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Judicial Nominee Stirs Ire

Though I follow political news fairly closely these days, even I haven’t heard of every low-level judicial nominee that President Donald Trump has put forth. One that I hadn’t heard of before is Howard C. Nielson Jr. — Trump nominated Nielson in September but the appointment hasn’t yet been confirmed by the Senate. Nielson, the[…]

When A Metaphor Is Really Poorly Constructed

Modern Day Jesus, by conservative logic (Copyright © 2002, 2015 by Wil C. Fry.) If Kim Davis is a “modern day Rosa Parks”, then I’m Jesus Christ.

Imaginationland Versus Real Life, Regarding Marriage Equality

Seminole County, Okla. (Copyright © 2005 by Wil C. Fry.) I’m tempted to believe that “news” sites like The Blaze are written by liberal trolls trying to make conservatives look bad. People can’t actually believe this stuff, can they? An example is this piece from a few days ago: “Gay Marriage Still Doesn’t Exist, No[…]

Because There’s Good Stuff In The Bible Too

Inside Canada’s Parliament building, where marriage equality passed 10 years ago without destroying any religious rights. (Copyright © 2009 by Wil C. Fry.) In my previous entry, I didn’t come right out and say I was talking about conservative Christians. Perhaps I should have. I didn’t want to come off as a hypocrite though, since[…]

Taking The Longer View

Surface of a compact disc (Copyright © 2013 by Wil C. Fry.) Four years ago, The Onion produced a biting satire piece lengthily titled Future U.S. History Students: ‘It’s Pretty Embarrassing How Long You Guys Took To Legalize Gay Marriage’. The article featured quotes from students in the year 2083, commenting on the early 21st[…]

Hillary And Me

I mentioned recently that “I’ve never been a fan” of Hillary Rodham Clinton, and so I set out to examine why. I’ll also probably vote for her, despite disagreeing in several places — because no one else with a chance of getting elected even comes close. When I first heard of her (early 1990s), I[…]

10 ‘Reasons’ To Outlaw Gay Marriage

Will gay marriage affect you? (Copyright © 2009 by David Goehring.) Over the past couple of years, as same-sex marriage has become legal in an growing number of U.S. states, I’ve followed the news on it with curiosity — not because I’m gay (I’m not), but because I can’t see what all the fuss is[…]

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