On the fence no longer, President Barack Obama declared his unequivocal support for gay marriage on Wednesday, a historic announcement that gave the polarizing social issue a more prominent role in the 2012 race for the White House. Surprised? Nah…not for a minute; having watched this man as a junior senator with his “evolvement” rhetoric about same-sex marriage, one could only sit and predict when he was going to get fully evolved.
The announcement was the first by a sitting president, and Republican challenger Mitt Romney swiftly disagreed with it. “I believe that marriage is between a man and a woman,” he said while campaigning in Oklahoma.
And make no mistakes about it – we are of the same belief. Now before acting irrational and writing comments with wishes and hopes that you’d never done it – please allow us to present our posture.
Without equivocation we believe that what two or more people do in the comforts of their own bedrooms or homes, albeit in the car at a drive-in movie, or discreetly swapping spit behind closed doors at a raging party or otherwise, our belief is go ahead and do what you will.
We are not in the position of telling people how to live. However, we do believe that we are in a position to weigh-in on Obama’s latest grandstanding in his campaign for reelection. Our position – and search this site’s archives if you’d care too, we believe that the word “marriage” has no business in his evolving process.
For centuries, for millennia, the word marriage has stood for a man and a woman. We just plain don’t advocate changing the inherent meaning of the word so that it can become a victim of political correctness.
Most of our steadfast readers will openly admit that this institution has always maintained “commitment ceremony,” “Union of Partners,” or some type of combination thereof. Yet, when we – as a collective society begin an enormous changing of ways – then the change must be complete and free from the other marriages that are known and traditional.
Well we hope that we are not alone regarding this particular issue although President Obama has managed to cover his derrière at whatever the cost; moreover, through his evolvement process of showing people just what this man will do for power and money stops at nothing.
“I have hesitated on gay marriage in part because I thought that civil unions would be sufficient,” Obama said in the interview. He added, “I was sensitive to the fact that for a lot of people the word ‘marriage’ was something that evokes very powerful traditions, religious beliefs and so forth.”
Okay…then what? Nothing! Just look at his scheming ways, “I was sensitive…the word ‘marriage’…evokes very powerful traditions, religious beliefs and so forth;” Why even say it? This is very much like ‘I have evolved partially’ insofar as I could care less about that nonsense now; who cares about traditions, religious beliefs, and moral fiber? We do!
We have little or no respect for a person who will stop at nothing – morals, values, ethics, or otherwise because he realizes that he may not be reelected. He has had the audacity to bring the Army, Marine Corps, and all of the nation’s security matters – Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard simply weeping about the outdated “don’t ask, don’t tell” mandate.
Barack Hussein Obama is a power hungry progressive schemer; in most areas he has no position. Shifting his emphasis, even briefly, could open Obama up to Republican criticism that he is taking his eye off the economy, voters’ No. 1 issue.
However ugly but nonetheless true, Obama is going after the big money: He spoke on the heels of a pair of events that underscored the sensitivity of an issue that has long divided the nation.
On Tuesday, voters in North Carolina — a potential battleground in the fall election — approved an amendment to the state constitution affirming that marriage may only be a union of a man and a woman.
Additionally, several of the president’s biggest financial backers are gay, and some have prodded him publicly to declare his support for same-sex marriage. Again some prominent gay donors have said publicly t
hey wanted Obama to announce his support for gay marriage. I am reminded of “for where your treasure is, there will your heart be also…” (Matt 6:21)
President Obama is choosing the money over the voters the day after 61 percent of North Carolinian’s in a key swing state demonstrated they oppose gay marriage. Hat tip to Julie Pace for her incredible writing for the Associate Press; please visit her at click here. Ms. Pace’s article earned a solid “Follow” from me, she was that impressive!