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Bishop Robinson’s Invocation Cut From HBO’s Telecast

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Posted on Jan 19, 2009

Here’s the footage of openly gay Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson’s invocation, which he delivered Sunday before the inaugural concert festivities began—and which was not included in HBO’s special broadcast of the show. But was it the network’s choice or Team Obama’s?



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By Conservative Yankee, January 22, 2009 at 7:24 am Link to this comment
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I’m not an Omama supporter, never have been, BUT The man has been honest on the gay marriage subject from the get-go; He’s against it!

So now we get to his party   HIS PARTY!!!  and all you liberals expect him to “play nice” and allow his image to morph into a gay-friendly pepsi-style icon…. NOT gonna happen. you folks seem to forget where Obama comes from;; Chigago south side. You don’t get to be big in Chicago politics by ltting others define you.

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By Folktruther, January 20, 2009 at 11:01 am Link to this comment

What a bunch of cynics you are, TD truthers, focusing on what old Hope n Change DOES, rather than what he says.  Listen to Cyrena, she will Explain to you how Obama is Really promoting progresive policies cause he’s so smart!

You’d think from your comments that the Inaugeral was just a gigantic publicity stunt.  Like Obama himself.

And I agree with you.

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By Little Brother, January 20, 2009 at 8:51 am Link to this comment

Oh, I’m sure it will turn out to be just another Merry Mixup—nothing to get one’s undergarments in a twist.

Surely not worth dwelling on to the extent of becoming a party-pooper!

Billions for “bailing out” Wall Street; but progressives and civil libertarians get nickeled-and-dimed to death.

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By Big B, January 19, 2009 at 12:39 pm Link to this comment

Barry is a consumate polititian. And he has surrounded himself with a who’s who of Clintonian scum who were outdone only by the Bushies in sleazy backroom politics.

Just what we need at a time of national crisis, another president who denies reality, and substitutes it with his own.

(I keep telling myself,“give Barry a change, give Barry a chance.” Well, I’ve been pretty goddamn disappointed so far.)

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By Russian Paul, January 19, 2009 at 12:23 pm Link to this comment

The Obama team set up the scheduling, so they knew exactly what they were doing. What’s worse is that because several of the speakers weren’t functioning, a lot of the people who were ACTUALLY THERE couldn’t even hear what was said!

What a dick move!

What mesage is this sending? Let’s silence a true voice for “change” and instead we’ll focus on the pastor who considers banning gay marriage more important than banning torture…

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