UPDATE: As an aside, someone just wrote me and asked if foreign nationals with US green cards can donate to US political campaigns. According to the FCC, you can donate IF you have a US green card.
A few weeks ago, while attending a radical right conference of the nation's top gay-bashing activists, GOP Congresswoman Marilyn Musgrave (R-CO) told the audience that gay marriage was the most important issue in America - presumably even more important than the war in Iraq, the economy, prescription drugs for seniors, and health insurance.
Musgrave subsequently did an interview with National Public Radio in which she tried to explain that her comments were "taken out of context." What she meant to say, Musgrave now says, is that gay marriage isn't the most important issue in America, it's just the most important "social" issue in America. Musgrave then went on to give examples of social issues less important than gay marriage:
MUSGRAVE: "I was talking to people who came to a conference to talk about the social issues, whether it be the scourge of pornography, Internet predators, or abortion, or gay marriage, the most important of those was gay marriage."(Listen to the NPR clip here.)
The most important of those was gay marriage? More important than Internet predators? And she said this just a week ago, long after the Mark Foley scandal had hit.
Marilyn Musgrave is out of touch with regular Americans. She is simply obsessed with gay people, at the expense of cleaning up her own backyard in Congress, and helping her own constituents in Colorado.
Please join us in contributing to Musgrave's opponent, Democrat Angie Paccione. I'd like us to raise $20,000 by the end of the day - and we've already raised over half that in just the past 12 hours or so.
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