“The pilots said, ‘Bologna. Don’t go there anymore.’
“Can’t do it. Too big a market. Can’t do it. Well, what
happened? Say me and, what’s your name again, first
name? Martha. I’m a flight attendant. You have AIDS. You
come to me and say, ‘hey, tell them I’m your lover for
the last six months.’ You get on our health care.
American Airlines spends $400,000 before you die of
AIDS. And he goes on to the next, and the next, and
that’s what was happening.
“Folks, they want free medical because they’re dying
between 38 and 44 years old. It’s a biggie. So, to me
it’s a moral issue. It’s a Biblical issue. Traditional
marriage is where it should be and that is in our
platform, so people that are opposed on that issue
within our party are wrong. It’s in our platform.
then went on to tell the story about how he got the
position as a Republican National Committeeman for
“We passed a lot of resolutions. When I put the
resolution in called Core Values, I took flak within our
own party because of the traditional marriage and the
homosexual marriage within our party. It’s in our book,
folks. I not only took flak in Michigan, I took flak
throughout the United States. Because they are very
organized. I took flak from England. I took flak from
Germany. I took flak from the Netherlands.
also got a lot of great letters. Telling me to stand,
Dave, just stand. OK, I will. I’ve been working with
these people for 30 years. I understand. I will not fold
on that issue. So, I went back to my meeting and I got
this resolution passed 100 percent through committee and
100 percent through all 168 members.”