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Thank you CVC

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Ditto, CVC. Well said. Nobody posted a map to Cooper's home, either. This isn't even in the same ballpark.

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Ditto, CVC. Well said. Nobody posted a map to Cooper's home, either. This isn't even in the same ballpark.

Nothing that guy says is EVER in the Ballpark.

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Yeah, I did read that in an earlier article. She has a daughter that runs the restaraunt with her right?

Yeah that's the one. There's even a video someplace I think with the gay nazis making thinly veiled threats against her and her business because of her donating money to prop 8. She's an 80 something yr old lady who owns a mexican restaraunt here in the LA area. She's Catholic and as such is against gay marriage. Someone founud out she gave a thousand dollars to pro 8 and are harrassing her and her employess and even customers at her buisiness. Really hatefull stuff too. Sad.

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You're talking about the El Coyote Cafe. The donation was actually $100 made by the manager. In response to the manager's personal decision on an issue of conscience, the El Coyote (a family owned business since 1931) was mobbed and threatened with boycott.

At one point the manager tried to stand up for freedom of choice and freedom of religion. The mob wasn't having any of it. Here's a link to an on the scene report:

http://shutupiknow.blogspot.com/2008/11/el-coyote-prop-8-press-conferenc...

The manager eventually had to quit her job. What do you think her chances would be of managing another restaurant, given what happened at the El Coyote? Do you think it plausible that these people will track her down and go after that business, too?

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That was it. The El Coyote Cafe. That was just mind bending.

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Read history -- this is how Nazism operated in its early days. How ironic that California's governor is the son of an SA member that joined the Nazi party after kristallnacht and Germany's annexation of Austria. I'm not suggesting that Arnold shares his father's views, but with his sensitivity about his father's record, you'd think that he'd be a bit more concerned about mobs attacking a religion.

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That's the one expat. I don't remember the amount of money. I thought it was more than a hundred but your probably correct. Infuriating really. Apparently tolerance is a word reserved only for those the left agrees with.

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People are trying to make this out as a civil rights issue akin to the struggle of African Americans. But if we allow them to redefine the issue in those terms, there's going to be problems.

If we accept the argument that "gay" is the new "black", then we must be prepared for the follow on argument that Christianity is the new Klan. That's basically what the "No on 8" crowd is saying already. According to the mob, the only way out for the El Coyote's manager would've been for her to reject her church membership, deny her God and embrace theirs.

So political conformity isn't enough...these people are demanding religious conformity, too. That's not tolerance...that's facism.

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Marriage as we know it today is a Judeo/Christian concept. If you want to play the game (so to speak) you play by the house rules. I have nothing against people doing as they wish in their private lives. I'm a firm believer in government staying out of our bedrooms as well as our gunsafes. I have several dear friends who are gay so I have mixed feeling on the issue. The point here is not weather gays should marry but whether or not people should be persecuted for their beliefs. The answer on either side is no. The left as usual is the one doing the persecuting.

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