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Virginia GOP doubles down on detachment from reality

In his television ad, Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli attempts to reinvent himself as a progressive (i.e., he wants viewers to see him as someone who “stands up for the vulnerable,” who prioritizes the prevention of sexual assault, who volunteers … Continue reading

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Today

Today, realistic Republicans are secretly praying that the Supreme Court will respond to the arguments presented in the Prop 8 and DOMA cases before it with a broad ruling finding a constitutional right for all Americans to marry the person … Continue reading

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GOP FAIL

From the newly approved draft Republican Party Platform: Marriage The Institution of marriage is the foundation of civil society. Its success as an institution will determine our success as a nation. It has been proven by both experience and endless … Continue reading

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The most significant event for equality in recent memory – and it wasn’t the president’s endorsement of marriage

Before somebody starts yelling at me, let me just say that I’m not diminishing the significance of President Obama’s historic endorsement. It matters. A lot. Go read Andrew Sullivan’s cover essay in this week’s Newsweek for a good summary. “To … Continue reading

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A new Loudoun County Republican Committee?

Russell Muños, Vice President of Equality Loudoun and member of the Log Cabin Republicans of Virginia, and Jonathan Weintraub, Equality Loudoun co-founder and board member, attended the recent Loudoun County Republican Committee (LCRC) ice cream social at the Lansdowne Potomac … Continue reading

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Conservative enough?

Is discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation really a “conservative” value? Not according to Ward Connerly, whom one would be hard-pressed to argue is not conservative enough. He opposes the current effort to deface the California state constitution with … Continue reading

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Mike Huckabee continues to dig the hole deeper

First, he declined to retract the stunningly ignorant 1992 remarks he made about people with AIDS, followed that up by treating Ryan White’s mother like dirt (par for the course when women try to tell him things, apparently), and now … Continue reading

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