Obama Supports Bill to Repeal Defense of Marriage Act

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    Obama Supports Bill to Repeal Defense of Marriage Act - Politics - The Atlantic Wire

    Very interesting to say the least.
     
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    especially since he campaigned saying he was against gay marriage.
     
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    Defending marriage is not a power granted to the federal government.

    Marriage is nothing but a contract for the merging of property and fiscal obligations. The feds need not be involved at all as contracts are more easily manged at the state level.
     
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    He's throwing red meat to the base to make up for his other capitulations that are in the works.
     
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    trying to get voters from staying home?
     
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    I can't see the base staying home if the GOP nominates someone like Bachmann or Perry.
     
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    Yeah, pretty much.
     
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    notice how big I made that if.
     
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    It's a fair point to say it is a big if. I just don't see the GOP nominating Romney or if they do then the base will eat him alive. He'll end up having to make someone like Bachmann his running mate. 2008 all over again.
     
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    romney won't choose Bachmann or Perry. he's not stupid.
     

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