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Keeping America safe from . . . gays

August 7, 2006 | By | 5 Replies More
Keeping America safe from . . . gays

The Associated Press reports this recent development in the American military’s effort to keep America safe. A decorated sergeant and Arabic language specialist was dismissed from the U.S. Army under the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, though he says he never told his superiors he was gay and his accuser was never identified.   Bleu […]

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The topic of Gibson’s rant not caused by alcohol

August 2, 2006 | By | 3 Replies More
The topic of Gibson’s rant not caused by alcohol

I’m guessing that, based on this piece in Slate.com, Christopher Hitchens wasn’t impressed with Gibson’s apology. There’s a lot to dislike about Gibson. He is given to furious tirades against homosexuals of the sort that make one wonder if he has some kind of subliminal or “unaddressed” problem. His vulgar and nasty movies, which also […]

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Defining Achievement . . . or not

July 22, 2006 | By | 1 Reply More
Defining Achievement . . . or not

Uh-oh, I’m annoyed again. Nothing new, just a recycled annoyance that popped into my craw today and won’t leave, I suppose, because this particular instance, while merely a minor irritation on the surface, indicates a raging cultural infection coursing underneath. I’m easily annoyed by words used incorrectly in the hopes of making either the subject […]

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Now it’s a religious war

July 19, 2006 | By | 3 Replies More
Now it’s a religious war

Here’s what MSNBC reports regarding the newly passed bill “to protect the pledge of allegiance.” The bill’s sponsor, Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., said America was a nation of God-given inalienable rights and that’s why the country is in a war against “radical Islamists.” Democrats wouldn’t want to “cut and run” in Iraq, he said, “if […]

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I don’t know if homosexuality is a lifestyle choice or not, but I am certain that bigotry is

June 23, 2006 | By | 1 Reply More
I don’t know if homosexuality is a lifestyle choice or not, but I am certain that bigotry is

Over the course of my life, I’ve met many heterosexuals.  To my knowledge, not one of them has ever spontaneously become homosexual.  Likewise, I’ve met many homosexuals and, to my knowledge, not one of them as ever spontaneously become heterosexual.  Likewise, I’ve never (to my knowledge) met a pedophile, but I know that states throughout […]

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