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Obama Snubs The Gays Yet Again!

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Change we believe in less and less every day!

Barrack Obama has proved to us, once more, that he's a crafty, fake politician, just like everyone else that came before him.

Screw the principles of equality for all!

For the second time in less than a month, Obama has thrown the gays under the bus yet again.

Back in December, the President-elect decided to invite Orange County, CA minister, Rick Warren, who likes to pepper his sermons with ignoramous, homophobic-tinged rhetoric, to deliver the inauguration prayer.

Then, in a typical politician move, we saw backpedaling from the President-elect.

In what appeared to be a peace offering, Obama invited openly gay bishop Gene Robinson to deliver the opening prayer at the big, star-studded, HBO televised kickoff inaugural celebration event at the Lincoln Memorial on Sunday.

But then, guess what?

Obama's people told HBO to cut Robinson's prayer out of the HBO telecast.

When asked for an explanation, HBO said via email, "The producer of the concert has said that the Presidential Inaugural Committee made the decision to keep the invocation as part of the pre-show."

Given that most Americans would watch the Lincoln Memorial celebration on TV, the decision NOT to broadcast the prayer by Robinson is something we and many others see as another slight.

AND, according to reports from people who were out at the Lincoln Memorial event, a lot of the people at the concert did NOT hear Robinson either. Apparently, there were sound "difficulties" and most of the estimated 500,000 in the audience could not hear his invocation. Only those very close to the stage could hear.

We bet Rick Warren won't be stifled the way Mr. Robinson was!

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382 comments to “Obama Snubs The Gays Yet Again!”

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    Of course Obama is snubbing the gays. He's from the corrupt political machine in Chicago, that doesn't approve of gays.

    Not to mention being in the Clinton's back pocket.

    change. LOLOLOL.

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  4. 4

    you are soo quick to turn on your golden boy.

  5. 5

    This is a surprise?! You drank the Kool Aid and now you are starting to see the truth.

  6. 6

    And? Next….

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  8. 8

    Not The Magic N. Everytime he speaks an angel has an orgasm!

  9. 9

    Re: LettyB – hahahahaha….

  10. 10

    I was there and I heard Robinson's invocation very well. It was a few minutes before the official beginning of the show.

  11. 11

    Oh please Perez, nobody cares about the gays… So stop bathmouthing about Obama when all you did was kiss his ass.

  12. 12

    Re: harrybalsac – Shit no wonder…….I'm having one..uh, oh, uh, oh yeah, oh yeah…..right…oh fuck yeah…..NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  13. 13

    everyone wants to be appeased, then complain when someone else is

  14. 14

    Baby steps.
    He's still hot!

  15. 15

    I hardly call that a snub. Shit happens.

  16. 16

    That's what you get for voting for someone without DOING YOUR RESEARCH first.

    If you did, you would have saw/read about his history in voting and handling certain issues and you would have seen that most of his political history, is about "saying" things and not actually putting anything into action.

    This is going to be an interesting 4 years….

  17. 17

    wtf so the "sound issues" is like some conspiracy against gays now?? Maybe they cut it because the delivery wasn't up to par! Shut your fat whiny mouth and give him a chance…I don't think he's the next messiah but he certainly can't please everyone in the beginning. Fuck, you gays are so hypersensitive!!

  18. 18

    He hasn't even been sworn it yet and you've given up on him!A couple months back you posted articles like this guy was Christ.BooF'nHoo!

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  20. 20

    Perez, run for office of anything and get gay rights passed.

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  22. 22

    Oh well, but your used to being BUTTSLAMMED.

  23. 23

    it really isn't that big of a deal.
    you're making more out of it.

  24. 24

    re gimlet123 :
    Yep totally agree with you! Perez and almost all Americans drank the kool aid too, slowly people will see the truth about Obama. Im really hoping he doesn't get elected for a 2nd term because of his race in the next election. I'm hoping Americans will smarten up in 4 years.

  25. 25

    Honestly, I wouldn't expect much from Obama on gay rights in his first term. The first term is all about getting the second term.

    Otherwise, the reason for cutting the Bishop's speech is completely heresay. I really haven't seen Obama really mess up regarding gay rights yet. Give him time. I doubt his intentions are to piss off huge groups of people at the moment.

  26. 26

    I bet this has a lot more to do with Obama's people wanting to make a statement about the separation of church and state than as a slight to the gay community.

  27. 27

    I need a smoke…..

  28. 28

    Because gay rights are the top of everybody's list?
    Forget sorting our education, hospital waiting lists, homelessness, world debt, failing economies, fighting in the MIddle East, the increase of global warming, the decrease of empathy for half of these causes and focus in on a priest that hints at homophobia.
    I'm sure he hints that pre-marital sex is the work of the devil and so forth but it's all Obama's fault.

  29. 29

    Perez, there were audio problems and sound difficulties. These things happen. Bishop Robinson was still there–at P.E. Obama's invitation–and still got to represent.
    Stay strong. Keep on believing. He wasn't stiffed, plenty of snap decisions are made and adjustments made for time constraints. C'mon, already. He was THERE.

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  32. 32

    Whaaa!!!! Poor Mario …. go hug teddy it will make you feel better.

  33. 33

    Well I was there, and while I do agree that the sound quality during the invocation was poor, I had no trouble hearing Mr. Robinson speak. A conspiracy theory to silence the Bishop is implied in this post. While in reality, there were audio problems with microphones cutting in and out during the national anthem and some of the first speakers. I highly doubt the Obama people planed this to "silence the gays".

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    People are still not open to equality in everything, there is still racism and of course people still have issues with gays, eventually it will change hopefully someday. Obama was elected cause he acts "white" and he is half white, a full blooded black man would never have been elected prez!!!

  36. 36

    Re: italianvenus – …..thank you……

  37. 37

    Oh wait…..so your gripe is not that he removed the entire "prayer" from the event, but that since the preacher/bishop/pastor was GAY…..you're pissed b/c he removed the Homsexual from the event? How do you think Christians feel about having their own personal views disrepected and SEPARATED from events every single day? I am not a Holy Roller, not by any means, but you would never, ever stand behind any of this if they had simply removed the prayer. But since it was a gay man giving the prayer a huge injustice has been done? Really? You are so one sided and hypocritical! I also think it is funny that now that the election is over you have decided to start bitching about Obama! Really again? You couldn't say enough bad things about McCain and now you have no one else to pick on! Well get this……the majority of Americans don't really give two shits about gay rights! How ’bout that? They don't! Obama doesn't care and neither do I!!! YOU certainly don't care about the rights of say…..oh…Christians or unborn children or whatever controversial subject doesn't bode well with your disgusting lifestyle….and yet when an injustice is done to you….you want to scream and cry like a girl! You are so disgusting and I cannot wait until your 15 minutes are up!!!

  38. 38

    Re: _Alice_ – More panty gravy! YES!

  39. 39

    LMFAO You supported him. ENJOY!

  40. 40

    STFU , you can start bitchin about how fake he is when he doesn't do important shit he claimed to do like fix the economy. Economy> HBO prayer

  41. 41

    Re: _Alice_ – MEE TOO!

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  43. 43

    Re: Hael679 – don't count on it look what Bush was able to pull over our eyes..

  44. 44

    Re: LettyB – I KNOW ..YAWN!

  45. 45

    Um, it still HAPPENED, Perez! Maybe the prayer shouldn't have been on tv, regardless of the man's sexuality. Separation of church and state! And I am more for gay rights than anyone, but just because ONE issue you are so passionate about has been "overlooked" (although I don't think it has, at all) that is no reason to say he has let you down!! The man isn't even in office yet! The bishop still lead the prayer and I doubt that he cared if it was on TV, God still saw it. All that is important to you is media coverage… it's like if it wasn't on TV or in the tabloids it just doesn't count. Well, hail to you, QUEEN OF ALL MEDIA. Maybe you should run for president next time!

  46. 46

    Don't talk crap Perez, just because you feel he has some anti-homosexual agenda. Before you begin to paint Obama with the homophobe label, wiat and see what policies he will put in place that affect homosexuals.

  47. 47

    Re: harrybalsac – UR SO FUNNY

  48. 48

    I'm SO surprised..oh, wait…no im not. Who actually thought things were going to Change?! y'all are almost as ignorant as our new president for believing in that SHIOT!

  49. 49

    Oh good god, stop your whining! There is no "conspiracy" against gays — shit happens. Get over it and shut up.

  50. 50

    You know this goes to show that so many people don't actually research a candidate before voting. If you had really looked into it, you would not have found that Obama is all mushy and for gay rights as everyone thinks/hopes. And I totally agree with Luvvie. Get over it Perez. He'll be our president as of tomorrow, so deal!

  51. 51

    Perez, you're getting more and more stupid. What makes you think Obama did this? And please get over it. Being gay is NOT OK, and the world is truly begining to realize it. So WHAT you didn't hear the prayer. Did you hear a prayer by a gay minister for Bush?! Get the fukk over it,smartness.

  52. 52

    Re: LettyB – LOL!

  53. 53

    Um…excuse you!
    Barack has been very clear, from the beginning, as to where he stands on gay rights. And he was still elected. Think about how many groups and unions feel that he should be speaking in support of their rights and desires. Look, he's brought so many politically inactive people to the forefront of action. Kids are now paying attention! Look, he's one guy and he can't please every group at every moment, its just not right to expect that. Perez, you're the one throwing someone under the bus on this one!!! I'm all about gay rights, really, I am. But I don't think your publically bashing someone before he's even started acting is a fair way to do things. Do you?

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    Re: LettyB – hahahaha….

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    Screw the principles of equality for all!

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    Re: Hael679 – Yep totally agree with you! Perez and almost all Americans drank the kool aid too, slowly people will see the truth about Obama. Im really hoping he doesn't get elected for a 2nd term because of his race in the next election. I'm hoping Americans will smarten up in 4 years

    In response to how true it is what you say - howard stern had one of his people in NY go up to people on the streets of Harlem - they applied McCains views to Obama and asked if people agreed with what Obama thought and his views. Every single person was like "oh yeah, sounds good to me" and they were agreeing with McCain's views…….then they went and voted for Obama - but oh no, this wasn't a political race with votes based on color…..gimme a fuckin break….

  58. 58

    There could be 100 different reasons why that happened.

  59. DCVA says – reply to this


    It's true, I was there and no one heard a word he said, or even knew who he was because we couldn't hear his name announced.

  60. 60

    Judging from the bleak stories you post daily about job losses and bankrupt companies, seems to me Obama has more pressing concerns to deal with at the moment. And if you thought Obama was just some wide-eyed and busy-tailed idealist who got to Washington purely on his good lucks and charm, then you are truly as ignorant as you come across as being. OF COURSE he's a "crafty" politician and he's certainly going to piss off a lot of people. Gay marriage is a legitimate issue but let him figure out how to keep the country from being flushed down the toilet before you start harassing him about not kissing your special-interest ass.

  61. 61

    You voted for him, Perez, because you wanted change. Well, he did change, his mind :-)

  62. kiana says – reply to this


    I'm sure it wasn't intentional as he has been very pro homosexual. I understand your irritation but if no one but the front row can hear the prayer why include it on HBO? It's to bad the sound sucked!

  63. 63

    Perez, you can't tell me you are honestly surprised. B.H. Obama is purely a political animal. All the evidence has been there from the beginning. He takes the most politically expedient route every time, whether it's on the Israel-Palestinian issue, the economy, Iran, and, yes, even gays. I wonder when all the Obama-fanatics will finally cast off the notion that he is going to some how be this American savior, and view him as the politician that he really is. As Americans, we all need to observe him with unbiased eyes, and hold him accountable for the job he does, good or bad.

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    Haha I love it…Dumb gay liberal you thought Barak was the messiah and now that he is backing out on all of his proposed changes you now see you were tricked!!!

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    What you said about now being able to hear the reverend's address is completely false. I was at the concert, and about 1/2 mile away (not exactly close) from the stage and could hear it perfectly fine, the sound had been malfunctioning prior to that, but during his address there were no problems

  66. 66

    stick to gossip dude

  67. kiana says – reply to this


    Re: tammy59 – LOL HIlarious. Very good point.

  68. 68

    I am not surprised. At least your realizing that Obama is another fake ass lieing politician. Change my ass.

  69. 69

    chill, Perez. I'm pretty disappointed about your negative attitude toward this new moment in history. Your time will come. You have to understand that nothing will be perfect- it's baby steps to get there. There are reasons for everything and right now Obama is focusing on uniting the United States again. We're incredibly divided (rep/dem) in case you can't tell by the posts many of your readers make. So let's get that together, Obama gains respect, and then the gays will have their time. I don't think Obama is doing anything to snub the gays. Just chill, man.

  70. clk says – reply to this


    I think you are overreacting. Because of what could have just been scheduling, you're going to assume Barack Obama is homophobic? Sounds like you're jumping the gun a tad.

  71. 71

    u complain like a little bitch way too much .. damn perez!!

  72. 72

    Once you start spelling "Barack" correctly, I may start to take you seriously. Until then, stop freaking out and jumping to conclusions. Nothing is perfect.

  73. 73

    Ohh, give the poor guy a chance. The whole thing with gay rights is still pretty new and sticky, I'm sure he'll work something out in your favor and you'll love him again.

  74. 74

    your such a fake perez. 4 months ago you were infatuated with obama now your all emotionally hurt that he won't help the small percentages of gays living in america. get over yourself. gay people aren't the only people that matter.

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    Why are you taking this as a personal slight? Maybe Obama's people wanted to leave Christianity out of it, so as not to alienate people of other creeds.

    It is impossible to please everybody, all the time. The best government can do is please the MAJORITY of people. Gays are 10-15% of the population.

  76. 76

    Re: Cuchita!

    you think hes going to give Gay anymore rights than they have now? SERIOUSLY. HE ISN'T FOR GAY MARRIAGE NOW IS BIDEN…SO YOU'RE FUCKING DUMB IS YOU THINK SHIT IS REALLY GOING TO CHANGE! Welcome to the next 4 years.

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    Re: poop coming out is fun – you're a fucking douchebag

  78. 78

    Please…. We're supposed to be all happy go lucky about a man who is spending upwards of 150 million on parties for himself when people like myself have just been laid off. And I'm supposed to be ok with this because he's bringing "change". Tell my daughter that when I can't pay my rent. I'm done with this crap.

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    I honestly am starting to think your way too self absorbed to write anything remotely unbiased. Did you ever think perhaps it had to do with CHURCH and STATE… the prayer itself?? OF COURSE NOT, HEAVEN FORBID you open your eyes to issues that affect EVERYONE and not just GAY people… GET OVER YOURSELF and your gayness!!! REALLY BIG WHOOOOOOPY your gay.. we get it…

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    this makes me sad

  81. 81

    You ARE SO FUCKING IRRESPONSIBLE TO BEGIN A SMEAR CAMPAIGN against this man already. If you enjoy sticking your cock in another man's ass than do the damn thing..what the fuck do you want from him, to come down here and give you a hug? MAN THE FUCK UP BITCH.

  82. 82

    Obama rulz!!!!!

  83. 83

    Honestly? It really cant be any worse than the last 8 years! Give him a chance…. Baby steps.

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    you know what im so happy about? I'm so happy that our country is in HUGE debt…thousands are losing there jobs EVERYDAY & guess what? the inauguation is going to cost $160 MILLION..the most in HISTORY. Thats a great way to spend our tax money..thank you democrats!

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    I was there, they had trouble with the mics during the prayer as well, the crowd could not even hear it….. trouble

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    Faggez, that's what you get when people like you think they represent the gay community. With your writing, everybody thinks all gays are like you. And with you as a rolemodel for the averige gay, people start to hate gays. I don't hate gay people, just you. Put a bagg over your head and go crawl back under the rock you came from.Then this world will be a much better place

  87. 87

    Newsflash, Perez: Obama has personally appointed gays to be a part of his presidency. Wouldn't you consider that a WIN for the gay community? Like I said before, it's going to take time for gay rights to get where everyone wants them to, and considering the state our country is in currently, IT'S NOT THE FIRST PRIORITY!

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    I hope that he snubs every gay person on the planet. Gays are so selfish and they think everything is about them. HELLO. The President of the United States of America, not President of the United Gays of America. Get over yourself Perez, there's more to you than homosexuality. Has he snubbed any latinos or fat ppl?

  90. 90

    TELL US HOW YOU REALLY FEEL, lmao, but speak on Perez. We get more unbiased opinions from you than the national media. I'm not so into this whole story, but Obama is crafty and fake. The only reason so many people are amazed by him is because he's the MOST crafty and fake. He is so good at being a politician, he blinds people from his true self

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    For God's sake when will all you Gays stop expecting special treatment?


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    Re: _Alice_ – Haaaaa…. :o ) nice……….

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    He can't please everyone all at once! With issues like the Iraq, gitmo and above all the economy I don't think we should be arguing over whether a gay priest was on tv or not…

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    Re: _Alice_Re: harrybalsac
    When Harry met Alice………….. :o )

  96. 96

    We tried to tell you Obama worshipers that your Messiah was not all he seemed to be! Oh how I LOVE to say I told you so!

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    I think its MORE than disrespectful to badmouth the future president of the United States! YOU VOTED FOR HIM PEREZ! just like the rest of us. He is not a miracle worker..it takes time for change..and let me just remind you were are in a ECONOMIC CRISIS!!! Sorry to tell you there are much more important things at stake at this point..another thing Mr. Hilton..human nature has proven that change will more likely occur when the person is personally effected by the issue at hand so if you want change YOU DO SOMETHING!!! He cant help everyone at once! He is the our first black president so should black people feel snubbed due to all the shootings that have been happening like the one in Oakland and the football player in Mississippi..NO we ahould all stand by our president like true americans..regardless hes MUCH better than the last!

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    did u stop to think that maybe because of the technical difficulties (which MUST have been on purpose because obama HATES gay people) they had to cut robinson out of the telecast?
    and seriously, you think hilary would be doing anything for the gays? HAH that bitch doesn't care about anyone but herself. the world does NOT revolve around the gays, and come one, it's a sensitive subject, he can't just start throwing shit at you people because you're gay. besides, he's NOT IN OFFICE YET!!!! he can't do shit for u even if he wanted to so stfu.

    besides there's more important things to worry about than gay rights. i'm pretty sure obama's a little more concerned about war, the economy, healthcare, etc.. than a small portion of the population.

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