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NOM Ad: Gays Are ‘Behaviors Not People,’ Gay Marriage Like Drug Dealing, Pedophilia

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This NOM (National Organization For Marriage) branded video ad likens same-sex marriage to drug dealing, incest, and pedophilia, and claims that “natural marriage,” lowers crime, poverty, welfare, and reduces the national deficit. It also, by defining homosexuality as a behavior and not an identity, suggests homosexual people are not people.

NOM’s new ad falsely claims that same-sex marriage offers “no benefits to society as a whole,” gay marriage “merely validates sex partners,” and when marriage equality is legal, “your freedom of speech is gagged,” among other misleading and fallacious — not to mention, plain ugly — statements.

Below are several screenshots taken from the almost five minute video that no doubt many will tear apart on the facts alone. We’ve watermarked them with the statement, “This Is A Lie!” to ensure they are not copied and distributed by anti-equality forces.

But what’s remarkable about this attack is that it is new territory for NOM. First, it uses a voiceover that’s not a typical “American” accent, yet clearly uses American stories and headlines to support its accusations, however false they may be. Expect to see this video rolled out with slightly-alterted headline graphics to be country-specific in the future. I’d look at the UK first, although NOM has a history of rolling out anti-gay attacks in Arab countries.

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Part of NOM’s corporate policy, as most readers know, is to defeat same-sex marriage not only in the United States, but internationally, in addition to using race to divide the Democratic party, and to defeat President Obama.

 

Earlier this year, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), as The New Civil Rights Movement reported, obtained court documents that revealed a shocking and sickening corporate strategy of using race to divide Americans, creation of false positioning between Christians who do and do not support equality, and identifying “beautiful” people to embody their messaging, (“non-cognitive elites,” NOM calls them,) among other strategies, like “sideswiping Obama,” and painting him as a “social radical.”

READ: NOM: In 2009 We Spent $8 Million Fighting Same-Sex Marriage

The documents exposed NOM’s philosophy: “Gay marriage is the tip of the spear, the weapon that will brand is being used to marginalize and repress Christianity and the Church. What does the gay marriage idea mean once government adopts it? It means faith communities that promote traditional families should be treated in law and culture like racists.”

The documents, from 2008-2009, also reveal NOM’s budget, between tens and hundreds of millions of dollars, and their ultimate goal: to kill same-sex marriage worldwide.

Jeremy Hooper of Good As You, writing for HRC’s “NOM Exposed” blog, calls this video, which he was the first to uncover, “one of the most callous things I’ve ever seen NOM endorse.”

Callous is an understatement.

 

https://youtube.com/watch?v=8cQCi4ehXkg%3Flist%3DUURZ7bIOpYN7C1evpbKPvnEA%26hl%3Den_US

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Comer Announces Public Hearing After Hunter Biden Closed Door Testimony

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House Oversight Committee Chairman Jim Comer announced he will hold a public hearing with Hunter Biden after the president’s son testified behind closed doors for most of Wednesday.

“I think this was a great deposition for us, it proved several bits of our evidence, that we’ve been conducting throughout this investigation, but there are also some contradictory statements that I think need further review,” Comer told reporters Wednesday afternoon.

“So this impeachment inquiry will now go to the next phase, which will be a public hearing. And that’s something that I think everyone in the media has been asking a lot of questions about. Something that I know that Mr. Biden and his attorney both demanded, just as I said, when we said we were going to do the deposition first, we will have a public hearing next.”

It’s unclear what other witnesses Chairman Comer and Chairman Jordan will present.

Comer claimed that parts of Hunter Biden’s testimony contradicted some of their previous witness’ testimony, although he refused to elaborate.

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Hunter Biden stated in the opening remarks he released publicly Wednesday morning that Chairman Comer and Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan had built their “entire partisan house of cards on lies told by the likes of Gal Luft, Tony Bobulinski, Alexander Smirnov, and Jason Galanis.”

“Luft, who is a fugitive, has been indicted for his lies and other crimes; Smirnov, who has made you dupes in carrying out a Russian disinformation campaign waged against my father, has been indicted for his lies; Bobulinski, who has been exposed for the many false statements he has made, and Galanis, who is serving 14 years in prison for fraud.”

Politico described Hunter Biden’s opening statement as “blistering.”

“I am here today,” the President’s son began, “to provide the Committees with the one uncontestable fact that should end the false premise of this inquiry: I did not involve my father in my business. Not while I was a practicing lawyer, not in my investments or transactions domestic or international, not as a board member, and not as an artist. Never.”

Watch Comer below or at this link.

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Court Denies Trump Request to Pause $454M Bond Requirement Amid His Cash Liquidity Claim

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A New York appeals court has denied Donald Trump’s request to issue a stay on the state Supreme Court’s ruling ordering the ex-president to pay $454 million in the civil business fraud case brought by Attorney General Letitia James. Trump had offered to post a bond of $100 million as he appeals the ruling, as he suggested he did not have sufficient liquid assets – namely, cash – to post the full amount required.

The judge did, however, pause a portion of the ruling barring Trump from operating a business in New York, and also paused the portion of the ruling barring him from obtaining a loan from a bank registered in the State of New York.

“It’s a mixed bag for Trump, and the former president GAINS some ability, in an interim ruling, to continue his business activities and loan-seeking. But the most crucial request, a stay of enforcement of the $450M+ judgment, has been rejected,” reports Just Security’s Adam Klasfeld.

Unless he can obtain a loan or other financing, Trump, as he admitted in his legal filing, may have to sell some of his assets, likely real estate, to come up with enough cash to satisfy the judgment.

The court “also denied Trump’s request to delay his obligation to post $454 million until his appeal of the civil fraud verdict is over,” CNN adds.

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Trump Swore Under Oath He Had $400 Million in Cash – Now He’s Telling a Court a Different Story

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Attorneys for Donald Trump are arguing the ex-president and self-professed billionaire should not have to post a bond of $454 million as he appeals the New York State Supreme Court’s ruling holding him liable for civil business fraud. Instead, Trump is offering a bond of $100 million.

But as legal experts are pointing out, under oath, Trump stated he had $400 million in liquid assets. And his attorney, Alina Habba, when asked last week if he could come up with $350 million, said on-camera, “Yes, I mean, he does, of course he has money, you know, he’s a billionaire. We know that.”

Former federal and state prosecutor Ron Filipkowski, now the editor-in-chief of MeidasTouch.com, responded to Habba’s remarks, saying: “As we now know, this was also a lie.”

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“Trump says he doesn’t have the cash that both he and Habba told everyone he had, and that ‘properties would have to be sold’ to come up with the money,” Filipkowski adds.

He sums up the situation: “Trump under oath in his deposition: I’m worth at least $10 billion, I have over $3 billion in tangible assets, I have $400 million in cash. Trump to appellate court: I can come up with $100 million and I need more time to sell stuff to come up with the rest.”

Indeed, The New York Times reported earlier this month, “Mr. Trump claimed under oath last year that he was sitting on more than $400 million in cash.”

New York Attorney General Letitia James was quick to urge the court to deny Trump’s offer of $100 million, or, as Just Security’s Adam Klasfeld reports, “to deny Trump’s application to pause enforcement of the judgment pending appeal, including the disgorgement, monitoring, and loan prohibition.”

“Defendants all but concede that Mr. Trump has insufficient liquid assets to satisfy the judgment amount; defendants would need ‘to raise capital’ to do so,” James writes, as Klasfeld notes.

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Klasfeld points to this section of Trump’s motion that reads: “In the absence of a stay on the terms herein outlined, properties would likely need to be sold to raise capital under exigent circumstances, and there would be no way to recover any property sold following a successful appeal and no means to recover the resulting financial losses from the Attorney General.”

In other words, Trump’s attorneys are saying he would have to sell assets, or properties, at less than market value, and should he win his appeal, he would have no means to be compensated for the difference in value.

“Trump has less than 30 days to post the money to prevent the New York attorney general’s office from taking steps to execute the judgment, including potentially move to seize properties,” CNN adds. “It is not yet clear how he plans to cover the payment.”

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