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Michael Savage Blames Gays for Economic Crisis

Jim Burroway

October 3rd, 2008

The “Blame The Gays” game is getting pretty popular. Conservative radio talk show host Michael Savage is now the latest to blame the nation’s economic crisis on the gays:

During the October 1 broadcast of his nationally syndicated radio show, Michael Savage said: “[Y]ou may say, ‘Why should we care about homosexuals trying to destroy families through the mock marriage that they perform in order to mock God, the church, the family, children, the fetus, the DNA of the human species? Why should we care about it while we have a financial meltdown?’ Because the spiritual side of the downturn on Wall Street is directly related to the moral downturn in the United States of America.” Savage also said: “[T]he government has no right to force people to accept homosexual marriage. It is why the West is dying. It is why we’re melting down as a nation. It is why there is no — why we have almost negative childbirth rate except amongst illegal aliens.”

See also:
Liberty Counsel Blames WaMu’s Failure On Its “Homosexual Agenda”
Fundamentalists Blame Economic Crisis on Gays



October 3rd, 2008 | LINK

My being gay mocks fetuses? Usually I can follow their “reasoning”, but this one befuddles me.

I’m always impressed just how powerful we gays are. We influence hurricanes, economic crises, the destruction of entire civilizations, terrorism, tidal waves, etc. But it’s so strange how the natural disasters seem much more inclined to hit the Bible-belt than the cities with high concentrations of gays. London’s Soho, Paris’ Marais, Sitges, Provincetown. the Castro, Capital Hill in Seattle, etc seem much less often hit by natural disasters than those other locations, and economically seem to fair much better.

And then there’s the moral downtown. If only we could return to those glorious moral days of slavery, child labor, women with no rights, interning Japanese-Americans, breaking all treaties with Native Americans, etc. Shame our morality has decayed so much.

October 3rd, 2008 | LINK

It is embarrassing to me that “Savage” used to be an anthropologist.

Mark F.
October 3rd, 2008 | LINK

“Why should we care about homosexuals trying to destroy families through the mock marriage that they perform in order to mock God, the church, the family, children, the fetus, the DNA of the human species?”

Yes, that’s why my gay friends want to get married–to destroy civilization as we know it. Weiner has uncovered our evil plan! Dang, just as us gays were going to take over the known Universe!

October 3rd, 2008 | LINK

It’s true. Why just this morning, using my god-like gay powers, I parted Lake Ontario, re-forested the Amazon, and sent a plague of locusts to Mr. Savage.

October 3rd, 2008 | LINK

“Negative childbirth rate”? That makes no sense, unless children are being sucked back into the womb. I think he means negative net population gain. And I think his statistics are off, unless he has a very wide definition of aliens.

October 3rd, 2008 | LINK

Patrick – I don’t like to rain on your parade, but last time I checked the Castro was in San Francisco, a city famed for sitting right next to the San Andreas Fault…

Mark F.
October 3rd, 2008 | LINK

“Patrick – I don’t like to rain on your parade, but last time I checked the Castro was in San Francisco, a city famed for sitting right next to the San Andreas Fault…”

Dang right, but God moved it there in the early 1970’s when San Francisco started to become more gay tolerant.

Ben in Oakland
October 3rd, 2008 | LINK

Gay marriage is why heterosexuals aren’t breeding???? WTF??

Honey Ben and Paul just got married. Now we have a REAL reason not to have kids.

Mark, we got married 6 weeks ago with the express intention of mocking FETUSES. Destroying western civilization would be damaging to our stock portfloio. But mocking helpless fetuses? That’s sometghing any REAL man can get into. Like taking candy from a fetus.

Neener neener neener, ya little Fetus!! What a crybaby you are. You can’t get married and I can!!!!

Why doesn’t a responsible newspaper or magazine write something about this sort of stupidity. When the LA times interviewed the yes on 8 people prior to their negative endorsement, they got exactly this kind of batshit crazy stuff. I wrote to the reporter who told this behind-the-scenes story on their web page.

I asked if the Times were going to do a story. She said that its appearance on the web was sufficient. I disagreed. Because to me, this is the real story. It isn’t about marriage and never has been.

And I fault the pro-marriage people for being unwilling to discuss the obvious. But if you are not going to discuss it, at least make it obvious that it is there.

Timothy Kincaid
October 3rd, 2008 | LINK

I hear that there’s a real market for a good fetus mocking ceremony. So many gay people are just unsure what words to use. And they can’t figure whether to start the mocking after “sickness and in health” or whether it is better as a part of the procession.

October 3rd, 2008 | LINK

Actually we included a fetus in our receiving line. We placed the fetus mocking station between meeting his parents and mine. It was all os civilized. “So glad you could come, would you like to mock the fetus?” “Next week the boys are planning to destroy the global economy, so don’t forget to take some wedding cake with you….”

Ben in Oakland
October 3rd, 2008 | LINK

Funny, the moral downturn is all about what makes The Litle Colonel snap to attention. Not greed. Not dishonesty. Not lying. Not theft. Not manipulative fear mongering. Not the war in iraq. Not the lack of health care. Not the destruction of the environment. Not 8 years of official republican mismaanagement.

The moral downturn has absolutely NOTHING to do with people who think like Savage, who will tell any lie, no matter how vicious.

It has nothing to do with a brand of religion that is obsessed wuth what othr people are doing in the privacy of their bedrooms.

You gotta love this country!!!!

October 5th, 2008 | LINK

Wow, he got in blaming the gays AND played the “illegal immigrants are taking over” card — all in less than 100 words.

That’s gotta be some kind of record. Bravo!

October 7th, 2008 | LINK

Fear me and my great, Gay powers! Bow and submit before my godlike gayness, you stupid breeders!

Bah! If I had that sort of power, every song would be The Polyphonic Spree, all cars would run on love and it would truly be raining men!

Sadly, I have yet to manifest these great gay powers. Oh, well, maybe next life.

December 25th, 2008 | LINK

So according to Michael Savage gays and lesbians have supernatural powers to cause hurricanes, tsunamis, terrorism, financial crisis, blah blah blah…

Ah how little did I know, if it were true I would think our war-mongering president would recruit gays and use their powers to blow up Iran or something.

December 25th, 2008 | LINK

And may I add only in America that a hate-monger like Michael Savage can have an audience, let alone offspring.

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