghanistan not going well, economy still putzing along and national debt growing $3 billion a day.
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How can they call it courage in this day and age? It is a badge of honor for the left and the gay agenda.
It's a wacky world out there.
Courage is going on the battlefield and dying for your country..courage is fighting a horrendous disease like cancer..putting your pecker in another dude’s ass and calling it “love” is NOT courage
Still waiting for Barack to come out.
Remember when sober, serious adults were in charge?
Jason WHO???? I kinda follow the Celtics (home town team, not much of a BB fan) and I’ve never heard of the guy.
And Obama’s wife made a hospital visit to a guy tackled at the Boston bombing who she knew was Osama Bin Laden’s son Hamzi, shortly after somebody singlehandedly removed his classification of “known terrorist”. And the Hawaii state registrar effectively confirmed that Obama’s Hawaii BC is non-valid (revealing that the whole stinkin’ system hid the truth about him just like he hid the truth about Bin Laden’s son smiling wide for the camera after he planned the killing of innocent Americans and gets to waltz scott-free because Obama is his ally....
Aside from all that, we could talk about something really important - like the kind of nightee my husband prefers me to wear.... And I’m sure Obama would praise me for revealing the sexual preferences within our household too....
This world is insane.
Barry wants a date. Reggie is being pushed aside.
It's not seemly.
Reggie Love, for one, must be livid.
Does Obama have a date with him yet?
“With time running out, he blows past the defender and goes straight for the hole!”
This is such a joke...a total set up. We have this big month-long buildup by the left about athletes coming out. Then the big new breaks that an unknown bench player comes out just before retirement. I’ve never heard this guy’s name. Now, he has years of new income and special honors coming his way.
Are they sure he didn’t say “homie”?
Oh, and did I mention that there’s a hole in our south-facing radar and it’s believed that both North Korea and Iran have put super-EMP’s in orbit so they can exploit that hole in our defenses and put this country back to the 4th century?
Hate to bore everybody; I guess I’ll just shut up. We just don’t have time to address such puny and irrelevant issues.
Fast and Furious? The drug cartels and their Islamist terrorist allies on our southern border being armed by our own (illegal) government? Nah, who cares about that...
Benghazi? Our heroes left on a rooftop painting targets for a drone that our sleeping foreign enemy combatant-in-chief wouldn’t allow to come and rescue him? Way too conspiratorial to merit a second look....
Now if the president “comes out”, we will all be able to be proud of America for the first time in our adult lives.
Maybe he’ll sing this....
I don’t follow BB much. It seems rather hidden what team this gay is with ... If it’s the Celtics then they deserve to lose it all on Wednesday.
Oh my gosh... I lol’d!
Someone threatened to out him when they found out he wasn’t making child support payments to anyone.
Why is this something the White House should even comment on?
Why do we have to listen to this cr** day after day. The closet was the right place. Go away...leave us alone.
Bball, a person of color and gay.
It’s a Hat Trick for ORacist, OPlaya, ObLGBT.
QUEER! Who wants to play with this guy? .............................................................................................. FRegards
If this basketball player is so courageous, what does that make Barry?
“QUEER! Who wants to play with this guy? “
This guy might...
Bring back the closet!
Like dennis Miller says: “Lord, just give me one day WITHOUT gays!”
They seem to predominate every news cycle and to insert themselves (pun intended) into our daily consciousness.
My first thought when I read this!!!
The media is brainwashing others that they must conform to being gay friendly/gay acceptance while the gay checks the normal guys out in the locker rooms, okay. This reminds me of the gays forcing themselves into scouting. The guy can do whatever he wants. He should have stayed private about his sexual desires. I look at him as gay now, nothing more as a agenda driven person. I don't want my male neighbors to boost about their sexual desires either.
this sure isnt gonna sell tickets for the NBA.
A lot of wimps, pussies and gay-boys love hoops, even if they can't play worth a darn.
Mr. Two For Twenty-two
I was called a name on a sports message board because I said I couldn’t care less about this guy coming out.
I tell you...if you don’t agree with the gay agenda, you are just a bad, bad person.
He just can’t pass up an oppotunity, no matter how small or trivial, to pull down America, Christianity, or basic human values, morals, ethics. Anything to destroy or weaken Wesyern civilization to soften us up for the Islamic Caliphate in the making.
Um...you have a good point there.
nobody in the District of Hedonism discusses the destructive nature of the lifestyle. Obama might as well praise him for being a crack/cocaine/pot/alchoholic/masocist lifestyle.
36 yr. old, free agent, pulls publicity stunt....
When in his official duties does it say he must comment on such?
They celebrate one man sticking his penis into the rectum of other men. THAT’S what liberals celebrate.