Author Topic: President Obama to Extend Benefits to Same-Sex Partners of Federal Employees  (Read 344 times)

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Offline thundley4

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ABC News has learned that tomorrow President Obama will sign a presidential memorandum extending benefits to the same-sex partners of gay and lesbian federal employees.

The move was long planned, sources say, though it comes at a time that gay and lesbian supporters of the president are expressing anger and disappointment at his inaction on rescinding Don't Ask/Dont Tell, his opposition to same-sex marriage, and his support for the anti-same-sex-marriage Defense of Marriage Act in a legal brief that compared same-sex unions to incestuous ones.
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Looks like 0Bama is tossing a bone to the gays after tossing them under the bus recently.

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Do not ever use the words, "bone" and "gays" in the same sentence ever again.

That being said, nice to see OUR tax dollars are being spent wisely again.  Wasn't it Zero who said we were broke a few weeks ago?
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You said "bone" tee hee.
I can see November 2 from my house!!!

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