Monday, January 9, 2012

The obamas marriage

  • Kantors account of the Obamas first weeks in the capital is a reminder of This is also a portrait of a remarkable marriage, one with plenty of friction and contradictions.
  • (Orlando Sentinel)
  • The panel was discussing The Obamas, a new book by The New York Times Jodi for what she called his outdated and gross opposition towards same-sex marriage.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • pro-homosexual marriage, and who want to curtail freedom of speech to silence the opposition.
  • (Ogden Standard-Examiner)
  • The questions are at once labored and absurd. The state of a marriage is a poor guide to the course of a Presidency. The book is on surer ground when it sets aside all that and simply calls the Obamas on their occasional sanctimonies.
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  • The Obamas is slated for release Tuesday.
  • (Hollywood Reporter)
  • blasting the administration for not supporting a federal ban on gay marriage. Dolan said Obama's decision could "precipitate a national conflict between church and state of enormous proportions.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • Most of us know that Vermont was the first state to outlaw slavery - the 1777 constitution - and the first to offer gay couples many (but not all) of the rights of marriage through civil union. But there are many more Vermont firsts. Heres a short list.
  • (American Reporter)
  • What is it like to be the most powerful person in the world, but only the third most powerful person in your marriage? This may have been President Obamas predicament last year, until he and Rahm Emanuel split up.

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