Can you pass the SC GOP Sex Pledge?

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    South Carolina Republicans Requiring Candidates To Sign Personal Morality Pledge

    The Republican Party in Laurens County, South Carolina is requiring candidates for office to sign a pledge that includes several representation about their personal behavior:
    To be on the ballot as a Republican in Laurens County, you do not have to be “just” Republican.
    You, apparently, have to be the “right kind” of Republican.

    You can read the "sex pledge" here:

    Latest News > Laurens County Republican requiring candidates to sign pledge, pass interview

    You must uphold the right to have guns, all kinds of guns.

    You must endorse the idea of a balanced state and federal budget, whatever it takes, even if your primary responsibility is to be sure the county budget is balanced.

    You must favor, and live up to, abstinence before marriage.

    You must be faithful to your spouse. Your spouse cannot be a person of the same gender, and you are not allowed to favor any government action that would allow for civil unions of people of the same sex.

    You cannot now, from the moment you sign this pledge, look at pornography.

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    Let's ask Rush if "amateur porn counts". Because he pays for contraceptives.
     
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    Pretty extreme but if that's the type of candidate they want go for it I guess
     
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    I wonder if Deany realizes this is 1 county, and not the NATIONAL GOP in general or even the STATE GOP in general??
     
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    I'm finding it hard to care what a rural county in South Carolina wants from their elected officials, unless there is a constitutional issue, that is.
     
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    Naw, just the GOP flakes in that county.
     
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    They are just saying out loud what most of the base thinks. Look at Rick Santroum and Michelle Bachmann.
     
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    Link citing this statistic please?
     
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    Yes. Im sure he does. He just isnt honest, so he wont acknowlege it. I wish he was. The Truth sets us free.
     
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    I like this.

    I like this a lot.

    I like this a whole HELL of a lot.

    If ALL pubs/bags signed and lived by this idiotic "pledge", they'd be extinct in no time.

    Make a note, urge the "right kind of Republican" to take the pledge.

    An idea whose time has come.

    That's what I posted here -
    http://www.usmessageboard.com/politics/211627-the-right-kind-of-republican.html

    rdean is right - this is just putting into writng what the rabid radical right has been saying all along and Peeping Tom Santorum (YUK!!!) preaches every time his opens his mouth.

    I say, go for it.
     
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