Death Penalty Is Not Our Right

When it comes to punishment for crimes, I am actually more conservative than the average conservative, and I’m definitely not conservative. My opinion is that if you break a law and go

American Jobs Act: Congressional Republicans Litmus Test

Finally President Barack Obama laid out his 447 billion dollar jobs package before a joint session of Congress. The package will of course be gone over with a fine tooth comb by

Public Campaign Financing: The Solution to Our Political Crisis

Think about what it would be like to have a Congress composed of members that are actual servants of the People and are there looking out for all the People. Think about

Most Republicans Good People

I’ve been known to be very critical of Republicans because I feel they need to hear the other side as well as their own.  And, you can count on it; I will

Gay Rights Began With A Shove

Back as late as the 1960s, a little while before I came out of the closet myself, gays were harassed by police anywhere they hung out, such as a bar, a park

The Rise of A Dictator: A Conservative From The Tea Party?

Before the rise of Nazism in Germany, things were very similar to what they are now in this country.   I say this because of certain indicators of how thing were then and

Hate and Religion: Common Friends

Many of us assume that someone being religious, or in this country particularly, a Christian means they’re a good person.  It’s true, the tenants of Christianity, in fact most religions, teach a

Class War: America and the World on the Brink

The biggest threat to democracy is a loss in faith in democracy by its people.  The same could be said about capitalism; if the majority of the population of a certain capitalist

Gay Marriage and the Gay Agenda

Back in the 70s when I first came to know other gay people and finally let my family know (we gays of course called it “Coming Out of the Closet”), most of

Obama’s Bus Tour: Focusing on Jobs and the Economy

Obama went on a tour Monday in which he went through parts of the Midwest including Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois. This is probably the beginning of a campaign, but he also knows