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NOM’s Brian Brown: Gay Marriage Activists Are ‘Attacking Our Children’



NOM’s latest fundraising enterprise, the Marriage Anti-Defamation Alliance, just emailed supporters, asking for money, claiming “We must debunk the myth that the same-sex marriage movement is about “live-and-let-live.” We cannot let them have a free pass when they’re attacking our CHILDREN” 

Damian Goddard, the fired anti-gay sportscaster that the National Organization For Marriage (NOM) hired last year as the spokesperson for Maggie Gallagher‘s pet project, the Marriage Anti-Defamation Alliance, today appears in a fundraising email and video attacking the vindicated teacher of a 14-year old Christian anti-gay bigot whose mother is suing her son’s school district to get the court to declare as unconstitutional the school’s sexual-orientation-specific anti-bullying policy.

NOM’s Marriage Anti-Defamation Alliance (“brought to you by the National Organization for Marriage Education Fund,” i.e., how they play around with tax-exemption rules,) email, signed by NOM President Brian Brown, starts:

Dear Marriage Supporter,

He’s 14 years old and goes to Church with his parents.

And he was recently kicked out of class and threatened with suspension by his teacher. What did he do wrong?

He disagreed with his economics teacher over the morality of homosexual conduct.

Brown concludes,

We must debunk the myth that the same-sex marriage movement is about “live-and-let-live.” We cannot let them have a free pass when they’re attacking our CHILDREN.

Yes, that’s right. We’re attacking your children. When, in reality, it’s children who are taught to be anti-gay bullies by their anti-gay parents, who are attacking gay kids, LGBTQ kids, kids even perceived as LGBTQ, and us.

When is the last time you read a headline like, “15-Year Old Christian Student Dies By Suicide After Relentless Bullying By Gay Classmates”?

I’m glad you never have. Believe me, it would be terrible.

But don’t even try it Brian. It is you, and NOM, and other anti-gay hating organizations who contribute to, help create, and financially profit from an the environment responsible for the suicides and attempted suicides of thousands of LGBTQ kids each year.

Let’s look now at the video:

Goddard, in the video above, asks, “When does an ordinary, run-of-the-mill high school economics class go horribly wrong?” The answer is when it’s Spirit Day — not that Goddard or Gallagher would bother to mention this. The New Civil Rights Movement author Scott Rose — whose name appears prominently in Gallagher’s video — reported in December:

On Spirit Day, October 20, 2010, in Howell High School in Howell, Michigan, teacher Jay McDowell was teaching enlightened acceptance values towards LGBTers.

The topic fit very well with the special day and also with McDowell’s general class topic, Economics, as prejudice against LGBTers has negatively impacted them economically and moreover reduced their contributions to the economy generally.

In a well-publicized incident, student Daniel Glowacki was asked to leave the classroom because McDowell found that the student was creating a disturbance, which allegedly included his opining that, for theocratic reasons, gays are not acceptable.

Rose, who filed an official complaint against Glowacki’s attorneys, adds:

This lawsuit is stuffed full of appalling, gay-bashing, defamatory bigotry. It states, for example, that all homosexuals live a “destructive lifestyle.”

If you watch and listen closely to the highly-edited video filled with ominous music and pans ken Burns would be proud of (or, more likely, sickened by,) you’ll hear Daniel Glowacki and his mother, Sandra Glowacki, re-tell (and by re-tell, I mean, tell an interesting version devoid of many of the facts) the story.

In fact, Maggie’s video is ludicrous, and it doesn’t help that her little cardboard cut out figurines remind me somehow of those Taiwan animations of stupid American stories, like Charlie Sheen’s Plaza Hotel adultery and subsequent rage, or the TSA’s full body scanners and enhanced pat downs.

The video and its allegations are ludicrous. Even Sandra Glowacki says in this video that the teacher was exonerated. Daniel’s classmates have come out in defense of the teacher, Jay McDowell.

Apparently, the only ones who think the Glowackis have a case to complain about are NOM — who’s trying to make money off them — NOM’s spokesperson, who was fired after posting an anti-gay tweet, and the Glowacki’s attorneys.

I rest my case.

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‘I Feel a Little Bit Dumber for What You Say’: The Nine Worst Moments of the GOP Presidential Debate



The second Republican presidential debate was mired in in-fighting and personal attacks by the candidates,  a vow to wage physical war against Mexico, hate against LGBTQ people, an insistence the U.S. Constitution doesn’t actually mean what the words on the page say, and a fight over curtains.

Here are nine of the worst moments from Wednesday night’s debate.

The debate itself got off to a rough start right from the beginning.

Multiple times candidate cross-talk made it impossible for anyone to make a point, like this moment when nearly half the candidates talked over each other during a nearly two minute segment as the moderators struggled to take control.

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Vivek Ramasway got into a heated argument with Nikki Haley, leading the former Trump UN Ambassador to tell him, “Honestly, every time I hear you, I feel a little bit dumber for what you say.”

Ramaswamy launched an attack on transgender children.

Moments after Ramaswamy attacked transgender children, so did Mike Pence, calling supporting transgender children’s rights “crazy.”

He promised “a federal ban on transgender chemical or surgical surgery anywhere in the country,” and said: “We’ve got to protect our kids from this radical gender ideology agenda.”

Former New Jersey Governor Cris Christie described the First Lady of the United States, Dr. Jill Biden, who has dedicated her life to teaching, as the person President Biden is “sleeping with.”

South Carolina Senator Tim Scott and former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, as CNN’s Manu Raju noted were “one-time allies,” after “Haley appointed Scott to his Senate seat,” until they started “going at it at [the] debate.”

“Talk about someone who has never seen a federal dollar she doesn’t like,” Scott charged. “Bring it, Tim,” Haley replied before they got into a fight about curtains.

Senator Scott declared, “Black families survived slavery, we survived poll taxes and literacy tests, we survived discrimination being woven into the laws of our country. What was hard to survive was [President] Johnson’s Great Society, where they decided to take the Black father out of the household to get a check in the mail.”

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, currently leading over everyone on stage, said practically nothing for the first 15 minutes. He may have said the least of all the candidates on stage Wednesday night. But he denounced Donald Trump for being “missing in action.”

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‘I Don’t Think So’: As GOP Debate Kicks Off Trump Teases Out the Chances of Any Candidate Becoming His Running Mate



Donald Trump, again refusing to participate in a GOP debate, teased out the fate of every candidate on stage Wednesday night: he will choose none of them as his vice presidential running mate.

The ex-president who is facing 91 felony charges in four criminal cases across three jurisdictions and is now also facing the dissolution of his business empire, brought up the running mate question around the same time the debate on Fox News was kicking off.

“It’s all over television, this speech,” Trump falsely claimed, referring to his live remarks at a non-union shop one day after President Joe Biden stood on the picket line with UAW workers.

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“You know, we’re competing with the job candidates,” Trump said, mocking his fellow Republican presidential candidates after he scheduled an event opposite the debate he refused to attend.

“They’re all running for a job,” he continued, as the audience began to boo.

“They want to be in the, they’ll do anything,” he continued. “Secretary of something.”

“They even say VP, I don’t know,” Trump said. “Does anybody see any VP in the group? I don’t think so.”

Watch below or at this link.

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‘Apparently You’ll Never Believe Us’: House Republican Melts Down After Reporter Questions His ‘Evidence’ Against Biden



Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (R-MO) became defensive and accusatory after repeatedly being unable to answer a reporter’s questions in a press conference Wednesday, held to announce what House Republicans claim is “evidence” against President Joe Biden.

A shortened version of the video posted by the news organization Heartland Signal went viral, garnering nearly one million views in under three hours on the social media platform X.

“Mr. Chairman, question about the timing of all of this,” began an NBC News reporter identified by Mediaite as Ryan Nobles. “You’re talking about a two-tiered system of justice. If I’m not mistaken, on August 7, 2020 Bill Barr was the attorney general and Donald Trump was the president, so explain to me where the two-tiered system of justice comes into play. And then the WhatsApp message you have, I believe, is dated June 6, 2017. Joe Biden is not vice president or even a candidate for president at that time. So where is the direct connection to some sort of criminal malfeasance within these two pieces of evidence?”

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Chairman Smith could not only not answer any part of those questions, he appeared to forget a portion of them.

“Well, I think the facts speak for themselves,” Smith replied. “There’s over 700 pages of examples of, where people should be very concerned, when you’re talking about um, ah, – what was your first question?”

Smith went on to say, “It doesn’t matter who’s in the White House,” after being reminded them President at that time was Donald Trump. “We need to make sure that the Department of Justice works for all people and doesn’t treat those who are politically connected or wealthy much differently. And unfortunately, we have several examples that came forward by the two IRS whistleblowers, that proves that people are treated differently because they’re politically connected.”

“Are you suggesting that Joe Biden being the president now, is unfairly treating Donald Trump in his indictment?” Nobles asked.

Again, Smith did not answer the question.

“What I’m talking about is the 700 pages that we have before us, which is all the information that came from the IRS whistleblowers, and that’s what we’re releasing right now,” Smith replied, again not answering Nobles’ question. “And I’ll tell you, I would encourage everyone in this room to look at those 700 pages. If you think it’s okay, with what’s in it, then we live on two different planets.”

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“Can you explain the timing of the August 6 WhatsApp message? Why is that evidence of some wrongdoing?” Nobles continued..

“I’m not an expert on the timeline,” Smith admitted, before pivoting to say, “I would love to have President Biden and his family to tell us about all the timelines, because it’s really, really unfortunate that we see so many meetings and so many phone calls that involved around official activity that the Vice President has been participating in, and then big sums of money follows later –”

“But he’s not the president or the vice president at that time. Where, where’s the wrongdoing? He wasn’t even a candidate for president,” Nobles pointed out.

“He was a candidate – ” Smith claimed.

“On August 6 –” Nobles began before Smith interrupted him.

“So apparently apparent – what source are you with?” Chairman Smith asked Noble.

“I’m with NBC,” the reporter replied.

“So apparently, you’ll never believe us,” Smith charged.

“I’m asking you a very direct question,” Nobles explained. “You presented a piece of evidence that you say came on August 6, 2017, that demonstrates that Joe Biden was using political influence to help his son. He wasn’t a political figure at that time. The first WhatsApp message you put up, where yo talk about the brand,” Nobles explained. “I’m completely open minded about this. I’m asking you specifically, how does that demonstrate that there was some sort of political influence being put over him, if at that time, he is not a political – he’s not an elected official?”

“I’m definitely not going to pinpoint one item,” Chairman Smith said defensively.

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“You presented it!” Nobles acclaimed. “It was the first thing that you brought up.”

“So apparently, you don’t agree with that. So report that you disagree with it. I’ll take the next question. Yes?” Smith said, refusing to answer any of Nobles’ questions.

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