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Joe Biden Tells Crowd Homophobes Still Exist, Most Of Them Running For President

Screen-Shot-2015-07-15-at-9.39.56-AM-360x203Whether or not Joe Biden decides to enter the 2016 Democratic primary race, he’s already casting executive-level shade.

Speaking at the Human Rights Campaign National Dinner over the weekend, Biden took a swing at the Republican field of candidates.

“The American people are already with you,” he passionately told the crowd. “There’s homophobes still left… most of them are running for President, I think.”

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Biden, who has long been a champion of LGBTQ rights, added:

“There’s still those shrill voices in the national political arena, trying to undo what has already been done. But they’re not going to succeed. Don’t worry about it – no really.

“The American people have moved so far beyond them, and their appeals to prejudice and fear and homophobia.

“Because of how far you’ve moved the American people, the remainder of the work and how much work has to be done, I promise you, will come much more quickly and more surely. It will increase in its rapidity the change we need.”

Related: Biden Says Marriage Equality is “The Issue Of Our Day”

Voicing his support for LGBT equality legislation that is stalled in the US Houses of Congress, he said: “I strongly support the equality act… and it will pass!

“It may not pass this Congress – but it will pass because it’s simple and it’s straightforward.”

Watch his remarks below:

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57 Comments

  • Frank Vaca

    Love that Biden!

  • 1EqualityUSA

    #feel the ralphNader

  • Desert Boy

    The entire GOP field. They’re stuck in the 1950’s and market themselves to the Archie Bunker demographic.

  • Cynthia Gilletti

    I love Joe, good heart, strong convictions, decent human being.Peace to all. ❤️

  • Curty

    We love you Joe. Don’t run for President, retire old man but thank you.

  • Christopher Valencia

    Wait, most homophobes are running for president? Or most of the people running for president are homophobes?

    It’d be nice of we had only a couple dozen homophobes left….

  • GayEGO

    Joe’s the man!

  • youarekiddingme

    @Curty: Typical response by you. “Retire Old Man”. Get a life. How about you crawl back under your rock?

  • Jeff Bruggeman

    Is this Joe’s Mahogany moment?

  • Curty

    @youarekiddingme: I respect Joe but I think he running for President is a waste of time if he does. Does not mean I don’t respect him or like him. So you’re the one with the fucking problem. You crawl back in ya mom’s basement where you mooch of her all day, asshole.

  • Giancarlo85

    @youarekiddingme: RIGHT ON POINT. Joe Biden isn’t that old and nor should he retire. But then again the person who told Biden to retire, advocates for someone who is 70+ years old (Sanders).

    Joe Biden would easily be my second choice, after Hillary. Age isn’t an issue here. I would also push for Jerry Brown to run since he’s basically a political juggarnaut and would eat republicans for breakfast (figuratively speaking lol). But Jerry isn’t running.

  • Giancarlo85

    I think this is the issue… someone is afraid if Biden runs, his candidate (Sanders) wouldn’t have a chance in hell. That’s because Biden is far more liked than Sanders.

  • Richard Lee Zweiben Klein

    Amen to that. There will always be closed minded idiots that will refuse to learn about people that might be a little different. Once again out there that sexual orientation is not a choice like eye color. I have blue eyes but not brown. Hint!

  • youarekiddingme

    @Giancarlo85: He’s such as asshole he doesn’t know Biden is 72 and his “boy” is 74! He’s making a spectacle of himself once again. The brain of a hamster…

    Sanders is a nice guy. I like the guy personally. He’s an advocate, but he wouldn’t stand a chance running against Biden.

    I think Curty is pissed off that his real candidate (Reagan) was 77 when he left office and has been proven to be one of the biggest failures in modern history.

  • youarekiddingme

    @Curty: You are running your mouth (again) about things you know nothing about. You talk about having Biden “retire” and don’t even know that your “boy” Sanders is 2 years older than he is!

    You can’t even be original in your insults! Debating with you is like talking to a steaming pile of shit!

  • Curty

    @Giancarlo85: I thought we had a truce?

  • Curty

    @youarekiddingme: shut up, I didn’t say sanders is my boy. I simply said Biden has done enough and he will not win the nomination if he runs and you took so offense for saying he should retire. He has nothing left to do in politics in my opinion, he’ll be a good advocate but I think he is wasting his time running. Why are you so sensitive to me telling Biden to retire? He’s done it all in politics besides being President. You attack me but ignore the good things I said about him. Typical. Get some hair out of your ass.

  • Curty

    @Giancarlo85: you didn’t even defend me when I was attacked. I was starting to like and feel sorry for you too.

  • Giancarlo85

    Biden would win the Presidency if he won the nomination, but my support is with Hillary as she would easily beat any republican. Yes, we have a truce. But that doesn’t mean I’m your friend and I will defend you. Come on now.

    Saying Biden has done enough is just wrong.

  • Giancarlo85

    A truce means I won’t personally attack you. And I haven’t done that. A truce does not mean you should expect support against someone who disagrees with your argument. I don’t agree with your argument, but I’ll be civil. This doesn’t mean I’m personally attacking you. The last thing Biden should do is retire.

    By the way, Biden was the one that opened his mouth before Obama did in favor of equality.

  • Alistair Wiseman

    Gosh, I hope Joe Biden runs for president – for the third time!

    Of course, the sheer number and extent of Joe Biden’s fibs, distortions and plagiarisms did not deter Barack Obama from selecting Biden as his vice presidential running mate. The incidents of plagiarism and fabrication were so overwhelming that it forced Joe Biden to quit his 1988 presidential bid. Does a man who repeatedly plagiarized the words of Hubert Humphrey, John and Robert Kennedy and who lifted the whole life story of Neil Kinnock deserve to be trusted? Not to mention the man has gotten virtually every foreign policy issue wrong in the last 40 years.

    But hey, he has good hair plugs.

    Run, Joe, run!!!

  • Giancarlo85

    @Alistair Wiseman: What a liar and one who has no real proof for anything he says. The Republicans you vote for and support plagiarize words all the time, especially of that senile old fool who should have been removed from office for corruption (Ronald Reagan). You don’t like Biden because he is more liked than your shit political party and any of its candidates. You aren’t fooling anyone with your tired stupid claims.

  • Giancarlo85

    And it is highly ironic you talk about foreign policy. Something you don’t know anything about. You can’t name anything wrong with his foreign policy, yet you support the repthuglican party what is always wrong on foreign policy. You are a liar and not a very good one.

  • Brian

    I wonder if Joe Biden was referring to Hillary….

  • Giancarlo85

    @Brian: You are scared of Hillary because she is a woman with a lot of power. A lot more power than a Neanderthal like you could ever dream about. No, he was referring to republicans. Try again.

  • tusgold

    Uncle Joe is a really good man. He has experienced so much tragedy. He was elected US Senator and the day he was taking his oath of office his wife and daughter were killed in an auto accident. His first reaction was to resign.. But he had some strong caring people around him and convinced him that America is in need of a good man like him basically. Now Beau has passed away. He has lost 2 kids. That is the roughest event any person can go through is the loss of a child. Bless You Uncle Joe

  • Curty

    @Giancarlo85: We’re not friends and I do have a right to my opinion. I think he should retire from politics because I don’t believe he will win the nomination. It doesn’t mean I dislike him, I simply think he has nothing left to do in politics after 2017. I have a feeling you will blow this truce because of a you can’t help yourself from attacking.

  • Curty

    @tusgold: He certainly has been through a lot and I respect him. His faith and family is very helpful to him I’m sure. If he ran I would vote for him but not sure he is running.

  • Alistair Wiseman

    @Giancarlo85:

    Aww, there he is again. My little shadow following me like a little puppy dog. I’m glad my posts mean so much to you that you feel the need to ALWAYS respond.

    Joe Biden’s lies are no secret. Instead of always calling everyone a liar, why don’t you bother to look it up for yourself? It is not hard to find. You might want to start by looking up why Biden dropped out of his first presidential bid.

  • Curty

    @Alistair Wiseman: This person seems to enjoy confrontation and people having own opinions, I don’t why… I hope he or shd is single because they would drive their partner crazy.

  • Giancarlo85

    @Alistair Wiseman: The little stormtrooper is back at it on here… you can’t prove any of his lies and you can’t prove anything about your argument. Biden is much older and wiser, and gained more experience like Jerry Brown. Jerry Brown should run… he would easily make someone like you shit your pants.

    @Curty: Keep your judgments to yourself. I didn’t insult you. I disagreed with a statement you made.

  • Giancarlo85

    @Curty: I am not blowing any sort of truce. I said I won’t insult you anymore. I can, however, disagree with your statements as I think they are completely false. Biden is in better shape than Sanders. There is no reason for him not to run. He would easily stomp all the republican candidates.

  • youarekiddingme

    @Curty:

    The “Hair up my ass” that you referred to in your earlier response…That would be your remarks/attacks to me on a previous posting. Perhaps you don’t recall the post, but I certainly do. You wonder why I “attacked you” but your memory of your previous statements perhaps eludes you. Either way, it doesn’t really matter. You want to be addressed in a Civil Manner, then perhaps you should have done so yourself?

    Btw, you are wrong in your opinion on Biden. He has much more to offer before considering any kind of retirement.

  • youarekiddingme

    @Alistair Wiseman:

    Who’s your “IDEAL” candidate for POTUS? Every Democratic Candidate seems to be full of shit, a liar, a hyopcrite, or some other repugnant or repulsive being. Who’s YOUR pick?

    Which republican candidate is it?

  • Curty

    @Giancarlo85:
    I can say what I want like you… let’s get that straight ok? If I want to judge I will just like you. I’m done here Gian. Since you said you are trans I’m trying to be respectful to you. We all have a right opinions and I’m not for no one running so far I will make up my mind now. If Biden runs and wins nomination I will vote for him. That’s all I have to say about that. Good day to you Gian.

  • Curty

    @youarekiddingme: I normally attack after I’m hit first.. so you probably attacked me and I fight back. You came for me here and I fight back. So call it even. I like Joe and if he runs in primary I would vote for him, probably.

  • youarekiddingme

    @Curty: FYI, It happened in the same post where you and Giancarlo85 first got into your argument. I joined the conversation and was immediately attacked. (Just to refresh your memory). You may “Normally attack after being hit first,” but in this case I think you were so upset with Giancarlo85 that when I came into this discussion you were already upset. You attacked me immediately. I am done. I call it even as well. If someone wishes to attack me I will attack…viciously.

  • Giancarlo85

    @Curty: I never said you can’t say what you want. Say whatever you want, but so can I. You ought to expect some response and criticism if you say something that is outlandish.

    I am clearly for someone who is running, and that’s the democratic frontrunner (Hillary). That is because I cannot fathom a republican coming into power and thrusting this country into an economic depression greater than what we saw in 2008 and perhaps even worse than 1929.

  • Alistair Wiseman

    @youarekiddingme:

    I don’t think I have called any of the old, white, establishment, career Democratic politicians any of those names. Well, plagiarism is a form of lying.

    As for the conservative candidates, it is still very early and I have not made a choice.

  • Giancarlo85

    @Alistair Wiseman: Plagiarism is common among republicans. The conservative shit candidates have no diversity and all espouse the same stupid points of views. They are establishment republicans.

  • Alistair Wiseman

    @Giancarlo85:

    You stated, “Plagiarism is common among republicans.”

    Please give me your top five.

    1.

    2.

    3.

    4.

    5.

  • 1EqualityUSA

    Paul Ryan plagiarized. Wad doesn’t have a mind of his own.

  • Giancarlo85

    @1EqualityUSA: Thanks :) It is actually mo

  • Giancarlo85

    Oops I didn’t finish my thought there. There have been many republicans who plagiarize and now they are ripping off that dead senile idiot Ronald Reagan.

    Alistair will come up with some excuse and lie. Donald Trump is not original either, neither is Ben Carson. You have to be stupid to republican.

  • Joe

    All the “hopefuls” in the GOP…They are homophobes. We don’t want any of them in the White House. They will attempt to over throw everything the LGBT community has gained.

  • 1EqualityUSA

    Giancarlo85, More so to be one constantly on a queer website, spewing republican bs.

  • youarekiddingme

    @Alistair Wiseman:

    Ok Alistair, since you like this format so much…Who are your top 5 candidates for POTUS?

    1.

    2.

    3.

    4.

    5.

    No particular order…

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