Category Archives: gay rights

Fear… “them”


When this election cycle we were hearing constantly abiut “them” – them being the Hispanics/Latinos. Bringing disease. Stealing Jobs. Burdening our government services. Being murderers, rapists, and drug dealers. And how we must round them all up. Deport or jail … Continue reading

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TREASON


TREASON, A word that’s been thrown about frequently, and carelessly, by the right during the administration of Barack Obama. But let’s stop and think, for just a moment, about events of just the past couple weeks. We have had the … Continue reading

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What I learned from the Right Wing News Today


Here are the top “News” stories published by WND today* . (*I started this last night- the stories remained the same as of early this morning west coast time). 1) ALARMS SOUND OVER ‘IMMINENT’ ATTACKS ON U.S. Report: Feds, law … Continue reading

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Is it time for Ruth Bader Ginsburg to retire?


Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, appointed by Bill Clinton, is 81 and the oldest of the justices. (reagan appointees Scalia and Kennedy are both in their late 70’s). In the upcoming midterm elections we see the Senate up for … Continue reading

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I am a Racist. A Homphobe. A Sexist….


…Although I truly try not to be. But still, I can feel it there in the back of my brain.Sometimes not as far back as I would like. It rarely if ever presents itself in any real manifestation…but it IS … Continue reading

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Saving Sochi’s Strays


Finally, a feel good story from the Olympics. The Washington Post has an excellent story today on the volunteers smuggling stray dogs out of the Sochi Olympics before they can be killed by government contractors. Far worse then the corruption … Continue reading

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My disturbing first memories of MLK Day


MLK Day was first celebrated as a national holiday in 1986 (note- not all states officially observed it until 2000). And while Reagan had signed into law (he seemed to be opposed to it in many ways), many republicans- led … Continue reading

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