The marrying kind

“Politics doesn’t make strange bedfellows — marriage does.” —– Groucho Marx

Let the social issue of this election cycle come out.

The political wedge issue of all issues.

That being the judge over-turning California’s Prop. 8 that banned same-sex marriage.

Who ya gonna blame — the judge who made the ruling? Can’t do that, he was a Daddy Bush appointee. Actually, the judge was first nominated by the Republican Party’s Holy Father, Ronald Reagan.

Family values groups are up in arms over the over-ruling. Which is their right —- they believe firmly that a marriage should be a union between a man and a woman. The Bible tells them so.

Same-sex couples say it’s a civil rights issue. They believe people have a right to love whoever they want. Which is their right. However, same-sex marriage should not be compared to the civil rights struggle of the 1960s. Sexual preference is a choice. That’s why it’s called a preference.

Be that as it may, here are some of the comments —- pro and con — that might have been uttered after the judge found that the gay marriage ban in California was unconstitutional:

1. “Alright! Now we have the right to get married —- and eventually become miserable and never have sex again….”

2. “I don’t know who to call first, my mother —- or Liza!”

3. “This is an outrage! It was bad enough when they were living in sin when they were single —- now they can live in sin legally!”

4. “There’s good news and bad news. The good news is that same-sex couples can get married in California. The bad news is there’s now a ban on same-sex divorce.”

5. “I heard the judge used to be one of the Village People.”

Those who disagree with the same-sex marriage ban being over-turned (really, could there be a worse word that can apply to this situation?) here are a few movie titles that could be seen as gay-themed that could keep the concerned worried:

1. “The Prince Bride”

2. “A Room with a View of the YMCA”

3. “When Mary met Sally”

4. “Willie Wonka Looking for Mr. Goodbar”

5. “Seven Brides for Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants”

6. “There’s Something About Mary Driving Miss Daisy”

7. “Good Will Hunting Where the Boys Are”

8. “An Officer and a Gentlemen In the Bedroom”

9. “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore with Hannah and Her Sisters”

10. “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice & Melvin & Howard & Harold & Maude & Harry & Tonto & Thelma & Louise & Bonnie & Clyde & The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover & Winnie the Pooh & Tiger Too

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2 Responses to The marrying kind

  1. Kip says:

    You’re an ignorant, homophobic, old fart. Let me guess, you’re also an angry, straight, middle aged white male pissed off because you no longer rule the world unchallenged. Well get used to it, pal. Gay marriage is here. It’s a civil rights struggle. Despite what your hero Glenn Beck tells you, sexual orientation is not a “preference.” Your ignorance is laughable!

    You’re a silly fool and a fossil. Thankfully your kind is dying off rapidly.

    Say goodnight, moron!

  2. Klaus says:

    I agree with Kip. Sexual orientation may be a choice in some cases but more than enough people are simply born gay. Does the author of this article think that the gays in High School like being ridiculed and tormented ,in some cases, to the point of suicide? Do you think that they love all the attention they get when stupid homophobic jocks beat them to death? Do you think they want Fred Phelps and his followers to disrupt their funerals?

    I have heard zero compelling arguments against gay marriage. The only arguments I’ve heard have been based on religion or backed up by studies that don’t exist.

    You probably think you’re saving the gays from an eternity in hell. Well guess what. ALL YOU FUCKING HOMOPHOBES HAVE ALREADY MADE THIS LIFE HELL FOR US!

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