[Marxism] Homophobic bible thumper to perform Obama's invocation

Adam Richmond adambrichmond at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 18 14:13:41 MST 2008


Barack is also "proud" to have a homohating bigot on his podium....Rick Warren.  Obama is happy to use gay votes and dollars and then spit on gay faces as it suits him and the DP's goals.
Read more:
http://www.thenation.com/doc/20081229/posner?rel=hp_currently

--- On Thu, 12/18/08, Walter Lippmann <walterlx at earthlink.net> wrote:
From: Walter Lippmann <walterlx at earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [Marxism] Homophobic bible thumper to perform Obama's invocation
To: "Adam Richmond" <adambrichmond at yahoo.com>
Date: Thursday, December 18, 2008, 12:54 PM

Obama 'proud' to have homosexual band march in inaugural parade

http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=14579

Washington DC, December 10 (CNA).-President-elect Barack Obama and
Vice President-elect Joe Biden have officially invited the Lesbian
and Gay Band Association to march in the Inaugural Parade. One of the
association's web sites reports that the group will also march in
September as part of the homosexual "Southern Decadence" festival
infamous for its public lewd acts.

The Lesbian and Gay Band Association (LGBA) is a network of lesbian
and gay bands comprised of concert and marching bands from various
American cities.

According to a December 10 press release from the Presidential
Inaugural Committee, the group's appearance in the Inaugural Parade
on January 20 will mark the first time an "openly LGBT group" has
been invited to participate.

"I am honored to invite these talented groups and individuals to
participate in the Inaugural Parade," said President-elect Obama.
"These organizations embody the best of our nation's history,
diversity and commitment to service. Vice President-elect Biden and I
are proud to have them join us in the parade."

The main web site of the Lesbian and Gay Band Association hosts a
YouTube video reportedly showing 250 of its members marching in the
35th Annual Village Halloween Parade in Greenwich Village in New York
City.

The YouTube video, titled "Male Witch Marching Band – Halloween NYC
08," shows a glamorously dressed man followed by two people wearing
fairy costumes. They lead a band of people dressed as witches who
play the song "Gimme Some Lovin'."

The marchers were attendees at the LGBA's 2008 conference, titled
"Deliciously Wicked."

"The weekend more than lived up to its name," the web site states,
noting the conference's receptions, parades, performances, and
costume ball.

As of Wednesday morning, the web site for the LGBA's 2009 conference
in New Orleans, lgba2009.org, describes conference plans, saying "We
will also be marching in the Southern Decadence Parade on Sunday,
September 6th."

The web site reports that the LGBA conference will be held as part of
Southern Decadence and Decafest. The site links to the Southern
Decadence festival, which has often been targeted for protest because
of its extreme indecency. In 2003, the Atlanta Journal Constitution
reported that it had "become routine" for men to flash their genitals
and perform public sex acts at the event, which bills itself as "the
Gay Mardis Gras."

"The city's wildest neighborhood gets even crazier as the French
Quarter is packed for the entire event," the Southern Decadence
festival's current web site says. In its Frequently Asked Questions
section, the web site tells those with "an interest in the adult film
business" that a pornographic filmmaker will be in attendance.

In a statement on its web site, the LGBA said its participation in
the Presidential Inaugural will be "truly our chance to make
history."

Organizations wishing to participate in the parade reportedly
submitted an application to the Armed Forces Inaugural Committee,
which assisted the Presidential Inaugural Committee in reviewing
applications. Experienced military musicians evaluated the
presentation skills of marching bands, musical acts, and drill teams.

In total, 1,382 organizations applied to participate in the Inaugural
Parade. Many of the groups approved to march in the parade are high
school bands.

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http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1208/16693.html
Gay activists furious with Obama
By: Ben Smith and Nia-Malika Henderson
December 17, 2008 06:32 PM EST

Barack Obama's choice of a prominent evangelical minister to perform 
the invocation at his inauguration is a conciliatory gesture toward 
social conservatives who opposed him in November, but it is drawing 
fierce challenges from a gay rights movement that  in the wake of a 
gay marriage ban in California  is looking for a fight.


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     Los Angeles, California
     Editor-in-Chief, CubaNews
     http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CubaNews/
     "Cuba - Un Paraíso bajo el bloqueo"
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