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National Equality March is NOT Cancelled. Don't Believe the Snipe!

Let me get right to the point:

The National Equality March IS happening on October 11, 2009. The march’s platform of equality under law for lgbt Americans and same-sex couples will be aired. Any indications you have seen to the contrary in the past week are the product of what is stylishly referred to as […]

Bill To End Normal Trade Relations With Nations Restricting Labor and Religious Liberty. Your Thoughts?

If there were a nation that engaged in human slavery, would you support normal trade relations with that nation?

When the nation of South Africa engaged in racial apartheid, did you support normal trade relations with South Africa?

Yesterday, I made a critical jab at Rep. Thaddeus McCotter‘s legislation to make pet care expenses tax-deductible. […]

National Equality March Called Out on Process. Is Process Critical?

Steve Ault, who helped organize national gay rights marches in 1979 and 1987, has written a thoughtful criticism of the National Equality March, a march on Washington, DC set for October 11, 2009 with demands of equality and non-discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Did you notice I had to tell you what the […]

Top 3 Myths About the National Equality March, October 11 2009

I’ve been reading around this morning and am interested to see a few people squawking about the National Equality March (facebook | twitter) scheduled for October 11, 2009. Their squawks are dedicated to supporting the proposition that it’s better for them to stay home than to participate in this day of activism and the congressional-district-level […]

How Serious Are the Maine Green Candidates for Governor?

Two members of the Maine Green Independent Party have registered as candidates in the 2010 election for Governor of Maine: Lynne Williams of Bar Harbor and Patrick Quinlan of Gorham. The Bangor Daily News mentions both candidates in its consideration of 2010 third-party potential, and In Green Party Watch breathlessly asks, “Will we have a […]

Start a Chapter of the Young Greens of America

Are you a committed progressive or liberal? Does neither the Republican Party nor the Democratic Party represent you in its policy behavior on torture, on warrantless surveillance, on discrimination, on the economy, or on environmental protection?

Are you 35 or younger and tired of watching the fogies run the show?

Consider joining the Young Greens […]

Read Lewis Black Books for his Personal History… not for the Jokes

I’ve been a fan of Lewis Black’s stand-up comedy for a while. He has an ability to make righteous outrage so hilarious that I find my anguish vented and deflated when he’s done with me. His video comedy (which you probably have seen on The Daily Show) directed me to his books, Nothing’s Sacred and […]