Tag Archives: gay marriage

Congratulations, You’re Fired

In 28 states it is perfectly legal to marry the person you love and be fired for it.  Do you find that shocking?  You are not alone and that is a huge part of the problem.

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Just A Step Forward

Monday the Boy Scouts of America announced it would allow openly gay leaders; well kinda sorta anyway.  The new policy allows openly gay leaders but still gives local councils and troops the right to discriminate.

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I Don’t Know; But I’ll Tell You

Rick Santorum’s campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination is on life support.  Therefore a case can be made to simply ignore him and anything he says.  The problem is that Santorum isn’t articulating anything that different from many other … Continue reading

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“T” Time & An Old Rivalry

I like to stick to the facts and leave fabrication to the right wing.  Today I’m going to engage in some speculation based on observations.  I’m going to cover two topics; one that is only being hinted at in American … Continue reading

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Predicting Effect

Often the Sunday story is based on the big political story of the preceding week.  This past week there were simply too many to cover and no single one sticks out as the biggest.  What I want to focus on … Continue reading

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Two More Perfect Unions

The preamble to the United States Constitution begins: “We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union”.   Friday the Supreme Court brought us one step closer to perfection when it announced its decision in … Continue reading

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When You Sleep With Dogs

There is an old saying the modern day version of which goes something like this: “When you sleep with dogs you wake up with fleas.”  The original version is generally attributed to Benjamin Franklin and he was illustrating the consequences … Continue reading

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A Retired Phrase?

The computer tells me this is the 1,500th posting.  I will take the gizmo’s word for it; I don’t bother keeping track of such things.  I felt perhaps I should do something unusual, if not special, in honor of the … Continue reading

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A Lesson From The Emerald Isle

Only about a decade ago Republicans were able to increase the turnout of their base by getting anti-gay rights issues on the ballot.  Many political analysts say such a measure was what increased GOP turnout in Ohio in 2004 and … Continue reading

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Personal Nullification

While it appears that North Carolina’s super majority Republican General Assembly and its Republican Governor Pat McCrory have learned a lesson from Indiana and are ditching their Religious Freedom Restoration Act it doesn’t mean they are done appeasing the Tea … Continue reading

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