Monthly Archives: April 2013

“Shut Up and Play?!” — How About Shut Up and Go Away!

Predictably, over at Gay Patriot, the coming-out of NBA center Jason Collins is being leapt upon as an excuse to beat the living crap out of gay people. While, of course, the notion that gay conservatives are self-hating is dismissed, … Continue reading

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In the Eye of the Beholder?

This is the Carmen Miranda monkey. Why did I post her? Because I ran across this painting on the Internet and simply couldn’t believe someone had painted it. I saved the picture because I find it luridly fascinating. Art really … Continue reading

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Bliss Out, America!

What is up with this country? Why are so many of us getting our undies in a wad about how other people choose to live? As a frequent commenter on the American political scene, I am worried about us. We’re … Continue reading

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Libertarians Are A Cheap Date

On an Independent Gay Forum commentary thread, I’m having an interesting discussion with some nice guys. We’re talking about whether the Republicans are serious about taking a turn toward libertarianism. The general consensus is that they aren’t, and I agree. … Continue reading

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ANOTHER Post About Babies?! Waaaaah!

As I asserted in a previous post, we are a society hung up on women’s body parts. Not even their whole bodies – just certain parts. A lot of people seem incapable of seeing us as complete human beings. Sadly, … Continue reading

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When DOES A Baby Become Human? Does Everybody Really Care?

The investigation into “Doctor” Kermit Gosnell’s atrocities against the unborn, the in-the-process-of-being-born and the born has sparked a new round of debate on when babies become people. The unlikelihood that any consensus will ever be reached has led to some … Continue reading

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Social Conservatives Are Drop-Dead Nuts

I’m having an entertaining and most enlightening exchange of ideas with a social conservative at Gay Patriot. At first I thought this guy was a typical soc-con. Then I thought he was a nut. As the stomach turns, I realize … Continue reading

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