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Subject: Re: Health Care: We're missing the big picture, Date: 7/11/2007 2:06 PM
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<<I'd be perfectly glad to join with Angel May in postponing gay marriage rights until the right to polygamy is established at the same time.
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When polygamists demand the same rights, go for it. I'll be right there with you.

Until then, sit down, you're just making noises to be annoying. Kinda like a four year old.






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Well polygamists have been demanding that right for 150 years or so now in the United States, and a good many have died over the issue.


But of course I was illustrating the futility of Angel May's all or nothing political views. Some times compromise and settling for half a loaf is a good political strategy, other times it is not.

It's abundantly clear that gay rights groups have settled for half a loaf many times while advancing their issues and agendas on various issues, and that's been a smart strategy. Angel May Puritanist unwillingness to compromise is a formula for defeat, not reform. That being the case, I applaud her unwillingness to compromise.




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