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Rainbow Flag Flies over U.S. Embassy in Madrid
« on: May 22, 2014, 09:04:46 AM »
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 by Austin Ruse 21 May 2014

The Obama administration seems to have forgotten the International Day of the Family last week that was celebrated at the UN and around the world May 15.

Yet the administration was very enthusiastic about the May 17th celebration of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, issuing proclamations by the Secretary of Defense and a statement by the President. Moreover, at least one ambassador flew the rainbow flag over his embassy.

Spanish papers reported that the rainbow flag flew over the U.S. Embassy in Madrid for at least one day last week and that former Home Box Office executive, now openly gay U.S. Ambassador James Costos flew the rainbow flag over his official residence.

President Obama compared gay rights to the fight for civil rights of African-Americans:

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This year, the United States celebrates the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, and the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. In doing so, we reflect on lessons learned from our own civil rights struggles and reaffirm our commitment to ensuring that the human rights of all people are universally protected.


In his proclamation noting the day, Secretary Kerry said:

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It’s not lost on anyone that this year’s International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) coincides with the 60th anniversary of the ruling in Brown v. Board of Education. Our commitment to advancing the human rights of LGBT persons is part of this country’s long history of fighting to ensure that all people can exercise their human rights.


Kerry went on to signal that the administration is willing to pressure private companies and religious groups:

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This past week, we convened religious leaders and representatives of faith-based organizations to think about how we work together to promote and protect the human rights of LGBT persons. Next week, we will convene meetings with our private sector allies to discuss the important role of the business community in promoting equality and the ways we can partner through the Global Equality Fund.


While the administration was practically shouting about gay rights, it seemed to be completely silent on the family.

The UN celebrated the International Day of the Family, this year being the 20th anniversary of its establishment.

Breitbart News could not find a single statement this year from the administration even recognizing the day. A call to the State Department press office turned up no statements either.

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Re: Rainbow Flag Flies over U.S. Embassy in Madrid
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2014, 09:08:13 AM »
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It’s not lost on anyone that this year’s International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) coincides with the 60th anniversary of the ruling in Brown v. Board of Education.
Apparently, it's lost on J. Effin Kerry that the two events have absolutely nothing to do with one another.
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Re: Rainbow Flag Flies over U.S. Embassy in Madrid
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2014, 12:25:14 PM »
Apparently, it's lost on J. Effin Kerry that the two events have absolutely nothing to do with one another.

It's a game they play with themselves.

As long as they pretend that homosexual 'rights' are the same as the civil rights movement, they don't have to call it what it really is...


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Re: Rainbow Flag Flies over U.S. Embassy in Madrid
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2014, 03:00:47 PM »
It's a game they play with themselves.


Of course they play with themselves. :silly:
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Re: Rainbow Flag Flies over U.S. Embassy in Madrid
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2014, 04:11:26 PM »
Of course they play with themselves. :silly:

It was only a matter of time until someone said that.   ^-^
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