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Obama names three more gay ambassadors; nearly doubles Clinton’s LGBT appointments (272 vs 140)
Keen News Source ^ | June 17, 2013 | Lisa Keen

Posted on 06/21/2013 8:13:02 PM PDT by haffast

President Obama this month nominated three openly gay men for posts as ambassadors to Spain, Denmark, and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.

On June 14, the president named James Costos to take over as ambassador to Spain and Rufus Gifford to become ambassador to Denmark. On June 10, he named Daniel Baer to serve as ambassador to the 57-nation security group that cooperates to address concerns over such matters as border security, human trafficking, and the illegal distribution of weapons.

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The new nominations this month bring to estimated 272 the number of appointments President Obama has made of openly LGBT people to his administration. That’s almost double the estimated 140 appointments of LGBT people by President Clinton during his two terms. President Obama was also the first president to appoint an openly transgender person to his administration.

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Some of the increased number under the Obama administration is no doubt due to the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund’s creation, in 2008, of a “Presidential Appointments Project.” The project is aimed specifically at “increasing LGBT appointees” and provides an easy mechanism for interested candidates to funnel their resumes into the right hands. A former Victory Fund President, Brian Bond, was among the first of Obama’s openly LGBT appointments. Bond served in Obama’s first term as deputy director of the White House Office of Public Engagement.

Seventy-five of Obama’s openly LGBT appointees serve in the White House or on presidential boards or commissions. The rest are spread out over 15 departments, 12 agencies, and the federal judiciary. After the White House itself, the Department of Education has the largest number of openly LGBT appointees (24), followed by the departments of Labor and Health and Human Services (both with 16).

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1 posted on 06/21/2013 8:13:02 PM PDT by haffast
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To: haffast

Barry has got a thing for homosexual guys.


2 posted on 06/21/2013 8:15:33 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (McCain and "The Flake" have got to go.)
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To: haffast

Why is it significant to appoint “LGBT” peoples to these positions, as opposed to finding the best qualified people to fill them????


3 posted on 06/21/2013 8:15:49 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: haffast

4 posted on 06/21/2013 8:16:10 PM PDT by Route395
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To: Dilbert San Diego

You can’t be serious? It’s the LEFT. It’s about forwarding the homosexual agenda, overseas as well as here.


5 posted on 06/21/2013 8:17:09 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: haffast

6 posted on 06/21/2013 8:17:36 PM PDT by Route395
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To: haffast

Sick. How embarrassing for our nation to be represented by sexual perverts.


7 posted on 06/21/2013 8:17:56 PM PDT by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: FlingWingFlyer; haffast

How Special- What a way to project strength!

Not that fags can’t get down- I’ve seen them slice each other up in a penitentiary setting.

Not my idea of projecting global strength, however.


8 posted on 06/21/2013 8:19:13 PM PDT by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: icwhatudo

Ah, but the liberals think of “perverts” as “special”. And we have to be liberal and all that.

I wonder if Obama would appoint an open homosexual to be ambassador to Egypt, or Saudi Arabia, or other “intolerant” Muslim countries????


9 posted on 06/21/2013 8:20:28 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: haffast

i don’t understand the need to fill so many of these vacancies with people from this segment of society

a reasoned representation is okay with me as long as the appointment isn’t to a nation where this is frowned upon

this is purely political


10 posted on 06/21/2013 8:20:46 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Kennedy: Today I am a Berliner / Reagan: Gorbachev tear down this wall / Obama: I can't read this...)
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To: haffast

If the last few years in this country were a movie, I’m not sure I’d believe it.


11 posted on 06/21/2013 8:21:26 PM PDT by bramps (Sarah Palin got more votes in 2008 than Mitt Romney got in 2012)
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To: haffast

Our newly confirmed Ambassador to the Vatican.Our Secretary of State,the former Twelfth Lady,is stunned by the Vatican's refusal to accept his/her/its credentials.

12 posted on 06/21/2013 8:21:40 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

This is what I was thinking even if they are or are not gay just appoint the best qualified. This should go for any position. I have been seeing commercials to hire vets and I think that is great as long as the individual can do the job
and is the best suited.


13 posted on 06/21/2013 8:22:12 PM PDT by funfan
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To: bramps

When did it become cool to be gay?

It’s one thing to be tolerant and say we’ll live and let live, but our society has gone beyond that. Now, we openly celebrate homosexuality, “bi” sexual, “trans-whatever” people..... Where does it end????


14 posted on 06/21/2013 8:23:29 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: haffast

... as long as he doesn’t do anything that could tick off muslims.


15 posted on 06/21/2013 8:23:53 PM PDT by bramps (Sarah Palin got more votes in 2008 than Mitt Romney got in 2012)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Still better looking than Hitlery.


16 posted on 06/21/2013 8:25:02 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: One Name

Barry Soetoro will do anything he can to make America look bad. That’s why the commie ‘RATS put him in there. At least the Germans figured him out. They weren’t as impressed with him this time as they were the last time he was there.


17 posted on 06/21/2013 8:25:18 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (McCain and "The Flake" have got to go.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer


18 posted on 06/21/2013 8:26:43 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Barry has got a thing for homosexual guys.

I don't believe you...


19 posted on 06/21/2013 8:28:27 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: haffast

So now the way you have sex is more important than actual qualifications for a job.

Reading this stuff just betrays the absolute insanity of political correctness on parade these days.


20 posted on 06/21/2013 8:29:48 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I’m increasingly convinced that Barry Hussein himself is a fag.


21 posted on 06/21/2013 8:30:37 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: headstamp 2

That’s right. How you have sex is the most important thing.

But, not just any sex. Do you have conventional sex with your opposite sex spouse? That’s not good enough. (Notice I mentioned opposite sex spouse, since we have to specify that nowadays. It’s bigoted to assume that one’s spouse is by definition someone of the opposite sex)


22 posted on 06/21/2013 8:32:49 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Straight up, FRiend.

We must obstruct, repudiate and entrench. Counterattack politically where we can.

There are plenty of chinks in this regime’s armour, but deception is rampant.

Their eyes are blinded, spiritually.


23 posted on 06/21/2013 8:33:27 PM PDT by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Homosexuals have no morals-—they make up their own Right and Wrong—and eject Christian Ethics-—so anything goes. Habituation of evil dehumanizing acts leads to ability to kill and mutilate and terrorize even little children——they have no conscience. They are typically all pederasts since they learned the activity in childhood by abuse.

http://www.thepinkswastika.com/5294/index.html


24 posted on 06/21/2013 8:34:55 PM PDT by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
bert, They are fooling themselves if they think it's cool.

Fact is, it's unhealthy, unnatural, immoral and frankly, disgusting. Outside of the cesspool urban centers, homosexuality is still viewed this way and likely always will be. It is a permanent minority in society at large.

25 posted on 06/21/2013 8:35:58 PM PDT by libertymaker
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Where does it end????


26 posted on 06/21/2013 8:36:52 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
When did it become cool to be gay?


27 posted on 06/21/2013 8:38:40 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: haffast
Big deal, that's so early-21st-century. He should break the ultimate barrier and appoint an Animal-American ambassador.

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28 posted on 06/21/2013 8:38:52 PM PDT by rfp1234 (Arguing with a marxist is like playing Chess with a Pigeon.)
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To: ArrogantBustard

He has his butt buddy Reggie Love. Yeah, he likes men.


29 posted on 06/21/2013 8:40:31 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: ArrogantBustard

One might ask: why the delay?


30 posted on 06/21/2013 8:42:25 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Hitlery will/would go all out naming all sorts of gays and lesbians to high places.


31 posted on 06/21/2013 8:43:44 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: haffast
Social secretary, The White House. It may not sound like a power position, but insiders say it is. The White House Social Secretary works for the First Lady to plan all White House events, from small coffee receptions to large state dinners. In the world of power politics, an invitation to a White House party carries real value. For many invitees, it signals recognition from Washington’s most powerful entity that the guest has some political influence. And for those at the more select events, it’s an opportunity to be seen as part of a powerful elite. The Social Secretary, says Socarides, “basically decides who gets invited.” The current Social Secretary, Jeremy Bernard, is “the highest ranking gay person at the White House,” says Socarides. When appointed, in February 2011, Bernard became the first man –and the first openly gay person—to be appointed to the position.

Does this explain the tacky shower curtain?


32 posted on 06/21/2013 8:43:57 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: doorgunner69
Somebody impregnated the Wookie.

Twice.

33 posted on 06/21/2013 8:44:13 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

These appointments have always gone to the biggest donors, not the best qualified.

It just so happens that Obummers biggest donors are gay,


34 posted on 06/21/2013 8:49:38 PM PDT by frickin_frackin
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To: haffast

It’s the way the Pink Mafia work they promote each other. They did it in the Church now they are doing it in the government. All that matters to them is being gay - some even see themselves as being superior, culturally, than straight people so it is only right and correct - they must be the best people for the job (sarcasm folks)

Most of them are emotionally unstable to some extent - way to represent Obi!!!


35 posted on 06/21/2013 8:50:09 PM PDT by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong.)
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To: haffast

Ubama is a faggot. In the black community they call it “down low”.


36 posted on 06/21/2013 8:50:41 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Ubama is the classic case in point :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Down-low_(sexual_slang)


37 posted on 06/21/2013 8:53:37 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: haffast; MestaMachine; Rushmore Rocks; Oorang; sweetiepiezer; txnuke; Velveeta; aragorn; ...
Ping

Obama names three more gay ambassadors; nearly doubles Clinton’s LGBT appointments (272 vs 140)

Seventy-five of Obama’s openly LGBT appointees serve in the White House or on presidential boards or commissions. The rest are spread out over 15 departments, 12 agencies, and the federal judiciary. After the White House itself, the Department of Education has the largest number of openly LGBT appointees (24), followed by the departments of Labor and Health and Human Services (both with 16).

Link at # 24 has interesting article.

38 posted on 06/21/2013 9:05:27 PM PDT by LucyT ("Once you've gone round the bend you've gone as far as you can go. ")
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To: haffast

0h0m0 will appoint Reggie commander-in-THE chief!


39 posted on 06/21/2013 9:08:29 PM PDT by melancholy (Professor S. Alinsky, Fleet Maintenance, White Hive Trolley Bosses)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Barry has got a thing for homosexual guys.
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Funny how the MSM never breathes a word about such “hints.”


40 posted on 06/21/2013 9:15:41 PM PDT by man_in_tx (Blowback (Faithfully farting twowards Mecca five times daily).)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

He appointed an open homosexual as our ambassador to Libya. That didn’t work out so well.


41 posted on 06/21/2013 9:17:43 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Turkey B Aster


42 posted on 06/21/2013 9:18:55 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: haffast

fta... “President Obama was also the first president to appoint an openly transgender person to his administration.”
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I’ve read through 30-something posts on this thread and still didn’t see anyone identify who this person is. Who is the transgender person? Anyone know?


43 posted on 06/21/2013 9:35:40 PM PDT by octex
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To: octex

I’ll hazard a guess...moochelle?


44 posted on 06/21/2013 9:55:32 PM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: Gay State Conservative

WTF!
Fabulous!!!

Reminds of an old skit “What the hell is that?” “I mean, what the hell IS that thing?” “Just what the HELL is that thing anyhow?!”


45 posted on 06/21/2013 10:10:38 PM PDT by poobear (Socialism in the minds of the elites, is a con-game for the serfs, nothing more.)
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To: haffast

Does his selection process have anything to do with a candidate’s administrative qualifications?


46 posted on 06/21/2013 10:39:24 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: octex

She/he/it can drive your plane if needed, or change your oil in your truck. The estrogen looks nice, but I wonder if she's still has a Mr. Happy.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amanda_Simpson#Political_career

She's "fierce":

47 posted on 06/21/2013 10:46:31 PM PDT by haffast (Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. -Abe Lincoln)
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To: haffast

Thanks, haffast!

Never heard of Amanda Simpson. Or is it A-Man-Duh?


48 posted on 06/21/2013 11:17:00 PM PDT by octex
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To: haffast

Your State department, Fabulous division.


49 posted on 06/21/2013 11:37:07 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: haffast

The openly homosexual ambassador in Benghazi didn’t work out so well for Barry Soetero, did it?


50 posted on 06/21/2013 11:40:46 PM PDT by Kevmo ("A person's a person, no matter how small" ~Horton Hears a Who)
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