Quantcast
Connect with us

14-year-old conservative host says Obama is ‘making kids gay’

Published

on

A 14-year-old conservative radio host from West Virginia recently claimed that President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were “making kids gay” by supporting LGBT rights.

During the May 26 broadcast of his program, Caiden Cowger said it was “sickening” to see other kids subscribe to the “belief” that they were gay or lesbian.

ADVERTISEMENT

“Homosexuality is a belief,” he explained. “It is not mandatory in that person. The person is not born that way. … It is a decision. There — it’s getting worse where I’m at. I see younger people that is [sic] turning out to be homosexuals — it’s equal, boy and girl both. All of them are starting to turn to homosexuals. We’ve got about 30 — I’d say 30 teenagers in this county that I’m at that are homosexuals. And it is sickening.”

“They just decided all the sudden, ‘I think I’m going to be gay.’ And why they are becoming homosexuals, why they are becoming gay is because they are being encouraged by it!” he continued. “President Obama [says], ‘It’s alright, it’s OK, you were born that way. You know what? It gets better.’ Rather than saying, ‘You need to turn away from homosexuality. That is a perverted belief and it is immoral and it’s not natural.'”

Cowger, who claims to be a Pentecostal Christian, added that he was “not for bullying homosexuals” but “when you’re trying to teach them the word of God and they consider that bullying? Yeah, I find that a big problem with not being allowed to convert other people to my religion.”

“I’m going to tell you this, guys: President Obama, Vice President Biden is [sic] making kids gay!” he insisted. “Obama — if you are encouraging it, you are making kids gay.”

On his Facebook page, Cowger lists his influences as conservative radio hosts Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck. The logo in his studio even seems to be modeled after Beck’s GBTV logo.

ADVERTISEMENT

“I make up my own mind,” he explains. “People don’t do that for me. I can make deside [sic] my own beliefs. A matter effect [sic] my mom was a democrat! I know scarry [sic] right?”

Since beginning his radio show in 2010, Cowger has become somewhat of a star in conservative circles, interviewing former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain and U.S. Senate candidate John Raise (R-WV).

On his website, he complains that Obama has “officially made the month of June ‘Gay Pride Month’ and now June is no longer one of my favorite months.” However, the video linked on that page has been removed from YouTube for “hate speech.”

ADVERTISEMENT

“Cowger needs to know that what he is doing is wrong and hateful,” The New Civil Rights Movement’s David Badash wrote. “Homosexuality is not a ‘belief’ — but religion is. No one is asking him to change his religion.”

“Cowger also needs to know it is bullying to tell kids they are going to hell because they’re gay,” Badash pointed out. “His religious views don’t trump their rights. If he’s doing this while in school he’s crossed the line.”

ADVERTISEMENT

By Wednesday, The Huffington Post and TMZ had both picked up the young radio host’s broadcast.

“However you feel about the issue, the kid is doing West Virginia no favors — he struggles with the English language during his rant, and for the most part loses the grammar war,” TMZ wrote.

Watch this video from the Caiden Cowger, uploaded May 26, 2012.

ADVERTISEMENT


Report typos and corrections to: [email protected].
READ COMMENTS - JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Continue Reading

2012

A harsh lesson for Trump: He can’t beat the virus — and even his followers know it

Published

on

The reviews are in and President Trump's ballyhooed return to the stage this past weekend in Tulsa was a dud. After three months on hiatus, with nothing but the increasingly disastrous coronavirus press briefings to keep him in shape, the president turned in a very shaky performance. Even his greatest hits, like "Lock her up" and "Build that wall," couldn't bring the magic.The campaign and the White House had relentlessly hyped this return, telling the media that they had a million RSVPs for the event and even planned an outdoor overflow venue where the president was slated to make a surprise visit before he entered the main stage. But the huge crowd failed to materialize and the outdoor event was hastily scrapped as it became apparent they wouldn't even come close to filling the indoor arena. Local fire marshals estimated the crowd at a little over 6,000, less than one-third the arena's capacity and 40,000 short of the crowd they anticipated outside.
Continue Reading

2012

Coronavirus is fostering a culture of no touching — a psychologist explains why that’s a problem

Published

on

Touch has profound benefits for human beings. But over the last few decades, people have becomeincreasingly cautious about socially touching others for a range of reasons. With the novel coronavirus spreading, this is bound to get worse. People have already started avoiding shaking hands. And the British queen was seen wearing gloves as a precautionnot to contract the virus.The coronavirus could very well have long-term implications for how hands-on we are – reinforcing already existing perceptions that touch should be avoided.Why is touch so important? It helps us share how we feel about othe... (more…)

Continue Reading
 

2012

North Carolina is a delegate prize on Super Tuesday. But it’s a complicated one

Published

on

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Only two states have more Democratic delegates at stake than North Carolina on Super Tuesday. But who will get them?Well, it’s complicated.— It depends not just on how many votes a candidate gets but where he or she gets them.— In a sense, candidates still in the race will be competing with those who’ve dropped out.— And regardless of the primary outcome, so-called automatic delegates — once known as superdelegates — can support whoever they want.“Of course it’s complicated,” said University of Virginia political scientist Larry Sabato. “It doesn’t have to be that complicated... (more…)

Continue Reading
 
 
You need honest news coverage.  Help us deliver it.  Join Raw Story Investigates for $1. Go ad-free. LEARN MORE