Tag Archive: same sex marriage

Listen Up: I’m Not a Racist!

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Every time I turn around, someone is calling me a racist.  A Facebook “friend” constantly ranted about the tea party people, calling them racists because they disagreed with our President.  Not being a tea party member, but agreeing with a lot of what they’re about, I “unfriended” her after I got sick and tired of…

Obama Has a Halo; Newsweek Has No Shame

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Newsweek magazine’s cover shows Barack Obama with a halo over his head, a tribute to his announcement the other day that he personally favors same sex marriage.  The line at the bottom of the cover says, “The First Gay President.” The slobbering never ends. Let’s get a few things straight (I didn’t mean it that…

Obama’s Outing on Gay Marriage Was Not an Act of Bravery

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On Wednesday in an interview with ABC News’ Robin Roberts, President Obama made a stunning announcement. He said he now supports same-sex marriage. If you listened carefully, you might have been able to hear a collective gasp spread across our nation over the unexpected declaration by a man who just four years ago campaigned for…

What More Do They Want?

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Here’s a story about a 57-year old woman, Rose Marie Belforti, who’d been the town clerk of Ledyard, NY for the past ten years.  In addition to having her office open only nine hours a week on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings, she cleans the town hall bathrooms, is a married farmer with four grown daughters, who makes…

Disagreement = Hate Speech

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Last month, a teacher in Florida was temporarily reassigned to a non-student contact position because of something he wrote on Facebook.  “I’m watching the news, eating dinner when the story about New York okaying same-sex unions came on and I almost threw up.  And now they showed two guys kissing after their announcement.  If they want to call it…

Is God an Appointed Position?

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The only people I’ve ever heard of who got to wear their bathrobes to work were Hugh Hefner and America’s judges, and however you may feel about the man from Playboy, I’d venture that judges have created far more havoc for society. At the time of Roe v. Wade, abortions were illegal in 30 states,…

Puppets and Puppet Masters

It will soon be Election Day and already I’m catching heck from a number of readers who are taking me to task for suggesting that it’s better to vote for a mediocre Republican than for a wonderful Democrat, although I can’t for the life of me think of anyone who fits that description…