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07/21/2011

About those NOM mailers: Even more historically offensive than you realized

by Jeremy Hooper

This following passage comes from the book, A History of England in the eighteenth century, Volume 4 By William Edward Hartpole Lecky:

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[SOURCE: Google Books]

The following photo is a historic depiction of Arnold watching the treasonous destruction and bloodshed mentioned above:

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[SOURCE: FotoSearch]

The following is page two of the National Organization For Marriage's flyer attacking New York senators for supporting civil marriage equality:

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[SOURCE: G-A-Y]

Yes, that's right: The image they picked is of the world's most famous traitor quite literally watching human beings die while an American town was destroyed. People dying and buildings burning while a man who betrayed is country stands in stoic watch: That is what they're directly comparing to the loving, fair recognition of certain American citizens' civil rights and the legislative support thereof.

Yet *we're* the ones disrespecting America and her principles?

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