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Church Leaders Vow Political Backlash if Gay Marriage Passes

Brian, the truth is an absolute defense against defamation. You are despicable. You have no respect for the US Constitution. You have no respect for fellow citizens. You have no respect for the rule of law. You have very little intelligence. These are not insults, they are facts. It's time to own being the person you really are, you ignorant and bigoted troll.  (6 min ago | post #18981)

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Gay marriage

To what do you refer, twitBrian, fundamental rights may not be put to a vote. What you are defending is not democracy. What you are defending is simply unAmerican. Why do you hate legal equality for all? Why do you hate the US Constitution? Why do you hate America? Why are you an imbecile?  (26 min ago | post #43050)

Gay/Lesbian

CO Baker Found Guilty for Denying Gay Couple Wedding Cake...

And nothing, whatsoever, to do with legal marriage. Grow up, twit.  (28 min ago | post #10265)

Gay/Lesbian

Church Leaders Vow Political Backlash if Gay Marriage Passes

Do you understand what equal protection under the law means, twitBrian, have you gained the mental capacity to offer any compelling governmental interest served by restricting marriage to opposite sex couples that would render such a restriction constitutional, or are you merely trying to reaffirm that you are an imbecileHow? Be specific, moronBrian, you are the village (love your spelling, by the way) idiot, you make arguments that are patently unconstitutional, and argue for fellow citizens to be held as second-class citizens with less than equal protection of the law counter to the US Constitution. You are disrespectful, you are dishonorable, and you are an unintelligent person.  (29 min ago | post #18978)

Gay/Lesbian

Colo. gay discrimination alleged over wedding cake

Reality, get a grip. If they thought that the lower court's ruling were not legally sound, they would have addressed it. This isn't difficult to understandIndividu al liberty prevails when a business owner cannot discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, you moronI knowActually, that is your opinion. The fact is that if the court felt the lower court's ruling were legally incorrect, they would have taken the case, they did not do soAre you high? The state governments are instructed by the US Constitution to treat all persons within their jurisdiction with equal protection of the law. That is why the government must "redefine marriage to include a tiny group of our population." To allow business owners of a particular faith to project their religious morals onto others in order to obtain service is actually a violation of the free exercise of religion on the potential clients. You see, dumb person, the US Constitution holds the plain and simple answer to each of your hypothetical questions.  (34 min ago | post #1601)

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OkCupid urges Firefox boycott over new CEO's anti-gay mar...

Dan, religious freedom is a personal, not institutional freedom, and allowing an employer to assert their religious freedom over and above that of their employees is a net loss of freedom. Feel free to offer a big boy argument. I don't think you are up to the task.  (42 min ago | post #138)

Gay/Lesbian

OkCupid urges Firefox boycott over new CEO's anti-gay mar...

I doubt they will, doing so would both diminish personal freedom, and render corporations laws unto themselves. Such a decision would be, to say the least, unwise.  (21 hrs ago | post #133)

Gay/Lesbian

Gay marriage

Brian, you are an idiot. Separate is inherently unequal; and civil marriage absolutely exists, only an imbecile would claim otherwise.  (21 hrs ago | post #42929)

Gay/Lesbian

Church Leaders Vow Political Backlash if Gay Marriage Passes

Are you suggesting that the US yield its sovereignty to the UN? That doesn't seem very smart. The UN is also increasingly involved in gay rights. http://www.huffing tonpost.com/2011/0 6/17/un-gay-rights -protection-resolu tion-passes-_n_879 032.html Just when I think you couldn't make yourself look dumber, you offer up a post like this. Brian, does the US Constitution mandate states to provide all persons within their jurisdiction equal protection of the laws? It's a simple yes or no question. I wonder if you have the guts to answer it?  (21 hrs ago | post #18956)

Gay/Lesbian

OkCupid urges Firefox boycott over new CEO's anti-gay mar...

None, idiot. The federal law requires certain coverage if an employer chooses to offer healthcare. The employer, if they object to the minimum coverage required, is free to offer none at all, however they will then pay a tax to offset anticipated subsidies necessary for employees to obtain healthcare. I think I have been quite clear about this in the past. Employers do not have the right to invoke their religious beliefs to select which federal laws they will comply with, in order to project their religious beliefs onto their employees by limiting federally required minimum benefits. The arguments of Hobby Lobby are utterly inept.  (22 hrs ago | post #130)

Gay/Lesbian

OkCupid urges Firefox boycott over new CEO's anti-gay mar...

Why would I offer aid to a legal team whose position I oppose? You have a rather childlike view of the world, DanActually, Dan, they absolutely are. If the employer can supersede the religious beliefs of their employees and substitute their own, picking and choosing which federal laws they may comply with along the way, it isn't religious freedom, it is the beginning of anarchyWhy? I would make minced meat out of their arguments, much like I've made minced meat of yours. The simple truth is that the law allows Hobby Lobby a remedy that allows them to satisfy their religious objections to certain contraceptive measures that they erroneously, based upon debunked junk science, believe violates their religious beliefs. That remedy is to offer no insurance at all, and taking such a course of action has certain tax ramifications under the ACA to offset the anticipated subsidies for those employees to get their own insurance. Hobby Lobby does not have the right to offer insurance that complies with current federal law, but then to make choices for employees about what portions of the coverage they may use based upon the religious beliefs of the employers. Do you understand how utterly absurd your argument is? Do you understand what a horrible country this could become if corporations can take that level of freedom from individuals on the basis of corporate religious freedom?  (23 hrs ago | post #122)

Gay/Lesbian

Colo. gay discrimination alleged over wedding cake

Not really. Either they agreed with the ruling of the lower court, or thought it was an issue unworthy of their attention. Either way, their action in refusing to hear it, allows the lower court ruling to stand, and their action was unanimousAnd this case is a strong indication of what they will do when that time comes. Particularly, given the number of federal and appellate cases being decided in favor of equality. You seem to be one of the few who cannot see the writing on the wallActually, I can/ The court didn't take the case, and the lower court's ruling does stand. It's not an opinion, that is fact.  (23 hrs ago | post #1595)

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OkCupid urges Firefox boycott over new CEO's anti-gay mar...

If you think the religious rights of the employer should: a) Supersede those of their employees, and b) allow them to ignore federal laws they feel violate their religious beliefs, regardless of whether they actually do (Hobby Lobby's objection is based upon junk science that has long been refuted). Then you are supporting a measure that would vastly change the face of America for the worse, and rid us of many personal freedoms. What Hobby Lobby seeks is dangerous. It allows corporations to be laws unto themselves.  (Tuesday | post #120)

Gay/Lesbian

OkCupid urges Firefox boycott over new CEO's anti-gay mar...

They could do that, it creates a liability nightmare, and still does not solve the tax Hobby Lobby will be assessed to offset insurance they are not providing the independent contractors.  (Tuesday | post #119)

Gay/Lesbian

Colo. gay discrimination alleged over wedding cake

There is no assumption here, Respect. The court DID NOT take the case, which means the ruling of the lower court stands. It isn't my fault you cannot construct or defend a rational argument, and instead wish to argue irrelevant minutiae.  (Tuesday | post #1590)

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