Looking at all the coverage of the folks making up the long queues at Chick-fil-A reminded me of the sad fact that for so many people, religion is less about connecting with the divine and being of service and more … Continue reading
This comes via Wipeout Homophobia on Facebook.
https://twitter.com/alan_thicke/status/176809769313636352 Do yourself a favor and follow @alan_thicke. This guy is hilarious!
Remember if the GOP had been in charge, the US would no longer have an auto industry. “What is it about working men and women do they find so offensive?” — President Obama quoting the late Senator Kennedy
In a South Carolina prison sixty-six years ago, guards walked a 14-year-old boy, bible tucked under his arm, to the electric chair. At 5′ 1″ and 95 pounds, the straps didn’t fit, and an electrode was too big for his … Continue reading
Today the United States military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy is officially over. It is the end of a long era. There will still be challenges and there is still a lot of work to be done, but decades of … Continue reading
Thanks to the American labor movement we… Don’t have child labor Have the 8 hour work day and paid overtime Compensation benefits for workers injured on the job Unemployment insurance Guaranteed minimum wage Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) which … Continue reading
Arizona has been taking a lot of heat, literally and figuratively. Now Gawker has ranked Arizona the worst state in the country. The Good: Arizona has lots of natural beauty, from the dizzying Grand Canyon to, well, the areas immediately outside the Grand … Continue reading
In 1967 CBS aired a controversial episode of CBS Reports on a taboo subject at the time entitled, The Homosexuals. It was hosted by Mike Wallace and was the first national network documentary dealing with the topic of homosexuality. Originally proposed in 1964, it took three … Continue reading
The late Lucille Ball was born 100 years ago today. In an 1980 interview with People magazine she was asked what she thought about gay rights. Her response, It’s perfectly all right with me. Some of the most gifted people I’ve … Continue reading