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Barney Frank Is Not Impressed by Bernie Sanders

For over 30 years until he retired in 2013, Barney Frank was one of the most liberal members of Congress. He was also the first openly gay Congressman. Given the great strides the LGBTQ movement has achieved in the last decade, he has seen what works and what doesn’t. Barney is the “Frank” in Dodd-Frank, […]

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Real Christian Values

It is nice to find a Republican who, at least on one issue, acknowledges reality. The GOP governor of the state of Georgia, Nathan Deal, has strongly denounced a proposed “religious freedom” bill that would exempt religious bigots from prosecution if they discriminate against people with different sexual orientation. What really impressed me, however, is […]

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The Enemy of My Enemy?

Can it really be true? Is the famously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church actually condemning Kim Davis and saying that she should issue marriage licenses to gay people? They actually accuse her of causing gay marriage to become legal. Along with a number of tweets, the “church” published the following statement, saying that they were going […]

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Helen, Amen!

Helen Philpot (of Margaret and Helen) has a better grasp of religion that most of our presidential candidates: Margaret, here is the thing about religion: Faith is a wonderful thing until it becomes certainty; at which point it becomes fanaticism. If there was only one true religion, fanaticism wouldn’t be all that bad. But there’s […]

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Above The Law?

I’ve resisted saying anything about Kim Davis, the county clerk in Kentucky who is still refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay people. The legalization of gay marriage happened so quickly, it is no surprise that there are a few problems here and there. It doesn’t matter if she isn’t much of a poster child […]

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Epiphanies!

© Jen Sorensen Recent events have raised the hopes and dreams of progressives in the US. I think the popularity of Bernie Sanders is a wonderful sign of this. It wasn’t so long ago that the word “liberal” was being used like it was a dirty word (let alone “socialist”!) I’m still a moderate. I […]

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Channeling Intent

© Ruben Bolling I know I’ve already pointed out the hypocrisy of Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia but this comic was just too funny. I think I have a new theory. Maybe the conservative justices are just treating the Constitution like the Bible. After all, you can justify almost any behavior by selectively picking verses […]

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The Right’s Right to Deny Rights?

© Jen Sorensen I’m just waiting for them to exercise the right to shut up. My only consolation is that future generations will undoubtably look back at gay bashers the same way we look back at slave owners.

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GOP Silver Linings

© David Horsey Do you ever wonder why so little of the radical conservative agenda ever becomes reality? For example, even when the GOP controlled all three branches of our government, abortion remained legal. Remember when gays were the favorite whipping boys of Republican political candidates? And now, the Supreme Court opinion legalizing same sex […]

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Jihad!

I will never recognize it in my heart because God gave marriage between a man and a woman and that’s what marriage is. And I don’t think the court – since it never defined marriage – doesn’t have the right to redefine it. God gave us marriage. Period. And God doesn’t change his mind. I’m […]

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Love and Respect

Some quotes from Helen Philpot (of Margaret and Helen): It’s just so odd that all this hatred and discrimination seems to be emanating from a bunch of Republicans who claim to represent Jesus. Now there is a conundrum. As a Christian politician do you abide by the law of the land and treat others with […]

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Gay Wedding Advice!

Key & Peele have graciously shared some gay wedding advice. After all, it is a very real possibility that anyone can now get invited to a gay wedding. Inquiring people want to know! What will happen at it? How should you behave?

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The Dark Cloud Inside the Silver Lining?

The article “Please Don’t Make Me Get Gay Married” is not about gays forcing their agenda on straight people. In fact, quite the opposite. It raises a down side to the recent Supreme Court decision legalizing same sex marriage everywhere. It is a problem straight people have had to put up with for years, but […]

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Parting Irony

The founder of the hateful anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church, Fred Phelps, died last year. One of his 13 children, Nate Phelps (who became an outspoken critic of the church after he left it in 1980) posted this message to Twitter after the Supreme Court decision legalizing same sex marriage: Nate also offered to officiate at […]

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Playing the Gay Card

Three time former GOP presidential candidate Alan Keyes is delusional. On TV a few days ago, Keyes said that he does not believe the shooting in a black church by a white supremacist was racially motivated. Seriously. Despite the statements of witnesses or the fact that the shooter himself published a racist manifesto online. Keyes […]

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