The Peter is Quite Upset About LGBT Rights Envoy

When it was announced that the Obama administration was going to name a special envoy for LGBT rights, I knew that we would be treated to some serious outrage from the anti-gay bigots. Peter LaBarbera of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality does not disappoint in this sputtering rant:

Folks, if we’ve learned anything from Barack Obama, it’s that there are no limits to his pandering to the homosexual and transgender activist movement. This latest development described by my Brazilian friend Julio Severo is an insult to the majority of nations around the world that choose not to celebrate the Sin of Sodom like so many liberal Americans–note I did not say all Americans–do.

Where is the Special U.S. Envoy for Adultery? Fornication? Pornography? Abortion? I’d better be careful: I don’t want to give the Obama bureaucracy any ideas. This is neo-imperialism at its worst–rather than being a force for good in the world, America is now using its money and power to advocate for sexual immorality and gender rebellion across the globe–as we re-define “human rights” to accommodate destructive yet changeable behaviors.

If the Democrats are defeated in 2016, I would hope that the next administration will reverse actions like this, but that is far from certain to happen given the Republicans’ craven timidity on this issue. The Shining City on a Hill which Reagan invoked has turned into a Smog-covered Slum spreading moral pollution under Obama. And his shame becomes our shame until we, the citizens of this once-great nation, right the wrongs that are being carried out abroad in our name.

Let’s compare. When other nations around the world criminalize Christianity and throw Christians in jail or put them to death for apostasy or blasphemy, Peter no doubt considers that an outrage (and rightly so) and demands that Obama do something about it. But when other nations criminalize homosexuality and imprison or put to death people just for being gay, that’s also an outrage — not because of the violation of human rights but because Obama is trying to do something about that. In fact, that is “neo-imperialism at its worst.” The only difference, of course, is that Peter hates gay people and wants them jailed or killed.

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  • matty1

    At least three band names here Sin Of Sodom, Shining City and Envoy for Adultery.

  • http://en.uncyclopedia.co/wiki/User:Modusoperandi Modusoperandi

    Ah, that takes me back a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, when the Gender Rebellion took on the Gender Empire. Without Han Homo’s help, we would’ve lost.

  • daved

    @1

    At least three band names here

    You forgot Gender Rebellion, which is a really excellent name. Though Envoy for Adultery is pretty good also. (None, however, will ever replace my favorite real band name: Rage Against the Coffee Machine.)

  • dugglebogey

    Holy shit! “Neo-imperialism” and ‘gender rebellion” in the same sentence!

    What the fuck do those things even mean?

  • http://drx.typepad.com Dr X

    Once great nation. Is he referring to the first 80 years of nationhood with slavery or the subsequent hundred of enthusiastic segregation and black persecution?

  • dingojack

    Peter – have you actually read the bible?

    Ezekiel 16:47

    “Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.”

    Dingo

  • theguy

    “This is neo-imperialism at its worst–rather than being a force for good in the world, ”

    Wha? Does this asshole seriously think that old-school imperialism was good? Does he actually believe in white man’s burden?

    “Smog-covered Slum”

    I blame Republicans for trying to gut the EPA.

    “spreading moral pollution”

    America is spreading pollution, by which I mean people like LaShitera who go to other countries to spread hate.

    “until we, the citizens of this once-great nation”

    Why do you hate America?

    “right the wrongs that are being carried out abroad in our name”

    I’m sure that Captain Dipshit isn’t referring to the authorization of torture, CIA-backed coups, Shining-City-Reagan’s support for murderous Contras or anything like that.

  • http://www.thelosersleague.com theschwa

    Julio Severo

    He was my favorite bot on the Brazilian version of Mystery Science Theater 3000.

  • John Pieret

    the Republicans’ craven timidity on this issue

    [Sniff] Nobody likes me any more!

    “Hey! You’re Peter LaBarbera. You used to be big in politics.”

    “I’m still big … it’s the politics that got small.”

  • U Frood

    Why did he need to talk to his Brazilian friend to find out about this? Doesn’t he know anyone in America who can read the news for him?

  • jnorris

    First Mr LaBarbera has to explain why the Muslim Tyrant in the White House (i.e. the black man) is helping homosexuals.

    The Special U.S. Envoy for Adultery and Fornication is the Honorable Newton Leroy “Newt” Gingrich, PhD.

  • kantalope

    Wanted to have an envoy for torture and water-boarding but no one wanted that on their business cards.

  • http://en.uncyclopedia.co/wiki/User:Modusoperandi Modusoperandi

    kantalope “Wanted to have an envoy for torture and water-boarding but no one wanted that on their business cards.”

    First of all, we have to look forward, not back.

    Second of all, yes, we tortured some folks.

    Thirdly, rest assured that we are working tirelessly, day after day, 24 and 7, to find and prosecute the whistleblowers to told you about it.

     

    Alternately:

    There were a bunch of volunteers, but none of the hopeful Republican party presidential nominees would accept the job from Obama.

  • U Frood

    Wanted to have an envoy for torture and water-boarding but no one wanted that on their business cards.

    I was going to apply, but then I remembered I knew nothing about surfing.