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Oliver North Tells CPAC That GOP Must Fight Gay Equality Like Abolitionists Fought Slavery: VIDEO


In a speech at CPAC today, Oliver North accused Obama of treating service members like “laboratory rats in some radical social experiment” by repealing 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' and said conservatives must fight marriage equality like abolitionists fought slavery, Right Wing Watch reports.

Said North.

"Some say that we must ignore social issues, like the definition of marriage and the sanctity of life, religious freedoms. I say those are not social issues. They are deeply moral and spiritual issues and they should be a part of America's elections. In the 1850's, a political party was born on the idea of a great moral issue - human bondage, the abolition of slavery in America. If we as conservatives cease to be a place where people of faith and those who believe in strong moral values can come, we will cease to be a political force in America.”


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  1. Convicted felon says what, again?

    Dude hasn't been relevant since the 1980s.

    Posted by: The Milkman | Mar 7, 2014 12:10:54 PM

  2. Another old rich white man destined for the ash-heap of history

    Posted by: spg | Mar 7, 2014 12:13:31 PM

  3. Convicted of accepting an illegal gratuity, obstruction of a congressional inquiry, and destruction of documents. Freaking moral avatar.

    Posted by: David | Mar 7, 2014 12:15:49 PM

  4. Is this the best they have? A crook?

    Posted by: Don | Mar 7, 2014 12:16:10 PM

  5. what a pathetic sad man - who should STILL be in Prison!

    Posted by: disgusted american | Mar 7, 2014 12:18:06 PM

  6. GURL, BAI

    Posted by: um ladies | Mar 7, 2014 12:18:28 PM

  7. It's really amazing that this man is a speaker anywhere...

    I hope the media gives him credit for the villainous creep he is, rather than simply, Reagan administration appointee.

    Posted by: petensfo | Mar 7, 2014 12:19:50 PM

  8. Oliver North is a terrorist. He belongs at the Guantanamo concentration camp. This bloodthirsty war criminal wouldn't know "moral values" is they fell on his head.

    Posted by: Curtis in Westfield | Mar 7, 2014 12:20:18 PM

  9. "strong moral values" lol

    This from Ollie North: a man who has been convicted of accepting bribes and obstruction of justice, and who only narrowly escaped punishment for committing high treason.

    Posted by: BABH | Mar 7, 2014 12:20:27 PM

  10. It says something about those idiots that they allow this garbage to speak.

    Posted by: Joel | Mar 7, 2014 12:22:06 PM

  11. The doesn't even make sense. Abolitionists fought to eradicate slavery. So he advocates enforcing oppression with an anti oppression analogy?

    Posted by: NotSafeForWork | Mar 7, 2014 12:22:39 PM

  12. "...we will cease to be a political force in America." Yes, that's the whole idea you has been bigot.

    Posted by: Gaydude | Mar 7, 2014 12:25:10 PM

  13. Well, as Oliver North has stated, they will cease to be a political force in America. How prophetic.

    Posted by: Keith | Mar 7, 2014 12:27:59 PM

  14. And least we forget: Oliver North was indicted on sixteen felony counts and convicted involving the Iran-Contra affair. He is a felon who was politically pardoned by none other then our worst president, Ronald Reagan. So much for his credibility.

    Posted by: Mike Ryan | Mar 7, 2014 12:29:02 PM

  15. Good bye and good riddance...

    Posted by: Robert M. | Mar 7, 2014 12:31:15 PM

  16. If put to a vote at CPAC, I'm certain a resolution to reinstate slavery would pass. After all, it's condoned in the Bible.

    Posted by: JonnyNYNY2FLFL | Mar 7, 2014 12:36:41 PM

  17. Great speech Ollie, one who dressed in a Class A Uniform of the United States Marine Corps and lied to Congress, one who should have been dishonorably discharged for Conduct unbecoming a United States Marine and spent the rest of his useless life here in KS in a place called Fort Leavenworth.

    Posted by: Brian | Mar 7, 2014 12:39:43 PM

  18. Its a real stretch to equate the kidnapping, imprisonment and forced hard labor of slavery with preventing two people who love each other from getting married. He should also remember that while Lincoln was a Republican and the Democrats were on the wrong side of civil rights (thru the 60s), the parties changed lanes around the time of Nixon and his Republicans are the ancestors of those that owned slaves.

    Posted by: Chadd | Mar 7, 2014 12:40:28 PM

  19. CPAC really digs deep into the crevices of the gutter to get speakers for their bigot event, now don't they.

    Posted by: Mike | Mar 7, 2014 12:41:41 PM

  20. Another piece of out-of-touch white trash -- this one a felon. The conservative "heroes" are getting more and more pathetic.

    Posted by: Richard | Mar 7, 2014 12:43:05 PM

  21. America has nothing to apologize for? Seriously - the man behind the illegal guns-for-hostages plot is saying this? Has he been medically assessed for insanity, or is he saying we should totally negotiate with terrorists and pay ransom for hostages?

    Posted by: CPT_Doom | Mar 7, 2014 12:43:11 PM

  22. Putin:

    "Sometimes, I get the feeling that these people in America. They are sitting there, in their laboratory, and doing experiments, like on rats."


    "Obama of treating service members like “laboratory rats in some radical social experiment.”

    C'mon. Ollie. At least credit your sources.

    Posted by: gr8guyca | Mar 7, 2014 12:48:16 PM

  23. I'm not interested in hearing anything a traitor has to say. Not only that, but he obviously doesn't see the civil rights connection in his analogy, which busts it wide open.

    Posted by: Jack M | Mar 7, 2014 12:54:16 PM

  24. Well there you have it. No ifs or buts or misanderstood-messages about it: Oliver North is the truest voice of Republicans you can find.

    With an honest to man-made god on which the fabric of conveniently oppressive values are stitched with magical weaving of flexible beliefs that are specifically suited to the glory of the white-straight-old-bigotted man-fart. You cannot get a clearer message.

    A party in the past 28 months had stated the most atrociously hateful bigoted, xenophobic, homophobic prejudiced PUBLIC statements, is willing to use an anti-oppression historicallly and politically charged movement, so it suits their purpose to oppress the American people.

    Anyone non-white-old-staight man voting Republican is just self-hating and masochist in the saddest of ways.

    Posted by: Mags | Mar 7, 2014 12:56:07 PM

  25. I hope this message resonates with voters. GOP=slavery.

    Posted by: Larry | Mar 7, 2014 12:59:02 PM

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