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Gay Rights Hypocrisy: Bryan Adams boycotts Mississippi, has no problem doing shows in Egypt

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posted on Apr, 15 2016 @ 06:15 PM
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a reply to: Acidx

I'm kind of sure they aren't making out that much when they are ordering a cake either, or applying for a job!!




posted on Apr, 15 2016 @ 07:17 PM
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originally posted by: ketsuko
Fundamentally, there is no difference here aside from the reasons for refusal. In a nutshell, you are agreeing with one group and not the other. I think either both groups can do this or neither group can.


There is a very big difference. One is refusing service to an individual, the other is refusing service to the entire public. If the cake maker wanted to close down shop so they wouldn't make cakes for gay people, that's fine. Refusing a cake to a specific gay person however is not, just as how this person couldn't refuse service to only state employees.



posted on Apr, 15 2016 @ 07:19 PM
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originally posted by: ketsuko
Looks like we're taking a step back with these laws in order to satisfy a percent of a percent of our population rather then coming up with a better solution which surely must exist.


Then come up with the solution rather than complaining about others solutions. If it's good enough, it should be easy to have implemented.



posted on Apr, 15 2016 @ 08:12 PM
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a reply to: Aazadan

I have been refused jobs because of my gender, where im from and my skin color. All by the same minorities that are so anal about it. A woman didnt want men working cash at a beer store, a native guy wouldnt hire me to dig ditches cause im white, and a jew wouldn't hire me on a sales team because I was a Texan and he didnt like GWBush.

These idiots told me the reason to my face, not even realizing the implications. Luckily for them I dont care, I pick up and move on like the southern white gentleman i am. Hypocrisy!



posted on Apr, 15 2016 @ 08:22 PM
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a reply to: Aazadan

The solution is National Socialism, but unfortunately the last country that did that is branded as satan. I dont care however, the economy of Nat. Socialist Germany went from horrible to world leading in less than 10 years after Hitler got in. There's a reason he had undying support in Germany up until his death. But nope, we helped the commies instead.



posted on Apr, 15 2016 @ 08:25 PM
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It dawned on me we do not have enough rest rooms options shouldn't there be a, refuses to participate option?
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posted on Apr, 15 2016 @ 08:50 PM
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I am a straight white male who supports the second amendment, and am pro choice, my best friend is a 6'4" gay black man who has trans friends. Who should I support in this election?

This is not a rhetorical question.

ETA: I am a 55 year old professional
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posted on Apr, 15 2016 @ 08:54 PM
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Diana, she's the queen of all my dreams. Things that make you go hmm



posted on Apr, 15 2016 @ 08:55 PM
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a reply to: BubbaJoe

I'd focus on your state. Federally you're all screwed.



posted on Apr, 15 2016 @ 08:56 PM
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originally posted by: BubbaJoe
I am a straight white male who supports the second amendment, and am pro choice, my best friend is a 6'4" gay black man who has trans friends. Who should I support in this election?

This is not a rhetorical question.

ETA: I am a 55 year old professional


Who would you not support seems like a better question to start with.

It narrows down the field.



posted on Apr, 15 2016 @ 08:58 PM
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Celebrities do pr for dosh and some say to assuage a guilty conscience. I am sure most know who signs the checks.



posted on Apr, 15 2016 @ 09:01 PM
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originally posted by: Annee

originally posted by: BubbaJoe
I am a straight white male who supports the second amendment, and am pro choice, my best friend is a 6'4" gay black man who has trans friends. Who should I support in this election?

This is not a rhetorical question.

ETA: I am a 55 year old professional


Who would you not support seems like a better question to start with.

It narrows down the field.


Annee,

I love reading your responses to things, you can count Trump and Cruz out, Hillary I just don't like, and in my mind Bernie is too old, though has some good ideas. Of the 5 still active, I could live with Kasich, if the makeup of the house and senate change.



posted on Apr, 15 2016 @ 09:03 PM
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originally posted by: intrepid
a reply to: BubbaJoe

I'd focus on your state. Federally you're all screwed.



I would agree federally we are all screwed, but if we can get some of these tea party asshats out of congress we will be better off. Trump and Cruz will help with that.



posted on Apr, 15 2016 @ 09:18 PM
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originally posted by: BubbaJoe

originally posted by: Annee

originally posted by: BubbaJoe
I am a straight white male who supports the second amendment, and am pro choice, my best friend is a 6'4" gay black man who has trans friends. Who should I support in this election?

This is not a rhetorical question.

ETA: I am a 55 year old professional


Who would you not support seems like a better question to start with.

It narrows down the field.


Annee,

I love reading your responses to things, . . .


LOL, simplistic and succinct?

Trump & Cruz definitely out.

I'm a Globalist (not NWO) - - IMO - its the only direction to go. Don't know about Kasich position on this and foreign experience.



posted on Apr, 15 2016 @ 09:18 PM
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So he looks like a huge hypocrite to the world. How does he justify any of this? How do people who actually care about the rights of gay view this? It would piss me off if it was something that I was passionate about.


I would have to agree that this is highly hypocritical...
In Egypt it is against the law to advocate for LGBT rights and you can be imprisoned for being homosexual.
As far as I know about Mississippi,the bill currently passed is nowhere near as conservative as Egypt's current and longstanding laws that discriminate against LGBTs. I'm also pretty sure gays aren't imprisoned for...Well.. Being gay in the state of Mississippi.

Bryan Adam's should've been consistent with his views on nation-states that deny rights to the LGBT community by canceling and/or refusing to do shows in other countries with a similar state of affairs. I don't think it's too much too ask for a bit of logical consistency now a days with regards to political/social views.



posted on Apr, 15 2016 @ 09:27 PM
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But that wouldn't make any sense for him to cancel his show there because Civil Rights and Equality aren't a core principle of that nation.

But they are here. You know, in the United States. Where we are supposed to be a mix of cultures that work together as Americans. You know, the Great Experiment that led to a once incredible nation of different people's and cultures which is what made us the most powerful and rich and creative and amazing place in the world once.

But we've been going backward retarded for far too long now. Embracing Racism, Shallowness, Stupidity, Nationalism, Fascism and Theocracy.

Maybe he's against the fact that in a nation known for having civil rights for all people this is happening.



posted on Apr, 15 2016 @ 09:31 PM
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I have finally come to the conclusion that you can be any thing you want in the USA, if you label it Christian. I am agnostic, and FSM help the next evangelical, mormon, or jw that approaches me.



posted on Apr, 15 2016 @ 09:54 PM
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That’s not hypocrisy it’s just being realistic.

The Arab culture is probably decades away from accepting western values on these kinds of issues.

It would be like forcing racial integration on white southerners in the 1800’s.

The fact that he even plays in Egypt helps to bring that country into the 21st century.



posted on Apr, 15 2016 @ 10:17 PM
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No you're right these countries don't hold those principles as of yet.
However if Bryan truly cared for the rights of LGBT's than he would've shown that by applying consistency to his views.
Again I don't see how that is too much to ask...

I'll actually retract my comment about him being hypocritical,I think it's more accurate to say he applied a double standard against the state of Mississippi.



posted on Apr, 15 2016 @ 10:24 PM
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a reply to: NateTheAnimator

It's not a double standard though because Egypt doesn't have any such standard. Miss does.

That's what people are missing for some reason. WE HAVE CIVIL RIGHTS IN THE US!!! They don't exist in Egypt.

So you hold Egypt up to it's standards and the US up to ours. Miss. has failed as being part of what the US is about.



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