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Marco Rubio: No ‘special’ rights for gay Americans — but I’m not ‘a bigot’

Friday, June 14, 2013

I wish I understood why allowing married, bi-national same-sex couples to apply for a visa through the marriage-based green card application process is such an abomination to Marco Rubio.

Sen. Rubio is a member of the “Gang of Eight” senators — Democrats and Republicans — who have been given the task of writing the immigration reform bill.

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I understand this is a daunting task, and I understand this is a bill which is long, long overdue. However, when Sen. Rubio says this: “If this bill has in it something that gives gay couples immigration rights and so forth, it kills the bill. I’m done,” you can rest assured that the bill will not be kind to gays and lesbians searching for U.S. citizenship.

Perhaps all we have to do is take a look at his voting record in the Senate and the statements he’s made to understand the soul of Sen. Marco Rubio.

On the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), when asked if he would be supporting this piece of legislation which makes it illegal to fire someone for being gay, his answer was: “I haven’t read the legislation. By and large I think all Americans should be protected but I’m not for any special protection based on orientation.”

Sen. Rubio also voted against reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act which included a new protection for LGBT people.

Sen. Rubio is also on the record as supporting a federal amendment to the United States Constitution which would totally and permanently ban same-sex marriage.

Sen. Rubio wasn’t a member of the Senate in 2010, but has gone on the record as saying he would have voted against repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”

Sen. Rubio recorded robocalls for the National Organization of Marriage during last year’s elections urging Americans to absolutely deny equal rights to gays and lesbians.

In 2006, Sen. Rubio was serving in the Florida House when the state of Florida was dealing with its inability to place foster children with some children being forced to sleep in a state conference room. Sen. Rubio “dismissed expanding the program to include gay couples who wanted to take in children. ‘Some of these kids are the most disadvantaged in the state,’ Rubio said. ‘They shouldn’t be forced to be a part of a social experiment.’”

When asked if he believed that homosexuality was a sin he answered this way: “I can tell you what faith teaches, and faith teaches that it is. And that’s what the Bible teaches…”

He also says that, regarding his choices as a lawmaker: “As a policymaker, I can just tell you that I’m informed by my faith and my faith informs me in who I am as a person. But not as a way to pass judgment on people.”

At CPAC on March 14, 2013, Sen. Rubio said the following: “I respect people who disagree with me on certain things, but that means they have to respect me too. Just because I believe states should have the right to define marriage in a traditional way does not make me a bigot.”

Bigot is defined by dictionary.com as: “a person who is intolerant of any ideas other than his or her own, esp on religion, politics, or race.”

You decide…

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  1. Since when are equal rights special rights? He is demonstrating his total lack of understanding of the issue.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 11:53am
  2. Please someone tell this idiot just to stop talking.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 11:54am
  3. he is just a hating fck

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 11:54am
  4. Yes Marco, you are a bigot!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 11:55am
  5. special is not what we’re looking for, equal is

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 11:55am
  6. the man is a bigot loser plain and simple he should be removed as a senator

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 11:57am
  7. #MarcoRubio is a bigot since he wants to give special rights to heterosexuals to deny #LGBT Americans the right to work. End #HeterosupremacistEmploymentApartheid Once & For All Rubio

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 11:57am
  8. Wait, so there is a difference in definition between equal and special?! OH NO!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 11:57am
  9. No bigot thinks of themselves as a bigot. He needs to go back to where his ancestors came from.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 11:58am
  10. Yeah you are RUBIFO.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 11:59am
  11. lol…”but im not a bigot..a******!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 11:59am
  12. I agree. They shouldn’t have special rights. Let’s give them the same rights as everyone else. And let’s give Rubio a dictionary.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 11:59am
  13. bigot

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:00pm
  14. Ah Rubio, you are such a loser……

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:01pm
  15. Send this bigot back to work for fidel….

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:01pm
  16. What’s “special” about “equal” rights, and equal protection under the law?

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:03pm
  17. for it to be called ‘special right’s we would have to be asking for something straight couples don’t have. Since we aren’t, we can just call it EQUAL rights.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:03pm
  18. Bigot

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:03pm
  19. hey MARCO you bigot..MARRIEDMEANS MARRIEd not SPEICAL RIGHTS

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:03pm
  20. We aren’t asking for “special rights”. We are demanding equal rights. Special rights are what heterosexuals enjoy at this moment in relation to marital status and family issues.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:04pm
  21. No… Pretty sure he’s a bigot.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:05pm
  22. what is it with “special rights”? Has anyone actually asked for ‘special’ rights? What the hell constitutes as special rights anyways?

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:06pm
  23. The fact that he says that equal rights are “special” rights just proves he’s a bigot! Why can’t more people stand up against him?

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:07pm
  24. Pretty much what I thought xDD

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:09pm
  25. he makes choices using religion something that should never be mixed

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:10pm
  26. What bigot ever recognizes him/herself as a bigot?!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:11pm
  27. He has the nerve to talk about Special Rights being a Cuban-American?

    Rubio is here in America as well as million of Cubans because of “Special Rights”

    I am sick and tired of the HYPOCRITE, BIGOT Cuban descent of Marco Rubio
    Please do not take me wrong, I have many Cuban friends but……. do you know that:

    Cuban migrants get preferential treatment from the U.S. government, and it does not matter if the migrant enters illegally or legally. Since 1959, Cubans have enjoyed a status not accorded to any other immigrant group over time.

    The 1966 Act permitted any Cuban who had been in the U.S. for a year and a day, regardless of how they got here, to have their status adjusted to that of a LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENT. Through the use of political power by U.S. Cubans, they have successfully defeated every attempt to repeal the 1966 Act and have been able to add further preferences for Cuban immigrants, whether legal or illegal. It is also a matter of class and resources; Cubans in the U.S. are able to pay thousands of dollars to have traffickers bring Cubans here illegally, to give them jobs, and help them get U.S. government benefits, while most illegals from other countries do not have the same resources or influence.

    Is Mr. Rubio going to do something about it?…… of course not as he does not want to “UPSET” his con-nationals and LOOSE the support, MONEY and more important THE VOTE of the Cuban – American society that is quite large in Florida.

    All of other thousand of undocumented people from another countries are escaping some type of government , WHY Cubans have to be treated different? WHY do they get ALL type of US Government help as soon as they step in AMERICA and the rest of the world can not?

    He is against giving a Path to Citizenship to more than 11 million people,against the LGBT, against social services (when his family used those services when they arrived from Cuba) and he him self used them to go to school.

    Those are Special Rights Marco Rubio, Equal Rights are NOT Special rights. Stop with your bigotry.

    Marco Rubio is one of the biggest Hypocrites ever.

    Marco Rubio 2014 & 2016 is getting closer and closer and we WILL REMEMBER. The LGBT Community WILL remember, The Hispanic Community WILL remember. We all will REMEMBER your actions.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:13pm
  28. Its not *special rights* it’s equal rights you bigoted jackass. Somebody should give this idiot a dictionary.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:16pm
  29. yes you are

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:16pm
  30. “Jacka$$” is the only thing I can say in response to this. Typical GOP stupidity in action.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:17pm
  31. NOPE!!!!!!!!! he’s not a bigot,,, he’s a ASSHOLE !!!!!!!!!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:17pm
  32. It’s good that he’s so pretty…cause he ain’t got much else going on.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:19pm
  33. He’s a bigot AND a liar!!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:20pm
  34. Oh nooooooooooo, he’s not a bigot…

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:23pm
  35. He is not a bigot but an ASSHOLE BIGOT!!!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:23pm
  36. Rubio is beginning to feel the heat from the right. He was their dream Latino til even batshittier Ted Cruz came along and took his thunder.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:26pm
  37. SCREW HIM……that’s okay…when he Attempts to run for Vice Prez ( cause they won’t let him BE Prez cause he was born in Cuba) he’ll feel the Sting of racism…Look at the Little Texas boy that sang the anthem…

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:32pm
  38. I agree Robert Groves. He needs a dictionary. He is an idiot.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:37pm
  39. He pretends not to understand, which makes him not only a bigot but a scoundrel and a putz.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:38pm
  40. As defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary: A bigot is “a person who is obstinately or intolerantly devoted to his or her own opinions and prejudices; especially : one who regards or treats the members of a group (as a racial or ethnic group) with hatred and intolerance”

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:40pm
  41. Rubio = bigot. End of story

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:59pm
  42. Hey dummy, all we want are equal rights!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 1:02pm
  43. Rubio nobody is asking for special rights we are asking for full equality as every other American Citizen and I hate to tell you that you are a bigot

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 1:10pm
  44. You are a bigot and it’s equal rights. Nothing more, nothing less.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 1:11pm
  45. Seriously. How can you be one, but not the other? Pandering to the far right.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 1:17pm
  46. republicanism = HATE

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 1:18pm
  47. Exactly.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 1:19pm
  48. What a hateful bigoted person. Get him off this bill and out of office. We want the same thing as other married couples that it!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 1:27pm
  49. BIGOT-TOWN USA!!!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 1:28pm
  50. Discrimination = hate and violence! Homosexuality = love and families! He’s too dumb to figure that out

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 1:29pm
  51. Piss off, Marco.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 1:31pm
  52. Marco, you are the very definition of a bigot. There is an election coming soon, but not too soon.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 1:37pm
  53. He IS an abomination!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 1:40pm
  54. Equal rights are not special rights Rube…..

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 2:01pm
  55. Can we just dig a big hole and put him in it…please?

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 2:10pm
  56. Same right not seperate

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 2:16pm
  57. equal rights is not special rights. as it stands any hetero couple who desires can marry for whatever reason and still qualify for the marriage visa….but gay couples who have been in dedicated long-term relationships are out of luck with NO protection under the law. this is WRONG whatever your personal beliefs about gay marriage are…anything else is bigoted BS.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 2:24pm
  58. Last I heard, the gay community isn’t demanding special rights,we are demanding our due as equal American citizens. People like this man do not believe we are entitled to equality because we are gay, simple as that.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 2:27pm
  59. That’s really all most of us want, Robert, is the same rights as every other American, despite the demonization and politization of the gay rights movement, by both sides.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 2:28pm
  60. He is ignorant and as with many people like him, he can’t or won’t see past the word and concept of gay. It starts and ends there with his lot.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 2:29pm
  61. Republicans clearly do not believe in the principle of EQUALITY!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 2:30pm
  62. Who is asking for special rights – just for equal rights. Dumb ass

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 2:32pm
  63. Rubio is absolutely right, he’s not a bigot he’s an idiot for using a word he has no comprehension of what so ever. Proving once again bigotry is rooted in pure IGNORANCE.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 2:35pm
  64. I don’t know much about the US Constitution but what I do know about it is…
    LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL.
    The key word is for ALL…not just certain Americans but ALL Americans…that part of your Constitution always seems to be overlooked.I define liberty includes the right of equal marriage, partnership, togetherness, de-facto, spouse, husband, wife to encompass ALL and recognise ALL US citizens.The word ALL is all inclusive, all in the family, everyone’s welcome, come one come ALL, ALL together now, c’mon y’ALL you’re one of US..So Sen Rubio..(great drag name by the way, luv!) you are..a bigot..a big Cuban/American bigot who should understand what bigotry is about unless he never got teased or called names or was exposed to any sort of racism or bigotry growing up himself or if he did has neatly swept it under.
    the carpet and ignored it ever happened to him..B.I.G.O.T, B.I.G.O.T, B.I.G.O.T and Rubio was his name

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 2:36pm
  65. We’ve all heard this before during Daddy and “W”‘s Presidencies — as if having the same rights as others should be considered “special”! MORON!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 2:56pm
  66. unconstitutional

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 2:57pm
  67. Ok Rubio, your not a bigot, your an assface and a BITCH!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 3:02pm
  68. I don’t believe in special rights for idiots . . . there’s nothing special about equal rights you dumb dumb man.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 3:03pm
  69. We want the same rights not separate and equal but equal the same exact privileges, the same rights, the same protections not a different set of rules to play by period.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 3:05pm
  70. No one should have “special” rights……how about EQUAL?

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 3:10pm
  71. He is beyond ignorant.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 3:21pm
  72. Republicans mostly are all Bigots….

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 3:28pm
  73. Special rights? How about equal rights!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 3:36pm
  74. Yes you are a bigot Mr Rubio

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 3:45pm
  75. YEAH RIGHT!………..Keep on proclaiming your innocence YOU MF LIAR and DESPICABLE MORON!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 3:57pm
  76. It is sad that a person who comes from a group that had to fight for the same rights as other human beings wants to withold rights from other human beings.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 4:07pm
  77. Rubio is too busy giving BJ’s to conservative rich white guys

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 4:12pm
  78. Santorum Junior

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 4:24pm
  79. Equality & marriage rights are not ‘special’ rights!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 4:41pm
  80. This fucker is a fuckin stupid “Beaner that needs to be de-ported” back to where ever the fuck he came from He gives us good (Hispanic/lattin/mexican’s) a bad name and reputation–dumb fuck “Wet-back fucker” go back to your own country (And yes I am Hispanic and gay–and OUT and yes I can say this about this fucker :) :)

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 5:40pm
  81. DOUCHEBAG!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 6:06pm
  82. what about just equal rights since we are taxed without equal representation…kinda like don’t tread on me

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 6:38pm
  83. What an idiot. I just want the same rights as everyone else. I don’t need “special” rights.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 6:49pm
  84. I don’t want “Special” rights cuz I’m gay..all I want is EQUALITY! That’s not too much to ask for, dammit!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 7:02pm
  85. sshole

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:08pm
  86. The time for change is here! I am tired of being classified as different and needing “special” rights simply b/c I’m a lesbian. I put my pants on the same way this asshole does! Last time I checked we are all HUMAN and live in the UNITED STATES! The right to marry who we choose is a right every person in this country should be entitled to. So I don’t want special! I demand equal rights! And the only way we’re going to get it is to vote these bastards out of office! So listen up to every person reading, sharing, and posting on Facebook! Every single one of you has to go and vote when election time comes! And not only you but drag your friends, family, girlfriends, boyfriends, wives, and husbands! And make sure that they bring everyone they know as well! We are many! We are powerful! We have a voice! It’s time we use it! Facebook is NOT enough! We have to hit them where it hurts, the polls!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:20pm
  87. Sorry! Had to get that off my chest!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:21pm
  88. these fuckers like paul ryan amaze me “we’ve already taken from the government, but fuck you all, i don’t want you to” he keeps showing his true colors he’ll go down like mitt ronmey.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:23pm
  89. Of course your not….your an ass. There is a difference

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:23pm
  90. Yea!!!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:26pm
  91. these fuckers like paul ryan amaze me “we’ve already taken from the government, but fuck you all, i don’t want you to” he keeps showing his true colors he’ll go down like mitt ronmey.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:26pm
  92. and republicans wonder why they are out of touch with young people when they say shit like this.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:26pm
  93. “Special”. Hmmm. Rubio = Ass

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:27pm
  94. Because he and people like him are against anything gay. To them this bigotry isn’t even bigotry, so steeped are they in its thrall. These types will never change. Doesn’t make them any less a bigot,though…sorry, Mr. Rubio.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:27pm
  95. screw you marco news flash pal you are a bigot asshole

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:28pm
  96. a person who is obstinately or intolerantly devoted to his or her own opinions and prejudices; especially : one who regards or treats the members of a group

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:29pm
  97. We aren’t asking for special right’s, just f%*king equal right’s!!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:30pm
  98. hey don’t be harsh towards them, they are clearly struggling more over there sexuality than we do ;-)

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:30pm
  99. Equal rights not “special” dumbhead.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:32pm
  100. Wonder if he thinks the right to marry given to The Lovings in 1967 were special rights….someone should ask him. He is standing in the schoolhouse door, just like Gov. Wallace.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:32pm
  101. BIGOT ASSHOLE!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:35pm
  102. Fuck him!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:37pm
  103. Speaking of “special” LOL

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:37pm
  104. Since when is being able to marry the person you love a special right?

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:37pm
  105. Rubio’s kissing his career goodbye. :)

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:40pm
  106. Till one of his kids turn out … me mean … :)

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:41pm
  107. Yes, yes you are a bigot, Marco Rubio. The worst kind, the kind who doesn’t seem to realize his own intellectual limitations.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:42pm
  108. Who are the people liking this post.. I feel these 17 people should be blocked from the page >.>

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:45pm
  109. I will never understand how a Gay person can vote for Republicans? It’s like a Jewish person voting for the Nazi Party! Republicans are today’s KKK!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:54pm
  110. yes you are you bigot

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:57pm
  111. He’s an a*s! Bought by big business bigotry!!!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 9:02pm
  112. News Flash: If you think EQUAL rights are SPECIAL rights, you ARE a BIGOT.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 9:18pm
  113. Go to hell Marco and take your neocon dickweasel friends with you.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 9:19pm
  114. yes. you are.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 9:22pm
  115. Bigot is defined as someone who, as a result of their prejudices, treats other people with hatred, contempt, and intolerance on the basis of a person’s ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, socioeconomic status, or other characteristics.—Rubio is a BIGOT!!!!!!!!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 9:22pm
  116. People like Rubio are simply unable to think.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 9:32pm
  117. Yes Marco, you are a bigot. The worst kind of bigot. One who believes he is justified in being a bigot, but denies he is one.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 9:36pm
  118. we want equal rights fucktard

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 9:42pm
  119. but you are Blanche, you are a bigot! Secondly, he shouldn’t have the right to say LGBT people shouldn’t have rights when he’s one generation away from being off the boat. equality for all or equality for none.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 9:46pm
  120. marriage is special for straights and gays, equal rights for all!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 9:47pm
  121. 2,000 years of preachers distorting the truth, is why.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 9:47pm
  122. The Real Sin of Sodom was the Rape of Immigrant Human Rights!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 9:47pm
  123. Rubio, LGBTQ, don’t want special rights. They want the same rights as the rest of the heterosexual community gets. How hard is that to understand? I guess if one of your family members happened to be gay. I bet you wouldn’t think it as special rights. You show no empathy for anyone else, except yourself. You are a bigot.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 10:19pm
  124. It makes sense when you realize he, and unfortunately Supreme Court Justice Scalia, assume that the natural state of rights for certain groups of people is “none” and that affording them any rights is automatically giving them more than they ought to have.

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 10:48pm
  125. This man will NEVER have a chance of being President!!!!!

    Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 11:15pm
  126. Nope, you’re a bigot. You want certain people to have less civic rights than others because what they do in their own homes makes you uncomfortable. You’re a bigot.

    Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 12:01am
  127. He is, flat out, a piece of shit. :poop:

    Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 1:58am
  128. Strange how some folks think you want special treatment when you say no to negative treatment.

    Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 3:58am
  129. That’s why I hate bigots

    Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 4:04am
  130. Yes you are a bigot, a liar and a cheat.

    Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 4:23am
  131. We aren’t asking for “special rights”, just equal rights! And yes, sir, you are a bigot

    Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 5:13am
  132. This guy. -laughs- I HOPE he is the presidential candidate for the repubs, because then we can GUARANTEE they won’t win (again).

    Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 5:14am
  133. I have posted this comment in another post and will paste it here as well:

    Marco Rubio has the nerve to talk about Special Rights being a Cuban-American?

    Rubio is here in America as well as millions of Cubans because of “Special Rights”

    I am sick and tired of the HYPOCRITE, BIGOT Cuban descent of Marco Rubio
    Please do not take me wrong, I have many Cuban friends but……. do you know that:

    Cuban migrants get preferential treatment from the U.S. government, and it does not matter if the migrant enters illegally or legally. Since 1959, Cubans have enjoyed a status not accorded to any other immigrant group over time.

    The 1966 Act permitted any Cuban who had been in the U.S. for a year and a day, regardless of how they got here, to have their status adjusted to that of a LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENT. Through the use of political power by U.S. Cubans, they have successfully defeated every attempt to repeal the 1966 Act and have been able to add further preferences for Cuban immigrants, whether legal or illegal. It is also a matter of class and resources; Cubans in the U.S. are able to pay thousands of dollars to have traffickers bring Cubans here illegally, to give them jobs, and help them get U.S. government benefits, while most illegals from other countries do not have the same resources or influence.

    Is Mr. Rubio going to do something about it?…… of course not as he does not want to “UPSET” his con-nationals and LOOSE the support, MONEY and more important THE VOTE of the Cuban – American society that is quite large in Florida.

    All of other thousand of undocumented people from another countries are escaping some type of government , WHY Cubans have to be treated different? WHY do they get ALL type of US Government help as soon as they step in AMERICA and the rest of the world can not?

    He is against giving a Path to Citizenship to more than 11 million people,against the LGBT, against social services (when his family used those services when they arrived from Cuba) and he him self used them to go to school.

    Those are Special Rights Marco Rubio, Equal Rights are NOT Special rights. Stop with your bigotry.

    Marco Rubio is one of the biggest Hypocrites ever.

    Marco Rubio 2014 & 2016 are getting closer and closer and we WILL REMEMBER. The LGBT Community WILL remember, The Hispanic Community WILL remember. We all will REMEMBER your actions.

    Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 5:42am
  134. He is the worst kind. Being from a group of American that have been kept down and treated with disrespect. He have sided with is oppressors. He is like the Jews that helped Hitler, all they cared about is saving their own life’s and not anyone else

    Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 5:49am
  135. If gays can’t have rights, neither should immigrants. Immigrants have more rights than gay Americans who have been in the USA for generations!

    Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 7:58am
  136. Marco Marco Marco…. It’s not “SPECIAL” when you’re asking for the EXACT SAME RIGHTS AS EVERYONE ELSE!!!!

    Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 8:16am
  137. I agree with Tina Ackerson and for the record, yes, Marco you are being a bigot.

    Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 8:28am
  138. Is there a Republican name for it that could be found in a standard dictionary?

    Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 8:59am
  139. This guy is the textbook definition of a bigot !!!!!

    Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 9:00am
  140. Omg
    Who is this bigot. Very uneducated and obviously from poor upbringing.

    Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 9:09am
  141. Equal rights should not be special & yes, you are a BIGOT!

    Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 11:45am