Tag Archive: same sex marriage

Not a Profile in Courage

Every now and then, rarely to be sure, a profile in courage comes to our attention.  Somebody who does something brave, and when we hear about it, we know this is a person of great character, that this is someone who knew all the risks, but spoke up anyway. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio is…

Liberal Tolerance Extended Only to the Like-Minded

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Oregon baker, Aaron Klein, owner of Sweets Cakes by Melissa, recently said he was living in accordance with his religious beliefs when he declined to make a lesbian couple their wedding cake. As you can imagine, so-called liberal tolerance doesn’t extend to Mr. Klein. I’ve read numerous articles so far and all have discussed the…

What’s So Great about Same-Sex Marriage?

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After my first marriage broke up, I spent fourteen years as a bachelor in Manhattan before getting married again. Naturally, I made full use of this extraordinary opportunity. I dated numerous women, and in perhaps seven instances things went far enough that one party or the other started talking seriously about the possibility of getting…

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…