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07/12/2014 02:33 pm ET | Updated Jul 15, 2014

New York Young Republican Laments U.S. Is Turning Into 'Gaymeria'

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A blogger for the New York Young Republican club issued an epic rant on Friday warning that the marriage equality movement threatens to turn the country into the "United States of Gaymeria."

In a Friday post entitled "United States of Gaymeria? U.S. Embassy in London Flies Rainbow Flag" that was first reported by Business Insider, William Palumbo discussed the anger he felt when a friend sent him a photo depicting rainbow gay pride flags hanging from the U.S. Embassy in London last month.

"Can I pose a serious question? At what point does replacing the American flag with the rainbow flag, a symbol of gay/LGBTQ (RSTUVWXYZ) pride from embassies abroad become an impeachable offense in itself?" he wrote in a post that has since been deleted. (See the cached page here.)

"Last time I checked, the official flag of the country was the Stars and Stripes, not the same rainbow that is found on the doors of gay bars downtown," he added.

But the rainbow flag wasn't the only subject of Palumbo's wrath. He railed against other Obama administration policies he considered evidence that the "gay movement" was sweeping the country.

"Now, to say a few things that some people will find unpleasant, but need to be said. This administration has a record of placing gay ambassadors in countries where they are not welcome," he said. "The Dominican Republic last November, for example, was pretty well outraged."

"As anyone who knows about the Foreign Service will tell you, it has always been somewhat of a refuge for homosexuals. Ditto the CIA, whose ranks were and are filled by people of alternative lifestyles – including gays, nudists, those who believe in mind control, etc," Palumbo added.

UPDATE -- 7/15 8:31am: Brian Morgenstern, president of the New York Young Republican Club, disavowed Palumbo's affiliation with the organization on Monday. “William Palumbo resigned from his position with our volunteer organization on July 1st. The contents of his blog post do not reflect the views of the club," he said.

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