Yearly Archives: 2010

Bob Marshall embarrasses himself again

This morning’s Virginia Politics blog brings us tidings of great desperation. In the wake of the historic vote to repeal DADT, Delegate Bob “Virginia’s Chief Homophobe” Marshall claims to be drafting a bill for the 2011 session that would establish … Continue reading

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On being fair and balanced

NOM’s Brian Brown is mad. Apple decided to remove an application described by Brown as an app that “would help Christians sign the Manhattan Declaration.” Censorship! Big Brother! OMG! What’s offensive is the action of Steve Jobs. Jobs allows applications … Continue reading

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It’s never too late to start doing the right thing

Honestly, I haven’t paid much attention to the latest excrement from the desk of Mr. Delgaudio, only enough to know that it has gone viral (and if someone from the UK could explain what a “Merino-faced numpty” is, that’d be … Continue reading

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An “alternative” US military?

Who knew? The following headline arrived this morning, in the customary breathless manner of the Family Research Council/Focus on the Family/CitizenLink syndicate: Dueling Reports Released on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’; New CitizenLink Report “Dueling reports”? We’ve been hearing quite a … Continue reading

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Bullied: A Student, A School And A Case That Made History

Screening and panel discussion Saturday, December 4, 2-4:00 pm Handley Library Auditorium 100 W. Piccadilly St., Winchester You may have noticed recently the remaining anti-gay fringe imploding in a phantasmagoric backlash, managing in the process to get some more of … Continue reading

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Tolerance for child endangerment? No.

“Tolerance” is one of those mealy-mouth words that gets tossed around, often, it seems, as a strategy for avoiding something that really needs to be said. Let’s just be clear: Some things should never be tolerated. The reckless endangerment of … Continue reading

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Qualifications in the reality-based world

Have you heard this story? It seems that Jennifer Keeton, a young woman studying for a Masters in school counseling at Augusta State University, has found that the profession is not a good fit for her. Under normal circumstances, such … Continue reading

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