If you have never read about or heard Barry Goldwater, you are missing out. He was a Republican Senator in Arizona and the Republican Presidential nominee in 1964. Nicknamed "Mr. Conservative", he represents what the Republican Party should have been before selling out to the Religious Right - a party dedicated to small constitutional government, equal opportunity for all. Dec 14, 2016 · Liberals then and now dismissed Goldwater as a caveman. But Goldwater was indeed ahead of his time. He advocated gay marriage as early as the 1980s, a period when Democrats and Republicans were afraid to come out on this hot potato issue. Moreover, he was eerily prescient about Republicans who refused to lessen the influence of social Author: Ron Capshaw.
Huckabee, Homosexuality, Necrophilia, and Barry Goldwater "Huckabee is against gay marriage, arguing that “civilization” may not survive if “what marriage and family means” is “rewritten.” As Governor of Arkansas, he “avidly” supported the state amendment banning gay marriage. as Barry Goldwater put it, "a bunch of kooks"?Author: Scienceavenger. Feb 27, 2013 · I voted against the anti-gay marriage amendment in MN this year. If a pro-gay marriage initiative was on the ballot, I'd probably sigh and vote for it just like pretty much everyone else here. That said, I am against privilege. I think we should all have to play by the same rules.
Jul 13, 2013 · — Barry Goldwater (1909-1998) 3 Replies The repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in the United States is great news for gay couples who are employed by the federal government, particularly those who are serving in the US military. Moreover, just as Goldwater’s stance on civil rights was against equality and against statistics, disadvantaging him in the 1964 election, the current GOP’s stance on gay marriage is against both as well, and will prevent its future success in elections.
Apr 25, 2012 · (Barry Goldwater once made much the same arguments.) Those harping for gay marriage do so for religious reasons, theirs is the blind, modern religion of “equality”. I don’t want my. Jul 28, 1994 · PHOENIX — A high-pitched yapping violates the air, providing an unwelcome accompaniment to Barry Goldwater's pronouncements. Finally the former senator has had enough. "Throw that damn dog in.
Barry Morris Goldwater (January 2, 1909 – May 29, 1998) was an American politician, businessman, and author who was a five-term Senator from Arizona (1953–1965, 1969–1987) and the Republican Party nominee for president of the United States in 1964. Despite his loss of the 1964 presidential election in a landslide, Goldwater is the politician most often credited with having sparked the Children: 4, including Barry.