24 Nov 2008

The Last 58 Days

The uselessness of President Bush is becoming more and more apparent to Americans as the 43rd president prepares for his last day in office 58 days from now. Just how pathetic is this man and his staff? This morning, three separate news articles remind readers of just how inept, tone-deaf

19 Nov 2008


Openly gay Washington, D.C. Councilmember David Catania was recently overheard predicting a same-sex marriage bill will be introduced to the Council in January 2009, and that he is sure it will pass. If the City Council passes the measure it would likely be signed into law by DC Mayor Adrian

18 Nov 2008

Repeal of DADT Will Take Time and Patience

The AP is reporting on a letter, released by 100 of the military’s highest ranking officers, calling for the repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law banning openly gay and lesbian Americans for serving in the military. The 100 Admirals and Generals join high ranking military officials, such as

12 Nov 2008

Vetrans Day Memorial Honors LGBT Service Members

The Washington Post this morning reports on a memorial service organized by the Arlington Gay and Lesbian Alliance (AGLA)honoring LGBT service members. Each Veterans Day AGLA hosts a memorial service, the only one of its kind in the country, at the graveside of former Air Force Sergeant Leonard Matlovich. Matlovich

07 Nov 2008

GOP Post-Mortem Reveals Split on DADT

Jeffery Hart, one of the founding voices of the conservative bible known as the National Review, has take the occasion of this week's election to pen a scathing incitement of the Republican Party. Hart rips the rose colored glasses off the face of conservatism while upbraiding Republicans for allowing their

04 Nov 2008

Gay Marriages in Connecticut to begin Nov. 12

Looking for a break from all the dreary poll-watching this afternoon? AP is reporting some terrific news — Connecticut will begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples next week!

04 Nov 2008

“The Poor Voter on Election Day”

The proudest now is but my peer, The highest not more high; To-day, of all the weary year, A king of men am I. To-day alike are great and small, The nameless and the known My palace is the people’s hall, The ballot-box my throne! Who serves to-day upon the

03 Nov 2008

McCain’s Miscalculation: “Scranton Voters” vs “Hockey Mom”s

Who better understands the mood of the American electorate, John McCain or Barak Obama? This is not a question of strategy or tactics; rather it is a question of native intuition. Who, from the start of the general election race, has best spoken to the concerns of average Americans? Who,

02 Nov 2008

Dems Have Upper Hand in Upper Chamber

While there are still three days left in the 2008 presidential campaign, the attention of many has shifted from the Obama/McCain horserace to the balance of power in the next Congress, and in particular the Senate. 2008 will not be a good year for Republicans. Already in the minority due

29 Oct 2008

Communication 101: Speak the Same Language

I remember watching an episode of Frazier in which uber-WASPy Frazier is dating a brassy Jewish woman. Frazier witnesses a loud fight between his girlfriend and her mother. He then watches in amazement as the two patch things up and end the entire exchange with an embrace. Inspired by the