Pages

Jump to bottom

9 comments

1 CuriousLurker  Thu, Dec 20, 2012 12:24:21pm
2 researchok  Thu, Dec 20, 2012 12:28:58pm

Better late than never.

Gingrich does have a lot of influence in some circles.

You take what you can get, when you get it.

He did the right thing.

3 CuriousLurker  Thu, Dec 20, 2012 12:37:28pm

re: #2 researchok

Better late than never.

Gingrich does have a lot of influence in some circles.

You take what you can get, when you get it.

He did the right thing.

Sorry, but he gets no credit AFAIC. If I believed he "did the right thing because it was the right thing instead of because he's a rank opportunist, then I'd feel differently. I seriously doubt that's the case—if the winds were still blowing in the opposite direction (or if they began to blow that way again tomorrow), I'm sure he'd be carrying on about "traditional marriage" again.

4 EPR-radar  Thu, Dec 20, 2012 1:10:35pm

re: #3 CuriousLurker

Sorry, but he gets no credit AFAIC. If I believed he "did the right thing because it was the right thing instead of because he's a rank opportunist, then I'd feel differently. I seriously doubt that's the case—if the winds were still blowing in the opposite direction (or if they began to blow that way again tomorrow), I'm sure he'd be carrying on about "traditional marriage" again.

Same here. Gingrich's actions here are welcome as a sign that hating on the gays is no longer working so well for the Republicans. That's it.

There is no reason to be charitable to this version of the GOP, with its long history of opportunistically scapegoating and "othering" everyone except straight, white, aggressively Christian, wealthy men.

5 CuriousLurker  Thu, Dec 20, 2012 1:13:09pm

re: #4 EPR-radar

Gingrich's actions here are welcome as a sign that hating on the gays is no longer working so well for the Republicans. That's it.

Good point, there's at least that.

6 dragonfire1981  Thu, Dec 20, 2012 3:44:29pm

Good lord the Mayans were right!

7 Romantic Heretic  Thu, Dec 20, 2012 6:26:03pm

re: #6 dragonfire1981

That was my first thought. "It is the end of the world!"

I must hurry and finish the latest Harry Dresden book before that happens. Let's see. 230 pages left in 2 1/2 hours. Tricky, but doable.

8 Holidays are Family Fun Time  Thu, Dec 20, 2012 6:49:09pm

re: #6 dragonfire1981

Good lord the Mayans were right!

That was my thought when I heard Kristol say the Rich could afford to pay more taxes on NPR a week or so ago.

9 stabby  Thu, Dec 20, 2012 11:16:51pm

Watching the Republicans thrash around for some way to become more acceptable is pretty disgusting because they never admit that they were wrong in the past.

For instance one idea that's being floated is to make birth control hormones over-the-counter.

Why you say?

Well that way they can take them OFF of insurance and continue to say that "making your employer pay for birth control is immoral!!!"

But presumably they'd be cheaper otc than by prescription so they make normal people a little happier.

Note, however that this is all a result of a broken system where insurance never pays for OTC medicine or supplements no matter how needed or expensive.

What a disgusting compromise. Birth control pills for everyone! But not on insurance, because your employer is more moral than you are, you hell-bound slut!


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

Jump to top

Create a PageThis is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.
Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.
Last updated: 2016-01-01 10:29 am PST
LGF User's Guide RSS Feeds Tweet

Help support Little Green Footballs!

Subscribe now for ad-free access!Register and sign in to a free LGF account before subscribing, and your ad-free access will be automatically enabled.

Recent PagesClick to refresh
Julian Assange Moves the Goalpostsnytimes.com Julian Assange skipping out on his statement he would allow extradition to the USA if Chelsea Manning were released. Done. Now, typical of malignant narcissists he moves the goalposts and now adds an open defiance of conditions only "he" ...
Rocky-in-Connecticut
2 hours, 45 minutes ago
Views: 58 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Titan Touchdown On Jan. 14, 2005, ESA's Huygens probe made its descent to the surface of Saturn's hazy moon, Titan. Carried to Saturn by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, Huygens made the most distant landing ever on another world, and the only landing ...
Thanos
3 hours, 25 minutes ago
Views: 78 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Larsen Ice Crack Continues to Open Up The rift in the Larsen C Ice Shelf has grown a further 10km since 1 January. If the rift propagates just 20km more, it will free a tabular berg one-quarter the size of Wales. That would make it one ...
Thanos
12 hours, 29 minutes ago
Views: 159 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
​Uber Pays $20M to Settle FTC Claims It Duped Drivers More rulings against GIG economy exploiters need to come down because they are draining the lifeblood from lower and middle class job sectors by exploiting labor. The contractor economy is just flat wrong. Uber has agreed to hand over ...
Thanos
12 hours, 36 minutes ago
Views: 161 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Brazilian Corruption Investigator Killed in Plane Crash You would think the people of Brazil would be hard to shock after the turbulence that they have endured in the past few years, including a deep recession, and the impeachment of a president. But today's sudden death of ...
Thanos
12 hours, 42 minutes ago
Views: 106 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
El Chapo, Mexican Drug Kingpin, Is Extradited to U.S. Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the notorious drug lord known as El Chapo who twice slipped out of high-security Mexican prisons and into criminal legend, was extradited to the United States on Thursday night, officials said, drawing to a close a ...
Thanos
12 hours, 47 minutes ago
Views: 127 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Rick Perry’s Coming Around on Climate Change?From Gizmodo: Perry was nominated for the position despite the fact that he once proposed completely eliminating the agency. The New York Times also noted yesterday that he had no idea what the Department of Energy actually does until very ...
jhncsy
12 hours, 48 minutes ago
Views: 100 • Comments: 1 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Gambia Now Has 2 Men Who Claim to Be President West African troops have crossed the border with Gambia in an effort to uphold the result of the country's presidential election by force. The winner of the Dec. 1 vote, Adama Barrow, was officially sworn in as president at ...
Thanos
12 hours, 48 minutes ago
Views: 183 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Planned Parenthood New Campaign Generation Z Videos Kids these days. They're all about their Snapchat, drones, and being cool right? Wrong. With its latest campaign, #IDEFY, Planned Parenthood is hoping to make Generation Z into a group of revolutionaries that will fight for what they believe ...
Birth Control Works
16 hours, 6 minutes ago
Views: 251 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
NYT: With All Due Disrespect -Rep John Lewis Not Attending Inauguration As you might expect, this statement provoked a hysterical, slanderous reaction from the president-elect – who, of course, got his start in national politics by repeatedly, falsely questioning President Obama’s right to hold office. But Mr. Trump — who ...
Birth Control Works
16 hours, 11 minutes ago
Views: 492 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 2
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Comments: 0
: 1