Marriage: yours, mine, and theirs

On CNN’s “State of the Union” this morning, Candy Crowley pressed GOP presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty on the issue of same-sex marriage. She was polite and respectful, but insistent. The governor was equally pleasant, but utterly unconvincing. Crowley asked several… Read More ›

California finally gets it right

Yesterday a California court overturned the state’s Proposition 8 banning gay marriage. A huge victory for equal rights, nondiscrimination, and tolerance. You do support equal rights, don’t you? You do support nondiscrimination and tolerance, don’t you? I don’t know how… Read More ›

But Mr. President, you promised

What ever happened to President Obama’s sweeping campaign statements about eliminating “don’t ask, don’t tell” in the military? Since the election, we’ve heard nothing from him on the subject. What we have heard is the continuing drumbeat of loyal, experienced,… Read More ›

Rick Warren is for the birds

Evangelical Pastor Rick Warren, Barack Obama’s controversial choice to deliver the invocation at the January 20 Inaugural, decided recently to get cute with an ABC reporter. Explaining his politics to ABC news, Warren said, “I’m a pastor, not a politician…. Read More ›


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