Marriage Equality Supporters Don’t Fear Court Challenge

Among the reactions to the announcement Friday that the Supreme Court would consider a pair of laws related to same-sex marriage, supporters of marriage equality say they believe even the conservative high court will uphold their views. The Supreme Court will will consider a case that challenges the constitutionality of … Continue reading

On Gay Marriage, Obama Talks The Talk — His Administration Walks The Walk

Although it thrilled progressives and other supporters of marriage equality — and maybe even changed a few minds on the issue — President Obama’s endorsement of same-sex marriage earlier this month didn’t, in-and-of-itself, change any policy. Obama’s words don’t allow any new same-sex unions which had previously been outlawed, or even alleviate any discrimination … Continue reading

Left Quickly Rallies To Obama’s Side After Marriage Announcement

President Obama’s decision to come out squarely in favor of same-sex marriage quickly electrified Democrats, progressives and other supporters of marriage equality. In the midst of his battle for re-election, Obama announced in an interview with ABC News: “I think same sex couples should be able to get married.” Previously, … Continue reading

Ron Paul and the Invisible Empire

Let me restate the thesis of “The Invisible Empire” the interconnection between self-defined libertarians and the neo-Confederate “lost cause” and White Supremacist underground is exstensive and disturbing. The same characters with the same weird views keep showing up in the same contexts. Take a gander at this … Continue reading