Yearly Archives: 2011

Federal court overturns Prop 8

This (originally posted 08-4-10) is the funniest damn juxtaposition I have seen in a long time. From closing arguments by Ted Olson, for equality: The Supreme Court has said that marriage is the most important relation in life. Now that’s … Continue reading

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Yesterday in Geneva, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered a brilliant, deeply compassionate speech in recognition of International Human Rights Day. She begins by describing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted following the atrocities of World War II. “It … Continue reading

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It’s not personal

I think that must be what the rioting Penn State students and anyone else making excuses would say to the victims of child rapist Jerry Sandusky, if they felt the need to say anything to them at all. Sorry you … Continue reading

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This is what hate speech encourages.

This is what hate speech gives people with violent inclinations license to do. When they are erroneously told, by someone like hate group leader Eugene Delgaudio, that gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender people are threatening to something they value, such … Continue reading

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Unfit for office, unfit for endorsement

I could never, had I been asked to imagine the most ridiculous and easily verifiable lie that Eugene Delgaudio might invent, have imagined something as ridiculous and easily verifiable as this: When contacted by the Loudoun Times-Mirror for comment about … Continue reading

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An embarrassing eccentricity

What a ridiculous story this is. Scouting (like the military, like every other part of life) includes people who are openly gay. That means parents who are leaders and volunteers, and scouts themselves. For the most part, participants act as … Continue reading

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Pre-primary candidate forum, August 9

Join the Arlington Gay and Lesbian Alliance, Equality Fairfax, Equality Loudoun and Alexandria Gay and Lesbian Citizen’s Association for a candidate forum: Tuesday, August 9, 7:00 pm Meet and greet with refreshments at 6:30 National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) … Continue reading

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