Tag Archives: gay marriage

Those “independent” tea partiers

Via DEDC, I went through some poll numbers for our Washington State election. There’s a couple issues where you expect to see libertarians voting with the democrats, in particular gay marriage and legalization and regulation of marijuana. So, does the … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney wants to ban gay marriage everywhere

Earlier today, I pointed to a Balloon Juice post with a video in which Mitt Romney says gay marriage is a state issue. I said he is lying, because he supported DOMA, a federal law that essentially banned same-sex marriage … Continue reading

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Let them eat brownies

Over at BJ, mistermix highlighted a TV interview that proves, yet again, Mitt Romney is completely out of touch. Watch the clip, which is footage that was intended to be edited down for broadcast (note that he stops and restarts … Continue reading

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Time Keeps on Slipping Into the Future

Only eight years ago, Karl Rove used the “moral majority’s” fear of gay marriage as a rallying cry to get voters to the polls to vote for George W Bush.  Today, in contrast, we have Republicans reacting to Obama’s personal endorsement  of gay marriage … Continue reading

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A Day Late and a Dollar Short

There are no shortage of people from the Bush Administration who claim that Dick Cheney was the real decision-maker for President Bush’s first term.  Whether it was the war in Iraq, torture policy or energy policy, what Cheney said, Bush … Continue reading

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Perry’s Friends

Rick Perry has quickly walked back his statements that gay marriage is an issue best handled by individual states.   He now says he would back a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.  Here is how he spent his weekend: Perry is … Continue reading

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“What I’m Trying to Do is Promote A Book…”

Possibly, the most honest thing Christine O’Donnell has ever said:

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It Was the Best of Giuliani, It Was the Worst of Giuliani

Former Mayor of NYC and failed republican presidential nominee, Rudy Giuliani, issued a wake-up call to the Republican party.  The Daily Dish misleadingly posted only a piece of the Giuliani quote.  I’ve taken the liberty of bolding what the Dish … Continue reading

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The Conservative Cases Against Gay Marriage

David Frum takes a look at the evidence and concludes that he was wrong about same-sex marriage. This willingness to use reason, logic, and evidence accounts for his expulsion from the Republican Party and movement conservatism. There are two main … Continue reading

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Gingrich shatters glass house with black pot

Leave it to Newt Gingrich, now on his third wife (the one he left his previous, cancer-suffering wife for) to lecture the country on the sanctity of marriage: Newt Gingrich, who is married to his third wife, said this weekend … Continue reading

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A thing of beauty

From the New York Times, on passage of gay marriage in New York State last night: With his position still undeclared, Senator Mark J. Grisanti, a Republican from Buffalo who had sought office promising to oppose same-sex marriage, told his … Continue reading

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Our Politicians are Cowards

President Obama’s views on gay marriage are “evolving.” I call bullshit.  I think he probably favored gay marriage at the time he ran for Senate, or at least at the point he ran for President.  At the time, support for … Continue reading

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Memorable Pro-Gay Marriage Speech From GOP Iraq War Vet In Minnesota House

Rep. John Kriesel explains why he wants his state to permit same-sex marriage.  His argument failed, and the new GOP majority in the Minnesota House voted to send the issue to the polls.

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Rage, Rage, Against the Dying of the Whites

Reacting to the news that over half of Americans now favor allowing same-sex marriage, Jeb Golinkin at the quixotic GOP reform Frum Forum site writes that House Republicans should refrain from spending capital to support DOMA: Republican leaders read polls. They … Continue reading

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